August 8, 2014

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Competing claims to North Pole heat up as Canadian mission plans to map ...

"Our government is securing our sovereignty while expanding our economic and scientific opportunities by defining Canada's last frontier," Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said in the...

Dolphins' First Teamers look good in 16-10 preseason loss to Falcons

Ja'Wuan James, the Dolphins' first-round pick, contained every defensive end he faced. ... Manny Machado, Adam Jones, Chris Davis and Ryan Flaherty also connected as...

NATO plane arrives in Ukraine with $4.5 mn worth of military aid for ...

“We will not be intimidated by these kinds of tactics,” Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said. On Thursday, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen pledged that...

Canadian mission to map, claim North Pole

A mission to map the seabed surrounding the North Pole began on Friday amid Canada's push to claim the area and surrounding Arctic waters before...

Orioles Hit Six Homers In 12-2 Win Over Cardinals

Fox News Friday night the Orioles celebrated the 60th anniversary of the team against the St. Louis Cardinals. Baltimore decided to celebrate in a big way...

Forster on verge on Southampton move

Newcastle United are due to receive a cut of the fee under the terms of the deal that saw Forster move to Glasgow for £2m...

Canada providing additional funding to help fight the Ebola outbreak

Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announced additional support to help fight the growing Ebola outbreak in the West...

Canada launches mission to map Arctic seabed

"Our government is securing our sovereignty while expanding our economic and scientific opportunities by defining Canada's last frontier," said Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq. "This is...

New DRIC bridge CEO described as 'right guy' to get job done

(blog) (blog)Michael Cautillo is appointed President and CEO of Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Michigan Governor Rich Snyder during a...

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker shares talent at Tuckamore Festival

On Monday morning, preparatory to Parker's concert in the evening, broadcaster and composer Peter-Anthony Togni, who knows Parker from student days, gave an hour-long talk...

First Nations threaten blockades over transparency law

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt said through a spokeswoman Friday that the government would send reminders to communities over the next 120...

Fantino's office calls peacekeeping veteran's story 'completely false'

Fantino is in Belgium this week to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. The minister's office was responding a...

Jason Agugliaro has a weekend he'll never forget

After a fast start in which Agugliaro raced "hard," putting considerable distance between him and the rest of the field, the newlywed had to fight...

genrefied: Never Too Early for Halloween: OCTOBER DREAMS 2

"The Dry Season" by James A. Moore "The Spirit of Things" by John Skipp My Favorite Halloween Memory: "Haunting Season" by Orrin Grey My Favorite...

Federal judge rules against the NCAA in landmark O'Bannon antitrust case

The ruling came in a high-profile antitrust suit brought against the NCAA by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon and a group of 20 current...

PM announces Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau as Lieutenant ... - Kellie Leitch

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

Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau - Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey

Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau is an executive whose career and community engagement have focused on economic development and the promotion and advancement of education. She is currently...

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

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress in Edmundston, New Brunswick: Powered by...

PM delivers remarks in Edmundston - Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress in Edmundston, New Brunswick: “Your Honour...

Canada stops short of offering humanitarian aid to Iraq

Reuters “We are looking at providing even more support through our existing refugee resettlement programs,” said Codie Taylor, a spokeswoman for Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris...

How Canada's globe-trotting trade minister went from off-the-radar to front ...

OTTAWA – In the past three years, Ed Fast has travelled more than 800,000 kilometres and clocked dozens of months in the air. On the...

Monday, Aug. 11: Farmland must be saved

Re: California drought sure to affect B.C., Opinion, Aug. 8. British Columbia imports large amounts of fruits and vegetables from California. If the current drought...

Man seriously injured after falling from truck

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. DEMOREST - A 21-year-old man was seriously hurt after falling from...

Op-ed: Utah's same-sex marriage case headed toward the history books

By forgoing en banc review by the 10th Circuit and by filing the state's appeal more than a month early, they put the case on...

Promoting the History of Canada's First European Inhabitants

(press release)He made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and the Honourable Denis Lebel,...

Promoting the History of Canada's First European Inhabitants ...

He made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of...

The Rev. Timothy Armstrong to be officially installed as The Chapel's pastor

Jim and Sharon Blackstock will discuss the handling and demonstrate the talents of their show and service dogs as part of the Dog Days of...

