Back in the late 1990s, when I was with the Ontario Medical Association, I took a group of about half a dozen doctors and an equal number of OMA staff to Washington, D.C., where we attended a campaign school organized by Campaigns & Elections magazine.
Starting next week at Queen's Park, MPPs will be combing through the Liberals' legislation to clean up party donations. Various groups have been giving input over the course of the summer on what the legislation ought to contain.
Alberta might yet become a climate change leader -- not because the NDP government's new climate change plan is moving so quickly but because other provinces are moving so slowly.
Have you spent your summer stubbornly tuning out earnest entreaties from your MP and/or civic-minded do-gooders to spend an evening poking through the federal electoral system in search of a fairer, more representative alternative?
It wasn't just Ottawa-Vanier that lost its longtime champion on Tuesday. Nor, for that matter, did Mauril Bélanger, who died at age 61 after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, leave behind as his biggest legacy his campaign to change the lyrics of O Canada to be more inclusive. Canada lost a man who, over the course of his career in Parliament
Right now, Hillary Clinton appears to be as unbeatable as Usain Bolt. But there's a good chance that by the time the next summer Olympics roll around, she may not look like such a safe bet.
Sometimes, something as small as a Twitter message may be politically significant.
Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.
The mood in the United States regarding the character of both presidential candidates is somewhat gloomy and quite unprecedented, and has led to speculation about a third term for President Barack Obama.
In a recent Huffington Post column, David Suzuki said while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been meeting with the United Nations, the premiers and the leaders of the U.S. and Mexico to talk about climate change, he’s done nothing.
Wednesday, in the Ontario town of Strathroy, a man known to police for having terrorist connections was killed by security forces after he appeared to explode a device, and had another in his possession.
Everyone's talking about Ontario doctors these days, and whether they are being offered a fair contract. But the provincial government's health-care reforms also depend in part on sick or frail people being able to receive reliable, quality, ongoing care in their own homes. The key players here are the personal support workers (PSWs) who provide un
OK, I realize this is a tough sell. It's August and probably the last thing you want to do is sit in your house and watch television, unless of course you're watching the Olympics.
There was more than a hint of grovelling in Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan's approach to his new "dear friend", Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Presidential election campaigns in the United States traditionally begin on Labour Day, but Donald Trump's bid for the White House is already being written off by pollsters, pundits, experts and others -- and it's not even mid-August.
The Rio Olympic Games start this weekend, and there are plenty of reasons for Canadians to be excited. Our star athletes are set to win a slew of medals, and many great young Canadians will soon become household names.
Every once in a while, a trend comes along that clearly delineates the generation gap, neatly separating the up-and-comers from the old fogies. Kite surfing. Conversing in emojis. Axe body spray. And now -- in case we didn't feel old enough -- there's Pokémon Go.
An emotional mother demanded to know what Tim Stone had done to her daughter.
It's been a long, hot summer of peculiar mysteries, from Belleville's missing mannequins to the sad saga of Ryan Lochte.