July 9, 2014

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Kazakhstan and Canada negotiate visa regime ... - Kazworld.info

He met with Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) Lynne Yelich, Foreign Affairs' Associate Deputy Minister Peter Boehm...

Today's letters: Peter MacKay's fantasy world

Should one deduce from Robert Fulford's column that there may be a connection between the dystopian zeitgeist outlook, as illustrated in his analysis of contemporary...

Dean Del Mastro Trial: MP Takes Stand In His Own Defence

Treasury Board President Tony Clement (Parry Sound–Muskoka), like other cabinet ministers, earns $78,300 on top of the base MP salary. <strong>2014 Salary: $242,000 Car Allowance:...

Slightly more than 3000 still without power in York County

Power has been restored to nearly half of Met-Ed's customers in hard-hit New Freedom, where all customers had been without power Wednesday morning, according to...

York County begins storm clean up

County-wide: The Stones' home is one of many in York County damaged when a fast-moving storm hit the area Tuesday night. ... Met-Ed crews from...

National Regulator Soon a Reality, Says Ottawa

“Today is a landmark day … this is a day that Jim Flaherty would be very happy about,” Oliver said about his predecessor who championed...

Daphne Bramham: Let's save Granville Island from the bureaucrats

He also noted he had passed on the mayor's letter to Human Resources Minister Diane Finley. On May 23, Robertson sent a five-page letter that...

Three western premiers want overhaul of internal trade deal with all provinces

Their push should get support from the federal government. Small Business Minister Maxime Bernier has said liberalized trade, both internally and externally, is an important...

Khadr eligible for parole board hearing: lawyer

Federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney says a youth sentence is not appropriate for a convicted terrorist. Whitling also noted that Khadr's habeas corpus application...

Saskatchewan and NB join 'nation-building' securities regulator

Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are joining British Columbia and Ontario in Ottawa's proposal to create a single national securities regulator that would be fully operational...

Three western premiers want overhaul of internal trade deal with all provinces

Their push should get support from the federal government. Small Business Minister Maxime Bernier has said liberalized trade, both internally and externally, is an important...

Alec Baldwin's Big Day: 'Mission: Impossible 5,' a Rob Ford-esque TV series ...

On the TV side, meanwhile, Baldwin is currently developing a show in which he'd play a Rob Ford-esque mayor of New York City (Ford of...

Federal government mulling 'Buro' scheme to make public service more efficient

Tony Clement says all 17 federal unions have rejected his 'olive branch' as tense collective bargaining ramps up · Won't target public service pensions in...

Tories Block Mulcair's Manitoba Flood Tour

Last night, in a stunning move of cunning prissiness, Tory Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, rejected Thomas Mulcair's request to visit the military post in Manitoba...

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

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

James Moore: Come on Burberry, time for a reality check

Outlook Burberry is another successful retailer, even if the shares have moved off the express train and on to a branch line. Unfortunately, like too...

James Moore: Why Sainsbury's shareholders shouldn't cash in just yet

Outlook Sainsbury's shares are like those “buy one get one free” bargains supermarkets are so fond of when compared to the near 600p the Qataris...

A Palestinian Mother's Fear in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — THERE was a huge crash, and I felt the ground shake under my family's home. We heard the first explosion just as we...

National securities regulator closer to creation

(subscription)Current federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver is picking up where Jim Flaherty left off, after having the file kick around for at least eight...

Lewis heads list of Greenwich High swimming All-Americans

One of the lasting images of the 2014 State Open Championships was Greenwich's 400-yard freestyle relay squad of Jack Montesi, Ed Moss, Thomas Dillinger and...

Three western premiers want overhaul of internal trade deal with all provinces

Their push should get support from the federal government. Small Business Minister Maxime Bernier has said liberalized trade, both internally and externally, is an important...

Daphne Bramham: Let's save Granville Island from the bureaucrats

He also noted he had passed on the mayor's letter to Human Resources Minister Diane Finley. On May 23, Robertson sent a five-page letter that...

Why Joe Oliver's 'nation-building' securities regulator could lead to big ...

Our initiative is important because Canada has a problem, said Mr. Oliver, a former investment banker and securities regulator, who succeeded the late Jim Flaherty...

John Baird warns Eritrean consulate over 'diaspora tax'

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he has sent a message to the Eritrean consulate to stop collecting a "diaspora tax" from Eritrean-Canadians here or...

