June 12, 2014

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Martin Kaymer seizes US Open lead with 65

Rob Oppenheim hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June...

Kathleen Wynne scores a majority, Stephen Harper gains a needed enemy: Tim ...

Hudak's resignation means potential leadership candidates from within Harper's cabinet, including the likes of Treasury Board President Tony Clement, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt or Labour...

Hey Lisa Raitt, is Canada Post an arm's-length crown corporation?

Today Lisa Raitt promised to direct Canada Post to go after the NDP, as part of the kangaroo court findings by the Liberals and Conservatives.

ANN McFEATTERS: Hillary's words of wisdom: It's all about me

(Life comes at you fast, Mr. Ex-Majority Leader.) Meanwhile, back to the book, it's a little hard to accept her premise that her ... In...

Potential contenders to replace PC Leader Tim Hudak

Elliott, 59, the widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty, is widely liked and respected within the PC party and by her political opponents.

VA bill splits Tenn. lawmakers

John J. “Jimmy” Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., is one of the co-sponsors of H.R. 4810, the Veterans Access to Care Act, which passed Tuesday. The bill...

Vic Dhillon takes Brampton West with comfortable margin

Dhillon wrested the riding from Tony Clement, a PC cabinet minister in 2003 in what was a stunning reversal and has since enjoyed multiple victories.

Harper, Trudeau react to Ontario Liberal victory

Treasury Board President Tony Clement attacked the Ontario Liberals for their economic record, the gas-plants fiasco and the increase in hydro costs across the province.

Rep. John Duncan: 'Stop Trying to Take Care of the Whole World ...

John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) brought one minute of hard-hitting reality to the United States House of Representatives on May 30, remarking that the United...

Against long odds, Wynne lives up to her name

But the Pollyanna premier has flexed her muscles, picking a fight with Prime Minister Stephen Harper over a proposed made-in-Ontario pension plan, spurring an angry...

Martin Kaymer fires 65 to seize US Open lead

Rob Oppenheim hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June...

Ontario election 2014: Potential contenders to replace Tim Hudak as PC leader

Elliott, 59, the widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty, is widely liked and respected within the PC party and by her political opponents.

Oshawa split between Conservatives' Christine Elliott and NDP's Jennifer French

Toronto Star For nearly 20 years, the riding has been a Progressive Conservative stronghold, held by either Christine Elliott or her late husband Jim Flaherty. Elliott...

Potential contenders to replace Tim Hudak as leader of Ontario's Conservatives - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Potential contenders to replace Tim Hudak as leader of Ontario's ConservativesCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsTony Clement. There has been speculation that the federal...

Brewers unearth 'holy grail'

BREWING GOLD: Brothers Nick, left, and John Duncan with brewing records and equipment that they recently discovered in an old leather suitcase that travelled the...

Carney Upstages Chancellor At Mansion House

But whether he's back this time next year addressing the bankers and City money men and women, or listening to Ed Balls make it, could...

Liberals Wynne majority in Ontario election

The Globe and Mail Conservatives in Ottawa and at Queen's Park have quietly been jockeying for his job for months and federal ministers Tony Clement, Kellie...

Saskatoon couple continues to try and get adopted son residency in Canada

SASKATOON - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says a Saskatoon couple could speed up the process of granting their adopted son in Pakistan permanent residency...

Home News Kathleen Wynne's Liberals to form majority...

The Globe and Mail Conservatives in Ottawa and at Queen's Park have quietly been jockeying for his job for months and federal ministers Tony Clement, Kellie...

The Funniest/Saddest Ontario Election Tweets

... her government's values.</a> "We know [Harper] doesn't like it because Tony Clement was sent out to attack today," she told a crowd in Kingston,...

Third place at Pocono could be the slump-buster Kurt Busch needs

Ryan Blaney 207; 5. Timothy Peters 205; 6. German Quiroga 200; 7. Ben Kennedy 199; 8. John Wes Townley 198; 9. Jeb Burton 185; 10.

Canada Supports Global Human Rights Education

OTTAWA, Canada, 9 June 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / – Today, Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, on behalf of the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie,...

Frank on franking

Leonard MacNeil of Sydney recently penned and mailed a letter to the editor protesting the federal government's plan to phase out its practice of mailing...

McCarthy consolidating support for House majority leader as race for whip ...

By Ed O'Keefe and Robert Costa June 12 at 7:29 PM. The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Va.) in a Republican primary ...

Oklahoma State Rep Candidate Accused Of Saying Homosexuals Should Be ...

