August 20, 2015

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Secret videos in abortion wars are nothing new

The undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials matter-of-factly discussing the sale of fetal tissue and organs may feel like a new political scandal, but the...

UFC Saskatoon Notebook: Stout on Tompkins, Retirement; Kelades, Letourneau talk ATT

(blog) (blog)Auston Matthews wins battle but Patrik Laine takes war in meeting... Atte Ohtamaa, Antti Pihlstrom, Jordan ... Letters: Daycare, dog poop, sewer system,...

Tom Mulcair visits Surrey to announce a $250 million plan for more police officers

Dispatch TimesFlanked by Surrey NDP candidates, Jinny Sims, Jasbir Sandhu, Garry Begg and Tom Mulcair announced the NDP plan for safer communities through investment in...

John Ivison: In tight election race, parties can't ignore growing importance ...

As the results from the city of Brandon were announced, they appeared to confirm the polls, putting him 500 votes ahead of his Tory rival,...

Partisan politics delivered at public gathering to stop postal service cuts

The crowd that gathered outside the Capri Centre Mall, where incumbent Conservative Ron Cannan's constituency office is located, were solidly behind the them, cheering loudly...

The DVD Wrapup: 100-Year-Old Man, Strangerland, La Grande Bouffe, Troma's War ...

The locations might include Lake Jindabyne and the Snowy Mountains, Alice Springs, Kangaroo Island, Kakadu National Park, the Kimberly Ranges, Kununarra, Great Barrier Reef, the...

Horwath visits Gogama derailment site

Ministry of the Environment must address the outstanding safety concerns of those who live near the site of the CN train derailment near Gogama earlier...

Julian Bond: The meaning of the movement

The moral aspect, of course, was very strong because so many of these people were pre-ministerial students — Sherrod, Charlie Jones, John Lewis and on...

Robert Kitchen to represent Conservatives in Souris-Moose Mountain

“It's a challenge any way that you look at it,” said Kitchen, who works as a chiropractor in Estevan and is succeeding the retiring Ed...

Federal election: Conservative John Weston

Another split with his party was over the Sliammon Treaty between Canada, BC and the Sliammon people of Powell River. “I believe in equality for...

Surprise NDP winners from 2011 are running again

She was matched with Halifax MP Megan Leslie, Dubé with Welland MP Malcolm Allen. Liu, who is from Pointe Claire and fluent in French, English...

Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for ...

At an August 19 campaign stop in Vancouver, prime ministerial hopeful Justin Trudeau reiterated a campaign promise to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes. He then...

How much does Quebec love Thomas Mulcair?

New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Thomas Mulcair greets people at a community fair while campaigning in his riding of Outremont in Montreal, September 16, 2007.

Accidental MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau ready for re-election battle

Brosseau rented a home in the riding and set to work meeting the people who had put their trust in the NDP and its leader...

Accidental MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau ready for re-election battle ...

LOUISEVILLE, Que. – The first time Ruth Ellen Brosseau set foot in the federal riding of Berthier-Maskinongé in 2011, it was as if the circus...

NDP candidate issues statement re: Lockerby closure

. By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff. | Aug 20, 2015 - 5:00 PM | 0. Nickel Belt NDP candidate Claude Gravelle issued a statement today...

Federal election neighbourhood profile: Ottawa-Vanier

Still, they are facing the Liberals, who have held a firm grip on the riding since it was first created in 1935 as Ottawa East.

MP assistant Murray gets Conservative nomination

The Conservatives don't seem to be paying the price in Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge for their late start in the federal election. A nomination meeting Tuesday...

Hayes Responds To Skip Morrison on Passenger Train Service ...

Sault MP, Conservative incumbent Bryan Hayes issued the following letter to the media responding to comments made by the NDP and Skip Morrison on Tuesday.

What we know about the NDP's childcare plan

Thomas Mulcair and the NDP have consistently opposed the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) cheques. They voted against the UCCB's creation, and they voted against...

Conservative Scott Armstrong's hospital election visit sparks complaint

Nova Scotia's new health authority barred campaigning politicians from hospitals during elections Thursday, vindicating a complaint from a Truro doctor who objected when two Conservative...

Conservative Scott Armstrong's hospital election visit sparks ... - 47 Fit

In a letter to medical staff, Dr. Nancy McNeil — a radiologist at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro — called a campaign...

Edmonton MP Peter Goldring spied on campaign volunteers by hacking computers ...

A former Conservative riding association executive alleges Edmonton MP Peter Goldring hacked volunteers' computers and spied on their personal accounts during the 2011 federal election...

Pat Johnson: The NDP's anti-Israel grassroots

Part of the Conservative party's strategy against the New Democrats in this election includes the website Meetthendp.ca, which aggregates controversial statements by NDP candidates. Already...

Federal election 2015 — Sudbury

Sudbury is a battleground riding once again, following the defection of NDP MP Glenn Thibeault to the Ontario Liberals in December. Paul Lefebvre (Paul Lefebvre).

Mulcair praises NDP's child-care plan while in Vancouver ...

