October 7, 2015

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'David and Goliath' showdown for Winnipeg North

The incumbent in Winnipeg North hopes his leader's popularity will have a trickle-down effect. Liberal Kevin Lamoureux won a hard-fought battle against the NDP to...

FEDERAL DEBATE: Clement, Lauzon point fingers over who's to blame for chem tanks

Both Liberal candidate Bernadette Clement and incumbent Tory Guy Lauzon locked horns, with both suggesting the other was to blame on that file. "One of...

Liberals: CBC Mandate Would Include Promoting, Distributing Canadian Films

TORONTO — The Liberals have promised to undo Conservative funding cuts to the CBC but that money comes with some strings attached. At a debate...

NDP government would make First Nations education a priority: Mulcair

Like the Liberals, the NDP would hold an inquiry into the disproportionate number of indigenous women and girls who have been murdered or gone missing...

Conservatives dealt a heavy blow in key 905 riding

Nonetheless, Conservative insiders concede the riding is lost. Mississauga–Malton is a new constituency, although it contains a large portion of the riding Conservative Eve Adams...

Candidates take debate to Cranbrook

He gave the example of two NDP MPs that voted against the gun registry. "The very next day, they were ... He noted he had...

Moulton no-show called 'an insult'

From left, the empty chair left by no-show Conservative candidate Adam Moulton meant no voice for his party at this week's all-candidates event sponsored by...

Future voter felt “humiliated” after recent all-candidates meeting ...

On September 24, I attended the All-Candidates Debate at Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School and stayed for its entirety. I noticed that the Conservative candidate,...

Elizabeth May's daughter among Green Party ballot-fillers in Quebec

She'll be running against incumbent New Democrat Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who was herself a ballot-filler for the NDP in 2011. At the time, Brosseau worked...

Raw sewage treatment: Denis Lebel's hypocritical lecturing

(blog) (blog)ROBERVAL, QC – Denis Lebel, Conservative candidate for Lac-Saint-Jean, spent the better part of yesterday lecturing the Mayor of Montreal on the city's...

Burlington Conservative incumbent says he achieved results in Ottawa

The Burlington incumbent for the past two terms, Mike Wallace says he believes he has achieved noticeable results for the riding while in Ottawa. “You...

What do local politicians have to gain from picking sides in the federal election?

Councillor Josh Matlow is endorsing Liberal candidates Carolyn Bennett for Toronto-St. Paul's and Rob Oliphant for Don Valley West. Both Councillor Michelle Berardinetti and Councillor...

Extreme Athlete and founder of the Nitro Circus Travis Pastrana called ...

Extreme Athlete and founder of the Nitro Circus Travis Pastrana called Mistress Carrie ... She loved it should kick on the whole time I. Some...

Environment Canada knew about Montreal raw-sewage plan in ...

Leona Aglukkaq tweeted Wednesday that her office learned last week of the wastewater dump plan, which has become fodder in the federal election campaign and...

Guns a blazin' at campaign stop

“Jay and I are here to remind voters that the Conservative Party is the party that eliminated the long gun registry and only a vote...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair promises new relationship with First ...

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair faced a skeptical audience of First Nations people Wednesday when he vowed to forge a new relationship with aboriginal government and...

Scott Reid: Man about the house - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Scott Reid: Man about the housewww.insideottawavalley.com/The Conservative Party candidate for the new riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, was in the midst of a tour of his Perth...

NDP promise on core First Nation education richest among three main federal ...

... available, but as we said all along, investment will follow reform, not replace reform, so we are working with willing First Nation partners to...

Salty-tongued Pat Martin confident he'll be re-elected | Globalnews.ca

WARNING: The following story contains explicit language. Pat Martin knows he can sometimes rub people the wrong way. The NDP candidate and veteran MP for...

Economy, taxes, attack ads and Syrian refugees top of mind for residents in ...

The meeting, held at St. Bonaventure Parish Centre on Leslie Street, south of Lawrence Avenue, heard from three of the seven candidates: MP John Carmichael...

No shortage of election signage

One of the signs is a Judy Foote promotion. Foote is the Liberal incumbent for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity who is seeking re-election in the Oct. 19 federal...

Conservative candidate says Lethbridge voters have suffered “four ...

The Lethbridge Herald reports that Conservative candidate Rachael Harder had some pretty harsh criticism for Conservative MP Jim Hillyer. Mr. Hillyer was first elected in...

Ottawa Centre candidate Paul Dewar touts NDP's proposed urban tree strategy

Speaking on Wellington Street at the site of a recently-removed diseased elm tree, Dewar touted the NDP's proposed urban tree strategy, which would mandate the...

Liberal and NDP candidates to face off in Montreal West candidates' debate

Incumbent Liberal candidate Marc Garneau will meet NDP opponent James Hughes Wednesday night for a candidates' debate in the Anglo bastion of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount. Conservative candidate...

Attention, je mords - Le Courrier du Sud (Communiqué de presse)

Le Courrier du Sud (Communiqué de presse)Attention, je mordsLe Courrier du Sud (Communiqué de presse)Comme je ne sais pas dans quel ordre seront inscrits les...

