September 19, 2015

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Winnipeg Centre: Pat Martin, Robert-Falcon Ouellette Make Riding Key NDP ...

It's not the type of comment that usually gets said during an all candidates debate, but the race in Winnipeg Centre — and specifically NDP...

Stop smack-talking my country

Then she claims John Baird was “put in charge of the budget.” No he wasn't. It's fair to assume the only reason ... When you're...

House bills on abortion aim to avert possible gov't shutdown

Democrats said the true GOP goal was to whip up conservative voters with legislation that would make it harder for women to get health care.

Turnbull Bounce Boosts Liberals in Special Aussie Ballot Win

Liberal candidate Andrew Hastie, 32, beat his Labor opponent Matt Keogh, 33, to retain the parliamentary seat of Canning, offering a fillip to Turnbull as...

Republicans purging supporters they should embrace

Fighting over social issues like this won't do anything and can only hurt the Texas GOP if they're hoping to attract younger conservatives, conservatarians, and...

Imperfect Harper just might make history

Ontario voters may remember a television ad the Ontario Liberals used in the 2011 provincial election. The polls, at the time, showed a tight two-way...

Yale football rallies past Colgate in season opener

For the go-ahead score, Mike Siragusa caught a short pass, broke a tackle, stayed on his feet and sprinted in for a 13-yard touchdown. That...

Will Charleswood-St. James riding remain a Tory lock?

Steven Fletcher (Conservative). “The riding that I have been fortunate enough to represent for the last 11 years is largely made up of working- and...

Where the leaders are for Sept. 20

... with Conservative candidate Henry Lau (Windsor West). 12:10 p.m. Anchor Danly, 2590 Ouellette Ave. Sarnia, Ont. — Delivers remaks at event with Conservative candidates...

Shades of orange and red threaten Tory blue fortress in Alberta

The abrupt ascension to government of the Alberta NDP last spring has many observers insisting the political ice once so firm for conservative parties in...

Chargers vs Bengals Week 2 preview: Will lightning strike twice at PBS?

This San Diego offense under Mike McCoy doesn't resemble anything close to the pass-happy offense ran by Norv Turner. Rivers uses high-percentage passes to all...

NDP's Quebec rookies hope to go from fluke to fixture

It's a Wednesday night in Chambly and the local member of Parliament is working the room at a community corn roast. At a table away...

Campaigning with a baby: How two women are juggling politics and motherhood

They sent flowers, and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau came to do door-knocking one afternoon this week,” she said. Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe is also juggling politics and motherhood. The...

Lauzon opens campaign office

It's not a very pleasant thought." The campaign office is located at 900 Pitt Street, and runs from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. to...

Miami's Brad Kaaya throwing all over Nebraska

Scott is Miami's leading receiver with 114 yards, but the touchdowns have been thrown to Tyre Brady and Christopher Herndon IV. Kaaya has completed a...

In Edmonton, a Liberal who has lived terror talks terror: Tim Harper

From the epicentre of pipeline politics in British Columbia to one last clash between old buddies in Nova Scotia, Star columnist Tim Harper travelled the...

Liberals, NDP pounce on Harper over TPP remarks on auto sector in debate

16, 2012, a worker walks along an assembling line at the Chana Auto plant in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is under...

Liberty Counsel founder Mat Staver primed for battle in culture wars

Liberty Counsel, a Maitland-based legal organization he founded, has spent decades representing the conservative vanguard in debates over abortion, gay marriage and religion's place in...

Chris Alexander says Conservatives will speed up Syrian refugee resettlement 1:28

The Conservative government said Saturday it will speed up the processing of refugee applications in an effort to bring in "thousands more" Syrians and Iraqis...

The Gargoyle: Hull-Aylmer Tory candidate considers dropping out over gaffe

It turns out, Boulrice said in Le Droit Saturday that he obtained the number in a conversation with Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin “several months ago” in...

'It was a difficult appointment to make for both Jeremy and me … we knew we ...

He rummages in his rucksack and draws out a tie of a very conservative deep blue. As he puts it on, the man who once...

How Canada's Tories destroyed the country's memory, and its capacity to remember

The Canadian Conservative government's war on science, statistics and evidence have been a great boon to its ability to create policy that helps its friends...

Justice | Is social justice just ice? Let's try the biblical alternative

Some British conservatives are trying to claim the term as their own. Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative Party leader, calls family breakdown, addiction, and...

Sixteen elections: How federal parties are targeting segments of voters to ...

... than by New Democrats. This week former prime minister Jean Chrétien joined Justin Trudeau on the hustings in Ontario to attack the NDP constitutional...

Kings-Hants federal election front-runners weigh-in on fire dispute - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserKings-Hants federal election front-runners weigh-in on fire disputeKings County Register/Advertiser“Municipalities are a creature of the province, and as such, what Chuck Porter has...

