October 24, 2014

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Sentries resume post at War Monument

“The Canadian Armed Forces remain undeterred in paying tribute to this nation's fallen ... and continue, resolutely, to show dignity and respect for all that...

Eberle powers Oilers past Hurricanes 6-3

EDMONTON, Alberta — Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Friday night for their...

The Avenue Asks the Community for Help

"We exist and have been sustained by the generosity of the community that we serve and we will be sustained by that generosity," says Rob...

Have we become too complacent with crime?

Considering that the department has seen a reduction in staffing over the years and what Police Chief Rob Jackson described as an “increase in the...

Taste of war

And national affairs columnist Tim Harper quoted Conservative MP and Treasury Board President Tony Clement on Thursday saying: "I can still hear the gunshots." There's...

Hundreds line highway to pay respect to fallen soldier 0

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said Friday that "it is fitting that (Cirillo) travels along the Highway of Heroes. "A nation is mourning a loss,...

Green Barmy: Plymouth Argyle nostalgia with Gordon Sparks

Russell Coughlin, taking a left-wing corner after Wallington turned around a shot from Clayton, floated the ball into the penalty area where Clive Goodyear rose...

Tenn. Republicans ask DoD for Ebola mission clarity

Joining Blackburn were Tennessee Representatives Diane Black (TN-06), Scott DesJarlais (TN-04), John Duncan (TN-02), Stephen Fincher (TN-08), Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) and Phil Roe (TN-01). The...

Conservatives' omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance

A spokesman for Immigration Minister Chris Alexander defended the notion of restricting refugees' access to social assistance in essentially the same language the government used...

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was shot nearly a dozen times before Kevin Vickers ...

The police and military officers in the Conservative caucus sprang into action, including Manitoba cabinet minister Shelly Glover. They used chairs and tables to barricade...

Nurses who treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan tell their story

Dallas Morning News John Mulligan, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan during his final hours in intensive care. 60...

Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

The new policy applies to medical workers returning from the region through John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Newark Liberty International Airport...

PM's security gets overhaul

Toronto Star (registration)I think that is part of who we are as a nation,” Transport Minister Lisa Raitt told reporters Thursday. The effects of Wednesday's...

DIARY

- Top economic Events to Nov 6ReutersTORONTO - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast and Mexico Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo...

Remembering Oscar de la Renta at the Fashion Group International Awards

And Diane von Furstenberg, recipient of the evening's Fashion Superstar award, remembered in receiving it both their nearly 50-year friendship and their regular weekend night...

Unlike the mayor of Vancouver, Jason Kenney meets Dalai Lama

(blog) (blog)When Kenney was the prime minister's parliamentary secretary and later as citizenship and immigration minister, he relentlessly wooed new Canadians into the Conservative...

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout

Government House leader Peter Van Loan's office did not respond when asked to explain why Thursday's scheduled debate on C-42 was dropped. In the immediate...

Harper Government Marks Small Business Week by Committing to Keep Cutting ...

(press release)As Small Business Week 2014 draws to a close, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, commits to...

Ottawa tackles Social Security Tribunal benefit-claims backlog

The proposal followed a request to political parties from several television networks that they not use news footage in political ads without the permission of...

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

Montreal Gazette “Most important, for us, is the right balance between security and freedom” for people to visit and see their lawmakers at work, said Maxime...

Canada gives slain soldier hero's send-off - News & Observer

News & Observer Canada gives slain soldier hero's send-offNews & Observer... Vincent, and continue, resolutely, to show dignity and respect for all that the National War...

Business oddities: Pin-up cabin crew and the ketchup wars

(subscription)U.S. trade rules are definitely not cool with federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. For the third time in five years, as the Globe's Barrie...

Rep Sheet Roundup: IMG Signs Rights Deal With US Soccer, UTA Lands ...

British saxophonist Ed Barker has signed with Gerry Pass at Chrome Artists Management for representation in the United States. The former parliament speechwriter moonlighted on...

Local Veterans Honoured by Minister of Veterans Affairs

The Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino presented Commendations to 20 residents of Ontario at a ceremony in Mississauga today. Among those honoured for their...

Police, intelligence agents need more power, says MP Rob Moore

Fundy-Royal MP Rob Moore. "The path is to be on alert, and to ensure that our security apparatus, both from an intelligence and policing perspective,...

