September 21, 2015

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Intimidated: Scott Walker drops out

USA TODAYINTIMIDATED: SCOTT WALKER DROPS OUT: POLITICO's Eli Stokols reports: SCOTT WALKER decided to end his 2016 campaign Monday after burning through cash and disappointing...

North Shore candidates react to leaders' debate

On Friday, local candidates from all four major parties shared their views on why voters should trust them with these bread-and-butter issues. Conservative candidate Andrew...

Notes from the campaign trial: Four weeks to go - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsNotes from the campaign trial: Four weeks to goCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsIt too was an easy win for the NDP in 2011...

Clash of Toronto's progressive titans: Olivia Chow hopes to win back old ...

Chow lost her first two federal elections here, then broke through in 2006 and won twice more after that, alongside her late husband, Jack Layton,...

People and companies in the local business community

London West candidates Matthew Rowlinson, left, (NDP), Kate Young (Liberal) and Dimitri Lascaris (Green) sit down to hamburgers created in honour of their party leaders...

Michelle Rempel, Erin O'Toole Part Of The Next Generation Of Conservatives

Other more veteran ministers, including Rona Ambrose, Tony Clement, Lisa Raitt and Maxime Bernier have also been doing work outside of their own ridings. And...

More foul language from Pat Martin has opponents calling for personal apologies

Huffington Post CanadaWinnipeg Centre NDP candidate Pat Martin says he's sorry for language he's used on the campaign trail in the past week, but two...

Cabinet ministers met publicly with KPMG while firm's tax 'sham' under CRA probe

Top Conservative cabinet ministers met publicly with senior staff from KPMG's tax division, and one went so far as to promote the firm, even as...

NDP Candidate Nathan Cullen Announces Party Commitment to Fisheries Protection

New Democrat's Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidate Nathan Cullen announced over the weekend a commitment by his party to protect the fisheries industry. Speaking outside Prince Rupert's...

DND to spend up to $500-million upgrading CF-18 fighter fleet to extend life ...

(subscription) (subscription)Mr. Harper not only defended the controversial acquisition but—for the first time since 2012 when the government suspended the acquisition to review all...

Liberal candidate deemed not credible in home reno dispute: court records

The riding is a traditional Liberal stronghold, but the nomination was up for grabs after the retirement of long-time Liberal MP Massimo Pacetti, who was...

Tom Mulcair says Liberals combing through his past statements showing ...

A few hours before he arrived, Malpeque Liberal incumbent Wayne Easter issued a news released calling on Mulcair to apologize to Prince Edward Islanders for...

LaVista Hills meeting planned at Northlake Library

The meeting will be held on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Northlake Library, located at 3772 LaVista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084, according to...

Candidates in Eglinton-Lawrence square off in debate Monday night - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsCandidates in Eglinton-Lawrence square off in debate Monday nightCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsMendicino secured the Liberal nomination in the riding only after sparring...

Jeff Lehoux sign defaced near Calabogie

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Conservative candidate Cheryl Gallant declined to personally comment on the incident, though a representative from her campaign team did issue a comment asserting their...

Eye Candy: Peter Pilotto

What to expect on the last day of London Fashion Week. Credit Clockwise from top left, Tom Jamieson for the ; Stefan Wermuth/Reuters; Tom Jamieson...

Donald Trump Is Saving Our Democracy

Or might Trump be the reincarnation of Joseph McCarthy (per the Times' Thomas Friedman), Hugo Chávez (the Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens), or that avatar...

Liberals pull ahead of NDP, as support in Ontario grows: Ipsos poll ...

Most respondents to the Ipsos survey say Trudeau, despite lower expectations of him than the other two, won the debate. WATCH: Watch all the highlights...

Pickering airport doesn't fly at board of trade federal election forum

Corneliu Chisu, the Conservative candidate in Pickering-Uxbridge, said a decision has to be made. “There's been 43 years of inactivity. It has cost taxpayers $200...

Six questions for candidates in Scarborough Southwest

ssw - dan harris This election will be my sixth as a federal or municipal candidate in Scarborough Southwest. I've been a member of the...

Veterans say Harper couldn't pay vets to attend his events

(subscription)DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia— Veterans who gathered to hear Tom Mulcair speak at an NDP rally Monday said Conservative Leader Stephen Harper couldn't pay veterans...

Hoax 'Conservative Legacy Fund' site asks for donations to support Dean Del ...

Under the guise of the Conservative logo, a group of activists put together a site appealing for donations to support Dean Del Mastro, the former...

Hoax 'Conservative Legacy Fund' site asks for donations to support Dean Del ...

Under the guise of the Conservative logo, a group of activists put together a site appealing for donations to support Dean Del Mastro, the former...

Ryan Leef says he'll answer Yukon First Nations' election questions

Ryan Leef says he has every intention of responding to a list of questions submitted by the Council of Yukon First Nations "as fast as...

