The New Parliament resumes on Monday, Nov. 22. While there are a number of new faces representing various demographics and communities historically marginalized, some analysts believe the government needs to be more proactive about finding and supporting candidates well before elections and to collect race-based data.

New Parliament has some fresh, diverse faces, but is it enough?

The new Parliament that resumes Monday will be more diverse, but some analysts recommend that political parties begin candidate recruitment well before election calls in addition to collecting race-based data.

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Niqab Hot Button Topic at French Language Debate

Thursday night’s French language debate in Montreal featured more discussion of immigration and refugee policy than any other leaders debate thus far in the federal election. The first debate to feature all five leaders was…

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Talking Quebec-Canada Politics with MP Maria Mourani

The name Maria Mourani made national headlines in 2013 when her outspoken criticism of the Parti Quebecois’ proposed Charter of Values led her to switch parties. Recently, the Lebanese-Canadian’s name made headlines again, as she…

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