Canada Election

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."

Liberals Accuse Tories Of 'Thumbing Their Noses At Quebecers'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Politics

In a statement Monday, the Liberals say they’re concerned the interests of francophone Canadians are being sidelined by the Tories.

Althia Raj

Green Party Candidate Will Quit To Campaign For Liberal Candidate | Althia Raj | Posted 07.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The Greens and Liberals in the B.C. riding of Kelowna–Lake Country have formed an unorthodox alliance that could see a Grit MP sitting in two caucuses.

NDP's Latest Ad Highlights The Downfalls Of Top Conservatives

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Politics


Union Shelling $2.7 Million To Call Out Government On Cuts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Politics

It's a union that represents 170,000 public sector employees.

Longtime MP Loses Tory Nomination To Sportscaster

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Politics

Kevin Waugh announced last month he would take on cabinet minister Lynne Yelich in Saskatoon-Grasswood.

Ex-MP: Canada-Ukraine Deal Arrives Amid 'Critical Juncture'

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Politics

Some critics say the Conservatives' entire foreign policy approach to Ukraine is linked to courting 1.2 million voters who identify as Ukrainian in Canada.

Greens 'Stunned' Over Exclusion From Debates

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Politics

"We're not begging to be in these debates with the Globe or Munk, nor should we have to," said Green party spokesman Julian Morelli.

Harper-Less TV Debate Dates Announced

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Mark your calendars, Canada.

NDP Still Beat Liberals As Top Tory Alternative, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau's party has "hit a new low" in polls: Nanos

Tory Hopeful Says He's Running In Riding That Doesn't Exist

The Huffington Post Canada | Sadiya Ansari | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada Politics