By Election

B.C. Byelection Rules Restrict Freedom Of Expression

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 01.08.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

Unbeknownst to many, a gag was put on free expression across British Columbia. When the B.C. government called the byelections in the districts of Vancouver-Mount Pleasant and Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, public communication about many important issues suddenly became "election advertising."

By-Elections: Liberal Momentum Grows While the NDP's Situation Deteriorates

Ralph Goodale | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

In Ontario, in the one riding the Liberals had previously held (Scarborough-Agincourt), the Party was re-elected with Arnold Chan getting some 60 per cent of the popular vote. In the seat previously belonging to NDP powerhouse Olivia Chow (Trinity-Spadina), the NDP lost to Liberal Adam Vaughan who polled over 53 per cent.

Who Ever Said Canadian Politics Were Dull?

Mark Crowley | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Mark Crowley

What an exciting time to be a political addict in Canada. Who says Canadian politics is boring? People who aren't paying attention, that's who. First, the Mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, was removed from office. Second, we find out that Mark Carney got headhunted to the U.K. And elections, you know, the best sport ever? There were three! And they weren't boring, at all.

What Elections Are REALLY About, Mr. Goldenberg

Mark Crowley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Mark Crowley

Elections are about the choosing representatives to govern in our stead. They are about policy and the future of the country. They are about Canada's place in the world, how to prepare our children for the future, how to maintain the richness and beauty and wealth of our nation for them as well as ourselves.

Liberals Experience the Soft Tyranny of High Expectations

John Laforet | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada
John Laforet

People who live 4,500k from the Toronto-Danforth riding read in the Vancouver Sun just last month that the Liberals were in a position to win; they'll now be reading about a "lacklustre, no name, uninspiring dud" candidate who blew the Liberals right out of the water. Imagine what that does for confidence in the Liberal brand.

Elections Canada Considers E-Voting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The next time Canadians go to the polls in a federal byelection, it could just mean booting up their computers. Canada's chief electoral o...