Voter has questions for Conservative candidate

But then again, in addition to being controlled by Harper, Findlay is in a safe Conservative riding, so why should she bother showing up to...

Tony and Bud check out skip's new crib

Claude Gravelle, first elected in 2008, gave a touching tribute to his long-time colleague Tony Martin, highlighting his dedication and hard work on behalf of...

Canada election 2015: Meet your Kitchener Centre candidates

"The economy is my party's number one priority," said Stephen Woodworth. Woodworth used the Conservative government's current $5 billion surplus and ongoing tax cuts to...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Strathcona

For the past eight years, NDP MP Linda Duncan has represented the residents of Edmonton-Strathcona — the only federal NDP candidate to hold a seat...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Centre

Longtime Conservative MP Laurie Hawn is retiring after 10 years of representing Edmonton-Centre, leaving the downtown riding wide open. Hawn's hopeful successor is former Edmonton...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Mill Woods

Much like the federal election itself, Edmonton-Mill Woods is very much a three-way race. Coming over from the Edmonton-Sherwood Park riding, where he was first...

Election 2015: Grande Prairie-Mackenzie

Incumbent Conservative MP Chris Warkentin appears to be sitting pretty in Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, a chunk of the former Peace River riding that has traditionally voted...

Election 2015: Yellowhead

Conservative MP for Yellowhead, Jim Eglinski, is hoping to hold onto the seat he won in a 2014 byelection. MP Rob Merrifield represented the riding...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Wetaskiwin

For starters, current Conservative MP for Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont, Mike Lake, has looked to expand to the new riding, which will include an area that formerly...

Wayne Easter wants Tom Mulcair to apologize to Islanders for comments

“It was an unprovoked insult from a man who aspires to be prime minister,” Easter said today in a news release. “Mr. Mulcair should use...

Election 2015: Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan

Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit will be retiring and not seeking re-election. Garnett Genuis, who previously worked in the prime minister's office, will be running for...

Bernard Valcourt's local First Nations connection belies his national ...

For many First Nations activists and organizations, Bernard Valcourt has become the bête noire of Stephen Harper's Conservative government. As minister of aboriginal affairs and...

Stephen Harper 'playing a very divisive game' with niqabs, Tom Mulcair says

Stephen Harper is "playing a very divisive game" with his government's effort to impose a ban on niqabs during the citizenship oath, NDP Leader Tom...

Harper optimistic ahead of visit to area represented by Dean Del Mastro

ST. JACOBS, Ont. – Stephen Harper suggested Monday as he headed to Dean Del Mastro's former riding that he doesn't believe the electoral fraud convictions...

South Okanagan - West Kootenay Questionnaire | Richard Cannings NDP

Former NDP MP Alex Atamanenko publically urged the Provincial Environment Minister to resume talks with the Federal Government on the National Park and I would...

Harper absent from health care debate with provinces: Clement

But incumbent Conservative candidate Guy Lauzon was having none of that. "The Conservative government increased funding (to the provinces) by 70 per cent…in nine years,"...

Pat Martin, NDP Candidate, Apologizes For Salty Language

WINNIPEG — NDP incumbent Pat Martin has apologized for salty language on the campaign trail, although it's unclear which of his many recent remarks he...

York South-Weston all-candidates meeting Sept. 28

The meeting will include candidates Ahmed Hussen (Liberal), John Johnson (Green), James Robinson (Conservative) and Mike Sullivan (NDP). Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., giving...

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair promises more veteran care, apology for gender-based ...

HALIFAX—Canada's “disrespected” military veterans would see more federal health care support under an NDP government, party leader Thomas Mulcair announced Monday on the election campaign...

Face in the Crowd: Suki Waterhouse at Burberry

Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith on "Downton Abbey") continued that trend with the Erdem dress she wore to the awards ceremony: a floral multitiered gown from...

Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles

Ladylike ruffles have spruced up neutral colors and conservative silhouettes this season. At Proenza Schouler, architectural bends grounded a light, gauzy layer that swished and...

Ann Coulter Broke My Heart

It is no secret that most college campuses tend to be far more encouraging of ideas from the left than the right, and openly identifying...

Tony Abbott: Scott Morrison misled the public over his role in the Liberal ...

Scott never warned anyone,” Mr Abbott said yesterday. “He certainly never warned me. I spoke to him on (the) Friday — not a hint of...

Flyer misrepresents NDP's pension position

News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)Here is an example of how facts can be manipulated or falsified. A campaign flyer...

Harper talks about his affordable housing plan during stop in St. Jacobs

The Conservatives are pitching a new permanent Home Renovation Tax Credit for substantial home renovation expenses between $1,000 and $5,000. They also want to expand...

Victory puts Beaudesert boy on top

Only two other Aussies — Greg Norman and Adam Scott — have savoured being world No. 1 since official rankings began in 1986. Jason Day...