National Newswatch

Doug Ford is too close to Donald Trump for comfort

Mar 13 2018 — Toula Drimonis — If you think that a Conservative backlash against the #MeToo movement and women in politics doesn’t exist, you would be wise to pay attention to what’s happening in Ontario. In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Doug Ford just beat three well-qualified (and for the most part, experienced) women to win the Ontario Progressive Conservative […]

The secret to Valérie Plante’s Montreal success

Nov 6 2017 — Toula Drimonis — Pulling off the greatest political upset the City of Montreal has seen in a long time, she managed to beat the powerful voting machine of incumbent mayor Denis Coderre and coast to a resounding victory. What should have been a cakewalk for the latter, ended with him being the first Montreal mayor in 60 years […]