Highlights / 2015 Canadian election

Politics, Society

In a first, Trudeau forced to wear bulletproof vest at election rally

In what Canadian security experts say was an “unprecedented step,” Liberal leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest at a campaign rally on Saturday night. A heavily-armed RCMP tactical team also surrounded the prime minister as he delivered a speech »

Politics, Society

Slogans and voters: let the campaigns begin…

Ok, Ok, I know. You’ve heard it all before. But have you? Actually, probably. But hey, there’s a big election coming up on Oct. 21, one that will decide who governs Canada for the next four years. That means work »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Many Canadian vets unhappy about relationship with Ottawa

When the Liberals swept to power in Canada’s 2015 federal election, a lot of people were excited. Not least among them were Canada’s veterans. Justin Trudeau went out of his way–or so it seemed–to court veterans with promises to improve »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Mulcair sticks by his stand on the niqab

The leader of the New Democratic Party, which saw its number of seats in Parliament drop to 44 from 95 in last week’s federal election, says he would handle the controversial niqab issue the same way again. Most analysts agree »