September 28, 2014

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Tories need to respect Parliament

(subscription)Two weeks ago, Government House Leader Peter Van Loan promised a productive, hardworking and orderly Parliament. Last week, Paul Calandra, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...

Opposition MPs raise concerns over 'highly political' ministers' regional offices

(subscription) (subscription)The asked Public Works Minister Diane Finley's (Haldimand-Norfolk, Ont.) office about the MRO updates, as Public Works is responsible for overseeing the...

Quebec court injunction raises questions if feds muzzled top scientist on ...

(subscription) (subscription)In response to questions from the opposition Liberals and New Democrats about the court injunction, federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, pictured left in...

Health Canada must inform Canadians about suspect drugs: Editorial

Health Minister Rona Ambrose told the House of Commons she “will not tolerate any drug. Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Health Minister Rona Ambrose...

Ruthless Europe retain iron grip on Ryder Cup

"I knew I needed to get off to a fast start and I knew what was expected of me as one of the leaders of...

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Lap leaders: D.Wallace Jr. 1; R.Blaney 2-7; D.Wallace Jr. 8-17; G.Quiroga 18; T.Peters 19-26; E.Jones 27-31; D.Wallace Jr. 32; T.Bell 33; T.Peters 34-50; D.Wallace Jr.

Texas Football: Longhorns Must Find Offensive Identity, and Fast

The Texas Longhorns kicked off Big 12 play on a positive note with a 23-0 shutout over the Kansas Jayhawks. Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes completed 19-of-34...

Government considering 'exit controls' to track homegrown terrorists: Blaney

OTTAWA -- Canada is working to prevent homegrown terrorism by revoking known extremists' passports and citizenship, and developing “exit control” tools, Public Safety Minister Steven...

Stephen Harper and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Week

(subscription)But remember, this is the same guy who kept Dean del Mastro around when he was under investigation by Elections Canada for cheating, and...

Felicity-Franklin girls try to stretch out games

Junior Ashley Moore, senior MiKayla Hamilton, senior Allie Rodriguez and senior Marissa Cochran await the next game as Felicity-Franklin squared off with Amelia Sept. 15.

Fallen Police Officers Honoured in Canada

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, delivers remarks at the Canadian Police and Peace Officers' 37th Annual Memorial Service, on...

Elizabeth Heims joined Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

They are Scott M. Berg, Brian R. Booker, Joseph A. Draazek, Steven P. Emerick, Nicole France-Stanton, Jeffrey B. Fugal, Jeffrey L. Gage, Diane M. Haller,...

Toronto Star's View: A welcome call to boost women's health

International Development Minister Christian Paradis pledged an additional $30 million to the global effort to curb the spread of Ebola in Africa. This more than...

Canadians will likely have to pay millions of dollars to upgrade CF-18 fighter ...

... replacement option chosen, the CF18 Estimated Life Expectancy will need to be extended,” deputy minister Richard Fadden wrote in a secret briefing note to...

Jean Chrétien leads celebrity tributes to Hazel McCallion at retirement gala

Federal Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, an old "fishing buddy" of McCallion's, called her "an inspiring example of a life well-lived." Ward 2 Councillor Pat...

Modi Hails India Growth Prospects Before 20000 at Garden

Thanh Nien Daily India's economy is set to progress “very fast” as the government takes steps to boost growth, including easing visa rules and changing outdated...

IMF demanded hike in 12.5% tax in bailout talks

The disclosure about the IMF demand is contained in a chapter written by the long- serving Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty, who died earlier this...

Canada must find 'solution' to murdered and missing aboriginal women: Sinclair

But Sinclair said he never got his foot in the door, although he said he met on more than one occasion with Aboriginal Affairs Minister...

Government will need to sink more money into CF-18s because of delays

... replacement option chosen, the CF-18 Estimated Life Expectancy will need to be extended,” deputy minister Richard Fadden wrote in a secret briefing note to...

Government will need to sink more money into CF-18s because of delays

... replacement option chosen, the CF-18 Estimated Life Expectancy will need to be extended,” deputy minister Richard Fadden wrote in a secret briefing note to...

DND budget cuts spark job losses in defence industry

Johanna Quinney, spokeswoman for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said, “As always, we welcome CADSI's input on this important issue and their concerns will be given...

Football heroes: Top defensive performances for Week 4

Rob Rigoglioso, Ridgewood: The LB had seven tackles. Mike Sanchez, Hackensack: The LB had eight tackles, including .... Tommy Moore, Princeton: The defensive end had...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Leona Aglukkaq, PC ...

Leona Aglukkaq, PC, MP discusses having to grow the northern economy of Canada, & yet strike a balance because too much development can wreck things...

