A recent Ekos Research poll finds that a mere 10 per cent of Canadians trusts politicians. This summer's tragedies are not political events. They do, however, demonstrate a critical reality: Political and governmental leaders must think and act for the good of Canadians in the long-term.
Whether we choose to think about business, health care, education or war, all have undergone transformative change brought about by the information revolution. In fact, every area of modern life is going through this change. Every area except our formal structures of politics and government, that is.
It's not fun being played, or being forced to indulge in other people's self-indulgent fantasies. So it's very hard to write about the speeches of Justin Trudeau's five hopeless opponents without feeling like a captive guest at a particularly bratty five-year-old's tea party. Mmm, yes, what a tasty mud pie.
The six remaining Liberal leadership hopefuls — Justin Trudeau, Joyce Murray, Martha Hall Findlay, Karen McCrimmon, Deborah
The six remaining Liberal leadership contenders made their final pitches to Grits today and said goodbye to outgoing, interim
Federal Liberals are set to pick a new leader who will be asked to bring the once-mighty party back to prominence. The Huffington
At the heart of my vision of One Canada for All Canadians is a more inclusive Canada. It is a Canada where citizens, communities, governments come together to build a better union. I believe Canadians want a strong federal government to take the leadership role that Stephen Harper has deliberately abandoned.
As long as Liberals look for short-cuts, we are doomed to wander in the wilderness. Our seat count and support has not eroded in successive elections because the progressive vote is divided. I believe that the way to defeat the Conservatives and elect a truly progressive government is to rebuild the Liberal Party of Canada as the distinctive, clear and principled voice of One Canada.
People often ask me what my three top priorities are, and I tell them the economy, the economy, and the economy. Why do I say this? Because I believe the need for a sound economy underpins all aspects of our lives.
Deborah Coyne visited The Huffington Post Canada's office in Toronto on Wednesday to explain why she wants to be the leader