October 16, 2015

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Rachel Notley to join NDP leader Tom Mulcair at Edmonton rally

Earlier this week, four Edmonton NDP candidates — Linda Duncan, Alberta's only NDP incumbent in Edmonton-Strathcona, Gil McGowan in Edmonton-Centre, Janis Irwin in Edmonton-Griesbach and...

It's time to mark your 'X'

The riding of 104,000 people has been staunchly Conservative for the past decade. In the 2011 election, Canada's public works minister Diane Finley won with...

Alberta's safe Conservative ridings tough to predict as election looms

Another man said it was him, not Mr. Raynolds, who commented that families benefiting from the program would spend the extra money on unnecessary cars...

Four Nova Scotia races still too close to call

... Greg Kerr in West Nova and Peter MacKay in Central Nova — and the almost guaranteed victory of Bill Casey over Scott Armstrong in...

Legal pot would be boon for organized crime: Fantino

When it comes to politicians' free and frequent marijuana use, Julian Fantino says he doesn't mind being a killjoy. ... His campaign responded with an...

Taxpayers fed compares party promises

News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)News Kamloops (press release) (registration) (blog)Conservative Cathy McLeod said she's concerned for the long-term. An aging population as well as...

DeMarcus Ware understands approach to back injury, says "It's better to be safe"

DeMarcus Ware understands approach to back injury, says "It's better to be safe"Couple the 33-year-old Ware's age with the upcoming off week, and the veteran...

Last bid for votes in Canadian election

Ms Sahota faces off against incumbent Conservative Parm Gill and NDP's Martin Singh. Mr Sangha has a slightly more difficult task, as his Conservative opponent...

Winnipeg North riding profile

History: Liberal incumbent Kevin Lamoureux has held the seat since a 2010 byelection, after NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis resigned. Wasylycia-Leis was elected in the five...

TransCanada pipeline looms in riding of Longueuil St-Hubert

LONGUEUIL — The riding of Longueil St-Hubert was Bloc turf for almost 20 years until the massive NDP gains of 2011. It's since been redrawn.

'It's quite an undertaking': Voting in the North poll

They've delivered special ballots to elders who aren't mobile, translating the instructions into Cree or Ojibway and asking them to vote for one of the...

Federal candidates debate gets heated in Cumberland-Colchester riding

The Thursday debate in Wentworth turned into a very noisy battle between Conservative Scott Armstrong, Liberal Bill Casey and their supporters, after some of the...

Justin Trudeau's Surprising Ascent

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau campaigning with former Prime Minister Paul Martin in August. Credit photograph by Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty. For nearly a...

Liberal campaign co-chair resigns after instructing oil company how to lobby

According to a Forum Research Poll released Friday, the Liberals stand at 37 per cent support, compared with 31 per cent support for the Conservatives...

NDP call for investigation into Gagnier's conduct with Liberals

CBC.caHe says that Harper's Conservatives have distinguished themselves from Conservative movements in other Western countries by paying attention to the interests of minority groups and...

Anyone can transmit Election 2015 results early: does it matter?

(subscription) (subscription)In early 2012, Minister of Democratic Reform Tim Uppal announced that the “unenforceable” ban on early transmission of results, dating back to 1938,...

The 2016 Blast: Trumping the Oct. 28 debate

... a "feud broke out during Friday's closed-door testimony ... as Democrats blasted the GOP-led Benghazi panel for summoning the witness in the first place...

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander fighting to keep his Toronto ...

Once hailed by the Ajax Muslim community, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is no longer their favourite son. ... society' speech. Federal Election 2015: Liberals make...

Riding profile: London North Centre focus of strategic voting push

Incumbent Conservative Susan Truppe is confident that her own face-to-face meetings with voters will help her secure re-election from the ridings 88,000 eligible voters. "Really...

An Endorsement of Dennis Bevington

To be fair, there were a couple of positives to Conservatives' approach to the North: devolution happened under their watch, as did an increase to...

You said it far better than the pundits: Siddiqui

Joy Taylor, Scarborough — I am 92 and have volunteered since 16 for the CCF/NDP. My lawn has an NDP sign. A 40-or-so year-old woman...

Harper privately met Brampton sign vandals, photos show | ThinkPol

... a Conservative donor. Harper had been visiting the Brampton Centre riding to support Conservative incumbent Bal Gosal, the candidate whose signs the vandals were...

Brampton Liberals file police complaint alleging Conservatives broke signs

Two volunteers have left the Brampton Centre Conservative team, days after Liberal candidate Ramesh Sangha released video showing two men he alleges work for Tory...

Duelling visions for Rouge Park remain a federal election issue

Greens, New Democrats and Liberals “sort of see the park in the same light,” said Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay, the Liberal environment critic. Amendments will...

These ridings could make or break this election

... to reclaim Toronto's core for his party for the first time since 2006. East of downtown in Scarborough Southwest, Trudeau's candidate Bill Blair will...

