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English Bay oil spill, Tories, Harper government

Political leadership nowhere to be found in B.C.

A funny thing happened on April Fools' Day in West Vancouver at Gleneagles Golf Club. There was, you see, a protest with over 300 people, a full house and then some. The funny thing was that no...

At robocall protest, comedian Sean Devlin nails Conservatives with "math problems" speech

At the robo-call protest on Saturday, local comedian Sean Devlin -- creator of Sh*t Harper Did -- ripped into the Conservatives' "math problems."

Poverty costs Canada a needless $25 billion a year

National Council of Welfare urges Tories to take a long-term "investment'' approach to preventing poverty, rather than a short-term program spending approach.

Poll suggests NDP election day support has solidified

OTTAWA -- A new poll suggests New Democrats appear to have consolidated their support as official Opposition to the Harper Conservatives, particularly among women and urban voters. As a new...

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...

Ignatieff tells West Van crowd Liberal government would gather first ministers on health care

Michael Ignatieff is upping the ante on health care, saying a Liberal government would summon Canada's premiers and territorial leaders for a health-care summit meeting within 60 days of taking...