A significant number of Canadians are unsure as to whether governments or the courts should have the final say in Charter cases
For many Canadians, the answer depends more on how old you are than where in the country you live
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
To make real gains in French-speaking areas of the country, it is the party’s personality that will count
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
Right across the Prairies, residents less likely to feel provincial governments can best speak for them
A reflection on the eve of the 40th anniversary of patriation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
La distance géographique ne rend pas les Canadiens sourds aux enjeux qui touchent leurs concitoyens ailleurs au pays
Voters concerned about the push to be vaccinated and what they perceived as a loss of freedom during the pandemic were much more likely to vote PPC
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.
Despite the scale of the emergency, there has been more continuity than change in Canadian attitudes about the federation
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.
We need to go beyond the observation that the monarchy seems outdated, and prepare ourselves for the hard work of finding something that works better for us.
Put 100 Albertans in a room with 100 Quebecers and you'd be shocked how many can find someone from the other province who agrees with them on big issues
The answer to the question of whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in their democratic institutions depends in part on which region one is referring to.
Americans could look to Canada for ideas about how to run an economy, and not just a public-health-care system
The Globe and Mail
While views on the economy are mixed, the general trends in Canada, especially on attitudes towards democracy and diversity, remain positive