September 2, 2015

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Clyde Mobbley, NDP Riding Association President, Tossed For Urging Voters Green

www.muskokaregion.com/He urged others who wanted rid of incumbent Tony Clement to avoid splitting the vote among the NDP, Liberal and Green candidates. Mobbley was particularly...

Chris Alexander Just Got Put In His Place By CBC's Rosemary Barton

An exchange between Rosemary Barton and Chris Alexander escalated quickly Wednesday, after the Conservative candidate tried to slip a lie past the Power & Politics...

McColeman greeted by an engaged electorate

Phil McColeman laughs and says he's got three pair of comfortable shoes to wear while door knocking during the election campaign. He'll need them: there's...

Keep Canada Post alive – president

Nipissing-Timiskaming candidates Anthony Rota of the Liberals and Kathleen Jodouin of the NDP presented their party stands on the future of Canada Post. Conservative Jay...

Rebel health minister seeks federal NDP nod

CBC.caThe Conservatives have held the seat since 2008, but incumbent Shelly Glover is not seeking re-election. Selby, whose provincial constituency of Southdale forms part of...

Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe trailing in Montreal riding: poll

A CROP poll conducted for the New Democratic Party but leaked to the media Wednesday shows NDP incumbent MP Hélène Laverdière far ahead of Duceppe...

Campaign to save Canada Post delivery makes its way to Toronto

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is staging a rally Friday at the office of Conservative MP and party candidate Roxanne James. They will set...

Jamey Heath: What do the Liberals' stand for? Depends on the day

Onto crusades at work, a hit list of are-you-a-real-Canadian litmus tests that Liberals can't resist applying. In 2008, for example, fresh out of office after...

Bill Blair Rewriting History On G20 Summit, NDP Candidate Says

Star Liberal recruit and former Toronto police chief Bill Blair is attempting to rewrite history on his role in the G20 fiasco, an incumbent NDP...

Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – Sopuck celebrates $5 billion surplus

Dauphin, MB – Today Robert Sopuck, Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, is congratulating our Conservative government for a $5 billion surplus from...

Joe Oliver mocked online amid bad economic news

Tory candidate and current Finance Minister Joe Oliver has largely been missing from the Conservative party's campaign trail. Oliver — who is running for re-election...

Why Campaigning Leaders Head Out To The Ball Game

With family members in tow, both New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair and his Conservative counterpart Stephen Harper have recently been seen in the stands watching...

Legislative field continues to shape up with new entrants in SD 33, HD 41, and ...

(blog) (blog)Davis is the third Republican to jump in the race, joining GOP fundraiser Sam Killebrew and Polk Commissioner Ed Smith in the conservative-leaning...

Walker: Climate under Obama led to recent police killings

(blog) (blog)The Obama administration faced similar criticism from conservatives after last winter's deaths of two New York Police Department officers. The president and then-Attorney...

PC Leader Patrick Brown hopes to win seat in Ontario byelection ...

Voters in the central Ontario riding of Simcoe North head to the polls today in a byelection Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown has to win...

York-Simcoe Liberal candidate opens Keswick campaign office Saturday

... has served in leadership positions with the Maytree Foundation and the National Association of Japanese Canadians. Locally, Tanaka is a member of the East...

Justin Trudeau's Liberals attempt risky rebranding

CBC.caLiberal strategists' decision to attempt to seize back momentum, by reversing 25 years of branding as sober fiscal stewards is certainly bold. It might work.

Election 2015: Prime Minister Stephen Harper's rally in Ottawa

(subscription) (subscription)Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks about the Conservative Party's low-tax, balanced budget plan for the economy at a rally in Ottawa on Aug.

Election Notebook: Sometimes a picture isn't worth 1000 words

MP Malcolm Allen was scheduled to launch his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a BBQ at Club Richelieu. The NDP candidate's launch follows that of...

Liberals and NDP promise marijuana reform but pot crimes could still haunt ...

The Liberals' Hedy Fry and the NDP's Constance Barnes have had a front-row seat to this experiment. In this October's federal election, they are the...

Green Party's Elizabeth May hopeful for federal win in Fredericton

Conservative candidate Keith Ashfield did not respond to a CBC News request for an interview about the Green push, and Liberal candidate Matt DeCourcey's campaign...

Political signs damaged in Halifax

Megan Leslie, the NDP candidate who has served two terms as the MP for Halifax, has had similar problems. “We have a problem every election,”...

Gilles Duceppe far behind NDP's Laverdière in Laurier-Sainte-Marie: CROP poll

(subscription) (subscription)In the 2011 election, the NDP's Hélène Laverdière defeated Bloc Québecois leader Gilles Duceppe by over 5,000 votes in the Montreal riding of...

Ash borer found in 28th Iowa county

Other appointees include Sharon Rosenboom of Orange City, Tamara Trinder of West Des Moines, Craig Johnson of Cedar Falls, Kathryn Kunert of Des Moines, Robert...

Cheryl Gallant opens Arnprior office - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Cheryl Gallant opens Arnprior officewww.insideottawavalley.com/Conservative candidate Cheryl Gallant held an official office opening in Arnprior on Sept. 1. About 15 supporters gathered at the Willis...

