Northern Reflections: A Very Dark Place

Jen Gerson writes that Pierre Poilievre’s victory means that the Conservative Party is now actually the Reform Party: If this Conservative leadership race was a fight for the soul of the party, as former Progressive Conservative activist and senator Marjory LeBreton recently posited, well, the results are in. Reform is

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Northern Reflections: Pure Folly

Andrew Nikiforuk is furious. Our political leaders continue to live in a state of denial. He writes: A biological transformative event, which may have killed nearly 20 million people by revised estimates and has burdened millions more with chronic illness, continues to burn through the world’s population. Yet, although the

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Northern Reflections: No Place

Traditional conservatives no longer have a place in the world — because conservatives can no longer get along with each other. Glen Pearson writes: Ronald Brownstein, senior editor of The Atlantic, made a prescient observation in an interview this past week.  Speaking not only of American Republicans but conservatives across

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Northern Reflections: The Real Doug

Doug Ford is once again showing us who he really is. Bruce Arthur writes: Ontario’s independent volunteer science table, an invaluable source of information and direction throughout the pandemic, has been told it will be dissolved. It would be an abrupt and shocking move from Public Health Ontario, which had

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Northern Reflections: Political Arsonists

These days, some politicians — like Pierre Poilievre — have declared war on journalists. Michael Harris writes: Populist politicians like Poilievre either don’t understand, or don’t care about, is that their own abusive actions against a journalist encourage the idiot fringe to take it a step further. One day a

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