September 14, 2015

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The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

He was, it might be said, a conservative radical who disdained service programs such as Head Start and traditional welfare programs such as Aid to...

Tom Mulcair plays Hip Flip with Nardwuar the Human Serviette

At one point, Nardwuar brought out collectible boxing puppets of former British Columbia premiers Mike Harcourt and Bill Vander Zalm and had Mulcair and his...

Syrian Refugee Caseworkers Added, But Ottawa Can't Say How Many

And on Saturday, when Minister of International Development Christian Paradis announced the creation of an emergency relief fund for Syrian crisis victims, he too said...

Balanced Budget, Low-Tax Plan to Protect Canada's ... - Gerry Ritz

The Prime Minister highlighted the release of the 2014-15 Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada which showed that, as a result of disciplined...

Redskins have to find ways to finish

Washington PostIndeed, Washington's defense, under new coordinator Joe Barry, held Miami to 10 points. .... OLB Ryan Kerrigan and reserve NT Chris Baker combined for...

Politicians and Immigration Department vague on repeated questions about ...

Conservative politicians continue to argue the government has already put more people on the ground, but are not able to say how many. Conservative MP...

Election primer: what voters need to know ahead of Oct. 19

The only incumbent in the race – NDP MP Claude Gravelle – will open his Val Caron campaign office Tuesday. It's located at 3140 Highway...

The Heartening Success of The Carmichael Show

The Carmichael Show is centered around the comedian Jerrod Carmichael, who plays himself, his liberal-minded girlfriend Maxine (Amber Stevens West) and his more conservative family,...

Pipelines can be dangerous territory for BC politicians

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed a quote to Kennedy Stewart criticizing the NDP leader's policy on pipelines. In fact, the statement...

Maxime Bernier gets politically groovy with new radio jingle ...

Conservative MP for the Beauce region Maxime Bernier has released an electoral radio jingle reminiscent of a 90s ad. Let's break down the 30-second clip:...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP Candidate, Leading A Different Campaign This Time Around

LOUISEVILLE, Que. — Ruth Ellen Brosseau has every intention of being re-elected in Berthier–Maskinongé, the riding she represents since she became the face of the...

Conservative candidate Bernier tries to woo Beauce with ... - iPolitics

When the constituents in the riding of Beauce, Quebec tune in to their local radio stations, they'll get to enjoy a big helping of cheese...

7 Montrealers offer up solutions to fix city's housing woes

A new report by Montreal's public health department paints a grim picture of Montreal's housing situation. Mould, vermin and food insecurity problems afflict hundreds of...

Sault Ste. Marie federal election candidates duke it out in first CBC debate

SooToday.comMarie — and the candidates agree that the top issue is how to keep the steel industry just as hot in the city. During a...

NDP lead shrinks to one point across Canada: Ipsos poll - National ...

“For the NDP, the real problem is that the Liberal party isn't going away and that there is no consolidation taking place right now behind...

Ridings to watch: Oakville and Oakville North–Burlington

Conservative Party: Terence Young (incumbent) Liberal Party: John Oliver New Democratic Party: Che Marville Green Party: TBD Major Candidates (Oakville North–Burlington) Conservative Party: Effie Triantafilopoulos...

NDP believes Trudeau's in trouble in home riding

Papineau NDP candidate Anne Lagace-Dowson has set up shop in the campaign offices of Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP incumbent in neighbouring riding Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie. Lagace-Dowson...

NDP candidate Claudette Menchenton takes down opponent's profanity-laden ...

While she was there, she noticed signs belonging to Conservative candidate Kevin O'Brien and Liberal candidate Scott Simms were vandalized. "I didn't even notice it...

Canada election 2015: Meet your Waterloo candidates

"I think the ballot question is clear: who will keep our economy strong and our country safe," said Conservative candidate Peter Braid in an interview...

Harper's covert cuts hurt families, helped send Canada into recession

(blog) (blog)NEW MINAS, NS and MONTREAL, QC – Stephen Harper's Conservatives were secretly pumping billions of dollars out of the Canadian economy, helping send...

Harper's covert cuts hurt families, helped send Canada into recession

(blog) (blog)NEW MINAS, NS and MONTREAL, QC – Stephen Harper's Conservatives were secretly pumping billions of dollars out of the Canadian economy, helping send...

Conservative Plan Working : Hayes | SaultOnline.com

“Today the Department of Finance Canada confirmed that our Conservative Government has balanced its books with $1.9 billion dollars to spare. This announcement confirms that...

How the Conservatives demolished their odds in Atlantic Canada

The sole Atlantic province where the Conservatives hope to have any presence is New Brunswick. But even in that relative Tory stronghold, support is crumbling.

How the Conservatives reduced their odds in Atlantic Canada

The sole Atlantic province where the Conservatives hope to have any presence is New Brunswick. But even in that relative Tory stronghold, support is crumbling.

Conservative candidate Maxime Bernier releases retro campaign jingle

"Do like us and vote for Bernier — Maxime Bernier! Our deputy!" Those are the opening lyrics to Conservative candidate Maxime Bernier's new campaign jingle,...

