Political showmanship does nothing for dwindling middle class

By: Hunter Crowther What is ‘middle class’ and how does the government define it? One of the often repeated phrases I hear from the politicians of Queen’s Park and Ottawa is middle class, and what to do with said middle class. ‘How to strengthen it,’ ‘how to grow it,’ doing whatever-adjective-fits-today to the middle class was, and still is, what... More

Canada must do more in wake of devastating gas attack in Syria

By: David Tuchman On Tuesday, the Syrian government unleashed a devastating gas attack in a northern rebel-held territory. The carnage featured dozens of helpless children gasping for breath and even more dead. The attack stirred worldwide condemnation but words aren’t enough to stop an increasingly confident al-Assad, Syria’s brutal dictator, who continues to get bolstered by Russia. Among them was... More

Is O’Leary Canada’s very own Trump?

The new President of the United States of America is causing an uproar in his country. Will Canada be subjected to similar tensions in its political world? Canadian businessman and reality TV star Kevin O’Leary wants to shift to a similar tone of political discussion within our great northern borders. He introduced himself to the campaign by posting a video... More