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$1B deficit? And Trudeau said the budget will balance itself. Sigh

It was a transition year, in which both the Conservative and Liberal government were controlling the books. And it doesn't run in at what either...

The so-called 'war on science'

It's become increasingly clear that former prime minister Stephen Harper's supposed “war on science” was little more than a myth concocted by special interests and...

Imagine if Stephen Harper had stuffed the Senate

OTTAWA — If that “bad man” Stephen Harper had stuffed the Senate with partisan bagmen when he had the right and the opportunity, the Liberals'...

Justin Trudeau, wife and party leaders poke fun at themselves at Press Gallery dinner

GATINEAU, Que. -- Federal party leaders put down their swords to celebrate those who wield the pens and microphones Saturday night. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,...

Councillors of all political stripes flock to PM Justin Trudeau during Toronto visit

It wasn't just adoring members of the public who crowded in for a selfie with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his first visit to Toronto...

The unknown Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper's long and successful political career is nearly over. His last, great public speech at the Conservative Party convention in Vancouver was, true to...

Angry at party brass, grassroots Conservatives ready for change

OTTAWA -- Grassroots Conservatives in Canada are angry at their party. They're angry at the way their party lost last fall's election. They're angry that...

Morneau's tall tales about Harper's debt record

OTTAWA -- For weeks, Finance Minister Bill Morneau has been telling tall tales about all the debt the government of Stephen Harper piled up during...

Don't blame Justin Trudeau - it's not his fault

OTTAWA – A great deal of ink has been spilled, and television pundit hours logged, in dissecting the disappointment now realized regarding Justin Trudeau's first...

Police forces need culture change: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a change in culture is needed within Canadian police forces to ensure indigenous people are treated the same...

The campaign autopsy of Stephen Harper

OTTAWA – In accepting the great wisdom that fools rush in where angels fear to tread, the federal Conservatives have wisely slowed the process to...

FUREY: Trudeau must reconsider ISIS fight

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must reconsider his plans. Trudeau's first significant move as PM was to inform President Barack Obama that Canada would be withdrawing...

Kid gloves for new PM Justin Trudeau

Justin's on fire. JT, superstar. The new prime minister's approval rating has rocketed to 60%. Astonishing, considering all he's really done so far is approve...

What should Toronto name after Stephen Harper?

Stephen Harper High School. It has a nice ring to it. Too soon? You're right. The blood of the federal election has not even been...

Canadians vote Justin Trudeau top travel companion: Poll

Pollsters used to say, with some degree of certainty (although this tends to be the way they talk) that there was something akin to a...

In defence of Justin Trudeau

I'll criticize Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for a lot of things. But not for saying things I agree with and have said myself. Such as...

Justin Trudeau plans to avoid unveiling of his economic platform cost

Apparently Justin Trudeau was serious when he said during his recent disastrous television interview with CTV Atlantic's Steve Murphy that the media could sit there...

Justin Trudeau defends plan to scrap procurement of F-35 fighter jets

Canada has no obligation to purchase F-35 fighter planes, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said Monday, but he wouldn't confirm that Canadians won't be on the...

Former Quebec New Democrat MP to run for Greens, Elizabeth May announces

MONTREAL -- A former New Democrat MP from Quebec is joining the Green party, Green Leader Elizabeth May said Sunday. May announced in Montreal that...

Stephen Harper says no 'Netflix tax'

Stephen Harper promised Wednesday not to mess with Canadians' Netflix. The Conservatives vowed not to regulate or tax digital services like Netflix and warned that...

The fall of Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau is now experiencing a common trait of political journalism in Canada. It is, as the 's late, great Peter Worthington used to say,...

Backers fear that missing-in-action, Trudeau losing bid to lead Canada

OTTAWA/MONTREAL - Justin Trudeau, the man who was supposed to lead Canada's Liberals out of the political wilderness, has instead sunk to third place just...

Firm up stance on Energy East

Either Justin Trudeau does or doesn't support the Energy East pipeline. It's difficult to figure out which based on his public statements. With an election...

California governor criticizes Stephen Harper's environmental record

Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to rethink his direction on climate change, California Gov. Jerry Brown says. Brown was asked about Harper's policy on the...

Elizabeth May means it

Indeed, if you believe man-made global warming is an imminent, existential threat to humanity and the most important issue we face, you should vote for...

