August 17, 2015

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Brief, profane statement against Tory leader prompting emotional responses ...

His is a vehicle that has inspired responses both for and against the short, but profane message shown on a brightly coloured sign in the...

Trudeau to visit Sudbury on Tuesday

The Sudbury riding is currently vacant, after former Sudbury NDP MP Glenn Thibeault quit to run for the provincial Liberals in a byelection held in...

When attack ads backfire

Indeed, seemingly half of the indictments republished on this website have to do with NDP politicians expressing even a tentative sympathy for Palestinian people. It's...

Ontario municipalities complain about incremental downloading, plead for ...

In the mid 1990s, the former Mike Harris Progressive Conservative government downloaded public housing stock, leaving municipalities to pick up the costs of operating and...

Arias officially nominated for NDP

Even the Conservatives, I believe, want a change.” She joins Conservative incumbent Gerry Ritz and Liberal Larry Ingram as candidates in the federal election Oct.

Arias officially nominated for NDP

Even the Conservatives, I believe, want a change.” She joins Conservative incumbent Gerry Ritz and Liberal Larry Ingram as candidates in the federal election Oct.

Arias officially nominated for NDP

Even the Conservatives, I believe, want a change.” She joins Conservative incumbent Gerry Ritz and Liberal Larry Ingram as candidates in the federal election Oct.

Arias officially nominated for NDP

Even the Conservatives, I believe, want a change.” She joins Conservative incumbent Gerry Ritz and Liberal Larry Ingram as candidates in the federal election Oct.

Brenda Sayers, Green candidate on Vancouver Island

The riding she is running in was carved out of Vancouver Island North, which was narrowly won by former Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan–he is...

Bill Buckley Gets Bigger Over Time

... CBS or David Brinkley at NBC. To liven up its convention coverage that fall, ABC seated conservative William F. Buckley beside liberal Gore Vidal...

Protesters gather in support of veterans

On the weekend, the Conservative government announced a plan to try to help struggling veterans. On Saturday, Veteran's Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole a pledge to...

Harper pledges to strengthen Canadian Armed Forces ... - iPolitics

Conservative leader Stephen Harper makes a campaign stop in Fredricton, New Brunswick on Monday, August 17, 2015. ... Conservative incumbent Keith Ashfield is looking to...

Ontario PC, NDP leaders criticize Liberal record

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown speaks to delegates during the 2015 Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara...

NDP star explains why he thinks he can beat Joe Oliver

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, left, announces that former Saskatchewan finance minister Andrew Thomson, right, will run as an NDP candidate in the Toronto riding of...

NDP star explains why he thinks he can beat Joe Oliver | Ottawa ...

The NDP's star candidate who hopes to defeat Joe Oliver says he doubts the finance's minister's claim of a balanced budget, and he's worried the...

Adler won't apologize for Holocaust reference - iPolitics

Conservative candidate Mark Adler is defending a reference to the Holocaust on his campaign signage, which has led to claims that he's exploiting an atrocity...

Cape Breton veterans join national anti-Tory campaign

In an emailed statement late Monday, John Douglas Chiasson, a senior policy adviser to Fisheries Minister Gail Shea who was nominated Wednesday as the Conservatives'...

Scott Walker: The US should 'absolutely' stop granting birthright citizenship

Walker, who is governor of Wisconsin, had been repeatedly asked that question earlier in the day, but this time he responded: "Well, like I said,...

Liberal-NDP Coalition: It Could Happen. Or Not.

With the three major Canadian parties in a dead heat (according to polls anyway), the idea of a coalition never really goes away. The Liberals...

Stephen Harper pledges expansion of military reserves

Harper touted the Conservatives' record on immigration and improved relations with India to a crowd of 600 people. He was accompanied by Chris Alexander, the...

House of Lords: David Cameron warned new intake of peers will undermine ...

The large majority of the new peers will be Conservative nominees as the Prime Minister attempts to erode the anti-Government majority in the Lords and...

Alberta: Liberals have opportunities in Calgary, NDP in Edmonton

There are some vulnerabilities in Lethbridge (for the Conservatives), but in the end I think they will go through.” Conservative Jim Hillyer won in 2011...

NDP candidate blasts Tories for ACR cuts

Joined by NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay Charlie Angus and NDP MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Carol Hughes for a press conference Monday morning, Morrison said the...

Harper's Nunavut campaign stop preaches to the converted

14, when Conservative party organizers got Nunavut Conservative candidate Leona Aglukkaq's re-election campaign off the ground with a quick in-and-out visit from Prime Minister Stephen...

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau campaigns in Ajax

AJAX -- Justin Trudeau threw cold water on the possibility of a Liberal coalition with the New Democratic Party in an effort to defeat Conservative...

Toronto the kingmaker: A handful of GTA ridings will likely decide the election

From left to right, in the middle of the front row, sat Harper's wife Laureen, his daughter Rachel, his son Ben, and Chris Alexander—the local...

