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In September 2013, Loonie Politics started to provide Canadians with a different approach to Canadian political news and analysis. Loonie Politics is a trusted, independent news source that selects the must read daily Canadian political stories and analysis on line and provides a view of the landscape across the country in one location.

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What people keep overlooking in the Mikisew decision - Loonie Politics

  Last week’s Supreme Court of Canada decision in Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (Governor General in Council) has sparked a great deal of conversation around the Section 35 duty to consult Indigenous people in the constitution, with man...

It’s Official: The Liberals Are The Party Of Moral Nihilism - Loonie Politics

  Normally, I don't recommend Liberal-friendly media in my column space but you need to be listening to the Family Compact podcast, hosted by the guys behind North 99, Taylor Scollon and Geoff Johns.  Not because I like what they have to say, mi...

The Top Ten Reasons Trudeau Will Win - Loonie Politics

  According to my calendar about 360 shopping days remain until the next Canadian federal election. That gives all us ample time to engage in pontification, speculation and contemplation as to possible electoral outcomes. And right now, from my par...

Kavanaugh hearing illustrates the depth of political partisanship - Loonie Politics

  Now that Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, shall we commence impeachment proceedings?  Declare the whole Court illegitimate?  Or accept that we lost a battle and, to coin a phrase, Move On? If only the last suggestio...

It’s time to call out the carbon hucksters - Loonie Politics

  This week saw the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report, and the news is pretty dire.  We’re already seeing one degree of change in the world’s climate, and if we want to halt it before 1.5 degrees – a ...