Katie Telford and Daniel Gagnier are the co-campaign chairs for the Liberal Party of Canada. The 2015 general election will be their first test and it will be a big one. Their Liberal predecessors in 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2011 under-performed. Their NDP and Conservative opponents — Brad Lavigne and Jenni Byrne respectively in 2011 — delivered big results for their parties. Read more…
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Questions for Toronto mayoral candidate David Soknacki: How will you get those who voted for Rob Ford in 2010 to vote for you in 2014? And what’s wrong with Olivia Chow for Mayor?
OTTAWA — We were proud to make him one of us.
In 2001, Canada made Nelson Mandela an honorary citizen. Accepting his place in the Canadian family, Mandela called it a “high honour.” The honour, though, was all ours.
And now with his death, Canadians, like the millions around the world who were inspired by his life, are left to consider how we can continue to be worthy of that honour. Some thoughts on that in a moment. Read more…
Conservative MP Michael Chong today published the following news release:
Chong Introduces Reform Act, 2013
Bill to reform Parliament would strengthen Canadian democracy.
OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today introduced his Private Members’ Bill, Reform Act, 2013.
The Reform Act puts forward three simple reforms to strengthen Parliament by proposing to restore local control over party nominations, strengthen caucus as a decision-making body and reinforce the accountability of party leaders to caucuses. These three reforms will empower MPs and give them the tools they need to represent their constituents in Ottawa. Read more…
Just in from Google Canada:
Through the unique panoramic lens of Google Street View, for the first time you can explore the Prime Minister’s Office, find the secret door in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, and marvel at the ornate Memorial Chamber or the views from the Peace Tower observation deck.