Canada Premiers

Canada's Least Popular Premier Is..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

The provincial leaders voted most and least popular in a new Angus Reid survey should come as no surprise. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall earned t...

Of Course Harper Isn't Going to Meet the Premiers. Would You?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

I see the premiers are upset that Prime Minister Harper will not be attending their next session on the economy in Halifax next November. We can almost certainly guarantee that if the Prime Minister went to the November meeting each and every premier would find plenty of opportunities to go in front of the media to castigate the Prime Minister on a long list of issues. In turn the Prime Minister would then be forced to respond to their attacks during his media availability. Certainly that is not the best way to have reasonable well-thought out discussions on the economy or on any other issue for that matter. Why should Harper risk it?

Protesters, Cops Square Off Ahead Of Canadian Premiers And New England Governors Meeting

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Politics

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Protests kicked off Sunday ahead of the 36th annual meeting of eastern Canadian premiers and New England governors, even before offi...

Premiers' Health Care Meeting Will Be Loud But Fruitless

David Gratzer | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
David Gratzer

Today, the premiers are meeting in Victoria. Top of the agenda: health care. It's a meeting that will be long on rhetoric but short on purpose. Historically, such meetings allow premiers to bemoan the lack of stable, long-term funding from Ottawa.

Women Premiers Shake Things Up

CP | Posted 02.19.2012 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Nunavut Premier Eva Aariak looks forward to a shift in dynamics when provincial and territorial leaders gather next month in Victor...

Canada's Least Popular Premiers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics

If there were any lingering doubts that Canada is becoming more conservative minded, a new Angus Reid survey on the popularity of premiers should put ...