Leitch leading in Canada's Conservative Party leadership race

World / Politics 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 a ...

Canadian contenders battle in final days of election campaign

World / Politics 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 by ...

Gunman killed after shooting in Canadian Parliament; Harper safe

World Oct 23, 2014

Gunman killed after shooting in Canadian Parliament; Harper safe

At least one gunman entered the Canadian Parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but Parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses said ...