August 5, 2014

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Steve Xiranchs, Walker O'Connor (4), Ryan McAuliffe (8), Rob DiFranco (9) and Joe Coyne; Evan Mackintosh, Matt Russell (6), Jon Silva (8), Ryan O'Shea (8)...

Under EPD microscope, Cornelia facing costly sewer line repair

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CORNELIA - Aging infrastructure again is creating costly headaches for Cornelia...

Spying case heightens China-Canada tensions, reflects split in Ottawa

Government sources say Kenney is opposed inside cabinet by members such as Foreign Minister John Baird and Trade Minister Ed Fast, who favor more investment...

Ed Bouchette: Good afternoon, let's begin

Ed Bouchette: I have taken a more skeptical approach because there are so many unknowns, especially on defense and at wide receiver. However, they have...

Paying his dues pays off for Rob Hummel

He wants to relive his Boiler great years with former teammates such as E'Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson, Chris Kramer and Lewis Jackson. He wants to...

Why Employment Insurance is an election issue

... Age Security, the temporary foreign worker program, the attack on collective bargaining: all of which are designed to create a cheap labour agenda, and...

Complete Canada-EU Text Reached

“Canada's beef and veal marketers value the significant efforts of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry...

UVM's Duncan shelved for Canadian tour

"We are just going to shut him down as a precautionary thing for the trip," UVM John Becker said prior to Tuesday evening's practice. "We...

Canada-EU free trade deal clears major hurdle with agreement on final text

Toronto Star Trade Minister Ed Fast said he looks forward to a Canada-EU Summit in Ottawa next month, where the deal will be the centrepiece. The...

Players start legal challenge against 'inferior' artificial turf at 2015 Women ...

Kellie Leitch, Canada's minister for the status of women, disagreed on Tuesday. “The Toronto FC, Montreal Impact, and Vancouver Whitecaps have all played on artificial...

Demorest woman arrested after leaving four children in hot car

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. Emergency personnel converge on the parking lot of Heritage Gardens Apartments...

4 things to take from Tuesday's practice

This offseason offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett along with receivers coach Rob Moore committed to a step count based route tree for their receivers. The idea...

Parliamentary Secretary Parm Gill Meets with Veterans and Stakeholders in ...

(press release)5, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary Parm Gill today met with representatives...

Candidates surfacing for Whitby-Oshawa byelection

... of The ' deadline, two parties have their candidates ready and waiting. The NDP and Liberals have nominated their candidates for the byelection, which...

Ottawa mum over Canadian couple's detention in China

Neither Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird nor junior minister Lynne Yelich, let alone the Prime Minister, made any comment on the detention of the Canadian...

BC First Nation chief's lavish pay prompts call for ouster

Sun News Network Andrea Richer, a spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, expressed concern over Mr. Giesbrecht's compensation. “The reported salary of the chief is...

Ottawa owes B.C. residents $92.3 million

Marcel Poulin, press secretary for Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, said Finley “has instructed her officials to examine options to help...

James Moore: Standard Life's conservative view wins friends south of the border

Outlook “In making our comments, we were not seeking to make a political comment.” If he can make more disingenuous statements like that with a...

James Moore: Moody's gets into the holiday spirit with downgrade

Outlook Talking about being late to parties, credit ratings agencies have made an art form of it. The don't usually arrive until after everyone has...

James Moore: Urban Exposure's time to shine will soon come

Outlook If you're late to a party there's always the risk that all the good booze will have been drunk by the time you get...

Canada, EU agree on 'historic' free-trade pact — but there's still more work ...

Neither Prime Minister Stephen Harper nor Trade Minister Ed Fast were available for comment on Tuesday. “Today, it was also announced that Prime Minister Harper...

In Bond Markets, Long Is Going Strong

Governments and companies around the world are borrowing cash they won't have to repay for at least three decades, seizing upon this year's unexpected fall...

Rebecca Haire

... Roy Ferrol Duncan and his wife, Yvonne, of Cairo, Morris O. Duncan and his wife, Mary Jo, of Havana, Fla. and Wright John Duncan...

Canada and EU free-trade deal clears major hurdle with deal on final text

Trade Minister Ed Fast said he looks forward to a Canada-EU Summit in Ottawa next month, where the deal will be the centrepiece. The agreement...

Finance Minister Joe Oliver unveils Casa Loma commemorative coin

A collector coin celebrating historical Casa Loma was unveiled Tuesday beneath the famed stained-glass dome that inspired the coin's design. The silver piece is a...

