October 10, 2015

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Hlady: Strengthening middle class key to lifting economy

In a riding that hasn't gone the NDP's way since 1997, Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan candidate Dustan Hlady is facing a tall task. Conservative incumbest Tom...

Don't let 'ordinary' child sexual abuse fall back into the shadows

Rolf Harris, Max Clifford and Stuart Hall are among those who have been jailed as a consequence despite their persistent protestations of innocence. While VIP-related...

Deacs Take Down Boston College on the Road, 3-0

(blog)BC subbed in true freshman quarterback Jeff Smith for the drive and he picked up BC's first 3rd down conversion, lowering his shoulder and...

Margaret Thatcher-era Conservative Geoffrey Howe dies at 88

I first encountered Geoffrey when I was 15, reading an article he wrote for the Young Conservatives magazine. He was the newly elected MP for...

Vols rally, beat No. 19 Georgia, 38-31

BACK COME THE VOLS: Jones, who has drawn criticism for being perhaps a bit conservative at times this season, kept his offense on the field...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau vows to hike Northern tax break

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's first order on his campaign stop in Iqaluit on Saturday was to highlight his party's commitment to improving the Nutrition North...

John Rafferty, NDP Candidate, Uninjured After Hitting Bear On Ontario Highway

Toronto StarTHUNDER BAY, Ont. — The NDP incumbent in Ontario's Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding says his campaign continues after a collision with a bear that...

Joyce Murray on physician assisted dying | Terahertz

Just over a week ago, I commented on a post on Joyce Murray's page (the Liberal MP and candidate in Vancouver Quadra) asking her position...

GOP is party desperately in search of a leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP is a party in chaos, desperately in search of a leader. In the unruly U.S. House, Republicans enjoy a near-historic...

Ex-staffer: Benghazi committee pursuing 'partisan investigation' targeting ...

Bradley Podliska, an intelligence officer in the Air Force Reserve who describes himself as a conservative Republican, told that the committee trained its sights...

Sask. group wants federal candidates to promise national autism strategy

Of the responses to the PAATS questionnaire, three were from Green Party candidates Elaine Hughes, Lynn Oliphant and Mark Bigland-Pritchard and one each from Conservative...

Pétrole: cinq candidats dans Avignon-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia prennent position - Sympatico Actualités

Pétrole: cinq candidats dans Avignon-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia prennent positionSympatico ActualitésLes candidats interpellés sont Joël Charest du Nouveau parti démocratique du NPD, Kédina Fleury Samson du Bloc...

As the Campaign Turns: Will Tom be undone by a veiled woman? Will Justin ...

CTV NewsThe NDP says Harper sold out Canadian jobs, giving away too many concessions to make a deal and they might not commit to the...

ROTHENBURGER - Who will defeat Harper?

News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)The NDP have added double entendre post scripts below Bill Sundhu's signs telling us that...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau tries to shore up support in ... - iPolitics

Tootoo is taking on New Democrat Jack Anawak — a former Liberal MP in the government of Jean Chretien — and Conservative incumbent Leona Aglukkaq.

Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservative Party releases low-tax ...

Today Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his low-tax, balanced-budget plan to protect Canada's fragile economy over the next four years. The platform sets out concrete...

Re-Elect Robert SopuckConservatives announce new maternity ...

Today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced new work and income benefits for moms and dads having a baby. A re-elected Conservative government will provide up...

NDP's Fin Donnelly gets a nod from Leadnow in its first round of candidate ...

Incumbent New Democrat Fin Donnelly has received an endorsement in Port Moody–Coquitlam. He's running against Liberal Jessie Adcock, Conservative Tim Laidler, Green Marcus Madsen, and...

NDP candidate John Rafferty crashes with bear on Ontario road

The NDP incumbent in Ontario's Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding says his campaign continues after a collision with a bear that left his vehicle wrecked. John...

Tory candidate Joe Oliver throws barbs at Liberal economic plan

With just nine days to go until most Canadians cast their ballots, Conservative candidate Joe Oliver on Saturday raised more clearly than before the possibility...

Highway collision with bear won't stop NDP candidate from ... - iPolitics

NDP MP John Rafferty in the House of Commons in February 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The NDP incumbent in Ontario's...

Harper uses pocketbook perks to gain voters | Calgary Herald

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, left, talks with mothers and their children after speaking during a campaign stop in Saskatoon, Sask, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

NDP candidate keeps campaigning after highway collision with bear ...

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The NDP incumbent in Ontario's Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding says his campaign continues after a collision with a bear that left...

Conservatives target pocketbook perks as federal election looms

It's been a long-held belief by Conservatives that pocketbook perks play to Harper's strengths and it's likely he will use the final campaign stretch to...

Spadina-Fort York: Big-Name Contest Reopens Battles Between Olivia Chow, Adam ...

