August 7, 2015

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Mulcair pledges to tackle "very real challenge" of climate change

Mulcair pledges to tackle "very real challenge" of climate changeNDP industry critic Peggy Nash, speaking to the earlier on Aug. 7, said that the...

12 South Asian candidates in B.C. from three major parties in federal ...

NDP. 1 FED NDP BC JINNY SIMS facebook JINNY SIMS (Surrey-Newton). Born in India, Jinny Jogindera Sims grew up in England where she earned a...

Justin Trudeau's Maclean's Debate Performance Reassures Liberals

Carolyn Bennett, the Liberal incumbent for St. Paul's, told HuffPost there was a time when other Grit candidates were concerned that people wouldn't understand what...

Justin Trudeau has 'anti-Alberta attitude,' says Jason Kenney ...

Jason Kenney says Albertans have not forgotten the disastrous national energy program of the 1980s and says Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's policies are just as...

Troops rally for Conservatives

On hand were local politicians including Northumberland-Quinte West MP Rick Norlock, Prince-Edward Hastings MP Daryl Kramp, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Belleville city councillors Egerton...

Vander Doelen: Horwitz not a lock in Windsor West

(blog) (blog)Gignac has a real shot at stealing Windsor-Tecumseh away from the NDP, now that MP Joe Comartin is retiring. Former Tecumseh councillor and...

POLITICO Playbook: FIGHT NIGHT FALLOUT: Rubio rising; Kasich and Carly get ...

Took tough Qs that could've bogged down (Common Core, Trump) and instead hit his conservative record (that lots of people don't know about) and an...

Chattanooga Tea Party Leader Mark West Joins Cruz Camp

Katherine Hudgins is a longtime conservative leader in Rutherford County. She has served as vice president of the 912 Project and is a key leader...

Simcoe North - Bruce Stanton, Federal Conservative Candidate for ...

Re-Elect Bruce Stanton. Experienced Leadership for Simcoe North. “The choice is clear. On October 19th, vote for experience and leadership; to keep Canada's economy strong...

Conservative campaign signs in violation of Town of The Blue ...

As of today, the Oct. 19 federal election is still over 70 days away, which means that the numerous signs currently posted around the municipality...

Outgoing Tory MP Joy Smith goes against party, will announce support for ...

Outgoing Conservative MP Joy Smith will announce her support Monday for Shoal Lake 40's long-hoped-for highway — a move that puts her at odds with...

Election explainer: Trudeau, Mulcair and national unity

A. In 2013, NDP MP Craig Scott introduced a private member's bill co-drafted with Mulcair. The bill was not passed but it reveals how an...

Election explainer: Trudeau, Mulcair and national unity

A. In 2013, NDP MP Craig Scott introduced a private member's bill co-drafted with Mulcair. The bill was not passed but it reveals how an...

Une candidate du Bloc québécois victime de propos racistes - Le Journal de Montréal

Une candidate du Bloc québécois victime de propos racistesLe Journal de MontréalKédina Fleury-Samson tente de déloger le député et chef de Forces et démocratie Jean-François...

The London region:10 ridings, 10 questions

But the campaign in the seat held since 2008 by Conservative Ben Lobb has been quietly waged, rural-style, for more than a year now. Liberal...

Liberty University names new law school dean

B. Keith Faulkner, the current head of the business school at Campbell University in North Carolina, plans to begin in October. He'll take over from...

Southside federal candidates make a case for their leaders following Thursday ...

THUNDER BAY – Though she acknowledged Canada is in the midst of a “fragile” global economy, Moe Comuzzi is adamant Stephen Harper emerged from the...

Richmond, BC Green Party candidate Vincent Chiu says Ottawa needs new sprouts

The 18-year-old recent high school graduate is one of the youngest federal candidates running for election as he takes the banner for the Green Party.

Trudeau may be Liberals' saving grace, but must still battle up from third place

Kevin Lamoureux is considered generally safe in Winnipeg North. Although the NDP came within 50 votes of winning it in 2011, the NDP privately told...

Conservatives justly criticized, says reader

Sir: A recent letter to the editor by Dan Kelly seemed to hit the nail on the head with reference to several issues of concern...

“Justin Trudeau ducks questions about

Justin Trudeau ducks questions about endorsing former Conservative MP Eve Adams. Keith Leslie, THE CANADIAN PRESS. Friday, August 7, 2015 3:19:13 EDT PM. Liberal leader...

Election explainer: The government's real economic levers

Minister of Finance Joe Oliver vowed a balanced budget. Tyler Anderson/Naitonal Post / Tyler Anderson/National Post. Share Adjust Comment Print. Conservative leader Stephen Harper says...

Justin Trudeau ducks questions about endorsing former Conservative MP Eve Adams

TORONTO -- Justin Trudeau brushed off questions Friday about his endorsement of former Conservative MP Eve Adams, who defected to his Liberal party but failed...

Elizabeth May, vote splitting, and the national party leaders debate

Could Green candidate Claire Martin, a well-known meteorologist, be the best bet in North Vancouver to defeat incumbent Conservative Andrew Saxton? Or will another Green...

