New Democratic Party of Canada

Cartoon: Liberal NDP Merger Talks Spell Trouble for Ignatieff?

Find a political cartoon depicting the rumours of a merge between the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party of Canada as being harmful to Michael Ignatieff's leadership of the Liberal Party.

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Cartoon: Layton and Ignatieff Disagree on Leadership of a Coalition Government

Find a political cartoon depicting New Democratic Party leader, Jack Layton and Liberal Party of Canada leader, Michael Ignatieff disagreeing on who would become the leader in a governing Liberal / NDP coalition.

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Political Parties and the Party System in Canada: History, Operation and Issues

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Jun 1, 2010

Political parties play a central role in Canadian democracy and government, representing an important link between the state and society. This article provides an introduction to the nature of parties and the party system at the federal level of Canadian politics. This includes exploring the definition of a political party, systems of classification, the history of Canada’s party system, the operation of political parties, and key issues and debates regarding party politics in Canada.

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Cartoon: Political Parties in Canada Agree on One Thing, Not to Audit Their Expenses

Find a political cartoon depicting all the political parties in Canada finally agreeing on something, not to allow the Auditor General of Canada to audit their expenses.

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Cartoon: The Speaker of the House Gives the Parties Two Weeks

Find a political cartoon depicting the Speaker of the House of Commons, Peter Milliken, the Conservative Government and the opposition parties two weeks to come to an agreement on releasing documents relating to the Afghanistan detainee controversy.

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Cartoon: The Olympics Are Over and Now the Politicians Get Back to Work

Find a political cartoon depicting the Olympics being over, and the politicians getting back to work.

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Cartoon: Battle of the Politicians - Undemocratic vs Underwhelming

Find a political cartoon depicting a real battle between the undemocratic leader of Canada vs the underwhelming opposition leaders of Canadian political parties.

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Cartoon: H1N1 Flu and the Political Whining in Ottawa

Find a political cartoon depicting the H1N1 flu outbreak in Canada occurring and the accompanying whining and complaining in the House of Commons in Ottawa about the Conservative government's response.

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Cartoon: NDP Low in the Polls: Layton Now Harper's Newest Cheerleader

Find a political cartoon depicting New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP) leader, Jack Layton, becoming Prime Minister Stephen Harper's newest cheerleader due to the NDPs low polling numbers.

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Cartoon: Layton Saves Ignatieff from Making a Big Mistake, Forcing an Election

Find a political cartoon depicting New Democratic Party of Canada leader, Jack Layton, saving Liberal Party of Canada leader, Michael Ignatieff, from making a big mistake, forcing a federal election in Canada.

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Cartoon: NDP Leader Layton Propps up the Harper Conservatives

Find a political cartoon depicting New Democratic Party leader, Jack Layton, asking Minority Conservative government leader, Stephen Harper, to dance.

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Federal Campaign Finance Laws in Canada

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Jul 21, 2009

Campaign finance refers to the rules that govern the use of money in electoral processes such as general elections, by-elections, and referenda. In this context, Canada has adopted a broad set of rules in relation to key political actors, including election candidates, political parties, electoral district associations, and third parties. This article provides an introduction to federal campaign finance laws, including their history, content, and administration. It also explores a number of key issues regarding the regulation of money in elections.

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Cartoon: Layton Refused to Support the Conservative Budget

Find a political cartoon depicting the leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, Jack Layton, refusing to support the Conservative Party of Canada's federal budget -- unless he gets to be Deputy Prime Minister.

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Cartoon: Layton Destroys any Chance of a Coalition with Ignatieff

Find a political cartoon depicting NDP leader, Jack Layton, destroying any chance of a coalition in the House of Commons with Liberal Party leader, Micheal Ignatieff.

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Cartoon: With Ignatieff as Leader of the Liberal Party, is the Coalition Dead?

Find a cartoon depicting Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Stéphane Dion as being disappointed with Michael Ignatieff being given the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada.

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