Federal NDP spurn Notley, agree to debate anti-pipeline manifesto
Manifesto advocates an end to the use of fossil fuels and a moratorium on new infrastructure projects such as pipelines.
‘Need for change’ main motivator in Canadian voters’ election decision, poll shows
Big vote movers included infrastructure investment, niqab and a balanced budget.
Mulcair says only he can stop TPP, accuses Trudeau of siding with Harper
NDP leader says Prime Minister desperately signed a secret trade deal simply to have something to announce on the election trail.
Unifor applauds NDP auto spending announcement
Federal NDP reveal $90 million spending pledge for automotive manufacturing sector.
Election: Leaders focus on vote-rich Ontario
Federal leaders use the province’s ailing manufacturing sector as a backdrop for a one-day clash of economic visions.
Coalition talk comes up as post Labour Day kicks campaign off
Conservatives holds firm on anti-coalition stance; Trudeau reiterates Liberal willingness to cooperate.
Harper deflects StatsCan recession report
NDP, Liberals pounce on campaign trail, suggesting Canada’s “technical recession” is proof Harper’s economic plan has failed.
First Conservative campaign promise: boosting apprenticeships tax credits
Maximum credit rises to $2,500 from $2,000 and extends into the third and fourth years of eligible training.
Mulcair jumps election gun, launches campaign style tour of Ontario
Will target ridings the NDP believes it can steal away from the ruling Conservatives.
Mulcair calls on Harper to defend supply management ‘in its entirety’
TPP trade talks have created uncertainty for Canadian egg, poultry and dairy producers, NDP leader says.
Mulcair sows confusion over NDP’s corporate tax hike
NDP leader has a little trouble with the numbers in attempts to appease Canada’s business community.
Mulcair touts fiscal credentials of NDP governments past
Opposition leader accuses prime minister Stephen Harper of standing idly by as manufacturing jobs disappeared.
Feds slammed for mismanaging tax credit impact on treasury
Federal watchdog says Harper’s targeted tax credits are program spending by another name.
West-east pipeline most viable option for Alberta crude: Mulcair
Opposition is mounting from environmentalists and politicians in the NDP’s home base of Quebec.
Mulcair, Trudeau take aim at Harper’s “sound” economic management
Opposition takes aim at Harper’s “ubiquitous” economic action plan after this week’s throne speech.
Unifor leader says Labour Day march a symbol of hope
Tom Mulcair says new union will solidify the Canadian labour movement at a time when middle-class jobs are under attack.
NDP’s Mulcair wants to ‘partner’ with Alberta’s oilpatch
Says NDP is open to foreign investment, energy development and greater pipeline access.
TransCanada confident eastern pipeline gets approved
Proposal involves converting its part-empty natural gas mainline to ship western oil eastward.
China treaty a threat to control over natural resources says Mulcair
NDP leader claims resource industry is getting a “free ride” when it comes to the environmental costs of extraction.
China trade deal turns Canada into resource colony: opposition
Green party, Liberals, NDP move to block Canada from controversial Chinese investment treaty.
Mulcair takes aim at fracking
NDP leader says oil companies deceiving public over shale gas extraction practices.
Is Mulcair singing a different oil sands tune after visit?
NDP leader claims to be in awe of Alberta’s oil operations, but remains committed to to make sure it all gets cleaned up.
Mulcair, western premiers set for oilsands face-off
Alberta’s Redford hopes to erase the line in the sand between NDP and Canada’s west over federal energy strategy.