September 11, 2015

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All is new as Waterloo Region ridings redrawn for federal vote

In 2011, Conservative Harold Albrecht won with 54 per cent of the vote. His Liberal rival finished third with 20 per cent of votes, 34...

DeMONT: N.S. candidates know there's no such thing as a sure thing

Scott Brison, the incumbent Liberal candidate in Kings-Hants, is in Mills' should-be-safe group too. He's not reading the press clippings either. They're confusing, for one...

NDP government parts ways with Rob Merrifield, Alberta's envoy to U.S.

The NDP government is parting ways with Alberta's trade envoy to the United States, former Conservative MP Rob Merrifield. Appointed last fall by former Tory...

Dude, where's my election?

(subscription) (subscription)Ryan Cleary, the incumbent NDP candidate in St. John's South-Mount Pearl, said that in a lot of ways, Newfoundland and Labrador's seven seats...

First to drop: Rick Perry

"We have a tremendous field — the best in a generation — so I step aside knowing our party is in good hands," Perry said,...

Kim Davis' indefensible position puts traditionalists on the spot (COMMENTARY)

Washington PostLast week, traditionalist leaders expressed doubts about the validity of Davis' argument. Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation and Rod Dreher of The American...

Elections commissioner says Harper's Aussie campaign ... - iPolitics

The section of the law barring foreign involvement is titled “non-interference by foreigners” and explicitly says a foreigner may not “in any way” try to...

NCC reform as an election issue

Municipal representation is something that Paul Dewar, the NDP candidate for Ottawa Centre, supports. “It would give a local voice, but also open the ...

NDP government parts ways with Rob Merrifield, Alberta's envoy to ...

The NDP government is parting ways with Alberta's trade envoy to the United States, former Conservative MP Rob Merrifield. Appointed last fall by former Tory...

Mulcair Stands By Fin Donnelly, Denies NDP Candidate Misled Canadians

Thomas Mulcair says the NDP candidate accused of misrepresenting the facts surrounding a Syrian family's tragic story is a person of integrity who will play...

BALONEY METER: Trudeau has a point on small firms and tax rates

NDP MP Malcolm Allen demanded that Trudeau apologize “for smearing small-business owners as tax cheats.” “He simply doesn't understand the reality facing mom and pop...

Watson Hitting The Campaign Trail

With his family behind him, Conservative MP Jeff Watson opens his campaign office in Essex, September 11, 2015. (Photo by Mike Vlasveld). Conservative MP Jeff...

Lynton Crosby, Controversial Campaign Fixer, Allowed To Work With Tories: Watchdog

But Conservative incumbent Jacques Gourde said there's nothing unusual in hiring the services of an outside adviser. "When we're talking about political mechanics of elections,...

Tories aren't breaking election laws by hiring Australian, watchdog says

But Conservative incumbent Jacques Gourde said there's nothing unusual in hiring the services of an outside adviser. “When we're talking about political mechanics of elections,...

Why Ben Carson Is Rising in the Polls (And Why It Matters)

Armstrong Williams has resurfaced. The controversial political commentator—best known for his lucrative promotion of No ... It was a curious position for a man regarded...

Liberals would create housing for senior gay men, Fry says

(Vancouver Centre front-runner candidates, from left, Constance Barnes, Hedy Fry, standing, and Lisa Barrett, who isn't visible in this photo, attended 's election debate Sept...

Ambrose on defending Alberta's interests and Aboriginal women

Since 2004, Rona Ambrose has represented the Edmonton-Spruce Grove electoral riding in Ottawa as the elected Member of Parliament. For the 2015 federal election, Ambrose...

Greens tout candidate, platform

Brandt is challenging for the Brantford-Brant riding against Libertarian Rob Ferguson, NDP candidate Marc Laferriere, Conservative Phil McColeman and Liberal Danielle Takacs. Brandt, 32, was...

Victoria family cited in CRA crackdown on tax evasion

But Murray Rankin, the NDP candidate for Victoria, said the Conservative government lacks political will and it appears it has not been aggressive in going...

Harper's Conservatives Focus On Forging Victory In Election's Final Laps

The Globe and Mail"It would be a surprise because everyone says we're in the third position (nationally), said Gourde. "We say we're in the race...

Election 2015: Federal election riding boundaries changed in Central Okanaagn

In an attempt to clarify who is running where, Conservative Dan Albas, Green Party candidate Robert Mellalieu (Central Okanagan-Similameen-Nicola) and Conservative candidate Ron Cannan (Kelowna-Lake...

In a marathon election, Tories focused on forging victory in final laps

(subscription) (subscription)In Quebec, where one poll last month put the Conservatives in fourth place, two of his highest profile candidates in the province predicted...

NDP subtly retools as campaign enters second half | Ottawa Citizen

This week, the NDP changed the sign on the lectern that Tom Mulcair uses on the campaign trail. Two simple words now scream out at...

Carleton incumbent Pierre Poilievre hopes to hold... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Carleton incumbent Pierre Poilievre hopes to hold...www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre is setting his sights on a new riding after Nepean-Carleton was split to account for...

