September 4, 2015

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Elizabeth May pays greenest of green visit to Charlottetown Tuesday

Teresa Doyle is the Green candidate up against legendary Liberal incumbent Lawrence MacAulay in Cardigan. Lynne Lund is challenging veteran incumbent Wayne Easter in Malpeque...

PEI candidates ready for federal election

Over in Cardigan, Liberal MP Lawrence MacAulay has held the riding for the last 27 years and is considered by many to be “safe as...

Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservative Party announces latest ...

Conservative Party announces latest measures to support hunters, anglers, and outdoors communities. 04Sep. Building on the Governments strong commitment to conservation and to Canada's outdoor...

Conservative candidate Tim Dutaud's inappropriate hobby | Some ...

Update: How certain am I that the person in the video is Conservative candidate Tim Dutaud? .... Does anybody remember the character “Biff” from the...

Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – Re-elected Conservative government will ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced a plan to establish a Canadian Armed Forces reserve unit in Yukon. A primary reserve unit in Yukon will...

NDP pledges higher targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

In an interview on Friday, Halifax candidate Megan Leslie – the NDP's deputy leader and environment critic – said the party would pass legislation with...

One month into election campaign, parties focused on what's possible in Quebec

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, right, alongside NDP candidate for the riding of Brossard-Saint Lambert, Hoang Mai, shucks corn during a federal election campaign stop at...

Reevely: Ottawa's New Democrats stay cautious on promises they ...

NDP MP Paul Dewar, left, shows National Capital Commission board chair Russell Mills a letter which he says is from Conservative ministers John Baird and...

Campaign Trail: What the leaders did Friday

Brampton GuardianNDP rivals have criticized the party for its spending promises and claims to balance the budget. Liberal candidate Melanie Joly released a statement Friday...

Tom Mulcair highlights NDP's pacifist roots while campaigning in Quebec

It's corn-harvesting season in Quebec and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair spent some time Friday shucking cobs with senior citizens at a residence on Montreal's south...

Canada in Africa

- 300 Years of Aid and ExploitationAllAfrica.comDespite rhetoric about aid to the poorest people in the world, the Harper Conservatives have worked assiduously to...

We Found PEI MP Wayne Easter, Campaigning Hard And Hosting ...

Because you could run a dead dog in PEI ridings and win, if the dog is a Liberal, the incumbent MP Wayne Easter is in...

Unprecedented number of indigenous candidates running ... - iPolitics

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, is currently the Conservative candidate in Nunavut. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. Substantially more First Nations, Metis and Inuit candidates are running...

ELECTION 2015 | YOUR LETTERS | Sept. 5, 2015

Heck, Trudeau might think he could later topple the Tories, have another run at getting the Liberals back into power, try desperately to avoid the...

Tories Proud Of Canada's Job Numbers, But They May Not Be For Long

But the youth unemployment rate was virtually unchanged, and Nova Scotia Liberal candidate Scott Brison said the overall jobs picture has been blurred under the...

Election 2015: Labour Day a time to remember

I am the NDP candidate for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford, and my party was created in 1961 in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress, to ensure that the...

Feds need to support 'vital' tourism sector

As president of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce about 10 years ago, Dean Allison heard a statistic that stuck with him. Allison, who is the...

Inter-House Olympics

Contributors: Julian Andrews (Bull Moose), Olivia Atwood (Little Tokyo), Sarah Bonanno (Farmer's Market), John Branch (Gule of Maine and Shere Punjab), Garrett Casey (The Brunswick...

Mulcair highlights NDP's pacifist roots

It's corn-harvesting season in Quebec and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair spent some time Friday shucking cobs with senior citizens at a residence on Montreal's south...

Le NPD veut remettre l'économie sur les rails et rendre la vie plus ...

Il faut aussi rendre le coût de la vie plus abordable mentionne Alain Giguère, candidat dans Thérèse-De Blainville. Le NPD donnera un coup de pouce...

Most candidates confirmed for PG ridings

Incumbent Bob Zimmer is the confirmed candidate for the Conservative Party. Zimmer has been MP since 2011 after long-time Member of Parliament Jay Hill retired.

Wong campaign focusing on drug use, economy

Canada's Minister of State for seniors and the MP for Richmond Centre, Alice Wong, opened her campaign office Wednesday afternoon on Westminster Highway. Wong, a...

Conservative candidates decline Vote Smart debate | The Auroran

“We have everything planned now and all the candidates have said they are going to come, but I am still waiting for Lois Brown and...

As Syrian migrants laid to rest, protestors target office of St Catharines MP

This sign protesting the lack of action by the Canadian government for Syrian migrants covered the windows of the Rick Dykstra, Conservative MP for St...

François Charbonneau: «Et si le Bloc québécois devenait un parti ...

Tout d'abord, la pétition nationale de Forces et démocratie afin que Jean-François Fortin participe aux débats des chefs gagne en moyenne une signature... tous les...

Letters: September 5, 2015

After watching NDP MP Fin Donnelly shamelessly use the death of a 3-year-old boy as an election prop in an obvious attempt to discredit the...

