September 26, 2015

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Do Fishermen in PEI Remember When Wayne Easter Sent In The ...

Many of the fishermen in PEI can remember when Wayne Easter sent in an RCMP Riot Squad, bused in from Halifax to treat the PEI...

Munson: How would you #UniteIowa?

Not to mention last month when I fixed all our immigration problems in a forum with 400 people at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake?...

Reports of dairy concessions in TPP 'absolutely false': Fast

(subscription) (subscription)The American ask triggered strong criticism from Liberal Agriculture Critic Mark Eyking, who said the federal Liberals will not support a Trans Pacific...

Local campaigns key in close election

In the 2011 election, NDP candidate Ruth Ellen Brosseau never spent a day in the Quebec riding of Berthier-Maskinongé prior to the vote. In fact,...

Liberals say they can prudently add $145B in new spending

“The priority is jobs and growth,” Liberal candidate John McCallum told reporters after the fiscal document was released. “We have determined that is what Canadians...

Richards to pass on Canmore election forum

Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards is the latest in a long list of Conservatives trying to dodge or dictate the terms of all-candidates debates. Richards'...

Bateman looks to eke it out in Winnipeg South Centre

I will work to ensure all have the means for a decent life for generations to come and that our communities grow in innovative ways...

Ban on gay leaders lifted, Center on Halsted seeks Cub Scout pack

But that assurance has not satisfied some conservative church leaders. “In recent years I have seen a definite cooling on the part of Baptist churches...

Quebec Tory candidate says women 'absolutely not' underrepresented in party

On the other hand, if his party takes power, he will have plenty of choice when selecting a cabinet, according to NDP candidate Ruth Ellen...

Reports of dairy concessions in TPP 'absolutely false': Fast - iPolitics

The American ask triggered strong criticism from Liberal Agriculture Critic Mark Eyking, who said the federal Liberals will not support a Trans Pacific Partnership deal...

The Gargoyle: Ottawa Centre shockers! Ex-leaders endorse ...

Former NDP leader Ed Broadbent liked Paul Dewar in 2011 and he likes him now, the party reported Saturday. Chris Mikula file photo / The...

Shea says there are more undecided voters this time around

BLOOMFIELD - Prince Edward Island's only Conservative incumbent Gail Shea says she feels confident about her chances at re-election, but admits there are a lot...

Liberal plan targets tax breaks, tax evaders; NDP calls it - iPolitics

Liberal MP John McCallum holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, to respond to the release of the NDPÕs Campaign for...

Donald Trump and the Rise of the Moral Minority

They promise, as Jerry Falwell and his colleagues in the Moral Majority once did, that Christians are destined to lead the nation in “a moral...

H2O in #elxn42: Your guide to water and the federal election

(blog) (blog)The article points out, "So many opportunities to bring up what should be the topic du jour – yet no one touched it...

Re-elected Conservatives would expand Canada's special forces ...

Jason Kenney says a re-elected Conservative government would expand the ranks of Canada's special forces by 35 per cent over the next seven years. With...

Jason Kenney says Conservative government will boost special forces

Conservative candidate Jason Kenney says a re-elected Conservative government will expand the ranks of Canada's special forces by 35 per cent over the next seven...

David Suzuki Says He Called Justin Trudeau A 'Twerp'

In 2013, the activist threw his support behind Vancouver MP Joyce Murray's run for the leadership of the Liberal Party, in large part because of...

Mandryk: Second-term bug ready to bite Wall

Set aside the personal issues (like the 24-year-old video tape showing Wall and his staff acting like jack wagons, and current Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski...

Prime Minister Harper Announces New “Tax Lock” Law | Kellie ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that a re-elected Conservative government will pass legislation imposing a “tax lock” that prohibits increases to federal income taxes...

Departmental spending review key to Liberal budget surplus in 2020 ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has blasted the Conservatives and NDP throughout the federal election campaign for promising to keep the budget balanced at all costs.

Liberals target tax breaks, tax evaders as part of plan to balance books

The 15-page plan calls for at least $33 billion a year in new spending for infrastructure projects and a new monthly child benefit. “Interest rates...

Liberal plan targets tax breaks, tax evaders, NDP calls it 'bad math ...

WATCH: Liberal candidates John McCallum and Ralph Goodale explain why the party's plan is to run deficits when the Bank of Canada is projecting the...

