Mel Hurtig and the renaissance of economic nationalism
Today, there is little support for economic nationalism among Canadian business. Conversely, there is little desire among the general population to protect Canadian firms that ultimately don’t want protection. Canadians want trade. But they also want to be protected from economic chaos and run their own show. They want to be masters in their own home.
Devastating election result requires Tom Mulcair’s NDP to again rethink its purpose
Monday’s debacle comes hard on the heels of the NDP’s disastrous 2014 Ontario provincial campaign in which the party, under leader Andrea Horwath, lost three Toronto seats as well as its pivotal role in what had been a minority government.
Stephen Harper’s meanness may backfire
History shows that voters eventually tire of sourpuss politics. Ontario’s Mike Harris discovered that. Stephen Harper may soon too.
Canada’s new citizenship bill a Trojan horse
Bill C-24 would give the Conservative government unprecedented authority to strip Canadians of their citizenship. It’s not just Omar Khadr who’ll be hit.