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Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life
Reviews & Previews

Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life

In our media-dominated world there is a principle that politicians ignore at their peril: you could offer the most imaginative and necessary policies and competent people to implement them, but without marketing they won’t sell.

Papineau Liberal Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau in Montreal December 17, 2008.
Photo by Blair Gable for Maclean's Magazine
Features

Justin Trudeau & the word on the street

Harper is finally gone. It almost seems like the country has let out a sigh of relief, especially among the younger generations.

Editorial: Liberal win a return to a centrist political culture
Editorials

Editorial: Liberal win a return to a centrist political culture

The victory of the Justin Trudeau Liberals marks the re-emergence of the centre and moderate left as representative of the mainstream of Canadian political culture, a cause for celebration.

Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?
Columnists

Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?

A man walks into a restaurant. It features a buffet. There are several extended tables. Each is stacked with more food than he could have imagined.

Liberal candidate Marc Miller did his thesis at U de M on globalization. Photo by Irwin Block
Features

Justin Trudeau’s got what it takes, says Liberal hopeful Miller

Justin Trudeau has been in the public eye virtually from the day he was born, on Christmas Day 1971, to parents with rock-star status. But does he have what it takes to lead the country?

Editorial: A ‘Yes’ to Housefather is a ‘No’ to Harper on Oct. 19
Editorials

Editorial: A ‘Yes’ to Housefather is a ‘No’ to Harper on Oct. 19

It’s been a long ten years with Stephen Harper and his Conservatives running the country and it is high time to change direction.

Federal election 2015 debate comes to Temple in Montreal
What's Happening

Federal election 2015 debate comes to Temple in Montreal

Representatives of the three major parties are to debate federal election campaign issues in Montreal, Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Pascale Déry photo by Barbara Moser.
Features

Pascale Déry: We’re warming up to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

First impressions mean a lot, and television journalist Pascale Déry immediately impresses with her sparkling personality, positive outlook, friendly approach, and grasp of political issues.

Book review: Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover
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Book review: Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover

As the New Year was approaching, a Nanos Research opinion survey indicated that Stephen Harper was regaining support due to perceived foreign policy successes and tax cuts.

Editorial: RCMP and CSIS asleep at the wheel
Editorials

Editorial: RCMP and CSIS asleep at the wheel

Our thoughts have shifted to the shocking murder of two Canadian Armed Forces soldiers: Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. The perpetrators, converts to Islam, were both troubled.