What police were calling an "ambush-style" shooting in the Toronto area that left one teenager dead and five other people injured saw federal party leaders swiftly move to offer condolences Sunday but little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence in Canada's cities.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh extended a hand to Quebec nationalists on Sunday, promising the province new powers and funding in a bid to revive the so-called orange wave of support that carried his party to official Opposition status eight years ago.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will stand with Conservative candidates who have made controversial comments in the past, so long as they have apologized and taken responsibility for their comments.
The mayor of Vancouver says the city that opened North America's first supervised injection site following a surge in heroin-related deaths wants all federal party leaders to consider a proposal to allow substance users access to pharmaceutical-grade heroin.
Canada's election campaign is barely underway and, fiscally speaking, it's already unlike any in recent history: none of the major political parties is promising to balance the government's books in the next four years.
Representatives from each of the major federal parties running in this year’s federal election are defending their own climate policies while criticizing their competitors as the environment shapes up to be a top issue among voters.
A candidate running for Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives was deemed by the party's provincial counterpart to be 'extremely controversial and problematic' and accused of promoting online conspiracy theories, according to a past vetting report.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was left to defend another of his would-be MPs on Saturday after two Liberal cabinet ministers posted a video they argued shows the star candidate has a close friendship with a far-right political activist banned from Facebook for spreading hate.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's preference for a day of shaking hands and light conversations on the campaign trail Saturday didn't materialize, as some Quebec residents pushed him to discuss his stance on the province's controversial secularism law.
Jagmeet Singh borrowed a page from Donald Trump's protectionist playbook Saturday, vowing that a New Democrat government would tie made-in-Canada strings to new incentives aimed at rebuilding the country's sputtering auto industry.
Last election saw an unprecedented turnout on First Nations reserves as Indigenous voters showed up in droves. It remains to be seen whether Indigenous voters will cast their ballots in similar numbers this year.