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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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Feds taking aim at yet to be defined military assault weapons - Loonie Politics

  The federal government is taking aim – pardon the pun – at “military-style assault weapons.”  That sounds like a reasonable enough thing to do, except for one key detail: no one knows what that means. The assault rifles similar to those ...

Woo wants to change the rules - Loonie Politics

  This past week, Senator Yuen Pau Woo, leader of the Independent Senators Group, moved a motion in the Senate to start changing the rules to accomplish what he terms to be “equality between groups.”  With the changes to the Parliament of Can...

It’s Scheer’s turn to sashay away - Loonie Politics

  Andrew Scheer’s resignation as Conservative leader was probably not unexpected, but the timing of it was.  After weeks of insisting that he was staying on and would undertake the usual leadership review process, and getting friends like Sen...

A Not-So-Fond Farewell to Andrew Scheer - Loonie Politics

  Andrew Scheer has shown himself the door of the leadership of the Conservative Party, making a good show of saying it’s to put his family first. Which is pretty funny, considering Global News reported he was forced to resign because it tur...

Political uncertainty hinders Alberta’s paths to growth and diversification - Loonie Politics

  For decades, Albertans have heard – often from people outside of Alberta – that they put too much faith in oil and gas.  The world won't need it forever, after all, as newer and cleaner sources of energy become increasingly viable.  For the...