Thomas Mulcair

Canada

Justin Trudeau Apologizes to Female Legislator After Bizarre Parliamentary Altercation Breaks Out

After rushing through the House of Commons to grab one opposition politician, Trudeau knocked over a fellow legislature and set in motion a heated, and rare, bit of political strife.
Justin Ling
5.18.16
crime & drugs

Weed Advocates Stoked by Canada’s ‘Aggressive’ Pot Legalization Timeline

But others are criticizing the Liberal government for not legalizing marijuana as soon as they took office, and pushed them to decriminalize the drug as soon as possible and address regulations surrounding production afterwards.
Tamara Khandaker
4.21.16
defense & security

Canada Will Sell Weapons to Saudi Arabia, but Says It Might Cancel the Deal After They’re Sold

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said he couldn't cancel the $15 million arms deal. Then he said he could, but wouldn't. Now he's saying he doesn't want to.
Justin Ling
4.13.16
politics

Canada’s Social Democratic Party Votes to Oust Their Leader and Swerve Left

Canada's NDP voted 52 percent in favour of getting rid of party leader Thomas Mulcair, in favour of picking a new chief.
Justin Ling and James Wilt
4.10.16
politics

Canada's Left Wing Party Realizes It Might Need to Copy Bernie Sanders

Canada’s New Democratic Party is struggling to find out why it failed to resonate with voters in the last federal election that was its best chance ever to form government.
Justin Ling
1.20.16
Stuff

How the Conservatives Lost Canada

Many of us hated outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper–and it said more about us than him.
Justin Ling
10.28.15
Canadian election

Jubilation in Montreal as Trudeau Ushers in 'New Generation' of Leadership

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau defied early critics and polls to lead his party to a shockingly strong win in the longest Canadian election in over 100 years.
Jake Bleiberg
10.20.15
Canada

Justin Trudeau Carries Liberals to Massive Win in Canada

It's the end of an era, with Stephen Harper's Conservative government losing its majority grip on Canada's Parliament. He will be stepping down as leader of the party.
Rachel Browne and Hilary Beaumont
10.20.15
Canadian election

The Canadian Election Drama Ends Tonight

The 78-day campaign, the longest in over a century, is supposed to end tonight. Polls put the Liberals ahead of the ruling Conservative party, but depending on who wins, things could get complicated.
VICE News
10.19.15
Canadian election

Final Election Poll Shows Canada’s Liberal Party Could Win a Majority

Polling firm Forum Research's latest survey shows Justin Trudeau’s party is at 40 percent support, compared to 30 percent for the ruling Conservatives, and 20 percent for the NDP.
Justin Ling
10.19.15
Canadian election

Liberals and NDP Wage Bitter Battles to Unseat Each Other's Leader in Montreal

With less than 24 hours until ballots are cast, as pundits speculate about the possibility of a Liberal-NDP coalition against a Conservative minority, the two parties continue to fight hard ground wars.
Jake Bleiberg
10.18.15
Canadian election

Canadians in Mexico Care About the Election — Just Not Enough to Vote

In the expat community of Ajijic, Mexico, Canadians have subdued sentiments about the Oct. 19 election, and really don't want to draw attention to themselves.
David Agren
10.16.15
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