Government of Canada

Trudeau hits Gastown

Once upon a time, liberal arts degrees were golden tickets to success, guaranteed. Such were the words of English Lit/ Education major and Liberal MP Justin Trudeau who spoke to party faithful...

Nathan Cullen praises Mulcair and reflects on NDP leadership race

His voice hoarse from a "stunning" third-place finish at Saturday's NDP leadership convention, northern BC's Nathan Cullen told VO Mulcair is proving to be a good choice for New Democrats.

Harper's government of waning hope

On Sunday, to mark the fifth anniversary of his reign, Stephen Harper said that his Conservative government has governed on "hope". Surely, Mr. Harper must be kidding? Or does he just think that...

City and feds fight racism with funds

Calling on the city to "build a safer and more inclusive city where discrimination, where racism, and bullying no longer exist," Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that Citizenship and Immigration...

Canada's most irritating activist gets the job done

By his own description, Don Chapman is irritating. Politicians grow weary of hearing from him, he says.  But he never gives up. His persistence has made him immensely effective in gaining the...

Canadian Government to Fund Infastructure Project Named After National Hockey League Coach

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, accompanied by Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, and Denis Lebel, Minister of State for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of...