Politics

Robertson and LaPointe duke it out at mayoral candidates' debate

Candidates met at Langara College for the first mayoral debate. Photo by Jennifer Oehler / Langara College
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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.

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty passes away "peacefully" in Ottawa

The former finance minister had distanced himself from politics only a month earlier, saying he would return to the private sector.

Greenpeace asks Elections Canada to investigate Ethical Oil

Greenpeace energy policy analyst Keith Stewart says Elections Canada should examine possible collusion between Ethical Oil and the Conservative Party.

Premier's ex-husband says Clark had insignificant ties to lobbying firm

From Mark Marissen's point of view, it's obvious that Clark has not been influenced by the firm's former clients.