Category Archives: Elections

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,

Lynton Crosby’s partner ramps up efforts to distance firm from Harper campaign

The partner of the Australian wedge strategist brought in last month to salvage Stephen Harper’s faltering re-election bid, who earlier tweeted that Lynton Crosby is no longer in Canada, is ramping up efforts to distance their firm from the Conservative

Lynton Crosby abandons Harper

The Australian dirty tricks strategist brought in last month to salvage Stephen Harper’s re-election campaign has abandoned the Conservatives, according to the spin doctor’s partner. Lynton Crosby, who successfully revived David Cameron’s flagging campaign earlier this year helping the UK

Voter gets ballot pre-marked for the Conservatives

A Vancouver voter has taken to social media to warn Canadians about possible vote fraud after receiving a ballot pre-marked for the Conservatives today during advanced voting for the federal election. “To all Canadians: I went to vote today in

Liberals establish 20 point lead over Conservatives in Ontario

The Liberals have extended their lead over the Conservatives to 20 percentage points in Ontario as more orange and green voters tactically switch to red, a sign that Justin Trudeau’s team is becoming the beneficiary the progressive’s ABC (anything but

Liberals (45%) solidify lead in Ontario

The Liberals have established a massive lead as the ABC (anything but Conservative) strategic vote coalesces around Justin Trudeau in response to NDP’s support evaporating in Quebec, according to a survey carried out by Google Consumer Surveys and commissioned by

Pegida Canada: When Harper’s Islamophobia birthed a movement

Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West is the definition behind the German acronym, Pegida. But such Islamophobia isn’t based solely on the distant shores of Europe. There is an infinitesimal current of anti-Islamic sentiment running through British Columbia

587 Canadian academics condemn Stephen Harper’s racial hate propaganda

Open letter regarding Conservative Party campaign tactics We are a diverse group of academics with different political views and different political allegiances. We are united by a common interest in the integrity of democratic processes and a concern about the

Harper’s utterance an attempt to classify

One of the most talked of points since last week’s leaders debate was the uttering of the phrase “old-stock Canadians” by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The Prime Minister used the term in connection with the topic of health care for

Since when did vetting candidates become too much trouble?

Since the emergence of ex-Conservative Party election candidates Jerry Bance and Tim Dutaud, much has been made over questions surrounding the administration’s ability to vet candidates. Bance was exposed urinating in a homeowner’s coffee cup while supposedly on-the-job, and Dutaud,