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Only Parliament can fix Canada's pipeline impasse
The perpetual motion machine of specific claims made by First Nations
Alberta can learn big lessons from a small First Nation
First Nations can prosper through resource development
Should Indigenous Ancestry Dictate Public Policy?
Scheer's sunny ways will attract disasppointed Trudeau voters
Community capitalism
On fundraising, slam Liberals for their morals, not their methods
when First Nations take control of their affairs, they succeed
Why an Alberta PC, Wildrose Merger Isn't in Sight
Child-welfare ruling raises questions about role of rights tribunal
First Nations' right to be consulted not a right to veto energy projects
Why the Isaac report on Metis goes in the wrong direction
Alberta NDP changes campaign rules with cunning new spending strategy
Not all First Nations oppose oil and gas development
Provinces the key to resource-revenue sharing with First Nations
Liberals may be wise to run out the clock on electoral reform
Child welfare ruling raises questions about rights tribunal
We can't ignore the warning signs on U.S. campuses
Evidence-based open government: That should apply to First nations finances, too
Support for UN declaration on native rights may spell trouble for Canada's resource sector
Conservatives had the money, but forgot the message
The irony of the AFN's call for an anti-Tory vote
Provinces the key to resource-revenue sharing with the First Nations
How Notley can avoid becoming a one-term wonder
It's fear and loathing time in Alberta
Premier Prentice is pulling off a most Canadian coup
Once again, Alberta's without opposition
Jim Prentice
Democracy in Alberta
Duty to Consult
Anothr round of coalition bogeyman
Equalization program a good intention gone bad
This Is No Way to Choose a Leader
A Senate Referendum: Would Harper Dare?
Should the public sector have the right to strike? NO
Why Harper dug in his heels: That's where the money is
Duffy and Segal: Profiles in courage
Why Ottawa's right to procrastinate on the values charter
Knock Down the Barriers to Foreign Mobile Ownership
House of Lords offers a Plan B for Senate Reform
Will Social Media Change Canadian Politics? Hasn’t Happened Yet
Tom Flanagan in his own words: Ex-Harper Strategist Explains Controversial Child-Pornography Comments
Arctic symbolism, Harper stagecraft
Why Not Let Quebec Manage its Own EI?
Mulcair, Trudeau, Another NEP: The Threat to Canadian Unity
The Possible Shouldn't Be Confused With The Probable In Elections
Past Wrongs Can't Always Be Undone
First Nations Don't Have A Pipeline Veto, But They Do Have Options
Clarifying the Clarity Act
Some Day, The Opposition Will Thank Mr. Harper
We Don't Need a Centre Party to Prevent Political Polarization
What's Calgary Drinking?
Political Parties Need To Go On A Diet
Did Louis Riel Deserve to Hang?
Pariah Products Will Always Find Their Way
What Obama and the Republicans can do for Canada
Guns and Grow-Ops: Conservatives Should Be Consistent
Should We Just Shut Up And Do What Statistics Canada Tells Us To Do?
Dear Parliament: A Little Power-Sharing Would Go A Long Way
One Election, Three Scenarios
With Smaller Government, There'd Be Less To Squabble Over
Down With Big Government
It's No Time To Be Complacent About Doing Time
First Nations Property Rights: Going Beyond the Indian Act
The Politics of Budgetary Restraint
Fixing The Red Chamber, Step By Step
Polarization, Ad Hoc Alliances, Fear of Election
The Limits of Attack Politics
Ignatieff Needs a History Lesson
The Bloom Is Off Stelmach's Conservatives
Intervening Abroad: Do We Have The Means To Match Our Will?
Cut The Subsidy, Then Make It Easier For Parties To Raise Their Own Money
Have The Liberals Gone Soft? Why Are They Upset Over Attack Ads?
Coming To Terms With Minority Government
Time To Right Some Wrongs
Whistling Up The Coalition From The Dead
First Decriminalization, then Plural Marriages
Another Bad Idea: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value
The New Balance of Power on Parliament Hill
Only Voters Have the Right to Decide on the Coalition
Mr. Harper's Canada
The Fragmentation of Our Politics
Jack Layton Is Wagering He Can Elbow The Liberals Out Of The Way
The Grits Won't Die - They'll Just Fade Away
Next Step: More Accountable and Transparent Native Governments
The Worst Choice, Except For All The Others
Grassroots Fundraising is the Next Political Frontier
The Biological and Philosophical Reasons Why We Should Prosecute Polygamy
Welcome to Alberta's Fiscal Fantasyland
Give All Parents Educational Choice
Don't Hold Your Breath for a Senate Referendum
Why The Liberals Had Better Be Careful If They Want To Force An Election
Dion: A Man Trapped In His Own 'Phony War'
The Mathematics of a Majority Government
Thou Shalt Not Lean Too Far to the Right
Our Sexual Constitution: The Link Between Monogamy and Democracy
It's Time for Conservative Minority Brinksmanship
Harper's Learned the Liberal Art of Managing a Minority
Land Claims Shouldn't be an Immortal Industry
Natives Risk Derailing Their Own Interests
Rebuilding the Senate, One Block at a Time
Family Tax Breaks: Give Credit Where Credit is Due
Liberal Tactics Amount to Constitutional Back-Seat Driving
There's Nothing Wrong with Political Defections
In Defence of Going Slow
Property Rights Needed to Elevate First Nations
Bring Democracy to Indian Reserves
Mr Harper’s Road Map to Power
Some Familiar Political Theatre, Alberta-Style
Harper and the N-Word
Solidifying Gains
File-Sharing Is An Asset Not A Problem
For Fair Elections We’re No Mexico
Ottawa is Worth a Mass: Stephen Harper’s Rise to Power
Advice to the Right Series: Is Conservatism Dead?