Ottawa wants premiers to drop internal trade barriers

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. Federal Industry Minister James Moore says he's pushing for agreement among all premiers by the end of the year to break down...

Wanted man sought near Banks Crossing

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. BANKS CROSSING - Canine units from Banks County Sheriff's Office and...

$12-billion request 'a bit rich,' says MPP

Following Wynne's statements in Toronto, federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver and Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel issued a joint statement, noting that the Harper government has...

Brown sets mark during opening night of Knoxville Nationals

NBCSports.com Dustin Selvage won the C-main and advanced to the B-main along with Rob Kubli, Kaley Gharst and Mike Moore. Cody Darrah held off Joey Saldana...

Canada launches mission to map, claim North Pole

A scientific mission to map the seabed surrounding the North Pole got underway Friday amid Canada's push to claim the area and surrounding Arctic waters...

Federal Government Invests in Northwest BC Harbours

Minister John Duncan announced today in Sidney, the investment will go towards the reconstruction of the wharf substructure that supports a net storage building at...

Opening of the 5th Congres Mondial Acadien

(press release)... and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), took part today in the opening of the 5th Congrès mondial acadien (CMA), on...

Many MPs fall short on donations to their parties

More than two dozen Conservative MPs gave $600 each, including Treasury Board President Tony Clement and Finance Minister Joe Oliver, who earn $242,000 annually. Oliver's...

Vitesse Arnhem 2014/15 season preview

... of a new campaign at the home of the current Champions. Manager Peter Bosz has recently spoke of his side's ambitions for this coming...

Canadian military aid adds more fuel to Ukraine crisis: Walkom

Ukrainian ambassador to Canada Vadym Prystaiko shakes hands with Rob Nicholson, Canada's minister of National Defence Thursday on the tarmac at CFB Trenton in Trenton,...

Sen. Lamar Alexander defeats tea party challenger

Fox News (blog)Even Chris McDaniel, the darling of national tea party groups, has risked his reputation by refusing to concede more than a month after...

August 13, 2014 Summer BBQ with Minister of Defence Rob ...

Reservations are essential to join Minister Rob Nicholson PC QC MP for a summer BBQ on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at the Four Mile Pub,...

Past event: Summer BBQ with Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson ...

Minister Rob Nicholson PC QC MP attended a summer BBQ on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at the Four Mile Pub, View Royal hosted by Esquimalt...

Nunavut artist refuses to perform for MP Leona Aglukkaq | RED ...

Lucy Tulugarjuk, performs an Inuit drum dance. Photo: Meagan WohlbergAug 08, 2014 An artist has refused to perform for Nunavut's Member of Parliament, Leona Aglukkaq.

Monday, Aug. 11: Farmland must be saved

Re: California drought sure to affect B.C., Opinion, Aug. 8. British Columbia imports large amounts of fruits and vegetables from California. If the current drought...

Harper Government Announces Support for Aerospace Innovation at the 2014 ...

(press release)The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry, today committed government support in...

Government of Canada Strengthens Ties With Colombia

(press release)The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, met today with Dr. Christian Jaramillo, acting Director of the National...

Feds say they're not worried about Russia's new food sanctions

"Canadian pork producers have access to numerous other lucrative markets" Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, adding the sanctions only showed "short-sighted desperation from the Putin regime."...

Stage Version of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn Will Star Noah Racey and Patti Murin

Greenberg directs the production, which will feature choreography by Denis Jones, scenic design by Anna Louizos, costumes by Alejo Vietti, lighting by Jeff Croiter, sound...

Dave Bidini: A rhyming tribute to Kurtis Blow on the occasion of his birthday

It was “The Breaks,” more ways than one; a summer song for the bummer thrum of numbing days, an '80s craze, parting ways from the...

Despite water outage at one, Habersham schools have good first day

. By Rob Moore Editor. EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT. Tweet. click to enlarge. CLARKESVILLE - A storm-related water outage at Fairview Elementary School in...

Federal departments divulge details of dozens of privacy breaches

Julian Fantino's Veterans Affairs Department experienced 38 privacy breaches in the last four months. Sean kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo. Julian Fantino's Veterans...

Government of Canada strengthens ties with Colombia - Canada ...

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, met today with Dr. Christian Jaramillo, acting Director of the National Tax and...