Blog January 22
Former MP Jason Kenney, now the leader of the United Conservative Party Opposition (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | If it is eventually decided no rules were broken in Jason Kenney's case, the House of Commons may want to tighten how it subsidizes MPs' secondary residences to protect Canadian taxpayers.
Columnists January 22
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Visits Beijing, China, 2018. Photo: PAS China/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | The U.S. remains the world's dominant power in every respect, with no serious rival. But that does not stop the U.S. from mounting campaigns of fear and paranoia about potential threats to its power.
Podcast January 22
Cindy Blackstock
Scott Neigh | Long-time advocate Cindy Blackstock talks about the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and their work to defend the rights of First Nations children.
Blog January 22
Facebook photo by PBI-Guatemala Project.
Brent Patterson | The Resistencia Pacifica de Cahabón (Peaceful Resistance Cahabón) opposes the OXEC I and II hydroelectric dams that lack free, prior and informed consent.
Blog January 22
Jason Kenney in his Calgary riding during the 2015 federal election (Photo: Facebook).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Opposition leader Jason Kenney vigorously denies the allegations as UCP supporters heap abuse Ottawa lawyer Kyle Morrow on Twitter.
Blog January 22
This may be the advertisement with which the Canadian Taxpayers Federation ran afoul of Alberta’s third-party election advertising rules (Photo: Facebook).
David J. Climenhaga | The CTF has been disproportionately influential in Canadian political discourse because the mainstream media treats its pronouncements as if they were credible. Will a $6,000 fine change that?
Blog January 22
Brent Patterson | Guatemalan president's actions raise concerns about a slow-motion coup, human rights violations, more forced migration, impunity for war crimes, and electoral fraud.
News January 21
Richard Lee is the new Liberal candidate in the Burnaby South byelection on February 25./Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | The federal Liberals name Richard Lee, a former long-time member of the provincial legislature, to run in next month’s byelection in Burnaby South against NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.
Blog January 21
Freedom Conservative Party Leader Derek Fildebrandt channelling Charlton Heston in happier times
David J.Climenhaga | In response to federal Liberal discussions about a handgun ban, the former UCP MLA tweeted, "no matter what the feds do, they will never get their hands on mine."
News January 21
Photo: Kim Elliott/rabble.ca
Alex Cosh | Veteran NDP MP Svend Robinson marked his return to Canadian politics Saturday, taking the nomination to run in B.C. riding in next federal election.
Blog January 20
David J. Climenhaga | Premier Rachel Notley has scheduled a Throne Speech for March 18. One way or the other -- barring calamities or a big surprise -- a general election will follow soon thereafter.
Blog January 20
Brent Patterson | The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras says "no to the plunder" of Wet'suwet'en territories.