May 15, 2014

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Miles Austin signs with Browns

... force a game 7. NBA writer Matt Moore called in to talk about the Oklahoma Thunder's game 6 win over the Memphis Grizzlies...

Bold predictions: Mark Jackson

... update: 1/13. College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish joins Erin Sharoni to discuss some NBA draft stock changes he's observed over the past month. ....

Tories isolate Assembly of First Nations over economic threat

On Thursday, the Prime Minister's Office and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt signalled Ottawa won't recognize the Confederacy's standing so long as a warning contained...

Visit 'Pocket' of working-class Americans

Based on a novel by Peter Dexter (“Paris Trout”) adapted by Alex Metcalf and Slattery, the film is a curious piece, mixing “Sopranos”-type tropes —...

THE JOKE PROJECT TJP Distribution: John Duncan Tribe 1988

Tracklist. 1 –Etsuko Hasumi Prisoner. 2 –Taketoshi Watari Caretaker. 3 –John Duncan Assasin. 4 –Rax Karal Rape Victim. 5 –Haruhiro Itoh Pirate Broadcast Engineer. 6...

Stright-MacKay nominated for provincial exporter of year

The Province Nova Scotia's exporters are fuelling that growth through the accomplishments being celebrated at the 2014 Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards," said Rob Moore, Minister...

Detroit Lions play charity basketball game against Saginaw County Crime ...

Tahir Whitehead, Riley Reiff and Bill Bentley, alongside Cory Schlesinger, Rob Rubick and four-time pro bowler Herman Moore, squared off against the Crime Stoppers team...

First Nations relations with Ottawa tested over 'economic shutdown' threat

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt told the Commons today he would not meet with a group of "rogue chiefs" until they withdrew their threat to...

NWS: Banks County damaged caused by EF1 tornado

Despite the nine-mile track of the storm, damage was relatively minor in Banks County. "It wasn't on the ground the entire time and fortunately we...

Hundreds attend White County Business Expp

click to enlarge. The annual White County Business Expo continues until 7 p.m. (Photo/Rob Moore). CLEVELAND - Hundreds attended the annual White County Business Expo...

Tories considering forcing higher pay for temporary foreign workers

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander also attended the meeting, and both ministers then met with four labour organizations: Canada's Building Trades Unions, the Canadian Labour Congress,...

RCMP says passport scheme traded cash, drugs for official documents

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said facial recognition software initially alerted the government to the illegal activity. Investigators flagged a series of applicants used Quebec birth...

Bernard Valcourt denounces threat of economic shutdown from Chiefs

Grand Chief Derek Nepinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says he is disappointed to hear that Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt has resorted to...

Harkat fears torture, death if returned to Algeria

A government official selected by Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will have to determine first whether Harkat remains a serious threat to the security of Canada.

Website maps businesses using temporary foreign workers in BC and Alberta

A request for an interview with Human Resources Minister Diane Finley or an official from her department was denied. A statement from the ministry pointed...

Broadway's Latest Starry Revival: 'A Delicate Balance' with Glenn Close, John ...

UPI.com The 2014-15 season on Broadway is shaping up to be just as starry as the current one, with Glenn Close now confirmed for a fall...

Harkat fears torture, death if returned to Algeria

A government official selected by Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will have to determine first whether Harkat remains a serious threat to the security of Canada.

Tories ponder tougher measures concerning temporary foreign ...

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney speaks about the government's Temporary Foreign Worker program during a news conference Monday April 29, 2013 in Ottawa.

Fast-food workers rally worldwide for higher pay

CBS News Undeterred by wind and rain, dozens of fast food workers and community activists gathered early Thursday morning outside the so-called Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's...

'Fix Temporary Foreign Worker Program': Weyburn waitresses

Edmonton Journal Employment Minister Jason Kenney is set to bring in at least two new rules for businesses that want to hire temporary foreign workers, including...

Politicking in a grain crisis: a bill's delay-plagued march forward

That would cap a nine-week journey for Bill C-30, the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act – a bill Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz hoped to...

Bernard Valcourt denounces threat of economic shutdown from Chiefs

By Susana Mas, CBC. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says he is disappointed to hear that Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard...

Via Rail may finally be getting it right

And with Baird being a powerful cabinet minister, he made sure Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt heard the public's angst as well. In his first outing...

Cumberland County College 2014 list of graduates

... Rebecca L. Dilks, Ashley Marie Doback, Emily F. Donato, Krista M. Dwyer, Molly K. Etherton, Christina L. Fetuao, Danielle Finley, Rachael L. Flem, Melissa...

