Politics

Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank

Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain
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Robertson and LaPointe duke it out at mayoral candidates' debate

Candidates met at Langara College for the first mayoral debate.

Class dismissed: 500,000 students denied 1st day of school by teacher strike

NDP calls for Education Minister’s resignation; no end in site for negotiations

Sona found guilty of robocall fraud in the 2011 elections

“There has never been a case like this in Canada before," Sona's lawyer Boxall declared leaving the courtroom Thursday. Sona has been convicted of elections fraud. It is unlikely he acted alone.

How progressive businesses can use their power in politics

"You guys have to gussy up, tuck in your shirts, get a suit, go to Washington and talk about climate change."

Vancouver’s “green brand” to be blackened by oil pipelines, says Mayor

Gregor Robertson opposes both the Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan expansion pipelines that are being "aggressively" pushed by the Harper government.

New poll fans rumours of Veterans Affairs Minister leaving federal politics

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is featured in yet another poll listing him as a potential mayoral candidate, and appears in ads ahead of a municipal election.

Laureen Harper dismisses missing Indigenous women issue while speaking at cat video festival (VIDEO)

"If you'd like to donate to animals, we'd love to take your money," Harper shot back at an audience member who interrupted her speech at an cat video festival in Toronto.

Unfiltered voices: Kitimat votes today on controversial Northern Gateway pipeline

Today, citizens in the northwest coastal B.C. community of Kitimat are expected to make a record voter turn out for a plebiscite on Enbridge.

Dix grills Premier Clark over undisclosed post at private firm

Can a person chair a company for several years, and claim to have never done work for them? BC NDP MLA Adrian Dix asks Premier pointed questions about her past business dealings.