By Chelsea Craig. Featured image via Adrian Wyld, CP. This time last week the federal government was announcing the official launch for the long anticipated inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The launch took place at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec, with three ministers at hand, who shared their thoughts and their hopes … Continue reading We mustn’t let the stories of missing and murdered aboriginal women go forgotten
By Ronny Al-Nosir. Republicans from across the United States have gathered in Cleveland, Ohio for what has shaped up to be a coronation chalk full of lunacy. At the centre of this madness rolling across the continent like a bible-thumping tumbleweed is the Republican presidential nominee – a bigoted, near fascist himself. Donald Trump comes … Continue reading Canada isn’t immune to Donald Trump’s extremism
By Chelsea Craig. Featured image via Canadian Press. A high stakes provincial by-election in St-Jerome, Quebec will be called in the fall and a CAQ win could hint at potential electoral ruin for the PQ in 2018. With the CAQ hoping to gain back the seat they lost to former PQ leader Pierre Karl Peladeau … Continue reading St Jerome is more than just another by-election
By Chelsea Craig. Recent calls for a second Scottish independence referendum have been stirring a conversation among Quebec’s chattering classes who’ve been hard at work this past week drawing comparisons between Scotland’s and la belle province’s own quest to become a sovereign state. Setting aside the obvious legal distinction between Scotland, which is a country … Continue reading Despite the buzz, Scotland isn’t a roadmap for Quebec
By Richard Forbes. The stomachs of viewers bottomed out with fear, shock, surprise or genuine excitement. The results for Sunderland (now anxiously worried for the fate of its Nissan plant) had just been announced, revealing a resounding win for the “Leave” camp. As the night went on, the shock and despair among the “Remain” camp … Continue reading The Morning After… Brexit?
By Richard Forbes, Editor. Featured Image via Alexandre Gouger. Richard Forbes graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo, where he studied Political Science and Philosophy. Winner of the Peter Woolstencroft Prize in Canadian Politics (2015). This article was lovingly typed on his 1949 Royal Quiet De Luxe - made in Canada; when typewriters were tanks, Newfoundland became a … Continue reading When Budget Politics & Federalism Meet: Bombardier’s Lousy, Irrefusable Deal