August 4, 2014

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Was it Chief Blair's time to go?

The Barrie Examiner That police chief Bill Blair was better at the job than his predecessor Julian Fantino is commendable. But that's not enough. While crime...

Benicia handyman, poet Peter Bray thrives after corporate life

The final verses go: "I was VP in charge of BD, with a Mission Statement and a cellular phone, a corporate watch and a company...

Orioles hit 2 HRs, rally past Nationals 7-3

Hardy and Ryan Flaherty opened the seventh with successive doubles off Tanner Roark (11-7) to tie it at 3. Delmon Young followed with an RBI...

Frank McAvennie launches attack on Celtic board

No one had ever heard of this guy but maybe [chief executive] Peter Lawwell didn't expect to go through and he has got someone to...

CSEC won't say how long it keeps Canadians' private data

In February, CSEC chief John Forster responded to criticisms by telling a parliamentary committee that such activities are fully legal, and in keeping with the...

Chamber to lobby for TFWP exemptions in the corridor

Local businesses — particularly those in the hospitality sector — are concerned about the new TFWP rules, which began in April, axing new and pending...

Creating More Female Partners in the Legal Profession

If law is the organizing principle that sustains civilizations, the practitioners of the legal profession might be expected to be leaders in advancing diversity and...

City steps up fight against legal residential marijuana grow ops

“Since 2012, (the city) has inspected 28 federally licensed residential grow operations,” Naheed Nenshi said in a recent letter to Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq obtained...

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

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War: “Today, Canadians join...

Summerside comprising project list for Build Canada Fund

On June 17, following an announcement in Wellington, federal Fisheries Minister and Egmont MP Gail Shea said the issue is in the hands of the...

Critics: Kasich top health appointee unqualified

The man Ohio Governor John Kasich appointed to lead the state's health department may not meet the state requirements for the position, critics say –...

Dems push fast action on e-cigarettes

Barbara Boxer (Calif.), Dick Durbin (Ill.), Tom Harkin (Iowa), Jay Rockefeller (W.Va.), Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), Ed Markey (Mass.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio), Jack Reed (R.I.), Jeff...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' director: Megan Fox 'brought a lot of herself ...

After the premiere, guests including Fox, Bella Thorne, DeAndre Jordan, William Fichtner, producer Michael Bay, Brian Austin Green, Jordana Brewster, Par's Brad Grey, Sumner Redstone...

Hundreds attend international polo event

Kathleen Weber and Rachel Inboden had their picnic basket, sun hats and sunscreen ready for a day of horses, polo and fast cars Sunday at...

Cleveland Browns' training camp: Johnny Manziel takes reps with first team ...

The ball seemed to hang in the air like the Goodyear blimp. But Benjamin ... Texas A&M. He took off on two nine-yard runs, and...

Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

For All Things Considered's series on Men in America, we asked the guys out there: What are the movies that make you cry? While reading...

Revamp aboriginal affairs department

Bernard Valcourt Conservative MP Bernard Valcourt has been named new Aboriginal Affairs minister Conservative. Conservative MP Bernard Valcourt is all smiles as he is meet...

What information about you is Ottawa sharing? And with whom?

The Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, known as Bill C-24, which was enacted last month, contains a series of clauses granting Ottawa broad new powers to...

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Practice Notes: Nick Foles shines

Quick injury update: CB Cary Williams (leg soreness) returned. WR Riley Cooper (foot), WR Jeff Maehl (ankle), ILB Jake Knott (hamstring), RB Chris Polk (hamstring),...

Canada marks 100 years since taking up arms for the Great War

Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino was in Belgium Monday. "To this day, we struggle to comprehend the sheer scale of death and destruction unleashed...

Ottawa hails new rail shipping regulations, says farmers to benefit

... amount of grain moved by rail before the winter season and allow the government to reassess the situation later in the fall, with the...

Brian Austin Green Supports His Wife Megan Fox at 'Teenage Mutant Ninja ...

Brian Austin Green stands next to his wife Megan Fox to lend his support at the block party for the premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja...

Employment Minister Jason Kenney tours Winnipeg aerospace facility

Employment Minister Jason Kenney met with leaders of the Manitoba aerospace industry in Winnipeg Monday to discuss skilled jobs. Kenney spoke with the Free Press...

County dedicates day to marathon swimmer

Annaleise Carr joked with local dignitaries – Norfolk County Mayor Dennis Travale, Haldimand-Norfolk MP Diane Finley and Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett - during a photo...

Where The Wild Things Play

(blog) (blog)This week, Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates to learning. Braden Swenson wanders into ...

