August 12, 2015

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Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – Sopuck shocked at NDP candidate's lack ...

Dauphin, MB – Today Robert Sopuck, Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, announced his shock at the NDP's lack of respect for Ukrainian...

Nina Grewal's campaign is on, says her husband

Any lingering doubt as to Nina Grewal's future with the Conservatives was quashed Wednesday by her husband, who brushed aside the previous day's speculation of...

Nina Grewal's campaign is on, says her husband

Any lingering doubt as to Nina Grewal's future with the Conservatives was quashed Wednesday by her husband, who brushed aside the previous day's speculation of...

Pro-Tory group seeks to fly Canadian voters in from Israel

Parties' success in courting Jewish voters could prove crucial to the outcome in several ridings in this election. Among them is the Montreal district of...

Floyd Roland to step down as Inuvik mayor in September

There is no requirement for him to step down as mayor, but his NDP opponent Dennis Bevington questioned his ability to perform effectively in both...

Mulcair affirms support for NDP candidate accused of lying about poverty ...

(blog) (blog)NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is standing behind a Quebec election candidate whose account of his impoverished childhood has been challenged. Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, the...

Mulcair affirms support for NDP candidate accused of lying about poverty stricken childhood

(blog) (blog)NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is standing behind a Quebec election candidate whose account of his impoverished childhood has been challenged. Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, the...

Export fear as Chinese target yuan

But don't put all our eggs in one basket,'' he said, echoing a similar warning from Treasury secretary John Fraser on Tuesday. China already takes...

Judge: Not told 6 kids killed in shooting faced danger

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge says he was never told that six children who were killed in their Houston home were in any "immediate physical...

Harper must remove Marjory LeBreton from Conservative campaign

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)“It is entirely inappropriate that Marjory LeBreton continue advising the Prime Minister on his campaign,” said Liberal candidate for Beauséjour, Dominic...

PMO fought to change audit reports to douse Senate criticism, emails show

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's staff tried to rewrite a Senate audit report to head off questions about whether Mike Duffy and other senators were constitutionally...

NDP Outlines Plan To Clean Up Senate Corruption

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)Outside the courthouse where Senator Mike Duffy is on trial on 31 charges, the NDP outlined their concrete plan to raise...

Hsu looks back at political career

Ted Hsu burst onto the federal scene in 2011… winning Kingston and The Islands .. keeping the riding in Liberal hands after veteran MP and...

'An election is no time to discuss serious issues': Five comments that sank ...

Former Liberal leader Stephane Dion played a significant part in his own demise during the 2008 federal election. Dion was interviewed by CTV and asked...

Tait's was the background to our stories

Our managing editor at the time, David Taylor, walked in and announced: “Tait's has coffee!” ... Clark said McGuinty's Liberal government was “stale,” and added:”If...

Nigel Wright's testimony at Duffy trial grinds campaign caravan to halt

“I think it's still too early to say the credibility of what Mr. Wright's telling us,” said NDP candidate Charlie Angus, long the party's point...

Then and now: Conservative talking points on the Duffy scandal

Then: "Our understanding is there is no document," then-foreign affairs minister John Baird said on May 21. "In fact, no one in the government knows...

Location of new super mailbox a safety worry for legally blind resident

Meanwhile, NDP MP for St. John's South-Mount Pearl Ryan Cleary has complained to Canada Post on Strong's behalf. Cleary said this situation showcases a lack...

Harper vows to boost RRSP withdrawal limit for first-time buyers

(subscription) (subscription)The election platform represents a stark reversal for the Conservatives. Under former finance minister Jim Flaherty, the party spent years steadily tightening the...

NASCAR: Buescher's breakthrough came at Mid-Ohio

When we get closer to the end of the year and we size up our situation and see where we're at, we'll decide then if...

'What, me worry?' Bryan says

Bryan Hayes, Conservative candidate for Sault Ste. Marie for the October 19 federal election, is not worried about possible voter backlash against Stephen Harper's calling...

Ten Quebec ridings to watch in the federal election

... also responsible for the Liberal election campaign in Quebec. Given the riding's Liberal roots, this campaign is seen as a test of the NDP's...

Manon Perreault, Ex-NDP MP Convicted Of Mischief, Running For Quebec-Based Party

MONTREAL — A former NDP MP who was charged with mischief and ordered to pay a total of $1,400 will run in the federal election...

Convicted ex-NDP MP to run for Quebec party

"I believe Manon Perreault is of good faith," Jean-Francois Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, told a news conference. "We have spoken several times and...

Faces of candidates to challenge Eyking, Cuzner slowly coming into focus

Incumbent Liberal candidate Mark Eyking will be seeking election for a sixth term. He's been in office since November 2000. The Green party has already...

Tom Peterkin: Cameron playing fast and loose with the Union

Better Together made sure his public appearances were rationed and the heavy lifting was done by Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown. Perhaps then Cameron might...

