Updated: Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:45:00 GMT | By Tenille Bonoguore
Political shifts and scandals

2012: A year of meteoric rises and disastrous dives



2012: A year of meteoric rises and disasterous dives. (© Todd Korol, Mark Blinch, Chris Wattie, Christinne Muschi/Reuters; Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press)
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  • 2012: A year of meteoric rises and disasterous dives. (© Todd Korol, Mark Blinch, Chris Wattie, Christinne Muschi/Reuters; Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press)
  • Rise of the female premier. (© Christinne Muschi, Andy Clark/Reuters; Jason Franson, Andrew Vaughan, James Mackenzie/The Canadian Press)
  • The perils of mayordom. (© Mark Spowart, Andrew Vaughan, Ryan Remiorz, Francois Roy, David Lipnowski/The Canadian Press; Christinne Muschi, Mark Blinch/Reuters)
  • Robocalls. (© Rex Features; Stephen C. Host/The Canadian Press)
  • Federal Liberal leadership race. (© Paul Chiasson, Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press; Shaun Best, Chris Wattie, Christinne Muschi/Reuters)
  • Bev Oda’s expense scandal. (© Chris Wattie/Reuters)
  • Alberta vote that didn’t go as expected. (© Jeff McIntosh, Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
  • Charest versus Quebec students. (© Jacques Boissinot, Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press; Christinne Muschi/Reuters)
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From election upsets to mayoral disaster, robocalls to the rise of the female premier, 2012 has been a doozy in the land of politics. Here’s a reminder of the highest highs and lowest lows from the year.

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