June 30, 2014

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Gas tax agreement signed

The latest deal was signed between provincial government relations minister Jim Reiter and federal agriculture minister and Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz. In a statement issued...

Gas tax agreement signed

The latest deal was signed between provincial government relations minister Jim Reiter and federal agriculture minister and Battlefords-Lloydminster MP Gerry Ritz. In a statement issued...

Education Department Submits Waiver Request

(press release) (press release)The Indiana Department of Education has submitted its No Child Left Behind waiver application. Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz says...

Jose Figueroa's case back in court on Wednesday

The Minister of Public Safety, Steven Blaney, could grant a relief order to stay in Canada. But despite verbal support in Parliament from Langley MP...

One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to Brampton home

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

Hello, you must be going: government waters down Canadian citizenship: Salutin

Minister-in-charge Chris Alexander called his bill “historic because it addresses an asset that Canadians consider absolutely fundamental.” Yuck. Once you turn anything into a commodity...

The Evolution of Trust

They become very fast and fluid in how they make social connections. They become accustomed to instant intimacy, or at least fast pseudo-intimacy. People are...

Cons drop cover charge for foreign musicians

And his successor, Shelly Glover, has been . . . okay, well that's about it for the good news. Of course, one of the reasons...

Canada-US relations: State of play on Canada Day

(subscription) (subscription)On Canada taking the Buy America file to the WTO, Trade Minister Ed Fast is quite right to note that with our integrated...

Bolts have cash to spend as free agency begins

Christian Ehroff, who was bought out by Buffalo on Sunday, is also a possibility, though he shoots left-handed. Potential goaltenders include Thomas Greiss, Al Montoya,...

Four byelections may show which federal party has momentum

... with four Independents and five vacant seats (including the four byelection ridings). A separate byelection must still be held for the vacant Whitby-Oshawa seat...

We'll say it: Canada rocks!

For that, we again tip our hat, this time to the late Jim Flaherty. On this Canada Day, with an exciting World Cup unfolding in...

$100 Million Debate: 'Transformers' Debut Was Big, but How Big?

... reporting system universally used in Hollywood said that reaching that tally likely involved some not-very-common assumptions on Paramount's part. Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore...

James Moore: Ageing assets need improving, but at what cost to struggling ...

The Public Accounts Committee at the House of Commons has been busy of late. Having eviscerated IT company Atos over disability benefits, and the Treasury...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with King ... - Kellie Leitch

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke today with the King of Jordan, Abdullah II. The leaders exchanged views on the developments in Iraq and expressed their...

O'Flaherty's rehab assignment in final stages

CBS Local O'Flaherty's presence would only add to an already envied group of A's relievers, whose 2.87 ERA ranks second in the American League. It also...

A&M's Nick Banks, AJ Minter Make USA Collegiate Baseball Final Roster

Aggie head coach Rob Childress is serving as an assistant coach for the team. ... (RHP, UCLA), Trey Killian (RHP, Arkansas), Jake Lemoine (RHP, Houston),...

After Loud Complaints From French, Silence as BNP Penalty Is Announced

Equally quiet were his cabinet members and the French central bank chief, Christian Noyer, who had warned American prosecutors that the case could have dire...

After Loud Complaints From French, Silence as BNP Penalty Is Announced

Equally quiet were his cabinet members and the French central bank chief, Christian Noyer, who had warned American prosecutors that the case could have dire...

Two seriously hurt in Candler Highway wreck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. GAINESVILLE - Five people have been taken for treatment of injuries...

When Canada's banks reopen for business on July 2, they will begin formally ...

The banks, and former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty complained bitterly to the U.S. about FATCA in an effort to obtain an exception for Canada...

A's right fielder Josh Reddick could return in two weeks

SFGate One of the top left-handed set-up relievers in the majors for four years before needing Tommy John surgery last year, O'Flaherty will throw in a...

White House defends Obama's pick to lead veterans affairs

"He doesn't appear to have had much experience or exposure to Iraq- or Afghanistan-era veterans so that's something that we hope he gets up to...

Home News Milton Councillor Zeeshan Hamid seeks federal...

... hopes tackle are citizenship and immigration, voting rights and the environment. If successful in his bid for the Ward 8 seat and Liberal nomination,...

NJ Devils Free Agency: Riley Boychuk, Harry Young Are UFAs

He also had a -5 plus/minus rating. That means D Brandon Burlon, F David Wohlberg, F Scott Timmins, G Maxime Clermont, and G Keith Kinkaid...

