September 29, 2014

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Video: Must-see QP — John Baird's direct answers

Maclean's is your home for the daily political theatre that is Question Period. If you've never watched, check out our primer. Today, QP runs from...

Raymond-Lawrence to open hotel boutique

“We are elated to form a unique partnership with The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage,” explained co-owner Larry Abel, in a statement. “Our Ritz-Carlton shop will bring...

Peter Van Loan takes a stand against the notion of relevancy

Just after noon on Friday, Paul Calandra, the Prime Minister's parliamentary secretary, stood and tearfully apologized for his irrelevant responses of earlier in the week.

Health Canada cracks down on flavoured tobacco targeting young smokers

660 News Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too...

Tories to kill NDP motion on non-answers in Commons

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan argued the motion would give opposition parties an unfair advantage. By applying restrictions to answers but not questions, the...

PM delivers remarks in Toronto - Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey

You know, I was thinking today with the great step forward we took and thinking about the Summit we just completed between Canada and the...

Un péage sur trois ponts montréalais ? - Canoë

Fm1033.ca Un péage sur trois ponts montréalais ?CanoëMONTRÉAL - Malgré un sondage qui indique qu'une majorité de Montréalais ne veulent pas payer pour emprunter un nouveau...

Schultz, Janice R.

... Alynna, Mitchell, Caitlin, and Randall; one great-grandson, Brady; one sister, Rebecca (Don) Buttel of Winnebago, Ill.; and three brothers-in-law, Ray (Barb) Schultz of Cuba...

Magic cautiously optimistic entering training camp - News & Observer

News & Observer Magic cautiously optimistic entering training campNews & ObserverOf that group — Harkless, Oladipo, Tobias Harris, Andrew Nicholson, Kyle O'Quinn and Nik Vucveic —...

Canadian Minister blames Pakistan for supporting insurgency, having safe ...

KABUL- Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, who was in Afghanistan to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the country's new president-elect, has...

Ed Fast defends 'critical event' leading to free flight for EU leaders

Trade Minister Ed Fast didn't answer Angus's question, but said the event in Toronto was "a critical element" of the visit, and that the NDP...

Ed Fast defends 'critical event' leading to free flight for EU leaders

Conservative MPs are defending the decision to fly European officials home after adding a last-minute event to their schedule of events in Canada last week...

Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO--( - Sept. 29, 2014) - I am pleased to be hosting my fourth movie night as Minister of Canadian Heritage and...

Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian ...

Statement by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on a Movie Night Featuring the Film Elephant Song. OTTAWA, September 29,...

Ranking college football teams by Arizona high school players

ASU, 38 | The players: Zach Abdorrahimzadeh, Gilbert Mesquite; Richie Becerra, Tempe Marcos de Niza; Jacom Brimhall, Mesa Mountain View; Gary Chambers, Glendale Ironwood; Chans...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians, Rona Ambrose, PC ...

Rona Ambrose, PC, MP is known for her excellent work on health & nutritional issues for parents & their youngsters. "Our government will ensure Canadian...

Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial arrives in Goodyear Oct. 2

The monument was created by John Devitt, Norris Shears, Gary Haver and other Vietnam veterans to share the powerful experience of visiting the memorial with...

Minister Shea Highlights the Positive Impact of a Federal Program for Gaspesie ...

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, recently met with representatives of the Regroupement des pêcheurs professionnels du sud de la Gaspésie (RPPSG)...

Minister Shea Highlights the Positive Impact of a Federal Program for Gaspesie ...

(press release)The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, recently met with representatives of the Regroupement des pêcheurs professionnels du sud de la...

Canada must find 'solution' to aboriginal women issue: 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...

Conservatives to quash motion on relevancy in question period ...

Monday, Conservative house leader Peter Van Loan called the motion hypocritical, saying it was “a greatly cynical, one-sided proposal from the NDP.” He said asking...

Canadian Forces veteran David MacLeod to take on Peter MacKay

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...

Head of aboriginal women's group stepping down to seek Liberal nomination

Both Leitch and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt now say they are open to participating in a roundtable discussion about murdered and missing aboriginal women...

Photo Coverage: Inside Friends and Family Day at Engeman Theater's EVITA!

