NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton pitches free tuition

NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton paid a visit to Port Alberni on Sunday, July 30 to share her bold, progressive vision for the next federal...

Federal NDP hopefuls target BC as fertile ground for growth

The location for the event -- decided before the outcome of the recent provincial election -- is also significant for all contenders who see B.C.

COMMENTARY: It's getting hard to stomach all the political buck passing

The first was a tweet by James Bezan. Bezan is a Conservative MP and the party's current critic for National Defence. He was responding to...

Caroline Mulroney, Daughter Of Former Prime Minister, Running For Ontario PC Nomination

She hinted at a run for a provincial nomination at the federal Conservative leadership in Toronto in May. Along with Tory MP Candice Bergen, Mulroney...

Rep. John Duncan, Conservative Peace Proponent, Will Not Seek Reelection to US House

(blog) (blog)Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2018 to the United States House of...

Maxime Bernier Was Top Fundraiser In Conservative Leadership ...

Maxime Bernier speaks with Andrew Scheer after the first results are announced during the Conservative Party of Canada leadership convention in Toronto on ...At least five...

Angus nets caucus endorsement citing his improved French

(subscription) (subscription)Quebec NDP MP Christine Moore is backing Charlie Angus's NDP leadership bid — and says she's impressed with how his French language skills...

Trump's missing vote

Va.) for a job like Secretary of Energy. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is a Democrat but has a close relationship with Senate Majority Leader...

D'AMATO: How to honour your neighbour

But that didn't stop Kitchener-Conestoga MP Harold Albrecht and MPP Michael Harris, both Conservatives, from giving out medals and certificates to people in their riding,...

New poll results suggest voters have more questions about Jason Kenney than others vying to lead Alberta's United ...

Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney speaks to media as he begins the Unite Alberta Truck Tour, in Edmonton in an August 1, 2016, file photo.

UPDATE: Tory nomination in Flamborough-Glanbrook 'an appointment' for Skelly?

Rick Dykstra, president of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, stated at the time in response to a Hamilton Community News request for comment the party...

At least five ex-Tory leadership candidates still paying off campaign ...

(subscription) (subscription)Andrew Scheer finished his victorious campaign without any debt, but his three closest rivals weren't so lucky. Many of the 16 candidates for...

Former Liberal cabinet minister calls for end to Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

I'm just saying we shouldn't be selling any more arms to Saudi Arabia,” Irwin Cotler, who served as justice minister under former Liberal prime minister...

If the US is alarmed about North Korea, 'we should be alarmed,' says MacKay

Former defence minister Peter MacKay says he laments not signing on to the U.S. ballistic missile defence program when he had the chance. The policy...

After Air Transat saga, passenger bill of rights aims to punish airlines into being good

After almost two years in office, the Liberal government needs to get serious about delivering the legislation, added NDP transport critic and committee member Robert...

'The Good Fight' Promotes Pair to Series Regular for Season 2 (Exclusive)

In season one of the spinoff, Cane made waves at his firm when his conservative politics came to light — something co-creators and showrunner Robert...

Justin Trudeau maintains that the fentanyl crisis is still no reason to regulate hard drugs

And in February 2017, Dr. Hedy Fry, the Liberal MP for Vancouver Centre and a member of Trudeau's own party, told the Straight: “This is...

Trudeau's Scaramucci moment — and what it says about him now

(subscription)Trudeau also said he had a long-held wish to go three rounds in a proper boxing match and he'd been casting around, looking for...

Jagmeet Singh's challenge: Can a turban-wearing Sikh win in Quebec?

... an openness [in Quebec], and that truly intolerant people won't vote NDP anyway, we still risk losing a part of our support — Quebec...

Maxime Bernier raised more than Andrew Scheer in final sprint of Conservative race

OTTAWA -- Maxime Bernier lost the Conservative leadership race, but he remained the top fundraiser right to the end. Newly released figures from Elections Canada...

Bernier still raised more than Scheer in final sprint of Conservative ...

OTTAWA — Maxime Bernier lost the Conservative leadership race, but he remained the top fundraiser right to the end.and more »...

COMMENTARY: Did Wynne's resurrection strategy just get harder or easier?

But the scenario conjures up eerie reminders of ministers bailing from the federal Conservative cabinet in the run-up to the 2015 national election campaign, when...

Ousted MLA Fletcher vows to hold former colleagues to account

Steven Fletcher Assiniboia MLA Steven Fletcher is photographed in his constituency office on Portage Avenue on Mon., July 31, 2017. Expelled from Progressive Conservative caucus...

Rep. John J. Duncan will not seek re-election next year after three ...

The announcement brings to an end the career of the longest-serving Tennessean in Congress and a family political dynasty spanning half a century.US Rep. Duncan...

Jagmeet Singh tops NDP leadership fundraising in 2nd quarter of 2017

Peter Julian, who withdrew from the NDP leadership race in July, raised just $28,673 in the second quarter, after raising $19,143 in the first quarter.

