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Voting for Conservative leader: What would Stephen Harper do?

There's a simple way to cull the field of candidates running for the Conservative leadership. Ask yourself: Who would Stephen Harper support? The Conservative Party...

Lexpert: Stephen Harper's trademark legacy may be the advent of trolls

Although Stephen Harper's contribution to Canadian trademark law will most definitively live on, the advent of trademark trolls may be his most enduring legacy. Under...

Justin Trudeau: Canada must balance security with civil liberties Add to ...

CJOB SHARE. Replay. NEXT VIDEO IN: seconds. Restart playlist. Video: Justin Trudeau: Canada must balance security with civil liberties. Aug. 16 2016. The prime minister...

The case for Elizabeth May as the next NDP leader

The Globe and Mail - The Globe and ...The Globe and MailThe warm regard in which so many Canadians long held the New Democrats has...

Elizabeth May taking time off to consider resigning as Green Party leader

As Green Party Leader Elizabeth May heads into her first vacation since last Christmas, she is preparing to make a decision she never imagined she...

Elizabeth May open to handing leadership off to right candidate

As Green Party Leader Elizabeth May prepares to meet supporters at this weekend's national convention in Ottawa, she admits she doesn't love leading the party,...

Trudeau under fire for denying MPs a role in picking Supreme Court judges

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said on Tuesday that Parliamentarians deserve an instrumental role on the advisory board because they...

Stephen Harper supports Jason Kenney's united right plan in Alberta Add to ...

CBC.ca SHARE. Replay. NEXT VIDEO IN: seconds. Restart playlist. Video: Stephen Harper supports Jason Kenney's united right plan in Alberta. Jul. 11 2016. Former prime...

Justin Trudeau takes emotional tour of Auschwitz camp Add to ...

CBC.caRegister. Query. SHARE. Replay. NEXT VIDEO IN: seconds. Restart playlist. Video: Justin Trudeau takes emotional tour of Auschwitz camp. Jul. 10 2016. Prime Minister...

Internet history of Harper PMO deleted from Google results at Ottawa's request

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberal government has had dozens of web pages from Stephen Harper's days as prime minister deleted from Google search results. The Privy...

BC MP Nathan Cullen won't seek to replace Mulcair as NDP leader

(subscription) (subscription)Mr. Cullen is joining former NDP MP Megan Leslie on the sidelines of the race to replace Thomas Mulcair, leaving a wide-open field...

China's foreign minister demanded meeting with Justin Trudeau

(subscription) (subscription)China's Foreign Minister, in Ottawa to meet with his Canadian counterpart, demanded and received a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – an...

Rae finds Trudeau's praise for Stephen Harper hard to swallow

(subscription) (subscription)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered rare praise Saturday for Conservative predecessor Stephen Harper but at least one Liberal elder statesman found it a...

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...

John Ibbitson's Harper biography wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

680 NewsMr. Ibbitson was honoured for his biography Stephen Harper, the second time in three years that a book about the former prime minister of...

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,...

Harper's trail has gone cold since the election. Can you find him?

Two days later, when you call the House of Commons Lost & Found to find your watch, you make a feeble joke and ask if...

Justin Trudeau: The best prime minister the United States has ever had

Once you meet Justin Trudeau personally, I'm sure you will agree with our assessment that this is the best Canadian prime minister the United States...

Leftist party members escalate calls to replace Tom Mulcair as NDP leader

“The election campaign waged by Thomas Mulcair and his brain trust last summer and early fall was an unmitigated disaster,” Mr. Weisleder said. “It portrayed...

Justin Trudeau's sketch of Winnipeg museum sells for $25200

A watercolour sketch drawn by Justin Trudeau months before he became prime minister has been auctioned off on eBay for $25,200 to a Toronto businessman...

Mulcair takes blame for campaign in letter to NDP supporters

Thomas Mulcair says the collapse of the New Democrats during the fall election is a weight he personally shoulders, but he is determined to turn...

Trudeau entrenches Harper's precedent on military missions

As a newly minted prime minister, Stephen Harper sought and obtained parliamentary support before committing his government to the Afghanistan mission in 2006. Parliament periodically...

Justin Trudeau's real governing starts with return of Parliament

The Liberal government is about to go from the first blush of power to the grind of day-to-day governing. And the opposition is hoping to...

The year ahead: What are the odds of that happening in 2016?

Goodbye, 2015. Over your 365 days, Stephen Harper went from PM to MP, and Justin Trudeau went from leader of a third party to leader...

Justin Trudeau can't afford to ignore Canada's economic challenges

“Harry, up until now, I have been the New Deal president,'” he announced. “From now on, I will be the 'war president.'” Pearl Harbor was...

