Alex Atamanenko

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High-profile Conservatives organizing to shift party to centre: activists

(subscription) (subscription)businessman Rick Peterson, and former MP Chris Alexander all responded that they were not involved. The offices of Conservative MPs Michael Chong (Wellington-Halton...

The Rebel's fast running out of friends. Better late than never, I suppose.

(subscription) (subscription)In fact, Rebel Media was seen by many as an player to be cultivated during the Conservative leadership race. At that same Toronto...

Tension between The Rebel and conservatives erupts anew

CBC.caOTTAWA — The uneasy relationship between Canadian conservatives and controversial news outlet The Rebel garnered renewed attention Tuesday after one of the site's co-founders and...

Still more fines to federal remain unpaid

This is a little ridiculous, because we need this money here, ” said Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP critic on finance. Photo courtesy Parliament. Alexandre Boulerice,...

What I'm looking for from NDP leadership candidates on Quebec

(blog) (blog)The NDP was mostly silent during the 2012 student strikes. The strikes represented the most successful popular movement in Canada in a generation,...

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...

Despite 2015 defeat, NDP in better spot now than during most of party's past leadership races

This could be part of the reason that popular New Democrats like Nathan Cullen, Megan Leslie and Alexandre Boulerice decided to sit on the sidelines.

Trudeau dodges 'poodle' label after caving in to Trump on arms build-up

Even after The Economist magazine ran an article headlined "Tony Blair is not a poodle," the British prime minister was unable to shake the slur...

Who is my choice for new Conservative Party of Canada leader?

has had some dealing with some of the candidates over the past few months. We had an anti-carbon tax rally in Edmonton; Andrew Saxton...

PM no longer under investigation for cash-for-access fundraisers ...

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is no longer investigating Justin Trudeau's controversial cash-for-access fundraisers, although she refused to answer ...and more »...

Former vets ombudsman expected to confirm entry in NDP leadership

OTTAWA - Former veterans ombudsman Pat Stogran is expected to confirm Thursday his intention to seek the federal NDP leadership. The retired Canadian Armed Forces...

Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice endorses Peter Julian for NDP leadership

OTTAWA -- Montreal-area MP Alexandre Boulerice is supporting caucus colleague Peter Julian in the race for the NDP leadership. Boulerice told reporters today that in...

Conservative leadership candidates debate on CTV Power Play: Day 4

Each candidate has one minute to introduce themselves as worthy of the Conservative leadership. Then the questions begin: Each candidate will have one minute to...

Small but supportive turn out for CPC hopeful Chris Alexander campus talk - Queen's Journal

Queen's JournalSmall but supportive turn out for CPC hopeful Chris Alexander campus talkQueen's JournalOn Tuesday, his opponent Chris Alexander's brought out only 24 people, competing...

Year-in-review: From gordian knots to climate change, the Top 5 Canadian political stories of 2016

(subscription)If he carries on like this, the NDP may struggle to woo Liberal-NDP switchers. That may be why Megan Leslie, Nathan Cullen and Alexandre...

Liberal campaign set up volunteers in office rented from Canada 2020

NDP ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 20,...

NDP vow to introduce a bill that would make Liberal ethics guidelines into law

New Democrat ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice told reporters that when the House of Commons returns after the holidays he will table a private member's bill...

Chris Alexander speaks at second anti-carbon tax rally following earlier controversy - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsChris Alexander speaks at second anti-carbon tax rally following earlier controversyCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsCALGARY -- Federal Conservative leadership candidate Chris Alexander returned...

Former CPC ministers spent more than $100,000 to 'coach' their staff ...

OTTAWA — A trio of former Conservative ministers authorized more than $100,000 in “personal coaching” contracts to help a handful of their political staff find ...Coaching,...

Chris Alexander says he was 'mortified' by chants of 'lock her up' aimed at Alberta premier

Conservative leadership candidate Chris Alexander is distancing himself from an incident at a political rally outside the Alberta Legislature on Saturday in which protesters he...

Colleen Ross passes NDP vetting to seek party's nomination

Ross said she was encouraged to play a public role by such people as former MP Alex Atamanenko, current MP Richard Cannings, former B.C. NDP...

Ross hopes to win NDP nomination for Boundary-Similkameen Riding

Ross said she was encouraged to play a public role by such people as former MP Alex Atamanenko, current MP Richard Cannings, former B.C. NDP...

The American activist who shaped the modern Kootenays

... still dominates the electoral map of B.C.'s Interior, where NDP MLAs and MPs aren't farmers, loggers or miners but are children of the New...

Brenda Dorosz, Colleen Ross consider seeking NDP nomination

She joined former federal NDP MP Alex Atamanenko on a speaking tour once. Ross said she's been on boards and executives of national organizations and...

Dorosz, Ross consider NDP nomination

She joined former federal NDP MP Alex Atamanenko on a speaking tour once. Ross said she's been on boards and executives of national organizations and...

