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Stephen Harper

Game on! Harper calls election amid crumbling economy

Harper calls historic election as Canadian economy sinks.
First past the post, Proportional representation, Canadian politics

Lessons from the UK: why Canada needs proportional representation

Britain, the so-called birthplace of democracy, has just come through another wasteful, unbalanced, damaging first-past-the-post (FPTP) national election. And although two-thirds of Britons would...
BC has cut fossil fuel use and maintained a strong economy

Canadians are ready for carbon pricing, politicians not so much: experts

Politicians remember all too well the lambasting Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion took in 2008 when he proposed a carbon price. But evidence shows that times have changed, and so has Canada.

Women make up one-third of the legislature, but does that mean a win for women in BC?

It's been one week since the BC election, which saw not only the victory of a female Premier, but also 29 women who won seats in the Legislative Assembly. But does having more female representation...

Another group pulls the plug on B.C.'s missing women inquiry

Pivot Legal Society joins six other groups in saying lack of legal aid unevens the field for groups representing sex workers and aboriginals.

Can the workers’ party be environmentalist?

Leading up to the Ontario Provincial Election, Environmentalist are abandoning the NDP. Is this a blip or a trend with national implications?

Premier finally decides: No fall election

After much hinting and waffling, Clark says she'll govern 'til 2013.

Paging Western Canada

The Canadian political equilibrium has been seriously perturbed. Where will it settle? Two Party State? A renewed Liberal Party? Western Canada may hold the key.

The lament of the centre

DECISION 2011: A view of the federal election from the heartland of Southern Ontario.

Conservatives aren't cool: Justin Trudeau

DECISION 2011: For those who can't get enough Justin Trudeau, we follow up our last report on his visit to Vancouver with another story and pictures.