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Politicians say elections law restricting partisan ads is ‘absurd,’ ‘lunacy’

The man whose position on climate change is at the centre of a controversy over partisan campaign rhetoric weighed in Monday, saying Elections Canada is stifling free speech if environmental…

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Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups’ advocacy | Canoe

Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national election, after a warning from the federal election…

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Liberal and NDP lag in choosing Sask. candidates as election looms | Regina Leader-Post

The Liberals and NDP will have little time to prepare campaigns in most of Saskatchewan’s federal ridings, as each party has nominated just six candidates with weeks to go until…

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Manitoba PCs Pledge Child-Care Subsidy, While NDP Says Waitlists Grew Under Tories | ChrisD.ca

By The Canadian Press WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s Progressive Conservatives are pledging measures they say would boost private-sector delivery of child-care spaces if they’re re-elected next month, but the NDP say…

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Politicians say elections law restricting partisan ads is ’absurd,’ ’lunacy’ | Saskatoon StarPhoenix

OTTAWA — The man whose position on climate change is at the centre of a controversy over partisan campaign rhetoric weighed in Monday, saying Elections Canada is stifling free speech…

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP promise to tackle child care wait list, lift funding freeze | Winnipeg Sun

The NDP rolled out their child care agenda on Tuesday, promising to add 600 new day care spaces each year while also lifting the current freeze on funding for not-for-profit…

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Ex-NDP MP Nantel to run for Greens in fall election – iPolitics

Pierre Nantel is going green. The Quebec MP, elected under the NDP banner in 2011 and 2015, announced today that he would run for the Green party in his riding…

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Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: poll | CTV News

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn’t so far hurt the Liberals’ chances of re-election this…

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NDP calls on Alberta government to release committed funding for assisted living facility | Globalnews.ca

NDP Edmonton Centre MLA David Shepherd, the Official Opposition health critic, teamed up with Lethbridge West MLA Shannon Phillips to request clarification from the provincial government on a release date…

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Today’s letters: Shame on Elections Canada for muzzling climate change truths | Ottawa Citizen

The United Nations has said we only have 11 years before climate change causes irreparable, disastrous consequences for all nations. I am absolutely horrified and disgusted that Elections Canada has…

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Former NDP MP Pierre Nantel joins the Green Party | CTV News

Pierre Nantel, who has served as an NDP MP since 2011, will be running under the Green Party’s banner in the upcoming election. Nantel made the announcement alongside Green Party…

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A new 338Canada/Maclean’s projection: Could SNC-Lavalin hurt the Liberals again?

It was an abnormally busy summer week on the federal front with the publication of Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion’s report on the SNC-Lavalin affair—a saga that took the country by…

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Liberals, Tories essentially tied after damning SNC-Lavalin ethics report: Ipsos | Globalnews.ca

It appears the damning report last week that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke federal ethics with his political interference in the SNC-Lavalin scandal isn’t resonating much with voters. A…

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Church-backed petition has 1 million-plus names seeking elections in Congo

OXFORD, England — Catholic leaders in Congo have gathered more than 1.5 million signatures on a petition that demands local elections to curb corruption and strengthen democracy. “Democracy must have…

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Power Dynamics In Upcoming Taiwanese Elections

For the first time in twenty years, China displayed military presence in the Taiwan Strait, flying two J-11 fighter jets across the median line of the strait on 31st March….

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Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election | Financial Post

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has unveiled plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, while also promising the London,…

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NDP turfs MP Pierre Nantel for considering election run with Green party

The New Democrats booted Quebec MP Pierre Nantel out of the party’s federal election fold Friday after confirming with him that he is in discussions to run for the Green…

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MANITOBA VOTES: Liberals cry foul over election poll | Winnipeg Sun

Manitoba Liberals are crying foul on a survey that shows the NDP and Progressive Conservatives in a “dead heat” – claiming the research company that conducted the survey might have…

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UCP’s Friday Morning Massacre purges NDP appointees from Alberta’s boards, agencies and commissions

You almost have to admire Alberta’s United Conservative Party Government for the thoroughness of its sudden purge of NDP appointees to government agencies, boards and commissions yesterday. The Friday Morning…

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How the SNC-Lavalin report could impact Liberals’ electoral fortunes – PLANT

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog woke up a sleepy summer pre-election period Aug. 14 with a report that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act…

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High profile could help Jody Wilson-Raybould keep her seat away from Liberals – Canadian Manufacturing

August 15, 2019 by Joanna Smith OTTAWA – There had been a few names floating around when the Liberals were seeking a candidate for the newly created riding of Vancouver…

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Manitoba NDP, Tories highlight open suburban seats on campaign trail | CTV News

WINNIPEG — Manitoba New Democrat Leader Wab Kinew promised new help for first-time home buyers Friday as he highlighted one of his candidates in an open suburban constituency — a…

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MANITOBA VOTES: NDP vow to keep Tory promise of PCH expansion in Transcona | Winnipeg Sun

The NDP Party has promised to increase the number of personal care home beds in Transcona – a commitment the community has been waiting for since the last provincial election….

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FLETCHER: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts log exports

If there’s a bright spot in the struggling B.C. forest industry, it’s Skeena Sawmills. Since new investors took over the 59-year-old operation from West Fraser in 2011, they have poured…

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Manitoba NDP, Tories Highlight Open Suburban Seats on Campaign Trail | ChrisD.ca

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press WINNIPEG — Manitoba New Democrat Leader Wab Kinew promised new help for first-time home buyers Friday as he highlighted one of his candidates in…

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Under Liberal changes, hearings for refugees just ‘glorified interview’: NDP

NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan says she is dismayed by newly published guidelines for asylum seekers who fall under a controversial new admissibility law — guidelines she believes show some…

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LETTER: NDP dealt a bad hand by B.C. Liberals

I want to clear up some incorrect assertions from Tom Fletcher’s recent column, and add important context to the discussion on log exports in the northwest.  First, contrary to Fletcher’s headline, exports…

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NDP turfs MP Pierre Nantel for considering election run with Green party | CTV News Montreal

The New Democrats booted Quebec MP Pierre Nantel out of the party’s federal election fold Friday after confirming with him that he is in discussions to run for the Green…

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Scheer ramps up pressure on Liberals to support SNC-Lavalin study | CTV News

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer launched what he called a “grassroots campaign” today to pressure Liberal MPs to vote in favour of continuing the House of Commons ethics committee study into…

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NDP MLA Ravi Kahlon cleared by conflict commissioner over ridesharing accusations | Globalnews.ca

NDP MLA Ravi Kahlon has been cleared of all wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he was in a conflict of interest by being a member of the all-party ridesharing…

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