Peter Cheney does his civic duty to pick the correct car to represent each Canadian party leader
The GMC Yukon XL: This full-sized SUV favoured by hockey parents and third-world dictators manages to be both imposing and dull. Which means it could only be ...
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to a crowd during a campaign event in Richmond, B.C., April 17, 2011.
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The Citroen SM is an exotic import with highly advanced features and surprisingly limited appeal. Yes, we're talking about ...
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... Liberal leader Michael Ingatieff.
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The Volvo wagon, best known for its focus on passive safety, is the pre-eminent brand in a narrow but important demographic dominated by tenured academics with trust funds, vacation properties and a deep attachment to progressive social causes. Hmm. Sounds like ...
... New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton.
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The French Peugot 505 was unique but prone to failure. Oui, oui, can't you see? It could only be ...
... Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe.
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The future is green for the all-electric Mitsubishi i MiEV. Unfortunately, it doesn't have enough battery range to cross the finish line. Who could this car possibly represent?
Green Party leader Elizabeth May walks to the train as she departs Toronto on Friday April 8, 2011.
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