elections

#NDPConfessions: Conservative attacks hit Twitter

A group of followers of the Conservative Party took on the mission of turning the hashtag #NDPConfessions into a trending topic. By retweeting old, controversial tweets from the Director of...

MUZZLED: Feds stifle singing scientist

Ottawa folksinger Tony Turner is organizing a cross-Canada singalong of the #Harperman hit song on September 17.

Mayor Gregor Robertson joins call for electoral reform

Electoral reforms are needed to make politics more fair, says Mayor Gregor Robertson.

Robertson: Aboriginal law expert to join Vision park board for November's elections

Vision Vancouver announced today that Niki Sharma, a Vancouver lawyer with experience in aboriginal and environmental issues, will be joining the Vision Park Board team in this November’s election...

Candidate profile: Jennifer Clarke, Vancouver Centre, Conservative Party

DECISION 2011: The first time Jennifer Clarke ran for office, people told her not to be disappointed; nobody wins the first time out. Much to her surprise, she won.

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.

Project Democracy website educates Canadians on strategic voting in federal campaign

Canadians tend to be a left-leaning bunch. Because of our 'first-past-the-post' voting system, however, we can end up with a Conservative majority government with just 35 percent of the popular vote...

Time for a leader we can trust

DECISION 2011: May 2 will spell an end to a cynical, divisive government.

Kim Capri, former NPA councillor

Kim Capri, NPA city council incumbent, at home with her dog and her cat. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminology. What else does she have that Vancouverites need in city government? An interview...