August 15, 2014

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Sudbury drug dealer gets six months

“I'm just having a really hard time right now,” he told Lebel. “I'm trying to be good. I have been on methadone. I've been clean...

ASU baseball adds two new players: Ryan Lillard and Eli Lingos

Mississippi hired Mike Clement away from Kansas State as hitting coach, leading to Lillard's decision to seek his release. Lillard was injured in April while...

Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now supports Inuit hunting, but Native ...

Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq was more blunt in a July address to the Inuit Circumpolar Council, in which she alleged that Greenpeace was merely trying...

Moton signs contract extension through 2022 - News & Observer

News & Observer Moton signs contract extension through 2022News & ObserverNCCU head mens basketball coach LeVelle Moton greets the students and is applauded by them as...

Les ├ęchanges houleux persistent entre Mulcair et Lebel

(Carleton) Ceux qui doutent que les semaines à venir donneront lieu à de vifs échanges entre le Parti conservateur et le Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD)...

Jonathan Kay: Petty language spats have all but vanished in Quebec since ...

Montreal rappers Dead Obies under fire in Quebec for using blend of French and English · Graeme Hamilton: Quebecers want more sovereignty talk and FLQ...

Jim Moore, Western Golf Association, Evans Scholars Program leader, dies

The longtime leader of the Evans Scholars Program, Jim Moore, has died. Below is the information from the Western Golf Association: GOLF, Illinois (Wednesday, Aug.

Documents show feds allowed companies to underpay temporary foreign ...

Toronto Star The union head also said the documents show that misuse of the Temporary Foreign Worker program extend “far beyond” the food-service industry. In April,...

Tony Clement hatches open government plan | Social Policy in ...

Tony Clement hatches open government plan. posted August 15, 2014 / No Comments. TheStar.com – Opinion/Commentary - Treasury Board president spells out Ottawa's path to...

Ex-Calgary resident reported to have died fighting in Iraq

The federal government says it is aware of reports that a Canadian has been killed in Iraq. But the Foreign Affairs Department isn't confirming it...

Protesters interrupt John Baird's speech in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — Protesters who oppose Canada's position in the Israel-Palestinian conflict interrupted a speech Friday by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in London, Ont.

Putting the brakes on train derailment

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt told on Friday that she had already begun consultations on the matter, but has so far heard that the industry...

APS is playing a dumb political game

According to the prevailing narrative, APS wants to keep Lucy Mason and Vernon Parker, who are generally supportive of rooftop solar subsidies, off the commission,...

Canada sends 3rd plane of supplies to Ukraine

Escalating conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East pose a serious threat to global trade, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said today, as Canada...

Moore v. Helling

Moore participated in a robbery during which his co-defendant, Charles Morris ("Morris"), shot and killed Branson Clark ("Clark"). Moore, Morris, and two others planned to...

Acadians Celebrate Their National Holiday

(press release)The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, took part today in the National Acadian Day celebrations held during the...

Baird calls possible Russian incursion into Ukraine 'troubling', Canada to ...

(blog) (blog)At a media availability on Friday afternoon, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird chided Russia for its latest provocation. "Reports this morning that...

Poking the Russian bear unwise

Canadian Minister of Defense Rob Nicholson proudly announces that Canada is sending a Hercules aircraft to Ukraine, with relief supplies. Why announce in advance that...

'Isn't freedom of expression great?' John Baird unfazed as anti-Israel ...

Protesters who oppose Canada's position in the Israel-Palestinian conflict interrupted a speech Friday by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in London, Ont. Baird was speaking...

CNE officially opens

This exhibition promises to be a good to be a good one - Peter Van Loan said while Canadian flags waved behind him. http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BvFfSZQIEAEqoGG.jpg ·...

Montreal Simon: Julian Fantino, Justin Trudeau, and the Marijuana ...

Well as you know Julian Fantino is the worst Veterans Affairs Minister this country has ever known. An incompetent bully if ever there was one.

Flaherty & Collins, 3CDC will work together on Fourth and Race apartment tower ...

Jim Crossin, vice president of development for Indianapolis-based Flaherty & Collins, said under the agreement the two sides are working on, Flaherty & Collins would...

Temporary foreign workers have been used as pawns: AFL

Employment Minister Jason Kenney, left, and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander are seen in a reflection at a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, June 20,...

