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Apr 1, 2018
Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer

The Conservative Party's cynical politics on Jerusalem

Thomas Woodley
The Conservatives' recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will trade the well-being of Israelis and Palestinians for short-sighted domestic political interests.
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May 28, 2017
Photo: British High Commission, Ottawa/flickr

Andrew Scheer is Stephen Harper with dimples

Karl Nerenberg
The Conservatives chose Andrew Scheer as a compromise, supposedly inoffensive candidate, as they did Joe Clark in 1976. But Scheer would mean a return to Harper policies Canadians rejected in 2015.
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Feb 6, 2017
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti

Keeping first-past-the-post is a gift to the right

Karl Nerenberg
Conservatives are thrilled we're keeping first-past-the-post. It gives them a chance of repeating 2011: winning a majority, even though most voters would choose anybody but them.
Blog
Oct 24, 2015

Andrew Coyne on Harper: A response

John Baglow
The Harper government, says Coyne, was cynically non-ideological. I'll go with the cynicism, but it was perhaps the most ideological government in our history.
Blog
Oct 18, 2015
The Crystal Ball

Election Results 2015: A political crystal ball

Christopher Majka
Although the results of the 2015 Canadian election are not in, there are a few things that can be predicted with the political crystal ball. We're certainly going to be in for a wild political ride.

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