She has since gone on to a successful career as a performer being featured in Diane Paulus's production of PROMETHEUS UNBOUND (A.R.T.) and ONCE ON...

Denis Lebel ne ferme pas la porte au péage sur les autres ponts fédéraux

Le ministre a répété que le péage était incontournable sur le pont Champlain et, lorsqu'interrogé sur la possibilité d'instaurer des péages partout, M. Lebel a...

Denis Lebel ne ferme pas la porte au péage sur les autres ponts fédéraux

Mais à l'instar du ministre Lebel, la formation ne semble pas écarter catégoriquement l'idée d'imposer des péages sur les autres ponts, mais à condition que...

Things to do today on Cape Cod

“The Boxtrolls” (animated, PG, 97 minutes, reviewed by Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service). This stop-motion 3D animation film, adapted from an .... Who would have...

MPs to debate boosting Speaker's power to police the House

(blog)Meanwhile, Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel starts his day in Montreal, where he'll attend an event celebrating "an important step" in the construction of a...

Transgender rights bill opposed by Harper may be sidelined in Senate

‎Heritage Minister Shelly Glover also voted for the bill and said she'd wait to see details of any proposed changes. "I think it's important that...

Handbag tax to save the NHS? JANET STREET-PORTER says: What a carry on!

Yet if the mansion tax sounds as if it was dreamt up on the back of an envelope at one of Ed's North London kitchen...

Lamamra On Official Visit to Canada On 29

- 30 SeptemberAllAfrica.comBesides talks with his Canadian counterpart, John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs will meet with Canadian Minister for International Development, Minister for...

Trudeau Liberals woo high-profile aboriginal candidates ahead of 2015

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch have said they are open to taking part in a roundtable with aboriginal...

On the Steelers: Buccaneers stun Steelers, 27-24

So much for fast starts. Tampa Bay won for the first time this year, won for the first time ever in Pittsburgh and handed the...

Why aren't the directors on Canadian corporate boards getting any less male ...

“Labour [and Status of Women] Minister [Kellie] Leitch made it very clear that she wants to see board representation at 30% by 2019,” Ms. Jeffery...

Gilbertville: A Billionaire's Drive To Rebuild The Motor City

Outside of a few small pockets, sprawling Detroit, some 143 square miles of it, remains a blight ed, dilapidated quilt of abandoned homes and untamed...

Outlook organization tips: 5 ways to tame the email pile

Nobody actually enjoys sifting through a stuffed inbox or responding to meeting requests all day long; you want to open your inbox, do what you...

Murray runs his way into record books for Cowboys

ESPN ARLINGTON — On the way to putting his name alongside some of the NFL's most prolific players of all time, DeMarco Murray also put his...

Top Senate Republican Barrasso warns against lame duck Holder replacement

... establish a legal rationale for lethal drone strikes on suspects overseas. Only three other attorneys general in U.S. history have served longer than the...

A rare moment of candour in the House

Finally a senior minister in Stephen Harper's cabinet has acknowledged that something more insidious than a random string of crimes is behind the disappearance of...

National Affairs: PM needs to be clear on military mission

Toronto Star And, Rob Nicholson told the Commons Thursday, if they wanted more details, perhaps MPs could huddle around their televisions to watch Harper's United Nations...

Lloyds fires eight traders over Libor scandal, and withholds bonuses ...

The Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty reveals that the IMF asked him to pressure Lenihan into getting a deal from the then Fianna Fail led...

Madeleine Turpan Celebrates 102nd Birthday At White Castle On Long Island

A Long Island, N.Y., woman turned 102 years old last week, and she celebrated the big day with a meal at one of her favorite...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Chris Alexander, PC ...

Chris Alexander, PC, MP like his colleague the Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, PC, MP sees the value in sustained economic development, & yet at the same...

Back-to-back losses for UNC men's soccer

The one shot Notre Dame forward Jeffrey Farina took in the 36th minute of the Fighting Irish's 2-0 victory decided the game as it made...

John Klein: 66ers, Thunder are old and new basketball royalty

The Oklahoma City Thunder is not the first from Oklahoma to be one of the best basketball teams on earth. The Phillips 66ers, back before...

The infamy of a Bristol schooner

The ship, under the command of former DeGroot mate John Duncan, initially sailed from Cuba to Boston with a cargo of rum, then headed for...