It's the selfie campaign: Election 2015 in photos

(subscription) (subscription)NDP candidate Charlie Angus, running for re-election in Timmins-James Bay, Ont. “Our door-knocking team got rained out of Englehart. We organized the sign...

Letters to editor extra, Sept. 3: Barry vs. Fox

The conservative Fox campaign's latest salvo boomeranged into an unanticipated ricocheting effect in the countervailing response of former vice mayor, Howard Gentry, who endorsed Megan...

Gilles Duceppe en mauvaise posture

Gilles Duceppe serait en danger dans sa circonscription de Laurier-Ste-Marie. Un sondage commandé par le NPD à la maison CROP indique que sa rivale néodémocrate...

Candidates weigh in on mail delivery changes

Niagara Centre incumbent NDP MP Malcolm Allen said door-to-door service should be a “critical component” of what Canada Post does. “We have an aging population...

OpenMedia encourages voters to consider policies around access, privacy in ...

Christopher stressed that OpenMedia won't be recommending any parties or politicians, though he mentioned Green Leader Elizabeth May, the NDP's Charmaine Borg, and Joyce Murray...

OpenMedia encourages voters to consider policies around access, privacy in ...

Christopher stressed that OpenMedia won't be recommending any parties or politicians, though he mentioned Green Leader Elizabeth May, the NDP's Charmaine Borg, and Joyce Murray...

Cross-Canada bus tour aims to bring life to 2015 federal election

OTTAWA, September 2, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – As Canadians ponder who should govern them for the next four years, a second coast-to-coast pro-life junket is aiming...

Studying time

(subscription) (subscription)Menchenton may be throwing her hat into the upcoming federal election for the first time for the New Democratic Party, but just like...

Studying time

(subscription) (subscription)Menchenton may be throwing her hat into the upcoming federal election for the first time for the New Democratic Party, but just like...

Election 2015 Seat Projections: Some Tory Cabinet Ministers At Risk Of Losing

Leona Aglukkaq in Nunavut is also at risk. The model ... Alice Wong in Richmond Centre could be another Conservative MP from the Vancouver suburb...

NDP 'Couldn't Resist' Mocking Trudeau's Escalator Ad

In June, Scarborough Southwest NDP candidate Dan Harris told the House of Commons that a Tory rival's claim that the Harper government "consistently balanced budgets"...

Refugee crisis: Canada not doing enough, Mulcair says

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is taking aim at the Harper government over the refugee crisis in Europe — saying Canada hasn't done enough for those...

Serving Canada's veterans “is one of the highest priorities” of ...

... of darkness for our Canadian military by giving our troops the equipment they need to get the job done, we are also doing the...

Cullen promises gas price ombudsman

CFTKTVNDP incumbent candidate Nathan Cullen promised Wednesday in Smithers that if his party forms government, it would create an ombudsman position with the power to...

Fort Nelson First Nation councillor acclaimed NDP candidate

A Fort Nelson First Nation councillor will take on Bob Zimmer and the Conservatives in the 2015 federal election. Kathi Dickie, a former chief, was...

Canada Election: Rallying the Vote, On and Off Reserve

There are three Indigenous candidates running for the Conservatives: Rob Clarke, who is Cree, is hoping for a third straight term in the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River...

Manitoba NDP's Erin Selby to take shot at federal politics

Manitoba MLA Erin Selby is set to announce a run at federal politics. CBC News has learned the former provincial NDP cabinet minister is expected...

Northern MP candidates clash over carbon tax, cost of living

But NDP candidate Dennis Bevington isn't convinced. He told Moose FM several international energy agencies are embracing the idea of a carbon tax as a...

Northern MP candidates clash over carbon tax, cost of living

But NDP candidate Dennis Bevington isn't convinced. He told Moose FM several international energy agencies are embracing the idea of a carbon tax as a...

Election 2015: Five candidates in Chilliwack-Hope weigh in on the subject of ...

The Progress kicks off a 2015 Federal Election editorial series today, centred on questions that zero in on what matters to people in Chilliwack-Hope. The...

Statistically Speaking

- Michigan v. UtahBlock UIf teams don't improve, their coaches are fired or replaced, leaving only the best coaches in the data (Nick Saban...

Amid NDP infighting, Parry Sound-Muskoka riding ... - iPolitics

Looking at the 2011 federal election, Conservative incumbent Tony Clement won with 25,864 votes, with the NDP next in line at 11,217, Liberals 5,330 and...

Guaranteed income not a likely Canadian election topic, says former senator

At its 2014 convention, the Liberal Party adopted a resolution endorsing the concept of a guaranteed income. But according to Liberal Vancouver Centre MP Hedy...

Cooper: Return to long-form census data

Back in 2010, the Conservatives eliminated the mandatory long form. Tony Clement suggested it was too invasive, and Canadians wanted the government to leave them...

Five key LGBT election questions for Vancouver Centre

With four strong women vying for the Vancouver Centre seat in Parliament in the Oct 19 federal election, the contest remains Liberal incumbent Hedy Fry's...