WATCH ABOVE: NDP leader Thomas Mulcair claims his plan would greatly increase the amount of regulated daycare spots in provinces like British Columbia. VANCOUVER –...

Fredericton targeted by Leadnow with anti-Conservative campaign

Conservative Keith Ashfield was re-elected in the riding seat with 48 per cent of the vote. "I think a lot of Canadian voters feel really...

Judge says Hillary Clinton's private emails violated policy

In the FOIA suit Sullivan is handling, the conservative group Judicial Watch is seeking records about the employment arrangements of longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin,...

The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say

Colin Barrett. It's hard to get excited either way about this list. The idea of a canon, the notion that there are these works of...

Justin Trudeau promises flexible workplace hours

(blog) (blog)The local Conservative candidate in the Niagara Falls riding is Rob Nicholson, a long-time member of Harper's cabinet, now serving as Canada's Minister...

PM's current chief of staff knew of Duffy deal, ex-legal adviser testifies

The prime minister's right-hand man said it matter-of-factly. “Sen. Duffy is going to go ahead and pay that money because it's coming out of my...

Love/Hate for 2015

It means at Agholor's current, 10th-round price, I love his value (I have him as an eighth-rounder), and given Calvin's knees, the more conservative Lions...

Information on voting from Peggy Nash words Ms Nash, image this ...

... voting and identification. This is an election of historic importance. Make sure your friends, family and neighbours have the tools they need to vote.

Editorial: Ready for election coverage

Former Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit is not seeking re-election period, having announced his retirement from politics fairly recently. Whoever replaces him as member of Parliament...

Red tape and Tory blue: Why Stephen Harper loves the CFIB

Conservative leader Stephen Harper makes a campaign stop in London, Ontario, on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP). On Wednesday, the Prime Minister attended a...

SMART REMARKS: Lancaster County really is becoming less conservative

As of the fall term (classes start Monday), students living on the first and second floors of Founders Residence Hall will be able to select...

Fantino 'diametrically opposed' to Justin Trudeau's platform

Vaughan-Woodbridge Conservative candidate Julian Fantino has been taking jabs at the Liberals, especially party leader Justin Trudeau, since the federal election campaign kicked off. But...

Duffy's Repayment May not Have Been a Scandal Without PMO's Bungling

The motivation in this self-inflicted scandal was to salvage the reputation of the Conservative appointment and then key fundraising asset. Having launched the Harper administration...

The Gargoyle: Tories trailing or tied in several swing ridings, says advocacy ...

Of the 13 ridings, Conservative incumbents who are trailing include: Keith Ashfield (Fredericton); Bernard Trottier (Etobicoke-Lakeshore); Stephen Woodworth (Kitchener Centre); Chungsen Leung (Willowdale); Lawrence Toet...

Is 'anchor baby' a derogatory term? A history of the debate.

They were used to refer to Southeast Asian immigrant teens who came to the U.S. to help support their family members back home, according to...

UPDATED: Signs of Egmont Conservative candidate Gail Shea vandalized

Sometime overnight Wednesday, several campaign signs in Summerside belonging to Conservative Egmont candidate, Gail Shea, were vandalized. “We had a call from somebody driving by...

Mayor Watson meets Liberal candidates

Held behind closed doors, reporters were allowed in at the end, just as Ottawa South candidate David McGuinty complained to Watson about the election's added...

Prime Minister Harper Announces Tax Relief for ... - Erin O'Toole

For immediate release. Prime Minister Harper Announces Tax Relief for Adoptive Families. Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that a re-elected Conservative government would help...

Poll shows NDP candidate Daniel Blaikie leading in Elmwood-Transcona

Elmwood-Transcona has had a Conservative MP since 2011 but a poll shows it hasn't abandoned its once-orange stripes. Leadnow, a national advocacy group determined to...

Meat plant inspector shortfall in Manitoba putting public at risk: union

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP and Liberal agriculture critics have made cuts to food inspection an issue; Liberal critic Mark Eyking has suggested it could be...

Yukoners weigh in on Mike Duffy trial

Philippe Morin asked Yukoners for their two cents about the Duffy trial, the $90,000 cheque and a now-famous outburst from a Conservative Party supporter. From...

NDP candidate Nathan Cullen opens Terrace campaign office

Skeena - Bulkley Valley NDP incumbent Nathan Cullen turns another orange into juice at last night's official opening of his Terrace campaign office. The juice...

Stephen Harper vows to boost tax credit for adoptive families

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has pledged to increase tax relief for families adopting children if his party is re-elected. "We believe that there is no...

Mulcair Rallies In Winnipeg Tonight; NDP Still Need 4 Manitoba Candidates

Thomas Mulcair is holding a rally in Winnipeg at six o'clock tonight at the RBC Convention Centre. The NDP currently has two Members of Parliament...

Ex-Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue considers another run after ...

Penashue lost a subsequent byelection two months later to Liberal challenger Yvonne Jones. His former official agent, Reg Bowers, is charged under the Canada Elections...