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Green leader Elizabeth May should have foreseen furor over anti-Israel resolution: party critic

Canadians on the left side of the political spectrum who are critical of Israel have been frustrated for several years by the NDP's refusal, especially...

Justin Trudeau becomes first PM to march in Vancouver Pride Parade

CBC.caPrime Minister Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau as he and kids Hadrien, Ella Grace and Xavier take part in the Pride Parade...

Vaughn Palmer: Trudeau begins premier's 'get-to-yes' goal with Site C permits

New Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Calls for him to stall Site C in the face of court challenges. Protests from environmentalists and First Nations. Concerns...

Justin Trudeau won't be pinned down on BC oil tanker ban timing

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't say when his government will fulfill a campaign promise to “formalize” an oil tanker ban for the northern...

Justin Trudeau 'open' to $1-billion BC power line into Alberta

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured last week with B.C. Premier Christy Clark at a Burnaby public transit announcement, says he supports interprovincial efforts to get...

'I get this place': But will Justin Trudeau's BC roots help him survive unpopular decisions?

The Trudeau boys adored their visits to Grandpa Jimmy Sinclair's West Vancouver home, exploring the former federal Liberal cabinet minister's vast garden that had spots...

BC first to land transit project cash as Justin Trudeau unveils funding deal

The deal, unveiled Thursday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, will see a total of $740 million...

Elizabeth May's supporters say call for an open debate a direct attack on leadership

OTTAWA — Green leader Elizabeth May's supporters are springing to her defence, saying the call for a robust and open debate on the party's future...

Elizabeth May's supporters say call for an open debate a direct attack on leadership

OTTAWA — Green leader Elizabeth May's supporters are springing to her defence, saying the call for a robust and open debate on the party's future...

Canoe for Justin Trudeau symbolic at several levels

In his visit to Vancouver City Hall Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was presented with the model by the chiefs of the three First Nations...

Video: Justin Trudeau defends TFSA reduction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Tories are "out of touch" with Canadians over tax-free savings account contributions. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose questioned Trudeau...

Video: Elizabeth May explains voting ID embarrassment

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says she was "so embarrassed" when she forgot to bring proper identification to her Sidney, B.C. polling station. May was...

Elizabeth May puts in the footwork at Vancouver rally

Green party leader Elizabeth May rode a stationary bike that helped power a rally stage during a campaign stop in Vancouver Saturday. “It's fun,” she...

Video: Justin Trudeau announces more fexible parental leave

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau Wednesday announced that a Liberal government would make changes to government benefits including more flexible parental leave. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau...

Barbara Yaffe: Stephen Harper's housing affordability plan not suited to ...

VANCOUVER — A federal Conservative pitch to make home ownership more affordable may be a clever vote-getting strategy, but it won't do much to address...

Justin Trudeau made 'dangerous' move in rejecting NDP coalition

Justin Trudeau may have made a dangerously limiting move by ruling out a coalition with the NDP, according to B.C. political analysts. B.C. New Democrat...

Video: Justin Trudeau rejects the idea of a Liberal-NDP coalition

Vancouver SunLiberal Leader Justin Trudeau is ruling out joining forces with the New Democrats, after NDP MP Nathan Cullen said his party is open to...

Pete McMartin: Justin Trudeau pulls into port

He is taller than expected — a lean six feet plus — and of this it must be said of him: At this point in...

Video: Justin Trudeau speaks in Vancouver

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau used Vancouver's scenic backdrop to talk about pipelines and public safety. © Copyright (c) The . E-mail this Article · Print...

Photos: Stephen Harper in Chilliwack

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with workers at spoke at a business roundtable meeting during a visit to IMW Industries in Chilliwack on Wednesday. ===...

Video: Justin Trudeau sweeps through Vancouver

Justin Trudeau gave a of showmanship in B.C. last week that political veterans haven't seen since his father swept the province in 1968. August 10,...

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair throws pipeline-policy punches

New Democratic Party leader Tom Mulcair, in the fight of his political life against Justin Trudeau, said his position on oilsands pipeline megaprojects is superior...

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair throws pipeline-policy punches

New Democratic Party leader Tom Mulcair, in the fight of his political life against Justin Trudeau, said his position on oilsands pipeline megaprojects is superior...

Liberal leaders Justin Trudeau shows he can cut a rug in Vancouver

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau takes a timeout from his meet-and-greet tour at the Harmony Arts Festival to cut a rug with West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea...

