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The Tragically Hip invited Justin Trudeau to Kingston concert: PMO

WATCH ABOVE; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for selfies and even helped himself to some poutine as he and other concert goers anxiously awaited...

Watch: Justin Trudeau says Canada Child Benefit about giving 'kids a great childhood'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the Canada Child Benefit on Thursday, saying the credit is intended to ease budget stress for low-income and middle...

Justin Trudeau: Albertans are picking themselves up 'after a slump'

CALGARY – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put on his cowboy hats and boots one more time Saturday assuring a screaming audience at a Calgary Stampede...

Justin Trudeau honours World War II atrocity victims during visit to Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (L) and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau (R) review the guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony ahead of their...

Jason Kenney would welcome Stephen Harper's endorsement for unite the right

WATCH ABOVE: One day after announcing he will run for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party, Jason Kenney made a stop in Edmonton.

Justin Trudeau to address Russian aggression at NATO summit in Poland

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flies to Poland on Thursday for his first NATO leaders' summit armed with a promise to help the alliance...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hears Calgarians' stories during employment insurance roundtable

CALGARY – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Calgary Tuesday, where he participated in a roundtable on employment insurance and visited SAIT Polytechnic. He said...

Justin Trudeau back on the road this week for United Nations events

Just days after returning from a state visit with the American president in Washington DC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be on the road again...

Is former PM Stephen Harper still working? How attendance is counted in the House of Commons

Since stepping down as Conservative leader last fall, Stephen Harper has — as promised — been showing up regularly to vote in his role as...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Alberta First Nation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit an Alberta's Tsuut'ina Nation March 4, in what band members are calling a “monumental” event for the...

Justin Trudeau to pitch 'The Canadian Opportunity' in Davos Wednesday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pitch Canada as a 'great place to invest' at the World Economic Forum in a keynote address entitled “The Canadian...

Justin Trudeau must meet digital demands: memos

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference with Mayor Gregor Robertson at City Hall in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday December 17, 2015. Federal...

Are you celebrating a Christmas birthday? PM Justin Trudeau turns 44

WATCH: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turns 44 on Christmas Day. After an interview with Global National's Dawna Friesen for the special broadcast Because It's 2015:...

Former PM Harper, provincial premiers lead Santa's 'naughty' list: Ipsos poll

What do former prime minister Stephen Harper and the provincial premiers have in common? They all topped this year's 'naughty' list, according to a new...

Investigate 2008 robocalls following Duffy testimony: Elizabeth May

Green Leader Elizabeth May holds up a draft agreement as she speaks about the upcoming Paris climate conference during a briefing, Thursday, November 19, 2015...

Liberals ask 33 Stephen Harper appointments to step aside

OTTAWA – The Liberals say the Harper government was guilty of “abuse of process” when it went on a patronage binge on the eve of...

Naked painting of Stephen Harper for sale, just in time for Christmas

If you're having trouble trying to find the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one, perhaps an $8,800 painting of a naked Stephen Harper might...

Conservatives to pick interim leader to replace Stephen Harper

Outgoing prime minister Stephen Harper arrives at his Langevin office in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. On his final day as prime minister, Harper reached...

Justin Trudeau responds on Facebook to B.C. woman's letter

A B.C. woman has received a reply to her letter to the prime minister-designate by the man himself. Justin Trudeau shared a Facebook post written...

Green Party leader Elizabeth May keeps her Vancouver Island riding

The Saanich-Gulf Islands riding in B.C. has remained in Elizabeth May's Green Party grasp. May, who has led the party since 2006, became its first...

Will Tom Mulcair hold onto his seat in Outremont?

With the Federal election only hours away a lot is on the line in Montreal, as three party leaders are hoping to be re-elected in...

Tom Mulcair to release full NDP policy platform today

OTTAWA – Tom Mulcair will kick off the home stretch of his election campaign with a bang today by launching the NDP's full policy platform.

Reality Check: Elizabeth May debates the crisis in Syria and fighting ISIS

Green Party leader Elizabeth May says it's Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad who is responsible for a humanitarian crisis that has seen millions of Syrians flee...

Elizabeth May wouldn't have much to say to Harper if Tories win minority gov't

May, outspoken leader of the Greens since 2006 and currently her party's only elected MP, told The West Block's Tom Clark that she'd be open...

New poll suggests Justin Trudeau 'Just not ready' ad is effective among voters

TORONTO – A Conservative campaign ad that stresses Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is “just not ready” to lead Canada appears to be resonating with voters...

New NDP election ad about Tom Mulcair claims: “I'm ready”

The NDP's new spot uses childhood photos and vintage video of Mulcair to introduce him as a father and grandfather, and play on his middle-class...

