October 21, 2015

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Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Has A Lot Of Contenders

Among the veterans who might be tapped for a cabinet post are John McCallum, Judy Foote, Joyce Murray, Stephane Dion, Judy Sgro, Scott Brison, Dominic...

Canada withdrawal will not hinder battle against Isis, US insists

Canada's prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau announces the withdrawal of Canadian fighter jets from Syria and Iraq, the day after his election victory. Photograph: David Kawai/Xinhua...

Duceppe to step down as Bloc Québécois leader: Sources

Louis Plamondon, the dean of the Bloc caucus and close Duceppe friend, told Le Devoir Tuesday he had doubts Duceppe would stay. “He (Duceppe) thinks...

Conservative MP Ron Liepert urges party to 'show some compassion'

Ron Liepert spent the day taking down the last of his campaign signs across his riding of Calgary Signal Hill. But the cleanup within his...

Skeptics of controversial Cape Breton statue hope Liberals bring change

Liberal MP Mark Eyking has also lent his conditional support. “That there would be no government money in there, and that there's been enough public...

Lawmakers blast Tennessee prison food program

A lack of basic financial safeguards — like a contract or complete financial statements — calls in to question the future of the Tennessee prison...

Tory MP Obhrai says he has always opposed Bill C-24

A veteran Conservative MP says he is now free to speak out against Bill C-24, saying he always opposed the controversial legislation that allowed the...

Prison farms have advocate in new MP

Dowling said a committee of local farmers met with former Liberal Kingston and the Islands MP Ted Hsu to come up with a business plan...

Lisa Raitt on what went wrong for the Tories

Conservative MP Lisa Raitt said her party needs to quickly figure out what went wrong in Monday's election, including why the party failed to “connect”...

'We hoped we'd get them before they got us' — Pierre Poilievre recounts the ...

Pierre Poilievre was with the prime minister and other MPs in the Conservative caucus room when Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed into the Centre Block a year...

After the win: What's next for MP Mark Warawa?

It will be a rebuilding period for the Conservative Party, said re-elected Langley-Aldergrove MP Mark Warawa. In the wake of the Liberal victory, Warawa finds...

Justin Trudeau Is Putting the 'Liberal' Back in 'Canadian Foreign Policy'

(blog) (blog)Yes, nearly seven years after Obama came to power, Canada is following America's liberal lead in foreign affairs. On Oct. 19, Canada's center-left...

Wagantall reflective on win/loss

(press release)The Conservative supporters, who gathered there had good reason to be happy with the local result. Wagantall picked up 21,630 of the 36,560...

Election results for Canada's North

CBC.caDefeated: Leona Aglukkaq (Conservative Party of Canada). Aglukkaq had represented Canada's eastern Arctic riding of Nunavut since 2008. Aglukkaq campaigned on her party's investments in...

War rooms weigh in - iPolitics

Thomas Mulcair is likely going to lead the NDP into the next federal election, associating with the Ford brothers didn't cost the Conservatives, and Justin...

'Stop setting your own hair on fire': pollster tells Albertan Conservatives

Edmonton JournalJustin Trudeau cabinet has 4 Alberta possibilities · Stephen Harper was asset and liability for Conservatives: Laurie Hawn · Liberals win first Calgary seats...

Conservatives among Liberals

Results like that are nothing new for Yellowhead. In the 2014 by-election, Eglinski won with 62.57 per cent of the vote. In 2011, long-time Conservative...

Heavy agenda awaits Canada's next finance minister

Financial PostAnother strong candidate for the job is Scott Brison, the Liberal finance critic prior to the election, who served in Paul Martin's cabinet as...

Thank you, thank you, thank you

If you haven't had a chance to get to know Arnold Viersen or Chris Warkentin, take the opportunity next time they are in town. Depending...

@Kady: The Tories are in opposition, but are they ready to oppose?

It's a good bet that few, if any, of the 338 political hopefuls who put forward their names to run under the Conservative banner gave...

Parting NDP MPs Kellway, Scott thank supporters in Beaches-East York and ...

Monday night's federal election results certainly didn't turn out as local NDP MPs Craig Scott (Toronto-Danforth) and Matthew Kellway (Beach-East York) had hoped. Kellway lost...

NDP's Craig Scott Bashes 'Lazy' Liberals, 'Broken' Electoral System After Defeat

After thanking constituents and volunteers, Scott lauded NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and suggested Tories would have won another majority if not for the NDP's performance...

Will Cleary or Harris run for NDP in provincial election? | NTV ...

NDP leader Earle McCurdy is rolling out the welcome mat to defeated MPs Jack Harris and Ryan Cleary. But it's still unknown if either is...

Prominent fisherman 'hit the ceiling' after Gail Shea election loss

Trepassey fisherman John Hewitt said very few in the industry will be sad to see the Conservatives and outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper booted from...

Duvall reacts to Hamilton Mountain win

Scott Duvall was elected in the riding, taking over for Chris Charlton who did not seek re-election. Duvall has been a councillor for Hamilton's ward...

Mississauga-Lakshore MP-elect says Liberal ties will bind

Finishing second was Stella Ambler with 41.3 per cent of the vote. Ambler, who previously sat as MP for South, broke a lengthy Liberal...

