Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre has shown a rare skill at illuminating complex issues and spotting emerging fractures within the fabric of Canadian society. His message, that “Canada is broken” and…
Conservatives and liberals are not even speaking the same language when it comes to drug policy. For the conservative, the existence of crime is itself repugnant and warrants a stricter approach. In contrast, the liberal is focused on more gentle nudging and believes incentives will eventually produce their ideal society.
Meritocracy has served as a powerful organizing principle for liberal societies, but it is crucial to recognize its limitations. By strengthening families and communities we can create an environment that actually promotes the personal growth and resilience we need.
Politicians in the middle of a political campaign should remember that their ultimate goal is to serve the common good, not just improve their own election chances.
Categorizing our fellow citizens as either “friend” or “enemy” is an easy mode of thinking to fall into, but it is not the most helpful in these turbulent times.
In a public health and economic crisis, it is hard to argue that the government should be doing less when people are still suffering.
These results suggest that while the Conservative successfully pivoted to working-class voters, the pivot was effectively checked by Liberal gains among visible minority communities, particularly in the suburbs.