Canada concerned over recent U.S. Buy-America actions

... States that reflects repeated attempts to impose domestic content requirements for products purchased by federal, state and municipal-level governments within the U.S., according to...

Lightning deals open free-agent possibilities

(blog) (blog)The Lightning is looking at the market for defensemen, with the Penguins' Matt Niskanen, Rangers' Anton Stralman, Sabres buyout Christian Ehrhoff and former...

Devils' buyout of Anton Volchenkov gives them chance to sign a free agent forward

"We've now got a little more room to make our best effort." The Devils gave qualifying offers to defensemen Adam Larsson, Eric Gelinas, Brandon Burlon;...

Home Community One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to...

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

East Tennesseans in Congress praise Supreme Court ruling on birth control

John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, said, “I have always thought that Obamacare should be voluntary, and no one should be forced to participate against their...

Canada concerned over recent US Buy-America actions

(subscription)... States that reflects repeated attempts to impose domestic content requirements for products purchased by federal, state and municipal-level governments within the U.S., according...

Duncan hosts veterans discussion in Knoxville

Monday, Congressman John Duncan Jr. invited leaders of East Tennessee veterans groups to a listening session in his office. He plans to take suggestions from...

Auto maker, unions back Windsor-Detroit bridge project

In May, Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt even signalled Ottawa might pay for the U.S. customs plaza, including possibly locating it on Canada's side of...

Former Niagara Falls MPP and Ontario Attorney General John Clement has died

The former lawyer sat on the Niagara Falls School Board and was president of the St. Catharines Flying Club. He is survived by his wife...

Latest Transformers earns year-best $100m on weekend

“I think putting Mark Wahlberg front and centre accomplished what we wanted to do, and that's re-energize the franchise,” Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore said.

Former Niagara Falls MPP and Ontario Attorney General John Clement has died

The former lawyer sat on the Niagara Falls School Board and was president of the St. Catharines Flying Club. He is survived by his wife...

Hummel, Moore set to become unrestricted free agents

CBSSports.com ESPN and The Orlando Sentinel also reported that the Magic will not make a qualifying offer to guard E'Twaun Moore. Robbie Hummel. Boilermaker alum Robbie...

One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to Brampton home

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

Home Community One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to...

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

Reds rolling thanks to stellar starts

(blog)Reds Blog. John Fay, jfay@enquirer.com 2:43 p.m. EDT June 30, 2014. Reds 11. (From left) Aroldis Chapman, Alfredo Simon and Johnny Cueto run sprints...

A Role Model Pipeline For Young Black Men

(blog)I grew up too fast, as they say." Call Me Mister includes a network of two-year and four-year partner colleges. Participation gives these men...

AK Beat: Flight from police lands Wasilla man in jail

Another leader, Clyde River Mayor Jerry Natanine, blamed Iqaluit MP and Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq for not speaking out on Inuit concerns. In Senate race,...

Mourners pay respects to Sen. Howard Baker Jr.

Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky., and John Duncan Jr., R-Tennessee, recently drove to visit his former colleague and friend in his hometown of Huntsville near the Kentucky...

Minister Fast's Statement Against Proposed U.S. Border Inspection ...

June 30, 2014 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today issued the following statement: “I am concerned that proposed increases to fees...

Mourners pay respects to Sen. Howard Baker Jr.

WBIR-TV Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky., and John Duncan Jr., R-Tennessee, recently drove to visit his former colleague and friend in his hometown of Huntsville near the Kentucky...

AK Beat: Arctic offshore seismic testing in Nunavut draws Inuit opposition

Another leader, Clyde River Mayor Jerry Natanine, blamed Iqaluit MP and Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq for not speaking out on Inuit concerns. In Senate race,...

Avanti wins environmental OK for Kitsault Mine

NEW YORK — Avanti Mining Inc. has won environmental approval from the Canadian government for its Kitsault molybdenum project in British Columbia after enduring several...

Is Iraq on the brink of breaking up?

DigitalJournal.com The war is flaring up fast around Iraq and its neighbouring countries and may soon lead to an upheaval of unprecedented magnitude. Calling it an...

Joe Trapanese: The Art of Going Unnoticed

So, Rob had detailed sketches of what he wanted the orchestra to do, and I came in. And he explained to me what was ....