August 2, 2015

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Local candidates ready for 42nd election

Gerretsen, who earned the Liberal nomination in January after incumbent Ted Hsu announced he would not run again, said his experience at Kingston's City Hall...

Not All Federal Parties Have Their Fraser Valley Candidates In ...

Not all ridings have a full slate ready to go to convince you to vote for them! Chilliwack-Hope has been tweaked somewhat in its boundaries.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Says Election Is About ... - Erin O'Toole

That decision will have real consequences,” he said. “Canadians will be asked to judge who has the proven experience today to keep our economy strong...

Halifax candidates launch campaigns following election announcement

I'll be working very hard to make sure that Nova Scotia's interests are put forward in Ottawa.” In Dartmouth, incumbent NDP MP Robert Chisholm was...

Canada election 2015: Winnipeg candidates forced into early federal campaign

The Conservatives have 12 candidates, and the NDP have seven candidates. Conservative MP Steven Fletcher (Charleswood, St. James, Assiniboia and Headingley) said the PCs have...

A few minutes with Conservative candidate David Wilks : Revelstoke ...

With the 2015 federal election campaign now under way The Revelstoke Current is pleased to present the first in a series of brief HD videos...

2015 Canadian federal election: It's on

Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially asked Governor General David Johnston to draw up the writ on Sunday, launching an election campaign that will last more...

Opinion: Airport has no justification for destroying Dorval green space

Bruce Orr, centre, Dorval Municipal Golf Club vice-president, chats with NDP MP Isabelle Morin, left, before they and dozens of others left for Ottawa June...

Opinion: Airport has no justification for destroying Dorval green ...

Bruce Orr, centre, Dorval Municipal Golf Club vice-president, chats with NDP MP Isabelle Morin, left, before they and dozens of others left for Ottawa June...

Stephen Harper gunning for history books in bid for historic fourth win

Harper will also have to brace for possibly damning revelations out of the fraud and bribery trial of former Conservative Mike Duffy. The trial resumes...

Election 2015: Elizabeth May focuses on BC

A complication for the Greens is the anticipated extra-long election period crafted by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government. Neither the NDP nor the Liberals can...

Peggy Nash office (ugh) (well is good the office people got the ...

Going forward, this newsletter will be used for communications from Peggy Nash as the NDP Candidate for Parkdale—High Park and will be managed by her...

Kashmir University Teacher: Challenges & Responsibilities

But it was too early for Lord Macaulay's generation of colonialists to comment on the likely shape of Indian higher education. Wartime British Prime Minister...

Mixed reaction to Harper's early election call

DURHAM -- Three days after Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the start of the federal election campaign on Aug. 2, Durham residents had mixed reactions...

Candidate, watchdog fear long campaign too pricey for taxpayers

Winnipeg South Centre promises to be one of the closest races in Manitoba with incumbent Joyce Bateman (Conservative), Jim Carr (Liberal) and Matt Henderson (NDP)...

5 Toronto ridings to watch in the upcoming federal election

This riding spans a large portion of the downtown core, and includes the Toronto Island. The riding will include parts of the former electoral districts...

Huron-Bruce candidates ready to ask for your vote after federal election ...

In Huron-Bruce, Conservative Ben Lobb is seeking re-election against three newcomers: Allan Thompson of the Liberals, Gerard Creces of the NDP, and Jutta Splettstoesser of...

Guelph candidates ready to go as 2015 federal election officially called

Lloyd Longfield, who is running for the Liberal party in Guelph as current MP Frank Valeriote decided not to run again last fall, also said...

Rodger Cuzner says extended campaign a waste of taxpayer's money

And while some candidates are already out installing signs on lawns, not everyone is planning an 11-week campaign. Incumbent Liberal candidate for Cape Breton-Canso Rodger...

« Je m'attends à une bataille sanglante »

Radio-Canada - Annick PapillonRadio-CanadaLa bataille électorale dans la région de Québec se jouera essentiellement entre le Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD) et le Parti conservateur du...

Canada election 2015: A look at Alberta's candidates and federal ridings

She says the recent infrastructure announcements in Calgary suggest the Conservatives are worried. Boundaries are constitutionally required to be reviewed every 10 years to make...

Gail Shea says she's ready for federal election

Gail Shea, Prince Edward Island's incumbent Conservative candidate, says she's prepared for an election. Stephen Harper announced today the he asked the Governor General to...

Trudeau opens Liberal campaign in Vancouver

He was joined by Hedy Fry, the longtime Vancouver Centre MP known for her outrageous Pride costumes. For the 2015 parade, Fry was dressed in...

Celine Cooper: The federal Liberals should start showcasing their team

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau (left) along with Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett (right) escort recently elected Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland, of the Toronto centre riding, into...

Celine Cooper: The federal Liberals should start showcasing their ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau (left) along with Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett (right) escort recently elected Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland, of the Toronto centre riding, into...

