LARRY CAMPBELL

CP

Tory Senators Deny Duffy Coverup

OTTAWA - Two Conservative senators accused of conspiring to cover up the repayment of embattled colleague Mike Duffy's expenses say the story is not true.David Tkachuk and Carolyn Stewart Olsen, who b...
Mike Klassen

Philip Owen: There Are No Shortcuts When Running a City

These days Vancouver city hall is twisting itself into pretzels trying to figure out why citizens have stopped engaging with the political process. In my view, Philip Owen was the last mayor to really make a personal effort to get to know the city he led. He wasn't in a bubble created by political aides -- his staff was tiny in comparison to those in office today. Often regarded as a "mayor's mayor," he made himself available to citizens, media, and through a primetime cable TV call-in show.