June 20, 2014

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Improving Explorers, Canaries look to build momentum

The 33-year-old Moore, a two-time American Association pitcher of the year whose 3-1 record this season has hiked his league record for career wins to...

Cherokee BoE OKs Cromer as interim member

Five Cherokee County School Board members selected Kyla Cromer as the interim District 1 board member, with Rob Usher absent from the meeting Thursday. Cromer,...

Temporary Foreign Workers Program Changes Don't Impress Alberta

Fast food workers in New York City make an <a href="http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2012/11/fast_food_forward_strike_nyc.php" target="_hplink">average of $9 per hour</a>, according to the Village Voice. ... For 40 percent...

LSU's Bregman, 28 other players report to Team USA

... RHP Andrew Moore (Oregon State), INF Sheldon Neuse (Oklahoma), INF Kevin Newman (Arizona), RHP Bailey Ober (College of Charleston), OF Christin Stewart (Tennessee), RHP...

Ontario Election Saw Highest-Ever Number Of Declined Ballots

... 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,...

Conservatives leave the pitch with more red cards and own goals than points

When MPs gathered in Ottawa back in October 2013, Jim Flaherty was still finance minister, Mike Duffy was a senator, the prime minister had a...

Province House design tenders to be called for $10-million in repairs

“The work will focus on repairs to the roof and windows, in order to address water infiltration into the building and preservation of the structure...

Prepare for a Safe and Responsible Trip Abroad This Summer

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today reminded Canadians of the importance of careful preparation before leaving on their summer...

Bristol Eastern High School Class of 2014

Erika Lyn Ciccio, Christopher Abimael Claudio, Ember Cherie Cloutier, Isaiah Lawrence Cochran, Brianna Marie Colangelo, Chloe Michaila Conner, Erika Renee Corriveau, Christian Jonathan Cote, Alexander...

Bristol Eastern High School Class of 2014

Erika Lyn Ciccio, Christopher Abimael Claudio, Ember Cherie Cloutier, Isaiah Lawrence Cochran, Brianna Marie Colangelo, Chloe Michaila Conner, Erika Renee Corriveau, Christian Jonathan Cote, Alexander...

Temporary foreign worker program changes called 'business-unfriendly'

Employment Minister Jason Kenney unveiled the program changes Friday, which include a cap on the number of low-wage temporary foreign workers at each worksite and...

End of the road for ECBC

In March, Rob Moore, minister of state responsible for ACOA, told the that no rash decisions would be made about the future of properties...

Canada Helping Refugees and Vulnerable Populations Around the World

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced $50.7 million...

Prepare for a Safe and Responsible Trip Abroad This Summer

June 20, 2014 - The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today reminded Canadians of the importance of careful preparation before...

MEGA GALLERY The week in pictures, June 20

Picture: ROB GUNSTONE, The Standard. CLARE: Ian Retallack makes his way ... COOTAMUNDRA: Holman Tolmie agents Steve Tolmie (left) and Corey Nicholson drive spirited bidding...

MEGA GALLERY: The week in pictures, June 20

Picture: ROB GUNSTONE, The Standard. CLARE: Ian Retallack makes his way ... COOTAMUNDRA: Holman Tolmie agents Steve Tolmie (left) and Corey Nicholson drive spirited bidding...

Canadian Government Kick-starts Canadian Entrepreneurship with New Build in ...

(Northumberland-Quinte West) – Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services,...

Shuffle sees new top bureaucrats at Energy, Environment

He replaces Tom Hockin, the former Mulroney cabinet minister whom the late finance minister Jim Flaherty appointed to the job in 2009. Environment Canada deputy...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper helps Canadian start ... - Kellie Leitch

Our Government is committed to creating jobs and opportunities, and strengthening Canada's economy. That means helping small- and medium-sized enterprises make competitive gains and create...

PM helps Canadian start-up companies to grow and ... - Kellie Leitch

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program...

Improving Explorers, Canaries look to build momentum

The 33-year-old Moore, a two-time American Association pitcher of the year whose 3-1 record this season has hiked his league record for career wins to...

President Obama gave Kings' Brown a congratulatory phone call

Maxime Bernier's Julie Couillard scandal – - Maxime Bernier had everything going for him. From being the vice president of the insurance company Standard Life...

