Federal Election

A photo, bottom second from right, showing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, then 29 years old, wearing dark paint on his hands and face while dressed as Aladdin at a themed gala event is seen in a 2000-01 yearbook from West Point Grey Academy where he was a teacher, in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Trudeau is also pictured in the group staff photo on the bottom of the left page. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Source of Trudeau ‘brownface’ photo says only motive was public’s right to know

Vancouver businessman Michael Adamson says he did not receive any payment from Time magazine

A photo, bottom second from right, showing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, then 29 years old, wearing dark paint on his hands and face while dressed as Aladdin at a themed gala event is seen in a 2000-01 yearbook from West Point Grey Academy where he was a teacher, in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Trudeau is also pictured in the group staff photo on the bottom of the left page. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Thorold, Ont., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings and corruption charges

Liberal leader links rival to U.S., U.K. while Tory leader hammers away at SNC-Lavalin affair

Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Thorold, Ont., on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election

Marc Froese and host Todd Vaughan discuss a variety of Canadian election issues

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Burman University political professor to discuss the federal election
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces a rental subsidy and affordable housing plan at a Habitat for Humanities project site in Campbell River, BC today with North Island-Powell River NDP candidate Rachel Blaney. NDP photo/Twitter
Red Deer-Lacombe Liberal candidate’s now deleted tweet called ‘inappropriate’ by Lacombe councillor
Red Deer-Lacombe Liberal candidate’s now deleted tweet called ‘inappropriate’ by Lacombe councillor
FILE – Conservative leader Andrew Scheer with business owners in White Rock in undated photo. (Alex Browne/Peace Arch News)

Party leaders scatter from Vancouver Island to Montreal as campaign starts Week 3

Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel has elected Liberals since it was created in the 1980s

FILE – Conservative leader Andrew Scheer with business owners in White Rock in undated photo. (Alex Browne/Peace Arch News)
Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown

Neither Trudeau nor Scheer could provide detail on how their plans would bring down GHG emissions

Scheer, Trudeau spar over climate pledges, as May offers cost breakdown
UPDATED: Red Deer-Lacombe PPC candidate reacts to Greta Thunberg

UPDATED: Red Deer-Lacombe PPC candidate reacts to Greta Thunberg

Candidate comments on climate change “lies” and so-called Bernier prophecy

UPDATED: Red Deer-Lacombe PPC candidate reacts to Greta Thunberg
Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec

Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec

A new day on the campaign trail, offering much attention to one Western Canadian province

Three party leaders campaign in B.C., Scheer tours Quebec
The campaign for Elizabeth May, MP and federal Green Party leader, has reported a number of signs missing in the last few days. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

May promises a balanced Green budget as party leaders hit coasts

Green Leader Elizabeth May says party would balance budget by 2024 if elected

The campaign for Elizabeth May, MP and federal Green Party leader, has reported a number of signs missing in the last few days. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announces support for Canada’s agricultural sector during a press conference at the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announces support for Canada’s agricultural sector during a press conference at the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (File photo: Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Trudeau takes fight to Singh’s B.C. riding, while Scheer continues in Ontario

Liberal leader campaigns in NDP leader’s riding of Burnaby South

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (File photo: Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)
Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Vaughan, Ont., on Monday, September 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Conservatives’ plan to ease mortgage stress-test rules may raise debt and prices

Andrew Scheer vows to loosen rules around stress test and remove it altogether for mortgage renewals

Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer makes a campaign stop in Vaughan, Ont., on Monday, September 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau greets supporters while campaigning Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Brampton, Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Trudeau and Scheer attack Ford and Wynne in battle for Ontario

Liberal leader targets three big conservative rivals in second full week of campaign

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau greets supporters while campaigning Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Brampton, Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons

Conservatives promise supports for veterans, NDP pledge billions to curb natural disaster effects

Liberals pitch middle-class savings as second full week of campaign beckons
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with two women following a campaign announcement in Ottawa, Tuesday September 17, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

Policies on veterans, climate change emerge as leaders head back to the trail

Campaign discussions shifted back to meat-and-potatoes policy after fallout from blackface scandal

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with two women following a campaign announcement in Ottawa, Tuesday September 17, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
McKenna defends Canada’s climate credibility amid Trudeau controversy

McKenna defends Canada’s climate credibility amid Trudeau controversy

Liberal candidate Catherine McKenna promised to advocate for a full ban on single-use plastics

McKenna defends Canada’s climate credibility amid Trudeau controversy
The campaign trail on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (The Canadian Press)
The campaign trail on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (The Canadian Press)
Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press)
Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. (The Canadian Press)
Prime MInister Justin Trudeau appears in this photo, released by Time Magazine, in dark makeup on his face, neck and hands at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party at Vancouver’s West Point Grey Academy, where he was a teacher. (Time)

Man who went to 2001 party doesn’t recall anyone being hurt by Trudeau in brownface

‘It’s so taken out of context. It’s applying today’s standards to yesterday’s actions’

Prime MInister Justin Trudeau appears in this photo, released by Time Magazine, in dark makeup on his face, neck and hands at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party at Vancouver’s West Point Grey Academy, where he was a teacher. (Time)