July 10, 2014

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5 things to know about new Senate and clean energy

A very bad start. In his first major interview, with veteran TV journalist Mike Willesee, a brain freeze left him unable to explain a detail...

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Meanwhile, in Peterborough, former Conservative MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Dean Del Mastro is charged with breaking election spending laws and failing...

Chats With The Rippingtons' Russ Freeman, Rick Braun and Craig Bickhardt ...

(blog)RF: It's funny, I can't really take credit for being the first to use that, David Gilmour artfully used the pedal steel throughout his...

Eileen Ford, Ford Models founder, dies at 92

Ford Models transformed modeling from a part-time hobby to a sophisticated occupation, giving Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Brooke Shields, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, and Rachel...

Dean Del Mastro denies sending series of emails, trial hears

Questionable dates on key documents have been a significant issue in the trial as the Crown has further alleged Del Mastro tried to use backdated...

TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don Davies says | News ...

The NDP's trade critic says the Conservative government's negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership are unnecessarily secretive, and he's calling on the government to hold consultations...

Smith pitches energy corridor to Treaty 8 chiefs

Smith says Steven Fletcher, a Conservative MP from Winnipeg, and James Cumming, CEO of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, have proposed similar routes. Recently, she...

Richmond Hill MP, Costas Menegakis' response to Salam Toronto's ...

Richmond Hill MP, Costas Menegakis' response to Salam Toronto's coverage of protest by the Iranian-Canadian community against Bill C-24. Costas Menegakis, the Conservative MP for...

Carr wins tea party backing, Alexander calls for border security, Ball wants ...

DigiNews Chris McDaniel's challenge of Cochran. “Two issues that are really hot button with us ... Carr and Memphis radiologist George Flinn are struggling to emerge...

An Interview with Sher Valenzuela, Candidate for State Treasurer ...

David Anderson says: July 11, 2014 at 15:03. So COD is treated like a smear by slim jim against any conservative woman, I see. I...

Canada's sanction war with Russia almost derailed Whitehorse Arctic ...

“I think the Harper government blinked on it,” said Western Arctic NDP MP Dennis Bevington. Ottawa banned several Russian legislators from entering Canada and Moscow...

Carr wins tea party backing, Alexander calls for border security, Ball wants ...

Chris McDaniel's challenge of Cochran. “Two issues that are really hot button with us ... Carr and Memphis radiologist George Flinn are struggling to emerge...

Six Nations warn of grave consequences this summer

CTV News The Liberal government bought the disputed land in 2006 for $16 million to try to end an occupation of the planned housing development by...

Six Nations warn of grave consequences this summer

CTV News The Liberal government bought the disputed land in 2006 for $16 million to try to end an occupation of the planned housing development by...

Canadian Politicians in Israel Just Experienced Terrorism Firsthand

"Of all the informative meetings while in Israel, being witness to a terrorist attack in motion offers a unique perspective like no other," Tweeted Liberal...

TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don Davies says

NDP MP Don Davies has told a downtown Ottawa protest that the Harper Conservatives' ongoing negotiations on the TPP are unnecessarily secretive.

Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

(blog)"Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher ... The neurosurgeon turned conservative commentator gives his opinions about the...

NDP takes Board of Internal Economy to court over mailouts

The NDP is fighting back in Federal Court against the June decision by a House of Commons oversight body to force 23 New Democratic MPs...

TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don Davies says

The NDP's trade critic says the Conservative government's negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership are unnecessarily secretive, and he's calling on the government to hold consultations...

The elaborate prank the Tories must be playing

It was almost one year ago that PC MLA Mike Allen was arrested on prostitution charges in St. Paul, Minn. That night ... I realize...

Dispatches from the Conservative government's boilerplate room: Tim Harper

It is the Conservative government's virtual boilerplate room, where journalists' quests for answers are volleyed with antiseptic, anodyne talking points meant to stop a news...

Push on to get dentists to stop routinely prescribing potentially deadly opioids

The same concerns were raised at a parliamentary hearing late last year when Conservative MP Terence Young said teenagers in his Oakville riding became addicted...

Names+Faces: Garth Brooks to start streaming new music on his website

Country superstar Garth Brooks, who retired from music in 2001, announced Thursday that he's returning with a new record deal with Sony Music, a world...

Conservatives hamstring external review on military sexual ... - NDP

“Any meaningful investigation must look at all aspects of Canada's military justice system, and its findings must be made public,” said NDP Defence critic Jack...

NAFE Holds Lunch and Networking Meeting on Wednesday

The National Association for Female Executives will host a luncheon and network meeting on Wednesday with guest speaker Denis Nurmela. Nurmela has over 30 years...

Prostitution law gets its own TV show: Mallick

New Brunswick Conservative MP Robert Goguen spoke particularly brutally to one witness — she had been gang-raped by three male clients — but the atmosphere...

