July 8, 2016

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Five challenges Jason Kenney faces trying to unite Alberta's right

At all of them, political observers were talking about only one thing; former federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney's plan to unite the right by...

Entertainment week in Pictures: 2

BBC News - 8 JulyBBC NewsA look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Chris...

O'LEARY: "No question" it's time to privatize Canada Post

(blog)O'LEARY: "No question" it's time to privatize Canada Post (blog)Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier said he thinks so in a statement. But what...

Country Concert in full swing

Everybody loves everybody,” said Alexander. “Dustin Lynch was amazing. Tonight is gonna be good with Sam Hunt and Dierks Bentley.” While most concert-goers had fun,...

Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying - News & Observer

Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifyingNews & ObserverCup cars will feature a different Goodyear tire package from last month's test after the manufacturer...

Theranos Dealt Sharp Blow as Elizabeth Holmes Is Banned From Operating Labs

Silicon Valley startup Theranos Inc. is fighting for its life after regulators decided to revoke its license to operate a lab in California because of...

Brexit threatens 'fine balance' of Canada-EU trade deal, Ed Fast says

Conservative MPs Tony Clement and Jason Kenney tweeted congratulatory remarks immediately after the Brexit vote, while former House Speaker Andrew Scheer penned a newspaper column...

Conservatives call on government to press pause, consult the public on CPP reform

FILE - Conservative MP Lisa Raitt rises during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa in this May 30, 2016, file photo. The...

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' rivets in rare outing

A superb cast, Beethoven's sublime musical score and inventive staging by Chris Alexander made for a riveting evening. The updated production, designed by Robert Dahlstrom...

Of children, posties and Jason Kenney: three ways politics mattered this week

OTTAWA - As the relentless Ottawa sun roasted overzealous civil servants trying to shut down a little girls' lemonade stand on National Capital Commission property...

Tony Clement to enter Tory race

Former federal and pro vincial cabinet minister Tony Clement will join the Conservative leadership race on Tuesday, sources say. Clement, who finished third in...

Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Clement to make announcement about political future

Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch announced earlier this year her intention to run for leader of the party. Clement is a former minister of health and...

20 Questions: Do Cowboys Keep More RBs or Wide Receivers On Final Roster?

The Cowboys have completed their OTAs and minicamp practices. The offseason is history. Training camp in Oxnard is up next in late July. The staff...

Tony Clement to make 'special announcement' on Tuesday

Longtime Conservative MP Tony Clement says he'll make a "special announcement" next Tuesday in Mississauga, raising speculation he'll run to lead the party. Clement was...

Libre-├ęchange: le Brexit menace les pourparlers avec l'UE, dit Ed Fast

L'ex-ministre du Commerce international Ed Fast a déclaré à La Presse canadienne que la ministre Chrystia Freeland manifestait trop d'optimisme quant à la possibilité que...

Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement to make announcement on 'future' of Conservative party

CANADA — Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement has advised media through the "Clement Leadership Team" that he will hold a press conference on Tuesday, July...

Tony Clement, former Harper minister, to run for Conservative leader

Veteran Conservative MP Tony Clement is set to join the leadership race to take over the helm of his party. The former cabinet minister will...

Ed Fast: Brexit Jeopardizes 'Fine Balance' Of CETA Trade Deal

In an interview with The Canadian Press, former Tory trade minister Ed Fast also took exception to what he sees as an overly optimistic timeline...

Top of the Hill, 7-8-16

Rituals probably the best and abort and so now let's look at the top pitchers Sonny gray is not at a real Goodyear and Europa...

NBA rumors: Latest news, trades, free agent buzz

Dario Saric will stay in Turkey instead of joining the Philadelphia 76ers this season, reports The Morning Call's Tom Moore. Saric was the No. 12...

Thank you, Ambassador Bercovici

Bercovici had direct access to former prime minister Stephen Harper, former foreign minister John Baird, provincial and business leaders and other key Canadian players. And...

Maxime Bernier Calls For Canada Post To Be Privatized Amid Labour Dispute

It's the latest headline-grabbing move from veteran Quebec MP Maxime Bernier, whose campaign has pushed for a dismantling of what he sees as big government...

Death in Black and White

Or running, or standing still, or talking back, or being silent, or doing as you say, or not doing as you say fast enough. You...

History | An architect in the tunnel

On April 22, Jim Dorman's email about his childhood escapades prompted a column on Mansfield's downtown breweries, especially during Prohibition, and the never-ending rumors about...

Threatening lawsuit, Michael Chan demands apology from Jason Kenney

Ontario cabinet minister Michael Chan is demanding an apology from MP Jason Kenney, who criticized Mr. Chan's shows of support for the Chinese government. In...

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, June 20-24

(subscription)... 2 Burning Tree Road, Unit 1, Great Barrington, to Prescott B. Winter and Lynn M. Carlson, $600,000. Jack Musgrove sold property at 75...

Britney Spears puts toned tush on display

Spears is co-hosting the award show this year along with rapper/actor LL Cool J. AFP Photo Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)...

What is Criminal Behavior? Coal Groups Want to Know

... and Health Act of 1977 are a routine aspect of federal regulation designed to make mining safer, it is imperative that the demarcation between...

Patricia Maye Finley Noel-Johnson

Patricia is survived by her children: Rick Noel, Mike Noel, Shawn Noel, Joe Johnson Sr. (Vicky), Dean Johnson (Deb), Diane Johnson-Fuller (Nate); grandchildren: Jennifer Noel-Rozewski...

Goldberg talks chainsaw, Check Point, Brock Lesnar, 2K, UFC, WWE

“Nor was it Hacksaw Jim Duggan,” Goldberg added. So how are you doing and what happened? “I'm doing great,” he said. “At the .... Sharry...