April 28, 2014

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper's letter to National Capital History Day

I am pleased to extend my warmest personal greetings to everyone participating in the inaugural National Capital History Day. I was heartened to learn of...

Thomas Mulcair Says He Wants To See Details Of Fair Elections Act Changes

iPolitics.ca (subscription) OTTAWA - A parliamentary committee has been given three days to debate and vote on nearly 300 amendments to a controversial overhaul of Canada's...

Thomas Mulcair Says He Wants To See Details Of Fair Elections Act Changes

OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he wants to see details of amendments the Harper Conservatives say they'll make to their contentious Fair Elections...

Maybe you thought 'Game of Thrones' was harsh

(subscription)Just days ago, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May described the Prime Minister's Office as “a $10-million-a-year partisan operation filled with ruthless, cutthroat psychopaths.” Grant...

Entrepreneur rebuilds old Land Rovers for urban safaris

Queen Elizabeth, when she is not decked out in crown and gown, has been seen driving her Defender on her country estates. "I love getting...

Stephen Harper quickly steps away from Senate reform: Hébert

MONTREAL—Prime Minister Stephen Harper seized the very first public opportunity that followed the unanimous Supreme Court constitutional ruling on Senate reform on Friday to signal...

What Hillary Clinton can learn from Elizabeth Warren's book tour

In Clinton's case, a book event that may serve as a dry run for a potential presidential campaign may be at odds with Simon and...

Michael Sona: If Criminals Won't Register Guns, Why Register Robocalls?

Elizabeth May, the Green Party leader, told HuffPost she thinks that people who chose not to tell the CRTC what they are doing, won't be...

Emails reportedly show close coordination between CNN team, Emanuel on ...

One email showed executive producer Marc Levin appealing to the mayor's office last May to be "on the phone in his SUV, in city hall...

Mulcair s'engage à discuter avec les provinces pour abolir le Sénat

Le chef du Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD), Thomas Mulcair, s'engage à discuter avec les provinces pour abolir le Sénat, si jamais il prend le pouvoir.

The Adjunct Revolt: How Poor Professors Are Fighting Back

That may not sound so bad, but it does represent a loss of freedom for the universities. Rosemary Feal, president of the Modern Language Association,...

Statement By Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper On Yom HaShoah

Washington Post “Yom HaShoah is a somber day that marks the ruthless and systematic murder of nearly six million Jewish men, women and children by the...

Stephen Harper says summit will keep focus on child, maternal health

CTV News An upcoming Toronto conference on child and maternal health in developing countries that will bring together world leaders, experts and philanthropists will help keep...

Letter: It's up to Stephen Harper to do a better job of appointing senators

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada told Prime Minister Stephen Harper that he can't reform the Senate unilaterally, and Harper concludes that Canada is...

Letter: Stephen Harper could improve the Senate by not appointing party hacks

Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated Friday that he thinks no one agrees with the Supreme Court ruling. I am sure I am not alone in...

Elizabeth Warren's Book Tour Will Skip Iowa and New Hampshire, So Let's ...

(blog) (blog)But it's not planting seeds with some Draft-Anybody-But-Hillary group in Des Moines or Iowa City or Manchester. As Alex Seitz-Wald has patiently explained,...

Stephen Harper Says Maternal And Child Health A Priority For Canada

CTV News TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper hopes an international conference on child and maternal health to be held in Toronto next month will help...

Cloning used to make stem cells from adult humans

Egli points out that there have been some reports that IPS cells may have shortcomings when converted into specific cell types, and that stem cells...

Michael Sona: If Criminals Won't Register Guns, Why Register Robocalls?

Elizabeth May, the Green Party leader, told HuffPost she thinks that people who chose not to tell the CRTC what they are doing, won't be...

Thomas Mulcair Says He Wants To See Details Of Fair Elections Act Changes

iPolitics.ca (subscription) OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he wants to see details of amendments the Harper Conservatives say they'll make to their contentious Fair...

Eight Years of No: Stephen Harper and the Supreme Court

Montreal Gazette (blog)Last Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada told Stephen Harper no, again. This time it was telling him that, no, he could not...

Stephen Harper's election bill illustrates his vindictiveness, pragmatism ...

OTTAWA — The federal government's controversial proposed overhaul of election laws illustrates the ruthless, vindictive and hyper-partisan side of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's character, a...

Review of The Falconer by Elizabeth May - My Friends Are Fiction

The Falconer By: Elizabeth May Release Date: May 6th 2014. Publisher: Chronicle Books Source: HC provided by publisher. A copy of the finished book was...

Mulcair to Harper: Let's talk - iPolitics

Thomas Mulcair is calling the proposed amendments to the Fair Elections Act, unexpectedly announced by Pierre Poilievre last Friday, a result of the New Democrats...

How to Help: Volunteer opportunities

Bags need to be prepared by May 3rd. You can staple bags during regular office hours or from 4-7 p.m. on April 28-May 1. Contact...

Download a Sneak Peek of THE FALCONER on ... - Elizabeth May

Hello hello! I'm so excited with the news that my US publisher Chronicle Books put together a wonderful sneak preview of The Falconer's first 7...

Insider reveals what Elections Act overhaul says about Stephen Harper

OTTAWA -- The federal government's controversial proposed overhaul of election laws illustrates the ruthless, vindictive and hyper-partisan side of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's character, a...

Canadian PM Harper on Holocaust: Educate and remember

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper is urging Canadians to commemorate the victims and survivors of the Holocaust in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, and "combat...

Senate reform is still possible – if party leaders work together

Similarly, Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair will have to recognize that the New Democratic dream of abolition is a non-starter. Senate abolition may be a good...

14 Ways The Fair Elections Act Won't Fix Robocalls

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May told HuffPost that if the commissioner's office had this power, it would have been able to compel answers from reluctant...

Fracking comes to the world's 'Greenest City'

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has found that between four and nine percent of methane can be lost in LNG production. Plans for...

MH370: New phase to include private contractors, may cost $60 million

CNN — The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will be entering a new phase that will use commercial contractors and may cost about...