InsideTORONTO.com

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

Etobicoke elementary students explore STEM camp

... station stays cold wins.” Science Minister Kirsty Duncan dropped in on grades 1 and 2 students to observe their STEM camp fun. ... “Science...

Event in Riverdale Park West will mark fifth anniversary of Jack Layton's death

It's been nearly five years since Canada lost widely respected NDP leader Jack Layton, and a group of volunteers are looking to remember the former...

New Canada Child Benefit payments offer tax free income to middle class families

Eshitaa Balagopal stands with her mom Mohanasundari Mardamutu while Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and member of parliament for Etobicoke-North, announces that eligible Canadian families...

Pickering Airport foes urge Prime Minister Trudeau to add lands to Rouge National Urban Park

Stephen Harper's Conservative government added 5,000 federal acres in Markham to Rouge Park, and on the eve of a election campaign last July, Harper announced...

THE CITY: Karygiannis doing his part to play role of council's angry man

Jim Karygiannis is the first-term successor to Toronto's former budget chief, Mike Del Grande — who kept Ward 39 strange for a decade before that,...

Scarborough MP Arnold Chan and NDP's Murray Rankin to discuss medical assistance in dying

A Liberal MP from Scarborough and a New Democrat MP from Victora, B.C., are hosting a non-partisan event to look at medical assistance in dying.

Ontario Liberal Party will decide on their candidate for Scarborough-Rouge River today

Thiru's main rival is Rathika Sitsabaiesan, the riding's former New Democrat MP, whose recent switch to the Liberals surprised many. In a message to supporters...

Former Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash joins Ontario NDP team at Queen's Park

Former MP for Parkdale-High Park Peggy Nash has jumped back into the political ring. Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath announced Tuesday, May 24 that Nash...

Toronto Councillor Raymond Cho a strong candidate: Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown

“Well we're having an open transparent democratic nomination and I'm encouraging as many candidates as possible to come forward,” Brown said. “Doug Ford is entitled...

Toronto Mayor John Tory is calling on Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to stop flow of illegal guns into Canada

Tory said he will send a formal request to Ralph Goodale, federal minister of public safety, next week, and looks forward to federal support. Tory...

Toronto school trustee Shan to run for provincial NDP in Scarborough-Rouge River byelection

Balkissoon had held the riding since 2005, and six candidates will battle for the Liberal nomination on June 5, including Piragal Thiru, a party vice...

Scarborough-Rouge River race for provincial Liberal nomination is a seven-way fight

One is Rathika Sitsabaiesan, the federal riding's MP until last fall, when Sitsabaiesan ran for re-election as a New Democrat and lost. Another is ...

Protest grows against east Toronto-based Your Ward News tabloid

On Monday, May 2, Beaches-East York Liberal MPP Arthur Potts will introduce a petition in the Ontario Legislature calling on the province to formally request...

Liberal MPs hear frustrations over perceived special treatment for Syrian refugees at Toronto immigration forum

Virani, who is federal Immigration Minister John McCallum's parliamentary secretary and himself a former refugee, told the audience there are competing refugee crises in the...

Former NDP MP Sitsabaiesan leaves party to seek provincial Liberal nomination in Scarborough-Rouge River

On Saturday, Sitsabaiesan announced on Facebook she had decided to stand for nomination - as a Liberal - in the provincial Scarborough-Rouge River riding left...

Federal Liberals invest more than $200000 in Etobicoke projects for seniors

Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Etobicoke North Liberal MP, announced the project Friday, April 22 on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, federal minister for families,...

Toronto MPs to answer immigration questions at town hall meeting in Scarborough

Zahid, a Liberal first elected last fall, is a member of the House of Commons immigration committee, and Virani is parliamentary secretary to Federal Immigration...

Dean Del Mastro loses appeal, sent to jail

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is pictured outside an Oshawa, Ont. courthouse to appeal his conviction over election overspending, on Tuesday January 5, 2016.

Scarborough MPs to take part in Federal Budget Breakfast at JC's Banquet Hall

MPs attending are Gary Anandasangaree, Scarborough-Rouge Park; Bill Blair, Scarborough Southwest; Arnold Chan, Scarborough-Agincourt; Shaun Chen, Scarborough North; John McKay, Scarborough-Guildwood; and Salma Zahid, Scarborough...

Scarborough MP Chan reports that his cancer has resurfaced

“I am confident that I will beat this challenge,” Chan, a lawyer, won the June 2014 byelection in Scarborough-Agincourt for the Liberals after Jim Karygiannis...

Conservative MP Jim Hillyer found dead

Alberta Conservative MP Jim Hillyer is shown leaving the centre block as newly-elected members of Parliament take part in an orientation session on Parliament Hill...

Province still wants strong protections for Rouge Park before land transfered

Signers of the letters include Conservative MP Peter Kent, who announced the Rouge NUP as Canada's environment minister in 2012, Conservative MP Michael Chong, former...

Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq minister asks for weapons during Toronto ...

Scarborough-Agincourt Councillor Jim Karygiannis welcomed Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq's Minister of Foreign Relations Falah Mustafa Bakir to Toronto City Hall Friday, Nov. 27, who...

Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan named science minister

Newly sworn in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan to his cabinet. Duncan becomes science minister, a natural fit for...

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...

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...

