August 17, 2016

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Trudeau government quietly endorses toxic chemical to clean up oil spills

The conservation group sent a six-page letter to then-environment minister Leona Aglukkaq urging the ministry not to approve a “potentially deleterious” substance, citing the havoc...

Suzuki is right about Trudeau

Canada's target was tabled in May, 2015 by former environment minister Leona Aglukkaq. It's the weakest in the G7. Of course, the previous government made...

Gallery: The best photos of the Olympics semifinal soccer matches

... in the 2016 Olympics started with 28 teams (16 men's and 12 women's) and now it is down to four. In addition to some...

Stamford murder suspect due in court

Senior Assistant State's Attorney Paul Ferencek said during a court hearing on Wednesday that he is now considering increasing the charges to accessory to commit...

Alexander Povetkin, Bermane Stiverne ordered to meet; winner gets champ Deontay Wilder

After the Wilder-Povetkin fight was cancelled, the champ signed for a fight with Chris Arreola and won by knockout in their July fight. However, Wilder...

Broncos' welcome 49ers to interception party, Henry Krieger-Coble and more observations from Wednesday's joint ...

The no-fly zone found new unsuspecting victims Wednesday in 49ers quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert, Christian Ponder and Jeff Driskel. Broncos safety Justin .... Broncos center Matt...

Seahawks Partner with Baird to Benefit Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington

"Baird is excited to partner with the Seattle Seahawks on its Touchdowns Program benefitting Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington," said John Ramseyer, Branch Manager of Baird's...

Tory leadership: Who's in, who's out, who's still mulling?

(subscription) (subscription)Peter MacKay. The former cabinet minister from Nova Scotia now working as a lawyer in Toronto has long been considering a run. Andrew...

Andrew Saxton, Ex-B.C. MP, Preparing Bid For Tory Leadership

All of them — Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier, Michael Chong and Tony Clement — are current MPs and former cabinet ministers. Leitch, Chong and Clement...

Former B.C. MP latest to solicit support for possible Tory leadership run

While in Parliament, Saxton served as parliamentary secretary to both the president of the Treasury Board and former finance ministers Jim Flaherty and Joe Oliver.

The Tory leadership race: who is in, out and still testing the waters

Steven Blaney. The Quebec MP was one of just five the Tories managed to elect in the province in the 2011 election and he helped...

Why the opposition is responsible for all the talk of Trudeau's torso

By Canadian standards, he has star power. Plus, there's only so much Tony Clement that any nation can be expected to endure. “We have a...

Pallister hires PC campaign manager as climate change advisor

At the time, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said the shuttering of the round table had more to do with the content of the research...

Arthur Hiller dies at 92; former academy president and director of 'Love Story'

Arthur Hiller, the Canadian-born director who emerged from the days of live television in the 1950s to become a filmmaker best known for comedies such...

La. flooding — bad luck or a wake-up call? - Environment & Energy Publishing

Environment & Energy PublishingLa. flooding — bad luck or a wake-up call?Environment & Energy PublishingRob Moore, a senior policy analyst in the water program at...

Chrissy Teigen keeps it real, jokes about her stretch marks on Snapchat

Teigen posted a photo of her "stretchies" to Instagram last year, proving she wasn't afraid to display what is, frankly, a very normal part of...

Boaz, Raymond Martin, Sr.

Ray is survived by his four children and their spouses: Brenda Boaz Kelly and her husband, Tyler; Raymond Martin Boaz, Jr. and his wife, Diane;...

Where Are They Now? Ryan Tunnicliffe

In February 2013 he joined Barnsley on a 28-day loan following an injury to left-back Scott Golbourne, making three appearances in his four weeks at...

Final plan for new Orgill headquarters goes before Collierville board ...

A final plan for Orgill's new four-story corporate headquarters in Collierville goes before the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen for consideration Monday.and more »...

Layer hen rules fuelling scrutiny

The request relates to correspondence between former Conservative agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and his parliamentary secretary Pierre Lemieux. NFACC chair Ryder Lee says the organization...

Home sales in Anne Arundel and Howard counties

Snodgrass Rd., 777-Jude Hogan to Deanna Priday and Peter A. Bennett, $324,900. CURTIS BAY ... Magnolia Ave., 3-Larry and Alicia M. Haynes to Federal Home...

'Fast Ed' receives fire department spotlight

Ed Zwiebel was born in Lake Geneva and, since 1971, he's helped protect Lake Geneva residents from fire and other misfortunes. Called Fast Ed by...

Don Braid: Alberta NDP is meddling with Jason Kenney's leadership bid

There's no doubt about it — the NDP is messing with Jason Kenney's Progressive Conservative leadership bid. First, the government took the unusual step of...

Fairfax County home sales

Marsden Ct., 13776-Amy L. Moyher to Daniel and Tiffany Boothe, $288,000. Smallwood Lane, 13534-Payton and Rachel Wilson to Brian and Cheryl Craddock, $528,000. Valley Country...

Justin Trudeau commits to power cable funding during PEI visit

The issue boiled over in the P.E.I. legislature last year after former federal fisheries minister Gail Shea announced just $50 million for two 180-megawatt undersea...

Equalization is political football

Then-finance minister Jim Flaherty listened to those concerns, announcing Ontario would start receiving equalization in 2009. Alberta and Saskatchewan may do the same in 2017.

Polls, endorsements and money: measuring the Tory leadership race

Six contestants are in the running to take over the Conservative Party of Canada: Ontario MPs Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong and Tony Clement, Quebec MP...