Jason Kenney’s swift departure as United Conservative Party leader is a lamentable outcome for Canadian conservatism. It reflects the rise of an oppositional mindset on the Right that is bad for Conservative politics.
The Canada Strong and Free conference highlights the intellectual renewal and reinvigorated debate happening in Canada’s conservative movement.
While subsidiarity is a worthy conservative principle, the problem with the current housing crisis is that the effects of stringent land-use rules aren’t simply borne by the local community.
Canadian conservatism as it is currently conceived can identify its origins in the mid-1970s as an intellectual and political reaction to price and wage controls in particular and the overreach of government in the economy and society in general.
Canada's international irrelevance and the growing importance of housing: Ten things we learned over The Hub's first year
The Hub is one year old, and it has been an eventful 12 months. From growing inflation to the COVID-19 pandemic to the housing crisis, we break down ten things we’ve learned since April of last year.
It seems odd to assert that the Trudeau government will oversee a sustained period of fiscal restraint with massive new, entitlement spending waiting to be enacted. These programs hang like the sword of Damocles over the government’s fiscal projections.
Jean Charest’s electability message needs to be matched with a political narrative rooted in conservative ideas. Focusing on social mobility could be key.
Even without seats in the Cabinet, the NDP is still able to exercise enormous influence over government policy by shaping the broader intellectual and political context in which the Trudeau government inhabits.
Canada needs a pro-growth agenda to combat artificial scarcity present across the entire economy. Can Pierre Poilievre deliver it?
The conservative persuasion in North America should be generally viewed as sympatico with frontier-like ideas, inventions, and technologies.