There’s political gamesmanship behind his prorogation gambit.
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.
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
The first leadership debate didn’t really move the needle for new ideas.
06/18/2020 01:57 EDT
Peter MacKay, Erin O’Toole, Leslyn Lewis, and Derek Sloan are campaigning for the Tory crown.
06/17/2020 12:23 EDT
Dr. Theresa Tam is now recommending non-medical masks as an “added layer of protection.”
05/20/2020 13:31 EDT
The contest, disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been short on new ideas.
05/15/2020 09:33 EDT
Federal officials have gone to great lengths not to point the finger at provinces that might be lagging.
05/11/2020 16:21 EDT
Several MPs in caucus support removing the Conservative leadership hopeful.
05/08/2020 10:48 EDT
Dr. Theresa Tam says she’s too focused on COVID-19 to give attention to “noise” from a rookie MP’s leadership campaign
04/30/2020 23:48 EDT
Owners who pay themselves through dividends will have access, and those with business expenses will be able to earn more money.
04/27/2020 07:43 EDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly promised those in need during the pandemic won’t be left behind.
04/24/2020 18:10 EDT
He invoked the French expression of “tataouinage.”
04/21/2020 08:15 EDT
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