Tom Mulcair

Mulcair Likes This Pipeline, Despite Critical Report

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is sticking by his assertion that piping oilsands bitumen across Canada is preferable to building the Keystone XL pipeline to the...

'Serial Cheaters'

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his party will move to send the government's proposed election law reforms to committee before the first vote in the House...

Tom Really Isn't Going To Like This

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Most Canadians are in favour of Justin Trudeau's surprise decision to boot all 32 Liberal senators out of caucus, a new poll suggests. And, in a de...

Fantino Apologizes To Furious Veterans

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Julian Fantino offered an olive branch Wednesday to former soldiers left angry and insulted by the way the minister of veterans affairs dealt...

Mulcair To Force Vote On Canada Post Cuts

CBC | Leslie MacKinnon, CBC News | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his party intends to bring the issue of Canada Post's impending cancellation of urban home mail delivery to a vote in the ...

Mulcair Sounds Off On Credit Card Rates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The leader of the federal NDP says banks are not doing Canadians any favours.Thomas Mulcair was in Winnipeg on Wednesday as part of the par...

Another Military Suicide?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - There is word of another apparent suicide by a member of the Canadian Armed Forces.CTV reported Sunday night that Lieut.-Col. Stephane Beauch...

NDP Looks To Reclaim Its Title

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrats are kicking off the winter political season with an emphasis on making life more affordable for average Canadians.The official ...

'We Shouldn't Have To Rely On Our Luck'

CBC | Max Paris | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Politics

Federal Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair criticized previous governments for allowing rail companies to police their own safety and called on Ottawa to t...

I Support Rob Ford: The Man and His Policies

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Politics
Mitch Wolfe

I believe Mayor Rob Ford will be re-elected. Some of you Ford haters, critics and doubters may question my position. Unlike these robo-calling pollsters, my associates and I have actually gone out into the field, into the darkest, deepest Ford Nation. We have talked to real people about Ford. The support is still strong. Still pollsters and old media types cannot believe why Ford Nation is sticking with Ford. So they have come up with another cockamamie theory: Ford supporters support Ford's fiscal agenda, but not Ford the man himself. Excuse me while I go all Marshall McLuhan.Ford is both the message and the medium.

12 MPs To Watch In 2014

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - No one can predict the political future but here's a list of a dozen federal MPs worth watching in 2014. A large number are in their 40s or y...

As Polls Sink, Mulcair Sounds Confident

Canada.com | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada Politics

A Maclean's magazine "newsmaker of the year" issue laid on a table in a reception area outside Thomas Mulcair's Parliament Hill office pretty well nai...

37 Moments That Weren't A Bummer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.20.2013 | Canada Politics

As you may have heard, 2013 was a rather depressing year in Canadian politics. But it wasn't all bad, was it? Of course not! In fact, there were pl...

Mulcair: Northern Gateway Pipeline 'Never Going To Get Built'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair predicts the Northern Gateway pipeline will never be built, even if it passes environmental muster.Indeed, the NDP leader says th...

Harper Card Posted To Awkward Family Photos Site

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

The Harper family's official Christmas card has been posted on a website mocking hilariously awkward family photos. The PM's annual holiday card be...

Conservative Brand Slipping: Poll

CBC | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives are facing a cooler reception from Canadians as they head home for the holidays, with new poll numbers suggesting a significant drop...

He's Just Not That Into Question Period

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

As it turns out, Justin Trudeau is just not that into question period. According to the National Post, the rookie Liberal leader had the worst atte...

It's All Natural

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau says he's not about to curtail his unscripted, accessible approach to politics in a bid to avoid making gaffes.And he thinks C...

Sorry, Justin

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Thomas Mulcair may be fighting it out with Justin Trudeau for votes in Quebec, but people there already have an opinion of the NDP leader that is far ...

Michael Chong's Reform Bill Is D.O.A.

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Politics
Mitch Wolfe

The political reality of Canadian federal elections is that Canadian voters are voting for the leader of the party, his policies, his character, and his ability to govern and implement his policies. In the last three federal elections, the voters chose Harper over Dion and Ignatieff.

War Of Words

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair says an NDP government would turn on its ear a Conservative policy that permits government to override environmental assessments ...

Good News For Liberals

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The battle lines for the next election could very well be taking shape as a new poll suggests Justin Trudeau's Liberals have solidified their...

WATCH: Mulcair Slips Up, Then Hammers Tories

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Politics

Tom Mulcair got some laughs in the House on Thursday, even if the NDP leader thinks there's nothing funny about the behaviour of some Conservative sen...

Mulcair To Harper: Fire This Guy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is calling on the Harper government to fire the chairman of the Royal Canadian Mint over his role in a tax avoidance scheme.The N...

4 Storylines To Watch In Today's Byelections

CBC | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Voters in three provinces are casting ballots in four federal byelections. Monday's byelections have taken on greater significance thanks to ho...