Category Archives: Politics

Halfway between elections, Canadians unsure of new federal leaders

By David Boughton At the midpoint of the 2015 and 2019 elections, Canadians continue to approve of Justin Trudeau, while they’ve yet to form much of an opinion of the other two leaders. A recent Abacus Data poll shows the

Support for Liberals in a steady decline

Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party continue to lose support from Canadians, with their lead in the polls now smaller than at any time since the 2015 election. An Abacus Data poll from October 23rd shows an election today would

Jason Kenney & the Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Will his past come back to haunt him?

By Evan Sumner While Jason Kenney’s chances of being named leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives on March 18th look good, his leadership bid could still be derailed by his reputation as the former Minister of Employment and Social Development. Particularly

Trump overtakes Putin as the most talked about person in Russia’s media

By Nadezhda Vasilieva United States President Donald Trump has ousted Russian President Vladimir Putin as the person referenced most often by Russia’s news outlets in the month of January, the country’s largest private news agency Interfax reported, citing their own

Giant banner demands Kellie Leitch to resign over Quebec attack

By Amy Chen, Vancouver A giant banner hung outside Simcoe Grey MP Kellie Leitch’s constituency office at Hume and Pretty River Parkway in Collingwood is demanding the Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate to resign for inciting hatred that led

Million Brits petition to ban Trump

A petition calling for the US President to be prevented from making a state visit to the United Kingdom has reached a million signatures in just a few hours. “Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his

“Canada will welcome you,” Trudeau invites refugees as Trump bans them

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reassured those fleeing war and persecution that Canada’s doors will remain open, as United States President Donald Trump banned refugees from seven war-torn countries from entering the US. “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war,

Kellie Leitch least represents Canadian values, poll finds

Kellie Leitch, who has pledged to screen potential immigrants to Canada for Canadian values, least represents Canadian values among the Tory leadership hopefuls, according to a Google Survey conducted by ThinkPol. The survey asked 501 Canadians “Which Conservative Party of

The Two Sides Of The Anti-Terror Coin

By Jared Milne The wave of attacks that have occurred this summer have made the debate over how to respond to terrorism more heated than ever, with calls for Canada and its allies to step up the fight against ISIS

Kenney in hot water for drawing MP salary while running provincial campaign

Federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney is facing a possible ethics probe after his Calgary Midnapore constituents complained to the Ethics Commissioner that Kenney was engaging in provincial politics while still drawing his MP salary. Kenney is busy running a “unite