Bob Rae, claiming victory in his Toronto Centre riding Tuesday tonight, remained supportive of Liberal leader, Stephane Dion. In a landslide outcome, the former Ontario premier once again won his federal riding. Rae’s victory, however, did little to help the Liberal party’s national standings in the new House of Commons.
Buoyed by his party’s success in Tuesday’s federal election, the New Democratic Party leader has called on the House of Commons to work for all Canadians. The NDP won 37 seats in the House of Commons, eight seats more than the 29 they held when Parliament dissolved in September. Layton spoke at a rally in […]
The Bloc Quebecois, along with party leader Gilles Duceppe, has won a sixth consecutive majority within the province of Quebec. “It’s five more ridings than Mr. Harper’s party. It’s two thirds of the ridings in Quebec,” Duceppe said. “That’s strong.”
Conservative party leader Stephen Harper’s dream of winning enough seats in Quebec to propel him into an early majority government may have fallen short thanks to a stronger than expected showing by the Bloc Quebecois in the province. Poll results published at the Elections Canada website (11 p.m. EST) show the Bloc Quebecois leading with […]
It looks like it may be more of the same in the three ridings that converge in East York. Early results suggest that the Liberal incumbent in Beaches-East York, Maria Minna, is holding off a challenge by New Democrat challenger Marilyn Churley, a former MPP.
Green party leader Elizabeth May remained optimistic in her concession speech after being defeated by Defence Minister Peter MacKay in the Central Nova riding in Nova Scotia. “If kids five years and under could have voted, I would have won by a landslide,” she joked in a light-hearted speech to supporters.
An extended campaign season has taken its toll on candidates in Guelph, Ont., according to the riding’s New Democratic campaign director. Candidates in Guelph and two other federal ridings, spent August campaigning for a byelection scheduled for Sept. 8. The general election writ on Sept. 7 effectively cancelled the three byelections, forcing campaigns that had […]
Although having a sun-kissed complexion may seem desirable to some, the dangers associated with artificial tanning are not. Now, Ontario may become the latest province to change its policy on the use of tanning equipment. Last week the Canadian Cancer Society renewed its call for a ban on the use of tanning equipment by anyone […]
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A Toronto Fire Department official says a child’s fascination with fire, if not dealt with properly, can result in disaster. According to TFD firefighter Steve Doran, lighters and matches left around the home by parents, often end up in the hands of children and cause house fires.