Every government has a decision to make when it comes to soft power and hard security. It isn't an either/or decision.
Manitobans are the least likely in Canada to call an ambulance when suffering from a heart attack or a stroke, according to a recent Canadian Institute for Health Information report.That’s bad news considering CIHI also reports that heart attacks and strokes are time-sensitive conditions and that an ambulance should be called when someone is showin
Among the greatest of American myths is the idea that any child born in the United States can someday become president.
The agreement by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to supply 50% of North America’s electricity from clean energy sources by 2025 is useful for two reasons.
Thank you First Nations, Métis and Inuit, explorers and pioneers, Fathers of Confederation and successive waves of immigrants: You made the nation we call Canada.
Quebec sovereignists clearly are hoping that the United Kingdom's vote last week to leave the European Union will breathe new life into their project: They hailed it as proof of the continued relevance of national sovereignty, a case of voters standing up to "fearmongering" by financial elites and a precedent for acceptance of a 50-per-cent-plus-on
An inspiring YouTube video from Equal Voice has been making the rounds of late, featuring several female Canadian MPs -- from Tory Lisa Raitt to Liberal Catherine McKenna to Green Leader Elizabeth May -- talking to their "20-year-old" selves about success in the political and other arenas.
Carleton University political scientist Elliot Tepper likes to say that it all began "with a lump of coal" -- a reference to the European Coal and Steel Community that brought a handful of countries, including Britain, into partnership in 1951. Now, he says, "British voters have given the EU a lump of coal."
By all accounts, retired Concordia University professor Homa Hoodfar was visiting her native Iran to reconnect with a country she loves and continue her research on women in public life.
Don't be surprised if Waukesha is soon joined by other American cities -- and perhaps states -- lining up for Great Lakes water.
It's an old, tired, paternalistic argument: Canadians aren't saving enough for retirement, so the government should do it for them.
When the Parti Québécois went down to defeat in April 2014, its odious values charter went down with it. Now, Jean-François Lisée is bringing it back onto the public agenda -- although given that his party is in opposition, it's more insult than injury.
Data released Wednesday by Elections Canada show a sharp surge in the number of young people who voted in last year's federal election -- evidence, many argue, of the deep engagement youth feel for national politics. As Jane Hilderman of Samara Canada argues, political parties can no longer ignore the 18-to-24 demographic when developing platforms
Anger and hate aren't conditions peculiar to America, but the instruments used to satisfy that emotion and state of mind are more available in the United States than in any other nation on Earth.
The recently elected provincial government of Brian Pallister has come under some criticism over its first provincial budget.
The Ontario government has adjourned for the summer after passing into law a carbon-pricing scheme that is a model for the rest of the country. Unfortunately, it’s a model of what not to do.
Barriers, said Hillary Clinton last week, "can come down. Justice and equality can win." That a woman can become the presumptive Democratic party nominee for president is big news.
Should Canada rush to change the words of its national anthem simply to honour a popular MP suffering from a terminal illness?
Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan was released Wednesday after weeks of leaked tidbits (and some misinformation) about its contents.