August 25, 2014

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Royals deserve some national attention

(blog)New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) acknowledges the cheers from the fans after being presented a check by Kansas City Royals president Dan Glass...

Bullets and Ballots

Since 1970, the number of black elected officials in the United States has increased nearly tenfold. The election of black mayors in Gary, Cleveland, Detroit,...

Kalamazoo County Considers Clean Energy Program

One person who's already convinced is Art Toy of Four Elements Energy, near Lawrence in Van Buren County. In the basement of his home, which...

Sony RX100 Mark III: Amazing Point-and-Shoot Comes at Hefty Cost

Thankfully, the RX100 Mark III is not a slow camera — it's quick to power on, its interface runs smoothly without lag and its autofocus...

Fracking The Anti-Fracking Movement: The Inside Story Of The Foundation ...

Park launched the foundation in 1966 with money he made growing the food company Duncan Hines and later a string of communications firms. The foundation...

Morris football out to erase memories of 2013

Morris senior Matt Feiden makes a catch at practice Aug. 11 in Morris. By ROB OESTERLE – roesterle @shawmedia.com. MORRIS – Ever since Morris' 2013...

Talented receivers are all ears for coach Moore

Rob Moore is in his first year as Bills receiver coach after doing that job four years at Syracuse. Moore is a member of Syracuse's...

Mesilla residents question proposed water rate hike

"That's about a straight 20 percent increase across the board," said Mesilla resident Chris Alexander. "Is the (town's water) department running that far in the...

Photo gallery: Yankees 8, Royals 1

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) acknowledges the cheers from the fans after being presented a check by Kansas City Royals president Dan Glass and...

Emmys 2014: Red carpet gets patriotic with red, white and blue dresses trending

Though Panettiere was joined by her baby bump, others walked the red carpet alone, such as Sofia Vergara, who was heard telling reporters that her...

Texas Tech Weekly Press Conference Quotes: Central Arkansas - Wreck 'Em Red

Texas Tech Weekly Press Conference Quotes: Central ArkansasWreck 'Em RedKingsbury on Justin Murphy and Robert Castaneda being in the two-deep: “I think with the numbers...

LISA MRAZEK

While in Saskatoon this month, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said they are confident the WTO will rule in Canada's favour. "The Americans have the right...

Coyne: Call for a public inquiry on murdered aboriginal women isn't justified

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is joined by Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt and Minister of Environment Leona Aglukkaq in this file photo. THE CANADIAN...

Napa Valley quake could help forecast 'big one' – 5 seconds early

Recalling the Loma Prieta earthquake, a magnitude 6.9 event that struck the bay area in 1989, Mr. Alexander notes that while Loma Prieta was more...

Survey Technologies to be Deployed by Parks ... - Kellie Leitch

Survey Technologies to be Deployed by Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Team in the Course of the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition. Klein 3000 towed side scan...

Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey

This summer, an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors are collaborating on a series of complementary research projects in Canada's...

PM sails the Northwest passage with the Franklin ... - Kellie Leitch

As part of the 2014 Search for Franklin Expedition, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is spending two nights with members of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS)...

Johnson City man dies in BSF accident

ROBBINS — A 25-year-old Johnson City man died late Sunday from injuries he sustained a day earlier in a near-drowning accident in the Big South...

The Government Needs to Get Serious About GMOs

As you may already know, I've been on a mission to meet Canada's Health Minister, Rona Ambrose in person to discuss the important and urgent...

Lake Zurich Florist expands services to second location on Old McHenry Road

“We try and cut as many of our own flowers here,” said Gail Edquist, a floral designer with Lake Zurich Florist. “We want to expand...

Denis Lebel motive ses troupes

Canoë Denis Lebel a rappelé quelques-unes des réalisations de son gouvernement. Il a ajouté que le " manque d'expérience et de jugement " du chef libéral,...

Corrections Canada seeks new powers as contraband seizures rise

Jason Tamming, spokesman for Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, said the government is committed to cracking down on drugs with random drug tests, detector dog...

Summerside gets funding for marketing

Gail Shea, Canada's, fisheries minister, who was escorting Fast on a tour of several Prince County businesses on Friday, pointed to the former Dynasty Spa...

One. Two. Cold.

(blog)Regional minister Shelly Glover was nominated by her daughter and a small crowd of supporters cheered her on in front of the Norberry-Glenlee Community...

