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Redrawing the Canadian Political Map

When the Canadian election was called on March 25, I was certain of the outcome. For the past five years, Canada had been tangled in a Conservative minority government. I believed that when we emerged post-election we would end up in exactly the same place as we were before. In fact, what has emerged during […]

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Oh, Canada! An Election Primer for the Otherwise Clueless

I’m a U.S. American living in Illinois but (as of last Wednesday) married to a Canadian and making plans to move to Toronto in less than two months. The past couple of weeks have been really tumultuous in Canadian politics, and as comfortable as I am with the intricacies of the U.S. political system and […]