April 8, 2014

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An Oak Ridge Boy & A Carter Girl: Conversations with Joe Bonsall and Carlene ...

"Global superstar George Michael will release his first album in seven years when Symphonica arrives in stores March 18th on Island Records in the U.S.

Ottawa soulagé par l'arrivée du PLQ

Canoë Du côté du Bloc. Seul candidat ayant manifesté l'intention de briguer la direction du Bloc québécois, qui ne compte plus que quatre sièges aux Communes,...

Dimitri Soudas had early involvement in Eve Adams' campaign, notes suggest

The attendees included Adams, Soudas (the recently dismissed head of the Conservative Party of Canada), Adams' local campaign chairman Stephen Sparling and seven others, the...

Fraser tells MPs she's greatly disturbed by Poilievre's words

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP David Christopherson had asked about her thoughts on a few things democratic reform minister Pierre Poilievre had said about Elections Canada...

Conservative MP claims Elections Canada 'leaks' reason behind ...

Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, left, is responsible for the federal government's controversial Fair Elections Act, and Conservative MP Jay Aspin. The Hill...

Batkid back in San Francisco, throws first pitch

Miles Scott, who has undergone treatment for leukemia and saved the city as his favorite superhero through Make-A-Wish Foundation in November, threw out the ceremonial...

NDP, House Of Commons Discussed Use Of Staff In Satellite Offices

In a December 2011 letter, obtained by the , then-NDP House leader Joe Comartin wrote to Clerk of the Commons Audrey O'Brien to inform her...

Bloc Québécois at risk of slipping down PQ's slope

Montreal Gazette If former Bloc voters want that alternative, it's offered by the NDP,” NDP MP and campaign co-chair Alexandre Boulerice told reporters. The NDP stands...

Rob Anders faces tough nomination battle in redrawn Calgary riding

For the first time in a decade, outspoken MP Rob Anders's sway over the wealthy western edge of Calgary and a key Conservative stronghold is...

Former PM Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

Stephen Harper's Conservative government has faced criticism for not doing enough to create consensus and allay environmental concerns at home and in Washington. Environmentalists have...

Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

Stephen Harper's Conservative government has faced criticism for not doing enough to create consensus and allay environmental concerns at home and in Washington. Environmentalists have...

Former PM Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

Stephen Harper's Conservative government has faced criticism for not doing enough to create consensus and allay environmental concerns at home and in Washington. Environmentalists have...

Former PM Brian Mulroney appeals for fearless leadership on resource agenda

Stephen Harper's Conservative government has faced criticism for not doing enough to create consensus and allay environmental concerns at home and in Washington. Environmentalists have...

Mulroney calls on Ottawa to appoint natural resource projects crusader

Ottawa Citizen Mr. Mulroney did not criticize Prime Minister Stephen Harper directly in a speech Tuesday evening to an Ottawa audience that included federal ministers such...

Reds' Richard Graham fast becoming Super Rugby's David Moyes

(blog) (blog)The problem though is that he's now too predictable and his conservatism has spread like a virus through the Reds team. The 'Crazy'...

Les Québécois vont choisir le Bloc malgré la défaite du PQ, selon Bellavance

La course à la chefferie est ainsi lancée, et le goût amer laissé par la défaite du Parti québécois n'empêchera pas le Bloc de gagner...

Board may pursue NDP for millions in back pay for satellite-office staff

In a message to all MPs, House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer on Tuesday announced a temporary amendment to the bylaws that govern MPs. It...

Canada Revenue Agency has fired staff for privacy violations, committee hears

NDP MP and committee member Charmaine Borg – who has dealt with a constituent who received mail from CRA meant for someone else – said...

On this day: Baghdad fell to US forces

1992: The Conservatives won a fourth successive term in office when they triumphed at the general election – but with a greatly reduced majority of...

First-time GOP candidate to run for US House

Tim Walz. Miller will run in a district that voted nearly 58 percent in favor of Walz in the 2012 election, over the former state...

Board may pursue NDP for millions in back pay for satellite-office staff

In a message to all MPs, House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer on Tuesday announced a temporary amendment to the bylaws that govern MPs. It...

Premier promises to wind down party's confidential $1.6M trust fund

Politics editor Chris Varcoe and Herald columnist Don Braid look back at yet another topsy-turvy week in Alberta Politics. EDMONTON — A confidential trust...

Conservative Super PAC's new target is Phil Gingrey | Political ...

... PAC has been on the air in Georgia hitting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, but the group does not limit its antipathy to...

UD Basketball Forward Charged with Assault

UPDATE: . DAYTON -- There's new information about the University of Dayton basketball player who has been charged with assault. Devon Scott has been accused...

Le Bloc québécois entame sa course à la chefferie

Ce ne sont pas des vases communicants, explique le député André Bellavance, aussi candidat à la chefferie de son parti. Et il peut se passer...

