October 6, 2015

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ELECTION 2015: Aboriginal issues front and centre at Sto:lo Nation meeting in ...

But the absence of incumbent Conservative Mark Strahl was again the focus of other candidates and many who asked questions of those who did attend.

John Weston: Helping to Improve Diplomatic Services for Canadian ...

(L-R: Caspian Makan, Writer and Filmmaker; Mehrdad Rahbar, Architect and Artist; John Weston, Conservative Candidate for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky...

Top 8 federal ridings to watch in Sask.

The Conservatives won with 15,850, but the combined progressive vote was 17,876. New candidates in the area will be going up against the Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre...

Richmond Tories a no-show at social justice debate

All three opposition parties in Richmond felt the cold shoulder from Conservative candidates Alice Wong and Kenny Chiu, neither of whom attended a federal election...

Selkirk–Interlake–Eastman

Hilstrom won for Alliance in 2000 and retired in 2004, when Conservative James Bezan won in a byelection. In 2006, Bezan defeated Ed Schreyer, NDP;...

What would #Jesus do in Canada's election campaign?

(blog) (blog)When Vancouver South Conservative MP Wai Young told the congregation of Harvest evangelical church that the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) has the...

Conservative candidate suggests Mulcair could lose citizenship if convicted of ...

So, I guess if Mr. Mulcair committed some act of treason or something, he possibly, under this legislation, could have his Canadian citizenship revoked, because...

Vancouver candidates promise to track down Canadians flouting foreign-asset ...

"Our government has zero tolerance for tax evasion," said a spokesman for B.C. Conservative MP (Delta-Richmond East) Kerry-Lynne Findlay, who is Canada's minister of national...

Conservative candidate Greg Rickford says Manitoba, Winnipeg haven't asked for ...

The community has been cut-off from the mainland for 100 years and has been under a boil water advisory for nearly two decades. It seems...

Veterans group attacks veterans for attacking Conservative policies

Conservative candidate and Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole recently accused public service unions of funding the ABC campaign. Separately, other — sometimes high-profile veterans groups...

As Conservative MP skips debates, London West becomes Liberal swing riding

From left to right, NDP candidate Matthew Rowlinson, Liberal candidate Kate Young and Conservative candidate Ed Holder. Amir Farahi, head of the non-partisan London Institute,...

HUFFPOST HILL

Huffington Post - Military-Industrial Complex Scores Rare WinHuffington PostTRUE CONSERVATIVES REJECT JOHN KASICH'S HIPPIE SAVIOR - Hey, Kasich, why don't you try reading the conservative...

Canada's Prime Minister Considers More Expansive Niqab Ban

With two weeks to go before a federal election, the leader of the governing Conservative Party is promising to look at an outright ban on...

ELECTION 2015: Stuck in traffic, feeling the pinch

Cloverdale-Langley City is carved out of the northern half of the former White Rock-South Surrey-Cloverdale riding represented by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, plus a strip...

Brad Butt, Tory Incumbent: Mulcair Could Lose Citizenship If He Committed ...

A Conservative incumbent has used Thomas Mulcair as an example of a Canadian who could theoretically be deported under controversial changes to the Citizenship Act.

Trudeau promises to lift 60000 Quebec children out of poverty

... from 2004 to 2011, when the NDP claimed the seat as part of its orange wave in Quebec. Marwah Rizqy, an assistant professor at...

Can strategic voting impact the race in Windsor-Tecumseh?

Windsor-Tecumseh has been held by the New Democrats since the riding was created in 2004, when Joe Comartin, who was the MP for Windsor-St. Clair,...

Conservative and Liberal candidates snub health-care debate

Mehra also blasted Liberal candidate Ken Filson and Conservative candidate Bev Shipley for skipping the forum, which attracted about 40 people. “It's an affront to...

Montreal plans to dump billions of gallons of raw sewage into St. Lawrence River

The Conservatives' Denis Lebel said he was "concerned" about the discharge of sewage into the river, adding Environment Canada was working with the city to...

York-Simcoe Candidates speak to Youth

Candidates in the federal riding of York-Simcoe answer questions and talk party policy, in front of students at Bradford District High School, September 25, 2015.

ETOBICOKE CENTRE: Political rivals Opitz, Wrzesnewskyj go head-to-head on ...

Liberal candidate Borys Wrzesnewskyj, left, the Green Party's Shawn Rizvi, Conservative Ted Opitz and the NDP's Tanya DeMello participate in an Etobicoke Centre all-candidates debate...

Mohamed Fahmy departs Egypt to begin trip home to Canada

The Conservative government said it was pleased that Fahmy was on his way home. “Canada has worked tirelessly, at the highest levels, on Mr. Fahmy's...

Gallant alone on electoral system status quo

Conservative incumbent Cheryl Gallant stands alone in defence of Canada's current electoral system, as revealed at the all-candidates discussion held at the end of September...

Trudeau Says He Won't Argue A Vote For NDP Is A Vote For Harper

That was seemingly the message Justin Trudeau delivered at an event in Montreal Tuesday when asked if he will invoke a strategy used by past...

