With over a year and a half to work, a new leader could have righted the ship, made this election competitive, saved the careers of dozens of MLAs and perhaps even have won government. What Greg Selinger likely counted on at the time, despite seeing these numbers, is what we saw during the last election, and what historically happens in Manitoba.
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They could only watch as their dynasty drowned beneath an orange wave.
All people are sinners and all are good and bad in differing degrees at different times. I am not a moral relativist and am a believer in law and order, the confession and repentance of sin, and the punishment of crimes. But I also believe in forgiveness where the adjudicated penalty has been served, there is remorse and a determination to avoid past misconduct.
OTTAWA - The Conservatives are condoning immoral abuses — and flouting the law — by allowing RCMP and Canada Border Services officers to use information obtained through torture, say opposition MPs.Ne...
Stripped to its core, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak's vision is not about "modernizing" the labour market in the interests of prosperity for all. He seeks to usher in an era of permanent uncertainty for all working people to the overwhelming benefit of corporations. To accomplish this task, Hudak must neutralize his opponents in every possible arena, from the workplace to elections.
In Tim Hudak's dreams for Ontarians, workers will shuffle from one low-wage, precarious job to another, competing with each other in a race to the bottom. This is what he means by "flexibility" and it is the path to poverty, not prosperity.
Many members of the elder generation have the unmitigated gall -- or better put, the chutzpah -- to tell those of my generation that they're "too young" to run for positions of political leadership, even though my generation seeks to clean up the mess that they made -- a mess that will affect my generation but not theirs.
The longest serving member of the Senate is retiring next week with little fanfare. Senator Lowell Murray, who was appointed in 1979 by former prime minister Joe Clark and refused to sit as part of th...
RICHMOND HILL, Ont. - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is shrugging off accusations that his campaign used a parents group for political gain while touting the Tory plan for an online public...
There have been some suggestions that the Liberals and NDP could cooperate in Question Period and this is a valid point. A united strategy could offer them the opportunity to hold the government to account. But any NDP leadership candidate proposing a merger will find out how quickly they lose support.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The man who blew the lid off a spending scandal in the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature says he wants to run for the Conservatives in the upcoming provincial election.John Nose...
The gap is narrowing, but Tim Hudak is still the man to beat in this fall's Ontario election. A new poll by Forum Research puts Hudak's Progressive Conservatives at 38 per cent support, 10 points ahea...