Opinion: Private members bill key to dealing with abandoned vessels

To prepare the ground for proposed Bill C-695, I broke ranks with my fellow Conservatives and was the only Conservative MP to stand in support...

This politician wants Canada to cut funding to the Clinton Foundation to appease Trump

A controversial Member of Parliament says a $20 million grant from the Canadian government to a reproductive health initiative in Nigeria is “needlessly provocative” because...

Martel, Hampton endorse Quebec MP

Two former prominent NDP MPPs from Northern Ontario are endorsing Guy Caron as the next leader of the federal NDP. “At a time when we...

Dwight Ball shuffles NL cabinet

Premier Dwight Ball (centre) speaks to reporters in St. John's Monday following his announcement of a cabinet shuffle. Shown (from left) are Eddie Joyce, Steve...

Cathy Bennett out, Tom Osborne in as finance minister amid cabinet shuffle

Newfoundland and Labrador Finance Minister Cathy Bennett resigned from cabinet Monday morning, prompting a major cabinet shuffle. 'I'm under no illusion that it's [not] a...

Liberals try to assuage fears ahead of possible free trade deal with China, documents show

Canada's Liberal government is reaching out to calm fears about a potential free trade deal with China as it continues exploratory talks with the Asian...

Course à la direction du NPD : encore deux appuis pour Guy Caron - L'Avantage Rimouski

L'Avantage RimouskiCourse à la direction du NPD : encore deux appuis pour Guy CaronL'Avantage RimouskiJean Crowder, de la Colombie-Britannique, Chris Charlton de l'Ontario, Lorne Nystrom...

NDP leadership race enters critical stage as candidates prepare final push

Veteran B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, a candidate in the last NDP leadership contest, said he is also watching to see how the campaigns demonstrate their...

The Daily 202: Trump's warped view of loyalty and the conceit of 'the Oct. 8th coalition'

James Comey testified under oath that Trump pressed him to pledge his loyalty during a one-on-one dinner in January, and he believes his refusal to...

Le député sikh qui courtise le Québec

Le candidat dans la course à la direction du NPD a l'habitude : de son enfance à Terre-Neuve, puis à Windsor dans l'Ontario industriel, il...

Claudia Webbe: Labour MPs Who 'Forgot The Real World' Realise They Owe Jeremy Corbyn Their Jobs

The Conservative Party is in power and May is still prime minister. Webbe says this is why “the project does not ... The fight for...

Oil and gas development won't be the big drivers of future Canadian prosperity

(subscription) (subscription)“The projects mean 39,000 jobs to British Columbia during construction with another 75,000 full-time jobs created once in operation,” the Liberals said. Moreover,...

Conservatives to hold summer caucus retreat in Winnipeg, want to win back six Manitoba ridings lost in 2015

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives have 98 seats right now. Conservative MP Rona Ambrose (Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta.) resigned her seat on July 4. Conservative MP Denis...

NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron's jobs and growth plan is a political winner

That crucial piece hasn't had a focus point in the NDP leadership race, until last week, when Quebec MP Guy Caron, an economist before entering...

Where to for Zuma and the ANC?

For some veterans of the ANC, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) , there's one common...

United Conservative Jason Kenney wants to be party leader and swings for the fences

No, they came here to clap and cheer and stand up, all for their guy Jason Kenney, believing the Notley NDP is well and truly...

NDP Leadership Race Hits 'Crunch Time' With Fundraising Numbers Set To Be Revealed

Veteran B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, a candidate in the last NDP leadership contest, said he is also watching to see how the campaigns demonstrate their...

Crouse calls court case a trophy hunt

The case is being brought forward by St. Albert resident Steve Stone, who was represented by lawyer and former MP Brent Rathgeber. The case involves...

Meeting with the 'grassroots' around our riding

This was highlighted in my recent tour of the Sheerness Generating Station with fellow Albertan Members of Parliament Earl Dreeshen and Shannon Stubbs. While China...

Federal Tories predict tough fight ahead for Kenney in Alberta UCP leadership race

Mr. Jean recently announced that Hamish Marshall will act as campaign manager, after successfully steering the campaign for federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Conservative MP...

Braid: As the economy revives, so could Notley's NDP

Jason Kenney is likely to repeat the mantra of doom Saturday when he launches his campaign for the United Conservative leadership. ... Peter Fraiberg, owner...

Can John Kelly Stop the Chaos Inside Trump's West Wing?

Priebus, along with Bannon, tried to block the appointment, so when Scaramucci came in, Priebus was not only weakened by the loss but also gained...

Fraser Canyon MP Sidhu among the region's top spenders

Third was Labrador Liberal MP Yvonne Jones ($549,984). Sidhu told The News his expenses were $68,524 higher than the national average due, in part, to...

Jewish Insider's Daily Insider: July 28, 2017

Blakeman worked hard to avoid mentioning President Donald Trump to the largely wealthy and politically conservative congregation – which wasn't easy for the political comedian..

MP Judy Foote says family comes first

Foote said that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau himself is very much a family man. He “understands how important it is to be with your family...