August 3, 2015

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Local Conservatives, Liberals ready to go

I've made commitments to clients and the courts and I have to keep those,” he said. “But we're ready to go. We'll keep walking and...

Conservatives find success through tax cuts and conversations with ...

The signs are coming out, the volunteers are making phone calls, and candidates like Michelle Rempel are knocking on doors to engage the community for...

Global anchor Peter Anthony Holder criticized after social media comment about ...

The Montarville riding was created following changes to federal electoral district boundaries in 2012. Other candidates in the riding include Djaouida Sellah for the NDP,...

Harper, Tories eye riding

During the bicentennial year of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth, Prime Minister Stephen Harper stopping in Kingston for a brief campaign stop in the long...

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau admits uphill battle as he woos Calgary ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, during a campaign meet and greet in Calgary, Alta., on Monday August 3, 2015. Al Charest//Postmedia Network. Al Charest/. Liberal Leader...

NDP pushes back after Harper attacks Quebec caucus on campaign trail

In this file photo, then-NDP deputy and current party leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to reporters during a post-election news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, May 3,...

NDP pushes back after Harper attacks Quebec caucus on campaign trail

In this file photo, then-NDP deputy and current party leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to reporters during a post-election news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, May 3,...

Conservatives lack a candidate in Timmins - James Bay, NDP's Charlie Angus and ...

With what promises to be the longest and most expensive federal election campaign in modern Canadian history officially underway, NDP and Green Party candidates in...

Yukon candidates ready for another close election

Conservative Ryan Leef is Yukon's incumbent candidate, having won the election by about one percentage point with about 34% of the vote. He mentioned the...

Can Sarah Palin sell Donald Trump to Joe Six-Pack

Trump carries many positions, from admiring comments about Bill Clinton to support for Obamacare-like health policies, that jeopardize his standing with grass-roots conservatives. Palin, with...

Local candidates gear up for lengthy campaign

Conservative Party of Canada candidate (and incumbent MP) Cheryl Gallant was vacationing with her family on Monday, but her campaign manager, Steve Carson, discussed the...

Editorial: Election will be interesting one

Two Island MPs, New Democrat Jean Crowder from Nanaimo-Cowichan and former Conservative James Lunney from Nanaimo-Alberni, are retiring this year. ... Will Thomas Mulcair's popularity...

Trudeau slams Tory environmental record at Calgary campaign launch

Michelle Rempel, the Conservative candidate in Calgary Nose Hill, defended the Tory record on climate change, countering the party has overseen a reduction in the...

NDP pushes back after Harper attacks Quebec caucus on campaign trail

Alexandre Boulerice, part of the so-called "Orange Crush" of NDP MPs to emerge from Quebec in the last federal election, said Harper is out of...

A slow start to campaign season in Winnipeg

"My papers are ready, but I've got nowhere to hand them in," said Steven Fletcher, Conservative MP for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingly, who is running for reelection.

Hamilton federal candidates kick-off 'marathon'...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton federal candidates are talking change as they kick off what some are calling a marathon federal campaign, the...

Harper hits longtime Liberal riding in Kingston

Toronto StarConservative Leader Stephen Harper was in a traditionally Liberal Ontario riding late Monday afternoon, vying to prop up a rookie candidate in Kingston and...

Stephen Harper Kicks Off Campaign In Montreal

CBC.caAt about 6 p.m., Conservative candidates began speaking in front of hundreds of party supporters, trumpeting Harper's political track record, and criticizing the NDP and...

These are the 58 MPs not running for re-election

The departures aren't all the result of retirements; several lost their riding nominations. Also the count includes a few, like Baird who have already left...

Report health problems: Ben Lobb MP on wind turbine noise ...

MP for Huron-Bruce Ben Lobb: I take these reports very seriously. Ben Lobb, MP for Huron-Bruce. Source: The Connection, MP Lobb's riding newsletter, No. 6.

Jack Harris embarks on first chance at government, but Liberals and ...

NDP candidate Jack Harris has run five times provincially and is now in his fifth federal campaign. But in each of those previous elections, he...

Canada's ruling party could lose as 11-week campaign starts

Hill Times (subscription)In the latest polls, Harper's Conservatives and the New Democrats are neck-and-neck at about 32 percent of voter intention, with the Liberals at...

Canada PM set to call Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy

On the other hand, the NDP are on the rise, bolstered by a recent surge in party fundraising and popularity. - Alberta's most costly race...

Marathon of an election

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin is seeking another term in office for the Conservative Party while Liberal candidate Anthony Rota, NDP candidate Kathleen Jodouin and Green...

Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis follows, confronts UberX driver

A Toronto councillor has taken his fight against Uber to the streets by confronting a driver for the app-based car service outside a home in...

L'agriculture au cœur du scrutin

Au Bloc québécois, la députation a été réduite à quatre parlementaires. La campagne est déjà marquée par le retour du chef Gilles Duceppe, tandis que...

