July 22, 2014

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Oliver rejects report calling for spending to create jobs, less focus on deficit

OTTAWA – Finance Minister Joe Oliver is rejecting a recommendation from a report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute that he focus more on creating...

Traversing the Booming Connecticut Craft Beer Trail - Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)

Traversing the Booming Connecticut Craft Beer TrailBoston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)Whenever I'm waiting in line at a microbrewery, a growler hooked into each index finger,...

Bill Cochran Field Reports: Much to see at Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show

Trophies will be awarded in five classes, including a class for fast-growing crossbow hunting. .... For information and registration contact Richard Pauley, pauleyr@nationwide.com 540-992-1883 or...

Patriots Part 8 — Defensive Line: Nothing comes easy for Easley

Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich aren't bad for starters, but beyond them the Patriots' backups last season consisted of an underachiever (2012 third-round draft pick...

Saints go Camping

1 receiver, Lance Moore's departure in free agency and Robert Meachem's diminished production in recent seasons mean several players have a chance to take over...

Whitney Pier designated national historic event

Such an application goes to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada which then assigns a reviewer, debates the request and then makes a...

Morris football concludes 7-on-7 season

And a tight end like Brady Nicholson. He has all the tools. He's big, he moves well. He can be a weapon for us. A...

Your Complete Guide to San Diego Comic Con 2014

CTV News ... threats of the modern age. Scheduled to appear are Walter O'Brien, along with series stars Elyes Gabel (World War Z), Robert Patrick (Terminator...

CyberSmokeBlog.blogspot.com: "Shelly Glover meet @gccaedits ...

@gccaedits meet Shelly Glover!" Good Day Readers: It's hilarious how federal politicians (and others) are scrambling these days to self-sanitize but are getting caught. You'd...

US steps up Arctic game with appointment of Papp as special representative

And in that way, the U.S. selection closely matches the Canadian tapping of Leona Aglukkaq in function if not in form. After 15 months of...

Saints ready to begin training camp in West Virginia

1 receiver, Lance Moore's departure in free agency and Robert Meachem's diminished production in recent seasons mean several players have a chance to take over...

This is Tim: Apple's CEO on iPad sales, China, Beats, IBM, and more

It makes writing code interactive and fun, eliminates entire classes of unsafe code, and generates apps that run lightning fast. It's easy to learn, allowing...

The Pier is dear indeed

And they've raised the leaders, from colourful sportscaster Danny Gallivan to powerful federal cabinet minister Lisa Raitt. Champions of Whitney Pier found out Tuesday —...

Fast pitch softball teams compete at tournament

"He checked in with me daily about softball and was still umping co-ed softball in 2010," Fenske said. "He was just and absolutely great guy...

Gaza Under Israel's Onslaught

RAMADAN, when night descends, is usually a joyous time. Friends and family gather to break their fast at the iftar meal. Not this year. Nights...

Henry Speight named in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

... five-eighth options and Brumbies playmaking duo Matt Toomua and Christian Leali'ifano named as centres alongside ACT teammate Tevita Kuridrani. Reds second rower and former...

Amazon Fire: The Phone That Makes You a Star

... tested and would recommend to others. Consider it Liked, Favorited, +1'ed and Pinned. ... The display responds fluidly to touch almost all the time...

CRA targets Pen Canada in latest of Harper government's attack on progressive ...

StarPhoenix Earlier this year, when asked then-Finance Minister Jim Flaherty why the CRA appeared to be targeting environmental charities, he responded that the government does...

Downers Grove, Westmont, and Woodridge Police Blotter: 07-23-14

Diane M. Hale, 53, 554 Pershing, Glen Ellyn, was arrested at 12:25 p.m. July 11 in the 2900 block of Finley Road for retail theft.

Saints again bring playoff expectations into 2014

1 receiver, Lance Moore's departure in free agency and Robert Meachem's diminished production in recent seasons mean several players have a chance to take over...

Conservative government censored memo on environmental group

Kent, the Conservative MP for Thornhill, said through a staffer on Tuesday that he wouldn't comment on the memo and would instead let the current...

Conservative government censored memo on environmental group

Kent, the Conservative MP for Thornhill, said through a staffer on Tuesday that he wouldn't comment on the memo and would instead let the current...

Greenpeace, Inuit come together to fight Arctic seismic testing for oil and gas

The testing will begin in the 2015 ice-free season. A spokeswoman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says the board has in place “strict conditions...

Greenpeace, Inuit come together to fight Arctic seismic testing for oil and gas

The testing will begin in the 2015 ice-free season. A spokeswoman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says the board has in place “strict conditions...

