Northern Reflections: Ditching The Program

Andrew Scheer’s leadership of the Conservative Party, Tom Walkom writes, is doomed  — because he cannot win in Ontario: The Conservatives did gain three more Ontario seats. However, their share of the popular vote in Ontario dropped by two percentage points. More importantly, they were unable to unseat Liberal incumbents

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Northern Reflections: Lousy Republicans

As the Conservatives analyze the reasons for their defeat, Duncan Cameron writes, they will have to confront a fundamental question: Who, exactly, are they? Scheer is not a Canadian Conservative — indeed, Scheer and the CPC have little in common with the former Progressive Conservative (PC) party, familiarly known as

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Northern Reflections: Our Undoing

The EU has granted Boris Johnson another extension on Brexit. But, however long Brexit takes, Neal Ascherson writes that the ugliness of it all has destroyed the United Kingdom and the bonds between Britons: It’s commonly said that the Brexit years have made the English more xenophobic, less tolerant, more

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Northern Reflections: The Ford Factor

Some pundits — including Bob Rae — are suggesting that Andrew Scheer’s decision to keep Doug Ford under wraps during the election was a mistake. Bob Hepburn writes: In Scheer’s case, he appears delusional about how he fared in Ontario, telling reporters on Tuesday that “we made significant gains throughout

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