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Matt Godwin (NDP): Is Zionism a Political Position?

In the days of Theodore Herzl, Zionism was a political movement in much the same way as Socialism or Communism: There was a tangible...

Matt Godwin (NDP): “If I was Prime Minister for a Day”

The old adage goes ‘a week is a long time in politics’, but a day? Given that we only have a day to be...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): “If I was Prime Minister for a Day”

As a Liberal, if I had the opportunity to be the Prime Minister for a day I would obviously do a lot of things...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  I remember the first time I ever really met a Member of Parliament. I was working the phones on the first campaign I...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

Meeting a politician for the first time can be very exciting, especially if you are a political fiend with signed pictures of your favourites...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  Due to a general lack of understanding about how the parliamentary system works, many people will turn to politicians for help, despite the...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Most Untapped Political Resource

  Sincerity is a resource, better termed an asset, which is rarely seen as advantageous in politics.  Commentators often dance around the subject by...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): The Most Untapped Political Resource

In the over seven years since the Conservatives have been in power, they have been able to utilize many previously untapped political resources. This...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Most Untapped Political Resource

A political mentor once told me that the success of all political campaigns is largely dependent upon three things: time, money and volunteers. Unfortunately,...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): Partisanship and Friendship: A Balancing Act

  Throughout my time being involved in politics I have met so many individuals that have shaped me in so many different ways. I’ve...

Matt Godwin (NDP): Partisanship & Friendship: A Balancing Act

  I am reminded of Coolidge’s early 20th century series of oil paintings “Dogs Playing Poker”, when considering this subject.  On the surface, all...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): Partisanship and Friendship: A Balancing Act

  Hopefully, you are a person with strong political views and it is possible that those views have made you associate with a certain...