Finance Minister Joe Oliver unveils Casa Loma commemorative ...

New Royal Canadian Mint collector coin celebrates landmark Toronto castle.

David's Blog: Punishing Spousal Sponsors

A spokesperson for Immigration Minister Chris Alexander recently boasted that “Canada has one of the most generous family reunification programs in the world”. Maybe so,...

Peter MacKay won't commit to federal action on Northern Pulp emissions

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay stopped short of saying Tuesday that the federal government will not intervene in the Northern Pulp controversy, but his comments...

Practice observations: Vince Wilfork's interception, Sealver Siliga's injury ...

Vince Wilfork had the play of the day by intercepting Robert Griffin III in 11-on-11s. Sealver Siliga, who is a candidate to start at defensive...

Tweet Tweet. D'oh.

(blog)Treasury Board President Tony Clement (@TonyclementCPC) is one of the best at it, using the medium expertly to both disseminate talking points but speak...

Canada and EU free trade deal clears major hurdle with final text

A statement from Trade Minister Ed Fast says finalizing the text is another important step forward. The provinces are now being consulted in the details...

Washington @ Oregon: Baseball home opener

Headlining the matchup will be a team featuring Rob Mullens (Athletic Director, University of Oregon), Tom Pappas (Decathlete, four-time US Champion), and EJ Singler (former...

Downtown law firm moving to be part of Nicholson corridor redevelopment

Williamson, Fontenot & Campbell LLC, a local law firm with offices downtown, expects to break ground on a renovation project for a new office space...

UPDATE 1-Canada, EU finalize trade deal text; 2016 implementation eyed

Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will lead a trade mission early next month to the United Kingdom, the Trade...

Funding To Improve Ukrainian Justice

After meeting with members of Windsor's Ukrainian community, the parliamentary secretary to International Development Minister Christian Paradis has announced new funding to help children in...

Golden Gloves 1960s

147 Novice: Carmelo Hernandez, Lynch PAL Defeated John Kennedy, Duncan Center PAL. 160 Novice: William Burton, Salem Crescent AC Defeated Robert Irvin, Unattached (RSC-3; 1:19).

Orioles @ Blue Jays lineups and game notes

- August 5Camden ChatSchoop is back in the lineup as it seems like second base has become more of a true platoon with Ryan...

Canada maintains one of safest rail systems in world, says Strahl

This spring Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced measures to make our already strong regulations even stronger including: removing the least crash resistant cars from dangerous...

Canada Revenue Agency's political-activity audits of charities

Toronto Star 12, 2014 — Then-Finance Minister Jim Flaherty responds to a question about why the CRA is auditing charities that oppose oil-pipeline projects by saying...

Media Advisory: Minister of State John Duncan to Make an Announcement About ...

(press release)COURTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament (Vancouver Island North), on...

Media Advisory: Minister of State John Duncan to Make an Announcement About ...

(press release)COURTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament (Vancouver Island North), on...

Investment at the Smithers Regional Airport

- Enhancing Safety in British ColumbiaCanada NewsWire (press release)SMITHERS, BC, August 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced...

Kelly McParland: How Ottawa cut 25000 jobs, and the world survived

Tony Clement is better at his job than anyone gave him credit for, it appears. Tasked with chopping 20,000 jobs from the civil service, he...

We Like Linkin Park, and We Will Not Apologize

(blog)Hybrid Theory landed this band on the map with hits like "One Step Closer," "Crawling," and "In the End," which blew up car radios...

Showcasing Canadian aerospace excellence in Abbotsford: Leveraging ...

(press release)Ed Fast, MP for Abbotsford and Minister of International Trade. "As one of the world's leaders in aerospace, Canada is perfectly placed to...

77 days in, Iqaluit chooses to let toxic dump fire keep burning than spend ...

(blog)"There's no Leona, there's no Taptuna trying to help us out," he said, referring to Nunavut's MP, Leona Aglukkaq, and Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna.

Minister of State John Duncan to Make an Announcement About ...

COURTENAY, British Columbia – The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament (Vancouver Island North), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover,...

Lobbying continues to save passenger rail service

The cards are addressed to Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and MPs Bryan Hayes and Carol Hughes. Linda Savory-Gordon, a CAPT board member, said 1,000 post...

Recent live reporting posts

After all the headlines surrounding the Championship club's late composition of a squad, the spot between the sticks is filled by Joe Lewis. The 26-year-old...