September 16, 2015

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Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservative candidate Sopuck ...

Dauphin, MB – Today Robert Sopuck, Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, is congratulating our Conservaitve government for balancing the budget early. “I...

Refugees, economy among hot topics at Simcoe North federal all-candidates meeting - Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & TimesRefugees, economy among hot topics at Simcoe North federal all-candidates meetingOrillia Packet & TimesMEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES From left, Bruce Stanton...

Election 2015: NDP promises tax breaks for forestry sector

Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate, and Peter Julian, NDP House Leader, were at Harmac Pacific mill Wednesday for an election announcement. A tax credit of...

Le candidat du NPD dans Manicouagan, Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, accusé d'être un « député fantôme »

Des voix s'élèvent contre le député néodémocrate sortant dans Manicouagan, Jonathan Genest-Jourdain. Tant ses adversaires des autres partis que les dirigeants syndicaux de la Côte-Nord...

Gignac focuses on personality, not party affiliation, in radio ad

New Democrat Joe Comartin held it for more than a decade before announcing last year that he would not run for re-election. In addition to...

Former MP enters race for Saskatoon-West

He then joined the Progressive Conservative-Democratic Representative Caucus coalition. ... Pankiw made three more attempts to run federally, losing in 2004 to Brad Trost and...

NDP tries to thrust health care onto federal election front burner

(blog) (blog)Local NDP candidates Brian Masse (Windsor West), left, Tracey Ramsey (C) (Essex) and Cheryl Hardcastle (Windsor Tecumseh) are shown at a media conference...

What was said on the campaign trail Wednesday

"People are picking numbers out of a hat. At the end of a day, we have to have a manageable number so that we can...

Ohio Supreme Court decision heightens political questions about charters

The case stems from a lawsuit filed by 10 Northeast Ohio charter schools against the for-profit management company they contracted with, Akron-based White Hat Management.

Courting the youth vote: Greens promise to scrap tuition fees

Guelph is considered one of the more competitive ridings in Ontario, with Liberal incumbent Frank Valeriote retiring from politics. In the riding, the Greens are...

Reevely: In a close election, those ugly nomination spats matter

But in 2011, Bertschi drew thousands more votes, and a higher percentage of the vote, than longtime Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger in Ottawa-Vanier next door,...

The Long, Ugly History of 'Law and Order' Candidates

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, conservative political figures from both major parties, including big city mayors like Philadelphia's Frank Rizzo and Los Angeles'...

Bolton debate hints at a tight race in Caledon

... was a noticeable difference in the support among the crowd from past federal elections as their was loud applause and support for Liberal candidate...

Calgary Centre debate draws crowd in contested riding

... speculation that some local riding could be up for grabs in the Conservative heartland. One riding that's on everyone's radar is Calgary Centre, where...

'Stonewall' and its forebears in LGBT-theme films

(subscription) (subscription)The following list is only a sampling of the mainstream films that appeared in the 1970s (and doesn't include work by John Waters,...

If Email Performance is Any Sign, Count Out the NDP! - Return Path

About Mike Sullivan. Mike is a Regional Sales Executive, providing email marketing and email fraud protection expertise to some of Canada's largest brands. His goal...

NDP predicts four surpluses; health care, foreign aid details pending

NDP candidate Guy Caron, NDP industry critic Peggy Nash and candidate Andrew Thomson (right to left) hold a news conference after the party released its...

Toronto-Danforth voters hear from candidates at Ralph Thornton Centre event

Elizabeth Abbott of the Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party, Julie Dabrusin of the Liberal Party, Craig Scott of the New Democratic Party, and Chris Tolley...

Conservatives made deal to quiet dissent on C-51, gun group says

“In short, we were lied to by the Conservatives about that deal,” Clare wrote, naming Mark Johnson, the director of parliamentary affairs in Public Safety...

NDP predicts four surpluses, will increase corporate taxes to 17%

“We have committed to continue the six per cent escalator, but I do want to be clear that some of that six per cent will...

Liberals hope to turn blue tide in Kanata-Carleton

Liberal candidate Karen McCrimmon may have lost to Conservative incumbent Gordon O'Connor in the former Carleton-Mississippi Mills riding in the last federal election, but his...

NDP Fiscal Framework Released, Party Predicts 4 Surpluses

National PostConservative cabinet minister Michelle Rempel, an economist, called the NDP plan "chicanery" and an attempt to fool voters. "If you look through this document,...

Tories yank '24 hour surveillance' stickers on signs in Harper's Calgary riding

Yukon Conservative candidate Ryan Leef decided to take matters into his own hands and made a citizen's arrest of a woman he caught vandalizing one...

Shana Kelley

(subscription) (subscription)Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Conservative incumbent running for re-election in Miramichi-Grand Lake, N.B., waves to the crowd at the rally. The photograph by...

Calgary mayor meets with Mulcair, Trudeau on municipal issues ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and Conservative Leader Stephen Harper are all in Calgary in advance of their debate Thursday evening on...

