October 20, 2015

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

US' Ryan meets conservatives, some think he'll run for speaker

"I think all indications are that he will certainly run if he can get an overwhelming majority of the Republican conference," said Representative Mark Meadows,...

HERO bashing

"The lieutenant governor must know it's illegal now - and will always be - to enter the wrong restroom," Richard Carlborn, spokesman for supporters of...

'Harper awoke a sleeping giant': First Nations break election records

Labrador –Yvonne Jones, Liberal (I); Long Range Mountains - Gudie Hutchings, Liberal; Dartmouth-Cole Harbour - Darren Fisher, Liberal (gain); Kings-Hants – Scott Brison, Liberal (I);...

Liberal tidal wave doesn't reach Saskatoon

SASKATOON – Saskatoon's future Members of Parliament will find themselves in the opposition as the city failed to elect a Liberal MP Monday to join...

Osborne comes under fire from own side in tax credit row

The IndependentMr Osborne's proposed cuts, estimated to save £4.6bn next year, have caused disquiet among Conservative MPs, with some observers comparing them to tax debacles...

NDP candidate disappointed in results

NDP candidate Saba Mossagizi watches as results from the federal election come in Monday for the riding of Grande Prairie-Mackenzie. The NDP only received 7%...

ELECTION 2015: Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo's Conservative Cathy McLeod ready for ...

Globalnews.caKAMLOOPS - Cleanup efforts are underway at Conservative campaign headquarters in Kamloops and while member of Parliament Cathy McLeod topped the polls, she calls the...

Warkentin rolls to re-election

Conservative Party's Chris Warkentin speaks to supporters during his election night party on Monday at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre ballroom in Grande Prairie.

Ralph Goodale could receive high position in Trudeau's government ...

Goodale has been an MP since 1993 in Regina-Wascana, historically, the Liberal Party's only seat in Saskatchewan. Goodale was re-elected for the eighth time in...

John Ivison: Tories search for a little sunshine of their own as they look for ...

Huffington Post Canada“There's nothing fundamentally wrong with our brand of conservatism,” said Tony Clement, who was re-elected in Parry Sound-Muskoka. “Let's not run around with...

SCARBOROUGH-AGINCOURT: Voters return Liberal MP Arnold Chan to Ottawa

A soft-spoken lawyer, Chan is a different representative for the riding than Jim Karygiannis, the often-fiery MP who held the riding, since it was created...

WATCH: NDP claims South Okanagan-West Kootenay

It now includes the Okanagan cities of Oliver and Penticton, while losing the Kootenay cities of Nelson, Kaslo and Salmo. In the last election, NDP...

Liberal sweep stops short in B.C.'s Interior

Doherty, who is originally from Williams Lake, began pursuing the post once outgoing Conservative MP Dick Harris announced he would be retiring and by Christmas...

Liberal Dominic LeBlanc wins sixth-straight term in Beausejour

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc soared to victory in New Brunswick's southeastern riding on Monday, racking in 69 per cent of the votes. “I'm tired, but...

'Liberal wave': Even new MPs stunned by landslide

Koop also noted the decisions of popular Conservative MPs Shelly Glover (St. Boniface-St. Vital), Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South) and Joy Smith (Kildonan-St. Paul) not to...

Red tide sweeps across the Maritimes

“It's about being ready to step in and provide the type of representation and leadership at the local and federal level.” All 10 ridings in...

Ontario's tightest election races overwhelmingly between the Liberals and ...

And while the red wave swept up 80 of the 121 seats in the province, tight battles played out between the Liberals and Conservatives, and...

Middle class economics playing major role in Canada's election campaign

National Post... different from each other, so I don't really see Saultites embracing this philosophy to switch their vote to defeat the government that has...

19 Indian-Canadians elected to Canadian parliament

In Brampton West, Kamal Khera of the Liberal Party beat Ninder Thind of the Conservative Party. In Brampton North, Ruby Sahota of the Liberal Party...

Joe Biden's revisionism

Conservative Solutions Project has aired pro-Rubio TV ads in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, in addition to sending mail to voters in those early...

Promised land: What the Liberals have said they'll do for Ottawa

This sets him up on the opposite side of the issue (and the river) from fellow Liberal and re-elected Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Bélanger, who is...

Matthew Dubé the only McGill-student-turned-NDP-MP returning to Ottawa

Laurin Liu lost in Rivière-des-Milles-Îles, Charmaine Borg was defeated in Terrebonne, Jamie Nicholls lost in Vaudreuil-Soulanges and Mylène Freeman was defeated by a meagre 788-vote...

Conservatives begin post-mortem as defeat to Liberals begins to sink in

Former finance minister Joe Oliver was defeated by Liberal Marco Mendicino, a lawyer who won the nomination over Eve Adams, a controversial former Conservative who...

12th and Cambie Blog

(blog)That issue will make for interesting politics since protecting the environment is of great concern across the city, particularly in the ridings of re-elected...

Election 2015: Local MP's pension should soften loss

In terms of lifetime estimated benefits to age 90, 21 MPs are projected to collect more than $3 million, including MacKay ($5.9 million), Liberal Gerry...

