Justin Trudeau's Government Introduces Assisted Suicide Bill In Canada

In a long-awaited move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government introduced legislation on Thursday that would legalize assisted suicide for people who are suffering intolerable...

Justin Trudeau Accused of Lying on Huge Weapons Sale to Saudis

The Canadian Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accused of lying about not being able to stop a massive US$12 billion armoured vehicles...

Elizabeth May will rally Greens in Winnipeg on Friday

. Posted: 04/13/2016 2:14 PM | Comments: 18. Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email. ADRIAN WYLD / CANADIAN PRESS FILES</p><p>Green Leader Elizabeth. ADRIAN WYLD /...

Thomas Mulcair Says NDP Caucus Wants Him To Stay On As Leader For Now

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair, the embattled New Democrat chief who has come to embody last year's bruising federal election defeat, says his caucus members want...

Thomas Mulcair Was the First Victim of the Great Schism That's About to Swallow the NDP

Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair during a speech at the 2016 NDP Federal Convention in Edmonton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Unlike Justin Trudeau last fall,...

Thomas Mulcair May Have Lost By Trying To Have It Both Ways: Prof

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair was greeted with a standing ovation from MPs of all parties Tuesday when he returned to the Commons after NDP members...

Harper emerges to speak to Republicans and Conservatives

Last month, Globe and Mail feature writer Ian Brown wrote about his search for Stephen Harper, concluding that since the October election that he lost,...

Jimmy Fallon Jokes About Obama Crushing on Justin Trudeau in 'Obama Expressions'

When the political news cycle gets bogged down the way this one has, it's time to get creative and reach into the scrap heap for...

NDP lost the left to Justin Trudeau before rejecting Tom Mulcair

New Democrats rejected the leadership of Tom Mulcair at their party convention on the weekend, kicking off a battle for the soul of the NDP.

Thomas Mulcair's very Canadian execution

The Globe and MailNew Democrats have fought in conventions over climate change, energy policy, and “true socialist values” long before Thomas Mulcair stopped shaving. Indeed,...

Thomas Mulcair's very Canadian execution

Huffington Post CanadaThomas Mulcair's graceful exit speech, surrounded on stage by a quiet respectful caucus — many of whom had voted to oust him only...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to apologize for 102-year-old slight to Indians, mainly Sikhs

Even before he was elected, the Sikh community was electrified by another video that showed him dancing the bhangra, and his actions since he was...

Canada's New Democratic Party ousts Thomas Mulcair as leader

New Democratic Party members in Canada are looking for a new leader after a surprise ousting of Thomas Mulcair. Tasked with figuring out where to...

Stephen Harper Speaks To Republican Donors About Uniting 'Fractured Parties'

Former prime minister and Conservative MP Stephen Harper, left, poses for a photo with a fellow MP in Ottawa on Dec. 3, 2015. (Photo: Sean...

Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing: Inside the mind of Stephen Harper

In advance of the event, this week is running excerpts from all five finalists: Stephen Harper, by John Ibbitson; Slick Water: Fracking and One...

Thomas Mulcair loses bid to hold on to NDP leadership

EDMONTON—The federal New Democrats are searching for a new leader after a stunning vote to oust Thomas Mulcair at the party's Edmonton convention on Sunday.

Thomas Mulcair loses bid to hold on to NDP leadership

“There's a lot of hope and optimism in our party,” Mulcair said, flanked onstage by his fellow NDP MPs, after the vote. “The disappointment from...

Thomas Mulcair steps down as leader of Canada's New Democrats

Mulcair led in opinion polls when the general election campaign started. His party, with the second most seats in the House of Commons, had been...

The full text of Tom Mulcair's speech at the NDP convention

Tom Mulcair took to the lectern on Sunday to make his pitch to the party before members voted whether to keep him on as leader.

How Harper systematically mined anti-Muslim prejudices

Stephen Harper, meanwhile, was quick to capitalize on the French tragedy. As with the Boston attack, he drew an implausible link to events in Canada.

NDP icon Stephen Lewis skewers Justin Trudeau and the Liberals for six policy shortcomings

Former Ontario provincial NDP leader Stephen Lewis outlined six reasons why he's feeling "ebullient" about his party's prospects against Justin Trudeau. That's because in Lewis's...

Inside Thomas Mulcair's Battle To Stay On As NDP Leader

In the hallways, on the convention floor and on the reception circuit, NDP delegates disagree on whether Mulcair needs to go. He has an hour...

Maclean's on the Hill: Thomas Mulcair on his future, a CPC leadership candidate & Panama papers

It's decision time for the NDP, and Thomas Mulcair's job as leader is on the line. The party will hold a mandatory leadership review at...

A Conservative civil war, with Harper back in the trenches? Are they insane?

(subscription) (subscription)Is Stephen Harper about to rise, Lazarus-like, from the political dead? On the face of it, the very idea seems like absurdity in...

A Conservative civil war, with Harper back in the trenches? Are they insane?

