October 2, 2015

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Conservatives crank up values clash by taking aim at 'barbaric cultural practices'

Joining him was Kellie Leitch, the Conservative candidate in Simcoe-Grey, who said the tip line would mean that "citizens and victims can call with information...

Jason Kenney on the niqab, the oath and #PeopleLikeNenshi

Jason Kenney: Well, I think you framed that question in the – in the kind – which – in a way that reflects the fuzzy-minded...

Top BC picks for cabinet

Kerry-Lynne Findlay: If she is re-elected in Delta, the lawyer and minister for national revenue has shown her competence and would be a cinch for...

Way to go, Kellie Leitch - ProWomanProLife

I am pro-life,” Leitch said at a Collingwood Royal Canadian Legion. She credited her experience as a pediatric surgeon as a factor in upholding her...

Fireworks at Waterford all-candidates meeting

... and Green Party candidate Wayne Ettinger. The empty chair was reserved for local MP and Conservative candidate Diane Finley, who was a no-show. Also...

Stop barbaric practices, says Ajax federal election Conservative candidate ...

AJAX -- Ajax Conservative Party candidate Chris Alexander was joined by Simcoe-Grey Conservative Party candidate Dr. Kellie Leitchin his campaign office to announce that a...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Inches Forward, But 'Still Lots Of Work To Be ...

ATLANTA — Negotiators are closing in on a Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement after clearing a major logjam on automobiles. Details have filtered out to stakeholder groups...

Measures to Stop Barbaric Cultural Practices Against ... - Gerry Ritz

A re-elected Conservative Government will take further measures to stop child and forced marriage, and other barbaric cultural practices against girls and women. Every year,...

Voters put candidates on the spot

Rona Ambrose (from left), Ernest Chauvet and Brendon Greene answered questions from voters during a candidate forum at the Horizon Stage on Sept. 23. All...

Conservatives pledge funds, tip line to combat 'barbaric cultural practices'

A re-elected Tory government would create an integrated RCMP task force with units in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal to step up enforcement of...

US Education Secretary Arne Duncan to step down at end of year

Chicago TribuneObama has chosen John B. King Jr., who currently acts as deputy secretary of education, to replace Duncan. King is a Brooklyn native who...

Voters put candidates on the spot

Rona Ambrose (from left), Ernest Chauvet and Brendon Greene answered questions from voters during a candidate forum at the Horizon Stage on Sept. 23. All...

Irving shipbuilding numbers uncertain after Jason Kenney announcement

​A re-elected Conservative government could end up approving the construction of as few as 11 warships to replace the navy's frigates, despite committing to 15...

Tories will limit revoking of citizenship to 'violent acts of disloyalty ...

The Conservative Party has "no interest" in expanding the grounds for stripping individuals of Canadian citizenship beyond "violent acts of disloyalty to Canada," which include...

National plan for seniors care debated

The Liberal Party's Carrie Powell-Davidson emphasized a national strategy for dementia, criticizing Health Minister Rona Ambrose for voting against a bill to put a plan...

Where they went: Week Nine

Tom Mulcair, leader of the NDP, spent two days in Iqaluit in Canada's most remote riding, Nunavut, where Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq is seeking re-election.

Minister Chris Alexander announce more measures to stop 'barbaric cultural ...

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander (going for re-election in Ajax, Ontario) and Dr. Kellie Leitch (seeking election as a Conservative MP in Simcoe-Grey)...

Cheers for Julio's fiery start; jeers to, um, literal fire

We haven't seen a season like that since Jets wide receiver Rob Moore (in my iconic Tecmo Super Bowl season of 1992). 3. Patriots beat...

Feds open to land claims: McColeman

McColeman said he arranged a face-to-face meeting between Bernard Valcourt, minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development, and Six Nations negotiators last October. It was...

The Hon. Chris Alexander and the Hon. Kellie Leitch Announce ...

Today, Conservative Party candidates Chris Alexander (Ajax) and Dr. Kellie Leitch (Simcoe-Grey) announced new measures that a re-elected Conservative Government would take to stop child...

The Hon. Chris Alexander and the Hon. Kellie Leitch Announce ...

The Hon. Chris Alexander and the Hon. Kellie Leitch Announce Measures to Stop Barbaric Cultural Practices Against Women and Girls. October 2, 2015. BACKGROUNDER. THE...

MHS Class of 1955

... Bill Burkhardt of Polo; Dean Keefe of Mendota; Diane Keefe McKnight of Pueblo, Colo.; middle row, Patricia Whitmore Rod of Mendota; Mary Ann Sonntag...

The Hon. Chris Alexander and the Hon. Kellie Leitch Announce ...

Today, Conservative Party candidates Chris Alexander (Ajax) and Dr. Kellie Leitch (Simcoe-Grey) announced new measures that a re-elected Conservative Government would take to stop child...

Jason Kenney says 'people like' Naheed Nenshi politicize niqab, sparks ...

