August 5, 2015

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Editorial: 3 reasons to stay awake for the federal election

NDP MP Fin Donnelly has a challenge ahead of him after losing his New Westminster base, so a re-election isn't a certainty, and Conservative flag-bearer...

Liberals expect to spend maximum limit, 'fully-funded campaign': Goodale

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Ralph Goodale, who is running for re-election in Wascana, Sask., made the prediction as he criticized Prime Minister Stephen Harper (Calgary...

At least 4 candidates in field for Dufferin-Caledon riding ...

Although there are many weeks before nominations close for the Oct. 19 federal election, voters in Dufferin-Caledon riding will find at least four names on...

The Fraser Valley Federal Candidates – Chilliwack – Hope MP Mark ...

Chilliwack Hope MP Conservative Mark Strahl: I am running for re-election because I love Chilliwack and Hope. I grew up here and my wife and...

Profile: Beyond Borders Festival

TWENTY years on from the tragic events in Srebrenica, Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson MSP goes back to her roots in journalism to interview veteran...

Victoria, Esquimalt-Sooke-Saanich candidates gear up for long campaign period

In Victoria (one of the few ridings that was not affected by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries changes), incumbent NDP Murray Rankin, Liberal candidate Cheryl...

Larry Horwitz submits nomination papers to run for Tories in Windsor West

(blog) (blog)Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association president Larry Horwitz has submitted his papers to run as the Conservative candidate in Windsor West. Horwitz, who...

Baby left in car is expected to recover

A 6-month-old boy was left in a hot car for hours Wednesday morning at the Forest Glen Metro stop after his father said he forgot...

GOP presidential debate could spark fireworks on immigration

Washington TimesRubio, of West Miami, infuriated many conservatives by sponsoring a Senate bill that would have overhauled the immigration system and provided a path to...

Canada election 2015: Why Stephen Harper is battling it out with Wynne and Notley

A political spat that erupted this week between Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and the Alberta and Ontario premiers is being seen by some as a...

Conservative incument fears NDP the most in Markham-Stouffville

Conservative incumbent Paul Calandra expects this will be a “very close” election and his main competitor in the new riding of Markham-Stouffville will be NDP...

Hull-Aylmer Liberal candidate hoping for congenial campaign

Don't expect the Liberal candidate in Hull-Aylmer to get scrappy with the NDP incumbent. Greg Fergus, a former national ... Fergus said he has “some...

Will voters reward principled independent MPs?

His name is Brent Rathgeber, also elected in 2008 and 2011 as a member of a Big Party. In Rathgeber's case, it was the Conservatives.

And … They're Off … | newsnow

Dean Allison, Nameer Rahman and Phil Rose have one thing in common today: they all want to be elected member of parliament for the new...

Port Moody says No to farmed salmon

The City of the Arts was the first community in B.C. to ban shark fin soup in 2012, and led the Tri-Cities' charge towards being...

Election events: What happened on Wednesday

Stephen Harper was cloistered away Wednesday preparing for Thursday's leaders' debate, but wife Laureen Harper was on the campaign trail, speaking briefly to party supporters...

Federal Election 2015: Campaign Trail Grows Quiet Ahead Of Debate

Laureen Harper stepped up to fill her husband's shoes, speaking briefly to party supporters at the campaign office for Conservative Costas Menegakis in the suburban...

Watts: The day the mirror cracked

The Black Power movement emerged, a philosophy manifested by Kwame Ture (formerly Stokely Carmichael) and Charles V. Hamilton in their book of the same name.

Nunavut Liberal candidate Hunter Tootoo: Conservatives 'buying votes'

Nunavut Liberal candidate Hunter Tootoo is accusing Leona Aglukkaq and the Conservative Party of buying votes by putting out several rushed announcements over the weekend.

Lion hunts are happening in BC, LETTERS, Aug. 6

(subscription)More importantly, the fact Conservative MP Ron Cannan, as one the of the chosen few, was able to unlock these oppressive regulations with a...

Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' departure leaves gap at crucial time

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2007 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen Barack Obama, D-Ill., talks with host Jon Stewart during an appearance...

Republican Candidates Should Debate Criminal Justice Reforms

Scott Walker, who is typically known for being a law-and-order conservative, told Politico's Mike Allen at the Freedom Partners conference that we need to reform...

Wine and Cheese with Scott Brison | OWNFLA

Anita Vandenbeld, your Liberal candidate in Ottawa West-Nepean, invites you to a fundraising reception with the Honourable Scott Brison, hosted by Deputy Mayor.

Merci de vous être inscrit(e) pour recevoir les Échos. - Le NPD du ...

Tom Mulcair NPD. Nous travaillons fort pour régler la situation. Veuillez retourner à la page d'accueil, ou communiquer avec nous pour que nous puissions régler...

At Glimmerglass Festival, 'The Magic Flute' Is Among the Reimagined

Here, the stage director Tazewell Thompson and the conductor Ryan Brown adopt a more conservative approach, using the critical edition of the last two acts...

