From Simon Houpt of the Globe and Mail:
CBC: The election issue that wasn’t (but should have been)
It is a Dickensian democratic conundrum: Election campaigns are both the best of times and the worst of times to talk about political issues. On the one hand, millions of people take time out from their busy lives for a heated national conversation about their collective future; on the other hand, most of the conversation ends up being about money. If politics used to be the art of the possible, it’s become the art of the pecuniary. Don’t know what I mean? Take the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation … “Please!” Continue reading.