Politics in Canada

Nov 10, 2017

The real pirates of the Caribbean

Ed Finn
​Secreting wealth in tax havens deprives Canadian governments of massive amounts of tax revenue every year.
Nov 8, 2017
Montreal's new mayor Valérie Plante at an event in 2015. Photo: Ville de Montréal

A new mayor for Montreal

Taylor C. Noakes
Plante is a progressive step away from paternalistic, autocratic municipal governance
Nov 3, 2017
Image: Masuma Asad Khan/Facebook

When free speech is no longer free for all

If free speech gets shut down it will always be the privileged who benefit because they have the power, the guns, the legal institutions, the money, to bend the final decisions to their ends.
Nov 3, 2017
Quebec and Quebecers are the first to know how a majority can be oppressive and can interfere with minority rights. Photo: Alfred Weidinger

On independence and the niqab

Quebec's shameful embrace of a niqab ban grew out of the identity politics that followed the failed 1995 referendum to separate from Canada


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