The connection between horror films and political ideologies.
Martha Hall Findlay might seem like the dark horse candidate for leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. After all, she’s a former MP who served just over one term in office and who once received only 2.7 per cent of the vote in a leadership race. But she doesn’t see it that way.
Justin Trudeau provided the Liberals with a shot in the arm they desperately need Oct. 2. when he announced his bid for Liberal leadership, picking up Trudeaumania right where it left off with his father Pierre.
Don’t expect a definitive statement anytime soon on Thomas Mulcair’s future in the NDP leadership race. “It’s a question of weeks, not days,” the party’s deputy leader told a group of about 60 supporters and Concordia University students at a speaking event in Montreal on Sept. 16. He made the comments the day after a three-day
Donning a bright green cardigan, Elizabeth May dropped by the University of Saskatchewan Sept. 6, greeting students in the Bowl and following up with a talk in the Arts Building.
Campus polls are a rarity in Canada, or they are under publicized, and as a result students often suffer.
The Liberals sent Bob Rae, one of their biggest stars, to Saskatchewan in an effort to pry a few more Western ridings away from the Conservatives this election.
Vote Compass is a quiz of 30 questions and statements about relevant political issues such as defence, economy, environment, government programs, immigration and multiculturalism, moral values, parliamentary reform, Quebec and taxes.
Even before the official announcement of the election, Stephen Harper had been fear-mongering, dubbing an election “unnecessary” and labeling the possible coalition “reckless.”
Within hours of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's unveiling of the 2011 federal budget, opposition and lobby group leaders alike made it clear they were not in a position to support the government's financial proposals.