Numbers Crunch: How DeAndre's flip-flop impacted Clippers, Mavericks

Peters: The Blue Jackets desperately need a turnaround after firing Todd Richards. Is John Tortorella the answer? Here are four things to know after the...

Benghazi Biopsy: A Comprehensive Guide to One of America's Worst Political ...

When Richard Reid, left, was arrested in 2001 for attempting to use a bomb in his shoe to blow up a plane, authorities arrested him,...

The Long, Long Ego Trip of Stephen Harper

Absent-mindedly, we watched him ascend to power, until he actually staged a hostile takeover of the Progressive Conservatives and proceeded to a hostile takeover of...

DON VALLEY NORTH: fallen Conservative MP Joe Daniel said constituents will ...

Conservative MP Joe Daniel was defeated by Liberal Geng Tan in the newly-formed riding of Don Valley North Monday, Oct. 19. Daniel was elected in...

ETOBICOKE NORTH: incumbent Kirsty Duncan happy to be back working with 'former ...

Etobicoke North was painted red as incumbent Kirsty Duncan won her third consecutive term as Liberal MP last night. What polls predicted would be an...

Warren Kinsella dishes on who will be Trudeau's Minister of Environment

Some of the most experienced candidates include former Liberal leader Stephane Dion, who as environment minister in 2005 helped manage the United Nations Climate Change...

Defeated GTA MPs fall back on million-dollar pensions

Conservative Bob Dechert, who lost in Mississauga-Erindale, can collect $1.6 million. That's still far behind his defeated Conservative colleague in St. Catharines; Richard Dykstra's lifetime...

Politics 204 for October 21

Incumbent Conservative Steven Fletcher joins supporters at his Headquarter in the Charleswood-StJames-Assiniboia-Headingley riding Monday Oct. 19, 2015. “The national campaign was a fiasco. When you're...

EDITORIAL: Hope votes

Locally, in South Surrey-White Rock, instead of Conservative MP Russ Hiebert in a landslide (he won 54 per cent of the vote in 2011, out...

East Coast delivered loud, clear message

CJOBFor proof of the magnitude of Justin Trudeau's historic sweep of Atlantic Canada, look no farther than Fundy Royal, a largely rural riding in southern...

Election 2015: High voter turnout helps propel NDP to victory in SOWK

(registration)“I really enjoyed the process of hearing from people and answering their questions,” Cannings told the Trail Times. “I know in this riding there...

UCLA recruiting has bright future by returning to California roots

Many of the area's AAU coaches already disliked the conservative offensive system that Howland ran, feeling it didn't showcase their players' talents to NBA scouts.

What Miners Can Expect From a Liberal Government in Canada

CTV NewsAnother development we might see is the retabling in a new form of the private member's bill by then-opposition Liberal MP John McKay (who...

Matthew Dubé only member of NDP's 'McGill 4' re-elected in 2015 ...

Matthew Dubé is the only New Democrat left standing out of the "McGill Four" group of young Quebec MPs elected when the "orange wave" swept...

Elementary students cast vote in federal election - Anishinabek News

Baily Toulouse, Grade 5 student enjoyed Student Vote. He was correct when he predicted Carol Hughes, NDP Candidate to win the 2015 Canadian federal election...

Judy Foote seen as frontrunner as federal cabinet representative

Foote is already the Liberal caucus whip. At the provincial level, she held senior cabinet posts in the Brian Tobin and Roger Grimes governments. Prior...

Saganash ready to work with new Liberal government on northern, Indigenous issues

Saganash said he's also proud of the role that the NDP played in triggering the Auditor General of Canada's audit of the Nutrition North Canada...

Op-Ed: Liberals gain seats in Winnipeg as part of Liberal election wave

CJOBMy own riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa re-elected Conservative incumbent Robert Sopuck, by thousands of votes even though he was running against a popular former Conservative...

Trudeau win signals return of Keynesianism to Canada, says econ prof

Flash forward to early 2015 and Justin Trudeau's comment a year prior to CPAC's Peter Van Dusen that “budget will balance itself” became a hot-button...

Conservative Leadership Race: Party Takes First Steps With Creating Committee

Potential leadership hopefuls include Tony Clement, who has privately talked with supporters about taking a shot at the party's top job; Kellie Leitch, who appears...

Ben Lobb re-elected for Huron-Bruce, under Liberal majority | The ...

Ben Lobb re-elected for Huron-Bruce, under Liberal majority. Section: News. Post Date: 21/10/2015, 01:19. By Barb McKay. Conservative Ben Lobb is once again Member of...

Sudbury PoV: New government, new opportunities

In Sudbury, Liberal Paul Lefebvre came from behind to easily defeat the NDP's Paul Loewenberg, taking about half of votes cast. Glenn Thibeault took the...

Q&A With Geoff Regan -- Canadian Federal Liberal Party Natural ...

Engineer and extractive industries consultant Jamie Keech interviews Geoff Regan -- Canadian Federal Liberal Party Natural Resources critic and Member of.

Q&A With Geoff Regan -- Canadian Federal Liberal Party Natural ...

Regan. Almost exactly 2 years ago, CEO.CA correspondent Jamie Keech interviewed Liberal natural resources critic Geoff Regan about the party's ideas on natural resources development,...