Candidates address Camrose Public Library crowd

Battle River-Crowfoot candidates (left to right) Kevin Sorenson (Conservative Party), Katherine Swampy (New Democratic Party), Andy Kowalski (Liberal Party) and Gary Kelly (Green Party) answered...

In Halifax, The NDP-Liberal Battle For Change Hits Close To Home

Like many voters in the downtown riding, she wants to get rid of Conservative Leader Stephen Harper but was initially unsure where to park her...

Leona Aglukkaq Only Recently Learned About Montreal Wastewater Dump Plan

Wall Street JournalLeona Aglukkaq tweeted Wednesday that her office learned last week of the wastewater dump plan, which has become fodder in the federal election...

Conservatives float plan to jail owners of abandoned boats

Minister of Industry James Moore, local Conservative candidate John Weston (centre) and Conservative member Stockwell Day announcing the party's plan to deal with derelict vessels,...

Tolls A Bigger Concern Than Niqabs, Says Quebec NDP Candidate

... express their concerns about the NDP's position on the niqab — namely that it would allow women to wear the niqab during citizenship oaths.

Candidate's forum

Simcoe.com - Conservative Larry MillerSimcoe.com1. Should residents and municipalities have more input on activities that have the potential to cause major environmental consequences, such as...

Federal candidates debate job creation, immigration

From left, Liberal candidate Ron Planche, NDP candidate Carolynn Ioannoni, incumbent Conservative Rob Nicholson and Green Party candidate Steven Soos participated in a debate hosted...

Robert Sopuck, Conservative — Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa

Why do you want this job? I feel very strongly that it's important to protect and defend the rural life, rural culture and the rural...

Election 2015: First Nations firm priority for all parties

NDP candidate Alistair MacGregor is not shy about saying any work his party does with regard to First Nations issues has roots in current NDP...

Conservatives Announce New Maternity And Parental Leave Benefits

That's why a re-elected Conservative Government will expand Employment Insurance (EI) maternity and parental benefits and leave provisions in several ways to increase flexibility for...

Conservatives Announce New Maternity And Parental ... - Erin O'Toole

That's why a re-elected Conservative Government will expand Employment Insurance (EI) maternity and parental benefits and leave provisions in several ways to increase flexibility for...

Liberals offering plan for real change, transparency in government

(blog) (blog)STOUFFVILLE, ON – Today, Liberal candidate for Saint-Laurent, Stéphane Dion, was in Markham—Stouffville to highlight the Liberal plan for real change that will...

Moulton no-show called 'an insult'

From left, the empty chair left by no-show Conservative candidate Adam Moulton meant no voice for his party at this week's all-candidates event sponsored by...

Nothing is written in stone for incumbent: Bob Zimmer « Tumbler ...

Zimmer is not immune to a growing anti-Conservative bias across the country, and, while he believes that people have the right to their own opinions,...

Get to Know: Claude Gravelle, NDP (Nickel Belt)

Click the video above to watch managing editor Mark Gentili and political affairs reporter Darren MacDonald sit down with the Conservative, Liberal, NDP and Green...

Questioning candidates of Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke: Randall Garrison – NDP

The NDP is committed to restoring the retirement age to 65, so people can retire on time. We will also boost the Guaranteed Income Supplement...

Feature: Keeping it reel

“We created this program to recognize the role of women, not only stories directed by women, but stories driven by women's perspective,” explains Executive Director...

Niki Ashton, NDP — Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

I'm running again to fight for political change in Ottawa and to get rid of Stephen Harper. We want to make history by electing the...

Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – The Hon. Chris Alexander and the Hon ...

Today, Conservative Party candidates Chris Alexander (Ajax) and Dr. Kellie Leitch (Simcoe-Grey) announced new measures that a re-elected Conservative Government would take to stop child...

Tolls a bigger concern than niqabs, says Quebec NDP candidate

Voters are ready to move past talk of the niqab, says Hoang Mai, the incumbent NDP candidate in Brossard–St-Lambert on Montreal's South Shore. Mai told...

Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – Oliver highlights Conservative plan to cut ...

Today the Honourable Joe Oliver touted the Conservative Government's plan to cut payroll taxes by more than 20 percent on job-creating small businesses in 2017.

Candidates lay out competing visions for Lakeland riding, country

St. Paul Journal (press release) (subscription) (blog)... saw close to 200 people fill St. Paul's Recreation Centre to hear from those vying to win the...

NDP and Conservative leaders scheduled to stop in Edmonton area today

NDP leader Tom Mulcair will join Alberta's only incumbent NDP, MP Linda Duncan, for an open forum on First Nations and the federal government. That...

Brison seeking return to Ottawa in Kings-Hants - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserBrison seeking return to Ottawa in Kings-HantsKings County Register/AdvertiserKINGS-HANTS - Seeing his little girls frolicking in a berry patch, barefoot and in their...

Justin Trudeau takes page from Brian Gallant's playbook

Justin Trudeau returns to New Brunswick today with Conservative candidates in the province still trying to hang Brian Gallant around his neck like a millstone.