Liberal Party

The Liberals' historic defeat: living in interesting times

DECISION 2011: Toronto helped Stephen Harper to a majority. The NDP is the Official Opposition. The Bloc has only two seats, and the Greens have one. Not a bad news day.

Campaigns matter? Not as much as the months and years leading up to a vote

DECISION 2011: Also handy to have? The cash to engage in a perpetual campaign long before voters head to the polls.

Layton dismisses report of massage clinic visit as a smear campaign

DECISION 2011: Jack Layton puts on a brave face amid allegations that he visited an illicit massage parlour 15 years ago.

Strategic voting in B.C. ridings “crucial” for outcome of federal election

DECISION 2011: Anti-Conservative group promotes strategic voting to prevent a Tory majority -- even if it means voters have to hold their noses.

Ignatieff urges Canadians to vote for the centre. His Liberal centre.

'Big red tent' represents what Canadians want most, he says: a compassionate, progressive, responsible middle ground.

Candidate profile: Adriane Carr, Vancouver Centre, Green Party

DECISION 2011: If an election could be won by sheer enthusiasm, Adriane Carr would have this one in the bag by now.

NDP under more scrutiny as it enters the big leagues

'Not the first time people have put a target on my back,' Layton says.

Beyond civic literacy

Can voters overcome their hardwired preference for short-term joy and think about what's really best for Canada in the long run?

Candidates Trudeau and Dosanjh rattle Tories' cage on family reunification and citizenship

DECISION 2011: Liberal MPs delight party faithful, woo ethnic vote with attack on Conservative policy.

Lois Lane is a Liberal

DECISION 2011: Canadian actress Margot Kidder urges "closet Liberals" to come out on election day.