October 15, 2015

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Edmonton Conservative candidates talk economy, childcare, refugees with Metro

Rona Ambrose: In our party, we are the only party that still has free votes on issues of conscience. We are also the only party...

Liberal support on the rise in Winnipeg: polls

WINNIPEG — The final push is on with the election just days away, candidates across the city are rushing to get votes.“We've had a good...

Election will decide severity of Canada's social housing crisis: activists

Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, housing critic for the New Democratic Party, has raised it repeatedly in the House of Commons and more recently as she campaigns in...

NDP, Liberals reject private briefing on TPP deal

Globalnews.ca“Over a week ago Minister (Ed) Fast promised to make all details of the TPP available to Canadians. He has broken that promise,” NDP Leader...

2 former Toronto police chiefs have very different stances on ...

IMG_7507_WB By Mark Carcasole Reporter Global News. more. WATCH ABOVE: Bill Blair and Julian Fantino are both former Toronto Police Chiefs seeking federal office, but...

Votes count here: Tight race forms between NDP and Liberals in ...

NDP incumbent Nycole Turmel, the former president of Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) was considered to have a strong chance at re-election. But the...

Libby Davies leaves Ottawa

On the first day of the new Parliament in 1997, Libby Davies found herself walking to the Senate to hear the Speech from the Throne,...

Irwin Cotler, Veteran Liberal, Says He Didn't Endorse NDP Candidate

Outgoing veteran Liberal MP Irwin Cotler says he didn't endorse a Toronto-area NDP candidate, despite an announcement suggesting otherwise earlier this month. “I'm supporting the...

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo: Conservative candidate Cathy McLeod

OUR TAKE: Cathy McLeod benefits from being an incumbent. She knows the issues, she knows the game. She surprised us in her candour in some...

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola: Conservative candidate Dan Albas

OUR TAKE: While Dan Albas has been quite capable of representing the riding in the past, here he shows he bleeds Tory Blue. By offering...

Kelowna-Lake Country: Conservative candidate Ron Cannan

OUR TAKE: Now and again, there are exceptions to the rule and Ron Cannan is an exception. While you are most likely to vote on...

Overnight Tech: Republicans to look at net neutrality's effect on economy

THE LEDE: The economic effect of net neutrality regulations are slated for review this fall at the House Energy And Commerce subcommittee on communications and...

Pierre Poilievre spent thousands on trips promoting child-care benefit

“That is perfectly consistent with a small government, conservative approach,” Poilievre said. “Other parties believe in government daycare programs that are bureaucratic and centrally-controlled .

House of Commons seating redesigned to squeeze in extra MPs

James Rajotte, an Alberta Conservative MP who just retired, is following a House tradition and buying his seat to take it with him. He hopes...

Is Surrey's Fleetwood-Pt. Kells up for grabs?

The federal riding of Fleetwood-Pt. Kells has been a Conservative bastion for more than a decade, but with Liberal support surging, experts and candidates say...

ELECTION 2015: Chilliwack-Hope candidates cross swords at final meeting

Liberal candidate Louis De Jaeger was harsh in his criticism of incumbent Conservative Mark Strahl and what De Jaeger says is the MP's lack of...

Thérèse-De Blainville: les candidats débattent au collège Lionel-Groulx

Invités par les étudiants du Collège Lionel-Groulx à débattre au sujet d'enjeux locaux, jeudi au Carrefour étudiant, quatre candidats ont accepté l'invitation, soit Alain Giguère...

Conservative vows to 'save Canada Post', too — but not ... - iPolitics

A community mailbox is seen in the east end of Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. Conservative candidate and MP for Renfrew–Nipissing–Pembroke Cheryl Gallant is stealing...

Temp jobs an issue

www.brantnews.comDuring Conservative Leader Stephen Harper's visit to Brantford on Wednesday, Conservative candidate Phil McColeman noted the growth of Braneida Park businesses. Did anyone make it...

Larocque: The art of building a cabinet

From left to right, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, and Conservative Leader Stephen Harper are seen at various points during the Globe...

Harper plays down Ford rally after explosive allegations revealed in new book

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, the Ford brothers turned up to support Mr. Harper at the Conservative Leader's morning campaign stop in Toronto. Their arrival...

Please find attached a letter from Liberal Candidate, Mr. Rodger ...

Please find attached a letter from Liberal Candidate, Mr. Rodger Cuzner, addressed to the President and members of the Research Council Employees' Association | October...

Sam Huntington Joins Clint Eastwood's 'Sully,' Romantic Comedy 'Second Nature' (Exclusive)

After playing Jimmy Olsen in “Superman Returns” and appearing in the “Veronica Mars” movie, Sam Huntington is back in business with Warner Bros., as he...

Candidates respond to voters at forum

Cathay Wagantall with the Conservative Party, Elaine Hughes with the Green Party, Brooke Malinoski with the Liberal Party and Doug Ottenbreit with the New Democratic...

Cotler Hopes New Parliament Will Enact Legislation to Combat Forced Organ ...

“I was just in Toronto yesterday, and I was working with different candidates, and one of the candidates with whom I met with, for example...

