COVID, conservatism and the downfall of Alberta’s Jason Kenney

By Shachi Kurl, President Jason Kenney drove his famous blue pickup truck on to the Alberta stage, and, Wednesday night, off a political cliff, thus becoming not the Conservative wunderkind, the next federal leader-in-waiting, but a cautionary tale for Conservative

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Angus Reid, U of T study shows Omicron triples Canada’s COVID-19 infection count

TORONTO – Nearly 30 per cent of Canadian adults – 9 million people – were infected during the Omicron variant wave early in 2022, compared with just 10 per cent who had been infected in the previous four waves, according

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Canadians say gun violence rising; prefer national policy over provincial regulations

Two-in-five (43%) say gun violence increasing where they live, including majorities in Montreal & Toronto May 16, 2022 – People in Canada, the United States and around the world were reminded once again of the horrific and angering human toll

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Provincial spotlight: Ontario, Alberta governments heavily criticized on nearly every aspect of provincial management

In Quebec, surging Conservative Party pressures CAQ government, opposition ahead of October election March 31, 2022 – As if Canadians needed any more political drama in 2022, the spotlight is intensifying on the provincial scene in many regions of the

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Views on Canada’s Emergencies Act show just how deeply divided we are

By Shachi Kurl, President The seasons may be changing, days are longer and warmer, and the streets around Parliament Hill are calmer. But we’re a long way from patching the deep cracks in our society brought into harsh, undeniable blinding

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The Queen at 96: Canadians support growing monarchy abolition movement, would pursue after Elizabeth II dies

Prospects of ‘King Charles’ and ‘Queen Camilla’ received coldly by Canadians April 21, 2022 –While Canadians may from their hearts be toasting Queen Elizabeth II on her 96th birthday, enthusiastic congratulations over a rare personal milestone do not translate into

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