September 21, 2015

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Michelle Rempel, Erin O'Toole Part Of The Next Generation Of Conservatives

While Oliver, the finance minister, might be taking a noticeably lower profile during the election, as is Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson, other Conservative incumbents...

Moore resident scares off would-be robbers

Hunter's not sure if he hit one of them or not. But he hopes this teaches crooks a message. “I don't shoot to wound them.

Next generation of top-tier Tories showcased

Other more veteran ministers, including Rona Ambrose, Tony Clement, Lisa Raitt and Maxime Bernier have also been doing work outside of their own ridings. And...

DND to spend up to $500-million upgrading CF-18 fighter fleet to extend life ...

(subscription) (subscription)PARLIAMENT HILL—Delays in large-scale production of U.S. Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth war planes combined with the Harper government's failure to commit to competitive...

Movie review: 'Everest' is a harrowing trip of death-defying heights

Henley StandardIt feels like a missed opportunity for the film to have greater depth, but screenwriters William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy still create an intelligent...

An NFL Week 2 tradition: (Insert Player Name) is on pace to break (insert ...

(blog) (blog)According to The Sporting News (the only place I could find this statistic), the record for most targets in a season belongs to...

Voter has questions for Conservative candidate

But then again, in addition to being controlled by Harper, Findlay is in a safe Conservative riding, so why should she bother showing up to...

Election 2015: Edmonton-West

The riding is made up from parts of the former Edmonton-Centre and Edmonton-Spruce Grove ridings, both of which have been Conservative strongholds for MPs Laurie...

Bernard Valcourt's local First Nations connection belies his national ...

Bernard Valcourt's local First Nations connection belies his national image – CBC. Federal aboriginal affairs minister is vying for re-election in the northwestern Madawaska-Restigouche riding.

Ryan Adams on His Full-Album Taylor Swift Cover: 'You Just Have to Mean It'

Last Christmas, Ryan Adams was, in his words, "a little lost." He'd wrapped up one leg of a tour supporting his self-titled album, and he...

Auto Plus Announces Appointment Of Executive Team Under Icahn Enterprises ...

(AMN)Gary Desai was named chief information officer (CIO) of the organization, bringing to Auto Plus more than 30 years of Information Technology (IT) leadership...

Investing in Higher Education Innovation

U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)As I have written previously, much is changing in higher education. Student demographics have shifted significantly, as have the...

CFPB Announces New Slate of Advisory Board Members; No ARM Representatives in ...

Gail L. DeBoer , President and Chief Executive Officer, SAC Federal Credit Union, Papillion, Neb. Robert C. Donley, Executive Vice President, Members Credit Union, Winston-Salem,...

Christian Paradis parti, Mégantic-L'Érable changera-t-elle de couleur?

Depuis 2006, Christian Paradis dominait outrageusement la compétition dans Mégantic-L'Érable. À chaque scrutin, il a récolté près de 50 % des voix, et même au...

War hero John Duncan Hey who took part in Normandy D-Day Landings has died

A war hero who played a key role in attacking powerful German forces during the Second World War has died at the age of 90.

NDP candidate Anawak brings message to western Nunavut

CAMBRIDGE BAY — After an unscheduled encounter with incumbent Nunavut MP and Conservative candidate Leona Aglukkaq Sept. 19 at the airport in Cambridge Bay, New...

Wayne Gretzky assists on Stephen Harper's aim | Toronto Star

Hockey commentary Don Cherry backed former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino throughout a 2010 byelection in Vaughan. In automated calls to space households, Cherry informed...

Harper talks about his affordable housing plan during stop in St. Jacobs

Harper was joined by local Conservative candidates Harold Albrecht of Kitchener-Conestoga, Marian Gagné of Kitchener South-Hespeler, Stephen Woodworth of Kitchener Centre, Gary Goodyear of Cambridge,...

Makeup master has brushes... with greatness

Among the people who will be hunkered down in tuques, mitts and sleeping bags: politicos such as Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari; St. Boniface MP...

Terry Fox Run campaign pledge not political insists James Moore

Federal Industry Minister and Tory heavyweight James Moore was in Port Moody, B.C., on Sunday to announce that a re-elected Conservative government would commit up...

Tom Mulcair commits $454M to improve veterans' services

Retired air force officer Erin O'Toole took over as minister of Veteran Affairs from Julian Fantino in January amid an outcry over the decision to...

James Moore: Government's handling of Hinkley Point raises questions

The Chancellor's out in China, so his spin doctors conjured up a bit of bombast to make the trip look worthwhile. Announcing a £2 billion...

James Moore: RSA puts on a brave face but investors are sore as Zurich walks away

After a bruising couple of years, its investors were finally poised for a pay off when Zurich knocked on the door dangling a £5.6 billion...

Insider Selling: John Duncan Higgons Sells 20000 Shares of Agios ...

Money Flow IndexAgios Pharmaceuticals logo Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) COO John Duncan Higgons sold 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September...

Dozens of Ontario cops busted for drunk driving in last five years

"Let me be clear that drinking and driving, by either uniform officers or civilian employees, cannot be tolerated," wrote former OPP commissioner Julian Fantino in...

Liberals lead in closely watched Atlantic races; Tories hanging on in MacKay's ...

Peter MacKay announced in May that he was quitting politics, leaving his riding of Central Nova open to a three-way battle among Tory candidate Fred...

Bernard Valcourt's local First Nations connection belies his national image

Bernard Valcourt, Conservative candidate. And in June, he was the focus of an indelible image: while others around him leapt to their feet to applaud...

Doctors call for a $3.3 billion booster shot to healthcare system

(subscription) (subscription)Health Minister Rona Ambrose responded on Twitter by saying the federal government is already in talks to join the provincial Pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance,...

Denis Lebel menacé par la vague orange

Une nouvelle vague orange se dessine au Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, à un mois de l'élection fédérale du 19 octobre. Le phénomène est si palpable que même l'avance...

What's left of 'the left' in the federal NDP

The Globe and MailOn fiscal policy, Mulcair is starting to resemble the budget-balancing, spending-cuts obsession of former Conservative finance minister Jim Flaherty. And he's also...

Real estate transactions Sept. 21, 2015

$825,000 Sandpiper Inn LLC to Goldsmith Peter, Lot 18 Blk 1 Anna Maria Beach, O.R. Book 02586 Page 4370, Sept. 11. $750,000 Cassella Patrick R,...

Economic issues front and centre as campaign heats... - www.norfolknews.ca/

Economic issues front and centre as campaign heats...www.norfolknews.ca/“The vast majority of businesses in Haldimand and Norfolk are small businesses,” said incumbent Conservative Diane Finley. “They...

Joe Oliver Attends Toronto Blue Jays Game, Team Loses, #JaysCurse Continues

The NDP has criticized federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver for avoiding public appearances before the federal election campaign. But Oliver, who is running for re-election,...