Conservative candidate Maxime Bernier releases retro campaign ...

By CBC News "Do like us and vote for Bernier — Maxime Bernier!" goes the song for the Conservative candidate in Quebec's Beauce riding. ...Read...

The Gargoyle: Force in Democracy lays out a platform

“With Strength in Democracy's plan, the federal government will start listening to regions again, to respect the people that live there and contribute to the...

Veterans mobilize to ensure Conservatives aren't re-elected

(blog) (blog)Things reached a low point under then-Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, a former police chief who was accused of being singularly tone deaf...

Stephen Harper asks Conservative candidates not to mention ...

OTTAWA (The News Desk) — An internal Conservative Party memo circulated early Monday morning is reportedly asking all candidates to abstain from mentioning Stephen Harper...

What do voters hear in Conservatives' message on refugees?

Conservative candidates have suggested Harper's approach to refugee crisis is indeed "hardening" the vote for the party. Bal Gosal, the Conservative candidate for Brampton-Centre, put...

Harper's Toronto prospects dimmer minus Ford factor

“I was out there selling to these potential candidates that this was actually a very winnable riding for us,” said Bernard Trottier, then a Conservative...

Winners and losers from Malcolm Turnbull's ousting of Tony Abbott

Malcolm Turnbull's triumph over Tony Abbott in a Liberal Party leadership ballot will have ramifications far beyond the Prime Minister's office. A number of government...

Reporters 'feel alone' with Gilles Duceppe on Bloc Québécois tour

Louis Plamondon, Bloc Québécois devotee, prepares for the fight of a lifetime · Gilles Duceppe confident he can persuade voters to back Bloc Québécois ·...

Roxanne James Not Asking Refugees For ID Upon Arrival Is ...

Conservative MP Roxanne James running for re-election in SCARBOROUGH CENTRE At a Citizenship and Immigration Committee on May 3rd, 2012 Roxanne James was grilling Richard...

@Kady: Could a future Canadian PM face an Aussie-style leadership coup?

If the bid to replace the sitting leader succeeds — which requires a simple majority, under Chong's proposed rules — the caucus would immediately move...

Ottawa posts $1.9B Surplus in 2014-2015 - Stephen Woodworth For ...

Ottawa posts $1.9B Surplus in 2014-2015 Our Conservative Government has returned the country to a balanced budget one full year earlier than anticipated! Published on...

Le Bloc apporte sa touche aux pancartes de ses adversaires dans Louis-Saint-Laurent (PHOTOS)

Les derniers sondages électoraux ne sont pas flatteurs à l'endroit du Bloc québécois. Les prévisions de ThreeHundredEight.com publiées sur le site web de la CBC...

With Rob Ford sidelined, Harper faces bleak outlook in ... - iPolitics

“I was out there selling to these potential candidates that this was actually a very winnable riding for us,” said Bernard Trottier, then a Conservative...

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...

UK's Labour Party Picked A New Leader. Yes–He's Very Much A Left-Winger

HE promptly resigned after David Cameron was able to form a majority Conservative government for the first time since 1992. Yet, with Labour's ... Neil...

Chamber, Downtown Charlottetown to host federal election forum

Becka Viau (Green Party), Joe Byrne (New Democratic Party), Sean Casey (Liberal Party) and Ron MacMillan (Conservative Party) will discuss their platforms on key business...

PC Leader Patrick Brown to be sworn in as fall session at Queen's Park resumes

TORONTO – Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown has taken the oath of office as the Member of Provincial Parliament for the riding of Simcoe...

Yemenis under siege in Canada amid civil war back home

With the help of Toronto NDP MP Mike Sullivan, the community has tried to lobby Ottawa to do the same. “It's a tiny community. They...

10 ridings the NDP need to win to get the most seats | Globalnews.ca

NDP MP Hoang Mai won the former riding of Brossard-La Prairie by 13.7 per cent in 2011. Within the boundaries of this new riding, residents...

Roxanne James Calls Jodie Emery Marc Emery Drug Pushers ...

Conservative MP Roxanne James running for re-election in SCARBOROUGH CENTRE Scarborough Centre MP Roxanne James makes a statement in the House of Commons wondering why...

When Committed Christians Are Compared to ISIS

Markos Moulitsas, founder of the radically left-leaning dailykos.com, wrote a whole book in 2010 in which he accused conservative Christians of being the "American Taliban,"...

​Tony Abbott ousted from power as Australia's prime minister

​Tony Abbott ousted from power as Australia's prime ministerPrime Minister Tony Abbott lost a leadership ballot by members of his party, who voted 54 to...

Is this man the worst MP (and minister) in Canada?

This month, two Conservative candidates, Jerry Bance and Tim Dutaud, were dismissed for inappropriate past behavior— Bance for peeing in the mug of a client...

Campaign Signs Defaced near Botwood

Kevin O'Brien, former Gander MHA, resigned his provincial seat to run for the federal Conservative Party in the riding of Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame. Someone...

Campaign Signs Defaced near Botwood

Kevin O'Brien, former Gander MHA, resigned his provincial seat to run for the federal Conservative Party in the riding of Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame. Someone...