August 11, 2015

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Justin Trudeau can't win with Wynne

Compare that with Alberta's new NDP Premier Rachel Notley, who refused to be drawn into a fight with Harper. Wynne's constant meddling in the federal...

Super PACs throw lifelines to candidates scrambling for cash

“This is a new age in national campaigns,” said Jeff Miller, Perry's campaign manager. “There's no doubt that Austin and his team at the ...

Opinion: Don't let petty politics scrap memorial to victims of Communism

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has also issued a public statement in support of the project and Ottawa area MP, Mauril Belanger said Monday that he,...

Alabama Becomes Third State to Cut Planned Parenthood Funding in Light of ...

Alabama joins Louisiana and New Hampshire in cutting funding for the country's leading abortion provider after the conservative group Center for Medical Progress released a...

Essex could become election nail-biter: Poll tracker

(blog) (blog)At the other end of the scale, the NDP's Brian Masse in Windsor West — where the other main parties are still scrambling...

Blog: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau visits Saskatchewan ...

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be campaigning in Saskatchewan this week, which will be the province's first visit from a federal party leader.

Tory Senators make $27.8-million worth of funding announcements weeks prior to ...

(subscription) (subscription)'They had to get this stuff out of the barn before the barn door closed,' says Liberal candidate Mark Eyking. The photograph...

Former Liberal to run as Independent

PARADISE, N.L. - With his wife by his side, former Liberal MP Scott Andrews announced he'll run as an Independent in the federal election as...

Tory Senators make $27.8-million worth of funding announcements weeks prior to ...

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Mark Eyking, who is seeking re-election in the Sydney-Victoria electoral district, said Sen. MacDonald and the other Senators likely made the...

12 ridings to watch in Toronto and the 905 - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News12 ridings to watch in Toronto and the 905CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe longtime Liberal riding was won by Chrystia Freeland in a...

Candidates lining up to be Langley's MPs

NDP candidate Rebecca Smith runs a management consulting firm and is a former executive director of the B.C. Psychological Association and a founder and past...

Candidates lining up to be Langley's MPs

In Langley—Aldergrove, Conservative MP Mark Warawa is going for his fifth victory in a row. Warawa, a former Abbotsford city councillor, represented both Langleys before...

Deptuck will represent Greens

chiropractor Dr. Robert Kitchen (Conservative Party) and Weyburn union leader Vicky O'Dell (New Democratic Party) in the race to replace Ed Komarnicki as the riding's...

Justin Trudeau accuses Stephen Harper of turning parliament into a 'partisan ...

In 2006, Harper came to power on the promise of transparency and accountability following the Liberal government's sponsorship scandal, which involved the awarding of government...

Two new electoral districts for area voters

Wetaskiwin's Conservative MP Blaine Calkins will now run for a seat in Red Deer-Lacombe against Liberal candidate Rev. Jeffrey Rock. The NDP has yet to...

Battlefords-Lloydminster race heats up

Twin challengers have arisen in the riding of Battlefords-Lloydminster to run against Conservative candidate Gerry Ritz in the 2015 federal election. Both the Liberals and...

Riding profile: Battling the Liberal stronghold in Ottawa South ...

Phone: 613-277-6975. Twitter: @JohnRedins. Liberal (I): David McGuinty is a lawyer who has held numerous high-profile shadow cabinet positions with the opposition Liberals. He's currently...

Riding profile: Battling the Liberal stronghold in Ottawa South

Since its creation in 1988, Ottawa South has been a Liberal stronghold, held first by former cabinet minister John Manley and for the past four...

10 all-time Canadian political gaffes

(blog) (blog)He stuck it out in the election as an independent candidate, but lost to the NDP's Jonathan Genest-Jourdain. 2. 'There are sexual assaults...

Mike Duffy Trial: 5 Things To Know Before Nigel Wright Testifies

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is expected to be in northern Canada this week as his former chief of staff takes the stand. His critics, in...

Former candidate: Be candid but kind to those running for office

In politics today, I see women and men who represent the best of politics: Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie, provincial Liberal cabinet minister Joanne Bernard...

NOW overly biased towards NDP

I cannot count the number of times I have found my mail box stuffed with the maunderings of Kennedy Stewart, or found the local newspaper...

'Speech Nuts'

Meanwhile, Sanneh's piece is a critical response to two pro-free-speech books—one by a pair of conservative authors (Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson) and one...

Charlie Daniels Revives Volunteer Jam

Over the decades, that one-time long-haired country boy has become, well, at least a tad and a half more conservative. .... Succeeding years saw a...

Oshawa conservative targets Orono shooting range as fundraising venue

A fundraiser taking place at an Orono shooting range this weekend is putting a Conservative candidate squarely in the crosshairs. Oshawa MP Colin Carrie is...

