The GOP Candidates’ Tax Proposals are Wild, Ambitious, and a Little Bit Scary

Jenny Mutton With the mania of Iowa in the rear-view mirror, and the New Hampshire caucus coming up, I’ve been really distracted by American political ongoings. More specifically, I’ve been hate-reading some of the Republican candidates’ platforms (and for some reason, when I do so, I find myself instinctively shielding my womb). For all the…

Ontario brews up a new beer reform, although it still needs to be uncorked

Lauren Birch This week Ontario revealed the lucky thirteen grocery retailers who get to be the first to stock their shelves with beer. As a result of an “extremely competitive bidding process” these retailers could be selling beer at up to sixty locations in Ontario by December 2015. Long overdue, this reform is the biggest change…

Don’t call it “positivity”. Call it “respect”.

Jeremy Mesiano-Crookston Do you believe that the Liberals won this campaign because of “positivity”, or “sunny ways”? If so, congratulations: you’ve just lost yourself an election. Attributing their win to “positivity” is making exactly the same mistake the Conservative campaign recently made. The seeds of the Tories’ rout can be seen in the subtext of…

TRUDEAU’S FIRST CHAPTER: TWO LIBERALS WEIGH IN AGAIN

Ali Nasser Virji & Jonathan Kates “Because it’s 2015.” In his first act as Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau named a cabinet that is not only gender-balanced, but also societally-representative. It contains five ministers of South Asian descent, eight that identify as belonging to First Nations communities, and two persons with disabilities. While some have criticized…