Reform’s Fiscal Prudence, Ethics Reshaped Politics
Dear Editor
Maria Just Needs a Job
Database Party: The 2002 Leadership Campaign for the Canadian Alliance
Nault Shows Courage in Taking on Indian Act
We Need Our Political Shorthand
In Politics, One Size Doesn’t Fit All
The Return of the Ward Heeler
The Right Can Have Purity − and Power
‘Gritlock’ is the Least of Conservative Worries
Old Wive’s Tales: A Report on Oil Royalties Lawsuit Questions the Reliability of Indian Oral History
The Martyrdom of the Oblates
Property Rights on the Rez
Transcending the B.C. Treaty Process
Electoral System Isn’t Fair − But What Is?
Political Fantasia At Mont − Tremblant
Remaking Alberta's Democracy
Waiting for Romanow
Unmasking the Warrior Chiefs
Dissidence or Destruction
How to Cooperate and Beat the Liberals
Democracy, Polygamy and the Sexual Constitution
From Day Dream to Nightmare
Species at Risk − and Ranchers Too
One Nation, Deux Nations 633 First Nations
Women and Other Party Animals
Uniting the Right, Reforming the System
Politics and Pogey
Why Canada is a Kleptocracy
Open Letter to Ralph Klein
Politics Unsettles Libel Settlement
Cooperating With Clark Will Be Death of Alliance
Natives Need Ethos of Personal Property and Accountability
New Reservations: Canadians Must Challenge The `Aboriginal Orthodoxy'
Lecture: The Myth of Popular Will
We’ve Paid Our Debt to First Nations
Alberta’s Quest for a Political Pipeline
Manning the Lifeboats
Governing Against the Senate
The Numbers: Is Tom a Long Shot?
Do First Nations Owe the Government?
Stockwell Could Carry the Day
The Folly of Defying Sexuality
Experimenting in Canada
Direct Democracy: Western Roots, Eastern Fears
Tory Temptation
Taking Stock, Making Choices
Sagkeeng Shenanigans
Canadian Alliance Metamorphosis
Alliance Tax Policy: Getting it Right
There is a Better Way
Sagkeeng Shenanigans
U of C Undergrad Students Among the Best in the World
Life After Reform: Stockwell Day Will Drive The Federal Agenda
From Inertia, A New Understanding
Preston Manning’s New Leaf
Let’s Hear It For Reform
Clark Rolls the Dice in Calgary Centre
Dangerous to Your Health
The Marshall Ruling Puts Western Canada’s Economy in Jeopardy
The Ladies of the Calgary Seven
Man Overboard: Jake Hoeppner’s Ouster Makes it Five and Counting
Reinventing the Asylum
Eugenics Goes to the Movies
We Will Always Fight the Blatant Abuse of Speech Rights
Human Rights and Freedom of the Press
Re-founding the Reform Party
Nigsa’a, the Sequel: Coming Soon Near You
Comments on Proposed Nigsa’a Treaty
Social Services that Work
Climbing Out of Debt
To Call Leaders to Account
Do You Want VLT’s? Yes or No?
Homes on Native Land
One Day, We May Elect our Senators
If This School Neglects You, Try This One
Behold Preston Agonistes
In Praise of Single-Issue Politics
Tactics of the Lubicon
To Protect Property Rights
The Political Power of the West
The Drive to Rehabilitate Louis Riel
The Calgary Declaration in 1998
Ruling Tells Politicians to Solve it Themselves
Indian Bands Unwise to Give Public Money to Political Parties
Crucial Step in Wrong Direction
Reform Needs Coherent Policy
Are We Really Quite Certain We Want to Sanctify Louis Riel
The Discipline of Answering to Taxpayers
The CPP is Gouging Alberta
Reform at the Rubicon
Killing with Kindness
Treaty Talk Missed The Mark
Dear Premiers…It’s Time to Oppose-Not Appease-Separatism
On the Pathway to Power
Patriot Games
Neo-Cons and the Theo-Cons
Universal Truths of Politics and Economics Should Apply
Libertarians Miss Holistic Nature of Society
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Vision of Native Self-Government Blind to Reality
Preston’s Perks
MPs Flounder in Policy Vacuum: Radical Ideas Fill Void in Reform's Social Policy
Political Correctness, Ontario Style
How The Clever People Manage our Lives
What if it’s YES?
Why Blacks Remain in Social Degradation
Leaders Missing Meaning of Vote
Ten Reasons Why It’s Absurd to Call the Reform Part a ‘Failure’
Don't Confuse New Biography With History
From the Ivory Tower: Stick to the Curved and Twisting Path
Can Indians Survive as ‘Cultural Nations’?
Pierre Gives Historians the Familiar Finger
Reform Language Policy Aims to be Fair
Response to the Delusion of Social Studies
Response to 'Petitioning for Peace'
Censorship Row Flares Anew Over Controversial Caligula
Bill C-45 Simply Makes it Easier for First Nations to Lease Land
Say Yes to CNOOC, then Sort Out ‘Net Benefit’
‘Cosmic Justice’ for the Métis, but then what?
Organized Labour is Now a Super PAC
Tom Flanagan: Deficit and Debt Fighters of Today Should Learn From Ralph Klein
Why the Native Fixation on Meeting with the Crown?
Fiscal Foundations of Alberta’s One-Party State
To Connect the Pipeline, Connect the Dots
Abolishing Political Subsidies Is An Incomplete Resolution
Beware Ottawa Bearing Gifts: Classic Federalism Is Back
How First Nations Can Own Their Future
The Best Seats in the House
In Alberta's PC World, It Ain't Over Till It's Over
The Toxic Politics of Famine