A letter to MP Rick Norlock - www.insidebelleville.com/bellevilleregion-news/

A letter to MP Rick Norlockwww.insidebelleville.com/bellevilleregion-news/But with the strict secrecy, which we have come to expect from Mr. Harper and the Conservative Party, contrary to...

Editorial: Port Metro Vancouver a good choice to run Granville Island

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Liberal MP Hedy Fry are leading the parade of naysayers, marching against port involvement. The focus of port officials, Robertson...

foote welcomes funding announcement - Judy Foote, MP - Liberal ...

Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George's, Judy Foote, is pleased the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has allocated funds to construct a breakwater in Harbour...

Chamber of commerce chair steps down

In Janine Davies's absence, the business organization will continue to be helmed by executive director Michael Hind and the remaining chamber executive. New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP...

IRS in 'bunker mentality' as interest groups, media join Congress in seeking ...

News that the IRS cannot produce long-sought emails is rekindling complaints that the agency has been slow to make public both policy documents regarding the...

Stephen Harper under pressure to fill Senate vacancies

Regina Leader-Post Now, with 11 current vacancies and looming retirements, Harper is faced with 17 empty seats in the red chamber by the end of the...

TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don Davies says

The NDP's trade critic says the Conservative government's negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership are unnecessarily secretive, and he's calling on the government to hold consultations...

TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don Davies says | EHAds.com

The NDP's trade critic says the Conservative government's negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership are unnecessarily secretive, and he's calling on the government to hold consultations...

Pacific trade talks too secret, say critics

OTTAWA — There is an unusual amount of secrecy from the Conservative government about the major Asia-Pacific trade deal being negotiated between Canada and 11...

Dean Del Mastro Trial: Ex-Tory MP Says He Didn't Write, Receive Damning Emails

... period in 2012 at MP Charlie Angus' rap number at the NDP Leadership Convention. If you haven't seen Angus' rap, well, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/03/23/charlie-angus-rap-paul-dewar_n_1375894.html" target="_blank">you...

Jacques Tremblay candidat pour le Bloc québécois dans Montcalm - L'Action

Jacques Tremblay candidat pour le Bloc québécois dans MontcalmL'Action - Ma décision était prise même avant la course, en novembre », avoue finalement celui qui...

Letter: Refugee health-care cuts are wrong

... [their] disadvantage.” The cuts to refugee health care have always been morally wrong and fiscally short-sighted. The Conservatives must drop their appeal to the...

Petitions | Linda Duncan, MP - NDP

OTTAWA – Hundreds have signed an NDP petition calling on the Minister of Defence to recognize and assist former cadets who survived a fatal grenade...

The Enraging Emmy Nominations: 20 Snubs and Surprises

(Kudos to the voters for nominating Allison Janney and Beau Bridges for the blistering guest turns, too.) 6. So much Normal Heart. HBO's movie ....

10 jokes over cocktails: Rand Paul, Cory Booker

Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), the Senate's favorite odd couple, made a joint public appearance at POLITICO's Playbook Cocktails event, hosted by...

harper government must make infrastructure ... - Judy Foote, MP

Judy Foote, Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George's, is pleased the federal and provincial governments have agreed on a renewed Gas Tax Fund which will...

Wellesley Religion

John C. Allen, Pastoral Resident. Audra Teague Mackey, Pastoral Resident. Michaela F. McDonald, Director of Children's Ministries. On Sunday, July 13, Village Church, will gather...

Flood of 2014 a $1B hit for Manitoba farmers: KAP

Cochrane said farmers can only cash in on that kind of assistance when fields are artificially flooded. "It's kind of a two tier system as...

Justice Committee hears witnesses on prostitution bill

NDP Justice Critic Francoise Boivin also asked why he did not refer the legislation to the Supreme Court for an opinion on whether it is...

An Above Average Year for Congressional Incumbents

Scott DesJarlais (R, TN-4) has looked like a sitting duck for the whole cycle: The ostensibly pro-life, socially conservative doctor has a penchant for not...

Hagan has 8 million in bank RGA sits on 70 million Tea Party Patriots endorse ...

Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the group said today. Chairwoman Jenny Beth Martin pegged the endorsement to Obamacare and the border crisis, writing in a statement: “Joe...

WorkCover in push to restrict union officials' safety probes

WorkCover inspectors are being told to restrict union officials from investigating safety complaints amid claims of escalating political interference in the regulator. Briefing documents given...

Home News Barrie councillor takes on Ottawa insider for...

Alex Nuttall is taking on Peter Stock, who works for BC MP Russ Hiebert, whom he met while working for former Barrie MP Ed Harper...

Documents: Barry Loudermilk involved in $80k racial discrimination settlement

(blog)Another bit of trench warfare: Michael Williams is in a Republican runoff against state Sen. Jack Murphy (R-Cummings). On Wednesday, our ... He has...