August 19, 2014

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Top Kiwis backing Tip the Scales campaign

(press release)Sir Graham Henry, former All Black Kees Meeuws, singer-song writer Jamie McDell and fishing guru Matt Watson have pledged their support to Tip...

Commons Finance Committee looks at politically motivated tax audits

2014)—Responding to a request by New Democratic Party Member of Parliament Murray Rankin, the House of Commons Finance Committee held a special closed-door meeting to...

Men's college basketball: Illini's Bardo OK with ruffling a few feathers in ...

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Mike Ditka says Redskins name debate is 'so stupid it's appalling'

(blog)CBS Sports broadcaster Phil Simms said Monday the he is considering not using the Redskins name when he calls the “Thursday Night Football” Redskins-Giants...

Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken

Perry could try to rally support in Republican primaries by portraying himself as a conservative victim of a partisan legal attack launched by Democrats, analysts...

Officer Darren Wilson's Online Support Group Is As Classy As You'd Expect

(blog)The GoFundMe page, which has raised more than $21,000 (and was started in St. Charles, the conservative county outside St. Louis), explains that "all...

Michael Den Tandt: Arctic trip may be Harper's last chance to set tone before ...

It will be calibrated to provide the evening newscasts and websites with stirring visuals of the PM “letting his hair down,” and declaring the Conservative...

New Democrats call for independent investigation of CRA charity audits

... CRA and our tax system. However, I fear that the evidence strongly suggests that the Conservative government has been misusing the CRA to target...

Conservatives need to bolster railway safety

CTV News “Conservatives left companies to monitor themselves – an approach that ended in tragedy,” said Transport critic Hoang Mai (Brossard – La Prairie). “It's time...

Seattle's Long Road to Socialism

There were too many people getting too rich, too fast, and honestly believing they earned it. Our...daughter had a friend who started ... You betcha!...

Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

Fox News FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to “allow peace to settle in” and pledged several actions...

Veterans Ombudsman: nearly half of severely disabled ex-soldiers not receiving ...

But Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is countering that veterans are very well treated. So first, we have the article from the Canadian Press (followed...

Jindal Loses Against Common Core

As your editor noted last month, Jindal's gambit hasn't won over movement conservatives otherwise uninterested in education because they know that Jindal has flip-flopped his...

Federal government tiptoes on response to Lac-Mégantic rail-disaster report

However, Raitt noted the Conservative government has implemented previous TSB recommendations since the disaster on July 6, 2013, and indicated the government will likely do...

Carmichael: Taxes will rise £3000

Last night Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney accused Mr Carmichael's Conservative-Lib Dem Coalition of posing a biggest threat to Scottish public services: "Only a Yes...

UPDATED: Mulcair demands action following report into Lac Megantic

While Justice Minister Peter MacKay says has no plans to de-criminalize marijuana, meanwhile, Mulcair accuses the Harper government of being stuck in a time warp.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.

- Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a ...Castanet.netBut while Trudeau was espousing a more positive, sunny approach to politics, Harper's...

Staffing cuts strain Justice Department

The Conservative government has been sharply reducing the expertise on hand in the Justice Department, even as its tough-on-crime agenda continues to be a major...

Wynne touts 'partnership' with Ontario municipalities

What was left unsaid is who the enemy is: the miserly Conservative federal government. ... The federal Tories, on the verge of balancing their own...

MP Chris Warkentin on Team Trudeau's Alberta Pit Stop

MP Chris Warkentin on Team Trudeau's Alberta Pit Stop. August 19, 2014 by Conservative Party of Canada. Today, Justin Trudeau is feting his team as...

Woods takes steady approach into Blades camp

. By Daniel Nugent-Bowman, The August 19, 2014. Story; Photos ( 1 ). . Bob Woods and the Blades begin training camp Wednesday with...

Militarized policing in Canada under scrutiny following Ferguson protests

9 over the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man who was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson. Heavily-armed ... “A...

NTSB: Crash wiped out signal that could hold clues

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal investigator said Tuesday that a signal that would have given a final instruction to the crew of a...

