Canada's NDP voted 52 percent in favour of getting rid of party leader Thomas Mulcair, in favour of picking a new chief.
By Justin Ling
Canada’s New Democratic Party is struggling to find out why it failed to resonate with voters in the last federal election that was its best chance ever to form government.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau defied early critics and polls to lead his party to a shockingly strong win in the longest Canadian election in over 100 years.
It's the end of an era, with Stephen Harper's Conservative government losing its majority grip on Canada's Parliament. He will be stepping down as leader of the party.
John Oliver explicitly told Canadians not to vote for Stephen Harper last night, but he technically wasn’t “inducing” votes and therefore won’t be punished under an obscure Canadian law.
By Justin Ling
Polling firm Forum Research's latest survey shows Justin Trudeau’s party is at 40 percent support, compared to 30 percent for the ruling Conservatives, and 20 percent for the NDP.
With less than 24 hours until ballots are cast, as pundits speculate about the possibility of a Liberal-NDP coalition against a Conservative minority, the two parties continue to fight hard ground wars.
By VICE News
Hiva Alizadeh was born in Iran and is currently serving time in an Alberta prison for possessing explosives and plotting to carry out a terrorist attack in Canada.
A Liberal campaign co-chair stepped down after the Canadian Press reported that he had advised TransCanada on how to lobby the government if the NDP or the Liberals won the Canadian election on Oct. 19.
Thomas Mulcair, whose left-leaning NDP party is currently third in the polls, cited legal weed regimes in Colorado and Oregon as evidence that full legalization is “the way for the future” at a town hall with VICE Canada.
On Friday, voters showed up at some advance polls wearing face coverings and potato sacks over their head to protest Muslim women who wear headscarves and niqabs.
“By conjuring up a phantom menace to the country and implying that some immigrants and religious minorities are enemies, the Conservatives hope to pit Canadians against one another," the letter, signed by more than 600 professors, states.
The Conservative government is ramping up its focus on how it will stamp out anything that threatens Canadian identity as leaders head into the final stretch of campaigning.
Three environmental charities say they're keeping quiet after government auditors told them last year not to appear partisan. One group was warned against even mentioning the 'Harper government'.
Justin Trudeau has barely talked about his plans to legalize pot on the campaign trail, but on Wednesday, he told reporters he plans to start working on it "right away" if he is elected prime minister.
Young Canadians aren't prone to voting, but two major parties have made big employment promises targeting the demographic ahead of the Oct. 19 election.
On Monday, the Conservative party dropped two candidates after one was outed for making offensive prank calls years ago, and another for having urinated in a cup during a sting of appliance repair jobs by a television program.
On Wednesday, a group of scientists released a summary of scientific evidence to debunk common claims about the dangers of marijuana — including some that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made.
In what polls predict will be a true three-way race, the prime minister bore the brunt of the attacks in the two-hour face-off Thursday night in Toronto.