Coyne: Reforms to temporary foreign workers program not good ...

The unveiling of Jason Kenney's reforms to the temporary foreign workers program was a sight to behold.

Local sports and recreation

Flight 1: Low Gross, Priscilla Wargo; Low Net, Patti Moore; Low Putts, Gayle Vescovi. Flight 2: Low Gross, Kathleen Magrane; Low Net, Jan ... Second-place...

Hazardous rail cargo information to be kept hidden from public

Tank cars of crude oil, chlorine, and other dangerous chemicals will continue to secretly roll through Canadian cities, as Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt says she...

David Blunkett to stand down from Parliament at next election

Mr Blunkett said it was clear that Ed Miliband would want "new faces in ministerial office and a clear break with the past" if Labour...

Weekend Planner: 24 Of Our Favorite Events In Los Angeles

He's also working on a new TV show, Three Generations, that stars himself, his son (pro-skater Paul Jr. aka P-Rod) and Edward James Olmos. Tickets:...

Curtain falls on unruly Parliament

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled his ninth and final budget this spring, showing Canada was on the brink of breaking even. He then stepped down...

Jason Kenney's temporary foreign worker changes not enough: Walkom

Employment Minister Jason Kenney is trying to reform the unreformable. The federal government's temporary foreign workers program, invented by the Liberals and expanded by the...

Reds call up 315-pound pitcher from the minors

Diaz made a splash during spring training at Goodyear with a 98 mph fastball and his new physique. Diaz said when he started his diet...

Reds call up 315-pound pitcher from the minors

Diaz made a splash during spring training at Goodyear with a 98 mph fastball and his new physique. Diaz said when he started his diet...

Reds call up 315-pound pitcher from the minors

Diaz made a splash during spring training at Goodyear with a 98 mph fastball and his new physique. Diaz said when he started his diet...

Conservatives leave the pitch with more red cards and own goals than points

When MPs gathered in Ottawa back in October 2013, Jim Flaherty was still finance minister, Mike Duffy was a senator, the prime minister had a...

In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

In his second day of testimony in the Ed O'Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as...

VIEW: Thank a public sector worker, 'cause the minister who leads them won't

(blog)Throughout the past year, Tony Clement, president of the Treasury Board, has attacked public sector workers with false accusations and misleading statistics. His latest...

VIEW: Thank a public sector worker, 'cause the minister who leads them won't

(blog)Throughout the past year, Tony Clement, president of the Treasury Board, has attacked public sector workers with false accusations and misleading statistics. His latest...

Parliament concludes productive session

The cornerstone of this effort is Economic Action plan 2014. Earlier this session, the late finance minister Jim Flaherty delivered a significant part of his...

Public Safety will release less-censored version of documents

The Star had requested any records in Public Safety's possession on Bill C-13, the Conservatives' so-called cyberbullying bill, in the months before Justice Minister Peter...

Trial soon for man accused of plotting to kill prosecutor

Jay R. Goldberg, 64, is alleged to have plotted the attempted murder of Steven N. Cucci in 2012 from Ocean County Jail. Cucci, who retired...

Op-Ed: Why I Now Want A Tesla Instead Of The 2015 Mustang

During my test drive of the Tesla Model S, I found it a fast, fun, and responsive vehicle that truly felt like something from the...

Government of Canada Hails Inauguration of Renovated Facilities at Auberge ...

(press release)The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions...

Ontario PCs must look for renewal in next leader

The widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty, she's smart and engaging and would be a much-needed fresh face on an tired party. Lisa...

Baird Announces New Trade Initiative at Pacific ... - John Baird

June 20, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced the establishment of a new Canadian Trade and Development Facility while attending the Pacific Alliance...

Rep. DeGette, ProgressNow join fast-spinning newscycle on Gardner and ...

Adding more fuel to the fire, Gardner published an op-ed at the Denver Post yesterday on his support for over-the-counter sales of the birth control...

Harper Government Invests in Developing Innovative Uses for Flax

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of up to...

Canada Condemns Continued Attacks Against ... - John Baird

June 20, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns in the strongest terms the extensive bombing of civilian...

Prime Minister's Office to make MP pay back questionable donations

In January, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover returned some donations from a fundraiser held in her Winnipeg riding after CTV discovered it was being held for...