September 29, 2015

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Candidates' personal convictions fall victim to election campaigning

During an all-candidates round table on P.E.I. radio Tuesday morning, Conservative candidate Julius Patkai moved in for the low-hanging fruit on Liberal incumbent Lawrence MacAulay.

NDP targets battleground BC in lead up to October election

“The Harper government has put all its eggs in the basket of exporting raw materials, raw bitumen, raw logs, raw minerals,” said NDP candidate Peter...

SDSG candidates focus on our infrastructure

One of the basic necessities for any municipality is its infrastructure. And it's also one of the largest expenses. So with this federal election coming...

Signs of the times in the east end (4 photos)

A retired Conservative Party supporter — who describes himself as “just a little right of Attila the Hun” — has decorated his lawn with election...

MARK WARAWA VISITS DIV 4 | 4learning

I am KD. Mark Warawa came to R.C. Garnett Elementary School in Langley to answer some questions from a grade 4-5 class. It seemed like...

Burger Heaven poll 'leans' towards NDP

(New Westminster)Most of the restaurant's clientele are familiar with the burger poll, according to manager Chris Geib. “You still get some people who are...

Niagara Centre candidates debate focuses on economy

New Democratic Party incumbent Malcolm Allen, Conservative Party candidate Leanna Villella, Vance Badawey representing the Liberals and Green Party candidate David Clow participated in the...

'I'll go to the mat for this constituency'

Brooke spoke about a variety of issues with the Whig-Standard this week from his campaign office in the Gardiners Town Centre. If he does win...

Pierrefonds-Dollard riding talks poverty and Canada Post

Over the last four years, incumbent NDP MP Lysanne Blanchette-Lamothe has acted as official opposition critic for Seniors and for Citizenship and Immigration. The Dollard-des-Ormeaux...

Mission Impossible? Challengers aim to topple Pierre Poilievre in new riding ...

For her second election, she's running under the Green banner and against an equally formidable opponent: Pierre Poilievre, as close to a sure-thing the Conservatives...

London West Candidates Square Off in Second of Four AM980 Debates

The debate included Conservative incumbent Ed Holder, Green Dimitri Lascaris, New Democrat Matthew Rowlinson and Liberal Kate Young. Here is an abridged summary of questions...

Postal workers' union takes aim at Watson

(blog) (blog)“We're going to all the Conservative swing seats for sure.” The union is targeting the Essex riding held by Conservative MP Jeff Watson...

Calling Conservatives: do they actually respond to local media inquiries?

Or it could be a reflection of the fact that he is up against the only NDP incumbent in the province, Linda Duncan, and the...

I Am Quitting the Conservatives Because of Stephen Harper's Politics

National PostI will no longer be a director of the Toronto Centre Conservative Association. This is not because I am no longer useful to the...

ELECTION 2015: Spotlight on Surrey-Delta ridings

The territory that has been lost has leaned to the right in provincial and federal elections for decades, which presents a challenge for Conservative Nina...

NDP pledges code of conduct for ministers and staff | Ottawa Citizen

NDP candidates (from left): Francoise Boivin (Gatineau), Nycole Turmel (Hull-Aylmer), Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Mathieu Ravignat (Pontiac) and Emilie Taman (Ottawa Vanier) presented the NDP...

NDP pledges code of conduct for ministers and staff

NDP candidates (from left): Francoise Boivin (Gatineau), Nycole Turmel (Hull-Aylmer), Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Mathieu Ravignat (Pontiac) and Emilie Taman (Ottawa Vanier) presented the NDP...

ELECTION 2015: Federal candidates debate income splitting for seniors

by Mike Davies - ; posted Sep ... “An estimated 4.8 million people in Canada are going to see their standard of living go down...

Waffle House refuses to serve uniformed soldier with gun

I am a conservative and I argue that the business has the right to set the policy. So there will be no doubt, Waffle House...

The Daily Bag: Eddie Borgo

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:...

UPDATE 1-Canada's Liberals, NDP say would clarify foreign takeover rules

Canadian CattlemenThe lack of clarity would end under the New Democratic Party (NDP), said its industry critic, Peggy Nash. In government, it plans a sweeping...

Stockwell back on the road

Day was in Trail on Monday, campaigning with Conservative candidate Marshall Neufeld in the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding. He is in Vancouver today, campaigning with...

Things we learned on Sept. 20, 2015: From Trevor Noah to Edward Snowden

At 31 years old, Trevor Noah is now the youngest host in late night. Noah paid tribute to former host Jon Stewart by saying, “Thank...

All-candidates meeting Monday in Keene for Northumberland-Peterborough South ...

Northumberland-Quinte West Conservative MP Rick Norlock is not seeking re-election. So far the all-candidate meetings for the riding have been held in the Northumberland County...

NDP call out Liberal costing for First Nations education

OTTAWA -- The federal NDP is questioning the way the Liberals have costed their $2.6-billion pledge for First Nations education, saying the party has promised...

