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Blog Archive for December, 2010

Spring election? How the Quebec factor might play out

Norman Spector

Now that the GG and Ignatieff agree on coalition government...

Norman Spector

Editor's note

Have the Liberals a new policy on Jerusalem?

Norman Spector

Sun Media's many conflicts of interest

Norman Spector

Liberals need a political game changer

Robert Silver

But merging with NDP is not an option because, among other things, it wouldn't work

WikiLeaks' Assange gets leaked on

Norman Spector

Cleaning up at Maclean's

Money really can buy anything – even at U of T

Gerald Caplan

Fine print of funding arrangement exposes the real trouble with billionaires

Filtering out the climate-change BS

Norman Spector

After Cancun, there are many inconvenient untruths

The state of the federal contenders

Brian Topp

With Harper, Layton and Ignatieff preparing to duke it out, will Canadian voters bring a surprise to the electoral ring?

Flaherty draws sharp arrow from pension quiver

Bruce Anderson

Private-sector plan has breakthrough potential for Conservatives

A perfect metaphor for the year in Canadian politics

Robert Silver

Penny debate proves as inane everything else that happened in 2010

Is Quebec truly the most corrupt province in Canada?

NORMAN SPECTOR

72 per cent of Quebeckers believe politicians are corrupt

Dippers soar in Quebec

NORMAN SPECTOR

Tied for second place with Liberals behind Bloc

'Accountability' in Ottawa

Norman Spector

Decision by the Ontario Press Council finds that Ottawa Citizen journalist failed to meet generally-accepted journalistic standards for attribution

Some pigs are more equal than others

Gerald Caplan

In Canada, the U.S. and Britian the disparity between rich and poor is becoming truly mind-boggling

Don Cherry, the eye-opener

Brian Topp

Progressives have much to learn from Grapes, Ford, Harper and their conspiring conservative ilk

Will Michael Ignatieff play Mitsou for me?

Tim Powers

Liberal reaction to PM's rock show proves they're now the party that fun forgot

Stephen Harper’s diplomacy

NORMAN SPECTOR

Canada boldly and unapologetically pursues its national interests

G20 definitely isn't Queen's Park's finest hour

Adam Radwanski

The NDP comes out looking reasonable and responsible. Everyone else, not so much

The case for (and against) Randy Hillier

Adam Radwanski

A federal Tory MP wades into civil war between his provincial cousins in eastern Ontario

WikiLeaks exposes newspaper bias

NORMAN SPECTOR

Though troubling to many people, it is, in fact, inevitable

Charest should walk the climate walk

Tim Powers

The Premier's criticism of Ottawa would carry more weight if Quebec wasn't hindering renewable energy projects in Atlantic Canada

Reconciling the irreconcilable in B.C.

Brian Topp

NDP woes remind us parties are composed of empowered stakeholders who will have their say, one way or another

WikiLeaks's mad attack on Canada

NORMAN SPECTOR

Latest cable may erode sympathy for WikiLeaks and its founder

On climate change, Canada (finally) comes clean

Norman Spector

Moscow, Tokyo and Ottawa reportedly have explicitly abandoned the Kyoto agreement

In the case of Khadr v. Harper, seeing is believing

Gerald Caplan

WikiLeaks reveals that, in the eyes of CSIS, the young Canadian was condemned from Day 1

Why John Baird’s climate call makes sense

Bruce Anderson

Given China’s rise, demands that developing economies do their part resonate with most voters

Senior government liars deserve to be outed

Robert Silver

Maybe Harper changed his mind on killing democratic reform - or maybe his staff just made up the story

Our man in Kabul does the right thing

Tim Powers

Bill Crosbie stands on principle in face of WikiLeak furor

Wiki's not the only leaker

NORMAN SPECTOR

Trying to understand the hullabaloo about our ambassador to Afghanistan

Is this what we'll get from Sun TV?

NORMAN SPECTOR

Journalists or Quebecor soldiers?

Wicked leaks

Norman Spector

For Sarkozy, there is no equivalence between roles played by Canada and Germany on the beaches of Normandy