October 13, 2015

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Record turnout at the polls

In the northern part of the riding, which includes Penticton, Okanagan-Coquihalla has been a conservative stronghold, most recently under Dan Albas, and before him, Stockwell...

Exclusive: The NDP's Megan Leslie on climate change and social justice

(blog) (blog)Megan Leslie is Deputy leader of the New Democratic Party, the NDP's Environment Critic, Member of Parliament for Halifax, and -- full disclosure...

Nycole Turmel accuses Liberals of spreading false rumours that she's dying

Pretty low attack from the NDP, you'd agree? As for this Turmel thing, I have no idea what's going on, but Turmel does not exactly...

Merritt polling station runs out of ballots over Thanksgiving weekend

Conservative MP Dan Albas called the situation “unacceptable.” He also said the claim that funding cuts to Elections Canada were responsible was outrageous. “Elections Canada...

Elections Canada investigates Devinder Shory campaigning at Calgary Skyview ...

Calgary HeraldElections Canada is looking into an incident in which Conservative supporters were allegedly campaigning at an advance polling station in Calgary Skyview in contravention...

How much has your MP donated to federal parties?

Not surprisingly, politicians themselves are among the most generous donors, contributing more than $2 million to their own parties over the past decade – and...

How much has your MP donated to federal parties?

Retiring B.C. NDP MP Alex Atamanenko was the single most generous donors to his party, contributing nearly $27,000 since. Nearly $41,000 in donations has come...

Conservative candidate warns of Liberal brothels [VIDEO]

Toronto StarYoung begins talking about Liberal brothels near the end at 2:20:20. The clip surfaced on Facebook Tuesday after the popular site, Meanwhile in Canada...

Ryan Leef promises airport upgrades in Dawson City, Yukon

Yukon Conservative candidate Ryan Leef is promising major upgrades to the Dawson City airport, if Stephen Harper's government is re-elected. Leef announced this morning that...

NDP tries to shore up Edmonton support - iPolitics

NDP candidates Aaron Paquette (Edmonton Manning), Janis Irwin (Edmonton Griesbach), Linda Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona) and Gil McGowan (Edmonton Centre). Kelsey Johnson/iPolitics. EDMONTON – The federal ...

Terence Young, Conservative Candidate, Says Liberals Would Open Brothels ...

Terence Young said that under a Trudeau government, neighbourhoods in Oakville, a town near Toronto, could see "legally-protected brothels with madams and all that goes...

Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley candidate Steven Fletcher

A: The Conservative government has taken several steps to help Canadian families purchase and invest in their first home. This includes: establishing the First-Time Home...

Presenting petition signatures to London Fanshawe NDP candidate ...

Presenting petition signatures to London Fanshawe NDP candidate Irene Mathyssen. by wevotecbc.ca | Oct 13, 2015 | London Fanshawe | 0 comments. IMG_0339. Share on...

Sprawling Banff-Airdrie riding features four-candidate race

In 2011, Conservative Blake Richards swept the former Wild Rose riding with 75 per cent support — a historic peak for the constituency, which was...

Edmonton NDP candidates roll out campaign in effort to shore up ...

The NDP hopes to shore up their support by parading out four strong local candidates: Edmonton-Strathcona incumbent Linda Duncan, Janis Irwin in Edmonton-Griesbach, Gil McGowan...

The True Story Behind Atomic TV Drama Manhattan

Everyone knows the endgame of WGN America's Manhattan, an under-the-radar prestige drama that returns for a second season on Tuesday night. The series follows the...

Winnipeg South Centre Q and A

Winnipeg Free Press - Joyce BatemanWinnipeg Free PressJoyce Bateman, Conservative candidate Winnipeg South Centre. By: Staff Posted: 10/13/2015 3:49 PM | Comments: 3. Tweet; Post;...

Winnipeg South Centre Q and A

Winnipeg Free Press - Joyce BatemanWinnipeg Free PressA: Our Conservative government is putting money back in the pockets of every single Canadian family with children...

Winnipeg South Centre Q and A

Winnipeg Free Press - Joyce BatemanWinnipeg Free PressA: Our Conservative government is putting money back in the pockets of every single Canadian family with children...

Take complaints to the ballot box

At the recently held Downtown Winnipeg Biz CEO Sleepout, outgoing Member of Parliament Shelley Glover told me that she was opposed to renewing the expiring...

Meet RNP Conservative candidate: Cheryl Gallant - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Meet RNP Conservative candidate: Cheryl Gallantwww.insideottawavalley.com/Conservative Party of Canada candidate Cheryl Gallant, 55, did not respond to repeated requests for an interview. Although she grew...

Pontiac voters crave connection — to affordable Internet

When Carl Hager calls his phone company to discuss his Internet bill, he usually yells to his wife to bring the Tylenol before he dials.

Voters push for next MP to tackle cell-service issue in southeastern Man.

Incumbent Conservative candidate Ted Falk was not available for an on-camera interview Tuesday. His campaign team said his schedule was full. However, Falk provided comments...

Conservative candidates miss debates in Ajax, Pickering, Whitby

17, open to all Pickering-Uxbridge candidates, the riding's Conservative incumbent Corneliu Chisu did not attend. According to his campaign manager, he had prior commitments. The...

Conservative says Trudeau would 'mandate' brothels and the - iPolitics

Terence Young, the Conservative candidate and incumbent MP for Oakville, said last week a Liberal government would mandate brothels and the selling of women. During...

