NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has his makeup applied during a commercial beak at recent the Maclean’s/Citytv leaders debate.
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Given entrenched characteristics of Canadian electoral politics, the 2019 election is unlikely to deal in any meaningful way with concrete solutions to the important problems of our times.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks at a news conference in Saskatchewan in August 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
What would a classically conservative government have to offer Canadians this election?
Protesters take part in a pipeline expansion demonstration in Vancouver in June 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
This election will have a major impact on Canada’s efforts to combat climate change. But how best to approach the available choices on the ballot remains a serious dilemma for Canadian voters.
This image made from a fake video featuring former U.S. president Barack Obama shows elements of facial mapping that lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they’ve never said.
Fake videos pose a risk to democratic representation, participation, and discussion. Canadians need to be mindful of their existence as we head towards the federal election.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer attends a recent news conference in Toronto.
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Conservatives face challenges this election given issues with Andrew Scheer’s leadership, regressive developments south of the border and a burgeoning populist movement.
Politicians should stop trying to bribe us with our own money and instead propose fundamental structural changes to how governments operate and budget themselves.
Rather than just bribing us with our own money, politicians on the campaign trail should propose structural changes to the way government works and budgets itself.
According to new research, the majority of Canadians in all but three ridings across the country believe their province has already felt the effects of climate change.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Climate change could take centre stage during Canada's federal election.
Jack Letts was told by ITV News that he had been stripped of his British citizenship.
'Jihadi Jack' learns from ITV News he's no longer a British citizen via YouTube
The UK needs all the friends it can get after Brexit – angering Canada isn't a good move.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embraced by Jody Wilson-Raybould after delivering a speech on the recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights in in the House of Commons on Feb. 14, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A firm PMO policy on respecting the political independence of the attorney general might have served Justin Trudeau better when Jody Wilson-Raybould first cautioned him against interfering in the SNC-Lavalin case.
A bull grazes in a pasture on a farm near Cremona, Alta., after the Chinese announced a ban on Canadian meat imports. The ban could hit the Canadian beef and pork sector hard given China is a huge market.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canadian beef and pork exporters have become increasingly reliant on China. That's why the latest salvo in the Canada-China diplomatic dispute is so ominous for the agri-food sector.
Displaced Yemeni girls, who fled their home because of fighting at the port city of Hodeida, are seen in a school allocated for IDPs in Sanaa, Yemen.
(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Building on our track record of support for refugee resettlement, Canada should stand up for those uprooted within their own countries and unable to reach our shores.
In this October 2016 photo, fire and smoke rise after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site believed to be one of the largest weapons depots on the outskirts of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. Approximately 70,000 people have been estimated to have died in Yemen’s civil war – and Canada is complicit.
(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Why is Canada's labour movement so quiet on the Saudi arms deal? It should be a voice for peace and human rights and demand that the Canadian government immediately cancel the deal.
Former prime minister Pierre Trudeau and his wife, Margaret, visited Fidel Castro in Cuba in January 1976.
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The ugly turn in Canadian-Cuba relations stemming from Canada's new visa requirements puts at risk decades of creative, productive connections between Cuban and Canadian people.
Protesters hoist a placard depicting Justin Trudeau in Vancouver on June 18, 2019.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
If the climate is in peril, why has the federal government approved a pipeline that will ship close to 600,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta to British Columbia?
In this June 2018 photo, U.S. President Donald Trump talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a G-7 Summit welcome ceremony in Charlevoix, Québec.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
A presidential visit to Kingston, Ont. -- like the one FDR paid in 1938 -- could once again play a role in bridging relations between Canada and the United States.
An aerial view of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain marine terminal, in Burnaby, B.C., is seen in May 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
The Liberal government's contradictory stances on the environment and economic development may result in Andrew Scheer's Conservatives winning in October.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, speaks with Toronto Mayor John Tory before a recent news conference announcing funding for affordable housing in the Toronto area.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canadians should invest in affordable housing. It's a commitment to lifting the most vulnerable members of our society from the ground up — and lifting our entire country up in the process.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks to the audience during his special address on corporate responsibility and the role of women in a changing world during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Markus Schreiber
On the heels of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, the Liberals have once again yielded to industry pressure and weakened their commitment to corporate accountability for Canadian companies abroad.
Independent Members of Parliament Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould speak with the media before Question Period in the Foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa, April 3, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Female politicians deal with a lot to get into positions of power: childcare issues, sexism, sexual harassment and now a new study reveals they also deal with high levels of violence.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s threat of a defamation suit against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is just the latest example of a political fight that’s turned litigious.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Politicians threatening to sue each other is not unusual in Canada, but the lawsuits seldom make it to court.