Since when was a debate considered optional?

The Canadian federal election is about a month and a half away and this means  the news will be flooded with articles about policy announcements and poll reviews. Better yet, the internet will be flooded with photographs of politicians holding babies and smiling with their groupies. While the campaign period can be a […]

Toronto mayoral elections—losing legitimacy with every week

It’s been a long campaign. Nine months ago, Rob Ford, Olivia Chow, John Tory, David Soknacki, and Karen Stintz all registered to run for mayor of Toronto. There is now one month until Election Day, and we mourn the loss of half those candidates. David Soknacki and Karen Stintz have […]

Post-secondary students shafted in Ontario debates

In nine days, Ontarians will head to the polls to vote in the provincial elections. A debate was held tonight on TVO’s The Agenda in anticipation of June 12 (election day). The candidates stood by podiums, dressed in drab suits, speaking with their hands waving at their sides, as if […]