Box Office: 'Hotel Transylvania 2' to Scare Off Competition With $46 Million Debut

Sony's “Hotel Transylvania 2” is outpacing its box office competition, the studio's conservative projections for the sequel and the original film's opening weekend numbers —...

Bottega Veneta's Garden

Giorgio Armani played with the conservative silk scarf, reimagining it with a clasped necklace decorated with beading and giant tassels. The idea is quite practical:...

Why David Suzuki called Justin Trudeau a twerp - Macleans.ca

During a testy phone call, Justin Trudeau dismissed David Suzuki's views on the Liberal climate change policy as “sanctimonious crap,” according to Suzuki. Suzuki revealed...

Canada Must Be a Nation That Supports Arts and Culture

National ObserverCanada must be "a 'Nation in arts', a leader in the field." Those are the words of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation.

Liberal fiscal plan outlines $146.5B in spending, tax cuts over next 4 years

NDP candidate Andrew Thomson charged that the proposed program expenditure review is "a substantially coded word for cuts," during a news conference in Ottawa. Fellow...

Conservative candidate targeted in Brampton Centre debate

Brampton Centre Conservative Bal Gosal often found himself on the defensive during a soon-to-be aired Rogers TV debate presented by the Brampton Board of Trade.

Partenariat transpacifique: les producteurs laitiers inquiets

Le Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD) s'inquiète aussi de ce qui pourrait résulter de ces négociations «à huis clos», mais le parti a refusé de préciser...

Jason Kenney Accuses Trudeau Of Supporting Brothels

In answering a question about marijuana law, Conservative Jason Kenney bizarrely claimed that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau supports brothels. Kenney — the incumbent minister of...

NDP's Andrew Cash conflicts with party leader Mulcair by endorsing ...

NDP's Andrew Cash conflicts with party leader Mulcair by endorsing antisemitic boycott of Israel. The New Democratic Party of Canada has a Jewish Problem. It...

Minister Potty Mouth?

With the NDP far behind the deadlocked Conservatives and Liberals (which each have the support of 39 per cent of decided voters), this does not...

'Media Is Our Last Line of Defence': Mohamed Fahmy

The Conservative government welcomed Fahmy's pardon this week by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, along with that of fellow Al Jazeera staffer Baher Mohamed. The...

Is Mitch McConnell next?

Matt Salmon told reporters he had texted his fellow conservative friend, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, with the simple message: "the next guy in the crosshairs...

Canada's parties united in urging military spending hike

Toronto StarJack Harris, the NDP's defence critic, claimed that $2.7 billion had been cut from Defence since 2011, while Joyce Murray for the Liberals and...

NDP, Conservatives battling for swing voters in fickle Quebec City

His NDP rival in Beauport-Limoilou, Raymond Côté, explained that his party's strength over the years has been to offer concrete, sensible solutions to the issues...

Combative Trudeau battles rivals on economy

Tilly O'Neill Gordon, Conservative incumbent running for re-election in Miramichi-Grand Lake, N.B., waves to the crowd at the rally. "Stephen Harper sat on the side,...

NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu Decries That His Conservative Opponent Sucha Thind ...

SURREY – Amid reports that Conservative candidates have been instructed by the party not to participate in debates or conduct media interviews, Sucha Thind, Conservative...

Eye on a Crazy Planet: NDP's Andrew Cash conflicts with party ...

NDP's Andrew Cash conflicts with party leader Mulcair by endorsing antisemitic boycott of Israel. The New Democratic Party of Canada has a Jewish Problem. It...

Richards waffles on Valley election forums

Banff-Airdrie incumbent MP Blake Richards is the latest in a long list of Conservative candidates trying to dodge or dictate the terms of all-candidates debates...

NDP, Conservatives battling for swing voters in fickle Quebec City

His NDP rival in Beauport-Limoilou, Raymond Côté, explained that his party's strength over the years has been to offer concrete, sensible solutions to the issues...

Walpole PD promotions finalized, unexpected revenue identified

The board agreed with a unanimous vote following Chief John Carmichael's support of Kilroy. Having beat out officer Robert Doherty and Detective ... “We try...

audioBoom / Meet the Candidates: Bob Zimmer, Conservative ...

We speak to Bob Zimmer about why he's running for the Conservative Party in the riding of Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies. In the lead-up to...

NDP protecting its Toronto turf, one block at a time: Tim Harper

Here, the incumbent New Democrat, Andrew Cash, a man with a clear rapport with the artists, labourers and recent university graduates who co-mingle in this...