politics

Linda Svendsen Imagines Life At 24 Sussex

Most Canadians know that the Prime Minister lives at 24 Sussex Drive while Parliament is in session. But most Canadians probably couldn’t tell you what the inside of the first house looks like or...

Why is John McCain so happy?

How and why the Arizona Senator stopped Susan Rice

First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands

First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.

Voters Taking Action on Climate Change photo shoot tackles pipelines and tankers

A huge crowd gathered for the photo shoot for an ad urging Premier Clark to protect the BC coast.

Vision Vancouver AGM highlights sustainability and progressive policies

Vision Vancouver held its annual general meeting last night on the BCIT Downtown Campus, which featured Mayor Gregor Robertson and board chairs, Constance Barnes and...

Remembering American poet Adrienne Rich

"It's in the writing of a poem that you find out what you're not saying." Adrienne Rich

Canada-EU free trade: water privatization not happening, authorities insist

VO brings you Part Two in a series on the secretive CETA free trade deal. Critics fear the agreement opens up Canada's water to multinational corporations.

Robo-call scandal and Conservative bills: Parliament Hill live blog

Conservatives are under fire for a growing election scandal, sweeping legislation and an increasingly hard-line tone. VO staff reporter David P. Ball reports live from Parliament Hill in Ottawa today.

Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster

Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?

Mayor Gregor Robertson joins call for electoral reform

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