September 30, 2015

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Large crowd watches candidates spar over issues

(subscription) (subscription)Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt committed to have the territorial government and Yukon First Nations sit down together to implement the four contentious...

Jason Kenney fires back at Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi on ...

Minister of Defence Jason Kenney and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi are now in a war of words over the niqab issue. Kenney hit back at...

Trudeau vows to renegotiate health transfers with provinces

In contrast to that approach, the Conservative government's then-finance minister, the late Jim Flaherty, surprised his provincial counterparts at a December, 2011, meeting in Victoria...

"engage" in campaign says Conservatives John Duncan

And despite some Conservative candidates coming under fire recently in choosing not to take part in various all candidates debates, meetings and election forums, Duncan...

Cities debate marijuana dispensary authority

Vancouver ignored protests from federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose to used authorized sources of medical marijuana, and adopted a licensing system last spring to keep...

Laureen Harper visits Niagara wine country

Hamilton SpectatorMP Rob Nicholson, his wife Arlene, Laureen Harper and Klaus Reif of Reif Estate Winery stop for a moment in the vineyards and sample...

Joe Oliver To Take Part In Toronto Debate On Jewish Issues

Joe Oliver, who has largely stayed out of the national spotlight during the election campaign, said in a news conference this morning that he's been...

Canada's Sea King Helicopter Transition Won't Be As Smooth As Ottawa Would Like

It held a media event at the military air base in Shearwater, N.S., that included Diane Finley — public works minister at the time —...

Joe Oliver to take part in debate in Toronto

InsideHalton.comTORONTO — Canada's finance minister is speaking again tonight, this time at a Toronto debate on issues important to the Jewish community. Joe Oliver, who...

Vancouver candidates promise to track down Canadians flouting foreign-asset ...

"Our government has zero tolerance for tax evasion," said a spokesman for B.C. Conservative MP (Delta-Richmond East) Kerry-Lynne Findlay, who is Canada's minister of national...

Canada to pay farmers for any losses under trade deal – minister ...

OTTAWA — Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz maintains that if the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is signed this week supply managed sectors will be protected.

Ag Minister Ritz blames media for weakening Canada's negotiating power on TPP

(subscription) (subscription)Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz accused CBC and Canada's major news outlets Wednesday of weakening Canada's bargaining power at historic negotiations over a Trans-Pacific...

Ex-foreign minister Baird campaigns for Tory hopeful

(blog) (blog)MONTREAL — Former foreign affairs minister John Baird had encouraging words for Mount Royal Conservative candidate Robert Libman, who according to one poll...

MILTON CHAMPION Q&A: Lisa Raitt weighs in on post-secondary education tuition caps

As part of its comprehensive coverage of the federal election campaign, the Champion invited each of the Milton riding's five candidates to weigh in on...

Sparks fly over supply management at agriculture debate

Hill Times (subscription) (subscription)Concerns about the future of Canada's supply management system under the pending Trans Pacific Partnership had Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz on the...

Joe Oliver Defends TPP Talks During 'Caretaker' Period, Says He's Focused On ...

TORONTO — Joe Oliver emerged Wednesday into the national campaign spotlight after an election spent largely away from the glare, even with a key campaign...

PEI dairy industry rallies in front of Gail Shea's office

... ongoing trade negotiations with various Pacific Rim countries and what that could mean for their industry's supply management system. More than 200 people gathered...

Lisa Raitt demande aux transporteurs aériens de ne pas séparer les familles

Dans la lettre envoyée en mars, Lisa Raitt a indiqué que «la logique devait prévaloir» dans ces situations et a encouragé les transporteurs à s'assurer...

Baby girl for Peter MacKay, wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam

Twitter is buzzing with congratulations to former Central Nova MP Peter MacKay and his wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam who welcomed their daughter, Valentia Makaja MacKay, into...

Liberals 'committed' to legalizing marijuana: Trudeau

In an appearance on Channel, Conservative candidate Rona Ambrose said that legalizing marijuana is a "terrible idea" because it would signal to young Canadians...

Oliver Highlights Conservative Plan To Cut Payroll Taxes | Kellie ...

Kellie Leitch for Simcoe-Grey/ · Meet Kellie · Delivering Results · Simcoe-Grey · News · Contact .... 2015 Kellie Leitch and the Conservative Party of...

Joe Oliver says focus has been on his local campaign, not national ...

By Stephanie Levitz TORONTO — Joe Oliver emerged Wednesday into the national campaign spotlight after an election spent largely away from the glare, even with...

Joe Oliver defends government pursuit of trade deal during ...

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the government is well within its rights to negotiate a massive Pacific Rim trade agreement in the middle of an...

Peter MacKay and Nazanin Afshin-Jam announce birth of baby girl Valentia

Peter MacKay is a father again. The retiring justice minister and former Conservative Member of Parliament for Central Nova and his wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam announced...

Six federal candidates confirmed in each Cambridge riding

In the running to represent the Cambridge riding, which includes North Dumfries, are – in alphabetical order – Michele Braniff (Green), Manuel Couto (Marxist-Leinist), Gary...

Federal election campaign: Sept. 30

#elxn42 · 2:28 PM - 30 Sep 2015 · ReplayRetweetFavorite · Susana Mas · @susanamas. 1/2 Tony Clement: "TPP presents the opportunity for Canada's manufactured...

Profile: Rob Nicholson, Conservative, NF

... * Political Experience: Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls (1984 - 1993 and 2004 - present), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015 - present), Minister...

POLITICO Illinois Playbook: SPECIAL ED fight -

- FAST EDDIE investigation gains ...PoliticoEd “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak, not long out of prison, was the unnamed “Individual A” in a recent federal indictment of...

Lingard targeted by Sheff Wed

ESPN FC - sourcesESPN FCManchester United attacker Jesse Lingard is a loan target for Sheffield Wednesday, sources have told ESPN FC. Lingard has not featured...

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Meets Christian Paradis, Canada's Minister for ...

Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros met Christian Paradis, Canada's Minister for International Development and La Francophonie, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly at the...

Congressman Duncan questions Planned Parenthood leader

Congressman Duncan also cited reports saying that there are 2.3 million private charitable organizations and almost all of them do not receive federal funds, much...

Niqab ban “blindingly obvious” according to Jason Kenney

Defence Minister Jason Kenney sees his 2011 decision to ban face coverings at Canadian citizenship ceremonies to be a common sense decision rooted in the...

Serious, amusing responses part of latest candidates' debate

The evening featured candidates Glen Hodgson of the Green Party, Gordie Merton of the Canadian Action Party, Matt McCarthy of the NDP, Tony Clement of...

Valencia Pharmacy has signed a 10-year lease at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

Representing both Valencia Pharmacy and landlord Health Care REIT, Cude, along with Senior Vice President Scott Crane, and Senior Vice President, Director of Health Care...

'A devoted servant of the law' is laid to rest

The remains of Retired High Court Judge Paul Carney at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook Alex White Mary Harney and Brian Geoghegan...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Advance polls open Oct. 9

... NDP; Dave MacKenzie, Conservative; and Don McKay, Liberal. Candidates in Cambridge are: Michele Braniff, Green; Maunel Couto, Marxist-Leninist; Gary Goodyear, Conservative; Bryan May, Liberal;...