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Charlie Angus Invites Supporters To Get Involved In 'Fantastic And Wild Ride'

OTTAWA — The federal NDP leadership race will likely get new candidates in coming days, with veteran MP Charlie Angus expected to make an announcement...

Picasso: The Artist and His Muses

We can identify certain colours with certain periods, and for Françoise, La Femme-Fleur (Woman Flower), there is a lot of green and blue in the...

Cousineau 18th at CN Future Links

Terry Cousineau waits for his chance to shoot during the 2016 CN Future Links Pacific Championship in Kamloops on the weekend. Allen Douglas/KTW. Terry Cousineau...

Spotlight on a selection of Canadian talent en route to the 69th Festival de Cannes

MONTRÉAL, April 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada applauds all the Canadian talent responsible for the success of the four films that will represent...

Pas de place sur l'échiquier politique pour le NPD-Québec, selon Thomas Mulcair

OTTAWA - Le chef du NPD, Thomas Mulcair, ne pense pas qu'un autre parti provincial orange a sa place au Québec. De passage à l'émission...

Françoise Boivin pas convaincue de la décision

L'ancienne députée néo-démocrate Françoise Boivin met en doute la «sagesse» du NPD de laisser à Thomas Mulcair l'intérim du parti jusqu'à l'élection du prochain chef.

Mulcair's out. How did it happen and what's next?

(blog) (blog)It may not have been an NDP government, but that was almost an asset for a party that wanted Canadian voters to believe...

Les funérailles nationales de Claire Kirkland-Casgrain sont célébrées

Quelques centaines de personnes ont rendu un dernier hommage, samedi, à une pionnière de la politique québécoise, Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, à l'occasion de ses funérailles nationales,...

Telefilm Canada presents 2015 Guichet d'or Award to the directors and writers of La Guerre des Tuques 3D

MONTRÉAL, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - This morning at the Musée Grévin Montréal, Telefilm Canada honoured La Guerre des Tuques 3D (Snowtime!) with the 2015...

justice department

(subscription) (subscription)Federal government departments breached the privacy of more than 45,000 Canadians last year but only a small fraction of those breaches were ever...

Former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau arrested in anti-corruption sweep

Québec Solidaire's Françoise David said the premier's statements were premature given that some members of his team served in the previous government. The PQ's Agnès...

Privy Council

(subscription) (subscription)An NDP government would review a series of secret orders in council adopted by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government and, if necessary, overturn...

Nouveaux joueurs à Place Ste-Foy - Le Journal de Québec

Nouveaux joueurs à Place Ste-FoyLe Journal de QuébecLe directeur général, Donald Larose, s'est réjoui de l'arrivée de ses nouveaux joueurs. «Nous sommes très fiers de...

En direct: Sabres 0, Canadien 0 - Le Journal de Montréal

En direct: Sabres 0, Canadien 0Le Journal de MontréalLa victoire de 3 à 2 du Canadien face aux Sabres de Buffalo a été assombrie par...

Windsor-made videos ask young people to 'Make it Happen'

“One's kind of entrepreneurial, one is more the sporting not-for-profit element, but both have a great, unique story to tell,” said Pilon, who produced the...

Canada tied 1-1 after first day of Fed Cup

The victory came after Montreal's Francoise Abanda lost 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the opening match. Wozniak, who missed last year's Fed Cup...

Liberals Moving Too Quickly To Lift Iran Sanctions, Tory Critic Says

OTTAWA — A Conservative foreign affairs critic says the Liberal government shouldn't lift sanctions or re-open its embassy in Iran because of continuing threats to...

Leadership de Mulcair: des voix discordantes s'élèvent au NPD

Dans une entrevue diffusée mardi par une station de radio de Gatineau, l'ex-députée Françoise Boivin a dénoncé le manque d'écoute dont l'entourage de M. Mulcair...

Harper's Last Day As Prime Minister Spent Thanking Public Service

OTTAWA — On his final day as prime minister, Stephen Harper extended an olive branch of sorts to the public servants with whom his government...

Quebec separatists hope nostalgia for 1995 referendum — which they lost — will boost their cause

Jacques Parizeau's widow, Lisette Lapointe, offered the Journal de Montréal recollections of life with the Yes campaign leader on the day of the 1995 vote.

Quebec separatists hope nostalgia for 1995 referendum — which they lost ...

Jacques Parizeau's widow, Lisette Lapointe, offered the Journal de Montréal recollections of life with the Yes campaign leader on the day of the 1995 vote.

Reevely: Despite temporary advisory gig, Paul Dewar says he's leaving politics

NDP candidates (from left): Francoise Boivin (Gatineau), Nycole Turmel (Hull-Aylmer), Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Mathieu Ravignat (Pontiac) and Emilie Taman (Ottawa Vanier) presented the NDP...

Charlottetown native wins seat in Quebec riding

A native of Charlottetown is the new Liberal MP for the Quebec riding of Gatineau. Steve MacKinnon defeated NDP incumbent Françoise Boivin Monday night by...

MPs who won 50 per cent or more of the vote in their ridings, Election 2015

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal Steven MacKinnon, 31,109, 53.9, NDP Françoise Boivin. Etobicoke-Lakeshore, Ont. Liberal James Maloney, 34,641, 53.7 ..... NPR Radio host in D.C. David McGuffin...

'Orange wave' turns into red tide in Gatineau | Ottawa Citizen

Gatineau expected a tight race between Liberal Steve MacKinnon and NDP incumbent Françoise Boivin. But on Monday night MacKinnon started out with a lead that...