Backers of energy-saving rule fret over policy's legal fate - Environment & Energy Publishing

Backers of energy-saving rule fret over policy's legal fateEnvironment & Energy PublishingConservative justices appeared skeptical that the rule was within the bounds of the agency's...

News Woodstock & Region

By Bruce Chessell, Woodstock Sentinel-Review. Thursday, October 15, 2015 3:20:14 EDT PM. Oxford County MP and Conservative candidate for Oxford Dave MacKenzie at his campaign...

Ryan Cleary, Seamus O'Regan battle could set the tone for election night

NDP incumbent Ryan Cleary and Liberal upstart Seamus O'Regan are locked in a tight battle for voter support in St. John's South-Mount Pearl, with many...

The truth about Trudeau

Same for the Liberal caucus. Several MPs most Canadians have never heard of – such as Kirsty Duncan, Ted Hsu and Emmanuel Dubourg – have...

Victoria saw the busiest advance polls in BC

... Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, running for the Liberals in the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast, is proving a strong challenger to Conservative incumbent John Weston, while Vancouver Quadra...

Victoria saw the busiest advance polls in BC

... Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, running for the Liberals in the West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast, is proving a strong challenger to Conservative incumbent John Weston, while Vancouver Quadra...

Nicky Morgan denies new Kent grammar school will 'open floodgates'

Michael Fallon, the Conservative MP for Sevenoaks and a vocal supporter of the new school, said: “I have strongly encouraged the minister to reach this...

Diane Keaton's New Wine Puts Snobs on Ice

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … or rather, in 1977 in California's Sonoma County, Jordan Winery CEO John Jordan was...

Deux candidats répondent aux questions de la chambre de commerce

Jean-Claude Poissant, du Parti libéral: Je m'engage à être aux côtés des municipalités afin que le financement fédéral ne soit plus un chemin parsemé d'obstacles.

Candidates wrestle with concepts of family

Pictured are candidates: Dave Bylsma (Family Coalition Party), Wayne Ettinger (Green Party), Diane Finley (Conservative Party), John Harris (NDP Party), Joan Mouland (Liberal Party) and...

Candidate's forum – Liberal Kimberley Love

I've watched our rural hospitals struggle to remain viable and accessible in these past several years. I've toured MP Dr. Carolyn Bennett through the Markdale...

COLUMN: Political battleground brewing in Surrey and Delta

Liberal candidate Randeep Sarai is vying with NDP candidate and incumbent MP Jasbir Sandhu in Surrey Centre, the former Surrey-North seat. It appears that Conservative...

LETTER: Sticking to principles could result in status quo

It makes sense that Conservative David Wilks has let slip a few kind words for the Greens, for every Green vote increases his chances of...

ELECTION 2015: Potential for a closer than usual race in Chilliwack-Hope

And while Conservatives across Canada have been criticized for a campaign style that saw less participation in candidates meetings than in the past or from...

#Elxn42: Female candidates face off in Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle riding

... in Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle, a newly created riding that exudes ethnic diversity. It combines parts of NDG-Lachine and LaSalle-Émard – two former ridings that shifted from...

Candidate's forum – Conservative Larry Miller

For single seniors, the Conservative Party has proposed a $2,000 single senior tax credit. These are important measures that support numerous seniors. What this government...

In Quebec, Mulcair targets Tory riding and Trudeau aims at Mulcair's

Thursday morning, in the newly reconstituted riding of Lac-Saint-Jean where Denis Lebel, the Conservative who served as infrastructure minister, is running for re-election. The Conservatives...

Pierrefonds-Dollard candidates debate at Riverdale High

The three main contenders for the riding of Pierrefonds-Dollard, Liberal candidate Frank Baylis, Conservative candidate Valerie Assouline and NDP incumbent Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe debated on a...

SAR Helicopter Should be Stationed in Labrador: MP

Liberal incumbent MP Scott Simms says it's time a search and rescue helicopter was stationed in Labrador. Simms was responding to the rescue of the...

Liberal Dominic LeBlanc seeks 6th term in Beausejour

When Stephen Harper's Conservative wave swept across New Brunswick in 2011, Beausejour was the only riding in the province to stick with the Liberals. Four...

Parties reveal ag platforms

(subscription)Conservative candidate and agriculture minister Gerry Ritz said the sector is naturally included in initiatives designed to boost the economy, trade and infrastructure, and...

Canada Election 2015: Conservatives Could Keep On Keeping On With Minority

Toronto StarFurther complicating matters, the would-be coalition prime minister, Stephane Dion, had already resigned as Liberal leader. Harper railed about the affront to democracy, effectively...

Independent John Clayton Turner wants to offer 'Respectful Representation'

It doesn't matter if you're Liberal, Conservative, NDP, Green, you get the money based on the proportion of the population … the independents get as...

Banff-Airdrie candidates spar in election forum

All four candidates for the riding – Conservative Party candidate and incumbent Blake Richards, NDP candidate Joanne Boissonneault, Liberal Party candidate Marlo Raynolds and Green...

Weston attacks Goldsmith-Jones' record

From left: Larry Koopman (NDP), John Weston (Conservative), Ken Melamed (Green) and Pam Goldsmith-Jones (Liberal) were all smiles at the start of the Chamber of...