Warranty deed transfers from July 14-18

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Robert Sandkamp. College Park: $70,100. Constance R. Hubbard Revocable Trust to .... Spruce Creek Preserve: $165,000. Janice M. Van...

Home News Postal workers raise concerns at Milton rally over...

He suggested people write to Halton MP Lisa Raitt, the minister responsible for Canada Post, and put up a 'Save Canada Post' window or lawn...

Julian Fantino defends his government's record on supporting Canadian veterans

(blog) (blog)Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is taking umbrage to the ongoing criticism against his department. Earlier this week, Yahoo Canada News reported on...

John Baird Heckled By Protesters Over Canada's Israel-Gaza Position

CTV News LONDON, Ont. - Protesters who oppose Canada's position in the Israel-Palestinian conflict interrupted a speech Friday by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird in London,...

StatsCan error no reason to doubt agency, Oliver says - Winnipeg ...

Statistics Canada's spectacular error in tallying Canadian job growth in July is "regrettable," but it's no reason to lose confidence in the agency, the country's...

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Aug. 18

Separately, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt will react to a Transportation Safety Board of Canada report. She may outline what the government plans to do to...

Transportation minister hears concerns

City of Powell River Mayor Dave Formosa had some meeting time with federal Minister of Transportation Lisa Raitt, and provided his thoughts about BC Ferries'...

Canada, Kazakhstan start nuclear cooperation

The deal, which was inked in 2009, "marks our shared commitment to expanding cooperation in the nuclear sector in a safe and secure manner, while...

Trudeau's pot plan 'wrong-headed': MacKay

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay reaffirmed the Conservative government's anti-marijuana stance on Friday, saying Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's desire to legalize the drug for recreational...

Harrill, Forrest H.

... In., Jill (Rob) Coon of Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, Jennifer (Boyd) Morris of Cartersville, Ga., and Cathy (Keith) Eagle of Edwardsville, Il.; seven great-grandchildren, Michelle...

What to watch for in Patriots vs. Eagles

The Patriots didn't have great depth at tight end to begin with, and now are perilously thin with Rob Gronkowski, Michael Hoomanawanui, and D.J. Williams...

Things to do in the Asheville area

Lunch & Learn: Walnut Grove's Colonial garden: 12:30-1:30 p.m., Chapman Cultural Center, 200 E. St. John St., Spartanburg, S.C. Join Walnut Grove Plantation gardener Tim...

England seamers rip through India, Dhoni stands firm

LONDON (Reuters) - England's fast bowlers reduced India to 125 for nine as the hosts took a firm grip on the fifth test at tea...

Government of Canada Investments Support New Research for Weather and ...

(press release)MONTRÉAL, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Environment Minister, was...

Those federal anti-marijuana ads seem to be a recent idea

Health Minister Rona Ambrose's office counters that discouraging marijuana use, far from being motivated by such transient political aims, is fully consistent with the government's...

Safeguarding Artifacts and Collections in North Vancouver

(press release)The Honourable Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament (North Vancouver), announced this support today on behalf...

Home News Justice Minister Peter MacKay visits Peel police...

BRAMPTON – Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay met with MPs Kyle Seeback and Wladyslaw Lizon, as well as various other Peel community stakeholders, yesterday at...

Home News Justice Minister Peter MacKay visits Peel police...

BRAMPTON – Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay met with MPs Kyle Seeback and Wladyslaw Lizon, as well as various other Peel community stakeholders, yesterday at...

Lisa Brokop excited for intimate Spruce Grove show

Canadian country musician Lisa Brokop is currently celebrating a musical career spanning 20 years and, with eight albums (and one in the works), a movie,...

News Correction for August 15

Canada's information commissioner Suzanne Legault was appointed to a seven-year term in 2010. An Aug. 15 column about Tony Clement's 'open government' initiative mistakenly said...

Your essential guide to the new Barclays Premier League 2014-15 season

With Peter Odemwingie, Marko Arnautovic and one-time Barcelona golden boy Bojan Krkic, they have more pace and skill in the side than any Stoke team...

Minister Shea announces $20,000 in funding for restoration of ...

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, accompanied by John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, announced today that, through the...

Additional shipment of Canadian aid on its way to Ukraine, says Baird

(subscription)LONDON, Ont. - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says a third shipment of Canadian aid to Ukraine departs for Kyiv today aboard a CC-130J...