October 26, 2015

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Peter Stoffer, former Nova Scotia MP, suggests dropping N from NDP

The New Democratic Party should drop the word "new," says former MP Peter Stoffer. The 18-year veteran politician, who lost his East Coast riding last...

Letters: Put 24 Sussex up for sale

The tone of Latendresse's remarks indicates how divisive members of the NDP can be. The party seems to focus on pitting one group of Canadians...

Council run helps fuel new MP's success

Erskine-Smith earned a politics and law degree from Queen's between 2003 and 2010 and on Oct. 19 won his Toronto riding, taking 49.4 per cent...

Canada Post halts community mailbox conversion

The Globe and MailConservative MP Mark Strahl (Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon) said he'll be interested to see if Canada Post balances its budget through more efficiencies or...

Former MP Peter Stoffer proposes name change for NDP ...

The New Democratic Party should drop the word "new," says former MP Peter Stoffer.

Accidental Lawmaker in Canada Defies Critics, and Liberal Party Resurgence

The departing Conservative government said no, but the Liberals promised during the election campaign to work with affected homeowners, a promise that seemed largely to...

O'Toole could be fresh face for temporary Tory leader

"I think we all got the message that the tone has to change," said Manitoba Conservative MP James Bezan, who thinks they are all strong...

Conservatives to elect interim leader on Nov. 5

O'Toole and Nicholson will face competition from former public works minister Diane Finley, who was the first to publicly express interest in being the party's...

NDP Furious @ Trudeau - NDP Did All The Work In HOC & Trudeau Is Getting The ...

“The backroom lobbyists moved over to the Trudeau team,” he wrote. “Corporate Canada is a more content place today.” Alexandrine Latendresse, an “Orange Wave” MP...

Duguid claims victory in Winnipeg South

Duguid beat Conservative candidate Gordon Giesbrecht, a University of Manitoba professor, to take the seat in Winnipeg South. Giesbrecht stepped in as the Conservative candidate...

Is Hedy Fry the frontrunner to become Ottawa's next regional minister for B.C.?

The rest of the B.C. Liberal MPs (20:1) There's a lot of talent in the B.C. Liberal caucus, but likely not enough political experience for...

@Kady: Tory senators (probably) won't be left out of interim leadership vote

Those concerns were sparked by a written statement issued by Conservative Party president John Walsh, in which he said he had advised “the newly elected...

The Gargoyle – Nepean Tories were divided over decision to stiff Ottawa mayor

Take, for example, Conservative candidate Andy Wang, who ran for the Tories in what should have been the relatively safe territory of Nepean, held since...

The Gargoyle – Nepean Tories were divided over decision to stiff Ottawa mayor

Take, for example, Conservative candidate Andy Wang, who ran for the Tories in what should have been the relatively safe territory of Nepean, held since...

What does the future hold for the Canada-Israel friendship?

And still others in the Jewish community threw their support behind the New Democratic Party (NDP), a social democratic party led by Tom Mulcair. Jewish...

Parliament postponed: What Canada's new Liberal government ...

Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says a new Liberal government, set to be sworn in next week, probably won't recall Parliament until January. That's obviously hypothetical:...

Defeated DNP MP peter Stoffer suggests NDP rebrand by ... - iPolitics

The 18-year veteran politician, who lost his East Coast riding last week, suggests the New Democrats should consider becoming the Democratic party. “It is a...

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS THIS WEEK: Deepak Obhrai will be head honcho of ...

CONSERVATIVES Deepak Obhrai low res “CALGARY MP Deepak Obhrai king of the Conservative caucus, for the moment” – goes the heading in an article on...

Former East Coast MP Peter Stoffer proposes new name, other ...

Peter Stoffer, who lost his long-held riding in Nova Scotia in the election, suggests NDP drop 'new' from name, end formal alignment with labour unions.

ArtsBeat | Bolshoi Names Replacement for Director Injured in Acid Attack

(blog) (blog)During his time there he has commissioned work from Mr. Ratmansky, Mauro Bigonzetti, Francesco Ventriglia and Martha Clarke and brought in guests like...

Conservative captures new riding as Liberals paint the country red ...

Conservative captures new riding as Liberals paint the country red. Conservative candidate and election winner Tom Lukiwski clasps his hands together as he speaks to...

Nathan Cullen wins by wide margin once again in Northwest B.C.

National PostCullen attributed his win to the hard work of volunteers in the riding and the fact that his supporters didn't take for granted the...

Strategic voting didn't defeat Harper. Voter turnout did.

(blog) (blog)That's what defeated the Conservative Party in B.C. -- not "strategic voting", but the appearance at polling stations of 471,397 citizens who were...

Erin O'Toole, ex-Canadian Veterans Affair minister, to seek Conservative ...

Erin O'Toole, ex-Canadian Veterans Affair minister, to seek Conservative interim leadership - @CBCPolitics · Read more on www.cbc.ca · Alert my friends. Canada · Canada...

Erin O'Toole, ex-Canadian Veterans Affair minister, to seek Conservative ...

