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Canada Post union protests in front of Justin Trudeau's office

Hundreds of unionized Canada Post employees demonstrated outside the constituency office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Saturday to try to advance contract...

A year ago today, Stephen Harper gambled – but Justin Trudeau ...

In this file photo from Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Governor General David Johnston, along with his wife Laureen, to dissolve ...and...

Dorval Golf Course supporters sending postcards to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking for help

Don Hobus, a member of the Sierra Club and an environmental activist, sent nearly 100 postcards and letters to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office earlier...

Opinion: At Auschwitz with Justin Trudeau, tears came more easily than words

Auschwitz survivor Nate Leipciger embraces Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after presenting him with a book as Director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Dr. Piotr...

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...

Does the NDP have a future in Quebec without Tom ...

When New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair appeared on Radio-Canada's Tout le monde en parle talk show this month, he was asked how he felt...

Aislin looks back at Stephen Harper

“I think the first Harper cartoon I drew was in 2003. Peter MacKay was running the Progressive Conservatives, and Stephen Harper was head of the...

Aislin looks back at Stephen Harper

“I think the first Harper cartoon I drew was in 2003. Peter MacKay was running the Progressive Conservatives, and Stephen Harper was head of the...

Justin Trudeau, Tom Mulcair visit Montreal food banks

The Prime Minister and one of his chief political rivals got into the Christmas spirit Friday as both volunteered at Montreal food banks. Prime Minister...

Trudeau tags Schiefke, Dhillon for parliamentary posts

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned to two West Island area rookie Liberal MPs for special parliamentary roles. Vaudreuil–Soulanges MP Peter Schiefke was picked to...

Opinion: Justin Trudeau has confounded his critics

Really, though, this has been about Justin Trudeau. So successfully has he presented himself — whatever his weaknesses — he has inoculated himself against the...

Q and A: Elizabeth May talks about Green Party's focus in Quebec

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May sat down with the on Friday to talk about Quebec, First Nations communities, the Syrian refugee crisis and the...

Electric in a crowd, guarded in private, Justin Trudeau sticks to his script

Justin Trudeau sits quietly at the back of a turboprop airplane, sailing 16,000 feet above the lakes and thick forest that stretch across northern Saskatchewan.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau answers pipeline questions at Hudson event

Justin Trudeau surprised most of the crowd at the Hudson Street Fair on Saturday afternoon, but one person came prepared, bringing a large sign, a...

Letter: Taxation, leadership and Justin Trudeau

Arguing against Trudeau's proposed tax changes, Andy Prockow claims “simple arithmetic tells us that the amount of total dollars in the economy will still be...

Letter: Justin Trudeau isn't ready to lead

Once a perennial supporter of the federal Liberal Party, I must say that Justin Trudeau is a far cry from those Liberal leaders of eras...

NDP leader Tom Mulcair lays out vision for a federal NDP government in ...

Buoyed by the New Democratic Party's historic victory in Alberta, federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair said Friday that Canadians are ready to vote in a...

Don Macpherson: Mélanie Joly, Justin Trudeau's slightly tarnished Liberal star ...

Justin Trudeau finally has a real star recruit in Quebec. Mélanie Joly isn't as bad as Eve Adams, the washed-up Conservative member of Parliament who...

Opinion: Is Justin Trudeau 'a prime minister'? It's too soon to tell

Is this a prime minister? That's the question a notorious Conservative TV ad asked about Jean Chrétien as the 1993 election campaign dragged to a...

Letters: Justin Trudeau's stance on ISIS

Grace Batchoun's defence of Justin Trudeau's position on confronting ISIS in Iraq and Syria displays the same questionable logic as the Liberal leader does. Yes,...

Celine Cooper: Justin Trudeau's foreign-policy comments might hurt Liberal ...

Last week, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau led his party in opposing the Canadian military mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)...

Go Topless: Women appeal to Justin Trudeau, Thomas Mulcair

National Post (blog)Women from the Raelian Church in Canada are calling on federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Thomas Mulcair to support the...

Letter: Justin Trudeau has his work cut out in Quebec

In St-Maurice-Champlain, which is now Liberal only because the elected NDP member, Lise Saint-Denis, changed parties, the Liberals came a distant fourth in 2011. Clearly,...

Letter: Justin Trudeau has his work cut out in Quebec

In St-Maurice-Champlain, which is now Liberal only because the elected NDP member, Lise Saint-Denis, changed parties, the Liberals came a distant fourth in 2011. Clearly,...

Letter: Stephen Harper has been right in his approach to Quebec

Celine Cooper may not be wrong in describing the superficial nature by which the Harper government has been portrayed in Quebec. However, she is off...

Letter: Stephen Harper has been right in his approach to Quebec

Celine Cooper may not be wrong in describing the superficial nature by which the Harper government has been portrayed in Quebec. However, she is off...

