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In Tuesday’s Sun: A column in which I again stand with Israel hate mail landing in 5…4…3…

For political parties, winning elections is – naturally – the big prize. Almost as good: stealing away an entire demographic group from an opponent. Case in point, Canadian Jewish voters. The Liberal Party of Canada used to have ‘em. Now they don’t. The Conservative Party of Canada, Stephen Harper, prop., stole ‘em. It is an [...]

I'm running for LPC(O) vice-president communications

I am excited to announce I have decided to seek the position of vice-president, communications of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario).There is tremendous opportunity for our party to move forward and accomplish great things for Canadians under our new leader, Justin Trudeau, but he can’t do it alone. Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: Elizabeth May, on Andrea Horwath’s Partisanship and Respecting Kathleen Wynne

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Leader of the Green Party of Canada has harsh words for the leader of the provincial NDP, but really just wants everyone to get out and vote. “I respect Kathleen Wynne. I do not like all Liberal policies; nor do I support any provincial party other than the Greens. Show More Summary

New Campaign Targets Justin Trudeau’s Ban on Pro-Life Candidates

Last month, Justin Trudeau said that if you’re pro-life, you can’t be a candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada. “I have made it clear that future candidates need to be completely understanding that they will be expected to vote pro-choice on any bills,” Trudeau said, according to Sun News. That comment had pro-life groups […]

Justin Trudeau Refuses to Condemn Sex-Selection Abortions

Thanks to Justin Trudeau, the national conversation about abortion and pre-born human rights is heating up in Canada. It has been more than two weeks since the leader of the Liberal Party declared that pro-life candidates would not be allowed to run for his party. In spite of Trudeau going farther than any other party […]

It’s time to de-register Trudeau’s Liberal Party

by Ray Pennings May 22, 2014 (Cardus.ca) - With tongue firmly in my cheek, I want to propose that all tolerant, open-minded Canadians join me in my quest to de-register the Liberal Party of Canada. I don’t propose we do this lightly. But just as various law societies are deciding (after carefully considering the…

Proud to be part of a Liberal Party that stands for choice

The drama around the revelation that only those with pro-choice views (incumbents exempted) will be allowed to run for Liberal Party of Canada nominations has been interesting to watch, with so many commentators turning to democracyShow More Summary

The walls close in on Canada’s abortion foes

by Margaret Somerville May 16, 2014 (MercatorNet) - Recently, Justin Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, announced the Party was excluding as candidates for election and as members, anyone who was not pro-choice on abortion. On hearing this edict, my first thought was, “His father would be appalled”…

Canada: Justin Trudeau Won’t Back Down From Ban on Pro-Life Candidates in Liberal Party

Earlier this moth, Justin Trudeau said that if you’re pro-life, you can’t be a candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada. “I have made it clear that future candidates need to be completely understanding that they will be expected to vote pro-choice on any bills,” Trudeau said, according to Sun News. That comment had pro-life […]

Thank Canada's Archbishop Richard Smith; watch excellent EWTN coverage of Ottawa march Sat.

by Steve Jalsevac Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith’s strong, blunt criticism of Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau’s outrageous announcement that pro-life candidates will no longer be permitted to run for the Liberal Party is a welcome change from the usual silence of Canada’s bishops on…

Targeting Lev Tahor, from Israel to Canada

We Will Hunt You Down Philippe Couillard, leader of the Quebec Liberal Party and recently elected Premier of Quebec, was supposedly criticizing the soon to be defeated Parti Québécois‘ proposed Quebec Charter of Values (official website, legislation, brochure, poster), part of a xenophobic campaign to undertake the ethnic cleansing of all public services of minorities […]

Kyle Harrietha nominated as Liberal byelection candidate for Fort McMurray-Athabasca

Big news out of Northern Alberta, where on Saturday evening in a contested nomination, my friend Kyle Harrietha was nominated as the Liberal Party of Canada's candidate for the upcoming by-election in Fort McMurray-Athabasca.The vacancy...Show More Summary

Liberal Party of Canada votes to support legal euthanasia

by Thaddeus Baklinski MONTREAL, February 24, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At its biennial policy convention in Montreal on the weekend, the Liberal Party of Canada endorsed almost unanimously the de-criminalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia. The resolution calls for assisted death to be de-criminalized after a…

Lessons from Stephen McNeil’s landslide Liberal victory in Nova Scotia

As part of the Liberal Party of Canada biennial session this afternoon on provincial and municipal best practices, we got an inside look at how the Nova Scotia Liberals won a historic majority government from campaign director (and federal Liberal VP English) Chris MacInnes. Show More Summary

Five keys to political success from Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s chief of staff, Chima Nkemdirim

I attended a panel on political best practices this afternoon at the Liberal Party of Canada 2014 biennial in Montreal, and one of the speakers was Chima Nkemdirim, chief of staff to Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Describing himself to...Show More Summary

The bloggers meet Broadhurst: On the economy, 3000+ attendees and #selfieswithbroadhurst

Our contingent of bloggers had a wide-ranging briefing this morning in with Liberal Party of Canada national director Jeremy Broadhurst – you may know him from the popular new Twitter meme, #SelfiesWithBroadhurst. Lets start with a few stats. Show More Summary

Liberal Party of Canada presidential candidate interview: Anna Gainey

From February 20-23, federal Liberals will gather in Montreal, and one of their tasks will be to elect a new national executive. Last week, I published interviews with some of the table officer candidates. This week, I finish with the candidates for party president. Show More Summary

The Conservative government takes on partisan Elections Canada staff

Minister of State Pierre Poilievre introduced the Fair Elections Act today, and the Liberal and Media Party hate it. This report aired on The Source February 4 2014....

Exit Interview: Liberal Party of Canada national membership secretary Matthew Certosimo

It was an ironic twist of fate that delegates to the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2011 biennial in Ottawa would vote to create a supporter system and elect a decided supporter system skeptic – Matthew Certosimo – as national membership secretary, with the task of creating and overseeing the system in time for the 2012 leadership race. Show More Summary

Exit interview: Liberal Party of Canada president Mike Crawley

When Mike Crawley won the presidency of the Liberal Party of Canada in January 2012, defeating Sheila Copps, Alexandra Mendes and Ron Hartling at the party’s biennial convention in Ottawa, the party faced a number of challenges: declining public support, a weary volunteer base and a worrying fundraising gap. Show More Summary

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