THE CANDIDATES WRITE | SEPT. 30, 2015

I have been privileged during my years as an MP to help many Canadian Forces veterans. And I believe the Liberal policies will ensure our...

Stephen Harper wants to add another 700,000 homeowners in ...

... Tumblr · Pinterest · Reddit · Digg · FarkIt · StumbleUpon. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives say they have primed the housing...

Tractors, cattle on Ottawa streets as farmers express trade talk fears

The NDP's Mathieu Ravignat, who is running for re-election in the Quebec riding of Pontiac, said supply management allows for many small farms to exist...

SCARBOROUGH-AGINCOURT: The candidates answer our questions

Scarborough-Agincourt, for a quarter-century, was the domain of Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis. That changed last year when Karygiannis stepped down, later jumping into a role...

Only two candidates show up for York South-Weston meeting

Many people see the present election as a contest between NDP incumbent Mike Sullivan and his Liberal challenger.” The organizers went on to say a...

ELECTION 2015: Q&A - What steps would you take to support the wine industry?

First, research is tremendously important to promote innovative and competitive viticulture practices. The Conservative government has eroded funding to PARC over the years and I...

Ted Hsu shares five memorable takeaways from his time as MP for Kingston and ... - www.kingstonregion.com/

www.kingstonregion.com/Ted Hsu shares five memorable takeaways from his time as MP for Kingston and ...www.kingstonregion.com/News –In the past four years, residents of Kingston and the...

Chris Charlton readies for exit

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)While she may not be seeking re-election on Oct. 19, Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton is keeping busy.

Mount Royal: Israel Policy Key In Battle For Liberal Stronghold

Last Thursday, former foreign affairs minister John Baird gave a speech highlighting the Conservatives' support for Israel during last year's crisis with Gaza — and...

NDP Accuse Liberals of Failing First Nation Children

“That Justin Trudeau thinks he can walk away from his promise to First Nations children mid-campaign, is disgraceful,” said NDP Aboriginal Affairs critic and Churchill–Keewatinook...

Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservative Party aims to add 700,000 ...

Today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper touted his plan for affordable, responsible homeownership in Canada. He announced that a re-elected Conservative Government would aim to add...

Election 2015: Candidates show their stuff at election forum

Present were incumbent M.P. Cathy McLeod of the Conservatives, plus challengers Matt Greenwood of the Green Party, Liberal Steve Powrie, and Bill Sundhu of the...

TPP trade deal will be decided by Canadians, not 'foreigners,' Harper says

On the eve of crucial talks aimed at sealing a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper promised to protect Canada's dairy industry...

Federal election candidates to debate

All four candidates, including Conservative Blake Richards, Liberal Marlo Raynolds, NDP Joanne Boissonneault and Green Mike MacDonald have been invited to present their platforms and...

Mulcair commits to food plan for Canada's North - iPolitics

Nunavut, currently held by Conservative Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, is grappling with daunting problems, such as suicides of young people and an unemployment rate more...

You GUYS…Mean Republicans Are Costing Taxpayers Money by Just Talking About ...

Making shutdown plans during the workday diverts federal workers from other tasks that then have to be put off, which costs time and money, said...

Liberal candidate says he was unrightfully kicked out of Nova Scotia armoury

Francoise Enguehard, a spokeswoman for Elections Canada, could not confirm if a complaint had been filed but cited Section 81.1 of the act. It states...

Politics 204 for September 29

Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire talks with people gathered at the Seniors for Seniors Co-op earlier this year. Senior moments: A new Statistics Canada report...

Final Candidates List Now In Place for Federal Peace ... - YL Country

Chris Warkentin (Conservative) Incumbent; Saba Mossagizi (New Democratic Party); James Friesen (Green); Reagan Johnston (Liberal); Dylan Thompson (Libertarian). All five candidates in this constituency will...

Del Mastro going to trial on charge of exceeding campaign donation limits

David Del Mastro, the cousin of former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, is headed to trial in Brampton next February on charges he broke federal...

Riba Girouard-Riordon to run in Acadie-Bathurst

Girouard-Riordon joins three other candidates in the race: The NDP's Jason Godin, Liberal Serge Cormier, and Dominique Breau for the Green Party. The riding was...

NDP unveils national climate plan

It was re-introduced in June by NDP Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway. And now NDP leader Tom Mulcair is officially promising to reintroduce the act...

Trans-Pacific Partnership: 5 Questions About The World's Biggest Free Trade Area

In the auto sector alone, Unifor counts a dozen swing ridings in southern Ontario reliant on the industry — with half belonging to Conservatives like...

Jeremy Corbyn will regret outsourcing his policy to Labour party members

For 16 years, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown dominated the Labour Party conference. This week .... And I well remember standing in the ecstatic crowd...

Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservatives announce latest support ...

“Our Conservative government has a low-tax, balanced budget plan to strengthen Canada's manufacturing industry, which is a key pillar of the Canadian economy,” Prime Minister...