On a week that marks the passing of Justin Trudeau’s 100th day in power, key Conservative and NDP insiders have been delivering some preliminary conclusions as to the causes of their October defeats.
Their findings are strikingly interchangeable – with the popular momentum for change somewhat conveniently fingered as a root cause of electoral failure. […]
Our neighbours to the south have a name for a late-campaign jolt, the legendary “October surprise.”
Here in Canada, this year, we have been visited by the “October ghosts” in the campaign’s final hours.
For Justin Trudeau, a stunning lapse in judgment by his campaign co-chair can cause real damage to a surging campaign, particularly in Quebec. Thursday, Trudeau was fighting off the ghosts of Liberal scandals past. […]
With the wind at his back in the last week of the campaign, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is asking voters to give his party a majority on Monday. To measure what a feat that would be, consider that to reach the magic majority number of 170, the Liberals – with 36 MPs at dissolution – would have to more than quadruple their seats next week. […]
The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce invites all residents to attend the Federal election forum held on September 30, 2015 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre located at 9502-100 Ave in Morinville. […]
It became official after Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Governor General David Johnson on Sunday: Canada’s 42nd election campaign is on.
Canadians will vote in a general election on October 19 following a 78-day campaign, more than double the usual length in recent decades. […]
When Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he would allow a minority Conservative government to rule for yet another mandate rather than contemplate a coalition with the New Democrats to effect regime change after the next election, does he actually mean it? […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Edmonton – Premier Allison Redford requested the dissolving of the legislative assembly Monday morning, launching a 28-day election campaign that will send Albertans to the polls Apr. 23… […]
It’s 1964 and a little girl stands in a field of daisies. She’s holding one in her hand and like all children of that era; she makes her own entertainment with the flower. She begins to pluck off a petal at a time, counting down one by one. But soon, the little girl’s out of sequence counting is replaced with the countdown of an adult, finger on the button of a nuclear warhead, ready to launch the world into certain Armageddon … […]
Although handguns have been regulated since the 1930s, regulation of rifles and shotguns began in 1977 with the introduction of the Firearms Acquisition Certificate. The laws were further strengthened in 1991, mandatory training courses for gun owners, a 28-day waiting period … […]