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Guest Post: Why Regular Citizens Are Fed Up With Canada’s Polarizing Politics

Guest Post: Why Regular Citizens Are Fed Up With Canada’s Polarizing Politics

By: Renee Smith Politics is one of my favourite topics. I love reading about it, talking about it, learning about it. I feel we are lucky indeed to be living in a country that seems to value freedom and opinions. I am truly appreciative of […]

What Is Cross-Partisanism and Why Do We Need It In Canada?

What Is Cross-Partisanism and Why Do We Need It In Canada?

Cross-Partisanism is a new and socially-disruptive form of political engagement. Let’s be clear, it’s “socially-disruptive” in a positive way, like Lyft. It’s simple. If you lean left, you go right, and vice versa.   In Canadian terms, if you feel strongly that the Conservative party’s […]

The Rising Tide of Active Centrism

The Rising Tide of Active Centrism

Written by Chris Andreou You don’t need to be a political junkie or current events expert to notice the deepening divide in Western society. Whether it be the niqab debate during the 2015 Canadian Federal election, literally the entire year of 2016, or the recent […]

ASC Stories: Sticking Together Means Disagreeing

ASC Stories: Sticking Together Means Disagreeing

I had a roommate in my undergrad, a friend of mine from our days in residence. He was from a wealthy, conservative family, and accordingly approached issues from a very conservative perspective and without the nuance he would later attain when he was older. I […]

Flipping the Script on Conservatives vs. the Left

Flipping the Script on Conservatives vs. the Left

Everyone knows that left-wing parties are made up of uncompromising idealists while we tend to think of right wing people as realists. Politics is changing though. It has changed a lot. A seismic shift has occurred and the political establishment is scrambling to draw accurate […]

Fighting Polarization: There Are No Easy Answers

Fighting Polarization: There Are No Easy Answers

Back in 2000 one of the world’s most pivotal modern elections went down in the USA. George W. Bush barely edged out Al Gore in a controversial election that would accelerate the trend of marketing-committee-government where the campaign never ends and policy points don’t really […]

Why A Strong Canada’s Core Goal is Depolarization

Why A Strong Canada’s Core Goal is Depolarization

When we started A Strong Canada it was fast. An idea that formed in late January came to fruition not even a full month later with branding, a core values system and a specific direction. Our original cards are imprinted with the sentence “Encouraging positive […]