Liberal Leadership 2013

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The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Canada's Liberals gathered in Toronto on Saturday to begin the process of electing a new leader and pay tribute to outgoing interim leader Bob Rae. ...

Justin Trudeau's Hair Evolution

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Style

On April 6, Justin Trudeau will make his arguments to be the new leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. The 41-year-old politico, who's known for h...

Why Martin Cauchon Thinks Justin Trudeau Is A Relic Of The Past

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau may be the youngest, hippest Liberal leadership contender but when it comes to Quebec, rival Martin Cauchon says the front run...

The Only Suspense Left In The Liberal Leadership Race?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics

When Liberals gather to hear the results of their leadership race on April 14, most of the suspense will be about who will finish second. While the...

Why Justin Trudeau Has Already Won

Quito Maggi | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Quito Maggi

Canadians know that Justin Trudeau is passionate. They know that he is eloquent and thoughtful. They know that he is likeable. That is more than Canadians have known about the last two Liberal Leaders and that is why Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party have already won. That is why the Liberal Party's best chance at success in 2015 is with Justin Trudeau as Leader.

WATCH: Liberal Hopeful Mocked By Cabinet Minister

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Politics

Joyce Murray’s big moment didn’t go as smoothly as she may have hoped. Like Justin Trudeau two weeks ago, the Liberal leadership hopeful was gi...

How Murray Is Like Stéphane Dion

CBC | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

In many ways, Joyce Murray resembles a former Liberal leadership aspirant, Stéphane Dion, with her sustainable society policy reminiscent of Dion's "...

Althia Raj

'Embarrassing' Problems With Liberal Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Politics

An experiment by the federal Liberal party to open itself up to non-members and allow so-called “supporters” to vote in its April leadership conte...

Tweaking Their Image For The Big Show

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - When Delilah cut off Samson's flowing mane in the Bible story, it was all downhill from there.Justin Trudeau is banking the reverse will be t...

Media Bites: 2 Many Candidates + 1 Boring Debate = 3rd Place Party 4ever

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgThis weekend, I sat through a full two-hour debate with the Liberal Leadership candidates. The sheer number of inoffensive, non-committal cliches and talking-points spouted made for a pretty grim afternoon.

Cauchon Throws His Name In To The Liberal Race

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Former cabinet minister Martin Cauchon is making a late entry into the already crowded federal Liberal leadership race.Cauchon submitted his ...

Youth To Lead Liberal Party Change

Amitpal Singh | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Alberta
Amitpal Singh

The time has come for the youth of Canada to cease their apathy of the broken political process and actively become part of the solution. Before the torch is handed to us for safekeeping we need to understand on thing very clearly: the political responsibility expected of us in the future goes beyond fulfilling the basic necessities of Canadian state and society, we must also comprehend the dreams and achieve the hopes of our citizens, long-gone unfulfilled.

Nine Years After Chrétien Resigned, Where Is the Liberal Party?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

It was on this day in 2003 that Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, the little guy from Shawinigan thrice elected to govern our great nation, announced his resignation as PM and as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. Nine years after Jean Chrétien's swan song, have the federal Liberals finally fixed their structural faults? Can they mend their frail faille? Or are they doomed to repeat the same mistakes?

Ontario Liberals To Hold Leadership Convention In..

CBC | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Politics

The Ontario Liberal party will pick its new leader in Toronto. The leadership convention set for the weekend of Jan. 25 will take place ta...

Long-Shots Don't Let Trudeau's Celebrity Deter Them

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Politics

A clutch of little-known long-shots is rushing in where Liberal luminaries fear to tread.Justin Trudeau's presumed lock on the federal Liberal leaders...

Who Will Trudeau Be Competing Against?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Politics

As news spreads that Justin Trudeau will be entering the Liberal leadership race, here's a look at the candidates he will likely be competing against....

Things Are Heating Up

CBC | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

After a slow summer on the leadership front, a race for the federal Liberal crown could soon start picking up speed. MPs and senators are ...

Rae vs. Trudeau?

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: Bob Rae will not be running for the Liberal leadership. OTTAWA - Bob Rae has waited a long time for his shot at redemption.For the last yea...

Could Rae Be The Liberal Leader In 2013?

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The race for the federal Liberal leadership effectively begins next week and Bob Rae seems poised to be first out of the blocks.Rae said Wedn...

Althia Raj

Can Anyone Compete With Bob Rae For Liberal Top Job?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Politics

The next Liberal leadership contest will be a real race, says party president Mike Crawley. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Crawley said he had alre...