October 1, 2015

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Broad support among Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry candidates for supply ...

Conservative incumbent Guy Lauzon said his party's track record in defence of supply management should calm fears. "Our (Conservative) government has negotiated many free trade...

Oxford County farmer says dairy supply management could be 'under threat' with TPP

"However, just recently I think the customers have really been asking and been speaking about what does it mean, what could it mean and so...

Edmonton MP says homeless numbers skewed to benefit social housing

Edmonton East MP Peter Goldring speaks alongside Etobicoke-Lakeshore MP Bernard Trottier (left) about the current situation in Ukraine at his constituency office in Edmonton, Alta.,...

Huron-Bruce candidates discuss agriculture, science and terrorism

In attendance were Conservative Party incumbent Ben Lobb, the New Democratic Party's (NDP) Gerard Creces, Liberal Party candidate Allan Thompson and Jutta Splettstoesser of the...

Jarvis: The candidates, unscripted

(blog) (blog)“There are real risks to passing a bill like this,” he said, citing compromising the integrity of sports and feeding gambling addicts. It...

ST. CATHARINES DEBATE: Piers, poverty and pension

Conservative incumbent Rick Dykstra, Liberal candidate Chris Bittle, New Democratic Party candidate Susan Erskine-Fournier and Jim Fannon, the Green party candidate, took part in the...

Wiley PEI Fox Shows Teeth Over Liberal MP Lawrence MacAulay ...

Commenter Wiley Fox on Lawrence MacAulay. However, sometimes things our representatives do not only bring embarrassment to them but also to us. Yet when they...

Jean Chrétien in Vancouver talks social media gaffes, Justin Trudeau's readiness

Incumbents Hedy Fry and Joyce Murray managed to hold onto their downtown Vancouver ridings in 2011 and both are hoping for re-election. Chrétien took aim...

A progressive move in Winnipeg South

Winnipeg South has been represented by Conservative MP Rod Bruinooge since his election in 2006. Bruinooge is not seeking re-election this time around. Other candidates...

Jean Chretien Lends B.C. Liberals Some Star Power

Incumbents Hedy Fry and Joyce Murray managed to hold onto their downtown Vancouver ridings in 2011 and both are hoping for re-election. Chretien took aim...

ELECTION 2015: Spotlight on Surrey-Delta ridings

Surrey NowThat's not lost on NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu, who says crime is at the top of his list of concerns to address. “Crime is...

Conservatives Stop Short Of Ruling Out Ban On Niqabs For Public Servants

"We broadly support Quebec's legislation regarding the uncovering of faces for giving and receiving public services," Uppal said, adding that the Conservative government "will consider...

Can Watson win this type of big game?

For Deshaun Watson, the biggest game he said he's ever played in as a Clemson quarterback came last November, when as a freshman he helped...

Kellie Leitch, Status Of Women Minister, Tells Crowd She's 'Pro-Life'

A high-profile Conservative incumbent told a crowd gathered at an all-candidates meeting on Wednesday that she is anti-abortion. Kellie Leitch, the Conservative candidate for Simcoe-Grey,...

The Baird effect: Former MP's departure makes Ottawa West-Nepean ripe for change

For three successive elections, John Baird comfortably kept Ottawa West-Nepean in the Conservative fold. Now that he's left politics, though, that may be about to...

Canadian Politician Pledges To Pay Farmers For TPP Losses

(subscription)... agriculture minister Gerry Ritz on Thursday promised to compensate Canadian farmers for any potential losses they may incur as a result of the...

Spotlight on Montreal ridings: LaSalle-Émard-Verdun

The riding's new boundaries take in a large section of the former riding of Jeanne-Le Ber, also held by the NDP. ... Incumbent Hélène LeBlanc...

Where's the political action on physician-assisted death?

Whenever Steven Fletcher, Conservative MP in the Winnipeg riding of Charleswood–St. James–Assiniboia–Headingley, goes door-knocking during this election campaign, one issue keeps coming up among his...

Scarborough-Guildwood contenders put incumbent John McKay in the hot seat at ...

The NDP's Laura Casselman, left, independent Kevin Clarke, the Green Party's Kathleen Holding, Conservative Chuck Konkel and Liberal John McKay participate in a Scarborough-Guildwood riding...

Federal election 2015: Youth, seniors' issues dominate Dryden debate

The debate involved New Democrat Howard Hampton, incumbent Conservative MP Greg Rickford, Liberal Bob Nault and Green Ember McKillop. "We know that historically, voting records...

Candidates vie for rural Manitoba votes

(subscription)RIVERS, Man. — It was the midway point of the federal election campaign, and Robert Sopuck had already travelled 9,000 kilometres in his riding.

Prince Albert candidates square off

(subscription)On the “blue” side, Randy Hoback has his track record after seven years in Parliament and strong riding history to rely on. This is,...

NDP sets sights on Sask. ridings

(subscription)Conservative Ray Boughen won by less than three percent over NDP candidate Noah Evanchuk in Palliser in 2011. This time, redrawn boundaries put the...

Jean Chretien stumps for Liberals in BC

Former prime minister Jean Chretien, right, is flanked by Liberal candidates Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, from left, Joyce Murray, Jody Wilson-Raybould, back, and Jessie Adcock, right, as...

Thornhill hopefuls face off over Jewish issues

(blog) (blog)TORONTO — At an all-party debate for Thornhill candidates, Conservative incumbent Peter Kent, Liberal candidate Nancy Coldham and NDP candidate Lorne Cherry addressed...