Immigrants more likely to fail citizenship test the longer they're here

... a series of sweeping citizenship changes, including raising the required length of residency to four out of six years from the current three out...

For Canada's Spies, Your Data Is Just a Phone Call Away

“Only the most basic information, such as the name and phone number, may be released,” Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney told the House of Commons.

Aboriginal Affairs minister calls chiefs 'rogue' and threats to national ...

By Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, May 16, 2014 Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt moved aggressively to undermine the Confederacy of Nations Thursday, labeling the...

Aboriginal Affairs minister calls chiefs 'rogue' and threats to national ...

By Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, May 16, 2014 Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt moved aggressively to undermine the Confederacy of Nations Thursday, labeling the...

Movie Listings for May 16-22

'American Jesus' (No rating, 1:20) It's not clear what Aram Garriga, a Spanish filmmaker, thinks he is accomplishing with this documentary, which samples out-of-the-mainstream versions...

Julian Fantino souligne le Jour commémoratif de l'Holocauste 2014

Le ministre des Anciens Combattants canadien, Julian Fantino, a souligné ce jeudi 15 mai la cérémonie du Jour commémoratif de l'Holocauste 2014 à Ottawa organisée...

Speedster Brown took long, tough road to NFL

Arizona coach Bruce Arians loves speed, and he sees Brown in the mold of two other small, fast receivers he coached -- T.Y. Hilton in...

Bernard Valcourt should resign, says grand chief from Manitoba

Toronto Sun Grand Chief Derek Nepinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says he is disappointed to hear that Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt has resorted...

National Conservation Plan - Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey

On May 15, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper launched the National Conservation Plan (NCP), which will provide a more coordinated approach to conservation efforts across...

Judge: ACOA hiring of staffer was inappropriate

He was a cabinet minister in P.E.I., a failed federal Conservative Party candidate and later a researcher and speech writer for federal cabinet minister Peter...

Aboriginal Affairs Minister should resign, says Grand Chief from Manitoba

Grand Chief Derek Nepinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says he is disappointed to hear that Bernard Valcourt has resorted to name-calling and thinks...

New Via CEO unveils plan to fix rail crossings, vows to restore public trust

... they call other public officials to account for their management of affairs. I accept that pressure,” he said, adding that he has already felt...

Soldier faces more charges in sex assault case

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office had not responded to the Citizen. Sullivan said Thursday the refusal to release information that could result in more victims...

Stephen Harper welcomes all views on abortion

Stephen Harper reveals new National Conservation Plan · Anti-abortion candidates need not apply in 2015, Justin Trudeau says · Rona Ambrose urged by Liberals to...

Bernard Valcourt won't meet with 'rogue chiefs' until threats withdrawn

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says he will not meet with a group of "rogue chiefs" until they withdraw their threat to bring the Canadian...

Speedster Brown took long, tough road to NFL

Arizona coach Bruce Arians loves speed, and he sees Brown in the mold of two other small, fast receivers he coached — T.Y. Hilton in...

Throwback Thursday: Rob Moore and the 1990 Supplemental Draft

Sticking with the post-draft theme, for this week's “Throwback Thursday”, we look back at a time when the Jets were trying to get younger on...

Christian Paradis reinforces Canada's commitment to volunteer programs

Christian Paradis, minister of international development and minister for la francophonie, at a press conference on March 6. On Wednesday, Paradis earned praise from the...

Tories continue assault on Liberals' Team Canada missions

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives, however, have decided on their favoured approach: Gone are the days of Jean Chrétien's Team Canada kitchen sink junkets, Trade Minister...

MSP Fears: Net Neutrality Rules Could Stifle Innovation, Hurt Small Businesses

New York Times Today's ruling was very disappointing, said Jeff Juszczak, CEO of Thirteen Guys Named Ed, a Safety Harbor, Fla.-based MSP. Juszczak said the proposed...

Frenchys recognized for export achievements

Nova Scotia's exporters are fuelling that growth through the accomplishments being celebrated at the 2014 Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards," said Rob Moore, Minister of...

Blood on the walls: Fear and loathing at the SA National Art Gallery

Bailey, a South African mining tycoon, had bequeathed a collection of 400 paintings, the biggest ever of British sporting art and worth several million Pounds,...

Minister refuses to meet chiefs until they drop their threats to the economy

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt is refusing to meet a group of "rogue chiefs" until they drop their threat to cripple the Canadian...

Bernard Valcourt Refuses To Meet 'Rogue Chiefs' In Assembly Of First Nations

Toronto Sun Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt said Thursday he won't talk to representatives from the Confederacy of Nations — a group of chiefs from across...