Canada election 2015: list of Hamilton candidates

Rozenszain will carry the Conservative banner in the race to unseat longtime NDP MP David Christopherson. The Hamilton lawyer was called to ... Conservative. Diane...

Forces et Démocratie se met en branle

Lui aussi connaît ses opposants libéral et bloquiste. Il n'a aucun adversaire conservateur pour le moment. Sur la Côte-Nord, dans Manicouagan, le député sortant Jonathan...

D'une réserve indienne au Barreau

Au départ, Me Genest-Jourdain fréquente des gangs de rue, s'habille comme les rappeurs de L.A. et vit avec une communauté de « rastafariens », des...

Federal election: Campaign for your vote begins

Both Sundhu and incumbent Conservative MP Cathy McLeod moved into campaign offices over the weekend that will be opened immediately. “Our campaign has already started,”...

Vernon voters get a chance to hear from candidates

Candidates are vying to replace longtime Conservative MP Colin Mayes who is not running again. The forum is free to attend but will also serve...

"I'm Ready" - Andrew Foulds New Democrat Candidate in Thunder ...

Andrew Foulds, TBSN, Tom Mulcair NDP Leader, John Rafferty MP TBRR. THUNDER BAY – Andrew Foulds, NDP candidate for Thunder Bay-Superior North, said today that...

Stephen Harper makes two appearances in Quebec in two days

Lametti is up against incumbent Helene Leblanc, who was elected in 2011 with 42 per cent of the vote. “Frankly I think people have to...

PEI candidates ready for federal election

In Charlottetown, the NDP's Joe Byrne is widely expected to offer a significant challenge to Liberal MP Sean Casey's re-election hopes. Byrne had the highest...

Campaign Begins in Huron-Bruce

Conservative Ben Lobb is defending his Commons seat against Liberal Allan Thompson and Gerard Creces of the NDP. Lobb says his party is campaigning on...

Élections fédérales 2015: Stéphane Dion veut un 8e mandat - Métro Montréal

Métro MontréalÉlections fédérales 2015: Stéphane Dion veut un 8e mandatMétro MontréalLe député libéral sortant, Stéphane Dion, tentera de se faire élire dans la nouvelle circonscription...

Pierrefonds-Dollard riding in focus

Unseating Bernard Patry, who was the riding's Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) from 1993 to 2011, the-then rookie politician Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe of the NDP won...

Sadia Groguhé veut travailler pour la classe moyenne | Rive-Sud ...

Au lendemain du déclenchement des élections fédérale, la députée sortante et candidate du NPD dans Longueuil – Charles-LeMoyne, Sadia Groguhé, lance déjà un message pour...

Lac St-Louis riding in focus

The riding, which has remained intact since it was reconstituted from the Lac St-Louis-Lachine electoral boundary in 1997, has been represented by Liberal Member of...

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls for October election

Current MP Conservative Daryl Kramp announced he will seek re-election in the northern part of the new neighbouring riding. “After 10 years of Stephen Harper...

There Is 'Not One Star' Among Quebec NDP Caucus, Harper Says

The Conservatives have only five MPs in Quebec and one key figure, International Development Minister Christian Paradis, is not running again. In 2011, the NDP...

Clement lays out his case for re-election on Day 1 of federal election ...

MP Tony Clement got the word out fast Sunday defending his record in the riding and in the Conservative government. On Sunday afternoon, the Conservative...

Campagne électorale : c'est parti!

Finalement, Élise Gauthier est candidate pour le Bloc québécois (BQ). Retraitée de ... Dans Jonquière, le député bloquiste Claude Patry a annoncé il y a...

NDP in Quebec: the “real test” after the Orange wave | Stopru

(Quebec) Four years after the “orange wave” that swept the capital, the NDP Annick Papillon starts his second campaign with another hat of unknown in...

Power Sheet - August 3, 2015

Exhibit A is Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price, who attracted way more attention than he anticipated by decreeing a $70,000 minimum salary in his credit...

Federal NDP Have More Candidates in Place

The federal NDP have a couple of more candidates in place in this province. Claudette Menchenton is running in the district of Coast of Bays-Central...

Federal NDP Have More Candidates in Place

In Labrador, Edward Rudkowski will represent the NDP. The riding is currently represented by Liberal Yvonne Jones. A July poll by Abacus Data showed the...

La campagne électorale est déjà enclenchée - L'Action

L'Action - La campagne électorale est déjà enclenchéeL'Action - Au Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD), c'est la conseillère municipale à , Danielle Landreville, qui prend les...

Federal election call levels playing field, says Gail Shea | Lokalee ...

The election call Sunday removes removes a campaign advantage for sitting MPs, says Gail Shea, Prince Edward Island's incumbent Conservative candidate. Prime.

The Ghiz-Maclauchlan Gaming Lawsuit Could Knock The Wheels ...

The Ghiz-Maclauchlan Gaming Lawsuit Could Knock The Wheels Off The Liberal Wagon. sean-casey Timing is everything and if you happen to be a politician in...