Despite Trump’s venting and threats, Biden’s win is sealed
Victory was locked in Dec. 8 by the so-called safe harbour deadline set by federal law.
Biden’s transition gets green light as Trump at last relents
But out-going president still refused to concede and vowed to continue to fight in court.
Biden moves forward without help from Trump’s intel team
The US president has not authorized the president-elect to lay eyes on the daily intelligence brief.
Canada’s ‘caretaker convention’ a plan to contain an unbridled POTUS
Principle of restraint has been tempering Canada’s outgoing governments for nearly 150 years.
Trump likely ‘taking names’ on Biden congrats after Trudeau outreach
No ruling out that Trump could find a way to retaliate against Canada in his remaining time in the Oval Office.
Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock
Biden’s view of most economists: until the virus is controlled, the economy cannot fully recover.
GOP backs Trump as he fights election results, transition
The Electoral College to formally confirm Biden’s victory on Dec. 14, and the Democrat will be sworn into office Jan. 20.
Close election shows power of individual vote: Americans in Canada
An estimated 620,000 Americans are believed to live in Canada although only a small number voted in 2016.
How Canadian businesses are navigating US election uncertainty
Political and regulatory risk is now front and centre for many company boards.
Uncertain US election result: Canada faces political, economic instability
Too early to know what Canada would be facing for the next four years.
No winner in the US presidential race, Trump grumps about late counting
Threatens to go to the Supreme Court, Biden team standing by with their own legal team.
Canadians await US election in fear, poll reveals anxieties about aftermath
We’re worried the US will suffer a breakdown of its system marked by social chaos if no clear winner emerges.
US election results could impact immigration to Canada
As government prepares to lay out targets, Canadians are feeling skittish about any planned increases.
Biden goes on offence in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest
Countdown is on for the Nov. 3 US election as candidates for president look to solidify support and harvest the undecideds.
Issues important to Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court
Cases involving his tax returns and appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans related to absentee ballots to be heard.
Chastened Trump follows debate rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden
Measured exchanges and cool tempers, but flashes of anger and frustration on both sides.
Saskatchewan Party Leader touts support for small business
Moe in final week of the election says he would boost the economy through job creation and growth, and rules out tax increases or major cuts.
Doc examines what Canadian-made AI system predicts for the US election
Polly is forecasting next month’s presidential election, using public social-media data and algorithms.
Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign
Biden is leading most national and battleground state polls three weeks before the election.
COVID-stricken Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden
Democrat candidate still game to debate as the race remains defined by the virus and Trump’s attempts to underplay it.
Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate
Candidates and moderator were separated by plexiglass shields, seated more than 12 feet apart and facing a crowd of masked audience members.
Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise
New York Times reports he paid no income taxes in 10 of the previous 15 years, largely because of huge reported business losses.
Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses
Continues pressing a months-long campaign against mail-in voting this November.
200,000 dead as Trump vilifies science, prioritizes politics
President and his people are trying to muzzle scientists who dispute the administration’s rosy spin.
Singh blasts Trudeau, O’Toole for helping big business during pandemic
…but not aiming for an election, wants the Liberals focus more on working people than on bigger corporate interests.
Trudeau doesn’t want an election but country will ‘figure it out’ if need be
He believes it’s what opposition parties want, not what Canadians or the government wants.
Trump revels in packed Michigan crowd amid book fallout
Pushback from local officials worried about the growing size of his rallies and flouting of public health COVID guidelines.
NRC celebrates police, military heroes, Pence promises ‘law and order’
…As protesters raged once more over the seemingly unprovoked police shooting of another unarmed black man.
Trudeau considered best to manage pandemic, revive economy: poll
38% of decided voters said they’d support Liberals, compared to Conservatives (30%), NDP (18%) and Greens (6%).
Trump could win the presidency again (without cheating)
Has the power to do the pushing, thanks to the deep support of two long-privileged groups in American life.
Michelle Obama warns at DNC that Trump is ‘in over his head’
Cites pandemic, flagging economy, the political unrest over systemic racism, and a lack of leadership on the world stage.
Biden, Harris lash Trump in introduction of historic VP pick
Nation faces crises in triplicate: a pandemic, wounded economy and long-simmering reckoning with racism.