Elizabeth May pleads with party leaders to participate in televised debates

In a plea to the three main party leaders, Green leader Elizabeth May said that skipping the traditional televised leaders' debate threatens the country's democracy.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair hosted rally in Winnipeg Thursday

Mulcair is the third of the three main federal political parties' leaders to visit the city, where it's believed several ridings are up for grabs.

Justin Trudeau asked what his position is on the Enbridge and Trans Mountain ...

Justin Trudeau asked what his position is on the Enbridge and Trans Mountain pipelines. With his position on the Keystone XL pipeline well known, Liberal...

'Is Stephen Harper a lump?': What Google autocomplete tells us about Harper ...

What do people want to know about Stephen Harper, Thomas Mulcair, and Justin Trudeau ahead of the 2015 federal election? Google has the answer. Google...

Lack of road to Shoal Lake 40 reserve 'inexcusable': Justin Trudeau

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party would build a road for a reserve that has been under one of the longest boil-water advisories...

Reality Check: How truthful is the Conservative's 'Justin Trudeau on ISIS' ad?

Kory Teneycke, a spokesperson for the Conservative Party of Canada, said recently that the party's ads are better than the news because “they're truthful.” Teneycke...

Prime Minister Tom Mulcair? New seat projections, poll show NDP surging ...

WATCH: There's another sign change could be coming to the national political landscape. A new poll conducted for Global News puts the Conservatives in third...

Justin Trudeau blames low polling on timing, cynicism

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau says the time of year and a prevailing cynicism among Canadians when it comes to politics are to blame for...

Stephen Harper's Senate appointments: Where are they now?

Since Harper first formed government in February 2006, only three of the senators he has named were elected; all others were straight-up, run-of-the-mill appointments. And...

WATCH: Justin Trudeau debates angry Bill C-51 protesters

TORONTO – Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took some fire last month when his party voted in favour of the Conservative government's controversial anti-terror legislation. Now,...

NDP's national surge due to popularity in Quebec, not post-Alberta honeymoon ...

Aside from the spread Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair's party is enjoying in Quebec, however, its popularity isn't catching on in the rest of the country.

Elizabeth May kicks off re-election campaign in Saanich—Gulf Islands

In 2011, Elizabeth May made history when she became the first Green Party candidate elected in a federal election in Canada, defeating Conservative cabinet minister...

Tom Mulcair, Justin Trudeau spar over NDP's satellite offices

OTTAWA – Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau are duking it out over the allegedly improper use of parliamentary resources for partisan purposes by New Democrat...

Pro-life flyers spread graphic political message targeting Justin Trudeau

WATCH ABOVE: Anti-abortion activists are flooding mailboxes with graphic flyers in national anti-Trudeau campaign. Lama Nicolas reports. TORONTO — Anti-abortion activists are hitting the pavement...

Prentice suggests Mulcair scripts Alberta NDP plan, Notley laughs at attack

On Thursday, Prentice went further, telling a party fundraiser in Edmonton: “We don't need a pipeline policy in this province that feels like it was...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper to cheer on Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre

Former Vancouver Canucks captain Trevor Linden, centre, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, and MP Stockwell Day watch first period NHL hockey action between the Vancouver...

Justin Trudeau says he is 'unequivocally opposed' to Liberal-NDP coalition

WATCH: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and the NDP's Tom Mulcair are both intent on defeating Prime Minister Stephen Harper in this year's election. But if...

Justin Trudeau tumbles from top pick for prime minister: poll

OTTAWA — The man who was once the top pick among Canadians for prime minister today finds himself in third place, trailing Stephen Harper and...

Unpacking the Politics: What did Stephen Harper know about Mike Duffy's ...

The charges against Mike Duffy are criminal, but the context is 100 per cent political. His trial begins Tuesday. The story of this suspended senator,...

'A family affair': Canada's next first lady? Lunch with Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau

Fitting, too, since the 39-year-old mother of three and wife of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is preparing to emerge from her self-declared “cave” since giving...

Elizabeth May says David Coon victory shows party can win outside B.C.

OTTAWA – Green party Leader Elizabeth May says she's delighted by the Green breakthrough in the New Brunswick election, saying it proves the party has...

Mulcair supports N.B. NDP wait-and-see approach to shale gas

Two other federal leaders – Justin Trudeau of the Liberals and Green Leader Elizabeth May – have also campaigned alongside their provincial counterparts since the...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper to deliver jobs, economy message as Parliament ...

On Parliament's first day back from summer break, Harper's speech at the Ottawa Convention Centre will focus on the economy including job creation, as well...

Mulcair to unveil key NDP platform planks a year ahead of election

OTTAWA – Tom Mulcair intends to start this fall nailing down some key planks in the NDP's election platform – a full year before the...