Federal election race off and running

The NDP's Peter Julian is the incumbent and is seeking his fourth term after first being elected in 2004 in Burnaby-New Westminster. He had previously...

Kady: Will Commons foot the bill for vacationing staffers on the campaign trail?

Five members of the committee registered their “disagreement” on the lack of a policy change: Conservative House Leader Peter Van Loan; Conservative Whip John Duncan;...

Five things Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau must do in Thursday's leaders' debate

Huffington Post Canada1. Look "ready." Voters have been exposed to relentless Conservative ads depicting Trudeau as "just not ready," so he will need to convince...

Federal election race begins

The NDP's Peter Julian is the incumbent and is seeking his fourth term after first being elected in 2004 in Burnaby-New Westminster. He had previously...

Political leaders spend time away from campaign to ... - iPolitics

Laureen Harper stepped up to fill her husband's shoes, speaking briefly to party supporters at the campaign office for Conservative Costas Menegakis in the suburban...

The election's on. The first debate is soon. Here's how we got here.

“Justin Trudeau's Liberal party has pushed out to a profound lead,” Ekos president Frank Graves wrote. .... Trudeau kicked two MPs, Scott Andrews and Massimo...

Big 3: Hope after Hiroshima

NDP MP Paul Dewar, of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, heads up the speakers' list. Also featured: display tables, lantern ceremony and performances by...

The View Co-Hosts Debate Kelly Osbourne's Latinos Comment, Giuliana Rancic ...

Sticking by their friend. Whoopi Goldberg and Raven-Symone came to Kelly Osbourne's defense on Wednesday, Aug. 5, after the former E! Fashion Police co-host was...

Conservative MP David Wilks issues Kootenay-Columbia debate conditions

The debate over election debates continues with MP David Wilks issuing his conditions for a series of all-candidate forums in the Kootenay-Columbia riding. In a...

A look why Toban Leckie is running for the new Strength in Democracy party in ...

Forces et Démocratie was created last year when a splinter of the Bloc Québécois, which was devastated in the 2011 election, allied with a splinter...

[Canada] CRA targeting mining-sector tax havens – by Nelson Bennett

Tackling corporate tax evasion is one of the planks in the Liberal Party's platform and has been raised in Parliament by Liberal national revenue critic...

Voter clinic aims to boost aboriginal turnout at the polls

Souliere said candidates Skip Morrison (NDP) and Terry Sheehan (Liberal) have said they'll attend, while organizers also plan to extend an invitation to Conservative MP...

Northumberland-Peterborough South candidates ready

Looking to replace retiring incumbent Northumberland-Quinte West Conservative MP Rick Norlock, Adam Moulton is representing the Conservative party as the candidate for the new riding...

Decision Time for Local Team Trudeau

With the federal election now underway, the NWT Liberals are getting their house in order and gearing up to choose a candidate this Saturday. Members...

Sex workers want Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper to "beat it"

Sex workers want Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper to "beat it"“Sex workers are going to tell Stephen Harper to beat it,” Andrew Sorfleet told the...

Inside Russ Feingold's comeback attempt

And as he hopped into his van on his way to deliver a speech to his dejected supporters, his daughter made one plea. “Don't run...

Eleanor Roosevelt tops poll for new $10 bill: What's her appeal?

Another Eleanor supporter, MSNBC's Chris Matthews, cites the late Mrs. Roosevelt's involvement in the civil rights and labor movements, as well as her commitment to...

Several candidates in place to contest Markham-Thornhill riding

... books, was the chief economist for the Royal Bank of Canada and worked to advance several social causes such as indigenous rights. Contact John...

Candidates gear up for marathon election campaign

Although their parties and platforms differ in some ways, Bill MacCallum, David Marquis, Mike Perry and Jamie Schmale - representing the Green Party, Liberals, NDP...

Warnick, Honeyford seek Planned Parenthood investigation

(blog) (blog)State Sens. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, are among a group of conservative lawmakers asking Attorney General Bob Ferguson to...

Ho hum campaign in Battlefords-Lloydminster

So, with the writ dropped, Canadians can look forward to 11 weeks of electioneering. I guess we're down to 10 and a half, but there...

Canada Refuses to Endorse Iran Deal, Chooses Principle Over Profit

Amid such enthusiasm for the deal, Canadian Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson gave a noticeably cold and pragmatic response to this development when he said: “Iran...

Milton's federal election candidates hit the campaign trail

It was Saturday, August 1 when Minister of Parliament (MP) Lisa Raitt got the press release from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office saying he was...

Meet the rest of mainland Nova Scotia's federal election candidates

Look, there's a lot of time between now and anyone casting a vote. Forgive us for stretching out some of this election coverage. That's why...

Liberals cry foul over high election spending limit | Metro

The Liberals' issue, outlined by deputy leader Ralph Goodale at a news conference Wednesday, is new political party spending rules the Conservatives introduced last year.