Some Twitter users are flocking to support Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi in a war of words with Conservative candidate Jason Kenney. Nenshi decried the Conservatives'...

Fact check: Can Canada bomb ISIS without hurting civilians? Jason Kenney ...

(blog)On Twitter, Jason Kenney went after comments made by Marwan Tabbara, the Liberal candidate for the new riding of Kitchener South-Hespeler, at a local...

Hon. Rob Nicholson condemns Russian attacks in Syria

Hon. Rob Nicholson condemns Russian attacks in Syria. 02Oct. October 2, 2015 – The Hon. Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., made the following statement: “Like our...

Fantasy Football Flashback Week 4 1995 Rodney Hampton and friends

To celebrate social media's infatuation with nostalgia, remember fantasy stars of yesteryear and to introduce those unfamiliar with WhatIfSports' NFL DreamTeam feature, we'll be rewinding...

Out of John Baird's shadow? High-profile MP's departure leaves vacuum in riding

For the first time in 15 years, the Ottawa West - Nepean seat is empty. Left without an incumbent candidate in the wake of John...

Former Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird joins Eurasia Group as Senior Advisor

(press release) (press release)Eurasia Group is proud to welcome the Honorable John Baird as a senior advisor to the firm. An expert on foreign...

Reader Offers Thoughts On Federal Election Campaign

His only truly saving grace over the past decade was a reliance on Jim Flaherty, a sincere and helpful politician, but sadly for all of...

It's witnessed some of sport's finest dramas now historic St Helen's ground is ...

Swansea also defeated Australia in 1992, a side which featured the likes of modern-day club legends Scott Gibbs, Robert Jones, Moriarty, Colclough, Richard Webster, Tony...

Sham surplus shenanigans - www.muskokaregion.com/

Sham surplus shenaniganswww.muskokaregion.com/They have used the time-honoured technique of creative bookkeeping, raiding our contingency fund, adding in almost a billion dollars in anticipated savings from...

Julian Fantino accused of assault with a condiment

A lawyer for former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino said the Conservative candidate will "vigorously" defend himself against an assault complaint dating back to 1973.

Reds' losing streak reaches 12 with 5-3 loss to Cubs

BY GARY SCHATZ. CINCINNATI (AP) — Evidence of the Reds' growing pains showed in a decisive pitch by rookie John Lamb to Austin Jackson that...

Hurricane Joaquin highlights the need to deal with rising risk of ...

Rob Moore's Blog .... Rob Moore — Oct 3 2015 09:35 AM. Thanks for the all the comments. Let me take these three in reverse...

Weak Conservative lineup a reflection of Harper's leadership

... Day and retiring minister James Moore to campaign in British Columbia illustrates fundamental and revealing facts about the party. The Conservatives have the weakest...

Jason Kenney makes stop in Summerside to help Gail Shea campaign

SUMMERSIDE - National Defence and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney made a whirlwind stop in Summerside Thursday afternoon to help bolster fellow Conservative Gail Shea's bid...

Liberals, NDP say Central Nova wants change in Peter MacKay's absence

Peter MacKay's decision to step down has created political opportunity in Central Nova where there was little or none before. And the Conservatives have turned...

Montreal Simon: Julian Fantino and the Horrible Ketchup Scandal

Oh no. Not more weird Con scandals. And not bloody Julian Fantino !!#@!!! What with Stephen Harper whipping up bigotry to try to snatch another...

Greene police blotter

24, Catskill police charged Shelly Jean Sampson, 36, of Athens, with petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor. Sampson was issued an appearance ticket returnable to...

Assault complaint made against Conservative Julian Fantino dating ...

A lawyer for federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino says an assault complaint dating back four decades has been made against the Conservative incumbent.

MP Julian Fantino charged over alleged ketchup assault during 1973 police raid

A construction worker has pressed assault charges against MP and former Toronto Police chief Julian Fantino for allegedly smearing ketchup on his behind during a...

Julian Fantino Facing Assault Charges Over Alleged 1973 Incident

Toronto SunTORONTO — A lawyer for federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino says an assault complaint dating back four decades has been made against the Conservative...

Local Scoreboard with area football stats and standings

The Nicklaus Division saw Ed O'Flaherty's 39 as low gross followed by 40s from Jim Smith, Carl McCloud and Rob Thuma. Smith had low net...

Julian Fantino charged with assault over 1973 arrest

A construction worker has pressed assault charges against MP and former Toronto Police chief Julian Fantino for allegedly smearing ketchup on his behind during a...

Les couteaux volent bas entre Valcourt et Arseneault

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)Alors que la campagne électorale fédérale bat son plein, le ministre conservateur sortant, Bernard Valcourt, ne se gêne pas pour tirer quelques flèches...

Jason Kenney makes whirlwind stop in Summerside to support Gail Shea

He's confident both he and Shea will be back on Parliament Hill after the Oct. 19 vote, part of a re-elected Conservative government. “She is...