National Newswatch

Political tokenism isn’t the answer to diversification

Feb 3 2023 — Rahim Mohamed — Minister of Housing and Diversity Ahmed Hussen landed in hot water yet again amidst revelations that he shelled out over $90,000 in constituency funds to a foodie communications firm (which I guess is an actual thing) run by the sister of his director of policy. The news about Hussen’s business dealings with the Toronto-based Munch […]

Danielle Smith should take notes from Arizona’s election losers

Nov 20 2022 — Rahim Mohamed — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith no doubt has a lot on her plate, but she may also want to watch the recent election returns from the newly-competitive Grand Canyon State closely before her own re-election bid next May. Alberta is often compared to the deep-red conservative state of Texas on account of surface-level similarities like oil […]

The message that will win Pierre Poilievre the next election

Jul 11 2022 — Rahim Mohamed — In two months’ time, Pierre Poilievre will take the reins of the Conservative Party of Canada. With the party releasing its preliminary list of approximately 675,000 eligible leadership electors late last month,1 we have now entered “foregone conclusion” territory. The Poilievre campaign has signed up over 55 percent of all members who have joined the […]

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