October 9, 2015

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Jack Knox: In Courtenay-Alberni, Hump marks the great divide

Most of the riding he represented for 22 of the past 24 years was farther north, but this time he's running in the territory held...

Conservative Platform 2015: 5 Interesting Takeaways

Toronto StarNDP MP Irene Mathyssen sponsored a private member's bill to do away with the GST on feminine hygiene products — and the government dropped...

Hedy Fry: Only Justin Trudeau's Liberals will invest in Canadians

Canada is at a crossroads. After ten years of Stephen Harper, our economy is stalled, we've experienced two recessions, and Canadians are finding it harder...

Hedy Fry: Only Justin Trudeau's Liberals will invest in Canadians

Canada is at a crossroads. After ten years of Stephen Harper, our economy is stalled, we've experienced two recessions, and Canadians are finding it harder...

How I will vote begins, ends with Tories

(subscription)Residents of the Central Okanagan are very lucky to have two outstanding MPs in Ron Cannan and Dan Albas. Both of these ... For...

Union of BC Indian Chiefs demands BC Tory Bob Zimmer not seek re-election

The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is demanding that Conservative MP Bob Zimmer withdraw his bid for re-election over his suggestion that joblessness is largely...

NDP platform includes $6M to end gas pump gouging

"For years, the NDP has been fighting for the rights of consumers, while the Conservatives were asleep at the wheel," Paul Loewenberg, NDP Candidate in...

Atlantic Biodiesel celebrates its 'first pour'

The NDP was out in full force for Atlantic's first pour, with the local MP and MPP and Ontario party Leader Andrea Horwath celebrating the...

Notes from the campaign trail: Advance polling gets underway - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Rapid News NetworkNotes from the campaign trail: Advance polling gets underwayCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsConservative John Carmichael won the riding in 2011 narrowly defeating the Liberal...

Chorus of voices pushing Paul Ryan toward speaker gavel grows louder

After Friday's final House votes, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) cut a path through a pack of reporters down the Capitol steps and into a waiting...

VCVAA, nét mới của cộng đồng Việt trong bầu cử Canada - Người Việt

Người ViệtVCVAA, nét mới của cộng đồng Việt trong bầu cử CanadaNgười ViệtHiện nay, trong hàng ngũ chính khách, dân cử, người Canada gốc Việt...

VCVAA, nét mới của cộng đồng Việt trong bầu cử Canada - Người Việt

Người ViệtVCVAA, nét mới của cộng đồng Việt trong bầu cử CanadaNgười ViệtHiện nay, trong hàng ngũ chính khách, dân cử, người Canada gốc Việt...

Georgia Tech Football: Clemson Q&A

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionHe looked solid against Notre Dame, but some key drops (arguably due to the rain) and very conservative fourth quarter play calling (also...

Stephen Harper on why Conservatives will win the election: 'I think the stakes ...

Ottawa Citizen parliamentary bureau chief Mark Kennedy sat down this week with leaders of the three main political parties as voters prepare for the Oct.

Cornwall Harbour exchange at all-candidates' debate showed failures

Conservative incumbent candidate Guy Lauzon confirmed the date the city was informed in his comments Wednesday and it was in 2013. Certainly, this jaw dropped...

Federal candidates face off in election debate

Brandon Anstey/tc•Media. From left, Claudette Menchenton of the NDP, Kevin O'Brien of the Conservative Party and Scott Simms of the Liberal Party, traded barbs during...

Local Liberal and NDP candidates pledge to bring forward betting bill

That announcement came on the same day that three local New Democrat candidates held a news conference in front of the casino, lamenting the fact...

Ordinance gives MPD jurisdiction on boundary roads

“That's a first step of a real solution to a larger problem, but we talked about bringing that step to you today and then giving...

He's alive! James Low, the Tory candidate in Vancouver East

Nor, by the way, is it a comment on the quality of the candidate the NDP is fielding in the riding: Jenny Kwan is ridiculously...

Q and A: Stephen Harper on 'security versus risk' | Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen parliamentary bureau chief Mark Kennedy sat down for an interview with Conservative Leader Stephen Harper to discuss the election campaign. Here is a...

Conservative candidate campaigns in a prison, has 'robust debate' on criminal ...

OTTAWA – It's not your typical debate setting.Instead of parties making their political pitches inside a university hall or local community centre – Global News...

Henderson: Windsor can't afford to isolate itself

(blog) (blog)The area's powerful NDP/labour machine, legendary at getting out its left-leaning vote, can all but taste total victory as it hunts for Conservative...

TPP and social issues discussed at Oakville all-candidates debate

Denouncing comments made that the TPP was negotiated in secret, Oakville Conservative incumbent Terence Young said the TPP was negotiated over three years with stakeholder...

Eight candidates meet for forum in Border City

Gerry Ritz, federal agriculture minister and conservative candidate for Battlefords-Lloydminster, was very happy to talk about the new trade deal, even when defending it from...

Toronto Star endorses Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for prime minister, lashes ...

THE prestigious Toronto Star newspaper has endorsed Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, saying that when Canadians vote on October 19, they will “be able to choose...

