October 23, 2014

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Our House gets back to its business

Nearer the end, NDP House leader Peter Julian asked the government House leader to agree that this was a good use of 45 minutes and...

Our democracy would have endured: There's a plan for that

(subscription) (subscription)In the current list, Oliver is followed by Employment Minister Jason Kenney, Treasury Board President Tony Clement, and Public Works Minister Diane Finley.

Editorial: On the Simushir, Oceans Minister Gail Shea takes ...

On Monday, October 20, 2014, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, stood in the House of Commons during Question Period and proved she...

James Moore: This is why the 'wonks' should mind the shop

The investment community needs to take a good look at itself over Tesco. I know the focus is on whether the company will face a...

St. Tammany Parish real estate transfers

Fay Way 103: U.S. Bank NA, as successor Trustee to Bank of America NA, successor by merger to LaSalle Bank NA, as Trustee for the...

Trois suspects arrêtés près du bureau de Steven Blaney

Trois personnes à bord d'un véhicule dans lequel se trouvaient des fusils à air comprimé ont été arrêtées jeudi après-midi à proximité du bureau du...

zestdesk turns any table into a beautiful standing workspace

frustrated with not finding a solution that could accommodate his mobile work, dr. peter moore decided to build his own. together with his son, james...

Northern leaders react to Parliament Hill shooting

“Corporal Cirillo will forever be remembered as a great Canadian,” said Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq in an Oct. 23 release. “I would also like to...

Terrifying unknown lay beyond walls for MPs

"My next thought, was well, if they're right outside our door...the next thing they'd do is that there'd be a dozen terrorists busting through the...

During Ottawa shooting, MPs piled chairs at the door

OTTAWA – The shooting chaos that unfolded in Ottawa on Wednesday (Oct. 21) can be measured in matter of seconds, but it will have a...

Local roundup: Main Line wrapup for Oct. 22

After Delco Christian scored to make it 3-1, Malvern junior John Papandon tallied in the closing minute, scoring on a pass from fellow junior AJ...

Attorney John D. Duncan Joins Stemberger & Cummins, P.C.

The Newnan law firm of Stemberger & Cummins, P.C. recently announced that attorney John D. Duncan has joined the firm. Duncan is currently President of...

Peace River dam clears environmental hurdle

(subscription)The same day, federal environment minister Leona Aglukkaq issued a news release expressing similar views. A joint review panel report released earlier in the...

Petition on twinning highway gaining signatures

“There's well over 2,000 emails in the inboxes of our premier, minister of transportation, minister of finance, MLA's involved and federally, Peter Mackay, because he...

#GamerGate has won a few battles. It will lose the war

Zap2it.com Consider this from another perspective: as former Minnesota Vikings punter and highly visible gamer Chris Kluwe pointed out on Twitter, his own incredibly scathing takedown...

Nicholson issues statement on Parliament Hill shooting

Ottawa Citizen When a gunmen shot and killed an army reservist standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, it brought home the sobering reality...

Recent live reporting posts

Crystal Palace defender Peter Ramage: Oh my god, oh my goooooooooood what have I just seen from Lamela? Posted on 20:50 .... Virgil van Dijk...

Rutgers football sixth man: JJ Denman coming on at right tackle

The Rutgers football offensive line is built on the chemistry of five starters – left tackle Keith Lumpkin, left guard Johnson, center Betim Bujari, right...

Ex-Bulldog Brian Harman Among McGladrey Early Leaders

Bubba Watson has won two green jackets in three years; Chris Kirk won last year's McGladrey Classic on his way to a runner-up finish in...

Canada remembers soldier killed in attack

A wreath placed by Chief of The Defence Staff Tom Lawson and Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson is seen at the National War Memorial in...

Media Advisory

- Completed project improves flow of goods through the Asia ...Canada NewsWire (press release)Corporation of Delta, B.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable...

Canada considers 'preventative detention' in wake of Ottawa attack

When asked about the schedule for the new legislation, government House leader‎ Peter Van Loan refused to say exactly when a bill would come forward,...

Shea comments on terrorist attack

In her statement, Shea promises her prayers for the family and friends of the army reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, who was shot and killed while...

Status of Women Canada

- Media AdvisoryCanada NewsWire (press release)OTTAWA, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status...

Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attacker

Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino wrote that he was "safe (and) profoundly grateful" to Vickers and his team. Justice Minister Peter MacKay wrote "Thank...

Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attacker

Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino wrote that he was "safe (and) profoundly grateful" to Vickers and his team. Justice Minister Peter MacKay wrote "Thank...

