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Coyne: A clear winner in federal byelections was the Party of Indifference

Much has been made of the Liberal success in the recent byelections, and not entirely without cause: As on previous such occasions, the party has greatly increased its share of the vote over what it won in the 2011 election, and while that’s not setting the bar very high — or at all — the trend is clear. 1,032 more words


An end to Ignatieff's Canadian adventure

The day after Michael Ignatieff lost his seat in the federal election in 2011, two friends made a bet. One said that Ignatieff would return to Harvard within six months; the other said he would wait three or four years. 625 more words


Michael Ignatieff returns to Harvard full-time

Former federal Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff is returning to Harvard University full-time, leaving Canada three years after his failed bid to become prime minister.

Ignatieff has been named the Edward R. 376 more words


The smell of burnt milk

Statistical anomalies notwithstanding, it is a long established quirk of the human condition that cream does not, in fact, rise to the top. One need not consider the ubiquitous mayor of Toronto to emphasize this truth. 837 more words