Local MPs split on election reform

Local MPs were split in last Wednesday’s vote on whether to accept the report of the recent special committee on electoral reform. The report, which was produced by an all-party committee and recommended that the government move forward with electoral reform, was defeated in the May 31 vote, with all but two of the East […]

East End joins Liberal sweep in Toronto

Red ties, scarves, hats, even strawberry cake was flying as supporters celebrated Liberal Nathaniel Erskine-Smith’s election win in Beaches-East York last night. “It’s amazing for our riding, it’s amazing for our country,” said Erskine-Smith, speaking in the Ted Reeve party room shortly before giving a speech to his volunteers. “The current government has been so […]

Trudeau campaign rolls into the Beach

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau got a double-take from Queen streetcar riders this morning when he made a campaign stop at The Beacher Café. Hundreds of supporters packed the Beach café and surrounding sidewalk where, six days before the Oct. 19 vote, Trudeau made his only scheduled speech of the day. Introduced by local Liberal candidate Nathaniel-Erskine […]