Justin Trudeau's call for new environmental assessments might not apply to ...

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau campaigned for a new environmental assessment process on his trip to the west coast this week, but if elected he...

What Stephen Harper wants to tell you this Canada Day

“As we saw right here in our Parliament, this threat is everywhere today,” said Harper, who took in the festivities with his wife Laureen and...

Politicians give a nod to looming election on Canada Day | Canada ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered the traditional midday remarks from Parliament Hill's main stage, but also borrowed a line from his 2011 stump speech. The...

Justin Trudeau's climate change plan disappoints: Walkom

A Liberal government, Trudeau said Monday, would roll back a host of Conservative spending cuts to national parks and marine science. It would spend $200...

Thomas Mulcair reportedly held talks on advising Stephen Harper

Several sources told the magazine that the discussions were the first step in securing Mulcair to run as a Conservative candidate in 2008 but the...

Thomas Mulcair's NDP leads in national polls as climactic summer begins

After focusing their attacks on Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau since he took over the party in 2013, the Conservatives may need to start worrying about...

Tom Mulcair wants PM to defend supply management | Metro

OTTAWA – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is urging Stephen Harper to defend Canada's supply management system “in its entirety” in the course of negotiating the...

Mulcair Keeping Fingers Crossed For Olivia Chow Comeback

Thomas Mulcair admits he'd be "thrilled" if Olivia Chow decides to make a federal comeback this fall. The New Democratic Party leader sat down with...

Reality Check: How truthful is the Conservative's 'Justin Trudeau on ISIS' ad?

Kory Teneycke, a spokesperson for the Conservative Party of Canada, said recently that the party's ads are better than the news because “they're truthful.” Teneycke...

Mother Canada? This is Stephen Harper's most un-Canadian gift to the nation

This is election year in Canada. The brooding piece of neoliberal nasty that is Prime Minister Stephen Harper – you know, the guy with the...

Marjory Lebreton's 2004 advice to Stephen Harper: Ignore the 'serial bitchers'

Hill Times (subscription)Prime Minister Stephen Harper was busy last week on the pre-election campaign trail in his bid for a fourth straight election victory this...

Michael Den Tandt: Mulcair, Notley and the Goldilocks point

So, it's for real. A succession of polls, most recently one Friday from Ipsos, confirm that if a federal election were held today, Thomas Mulcair...

It's too early to write off Justin Trudeau and the Liberals

There's a widespread belief that Conservative attack ads against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau have worked. And they've caused the anti–Stephen Harper vote to move to...

Stephen Harper has altered the face of Canada: Goar

National PostIt is a mark of how much Canada has changed under Stephen Harper that the Liberals are offering to improve Ottawa's frosty relationship with...

Can Justin Trudeau fix the vote with electoral reform?

But Justin Trudeau has reignited debate about changing the way Canadians select their federal representatives. In a sweeping speech on the theme of “fair and...

Mother of jailed teacher in Indonesia chides Stephen Harper

. Corrine Bantleman, in an open letter, is demanding answers from Ottawa over its muted response to the prosecution of Burlington native Neil Bantleman. Share...

Senate is merely home to Stephen Harper's puppets: Tim Harper

The bottom line is that the Conservative majority has bullied itself into a position to pass a law that allows Harper to campaign against those...

Fixed-date election comes back to bite Stephen Harper: H├ębert

The Conservative pre-election season got off to a terrible start on Thursday, when Dean Del Mastro — the former MP that Harper once hand-picked to...

Regardless of faith, Pope Francis's statement on climate change is ...

Elizabeth May's picture. Elizabeth May is the Leader of the Green Party of Canada and one of our country's most respected environmentalists. .... This article...

'Offensively tasteless' Mother Canada statue plan sparks outrage ...

Media and local residents lambaste Stephen Harper for offering financial support to erect a 10-storey statue overlooking the shore of a national park.

Can You Trust Justin Trudeau?

Justin Trudeau, the man/boy, seems to have never had an original idea in his life nor any discernible vision of the country that drives his...

Why Is Elizabeth May Helping Elect Conservatives?

Everyone who follows federal politics knows that Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party, has been an outspoken critic of a great many of the...

Justin Trudeau says major improvement needed after decade of Tory rule

Trudeau outlined the need to enhance the Canada Pension Plan benefits, strengthen environmental standards, entertain trade agreements that protect Canada, protect national unity, build up...

Justin Trudeau faces his Mulcair problem: Walkom

Justin Trudeau is in a difficult spot. The third-party leader not only has to convince Canadians he'd make a better prime minister than Stephen Harper.

Prime Minister Tom Mulcair? New seat projections, poll show NDP surging ...

WATCH: There's another sign change could be coming to the national political landscape. A new poll conducted for Global News puts the Conservatives in third...