Mulcair Hammers Harper For Letting Tory MP Larry Miller Run Again

Thomas Mulcair says it is "reprehensible" that a Conservative backbencher who made controversial comments about Muslims will run for re-election with Stephen Harper's blessing. The...

Alexander's Column Best of the First Republican Confab

I commend Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace for asking many good and tough questions — which you would not have heard from CNN...

Steve Sebelius: 5 substantive moments from the Republican debate

John Kasich missed a chance to give a real answer to a legitimate question about religion in politics long before Kelly allowed a silly, Facebook-generated...

Mulcair 'thrilled' with first debate, lays out conditions for future ones

Speaking in Peterborough, the New Democrat couldn't resist a dig at the central Ontario city's former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, who was convicted of...

Justin Trudeau ducks questions about endorsing former Conservative MP Eve Adams

Justin Trudeau is brushing off questions about his endorsement of former Conservative MP Eve Adams, who defected to his Liberal party but failed to win...

List of declared candidates in Edmonton and northern Alberta ridings

Here is our list of declared candidates, so far, for the federal election on Oc.t 19. We will be updating our list as more candidates...

CitizenSpark No. 6: What's the mood of your riding?

We plotted the results on a matrix and learned that (a) Hedy Fry (Liberal, Vancouver Centre) is our emojiest MP, with Don Davies (NDP, Vancouver...

Glenn Cook: GOP debate marks beginning of the end for Trump

Minneapolis Star TribuneTrump, the businessman and TV personality, had surged to the top of the 17-candidate field largely because his anti-establishment messages have resonated with...

Can the NDP deliver in Never Never land?

(blog)The onslaught of Conservative Party advertising masquerading as promotion of government programs (I didn't know that Stephen Harper was allowed to personally sponsor the...

Donald Trump roils GOP presidential debate

“If it weren't for me, you wouldn't be even talking about illegal immigration, Chris,” Trump said to Fox News host Chris Wallace. “This was ...

Nunavut opposition candidates take aim at Aglukkaq's ... - iPolitics

Now, some of the candidates that are running against the incumbent, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, are criticizing the Conservatives for their stance on this subject.

ELECTION ISSUE: We ask the candidates — What is your stance on Ajax?

Incumbent Conservative MP Cathy McLeod said she will take a look at Ajax's submission to the BCEAO and is reserving judgment in support of due...

Gormley: Vote splits, ground game key in federal election campaign

2011's NDP candidate Lawrence Joseph — who could not topple popular Conservative MP Rob Clarke — is now running as a Liberal while Laloche Mayor...

Wall takes high road this election

The Globe and MailBy this point in the past two federal campaigns, Wall had already taken potshots at respective Liberal leaders Stephane Dion and Michael...

Windsor lawyer runs in Windsor-West

David Sundin is president of the party's riding association and says he's thought about running for 20 years. Sundin spoke on Brian Masse, the NDP...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Three Takeaways From the GOP Debate, More

(blog) (blog)Some conservative lawmakers have threatened to force a government shutdown unless the provider of women's reproductive health care services is cut off from...

That's Not Funny!

In November, Rock told Frank Rich in an interview for New York magazine that he no longer plays colleges, because they're “too conservative.” He didn't...

Toronto-Centre candidate who said 'Ontarians are idiots' apologizes for old ...

Toronto-Centre is a often seen as a crucial, often Liberal, riding which is currently held by Chrystia Freeland. DiBattista is just one of several next-generation...

John Robson: I can't vote for the Harper Conservatives. I just can't

Jason Kenney said nothing. (MP David Anderson condemned the decision but declined to be interviewed.) These people are not honourable. Indeed, they laugh at honour.

Truckers Gain an Automated Assist

At Oakley Transport Inc., a Lake Wales, Fla., trucking company, 250 trucks equipped with the Bendix collision-avoidance system have recorded just one rear-end collision since...

PEI party leaders take different approaches to federal campaigns

Lantz said he personally supports P.E.I.'s Conservative cabinet minister Gail Shea and signed the nomination papers for Charlottetown Tory candidate Ron MacMillan, but he stopped...

Does America Have a Gun Problem… or a White Supremacy Capitalist Empire Problem?

We may laugh when Moore gets Oklahoma City bombing suspect James Nicholls— a man who sleeps with a loaded 44 magnum under his pillow and...

GOP insiders: Donald Trump is biggest loser

Among Republican insiders, Trump's refusal to rule out a third-party candidacy left a bad impression, raising questions about his commitment to the party and its...

Liberal MP Calls for Extension to Recreational Fishery

Liberal MP Judy Foote says she's written a letter to Fisheries Minister Gail Shea asking for an extension of the season. She says she got...

Liberal MP Calls for Extension to Recreational Fishery

Liberal MP Judy Foote says she's written a letter to Fisheries Minister Gail Shea asking for an extension of the season. She says she got...

Liberal MP Calls for Extension to Recreational Fishery

Liberal MP Judy Foote says she's written a letter to Fisheries Minister Gail Shea asking for an extension of the season. She says she got...