Appeals court puts hold on regulation protecting waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their latest regulations in May, drawing fierce criticism from landowner groups and conservative...

Conservative candidate campaigns in a prison, has 'robust debate ...

... taken a trip to a women's prison. Even more surprising, one of those candidates was Nova Scotia Conservative Scott Armstrong – whose party hasn't...

A civil forum

Judging from the audience reaction, the room was a generally even split, with particular attention — both positive and negative — given to Conservative incumbent...

What analytics predict for the 2015-16 NHL season

Predictions made at the beginning of a season are the toughest to make. As players change teams, new coaches are brought in, and new systems...

Sturgeon River-Parkland meet your candidates

From left: Rona Ambrose (Conservative Party), Ernest Chauvet (Christian Heritage Party), Guy Desforges (NDP), Travis Dueck (Liberal Party) and Brendon Greene (Green Party) are the...

News Woodstock & Region

From right, Liberal candidate Don McKay, NDP candidate Zoe Kunschner, CHP candidate Melody Aldred, Green candidate Mike Farlow, Conservative candidate Dave MacKenzie, and moderator Brent...

Young gun candidates hope to claim Calgary Shepard riding

The federal cabinet minister took three-quarters of the vote in the last election in 2011, while Tory Deepak Obhrai won two-thirds of the ballots cast...

Here's why every Halifax Conservative should "vote for the socialist"

Here's why every Halifax Conservative should "vote for the socialist"In the federal riding of Halifax, it's time for every good Conservative to do his duty...

Where Canada's Three Political Parties Stand on Cybersecurity and Surveillance

The Globe and MailBoth the NDP and Liberal parties also support the formation of an national security oversight committee, while the Conservative party includes no...

Beauséjour - CCNB

Liberal — Dominic LeBlanc: Le Parti libéral va instaurer une cible ambitieuse et responsable en coopération avec les provinces. Justin Trudeau va inclure les Premier...

Liberal and Conservative candidates absent from Etobicoke North debate

Neither two-term MP Kirsty Duncan (who attended North Albion Collegiate Institute's commencement Thursday night), nor first-time Tory candidate Toyin Dada were in attendance at the...

Incumbent MP for the Kenora riding Greg Rickford REG CLAYTON/Daily Miner and News

“The economy and what the plans are for growth and opportunity for our communities (are those priorities),” said Rickford, who was elected as the riding's...

Grading Arne Duncan

President Barack Obama listens as Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks in the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, to announce that Duncan will...

Election 2015: Your guide to the Vancouver federal candidates

Incumbent Hedy Fry first won the riding in 1993 and is now the longest-serving Liberal MP in B.C. history. .... A former provincial environment and...

Election 2015: Candidates tackle the economy, other issues, at Lake Country forum

When asked about the three most pressing issues facing the Canadian economy, the candidates had a variety of responses. Incumbent Conservative MP Ron Cannan told...

Federal candidates spar at last night's CBC debate | CKLB Radio

All four federal candidates shared their election promises at the CBC Northwest Territories debate yesterday. NDP candidate Dennis Bevington, Conservative candidate Floyd Roland, Green Party...

Calgary Skyview

Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada. Najeeb Butt. Progressive Canadian Party. Stephen Garvey. Democratic Advancement Party of Canada. Darshan Singh Kang. Liberal Party of Canada. Ed Reddy.

Fox Figures Attribute McCarthy's Downfall To The Same Far-Right Group That ...

After Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) dropped out of the race to be Speaker of the House, sending Republicans soul-searching, Fox News figures were quick to...

Toronto Star endorses Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for prime minister

Fortunately, when they go to the polls on Oct. 19 voters will be able to choose a strong, hopeful alternative to the Harper Conservatives: Justin...

Federal party candidates debate science funding, muzzling of scientists on ...

NDP candidate and environment critic Leslie called it "a huge problem." Again, Goodyear rebutted the criticism, saying Canada's scientists conduct thousands of media interviews annually...

The pragmatist: Thomas Mulcair and the new ambitions of the NDP

How, critics will ask, could the Liberals with Justin Trudeau – the leader with the famous name, whom Mr. Mulcair considers his intellectual inferior –...

Sharbot Lake hosts a pair of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston all-candidates meetings - www.kingstonregion.com/

www.kingstonregion.com/Sharbot Lake hosts a pair of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston all-candidates meetingswww.kingstonregion.com/Debate. Craig Bakay. From left: Conservative Scott Reid, Green Party candidate Anita Payne, Liberal Phil Archambault and...

Calgary Nose Hill

Candidate name. Party name. Faizan Butt. Democratic Advancement Party of Canada. Edward Gao. Libertarian Party of Canada. Bruce Kaufman. New Democratic Party. Robert Prcic. Liberal...

Candidate questionnaire: Daryl Kramp -... - www.kingstonregion.com/

www.kingstonregion.com/Candidate questionnaire: Daryl Kramp -...www.kingstonregion.com/We asked all federal candidates in our area to answer the same four questions in 600 words. Here's what Daryl Kramp,...

Canadians will vote for their own interests, not for personalities ...

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says he doesn't think Canadians will cast their vote based on what they think of his personality, but instead on what's...