Members of the Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en First Nations hug to celebrate the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to recognize Indigenous land rights.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody
Twenty-five years after the landmark Delgamuukw case, Canada is still failing to fulfil its legal obligations to Indigenous Peoples.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa on Sept. 15, 2022.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canadians went to the polls twice in two years, in 2019 and 2021. Here’s why yet another federal election likely looms in the fall of 2023 or the spring of 2024.
Federal Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre poses for photographs with supporters at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in April 2022.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Pierre Poilievre’s momentum among young Canadians, if maintained, could bring the Conservative Party of Canada a notable electoral advantage in the next election.
Conservative Party interim leader Candice Bergen smiles as she rises for the first time since assuming the position during Question Period in the House of Commons.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Democracy benefits from the electoral viability of an alternative party on the centre-right. An unelectable, far-right Conservative Party will solidify the Liberal Party’s dominance.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau harvests broccoli at the Ottawa Food Bank Farm on Canada Day 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Canada’s urban/rural divide in terms of party support is increasingly pronounced. The leader who succeeds in building new support must overcome a powerful long-term trend.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh during a visit to Québec City on Sept. 3. During the campaign, he didn’t show that he really understood Québec issues.
The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld
The NDP had disappointing results in Québec during the federal election. The party must do some serious introspection.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, right, leaves the stage with MP candidate Chrystia Freeland after revealing his party’s election platform.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Facebook is providing information on political ad purchases during the federal election. This data provides a glimpse into how voters are targeted by political parties using social media platforms.
Justin Trudeau, appearing with with his wife Sophie on election night, saw his majority government reduced to a minority.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
For international observers, it may be stunning to see Justin Trudeau’s government reduced to a minority after his meteoric rise to power in 2015. It happened because he disappointed his progressive base.