May 1, 2014

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Today's letters: Learning lessons from the Rob Ford saga

Overall, Mr. Ford has been a good Mayor and served Toronto well. We can only hope that the road to recovery is a two-way street...

Public prosecutor not consulted by RCMP on decision not to charge Nigel Wright

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus wrote RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson last month, asking that the RCMP explain why it concluded no charges should be laid...

Pro Report: W.H. releases 'big data' report

- Benghazi is back - Corporations ...Politico... ask New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. And the timing couldn't be worse, with funding slated to run...

Coalition split over knife crime sentencing policy

A proposal for tougher penalties for knife crime has sparked a row between Liberal Democrats and Conservatives. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling wants to impose a...

Underdog Dewhurst hoping debates will salvage win, career

Allan Saxe, a political scientist at the University of Texas at Arlington, agreed, saying Dewhurst needs to "get tougher, get animated and not be so...

For Conservatives, cheap foreign labour trumps Canadian youth: Tim Harper

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander defended the international program Thursday by singing the praises of the Canadian economy, explaining that is why it is such a...

Feds 'making haste' with massive elections overhaul bill 'dangerous,' says expert

(subscription)A government deadline that drew an abrupt end Thursday to detailed committee examination of its controversial election legislation is a 'dangerous' tactic for a...

Inslee Appoints First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

Johnson was viewed as a lone conservative voice on the high court. Yu will be the first woman of color, the first Asian-American, the first...

Graham Spends $1M On Advertising

The State The latest FEC reports from Graham's six GOP challengers show no support from national tea party or conservative organizations. Their donor lists consist mostly...

Nick Clegg's bid to block knife crackdown laws

In one letter to Mr Clegg, sent on Tuesday and leaked to the , Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander insists jailing more offenders...

For Conservatives, cheap foreign labour trumps Canadian youth: Tim Harper

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander defended the international program Thursday by singing the praises of the Canadian economy, explaining that is why it is such a...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate visits RMC, promotes Medicaid expansion

The Troy study has been criticized as being funded by David and Charles Koch, brothers who have been heavily involved in funding conservative politics. The...

Andy McSmith's Diary: Iain Duncan Smith's unwanted army of jobless memorial ...

Before David Cameron announced at the weekend that the long-term unemployed are to be set to work cleaning war memorials, it would have been a...

CME Group Management Discusses Q1 2014 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaChristopher J. Allen - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division. Neil Stratton. Gaston F. Ceron ..... Our next question comes from...

Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to rehab center

Toronto Star (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a wave...

CBC: Toronto mayor heading to rehab center

... to seek help for substance abuse. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File) ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a wave...

Speaker quashes grain bill amendment — briefly - iPolitics

In a highly anticipated ruling, Speaker Andrew Scheer deemed three Conservative amendments out of order Thursday morning. “The chair has no difficulty agreeing with the...

Inslee Appoints King County Judge Mary Yu To Washington Supreme Court

Johnson was viewed as a lone conservative voice on the high court. Yu will be the first woman of color, the first Asian-American, the first...

Inslee Appoints King County Judge Mary Yu To Washington Supreme Court

And I'm not sure that this is a positive step,” said Johnson who notes that most of the court's nine justices are from Puget Sound...

Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to rehab center

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December 10 ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a wave...

Inslee Appoints King County Judge Mary Yu To Washington Supreme Court

And I'm not sure that this is a positive step,” said Johnson who notes that most of the court's nine justices are from Puget Sound...

Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to rehab center

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December 10 2013 ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a...

Toronto mayor takes leave, heads to rehab center

The Globe and Mail (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). By Rob Gillies, The Associated Press ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on...

CBC: Toronto mayor heading to rehab center

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December 10 ... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a wave...

Cardinal Health Management Discusses Q3 2014 Results

- Earnings Call ...Seeking AlphaBefore I turn the call over to Jeff, I want to welcome David Anderson to the Cardinal Health Board of...

CBC: Toronto mayor heading to rehab center .com - Tulsa, Oklahoma ...

CBC: Toronto mayor heading to rehab center - .com - Tulsa, Oklahoma ...(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December...

