Liberal Party of Canada

Ontario Debt Sale Breaks Record After Post-Election Absence

Canada’s most indebted province sold C$3.65 billion ($2.8 billion) of bonds in a return to debt markets after a longer-than-usual break following a …

Canada

Canadian Conservative Leader Caves To Trudeau’s ‘Cult Of Diversity’

9:56 AM 08/16/2018<p>Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer publicly upbraided one of his caucus members for criticizing Prime Minister …

Canada

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

Enbridge shows off early stages of Line 3 replacement near Morden

It’s a replacement project years in the making: and machines are finally in the ground.<p>Early work on Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement, one of the …

Canada

NDP MP fears Liberals will ‘play politics’ with proposed Indigenous holiday

<b>APTN News</b><br>A Dene MP is concerned the Liberal government will radically change her proposed bill to establish a national Indigenous holiday …

Canada

Former NHLer Enrico Ciccone to run for Quebec Liberals

MONTREAL — A former NHL defenceman is the Quebec Liberals’ choice to run in a Montreal stronghold in the upcoming provincial election.<p>Enrico Ciccone …

Canada

Liberal MLA Swann calls for drug decriminalization

Liberal MLA David Swann is calling for decriminalization of hard drugs in the face of the ongoing opioid crisis in Alberta.The Calgary-Mountain View …

Canadian News

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

Opinion | Why I am a Progressive Conservative, and proud of it

In a recent opinion piece in this newspaper, Michael Taube suggested that "today's Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario" is most certainly …

Canada

Whitehorse Daily Star: Ex-Yukon Party MLA eyes seat on council

Photo by Whitehorse Star<p>CHANGING POLITICAL ARENAS – After five years in the Yukon legislature, David Laxton wants to begin a career in municipal …

Canadian News

Enrico Ciccone named as Liberal candidate in Marquette, but draws ire of rank and file

The provincial Liberal party has named former NHL hockey player Enrico Ciccone as its candidate for the riding of Marquette, which covers Dorval, …

Liberal Party

Canada struggling with illegal border 'crisis' of its own ahead of crucial elections

As migrants continue to spill over the porous southern border, many politicians are calling the situation a “crisis” and are urging the government to do more. Some have even proposed putting up a fence along one of the longest borders in the world.<p>The border in question, however, is not America’s …

World News

Thousands Of Canadians Are Demanding That Justin Trudeau Be Held Accountable For Groping Allegations

Earlier this year, allegations were made that Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau inappropriately touched a female journalist back in 2000. It …

Canada

America’s Gulf Allies Are Making the World a More Dangerous Place

Though August is supposed to be slow for news, the young month has already seen two extraordinary events. Both have largely flown under the radar, …

Liberal View

Longtime Liberal MNA François Ouimet forced out — says Premier Couillard broke promise

François Ouimet's voice cracked several times as he spoke to reporters inside the National Assembly's press gallery.<p>After a "brief" phone call with …

Liberal Party

Ontario Will Allow Private Retail, and Province Will Oversee Online Sales

After several weeks of industry chatter, Ontario provincial leaders on Aug. 13 announced their intent to regulate private retail operations in the …

Cannabis

MNA François Ouimet pushed out of Quebec Liberal Party to make room for ‘renewal’

Longtime Liberal MNA François Ouimet does not want to leave provincial politics, but in a tearful press conference Wednesday he told how he was …

Canada

Analysis: Ouimet's ouster from Liberals reveals ugly side of politics

QUEBEC — It was, as François Ouimet puts it, the day the ugly side of politics reared its head.There he was, a man elected to office way back in …

Hung Up

Quebec Liberals dump longtime backbencher Francois Ouimet ahead of election

MONTREAL — A longtime Quebec Liberal backbencher is being shown the door by the party a week before the provincial election campaign officially …

Canada

Jean-Francois Lisée treasuring underdog status

The leader of the Parti Quebecois began warming up his campaign muscles on Wednesday, one week before the election campaign will officially begin in …

Canada

Black women in Midwest denied jobs because of 'ghetto' names; company claims they were hacked

A Midwestern men’s healthcare company is blaming a disgruntled employee for rejection emails sent to as many as 20 applicants via the Indeed job …

Liberal View

Petition to force government response on PM groping allegation

OTTAWA -- A new e-petition is set to force the government to respond to a sexual misconduct allegation against the prime minister from nearly two …

Canadian News

New fisheries minister discusses cancellation of controversial surf clam licence

The new federal fisheries minister is offering more details on the recent cancellation of a controversial surf clam fishing licence given to a First Nations company with ties to the Liberal party.<p>Ottawa said Friday the process to issue a fourth licence to harvest arctic surf clam off the coast of …

Canada

Quebec elections: CAQ promises the return of a flat rate for daycare

QUEBEC — The Coalition Avenir Québec has made a first major electoral promise: the return of a flat rate for daycare.If elected Oct. 1, the CAQ says …

Canadian News

Wind turbine project on Quebec's North Shore quickly spiralling into an election issue

A Quebec wind farm project — under negotiation since 2015 — is quickly becoming a contentious political issue, in the days leading up to the official …

Canada

Unions will keep fighting court battle over Quebec City pre-election posters

A judge will not grant an injunction for a group of unions whose posters were torn down by the City of Quebec.<p>The unions are urging Quebecers to vote …

Canada

John Ivison: Liberals’ pulpit diplomacy is more about feel-good than do-good

OTTAWA — Certain things in public life should not be taken at face value — including election promises, government spending estimates and former …

Foreign Policy

OPINION: The more things change . . .

<b>BY TONY CARROLL</b><p><b>GUEST OPINION</b><p>The French journalist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr once said, “the more things change, the more things stay the same.” …

Liberal Party

Graham Thomson: Hey, did you know Alberta has other political parties besides the NDP and UCP

One month into building a new political party and MLA Derek Fildebrandt is discovering it’s not as easy at it looks. Not that building a new party …

Canadian News

Quebec's new domestic violence plan doesn't go far enough, advocate says

The Quebec government has detailed its new $600-million action plan to counter domestic violence over the next five years across the …

Domestic Violence