October 8, 2015

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Canadians Backing Pot Legalization, Top Adviser Tells Steven Blaney

In a June briefing note to Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, deputy minister Francois Guimont said self-reported surveys indicate that Canadians, both adults and young...

Provisional text of TPP to be public within days: Ed Fast

VANCOUVER -- Canada's trade minister is promising to release a provisional copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in the next few days -- but...

Ed Fast says text of TPP trade deal available within days

Canada's trade minister is promising to release a provisional copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in the next few days — but Ed Fast...

Parm Gill, Conservative, triggers ethics inquiry over CRTC letters

In February 2013, Dawson admonished Jim Flaherty, then finance minister, and two parliamentary secretaries — Eve Adams and Colin Carrie — for breaching the Conflict...

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean's primer on health care

Then-finance minister Jim Flaherty presented his counterparts with annual funding increases, pegged to economic growth and at a lower rate than the annual increases offered...

Jason Kenney: Trudeau Has 'No Clue What He's Talking About' On TPP

Jason Kenney has blasted Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as "confused" and shockingly ignorant about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Conservative cabinet minister made the remarks Wednesday...

South Carolina floods a wake-up call for the future

(blog)While Hurricane Joaquin didn't make landfall in the United States, it contributed to the massive flooding that South Carolina is now enduring. The toll...

2 senior groups involved in 1966 Belle Vernon Area graduation

Escorting the court members were Joe Fedorchik, Richard Smererczniak, Richard Radock, Lou Hegedus, Larry Belsick, Jim Bair and Gary Cramer. The new $4 million BVA...

Kenney says 'no proximity' between Russian, Canadian jets in Syria

Defence Minister Jason Kenney says he is "not concerned" that Canadian fighter jets may come into contact with Russian forces in Syria. Russia began airstrikes...

Former pimp gets life sentence in 1984 murder of Louisiana businessman

She said from the witness stand that it was Dunnagan's idea to rob and kill Kergan for money. She described how they poisoned Kergan's wine...

Hopefuls spar on issues at lively Cambridge election forum

A question to incumbent and Conservative candidate Gary Goodyear about the government's plan to set up a hotline to report barbaric cultural practices got a...

Mohamed Fahmy says Canadian government could have done more to secure his release

In a statement on Tuesday, Lynne Yelich, the minister of state for foreign affairs and consular services, said the Canadian government is pleased that Fahmy...

Harper's proposed ban on niqab in civil service ricochets through campaign

Asked last spring whether the Conservatives would consider implementing measures similar to those in Quebec, Treasury Board President Tony Clement said the federal opposition to...