Openings outside Montreal? A closer look at Trudeau's Quebec swing this week

(subscription) (subscription)But the Liberals finished fourth in Trois-Rivières 2011, when the NDP's Robert Aubin convincingly ended a long period of Bloc Québecois dominance. And...

Openings outside Montreal? A closer look at Trudeau's Quebec swing this week

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP have been riding high in the polls in Quebec for some time now, so Thomas Mulcair suggesting again this week that...

Job creation numbers up in August: who benefits on the ... - iPolitics

Shortly after StatsCan issued the report, Conservative candidate Tony Clement said the numbers backed up what the party has been telling voters _ that Tory...

Refugee Mailouts From Tories Surface Online Amid Crisis In Syria

The tragic image of a Syrian boy lying dead on a Turkish beach spurred difficult questions this week about whether or not Canada is doing...

Facts and figures about St. Boniface-St. Vital

Worth watching: The riding is expected to be a close call on election night. Traditionally Liberal and home to the largest francophone population in Western...

"Not fair" to expect government action on missing, murdered Indigenous women ...

"Not fair" to expect government action on missing, murdered Indigenous women ...In a news release, NDP have condemned comments made Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP David Wilks...

Oil industry association a powerful lobby in Ottawa

... to the federal lobbyist registry, CAPP representatives had 79 meetings or personal communications with federal government ministers, deputy ministers and Conservative and Liberal MPs.

Adam: Just how different would an NDP government be?

NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Megan Leslie and Andrew Cash are joined by fellow NDP MPs performing a Stompin' Tom song in the foyer of the...

Harper: Yukon Will Get Own Unit Of Armed Forces Reserves If Tories Re-Elected

The Conservatives face a tough fight in the Yukon. Incumbent Ryan Leef hopes to hang on to the seat he took from the Liberals in...

Crowder says goodbye to Ottawa

“It gives you a chance to meet people where you don't usually see them. And if you're in their community, they are more comfortable talking...

ELECTION NOTEBOOK: Oakville, Burlington campaign offices now open

The office can be reached at 905-331-1114 or by emailing info@pamdamoff.ca. Oakville North-Burlington Conservative candidate Effie Triantafilopoulos' campaign office is located at 2525 Old Bronte...

Harper Announces Plan To Establish A Canadian ... - Erin O'Toole

On August 17, Prime Minister Harper announced that a re-elected Conservative Government will strengthen the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves through the following measures: Accelerating the...

Ag keeps low profile in election campaign - The Western Producer

Josh Boyes, campaign manager for Conservative MP Kelly Block, installs a sign at a home in Warman, Sask., Aug. 31. Farm groups say agriculture hasn't...

Ontario Tory leader Patrick Brown wins by-election in landslide

TORONTO, ON September 4, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – In a close-to-repeat performance of his landslide win for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party just four months...

Le néodémocrate Alain Giguère amorce sa 10e campagne électorale

Élu pour la première fois sous la bannière du NPD en 2011, le député sortant de Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, Alain Giguère amorçait, il y a quelques semaines,...

Election Candidates Talk Agriculture

Huron County is Ontario's largest agricultural producer, and the four main candidate's for Huron-Bruce in the upcoming federal election have different thoughts on how to...

Le président du NPD-Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine fait campagne avec une affiche montrant Jack Layton - Le Journal de Québec

Le président du NPD-Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine fait campagne avec une affiche montrant Jack LaytonLe Journal de Québec... ce ne sont pas des gens du NPD et ce...

Erin Selby, Former Manitoba NDP Health Minister, Running For Mulcair's Team

Selby is facing an uphill battle. St. Boniface-St. Vital is a traditional Liberal seat, although the Conservatives won it in the last two elections. Conservative...

Notebook: Clash of the campaign signs and Liberal déjà vu

There is no love lost between Conservative incumbent Ted Opitz and Liberal candidate Borys Wrzesnewskyj in the Toronto riding of Etobicoke Centre. Recently, this manifested...

Does your course strategy fit your golf game? - Golf Tips ...

A conservative strategy might include ... Do you go aggressive (red) or conservative (blue)? ... Shave 5-7 shots off your game without changing your swing...

The Carmichael Show's David Alan Grier on How Fast the World Is Changing and ...

People keep asking comedian David Alan Grier for tickets to The Wiz, NBC's third live musical, airing this December. “The ticket is the flat-screen in...

Reid: Chris Alexander the latest example of how politics debases even the best ...

If the Conservatives lose this election, don't underestimate how much this sort of thing contributes to their downfall. When even the likes of Chris Alexander...

'Rocky Horror' at 40: Hear Soundtrack Outtake, Read Producer's Reflections

"Rocky Horror never surprises me," says Lou Adler, who executive-produced The Rocky Horror Picture Show. "I can be sitting in the most conservative meeting about...

Dufferin-Caledon MP hopefuls set to debate the issues

So far, incumbent Conservative candidate David Tilson will attempt to ward off challenges from Liberal candidate Ed Crewson, NDP candidate Rehya Yazbek and Green Party...