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Pat MacAdam (1934 - 2015): Author, columnist, political operator was 'Mulroney's Man'

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney once described him as the “always entertaining and able Pat MacAdam,” and for many decades in Ottawa, those qualities earned him a place at the centre of action in this city. 890 more words

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True "Green"?

People think that the Greens are a left-wing party but this is a mistake.

The Greens economic policy is more ethically “True Blue” than Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s. 74 more words


Our Kids Deserve to Have Civil Rights

New Brunswick native John Peters Humphrey was the principal drafter of the United Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted unanimously by the General Assembly on December 10, 1948, this document established the importance of Human Rights through out the world. 1,428 more words


Michael Den Tandt: Stephen Harper shuns the progressive conservatism of his political hero

If Canadian politics is not broken, as the CBC frames the question, then it certainly is seriously bent. For one thing, we are desperately short one centre-right political movement. 809 more words

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Hugh Segal and Red Toryism

There is a wonderful quote by Joseph Pope, a member of John A. Macdonald’s entourage as well as being of his earliest biographers, saying that Macdonald ‘always cared for his wounded birds’. 419 more words

Hobson juggles critic hat with director chair in new production of Steven Truscott story

Louis Hobson was a teenage boy in Blairmore in the late 1950s, when a true crime story captured the country’s attention.

That was the murder of 14-year-old Lynne Harper, near the Clinton Air Base. 634 more words