Edmonton NDP candidates roll out campaign in effort to shore up local support

The NDP hopes to shore up their support by parading out four strong local candidates: Edmonton-Strathcona incumbent Linda Duncan, Janis Irwin in Edmonton-Griesbach, Gil McGowan...

Liberals leading in Kanata-Carleton and Nepean: Poll

Kanata—Carleton is also a new riding carved mostly from the former riding of Carleton—Mississippi Mills, which Conservative MP Gordon O'Connor won handily in 2011. O'Connor...

Liberals, NDP make home-stretch push in Ottawa Centre

Ottawa Centre NDP candidate Paul Dewar, standing beside a green stake that marks where an elm was cut down, is joined by former Somerset Ward...

CANDIDATE FEATURE: Conservative Daryl Kramp

If you talk about a seasoned politician in this region, few come more experienced than Daryl Kramp. The question now is whether or not voters...

Gatineau: For Boivin challenger, a promised bridge may only go so far

Françoise Boivin, the New Democrats' incumbent in Gatineau riding, was speaking at a candidates' debate on a Gatineau radio station, 104.7 FM. She began simply...

Meet RNP Conservative candidate: Cheryl Gallant - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Meet RNP Conservative candidate: Cheryl Gallantwww.insideottawavalley.com/Conservative Party of Canada candidate Cheryl Gallant, 55, did not respond to repeated requests for an interview. Although she grew...

Winnipeg South Q and A

Winnipeg Free Press - Gordon GiesbrechtWinnipeg Free PressGordon Giesbrecht is running for the federal Conservative Party of Canada in Winnipeg South. ... As Member of...

NDP make final push in Fort Erie

With a handful of health care workers in tow, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath brought local federal NDP candidates Carolynn Ioannoni and Malcolm Allen together...

2015 Federal General Election: Public debate on Arts and Culture

Representatives from four of the five main parties participated: Stéphane Dion from the Liberal Party, Pierre Nantel with the NDP, Sophie Stanké of the Bloc...

Outgoing MP 'looks forward to next chapter'

South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert has dedicated his final community newsletter to outlining his achievements over the years and thanking constituents for their support.

Canadian election: vote hinges on immigrants at center of rights debate

Rapid News NetworkA Canadian election campaign that began amid widespread concern over a faltering economy has turned into a national referendum on the rights of...

Red Deer-Mountain View candidates campaign in redrawn Alberta riding

One of the Conservatives' strongest support bases in central Alberta has been split in half, but the incumbent member of Parliament for Red Deer is...

Cotler campaigns for Marco Mendicino in old friend Joe Oliver's riding

(subscription) (subscription)TORONTO – In a bustling restaurant in the Toronto riding of Eglinton-Lawrence, Liberal candidate Marco Mendicino chatted with a group of constituents and...

Stephen Harper holds private rally in key battleground riding ...

By Alex Drobin and Andy Redding. Stephen Harper held a private rally in support of Conservative incumbent Bernard Trottier Tuesday in his Etobicoke – Lakeshore...

@Kady: NDP allege Liberals are spreading lies incumbent Nycole Turmel is dying ...

According to the New Democratic Party, as part of a concerted effort to unseat Hull-Aylmer incumbent Nycole Turmel, local Liberals have reportedly been leading voters...

NDP candidate for Lambton–Kent–Middlesex builds campaign from bottom up

Whether that will help or hinder Isaac's push for election remains to be seen, especially in contrast to Conservative incumbent Bev Shipley's tireless, machine-like campaign...

NDP candidate for Lambton–Kent–Middlesex builds campaign from bottom up

Whether that will help or hinder Isaac's push for election remains to be seen, especially in contrast to Conservative incumbent Bev Shipley's tireless, machine-like campaign...

Long-time Conservative MP says longer election, better coverage

But Bev Shipley, Conservative incumbent for Lambton–Kent–Middlesex, is determined to make the most of every week in the campaign. Shipley has been nothing but consistent...

The iPolitics list: Top dirty tricks from past campaigns

(subscription) (subscription)This wasn't campaign-related, but Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis was once accused of smearing chewing gum in pay phone coin slots to stop Paul...

Van Kesteren's 'cavalier attitude' toward horse industry

I have to admit I was very disappointed in the response by Dave Van Kesteren, the Conservative MP for the riding. When asked from the...

Cotler says Libman misrepresented his position on ISIS

(blog) (blog)Libman sent postcards to homes in the riding and issued a press release late last week headlined “Liberal icon Irwin Cotler admitting Liberal...

Conservatives put focus on pitch, not pace in final week - iPolitics

Conservative Bernard Trottier, who was the victor, said nothing should be read into the relatively small crowd that showed up for Tuesday's event — on...

After winning just one Manitoba riding in 2011, Liberals could dominate as ...

In Elmwood Transcona, the news is likely to be better for the Conservatives. Lawrence Toet, who took the seat by 300 votes in 2011, helped...

Cotler says Libman misrepresented his position on ISIS

(blog) (blog)Libman sent postcards to homes in the riding and issued a press release late last week headlined “Liberal icon Irwin Cotler admitting Liberal...

Cotler says Libman misrepresented his position on ISIS

(blog) (blog)Libman sent postcards to homes in the riding and issued a press release late last week headlined “Liberal icon Irwin Cotler admitting Liberal...