October 22, 2015

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Michael Den Tandt: You want a 'sunnier' conservatism, Jason Kenney? What a ...

Jason Kenney is a wizard in a scrum. Intellectually nimble, rhetorically agile, reflexively partisan, the Conservatives' former “Mr. Fix-it” is everything one could ask for...

Michael Den Tandt: You want a 'sunnier' conservatism, Jason Kenney? What a ...

Jason Kenney is a wizard in a scrum. Intellectually nimble, rhetorically agile, reflexively partisan, the Conservatives' former “Mr. Fix-it” is everything one could ask for...

Megan Leslie's emotional goodbye after 'devastating loss'

Defeated MP Megan Leslie calls the NDP losses on election night "devastating," and says Tom Mulcair must remain as leader to keep what's left of...

Allison holds onto Niagara West | newsnow

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow. It was Liberal Party shock and awe Monday night as the Grits swept to power, while Conservative candidate Dean Allison held...

Tom Mulcair missing in action

NDP deputy leader David Christopherson represented the party at the ceremony. Mulcair issued a written statement, saying the “horrifying attacks shocked our country,” and paying...

Gilles Duceppe steps down as Bloc Quebecois leader

The Bloc also announced that Louis Plamondon, who has been a Bloc MP since 1993, will be caucus chair, while Beaulieu will remain president and...

HUFFPOST HILL

Huffington Post - Hillary Probably Not Getting Freedom Caucus SupportHuffington PostDonald Trump reacted to Ben Carson's Iowa surge by insulting corn growers; we eagerly await...

Meet the Class of 2015: Notable rookies headed to Parliament Hill

The youngest Liberal MP elected to Parliament in this election is Kamal Khera, a 26-year-old registered nurse who works in the oncology unit at St...

Ben Lobb holds off national Liberal wave - SouthWesternOntario.ca

Victorious Conservative MP Ben Lobb greets supporters at the Candlelight Restaurant in Goderich where he awaited election results Monday night. Ben Lobb holds off national...

Norlock reflects, Rudd looks ahead

But even before the tide of red swept across Canada Monday night bringing Rudd into a Liberal majority government, outgoing incumbent Conservative MP Rick Norlock...

EDITORIAL: Rebuilding left and right in election aftermath

The best-shape factor is the Conservatives' capture of 99 seats, a far cry from the two that remained when the Mulroney Progressive Conservatives lost to...

The NDP: Minting a new political currency

(blog) (blog)Tom Mulcair, Megan Leslie, Charlie Angus, Peggy Nash, Pat Martin, Andrew Cash, Nathan Cullen, Craig Scott, Alexandre Boulerice, Niki Ashton, Paul Dewar, Peter...

Conservative leadership hopefuls weigh in

Toronto StarOther names that have been circulating as potential leadership candidates include MPs Lisa Raitt, Kenney, Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong and Tony Clement. The Conservative...

BRAMPTON SOUTH: Health care professional gets the pulse of people right in ...

The “red wave” of Liberal support that began early Monday night (Oct. 19) in Atlantic Canada, appears to have made its way to Brampton South...

Defeated northern MPs receive hefty pensions, severance pay

The other two defeated MPs in the region, Conservatives Bryan Hayes and Jay Aspin, didn't make it to six years, so don't qualify for a...

'Times have changed': Conservative leadership contenders declaring intentions

Rona Ambrose, MP elect for Sturgeon River-Parkland and the outgoing Conservative Minister of Health, wouldn't confirm or deny any plans to run for the party's...

Bloc Quebecois Leader Duceppe quits following election | CP24.com

The Bloc also announced that Louis Plamondon, who has been a Bloc MP since 1993, will be caucus chair, while Beaulieu will remain president and...

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel weighs Conservative leadership bid

Toronto businessman Mark Mulroney says he won't run for the Conservative leadership — at least not for now. Calgary MP Michelle Rempel, on the other...

Revisited – “A Failure to Evolve”: In Defense of Glenn Thibeault ...

In all of the ink that was spilled last week about Glenn Thibeault's astonishing defection from the federal NDP to the Ontario Liberal Party, one...

Blake Richards elected to third term in Banff-Airdrie

Blake Richards got a big hug from five-year-old Danica Lumley, who – along with her family – showed their support for incumbent Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP...

Louis Plamondon élu président du caucus du Bloc Québécois

(Inscription) (Inscription)L'équipe parlementaire du Bloc Québécois a élu Louis Plamondon, député de longue date de Bécancour-Nicolet-Saurel, au poste de président du caucus. Le doyen...

HÉBERT: New Liberal cabinet will go from frying pan into fire

If Trudeau is serious about dusting off the climate change file, he will reappoint Stéphane Dion to his previous ministerial brief. Little would send the...

'Times have changed': Tory leadership contenders declaring intentions

Conservative MPs Lisa Raitt, Jason Kenney, Kellie Leitch, Tony Clement, and Michael Chong have also all been discussed as possible candidates. Meanwhile, other notable past...

