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Federal Election 2019 Archive

Opinion: Federal Green-NDP battle just got so dirty and personal

Opinion: Federal Green-NDP battle just got so dirty and personal

The undercard in the federal election campaign has become a bruising fight. This would be the deteriorating relationship between the federal Green Party and the NDP.
Burnaby politician headlining punk show to get young people to vote

Burnaby politician headlining punk show to get young people to vote

Burnaby Coun. Joe Keithley wants people to vote and will be rocking out to do it. Keithley and his band D.O.A. is the headliner for the Punk the Vote Festival on Sept.
Opinion: Jagmeet Singh and the NDP have a disastrous spending problem on their hands

Opinion: Jagmeet Singh and the NDP have a disastrous spending problem on their hands

When voters go to the polls next month for the Canadian federal election, should a political party’s management of their own finances be a consideration? It’s an interesting question to ponder with news that, according to the Canadian Press, the fede
British Columbians concerned about health care wait times: survey

British Columbians concerned about health care wait times: survey

Last month, federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer sent a letter to provincial and territorial premiers in which he vowed to increase health transfers if he becomes prime minister after next month’s election.
Opinion: Jagmeet Singh has a candidate problem on top of polling, fundraising problems

Opinion: Jagmeet Singh has a candidate problem on top of polling, fundraising problems

So, let’s start with the good news. The good news is that federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was nominated as the party’s candidate in Burnaby South.
Comedian running for Liberals in New West-Burnaby

Comedian running for Liberals in New West-Burnaby

Will Davis expects to be acclaimed as the Liberal candidate taking on NDP's Peter Julian
Burnaby politician wants fed parties to clarify their platforms

Burnaby politician wants fed parties to clarify their platforms

The Metro Vancouver regional government wants to hear from federal political parties about their platforms on crucial topics. Just not the People’s Party of Canada.
Opinion: Jagmeet Singh is trying to channel Jack Layton’s spirit and it feels tacky

Opinion: Jagmeet Singh is trying to channel Jack Layton’s spirit and it feels tacky

I have no doubt that Burnaby South MP and federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh sincerely admires Jack Layton – the man who led the party to a political breakthrough in 2011. But what is happening today in Toronto just feels tacky and a little desperate.
Federal Green leader dropping by for Burnaby 'backyard chat'

Federal Green leader dropping by for Burnaby 'backyard chat'

Another federal leader is coming for a visit to Burnaby. Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May is hosting a Burnaby "backyard chat” at a private home on the Burnaby-New Westminster border. The event will be held on Friday, Aug.
Opinion: This video attack on Jagmeet Singh is a hateful clown show

Opinion: This video attack on Jagmeet Singh is a hateful clown show

With the federal election a little more than two months away, I’m firing up my election analysis looking at how different candidates are campaigning. I did the same during the Burnaby South byelection, which saw some pretty bizarre stuff.