Before we conclude that our politics is more polarized than ever, let’s remember it is possible to overcome even long-standing divisions and find common ground
The Canadian identity is not weakening – it is shifting
A new survey from the Environics Institute confirms Canadian Conservatives have bigger differences with U.S. Republicans than Canadian Liberals
The gap today between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. is about twice as wide as that in Canada between Conservatives and Liberals
The election may have been unnecessary. It may have been tedious and uninspired. It may have changed little as far as the composition of the House of Commons is concerned. But it did not leave us more polarized or divided than ever before.
Angry antimask or antivaccination protestors fuelled by misinformation are currently a security and public health risk, but they are not the tip of a larger iceberg that reflects broader public opinion.