Norlock reflects, Rudd looks ahead

But even before the tide of red swept across Canada Monday night bringing Rudd into a Liberal majority government, outgoing incumbent Conservative MP Rick Norlock...

Gilles Duceppe stepping down as Bloc Quebecois leader - iPolitics

MONTREAL – Gilles Duceppe, the Bloc Quebecois' first-ever MP and the man who dominated the party for nearly 15 years, stepped down as leader Thursday...

Diane Finley puts name forward to run for interim Conservative leader

Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she intends to run for the interim leadership of the Conservative party.

One Ron Paul staffer convicted, another acquitted

The high-profile trial of two former Ron Paul presidential campaign staffers accused of buying an Iowa senator's endorsement and then lying about it ended Thursday...

Diane Finley puts name forward to run for interim Conservative leader

Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she intends to run for the interim leadership of the Conservative party. The reduced caucus of...

Diane Finley puts name forward to run for interim Conservative leader

Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she intends to run for the interim leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada. Source: Canadian...

Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe calls it quits again

New leadership. The Bloc also announced that its new interim leader will be Rhéal Fortin, the newly elected MP for Rivière-Du-Nord. Fortin, a lawyer who...

Michelle Rempel ponders Conservative leadership run in series of late-night tweets

Michelle Rempel, the outgoing minister of state for Western economic diversification, caused quite a stir on Twitter last night when she aired her thoughts about...

Diane Finley puts name forward to run for interim Conservative leader

OTTAWA -- Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she intends to run for the interim leadership of the Conservative party. The reduced...

Calkins re-elected in Red Deer-Lacombe riding

(registration)It may be four years later, but the voters in the Red Deer-Lacombe riding have again elected a Conservative MP. Lacombe-based and incumbent Conservative...

Diane Finley Intends To Run For Interim Conservative Leadership

OTTAWA — Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she has the experience to guide the Conservative caucus into its new role as...

Michelle Rempel ponders running for the Conservative leadership

Michelle Rempel, the outgoing minister of state for Western economic diversification, caused quite a stir on Twitter last night when she aired her thoughts about...

Schmale MP for HKLB

The 78-day-long campaign delivered to Canadians by the Conservatives could have been partially responsible for the results nationally, Schmale conceded, but said he thought it...

Ted Cruz expands Tennessee leadership team

Cruz's announcement Thursday follows an initial list of 27 Republicans who had previously joined Cruz's Tennessee team, including former Williamson County Republican Party chairman Kevin...

Diane Finley announces bid for interim Conservative leader - iPolitics

Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she intends to run for the interim leadership of the Conservative party. The reduced caucus of...

Diane Finley to run for interim Conservative Party leader

Longtime MP and former cabinet minister Diane Finley says she has the experience to guide the Conservative caucus into its new role as the official...

Canada's science community content with Trudeau's victory

'We are very strong in Canada on basic research,' says former science minister Gary Goodyear, who has just lost his Conservative seat. 'Where we fall...

Don Braid: Conservative MP: The party didn't want to hear that Harper wasn't ...

He returned to beat Rob Anders for the federal Conservative nomination in the new riding. Several months ago, Liepert says, he had “a 15-minute shouting...

Michelle Rempel considers Tory leadership bid, live on Twitter ...

The swirling speculation about the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada received a strong stir from Calgary Nose Hill MP Michelle Rempel Thursday.

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel talks women and ... - Global News

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel went on an epic Twitter rant, discussing problems that young women face when seeking political leadership.

Sexism in politics isn't Raitt • The Gazette

“Breaking Brad”. A few days ago, I wrote a column bemoaning the current state of the Conservative Party led by Stephen Harper. I offered up...

Councillor fights to keep Toronto island airport debate alive

Karygiannis, the MP for Scarborough-Agincourt until 2014, wrote to Trudeau: “In looking over the Liberal party platform, nowhere did I find this matter addressed. As...

Charlottetown native wins seat in Quebec riding

A native of Charlottetown is the new Liberal MP for the Quebec riding of Gatineau. Steve MacKinnon defeated NDP incumbent Françoise Boivin Monday night by...

Conservative Rempel lights it up on Twitter on leadership | David ...

David Akin's On the Hill | Conservative Rempel lights it up on Twitter on leadership. ... I'm pretty sure she may still be the youngest...

'Fat' $2.7 million pension for retiring MP Hiebert

Conservative MP Russ Hiebert's career in federal politics may be at an end, but he's looking at a comfortable retirement, thanks to his severance package.

Councillor fights to keep island airport debate alive

Toronto councillor and former Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis is asking Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to keep the island airport debate alive. In an open letter...

A setback and an opportunity: Campaign Life Coalition's election analysis ...

Several strong MPs will be sorely missed including the outspoken sponsor of Motion 312, Stephen Woodworth. He was swept away indiscriminately by the anti-Harper tide,...