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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...

Harper's former lobbying group looks to US for thoughts and ideas

Stephen Harper's former employer – the National Citizens Coalition – re-emerged in 2012 with an ad targeting Liberal leader Bob Rae. VO spoke to NCC's leader about Harper, hustings, and hatchet jobs.

Why I’m voting Gregor Robertson

Vancouver municipal election 2011

Political watchers say it could take years to rebuild NDP in Saskatchewan

REGINA - An election has decimated the NDP in the province where the party was born and political watchers say it could take years to rebuild. Saskatchewan New Democrats captured 32 per cent of the...

So you think you're Canadian, eh?

It's the dirty little secret of our approach to citizenship: Some of us are more Canadian than others.

RCMP spied on famed literary scholar Northrop Frye

Newly released files show Mounties included U of T prof among New Left targets, amassed hundreds of thousands of files during the Cold War.

Liberals vote to delay leadership vote up to two years

Shattered Liberals will wait up to two years to choose a new leader, hoping the delay will give them a fighting chance against rival parties bent on wiping them off Canada's federal political map....

Beaming Harper greets caucus, but can internal wrangles be far off?

OTTAWA -- A healthy dose of post-election gloating, an injection of Canucks fever, and perhaps delirium from the lack of air conditioning on Parliament Hill made Wednesday's Conservative caucus...

Bob Rae named interim leader of federal Liberal party

OTTAWA -- Bob Rae has been chosen as interim leader of the devastated federal Liberal party. Rae had to give up his long-term leadership ambitions to take the interim post. The much-diminished...

Liberals balk at immediate leadership vote; Rae touted as interim leader

Debate begins on how to stretch out a decision for six months, and who should run things meantime.