Canada Election

New Tory Attack Ad Is A Masterclass In Repetition

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Politics

An ad uploaded by the Conservative party on Monday takes aim at Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau by recycling old lines into a new video.

Harper Promises Permanent Tax Credit For Home Renos

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservative leader said the new credit “helps every single Canadian, whether they have children or not.”

Why Harper Keeps Calling His Opponents 'Justin And Mulcair'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Politics

One day into his re-election campaign and Stephen Harper had already turned his main political rivals into a two-headed nightmare: "Justin and Mulcair."

Economic Downturn Is Only Temporary: Harper

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper made an effort on the campaign trail Monday to reassure Canadians about their limping economy, insisting that hurdles like the sliding price of crude oil have caused only momentary ripples in some sectors.

Mulcair Doesn't Take Reporters' Questions At Campaign Launch

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.02.2015 | Canada Politics

And Stephen Harper took five.

Mulcair: I'll Only Show Up To TV Debate If Harper Does Too

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

The prime minister has reiterated on multiple occasions he will not participate in a national English debate organized by Canada's broadcast consortium.

Anti-Trudeau Attack Ad Inspiring Liberal Votes, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservative party’s aggressive campaign against Justin Trudeau may actually persuade some to vote Liberal, a recent poll suggests.

Trudeau: Harper 'Changed The Rules' To Hold Power

CBC | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics

"There is a massive desire for change out there."

Garneau: Tories' Economic Record Ruined

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Politics


Althia Raj

With NDP In Lead, Why Are The Tories Still Targeting Trudeau? | Althia Raj | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

The answer lies in the numbers.

Parties Brace For Gruelling Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

The anticipated writ drop this weekend may launch one of the longest — and costliest — election campaigns in recent Canadian political history.

Mulcair Says Hello In 'Quebec's Pantry'

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

"The NDP is interesting."

What Cash-Rich Tories Stand To Gain From Longer Campaign

CBC | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

"Politics is a lot like war. You want to starve your opponent and be able to bomb the heck out of them."

30 Years Later, We Still Need a Women's Debate

Clare Beckton | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Clare Beckton

To debate or not to debate -- that is the question? Election fever has begun in Canada well before the election call. So much for the concept of a six-week election blitz. One of the issues floating through all of the talk is a push for a leaders' debate on women's issues similar to the televised one held on August 15, 1984. In 1984 few could imagine that a need would exist for another debate in 2015. Surely all of the issues facing women in Canada would be resolved by then! Sadly this is not the case. Canada, once a leader respecting advancement of women has slipped behind other countries.

Althia Raj

Greens Appear To Quash Candidate's Co-Operation Pact | Althia Raj | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Speaking to the CBC, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May said the Greens’ federal council had asked candidate Gary Adams on Sunday not to resign and not to endorse his Liberal rival.

Tories 'Refuse To Admit' Country In Recession, Group Claims

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper and his Conservatives will give Canadians more scandals and leave them in a "gathering storm," Engage Canada says in a new ad.

Althia Raj

Election Could Kick Off As Early As Sunday, Sources Say | Althia Raj | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Politics

Sources tell The Huffington Post Canada that the Conservative Party is planning a rally in Montreal this weekend.

Donald Sutherland, Proud Canadian, Has A Message For Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

One of Canada's most famous expats has a bone to pick with the Harper government.

Althia Raj

Tories Launch Slick Site To Attack NDP | Althia Raj | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Politics

The siteis the latest push by the Tories to embarrass and pressure the New Democrats.

Eve Adams's Political Future Unclear

CBC | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberal MP Eve Adams says she's spending the day with her son following her defeat for the party's nomination in Toronto's Eglinton-Lawrence riding. ...

Liberal MP Denounces 'Americanization' Of Pre-Election Ad Spree

CBC | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Politics

"... and I quite honestly don't like it," said the P.E.I. MP.

Tory Candidates' War Chests Outpacing Rivals, Analysis Shows

CP | Joan Bryden and Jordan Press | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Politics

An in-depth analysis shows Conservative candidates' riding-based war chests are flush with cash, dramatically outpacing their political rivals.

Long-Time Tory Staffer To Run In Peter MacKay's Riding

CP | Posted 07.25.2015 | Canada Politics

Fred DeLorey, 36, won in what organizers in the riding of Central Nova called a hotly contested and close vote.

Althia Raj

Eve Adams Fights Back Against Turncoat Accusations | Althia Raj | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Politics

“Please join me in supporting a real local candidate, a good Liberal, and come vote for Marco at the nomination on Sunday,” Bob Rae said.

'Christmas In July' A Boon For Tories, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Politics

"Stephen Harper is enjoying a return to support levels not seen since election day of 2011."