Thursday, September 11, 2014

Worth Reading - September 11, 2014

The provocative title of this article says it all, “How the War on Terror is Killing America”. 

It could be a tough weekend for Andrea Horwath (OND – Hamilton Centre) when she meets with provincial council. Her leadership is up for review at a convention in November and it is likely her approval will steeply decline. Steve Paikin writes about the ONDP’s position in Ontario politics. 

308 Blog breaks down the polls of the Toronto mayoral race.
Andrew Coyne writes that a decent economy might not be enough to win Stephen Harper re-election.

David Soknacki, sadly, withdrew from the mayoral election in Toronto. Here is a piece written by a reporter on his last day. It’s a real shame.

Scott Reid in the Ottawa Citizen writes on the nomination process and how Justin Trudeau is approaching this critical issue of party democracy and management. 

Jon Lorinc in Spacing writes about the central issue of the Toronto mayoral campaign – transit, and how it is all a farce

Brent Rathgeber, MP for Edmonton-St. Albert is writing a book about control by the PMO over the Conservative caucus. 

Jim Prentice recently won the election to become the leader of the Progressive Conservatives of Alberta, and thus Premier. Here is a nice article offering some background on the man

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