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WAYNE YOUNG: Dickieson retires . . . but politics?

Back in Egmont, P.E.I., incumbent cabinet minister Gail Shea was in a three-way battle with Liberal Bobby Morrissey and Dr. Herb Dickieson, a popular doctor...

Former MP Gail Shea to be roasted

SUMMERSIDE - Islanders will have a chance to wish Gail Shea well and have some fun at the expense of the former Egmont MP and...

Philip Brown seeks PC nomination in Summerside

A former cabinet minister in the Pat Binns Progressive Conservative government has thrown his hat into the ring for the party's nomination in District 21.

PM wins over PEI crowds; ignores media

The project was originally projected to come in under $100 million and former Harper cabinet minister Gail Shea committed a limit of $50 million from...

Where will it all go right? Fans of Premier League clubs preview the season

Louis van Gaal was a failure. He set high but manageable expectations for himself, his club and his team, and then he failed to meet...

Rio Olympics 2016: Ledecky wins gold in world record, veteran Ervin triumphs – as it happened

Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce, the defending women's 100m champion, is easily through in her 100m heat. She wins in the fastest time so far this evening.

IOC says 70% of original Russian team will compete in Rio Olympics

... looking into eyes of many athletes.' Photograph: Chris Graythen/Getty Images ... Alexander Zhukov, the head of Russia's Olympic committee, said the majority of sports...

Jewish Democrats express doubts that US is ready for atheist president

Leach replied: “I don't know if they would take to someone who ran as an atheist or stood before a packed Shea Stadium and said,...

Locals' guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik

Eat Christian Puglisi broke with the Nordic doctrine when, as one of the first of Noma's chefs to venture out on his own, he opened...

WAYNE YOUNG: Skinners Pond, One stomp back . . .

Was it made prematurely to give some momentum to incumbent Egmont MP Gail Shea on the eve of a federal election call? Many believe it...

Parliamentary report slams two EI zones

Gail Shea, then-Egmont MP and Harper cabinet minister, had announced the changes. Coincidentally, those changes didn't impact anyone in her constituency. The most impact was...

Plan your week's theatre: top tickets

Life on zero-hours contracts is explored in Alexander Zeldin's devastating Beyond Caring, which goes out on tour from Birmingham Rep tonight. The Deaf and Hearing...

If David Cameron wins the referendum, he must be ruthless with his Tory foes

Joe Haines, Wilson's press secretary, sought from Benn an “unqualified assurance that you accept the principle of collective responsibility and that you will from now...

Which? calls for curbs on super-fast broadband ads as 15m homes miss out

Consumers' group Which? has called on the advertising watchdog to ban companies such as Sky and BT from advertising super-fast broadband promises when more than...

Carapace size benefits NB

If Gail Shea were still the federal minister of fisheries, there would be no carapace size increase in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 25. The savvy...

What was the difference between Jason Koumas and Steven Gerrard? Not talent

And I've seen Marco Van Basten, Andrea Pirlo and Ronaldinho. And Carl Robinson. Although not particularly ... A succession of managers led to a lack...

Inside 50: Drew Petrie's 300th game puts worthy focus on an unassuming star

(blog) (blog)... among long-forgotten novelties like Ricky Olarenshaw, Callum Urch, Eddie Sansbury and Cruize Garlett, but also enough similarly-sized key position players – Digby...

York City hope to follow Bristol Rovers example and bounce straight back

(blog) (blog)Clarke, though, was entitled to sound a warning about York, unbeaten in five games at home and whose one win in 14 games...

Sydney boy, 16, allegedly tried to get ​​gun for use in Anzac Day terrorist attack

Sydney Morning HeraldSydney boy, 16, allegedly tried to get ​​gun for use in Anzac Day terrorist attackThe NSW premier, Mike Baird, said the events were...

Alan Hinton: the stylist in white boots who became America's Mr Soccer

He played a key role in the Rams' promotion to the top-flight, and helped them secure titles in 1971-72 and 1974-75, the first under Brian...

George Osborne: Brexit campaigners' case is 'economically illiterate'

John Redwood, the former Tory cabinet minister who is campaigning to leave the EU, described the chancellor's claim that the economy would shrink by 6%...

The Archers' Rob and Helen: an everyday story of domestic abuse

A man called Rob who always calls his wife, Helen, “darling” (alarm bells) has been slowly grinding down her confidence. This portrayal of a coercive,...

Opposition shuffles house leadership, hires new chief of staff

Ernie Hudson, who formerly worked as a constituency manager for former Conservative MP Gail Shea in Tignish, has been appointed to the position. Hudson replaces...

I made a mistake but I won't say sorry, George Osborne tells MPs

International Business Times UKGeorge Osborne has told MPs he was sorry that Iain Duncan Smith had resigned from government but refused to apologise for attempting...

