Home Page News Opinion Foreign Policy Politics Policy Legislation Lobbying Hill Life & People Hill Climbers Heard On The Hill Calendar Archives Classifieds
Hill Times Events Inside Ottawa Directory Hill Times Store Hill Times Careers The Wire Report The Lobby Monitor Parliament Now
Subscribe Reuse & Permissions Advertising FAQ
Contact UsLog In
Stories by Abbas Rana

Former cabinet minister Sohi to officially launch Edmonton mayoral bid soon, sources say

Prof. Duane Bratt says Amarjeet Sohi would be the ‘front-runner’ in the mayoral election, where at least six candidates have officially joined the race to succeed Don Iveson.
News|By Abbas Rana
If Mark Carney chooses to run as a Liberal in the next election, he will likely run in Ottawa South, say some Liberal insiders.
News|By Abbas Rana
Erin O’Toole had no option but to take a chance on trying to grow his party’s support base, but it's not clear whether his gamble will pay off in the next election, says pollster Greg Lyle.
News|By Abbas Rana
Nomination contestants are campaigning without knowing whether the voting will take place in-person, online, or a combination of both, making GOTV a challenge to prepare for, say candidates.
News|By Abbas Rana
‘The challenge for Erin O'Toole is internal within the conservative tribe, not necessarily external,’ says pollster Nik Nanos of Nanos Research.
News|By Abbas Rana
Liberal MP Adam Vaughan wants the Doug Ford government to publicly release the allocation criteria used for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in different regions of Ontario.
News|By Abbas Rana
The April 19 budget ‘will be the election budget any way that you cut it,’ says pollster Nik Nanos of Nanos Research
News|By Abbas Rana
If an election were held today, the Liberals would win most of the 13 suburban ridings decided by the closest margins in the last election, say pollsters.
Author
News|By Abbas Rana
Canadians are tired and worried and they aren't making distinctions between the federal and provincial governments.
News|By Abbas Rana
And the Liberals can't win a majority government without winning in rural Canada, say former Liberal MPs.
News|By Abbas Rana
A spring election is off the table because of COVID variants, the vaccine rollout still in its initial phase, and the possibility of a third wave hitting Canada in the coming weeks, Liberal MPs told The Hill Times.
News|By Abbas Rana
More people, including millennials, are flocking to live in suburban ridings and the two main parties will be targeting 13 ridings specific ridings to win the last election, say pollsters.
News|By Abbas Rana
The highest governing body of the Conservative Party elected Robert Batherson as the new party president on the first ballot, Sunday afternoon.
News|By Abbas Rana
The Conservative Party hasn't explained why they want to dissolve the riding association of Hastings-Lennox and Addington, Ont., says its president Carlo Petracca.
News|By Abbas Rana
Toronto lawyer and senior TD Bank executive Paul Saguil also wants to run for Liberal nomination in the same riding, currently represented by former Liberal MP Yasmin Ratansi.
News|By Abbas Rana
The WE Charity scandal broke the COVID rally for the Liberals in the summer which they never recovered from and it could still cause more damage in the coming days, say pollsters.
News|By Abbas Rana
Campaign Life Coalition needs the support of at least 100 delegates from 100 different ridings to force a vote at the March 18-20 policy convention.
News|By Abbas Rana
Candidates are working the phones and social media to garner support for a spot on the Conservative Party's national council.
News|By Abbas Rana
Some aspiring Liberal candidates are wondering whether the party's nomination contests will be open and fair, or if the leadership has already chosen its preferred candidates in four winnable Ontario winnable ridings.
News|By Abbas Rana
The federal Alberta riding of Edmonton West has proposed a constitutional amendment demanding that party money only be used to ‘advance the political and electoral interests of the party.’
News|By Abbas Rana
Campaign Life Coalition claims that its endorsed candidates’ performance played a key role in the defeat of the four prominent Conservatives in the delegate elections.
News|By Abbas Rana
Liberals should bring the pandemic under control as soon as possible, or the opposition parties will have an opening to raise serious questions about the government’s competence, says pollster Greg Lyle.
News|By Abbas Rana
Ontario MP Derek Sloan previously said a decision to bar him from running could lead his base to stay home on election day or to turn to rival conservative parties like the People's Party of Canada or the Maverick Party.
News|By Abbas Rana
National council candidates and grassroots members say they want the Conservative Fund to be accountable to the highest elected governing body of the Conservative Party.
News|By Abbas Rana
Campaign Life Coalition and other social conservative organizations endorsed delegates riding by riding to their supporters for the delegate election process.
News|By Abbas Rana
Ekos Research president Frank Graves says the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a problem for the Liberals, but also says it's not over yet.
News|By Abbas Rana
'Getting closer to the centre’ is the only path to victory for the Conservatives, says pollster Nik Nanos.
‘I would like to see somebody holding that position who can help to bring the people of this country together,’ says former senator Murray Sinclair.
News|By Abbas Rana
Without becoming the officially nominated candidates, fundraising is a major challenge, especially for first-time candidates, says former Liberal MP Gordie Hogg who wants to run again.
News|By Abbas Rana
The Liberals say Ind. MP Ramesh Sangha has been kicked out for making ‘baseless and dangerous’ claims, but he says party leadership cherry-picked parts of his media interview to justify removing him from caucus.
News|By Abbas Rana
Justin Trudeau should take his time and follow a proper screening process in choosing Julie Payette’s successor, says Prof. Donald Savoie.
News|By Abbas Rana
The Jan. 18 online meeting was a regular monthly meeting aimed to update MPs and riding volunteers about 'party’s tools and resources to stay connected with Canadians in virtual ways that respect public health guidelines,' says Braeden Caley, senior director, communication with the Liberal Party

Politics This Morning

Get the latest news from The Hill Times

Politics This Morning


Your email has been added. An email has been sent to your address, please click the link inside of it to confirm your subscription.
Your group subscription includes premium access to Politics This Morning briefing.