Home News 'I'll never forget the sound of the gunfire,' MP... - www.muskokaregion.com/?

Home News 'I'll never forget the sound of the gunfire,' MP...www.muskokaregion.com/?PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA – It sounded like sheet metal falling at first, and then the rapid...

150th ads already on air

OTTAWA—The Harper government has launched a $4-million national ad campaign celebrating the fathers of Confederation and a country that has become “strong, proud, and free”...

Nurses face obstacles on front lines against Ebola

Dallas nurses treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who subsequently died of the disease, have said their gear left skin on their necks exposed. And...

Home News 'I'll never forget the sound of the gunfire,' MP...

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA – It sounded like sheet metal falling at first, and then the rapid firing of bullets clarified what MPs were hearing outside the...

Federal funding for defibrillators

From left, Chantal Warrimer, Simcoe County Paramedic with the PAD Program; Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor Doug White, MPP for York-Simcoe Julia Munro, MP Peter Van...

CARE Kits to track Ebola symptoms given to travelers entering US from 3 West ...

ABC News ... with Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and John F. Kennedy International...

Clement spent hours locked in speaker's office - www.muskokaregion.com/?

Clement spent hours locked in speaker's officewww.muskokaregion.com/?PARRY SOUND – It sounded like sheet metal falling at first, and then the rapid firing of bullets clarified...

More Tax but Fewer Taxes?

The late Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was never keen on income splitting. This alone should start the alarm bells ringing—a Tory Minister actually disagreeing with...

Petronas still evaluating tax impact on LNG project

The agency will also open a formal period for public comments on the project proposal before Minister of Environment Leona Aglukkaq. As far as the...

Authorities Recover Gun Believed to Have Been Used in Murder of Oklahoma ...

news9.com KWTV Police told PEOPLE that sometime on the night of Oct. 8 or early on the morning of Oct. 9, Alan – a political science...

Chris Alexander is 8th Member of Conservative Caucus and 51st Person to ...

Cobourg, ON – October 23, 2014 – Paul Smith is pleased to announce today that Chris Alexander, P.C., M.P. for Ajax-Pickering, has joined to support...

Six bodies identified after decades in Oklahoma lake

CNN The three have been identified as John Alva Porter, 69, of Elk City, Cleburn Hammack, 42, of Sayre, and Nora Marie Duncan, 58, of Canute,...

Sask. MPs: the day after the Ottawa Shooting

Lynne Yelich, MP for Blackstrap issued this statement from Wednesday's shooting. “Yesterday's attack in our nation's capital, at the sacred place that honours those who...

Style Invitational Week 1095: The best/worst of the good ideas/bad ideas

(Click here to skip down to the announcement of our new “TankaWanka” poetry contest, Week 1095). In Week 1091, we repeated a contest from way...

Saskatoon's Superior Cabinets Builds Its Way Back to Win the 2014 BDC ...

"Superior Cabinets serves as a remarkable reminder that perseverance, adaptability and innovation are vital to business success," said the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State...

The day Canada lost its innocence

In a way the terrorist who killed a soldier at the Canadian War Memorial and attempted to breach Parliament to potentially kill political representatives indiscriminately...

Gruesome, unsolved century-old murder is revisited — twice

Among the revisitors was Donna Mikels Shea, whose 60-inch recap appeared in the now defunct Indianapolis Times in 1950. "I was on the police beat...

Ottawa shooting: MPs tell of chaos on Parliament Hill as gunfire rang out

Tony Clement (@TonyclementCPC) October 22, 2014. While some MPs immediately fled and ended up in lockdown in their offices or other rooms on Parliament Hill,...

Harper vows to strengthen national security laws after Ottawa shooting

Montreal Gazette Justice Minister Peter MacKay later provided more detail to reporters as to the new powers the government is contemplating. “We're examining all of those...

Ottawa shooting: Mother of suspect says she is not crying for her son, but for ...

Julian Fantino, a Canadian MP, said: “All the details are not in. But the Sergeant-at-Arms, a former Mountie, is the one that engaged the gunman,...

EXCLUSIVE: Ottawa shootout: Lisa Raitt thought it was over, “this is it”

Raitt explained what happened inside the Parliament buildings, specifically the Centre Block where she and fellow MPs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were holding their...

Toronto MPs Describe Taking Refuge During Parliament Hill Shooting

CBC.ca "We identified it for what it was immediately … and we prepared ourselves" said Fantino a former chief of the Toronto police and commissioner of...

Harper leads mourning as Canada grapples with Ottawa shooting

Toronto Star The parliament buildings, which are still closed to the public, will have increased security, including armed members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police staffing...