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Conservative Party leadership hopeful MP Lisa Raitt receives Milton mayor's support

Raitt announced her campaign for the Conservative Party leadership on Nov. 3 and is going up against 13 other candidates from across the country, including...

Going draconian may be only option

- InsideHalton.comInsideHalton.comWhat are we doing wrong? In spite of extensive public education campaigns, in spite of extraordinary efforts by police and anti-drunk driving advocates,...

Group wants Milton MP Lisa Raitt to run for Conservative Party leadership

The Draft Lisa Raitt campaign was launched Monday (June 6) by a team identifying themselves as “a group of grassroots Conservatives” that's seeking nation-wide support...

Refugee use of food banks cultural: McCallum

... come to Canada since November, the month the Liberal government launched a major resettlement program to bring 25,000 people by the end of February.

Rural Internet service dominates Nassagaweya meeting discussion

Raitt said her Conservative government previously allocated $305 million in grants that Internet service providers could apply for to extend their rural service. The latest...

UPDATE: Supporters rally to save Trillium Demonstration School

“If you go back and take a look at the Drummond report, they're almost following it to the letter,” said Ontario Public Service Employees Union...

Milton's Conservative MP weighs in on federal budget

And when it comes to local infrastructure, Raitt said she thinks Halton Region will be pleased that more money is being allocated for affordable housing.

Mulcair supporters speak out after bad press

OTTAWA — After a week of bad press for Tom Mulcair, his supporters are starting to speak out in favour of the beleaguered NDP leader.

MPs elect Liberal Geoff Regan as Speaker

That new energy seemed to be encapsulated in the moment Nova Scotia Liberal MP Geoff Regan was brought up to his seat as the new...

Updated: Oakville Conservative Terence Young loses MP seat to newcomer Liberal ...

After two terms as Oakville's MP, Conservative incumbent Terence Young was defeated by newcomer John Oliver as local residents voted for change in Monday's federal...

Oakville Conservative Terence Young loses MP seat to newcomer Liberal John Oliver

After two terms as Oakville's MP, Conservative incumbent Terence Young was defeated by newcomer John Oliver as local residents voted for change in Monday's federal...

Conservative candidate Lisa Raitt Milton's voice in Ottawa

After an unprecedented 78-day campaign, the results are finally in – Conservative candidate Lisa Raitt will be Milton's voice in Ottawa. Albeit, under a newly-elected...

Conservatives strong in Alberta in early returns

Eight incumbents retired or, in the case of Rob Anders, couldn't win a party nomination. Incumbents Diane Ablonczy, James Rajotte, Laurie Hawn, LaVar Payne, Peter...

NDP incumbents stand to lose more than seats

Quebec incumbents Isabelle Morin, Alexandre Boulerice and Jean Rousseau owe $169,117, $122,122 and $142,548 respectively. The party leader's office also owes $408,573 (racked up under...

CHAMPION EDITORIAL: A needed change

Locally, Miltonians have had the opportunity to hear from five candidates, including Alex Anabusi (NDP), Mini Batra (Green), Chris Jewell (Libertarian), Lisa Raitt (Conservative) and...

TPP and social issues discussed at Oakville all-candidates debate

Denouncing comments made that the TPP was negotiated in secret, Oakville Conservative incumbent Terence Young said the TPP was negotiated over three years with stakeholder...

Event organizer has a different view

In declining the invitation, Christopher Mourtos, campaign manager for Conservative candidate Terence Young, had this to say... (see letter from Terence Young). Mr. Young has...

Milton's Conservative candidate files complaint over alleged advertising offences

Conservative candidate Lisa Raitt has filed a complaint with the Commissioner of Canada Elections against Liberal opponent Azim Rizvee for his alleged advertising offences. Raitt's...

Burlington Conservative incumbent says he achieved results in Ottawa

The Burlington incumbent for the past two terms, Mike Wallace says he believes he has achieved noticeable results for the riding while in Ottawa. “You...

MILTON CHAMPION Q&A: Lisa Raitt weighs in on post-secondary education tuition caps

A re-elected Conservative government will build on this, doubling the federal matching grants provided to low- and middle-income families through RESPs, providing up to $2,200...

Vandal destroys at least 45 Liberal election signs in Oakville

Oakville riding Conservative candidate Terence Young said sign damage is common during an election campaign stating he usually ends up spending $2,000-$3,000 per campaign to...

Still time to donate to SuperWalk

Leaders, Mayor Rob Burton, Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn, Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr, federal Conservative candidate Terence Young and federal Liberal candidate John Oliver, who...

MILTON CHAMPION Q&A: Lisa Raitt weighs in on CN's plans for an intermodal terminal

Much of politics is focused on issues that divide us, so, when an issue such as this, in which Conservative, New Democrat and Liberal candidates...

Oakville Conservative candidate Terence Young looking for third term

After two terms in office, Oakville Conservative candidate Terence Young is seeking a third, stating he still has plenty of work to do for his...

