March 31, 2014

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Calls for transparency in meat processors prices

The Primary Production Pricing (PPP) Bill, drawn up by Queensland grazier Rob Moore, would allow farmers to access an online database of current price offers...

Grizzlies Manage Split On a TOUGH B2B, Defeat Nuggets 94-92

Offensive balance is not completely absent as it has been in the past-Conley and Lee are getting shots (and Lee has made the most of...

Almy: Gearing up for another season

"Weatherby X is more than a product line," says CEO Ed Weatherby, "it's an attitude, a lifestyle, a distinction that sets you apart from the...

Balancing the books on the back of labour, the aged

It was announced by Treasury Board president Tony Clements that this is the date in 2015 that our health care co-payments would begin increasing. Over...

Roundup: Paw Paw evens record with shutout win over Salisbury, Pa.

Steven Shreck and Bailey Campbell rounded things out with an 8-0 victory over Caleb Nelson and Justin Kirk. Sherando, Va., ekes by Martinsburg. MARTINSBURG -...

Netflix movies to watch: April 2014

Roman Polanski's "Chinatown" is simply one of the great films of all time, a film noir with Jack Nicholson in one of his most iconic...

The Bloated 'HIMYM' Finale Ends Exactly Where We Knew It Would

Marshall, Lily, Barney, Robin, and Ted, with their eccentric personalities and never ending supply of elaborate inside jokes, made an entire nation of viewers want...

GBI charges Elbert man with child exploitation

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Christopher Wayne Harrison. ELBERTON - An Elberton man is behind bars,...

Health Canada to Appeal Medical Marijuana Injunction

"I want to emphasize that marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine in Canada," Health Minister Rona Ambrose said in a statement that did...

The Arctic Council's Immunity to Crimean Flu

Beyond Harper, at the political level Leona Aglukkaq probably had some influence on the decision to keep the Arctic Council out of Canada's Ukrainian response.

New Edmonton ridings could shake election up

0Edmonton-Spruce Grove, currently represented by MP Rona Ambrose, will make up the new Edmonton-Callingwood riding. Each of Alberta's 34 electoral districts holds more than 100,000...

Ocean garbage frustrates search for Flight 370

National Post “The ocean is like a plastic soup, bulked up with the croutons of these larger items,” said Los Angeles captain Charles Moore, an environmental...

New NHS England chief takes over

He is taking over from Sir David Nicholson, who decided to retire following the Stafford Hospital scandal. Mr Stevens will ... Robert Francis QC, chair...

Scientists: 'Worst of all scenarios' at deadly Beacon Street fire

Officials say firefighter Michael Kennedy and Lt. Ed Walsh were killed by a fast-moving, wind-driven fire that ripped through a Boston brownstone died after they...

Obama Endorses Brian Schatz In Hawaii's Heated Senate Democratic Primary

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) over his challenger, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), in the state's competitive Senate Democratic...

Natural gas fueling station opens in NW Harris County

“Freedom CNG's vision for the future is to provide enough truck friendly fast-fill CNG fueling stations in the Houston area for fleets to have the...

Ottawa says Canada Jobs Grant done deal for NS; province says no

Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney, who'd expressed frustration with Premier Stephen McNeil behind the scenes, said Monday his government has struck a jobs training deal...

Hawkes takes over as OPP commissioner

Among the dignitaries on hand for the change-of-command ceremony were former OPP commissioner and Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino, Minister of Community Safety and...

Pigeon Forge takes advantage of Gatlinburg-Pittman errors

Duncan had allowed just three hits in her previous two games and finally got the zero on the board on Monday. Late in the game,...

The 2014 Juno Awards

Winnipeg Free Press The broadcast also featured special guest appearances by A Tribe Called Red, Commander Chris Hadfield, Jim Cuddy, July Talk, Shad, the Honourable Shelly...

Canada not immune to impact of global warming: report

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said the government has been "committed to protecting the environment while keeping the Canadian economy strong since 2006. "Our government has...

Health Website Failures Impede Signup Surge as Deadline Nears

By ROBERT PEAR MARCH 31, 2014. Inside. Photo. Enrique Gonzalez and Janet Regalado with their daughter as they wait to register for health insurance at...

Climate change warnings met with denial from Ottawa, NDP says

Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq defended her government's record Monday during question period. "Since 2006 we have invested more than $10 billion in green infrastructure,...

Healdsburg's Foley acquires Oregon winery

The purchase reflects the growing popularity of Oregon wines, said IWA principal Robert Nicholson, principal at the mergers and acquisitions firm. “Oregon has moved out...

John Drinnan: Can ratings save Lush?

