Liberal Leadership Race 2013

Liberals Learn Key Lesson From 2006

CBC | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Politics

The federal Liberal Party revamped its rules about how much debt could be racked up by leadership candidates in its recently concluded contest after s...

Key To Liberal Party #Rebuild

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For every Liberal lapel pin on a partisan at the party's leadership forum Sunday, there were thousands more digital booster badges tagged to ...

Trudeau Wins Liberal Leadership

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Politics

Justin Trudeau has won the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada in commanding fashion. The charismatic, 41-year-old son of former prime minist...

Liberal Leadership Race 2013: Is Business as Usual Good Enough?

Ted Hsu | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Ted Hsu

Liberals now have a clear choice between two distinct leadership options. One is a comfortable, business-as-usual approach. The second approach, personified by Joyce Murray, is to give Canadians a substantive vision for Canada as a modern, prosperous and healthy nation with a sustainable economy and environment.

Trudeau Winning Because Of His Dad

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Politics

A new poll suggests Canadians harbour some doubts about the hype surrounding Justin Trudeau and wonder whether he would be getting so much attention i...

Liberal Leadership Showcase: A Spectacle Without Substance

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg It's not fun being played, or being forced to indulge in other people's self-indulgent fantasies. So it's very hard to write about the speeches of Justin Trudeau's five hopeless opponents without feeling like a captive guest at a particularly bratty five-year-old's tea party. Mmm, yes, what a tasty mud pie.

Althia Raj

The Day's Biggest Winners.. | Althia Raj | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Politics

The six remaining Liberal leadership contenders made their final pitches to Grits today and said goodbye to outgoing, interim leader, Bob Rae. The ...

LOOK: Liberal Hopefuls Make Their Final Pitches

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics

The six remaining Liberal leadership hopefuls — Justin Trudeau, Joyce Murray, Martha Hall Findlay, Karen McCrimmon, Deborah Coyne and Martin Cauchon...

How Trudeau Can Bring Liberals Back

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics

Liberal leadership hopefuls will make their final pitch to eligible voters today but unless a surprise of epic proportions is in the works, Justin Tru...

Liberal Leadership Candidates' Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada Style

Justin Trudeau has nothing on his fellow female candidates for the Liberal leadership race when it comes to style. We’ve gushed over Justin’s m...

Liberal Numbers A LONG Way Off From 294,000

CBC | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Politics

The national director of the Liberal Party of Canada says he's "extraordinarily confident" that all duplicate registrations have been eliminated from ...

6 Questions With Liberal Leadership Contenders

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2013 | Canada Politics

Federal Liberals are set to pick a new leader who will be asked to bring the once-mighty party back to prominence. The Huffington Post Canada asked...

'Trudeau Effect' Already Helping Liberals

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Politics

A new poll suggests federal Liberals might already be benefiting from a "Trudeau effect," and may still have room to grow once he officially becomes l...

WATCH: Policy? Not Now Thanks

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - With the finish line in sight, Justin Trudeau took his Liberal leadership bid to the financial heartland Wednesday, accusing both Prime Mini...

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...

WATCH: Could Grits Create 'Prime Minister Mulcair'?

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Politics

Would electoral co-operation between the Liberals, the NDP and the Green Party lead to Prime Minister Thomas Mulcair? According to perceived Libera...


CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau has pulled in $1.3 million so far in the Liberal leadership contest, burnishing his credentials as a political money magnet.Th...

Liberal Long Shot Drops Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada Politics

David Bertschi has ended his campaign for the federal Liberal leadership. The departure of the Ottawa lawyer leaves six candidates in the running f...

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 "...

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.

How Much Does it Cost to be a Liberal These Days?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

The first impediment to ascension the Ol' Boys' Club -- or the Liberal Party -- has imposed is a hefty $75,000 entry fee to run for Party Leader. That's 65 per cent more than the national income average or what most of us call "a small fortune." Is this a way for a third place party to renew interest with the Canadian people? A party that's lost its compass is doomed to lose the legions voters who have strayed outside the once broad LPC umbrella.

Rae vs. Trudeau?

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

strong>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 l...

Althia Raj

Can Anyone Compete With Bob Rae For Liberal Top Job? | 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...