Rise of the Really, Really Young Vote

Half of Canada's schools will host mock elections this week -- thousands more than in 2011.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


Back When Ottawa Created a Housing Agency for All Canadians

Before it was mainly mortgages, CMHC was about putting people in homes. First in a new series.

By David P. Ball, Yesterday


Critic Questions Why Former Liberal MP's Tax Charges Ignored

Running this election in Surrey-Newton, Sukh Dhaliwal pled guilty to three counts in 2014.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

A Tyee Series

Scenes from Burnaby North-Seymour's Final Election Sprint

Who will take this contested new riding? Tyee inspects candidate offices for clues.

By Crawford Kilian, 9 Oct 2015

'Layed Off' flag

Remember the Temporary Foreign Worker Scandal? It's Back

Tories, say critics, just use other ways to give tens of thousands of jobs to foreign temps.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 9 Oct 2015

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Children's socks

How Many Poor Kids Live in Your Riding?

Data shows more than half of BC's districts above national child poverty average.

By Katie Hyslop, 9 Oct 2015


Candidate Who Dropped Out Could Still Be Elected as Liberal, Agent Says

Cheryl Thomas quit after past social media posts came to light.

By Andrew MacLeod, 8 Oct 2015

Stephen Harper, Vancouver visit, January 2014

Harper Holds Another Unpublicized, Exclusive Media Conference

Thursday morning event not mentioned in usual list of campaign stops.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 8 Oct 2015

Stephen Harper with a lobster

What Does $1 Million Buy in an Election?

At this point, it's too late for lawn signs and TV. Strategist dishes on how parties are spending.

By Sarah Berman, 8 Oct 2015


Feds Using Old, Inaccurate Data to Set Temporary Foreign Worker Wages

Sketchy stats driving down Canadian pay rates, says Alberta labour fed.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 7 Oct 2015


Tory Candidate Supportive of Drug Tests for EI Recipients

Liberal candidate initially agrees, later changes mind on issue raised at Fort Nelson debate.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 Oct 2015

TPP ministers in Hawaii

TPP No Boon to Public Purse, Says Taxpayer Group

Deal's dairy concessions and drug patent terms will deplete coffers, says Dennis Howlett.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 5 Oct 2015

Bruce Carson and Harper

Canada's Biggest Political Scandal You Never Heard Of

Big oil, taxpayers' millions, call girls and a 'mechanic' named Bruce Carson.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 5 Oct 2015

A Tyee Series

After the Election, I Hope Canada Rethinks Its Aid Overseas

Time to restore our commitment, says veteran aid worker. Part of a series on dreams beyond Oct. 19.

By David P. Ball, 5 Oct 2015

Mulcair campaigning in 2015

Is Tom Too Calm?

As NDP plunges, pundits blast Mulcair's mild campaign. But strategists say there's more to come.

By Andrew MacLeod, 3 Oct 2015

Liberal Jody Wilson-Raybould and New Democrat Mira Oreck

In Vancouver Granville, Progressives Divided on Two Star Candidates

Despite efforts to 'vote together,' red and orange clash at the doorstep.

By Doug Ward, 2 Oct 2015

Premier Christy Clark

Premier's Personal Kenya Plans Involved Plenty of Government Staff Help

New FOIs show Clark staff scrambled to make 2013 holiday happen.

By Bob Mackin, 2 Oct 2015

Glenn Sollitt

Van Island Greens Tout Supportive Poll, but Others Contradict

Figures used on handbill suggest Tories not a threat, but further surveys show otherwise.

By Andrew MacLeod, 1 Oct 2015

Single mom Erin Arnold
A Tyee Series

After the Election, I Hope for Affordable Child Care

'Accessible' spaces needed, says mom. Part of a series on dreams beyond Oct.19.

By David P. Ball, 1 Oct 2015

Diego Cardona

How Can Canada Meet Its Refugee Goals? Ask Migrant Youth

Young newcomers speak from experience on living up to our commitments.

By Katie Hyslop, 1 Oct 2015

Canada's Biggest Political Scandal You Never Heard Of

Big oil, taxpayers' millions, call girls and a 'mechanic' named Bruce Carson.

By Andrew Nikiforuk


What issue should have dominated headlines this election?

  • Refugees and foreign policy
  • Niqabs and “barbaric cultural practices”
  • Jobs and the economy
  • Climate change
  • Duffy trial and Conservative power abuses
  • Health care and veterans’ services
  • Aboriginal rights
  • Bill C-51
  • Other

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