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Liberals, Tories unite to kill right to housing bill

By ThinkPol Staff The Liberal and Conservative parties voted together on Wednesday in Canada’s House of Commons to kill a bill that would have added the right to housing to the Canadian Bill of Rights. Bill C-325, An Act to

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

How did Liberals turn Tory surplus into a deficit? former minister Raitt asks

A former Conservative cabinet minister is alleging that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s two-and-a-half-week-old government has turned the Tory “surplus” into a deficit, and wants to know how the Liberals did it. Lisa Raitt, the MP for the Ontario riding of

Hindu festival greeting angers Tory supporters

Irate Conservative Party of Canada supporters are threatening resignation today after the Tories posted a greeting on Facebook to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali. “Where does Diwali come from?” Gary Hillman from Red Deer, Alberta asked. “It has no

Tory cabinet minister slams Liberals for deficit new government will inherit

A former Conservative cabinet minister slammed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Tuesday for the for the string of deficits that the newly minted Liberal government is projected to inherit. Tony Clement, the MP for Parry Sound-Muskoka who served as the

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.

‘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

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,

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