If you ask the young today what Canada means, they point overwhelmingly to the kind of challenging diversity that informs Canadian multiculturalism.
How does the Conservative Party plan to meet our Paris Accord targets? They don't actually say. This is a plan to "protect our environment" and not a sincere plan to reduce our emissions.
The NDP has released its full set of election campaign commitments early, in the hope that those policy proposals will become a key part of the national conversation leading up to the October vote.
Next rally is on September 2, let's keep building.
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We need to know what the politicians plan to do about climate change.
Fifty years ago, the NDP rejected a resolution calling for an independent socialist Canada. What happened in 1969 and what does it mean for the NDP today?
The PC's leader says he isn't conceding defeat, and talked about the idea of a coalition with the NDP and two independents. "The Ball Liberal government will not survive the next year," he said.
Expect to hear a lot about how the Liberal government has managed the economy so as to benefit Canadians, from now until the October 21 federal election.
Does the Green win mean Canadians might be much more serious about climate change than most politicians seem to think? Maybe, but one byelection does not tell the whole story.
Canadian politics is about to get serious for those contesting the 2019 federal election. Very soon, the Canadian public is going to tune into what choices they face at the polling station.