Greenpeace, Inuit agree on seismic tests

The testing will begin in the 2015 ice-free season. A spokeswoman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says the board has in place "strict conditions...

Sports Briefs, July 23-25, 2014

Park City Recreation is once again bringing back the old days on the school playground with a co-ed kickball league for adults 18 and over.

Ian Mulgrew: Legal playboy in jailhouse limbo

“Since then, (the rejections) started with (Public Safety Minister) Stockwell Day, then it was Peter Van Loan, then Vic Toews and now Steven Blaney ...

Ian Mulgrew: Legal playboy in jailhouse limbo

“Since then, (the rejections) started with (Public Safety Minister) Stockwell Day, then it was Peter Van Loan, then Vic Toews and now Steven Blaney ...

Drayage sector warns of strike at Port Metro Vancouver

CTV News McGarrigle met Monday with the federal government's minister of transportation, Lisa Raitt, and British Columbia's minister of transportation, Todd Stone, to discuss what he...

James Moore: RBS has a lot to learn if it's to regain customers' trust

Outlook Oh dear. Just days after its chief executive Ross McEwan had again talked about his ambition to turn Royal Bank of Scotland into a...

James Moore: Crocs makers bitten, but they will survive

Outlook It wasn't all that long ago that the makers of Crocs were aspiring to be the biggest reptiles in the footwear world. The ubiquitous...

James Moore: Fines for standing? Let's applaud the LME

Outlook The City is now in the midst of the summer silly season as regards news. So here's an apparently silly story. The London Metal...

NDP wants House of Commons funding for lawsuit – against House of Commons

Conservative Whip John Duncan said the board members and House administrators need to review the new information, which was delivered an hour before the meeting,...

Prather's Pick: Lou Dean's latest book is a wild ride

She asked Jeanne if she'd like to ride from Dinosaur to Holyoke. Jeanne “hesitated less than five seconds.” She would do it. Then Dean told...

Rob Reiner recalls famed orgasm scene in 'When Harry Met Sally'

But ever since he helmed 2007's "The Bucket List" starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman as terminally ill men, he found himself wanting to do...

Letter: Nolan would serve community well

John J. Duncan Jr. and that was enacted in 2013. Spurred by my own experience being bullied in middle school, and the murder of Tommy...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada ... - Kellie Leitch

Connect with Kellie. Facebook Facebook · YouTube Facebook · Flickr Facebook ... 2011 Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey. All rights reserved. Website by Now Creative...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the ... - Kellie Leitch

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range of entities related to various...

The Making of the Supervisor 2014 — Laughing Matters

In addition to being beach season it's also election season. Don't look now but November 4th is right around that proverbial corner. To anyone who...

Future of Guard helicopters still in holding pattern

John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, and others have signed onto a bill that calls for creation of a commission to review the Army's plan. That...

Glover staffers remove ugly details from Wikipedia

Staff of Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover anonymously edited her Wikipedia page to remove controversial details about her run-ins with Elections Canada. The information disappeared...

Greenpeace, Inuit join forces in battle against Arctic seismic testing

An Inuit environmentalist also took aim at Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, a Nunavut MP, accusing the Conservative government of "cultural genocide" for its efforts to...

Greenpeace, Inuit join forces in battle over Arctic seismic testing

An Inuit environmentalist also took aim at Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, a Nunavut MP, accusing the Conservative government of "cultural genocide" for its efforts to...

Speedway: Peter Karlsson could be offered a shock lifeline by Wolverhampton

Now club owner Chris Van Straaten and team boss Peter Adams must decide whether to recall the Swedish star. Karlsson, 44, has spent the last...

Greenpeace, Inuit agree on seismic tests

The testing will begin in the 2015 ice-free season. A spokeswoman for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says the board has in place "strict conditions...

Why Conservatives dislike foreign nannies: Mallick

Well, yes, that's why Stephen Harper favours that troubling income-splitting tax measure that even the late Finance Minister Jim Flaherty disliked — it keeps gals...

East County What's Happening: Antioch Sports Legends fast pitch softball clinic

To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line. Nonprofit organizations only.

NDP cry foul over treatment

John Duncan, the spokesman for the Board of Internal Economy (BOIE), said members didn't have time to study documents submitted one hour before the meeting...

Greenpeace, Inuit team up to fight Arctic seismic testing

Inuit activists are staging a protest today in Nunavut's Clyde River, a tiny Baffin Island hamlet just above the Arctic Circle, a week after Greenpeace...

NDP Satellite Offices: Secretive Probe Into Party Actions Delayed

National Post Conservative House leader John Duncan, who speaks on behalf of the board, said no decision could be made Tuesday over the NDP's use of...