June 5, 2014

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On Maine speed limit changes, a case of fast and slow

Even top state lawmakers said they were caught off-guard by the Department of Transportation's speed limit increase. In late May, Sen. Ed Mazurek, co-chair of...

Today's letters: The world's most corrupt game

... systems in the world, with 77% of our electricity supply emitting no greenhouse gases. We are pleased the Obama administration is following Canada's lead...

GOLF: June 5 Quarter Century Partnership scoreboard

(tie) Kenneth Black-Danny Cruzan, 75; D.J. Cranfill-Rob Sterling, 75; and Don Hembree-Matt Hembree, 75; 6. (tie) Mike Hooper-Keith Little, 76; and Tom Melton-W.E. Tinkler, 76;...

Convivium feature by Jim Flaherty introduced in the Calgary Herald ...

Convivium publisher Peter Stockland writes about the current edition of the publication and the late Jim Flaherty's poignant feature contribution: Beautifully spare and evocative, Flaherty's...

2 new films join other movies based off books

It seems the movie industry headed over to its bookshelf for inspiration this year. Case in point: Several films that are headed to the big...

Potential yawner 'Edge' is surprisingly agile action flick

... Day” with weaponry. But it's effective as Liman (with a script by Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth) keeps things moving so fast...

Encouraging Canadian Travellers to Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today urged Canadians to be well prepared when travelling to hurricane-prone areas during the...

Debating the Possibility of Winning by a Nose Patch

“I don't think it makes them any faster,” said Bill Gowan, who will saddle the Preakness runner-up, Ride On Curlin. “They are only as fast...

Theater|Rushing Headlong Into the Hurly-Burly

New Yorker From the testy King Duncan (John Shrapnel) to the lowliest foot soldier, their metabolisms are set by the rhythms of combat. And they are...

Walleye Weekend – Fond du Lac's signature event for 36 years

Jim Sabel, who was President of the Fond du Lac Musician's Association, brought in the bands,” JoAnn said “Don Rabbitt worked with the DNR to...

F-35 purchase decision expected next week in report

That report is now complete and has been handed to government, but Public Works Minister Diane Finley has so far refused to make it public...

Top Moments: John Oliver Makes Us Laugh Talking About Net Neutrality

The Talker: Uncle Joey says you oughta know it wasn't him ... . Our top moments of the week: 11. Best Icebreaker: Jonah Hill has...

Top Moments: John Oliver Makes Us Laugh Talking About Net Neutrality

The Talker: Uncle Joey says you oughta know it wasn't him ... . Our top moments of the week: 11. Best Icebreaker: Jonah Hill has...

Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston in epic new 'Macbeth'

New Yorker (blog)In a concession, too, to our bystanders' curiosity, the directors add to Macbeth's report of his murder of King Duncan (John Shrapnel), a...

An Open Letter to Peter MacKay and my MP About Bill C36, “The ...

As most people already know, the Conservative government released its proposed legislation related to prostitution yesterday. I sent this letter to Rick Dykstra and Peter...

7 Dangers To Watch Out For When Considering Music Promotion ...

7 Dangers To Watch Out For When Considering Music Promotion Services. James Moore June 6, 2014 0. Pretty Lights has built a massive following through...

F-35 purchase decision expected next Tuesday in report

That report is now complete and has been handed to government, but Public Works Minister Diane Finley has so far refused to make it public...

Top Moments: John Oliver Makes Us Laugh Talking About Net Neutrality

Worst Business Strategy: On the premiere of AMC's Halt and Catch Fire, hot-shot salesman Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace) is so eager to build the next...

Toronto Summer: Longer parade, same rhythms at Caribbean Carnival

“This year we want more people to enjoy the parade,” co-CEO Chris Alexander said in an interview. First-timers will find a welcoming atmosphere as well...

Sylvester Stretch revives original Pictou County lineup

John Duncan MacKenzie of Pictou and John Boudreau of Westville were decked out in their band jackets, ready to show that they're still alive and...

Fired Mesilla deputy plans to take legal action against town

"I really hope he prevails," said Mesilla business owner Chris Alexander. "I believe the mayor has clearly violated her authority in firing Deputy Hervol." Alexander...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with President François ...

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PM nominates Mary Dawson, CM, QC, for reappointment as Conflict ...

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... Facebook · YouTube · Flickr. © 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All...

'Fault in Our Stars,' 'Edge of Tomorrow' released this weekend

It seems the movie industry headed over to its bookshelf for inspiration this year. Case in point: Several films that are headed to the big...

Sparta beer sales have a positive impact for some at the cost of others

"I keep very good records and I have been keeping track of all my packages, and my six packs and my 12 packs have taken...

Saskatchewan's Wolfcop is a gonzo transformation of the werewolf ...