Convicted ex-NDP MP to run for Quebec party

"I believe Manon Perreault is of good faith," Jean-Francois Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, told a news conference. "We have spoken several times and...

Harper to speak at Conservative rally in Edmonton

Harper will be joined by Conservative candidate for Sturgeon River – Parkland, Rona Ambrose, Conservative candidate for Edmonton Mill Woods, Tim Uppal, and Conservative candidate...

Harper promises funds in support of religious freedom

The Globe and MailNDP MP Paul Dewar said his party believes “encouraging religious tolerance and promoting religious freedoms around the world is an important Canadian...

No decision yet on investigation into Sudbury byelection scandal

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne addresses the crowd Feb. 5 at the Holiday Inn after Glenn Thibeault was elected MPP for Sudbury. More than six months...

Independent Representation; Putting Constituents First | Re-Elect ...

Re-Elect Brent Rathgeber ... I use my independent voice to ask the government tough questions, to hold its feet to the fire and to hold...

Glavin: Harper will press on about Islamist terror, because it works ...

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper speaks with Conservative candidate Jason Kenney as he makes a campaign stop in Markham, Ontario, on Monday, August 10, 2015. Sean...

Glavin: Harper will press on about Islamist terror, because it works

He's got bench strength, too, with such heavyweights as Toronto-Centre's whip smart incumbent Chrystia Freeland, former Canadian Forces lieutenant-general Andrew Leslie, the Liberal candidate in...

Reviewing voting record for the record

(subscription) (subscription)Re: “Albas the new Tory for many Kelowna voters,” , Aug. 10. In an effort to assist Kelowna voters in getting to better...

Federal Election 2015 Projection: Is Another NDP Wave In Store For Quebec?

The NDP currently holds a sizeable lead over the Liberals. Thomas Mulcair's party sits between 35 and 40 per cent, while Justin Trudeau's Liberals are...

Ex-NDP MP convicted of mischief running for Quebec-based party

"I believe Manon Perreault is of good faith," Jean-Francois Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, told a news conference. "We have spoken several times and...

Federal NDP leader brings 'Ready for change'... - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Federal NDP leader brings 'Ready for change'...www.insideottawavalley.com/Also on hand for the event: NDP candidates Paul Dewar for Ottawa Centre and Margaret Andrade for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands...

Extra, Extra: OVO After-Party Faces Possible Ban, A Class-Action Lawsuit, and ...

The motion, backed by councillors Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt) and Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7, York West), was sent to the Exhibition Place's board of...

McILVEEN: For parties, social media gold mine — or minefield

Wheeldon's other problem with head office was the competition; high-profile Liberal Scott Brison won in 2011 with almost 40 per cent of the popular vote...

Kady liveblog in review: Nigel Wright testifies at the trial of Mike Duffy

Kady: Did Wright ever ask Duffy to embark on a pre-budget consultation endeavour? He did not — no, not even that lunch with Andrew Saxton...

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases - Herald & Review

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releasesHerald & Review“Best of Enemies” — Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville's pungently entertaining, richly observed documentary revisits the...

Harper says he told Duffy expenses 'could not be justified' - iPolitics

12, 2015 · Ottawa Citizen » Politics · The candidates Conservative: Benjamin Woodman was born in Shawville, and parlayed his job as parliamentary intern job...

NDP incumbent welcomes Harper rally to Edmonton

EDMONTON - Alberta's only NDP incumbent said she's delighted Conservative Leader Stephen Harper will be holding a rally in her Edmonton riding Wednesday afternoon. “I...

Harper takes another swipe at Alberta NDP during Edmonton campaign stop

Duncan said she has no worries about her re-election, despite a recent backlash over the comments of Toronto-Centre NDP candidate Linda McQuaig, who suggested Alberta's...

Outsiders take over GOP

Others think Republican voters will eventually coalesce around a more traditional GOP candidate — perhaps Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker or Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

« Il faut reconnaître le travail des agriculteurs »

Cette fois, la députée sortante du NPD, Francine Raynault, n'est pas de la course. « Mes adversaires n'ont pas de connaissance de l'agriculture », lance...

Conservative MP Cathy McLeod Officially Files Nomination Papers

McLeod insists the trial will not have a negative effect on the Conservative campaign and insists the Prime Minister had no fault in the matter.

Justin Trudeau promises to grow the economy 'from the heart outwards ...

REGINA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made his first campaign trip to the Saskatchewan heartland Wednesday with the message that his party will grow the...

'Best of Enemies': Buckley vs. Vidal -

cleveland.com- when nasty TV debates were also ...cleveland.comDirected by Morgan Neville (an Oscar-winner for "Twenty Feet From Stardom") and Robert Gordon, "Best of Enemies" chronicles...

Line drawn in pavement

Only incumbent Conservative MP Dan Albas took him up on the offer. "We are finding a lot of the voters are not aware of the...