Mulcair benefits from sparse scrutiny

For federal opposition leader Thomas Mulcair, election day can't come soon enough. The NDP leader has been flying under the radar of negative attack ads...

Soaring in polls, NDP TV ad features Thomas Mulcair

OTTAWA - Riding high in the polls, the NDP will try to push their numbers even higher with a new television ad set to begin...

Why is Elizabeth May apologizing?

Elizabeth May. My kind of dame. I had no idea. I always figured she was practically a nun. But no, she's a barrel of fun.

Trudeau goes neg -

Toronto Sun- and goes too farToronto SunNearly two weeks ago, and 76 years later, Justin Trudeau gave a speech in Toronto. It was a good...

'Life Means Life' bill shows government is either incompetent or playing ...

... Conservative government's bill to remove the possibility of parole for the most brutal murderers shows the government is either incompetent for ignoring a public...

Trudeau never met slain Russian Boris Nemtsov, Liberal Party apologizes

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau needs to keep track of who he meets. The federal Liberal Party apologized Wednesday for a statement quoting Trudeau lamenting the...

Mulcair ignores unconfirmed reports ISIS has chemical weapons

OTTAWA - Opposition leader Tom Mulcair declined Wednesday to acknowledge reports that the terror group ISIS is occupying parts of Iraq known to house caches...

Tory environmental record hurting trade: Mulcair

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says the Conservatives have hurt the economy because the Europeans and Americans aren't happy with Canada's environmental record. In...

It's 'not about whipping out our CF-18s to show how big they are': Trudeau

"Remarkable that Justin Trudeau uses juvenile humour ("whip it out") to describe the use of force in combating genocide," Kenney wrote. "Is this how Prime...

May says prostitution bill is 'unfixable'

OTTAWA -- Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said the government prostitution Bill C-36 is "unfixable." "I couldn't find a way to amend the bill and...

It's all Trudeau as MPs return to Ottawa

OTTAWA - The fall political season gets underway Monday as MPs return to the House of Commons for the first time since June and if...

Trudeau inherited dad's arrogance, not brains

When Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party, declared her opposition to wireless Internet, claiming its "electromagnetic frequencies" might be unhealthy, people laughed. But...

Trudeau opposes revoking Canadian passports of would-be terrorists

TORONTO - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau confused holding a passport with citizenship - but doesn't think the government should be able to take away either...

Trudeau defends visit to controversial Montreal mosque

MONTREAL -- Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau said he had no problem visiting a mosque that had given thousands of dollars to a charity that...

Conservatives have failed Arctic: Mulcair

NDP Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair said the Conservative government has failed to fulfill its Arctic defence promises. "Under Stephen Harper, Canada has fallen behind in...

NDP leader Mulcair wants oilsands products to stay in Canada

VANCOUVER -- Job creation in B.C. isn't dependent on shipping oil to international markets, according to federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair. The Opposition leader says...

Justin Trudeau's home broken into while family slept

OTTAWA — Someone broke into Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's Ottawa home overnight Friday and left a threatening note while his family was sleeping. Nothing was...

For whom the poll tolls

Dozens of polls have made clear that Canadians want Justin Trudeau to be prime minister, not Stephen Harper. And yes, sure, polls have been pretty...

Pro-Palestinian protesters target Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Organizers of a pro-Palestinian rally denouncing Israeli military involvement in Gaza wanted to know Sunday how Canadaian Prime Minister Stephen Harper can “sleep at night...

Will Trudeau's principled stand woo Jewish voters?

Last week, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau issued a little-noticed statement that – perhaps, maybe – marks a significant change in the Liberal Party's decade-long breakup...

Tories accuse Trudeau of straying from his message on foreign workers program ...

Justin Trudeau Federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau spoke to delegates at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual conference held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre...

Politicians should be neither seen, nor heard

Thomas Mulcair (650x366) 7 ways New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair (C) receives a standing ovation from his caucus during Question Period in the House...

Justin Trudeau continues his party's time-honoured tradition of talking ...

What is Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's policy on pricing carbon dioxide emissions from the industrial use of fossil fuels? Trudeau keeps talking about “pricing carbon”...

NDP offers to play mediator between feds and Natives

In a letter written to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair wrote: "As political leaders we cannot accept that resource development is a...

Quebecers to be hosed first by carbon tax

Quebecers won't need to wait and see if Justin Trudeau's Liberals win the next federal election to get a new carbon tax. Starting January 1,...