August 13, 2014

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Bones of flying reptile with butterfly-like head found in Brazil

Patrick Winn at Global Post writes that the op-ed "coincides with a revived effort to stamp out certain Western beliefs and behaviors taking root in...

Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond

He apparently feared that it would blemish his image as a fiscal conservative and that the measure would become a referendum on his controversial $26-billion...

Everest Business Calendar

Technology Tuesday: Data Protection, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, 200 Washington St. Suite 120, Wausau. Free to members, $15 for...

Urban farms one step closer to reality in Salisbury

Preston Mitchell, the city's Development Services manager, told the Salisbury Planning Board on Tuesday that his department has taken a number of calls from people...

Working group for dairy processing sector

(press release)The working group will be chaired by Ruawai dairy farmer and former Fonterra Board director Greg Gent. It has representatives from the dairy...

Tiffany Mitchell On Witnessing Michael Brown Shooting: Police 'Showed No Kind ...

Tiffany Mitchell, a woman who says she witnessed a police officer shoot and kill Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, shared her story during an appearance...

Gov. Jerry Brown helps whip up a palatable water bond

He apparently feared that it would blemish his image as a fiscal conservative and that the measure would become a referendum on his controversial $26-billion...

Tigers, back home, beat Pirates

Travis Snider hit a two-run homer while Jordy Mercer and Russell Martin each had an RBI for Pittsburgh. Castellanos hit his ninth homer of the...

Tekmira in talks about unapproved Ebola drug

Liberal MP and former party leader Stéphane Dion seems determined to... Best of Windsor · Health · Home and Garden · Environment. 5 hours ago...

Family receiving support after losing everything in house fire (With video)

(blog) (blog)Chris Schmidt said his faith in people has been restored after receiving love and support from the community following a house fire that...

The amnesty card: GOP launches 2014 border war

Public and private polling shows border control creeping up the list of concerns among conservative voters and independents, and the GOP is responding accordingly. Republican...

East wins back to school orienteering meet

... Natalie Crousore, Dakota Mayo; 300 — Cat Powers, Peggy Mathis, Annie Williardson,; 290 — Bella Block, Jordyn Block, Lexi Norelli; 260 — Ally Kopsack,...

Teachers, province close to war again

Ontario's teachers have locked horns with a succession of provincial governments over the past 25 years, save for a brief moment in former premier Dalton...

Texas Rangers put ace Yu Darvish on 15-day DL with inflammation in right elbow

The Texas Rangers haven't decided yet whether to shut down ailing ace Yu Darvish for the rest of the season. Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images. Associated...

Canadians shouldn't pay the costs of conservative cuts to Statistics Canada

CTV News “Conservative cuts are taking a toll on Statistics Canada's ability to provide reliable data,” said NDP Industry Critic Peggy Nash (Parkdale – High Park).

Bloc québécois: Christian Paradis «d'accord» avec Jean-François ...

«J'ai lu les propos de M. Fortin, et je suis d'accord avec ces propos-là à 100%. Donc à partir de là, ils (les bloquistes) s'organiseront...

Sen. Mike Lee tells conservatives to set agenda like Ronald Reagan did

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee told an audience of conservatives Wednesday that they need to follow former President Ronald Reagan's example by advancing...

Teachers, province close to war again

Ontario's teachers have locked horns with a succession of provincial governments over the past 25 years, save for a brief moment in former premier Dalton...

Sen. Mike Lee tells conservatives to set agenda like Ronald Reagan did

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee told an audience of conservatives Wednesday that they need to follow former President Ronald Reagan's example by advancing...

Send to a Friend via Email - About - News & Issues

Send to a Friend via EmailAbout - News & IssuesNot every race pitted an establishment pick against a more conservative challenger. In Iowa, Joni Ernst...

Teachers, province close to war again

Ontario's teachers have locked horns with a succession of provincial governments over the past 25 years, save for a brief moment in former premier Dalton...

Canada-EU trade deal posted online on German website

A German television show has posted online a document it claims is the full text of the Canada-EU trade deal, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade...

Why Trudeau should shun the Prince and Princess of Pot

(subscription) (subscription)Meanwhile, Jodie Emery anxiously awaits word from a Liberal Party of Canada, ahem, “green light” committee on whether she can run for Trudeau's...

Hillary Clinton makes peace with President Obama. Genuine? (+video)

“Secretary Clinton was proud to serve with President Obama, she was proud to be his partner in the project of restoring American leadership and advancing...

Ottawa rejects suggestions of armed intervention in Iraq

That's something very concrete we can do,” NDP critic Paul Dewar said. An on-the-ground Canadian military role in any operation is “not necessary, and I...