She was the area's city councillor in Toronto from 1991 to 2005 when she left to run federally for the NDP. When — on her...

NDP candidate keeps campaigning after collision with bear wrecks ...

In this file photo, NDP MP John Rafferty votes on Bill C-19, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, February...

History Lesson: No, Judge Williamson, the Founding Fathers didn't dream of an ...

(blog) (blog)... that attack conservative figures like himself. He may have found inspiration in Idaho Judge Darla Williamson's analysis that the lawsuit was not...

Southwestern Ontario: Six Conservative ridings at risk to Liberals

(subscription) (subscription)Kitchener Centre had also been Liberal since its creation in 1997 until Stephen Woodworth won it for the Conservatives in 2008. Waterloo is...

Election debate panelist accuses Conservative candidate of sexist remark

... was putting him on the hot seat too much.” Saunders said she was gathering her things and was by herself at the time the...

Joe Oliver warns Ontario voters of 'real consequences' if Liberals ...

WATCH: Conservative candidate Joe Oliver says that Liberal leader is tied to the Ontario Liberal government including Premier Kathleen Wynne's proposed new Ontario pension plan.

The Families Funding the 2016 Presidential Election

The three families who have provided the largest donations in the campaign to date — the Wilks family of Texas, which made billions providing trucks...

Evangelicals not easily pigeonholed politically

The Internet lit up in July when British Columbia Conservative MP Wai Young was caught on a recording comparing the Conservative Party to the life...

Mulcair appears to extend an olive branch to Trudeau

Tom Mulcair says he is willing to work with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to form a government – and has even written that pledge into...

Tough fight expected in PEI's lone Tory riding

Conservative cabinet minister Gail Shea offers a blunt retort when asked about the perception that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has become as popular as potato...

Fisheries minister battles Harper's reputation in bid for ... - iPolitics

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – Conservative cabinet minister Gail Shea offers a blunt retort when asked about the perception that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has become as...

Turnout was steady as advance polls for the federal election opened Friday.

In the advance poll in Edmonton-Mill Woods, where a battle is underway between Conservative Tim Uppal and Liberal Amarjeet Sohi, the parking lot at the...

"Lucky one" in Oregon shootings provides details of massacre

"Lucky one" in Oregon shootings provides details of massacreMayor Larry Rich and Oregon Gov. Dulcie Bagley, holds a ... Candida Miller, left, and Brandon Snyder...

Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on World Mental ...

(blog) (blog)That's why, as part of a new health accord, a Liberal government is committed to making high-quality mental health services more available to...

Volatility of Quebec vote offers main parties chance to share province's seats

The Conservatives and the Bloc say no; the NDP and the Liberals say yes. Polls suggest that position has been damaging to the New Democrats...

SCARBOROUGH NORTH: Candidates answer our questions...

Incumbent Scarborough-Rouge River MP and New Democrat Rathika Sitsabaiesan said she hopes to earn her second term in Ottawa as representative for Scarborough North. Had...

Too close to call: Rumours of Liberal demise greatly exaggerated

But even if incumbent Sean Casey can hold the capital city seat against a strong NDP charge, Bobby Morrissey would have to pull off an...

Hazel McCallion endorses Trudeau and Liberals in federal election

Justin Trudeau has won the endorsement of perhaps the most popular mayor in Canada's history and a tireless advocate for cities — Hazel McCallion. The...

Local Unifor 707 delivers a Unique and Quality Federal Candidates ...

The All Candidates Debate by Unifor Local 707 for the Oakville Riding included from Left to Right: Terence Young (Conservative), Che Marville (NDP), and John...

Jack Kemp Started Winning for America When He Was Five Years Old

His roommate, Jim Mora, a tight end on the football team and later coach of the New Orleans Saints, says, “There was always something special...

Cardigan voters say 27-year MP Lawrence MacAulay will be hard to beat

Despite this, Quinn says he likes Liberal incumbent Lawrence MacAulay, who has represented the Cardigan riding for the last 27 years. “He's been in a...

Editorial: Stop snubbing voters

Complaints were heard about the absences in their ridings of Jason Kenney and now-dethroned MP Rob Anders, to name just two. It didn't reduce the...

Stephen Harper's Muslim issue comes to a rural riding: Walkom

Yet she might again cast her ballot for the Conservatives. After all, Conservative incumbent Ben Lobb did help her to renew her passport. “He's such...

Strategic voting to be big factor

Leadnow has not yet endorsed a candidate in any Saskatoon riding, but members said they will consult community members this weekend and officially endorse the...

Candidate profile -

- Accountability essential for SopuckBrandon SunNEEPAWA — Standing at the podium, Robert Sopuck tells stories about his past to a room of approximately 30 Neepawa...

Early-bird voters incensed by long waits, new rules

NDP MP Randall Garrison, centre, who is seeking re-election in Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke, was one of many people waiting in line at the Admirals Road polling station...