politics

Sport and public policy

As Vancouver prepares for the Stanley Cup Final, and Winnipeg celebrates the return of NHL Hockey, sports leagues and owners continue to demand public funds to support their private businesses.

Border workers push for biometric screening in perimeter security plan with U.S.

OTTAWA -- Canada's front-line border officers back the idea of a perimeter security arrangement with the United States, with a few caveats. The Customs and Immigration Union wants more intensive...

Harper salutes departing troops; calls Kandahar Canada's 'great enterprise'

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Stephen Harper took one last tour of the wartorn Kandahar region today as Canada prepares leave its five-year war to begin training Afghan army and police. Harper told...

Fiat willing to buy Canada's Chrysler stock; Flaherty says it's still too soon

TORONTO -- Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the CEO of Chrysler indicated Monday they may be moving toward a deal to sell Canadian and Ontario government shares in the recovering company to Italian...

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.

Beyond civic literacy

Can voters overcome their hardwired preference for short-term joy and think about what's really best for Canada in the long run?

Sunday’s Almost-All-Candidates Meeting in the West End

The moderator explained that the missing candidate had a last-minute conflict. So they went on without her.

Hello, Van City!

Vancouver's Big Gay Blog is here at last! A collection of all the top stories happening in Vancouver's spectacular queer community- and abroad. We're political, we're fashionable, we're cinematic and

Michaëlle Jean’s final 21-gun salute

As the Governor General leaves Rideau Hall, we can look back fondly upon a heartwarming Canadian story.