Group pushes for permanent residency status for temporary foreign workers

The Temporary Foreign Workers Support Coalition was founded in May. To date, the group said it has met with New Democrat Linda Duncan, the member...

Conservatives block bid to review Canada Revenue Agency's charity audits

Today's closed-door committee meeting ended after only an hour, with no commitment to pursue a study. Conservative MP Gerald Keddy emphasized the revenue agency's activities...

Liberals keep their eyes on the prize in Edmonton-Centre

CTV News The Conservative party took the occasion of Trudeau's visit to issue a fundraising appeal in the name of Wetaskiwin MP Blaine Calkins, urging supporters...

MONTREAL - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TAX:ATD.B) says it has no plans to ...

The Conservatives also issued a fundraising email blast under the name of another Alberta MP, Blaine Calkins, who urged supporters to make a donation "to...

Immigrant Groups Say Citizenship Legislation Reforms Reveal “Racist” Harper ...

The group, which includes No One Is Illegal and East India Defence Committee, said a number of racist citizenship, refugee and immigration law reforms by...

Feds still looking at loosening pot laws

“But I think it's just a ploy by the Conservatives to appear a little more progressive so as to not lose support yet remaining within...

Journos arrested for reporting in Ferguson

Conservative German daily Die Welt said correspondent Ansgar Graw and reporter Frank Herrmann, who writes for German regional papers, were arrested after allegedly failing to...

LAMBRO: A dead youth and a wounded community

Human Events They had quickly released a shadowy surveillance video and an accounting of a convenience store theft of some cigars, allegedly by Mr. Brown. There...

Jay Nixon's Ferguson Fail

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is a far cry from Alabama Gov. George Wallace, who stood in the schoolhouse door to defy integration, or Commissioner of...

Tories attacked over regions fund

The Conservative Party came to office promising to rebalance Britain's economy across all the regions with an export and investment led boom, and have failed.

Conservatives block bid to review CRA's charity audits - iPolitics

Conservative MP Gerald Keddy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. Conservative MPs have blocked an opposition bid to review the government's ongoing audits of a number of...

Boxing News 2014: Algieri Takes ALC Ice Bucket Challenge, Dares Pacquiao

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau (R) dumps a bucket of ice water onto Liberal MP Sean Casey for the ALS ice bucket challenge during a break...

Ferguson and America's Racial Fears

After Hurricane Katrina there was black fear that a conservative administration did not respond quickly because most of those in need were black. And white...

" 'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014 "

" 'Green News Report' - August 19, 2014 " (blog)We begin today's attempt to sort out the highly arcane, often-confusing science of Lake Erie algae...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience'

But with recent end-of-life legislation in Quebec, as well as two related bills put forward by Steven Fletcher, a Conservative MP who was paralyzed after...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Steven Fletcher Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide,...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide, on Parliament...

The 2014 Vaisakhi Parade in Rutland

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh, who introduced a private member's bill to support the helmet law exemption, said he's also disappointed in the Liberals and will...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Steven Fletcher Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide,...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide, on Parliament...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide, on Parliament...

Doctors vote to 'follow their conscience' if assisted suicide becomes legal

Conservative Member of Parliament Steven Fletcher waits to leave following a news conference regarding his two private member's bills dealing with physician-assisted suicide, on Parliament...

AG Schmidt defends $8.2M spent on outside counsel

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Tina Fontaine death renews calls for inquiry into missing women

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, who represents the Winnipeg riding of St. Boniface, said there have already been numerous studies on the subject of missing and...

Gregg Easterbrook on …

To have a uniform standard, Grade uses graduation data as released by the NCAA. Some colleges also announce additional graduation information. Because there are...

Trudeau blasts Harper for bungling pipelines needed by Alberta, PM's home turf

The Conservatives also issued a fundraising email blast under the name of another Alberta MP, Blaine Calkins, who urged supporters to make a donation "to...

Tory push to Corporate Canada is out of left field

Earlier this month, Status of Women and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch told reporters she has written to the CEOs of Canada's 500 largest companies “suggesting”...