July 14, 2014

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Signature analysis: The first woman to put her name on Canadian money

Though the image of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the $20 bill, a woman's signature has never graced a Canadian bank note–until now. Last week...

Butler-Sloss steps down from child abuse inquiry

The Guardian Mrs May told MPs that she believed Lady Butler-Sloss was the "right person for the job" despite what she suggested was a lot of...

Is There Any Democrat Elizabeth Warren Won't Endorse?

Politico (blog)It may trigger some cognitive dissonance to picture Warren in one of the reddest states on the 2014 Senate map—but the freshman senator from...

Book review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May | Roller Coaster Ride

The Falconer Book Cover Title: The Falconer Series: The Falconer # 1. Author: Elizabeth May Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Chronicle Books Release Date:...

Elizabeth Warren stumps for Tennant in Shepherdstown

WCHS-TV8 Tennant easily won the Democratic primary in May to run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., who is...

Quinn: Meet Elizabeth Holmes, Silicon Valley's latest phenom

She may actually do it -- or not. It's always hard to know in Silicon Valley whether the hype matches the reality. The tech industry...

The Best Way to Make Up After Any Argument

Accept that it may take some time for you both to feel better. And make a pledge to check in later, after a certain amount...

John Ivison: Conservatives warn of diminishing Parliamentary power

Tom Mulcair's NDP has turned to the court after the Board of Internal Economy ruled it must repay $1.7-million for mailings it said were partisan,...

Donald Macintyre's Sketch: Theresa May on Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

The Guardian - I must ...The IndependentEqually grandly, Vaz reminded Ms May that he had at last week's session raised with Mr Sedwill the very...

The Book Rat: The Falconer by Elizabeth May | review

The Falconer by Elizabeth May | review. Over on the youtubes, viewers voted for a vlog review of The Falconer back in June, so I...

Why Democrats and Republicans Alike Love to See Elizabeth Warren on the ...

(blog) (blog)She's popping up in red states, where Republicans paint Warren (and whoever she may be stumping with) as anti-coal liberals, but that hasn't...

Larson, Mary Elizabeth

She married Ernest Ruegsegger on Dec. 29, 1939, in Dubuque, Iowa, and he preceded her in death in May, 1963. Mary enjoyed gardening, reading and...

As Casinos Start to Fall, Atlantic City Struggles to Rise

For the city, the remaking of its defining industry is driving a furious effort to reimagine what Atlantic City can be now that casino gambling...

How not to protect the lives of sex trade workers | rabble.ca

Home » Blogs » Elizabeth May's blog ... Selling sex will be illegal in public, it will be illegal near places where children may be,...

Assessing the legacy of Stephen Harper

(blog) (blog)True, Canada weathered the storm better than most, and no Canadian banks collapsed, but how much of that survival was due to the...

Probation case focus on lawmakers may backfire

Prosecutors charged John J. O'Brien, the probation commissioner from 1998 to 2010, and top deputies Elizabeth Tavares and William Burke III with running the department...

Full Pundit: Did Stephen Harper save Canada?

But he derides the notion that Harper deserves any credit for weakening the separatist cause. Quite the contrary: Pratte thinks the Conservatives' policies on the...

Lyme disease is on the rise in southern Ontario - www.norfolknews.ca/

Lyme disease is on the rise in southern Ontariowww.norfolknews.ca/“Part of the reason for this increase is climate change,” said federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May,...

Compare and Contrast Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ...

Compare and Contrast Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Unequivocal Support for Israel and the Liberals' Tepid, Mealy-Mouthed Weasel Words. Here's Harper: Prime Minister Stephen Harper on...

Head of UK Child Abuse Inquiry Quits

Telegraph.co.uk Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, 80, was chosen last Tuesday to head up the inquiry in response to growing questions about the handling of child-abuse cases by a...

Stephen Harper accuses Hamas of using human shields

Terrorists are deliberately placing people in the path of an Israeli offensive aimed at stopping rocket attacks from Gaza, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper...

Former Probation chief seeks acquittal in case

Prosecutors charged O'Brien, the probation commissioner from 1998 to 2010, and top deputies Elizabeth Tavares and William Burke III with running the department like a...

Elizabeth Warren Splits Progressives On Mortgage Reform

"The whole Crapo-Johnson approach ... seeks to replace a mortgage system the size of JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup combined [and] is a dangerous and misguided...

Why Canada's job figures should scare Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper's strategists should have felt a chill down their spine when they saw the latest job numbers. A weak Canadian jobs report last week...

Green Train Tour rolls into Union Station

A whistle stop rally to improve passenger rail in Canada made its point early Monday morning. Arriving almost five hours later than scheduled, Green Party...

Justin Trudeau's Latest Pitch--"Canada Is a Grand Unfinished Project"

I can't imagine that he actually thought that thought; "grand," after all, is such a dusty, old-fashioned word. One thing's for sure, though. If youngish...

Democrats get help from Massachusetts Sen. Warren

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a top Democratic fundraiser and campaign powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key...

39th district challenger moves into Elizabeth campaign office

According to state records, Saccone has $40,266.83 in campaign funds after the latest reporting period, while Stout-Bashioum has $6,761.51 including the May 22 PSEA contribution.

Death Notices for Monday, July 14, 2014

WILKINSON — Relatives and friends of Mrs. Elizabeth “Fudge” Wilkinson may call Wednesday after 10 a.m. in St. Ann's Church for visitation. Liturgy of the...