September 15, 2015

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Last man standing: Bloc MP battles to keep his seat

MONTREAL — Bloc Quebecois stalwart Louis Plamondon's didn't think twice about running federally for a 10th time. But Canada's current longest-serving federal politician, a staunch...

Top stories of '11

It all started in early May when New Democrat Niki Ashton scored a second term as the MP of northern Manitoba. Northern ... Clarke's victory...

New Support for Canadian Seniors - Gerry Ritz

Today Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced new support for single and widowed seniors in Canada. A re-elected Conservative Government will establish a $2,000 Single Seniors...

Daniel Kosick, Conservative Staffer, Violated Conflict Of Interest Act: Ethics ...

CBC.caDaniel Kosick, who used to work for former Human Resources Minister Diane Finley, went on to take a job with a lobbying and public affairs...

Decision reserved in influence peddling trial of former Harper aide

Bruce Carson, a former senior aide to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, arrives for the start of his influence peddling trial at the courthouse in...

Decision reserved in influence peddling trial of former Harper aide

... September 15, 2015 6:10:24 EDT PM. Bruce Carson, a former senior aide to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, arrives for the start of his...

Nils Ling nominated as Green Party candidate in Egmont

Julius Patkai. Teresa Doyle. Lawrence MacAulay. Billy Cann. Charlottetown. Ronald MacMillan. Becka Viau. Sean Casey. Joe Byrne. Egmont. Gail Shea. Nils Ling. Robert Morrissey. Herb...

Mulcair supports supply management in Lethbridge stop

(subscription) (subscription)Mulcair was also critical of the Conservative government's handling of grain transportation in the 2011-12 crop year, when farmers were unable to ship...

Goodyear should reimburse taxpayers for 'dirty Duffy money', Liberal candidate ...

Liberal Party candidate Bryan May says incumbent Conservative Gary Goodyear needs to hand over an estimated $100,000 to taxpayers as reimbursement for costs associated with...

New Support For Canadian Seniors - Re-Elect John Weston

A re-elected Conservative Government will establish a $2,000 Single Seniors Tax Credit that will extend additional annual tax relief to nearly 1.6 million single and...

Meet the Federal Candidates: Kevin Sorenson, Conservative MP ...

Conservative Party of Canada candidate, and incumbent of the old Crowfoot electoral district, Kevin Sorenson is a businessman and farmer from Killam. Constituency boundaries have...

Blair Dale has been dropped by the Conservative Party as a candidate in the ...

Before launching his bid to become a member of Parliament, Dale was working in Ottawa as a political staffer for retiring Alberta Conservative MP LaVar...

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Costas Menegakis

Costas Menegakis was first elected to the House of Commons in 2011 as Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill. In September 2013, he was appointed...

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Costas Menegakis

Costas Menegakis was first elected to the House of Commons in 2011 as Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill. In September 2013, he was appointed...

Crosby's strategy may propel Harper to fourth term

Indeed, Crosby's colourful language even extends to heavy-hitting clients such as London's Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson, having once jokingly threatened to cut his “f***ing knees...

Creating a safe place for those in crisis

Brantford-Brant incumbent Conservative candidate Phil McColeman shared his guilt over feeling he failed a friend who committed suicide a year-and-a-half ago. "I miss him dearly...

Pontiac NDP incumbent in 3-way race with Liberal, Conservative candidate

William Amos, Liberal. Colin Griffiths, Green. Louis Lang, Marxist-Leninist. Nicolas Lepage, Bloc Québécois. Pascal Médieu, Forces et Démocratie. Mathieu Ravignat, NDP, Incumbent. Benjamin Woodman, Conservative ...Economy,...

Pontiac candidate information and riding profile

William Amos, Liberal. Colin Griffiths, Green. Louis Lang, Marxist-Leninist. Nicolas Lepage, Bloc Québécois. Pascal Médieu, Forces et Démocratie. Mathieu Ravignat, NDP, Incumbent. Benjamin Woodman, Conservative ...and...

Deadline for Revelstoke debate questions on Thursday

NDP candidate Wayne Stetski, Liberal Don Johnston, Green candidate Bill Green and Libertarian Christina Yahn, will all make the case why they should take over...

Five key LGBT election questions for Vancouver East

After 18 years as the NDP member of Parliament for Vancouver East, Libby Davies, Canada's first openly lesbian MP, is not seeking re-election, leaving the...

Planche wants MP to return 'Duffy Dollars'

Niagara Falls Liberal candidate Ron Planche is accusing Conservative opponent Rob Nicholson of benefitting from 'Duffy Dollars.' In a media release sent Monday, he says...

Australia's politics can lead to thrills. But that's about it.

Mike Chong did that, and Maxime Bernier, and a small but real cohort of other Conservative MPs, even in Stephen Harper's caucus. The Australians have...

Election 2015: The day that was

Maxime Bernier, veteran Cabinet minister and one of only five Conservative MPs from Quebec, on Monday released—of all things—a radio jingle for his re-election bid.

Heartfield: National issues go local as the campaign heats up

A murmur went through the packed hall in Wakefield when NDP incumbent Mathieu Ravignat mentioned having met the family of Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander,...

Stephen Harper's Conservatives Have Made Veterans a Priority

I write this article as much as Erin O'Toole, the Veteran, as I do in my capacity as Minister of Veterans Affairs. This is important...

