Tag: LPC

  • Hysteria Over Marijuana and the Teenage Brain: A Mild Rant

    In 2015, Canadians will be heading into a federal election.  A key issue will be legalizing marijuana.  The contending Liberal Party of Canada led by Justin Trudeau, supports the idea.  The ruling Conservatives led by Stephen Harper oppose it.  But while the Liberals have taken the lead by proposing this legislation, it is their opponents who have […]

  • The Policy That Could: Reflections on an Interview With a Young Liberal

    On May 2, 2011, the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) suffered the worst defeat in its political history.  Having won 34 out of 308 federal seats, the party found itself knocked into third place for the first time.  It had a mere 19% of the vote, and held only 4 seats west of Ontario.  For many it was a profound shock, raising for the first time the question of the party’s survival.  One […]