Category Archives: Politics

Voters receiving robocalls sending them to wrong voting locations

By Rohana Rezel Voters in a Quebec riding are complaining about receiving robocalls instructing them to go to the wrong voting place yesterday on the eve of Canada’s federal election. These latest robocalls are raising fears of a repeat of

Robocalls, ethics violations and other Scheer Scandals

By Rohana Rezel Andrew Scheer wants Canadians to believe that he’s squeaky clean and has spent the entire campaign painting his opponents as corrupt, untrustworthy, and unethical. What Andrew Scheer wants Canadians to forget is that his own closet is

Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives lied to Canadians at least dozen times during the campaign

By Rohana Rezel Andrew Scheer wants voters to believe he’s Mr. Clean. But the man who wants to be the next Prime Minister of Canada and his Conservative Party have lied to Canadians at least a dozen 14 15 times during the

Ontario Election: Here’s what to expect with Ford sworn in as premier

By Marina Wang Friday, June 29 will see Doug Ford, leader of the Progressive Conservatives, officially made premier of Ontario. Campaign slogans included “for the people” and “Ontario is open for business” but the party platform has been short on

More women in government leads to less corruption, study finds

By Marina Wang A new study has found that corruption is lower in countries that have a higher proportion of women politicians. The study, conducted across 125 countries, found the relationship to be causal and posits that corruption may be

Ontario election: Progressive Conservatives take majority government

By Marina Wang Within 15 minutes of the polls closing, Doug Ford, leader of the Progressive Conservatives, was projected to be the next premier of Ontario. Six minutes later, the Progressive Conservatives were declared a majority government. The Progressive Conservatives,

Ontario election: Some voters can actually choose “None of the Above” in upcoming election

By Marina Wang Voters in the Thornhill riding in the Greater Toronto Area can look to the bottom of the candidate list and check off a square marked “Above, Znoneofthe” for the June 7 election. A 48-year-old man has legally

Guns stopping Canadian parent from moving to LA

By Drew Penner Vancouver resident Lorie Campbell and her husband have been back and forth from California over the past 14 years with work commitments. The Canadian and her husband are green-cards holders, but there’s a giant issue that keeps

Andrew Wilkinson: The big tobacco defender demonizing pot

By Drew Penner British Columbia’s Opposition Leader Andrew Wilkinson’s recent comments to the media on the “troublesome” nature of the weed business have raised concerns among some residents excited about the coming public influx of cannabis cash. The BC Liberal

BC Liberal staffer dismisses criticism of party as “fake news”

By Drew Penner Here at Thinkpol, we can’t help but admit we love a good ‘ole roundtable Reddit chat about our journalism, even when it comes in the form of a derisive sneer of our steadfast support for political integrity,