Opinion

Ontario Senator Peter Harder speaks with Calgary Herald reporter James Wood in Calgary in this April 26, 2017 file photo. (Gavin Young/Postmedia Network)

Democracy loses when senators independent

This week, Sen. Peter Harder, embarked on a herculean political mission aimed at helping get Canada's Senate working the way the government wants it to. Which is to say, passing Liberal legislation.

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Time to repair Ontario's auto insurance clunker

It's no surprise to learn that Ontario's auto insurance regime is an expensive mess, but the numbers in a new report for the provincial government are still shocking. Ontario drivers are paying $4 billion a year more than they would if Ontario's rates were at the Canadian average. That's more than $500 for every car insured.