Martin O’Hanlon And Joan Bryden, THE CANADIAN PRESS

Harper must 'reach out' to avoid election, Layton says

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper and Jack Layton took the first tentative steps Thursday in a political dance that could decide if the country is headed for a fall election.The prime minister and the NDP leader both said they want Parliament to work, but each looked to the other to take the lead.Layton said...

Friday, September 4, 2009, 10:43 AM

Layton says Harper must 'reach out' to save government

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper and Jack Layton took the first tentative steps Thursday in a political dance that could decide if the country is headed for a fall election.The prime minister and the NDP leader both said they want Parliament to work, but each looked to the other to take the initiative....

Thursday, September 3, 2009, 7:58 PM

Layton suggests he'd back bid to dump Harper

OTTAWA - Jack Layton says Stephen Harper just doesn't seem to get how bad the unemployment situation is - and it could cost the prime minister his job.The NDP leader emerged from a meeting with Harper on Tuesday, strongly hinting he would back any attempt to bring down the minority Conservative...

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 1:28 AM

Ignatieff gives Newfoundland MPs blessing to oppose budget

OTTAWA - Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff dodged some friendly fire and took a shot at Stephen Harper as he gave his Newfoundland MPs a "one-time" pass to break ranks and vote against the federal budget.The Liberals say they will support the Conservative budget in a key parliamentary vote tonight...

Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 9:57 PM