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Eitan Gilboord (Conservative) | Remembrance Day

One of the many true Canadian military heroes is retired General, Rick Hillier. General Hillier spoke of the Canadian military in a way that...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | Remembrance Day

As a Maritimer, with both grandfathers Canadian veterans, there are few greater sources of pride than Canada’s military tradition. We are very fortunate to...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | Remembrance Day

When I was in Washington, D.C. a couple of weekends ago for a conference, I had the pleasure of doing an impromptu monument walk...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

I remember Monday, May 2 2011 very well. That election was the first time I had volunteered for a political campaign, the first time...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

The NDP should have three strategic focuses leading up to the election in 2015: regions, religions and introductions. Canadian politics is a matter of...

Eitan Gilboord (Conservative) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

The film Moneyball starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill tells the true tale of a baseball team that rejects the typically relied upon “gut-feelings”...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal):| Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

Thanksgiving has traditionally been a time when Canadians come together with friends, family, and neighbours to share in our gratitude. In most cases, a...

Eitan Gilboord (Conservative): | Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

Eitan Gilboord is in his final year of study at Ryerson University, where he is majoring in Politics and Governance. Eitan is the founder...

Matt Godwin (NDP): | Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

UPDATE: Matt Godwin has worked professionally for both the NDP and the Jewish community. He was most recently a senior organizer for the Thomas...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

Partisanship is the evil twin brother of fidelity: One is desirable and the other is better left with the other evil twins, in the...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

One of the best feelings in the world is realizing that there are other people who think like you, who care about the same...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): Is Zionism a Political Position?

I find this week’s blog assignment extremely fascinating. The question we frequently ask is “which side” of the political question of Zionism we are...