Liberal MP John McKay re-elected in Scarborough-Guildwood sweep

The incumbent Liberal MP received 60 per cent support in the riding, 25,187 votes, sending him to Ottawa for a seventh term. “I'm pumped,” said...

SCARBOROUGH-AGINCOURT: Voters return Liberal MP Arnold Chan to Ottawa

A soft-spoken lawyer, Chan is a different representative for the riding than Jim Karygiannis, the often-fiery MP who held the riding, since it was created...

SCARBOROUGH CENTRE: Liberal Salma Zahid defeats Conservative incumbent Roxanne ...

Toronto StarZahid started a home catering business to make ends meet when she lived in Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. On Monday, Oct. 19, the first-time...

EGLINTON-LAWRENCE: Liberal momentum ousts Conservative MP Joe Oliver

At his campaign party near Dufferin Street and Orfus road, a jubilant Mendicino reflected on the success of the campaign which also included his victory...

HUMBER RIVER-BLACK CREEK: Liberal Judy Sgro easily re-elected in area she has ...

Long-time MP Judy Sgro is excited for the future as the historically Liberal seat of Humber River-Black Creek is remaining red as she handily beat...

DON VALLEY WEST: Conservative incumbent John Carmichael says it was a ...

Don Valley West is back in Liberal hands. Conservative incumbent John Carmichael was defeated by Liberal rival - and former Don Valley West MP -...

DON VALLEY NORTH: Conservative incumbent Joe Daniel ousted by Liberal ...

Toronto StarConservative incumbent Joe Daniel was defeated by Liberal candidate Geng Tan in the newly-formed riding of Don Valley North on Monday, Oct. 19. The...

WILLOWDALE: Liberal Ali Ehsassi unseats Conservative Chungsen Leung in Willowdale

That same year, the Conservatives turned many traditionally Liberal seats in North York blue. Five candidates ran for the Willowdale seat this year. They included...

PARKDALE-HIGH PARK: Liberal Arif Virani unseats longtime NDP incumbent Peggy Nash

Globalnews.caIn the past, the Parkdale-High Park riding has often fluctuated between Liberal and NDP. In 2008 the MP was Liberal party member Gerard Kennedy, until...

WILLOWDALE: Liberal Ali Ehsassi unseats Conservative Chungsen Leung in Willowdale

Willowdale had previously been represented by Liberal MPs since 1988, until Leung managed to break through in 2011. That same year, the Conservatives turned many...

BEACHES-EAST YORK: Liberal Erskine-Smith unseats NDP incumbent Kellway

With 180 of 196 polls reporting, Erskine-Smith had garnered 22,000 votes, with Kellway coming in a distant second with 13,867 votes. “I think we ran...

YORK CENTRE: Liberal Michael Levitt unseats Conservative Mark Adler

Conservative MP Mark Adler is done after one term, losing his York Centre seat to Liberal candidate Michael Levitt in the Monday, Oct. 19 federal...

York South-Weston returns to its Liberal roots with NDP incumbent Mike ...

NDP incumbent Mike Sullivan was ousted from office once the votes were tallied in the Monday, Oct. 19 federal election with Liberal Party candidate Ahmed...

DON VALLEY WEST: Swing riding elects Liberal Rob Oliphant over incumbent ...

Globalnews.caDon Valley West has flipped back and forth between Tory and Liberal representation, with the Conservatives holding the seat from 1979 to 1993, before being...

Duelling visions for Rouge Park remain a federal election issue

Greens, New Democrats and Liberals “sort of see the park in the same light,” said Scarborough-Guildwood MP John McKay, the Liberal environment critic. Amendments will...

WILLOWDALE: Candidates answer our questions

The riding is currently represented by Conservative MP Chungsen Leung, but it has traditionally been a Liberal seat. Chungsen won the seat in 2011, after...

SCARBOROUGH NORTH: Candidates answer our questions...

Incumbent Scarborough-Rouge River MP and New Democrat Rathika Sitsabaiesan said she hopes to earn her second term in Ottawa as representative for Scarborough North. Had...

Liberal and Conservative candidates absent from Etobicoke North debate

Neither two-term MP Kirsty Duncan (who attended North Albion Collegiate Institute's commencement Thursday night), nor first-time Tory candidate Toyin Dada were in attendance at the...

Willowdale candidates debate the issues

The NDP's Pouyan Tabasinejad, left, independent Birinder Singh Ahluwalia, the Green Party's James Arruda, Liberal Ali Ehsassi, and the Conservative Party's Chungsen Leung participate in...

SCARBOROUGH CENTRE: The candidates answer our questions

The riding was a long-held Liberal seat until 2011, when Conservative Roxanne James, running for a third time, finally unseated the incumbent, John Cannis. James,...

BEACHES-EAST YORK: Federal candidates answer our questions

Beaches-East York, represented in Ottawa by NDP MP Matthew Kellway since 2011, is bounded by Lake Ontario to the south, Sunrise Avenue and the Don...

Dirty politics at play in Scarborough-Rouge Park, audience member at debate ...

The Conservative Party's Leslyn Lewis, left, the Green Party's Calvin Winter and Liberal Gary Anandasangaree sit on the panel Tuesday night for a Scarborough-Rouge Park...

Three of four Beaches-East York candidates weigh in on health issues at TEGH forum

Short and sweet, the 90-minute Q&A saw Nathaniel Erskine-Smith of the Liberal Party, Matthew Kellway of the NDP and, Randall Sach of the Green Party...