Liberal Party

Canada's health care: premiers gather in Victoria to discuss system's future

What does the future hold for health care? With Canada's health accord expiring in 2014, the country's premiers are meeting to discuss plans for medicare. VO is live-blogging from the meetings.

Occupy Toronto at St. James Park draws thousands of protesters

As the Occupy Together movements happen all around the world, thousands of Occupy Toronto protesters met at the intersection of King St. and Bay St., the city’s financial district, before marching to...

New Democrats keep options open on possible merger with Liberals

New Democrats are keeping their options open when it comes to a possible merger with the once-mighty Liberal party. Ditto for whether they should jettison the word ``socialist'' from the NDP lexicon...

Liberals vote to delay leadership vote up to two years

Shattered Liberals will wait up to two years to choose a new leader, hoping the delay will give them a fighting chance against rival parties bent on wiping them off Canada's federal political map....

Bob Rae named interim leader of federal Liberal party

OTTAWA -- Bob Rae has been chosen as interim leader of the devastated federal Liberal party. Rae had to give up his long-term leadership ambitions to take the interim post. The much-diminished...

What to watch for under Harper majority

In the aftermath of the federal election last week, many are asking what Stephen Harper will do when he takes his long awaited and much-craved majority for a test drive. He has an opportunity to...

Liberals balk at immediate leadership vote; Rae touted as interim leader

Debate begins on how to stretch out a decision for six months, and who should run things meantime.

The Liberals' big defeat a long time coming

DECISION 2011: Party poorly organized, thin on the ground, eaten up by factions, apathy among followers, says SFU prof.

Snapshot: Votes vs Seats

DECISION 2011: NDP voters will be proportionally represented in the new government. Everyone else ... not so much.

An election filled with firsts: let the good times roll

DECISION 2011: For Stephen Harper, it's a chance to govern for all Canadians. For Jack Layton, the work has just begun.