Home News Local Time for local Tories to gear up for election,...

Truppe's journey to Guelph is part of a series of trips she and Status of Women Minister, Kellie Leitch, are making across the country this...

NEXUS enrolls its one millionth member

“Reaching, and going beyond, the one millionth member milestone is a significant achievement for the NEXUS program,” said the Honourable Steven Blaney, minister of Public...

Canadian airman laid to rest in Germany 72 years after his death

“We are finally able to pay tribute to this Canadian hero, who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country,” Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said in...

Get High-Speed Rail Policy On Tracks

Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport, could commission a discussion on high-speed rail, a generous round table of national and international experts, including policy experts,...

Time for local Tories to gear up for election, says MP

Truppe's journey to Guelph is part of a series of trips she and Status of Women Minister, Kellie Leitch, are making across the country this...

Blogger's child porn case now in hands of feds

ALBANY >> The child porn charges against local blogger John Tighe, known for stirring up controversy and rumors in Spa City and beyond, were upgraded...

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5 at 5: Rob Ford takes centre stage at 1st post-rehab council meeting

This new addition means approximately three-quarters of listed Canadian companies are now included, but Alberta and Quebec remain key holdouts. Former finance minister Jim Flaherty...

Tug of war over Afghan memorial

... directed in the summer of 2012 that the memorial should be unveiled and toured as part of a tribute to the mission. The Canadian...

Canada Condemns Sectarian Violence in Central African Republic

(press release)Ottawa, Canada — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, is participating today in the 40th annual session of...

Tom Mulcair accuses Tories of playing politics by vetoing flood-zone visit

Winnipeg Free Press Christian Juneau, commander of the third Canadian Division, had agreed to the tour, subject to approval by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson. But late...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair miffed at being blocked from visiting flood front

A military commander had agreed to allow the federal opposition leader to tour a command post, meet soldiers and get a close-up view of flood...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair miffed at being blocked from visiting flood front

A military commander had agreed to allow the federal opposition leader to tour a command post, meet soldiers and get a close-up view of flood...

SDCC 2014: Nickelodeon Bringing The Legend of Korra, Teenage Mutant Ninja ...

Nickelodeon today announced their plans for San Diego Comic-Con '14, which includes panels for The Legend of Korra (Friday, July 25), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

Restricting Neonics Could Have a Huge Economic Impact

put in a request for federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to comment on the subject and his staff provided the following response attributed to...

NFL supplemental draft primer: What you need to know

NBCSports.com Quite a few actually, including quarterback Bernie Kosar (Browns), running back Bobby Humphrey (Broncos), wide receiver Rob Moore (Jets), offensive tackle Mike Wahle (Packers), defensive...

Met-Ed customers without power dips to around 5000 in York County

According to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in State College, it was not a tornado that struck York County, but really fast winds.

Harper Government Invests to Grow Canadian Seed Sector

(press release)Member of Parliament Tom Lukiwski, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $836,000 to the Canadian Seed...

NDP Leader Disappointed Flood Tour Was Nixed

Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair says it's unfortunate Defence Minister Rob Nicholson nixed his plans to tour Manitoba's flood zone. “You know at a time...

NDP's Tom Mulcair Pitches House Of Commons Daycare For MPs

Treasury Board President Tony Clement (Parry Sound–Muskoka), like other cabinet ministers, earns $78,300 on top of the base MP salary. <strong>2014 Salary: $242,000 Car Allowance:...

Some facts about the federal government's proposed national securities watchdog

Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver, front centre, looks on along with New Brunswick Justice Minister Troy Lifford, front left, as British Columbia Finance Minister Mike...

Minister Fast Leads Trade and Development Mission to Ukraine ...

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, announced that he is leading a trade and development mission to Ukraine to build on strong people-to-people...

About 5400 still without power in York County, out-of-state Met-Ed workers coming

A fast-moving storm accompanied by high winds Tuesday night sent trees limbs and wires crashing to the ground, knocking out power to roughly 35,000 electricity...

Clarkesville police investigating juvenile abduction, rape

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - Clarkesville Police Chief Brad Barrett today released details of...

Cresting river testing Manitoba's sandbag defences

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair was expected to tour flood posts Wednesday, but that was nixed by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, whose office said all tours...

Tom Mulcair's tour of Manitoba flood zone vetoed by defence minister

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has taken a chopper tour of flood-stricken southern Manitoba but apparently his government doesn't see any need for NDP Leader Tom...