Justice

“Mulcair failed to capture crucial last debate: Hébert” (The Toronto Star)

Chantal Hébert (The Toronto Star) Once the ace in the NDP’s election deck, Quebec will probably—as of now—remain a wild card until the Oct. 19 vote. With the NDP bleeding support in Quebec, Thomas Mulcair needed…

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“Mulcair brushes off premiers’ concerns, hopeful he can convince them on promises” (CTV News)

Michelle Zilio (CTV News): NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is brushing aside premiers’ concerns about some his key election promises, including Senate abolishment, the party’s child-care plan and his commitment to balance the books. Speaking to…


“Joy Davies Resigns As Liberal Candidate In B.C. After Pot Comments” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Althia Raj (The Huffington Post Canada): Joy Davies has stepped down as the Liberal candidate in the B.C. riding of South Surrey–White Rock after telling The Huffington Post Canada it is safe for pregnant women…



“Conservative riding association fires staffer for social media attacks” (iPolitics)

Claire Wählen (iPolitics): Social media has been the reason for several candidates resigning already during this federal election campaign but today the Conservative riding association of Bay of Quinte accepted the resignation of a member…


“Three mistakes we keep repeating when it comes to refugees” (The Globe and Mail)

Doug Saunders (The Globe and Mail): We think of ourselves as a haven for refugees, but Canada has consistently floundered in offering help The refugees had piled up in camps by the hundreds of thousands,…


“Refugee Mailouts From Tories Surface Online Amid Crisis In Syria” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Ryan Maloney (The Huffington Post Canada): The tragic image of a Syrian boy lying dead on a Turkish beach spurred difficult questions this week about whether or not Canada is doing enough for refugees in…


“In the pipelines’ path: Canada’s First Nations lead resistance” (The Montreal Gazette)

Christopher Curtis (Montreal Gazette): “I think when push comes to shove, if the Mohawk nation comes together to fight this thing, you’re going to see a hell of a force in the path of that…


“Harper’s Canada has more than one refugee death on its hands” (The Guardian)

Martin Lukacs (The Guardian): Undeserving people exploiting the generosity of a benevolent government. Cheating an application process. Taking advantage of welfare. Stealing our jobs. That is the image of “bogus refugees” that Canada’s Conservative government has…


“Canadians divided along political lines over whether to accept thousands of refugees in current crisis” (Angus Reid)

The Angus Reid Institute: With the Harper government under fire on the campaign trail for its reaction to the European migrant crisis and refugee policy in general, new data from the Angus Reid Institute shows…