February 16, 2016

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Bill Morneau Ducks Lisa Raitt's Question On Budget Deficit Cap

Conservative MP Lisa Raitt and Finance Minister Bill Morneau are shown speaking in the House of Commons Tuesday. (Photo: The Canadian Press). Morneau, in turn,...

Liberal 180 on Canadian Wheat Board 'shocking': Mulcair

(subscription)Former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz dismantled the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly in August 2012 under the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act, fulfilling a...

Liberal 180 on Canadian Wheat Board 'shocking': Mulcair

(subscription) (subscription)Former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz dismantled the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly in August 2012 under the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act, fulfilling...

PM defends possible funding for UN group Tories say helps terrorists

"By providing direct and tangible aid, such as emergency food delivery, Canada is choosing its assistance in ways to ensure Hamas cannot divert Canadian dollars...

As heroin epidemic rages, Hep C cases soar

"These spikes in new cases of hepatitis C are exactly what you'd expect as the result of the epidemic of injection drug use in the...

Federal Flood Protection Standards One Year Later

(blog) (blog)One year ago, President Obama issued a directive to all federal agencies to begin preparing for sea level rise and the increasing risk...

CETA could be implemented in early 2017, chief negotiator says

(subscription)Former agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, now the Conservative party's trade critic, was pleased to hear that. Ritz, who unlike some Conservatives is receptive to...

CETA could be implemented in early 2017, chief negotiator says

(subscription)Former agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, now the Conservative party's trade critic, was pleased to hear that. Ritz, who unlike some Conservatives is receptive to...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 21-27

Feb. 21: Actor Gary Lockwood ("2001: A Space Odyssey") is 79. Actor Peter McEnery is 76. Record company executive David Geffen is 73. Actress Tyne...

Liberals juggling calls for more spending and restraint during budget prep

Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt is raising doubts about the wisdom of letting the deficit grow in such a fragile economy. Members of the House...

Baffin Inuit org holds board meeting this week in Iqaluit

The Nunavut Planning Commission rejected Baffinland's Phase II proposal, but then-minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt, overruled that decision, sending the proposal...

James Moore

He is survived by his wife, Beth Ann Moore; mother, Virginia (Elmer Ramey) Moore of Trafalgar; sons, Todd (Jennifer) Moore of Harrison, Idaho, and Scott...

Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Foul Con Assault On Our ...

It was Family Day in Ontario, and and a slow news day at CBC Ottawa, so they invited Rona Ambrose to appear on Power and...

Mark Caguioa asks Ginebra faithful to pray for former import Chris Alexander

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel star Mark Caguioa led his team in asking fans to send their prayers to former import Chris Alexander who is currently...

Batman and Robin Serial's John Duncan Passes Away – DC ...

For those unaware, John Duncan had played Dick Grayson/Robin in the live action serial Batman & Robin released in 1949. While the serial is considered...

Grant County approves needle exchange

"Syringe access-exchange programs are just one component in the overall response to our region's heroin epidemic," said Dr. Lynne Saddler, district director for the Northern...