Politics

Thanks for the memories, Stephen Harper

As former PM Stephen Harper quits parliament, his legacy is more of a gift to Conservatives than to Canadians.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Politics

Obama and Trudeau: a brief bond

The leaders of the United States and Canada have much in common, but history will separate them.

Politics

Donald Trump prompts Americans to look north

Does Canada have a special visa for American liberal cowards?

by Antonia Zerbisias

Canada

Canada jumps on the anti-BDS bandwagon

The motion to condemn BDS can pass constitutional muster, but Canadians will be intimidated into total silence now.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Business & Economy

Collapsed oil price leaves a bleak future for Canada

Now that the price of oil has tanked, it's painfully clear how deep a hole Stephen Harper has drilled for Canada.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Politics

Trudeau's Canada unsure whether it is hip to be 'hip'

New York Times article on the prime minister's popularity stirs talk about US perception towards its northern neighbour.

Human Rights

Sponsor Syrian Refugee - Canada's top Google search

Sponsoring a Syrian refugee is all the rage in Canada.

by Antonia Zerbisias

War & Conflict

Note to world leaders: This is how to welcome refugees

Canada welcomes a small group of refugees but its telegenic new PM puts on a big show.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Politics

Canada: 'Trudeaumetre' rising?

Innovative website keeps track of big campaign promises by Canada's new prime minister in bid to stir public engagement.

Human Rights

From Somali refugee to Canadian MP

Ahmed Hussen made history in the election when he became the first Somali-born Canadian elected to parliament.