As a socialist, I was excited for this election as I hoped the NDP would stretch its wings and become a vocal proponent for the poor, the under-housed, the underemployed, etc.; that they would put front and centre the issues that carry the greatest ethical and moral weight for Canada's society. But no. The party of the little man -- Tommy Douglas's party of mice refusing to be led by cats -- is now courting middle-income Canadians. For me the crisis facing Canadians is not one of an attack on the middle class.
Toronto resident with political beliefs rooted in Liberation Theology
Cian Horrobin hails from the East Coast, studied at the University of Toronto and has been a Toronto resident for 10 years. A senior member of the Monarchist League of Canada he is often asked to speak on constitutional issues on national and international news services. His political beliefs are rooted in his beliefs in Liberation Theology.
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