Veteran BC Conservative John Duncan says Flaherty's death solidified his ...

Of the other Reformers, Saskatchewan MP Garry Breitkreuz recently said he won't seek re-election in 2015, and Diane Ablonczy announced last July she would not...

Speech from Take Note Debate on South Sudan - Kirsty Duncan

House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6. Phone: (613) 995-4702. Fax: (613) 995-8359. Constituency Office: 815 Albion Road Etobicoke, ON M9V 1A3. Phone: (416) 747-6003.

RCMP letter to NDP MP mysteriously leaked

A letter from RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson to New Democrat Charlie Angus was mysteriously leaked on Wednesday before the MP received it. Paulson was responding...

Les compressions à Radio-Canada/CBC - Stéphane Dion, député

Chers lecteurs,. Le 30 avril 2014, j'ai demandé à Shelly Glover, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, d'expliquer la raison des constants assauts du gouvernement conservateur contre...

Simms will run for Liberals in new riding

Joining Simms looking to win new ridings will be Liberal incumbents Scott Andrews, who will be on the ballot for Liberals in the new riding...

Toronto mayor takes leave after new video report

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December 10 .... Ford, who was elected four years ago on a wave...

CBC: Toronto mayor heading to rehab center

- KCTV5KCTV Kansas City(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young File). FILE - In this Tuesday, December 10 ... Ford, who was elected four years...

Slideshow: The most-read stories of April

The process is overseen by a receiver chosen by the company and appointed by the court — in this case, veteran receiver Michael Polsky, a...

Candidates announced for European poll

Conservative: Timothy Kirkhope, Alex Story, John Procter, Carolyn Abbott, Michael Naughton, Ryan Stephenson. English Democrats: Chris Beverley, David Wildgoose, Ian Sutton, Colin Porter, Tom Redmond,...

Candidates announced for European poll

Conservative: Timothy Kirkhope, Alex Story, John Procter, Carolyn Abbott, Michael Naughton, Ryan Stephenson. English Democrats: Chris Beverley, David Wildgoose, Ian Sutton, Colin Porter, Tom Redmond,...

Candidates announced for European poll

Conservative: Timothy Kirkhope, Alex Story, John Procter, Carolyn Abbott, Michael Naughton, Ryan Stephenson. English Democrats: Chris Beverley, David Wildgoose, Ian Sutton, Colin Porter, Tom Redmond,...

Veterans Hiring Act | Hon. Chris Alexander

Canada's men and women of the Canadian Armed forces deserve to be recognized for their service while in uniform, and also deserve our continued support...

Wellesley Religion

John C. Allen, Pastoral Resident. Audra Teague Mackey, Pastoral Resident. Michaela F. McDonald, Director of Children's Ministries. Sunday, May 4, Village Church, will gather for...

Wellesley Religion

John C. Allen, Pastoral Resident. Audra Teague Mackey, Pastoral Resident. Michaela F. McDonald, Director of Children's Ministries. Sunday, May 4, Village Church, will gather for...

Rona Ambrose – Marijuana Poses Serious Risks for Youth

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in a roundtable discussion on the risks associated with the long term use of marijuana by youth.

MAY DAY EDITION -- Why Rand Paul wants to be the tech candidate: 'I see ...

By MIKE ALLEN | 05/01/14 5:52 AM EDT .... In the new landscape, it's even more important for politicians and operatives to get in front...

May Primaries Will Decide Election 2014

The open Senate seat in Georgia has sparked a hard-fought five-way Republican primary between three sitting congressmen, including conservative firebrand Rep. ... senator, Mitch McConnell,...

Long time citizenship advocate reacts to new legislation

Chapman, who worked with prior Conservative citizenship minister Diane Finley and the rest of her committee to bring about changes to the Act in April...

War on science seems a reality

The Conservatives have delivered significant layoffs of federal scientists and severely cut funding to research programs such as the Freshwater Institute and the Experimental Lakes...

War on science seems a reality

The federal Conservative government spends a lot of time these days denying it is waging a war on science and scientists in Canada. If that's...