Canada Election

Clinton Vs. Trump Is A False Choice

James Di Fiore | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Politics
James Di Fiore

We shrugged as the media pumped Donald Trump into our homes 24/7. We could have demanded the same coverage for Bernie Sanders, but instead we guffawed at the spectacle. We aided the media's manipulation through apathy, and now we are feigning surprise that it has come down to these two horribly flawed people. Like the war in Iraq, we just swallowed the content and acted like the coverage was simply a reflection of the reality. It wasn't. It was an invention from the start.

So Far, Trudeau's Kept More Promises Than He's Broken

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Politics

A look back at some of the 200 pledges made on the campaign trail.

Liberals Basking In Sun, A Year After Voters Took Leap Of Faith

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Politics

But Trudeau's lofty vision remains a work in progress.

A Year Later: Trudeau Gov't Is Consulting, But Is It Really Listening?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2016 | Canada Politics

The Liberals have embarked on a flurry of consultations — 84, at last count.

5 Young Canadians Working To Change How We Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Cherise Seucharan | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Politics

They've all got their own reasons.

We Need To Talk With America Before It's Too Late

Louise Wallace | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Politics
Louise Wallace

If you think of earth as a giant and complicated neighbourhood of neighbourhoods, it might be said that the Trumpification we are now witnessing in the States doesn't really have anything to do with Trump himself. He is not the cause. He is the opportunistic benefactor. Let's call him dystopia Donald. He's relatively new to this area. But he's still affecting our neighbours to the south, and we have a duty to at least have a chat with them.

Elections Watchdog Says Facebook, Twitter Caused Headaches In 2015

CBC | Elizabeth Thompson, CBC News | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Politics

Parliament has to update Canada's election law to respond to new concerns linked to social media like Facebook and Twitter, Canada's election watchdog...

Greens Penalized For Peddling 'Misleading' Poll Data Before Election

CBC | Kathleen Harris, CBC News | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada's elections watchdog has sanctioned the Green Party for deliberately pushing "misleading" polling data to sway votes on the eve of last fall's...

Politicians Warned 'Us-And-Them' Narrative Only Hurts Canada

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Politics

The data was presented to the then-Conservative government shortly before the election campaign.

Here's How Much Liberals Spent To End The Harper Era

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Politics

The third party outspent the big blue machine.

A Generic Stump Speech For Today's Candidates

David Martin | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada
David Martin

There's no doubt about it; it's a long presidential campaign. With months still to go until the election, Republican and Democratic candidates have th...

Are You Ready For The American Invasion?

David Leonhardt | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Politics
David Leonhardt

Every four years a huge chunk of the American population professes a sudden urge to move to Canada..."if that so-and-so running for the White House gets elected."Usually "that so-and-so" is a right-wing Republican.

Majority Of Canadians Want To Vote Online: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Cherise Seucharan | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Politics

About 56 per cent also said they support a new electoral system.

6 Reasons Not To Elect Donald Trump

David Martin | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Politics
David Martin

As the primary season comes to an end, it's time to get serious about this presidential nominating thing. Sure, it's been a real laugh pretending that Donald Trump will be the next president, but there are plenty of reasons you shouldn't allow that to happen.

Althia Raj

Liberals Won Majority Thanks To Young Voters, Poll Suggests | Althia Raj | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Politics

And millennials could be the biggest voting group in 2019.

Kenney Dished Out $183K For Needy Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Politics

He sits in one of the wealthiest ridings in the country.

Money Didn't Guarantee Votes In The 2015 Election: Analysis

CP | Jordan Press and Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2016 | Canada Politics

But not spending enough to at least stay competitive was an almost certain path to defeat.

104 Advocacy Groups Spent $6M To Influence 2015 Election

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Primarily labour unions.

May Outspent Trudeau, Harper And Mulcair To Win The Election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair spent the least.

The U.S. Election Matters To Canadians Who Call America Home

Julie Rusciolelli | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Politics
Julie Rusciolelli

I pay American property tax. I depend on their health care system when I need it. I support U.S. charities. I shop in the U.S. I spur on the local economy as much as I can. I respect American ways, the flag, the veterans. I follow the rules and way of life every time I'm there. I am no longer a visitor to the USA. I am part of the national tapestry.

The Niqab 'Hurt Us Terribly' During Election: Mulcair

CBC | CBC News | Posted 02.13.2016 | Canada Politics

"There were shortcomings in that campaign, and of course I take full responsibility for it."

Ontario Spent $600K On Pension Plan Ads During Federal Election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Politics

All between August and October.

Marathon Election Campaign Cost 53 Per Cent More Than 2011

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Worth it?

President Trump: The First 100 Days

David Martin | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Politics
David Martin

January 20, 2017 Donald Trump is sworn in as America's 45th president and his running mate, Sarah Palin, is sworn in as vice president. For first time ever, the inaugural ball is held in Atlantic City.

These Photos Capture Canada's Most Memorable Events Of 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 12.31.2015 | Canada Living

It's been quite a year, Canada.