Rob Morris publishes a news magazine in Moore. He says while he was researching state candidates, he found some unsettling comments from Esk. Morris told...

Brewer's 'holy grail' in old suitcase

BREWING GOLD: Brothers Nick, left, and John Duncan with brewing records and equipment that they recently discovered in an old leather suitcase that travelled the...

Brewer's 'holy grail' in old suitcase

BREWING GOLD: Brothers Nick, left, and John Duncan with brewing records and equipment that they recently discovered in an old leather suitcase that travelled the...

Cuttino, Moore will follow different paths at Purdue

... ready for her freshman season at Purdue. (Photo: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star ) ... Moore saw limited action during her senior season at Mt. Vernon...

Government of Canada announces funding to improve trucking efficiency at ...

(press release)VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3...

Minister Chris Alexander under fire as citizenship bill poised to pass

CBC.ca The Conservative government's overhaul of Canada's citizenship rules is on the verge of passing in the House of Commons despite a threat of a legal...

Bell: Saints ramping up intensity at minicamp

USA TODAY While the defense improved vastly during Rob Ryan's first season as coordinator in 2013 and ranked fourth in the NFL with 49 sacks, it...

Canada pushes Keystone project

Calgary Herald Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird traveled to New York this week, arguing in media...

Interest Rates May Rise 'Sooner Than Expected'

With the economy recovering faster than anticipated, analysts predict the interest rate hike could even come as early as this year. Mark Carney Speech At...

Free MP mail? Just say no

Lisa Raitt, the Minister of Transport, said on Thursday that she will make sure that the NDP repays “every single penny” for the cost of...

Bell: Saints ramping up intensity at minicamp

While the defense improved vastly during Rob Ryan's first season as coordinator in 2013 and ranked fourth in the NFL with 49 sacks, it needs...

North Scott looks ahead at school renovations

The district is getting closer to completing renovations at Alan Shepard Elementary in Long Grove and Edward White Elementary in Eldridge. ... Netwal said school...

Heavy ice, blocked markets blamed as seal hunt sees big drop

Globalnews.ca Fisheries Minister Gail Shea said Thursday in an email that Ottawa's support for Canadian sealers has been “rock solid.” She said the government will watch...

Raitt vows NDP will repay for mailings

OTTAWA - The minister responsible for Canada Post says she will ensure New Democrat MPs pay back "every single penny" of free parliamentary postal privileges...

Raitt vows to recover every penny from NDP for partisan mass ...

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt spoke Thursday with the head of Canada Post, Deepak Chopra, to make sure the post office has a plan for recovering...

NDP will pay back 'every single penny' for partisan mass mailing, Raitt says

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt spoke Thursday with the head of Canada Post, Deepak Chopra, to make sure the post office has a plan for recovering...

Ed The Sock Voted For The Ontario Liberals To Help The Conservatives

Who will replace Tim Hudak? clement raitt. Tony Clement and Lisa Raitt among the possible contenders to take over from Tim Hudak as leader of...

Heavy ice, blocked markets blamed as seal hunt numbers plummet

Globalnews.ca Pinhorn said there are many markets for seal products. "It's just that politics is interfering with the exchange of goods. You can't sell them." Fisheries...

Opinion: The federal government has spurned police advice on gun control

Last September, for example, senior RCMP officials invited Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney to a briefing in order to reiterate their concerns regarding .50-calibre rifles.

Lisa Raitt says she didn't direct Canada Post on NDP

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, who is responsible for Canada Post, said during question period today that she spoke with Deepak Chopra, the...

Events on Long Island for June 15-21, 2014

OAKDALE CM Performing Arts Center Haft2Laugh Comedy Night, featuring local comics Teddy Smith, Rob Falcone, Peter Bales, and John Santo. June 21 at 8 p.m.

People Are Tweeting Their Ballots And Elections Ontario Is Freaking Out

Montreal Gazette ... her government's values.</a> "We know [Harper] doesn't like it because Tony Clement was sent out to attack today," she told a crowd in...

Plan your Friday: Fun things to do tomorrow on Cape Cod

Gail Porciello, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, The Paddock Restaurant lounge, 20 Scudder Ave., Hyannis. 508-775-7677. Pop/Rock ... Steve Morgan and the King Fish, 8:30...

NDP says it's being subjected to 'unprecedented attack' over mailings

Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt, who is responsible for Canada Post, said the Parliamentary rules regarding partisan mailings are very clear. "It is not acceptable...

Province mulls CB rail future

“I feel the federal government can also play a significant role in working with the province to maintain the rail line,” Eyking said in a...