federal election 2019

BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s first debate will be on racism, just not when it’s in French

BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s first debate will be on racism, just not when it’s in French

There is no question the federal election debate on Oct. 7 — the first which the blackface-tarnished Justin Trudeau will anoint with his presence — will largely be about race. It is unavoidable. None
Trudeau promises national prescription drug plan if re-elected

Trudeau promises national prescription drug plan if re-elected

HAMILTON — A re-elected Liberal government would introduce a national pharmacare program, Justin Trudeau promised Monday — though he wouldn’t say how much it would cost or when it would happen.
EDITORIAL: Voters can send Justin on a magic carpet ride

EDITORIAL: Voters can send Justin on a magic carpet ride

It’s not just the deceit and the hypocrisy that are so worrying about Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Those issues speak to his personal character. His blackface photos and videos, hidden for so many
OLIVER: Tarnished world image may finally doom Trudeau

OLIVER: Tarnished world image may finally doom Trudeau

The shocking photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as Aladdin in blackface is a severe blow to his crumbling authenticity, especially since he incessantly virtue-signalled support for diversity,
‘ABSOLUTELY DEPLORABLE’: Officials react on social media to Trudeau’s blackface photos

‘ABSOLUTELY DEPLORABLE’: Officials react on social media to Trudeau’s blackface photos

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times? Three shocking and racist images have now been confirmed showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface. It’s started a
Fake news links Bill Morneau to RCMP commish

Fake news links Bill Morneau to RCMP commish

It’s a claim that would be called shocking if it were true. The trouble for those spreading the claim online is that it is false. Fake news. A meme being circulated on Twitter and elsewhere reads
AGAR: Voters should care about politicians’ character

AGAR: Voters should care about politicians’ character

“Nobody gives a rat’s ass.” That is what my radio colleague John Moore told me on Newstalk1010 when I raised the latest chapter in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. It begs the question as to whether we care
MAD MAX TO GET HIS SAY: Bernier invited to two leader debates

MAD MAX TO GET HIS SAY: Bernier invited to two leader debates

Mad Max is heading to the debates. David Johnston, the man in charge of the official, government-sanctioned debates, has issued a formal invitation to Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of
WARREN: U.S., U.K. are in political crisis – don’t let it happen in Canada

WARREN: U.S., U.K. are in political crisis – don’t let it happen in Canada

Political discord is threatening democracy and the institution of government in both of Canada’s greatest allies — through Brexit in the U.K. and Trump in the U.S. We must ensure the same does not
TALE OF THE TAPE: Who’s at the helm in this election?

TALE OF THE TAPE: Who’s at the helm in this election?

NDP LEADER JAGMEET SINGH: Age: 40 Party’s slogan: “In it for you.” TV show you’re currently binging? “I’ve been nerding out with Dark Crystal on my own, but my wife and I have been watching a lot of
GUNTER: There are things Trudeau can get away with much easier than Scheer

GUNTER: There are things Trudeau can get away with much easier than Scheer

I was once on a CBC radio panel in the late 1980s when the topic turned to then-premier of Nova Scotia, John Buchanan. At the same time, Brian Mulroney was prime minister. I’ve forgotten the issue,
MALCOLM: Yes, there is such a thing as queue-jumping refugees

MALCOLM: Yes, there is such a thing as queue-jumping refugees

The major news coming from the first national leaders’ debate on Thursday was that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn’t bother showing up. With a record like his, full of broken promises, do you blame
TOWHEY: Canadians should measure candidates by their interests

TOWHEY: Canadians should measure candidates by their interests

Over the next 37 days, Canadians will decide who forms our next government. It’s no easy task. Each party leader will vie for your attention, to pitch you on the super-deluxe deal they’re selling —
SCHEER: Conservatives are ready to make your life more affordable

SCHEER: Conservatives are ready to make your life more affordable

The Sun has offered column space to all of the major political party leaders to make their pitch to you, the voter. Here is Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s contribution. By ANDREW SCHEER This
Conservatives pledge to resurrect public-transit tax credit

Conservatives pledge to resurrect public-transit tax credit

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to revive a public-transit tax credit created by the former Stephen Harper government more than a decade ago. They are calling the measure a “Green
WARMINGTON: Kevin O’Leary weighs-in on federal election

WARMINGTON: Kevin O’Leary weighs-in on federal election

Voting Justin Trudeau and the Liberals for a second term would not only be a mistake, but “un-Canadian” — says businessman and former Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary. That’s the
KINSELLA: Trudeau says nothing of substance as election kicks off

KINSELLA: Trudeau says nothing of substance as election kicks off

Nothing. That’s what Justin Trudeau had to say when he launched this, the 43rd federal general election. Zero, zippo, zilch. Oh, sure, he said some stuff. He stood there in front of Rideau Hall, a
WATCH: Singh, Scheer, May face off in first debate

WATCH: Singh, Scheer, May face off in first debate

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says that Justin Trudeau is skipping the first debate of the election campaign because he’s trying to run away from his record. Singh will be on stage Thursday night at the
EDITORIAL: Lavscam bites Trudeau, again

EDITORIAL: Lavscam bites Trudeau, again

At this point, Canadians should be asking exactly what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meant when he said he accepted responsibility for the Lavscam scandal. This after Conflict of Interest and Ethics
Scheer taps ‘Summer of ’69’ co-writer for campaign song

Scheer taps ‘Summer of ’69’ co-writer for campaign song

Looking for a cure for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has gone to the doctor for some help to “Get Ahead” with his election campaign. But this visit was to the “Song