2020 Was the Year of Indigenous Activism in Canada
It’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to become a more ardent defender of Indigenous interests.
Canadians, Whether Left or Right, Are Glad to See Trump Go
Trump’s brand of populist conservatism had little appeal north of the border, but leaves a legacy of U.S.-style race politics.
Fear Gives Way to Pity As Canadians Await U.S. Election Results
There is now a widespread belief that their big neighbor is headed for a sociopolitical meltdown no matter who wins.
Canada’s Gun Laws Are Only as Good as Its Neighbor’s
The country’s worst mass shooting in decades shows that U.S.-sourced weapons still pose a problem, even if Trudeau tightens regulations.
How Canada Got Tough on Guns
Within weeks of a mass shooting, the Canadian government passed a ban on assault-style weapons despite widespread firearms ownership and vocal gun rights groups.
Justin Trudeau’s Spectacular Self-Destruction
Canada’s prime minister was once seen as messianic. Now he’s become just another conventional politician fighting for reelection while plagued by scandals and blamed for unfulfilled promises.
How Canadian Politics Got So Dumb
With most of the big issues settled, politicians have turned to fighting hashtag wars. Here’s why that’s dangerous.
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India-Pakistan tensions escalate, the United States accuses Iran of being behind attacks on Saudi Arabia, and the results of Israel’s election remain uncertain.
Trudeau Won’t Wash Off His Blackface Scandal
Racist images taint a prime minister who painted himself as a liberal savior.
Canada’s Golden Boy Loses His Shine
Damning testimony on a corporate scandal leaves Trudeau's future shaky.
Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy
In the absence of a serious political challenge from the left or right, Canada’s prime minister is suffering from self-inflicted damage.
Undocumented Immigrants May Not Find Warm Welcome in Canada
A new poll shows nearly half of Canadians want border-crossers sent back to the United States.
Oh, Canada: Great White North Declares High Speed Internet Essential
But don't expect its southern neighbor to follow its lead.
In the Battle for His Legacy, Obama Opens a New Arctic Front On Trump
Obama’s surprise -- and potentially sticky ban -- on offshore drilling is the latest midnight regulation in the land of the midnight sun.