August 26, 2015

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Cruisin' to End MS fundraiser set for Thursday

Delegates in attendance will include MLA Wayne Drysdale, local federal Conservative candidate Chris Warkentin and city and county council members. “There's going to be events...

Trump faces potential obstacle with GOP loyalty oath proposal in Virginia

RICHMOND — The Virginia Republican Party is considering requiring a loyalty oath among presidential primary contenders — a move widely viewed as an early sign...

Trudeau touts teacher tax credit, economic growth at stop in Newmarket

Lois Brown is the Conservative incumbent and seeking her third term. Brown defeated Peterson in the last election by more than 17,000 votes. “We will...

Reevely: When the Tories' anti-Ottawa pose goes wrong

Royal Galipeau will be happy to tell you. The Tories deliver OK. They just like to ... It seems to have gotten the best of...

Loewenberg holding 'campaign hootenanny' on weekend

. By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff. | Aug 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM | 0. Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus will be performing at Sudbury...

Chrystia Freeland crashes men-only club, but guy in bathrobe steals the show

Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland crashed the Toronto men-only club that was supposed to host a speech by Finance Minister Joe Oliver on Wednesday afternoon. Freeland...

Ex-Liberal MP Says Party Officials Still Ignoring Fraud Complaint From Last Year

Ottawa CitizenSimilar circumstances landed Dean Del Mastro in trouble, except the former Conservative MP did not sign a compliance agreement to protect him as in...

Tory candidates told to avoid debates, media during campaign

TheChronicleHerald.caOttawa Mayor Jim Watson, a one-time Progressive Conservative staffer on Parliament Hill and later a Liberal cabinet minister at Queen's Park, had hoped to chat...

Essex Conservative candidate, Jeff Watson, seeks his fourth re-election

The Conservative candidate has represented the Essex region in Ottawa for eleven years and said that he has changed since he was first elected. “I...

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Last week my husband and I were sitting on our front porch when London-Fanshawe NDP candidate Irene Mathyssen approached us as she and two others...

Bibeau: premier engagement aux côtés de Stéphane Dion

Présenté comme l'un des intervenants ayant contribué à sauver le protocole de Kyoto, Stéphane Dion, qui est député libéral sortant de Saint-Laurent-Cartierville, a souligné le...

Cathy McLeod Turns Down Election Forum Invitation

Nauss adds they have not heard back from Conservative candidate Cathy McLeod. She stated that due to a previous commitment in the Cariboo region she...

Cathy McLeod Turns Down Election Forum Invitation

Nauss adds they have not heard back from Conservative candidate Cathy McLeod. She stated that due to a previous commitment in the Cariboo region she...

Sci-fi fans vote for diversity at 2015 Hugo Awards

Science fiction has changed a lot since 1960s sci-fi authors like Robert Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke were perfecting the craft and winning Hugo Awards...

Lenny, the telemarketer's nightmare, confuses a Poilievre ... - iPolitics

His latest victim is a polite woman working on Conservative candidate Pierre Poilievre's campaign team. Earlier this week a YouTube account named Toao.net posted a...

Duffy scandal actors still in Tory fold

CTV NewsThe Conservative campaign said Wednesday it couldn't speculate on what current director of issues management Nick Koolsbergen was saying to his predecessor Chris Woodcock,...

EVENTS GUIDE for Aug. 27 and beyond (Surrey, Delta, White Rock)

“FreeStyle” hip-hop/rap with Rasta Mike. Comedy night on last Friday of month with Dennis Lintonjua. Central City Brewing ... 9 to the end of April)...

Veterans shouldn't have to fight at home: federal Liberal canadidate

John McCallum, Markham-Thornhill federal Liberal candidate and former defense minister responds to a question as Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill candidate Leona Alleslev and Newmarket-Aurora candidate Kyle...

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So, perhaps Mr. Parent can understand why Nigel Wright, together with PMO staff and Conservative senators, tried to interfere with a forensic audit of Sen.

Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine

Donating actual gear also allowed for the Conservative government to highlight Canada's role in the crisis in Ukraine, defence officials say. Conservative MP James Bezan,...

Ed drops by, gets all up in our business (4 photos)

Ed Fast, Minister for International Trade, liked what he saw on his first visit to Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday. Accompanied by Conservative candidate and incumbent...

The Gargoyle – Freeland campaign said to target NDP opponent for not being a ...

If a highly inflammatory line in an online news site is accurate — the Liberal campaign says it isn't — the race in the Toronto...

Rules around election signs differ across Saskatchewan

Randy Hoback is the Conservative Party incumbent for Prince Albert. He told the CBC he checked with the Mayor of Prince Albert before putting up...

Le NPD veut sortir les aînés de la pauvreté

ÉLECTION FÉDÉRALE. Un gouvernement du Nouveau Parti démocratique aidera les aînés à vivre dans la dignité en augmentant le Supplément de revenu garanti, souligne le...