The rumour has long been that Duncan Garner was hired in drive time with the intention of replacing Marcus Lush Breakfast. Pictured, Marcus Lush and...

Detroit's Coney Island Hot Dog Is Edible Solace for Bruised City

Detroit would have more newfangled fast-food outlets were it not for its population loss, said Malcolm Knapp, a New York-based restaurant industry adviser. Indeed, the...

One Plus One Plus One Equals ALIEN!!! - genrefied - Blogger

And then we have the three writers, not together for the first time but definitely together for the first time in tuxedoes. Well, we're in...

Wall St wolves take fright at high-frequency trading criticism

The release of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt comes after years of public debate over the lightning-fast trading systems which have grown to dominate...

Clark presents LNG plan in Ottawa with delegation

Toronto Sun The announcement with B.C. came as Employment Minister Jason Kenney said Ottawa now has positive written pledges from all provinces and territories about delivering...

Paramount's Rob Moore Reveals How 'Noah' Overcame Christian Backlash (Q&A)

"The Bible hasn't gotten this much publicity in a very long time," says Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore, who adds that many religious leaders have...

New NHS England chief takes over

He is taking over from Sir David Nicholson, who decided to retire following the Stafford Hospital scandal. Mr Stevens will ... Robert Francis QC, chair...

Pot prices may spike as Feds appeal medical marijuana temporary reprieve

Health Minister Rona Ambrose said today in a statement that the government only runs the program because the courts have said patients must be able...

Andrew Wiggins declares for NBA Draft

NBA writer Matt Moore joined Roger Lodge on 'ROME' to discuss LeBron James' 61 point career-high performance, the downfall of the New York Knicks,...

Week 27 schedule analysis

Alexander Steen has three goals and four assists during his current four-game point streak. ... Despite winning five in a row, after losing Chris Kreider...

Win 1 of 3 The King and the Mockingbird DVDs

Based on a beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, the film follows a chimney sweep and shepherdess who seek to escape from the clutches of...

Salvadoran journalist faces 'unfair' deportation

Foster hopes Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will veto the deportation order. “There is no legal solution,” he said. “There is only a political solution.” A...

Baird works to head off any Russian designs on Moldova

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Moldova has “many good friends” in Canada and the West as the former Soviet state works to integrate more...

Adjustment to points system means there will be no nap time during Duck ...

(Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway). GERRY FRALEY. GERRY FRALEY The ... Kurt Busch said he expects Goodyear to provide more durable...

New rail legislation a boost for Rocky View farmers

Rocky View farmers may soon breathe a sigh of relief, as grain gets moving on the prairies. On March 7, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and...

Dimitri Soudas's hiring defended by Conservative MPs

Treasury Board President Tony Clement said it's normal in politics for people to "come and go." "These circumstances were unusual, I'll grant you that," he...

James Moore: Insurance industry should consider its own misdeeds as it bays ...

The insurance industry has scented its regulator's blood and is positively drooling as a result. Its representatives want the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) chief executive,...

Ottawa says jobs grant deal reached with NS; province says not so fast

Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney, who'd expressed frustration with Premier Stephen McNeil behind the scenes, said Monday his government has struck a jobs training deal...

Seattle giving CenturyLink a break, broadband boxes coming

(blog)This purportedly will improve broadband speeds, though Mayor Ed Murray doesn't have any guarantee that will happen. I hate to question this faint ...

Schools Scramble to Make Up Lost Time After Snow-Day Deluge

John Kasich signed a bill last week requiring makeup time beyond the five days but allowing waivers in extreme cases. Methods used to make up...

Raitt says rail review being pushed forward to this summer

(subscription)Minister of Agriculture Gerry Ritz talks with Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt before appearing before the House of Commons Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food...

Canada's mission in Afghanistan: Was it worth it?

Other guests include Chris Alexander, Canada's former ambassador to Afghanistan and now immigration minister, and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, who served as minister of defence...

What's On: Published April 1, 2014

Following the success of his One Man Star Wars Trilogy last season at The ACT, Canadian actor Charles Ross, using a pair of elbow pads...

Issues at ECBC could have been fixed: former CEO

ACOA Minister Rob Moore has said the budget that would have been allocated to Cape Breton under ECBC will remain, but Bates noted that will...

New Toronto clinic to offer medical marijuana prescriptions

CBC.ca On Monday, federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose released a media statement addressing concerns by the medical community. “They want clearer guidance on safety and effectiveness...

Members of Congress who are leaving office

Representative Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia (six terms, seeking Senate seat). * Representative Paul Broun, Georgia (three ... Representative Rob Andrews, New Jersey (resigned during...