Erin O'Toole, ex-Canadian Veterans Affair minister, to seek Conservative interim leadership - @CBCPolitics · Read more on www.cbc.ca · Alert my friends. Canada · Canada...

Election 2015: What happened in Atlantic Canada?

(blog) (blog)Finally, in the riding of Acadie-Bathurst, Yvon Godin had been continuously elected as an NDP MP from 1997 until he retired from politics...

Former East Coast MP Peter Stoffer proposes new name, other changes for NDP

NDP MP Peter Stoffer asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

The Double Standard Around Justin Trudeau's Looks Is Just Fine

If for all of history, men and women had been equals, then tweeting about Trudeau's chiselled jawline would be the same as saying Eve Adams...

John Baird, ex-Harper cabinet minister, won't run for Conservative leadership

ANALYSIS | After Stephen Harper, who will lead the Conservatives? Erin O'Toole, ex-Veterans Affair minister, to seek Conservative interim leadership · John Baird resigns: 'You...

Former cabinet minister Erin O'Toole eyes Conservative interim ...

OTTAWA — The race to become the Conservative party's caretaker for the next few months is becoming more competitive, with MP and former cabinet minister...

Former cabinet minister Erin O'Toole eyes interim party ... - iPolitics

The race to become the Conservative party's caretaker for the next few months is becoming more competitive, with MP and former cabinet minister Erin O'Toole...

John Baird says he won't run for Conservative leader - Macleans.ca

OTTAWA — Former cabinet minister John Baird says he won't run for the Conservative leadership. Baird surprised many earlier this year when he abruptly quit...

John Baird rules out Conservative leadership bid - iPolitics

Former cabinet minister John Baird says he won't run for the Conservative leadership. Baird surprised many earlier this year when he abruptly quit politics after...

Former cabinet minister Erin O'Toole eyes Conservative interim ...

OTTAWA — The race to become the Conservative party's caretaker for the next few months is becoming more competitive, with MP and former cabinet minister...

Canada ex-foreign minister Baird says won't seek Tory leadership

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Former Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said on Monday he would not run for the leadership of the Conservative Party to replace...

Stetski preparing for new job in Ottawa

Previously, those communities were within the riding boundary of British Columbia Southern Interior, which was represented by Alex Atamanenko and the NDP for the last...

John Baird, ex-Harper cabinet minister, won't run for Conservative leadership

In a statement on Monday morning, Baird put an end to that idea. "While I have indeed received expressions of interest and am tremendously flattered...

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers to Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay who couldn't resist the temptation Monday night to lampoon his fervent support for the Northumberland Ferries Ltd. service in...

Baird says he won't seek Conservative leadership | CP24.com

Former cabinet minister John Baird says he won't run for the Conservative leadership.

John Baird says he won't run for Conservative leadership

OTTAWA - Former cabinet minister John Baird says he won't run for the Conservative leadership. Baird surprised many earlier this year when he abruptly quit...

John Baird says he's flattered, but has no plans for leadership bid ...

Former Conservative minister John Baird sought to clear the air on Monday after several hours of speculation surrounding his plans to return to political life.

John Baird will not seek Conservative party leadership | Ottawa Citizen

Longtime Ottawa MP and former senior cabinet minister John Baird will not seek the Conservative party leadership, he announced Monday morning. A newspaper report on...

John Baird will not seek Conservative party leadership | Ottawa Citizen

Longtime Ottawa MP and former senior cabinet minister John Baird will not seek the Conservative party leadership, he announced Monday morning. A newspaper report on...

POLITICO California Playbook, presented by PhRMA: VALLEY LGBT push -

- HIGH ...PoliticoHe has no history of conservative thinking and no coherent ideology. .... “'The people who were at risk of being shamed were wealthy...

Conservative MP Ron Liepert urges party to 'show a few compassion'

Liberal candidate Bill Morneau beat NDP candidate Linda McQuaig in Toronto Centre, Liberal Chrystia Freeland beat NDP candidate Jennifer Hollett in University-Rosedale, Liberal Rob Oliphant...

Office Lease Up (Oct. 26) Schlumberger To Consolidate National HQs to Sugar Land

The seven-story building totals 191,800 square feet within the Willow Oaks Corporate Center, a three-building office park near the Route 50 and I-495 intersection in...

Erin O'Toole To Run For Interim Conservative Leadership

Rapid News NetworkOTTAWA — Conservative MP and former veteran affairs minister Erin O'Toole will run for the party's interim leadership. O'Toole is a former Air...

Pat Martins foul mouth made this his final term

Last week's federal election brought sweeping change to Canada's electoral districts, but nowhere was that change more significant than in Winnipeg Centre, where longtime NDP...

Former veteran affairs minister Erin O'Toole eyes Conservative interim leadership - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsFormer veteran affairs minister Erin O'Toole eyes Conservative interim leadershipCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOTTAWA -- Conservative MP and former veteran affairs minister Erin...

Sam Smith's 2015-16 NBA Team Previews

Pat Riley also is one of the best and the Gerald Green pickup could be a big one as well as the Justice Winslow draft.