Did absent Tory MPs help guarantee the Liberal government’s survival?
Althia Raj is HuffPost Canada's senior editorial manager and Ottawa bureau chief. She also hosts and produces "Follow-Up," a HuffPost Canada Politics podcast. Before joining HuffPost in 2011, Althia worked as a national political reporter for Postmedia News. She has covered Parliament Hill on and off since 2006, writing for Sun Media, and producing for CTV and for CBC Radio's "The House." She is a regular "At Issue" panelist on CBC TV's "The National" on Thursdays and can be seen and heard on various CBC, Radio-Canada and CPAC programs throughout the week. Althia can be found as @althiaraj on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Liberals threatened a snap election over a Tory motion for a new committee to study the WE Charity controversy and alleged government scandals.
10/21/2020 13:10 EDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has suggested that if things are not running smoothly in the provinces, his government is not responsible.
10/17/2020 13:46 EDT
A tight race with candidate Dimitri Lascaris was decided in the eighth round.
10/03/2020 20:45 EDT
The Conservative leader has reached out to women, NDP-Conservative switchers, oil patch workers and Indigenous people.
10/03/2020 12:53 EDT
She believes some members have been prevented from voting and that Elizabeth May unfairly endorsed and helped finance one of the other candidates.
10/02/2020 20:12 EDT
The NDP leader says he will keep pushing Trudeau for permanent sick leave for all workers.
09/25/2020 18:26 EDT
"We feel this is an existential threat to human rights in Canada."
09/15/2020 21:28 EDT
"Our focus right now is on the COVID crisis," the prime minister says.
09/14/2020 11:45 EDT
We sent the candidates 23 questions. Most answered them all.
09/11/2020 16:42 EDT
There’s political gamesmanship behind his prorogation gambit.
08/21/2020 16:16 EDT
Peter MacKay, Erin O’Toole, Leslyn Lewis, and Derek Sloan are the final four standing in a contest overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
08/21/2020 12:54 EDT
Bill Morneau resigned from the senior cabinet position Monday.
08/18/2020 09:39 EDT
Violating the Quarantine Act can lead to jail time and fines up to $750,000.
08/06/2020 11:38 EDT
Both the prime minister and his chief of staff suggested they didn’t believe there was a conflict.
07/31/2020 08:50 EDT
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hinting about restrictions on the popular video-sharing app.
07/07/2020 15:41 EDT
The charity and feds pulled the plug Friday on a $900-million partnership amid backlash.
07/03/2020 18:55 EDT
The TVO-hosted event featured 10 candidates seeking to replace Elizabeth May.
06/23/2020 21:46 EDT
The prime minister has pledged a zero-tolerance approach for misconduct.
06/19/2020 14:04 EDT
Delayed campaign hurt Canada’s chances against Ireland and Norway, he says.
06/18/2020 16:25 EDT
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