Income-Splitting Plan Will Cost $2.2 Billion: Budget Watchdog

Income-Splitting Plan Will Cost $2.2 Billion: Budget Watchdog

Sunny Freeman  03.17.2015
Plan will be expensive and will cut jobs, but won't do anything for poor families, finds Parliamentary Budget Officer
Poilievre Takes On Key To Tory Election Win

Poilievre Takes On Key To Tory Election Win

CBC  02.11.2015
If the Conservatives plan to make jobs, the economy and the war on terror the main issues in the 2015 election campaign, a 35-year-old...
Harper Unveils Major Changes To His Cabinet

Harper Unveils Major Changes To His Cabinet

CP  02. 9.2015
OTTAWA - Jason Kenney isn't known for holding his fire on the subject of radical Islam — and now he's in charge of whether the Canadian...
New Tory Bill Would Suppress Votes, NDP Charge

New Tory Bill Would Suppress Votes, NDP Charge

Althia Raj  02. 3.2015
OTTAWA — The Conservative government’s new election bill will result in voter suppression for Canadian citizens who live abroad, the...
Feds Fight To Deny Long-Term Expats The Vote

Feds Fight To Deny Long-Term Expats The Vote

CP  01. 5.2015
TORONTO - The right of long-term expats to vote in federal elections goes before Ontario's top court Tuesday, as Ottawa fights a ruling...
Poilievre Shrugs Off Criticism Of Latest Voting Law Changes

Poilievre Shrugs Off Criticism Of Latest Voting Law Changes

Althia Raj  12.11.2014
OTTAWA — Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre defended his changes to the election law Thursday by saying that he is not aware...

Tories' New Election Law Changes Could Hurt Liberals, Data Suggests

Althia Raj  12.10.2014
OTTAWA — The federal government is making it more difficult for Canadian expats to vote, a move that is likely to suppress Liberal party...
Elections Canada Split Cost $2.9M

Elections Canada Split Cost $2.9M

CP  11.24.2014
OTTAWA - A Conservative government decision to move the office that investigates election fraud out from under the roof of Elections Canada...
'Anti-Democratic' Fair Elections Act Headed For Court Challenge

'Anti-Democratic' Fair Elections Act Headed For Court Challenge

CP  10. 9.2014
OTTAWA - The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students will ask the courts to overturn parts of the Harper government's...
Neufeld: Fair Elections Act Still Has Problems

Neufeld: Fair Elections Act Still Has Problems

CBC  05.17.2014
Changes made to the Conservatives' election bill help alleviate fears that some Canadians could lose the right to cast a ballot, but many...
Tories Use Majority To Pass Fair Elections Act

Tories Use Majority To Pass Fair Elections Act

CP  05.13.2014
OTTAWA - The Conservatives used their majority muscle in the House of Commons to pass a controversial bill that makes sweeping changes...
Tories Shut Down Debate On Fair Elections Act

Tories Shut Down Debate On Fair Elections Act

CBC  05. 8.2014
The government has shut down debate on its controversial bid to rewrite Canada's election laws. Just one day — and a little more than...
Sorry, Pierre

Sorry, Pierre

CP  05. 4.2014
TORONTO - More than one million Canadians living abroad are now eligible to cast ballots in the next federal election after a court struck...
Why Tories Really Amended Fair Elections Act

Why Tories Really Amended Fair Elections Act

CP  04.30.2014
OTTAWA - To understand why the Conservatives ended up amending the proposed Fair Elections Act, one has to look past the long list of opposition...