October 1, 2014

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Calgary MP Deepak Obhria denies he was taking a nap in the House of Commons

In the video, the Minister of Status of Women Kellie Leitch is seen responding to accusations that the cuts represent a"lack of respect" the Conservative...

Arrested Divestment

Chloe S. Maxmin '15 first read about the idea of divestment in the summer of 2012, in a Rolling Stone article by William E. McKibben...

Girls Soccer: Pansini debuts on scoreboard, leads Agnes Irwin

Pansini's goal came in the second half when she finished with a deflection on a shot by Nicole Paradis. Kendall Shein logged nine saves for...

Prep notebook: Soccer star McLaughlin signs with UGF

The Rustler girls will be down coach Rob Zimmerman after he was red-carded during Tuesday's crosstown win over Great Falls High. Butte will then make...

Jepson exhibit highlights Savannah's private art collections

De Sole will also be joining Dr. Walter O. Evans and John Duncan for a panel discussion Oct. 2 about what drives them as collectors.

Bob Jones' fishing report Oct. 1

While tuna were few, big numbers of mahi mahi provided fast action for crews trolling in the Washington Canyon. Anglers .... Ed Raymond earned a...

WQED Multimedia cuts jobs, trims hours of some workers

WQED Multimedia has announced another round of layoffs timed to the end of the public broadcaster's fiscal year Tuesday. Four jobs -- three full-time and...

TV reviews: Expect laughs from some debuts, groans from others

There's not an abundance of comedy on the networks' fall schedules, and much of what's new is pretty mediocre or worse -- see "Bad Judge"...

Last call at Macon's Grant's Lounge? Not so fast

Today was supposed to be last call at Macon's historic Grant's Lounge. Not so fast, one of the bar's owners told on Wednesday. After...

Bears' rookie RB should see field more

Wide receiver Brandon Marshall (ankle) and safety Chris Conte (shoulder) had full participation in practice. Linebackers Lance Briggs (knee), D.J. Williams (neck) and Shea McClellin...

Health Minister Rona Ambrose, provinces, to develop dementia plan

BANFF, Alta. – Citing the “impending boom” of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to...

Houston ready if Ebola patient arrives

Duncan's family lives in a 25,000-population neighborhood where 33 different languages are spoken, complicating the investigation as officials continue to fan out looking for other...

New Orleans Saints deny training camp or leadership issues are to blame for ...

Not with Brees at quarterback and several veteran leaders on the offensive line. Outside of the departure of Darren Sproles and Lance Moore, the offensive...

125 East Tennessee veterans board HonorAir

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Congressman John Duncan welcomed the veterans, family members and guardians to the airport. A procession of Boy Scout troops...

The CRTC: Let's pretend we didn't talk TV with Netflix or Google

CTV News As well, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Shelly Glover, the Heritage Minister, have both said that the government opposes any new regulations that would...

Canadian health officials urge calm on Ebola

On Wednesday, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Gregory Taylor held a news conference in Banff to outline what Canada...

Michael Dirda reviews 'The Getaway Car,' a collection of Donald E. Westlake ...

Yet Westlake, under the pen name Richard Stark, could also produce the leanest, most hard-boiled prose — he once described it as all “unstated emotion...

Iraq Combat Mission Necessary To Stop ISIL 'Barbarians:' Tories

Two relatively senior Tories, Minister of State, Small Business and Tourism Maxime Bernier and International Trade parliamentary secretary Erin O'Toole told reporters that, whatever mission...

Harper expected to unveil Canada's Iraq plan on Friday

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover said there is no doubt in her mind that Canada has to participate in the coalition against Islamic State. “These are...

Feds right a wrong for Canada's veterans

“We were listening,” acknowledged Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino in an interview Wednesday moments after he tabled the extensive changes in Parliament. This is a...

Category Archives: Sports

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested on August 31 on suspicion of domestic violence. Head coach Jim Harbaugh (brother of Ravens head...

A basically decent few days for the House of Commons

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, who is rarely asked a question he does not like, was typically dismissive. “Mr. Speaker, on the last point the honourable...

Smaller ammo order in 2014 raises questions about Iraq mission

One such document, a memo to Public Works Minister Diane Finley dated Feb. 5, 2014, indicates her department tried to convince defence officials to either...

