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Silence from government leaders while locals contend with smoke and ash
The vacationing premier had not been heard from in days during the heightened wildfire alert, leading to the hashtag #FindChristyClark.
Jul 6th, 2015
Elizabeth May calls Harper legacy 'serial acts of vandalism' against public policy
Greens charge Harper with turning government system into 'an elected dictatorship'
Jun 1st, 2015
Harper to meet, talk ISIL with NATO secretary general
OTTAWA — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is making his first visit to Canada this week, with the subject of how to address rising tensions with Russia likely to feature high on the agenda....
The Canadian Press
Mar 23rd, 2015
Linda Svendsen Imagines Life At 24 Sussex
Most Canadians know that the Prime Minister lives at 24 Sussex Drive while Parliament is in session. But most Canadians probably couldn’t tell you what the inside of the first house looks like or...
Jan 4th, 2013
Robo-call scandal and Conservative bills: Parliament Hill live blog
Conservatives are under fire for a growing election scandal, sweeping legislation and an increasingly hard-line tone. VO staff reporter David P. Ball reports live from Parliament Hill in Ottawa today.
David P. Ball
Feb 27th, 2012
Harper to meet First Nations at chiefs summit
Harper will meet with First Nations representatives to discuss economic development, education, accountability in Ottawa.
Jan 23rd, 2012
Russia's hottest stars
Who's hot in Russia? We asked our Twitter friends, and, like always, they did tell. This catchy mix of Russian popstars will have you boogying in a second. Here's the lineup, and their counterparts...
Aug 3rd, 2011
Postal workers request public support: Canadian Union of Public Employees
The Official Opposition NDP is conducting a filibuster in the House of Commons to defend free collective bargaining and to oppose back-to-work legislation (Bill C-6) aimed at the Canadian Union of...
Jun 24th, 2011
Stephen Harper names his cuddly cat
Cuddly cat photos may just be the secret weapon to win friends and influence people -- at least that's what Stephen Harper's latest Facebook page seems to suggest. "We have a new family member,...
Jun 6th, 2011
Time for a leader we can trust
DECISION 2011: May 2 will spell an end to a cynical, divisive government.
Daniel D. Veniez
Mar 26th, 2011