Time to fix the flaws in our electoral system

Time to fix the flaws in our electoral system[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/time-fix-flaws-electoral-system/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on our [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral system[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/democracy/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]democracy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] This is the first in our [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/series/electoral-reform-explained/" height="1000" width="1000" scrollbars="1"]series[/popup] describing the different systems possible under electoral reform. The series is being written by…

Tories’ NDP fixation led to election defeat

The lesson the Tories should heed: Take all of your rivals seriously, and don’t play favourites

Tories’ NDP fixation led to election defeat//  ndp [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/tories-ndp-fixation-led-to-election-defeat/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on the NDP and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/2015-election/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]the 2015 election[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Feb. 16, 2016/ Troy Media/ - After an election campaign has ended, it is interesting to see how reporters, columnists, strategists and others interpret…

U.S. winds of change could blow us over

Canada’s relationship with its biggest neighbour, ally and trading partner is about to radically change

U.S. winds of change could blow us over//  winds of change  winds of change winds of change [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/u-s-winds-of-change-could-blow-us-over/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on the winds of change in the U.S. and what is means for [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/canadian-us-relations/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Canada/U.S. relations[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY, Alta. Feb. 11, 2016/ Troy Media/ - One thing…

Trudeau’s strategy brilliantly milquetoast

Trudeau is fulfilling his dream, as National Post columnist Tasha Kheiriddin put it, for the “Oprah-fication of Ottawa”

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A simpler road to electoral reform in Canada

First step: have fewer ridings but more members per riding

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Trudeau is out of touch with Canada’s economic reality

Blissfully unaware of the devastating impact of collapsed resource revenues on the entire nation

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Four policies that will help secure the Conservatives’ future

Building a political consensus in these four policy areas may prove the salvation of the Conservative Party

Four policies that will help secure the Conservatives’ future//   conservatives   conservatives [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/four-policies-that-will-secure-the-conservatives-future/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Conservatives and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/federal/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]federal politics[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan. 26, 2016/ Troy Media/ - So. The federal Tories recently announced they won’t select a new, permanent leader until May . . . of…

There is a lot that is phony about Justin Trudeau

Doesn’t know the difference between truth and lies, and doesn't care

There is a lot that is phony about Justin Trudeau//  justin trudeau  justin trudeau [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/there-is-a-lot-that-is-phony-about-justin-trudeau/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Justin Trudeau[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY, Alta. Jan 22, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Since last fall most of the scant criticism of Justin Trudeau has focused on his lack of qualifications for…

Kevin O’Leary isn’t what the Conservative Party needs

But he is what the Liberal Party wants

Kevin O’Leary isn’t what the Conservative Party needs//  O'Leary  O'Leary [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/kevin-oleary-isnt-what-the-conservative-party-needs/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/kevin-oleary/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Kevin O'Leary[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan. 19, 2016/ Troy Media/ — Kevin O’Leary wants to be leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. You know Kevin O’Leary, don’t you? In the early days…

Kevin O’Leary’s no Trump, but neither is he the right leader

When it comes to his political ambitions, the price isn’t right

Kevin O’Leary’s no Trump, but neither is he the right leader//  kevin o'leary kevin o'leary [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/kevin-olearys-no-trump-but-neither-is-he-the-right-leader/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/kevin-oleary/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Kevin O'Leary[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan. 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Is Kevin O’Leary the right person to become the next federal Tory leader? In a word, “no.” The financial…