Le NPD veut aider les jeunes à rentrer sur le marché du travail - L'Écho de Laval

L'Écho de LavalLe NPD veut aider les jeunes à rentrer sur le marché du travailL'Écho de LavalNos jeunes ont besoin d'accéder à des emplois de...

Mississauga-Streetsville candidates take aim at federal issues

Rogers Cable 10's televised debate featured participants from each of Canada's four main parties: Incumbent Brad Butt (Conservative), Gagan Sikand (Liberal), Fayaz Karim (NDP) and...

Roxanne James Refugees Come To Canada For Free Education ...

Conservative MP Roxanne James running for re-election in SCARBOROUGH CENTRE At Commons Committee Roxanne James was lamenting how refugees take advantage of Canada OPEN WALLET...

Roxanne James Refugees Come To Canada To Shop For The Best ...

Conservative MP Roxanne James running for re-election in SCARBOROUGH CENTRE At Commons Committee Roxanne James was lamenting how refugees rip off the system in Canada.

Mississauga-Lakeshore candidates skirmish over Canada's involvement in Middle East

... to seek asylum in Greece, panelist Jeffery Percival, chair of the MBOT, asked participating candidates Stella Ambler (Conservative), Eric Guerbilsky (NDP) and Sven Spengemann...

Obama's Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China

"After six years," opined a commentator from the conservative Heritage Foundation last April, "he still displays a troubling misunderstanding of power and the leadership role...

The Battle for the Heart of Conservatism | DelawarePolitics.net

The Battle for the Heart of Conservatism. September 15, 2015 David Anderson Leave a comment. What is conservatism? In the last four years there is...

Scott Brison - Liberal candidate for Kings-Hants. - NEWS & VIEWS ...

Scott Brison - Liberal candidate for Kings-Hants. Scott Brison is the Liberal candidate for Kings-Hants. Posted by Heather Davidson at 10:08 · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to...

Donald Trump on Republican attacks: 'Whatever'

His confidant Armstrong Williams tells the Hill it would involve Carson “being willing to clearly separate himself from Mr. Trump by his answers, by his...

Canada election 2015: Sept. 15

Dale is a political staffer for retiring MP Lavar Payne . But a party spokesperson ... The Conservative party has dumped its candidate in the...

Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – September 15

(blog)(Group) founder and former chair Lori Costantino-Brown … members Pamela Alvarez, Catherine Craig-Myers, Jim DeBeaugrine and Mary Lynn Ulrey had all turned in resignation...

How did your Manitoba neighbours vote in the last federal election?

With conservative MP Shelly Glover stepping down from her St. Boniface seat, many analysts believe that former city councillor and Liberal candidate Dan Vandal is...

CBC releases previously unseen Status of Women report

Political parties have been paying attention to the report since it was released last week, as evidenced by New Democratic Party candidate Mylène Freeman's recent...

Leave Chretien in his pasture

News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)He once screamed uncontrollably at Liberal Carolyn Bennett when she questioned the then prime minister...

Conservatives and Liberals hope to beat orange wave in west Quebec

All four ridings in west Quebec have incumbent NDP members of Parliament. Some of them are big names within the NDP fold — perhaps even...

Huron-Bruce Candidates Square Off in Underwood

Incumbent Conservative Ben Lobb defended the government's record, pointing to news earlier in the day of a $1.9-billion surplus. “We've been able to balance the...

Huron-Bruce Candidates Square Off in Underwood

Incumbent Conservative Ben Lobb defended the government's record, pointing to news earlier in the day of a $1.9-billion surplus. “We've been able to balance the...

Nationals finalise Coalition agreement with Turnbull, gain responsibility for ...

Sydney Morning HeraldAgriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce was the Coalition's Murray-Darling spokesman before the 2013 election, however his Liberal colleague Simon Birmingham held ultimate responsibility for...

In Canada, Punjabis pitch for liberal immigration policies

He said the Conservative Party candidates were more vocal about the security, development and economic issues while targeting their Indo-Canadian vote bank in Punjabi-dominated constituencies...

Canada's NDP attacks Liberal deficit spending plan from the right

The Liberals are also attacking the Conservatives for having reduced military spending after increasing it by 2011 to the highest it had been in real...

Conservative letter targets BC's business community

The letter, from Industry Minister James Moore and former senior Tory cabinet minister Stockwell Day, was sent to a number of business organizations and corporate...

CORRECTED-Voters in Canada's most populous province go cold on Conservatives

Ens lives in Waterloo, where Conservative legislator Peter Braid scraped a win in 2011 amid a wave of vote-splitting between Liberals and New Democrats that...

CORRECTED-Voters in Canada's most populous province go cold on Conservatives

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsBut another person familiar with Conservative strategy said officials were worried in particular about Toronto area legislators Costas Menegakis in Richmond Hill...

Food serves as main course at election forum

None of the Conservative candidates — Andrew Scheer (Regina-Qu'Appelle), Trent Fraser (Regina-Lewvan) and Michael Kram (Regina-Wascana) — fired back at Goodale because they were not...

Faculty Executive Committee approves athletics resolution

Joy Renner, chairwoman of the athletics committee, said she will support the compromise. “This is a way of pulling in the whole campus community,” Renner...