Political Party Leaders (Federal)

“Surplus during recession seems like bad economic planning: Don Pittis” (CBC News)

Don Pittis (CBC News): If the time for deficit spending is when the economy is in recession, then the Harper government seems to have got it backwards. According to the latest figures, during the years…





“Mulcair brushes off premiers’ concerns, hopeful he can convince them on promises” (CTV News)

Michelle Zilio (CTV News): NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is brushing aside premiers’ concerns about some his key election promises, including Senate abolishment, the party’s child-care plan and his commitment to balance the books. Speaking to…





“NDP pledges $12.9 billion to Toronto region transit” (The Toronto Star)

Tess Kalinowski (The Toronto Star): Toronto region commuters would get the largest share of an NDP government’s 20-year national transit funding plan. The party is committing $12.9 billion over two decades to the region’s infrastructure, including…