April 10, 2014

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Le Bloc va subir les contrecoups de la déconfiture du PQ, croit Mourani

Suivre @martincroteau. (OTTAWA) Le Bloc québécois va pâtir de son adhésion à la Charte de la laïcité et au « nationalisme identitaire » prôné par...

Progressive Views: PC and Wildrose MLAs vote against anti-bullying motion

MLA Rob Anderson (Airdrie) was among the more vocal opponents and said in a radio debate that elected school boards and local schools are best...

Peter MacKay's Afghanistan Wishes; Rewriting History One Wish At A Time

(blog)This is the same Peter MacKay who, along with fellow Conservative Chris Alexander, has claimed that the Liberal government put troops at risk when...

Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister faces pressure to resign after being ...

A married Christian conservative congressman caught on his own office cameras in a 20-second smooch session with a married aide faces rising pressure to resign.

Man who says he killed 40 won't divulge associates

ABC News FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A man in an Alabama jail who has confessed to killing dozens across the country did not name the drug...

Jim Flaherty: a fiscal Conservative with a big heart

(subscription) (subscription)His son Galen has already followed him into public service, working as executive assistant to Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. While Flaherty was...

Hughes has 'fire in his belly' for run at PC leadership

By Don Braid, April 10, 2014 6:47 PM. Tweet. Story; Photos ( 1 ) ... It's been obvious for a long time that Ken...

Flaherty's death inspires overwhelming sentiment of loss in House of Commons

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Susan Truppe comforts Labour Minister Kellie Leitch and Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen. The photograph by Jake...

House kills effort to ban 'conversion therapy' for gay kids

SPRINGFIELD-A bid to block therapists from engaging in “conversion therapy” with gay, bisexual and transgender youth in order to make them heterosexual failed Thursday in...

Fond memories, tributes pour in for Jim Flaherty

Few were as poignant as Green Party Leader Elizabeth May describing how Flaherty asked her how it felt to defeat a leprechaun when she won...

Doom-mongers who claimed public spending would stunt economic growth ...

Last month's Budget is considered to be good personally for the highest proportion of people since Gordon Brown's 2002 Budget and the best from a...

Politicians mourn loss of Flaherty

MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay) said he was shocked when he heard of Flaherty's death. “For a short guy, he had a larger-than-life...

ROB GIBSON

For the first time in a decade, outspoken MP Rob Anders is in danger of losing his seat in a key conservative riding on the...

Cannan: Allegations are false

... allegations that are not true needs to stand up and clearly apologize.” The alleged altercation happened shortly after NDP MP's say Trade Minister Ed...

Senate hopeful Brown: Health law erodes freedom

A Harrison County affidavit WLOX obtained said a young girl's diary detailed the relationship between former officer Patrick Klis and a 15-year-old girl. WLOX also...

Which Stephen Colbert Will We See on CBS?

He has already indicated it will not be the bug-eyed, conservative-satirizing hyperbolist of The Colbert Report, which has disappointed some fans. “I love The ....

A sudden death in the family turns out the lights in Parliament: Tim Harper

There was the Green Party Leader Elizabeth May tearing up when she remembered parrying back and forth with the former finance minister, and Scott Brison...

Pace of presidential prep picks up

Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; and Wisconsin...

Kelowna-Lake Country MP denies bullying fellow parliamentarian

Castanet.net The altercation followed a question from NDP MP Niki Ashton during Question Period. on Wednesday. Some NDP MPs say Fast accompanied his hand gesture by...

La région dit adieu à Jim Flaherty

Journal de Montréal Il va sans dire qu'il laisse un héritage non négligeable sur la scène politique provinciale ontarienne et fédérale », a déclaré à son...

Pace of presidential prep picks up

Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; and Wisconsin...

Fond memories and tributes pour in for Jim Flaherty.

Few were as poignant as Green Party Leader Elizabeth May describing how Flaherty asked her how it felt to defeat a leprechaun when she won...

MP wants to hear constituents' concerns

Select rating, Cancel rating, Poor, Okay, Good, Great, Awesome. No votes yet. MP Scott Armstrong will hold a town hall meeting in Old Barns on...

Pace of presidential prep picks up

Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; and Wisconsin...