Cpl. Cirillo makes final journey along the Highway of Heroes

Not since the passing of former finance minister Jim Flaherty has the country mourned so collectively. The Highway of Heroes was named for the fallen...

The Bad Plus Plays Ornette Coleman

Mr. King, the drummer, rarely played Ed Blackwell's melodic drum patterns, outside of “Happy House,” the concert's encore. Instead he did other things: swing, free...

Kincaid-Shouse Wedding

Deborah and Philip William Kincaid, of Athens, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Katherine Diane Kincaid, to U.S. Army Captain Kevin Martin...

Tempers flare, zingers fly at Woodbridge West municipal election debate

Carella, a longtime councillor, agreed and said after the election he would start a petition aimed at getting Vaughan MP Julian Fantino to try to...

After Further Review: The secret of the Cowboys defensive success

He teams with Brandon Carr and Sterling Moore -- who is playing well as the extra corner -- to give the Cowboys a nice three-man...

Ottawa shooting: Harper government wants to make terror arrests easier

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is giving more indications of how the government intends to strengthen Canada's security laws in the wake of Wednesday's attack...

More than $300K flow into Washtenaw County judicial campaigns

He reported a $5,000 debt owed by his committee due to a cash loan he made to his campaign on Oct. 15. He has $22,898...

Chris Webber returns to Crisler: Former star's likeness appearing in arena as ...

"A good friend of mine on the coaching staff, Bacari Alexander, told me that in the new arena, heading into the locker room, there is...

Cpl. Cirillo arrives home to Hamilton along the Highway of Heroes

Toronto Star Not since the passing of former finance minister Jim Flaherty has the country mourned so collectively. The Highway of Heroes was named for the...

Books of condolence for slain soldiers available at MP Lisa Raitt's Milton ...

In the wake of this week's death of two Canadian soldiers, books of condolence have been set up at Halton MP Lisa Raitt's Milton constituency...

The Government of Canada and Port Metro Vancouver announce the completion ...

DELTA, BC, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ – The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta—Richmond East, on behalf...

$16 Million to NextGen Climate is Pocket Money for Tom Steyer

Last month, Samuel “Rob” Walton, the son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, gave $200,000 and hedge fund magnate Meridee A. Moore gave $1 million. Pat...

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's body brought home on Highway of Heroes

OTTAWA — Police motorcycles will escort the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo down the the Highway of Heroes on Friday afternoon. "It is fitting that...

FNA wants more time for CWB bid

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz didn't directly respond when asked if FNA will get more time. “The CWB will assess all potential bidders and then submit...

Christian Paradis revient sur l'attentat d'Ottawa - O 97,3

Christian Paradis revient sur l'attentat d'OttawaO 97,3RÉGIONAL - Le député de Mégantic-L'Érable n'oubliera jamais la journée de l'attentat terroriste survenu au Parlement d'Ottawa, mercredi. Christian...

Harper Government Focused on Canadian Jobs

(press release)Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, the Honourable John Baird, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, and...

Harper Government Welcomes Applications Under Round 4 of the Recreational ...

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO--( - Oct. 24, 2014) - The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that up to $6.8M was...

Church News: Oct. 24

The guest speaker will be Sister Mable Charles of First Baptist Church of Paradis. For more information, contact Paulette B. Celestine at 688-9130 or e-mail...

Highway of Heroes journey 'fitting' for Cpl. Cirillo, Fantino says

It is becoming of our nation to offer Canadians the chance to honour Cpl. Nathan Cirillo for his service and sacrifice along the same route...

Harper Government supports women-led businesses in British Columbia

(press release)VANCOUVER, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today...

Love for Jones subs: Belichick lauds Easley, Moore

(blog)The preparation everyday in the classroom with coach Brendan Daly, some of our other veteran players like Chandler, like Rob Ninkovich, Vince [Wilfork], guys...

Emotional return to work in Ottawa for PEI MPs

Federal Fisheries Minister and Egmont MP Gail Shea declined to give an interview, but released a statement saying she was "extremely proud" to be in...

EU agrees to cut greenhouse gases by 40% by 2030

A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 per cent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal...

New To Copyright: Canada's Idea For Political Advertising Exception

Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover said in the House of Commons on 9 October that the law could use greater clarity. “There is a public...

Tories table another massive budget bill

A cabinet document presented by Heritage Minister Shelly Glover and obtained earlier this month by CTV News and The Canadian Press indicated the proposed copyright...