Trudeau shows off 'balancing babies act' during campaign stop

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau showed off some dance moves and balanced babies — including his own — in the palm of his right hand...

Top BC aboriginal leader to run for Justin Trudeau Liberals in Vancouver Granville

On Thursday, Wilson-Raybould, the B.C. regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations and daughter of aboriginal leader Bill Wilson, is expected to be acclaimed...

Federal party leaders headed West seeking pipeline advantage

The Tories have 21 seats, the NDP 12, the Liberals two and the Green party one, leader Elizabeth May. If the new map had been...

Northern Gateway pipeline approved by Harper government

... cent support, according to the threehundredeight.com website. An added benefit for Harper is that the anti-Gateway vote will be divided between his three opponents...

A Vancouver doctor who was paid about $5000 a week but saw only one patient ...

(blog) (blog)Elizabeth May's Lyme bill will likely become law this summer and the first thing the BC Minister of Health will want to do...

Harper hints at approval of Northern Gateway pipeline

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper, after accusing Liberal leader Justin Trudeau of sharing the alleged anti-energy industry bias of his father Pierre, vowed to...

Scientists' letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Reject Northern Gateway

VANCOUVER - Hundreds of scientists are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reject a federal panel report recommending approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline. In...

Muslim group sues Stephen Harper: A background story

(blog) (blog)A Canadian Muslim groups is suing Stephen Harper and specifically spokesman Jason MacDonald, above, for saying, "We will not take seriously criticism from...

Stephen Harper government to present battle honours to Canadian military units

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce on Friday that 63 army regiments, including special forces and the navy's fleet diving unit, and four squadrons of...

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,...

Beverley McLachlin denies improper lobbying on Stephen Harper's Supreme ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper also weighed in Friday on the matter, saying he would never attempt to speak to judges about a case either before...

No charges against Nigel Wright, but headaches remain for Stephen Harper

OTTAWA — The RCMP will not lay criminal charges against Stephen Harper's former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, over his $90,000 payment to Sen. Mike...

Thomas Mulcair says focus of next election will be the Fair Elections Act

HALIFAX — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says with an election 18 months away, he's focusing on the federal government's election act overhaul. He says the...

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau to publish 'candid' memoir in English and French

TORONTO - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has announced he will publish a personal memoir. In a press release, publisher HarperCollins Canada called the book —...

Theatre preview: Actor Andrew Wheeler searches for Stephen Harper's heart ...

Andrew Wheeler has tried to find the humanity in some of Shakespeare's most infamous villains but can the veteran Vancouver actor discover the softer side...

Theatre Preview: Actor Andrew Wheeler searches for Stephen Harper's heart ...

“I'm not seeking to do an imitation of Stephen Harper. He's not called 'Stephen Harper' in the play, he's called 'the Prime Minister.' Clearly he...

Justin Trudeau to publish 'candid memoir' a year before election

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will tell his “life's story” in a memoir to be published this fall — one year before he goes to the...

Video: Stephen Harper meets with G7 emergency summit to discuss Russia crisis

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with his G7 counterparts in The Hague for an emergency summit on the Russia crisis. Harper is pressing the group...

Video: Stephen Harper to visit Ukraine at "pivotal" time, says John Baird

Video: Stephen Harper to visit Ukraine at "pivotal" time, says John BairdForeign Affairs Minister John Baird says Stephen Harper's planned visit to Ukraine next week...

While Trudeau takes time off to change diapers, Tories heed pollster warning

Green party Leader Elizabeth May's private member's bill, C-442, the National Lyme Disease Strategy Act, is up for debate in the Commons. — The Senate...

Justin Trudeau welcomes birth of his third child, baby boy Hadrian

Congratulations poured in on Twitter, including from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Green Leader Elizabeth May. "@LaureenHarper and I would like...

Justin Trudeau apologizes to head of Ukrainian Canadian Congress for hockey ...

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau says he's apologized for his flippant joke about Ukraine. In a tweet, Trudeau said he's spoken to Paul Grod, head of...

Justin Trudeau makes an impression in visit to Downtown Eastside

A buzz filled the red-decked halls at Vancouver's Sheraton Wall Centre Wednesday as hundreds of Liberal supporters eagerly awaited the appearance of Justin Trudeau, who...