Window of opportunity

This semester begins on the heels of a busy and complex year for social justice and activism at Bowdoin. In early December 2014, hundreds of...

Election 2015: Meet the candidates—Ron Cannan

Education: Graduated in 1981 from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton in business administration, major in marketing management; University of Alberta, supervisory management certificate...

'My choice is Justin': Lunch with ex-Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion – and ...

It turns out to be Gagan Sikand, the Liberal candidate in Mississauga-Streetsville, who is taking on Conservative incumbent Brad Butt. He wants McCallion to attend...

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Lois Brown

Lois has served as a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, vice-chair of the Conservative Auto Caucus,...

Insider: No more voting at Mizell Senior Center?

“I am reassured by the many leaders who support the deal and whose commitment to the security of the U.S. and Israel are beyond question,...

Watch Now, Watch Later: A Preview for Week 1, and the Season

The first time, Gronk ran a slant that picked Lawrence Timmons, creating an easy throwing lane to Chandler for a score. .... The only running...

Walker Hopes Statehouse Leads to White House

Ensconced in a chair at The Grille on Laurel restaurant, Gov. Scott Walker thinks for a moment about the 17-person strong Republican field for President.

Descent Into Lawlessness

But the cause of the rioting -- the supposed improper police killing of criminal suspect Michael Brown -- was based on the lie that Brown...

Denis Lebel appuie le candidat au français boiteux - Métro Montréal

Métro MontréalDenis Lebel appuie le candidat au français boiteuxMétro Montréal... être en mesure de communiquer avec les électeurs de LaSalle—Émard—Verdun et éventuellement les représenter à...

Pierre-Luc Dusseault applaudit la naissance de la fondation Raïf ...

11 septembre 2015 - SHERBROOKE – Le député sortant et candidat NPD dans Sherbrooke, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, a répondu dès ce matin à l'appel de la...

Mulcair stands behind Donnelly, after Kurdi family confusion

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says he does not believe that B.C. candidate Fin Donnelly did anything wrong in how he handled the story of the...

Justin Trudeau lays out $1.5B youth employment strategy

Toronto StarTrudeau said a Liberal government would spend three times as much as the NDP, $300 million per year for three years, on a youth...

John Moore, of Inuvik, announced as Green Party's NWT candidate

... candidate for the Northwest Territories. Moore joins incumbent NDP candidate Dennis Bevington, Liberal candidate Michael McLeod, Floyd Roland of the Conservative Party, and Bob...

Conservative finance minister Joe Oliver says economy biggest issue in ...

Lawyer Marco Mendicino, who defeated former Conservative MP Eve Adams in the race for the Liberal nomination for the riding, said Harper's “trickle down economics...

Strauss: What's a Rams fan to do?

The Cardinals of Dierdorf, Hart, Metcalf, Wehrli, Gray, Smith and Wilson, of Otis, Coryell, Anderson, Lomax, Johnson and Tilley retain a favorable place in St.

Tom Mulcair unveils NDP plan to spend billions on transit, bridges

The NDP is promising to spend billions to ease urban gridlock and speed up commuter times. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, campaigning in Edmonton Friday, lamented...

LETTERS: Decisions cost votes

Seriously, the Conservatives have imposed the Deaf Tax in the form of a five per cent GST. Being deaf myself, I had to hire a...

There's truth in advertising after all – Stephen Harper isn't perfect

“We've been ahead of the game,” Paul Calandra crowed later, also on Power and Politics, before taking the hotly contested Conservative Refugee Talking Point Hyperbole...

Second Test Article - John McKay

Home · Past Projects · About · Contact; English. John Mckay Miramichi-Grand Lake Riding Liberal Party ... Miramichi Mayor, John McKay, is the smartest mayor...

GOP candidate for Illinois House seat to run for retiring Sen. Dan Duffy's ...

Mike Tryon, R-Crystal Lake, also is retiring and will not seek a seventh term representing the 66th House District. A four-way GOP primary has shaped...

Nickel Belt candidate wants to give voters a stronger voice

Dave Starbuck, the Nickel Belt candidate for the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada first ran for office in 1979, and put his name on the ballot...

Fired Starkey Hearing Technologies president hires lawyer

Starkey Hearing founder Bill Austin sent an e-mail to employees Wednesday saying that Ruzicka, CFO Scott Nelson, Operations Senior Vice President Keith Guggenberger and Human...

Commentary - M.P. Garry Breitkreuz, AKA "The Gun Guy" Retiring

Commentary - M.P. Garry Breitkreuz, AKA "The Gun Guy" RetiringGarry worked closely with Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney in 2014 to formulate the Common Sense...

Liberals pledge to create 40000 youth jobs

Mr. Trudeau's youth jobs announcement came just a day after the NDP announced a similar policy, as both parties vie for young voters and, by...

Holy Cross Hospital to get Level 1 trauma center on South Side

GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who has insulted Carly Fiorina, blasted Megyn Kelly, and pummeled Hillary Clinton, once got dissed by actress Candice Bergen. The...

Jobs, poverty are key issues in York South-Weston

“The number one issue is lack of jobs in the riding,” said NDP incumbent Mike Sullivan, who beat Liberal Alan Tonks in 2011 to claim...