John Diefenbaker

Defending the demon weed to John Diefenbaker

John Robinson was a normal teenager with bold ideas on pot legalization. But he was from a troubled home, got hooked and eventually came to a breaking point.

Happy Canada Day. Stay home.

Paul Wells: The country doesn’t need Ottawa to lead it on most days, and it needn’t indulge Ottawa’s desire to pretend it’s leading us all on Canada Day

Canada’s break with America on foreign policy isn’t so novel

Canadian history—from JFK and Diefenbaker, to the last ‘Trudeau Doctrine’—is littered with foreign-policy differences with the U.S.

Andrew Scheer’s anti-elitist role model

The new Tory leader invoked John Diefenbaker’s story this week. He should be careful—it’s really more a cautionary tale.

John F. Kennedy’s turbulent relationship with Canada

John Boyko’s latest history book is a revealing look at John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson’s relationship with JFK

Prince Albert: Canada’s political city of champions

Three prime ministers have represented the riding of Prince Albert. But only one of them, John Diefenbaker, gets any real respect.

The best Opposition leader: Mulcair vs. Diefenbaker

Could John Diefenbaker and Thomas Mulcair be the best leaders of the Opposition ever?

Is Tom Mulcair the best opposition leader since Diefenbaker?

Brian Mulroney says Mulcair is a great Opposition leader. Is that reasonable? And what does it matter?

10 reasons why ‘Dief the Chief’ and JFK hated each other

John Diefenbaker had a famously toxic relationship with John F. Kennedy