Jean Chrétien shores up Liberal support in battleground BC

Incumbents Hedy Fry and Joyce Murray managed to hold onto their downtown Vancouver ridings in 2011 and both are hoping for re-election. Chrétien took aim...

Conservatives stop short of ruling out ban on niqabs for public servants

Conservative candidate Pierre Poilievre did not rule out the possibility of a re-elected Tory government pursuing a ban on face coverings for public servants during...

No One Seems to Care About Prison Reform in Canada

Troubled teenager Ashley Smith choked herself to death in 2007 with pieces of a bedsheet in a prison segregation cell, while her guards — ordered...

Ala. to Close 31 Satellite DMV Offices in Counties Where 75 Percent of Voters ...

@Carmichael Mackenzie Uh Mr. Mackenzie blacks folks dont really understand mentally the political pro-cess and can not pro-cess what and how to counteract a logical...

Kings-Hants candidates talk issues during Wolfville debate - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserKings-Hants candidates talk issues during Wolfville debateKings County Register/AdvertiserKings-Hants federal election candidates Will Cooper (Green), Edd Twohig (Independent), Megan Brown-Hodges (Rhino), Cliff Williams...

Noah Richler's Charm Offensive · thewalrus.ca

Bill Casey, Liberal, Cumberland–Colchester; Noah Richler, NDP, Toronto–St. Paul's; Kent Hehr, Liberal, Calgary Centre; Dennis Bevington, NDP, Northwest Territories; Elizabeth May, Green, Saanich–Gulf Islands; Toban...

Ed Holder Slams Liberal For Saying Harper Makes Her 'Not As Proud' To Be Canadian

An incumbent Conservative candidate is questioning his Liberal rival's patriotism for saying Stephen Harper's leadership makes her less proud to be a Canadian. Ed Holder,...

Once a Liberal stronghold, this riding has been targeted as Tories' best hope ...

Liberal Irwin Cotler, who retired from politics this year, had held the riding since 1999, when he got 92% of the vote in a by-election.

After 10 years of Harper's failure on climate, Mulcair is ready to lead

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)“We have scientific consensus, countries need to cut their emissions in order to keep the rise in global temperature below 2...

Love/Hate for Week 4: A Giant letdown

He's usually obvious, but in case you were worried about him having Michael Vick as his QB, I wouldn't be. The Ravens have allowed 110...

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke debate covers infrastructure to immigration

Four of the five Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke candidates took part in the event, which was broadcast via the Internet: Randall Garrison (NDP), Frances Litman (Green), Shari Lukens...

PEI Tory candidate slams incumbent Liberal for abandoning pro-life convictions

Update Oct. 1 2:37 PM EST: We were able to interview Patkai after publication. See his comments below. October 1, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A pro-life...

Poilievre won't rule out ban on face coverings in public ... - iPolitics

Minister of Employment and Social Development Pierre Poilievre holds a press conference while being joined by National Capital Region Conservative candidates in Ottawa on Thursday,...

Saskatoon-University candidates face off on CTV Morning Live

CTV Morning Live Saskatoon launched its federal candidates debate series Thursday morning. Saskatoon-University candidates Cynthia Block (Liberal), Claire Card (NDP) and Brad Trost (Conservative) were...

Joyce Bateman home of the fully loaded whopper - CyberSmokeBlog

Conservative candidate Joyce Bateman drew boos from the crowd after naming Liberal candidates running in other parts of the country, including Omar Alghabra, Borys Wrzesnewskyj...

ETOBICOKE NORTH: Compare local candidates' stance on issues

The riding has been Liberal red since 1988. Incumbent Kirsty Duncan is hoping to enter into her third term come Oct. 19, after handily beating...

Candidates debate tonight

Brandon-Souris NDP candidate Melissa Wastasecoot speaks as Liberal candidate Jodi Wyman, Conservative candidate Larry Maguire and Green party candidate David Neufeld listen during the Brandon...

Conservative sign vandalism seen on both sides

Incumbent Conservative MP candidate John Weston and Conservative Party opponent Fez McLeod both say they feel targeted by sign vandalism and theft on the Sunshine...

News Woodstock & Region

The candidates in the upcoming federal election – from left, NDP candidate Zoe Kunschner, Conservative incumbent Dave MacKenzie, Christian Heritage Party candidate Melody Aldred, Liberal...

York-Simcoe candidates tackle tough issues at debate

Last-minute Green Party candidate Mark Viitala joined Conservative incumbent MP Peter Van Loan, Shaun Tanaka of the Liberal Party and Sylvia Gerl of the NDP...

Dechert calm under fire at UTM student debate

(blog)Incumbent Conservative MP Bob Dechert, who's served the riding since 2008, yielded little ground as opponents Michelle Bilek of the NDP, Iqra Khalid of...

Winnipeg South Centre candidates take part in lively debate on Israel

Canadian Jewish NewsConservative candidate Joyce Bateman drew boos from the crowd after naming Liberal candidates running in other parts of the country, including Omar Alghabra,...

Canada election 2015: Meet your Cambridge candidates

We heard from the NDP, Liberal and Green candidates in Cambridge in our Thursday panel discussion on CBC Radio's The Morning Edition with host Craig...

Cree NDP candidate Romeo Saganash grappling with family tragedy

A family tragedy has temporarily forced NDP Cree candidate Romeo Saganash from his riding, has learned. Saganash is currently in Quebec City dealing with...

Stephen Harper writes open letter to Canada's public service, tries to correct ...

... full-court press Thursday to try to solidify support in the National Capital Region and counter recent public service commitments from the NDP and Liberals.