David Akin

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NDP MP raps Conservative over ‘fake news’ video

NDP MP raps Conservative over ‘fake news’ video

NDP MP Matthew Green says Con­ser­v­a­tive MP Bran­den Leslie should apol­o­gize for…

Conservatives ask interference inquiry judge to rule elections were flawed

Conservatives ask interference inquiry judge to rule elections were flawed

The Con­ser­v­a­tive Par­ty of Cana­da has urged the judge over­see­ing the Pub­lic…

CSIS intel suggests China attempted to funnel $250K, possibly for election interference

CSIS intel suggests China attempted to funnel $250K, possibly for election interference

CSIS direc­tor David Vigneault says his agency had intel­li­gence ahead of the 2019…

4 premiers expected to testify at committee against carbon price increase

4 premiers expected to testify at committee against carbon price increase

Four con­ser­v­a­tive pre­miers are expect­ed to tell a House of Com­mons…

Harper-era cabinet minister Ed Fast will not seek re-election

Harper-era cabinet minister Ed Fast will not seek re-election

Ed Fast, the long-serv­ing Con­ser­v­a­tive MP for the Low­er Main­land rid­ing of…

A closer look at the growing diversity of Conservatives under Poilievre

A closer look at the growing diversity of Conservatives under Poilievre

Jamil Jivani, ear­li­er this week, won the right to be the next mem­ber of Par­lia­ment…

Ottawa ends pandemic programs, shifts priorities in $449B spending plan

Ottawa ends pandemic programs, shifts priorities in $449B spending plan

The fed­er­al government’s spend­ing pri­or­i­ties are shift­ing dra­mat­i­cal­ly in the…

Canadian authorities cautious, nervous about AI in political campaigns

Canadian authorities cautious, nervous about AI in political campaigns

As Amer­i­can reg­u­la­tors and state leg­is­la­tures quick­ly imple­ment new rules…

What’s driving New Democrats in the West away from Jagmeet Singh’s NDP

What’s driving New Democrats in the West away from Jagmeet Singh’s NDP

Ear­li­er this week, Edmon­ton MLA Rakhi Pan­choli said that buy­ing a mem­ber­ship…

In Generation Z, a new kind of voter emerges, focused more on issues, less on parties

In Generation Z, a new kind of voter emerges, focused more on issues, less on parties

When the coun­try next elects a nation­al gov­ern­ment, there will be about 4.5…

Internal government polls capture desire for balanced budget, housing spending

Internal government polls capture desire for balanced budget, housing spending

Finance Min­is­ter Chyrs­tia Free­land will not present the 2024 bud­get until ear­ly…

PCO poll finds many do not trust the media and do not believe news outlets are closing

PCO poll finds many do not trust the media and do not believe news outlets are closing

Slight­ly more Cana­di­ans say the media can­not be trust­ed to make deci­sions in the…

Poll finds 2023 Poilievre ads spur same voter response as 2015 Trudeau ads

Poll finds 2023 Poilievre ads spur same voter response as 2015 Trudeau ads

Just ahead of the 2015 elec­tion, the Lib­er­al Par­ty of Cana­da released a series…

NDP ridings got more federal housing cash; Conservative ridings got less

NDP ridings got more federal housing cash; Conservative ridings got less

Fund­ing from a mul­ti-bil­lion-dol­lar fed­er­al gov­ern­ment pro­gram to house…

Would replacing Trudeau help the Liberals? It’s probably unlikely

Would replacing Trudeau help the Liberals? It’s probably unlikely

When Bri­an Mul­roney announced his retire­ment from office in Feb­ru­ary 1993, his…

Poll says three in four want Trudeau to go, but Trudeau insists he’ll stay

Poll says three in four want Trudeau to go, but Trudeau insists he’ll stay

On Feb. 28, 1984, Pierre Trudeau went for his famous walk in the snow where he made…

Conservatives promise unanimous support for national carbon tax pause

Conservatives promise unanimous support for national carbon tax pause

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives are promis­ing to unan­i­mous­ly approve fast-track­ing…

Trudeau government’s own polling program is saying it’s in trouble

Trudeau government’s own polling program is saying it’s in trouble

A detailed series of inter­nal gov­ern­ment polls obtained by Glob­al News paints…