CRTC is doomed to lose the fight it's picked with Netflix

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Heritage Minister Shelly Glover have made it clear they aren't interested in taxing or regulating Netflix. Another hitch that may...

Four PC leadership candidates in Hamilton Oct. 1

Only Elliott — the wife of the late federal finance minister Jim Flaherty and a former leadership candidate — and McNaughton have formally announced their...

Two men arrested after armed robbery at Columbus gas station

According to the Columbus Police Department, Jerry Lee Strawser, 22, of Detroit, and James Clarence Maddox, 26, of Detroit, robbed the Speedway gas station located...

Some facts about the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidates

Elliott, the widow of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, came third in a previous run at the PC leadership in 2009, when Hudak was elected.

Jason Kenney defends temporary foreign worker program reforms

The federal minister of employment is, once again, defending recent reforms to the temporary foreign worker program. Jason Kenney was the keynote speaker at the...

Tim Howard And His World Cup Hangover

Goalkeeping problems had haunted Manchester United since Peter Schmeichel departed after the 1999 treble and initially Howard looked as if he might be a surprising...

Gary Levy: The Speaker could act if he chose

Ask him about the Senate Scandal and if you are a Liberal you get back a question about sponsorship. House Leader Peter Van Loan and...

The week everyone was worried about Parliament

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson stood and duly repeated the news of the day before. “We just recently received this request from the United States and,...

Canadian Forces vet David MacLeod to take on Peter MacKay in 2015

A Canadian Forces veteran will take on Justice Minister Peter MacKay in the next federal election. Justice Minister Peter Mackay pauses during a media availability...

Chris Alexander sichert ETB Baskets Auftaktsieg gegen Chemnitz

Vor dem Saisonauftakt gegen Chemnitz hatte es Igor Krizanovic vermieden, einen Schlüsselspieler in seinem Team auszumachen. Beim 96:82-Sieg gegen die Gäste aus Sachsen geschah aber...

Devils release Mike Komisarek; send Scott Wedgewood, Renat Mamashev to ...

With Wedgewood and Maxime Clermont both on the Albany roster, the Devils' backup goaltending job has come down to veteran Scott Clemmensen and rookie Keith...

Question Period: 5 quotes that recap Sunday's show

Here's a look at some key quotes from CTV'S Question Period for Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014: Public safety minister Steven Blaney on government measures to...

The Insider: Valencia weighs up £30m Mata bid ahead of takeover

Van Gaal and Woodward to thrash out Manchester United's January transfer plans · Major League ... Valencia is lining up a big-money January move for...

Pakistan supports Taliban group in Afghanistan, Canadian minister says

Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander has said that Pakistan's interference in Afghanistan by supporting the Taliban group is aimed at specific goals...

Washington-area appointments for Sept. 29, 2014

Abt Associates of Bethesda appointed Lowrey Redmond business director for the international health division. Anderson Tax of the District appointed Cornelia Schnyder managing director of...

Russian ship played key role in Canada's Franklin expedition even as Harper ...

Ted Laking, a spokesman for Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, said the geographical society enlisted the help of other partners so its work would be “of...

Eighth-Graders Hold Mock Commission Meeting

The 13-year-old mock commissioners and city staff employees read a script drafted by actual City Commissioner John Duncan. They discussed an initiative to improve the...

'We don't miss,' public safety minister says of fighting terrorism

OTTAWA — Any radicalized Canadian at home or abroad is a target the Conservative government will not miss, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney said in...

A Winnipeg scientist is headed to Africa to fight Ebola

A Winnipeg scientist is on a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo to try to curb the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Dr.

Peninsula veterans honoured for contributions to their peers

Two Saanich Peninsula residents were honoured with the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation this month for their contributions to Canada's veterans. Julian Fantino, Minister of...

Jean Chrétien leads celebrity tributes to Hazel McCallion at retirement gala

Federal Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, an old "fishing buddy" of McCallion's, called her "an inspiring example of a life well-lived." Ward 2 Councillor Pat...

"Freedom!" Opponents to human trafficking march in Ottawa

"Freedom!" Opponents to human trafficking march in OttawaBefore taking to the streets, participants gathered at the Ottawa Convention Centre where they heard from human trafficking...

Freedom Walk to Tackle human trafficking

Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney told participants at Ottawa's inaugural [free-them] Freedom Walk that the government has "taken strong action to combat human trafficking...

Authority moves toward airport ordinances in Habersham

Habersham County Airport Authority members include, from left, Acting Chairman Rob Ginn, Joe Elam, Greg Caudell and Mike Moore. Also shown, at right, is County...

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at the Canadian Police ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/14 -- Media are invited to attend the Canadian Police and Peace Officers' 37th Annual Memorial Service. The...

Canadian Government Announces Funding for Wheat Research

TheCropSite CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward two, announced...