Category Archives: Elections

Supporters publicly abandon Liberal Party as Trudeau reneges on electoral reform promise

By Amy Chen Social media is abuzz with Liberal Party supporters publicly abandoning their membership, some going as far as to tweet photos of themselves cutting up their party membership cards, after their leader and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided

Ads, #BarbaricCulturalPractices and Ford: Harper campaign hurt by self-inflicted wounds, poll finds

The Conservatives’ own ads, Stephen Harper’s appearance with Rob Ford and the pledge to introduce a “Barbaric Cultural Practices” tip line all did more to drive voters away than to attract them to the Tories, according to a new poll.

Canada electing Trudeau caused the whale-watching tragedy, US evangelist claims

God caused the sinking of the a whale-watching vessel killing five Britons and an Australian off the coast of Tofino, BC, because Canada elected Justin Trudeau as the nation’s new Prime Minister, a popular US evangelist claims. “It’s a sign

‘Barrick Gold’ Baird rules out Tory leadership run

John Baird, who resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs to take a job as an advisor with a corporation that received subsidies for its mining operations from the Harper government during the time he was in the Cabinet, has ruled

Opinion: How Canada found an antidote to Lynton Crosby’s venom

By Lisa Chang Lynton Crosby’s wedge strategies and dog whistle politics helped unpopular conservative prime ministers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to retain power. But the ‘Lizard of Oz’ failed so miserably in Canada, that his partner

Back to the Future: Canadians wish to restore values of civility, kindness, and inclusion in voting Liberals, survey finds

Canadians have gone “back to the future” and made a deliberate decision to restore the values they view as traditionally defining Canada and Canadian society, including civility, kindness and inclusion in voting for Justin Trudeau and the Liberals, according to

Defeated Harper supporters call for independent “Republic of Western Canada”

Supporters of defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper are calling for an independent “Republic of Western Canada” covering Canada’s western provinces after the Liberal Party swept to power in the general election on Monday. Harper’s Conservatives, who only managed 99 seats

Liberals win majority as Canadians overcome voter suppression to defeat Harper

Canadians coast to coast to coast voted out unpopular Prime Minister Stephen Harper and ushered in a Liberal majority government under Justin Trudeau amid reports of widespread voter suppression. Voters in Ontario, British Columbia and New Brunswick reported receiving ballots

Conservatives facing criminal investigation over election law violation for the 4th election in a row

The Conservative Party of Canada is facing a criminal investigation over allegations that one of its candidates ordered senior members of his campaign team to tear down opponents’ election signs while putting up his own, making it the fourth time

Harper privately met Brampton sign vandals, photos show

Prime Minister Stephen Harper privately met the men caught on tape vandalizing Liberal and NDP signs while putting up signs for the Conservative candidate, photographs show. The men, who have been identified as Balkar Jhutti and Harvinder Rai of Brampton,