federal election

Shelby Thom in her element. (Credit: Shelby Thom via Twitter).

CKNW reporter ejected from Harper rally, as Conservatives struggle to control message

Shelby Thom made the grave error of raising the issue of legalizing marijuana.
Nigel Wright at Ottawa Courthouse. Elizabeth McSheffrey photo/VO

DUFFY TRIAL: Wright hand flops in court

After the rote pleasantries, Duffy's lawyer Bayne gets under Wright’s skin.
Mulcair in Vancouver (file photo - video still)

Don't fall for Harper's anti-terrorism gimmick, Mulcair tells reporters at Vancouver rally

With the shadow of the Mike Duffy trial looming larger than ever, Stephen Harper campaigns to crack down on homegrown terror threats.
Elizabeth May at the first federal leaders' debate. CP Photo

FIGHT NIGHT: Breakout performance by May counts as a win for Harper

As Elizabeth May re-shuffles the electoral deck with a virtuoso debate performance, does she help Harper most?
The four federal party leaders have a long campaign ahead of them.

How B.C. can beat Harper in the 2015 election

Pollsters and academics say the key for voters wanting to unseat Harper is to follow party trends in the ridings rather than at the provincial or national level.
Stephen Harper, federal election 2015, Conservative, polling

Why Stephen Harper needs B.C. voters

Experts say incumbent Stephen Harper can't win his majority without the support of B.C. voters.
FEDERAL ELECTION: The nation's high-stakes poker game

FEDERAL ELECTION: The nation's high-stakes poker game

Fast forward to Oct. 20 — the morning after the longest federal election in history, and Canada has just woken up to a hung parliament. No party has a majority of federal seats. Experts suggest a...
NDP supporters wave signs at a morning rush-hour rally downtown

It's volunteer pep rallies vs Harper's high-price ads in NDP battle for voters

Election pundits say the far-off election date reflects a strategic move by Harper’s government to drain all opposition parties of their campaign resources.
Climate Cartoons - The Future Looks Awesome!

The future looks awesome in Climate Cartoons

Climate Cartoons tells the story of how awesome the future can be if we accept our renewable energy destiny now, in a fun animated format!
Canadian politics, federal politics, Justin Trudeau,

Unexpected death of Liberal candidate leads to questions about Eve Adams' plans to run

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau tweeted today that its federal candidate for Oakville North-Burlington, Max Khan, died after being hospitalized for pneumonia-like symptoms.   Shocked...