Jagmeet Singh

Roy Green: Treating politics like sports — and sports like politics

The lines are drawn. Taunts fill the air and occupy disproportionate space on social media. It’s liberals versus conservatives — much as it might be …

Elections

Jagmeet Singh takes shot at Jason Kenney

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is accusing United Conservative Party boss Jason Kenney of “divisive” politics while praising Alberta’s premier …

Canadian News

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks Alberta, energy and economic justice

Tour through Alberta did not include a meeting with Premier Rachel Notley<p>The new leader of the federal NDP, Jagmeet Singh, has been crossing the …

Canada

Globe editorial: A little transit miracle grows on King Street

'Make no little plans," goes architect Daniel Burnman's oft quoted line. "They have no magic to stir men's blood."<p>But for commuters in Canada's largest metropolitan area, the problem has never been a shortage of blood-stirring big plans. No, when it comes to public transit, the Greater Toronto Area …

Toronto

Gurpreet Singh: Human rights are not just Sikh rights

Canadian politicians have once again shown their true colours.<p>When it comes to human rights, their approach is either selective or flawed. The latest …

Indigenous Peoples

Smyth: Trudeau’s Liberals look to steal Surrey seat away from Tories | The Province

Columnist Mike Smyth writes about the approaching federal byelection in South Surrey-White Rock. Could Justin Trudeau's Liberals steal this one away …

Canadian News

Inside The Secret Facebook Group Of Quebec's Far-Right "Wolf Pack"

Much of La Meute's purported membership list is bogus, BuzzFeed News has uncovered.<p><b>The church basement</b> started filling up at around 12:30 on a snowy Saturday afternoon last January. Though not parishioners of this place of worship in Montreal’s east end, they had the zeal of the converted. Islam, …

Quebec City

As the economy soars, Trudeau's poll numbers sink. What gives?

<i>It’s the economy, stupid.</i> Ever since Bill Clinton’s campaign guru, James Carville, used a variation of that phrase during the 1992 election campaign …

Denis Coderre

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh visits Edmonton

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is making his first official visit to Edmonton since being selected as the party’s leader earlier this year.<p>Singh, …

Canadian News

Morning Brief: Poison Pills and Leaking Pipes

<b>Today’s Morning’s Brief is brought to you by WaterAid and the 2017 State of the World’s Toilet report.</b><p>A good morning to you. It’s Friday. It’s also …

Assembly of First Nations

Andrew Scheer Is Extremely Your Average Suburban Dad

Scheer is here and he ain’t got time for your fancy cocktail circuit and celebrity meet and greets.<p>Andrew Scheer doesn’t have an easy job. Leading Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition is a tough grind under any circumstances—and it’s worse when you’re an aggressively average-looking guy and your …

Andrew Scheer

Opioid crisis: Trump declared it an emergency, why won't Trudeau?

Opinion: By declaring a national public welfare emergency, Ottawa could unlock critical funds to respond to Canada’s opioid crisis<p><i>Pauline Voon is a</i> …

Donald Trump

Andrew Scheer: Jagmeet Singh Could Be More 'Authentic' On Issues Than Trudeau

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has suggested the new leader of the federal NDP could be a more "authentic" champion for left-wing issues than …

Canadian News

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb …

In Grief, Jean Yip Flips Script For Political Spouses With Liberal Bid

SCARBOROUGH, ONT. — While I'm preoccupied with balancing a cup of hot tea in one hand and a notebook in the other, Jean Yip helps carry my pecan tart …

Canadian News

Politics This Morning: Singh takes cross-country tour to Edmonton; Sajjan out east for Halifax International Security Forum; University of Calgary's School of Public Policy holds trade symposium in Ottawa

Good Friday morning,<p>New NDP Leader <b>Jagmeet Singh</b> is continuing his cross-country tour with a visit to Edmonton, as he looks to bolster his national …

Canada

Canada teams up with UK on anti-coal campaign as PM Trudeau tours BC

PM in Vancouver — McKenna teams up with UK government to launch anti-coal campaign in Bonn — Scheer speaks at Vancouver Board of Trade — Singh hits …

Canada

‘He cycled on our date and then hopped into his BMW’: Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date

Other than that dig — by the would-be mayor — the date “debrief” from last night’s Political Blind Date was surprisingly warm and fuzzy.

Canadian News

‘Trendy Singh’ - Canadian designer launches high-end line of turbans

A designer based in Calgary, Alberta, has launched a new, trendy line of turbans as her new venture this summer. 32-year-old Jenn Nguyen, has …

Sikhism

Australia Voted For Marriage Equality — In A Poll — And Canadians Are Cheering

Canadians are celebrating another win for love, this time cheering for their cousins Down Under.Australians voted 61 per cent in favour of legalizing …

Equality

Decriminalization of all drugs a non-starter for the federal government

The federal health minister said Wednesday decriminalization of all drugs is not on the table when it comes to dealing with the opioid crisis.<p>Ginette …

Health

Federal health minister announces more resources for opioid crisis, rules out decriminalization of hard drugs

The federal health minister unveiled new measures to combat the country’s opioid crisis Wednesday but the idea of decriminalization of hard drugs …

Canadian News

Evening Brief: Peacekeeping, protesters and politeness

<b>Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the Mental Health Commission. The MHCC developed and will continue to develop a suite of resources on</b> …

Jason Kenney

Trudeau to take centre stage at UN peacekeeping confab

UN Peacekeeping confab opens in Vancouver – Scheer, Singh on the leaders’ circuit — McKenna to talk ‘indigenous leadership”, carbon pricing in …

Canada

The myth of Justin Trudeau’s youthful government

There’s a wave of youngsters taking office worldwide—or so headlines will have you believe.<p>Certainly, more political leaders are skewing young these …

Canada

Gathering calls for decriminalization of hard drugs at Calgary addiction conference

People suffering from addiction and substance use disorders are not criminals, and drug policies will need to change to stem the tide of opioid …

Addiction

Scheer can only beat Trudeau with ‘veto voters’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is vulnerable. The idol of progressives around the world has been tripped up at home through a series of missteps that have combined to forge a new narrative: Out-of-touch Liberal elites vacation on exotic islands and hide their millions in offshore accounts while …

Andrew Scheer

Concerned and uncomfortable: Federal NDP sing a different tune on Muskrat Falls

New leader of the federal NDP says lack of Indigeous support for Muskrat Falls raises big questions<p>The newly-elected leader of the federal New …

Canada

Liberals haven’t rebounded from summer dip in popularity, polls show

A new public opinion poll by Forum Research shows a dip in popularity that began for the federal Liberals this summer is still there.<p>The popularity …

Canada

Opposition pushes back after Trudeau says he’s ’satisfied’ with Bronfman’s Paradise Papers response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he's satisfied with the public explanation provided by a top Liberal fundraiser whose name surfaced in leaked documents that provide details on legal, offshore tax havens used by the wealthy.<p>Trudeau's Conservative and NDP rivals, however, are decidedly …

Corruption