Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau National Post | James Alexander Michie

Where the Tories seem intent on bribing voters, one absurdly microtargeted tax credit after another, the Grits prefer to swindle them Two weeks into the campaign, the differences between the two major parties’ platforms are starting to emerge. In brief, the Conservatives’ promises are specific, costed and mostly stupid, while the […]

Maxime Bernier has quit the Conservative Party of Canada BBC | James Alexander Michie

A new political party in Canada hopes to capitalise on the global rise of populism during this autumn’s election. But can the People’s Party get people’s attention? Around the world, voters have chosen what political scientists call “populism” — a rejection of the established order and so-called “elites”. It happened in the […]