(subscription) (subscription)Is Stephen Harper about to rise, Lazarus-like, from the political dead? On the face of it, the very idea seems like absurdity in...

Justin Trudeau Urged to Visit Reserve Devastated by Fire That Killed Nine People

Nine coffins rest side by side at the front of a church in Pikangikum First Nation reserve in northern Ontario. Nearby, there's boxes of kleenex...

Brazilian Magazine Calls Justin Trudeau 'Exceedingly' Ordinary, Mocks 'Boring' Canada

CBC.caFor her Trudeau column titled “Justin Trudeau is adorable, but exceedingly ordinary,” the magazine's international affairs columnist Vilma Gryzinski takes aim at the Canadian leader's...

Lawrence Solomon: Justin Trudeau could face his worst nightmare in Ted Cruz

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may soon need to contemplate the possibility that, when he next meets the president of the United States, he will be...

Justin Trudeau to be in Sudbury tomorrow as part of northern Ontario tour

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be visiting northern Ontario on Thursday — and CBC News has learned the Prime Minister will be making an announcement...

Justin Trudeau dismisses worries over private fundraiser with justice minister

. With Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould set for $500-a-ticket event, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows little appetite to end private fundraisers. Share on Facebook ...Justin Trudeau...

Justin Trudeau prepared to fund Montreal Metro's Blue line extension

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is committing $775 million to public transit infrastructure in the Montreal area over the next three years, suggesting the long-awaited extension...

Leadership races gears up as Tories plan convention tribute to Harper

OTTAWA -- Like Stephen Harper's favourite band the Beatles once sang -- you say goodbye, and I say hello. Next month's Conservative party policy convention...

Thomas Mulcair Hints 70 Per Cent Result In Leadership Vote Enough To Stay On

MONTREAL — NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is suggesting a 70 per cent result at his leadership review would enable him to stay on. Asked on...

Justin Trudeau's Corner Brook visit called off due to weather

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's planned day in western Newfoundland has been cancelled following what his office is calling "severe weather conditions." Trudeau's official visit to...

Stephen Harper's last heroes take aim at provincial power

He'd really rather not discuss what he's learned, good or bad, from serving under Stephen Harper's leadership. “It's not a question of any disrespect whatsoever,...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau plans to bare all for gay magazine

A report that Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may take part in a nude photoshoot for a gay magazine is an April Fools joke. PinkNews...

Justin Trudeau pushing for new membership rules for Liberal Party of Canada

Justin Trudeau is pushing a proposed new constitution for the Liberal Party of Canada aimed at transforming the federal party from an exclusive club into...

God Save Justin Trudeau: film uses boxing as metaphor for Canada's election

The blazing lights of the boxing ring flashed that night in 2012 in Ottawa, Canada, for the “Thrilla on the Hilla”. The beat was heavy,...

Did Thomas Mulcair shave off his beard?

Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair tweeted this photo of himself on April 1, 2016. TWITTER. Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair tweeted this photo of himself...

Justin Trudeau Debuts Shirt With Pre-Rolled Sleeves From New 'JT By Justin Trudeau' Collection

But if there's one thing we know for certain about our "strikingly young and wavy-haired" prime minister, he loves a good, crisp, white button-down shirt.

Photo Shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Taking Advantage of 'T-Shirt Weather' in DC

Huffington Post CanadaTrudeau, who is in Washington for the Nuclear Security Summit, posted an Instagram photo of himself running past the World War II Memorial...

Mary Walshs hardest comedy ambush? Kissing Stephen Harper

I just recently did it with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.” When asked what her most outrageous Marg Delahunty ambushes have been, she cites the one...

Canadian party leader Thomas Mulcair calls Donald Trump a 'fascist'

Mulcair also attacked Trudeau's reticence to speak frankly about Trump. “I will not hesitate to point out the fact that Mr Trudeau just shrugs his...

Richard Fadden, Stephen Harper's top national security adviser, is retiring

Former prime minister Stephen Harper's top national security adviser is retiring from the public service after 39 years in some of the bureaucracy's most secretive...

The Internet found a way to improve on Justin Trudeau's impressive yoga photo

It's hard to top an image of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doing a "peacock pose," but the Internet will always find a way to...

Justin Trudeau to attend nuclear summit in Washington

WASHINGTON - Justin Trudeau is speaking this morning to a very different Washington audience than the ones he addressed in his last trip to the...

Elizabeth May talks climate action

National Green Party leader Elizabeth May is headed to Duncan on Thursday to talk Paris. Beginning at 7 p.m., May will give a talk titled...

Why Justin Trudeau and other world leaders love a yoga pose

Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, famed feminist and man with a very nice face, can seemingly do no wrong. He appears to have the...

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(subscription) (subscription)One of the most remarkable features about the Trudeau Liberals' first five months in office is the speed and efficiency with which they...

Stephen who? The rapid collapse of the Harper legacy

(subscription) (subscription)One of the most remarkable features about the Trudeau Liberals' first five months in office is the speed and efficiency with which they...