Milton candidates answer Chamber questions

Milton's federal candidates, including from left Lisa Raitt (Conservative), Chris Jewell (Libertarian), Mini Batra (Green), Azim Rizvee (Liberal) and Alex Anabusi (NDP), address guests at...

Residents create petition to warn of, get rid of...

Fifield said Dalimonte has been helping him with information about where to direct his concerns and that the councillor is working on setting up a...

Where the leaders are for Sept. 21

... candidate Harold Albrecht (Kitchener-Conestoga), 8:45 a.m. ET. Home Hardware Annual Fall Market, 34 Henry Street West. Peterborough, Ont. — Delivers remarks at an event...

Introducing Alex Anabusi, Milton's NDP candidate

He helped out with MP Megan Leslie's campaign in 2008, when he met former NDP leader Jack Layton. “He was the type of man that...

Introducing Lisa Raitt, Milton's Conservative candidate

Conservative candidate Lisa Raitt said she's proud to stand for re-election based on her record of achievements. She said her commitment to Milton residents is...

What was said on the campaign trail Wednesday

"People are picking numbers out of a hat. At the end of a day, we have to have a manageable number so that we can...

ELECTION NOTEBOOK: Milton candidates open campaign offices

Looking to represent the new riding of Milton on Parliament Hill are Green Party candidate Mini Batra, Libertarian Party candidate Chris Jewell, Alex Anabusi of...

Off-beat stories from the election campaign

Protesters with the Council of Canadians crashed Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's campaign rally and barbecue in Fredericton on Tuesday, holding up signs denouncing the Energy...

Milton's Conservative candidate opens campaign headquarters

The Conservative candidate seeking re-election as a Member of Parliament celebrated the grand opening of her campaign office this weekend. More than a hundred people...

ELECTION NOTEBOOK: Oakville, Burlington campaign offices now open

The office can be reached at 905-331-1114 or by emailing info@pamdamoff.ca. Oakville North-Burlington Conservative candidate Effie Triantafilopoulos' campaign office is located at 2525 Old Bronte...

Oakville mayor goes a tweet too far

That tweet prompted a Friday morning response from Conservative MP Lisa Raitt to both Burton and the newspaper that published the story: "Mercenaries? Maybe you...

Facts and figures about Regina Lewvan riding

Conservative Ray Boughen, the MP for the old riding of Palliser, chose not to run again. Conservative Tom Lukiwski, who represented Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, is running...

Community steps up in support of Milton Salvation Army Food Bank

They include her own employer Milton Orthotic and Wellness Centre, along with Troy's Diner, The Flower Mill, Conservative Campaign Office, Halton MP Lisa Raitt's constituency...

Key developments from the campaign trail

TheChronicleHerald.caMulcair was also asked about May's announcement Sunday that former NDP MP Jose Nunez-Melo had decided to run for the Greens in a new Montreal-area...

Convicted ex-NDP MP to run for Quebec party

"I believe Manon Perreault is of good faith," Jean-Francois Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, told a news conference. "We have spoken several times and...

Oakville election candidates reminded no election signs on regional roads

The new election sign ban on regional roads caused some confusion with Conservative incumbent in the Oakville riding Terence Young briefly losing a few improperly...

Milton's federal election candidates hit the campaign trail

It was Saturday, August 1 when Minister of Parliament (MP) Lisa Raitt got the press release from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office saying he was...

Oakville's federal election candidates are off and running

In the Oakville riding, incumbent Conservative candidate Terence Young is seeking a third consecutive term in office. Young also previously served as an MPP in...

Liberal finance critic talks business in Oakville

Liberal Finance Critic Scott Brison visited Oakville Chamber of Commerce to speak with local business about why he feels his party is the right choice...

Congress members concerned over Canadian oxy

- InsideHalton.comInsideHalton.comIn 2012, Ambrose's predecessor Leona Aglukkaq was harshly criticized by members of the medical community, police chiefs and provincial health ministers for giving...

Oliver blasts Grits, offers no budget update

But in a letter to Liberal finance critic Scott Brison, Oliver doesn't say whether he'll provide an update of the government's fiscal projections before the...

Anti-abortion flyer campaign unrepentant in its tactics in Oakville

Oakville MP Terence Young said he was disgusted by the flyers and emphasized they have nothing to do with the Conservative Party or himself. Young...

Oakville residents cry foul over graphic flyer left in mailboxes

Oakville Conservative MP Terence Young has received complaints about the imagery of the #NO2Trudeau campaign flyers and is not impressed. “I am appalled by these...

Smarter ways to spend defence dollars: report

The Conservative government has acknowledged the procurement process is problematic. Earlier this month ... Kayla Iafelice, a spokeswoman for Public Works Minister Diane Finley, said...

Harper hosts soldiers, families at 24 Sussex

NDP defence critic Jack Harris called the whole trip "reckless." "It seems to me that the additional special forces people who were brought there, any...

Budget cuts caused EI backlog, NDP says

NDP employment insurance critic Robert Chisholm said the government failed to recognize warnings about the negative effect budget cuts would have on processing claims. "The...