Federal election kicks off; Zimmer with Tories, Keller with Libertarians off ...

So far, incumbent Conservative MP Bob Zimmer is the only confirmed candidate from a major party in Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, and has a $100-million...

Langley goes to the polls Oct. 19

... to dissolve Parliament and begin the election set for Oct. 19. Canadians were expecting the writ to drop sooner rather than later as Conservative...

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair doesn't take questions at campaign ...

New Democrat Leader Thomas Mulcair walked away without taking any questions from the media after delivering his campaign speech across the river from Parliament Hill.

Parliament dissolved, Harper officially calls election

Edmonton-Strathcona NDP candidate Linda Duncan says these tough economic times are the right time to launch such a long campaign. “This totally unnecessary, long election...

Five keys to staying in power for Conservative Leader Stephen Harper

More than ever, Harper is the face of the party following the departures of prominent Conservatives across the country, including Peter MacKay, John Baird and...

Les Canadiens aux urnes le 19 octobre

Au moment de la dissolution du Parlement à Ottawa, le Parti Conservateur (PC) détenait 159 sièges, contre 95 pour le Nouveau Parti Démocratique (NPD), 36...

'Cruz country' bus tour looks South

“The Cruz campaign believes that Bush, Walker and Rubio have made a flawed political calculation to compete in the establishment bracket and, therefore, position themselves...

5 reasons Stephen Harper is starting his campaign in Mont-Royal

The Conservatives have gradually chipped away at the Liberals' share of the vote in Mont-Royal, with Saulie Zajdel, in 2011, coming within 2,300 votes of...

It's official: Federal election called for Oct. 19

So far three candidates are vying to replace long-time MP Gerald Keddy in the riding of South Shore-St. Margarets, Alex Godbold, NDP, Bernadette Jordan, Liberal...

Vancouver Island federal election candidates hit campaign trail

Victoria NDP MP Murray Rankin was in Cook Street Village campaigning Sunday morning, shortly after the election call. “I don't know that the longest campaign...

Federal election officially under way : Prince Edward County News ...

Current MP Conservative Daryl Kramp announced he will seek re-election in the northern part of the new neighbouring riding. Rick Norlock has been representing Quinte...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair kicks off 'Campaign for Change' | Ottawa ...

Stephen Harper is off and running — and Tom Mulcair is right behind him. The NDP leader kicked off his party's election campaign — the...

Girl wounded in attack on Jerusalem gay pride parade dies

Jerusalem, known for its rich religious history and tradition, holds a modest parade annually in contrast to the large parade in nearby liberal Tel Aviv,...

The Race is On, Federal Election Oct. 19

In the riding of Avalon, Independent MP Scott Andrews has been polling constituents to help him decide whether he should seek re-election following allegations of...

Campaign begins, 14 Saskatchewan seats up for grabs

... the election on Sunday. Thanks to a slew of departures from the Conservative ranks, there'll be at least five MPs elected 11 weeks from...

Canadians will head to the polls Oct. 19

While London was once a Liberal stronghold, three of the four incumbents from the local ridings were Conservative. Ed Holder and Susan Truppe are seeking...

Stephen Harper kicks off longest election campaign in recent Canadian history

Liberal MP Mauril Belanger has held Ottawa-Vanier since 1995. The Conservative candidate is David Piccini, and the NDP will choose a candidate at a meeting...

The Race is On, Federal Election Oct. 19

After two decades in Ottawa, Gerry Byrne is not seeking re-election; he is running provincially for the Liberals. All other MPs from this province; Liberals...

Canada set for longest election as PM Stephen Harper focuses on ...

Prime minister faces career-defining battle after nine years in office as opponents say Conservatives caused economic slump they want to fix.

Union Financial Disclosure Bill passed by Canada's Senate just before summer ...

(registration)The controversial new rules are set out in legislation sponsored by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert and are effected through changes to the Income Tax...

Sputtering economy will be focus of federal election campaign

I will be that champion." The Conservatives held eight of New Brunswick's 10 federal seats when Parliament was dissolved, compared to one Liberal and one...

Harper kicks off federal election Sunday

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Governor General David Johnston in Ottawa Sunday morning to dissolve Parliament and kick off the longest election campaign in...

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean's primer on truth and reconciliation

He also called on Harper to acknowledge the term “cultural genocide” and has advocated a “nation-to-nation” approach to dealing with Canada's First Nations, Inuit and...

Six key races to watch in Toronto and the GTA - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsSix key races to watch in Toronto and the GTACP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOlivia Chow, who represented Trinity-Spadina for eight years before resigning...

Five key races to watch in Toronto and the GTA - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsFive key races to watch in Toronto and the GTACP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsIn 2011, Conservative Brad Butt defeated current Mississauga Mayor Bonnie...