Mark Ricketts | Some countries have oil, we have Bolt

He continued his exploits in 2012 at the London Olympics when staid, conservative Britain was literally draped in Bolt and the Jamaican flag, a testament...

What's left of the right after Trump?

Rarely has a party's profile reversed itself with such striking swiftness. Less than two years ago, the Republican Party was flying high. The 2014 congressional...

Six films open in Lubbock movie theaters

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jack Huston as Judah Ben-Hur, left, and Morgan Freeman as Ilderim, left, in a scene from "Ben-Hur." (Philippe...

The Pollcast: What does the NDP want from electoral reform?

After discussing electoral reform with two Liberal MPs last week, on this week's episode of the Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by two MPs...

Northamptonshire MPs reveal list of free gifts, trips abroad and donations to campaign funds

Daventry's Conservative MP Chris Heaton-Harris was also given hospitality tickets to Arsenal against Everton, with his pair worth £1,020, as well as three tickets to...

Rats Deserting the Sinking Trump Ship

(blog) (blog)The New York Times's Maggie Haberman and Alexander Burns have a revealing look at the tumult behind the scenes in the Donald Trump...

Alexandre Taillefer calls for a minimum wage to $ 15 | The Stopru

Trade unions and social groups demanding a minimum wage to $ 15 an hour have found an unusual ally in the person of the businessman...

College Football Preview: 16 Things To Watch For Entering 2016 Season

All signs, from a maturing roster to Chris Petersen's staff beginning its third year, point to this being Washington's best season since the start of...

The Daily 202: Which movie character is Trump most like?

Signatories included former congressmen Mickey Edwards and Christopher Shays; former senator Gordon Humphrey; Bruce Bartlett, a policy aide to Reagan and George H.W. Bush; and...

NDP calls for investigation of Jean Charest's lobbying activities

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)NorthumberlandView.ca is a news and information website for Northumberland County, Ontario.and more »...

Over 200 People Denied for Visas for World Social Forum Including Six Parliamentarians

(blog) (blog)Alexandre Boulerice, a NDP MP, called the decision “indecent and shameful” in a statement to Le Devoir. “It's completely silly,” he said, “those...

BBC's Helen Skelton wows in Rio wearing daringly fashionable designs

Central Saint Martins graduate Edeline Lee cut her teeth at Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and Zac Posen before launching her eponymous collection in 2014. Since...

Politics|Donald Trump Suggests 'Second Amendment People' Could Act Against Hillary Clinton

On Twitter, the conservative writer John Podhoretz, in a series of posts, wrote that Mr. Trump had implied that all Second Amendment supporters were “potential...

Weird Footnotes For The Election: Babies And The 7 Percent Edition

However, as the Los Angeles Times notes, that edition, offered by the conservative and “conspiracy-prone” National Center for Constitutional Studies, is usually wielded by those...

What a difference a year makes

There were giddy emails and phone calls from NDP staffers as Elections Canada released the second-quarter fundraising results for 2015 — two days before the...

Canada pipeline panel apologizes, releases records on meeting ...

Canada's national pipeline regulator released stunning records about private meetings that prompted an apology for making false and misleading statements.and more »...

Fury at top of Republican Party over Trump snub of House speaker

But in what appeared to be an effort to soothe ruffled feelings, Trump's vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, said on Wednesday he endorsed Ryan...

She Stoops To Conquer

We will no doubt be bombarded now with a cluster bomb of references to Hillary's brittle little book, It Takes a Village, which Alexander Cockburn...

Primary Day in Kansas, Washington, Michigan, Missouri

MISSOURI — Republicans have a four-way primary to face Democratic AG Chris Koster for governor. ... The ads, which are targeted towards union members and...

The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton tries to be all things to all people at Democratic convention

Tom Hamburger notes that the letter, signed by conservative luminaries of the Reagan and Bush administrations, urges political leaders to reject any effort to seek...

Sunburn for 7.29.16 – Hillary Clinton's big moment

SaintPetersBlog (blog) - SaintPetersBlogSaintPetersBlog (blog)One night (in July of 2011), at a “not-too-political happy hour,” a special quorum of power brokers was called at Cassis,...

Tim Kaine's Republican fan club

Working with more conservative Democrats and deal-cutting Republicans, Kaine's blessing for the bill helped drive a 98-1 vote in the Senate, effectively forcing Obama to...

GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murray

In an election that's given us presidential candidates bragging about the size of their hands, Chris Vance wants to talk about compromise, more specifically Simpson-Bowles,...

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Donald J. Trump at a campaign event in Cleveland on Friday. Credit Damon Winter/The . CLEVELAND — Donald J. Trump and the army of voters...

Trump Bends the Party to His Will

(blog) (blog)Other delegates wanted to rework the primaries, apportioning delegates on the basis of registered voters and closing them to all but registered Republicans—both...