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“Will Canada be the country that dumbed itself to death?” (iPolitics)

Daryl Copeland (iPolitics): Foreign policy issues rarely figure centrally in Canadian politics — and in the public and media mainstream, science is an even more distant outlier. That’s unfortunate, because science policy matters. Years of resource…


“RCMP charge Syrian officer accused of torturing Maher Arar” (CBC News)

Editor’s Note: While this news may not seem overtly “political,” it is an important first in Canada. Torture a Canadian, says the RCMP, and consequences must follow. CBC News: RCMP have laid a charge in absentia against a Syrian…





“Election 2015: One-third of Canadians say they’re ‘falling behind’, embrace Mulcair 2:1 over Harper, Trudeau” (Angus Reid Institute)

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“Federal Election 2015: Kathleen Wynne Goes After Thomas Mulcair” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Mohamed Omar (The Huffington Post Canada): After months of sparring with Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is taking aim at Thomas Mulcair. At a rally with federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in…



“Tories lead on the economy, NDP on health care, cost of living: poll” (Global News)

Anna Mehler Paperny (Global News): According to an Ipsos poll conducted for Global News, the federal Conservatives are considered most competent on big-picture economic management. But the NDP has won voters’ confidence when it comes…