Did the NDP's Andrew Thomson really balance the budget in Saskatchewan?

(subscription) (subscription)NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, left, announces during a press conference that former Saskatchewan finance minister Andrew Thomson, right, will run as an NDP...

Candidats Basses-Laurentides | Vitalité Régionale

Candidats Thérèse-De Blainville. Alain Giguère (député sortant) – NPD; Rames Ayoub – Libéral; Alain Marginan – Bloc Québécois; Manuel Puga – Conservateur; Andrew Carkner –...

Flying High: An in-depth look at Michael Rosenberg's Promotion in Motion

Well, sweet and swift success is what happened. Perhaps, too swiftly. “It was a lack of capacity,” ... “We were a bit too conservative, too...

Justin Trudeau rules out formal coalition - Macleans

AJAX, Ont. — Justin Trudeau is flatly ruling out a Liberal-NDP coalition to prevent Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives from forming another government if no...

Where the SEC Primary governors stand on the presidential race

(blog) (blog)“John Kasich's success in putting conservative ideas to work in Ohio—cutting taxes $5 billion, turning an $8 billion shortfall into a $2 billion...

Former Argyle councillor runs for NDP in West Nova

Tory MP Greg Kerr will not be running in the Oct. 19 election, but his regional assistant, Arnold LeBlanc, will be carrying the banner for...

Liberal candidate Kim Rudd believes she has much to offer Northumberland ...

It was as president of the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce in 2006 that Rudd actually had the opportunity to sit next to then-Conservative leader...

Economy, health care hot topics as campaign begins | The Davidson ...

“I've been campaigning for months now,” Conservative candidate Tom Lukiwski told the Leader last week, “ever since I won the nomination in my riding.” Lukiwski,...

Federal Election 2015: Mulcair Pledges $30M To Promote Canada To U.S. Tourists

Niagara Falls, where the tourism and hospitality sectors support 33,000 people, is held by Conservative Rob Nicholson, who served as both defence minister and foreign...

9 similarities between Stephen Harper and Vladimir Putin

Two B.C.-based MPs, New Democrat Nathan Cullen and Liberal Joyce Murray, have also invoked the Nixon analogy. But if you really want to get under...

Mulcair vows to spend $30 million on tourism industry

The NDP leader was in Niagara Falls on Monday morning, more than two weeks into a 78-day campaign. Part of Mulcair's 'Campaign for Change,' he...

Liberals and Conservatives failed the passenger train, says Skip

"We chose that for convenience and because historically there was a train station there as well," said Morrison. Angus had choice words for Conservative incumbent...

Who's afraid of a coalition?

Toronto StarThe parties are far more similar than in past elections, yet remain separate entities, and Conservatives themselves couldn't be happier. “In Ontario, we need...

Mulcair pledges to spend $30M to promote Canada to U.S. ... - iPolitics

Niagara Falls, where the tourism and hospitality sectors support 33,000 people, is held by Conservative Rob Nicholson, who served as both defence minister and foreign...

A name isn't all it takes

Names such as Randy Simms, Al Hawkins have stepped up to run for the Liberals. As has Gerry Byrne who has returned home from Ottawa...

Justin Trudeau, armed with promise of tax relief, campaigns in Ontario suburbs

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was in Canada's tax-relief heartland Monday, promising to ease the government burden on middle-class paycheques. At a campaign stop in Ajax,...

Rebalance the railways

(blog) (blog)Essex MP Jeff Watson is on the wrong side of history when it comes to passenger train travel. Local voters may not be...

What Would WFB Do?

But another third-party candidate, whom Buckley rightly viewed as a fake conservative, ran 20 years later. On Jan. 24, 1968, George Wallace appeared as a...

Mulcair Fears 'Terrible Surprise' In Store For Housing Market

But Mulcair would not commit to using regulatory powers to cool the housing market, as former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty did. Flaherty ... Both Mulcair...

Jill and Derick Dillard Return to U.S. for 'Bringing Up Bates' Wedding; Jim ...

On Thursday, Jill took to Instagram to post a photo of herself, Derick, and their son, Israel David on a plane and captioned it, "Traveling!...

Christian man stabbed on busy street after sharing beliefs on homosexuality

The Maranatha Conservative Mennonite Church had traveled to Ottawa from Drayton, Ontario for three days of evangelization through singing and handing out Gospel literature. Friday...

Conservative MP criticized for advertising that he is the 'son of a holocaust ...

In 338 ridings across Canada, would-be MPs are pitching themselves to Canadians. Some claim to be champions of the middle class, others say they can...

Conservative MP criticized for advertising that he is the 'son of a holocaust ...

Canadian Jewish News (blog)In 338 ridings across Canada, would-be MPs are pitching themselves to Canadians. Some claim to be champions of the middle class, others...

Federal government slammed from all sides over Kapyong Barracks

Joyce Bateman, the Conservative Party candidate for the Winnipeg South Centre riding, said she takes the ruling "to heart," adding "consultations are a two-way street.