NFL suspends Carolina Panthers DE Frank Alexander again, this time for 10 ... - News & Observer

News & Observer NFL suspends Carolina Panthers DE Frank Alexander again, this time for 10 ...News & ObserverThe Panthers have their top three running backs and...

Caution, confusion as Canadian government deliberates Iraq mission

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has dismissed suggestions that Canada is on the verge of “war,” as deliberations over an expanded military mission to help fight...

NWAC appeals to Harper government to fund project aimed at helping ...

The new funding was supposed to begin May 1 and NWAC had a meeting with Minister Kellie Leitch at the end of March hoping to...

Harper government loses head over RCMP fur hats

On Wednesday, Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney – who is the minister responsible for the RCMP – issued his own statement. He said the...

NDP MP says Aglukkaq 'disgusting' for question period heckling of national ...

NDP Carol Hughes says she still believes Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq was “disgusting” for heckling during a question period debate over the need for an...

Ambrose, provinces, to develop dementia plan

BANFF, Alta. - Citing the "impending boom" of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to...

Ambrose, provinces, to come together to develop national dementia strategy

Citing the “impending loom” of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to work together to...

Ambrose, provinces, to develop dementia plan

BANFF, Alta. - Citing the "impending boom" of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to...

Our Gchats, ourselves: How the G-transcript became the closest chronicle of ...

I LOL'ed and TTYL'ed with the best of them. It was a culture, a way of life, and because it was middle school, there was...

Fur group applauds move to keep Mounties in fur-lined hats

... minister of public safety has taken actions to ensure that the historic fur winter hats worn by the RCMP will not be discontinued, despite...

CanadaVisa News Briefs For October 2014

Former Ambassador Named New Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, the former Canadian ambassador to Afghanistan, was appointed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper today as...

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver distorting ...

“That's one of the challenges. There are some markets flat and some are experiencing some decline,” said Mr. Oliver. “We are examining all the issues...

Minister Glover hosts 'mammoth' movie night - Ottawa Citizen

In mid-interview, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover helped to fix the microphone belonging to Mark Critch from This Hour Has 22 Minutes at the Ottawa premiere...

CRTC in 'strange' bind: Ottawa has already set roaming rate caps

Federal politicians quickly weighed in, with both Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Heritage Minister Shelly Glover stating the federal government “will not allow any new...

DND bought 38 per cent less ammo in 2014

One such document, a memo to Public Works Minister Diane Finley dated Feb. 5, 2014, indicates her department tried to convince defence officials to either...

They may be more suited to Spiders nightclub but Hull mum's gothic children's ...

They were created by Carol Van Rij, then a mum-to-be, after she tired of the same old teddy bears and bunny rabbits. From skull and...

Ambrose, provinces, to develop national dementia strategy

(subscription)Citing the “impending boom” of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to work together...

Media Advisory: Minister Denis Lebel to Speak at the Opening Ceremony of the ...

(press release)The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions...

Shaheen vows to continue 'putting New Hampshire first'

He and his wife Gail bought a home in Rye more than 20 years ago, and moved there permanently a year ago. .... Carol Shea-Porter...

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' To Open Two Days Early In 35mm, 70mm

... studio bosses onboard despite the added costs of striking hundreds of film prints for the release: “To see Christopher Nolan's Interstellar on the big...

Public Works Minister Diane Finley to address Aerospace Summit in Ottawa on ...

Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, has been confirmed as a conference speaker at the 2014 Canadian Aerospace Summit on November 18,...

Tory decision to keep RCMP muskrat hats has fur industry cheering, anti-fur ...

(blog) (blog)Earlier this week, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced that her government has reversed an RCMP decision to discontinue its use of the iconic...

Iraq and the proper path to war

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says their role is “advice and technical assistance,” but has not revealed details about what, exactly, they are doing. Jack Granatstein,...

'Gotham' tops premiere-week TV buzz

But 90% of conversations about TV shows take place offline, either on the phone or in person, says Keller Fay CEO Ed Keller. Popularity on...

Muskrat hats: Fur group lobbied ministers over RCMP tuque trade-in plan

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced Tuesday the government was ordering the Mounties to keep wearing the customary winter headgear. The fur institute says its members...

Bucks judges reverse guns policy on Doylestown courthouse

Commissioners Rob Loughery, Charley Martin and Diane Marseglia disagreed, arguing for armed police in the courthouse. Reached by phone Wednesday about the policy change, Finley...