Woodworth makes his plea for human life debate Thursday

(subscription) (subscription)Across the aisle, the NDP's critic on the status of women, Niki Ashton said Woodworth was isolated on the issue. “Mr. Woodworth clearly...

Federal politicians can learn from nasty Quebec election, Trudeau says

National Post NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice said he worried that the “particularly acrimonious” and “hostile” campaign had left many Quebec voters upset. “I think a lot...

Dems Seek To Demonize Justices

Senate Democrats and liberal groups are mounting a pressure campaign against the Supreme Court, hoping to influence future decisions by blasting conservative justices for alleged...

Federal politicians can learn from nasty Quebec election, Trudeau says

NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice said he worried that the “particularly acrimonious” and “hostile” campaign had left many Quebec voters upset. “I think a lot of...

Goodale: Conservative grain bill amendment has no teeth

(subscription) (subscription)On Monday, NDP Agriculture Critic Malcolm Allen expressed similar concerns, suggesting the Conservatives eliminate the sunset provision, at least on the amendment. Doing...

Conservative MP claims Elections Canada 'leaks' reason behind feds moving ...

(subscription) (subscription)“I'm sure it had an impact, because, I mean, the investigations, I don't think were handled professionally,” Conservative MP Jay Aspin (Nipissing-Timiskaming, Ont.)...

Conservative MP claims Elections Canada 'leaks' reason behind feds moving ...

(subscription) (subscription)Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, left, is responsible for the federal government's controversial Fair Elections Act, and Conservative MP Jay Aspin.

Madoff, The Farce

Directed by Christopher Scott, “Greed,” which portrays Madoff before his spectacular fall, when his investors still saw him as a hero, focuses on a broad...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

OTTAWA – Federal unions are running a pre-emptive campaign to save sick leave and challenge the Conservative government's “myths” about public servants' absenteeism in the...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

OTTAWA – Federal unions are running a pre-emptive campaign to save sick leave and challenge the Conservative government's “myths” about public servants' absenteeism in the...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

OTTAWA – Federal unions are running a pre-emptive campaign to save sick leave and challenge the Conservative government's “myths” about public servants' absenteeism in the...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

OTTAWA – Federal unions are running a pre-emptive campaign to save sick leave and challenge the Conservative government's “myths” about public servants' absenteeism in the...

Public service unions launch web campaign against government 'myths' on sick ...

OTTAWA – Federal unions are running a pre-emptive campaign to save sick leave and challenge the Conservative government's “myths” about public servants' absenteeism in the...

Attawapiskat's former co-manager charged with fraud, theft

NDP MP Charlie Angus, the official opposition critic for ethics, said he was very disturbed to hear the band was so concerned it had called...

COMMENT: MP says safer rail means safer communities

Alex Atamanenko . . . luck no one was injured in Plaster Rock. One of the most defining issues of the ... As NDP Leader,...

COMMENT: MP says safer rail means safer communities

... MP says safer rail means safer communities. by Alex Atamanenko MP on 08 Apr 2014. in ... As NDP Leader, Tom Mulcair said, it...

COMMENT: MP says safer rail means safer communities

... MP says safer rail means safer communities. by Alex Atamanenko MP on 08 Apr 2014. in ... As NDP Leader, Tom Mulcair said, it...

Utilisation de fonds publics: le NPD rappelé à l'ordre

Hugo de Grandpré, Joël-Denis Bellavance La Presse. (Ottawa) Le ... Le président de la Chambre des communes, Andrew Scheer, qui préside aussi le BRI, a...

COMMENT: MP says safer rail means safer communities

... MP says safer rail means safer communities. by Alex Atamanenko MP on 08 Apr 2014. in ... As NDP Leader, Tom Mulcair said, it...

What's the GOP's Excuse for Opposing Equal Pay This Time?

(blog) (blog)Fifty-one years later, the conservative, anti-feminist Independent Women's Forum has this to say about the Paycheck Fairness Act, which expands on the 1963...

All-party interest at Oceans on the Hill event with WWF – The Lobby ...

Among the MPs who attended: Green Party MP Bruce Hyer; Liberal MPs Hedy Fry, Carolyn Bennett and Joyce Murray; NDP MPs Megan Leslie, Joe Comartin...

Farnworth exits BC NDP race, leaving only Horgan in the running

He said he decided to run after such younger prospects as MP Nathan Cullen and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson ruled out bids. Mr. Horgan, 54,...

Farnworth exits BC NDP race, leaving only Horgan in the running

He said he decided to run after such younger prospects as MP Nathan Cullen and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson ruled out bids. Mr. Horgan, 54,...

Statement by Official Opposition's House Leader on Board of ... - NDP

Official Opposition House Leader Peter Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) made the following statement following the Board of Internal Economy's partisan decision: “The Board of Internal Economy...

Russian diplomat ordered to leave Canada to send 'message' to Moscow

It's not the first time the Conservative government has kicked out Russian diplomats. In 2012, Ottawa ... It follows tough words that Foreign Affairs Minister...