Perth-Wellington Conservative Opens Wellington Campaign Office

Joining Nater at Opening of Harriston Campaign office were Town of Minto Deputy Mayor Ron Faulkner, outgoing MP Gary Schellenberger, current MPP Randy Pettapiece and...

Canadians believe 'Life Means Life' Act an election ploy: poll

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP and Liberal parties declared their opposition to Bill C-53 during the first of the two days of Commons debate on the...

Harper Visit Snubs Local Media – Angry Conservative Ho Down in ...

Or the angriest Conservative in Eastern Ontario, our MP Guy Lauzon who threatened the use of the Minister of Justice over a non governmental issue.

Candidate Walsh opens office ahead of federal election

Walsh will have an uphill battle in the riding, going up against veteran Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren. But with national NDP support at its...

Min. of International Trade stumps with Hayes

Conservative MP Ed Fast made his first visit to Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday to hold roundtable discussions with stakeholders in the steel industry and tour...

2015 Fantasy football breakout players

Bryant's asking price, fifth-round ADP if you are being conservative, is high. But so is his astronomical ... Minnesota brought in Mike Wallace to take...

Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland crashes Toronto men's club where Joe ...

University-Rosedale Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland, right, confronts Cambridge Club president Clive Caldwel, while a member in a bathrobe and club manager Dean Brown look on.

Former Liberal MP says party didn't probe fraud allegations

A former Liberal MP says his party did nothing to investigate allegations of membership fraud in the nomination of their chosen candidate in a suburban...

Agriculture, business leading issues for NDP's Angus | The ...

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT –Timmins-James Bay New Democrat Charlie Angus says his re-election campaign in Temiskaming will focus on small business and agriculture. The...

2015 Fantasy football breakout players

Bryant's asking price, fifth-round ADP if you are being conservative, is high. But so is his astronomical ... Minnesota brought in Mike Wallace to take...

Mid-Ohio Valley Report: Week 1

Filling Watson's spot on the depth chart? That task falls to Trenton Tallman, an athletic junior who played quarterback last year during the handful of...

Sudbury P0V: Northern Ontario votes will matter Oct. 19

The Conservatives also had MPs in Sault Ste. Marie (Bryan Hayes) and Nipissing-Timiskaming (Jay Aspin). When Parliament was dissolved on Aug. 2, the NDP still...

Jasbir Sandhu to open campaign office on Sunday, invites ...

Surrey: Jasbir Sandhu, NDP candidate for Surrey Centre, invites the community to join him this Sunday for the official opening of his campaign office. Sandhu...

Andrew Scheer faces 'tricky' balance in re-election bid | Globalnews.ca

House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer faces a 'tricky' balance in his re-election bid. ... Political leaders debating How the Greens, Conservatives, Liberals and NDP...

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Making the connection; Harper promises more rural internet

In this photo-op, Lancaster dairy farmer Bruce McCuaig, second from right, talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his wife Laureen, and SDSG Conservative Guy Lauzon.

NDP nominates final two candidates in Ottawa

Also in the Vanier riding is longtime Liberal MP Mauril Belanger. Ottawa West-Nepean, meanwhile, has been a vacant seat in the House of Commons since...

Joe Oliver cancels speech at men-only club in wake of social media criticism

Finance Minister Joe Oliver cancelled a lunchtime talk at a men-only athletic club in Toronto just two hours before it was to begin following a...

Harper Promises Broadband Expansion Into More Rural Communities

Today, the Prime Minister announced that a re-elected Conservative government would set aside a further $200 million to support major new investments in fibre broadband...

Harper joined by area Conservatives for adoption announcement ...

He also lent his support to York-Simcoe Conservative candidate and incumbent House Leader Peter Van Loan and Newmarket-Aurora candidate Lois Brown. Van Loan stressed Mr.

Federal candidates in Calgary-Centre prepare for a debate

Candidates in the federal riding of Calgary-Centre will square off Wednesday night in a debate, hosted by the Calgary Leadership Forum. There are five people...

Conservative candidate in Quebec apologizes after comparing Mulcair to Nazi ...

... saying his comments were “inappropriate,” but the party stopped short of dropping him as a candidate. Asked about the controversy Tuesday, Mulcair said Eid's...

Duffy trial sheds light on PMO's power

Although the centralization and professionalization of federal government communications began under Pierre Trudeau in the 1970s, the "issues management" position is a relatively new one...

Donald Trump Is Going to Lose Because He Is Crazy

A profile by McKay Coppins last year framed Trump's long history of teasing reporters with campaigns that he would not undertake as an unbreakable pattern...

Farmers hoping Harper would update TPP talks

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Their ranks even included the farmer who showed Harper around his new robotic milking facility and posed with the...

Harper disappoints dairy farmers looking for answers on trade talks

Their ranks even included the farmer who showed Harper around his new robotic milking facility and posed with the Conservative leader for a photo in...