In December 2013, when Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May was joined by Bruce Hyer, who’d left the NDP in 2012, many Green supporters believed their party was on the cusp of becoming a mainstream national institution. 768 more words
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As has been obvious for some long while now, there is a debilitating strain of “anti-Zionism” coursing through the arteries of the Canadian Left. It’s so toxic that reputable institutions like the New Democratic Party have ended up with no alternative but to resort to a policy of quarantine, and NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is to be credited for his most recent efforts to inoculate the NDP caucus and the party’s candidate list with an antidote policy: 990 more words
Israel has always been the litmus test by which to measure the degree of lunacy emanating from Canada’s left-wing.
Back in 2002, when former MP Svend Robinson was the NDP’s critic on the Middle East, he issued a pro-Palestinian manifesto that justified taking sides – “life over death, peace over war, justice over tyranny and dehumanization, the oppressed over the oppressor.” 596 more words
Adventures in Canadian democracy
Simply by deleting two words in the Constitution Act, Postmedia’s Andrew Coyne believes we can effectively neuter the Senate: “It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada.” No Meech Lake, no Charlottetown, no need for Quebec to be on board. 1,156 more words
Last month we learned that the federal NDP, under the leadership of Thomas Mulcair, had rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly… 1,158 more words