Opinion

Time for the real Canada to stand up

Today's election is a stark reminder that Canadians should not be swayed by the politics of fear and hypocrisy.

Madeleine Thien

by Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien

Opinion

Islamophobia is a winning card in Canada

Ahead of federal elections, respect for Muslims is in short supply in the Conservative playbook.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Refugees

A haven no more: Canada's conservative refugee policy

Cumbersome application process and security measures frustrate refugees hoping to resettle in once-welcoming Canada.

A haven no more: Canada's conservative refugee policy

Opinion

Harper's political future has already hit the rocks

Voters now realise that Harper's Canada is not the same Canada that welcomed tens of thousands of refugees in the past.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Canada's next prime minister?

Tom Mulcair seems bulletproof - any attempts to portray him as pandering to Quebec separatists have gained no traction.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Canada joins failing 'war on terror'

The introduction of stricter homeland security measures do not make citizens safer.

Hadani Ditmars

by Hadani Ditmars

Hadani Ditmars

Human Rights

Canada tightens citizenship laws to fight 'terrorism'

Dual nationals convicted of terrorism can now be stripped of their citizenship, and applicants face new hurdles.

Canada tightens citizenship laws to fight 'terrorism'

Opinion

Welcome to Canada but don't get too comfortable

New legislation not only creates two classes of Canadians, but it makes Canada an 'outlier' among nations.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Is Canada on the path to totalitarianism?

In Canada, it's almost impossible to hold citizens for what they may be thinking of doing - for now, anyway.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Law or no law, Canadians better not criticise Israel

Israel is the third rail of Canadian politics.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Canada's right-wing agenda is coming undone

This may be the beginning of the end for Canada's decade of conservative rule.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Omar Khadr's road to freedom

Even if Omar Khadr becomes a free man, he will discover that there will be no escape from Harper's politics.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Harper foreign policy: All gesture, no action

Canadian troop deployment in Ukraine is to secure votes for Harper's Conservatives in next election.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Who's calling the shots in Canada?

The Harper government is discovering that its relationship with gun owners isn't bulletproof.

Antonia Zerbisias

by Antonia Zerbisias

Antonia Zerbisias

Opinion

Harper's two-state solution: Canada and Israel

Both Canada and Israel have national mythologies that perpetuate their status as kinder, peace loving democracies.

Hadani Ditmars

by Hadani Ditmars

Hadani Ditmars