U.S. Cheesemakers Raise Stink Over Geographic Labeling Restriction Proposals

“This is another important step toward the implementation of the historic Canada-EU trade agreement, which will create jobs and opportunities for hard-working Canadians in every...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Sails The Northwest Passage With The Franklin ...

He was joined by Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council. This...

Harper Government invests in wetland conservation

(press release)VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of...

Former Manitoba chief says federal audit of his expenses is not fair

Aboriginal Affairs did not make anyone available for an interview, but minister Bernard Valcourt's office emailed a statement confirming an audit of the organization is...

Federal expense audit unfair, former Manitoba chief says

Aboriginal Affairs did not make anyone available for an interview, but minister Bernard Valcourt's office emailed a statement confirming an audit of the organization is...

Alaska requests more say in BC mine approval

Ted Laking, a spokesman for Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, said the government is reviewing a study report from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and that...

Byelection a 'must watch' for strategists, observers

Harper has until Oct. 25 to set a byelection date to fill the GTA seat left vacant in the wake of Jim Flaherty's passing. For...

Conservatives continue to denigrate unemployed Canadians

By now, we are all familiar with how the Conservative government likes to vilify unemployed Canadians. After calling them “bastards”, “bad guys” and inferring they...

First day of school puts DC mayoral race, education debates into focus

“That's the perception, that it's a threat, not an opportunity,” said John Duncan, 44, parent of a Lafayette fourth-grader, who spoke with Catania after dropping...

Funding for Meaford Harbour projects unveiled

Local MP Larry Miller, was in town last week to make an announcement at Meaford Harbour. Miller, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister...

Yves Lévesque serait «un bon candidat» selon Denis Lebel - L'Hebdo Journal

Yves Lévesque serait «un bon candidat» selon Denis LebelL'Hebdo JournalPOLITIQUE. Fortement questionné au sujet de l'intérêt possible du maire à se présenter pour le Parti...

Public comments sought on new aquaculture regulations

... the Government of Canada is taking extra steps to increase sustainable aquaculture production in Canada while protecting the environment by proposing these new Aquaculture...

PM announces important investment to boost high-speed Internet in Nunavut ...

(press release) (press release)Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the...

PM announces important investment to boost high-speed Internet in Nunavut ...

(press release) (press release)Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the...

PM sails the Northwest passage with the Franklin Expedition Search Team

(press release) (press release)He was joined by Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for...

News - NDP

Let's not forget Minister of Human Resources Diane Finley, who previously called unemployed Canadians the “bad guys” and inferred people receiving Employment Insurance were lazy...

Fewer hearings held by new social security tribunal, backlog growing

That's compared to thousands of hearings conducted the previous year under the old regime. Employment Minister Jason Kenney's office recently announced 22 new part-time hires...

Harper Government Secures Full Beef Access in Jamaican Market

TheCattleSite (press release)Canadian livestock producers will benefit from more export opportunities in the Americas. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Minister of International Trade Ed Fast...

Premiers to press Ottawa on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

Kellie Leitch, the federal Minister of Status of Women, defended the Prime Minister's remarks Sunday and said she is always willing to meet with aboriginal...

Harper Government supports opportunities for women in the skilled trades

(press release)25, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke—Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour...

Une première rencontre entre Denis Lebel et Yvon Boivin - 98,5 fm

Une première rencontre entre Denis Lebel et Yvon Boivin98,5 fmLe ministre de l'Infrastructure, des Collectivités et des Affaires intergouvernementales, Denis Lebel et le porte-parole de...

A future doctor fills his pockets in Goose Bay

I was happy, thinking back to that foggy day in June — it seemed like an eternity — that Jim Tucker had turned me down.

Yves Lévesque ferait un très bon candidat conservateur, affirme Denis Lebel

(Trois-Rivières) Le ministre fédéral Denis Lebel a terminé, lundi matin, sa tournée de la région de la Mauricie. Questionné par les journalistes à l'occasion d'un...

Guest Column: When our politicians lie to us, it isn't just annoying — it's ...

Tainted Tuna (John Fraser), the Sponsorship Scandal (Jean Chretien), misuse of government airplanes (Ralph Klein, Alison Redford and Stephen Harper), Gazebo-gate (Tony Clement), Shawinigate (Jean...

Which States Have the Highest Gubernatorial Reelection Rates?

Governors in Tennessee have not lost a reelection bid since 1952 when Democrat Gordon Browning lost in the primary to Frank Clement. However, from 1953...