The Canadian Press

Ignatieff tells West Van crowd Liberal government would gather first ministers on health care

Michael Ignatieff is upping the ante on health care, saying a Liberal government would summon Canada's premiers and territorial leaders for a health-care summit meeting within 60 days of taking...

B.C. New Democrats ponder left shift or move to centre in leaders vote

 British Columbia New Democrats are casting their ballots to elect a new leader, who will either shift the traditionally left-wing party into the centre to meet head-on recently elected Premier...

Harper's $139-million HIV project was doomed: Report

Pilot manufacturing plant was never built, "red tape and turf wars" sank project

Federal parties get a Facebook fail

Heavy-handed social media campaigns leave young voters cold

City defends Olympic Village

The City of Vancouver has gone on the defensive to battle suggestions the Olympic Village will saddle city taxpayers with a legacy of debt. The village was once touted by the mayor as the city's...

The debate winner on Twitter

Among all the issues in Tuesday's election debate it was a bit of non-verbal communication that may have generated the most attention in the Twitterverse: Stephen Harper's stare. An analysis of user...

English leaders' debate barely touched on what matters to Canada: May

Elizabeth May is giving a Green thumbs-down to the English leaders' debate, calling it a tightly scripted affair that should go down in history as a dark day for Canadian democracy. The leader of the...

Harper, under attack in TV debate, asks viewers to give him majority government

 With his "bickering'' rivals as live-action campaign props, Stephen Harper gave Canadians a stark warning Tuesday: Hand his Conservatives a majority government, or expect more of the same- and...

Judge rules against medical marijuana rules, gives government 3 months to fix it

News reports say an Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that the medical marijuana program is unconstitutional and has given Ottawa three months to fix the rules. Justice Donald Taliano found that...

China police say milk poisoning case that caused babies' deaths triggered by personal grudges

State media in Beijing say police suspect a couple in northwest China poisoned milk from a local farmer, causing three deaths, because of anger over business disputes. Xinhua News Agency quotes...