Saskatoon-University MP hopefuls square off in first debate

Seated in low, fire-side chat style chairs Cynthia Block (Liberal), Claire Card (New Democrat), and Brad Trost (Conservative) debated a wide array of topics before...

Following debate, Trump rivals see reasons for hope

(blog) (blog)Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina speaks during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S.

Justin Trudeau making campaign stops in Halifax, Central Nova Sunday

In Central Nova, Liberal candidate Sean Fraser is looking to disrupt the riding's decades-long Tory dynasty. He's taking on former party insider Fred DeLorey, who...

Annick Papillon, candidate du NPD dans Québec | Droit de parole

Annick Papillon, candidate du NPD dans Québec. Publié le 19 septembre 2015. Annick Papillon Photo: Nathalie Côté. Annick Papillon Photo: Nicolas Phébus. Par Nathalie Côté.

PM a rock star or just off-Key?

Certainly Key is a hero to the Anglosphere's conservative movement. Last year he succeeded former Aussie PM John Howard as chairman of the International Democratic...

Liberals' Deficit Plan Will Blow Well Past $10 Billion: Tories, NDP

"I'm going to give the NDP credit, [their numbers are] less crazy than Jason Kenney," McCallum said. "[But] if the NDP is so incompetent that...

London North Centre: A story of two cities | Toronto Star

Like many individuals on this driving — which Conservative Susan Truppe narrowly gained in a 2011 upset of Liberal MP Glen Pearson as his social...

About The Author

WHAT S.C. IS READING – The (Columbia) State, bottom of A1, “Conservatives cheer loudest for political novices at SC forum,” by Andrew Shain in Greenville:...

Harper Endorsed By Wayne Gretzky At Toronto Event

TORONTO — Conservative Leader Stephen Harper did some deft skating Friday when he was told hockey legend Wayne Gretzky would be unable to vote for...

Nanos poll: Harper slightly ahead for preferred PM

The latest nightly tracking also suggests that Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is the preferred choice for prime minister, slightly ahead of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair...

Black Sex Workers' Lives Matter: Appropriation of Black Suffering

Canadian Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament Joy Smith frequently invokes 'modern slavery' to pass legislation criminalizing sex work in Canada. This is part of a...

NDP's Jennifer Hollett has large lead in University Rosedale

... man he defeated in 2011, Liberal Rob Oliphant in Don Valley West (DVW) The joker in the pack may be the movement of the...

In U.S., admiring public and vocal critics await Pope Francis

In recent decades before the election of Pope Francis, a vocal minority of Catholic bishops, conservative intellectuals with clout in Rome, and sharp-elbowed culture warriors...

OCFA to Host All Candidates Forum

Communications Administrator at the OCFA Amy Matheson tells Heart FM they are expecting a good turnout from the candidates. "We have confirmed Don McKay the...

Jean Chrétien welcomes Bill Casey into Liberal fold

(subscription) (subscription)Casey is running against Conservative incumbent Scott Armstrong — who once worked for and was a friend of Casey's. “Normally I would be...

Female figures to double in Cabinet

The AustralianThe health portfolio may be given to Liberal National MP Mal Brough, who has been backing Mr Turnbull for a long time, reported Fairfax...

Bernard Valcourt compares Harper and Mulroney

Bernard Valcourt occupies a unique position: he is the only minister to serve in the cabinets of both Stephen Harper, the current Conservative prime minister,...

NDP and Liberals name for Canada to simply accept extra Syrian refugees ...

The Liberals, in the meantime, say a Liberal authorities would broaden Canada's consumption to 25,000 refugees from Syria via speedy, direct sponsorship by the federal...

Tofino's slow clocks make long election campaign even longer

(In 2011, Ruth Ellen Brosseau famously spent three days in Las Vegas celebrating her 27th birthday, and not a single day campaigning in the Berthier-Maskinongé...

Experience important, says Conservative Stanton

Federal Conservative candidate Bruce Stanton was first elected to the House of Commons in 2006, and won re-election in 2008 and 2011. He has served...

'Decline' to vote for decliners

I hope other voters in Durham Region are as angry as I am that Conservative candidates Colin Carrie and Chris Alexander chose to “decline to...

NDP, Liberals spar over how to end violence against women

“Violence against women still remains systemic and widespread in Canada,” added Niki Ashton, the NDP candidate for Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, in a release. The NDP's plan...

My Take on Snow Lake: Ashton campaign seeks support

NDP candidate and incumbent MP Niki Ashton made her first election foray into Snow Lake several weeks back. Ashton met with members of council, talked...

Meet the Kanata-Carleton Conservative candidate:... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Meet the Kanata-Carleton Conservative candidate:...www.ottawacommunitynews.com/A: I've worked on many of Gordon O'Connor's previous federal campaigns, more as a foot soldier than anything else. My kids...

Take a seat: How to win an open riding

Comartin's own first term in office came in an election in which he squeaked ahead of Rick Limoges, a former city councillor, who had been...