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Justin Trudeau wins Liberal leadership with nearly 80% of vote
As many expected, Justin Trudeau has won the Liberal leadership race with a whopping 77.8 per cent of the vote. Joyce Murray, an outspoken candidate who urged electoral co-...
Apr 14th, 2013
Trudeau leadership campaign marches west
“The Liberal Party did not create Canada, Canada created the Liberal Party.”
Oct 4th, 2012
Peter Lougheed: back to the future
You couldn't even say the word 'liberal' back then, but the changes made by Peter Lougheed were enlightened and forward-thinking.
Sep 15th, 2012
Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms more critical than ever
Canada celebrates our constitution's Pearl Anniversary today. But let us not honour it idly: the stakes are simply too high.
David P. Ball
Apr 16th, 2012
CIA secretly kept eye on Canadian economy, tar sands, mining during Cold War
Declassified reports say Trudeau was torn between urge to play leader of Third World and desire to hold his own with industrial giants.
Aug 7th, 2011