Acrimony and recriminations mark election battle in Mount Royal riding

This week, retiring Liberal MP Irwin Cotler made public a long letter refuting the idea he supports the Conservative party leader on the issue of...

Benghazi panelists, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump: Sunday guests

Larry Flynt? Brit Hume on two shows? The lineup this weekend: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, talks to...

Vote spike in Cape Breton

At that time, however, the Liberals were trending third. Now they are ahead in some polls and their momentum seems to be building. Does this...

NDP: Mulcair plan would help Sudbury, Nickel Belt

New Democrat candidates Claude Gravelle (left, Nickel Belt) and Paul Loewenberg (Sudbury) are joined by Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas at a news conference Friday...

Niagara candidates wooing strategic voters

They know I will not vote like sheep.” Incumbent Niagara Falls Conservative MP Rob Nicholson said it's interesting the Liberals and NDP are trying to...

Federal election 2015: CBC PEI provides up-to-the-minute results

As Islanders head to the polls on Monday for Canada's 42nd federal election, CBC P.E.I. is your one-stop shop for the latest information. We'll have...

Sharon Public School students host mock election

Several students believe the vote will be close at the school — likely between the incumbent Conservative MP Peter Van Loan and Liberal candidate Shaun...

Will Region remain a bellwether?

The Conservatives retain a stronghold of support in Cambridge, where incumbent MP Gary Goodyear is seeking re-election. But a provincewide surge by the Liberals means...

Dan Delmar: Justin Trudeau's ticket to success in Quebec

“It's incredible to hear Mr. Couillard refuse to defend the French language,” added Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault. Even ostensibly tolerant Québec solidaire leader...

ELECTION PROFILE: Elaine Kennedy carrying Green Party banner

Kennedy's opponents in the October 19th election are incumbent Conservative Guy Lauzon, Liberal Bernadette Clement, and New Democratic Patrick Burger. Kennedy slammed Lauzon for being...

Delmar: How Trudeau can gain ground in Quebec

“It's incredible to hear Mr. Couillard refuse to defend the French language,” added Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault. Even ostensibly tolerant Québec solidaire leader...

3 reasons why Bernie Sanders is being overly pessimistic about climate action

Luck into a conservative Supreme Court justice leaving the Court while that Democrat is president. Appoint a replacement. Have that judge join the Court's existing...

Dance: Economic discussions should sound much more human

What sort of jobs? In what industries? “There is no bad job; the only bad job is not having a job,” the late Jim Flaherty...

Editorial: Harper, Tories best choice

Celebrity Cafe - Entertainment News (blog)For the past several federal elections, Saskatchewan's electoral map has been bathed almost completely in blue, with a small patch...

Canada Election 2015: Party Leaders Get Into Position For Sprint To Electoral ...

CKNW News Talk 980"Frankly, there is no other party in this election that is accused of the things the Liberal party and Mr. Gagnier have...

Nothing like this has happened here. Ever (15 photos)

An email from Bryan Hayes' office confirmed the incumbent Conservative Party candidate was invited, but with only two days notice was unable to attend. “While...

Former federal veterans ombudsman rallies for Rathgeber ... - iPolitics

At a rally for independent candidate Brent Rathgeber in St. Albert Thursday night, retired colonel Pat Strogan said independents are needed in Canada's parliament to...

Ces jeunes francophones hors Québec qui se lancent en politique ...

Le 19 octobre 2015, il tentera de succéder à Yvon Godin, l'ancien porte-parole du Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD) en matière de langues officielles. «C'est certain...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair lends support to incumbents in Halifax area

CBC.caConservative Leader Stephen Harper holds up a pile of money as he and small business owner Paul Gerth illustrate proposed Liberal tax hikes during a...

Why The Rocky Horror Picture Show Still Matters

For my graduation photo I wore makeup and eye shadow, and I wish I could say I matched the androgynous gorgeousness of David Bowie or...

Appels téléphoniques: le NPD invite des électeurs à voter pour le mauvais candidat dans Manicouagan

Selon un porte-parole du NPD, l'appel erroné aurait été logé dans quelques dizaines de foyers du secteur de Forestville. Le candidat dans Manicouagan, Jonathan Genest-Jourdain,...

Mulcair hopes Notley's Alberta magic will rub off

Dan Harris, the NDP candidate seeking re-election in the Toronto riding of Scarborough-Southwest, for example, is said to owe $141,467 for a staffer who worked...

NDP satellite office controversy could claw back severance for any defeated MPs

Quebec incumbents Isabelle Morin, Alexandre Boulerice and Jean Rousseau owe $169,117, $122,122 and $142,548 respectively. The party leader's office also owes $408,573 (racked up under...

Economy, outmigration loom large in Madawaska-Restigouche race

The NDP's L'Italien said Valcourt has been "invisible" during the longest election campaign in Canadian history. "I didn't see Bernard Valcourt during this electoral campaign,...

Society Profile: Dalhousie NDP | Dalhousie Gazette

Current Halifax Member of Parliament and NDP Deputy Leader and Environment Critic Megan Leslie made an appearance at the Expo to answer questions and talk...