Category Archives: Politics

BC Liberal leader lobbied for a notorious American polluter, who ended up receiving an environmental hall pass from the province

By ThinkPol Staff The recently-elected BC Liberal reader once lobbied on behalf of a US company notorious for pollution, and the province ended up granting the energy company a hall pass to set up a facility in British Columbia bypassing

BC Liberals gave millions in tax rebates to scam company whose assets are being confiscated

By ThinkPol Staff British Columbia’s director of civil forfeiture is taking action to confiscate properties and bank accounts associated with a fraudulent Vancouver financial company, which received million in tax rebates under the former BC Liberal government. The director is

BC Liberal leader batted for big tobacco against BC

By ThinkPol Staff The newly-elected BC Liberal leader once acted for multinational tobacco companies against British Columbia, as the province sought to recover billions of dollars spent out of the public health-care budget to treat people with smoking-related diseases such

New BC Liberal leader linked to corruption in China

By ThinkPol Staff Andrew Wilkinson, who has just been elected the new leader of the BC Liberal Party, has faced difficult questions in the past about his links to corruption in China. Wilkinson once acted for corrupt Chinese tycoon Ni

California, Oregon and Washington joining Canada? The west coast dream, one year on

By Drew Penner They live in the land of dreamers, but there’s at least one reverie U.S. West Coasters have a hard time believing in – joining Canada. That’s what we discovered when we headed south to ask Americans about

Halfway between elections, Canadians unsure of new federal leaders

By David Boughton At the midpoint of the 2015 and 2019 elections, Canadians continue to approve of Justin Trudeau, while they’ve yet to form much of an opinion of the other two leaders. A recent Abacus Data poll shows the

Support for Liberals in a steady decline

Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party continue to lose support from Canadians, with their lead in the polls now smaller than at any time since the 2015 election. An Abacus Data poll from October 23rd shows an election today would

Jason Kenney & the Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Will his past come back to haunt him?

By Evan Sumner While Jason Kenney’s chances of being named leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives on March 18th look good, his leadership bid could still be derailed by his reputation as the former Minister of Employment and Social Development. Particularly

Trump overtakes Putin as the most talked about person in Russia’s media

By Nadezhda Vasilieva United States President Donald Trump has ousted Russian President Vladimir Putin as the person referenced most often by Russia’s news outlets in the month of January, the country’s largest private news agency Interfax reported, citing their own

Giant banner demands Kellie Leitch to resign over Quebec attack

By Amy Chen, Vancouver A giant banner hung outside Simcoe Grey MP Kellie Leitch’s constituency office at Hume and Pretty River Parkway in Collingwood is demanding the Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate to resign for inciting hatred that led