election 2019

WARMINGTON: Top 20 for 2019

WARMINGTON: Top 20 for 2019

Heroes, victims, the underappreciated and those who deserve thanks. Here’s my Top 20 list for 2019: 20: Toronto Police Det. Dave Dickinson who, with support from Insp. Hank Idsinga, led the Bruce
GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau has to choose his approach to governing with a minority

GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau has to choose his approach to governing with a minority

The success of Canada’s new minority Parliament, which will convene on Dec. 5, depends not on the opposition leaders but on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canadians collectively decided on Oct. 21
Democratic Socialists Had a Pretty Good Election Night

Democratic Socialists Had a Pretty Good Election Night

Several of the victories were in purple states.
LILLEY: Scheer needs to act before others act for him

LILLEY: Scheer needs to act before others act for him

Andrew Scheer is quickly becoming a lonely man. Trying to find supporters for the Conservative leader as he heads into a crucial meeting of the Conservative caucus on Wednesday afternoon is becoming
Election Results Thread: Beshear Wins KY Governor

Election Results Thread: Beshear Wins KY Governor

The polls are beginning to close and results are rolling in. It's too early to see much in Kentucky, but reports say that there was awesome turnout there. Similarly, folks in the know about Virginia
LILLEY: Premiers look for unity while Trudeau surfs

LILLEY: Premiers look for unity while Trudeau surfs

Canada’s premiers are looking to meet before the end of the year to deal with national unity issues and that meeting could be held in Toronto, seen by some as neutral grounds. It’s interesting that
LILLEY: Scheer needs to step up or step down

LILLEY: Scheer needs to step up or step down

The knives that were going in Andrew Scheer’s back are suddenly coming at him from the front as disgruntled candidates and party operatives take time to vent about last week’s election results. Failed
EDITORIAL: Divided in some ways, but not others

EDITORIAL: Divided in some ways, but not others

There has been a lot of chatter this past week about how Canada is now a divided nation. Let’s take a look at the troubling ways in which this is true. But then let’s pause to recount the ways in
EDITORIAL: Show Toronto some love, Justin Trudeau

EDITORIAL: Show Toronto some love, Justin Trudeau

Now that the federal election is over and a major reason Justin Trudeau is still prime minister is that all 25 Toronto ridings went to the Liberals, it’s time for him to pay some bills. For example,
Ontario will champion a united Canada: Premier Doug Ford

Ontario will champion a united Canada: Premier Doug Ford

Ontario needs to “step up” and help heal a country fractured after a federal election campaign, Premier Doug Ford says. “I’ve never seen the country this divided,” Ford said in a one-on-one interview
LILLEY: Trudeau puts on contrite act for the West

LILLEY: Trudeau puts on contrite act for the West

“There’s a lot of thinking to do on that,” Justin Trudeau said when asked about his party and government being shut out of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Monday. “I think it’s extremely important that
LILLEY: Advice for the Conservatives and their leader

LILLEY: Advice for the Conservatives and their leader

While Andrew Scheer is saying that he will stay on as leader of the Conservative Party, the question is whether his MPs and party faithful will let him. It will take some time to figure out the future
BONOKOSKI: If Trudeau had learned a lesson, it totally escaped him

BONOKOSKI: If Trudeau had learned a lesson, it totally escaped him

So, after 40 days and 40 nights of raining the cat calls and dog whistles that led to a minority Liberal government, Canadians who stayed up into the early hours to listen to Justin Trudeau’s speech
‘I WORK HARD’: Olympian Adam van Koeverden paddles way to victory for Liberals

‘I WORK HARD’: Olympian Adam van Koeverden paddles way to victory for Liberals

A track record of working hard and showing up with energy helped win the Milton riding in the federal election, says first-time candidate Adam van Koeverden. The star Liberal candidate and four-time
LILLEY: Trudeau win means a divided Canada

LILLEY: Trudeau win means a divided Canada

Even with the most seats Monday, the results are nothing short of a loss for Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. Like most pundits, I predicted in 2015 that Trudeau would be at least a two-term prime
GOLDSTEIN: Electing Trudeau means more carbon taxes

GOLDSTEIN: Electing Trudeau means more carbon taxes

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau winning the most seats in Monday’s election, Canadians will pay escalating carbon taxes for years to come. That was always true whether he won a majority government,
FEDERAL ELECTION RESULTS: Province-by-province breakdown

FEDERAL ELECTION RESULTS: Province-by-province breakdown

ONTARIO The Liberals’ good showing in the Toronto area has assured another Liberal government — albeit a minority. Representing a third of the seats in the legislature, Ontario was the key for victory
Few upsets in Monday’s ballot

Few upsets in Monday’s ballot

Monday night’s election saw few upsets as voters re-elected the Liberals to a minority government. In Calgary-Centre, Liberal incumbent Kent Hehr — who made history in 2015 by winning a seat in the
Controversial Conservative MP Leona Alleslev retains seat

Controversial Conservative MP Leona Alleslev retains seat

Controversial Conservative MP Leona Alleslev won the riding of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill. Alleslev, who crossed the floor of Parliament in September 2018 to sit with Andrew Scheer’s