Drew Brown

canadian politics

Andrew Scheer Made Stephen Harper Look Charming

The Conservative leader resigned Thursday, cementing his legacy as a difficult trivia answer in 10 years.
Drew Brown
2 days ago
Canada Election 2019

Canada Is Truly Divided Now

Canada’s dreadful 2019 election is finally over. But with a minority Liberal government presiding over a bitterly split country, the next campaign is only just beginning.
Drew Brown
10.22.19
Canada Election 2019

It's Hard to Imagine a Bleaker Leaders' Debate at a More Important Time

It was a six-way screaming match full of lies and one-liners. But lost in all that shouting was a glimpse into what Canada really is now.
Drew Brown
10.8.19
Opinion

The Ironic Inversion of Justin Trudeau's Progressive Brand Is Complete

The prime minister promised he was a different kind of rich, white politician.
Drew Brown
9.19.19
Canada

America Finally Discovers the Magic of Dildo

Jimmy Kimmel wants to be the top man in Dildo, Newfoundland. We say: Yes b’y.
Drew Brown
8.14.19
Politics

Justin Trudeau Reveals Himself as Just Another Soulless Politician

Jody Wilson-Raybould’s damning testimony likely won’t kill the Liberals election chances. But it did kill Trudeau’s ability to run as an idealist.
Drew Brown
2.28.19
Politics

SNC-Lavalin Lobbying Scandal Has Put Justin Trudeau In a Corner

With the resignation of his right-hand man, Gerald Butts, the prime minister is now facing the biggest test of his career.
Drew Brown
2.19.19
Views My Own

2018 Was the Year Canadian Politics Really Leaned Into the Stupid

Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Doug Ford had one thing in common this year: they all spent time participating in bad faith politics.
Drew Brown
12.28.18
Views My Own

Pantless Snowplow Thief Who Crashed into the Bell Island Ferry Terminal Is a Hamfisted But Devastatingly Accurate Metaphor for Newfoundland in 2018

Some days the local police scanner is indistinguishable from a John Waters movie.
Drew Brown
11.19.18
Politics

Where Does ‘Right-Wing Populism’ End, and Fascism Begin?

Given what is happening in Brazil and the United States, it is hard not to come to the conclusion that a perfect storm is brewing.
Drew Brown
10.31.18
housing

Canada Has a Broken Housing System and It Has Fucked Over Millennials

Damn, it was good to be a Boomer.
Drew Brown
10.29.18
Weed

How Canada Legalized Weed

It’s one of Justin Trudeau’s few policy wins, but he doesn’t deserve all—or even much—of the credit.
Drew Brown
10.15.18
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