New DWP secretary Stephen Crabb says no further welfare cuts planned – as it happened

Daily Mail (blog)[Duncan Smith] spent almost a decade campaigning for welfare reform and improving people's life chances and he has spent the last six years...

IDS quitting over Osborne cuts: Brexit stunt or peasants' revolt?

(blog) (blog)... do about good judgment. So my initial response to Iain Duncan Smith walking the welfare plank he has lovingly polished for years...

Island politics needs people like Driscoll

He lost his job with federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea. He wants to move forward and hopes that will include politics. This vindication gives him...

Bradley Wiggins' GB team qualify fastest for world championships semi-final

Salzwedel and his riders face the conundrum of how to race Thursday's two rounds, with the team's mainstay, Ed Clancy, in the frame after his...

OPINION: More questions than answers in Skinners Pond

Gail Shea raised some excellent points. In response to the now-missing Canadian Heritage funding for the Stompin' Tom Connors project in Skinners Pond, the former...

Emmanuel Adebayor – a stubborn foe but loyal to those who stand by him

(blog) (blog)No one can easily forget his wild performance for Manchester City against his former club Arsenal in September 2009, when he stamped on...

Gail Shea stomps on Stompin Tom museum decision

Former Egmont MP Gail Shea, left, and Tignish Initiatives general Manager Anne Arsenault announcing last July 31 that funding had been secured for the Stompin'...

Gail Shea stomps on Stompin Tom museum decision

Former Egmont MP Gail Shea, left, and Tignish Initiatives general Manager Anne Arsenault announcing last July 31 that funding had been secured for the Stompin'...

Funding mixup jeopardizes Stompin' Tom commemoration project

Former Egmont Gail Shea stressed the heritage component of this announcement last year, “on a project that strategically links together tourism, culture, heritage and economic...

Arsenal must show they are not prisoners of Arsène Wenger's stubbornness

(blog) (blog)Louis van Gaal's work with Holland at the 2014 World Cup, perhaps, can be regarded in a similar light, his switch to a...

Justin Trudeau should never have lifted toll on Champlain Bridge: Rona Ambrose

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should never have promised to eliminate the toll on the Champlain Bridge in Montreal, says interim federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose.

The sensation of the sharp stick

Sure enough, ahead of United's cup tie at Derby County, Louis van Gaal has reacted to the sensation of the sharp stick once again, launching...

Conservative Peter MacKay rallies Island Tories

Former federal cabinet minister Peter MacKay, second right, shares a joke with former cabinet colleague Gail Shea and members of the provincial PC caucus, from...

Litvinenko murder 'unacceptable breach of international law'

Mirror.co.ukChris Bryant, the shadow leader of the house, said he “fully understood why Britain wants to engage with Russia – it is a key player...

Pillaging of party demands action

Mr. MacKay is ideally suited to offer a progressive, right-wing alternative to the Liberals under Justin Trudeau. Perhaps he might shed some light on his...

MacKay ponders return?

Is Peter MacKay about to mount a campaign to claim the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada? Ever since the party's surprise defeat in...

MP Morrissey wants temporary foreign worker program changes made soon

ALBERTON - Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program need to be implemented early in the New Year, Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey says. Morrissey expressed...

Transfer window wishlists: who Premier League fans want to sign this winter

Van Gaal obviously needs a couple of world class players to try to turn this around – but which top player would want to come...

Lisa Raitt puts political spin on defecit

26 at 7:12 p.m.: the Tories headlined it “A sign of things to come,” and it was signed by the Tory finance critic, Lisa Raitt.

Premier League transfers: rating all the summer signings, club by club

(blog) (blog)Christian Atsu Loan, 158 minutes played The Ghanaian winger has struggled for fitness and has been limited to two League Cup outings, against...

Which is the biggest city in Europe without a top-flight team?

And here's Peter Smyth with something to look forward to: “On 17 August 2008, Rushden & Diamonds drew 1-1 with Wrexham in the Conference Premier.

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers to Egmont MP Gail Shea for her seven years of service to Egmont and all Islanders while serving in the cabinet of defeated Prime...

Peter MacKay looking forward to new life

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. – For the first time in 18 years, Peter MacKay didn't find his name when he went to cast his ballot in...

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...

Voters in Egmont weigh in on Shea's chances at re-election

The mood quickly sobers when the discussion turns to Conservative candidate Gail Shea's fate in the upcoming federal election. “It's unfortunate for Gail Shea the...

Timing is everything: Tracking down Gail Shea proves difficult

I'd written to the Gail Shea campaign in P.E.I. a week in advance: in a perfect world, I would have liked to have spent some...