John Ivison: In Toronto's fiercely contested urban ridings, the NDP's only ...

In Scarborough Southwest, where incumbent New Democrat Dan Harris is facing a tough fight with former Toronto police chief Bill Blair, things are turning nasty.

Cohen: Justin Trudeau's win-win election | Ottawa Citizen

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau greets supporters as he takes the stage during a rally Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Brampton, Ont. Paul Chiasson / The...

Former NL premier Danny Williams accuses federal Tories of borderline 'racism ...

Liberal Yvonne Jones won the riding in the 2013 by-election. “Everything (Harper) stands for, I don't get it,” said Williams. “I just don't understand how...

Tenkink Vying for seat in PA Riding

Green Party Byron Tenkink started his career off in research until funding was cut twice at a federally funded lab. When the election rolled around...

With NDP now opposing TPP, where's their position on ... - iPolitics

NDP MP Erin Selby speaks with media while fellow MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau listens during a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, October 6, 2015,...

Brandon-Souris Conservative Larry Maguire confident he'll win again

The Komfort Kitchen restaurant on Brandon's Princess Street in western Manitoba is packed with lunch-time diners focused more on eats than elections. Someone has given...

Reg Bowers, Peter Penashue's ex-agent, pleads guilty to election charges

He ran in a subsequent byelection, which he lost to Liberal Yvonne Jones. Penashue has blamed the problems with his 2011 campaign on what he...

Parm Gill with slim lead in Brampton North; Sahota close behind ...

TORONTO: In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 336 voters in the new GTA federal riding of Brampton North,...

SEU exempt from new gun law

Allison Peregory, chairman of the Young Conservatives of Texas UT chapter, stood with other group members at the back of the rally. They were one...

An ice-cold riding in Manitoba turns into a hot electoral fight

The riding is also among the country's coldest: The average high in the winter is -21° C. This fall, however, it's suddenly home to one...

Sudbury letter: Tories setting the bar low

Candice Bergen said that the people of Sudbury can trust Fred Slade, the Conservative candidate for Sudbury. Candice Bergen can trust Slade and Stephen Harper...

Frankly Speaking: Mark Warawa latest Conservative candidate to ...

Mark Warawa latest Conservative candidate to skip candidates' meeting. Another federal candidates' meeting, another missing Conservative candidate. I moderated a forum Monday in Aldergrove, which...

Pierre Poilievre, Democratic Reform Minister, Skips Ottawa Candidates Debate

The Conservative Party failed to send a candidate to an election debate Monday organized by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson — not even Pierre Poilievre, the...

Liberal Party Says They Will Not Expand Powers for Canada's NSA

The Liberals included this change in legislation proposed previously by Liberal MP Joyce Murray. VICE Canada's head of content, Patrick McGuire, called on Trudeau during...

Conservative candidate muses about deporting Mulcair under C-24

(subscription) (subscription)Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left) sits alongside Brad Butt, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville, as they participate in a roundtable discussion at...

Conservative candidate muses about deporting Mulcair ... - iPolitics

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left) sits alongside Brad Butt, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville, as they participate in a roundtable discussion at a Canadian...

A brief history of health spending

These galloping increases continued until the Conservative majority of 2011, after which then-finance minister Jim Flaherty came to Victoria to inform provincial finance ministers of...

Watson, Ramsey, Festeryga square off in debate | River Town Times

The debate – which preceded similar ones in the ridings of Windsor-Tecumseh and Windsor West – saw Conservative incumbent Jeff Watson, NDP candidate Tracey Ramsey...

Baby and dog BOTH jump for joy as father gets a very cute welcome

This is the heart-warming moment a baby and pet pooch reacted in the exact same way and at the same time when their dad came...

TPP Deal: Justin Trudeau Says He'll Consult With Parliament, Premiers On Agreement

CBC.caMONTREAL — Justin Trudeau returned to his home turf of Montreal on Tuesday, where the Liberal leader is hoping to make inroads in this election...

Election Candidate profiles: NDP-John Rafferty

Our NDP government will reverse the Harper Conservatives' decision to raise the age of retirement from 65 to 67 years, we will work with the...

Election Candidate profiles: NDP-John Rafferty | Rainy River Record

I've been honoured to serve as your New Democrat MP since 2008.and more »...

Funding for Train de l'Ouest being promised by Liberals

“The need for better commuter rail service on the West Island has been evident for a long time,” said Francis Scarpaleggia, the Liberal candidate in...

Fahmy leaves Egypt, begins journey back to Canada - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsFahmy leaves Egypt, begins journey back to CanadaCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe Conservative government said it was pleased that Fahmy was on his...

Meet the Ottawa-Vanier Liberal candidate: Mauril... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Meet the Ottawa-Vanier Liberal candidate: Mauril...www.ottawacommunitynews.com/In 20 years of representing Ottawa-Vanier in Parliament, Mauril Bélanger says he's never been bored. He was first elected in...

Winnipeg South Centre

Bateman did not participate in the CBC-Red River College project. Joyce Bateman ... The incumbent MP for the riding, Bateman was first elected in 2011.