Bloc Québécois Likely To Disappear From Electoral Map (ANALYSIS)

But chances are still slim at only 25 per cent. In Avignon–La Métis-Matane–Matapédia, Bloc candidate Kédina Fleury-Samson has a chance of winning, but it all...

NDP predicts four years of budget surpluses

"We have committed to continue the six per cent escalator, but I do want to be clear that some of that six per cent will...

NDP would hike corporate taxes to reach four surpluses

“We have committed to continue the six per cent escalator but I do want to be clear that some of that six per cent will...

Politics 204 for September 16

Tory Leader Brian Pallister But not a drop to drink: Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister says he wouldn't rule out shutting down construction of the...

Metis candidate running for the Greens in a Conservative fortress

Ralph McLean is carrying the Green banner in the suburban riding of Edmonton-Mill Woods this election. His competition for the seat include Amarjeet Sohi of...

Student union to host debate

Candidates from the NDP, Liberal and Green parties will be debating at the Regent Theatre on Thursday. The two Conservative candidates, Colin Carrie and Erin...

NDP support growing in Victoria

Based on recent polls, Lawson said Murray Rankin will take the Victoria seat over conservative candidate John Rizzuti, Green Party's Jo-Anne Roberts and liberal candidate...

In Quebec, orange is the new Bloc

A recent CROP poll, commissioned by the NDP, has him trailing incumbent NDP candidate Hélène Laverdière by nearly 30 points. Meanwhile, the NDP has already...

Le NPD veut stimuler la création d'emploi et la croissance avec son ...

«Au Canada, il y a un déficit de 200 milliards de dollars dans les infrastructures, a souligné pour sa part le candidat néo-démocrate dans Thérèse-de-Blainville,...

ELECTION 2015: Higginbotham new Liberal candidate in South Surrey-White Rock

In the 2004 federal race, Higginbotham was the closest competitor to winning Conservative candidate Russ Hiebert, finishing 3,000 votes behind him. In a press release...

Reality Check: Is Stephen Harper an economist?

How do Harper's credentials compare to other economists? Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, the nation's top economist, has a PhD in economics and more...

Election 2015: Federal candidates weigh in on refugees

Having spent seven years working in NDP MP Jean Crowder's office, New Democrat candidate Alistair MacGregor saw bureaucracy at work. “I was actually personally and...

5 Wing, power lines, roads: Peter Penashue says he has unfinished business

Penashue, who quit politics in 2013 after allegations surfaced of irregularities in his campaign spending, wants to oust Liberal candidate and incumbent Yvonne Jones. He...

Winnipeg South Centre candidates point to biggest issues

Winnipeg South Centre candidates from left: Jim Carr for the Liberals, Joyce Bateman for the Conservatives, Andrew Park for the Green Party and Matt Henderson...

for Trudeau - iPolitics

CALGARY – His father was once persona non grata in Alberta. But Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau believes he can sweep that aside and capitalize on...

Chris Austin, Liberal candidate, pulled for views 'irreconcilable' with party ...

Liberal candidate Chris Brown apologizes for offensive booze-fuelled tweets · Tim Dutaud 2nd Conservative candidate dropped over embarrassing videos · Joy Davies resigns as Liberal...

Where are our riding's candidates?

That moment was so far removed from the election, that the only thing voters took away from his presence in Moose Jaw was "Where the...

Tories to take fight over veils to Canada's top court

This comes after the Federal Court of Appeal threw out a policy trumpeted by the ruling Conservatives as an accomplishment on the eve of elections.

Politicians in cars getting coffee, episode one: Claire Martin

Martin faces off against three others in the riding: incumbent Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, Liberal Jonathan Wilkinson and New Democrat Carleen Thomas. All have been...

Huron-Bruce candidates debate divisive local issues at 1st All-Candidates Meeting

Pictured L-R: Gerard Creces of the New Democratic Party, Conservative incumbent Ben Lobb, Allan Thompson of the Liberal Party and Jutta Splettstoesser of the Green...

Jeremy Corbyn's rise shows the ruling elites' true feelings about democracy

Once it became apparent that Corbyn could win the British Labour leadership, the real attitude to democracy of people whose primary commitment is to the...

PEI federal election candidates

Liberal, Lawrence MacAulay. NDP, Billy Cann. Charlottetown, Conservative, Ronald MacMillan. Green, Becka Viau. Liberal, Sean Casey. NDP, Joe Byrne. Egmont, Conservative, Gail Shea. Green, Nils...

Conservatives vow to reintroduce niqab ruling within 100 days of re-election

Montreal GazetteJason Kenney, who first issued the policy directive in 2011 when he was immigration minister, defended the niqab ban and the government's decision to...

Three-way race predicted in Hamilton East-Stoney...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)It's a colour scheme that former mayor Bob Bratina and house-wife turned business owner Diane Bubanko are hoping to...

Jean Chretien to campaign for Justin Trudeau in Nova Scotia

Jean Chretien will be in Amherst to speak at Casey's campaign headquarters on South Albion Street. He'll also be in the neighbouring riding of Beasejour,...