Gary Doer

Former NDP Premier 'Proud' Of Harper

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - As Parliament prepared to vote on a military mission in the Middle East, one longtime former New Democrat emphatically expressed his supp...

Prentice Will Have Clout In Washington: Doer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Canada's ambassador to the United States says Alberta premier-designate Jim Prentice carries a lot of clout in Washington, where a parade of...

U.S. Senator To Canadian Diplomat: We Won War Of 1812

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Against all odds, the War of 1812 managed to work its way into the American debate on the Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday.It began as a...

Canadians 'Know Their Way Around A Hockey Rink'

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - There was cheering not far from the White House on Friday as a boisterous crowd celebrated the elimination of the U.S. men's Olympic hock...

Strange Coalition Backs Keystone

CP | Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - An unusual coalition that includes Republicans, Democrats, labour leaders, business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to t...

U.S. Lurching From 'Crisis To Crisis,' Says Ambassador

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Canada's ambassador to the United States took aim at American politics Friday by saying the country has spent the last four years lurching ...

Billionaire: Harper May Be ‘Colluding' With GOP On U.S. Shutdown

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.10.2013 | Canada Business

An outspoken billionaire critic of the Keystone XL pipeline wants to know whether there was “collusion” between the Harper government and Republic...

Canada's U.S. Ambassador Weighs In On Keystone Claims

CBC | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to the U.S., is disputing U.S. President Barack Obama's claim that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would ge...

Border Deal Won't Be Driven 'Into The Ditch,' Ambassador Says

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Canada-U.S. border co-operation under the much-ballyhooed Beyond the Border initiatives will not be derailed by the brawl that's erupted ...

Does Canada's Ambassador Know Canada Buys $780 Million in Crude Oil from Hugo Chavez Every Year?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada
Kevin Grandia

Recently, Gary Doer, Canada's Ambassador to the United States, made headlines when he stated that: "If you ask the question: Do you want your...

Canada: We Don't Care Who Wins U.S. Vote -- Just Fix Fiscal Cliff

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - One of the most important issues for Canada in the American election will be whether the winner can avoid sending the U.S. economy over a ...

Doer Does Conventions

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Gary Doer has been on the ground at both the Democratic and Republican conventions over the past two weeks, "flying the Canadian fla...

The Man Between Harper And Obama

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - It's noon on a typically steamy August day in the U.S. capital, and Gary Doer strides into a Capitol Hill restaurant looking every inch t...

The Gospel Of Oil Independence According To Gary Doer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - Canada's ambassador to the United States says energy independence between the two countries is key.The two countries must work together to...

How Big Was That Hospitality Tab?

CBC | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada Politics

Wining and dining at Canada’s embassies abroad escaped the axe as the federal government grappled with across-the-board cuts in this year’s budget...

7 Things Politicians Said Between Pancakes At The Stampede

CBC | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Stampede week is schmooze week in Calgary, as a parade of politicians and business leaders roll into cowtown decked out in cowboy hats, buckles and bo...

Did U.S. Partisan Warfare Kill Keystone?

Christopher Sands | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada
Christopher Sands

Open partisan warfare between Democrats and Republicans, between the Obama administration and Congress, is underway and the latest clash is the Battle of Keystone, the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline.

Manitoba Election: Not So Close After All, Eh?

George Stephenson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada
George Stephenson

Overall, the Conservative campaign had as much chance of catching fire as a soggy log. It was difficult to see any strategy beyond talking about how every Manitoban was in danger of being murdered in their beds. Selinger dubbed McFadyen the Grim Reaper.

Any Voters in Manitoba Still Awake?

Shirley Muir | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Shirley Muir

The media couldn't even keep its eyes open during the Manitoba election campaign, only occasionally looking below the surface of the promises and policies. Then again, the resurrected NHL Winnipeg Jets were beginning their pre-season games and the Bombers were in first place. The media can only do so much.

TransCanada Hires Obama-Linked Lobbyists To Promote Pipeline

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Some lobbyists for a controversial pipeline project stretching from the Alberta oilsands to the Gulf of Mexico need no introduction to confid...

Doer Campaigns For Keystone

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Gary Doer says he has one primary mission as he promotes TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline in the United States as the State De...

Potential NDP Leaders, Are You In or Out?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

It doesn't matter who wins the crown in the next NDP leadership race, because they will be constantly compared to Layton. Potential leadership candidates will need to evaluate if it is better to jump in now or wait until there is a future leadership opening when they can be more fairly judged.

Canada's Premiers Aim For National Disaster Program

CP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - Canada's premiers and territorial leaders announced Friday they're urging the federal government to create a new nat...

Why McGuinty Is Worse Off Now Than 4 Years Ago

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada Politics

Ontario and Manitoba are setting up for some closely contested elections in October. But the last elections in the two provinces in 2007 were also ...