Northern Reflections: Reading The Signs

Over the weekend, voters — in Calgary and Kitimat — made two important decisions. Tim Harper writes: In one, Conservatives in Calgary’s Signal Hill riding finally rid themselves of a six-term embarrassment named Rob Anders, handing the nomination to a former provincial cabinet minister, Ron Liepert, in a family feud for the ages. In the ...

Northern Reflections: The Matador Of the North

Michael Harris wrote this week  that Stephen Harper is the Matador of the Great White North, treating the opposition — all opposition — like a benighted bull: You know the bull will soon drop to its knees, pink froth at the nostrils, eyes rolling up inside the skull, instinctively thrashing the air with sluggish horns. ...