Video: Leger poll shows Mulcair ahead in Quebec

Leger poll semi-annual survey shows François Legault to be the most liked, but Thomas Mulcair had best overall rating for either federal or provincial politicians...

Pair Keystone pipeline with green incentives: Justin Trudeau

FORT McMURRAY, ALTA. — Justin Trudeau says he would bolster Canada's case for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline by introducing financial incentives to curb...

Soggy weather for St. Jean parade

“I come every year to this parade,” said NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair. “It's a parade that brings all Quebecers together. We can celebrate how much...

Quebecers would re-elect Couillard, but love Legault: poll

The Bloc Québécois, lead by Mario Beaulieu, is next in popularity at 17 per cent and Stephen Harper's Conservatives would be in fourth place at...

Quebecers would re-elect Couillard, but love Legault: poll

Elizabeth May's Green Party would get 3 per cent support. This is after the undecided votes are distributed according to leanings. As for the popularity...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Kyiv for swearing in of Ukrainian president

KYIV, Ukraine - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in Ukraine's capital of Kyiv today for the swearing in of the country's new president elect. Thousands...

Letter: Justin Trudeau's stance on pro-choice candidates is the right one

Re: “Trudeau taking liberty from Liberals” (Opinion, May 26). Although I have great respect for Clifford Lincoln, I disagree with his opinion on Justin Trudeau's...

Justin Trudeau vows to spurn 'gutter politics' in next election

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he's determined to restore Canadians' faith in their leaders by spurning “gutter politics.” He discussed his views with the Citizen's...

Letter: Justin Trudeau could pay a political price for his abortion stance

Re: “Trudeau's abortion move was no gaffe” (Michael Den Tandt, May 12). Michael Den Tandt is way off base if he thinks that Justin Trudeau's...

Letter: Justin Trudeau could pay a political price for his abortion stance

Re: “Trudeau's abortion move was no gaffe” (Michael Den Tandt, May 12). Michael Den Tandt is way off base if he thinks that Justin Trudeau's...

Letter: There's no contradiction in Justin Trudeau's stance on anti-abortion ...

Concerning Justin Trudeau's decision to screen out new candidates who won't accept the Liberal party's pro-choice stance on abortion, Jeff Brock mistakenly sees this as...

Den Tandt: Stephen Harper a man with two sides — who broadcasts the wrong ...

For a vindictive, cold, Nixonian bully, facing the near-certain ruination of all his long years of Machiavellian scheming, Stephen Harper looked and sounded positively chipper,...

Editorial: The problem with the Senate is Stephen Harper's senators

MONTREAL — It is hard to understand how Prime Minister Stephen Harper and others in his government imagined that they could fundamentally change the nature...

Letter: It's up to Stephen Harper to do a better job of appointing senators

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada told Prime Minister Stephen Harper that he can't reform the Senate unilaterally, and Harper concludes that Canada is...

Letter: Stephen Harper could improve the Senate by not appointing party hacks

Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated Friday that he thinks no one agrees with the Supreme Court ruling. I am sure I am not alone in...

Harper says Senate reform, abolition 'off table,' will abide by court decision

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper says he's disappointed in today's Supreme Court ruling on Senate reform, which he denounces as a "decision for the status quo"...

Harper government spends $23000 to 'cull' materials from seven libraries

Earlier this week, Green Leader Elizabeth May alleged that the process violated federal legislation on record-keeping that requires the government to get consent from the...

Letter: I don't care about Stephen Harper's 'attitude,' I appreciate his clear ...

Re: “Intransigence hobbles Tories” (Michael Den Tandt, April 18). I believe Michael Den Tandt lives in a bubble. Contrary to what he states, Prime Minister...

Letter: Stephen Harper showed poor judgment in appointing Patrick Brazeau

Many years ago, the opposition made a big deal in questioning Pierre Trudeau's ability to govern after he married the free-spirited Margaret. Today we must...

Letter: Give Stephen Harper some credit for appointing Jim Flaherty

CTV News For once, give some credit to our Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Isn't he the one who chose Jim Flaherty as federal finance minister? Aram...

Letter: Stephen Harper showed poor judgment in appointing Patrick Brazeau

Many years ago, the opposition made a big deal in questioning Pierre Trudeau's ability to govern after he married the free-spirited Margaret. Today we must...

Letter: Give Stephen Harper some credit for appointing Jim Flaherty

For once, give some credit to our Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Isn't he the one who chose Jim Flaherty as federal finance minister? Aram Melikian.

Thomas Mulcair visibly shaken while responding to Flaherty's death

A visibly upset NDP leader Tom Mulcair called Flaherty “a very good person.” Mulcair spoke of “profound sadness” at Flaherty's death. He called him a...

Stephen Harper eyes energy deal with Europe

As Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird suggested in Ottawa Thursday, the Harper government knows that the Russian president has created a business opportunity for Canada...