Canada will defend supply management: Stephen Harper | Metro

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada will defend its supply management system for dairy and poultry while still pursuing one of the biggest...

Stephen Harper says Justin Trudeau wants to be 'best friends' with Iran

Stephen Harper took a swipe at Justin Trudeau's foreign policy views Thursday, saying it's "very strange" the Liberal leader would want to become "best friends"...

Harper accuses Trudeau, Mulcair of 'irresponsible electoral politics' over ISIS

However, he soon drew NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair into the conversation, too, accusing the two party leaders of “irresponsible electoral politics” in their positions on...

Justin Trudeau meets the Star's editorial board

Justin Trudeau is taking questions from Star reporters and editors during an on the record meeting with the editorial board. The meeting with the board...

Stephen Harper ready to sign TPP and throw Tory rural base under ...

The Canadian Prime Minister said he'd only sign the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership if it had safeguards for Canada's farmers, but now that it's clear...

Can Elizabeth May Unmuzzle Canada's Scientists?

(blog) (blog)That's Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May. Over the past four years of Conservative majority government, May has been on a crusade...

Nicholson's foreign policy priorities include attacking Justin Trudeau

Who's got time for diplomacy when Justin Trudeau is on the loose? On Wednesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson issued a press release blasting the...

Queen Elizabeth may have to move out of crumbling Buckingham Palace

People MagazineLast Updated Jun 25, 2015 6:55 AM EDT. Queen Elizabeth II may have to move out of Buckingham Palace during much-needed renovations to the...

Justin Trudeau's boldly wrong-headed take on Canada-US relations: Walkom

Trudeau's argument, laid out in a speech in Ottawa Monday, rests on the prime minister's failure to persuade Obama to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline,...

Bill Blair Says Thomas Mulcair Approached Him To Run For NDP

In an interview with The , Blair, a veteran of the police service and the top cop in Toronto for the past 10 years, said...

Stephen Harper hosts 24 Sussex's first Ramadan meal | Metro

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have made Canadian history Monday night, inviting Muslim leaders to 24 Sussex to break the Ramadan fast. During...

Stephen Harper holds Ramadan meal at 24 Sussex for Muslim leaders

In his speech at the dinner, Harper says his house ultimately belongs to all Canadians and hopes everyone can share in the blessings of the...

Stephen Harper's amazing solo act - iPolitics

At this rate, Prime Minister Stephen Harper might soon be able to hold cabinet meetings in the back of a van. Last week, Industry Minister...

Stephen Harper's 'hyper-partisan approach' has hurt US relations, Justin ...

National PostOTTAWA—Stephen Harper's belligerent brand of partisan politics has eroded Canada's relations with Washington, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said Monday as he pledged that a...

Justin Trudeau blames Stephen Harper for fumbling Canada's key relationship ...

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is accusing Stephen Harper of flubbing Canada's most important diplomatic relationship — with the United States. The Liberal leader says after...

Justin Trudeau proposes lifting Mexican visa requirement

A Liberal government would lift the Mexican visa requirement, and host a new trilateral summit with Mexico and the U.S. to renew relations with Canada's...

New pro-Conservative 'PAC' launches ad campaign blasting Justin Trudeau ...

“After months of mistakes, Justin Trudeau's poll numbers are free-falling. Canadians from coast to coast now think he is unfit to be prime minister,” says...

Michael Den Tandt: Harper forced to fight for re-election with far less ...

... a matter of months, most anyone handicapping the federal Conservative party succession would have placed, at the very top of the list, a group...

Justin Trudeau blames low polling on timing, cynicism

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau says the time of year and a prevailing cynicism among Canadians when it comes to politics are to blame for...

'Government by photo op': How Stephen Harper froze out Ottawa's press corps

Touring the Vimy Ridge battlefield in France one day, Stephen Harper went down into one of the First World War trenches that have been preserved...

Mulcair benefits from sparse scrutiny

For federal opposition leader Thomas Mulcair, election day can't come soon enough. The NDP leader has been flying under the radar of negative attack ads...

Justin Trudeau plays down polls and the 'politics of fear'

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he is not rattled by recent polls showing a Liberal slide in support amongst Canadians. "We're only in the early...

A wide-ranging interview with Justin Trudeau - Maclean's

Justin Trudeau hasn't had a great spring. After he won the Liberal leadership in 2013, Trudeau lifted his party to a long run at the...

Justin Trudeau's openness plan reveals too much government sausage-making

In a bid to avoid becoming an afterthought in the wake of Tom Mulcair's psephological onslaught, Justin Trudeau has thrown down a thick tranche of...

Stephen Harper's Senate appointments: Where are they now?

Since Harper first formed government in February 2006, only three of the senators he has named were elected; all others were straight-up, run-of-the-mill appointments. And...