Raptors back on US TV for 2014-15 season

I tell you, this stadium thing is getting the better of me. Just can't... 4 hours ago Stéphane Dion's mission not yet accomplished: Hébert. Liberal...

New England Patriots acquire injured DL Jerel Worthy from Green Bay Packers

The New England Patriots have acquired injured lineman Jerel Worthy from the Green Bay Packers in a trade pending a physical for the defensive end.

Olivia Chow says she'd lobby Ottawa to preserve co-op subsidies

Conservative MP Brad Butt (Mississauga-Streetsville) said co-ops will not be harmed by the end of the subsidy: while they will no longer have that revenue,...

The Skinny

Ted Cruz; Christian conservative and anti-gay, anti-abortion crusader Cathi Herrod; Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio; and former Arizona governors Fife Symington and Jane Dee Hull.

Minnesota primary GOP hopefuls back Johnson for governor

Johnson is as staunchly conservative as Dayton is liberal. But their personalities are comparably civil. In part because of Johnson's ... If the candidates sound...

Taking health care to the final frontier

The Emergency Medical Hologram, intended as a temporary backup in the sick bays of Star Trek ships, had a standard greeting: “Please state the nature...

Mosque controversy follows Trudeau

The controversy surrounding Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's March, 2011 visit to a Montreal mosque that had been identified in a leaked U.S. Department of Defence...

EDITORIAL: Begich and the Tea Party test

Alaskans ought to strongly consider contrasting a lucky opportunist like Mr. Begich with the most principled conservative they can find in the general election. Mr.

50 Years of Liberty for All: A look at those who stood tall when ...

August 13, 2014 David Anderson Leave a comment .... Johnson rightly feared that the south would be lost to Republicans when race was off the...

Paradis says Canada bears no blame in mass jailbreak from Haitian prison

(subscription)MONTREAL – International Development Minister Christian Paradis is rejecting any finger-pointing at Ottawa over a mass breakout at a Haitian maximum-security prison that was...

NDP faces fine over parliamentary staff

“The idea that the government can do whatever the hell it wants, whenever the hell it wants, I think is something the courts will take...

The Big Shock In That EKOS Poll? Conservative Drift.

TORONTO, ON- APRIL 16 - Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the state funeral for former federal and provincial finance minister Jim Flaherty at St. James...

Mario Beaulieu: God's gift to federalism. Long live the Bloc ...

The news has been abuzz today with now-former Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin's abandonment of the BQ and its radical separatist leader Mario Beaulieu.From The...

NDP and Liberals need clearer stance on Gaza war: Siddiqui

Liberal supporters wondered why Justin Trudeau issued a statement July 15 laying all the blame on Hamas but not calling on Israel to show any...

NDP Says South Asian And Punjabi Programming On OMNI TV Benefits ...

“OMNI TV's multi-ethnic programming is essential to many families across Canada,” said NDP Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash. “I'm pleased to see the CRTC reaffirm Canada's...

As Conservatives target Trudeau, doctors' help sought for anti-marijuana campaign

Health Minister Rona Ambrose's office did not comment on any planned advertising campaigns but noted that in April she had met with physicians and addiction...

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

Shelly Glover, the Canadian regional minister for Manitoba, where Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory is located, said Wednesday that the vaccines haven't left Canada yet. She...

Swan song for the Bloc

Jean-Francois Fortin Bloc Quebecois MP Jean-Francois Fortin. ... Jean-François Fortin, one of the four Bloc survivors in the last election, announced Tuesday he already has...

BREAKING: Two struck by train near Carlisle

Liberal MP and former party leader Stéphane Dion seems determined to... Best of Windsor · Health · Home and Garden · Environment. 1 hour ago...

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge will not stay ruling on voter ID law

Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos expects his house to be more conservative as the result of yesterday's primary elections. Vos said ... Whoever wins...

Maclean's preview: How Justin Trudeau would run this country

Trudeau said he has been planning for an election since he ran for the Liberal leadership, and that since the Conservatives started running TV ads...

El PSB lamenta la muerte de Campos "en el auge de su brillante carrera política"

El PSB lamenta la muerte de Campos "en el auge de su brillante carrera política"El Partido Socialista de Brasil (PSB) ha lamentado la muerte de...

This Conservative Attack Dog Should Not Bite Trudeau

While it is too late to turn back politicization of CRA's Charities Directorate with regard to environmental issues, the success that political conservatives have enjoyed...

Republican Hijink Defeats Dark Money in Milwaukee Sheriff Race

The liberal dark money group, Greater Wisconsin Committee (GWC), made $400,000 in TV and radio buys against Clarke -- more than the Clarke and Moews...

Religious Leaders Call For the Destruction of ISIS/ISIL to Halt Genocide in Iraq

Signatories of the petition include Robert P. George, professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of...