Obama administration pushes reform as path to Africa investment

“No democracy can survive without the active, intense participation of its people,” Vice President Joe Biden said in remarks to the summit's civil society forum.

James Moore: It's a bit rich for HSBC to moan about being strangled by red ...

Outlook: “Enough,” cried Douglas Flint, the HSBC chairman and banking industry grandee, as he launched a withering attack on the world's banking watchdogs. His chairman's...

Plan your Tuesday: Fun things to do tomorrow on Cape Cod!

“And So It Goes (romantic comedy, PG-13, 93 minutes, reviewed by Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service). Two old pros (Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas) show...

A Q&A with Athletics Nation

Jim Johnson is out but Sean Doolittle is pretty great. What's behind him. Do you have confidence in the bullpen going into the playoffs. ...

Heritage Foundation founder publishes error-filled Op-Ed in defense of trans fats

A hard-and-fast distinction between “nutritional and dietary well-being” is actually never mentioned in the mission statement. Safety is. A final point: The FDA isn't seeking...

Should we let the people question the Prime Minister?

As I wrote in January when Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was caught on camera struggling to deal with a group of unhappy veterans, it...

The Gallery: Enjoy live art at annual Art Walk

A wide range of tastes, styles, and periods of silver and glass, paintings, drawings, ceramic works, artifacts and antiques, are represented in this collection on...

Who stands to gain if Fed raises rates?

“The short answer is that it's anyone's guess,” said John Duncan IV, comptroller for the city of La Salle. “One of the city's primary concerns...

Brady memories shared on Twitter

(blog)Former White House Press Secretary James Brady died on Monday at the age of 73, Brady's family told the Associated Press on Monday. Brady...

Toledo and Toxic Water - the Intersection of Climate Change and ...

Toledo and Toxic Water - the Intersection of Climate Change and Water Quality. Rob Moore. Posted August 4, 2014 in Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming.

FAA probe shows pilot buzzed mall, home at 500 feet

The plane was low, and it was going fast. "My brain went into emergency/evacuation mode," flight attendant Charlene Helgason said, according to a record ...

At Cape Elizabeth

BGA Member-Member Tournament: Best Ball, Alternate Shot, Scramble — Gross: Dennis Tracy, Rob Tiensivu 100; Ed Dephilppo, Rick Hayward 101; (tie) Jim Greer, Nick Carparelli...

MP Shipley Participates in Official Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony for New ...

(press release)4, 2014 /CNW/ - Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today...

Government of Canada announces support for new memorial in Cates/Whey-Ah ...

(press release)4, 2014 /CNW/ - Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of...

Manziel works with Browns starters for first time

ESPN Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel gives a signal teammates during practice at the NFL football team's training camp Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Berea, Ohio.

Practice observations: Rob Gronkowski stays in Foxboro; Julian Edelman ...

Rookie defensive end Zach Moore shows some nice athleticism in 1-on-1s. He hasn't really popped during team drills yet, but the Patriots like him enough...

Canada Revenue Agency Seems To Pick Government Opponents For Its Charity ...

Environmental groups had a "radical agenda," Joe Oliver at Natural Resources said in January that year. The groups were used to "launder offshore funds," said...

Businessman faces additional charges in Banks County

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Will Doc "Buddy" Fowlkes Jr. HOMER - A businessman arrested in...

Today in History: August 04

Rock musician Rob Cieka (Boo Radleys) is 46. Actor Daniel Dae Kim is 46. Actor Michael DeLuise is 45. Actor Ron Lester is 44. Rapper-actress...

Sharing House Raffle Raises More Than $14000 – Brevard NC

Sharing House volunteer Tina Glover (second from right) drew the winning tickets last week for the 2014 Diners' Extravaganza raffle. Fellow Sharing House helpers John...

Chris Alexander bleibt beim ETB

Die ETB Wohnbau Baskets wissen ihre Anhänger in dieser Sommerpause wahrlich zu überraschen: Der Basketball-Zweitligist (Pro A) sicherte sich die Dienste von Aufbauspieler Chris Alexander...

Do You Know About the New Nutrition Labels Coming To a Store Near You?

... making it difficult to compare one product to another. Fortunately, Health Canada is planning to update the Nutrition Facts Table (NFT) that you see...

How Julie Eisenhower And Tricia Cox Tried To Protect The President During The ...

On January 31, 1974, Tricia and Ed joined fifteen hundred people at “National Prayer and Fast for the Watergate Crisis,” a pro-Nixon rally in Lafayette...

Statement

CTV News - Minister of Veterans Affairs Marks the launch of World Wars ...Canada NewsWire (press release)OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian...