Category Archives: Parliament

Legislatures don’t make the rules — and they should

Thomas Mulcair wants judges to take over Parliament. It’s a terrible idea that could hardly come at a worse time.
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Canada’s capital needs a facelift

A friend, no star-spangled admirer of all things American, just returned from Washington D.C. asking why our capital is so dingy compared to theirs. I fear the answer is a commitment to mediocrity, a passion for the bronze.
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Vote for the guy who’ll never win

Modern elections are like some algebra class nightmare. You’re meant to put an X on the ballot but X equals the unknown because you can’t figure out who to vote for. The clock is ticking and you need an answer … Continue reading

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Time to get back to basics

Who’s running this country anyway? They seem to be doing an appalling job. So how do we make them stop?
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Election’s on, but nobody calls these ridings home

Where have all Ontario’s ridings gone? They seem as disposable as our sense of community.
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