Kellie Leitch

A Doug Ford victory in the Toronto election would be a win for populism

Rob Ford’s election predicted a global political movement. What will his brother’s campaign tell us?<p>America has Donald Trump in charge. The United …

Kevin O'Leary

Canadians urged to exercise caution in Mideast after Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

Canadians in the Middle East were being urged to exercise caution ahead of planned protests against the Trump administration's announcement it will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.<p>But the advisories from the Global Affairs department were the only federal government acknowledgment …

Israel

A week that showed how Canada and the U.S. are growing ever more distinct

You can live a long time beside someone, even share a connubial bed, and wake one day to find you hardly recognize the other. It can apparently …

Canada

CBSA says Muslim asylum seekers’ answers to targeted questions were never used

The Canada Border Services Agency has pledged that information Muslim asylum seekers gave RCMP officers about their faith and cultural beliefs will …

Refugees

Patrick Brown, Ontario PCs ramp up campaign prep with convention

The man who could become Ontario's next premier is still unknown by half the province, according to polls<p>For a party that has lost four straight …

Canada

Scheer can only beat Trudeau with ‘veto voters’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is vulnerable. The idol of progressives around the world has been tripped up at home through a series of missteps that have combined to forge a new narrative: Out-of-touch Liberal elites vacation on exotic islands and hide their millions in offshore accounts while …

Andrew Scheer

Could Jagmeet Singh be Canada's true populist leader?

Jagmeet Singh is not a natural for eat-the-rich populism.<p>If New Democrats had wanted their own version of Bernie Sanders, the closest approximation in this year's leadership contest was Charlie Angus, for whom suspicion toward the rich and powerful fits as comfortably as rumpled suits and sweaters. …

Jagmeet Singh

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale Tells Tories Their Pot Plan 'Failed'

Canada's public safety minister made it clear to Conservatives Thursday that he has no trouble squaring his duties to protect citizens with the …

Cannabis

MALCOLM: Trudeau’s approach to immigration has failed

A quick scan of the news tells us everything we need to know about our failed approach to immigration, integration and protecting national security.<p>A …

Canadian News

Quebec’s secularism reigns supreme

<i>Michael Adams is president of the Environics Institute and author of</i> Could It Happen Here? Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit <i>(Simon & Schuster Canada, 2017)</i><p>Like Bill 101, Quebec's (in)famous language law, Bill 62 is likely to be remembered for a long time, both within Quebec and elsewhere in the …

Canada

On Consent Culture and Building a Monument to Vancouver’s Stolen Bikes

Me Too: Hollywood North: ‘This is an abusive industry for women’. It’s not just the film industry. It’s everywhere, including the restaurant …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Astroturf Group Run by Ex-Kellie Leitch Campaign Manager Targets BC’s Electoral Reform Vote

An astroturf group headed by Nick Kouvalis, who previously managed Kellie Leitch’s controversial Conservative leadership campaign, says it’s working …

Canada

Quebec's new religious neutrality law offers a special level of hypocrisy

All this took place beneath the National Assembly's official crucifix, which hangs over the speaker's chair<p>I grew up in Quebec, but I last lived …

Religion

Could There Be a Canadian Trump?

Canadians have a complex relationship with the United States. On the one hand, Canadians share the world’s longest undefended border with the U.S., …

Liberal View

RCMP accused of racial profiling over ‘interview guide’ targeting Muslim border crossers

The federal government is under fire for an RCMP screening questionnaire that asks asylum seekers how they feel about Muslim headscarves, the Islamic State, and whether they would mind having a female boss.<p>The "interview guide" had been used by federal officers in Quebec, where more than 10,000 …

Ralph Goodale

RCMP officers screened Quebec border crossers on religion and values, questionnaire shows

RCMP officers have been screening Muslim refugee claimants entering from the U.S. at Quebec’s Roxham Rd. crossing, asking how they feel about women …

Ralph Goodale

MPs on RCMP allegations

<b>MPs on RCMP allegations</b>12:44<p>MPs Kellie Leitch, Niki Ashton and Carolyn Bennett discuss the allegations that RCMP officers in British Columbia …

British Columbia

Andrew who? In search of Scheer's still-elusive Conservative identity

Five months after he emerged as Conservative Leader, Andrew Scheer knows he needs to define himself to voters. But as Roy MacGregor writes, the more we know about him, the less clear it is where he'd take the country if given the chance<p>The early morning sky is bruised purple and black – rain has …

Canada