Reading Time: 2 minutesDuring the last municipal election in 2013, Lawrence Giffin was unsuccessful in his bid to win a seat on Morinville’s Council. During the 2017 election, however, Giffin is hoping to turn that all around. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesMuch celebration – for the most part justified – is attending the first anniversary of Justin Trudeau’s election victory. Twelve months later, polls elicit no buyer’s remorse. Many voters who did not support Trudeau last year are on balance happy he won. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesCanada’s progressive majority got its act together on Monday and ushered Stephen Harper out with a vengeance.
In the process, they brought their own resolution to the problem of vote splitting on the left of the Conservatives, steamrolling the NDP to hand Justin Trudeau the first Liberal majority victory in 15 years.
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe most passionate pushback on Conservative Leader Stephen Harper’s twin hot-button election issues is coming from his own backyard.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s outspoken criticism of the Conservative leader’s court appeal on the issue of niqabs at citizenship ceremonies and the stripping of citizenship from convicted terrorists in many ways pulls back the curtain on the Alberta that elected him as mayor of its largest city and handed a huge provincial majority to New Democrat Rachel Notley. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesAs we head into the final sprint of a marathon election campaign, Monday night brought two surprises.
Justin Trudeau, whose juvenile musings on foreign policy had cost him dearly in the past, delivered his best performance at a debate confined solely to foreign policy.
And our national security, our place on the world stage, the value of Canadian citizenship, our relations with our biggest ally and our responsibility to help those fleeing war and persecution delivered the most passionate and animated moments of the 2015 election campaign. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe problems inside Stephen Harper’s campaign are real and they are deep.
They stem as much from the team around him in 2015 as the ghosts of architects of victories past who are no longer there for the Conservative leader. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesHistorically, the dramatic visit of a prime minister to the Governor General foreshadows a political
frenzy and sets off a gruelling sprint.
In the middle of a holiday weekend, Stephen Harper sounded the bell on a marathon, and the political
dynamic ushered in on Sunday morning is unlike any we’ve ever seen.
Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s an election year and that means last year’s versions of the two men who are bent on unseating Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are gone.
The 2015 versions of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau are different in both style and message. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesPhotos by Lucie Roy
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Morinville, the All Candidates Froum was attended by more than 200 residents who came to hear the candidates speak.
For the first part of the program the candidates drew numbers before hand for their speaking order and each was allowed three minutes to speak from the podium to the audience. Afterwards the candidates moved to individually assigned tables located around the hall… […]