An Epilogue for America: How Canada went from “here to help” to “here to lead”

By Danielle M. Cameron & Richard Forbes. Featured Image via Evan Vucci. "We are the leaders of the free and democratic world and this does not seem to be an excellent example of democracy we are setting." - Eleanor Roosevelt, 1956. In a League of Its Own Schoolkids flood the squeaky Jeffersonian halls as their … Continue reading An Epilogue for America: How Canada went from “here to help” to “here to lead”

The ‘Alt-Right’ has no place in Canada

  By Danielle M. Cameron. 'For some must watch, while some must sleep. So runs the world away.' (Hamlet, 3.2.) Sticks and stones may break my bones, but it’s your words that cut right through me. In the wake of Donald Trump’s ascendance to the highest office of his land, and arguably the world’s, words … Continue reading The ‘Alt-Right’ has no place in Canada

Islanders will have to decide whether democracy needs an overhaul — as will we

By Danielle M. Cameron. “I believe fundamentally that we can do better," Justin Trudeau told an Ottawa University audience, just months ago. "We can have an electoral system that does a better job of reflecting the concerns, the voices of Canadians from coast to coast to coast, and give us a better level of governance," … Continue reading Islanders will have to decide whether democracy needs an overhaul — as will we

Atlantic Canada retains Supreme Court seat, but frustrations with Liberals still mount

  By Danielle M. Cameron. As with all underdogs, victory came unexpectedly. This time last year, a crimson tsunami was washing over our beloved eastern front, loosening the icy-blue grip of then prime minister, Stephen Harper and his imploding Conservative party - its top dogs jumping ship left, right, and centre. Anyone who has walked with the beaches of Prince Edward Island is familiar with its bright blues, regal … Continue reading Atlantic Canada retains Supreme Court seat, but frustrations with Liberals still mount