TAUBE: The former MP filled the walls of his Parliament Hill office with his collection of 8,000 baseball caps, 9,000 pins and 5,000 buttons he’d accumulated over 18 years
MILJAN, JACKSON: Voters of smaller parties are empowered disproportionately in minority governments, at the expense of the majority of voters, who tend to vote for a main party
LAMMAM, MACINTYRE: Will a Horgan-led government keep the NDP’s election promise to balance the budget and, if so, how in the face of Green-driven spending plans?
EISEN, LAFLEUR: Notley’s NDP government is showing too much of Rob Rae’s spending mentality and not enough of Roy Romanow’s fiscal restraint
KUNIN: Candidates tie themselves in knots dangling a return to the good old days. Unfortunately, the past doesn’t offer any solutions to our problems
NIEMAN: Is there still a centre in Canada where we can recognize that the greater good stretches beyond personal gain and find compromises?
TAUBE: Can Ryan ride the new populist, nationalist and anti-establishment wave that’s sweeping through western democracies – from a socialist perspective?
KINSELLA: Even in one of the crummiest years in memory, many of Canada’s elected representatives deserve high marks – and we should be thankful