'Orange wave' turns into red tide in Gatineau

Gatineau expected a tight race between Liberal Steve MacKinnon and NDP incumbent Françoise Boivin. But on Monday night MacKinnon started out with a lead that...

Former NDP interim leader Nycole Turmel loses seat as Liberals sweep west Quebec

Boivin, Ravignat also lose. Francoise Boivin, a former one-term Liberal MP for Gatineau who was part of the "orange wave" that swept across Quebec in...

Forget the pollsters: Wild guesses on who will win in each of the 338 ridings tonight

A few days before the 2011 election, I tried to spitball the outcome of every one of the 308 ridings. As you can see, I...

Justin Trudeau est favori, mais rien n'est garanti

Si l'on peut en croire les sondages, les Canadiens sont sur le point de changer de gouvernement, lundi. Après neuf années de gouvernement conservateur, les...

Dan Delmar: Justin Trudeau's ticket to success in Quebec

“It's incredible to hear Mr. Couillard refuse to defend the French language,” added Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault. Even ostensibly tolerant Québec solidaire leader...

Delmar: How Trudeau can gain ground in Quebec

“It's incredible to hear Mr. Couillard refuse to defend the French language,” added Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault. Even ostensibly tolerant Québec solidaire leader...

Strength in Democracy party

Frankly, I can understand the departure of Jean Francois Fortin from the Bloc, Mario Beaulieu was a disaster, but from what I heard Jean Francoise...

Gatineau: For Boivin challenger, a promised bridge may only go so far

Françoise Boivin, the New Democrats' incumbent in Gatineau riding, was speaking at a candidates' debate on a Gatineau radio station, 104.7 FM. She began simply...

Gatineau: For Boivin challenger, a promised bridge may only go so far

Françoise Boivin, the New Democrats' incumbent in Gatineau riding, was speaking at a candidates' debate on a Gatineau radio station, 104.7 FM. She began simply...

Federal election 2015: PEI voters take advantage of advance polls

Elections Canada regional media advisor Françoise Enguehard said there was a lot of traffic on Friday and Saturday at different polling locations. "You know, there...

The 1970 October Crisis: Unanswered questions remain 45 years later

Members of the family of slain Quebec MP, Pierre Laporte, gather with Quebec Premier, Jean Charest and Francoise Brouillet (Laporte's wife next to Charest) and...

Gallery: October Crisis in pictures

(Centre) Quebec's Justice Minister Jerome Choquette's December 28, 1970 press conference on the October Crisis. ... Members of the family of slain Quebec MP, Pierre...

Tories would not add more ways to revoke citizenship: Kenney

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair has publicly mused whether a future Conservative government would introduce other crimes that would allow the state to remove one's citizenship.

Tonight's leaders debate – the make or break moment for Tom Mulcair and the NDP

But the reality is that while a lot can and will happen between now and Oct. 19, it's safe to say NDP leader Tom Mulcair...

Tonight's leaders debate – the make or break moment for Tom Mulcair and the NDP

But the reality is that while a lot can and will happen between now and Oct. 19, it's safe to say NDP leader Tom Mulcair...

From square dancing to shooting hoops: candidates share door-knocking tales

Mackinnon – a former federal Liberal party national director who's taking on incumbent New Democrat Francoise Boivin for a second time in the Quebec riding...

Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau in Montreal ahead of French-language debate

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was at the Musée d'art contemporain in the downtown riding of Laurier-Sainte-Marie, which the New Democrats snatched from Bloc Québécois Leader...

Liberal candidate accuses Ottawa of meddling in campaign by kicking him out of crumbling armoury

Francoise Enguehard, a spokeswoman for Elections Canada, could not confirm if a complaint had been filed but cited Section 81.1 of the act. It states...

NDP pledges code of conduct for ministers and staff | Ottawa Citizen

NDP candidates (from left): Francoise Boivin (Gatineau), Nycole Turmel (Hull-Aylmer), Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Mathieu Ravignat (Pontiac) and Emilie Taman (Ottawa Vanier) presented the NDP...

NDP pledges code of conduct for ministers and staff

NDP candidates (from left): Francoise Boivin (Gatineau), Nycole Turmel (Hull-Aylmer), Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Mathieu Ravignat (Pontiac) and Emilie Taman (Ottawa Vanier) presented the NDP...

Liberal candidate says he was unrightfully kicked out of Nova Scotia armoury

Francoise Enguehard, a spokeswoman for Elections Canada, could not confirm if a complaint had been filed but cited Section 81.1 of the act. It states...

NDP to unveil plan for public service on Tuesday

The announcement at Ottawa—Vanier NDP candidate Emilie Taman's campaign office will seize on the $6.5 billion in savings included in the Liberal fiscal plan, which...

The Gargoyle: Mosaïculture bid at top of agenda in candidates' meetings with ...

«The city's priority is our priority,” said Gatineau NDP candidate Françoise Boivin. Pedneaud-Jobin stressed that support was needed as soon as possible after the Oct.

Conservatives and Liberals hope to beat orange wave in west Quebec

All four ridings in west Quebec have incumbent NDP members of Parliament. Some of them are big names within the NDP fold — perhaps even...

Feds accused of 'nickel and diming' lawyers

Budget cuts that include restrictions on access to paid legal databases and ordering transcripts and directives that include requirements to carpool to courthouses are the...