Leitch leading in Canada's Conservative Party leadership race

/ Dec 30, 2016

Leitch leading in Canada's Conservative Party leadership race

Canada’s answer to Donald Trump is a pediatric surgeon and former Cabinet minister who, like the U.S. president-elect, is railing against immigration and political elites. Kellie Leitch, 46, has vaulted to the front of the race to lead the opposition Conservative Party by pushing ...

Former Canadian leader Harper quits politics

/ Aug 27, 2016

Former Canadian leader Harper quits politics

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday he was quitting politics, 10 months after voters tossed his Tories out of office in a general election. The awkward career politician, who was more at home plowing through economic theory than glad-handing voters on the ...

Trudeau's Liberals win Canada election, oust Harper

/ Oct 20, 2015

Trudeau's Liberals win Canada election, oust Harper

Canadians voted for a sharp change in their government Monday, returning a legendary name for liberals, Trudeau, to the prime minister’s office and resoundingly ending Conservative Stephen Harper’s near-decade in office. Justin Trudeau, the son of late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new ...

Canadian contenders battle in final days of election campaign

/ Oct 18, 2015

Canadian contenders battle in final days of election campaign

Canada’s political leaders began their final weekend dashes on Saturday before voters decide on Monday whether to grant Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper a rare fourth consecutive mandate after a long and hard-fought campaign. Harper attended a Toronto rally that was organized in part ...

/ Oct 6, 2015

Ex-premier says Canada PM's policies borderline racist

A former conservative premier of a Canadian province said Monday that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is “bad for the country” because some of his policies are borderline racist. Ex-Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams urged conservatives not to vote for Harper, who has ...