Canadian Elections

N.L. Liberals raise five times more than PCs and NDP combined in 2017

Corporate donations meant big dollars for the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in 2017, but the same is not true for the New Democratic …

Canadian News

GUEST COLUMN: Mr. Trudeau, your foreign policy team may cost you re-election

<b>By SEBASTIAN SPIO-GARBRAH</b> <br>Geographically speaking, Canada is larger than both the United States and China. However, in geopolitical and economic …

Foreign Policy

'Illegal' immigrant comment draws boos and whistles at lively Quebec election skirmish

The man favoured to win Quebec's next election found himself on the receiving end of some boos and whistles over his comments about immigrants during …

Canadian News

Conservatives’ spat a gift for Justin Trudeau's Liberals

Andrew Scheer is clearly facing a challenge to his leadership. So far, his response reminds us the Conservative Party leader made a fine Speaker of …

Canadian News

Philippe Couillard picks a bad time to break a promise | The Star

The provincial riding of Marquette, in Montreal’s West Island, is one of the safest Liberal seats in Quebec. It has been a party fortress since its …

Canada

‘We are ecstatic’: Montreal to hold first ever public consultations on systemic racism and discrimination

The city of Montreal will be holding public consultations on systemic racism and discrimination after a citizen-led petition garnered 20,000 …

Canada

Steve Rattner's charts: US runs trade surplus with Canada

Trump vs. the media<p>04:41<p>The deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Turkey<p>06:00<p>Twitter puts Alex Jones of Infowars on a seven-day …

Security

A Fall 2018 Federal Election? Bring It On!

Writing in The Star, columnist Chantal Hébert has suggested that Canadians deserve a federal election this fall, not October 2019. Susan Delacourt …

Canadian News

Trudeau takes aim at Maxime Bernier for stoking 'politics of division'

In his first public remarks on the increasingly fractious debate over diversity in this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Maxime Bernier's …

Canada

Dennis Pilon: B.C.’s eminently fair referendum process

Opponents of the B.C. government’s referendum on the provincial voting system have been chanting “stacked deck, rigged game” pretty much from the …

Canadian News

Canada's Trudeau rules out early election this fall

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed speculation on Thursday that he would call an early election this fall, a year ahead of schedule, saying his Liberal government remains focused on renegotiating NAFTA and strengthening the economy.<p>FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime …

Canada

GOP buys New York governor a bus ticket to Canada after he said America 'was never that great'

Republicans reportedly purchased a bus ticket for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to go to Canada after he said that America "was never that great” at …

Andrew Cuomo

Gasoline price cuts not coming until fall, Ford government says

The other 5.7 cents of the price cut, which Ford promised during the June 7 election campaign as a reduction in the excise tax, will come later — …

Cap and Trade

SAQ Employees Are Going On Strike In Quebec Next Week

<b>SAQ employees going on strike is not something</b> new to Quebec. Just last month employees had gone on strike to protest the heavy issues between the …

Employment

Ontario school boards still in the dark on sex-ed teaching plan: association

TORONTO — With less than a month before classes resume, Ontario school boards say they still have not received teaching materials related to the …

Teaching

Editorial: Heading into a Quebec election campaign

Yes, it’s almost time: Quebec’s election campaign officially begins Thursday, and it won’t be long before lamp standards are laden with candidates’ …

Elections

ITK Election Results — Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

<b>Natan Obed e-elected President of ITK</b><p>Thursday, August 16, 2018 – Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region<p>Natan Obed has been re-elected President of …

Inuit

Trudeau Shuts Down Talk Of Snap Fall Election: 'It Has Never Been In Our Plans'

Conservatives fundraised off the threat of being caught unprepared.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has poured cold water on all chatter of a snap …

Canadian News

Breaking - Air Canada's Ben Smith named Air France-KLM chief executive - France 24

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Air Canada

Free Press Head Start for Aug. 17

Only in the Free Press<p><b>Mall on the market:</b> Portage Place’s owner has been trying to sell the downtown mall for more than a year. The property’s …

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Pierre Paradis back in Liberal caucus, unlikely to be candidate

The day after François Ouimet was ousted from the Liberal Party, longtime MNA and former cabinet minister Pierre Paradis has been welcomed back into …

Canada

François Legault borrows a page from Doug Ford and threatens to cancel Quebec wind project

A new pledge from the Coalition Avenir Québec party to nix a $600-million wind energy project on traditional Innu territory on the north shore of the …

Canadian News

Free tuition for higher education a bad idea for Quebec: think tank

Free tuition for higher education would be unsound public policy in Quebec, a Montreal think tank says in a new publication.MEI said they hope the …

Higher Education

Cautious conservatism in Canada won’t outshine Trudeau

Andrew Scheer, the head of Canada’s Conservative Party, is a nice man, a bright man, and by any objective standard, a man capable of running the country.<p>However, Scheer has 14 months to make the case that he would not merely make a decent prime minister, but a better one than Justin Trudeau. Only …

Canada

PM dispels murmurings of snap fall election

OTTAWA – There will be no snap election this fall, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.<p>Responding to a question about the prospect of the …

Canadian News

Alberta First Nation can’t require chief, band councillors to live on reserve: judge

The judge found that a residency requirement for elected officials 'reinforces the historical stereotype that off-reserve band members are less …

Canadian News

Saskatoon mayor wants 2020 provincial election to be moved

Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark thinks holding the 2020 provincial and municipal elections days apart poses a problem, but he wants the provincial date …

Canadian News

The election’s ‘pink wave’ that is driving equality

While political pundits debate the possibility of a “blue wave” – a Democratic Party landslide – in November’s elections, less has been said about a …

Opinion

Ford government jettisons Hydro One board

Premier Doug Ford says his Progressive Conservative government has completed its promised overhaul of the management at Ontario's largest utility …

Canadian News

Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed: Embracing diversity makes Canada stronger

Maxime Bernier’s comments about Canadian diversity have struck a nerve, not least for those who came to this country because it is a beacon of …

Canadian News