Meet the Liberal comeback class of 2015

... it came down to 26 votes. Wrzesnewskyj lost the seat he had held since 2004, and after a prolonged legal battle, the Supreme Court...

CKWS TV NEWS: Decision 2015: Veteran MP Scott Reid wins Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston

IT WAS A CLOSE RACE AT FIRST… VETERAN CONSERVATIVE MP SCOTT REID FACED A CHALLENGE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE NIGHT FROM LIBERAL PHIL ARCHAMBAULT,...

As Paul Dewar knows, 'there's no safe seat' | Ottawa Citizen

... you get the number of the truck that hit me?” Paul Dewar asked. “It was a big, red truck.” On Tuesday, Dewar, his wife...

Liberal government means Sask. Party will court Goodale

Liberal Party candidate Ralph Goodale speaks to supporters after his election win in Regina Wascana on Monday night. Photograph by: Don Healy , . The...

AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT

National PostTORONTO (AP) — The stunning victory of Justin Trudeau will have reverberations beyond Canada's borders after the Liberal Party leader emphatically put an end...

6 Controversial Tory Incumbents Who Lost (And 2 Who Didn't)

At least two of his Conservative colleagues publicly blasted him for the remarks. Though the Liberals called on Harper ... Stephen Harper and Brad Butt...

What Trudeau's Liberal Victory Means for Canada's Oil Sands

CityNews... a priority, albeit a failed one, attempting to push through controversial projects like Keystone XL, saying Americans supported the project, with now-unseated Conservative minister...

Editorial: What to expect from a Liberal government in Canada

National Post (subscription)Another development we might see is the retabling in a new form of the private member's bill by then-opposition Liberal MP John McKay...

Conservatives face the need to replace Stephen Harper

But Flanagan, who ran two of Harper's leadership campaigns and one election campaign for the Conservative party, said the Tories are in good shape as...

Hsu looks back as he moves forward

Former MP Ted Hsu may not yet have decided what he is doing now he is back in private life but he knew exactly what...

Former Okanagan MPs to earn millions in pension

Former Conservative MP for North Okanagan-Shuswap Colin Mayes also put in 9.5 years as a member of Parliament, but chose to not run in the...

Tory candidate gracious despite loss to Liberal - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Tory candidate gracious despite loss to Liberalwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/The battle was a change of pace for residents of the new riding, as both former ridings were Conservative...

Change text size for the story

When Gary Schellenberger and former Prime Minister Joe Clark visited a Grade 13 class at Mitchell District high school early in the 2000 campaign, it's...

Raitt, Kenney, Mulroney? Names fly as Conservatives plan leadership race

The Conservative constitution lacks specifics on the rules for a leadership contest. Ontario MP and former cabinet minister Lisa Raitt isn't ruling out a run,...

The Most Loathsome Winners and Losers of the Canadian Election

Another Conservative on the list (all the winners were), Marilyn Gladu also held onto her Sarnia-Lambton seat after defeating her NDP competitor Jason McMichael and...

Names fly as Conservatives plan for leadership

MP Michael Chong, a politician who earned a reputation for defending the voice of individual MPs and calling for civility in the Commons, is another...

Conservatives sift ashes, look to future

The Globe and MailDuring the flight, he sat alternately with longtime aide Ray Novak and party president John Walsh. In the days to come, the...

Conservatives take local ridings by a landslide

Rona Ambrose (left) and Jim Eglinski, both Conservative candidates, were re-elected by voters in the Sturgeon River-Parkland and Yellowhead ridings, respectively, during the 2015 federal...

5 close races that proved every vote counts

Last time around, Conservative Rob Clarke easily took this huge swath of northern Saskatchewan over the second-place New Democrats. This time, however, it was a...

Chief pleased with First Nation voter turnout

According to McLeod, voters in Garden Village overwhelming supported Rota with 166 votes, compared to 49 for NDP candidate Kathleen Jodouin, Conservative Jay Aspin received...

SCARBOROUGH CENTRE: Liberal Salma Zahid defeats Conservative incumbent Roxanne ...

Toronto StarZahid started a home catering business to make ends meet when she lived in Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. On Monday, Oct. 19, the first-time...

Would Washington's FDA Fix Cure The Patients Or The Drug Industry?

The industry has mounted a major lobbying and public relations push for the 21st Century Cures Act. The bill, in turn, has garnered an unusually...

UPDATE 1-Canada's Liberals eye seven candidates for finance minister

Wayne Easter, 66, a farmer, served as agriculture minister from 2004 to 2006. * Geoff Regan, 55, served as fisheries minister from 2003 to 2006.

Atlantic Liberals to have cabinet clout, but may tussle over spending: expert

The Globe and MailLiberal members of Parliament from different parts of the Maritimes offer different priorities when they're asked what they'll advocate for from the...

Election night Q&A with John Weston

Reporter Christine Wood at Coast Reporter, our sister paper in Sechelt, spoke with outgoing Conservative MP for West Vancouver John Weston on election night. Here's...