Niki Ashton

A man makes his way through Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto in December (Nathan Denette/CP)

Shaming politicians on vacation: Canada’s newest spectator sport

Paul Wells: The dunking on politicians who spent the holidays outside of Canada left a mark, but hardly addressed the ways the COVID fight has really gone badly
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Sexual harassment has long festered on the Hill. Now, female MPs from all parties are saying ‘enough’

From cabinet ministers to volunteers, dozens of women say sexual harassment and violence on Parliament Hill have gone unchecked for too long
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Jagmeet Singh wins leadership of the federal NDP

With a decisive victory, Singh becomes the first person of colour to lead a federal political party in Canada
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The NDP looks for a winner, mostly avoids divisive debate

When the party dumped Tom Mulcair, it seemed hungry for a sharp left turn. But the race to replace him has been more cautious
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Justin Trudeau takes New York: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up? The Prime Minister (and his backbench). Who’s down? A leadership contender for the Tories—and an NDP hopeful, too
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The first NDP leadership debate starts defining the contenders

Julian, Ashton, Angus and Caron put on a surprisingly lively, revealing show
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Elbowgate’s traumatized victims need your support

Elbowgate may be behind us, but please give in memory of 5/18
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An ice-cold riding in Manitoba turns into a hot electoral fight

A rising Indigenous leader talking about Manitoba’s toughest issues is taking on the NDP in what should have been among its safest seats
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Does the NDP want the House to vote on abortion?

A call for the House to confirm a woman’s right to choose
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Abortion and democracy

When values collide