Provincial parties continue to ignore the barriers that we face before we even get into the voting booth.
"It's been really sleepy and there's been hardly any interest, I think, in the issues brought forward by the parties."
For the first time since Confederation, the once mighty Liberal Party of Canada was neither the government or official opposition. Layton became the first New Democrat to be sworn in as Her Majesty's Official Leader of the Opposition, another historic moment brought to us by May 2nd's election.
The NDP ran a campaign characterized by placating its union base. However, if the NDP wants to avoid becoming a permanent protest party, they need to expand their appeal beyond staunch NDP supporters. In order to do this, they should take a page from their party's policy playbook during the 1990s.
Saskatchewan will be voting on Monday and the polls indicate Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party will be re-elected. But will
The once-mighty NDP, led by rookie leader Dwain Lingenfelter, is poised for a humiliating defeat. There is a degree of panic in the party leadership and it is illustrated in their platform. Sensing little chance of winning, the NDP has resorted to old left policies in a desperate attempt to shore up support from unions.
Change is a major theme in world politics lately. But not in Canada, where 2011 is setting up to be the Year of the Incumbent
The elections in Manitoba and Saskatchewan being held in October and November could not be more different. In Manitoba, the
The three most popular premiers in the country also happen to be heading into an election this fall. Their timing could not