Canada Election

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.

Trudeau The Runaway Pick For Newsmaker Of Year

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Politics

2015 was quite the year for the Liberal leader.

Ryan Maloney

That Boy On The Beach, Newsmaker Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada Politics

“It takes something like that to … open the door to people who are not seeing that as part of their daily reality.”

Harper Spent $554K Of Public Money On Pre-Election Polls

CBC | Dean Beeby, CBC News | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Politics

Former prime minister Stephen Harper's own department spent more taxpayer money on public-opinion polling in 2014-15 than any other, asking Canadians ...

'It's A New World': Canadian Scientists Welcome 'Unmuzzling'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Politics

"It's a new world."

Grassroots Strategy Isn't Just Feel-Good Politics, It Wins Elections

Jordan Ray | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Politics
Jordan Ray

The Liberal Party of Canada changed the way that it chose its leader by introducing the free, "supporter" category for new members. The move was viewed by some as dangerous. What the party faithful may not have realized was that the Liberals were kicking off a grassroots strategy that would strengthen the party.

A Tale Of Two Canadian Leaders

Evan C. Schulte | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Evan C. Schulte

After the polls had long been decided, election night between Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau played out like some kind of modern day lore -- an exceptionally crafted story of hero and villain, rising and falling with each playing their part flawlessly.

Many New Liberal MPs Have Compelling Stories

CP Politics | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Celina Caesar-Chavannes, born in Grenada, is just one rookie to watch.

Canadians Mixed On Harper Legacy, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Politics

About 39 per cent said the failures of the Harper government will outweigh successes in the long run.

Did Strategic Voting Work?

The Huffington Post Canada | Bryan Breguet | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Politics

It's possible a lot of candidates would have won anyway, especially the Liberal ones.

Expect Same Conservative Politics, Fresh Approach Without Harper

Dan Darrah | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Politics
Dan Darrah

Although the Conservatives find themselves preparing for a shift back into the opposition benches after nearly 10 years, the party didn't incur a loss great enough to warrant a rethinking of its approach to politics. The loss of seats was, in part, a response to Harper -- it was an anti-Harper vote. So, the loss of seats may not be as devastating a signal for the party's ideology or organization as it might first appear. There comes a time for the electorate when [leadership] turnover is necessary.

People Around The World Are Fascinated With Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Politics

"People have been trying to figure out what the lessons of this are.''

Althia Raj

The Top Contenders To Join Trudeau's Cabinet

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.31.2015 | Canada Politics

With a smaller cabinet, it's inevitable some talented MPs won't make the cut.

Fundraising Results Prove Money Can't Buy You Love

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Politics

The Liberals raised less money than the Tories and NDP.

Will Justin Trudeau Rebuild Canada's Relationship With Iran?

Kourosh Ziabari | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Politics
Kourosh Ziabari

International relations with Iran suffered under Stephen Harper. There's a noteworthy Iranian-Canadian community scattered across Canada, which has nurtured prominent artists, scientists, scholars, business people, entrepreneurs, journalists and even politicians who maintain close relations with the fellow citizens living in Iran. Now, as the Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is soon to be inaugurated, Iranians living in Canada and their compatriots at home are wishing for a quick and immediate normalization of the relations between Tehran and Ottawa.

Mulcair Asks Ex-MPs To Reflect On What Went Wrong

CP | Fannie Olivier, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Politics

He stays he intends to lead the party into the next election.

What Is The Niqab?

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living

A brief explainer about what the Islamic practice means.

Authenticity Determined This Election's Winners And Losers

Ken Aber and Ian Chamandy | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Ken Aber and Ian Chamandy

Todd Rundgren's song, "The Verb, To Love," speaks to authenticity -- the antithesis of the packaging of a candidate for public consumption during an election. Both Trudeau and Harper were authentic to who they are in the campaign, while Mulcair showed up as a packaged pretense of what he wanted people to think of him, not who he truly is.

My Reflections On 9 Years Of Working Together In Ottawa Centre

Paul Dewar | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Paul Dewar

Whatever I do and wherever I go, I will benefit from the collective wisdom, experience, enthusiasm and vibrancy of Ottawa Centre. There is so much more to do. But if the last nine years have taught me anything, it is that Jack was right. If we are loving, hopeful and optimistic, we can and will change the world.

Veteran MP Is King Of Tory Caucus... For Now

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Deepak Obhrai says the role is somewhat ironic.

Did 'Scrappy' Third-Party Groups Sway The Election?

CBC | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Politics

They registered in droves and enjoyed record-high spending limits, but did special interest "third-party" groups actually make a difference in the outcome of the federal election?

Trudeau To Move On Ambitious Agenda By Year's End

CBC | CBC News | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Politics

An incoming Liberal majority government will move forward with an ambitious agenda and open Parliament with a speech from the throne before the end ...

It Was 'Mistake' To Focus On Niqab, 'Barbaric' Practices: Defeated Tory

CBC | John Paul Tasker, CBC News | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's handpicked parliamentary secretary says the Conservative Party's focus on identity issues — the niqab, stripping cit...