Belinda Stronach

Term limits for MPs: Hello, I must be going

Belinda Stronach has a new idea! Let’s take it seriously for a few minutes.

MPs get bookish – Politics & the Pen

At this year’s Politics & the Pen gala, Anna Porter took home the $25 000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for political writing for her book The Ghosts of Europe: Journeys Through Central Europe’s Troubled Past and Uncertain Future. Below, Porter with House Leader John Baird.


Idea alert

Belinda Stronach calls for a roaming Parliament.


Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

As someone who is employed for the expressed purposes of describing—”sketching,” as they say— the words, actions, behaviours and appearances of public figures, I am a keen student of community standards as they relate to physical description. And so, of course, I have been watching with great interest the discussion that has resulted from the printing and retracting of Stephen Marche’s description of Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford as “fat.”

Toronto Gay Pride—politics, drag and dancing

Mercer and Stronach play with water guns (PHOTOS)

Protests continue over G20 drama, plus what Belinda Stronach did before the G20

Large protests over civil rights violations at the G20 continue to happen in Toronto. Last week,  people “took back” the intersection of Queen and Spadina where riot police famously held people for hours in the rain. On July 17th, Canadians Advocating Political Participation (CAPP) have rallies planned in three cities – Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver.


Mitchel Raphael on what Belinda Stronach learned about latrines

Why toilets matter more than teachers, MPs say it with hair, and The fake lake lives on


Canada’s greediest man?

Frank Stronach’s big payout


Mitchel Raphael on Rona’s cheese lesson

And who flirted with Rosemary Thompson


The Love Tory

This review of Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s romantic pursuits was slightly more entertaining when it appeared under its original headline, “Happy ending for the Love Tory.”

Love the one you’re with

Why the Larry O’Brien trial might have politicians thinking twice about switching sides