Some of the things we learned about Trudeau in 2015

Few politicians in Canada's history have taken a country by storm the way Justin Trudeau did in 2015. In the process, despite many Canadians feeling...

Why Stephen Harper's influence will endure

The dust has finally settled following the 2015 federal election. A new government has been sworn in. Outgoing parliamentarians have departed. A leadership race to...

Mulcair faces tough odds in his fight to survive

In just four months, the NDP sets down a major marker for its future – whether to keep Tom Mulcair as party leader. The leadership...

Stephen Harper's post-politics career could be lucrative

(subscription) (subscription)Stephen Harper's exit ranks as one of the most understated farewells in Canadian political history. Mr. Harper left the stage on election night...

Thomas Mulcair tells BC convention NDP ready for 'real change'

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says his party is on the right side of the public mood for change that resulted in the ousting of...

Stephen Harper's accidental legal legacy

He set out to toughen criminal law, demonstrate Parliament's supremacy and reduce the role of the Supreme Court in the nation's life. Instead, Stephen Harper...

Concessions to Elizabeth May disproportionate to relevance of Green Party

Elizabeth May is smart, personable, hard-working and passionate in her advocacy of environmental issues. But she is not succeeding at making the Green Party matter.

Will Canada's wealthy skirt Justin Trudeau's tax hikes?

The prime-minister-to-be is inheriting an economy whose outlook has just been downgraded by the Bank of Canada, though the central bank's forecast was put together...

It wasn't just Harper: Why the Conservatives lost, and how they can win again

Was it all Stephen Harper's fault? Yes, the defeat of the Conservative Party in Monday's election certainly had something to do with the fact the...

Elizabeth May hides disappointment with Green Party's poll results

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May's smiles and assurances to her disappointed supporters on election night did not entirely mask a bitter sentiment about the shrinking...

According to Stephen Harper, there are two types of Canadians

And so it is being argued by Stephen Harper's Conservatives that real Canadians would not seek to hide their faces in public places. And that...

Mulcair touts NDP as only way for western Canadians to oust Tories

Public opinion surveys suggest Tom Mulcair and his New Democrats are lagging well behind the Liberals and are sitting at least a few percentage points...

The Globe Challenge with JDM Stewart: How well do you know Elizabeth May?

The Globe Challenge is compiled by J.D.M. Stewart, a history teacher for more than 20 years, the last 15 at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto.

Mulcair appears to extend an olive branch to Trudeau

Tom Mulcair says he is willing to work with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to form a government – and has even written that pledge into...

Mulcair's newest challenge? Perceptions

As the NDP's apparent slide in popular support has emerged as one of the federal election campaign's dominant narratives, some equally disturbing numbers for Thomas...

Just watch him: In search of the real Justin Trudeau

Before getting to Justin Trudeau and what he is actually like, whether he is intelligent and sincere or an empty-headed creation of others, let me...

Mulcair accuses Harper of playing a 'dangerous game' after timing of revoked ...

The Conservative government's decision to strip a convicted Canadian terrorist of his citizenship has thrust the Conservatives' security agenda into the centre of the election...

In Stephen Harper's Calgary riding, barely a sign of coming election

That would be Stephen Harper, Conservative candidate, Conservative Leader and, seemingly, a one-man party. If there is no curiosity as to who will win the...

Elizabeth May would use Green influence to ensure electoral reform

Green Leader Elizabeth May says ending Canada's first-past-the-post electoral system would be her party's first priority in exercising influence in a minority Parliament. In an...

Campaign Notebook: More female MPs would improve debate in House, Elizabeth ...

Electing more women to Parliament would have a profound impact on the quality of debate, Green Leader Elizabeth May says. “I've never worked in a...

Sept. 18: Thomas Mulcair and matters orange. Plus other letters to the editor

After six weeks of an intense campaign, voters still don't know who Thomas Mulcair really is. Traditional NDP supporters worry that policies dear to them...

Daughter provides key support for Elizabeth May on campaign trail

On the night of the Maclean's magazine leaders debate in early August, the pressure was on Elizabeth May. She was sparring with three other federal...

Why Stephen Harper is toast

Halfway through this strange election season, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has hit the ditch. It wasn't the Duffy trial that knocked him off the road.

Justin Trudeau alters election equation with deficit-spending gamble

Justin Trudeau has just broken this election campaign wide open. His Liberals have chucked the balanced-budget pledge, at least in the short term, to promise...

Thomas Mulcair proves a tricky target for attack ads

Briefly this week, Liberals got excited about the surfacing of an old video in which Thomas Mulcair sings the praises of Margaret Thatcher. What could...