May 29, 2014

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New federal electoral boundaries will help NDP in Saskatchewan, Mulcair says

Federal Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair says recent changes to Saskatchewan's electoral boundaries will help the New Democratic Party when Canadians go to the polls next...

Mulcair says new election boundaries will return Saskatchewan to ...

Saskatchewan's new federal electoral boundaries will bring the NDP “back to a situation that's more normal,” says federal Opposition leader Tom Mulcair. Earning more than...

PM Stephen Harper pledges $3.5 billion more to maternal health

Canada is committing $3.5 billion starting in 2015 and continuing to 2020 to improve the health of mothers and children in less developed countries, Prime...

Stephen Harper promises $3.5B in new funding for child and maternal health

The $3.5-billion in new funding for child and maternal health promised by Prime Minister Stephen Harper Thursday will pay for several life-saving measures, including vaccines,...

Abortion too 'divisive' to fund, Stephen Harper says

Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed why he's choosing not to fund abortion services in an exclusive TV interview with the CBC's Hannah Thibedeau. EXCLUSIVE |...

Tom Mulcair says NDP will be back in power in Saskatchewan one day

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says, while the party has challenges in the province, he has faith that Broten — currently leader of the Official...

Canada's Catholic bishops and Justin Trudeau

As usual Liberal Party activist Adam Goldenberg doesn't get it. He says in the Globe and Mail that Justin Trudeau is right to demand a...

Tom Mulcair says NDP will be back in power in Saskatchewan one day

StarPhoenix Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says, while the party has challenges in the province, he has faith that Broten — currently leader of the Official...

Vaccinations are 'proven to work': Melinda Gates, Stephen Harper

Toronto Star Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't understand why people in the developed world don't get vaccinated. Harper, speaking alongside Melinda Gates in an...

Reducing maternal, child death rates by 75% possible: Melinda Gates, Stephen ...

The goal to reduce maternal and child death rates by 75 per cent is possible with "simple" interventions, according to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and...

Stephen Harper's slide into isolation: Tim Harper

When Stephen Harper returned from political exile to lead the Canadian Alliance 12 years ago, a few of the more cynical members of the Parliamentary...

WTF is Justin Trudeau's plan to Legalize Cannabis? : The Circuit

Justin Trudeau says he wants to see marijuana legalised and regulated. He said so himself not but a year ago and not even a month...

Stephen Harper to make announcement at maternal health summit

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to make an announcement on the sidelines of the government's maternal, newborn and child health summit at 2:20 p.m.

Trudeau's pro-choice decree is democratic, not dictatorial

To demonstrate, here's Christian Riesbeck, the Roman Catholic bishop of Ottawa: “That is scandalous,” he said of Justin Trudeau's decision to require Liberal candidates to...

Speaker says Mulcair is lying about satellite office communication ...

You wouldn't know it by the tiny story CP ran but House Speaker Andrew Scheer testifying that NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is not telling the...

Speaker says Mulcair is lying about satellite office communication ...

You wouldn't know it by the tiny story CP ran but House Speaker Andrew Scheer testifying that NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is not telling the...

NDP Satellite Offices: Speaker Contradicts Thomas Mulcair's Claim

Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA - NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's claim that the Speaker of the House of Commons approved the use of parliamentary resources to pay staff...

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Turks & Caicos And Stephen Harper Being Prone To ...

(blog) (blog)by Sean Orr | The Province newspaper weighs in on the Isla Vista shooting and misses the point: We all should fight women-hating...

Harper changes Canada, a cut at a time

If you earn about $17,000 a year, the Harper tax cuts (well, nine years of Harper tax cuts after one year of Martin government) have...

Your morning five: Stephen Harper launches a health summit

1. Stephen Harper launches a health summit. The Prime Minister has turned himself into a global champion for child and maternal health, or so he...

NDP Satellite Offices: Speaker Contradicts Thomas Mulcair's Claim

CTV News NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair told the procedure and House affairs committee in May that his party <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/05/15/ndp-satellite-offices-mulcair_n_5331323.html" target="_blank">followed the rules when it set...

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau facing test from within

Liberal MP John McKay's random act of truth-telling has landed him in hot water with his boss but Canadians owe him a debt of gratitude.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital taking years over £13m deficit

"The nearest suitable hospitals are 40 miles away at Peterborough, Cambridge of Norwich but the Queen Elizabeth may lose some specialist services." The hospital has...

Vets tracking Lyme Disease longer than health officials

Ottawa Public Health officials are also testing ticks as it reported the highest number of local cases ever in 2013, with 47. On Thursday, a...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Catastrophic Decline of ...

Stephen Harper and the Catastrophic Decline of the Con Regime. Well I knew he was desperate. I knew he would do anything to try to...

PM's pick of Daniel Therrien as privacy watchdog alarms NDP

Toronto Star NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is firmly rejecting the Conservatives' choice for the next privacy commissioner, sending a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper to...

NDP 'outreach offices' back on the agenda at House Affairs committee

(blog)Green Party Leader Elizabeth May pitches her private members' proposal to set up a National Lyme Disease Strategy at Health, Ethics members find out...

Open Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper from Paul Meinema, National ...

(press release)As June approaches, so too does National Aboriginal History Month. As you know, this is a profound opportunity to celebrate the many contributions...

Imaginary Reads: Review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May

Edinburgh, Scotland, 1844. Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh's social events...

Morning Brief — May 29, 2014

Toronto Star (subscription)Thomas Mulcair is firmly rejecting the choice and has sent Stephen Harper a letter to lay out his concerns about the appointment. “I...