Elizabeth May: Voting system warps politics, breaches Charter

National Post“First past the post” or “winner take all” voting was invented in the 12th century, when people thought the Earth was flat. FPTP works...

Why Elizabeth May thinks Parliament needs to get past Elbowgate

May said opposition MPs were trying to delay the vote by blocking Brown. May said tensions have been running high in the House of Commons...

Elizabeth May Has Sobering Reminder For MPs: You're 'Grown-Ups'

Meanwhile, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May stood at the back and watched everything unfold. “What we saw was unacceptable, but let us keep perspective,” May...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes after elbowing female lawmaker during parliamentary jostle

Perhaps you swooned over Justin Trudeau when he kindled a bromance with President Obama. Or when he gave a confident, if not entirely accurate, off-the-cuff...

Trudeau accused of pushing, elbowing opposition MPs in House

Tensions were high in the House of Commons Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed through a group of MPs, leading to a shouting match...

Twitter explodes as Mulcair and Trudeau nearly punch each other out

Videos of the altercation showed shouting and some unparliamentary language that followed after Mulcair confronted Trudeau. "What kind of man elbows a woman. It's pathetic.

Canada's Trudeau makes formal apology for racist Komagata Maru incident

On Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a formal apology in his country's House of Commons for an incident that took place more than...

Justin Trudeau isn't magic, liberals. Parliaments make it easier to pass laws.

What explains this? Is Justin Trudeau just an unusually awesome leader, bringing the kind of sweeping change that's sometimes evaded President Obama? Not really. The...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Announces New Transgender Rights Legislation: WATCH

On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government will enact new protections for transgender citizens. The moves comes on The International Day...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Introduces Bill to Protect Transgender People

Related: U.S. Gives Sweeping Guidance to Schools on Transgender Students. Similar legislation has previously failed to pass Parliament several times, including last year. But when...

Women's advocates have spent 8 years begging Obama for what Justin Trudeau just did

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken some bold steps in the name of human and civil rights lately. He's not just a panda-hugging, meme-able...

Green Party leader Elizabeth May responds to criticism it's too soon to talk climate change and Fort McMurray fire

“In the days that have followed I have tried to make sense of the thrashing I got from the media and the sanctimonious refusal to...

New Democrats set to name Thomas Mulcair's replacement in fall of 2017

OTTAWA—The federal NDP has opted for an extended leadership race to replace Tom Mulcair, as it looks to name a new leader between September and...

Where is Stephen Harper and what will he do now?

(blog) (blog)Stephen Harper has vanished from sight in the past six months, but his Where's Waldo status may be about to change. Harper will...

Tom Mulcair quitting politics before next federal election

. byline logo Presse Canadienne More from Presse Canadienne. Published on: May 15, 2016 | Last Updated: May 15, 2016 8:55 AM EDT. Thomas Mulcair...

Thomas Mulcair quittera la politique en 2019

Convaincu d'avoir largement contribué à mettre fin au règne des conservateurs de Stephen Harper aux dernières élections fédérales grâce à son travail à la Chambre...

Justin Trudeau challenged to suck on a lime for Lyme disease awareness

Specifically, the Manitoba Lyme Disease Group is challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Jane Philpott to complete the challenge. It involves declaring, "Lyme...

Canada's Justin Trudeau praises firefighters' efforts to save oil sands city

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says most Canadians have yet to grasp the lengths to which firefighters went to save nearly 90 percent of the oil...

Justin Trudeau's wife asked for help, and a Canadian-style firestorm ensued

It all began with what seemed like an innocent interview with Le Soleil, a French-language newspaper. Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

Stephen Harper closely following unite the right, says former chief of staff

According to Ian Brodie, former chief of staff to Stephen Harper, right-wing MPs have long been "frustrated" by the inability of the Wildrose and PC...

Surveying Fire-Ravaged Fort McMurray, Justin Trudeau Praises Responders

OTTAWA — After taking a helicopter tour of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau credited firefighters for saving much of the...

Justin Trudeau Extends EI Benefits To Three Western Regions

EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is extending employment insurance benefits to three western economic regions that were left out when changes...

Justin Trudeau And The Great Pot Hypocrisy

CTV NewsBack in January 2012 I interviewed a moustache-sporting, longhaired Justin Trudeau at the Liberal Party of Canada's convention in Ottawa. Back in my hotel...

Elizabeth May Vows to Find Best Voting System for Canada

Green Party leader Elizabeth May says she's going to pitch in the best she can as a member of the new electoral reform committee announced...

John Ivison: Stephen Harper had plan to unite Alberta's right as Conservative Party

In the months after the NDP's surprise victory in Alberta, then-prime minister Stephen Harper told his closest political associates that he planned to set up...