Conservatives start MP Eve Adams' contested nomination race

Ottawa Citizen Their applications will need to be approved, a process that typically includes an interview. Several other Conservative incumbent MPs have seen challengers disqualified for...

Pace of presidential prep picks up

Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; and Wisconsin...

NS MPs pay tribute

OTTAWA — The House of Commons ground to a halt once word of Jim Flaherty's death hit. Opposition members of Parliament flooded to the centre...

Miliband and the loneliness of a Jewish diaspora politician

“David Cameron isn't Jewish, neither were Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, but there's always a feeling that Miliband feels a lot less comfortable than they...

Pace of presidential prep picks up

Bobby Jindal; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; and Wisconsin...

Jim Flaherty's finest moment was steering Canada through financial ...

Theresa Tedesco: Jim Flaherty's star soared when brighter lights in the heady world of global finance were dimmed by the crushing consequences of the colossal...

Obama Celebrates Civil Rights Legacy, Capitol Hill Erupts With Racial Tension

As . April 10, 2014. By CHRIS GOOD, MIKE LEVINE and ALEXANDER MALLIN. Chris Good More from ... Gohmert maintains the tension is about the...

Eve Adams riding fight: MP warned to behave, but allowed to run for now

Embattled MP Eve Adams was hauled into Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office this week and told to "focus on her current jobs," CBC News has...

Obama Loves Labor (on the DL)

“To a large degree, whatever the unions want, they have been given,” said James Sherk, a senior policy analyst in labor economics at the conservative...

Jim Flaherty's death shocks, saddens Manitoba politicians

Winnipeg Centre NDP MP Pat Martin said it felt like the air went right out of the House of Commons when the news hit. "He...

Jim Flaherty condolences pour in from Nova Scotia politicians

The Conservative MP, who had battled health problems, had stepped down from cabinet less than a month ago citing a plan to return to the...

High-cost Australia may miss $180 bln LNG expansion wave

As a result, they won conditions that industry executives and Australia's conservative government say are enjoyed by no other workers around the globe. An industry...

Local reaction to the passing of Flaherty

Federal Conservative MP Jay Aspin has yet to issue a statement. Tweet · Send to a friend · Print this page. Comments. 0. Please sign...

Jim Flaherty's death unites parliamentarians in mourning

(subscription) (subscription)Even Flaherty's political opponents like Liberals Ralph Goodale, Scott Brison and Stephane were quick to praise his dedication to public service. NDP Leader...

Okanagan-Coquihalla MP, Dan Albas

Reached in Ottawa, Okanagan-Coquihalla MP Dan Albas says Flaherty's death deeply shocked the Conservative caucus and MPs from both sides of the house. "We stopped...

Highlights of Jim Flaherty's political life

National Post ... death made its way through Parliament Hill. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair moved for the adjournment. ... New Democrat MP Charlie Angus recalled being...

A 'partner and a friend': Ottawa in shock as tearful Harper leads tributes to ...

Flaherty was known as one of Harris's most trusted MPPs, and later vied for the Progressive Conservative leadership in 2002 after Harris stepped down, ultimately...

Canada must honour commitment to help Syrian refugees

It's time for the Conservatives to show some compassion and take real action to help the thousands of Syrian refugees still living in awful conditions,”...

NDP calls on Conservatives to invest in social housing

This means low-income households could lose their homes”, said Official Opposition Housing critic Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga). “It seems highly irresponsible to completely abandon our important...

Statement from Rick Dykstra on the passing of Jim Flaherty | The ...

Statement from Rick Dykstra on the passing of Jim Flaherty ... henryca3: “@CUPE_Media: NDP & CUPE join forces to prevent Conservatives from compromising airline passenger...

Has the Roberts court placed landmark 1964 civil rights law on a hit list?

(subscription) (subscription)They warn that the conservative majority on the court, headed by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., will do to the law what it...

What 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' gets very wrong

Steve Rogers (Chris Evans, dandy as ever) is acclimating to life in the 21st century, though he's handling hijackings a bit better than building a...

Ohio woman pleads not guilty in roommate's death

Buck's attorney Scott Rilley (RY'-lee) says his client pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday. He says a pretrial hearing is scheduled for April...

Ohio woman pleads not guilty in roommate's death

Buck's attorney Scott Rilley (RY'-lee) says his client pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday. He says a pretrial hearing is scheduled for April...