Saskatchewan's Wolfcop is a gonzo transformation of the werewolf genre. By Chris Alexander Metro. Share this Article. Contributed Director Lowell Dean, left, talks to Leo...

Peter MacKay ducks question on referring anti-prostitution bill to top court

The Sudbury Star Justice Minister Peter MacKay dodged questions Thursday from both the Liberal and NDP about whether he would send the new anti-prostitution bill immediately...

RCMP pores through Mike Duffy's hotel bills in criminal investigation

Investigators have since interviewed an employee in the office for the regional minister for P.E.I., Gail Shea, where Duffy and an assistant compiled the documents...

Mike Barnicle reports from Normandy: Amid the graves, gratitude lives on

A few of them were: Douglas Perry, Robert Cahill, Ralph Parenteau, Robert Lamb, Vartan Panagian, James Huard, Alfred Cloutier, Herman Lindsey Jr., William LeClair, Clifford...

Showbiz Analysis with The Dick Van Dyke Show's Larry Mathews

Larry Mathews was just five years old when he was cast as Ritchie Petrie, the adorable son of Rob and Laura on The Dick Van...

Heat slighted?

College Basketball Insider Gary Parrish joins Erin Sharoni to discuss some NBA draft stock changes he's observed over the past month. ... of feet in...

A's offense stymied in loss to Yankees

SFGate Lefty reliever Eric O'Flaherty, on track to return from the disabled list late this month or in early July, will throw in his first minor...

Rollover accident turns into manhunt

Wright said the trooper was sent to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Mann said a booking photo and any charges against...

CORRECTED-EXCLUSIVE-Canadian review will recommend buying Lockheed ...

The Star Online Public Works Minister Diane Finley declined comment on Tuesday about the timing of a decision. "Once we have made a decision we will...

The QP Clip: Peter MacKay teases top court consultations

The government declined to consult parliamentarians on the merits of Clément Gascon, the latest Supreme Court appointee. Gascon's impeccable credentials have helped the Tories avoid...

Moore police search for teen in connection with burglaries

Police are looking for Jalen Robertson, 18, because they think he can lead them to a group of men responsible for the burglaries. A surveillance...

John Ivison: Peter MacKay's prostitution law a failure on all counts

Peter MacKay's role as Attorney General of Canada requires him to be the guardian of the rule of law. He is mandated to protect the...

Showbiz Analysis with The Dick Van Dyke Show's Larry Mathews

Larry Mathews was just five years old when he was cast as Ritchie Petrie, the adorable son of Rob and Laura on The Dick Van...

A noteworthy exchange from question period Thursday in the House of Commons

OTTAWA - The Canadian Press is always on the lookout for noteworthy or zesty exchanges on the floor of the House of Commons. On Thursday,...

Exclusive: Canadian review will recommend buying Lockheed F-35 fighter jet ...

Public Works Minister Diane Finley declined comment on Tuesday about the timing of a decision. “Once we have made a decision we will announce it,...

A noteworthy exchange from question period Thursday in the House of Commons

OTTAWA - The Canadian Press is always on the lookout for noteworthy or zesty exchanges on the floor of the House of Commons. On Thursday,...

Quebec national assembly adopts right-to-die legislation

Ottawa watching Quebec right-to-die bill: Rona Ambrose. The legislation is officially dubbed “an act respecting end-of-life care.” It stipulates that patients themselves would have to...

Home News Sex offender worked with residential school...

According to another document, Hansen's fees were paid for with funding from a Truth and Reconciliation Commission fund established to commemorate the survivors of residential...

Home News Sex offender worked with residential school...

According to another document, Hansen's fees were paid for with funding from a Truth and Reconciliation Commission fund established to commemorate the survivors of residential...

Showbiz Analysis with The Dick Van Dyke Show's Larry Mathews

Larry Mathews was just five years old when he was cast as Ritchie Petrie, the adorable son of Rob and Laura on The Dick Van...

Exclusive: Canadian review will recommend buying Lockheed F-35 fighter jet ...

Public Works Minister Diane Finley declined comment on Tuesday about the timing of a decision. “Once we have made a decision we will announce it,...

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party 2014: What to Eat

This style is well represented at this year's event with Sam Jones of the Skylight Inn and Ed Mitchell both serving up whole hogs. ...

Exclusive: Canadian review will recommend buying Lockheed F-35 fighter jet ...

Public Works Minister Diane Finley declined comment on Tuesday about the timing of a decision. “Once we have made a decision we will announce it,...

BREAKING: Quebec legislature votes 94-22 to enshrine euthanasia as 'medical ...

“The laws that prohibit euthanasia and assisted suicide exist to protect all Canadians, including those who are potentially the most vulnerable, such as people who...

Gay Days delivers boost to regional tourism

Like any other Disney event, Gay Days — now in its 24th year, according to Chris Alexander-Manley, the president of GayDays Inc. — is all...