July 13, 2014

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Journalism professor plans to run for Liberals in 2015 to stop Harper regime ...

Thompson, who covered federal politics during his 17-year career with the Toronto Star, will seek the Liberal nomination in the rural Ontario riding of Huron-Bruce,...

Foreign lobbying transparency bill another attack on environmental groups: critics

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay, Ont.), his party's ethics critic, was also critical of the motivations behind the bill, saying the government...

On This Day in History

In 1996, American driver Jeff Krosnoff and Calgary race marshal Gary Avrin were killed when Krosnoff's car crashed during the 11th running of the Molson...

Liberals to reintroduce budget

It's the same budget that both the New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives said they couldn't support, which triggered the summer election and gave premier Kathleen...

Ottawa gives itself new powers to share personal information

The Conservative government has given itself broad new powers to share Canadian immigration files and other information with foreign governments – a practice that could...

Ottawa eyes new powers to share personal information

The Conservative government has given itself broad new powers to share Canadian immigration files and other information with foreign governments – a practice that could...

Attacks Continue in Gaza – Death Toll Mounts

Charlie Angus, the NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay charges, “Our thuggish prime minister pumps his chest while people die in Gaza. He may think there...

P. J. O'Rourke's Up To a Point: Oops, I Enjoyed Soccer

Early on in the live simulcast of “We Will Not Conform”—a rally against the Common Core educational standards hosted by the conservative media star Glenn...

“Is CPP disability turning into a tax grab?” MP Carol Hughes ...

MP Carol Hughes. Written by NDP Media on 13 July 2014. Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. People who had been denied federal disability benefits were thrown...

Politics Live: July 14, 2014

In the House, Liberal MP Tony Smith has been speaking about the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters and its inquiry into the 2013 election.

Playbook Cocktails

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joined Politico's Mike Allen for another round of the popular series at The Newseum where...

Asian Carp Laboratory Opens

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public works and Government services cut the ribbon to the new state of the art lab that is housed...

Brad Wall Says Senate 'Atrophy Is Not A Bad End Game'

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says not many people would be outraged if Prime Minister Stephen Harper decided to stop appointing senators. CBC News reported this...

Eric Holder: 'racial animus' drives some opponents of Obama ...

Eric Holder, the US attorney general, has accused some of the Obama administration's conservative opponents of being motivated by “racial animus”, suggesting that both he...

Searching for the soul of the 'true' Ireland ...

'This Ireland is neither, for example, "conservative" nor "liberal". To know what this Ireland thinks, you'd need to cross-examine each and every one of the...

People in Business: July 13, 2014

Send items to Yvonne Keller, Waterloo Courier, P.O. Box 540, Waterloo 50704 or yvonne.keller@wcfcourier.com. GRACE KOLE has joined the ... She has a master's degree...

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Scott Walker: "I'm really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. ... You guys can predict all you want. .... Limited overseas travel...

NDP leader confident of winning Alberta seats in next election ...

Mulcair believes his party does have a chance in Alberta, proudly pointing to the fact the one seat held by a party other than the...

Hope Fades For Drama-Free Passage Of Spending Bills

Reuters Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and GOP lawmakers speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, following a Republican...

Dean Del Mastro Trial: Ex-Tory MP Forced To Go On Defensive

He has said he did pay Hall with a personal cheque, but that was for a deposit for riding mapping software called GeoVote, to be...

They're Swearing in Parliament But is Anyone Watching?

Conservative MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Cheryl Gallant, when she was a humble Alliance MP in the Opposition, she told former Liberal Foreign Affairs Minister, Bill Graham,...

Trudeau's Liberals Still Lead But Tories Making Gains, Poll Suggests

A new poll shows Justin Trudeau's Liberals continue to hold a national lead in voting intentions, though the Conservatives appear to be recovering from their...

Funding Available for Recreational Trails in Provencher ...

Funding Available for Recreational Trails in Provencher. Posted on 07/13/2014, 8:55 am, by Ted Falk. This past February, our Conservative Government announced Economic Action Plan...

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Scott Walker: "I'm really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. ... You guys can predict all you want. .... Limited overseas travel...

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Scott Walker: "I'm really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. ... You guys can .... secretary of state. Limited overseas travel in...

Sky News - Murnaghan Interview with James Brokenshire, Home Office Minister

DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)DERMOT MURNAGHAN: Now the Home Office Minister and Conservative MP James Brokenshire has been sitting in the studio with me listening to...

Prostitution debate joined by PEERS, UVic team

Conservative MP Stella Ambler questioned Potvin about her comments, saying: “The way you tell it sounds like a TV sitcom about happy hookers. … If...

Prostitution debate joined by PEERS, UVic team

Conservative MP Stella Ambler questioned Potvin about her comments, saying: “The way you tell it sounds like a TV sitcom about happy hookers. … If...

Parks Canada services take hit in budget cuts

Aglukkaq's director of communications said the environment minister was in her home riding of Nunavut, and difficult to reach for an interview. In a prepared...

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Scott Walker: "I'm really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. ... You guys can predict all you want. .... Limited overseas travel...

Keith Simpson's Summer 2015 Reading List - Dale & Co.

Keith Simpson's Summer 2015 Reading ListDale & Co.Well Michael Jago in Clement Attlee: The Inevitable Prime Minister (Biteback £25) has discovered some new sources and...

Hope fades in Congress for drama-free funding of US agencies

Reuters By Annika McGinnis and David Lawder Reuters. 7:08 a.m. ... Greater political polarization has increased Congress's reliance on stopgap measures to fund the government, political...

Council forced to pay back £1.8m to motorists hit by fines for driving over ...

Conservative leader Cllr Chris Steward said 'heads should roll' over the matter and said officers should be answerable. He said the ... Cllr James Alexander...

Hope fades in Congress for drama-free funding of US agencies

WASHINGTON () - This year was supposed to be different for Congress. U.S. lawmakers expected that a promising budget deal reached after a government shutdown...

Prostitution debate joined by PEERS, UVic team

Conservative MP Stella Ambler questioned Potvin about her comments, saying: “The way you tell it sounds like a TV sitcom about happy hookers. … If...

Kate Heartfield: Tory MP turned rape into a bad joke

Conservative MP Robert Goguen should not be welcome in the Conservative caucus. His stupid and cruel use of a victim of gang rape to help...