NDP Candidate Promising To Re-establish Door To Door Mail Service

The NDP's candidate for the upcoming federal election has used a City Hall forum for public opinion to pitch his platform. Acknowledging that city council...

Labour leadership contest: campaign teams summoned over ballot concerns

... Corbyn were called to party HQ. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images ... Some of those barred from voting include signups from the left wanting...

Oshawa conservative targets Orono shooting range as fundraising venue

A fundraiser taking place at an Orono shooting range this weekend is putting a Conservative candidate squarely in the crosshairs. Oshawa MP Colin Carrie is...

Giesbrecht ready to serve in Winnipeg South

Giesbrecht is stepping up to the plate for the Conservatives following the announcement that current MP Rod Bruinooge would not seek re-election. In 2006 Bruinooge...

Stephen Harper's election tour comes to Hay River this week

Conservative candidate Leona Aglukkaq is defending her seat in Nunavut. Ryan Leef is the MP for the Yukon. Former territorial premier Floyd Roland is running...

Former Liberal Scott Andrews to run as an Independent in Avalon ...

PARADISE, N.L. — A former Liberal MP in Newfoundland and Labrador will run in the federal election as an Independent candidate in Avalon. Scott Andrews...

Four Demonstrably False Claims About The Iran Deal

Conservative opposition to the internationally-negotiated deal to limit Iran's ability to obtain a nuclear weapon has been the subject of numerous editorials and op-eds in...

And the award for best campaign video goes to … Wyatt Scott

(blog) (blog)Last month, Liv Grewal, the riding's Conservative candidate, was turfed following an internal review into allegations his camp paid for people's membership. Grewal...

NDP REALITY CHECK: Conservatives' Freedom Road duplicity exposed

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)"Greg Rickford called me just a short time ago and said, 'Yes, the government was going to do that.'” – Joy...

Green Party names its federal election candidate for Cambridge

... bridges create a very large financial responsibility for the City of Cambridge and Waterloo Region,” Braniff said. “This is an area where municipalities especially...

Election border confusion

The Daily Courier (subscription)In a news release, incumbent Conservative MP Dan Albas and Green party rival Robert Mellalieu issued a joint statement. "During our canvassing...

Feds approve Lake Louise guidelines

In a news release posted on the government's website, Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards said the site guidelines will result in major gains in conservation,...

Harper says Canadians don't want marijuana legalized - Global News

Stephen Harper says a majority of Canadians agree with his opposition to legalizing marijuana, proving he's not behind the times on the way forward on...

Stephen Harper says Canadians don't want marijuana legalized ...

MARKHAM, Ont. — Stephen Harper says a majority of Canadians agree with his opposition to legalizing marijuana, proving he's not behind the times on the...

Trump's remarks draw attention to women's issues

New York PostThough Trump has since and said his comment about Kelly bleeding "out of her whatever" was not a comment about the Fox news...

Floyd Roland will remain Inuvik's mayor as he campaigns for MP

The N.W.T.'s incumbent MP, the NDP's Dennis Bevington agreed there's no rules that prevent Roland from running both as a candidate in a federal election...

Scott Andrews to run as independent, won't comment on sexual harassment allegation

PARADISE, N.L. — A former Liberal MP in Newfoundland and Labrador will run in the federal election as an Independent candidate in Avalon. Scott Andrews...

On the Green road

(blog) (blog)In parliament, he explained, the NDPs, the Conservatives and the Liberals — their leadership can tell their MPs how to vote. ... With...

NDP's Proposal for a Federal Minimum Wage, Explained

When the NDP introduced its motion to reinstate and raise the wage last autumn, the majority Conservative government voted against it. In Parliament in September,...

Clement will take leave from council, job later than planned

For me, I'm not going to distracted by tactics and I'm going to stick to the plan that I had planned months ago,” the councillor...

Indo-Canadian politician Jinny Sims clears air on job ad

India-born Jinny Sims' New Democratic Party (NDP) had come under criticism after the ad on classified advertisements website Craigslist, placed by Express Employment Professionals, offering...

NDP MP Nathan Cullen admitted to participating in illegal anti-oil ...

One of the greatest tenets that Canada's federal lawmakers must uphold is never to break the laws they themselves create so you have to wonder...

Mandryk: Harper bets that cynicism works

There were 27 announcements in Saskatchewan, valued at $98 million, mostly made by incumbent MPs like Andrew Scheer (Regina-Qu'Appelle), Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster), Kelly Block, (Carlton...

Scott Andrews announces independent run in Avalon - iPolitics

PARADISE, N.L. — With his wife by his side, former Liberal MP Scott Andrews announced he'll run as an Independent in the federal election as...

Scott Andrews, Ex-Liberal MP, Seeking Re-Election As Independent

CTV NewsAn MP booted from the Liberal caucus earlier this year over sexual harassment allegations will run for re-election as an independent candidate. Scott Andrews...