Justin Trudeau Nerd: 10 Times Our PM Showed His Inner Geek

LifeNews.comPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is known for his rolled up sleeves and willingness to take a selfie, but not every Canadian realizes he is the...

Cape Elizabeth may limit parking near popular Casino Beach

CAPE ELIZABETH — Parking near a popular local beach may soon be limited to one side of the street. Residents of Surf Road, near Casino...

'We can do better': Liberals kick off push to change Canada's voting system

Ottawa CitizenOne Bloc Québécois MP and Green MP Elizabeth May would be members of the committee, but not allowed to vote. "In a multi-party democracy...

Can Justin Trudeau See the Forest Fire for the Trees?

(blog) (blog)The unfolding horror show caught the young government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at an interesting juncture. Unlike his predecessor, Stephen Harper —...

Justin Trudeau's acting like a 'weird uncle' says q pop culture panel

Trudeau and viral videos: As Justin Trudeau orchestrates viral moments we ask: is it effective, or just icky? Rachel thinks that Canadians hold our politicians...

Filling out your census will not destroy the legacy of Stephen Harper

The RebelToday we must fill out our census form and curse the memory of Stephen Harper, who tried to destroy it. There is some hysteria...

Justin Trudeau turns down Russian, US, Mexican offers to help fight Fort Mac wildfire

OTTAWA — Russia, the U.S., Mexico, Australia, Taiwan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have all offered help in fighting the northern Alberta wildfire, but Prime...

Stephen Harper declares $4000 in Las Vegas expenses covered by Republican group

An American Republican group covered about $4,000 in expenses for Stephen Harper to speak at their Las Vegas event last month, according to documents filed...

Justin Trudeau pledges $785M over 3 years to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

Canada is pledging an additional $785 million over three years to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced...

Rona Ambrose, Conservatives learn to play on Trudeau's stage: Tim Harper

... Leader Rona Ambrose wipes away tears while paying tribute to the late Conservative MP Jim Hillyer, who was found dead in his office on...

Justin Trudeau's Mother's Day Wish To Moms Across Canada

Trudeau shared a photo of he and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau playing with one of their three children, two-year-old Hadrien, along with the caption:...

First Nation leaders call for action from Justin Trudeau on Attawapiskat suicide crisis

First Nation leaders are applauding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to arrange a meeting with the chief of Attawapiskat — but they said they will...

Justin Trudeau's social media skills catch eye of White House

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's ability to go viral, seemingly at will, has caught the attention of the pioneers of political social media — the Obama...

Justin Trudeau Says He's Selling Canada Abroad. But Is He?

“What are the images saying?,” he asked of Trudeau's foreign coverage. “The images we are getting are of one-armed push-ups and boxing, or of celebrities.

7 Unexpected Similarities Between Justin Trudeau and Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux and Justin Trudeau. Aside from their super-similar names, they don't have much in common, right? Wrong. Though one is a Hollywood actor and...

Donald Trump Jr. Says Mulcair's 'Fascist' Remark Against Dad Was 'Nonsense'

Donald Trump Jr. thinks it is "nonsense" that NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair labelled his father a fascist. The executive vice-president of The Trump Organization and...

Justin Trudeau commits $840M to TTC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to Toronto on Friday to visit a TTC subway yard, and announced $840 million in funding for upgrades to the...

Justin Trudeau stunted on the Obamas and the Queen of England in his Invictus Games challenge

A little late to the party, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to show off his own chops. Trudeau's gone after President Obama before over...

Harper government gave Seaspan shipyard $40M contract on election day

... not for building any of them. The contract was part of a little-noticed plan to help Seaspan get ready for work on a scale...

'Of Course' Fort McMurray Fire Linked To Climate Change, Elizabeth May Says

"Of course," Elizabeth May said Wednesday when asked if there was anything about the fire that is linked to global warming. "The temperature records were...

Elizabeth May accuses the government of being bogged in inertia

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says the federal government should move deputy ministers into new jobs because they are gripped by “inertia” and resistance to...

'Of course' Fort McMurray fire linked to climate change, Elizabeth May says

"Of course," Elizabeth May said Wednesday when asked if there was anything about the fire that is linked to global warming. "The temperature records were...

Elizabeth May: Top Level Of Public Service 'Contaminated' From Harper Years

"I'm not accusing the civil service of wishing they had Stephen Harper back. They are non-partisan. But after 10 years, it takes a while to...

More than 'just a poster boy'? Canadians on Justin Trudeau, six months in

Canada's prime minister is no ordinary politician – Justin Trudeau has been pictured balancing babies with one hand, dancing to bhangra music, and showing off...

Trudeau Says Mulcair Shares Blame For Federal Liberals Not Hitting Kyoto Targets

And when NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair tried to clear things up with a point of order after question period, Liberals wouldn't let him. Mulcair rose...