September 8, 2014

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7 questions for final primary night

The Brown campaign cautions that it expects to win with a plurality, not a majority. It expects conservatives now frustrated with Brown's support for abortion...

Browne seeking Liberal nomination for Burin-Placentia West

If experience is the question, then I have the experience. I began working with MP Judy Foote in 2009, and I've been with her ever...

Browne seeking Liberal nomination for Burin-Placentia West

If experience is the question, then I have the experience. I began working with MP Judy Foote in 2009, and I've been with her ever...

In terms of your own personal experience, do you feel the economy has or has ...

Click "detailed view" to see interactive results by political and demographic groups (i.e. by party identification, gender, race/ethnicity and other groups). Article: Poll: Public support...

Newmark needs to understand unpopular fundraising methods

(blog)The new minister for civil society will have to decide what he thinks about chuggers and telephone fundraising, says Ian Allsop. People don't have...

BONEMAN HUMOR: America's boyfriend, Barack Obama

It's been over six years now since I met my boyfriend. What can I say? The guy just bowled my socks off. Such a winning...

Making History: Goodridge Plaintiffs Make Case for Martha and Maura

In late 2003, the Goodridge v. Department of Public Health decision paved the way for Massachusetts to become the first state in this country to...

Federal NDP plans bill that would encourage oil refineries

“This is going to change the conversation about oil politics in Canada,” B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, the bill's sponsor, told The on Monday. The...

Russian warplane makes 'provocative' pass over Canadian frigate

Liberal MP Marc Garneau likewise described the Russian overflight as “totally unsurprising.” Over the course of the crisis in Ukraine, the Canadian government has sent...

Comment: The top 10 environmental mistakes made by the Abbott government

(blog) (blog)There should be no reason why a conservative government cannot be a good manager of the environment. Creating more renewable ... Only seven...

O'Shea wants to build on win

They now head into next month's double header - on paper, at least, their easiest and most difficult matches, at home to Gibraltar and away...

'Cannabis queen' Jodie Emery files to run for federal Liberals in Vancouver East

Mr. Trudeau has been criticized for parachuting in “star” candidates, such as Chrystia Freeland, which also might explain his reluctance to become involved in an...

Instead of 'Legitimate Rape' Remarks, This Time Right-Wing Economic Policies ...

SFGate I hope the vote will be the cure for the Harry Reid problems." And then there was 2012. ... It didn't, as job growth in...

Timetable for new Holyrood powers

A detailed timetable will be unveiled today setting out how quickly new powers could be transferred to Holyrood if next week's referendum sees Scotland reject...

London cabbies in go-slow protest

London cabbies are staging a go-slow protest in the capital today against a decision by London Mayor Boris Johnson over taxi pollution. The Cabbies Against...

Mega-donors rush in after campaign-giving cap removed

Among those opening their wallets were Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, mostly for Democrats, and conservative businessman Terry Kohler for the Republicans. Abele's hefty donations...

Fed NDP make Vancouver transit funding pledge

Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies said Canada is the only country in the G8 that does not have a national transit strategy. "We know there is...

PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ...

(blog) (blog)Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's...

Fed NDP unveil transit plan

Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies said Canada is the only country among the G8 that does not have a national transit strategy. “We know there is...

Refugees fleeing Islamic State violence need help, NDP says

OTTAWA—As Canada prepares to dispatch military advisers to northern Iraq to help in the battle against Islamic extremists, New Democrat MPs are pushing the government...

Refugees fleeing Islamic State violence need help, NDP says | Metro

And they want more information about the kind of mission Canadian military personnel will be performing in Iraq and the risks they face, said NDP...

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Reaper First Drive

Four-wheel drive has been part of the fullsize-truck culture nearly since the inception of the segment more than six decades ago. However, for most of...

Healey: The Clear Choice to Uphold LGBT Rights

Maura Healey at Worcester Pride, surrounded by LGBTQ and allies, whom she has equally defended. Photo: Lorelei Erisis & Alex Reith. By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter—.

The Conservatives in 2014 — tired, angry and out of tricks

(subscription) (subscription)But unlike the ACORN scandal, which was triggered by activists working on their own, these two Canadian incidents appear to have been carried...

Congress returns from break with several big tasks waiting

ABC News Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, walks past reporters following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday,...

Hovering Over College Kids

Ah, college is back in session - which means, says The Washington Post, that "helicopter parents" are in full flight. Helicopter parents, says The Post,...

Did reality have anything to do with Alaska's prosecution of 'Wild West Alaska ...

Prosecutors in the West case, however, tried to argue for the most conservative interpretation of ordinary high water. But there was an even bigger problem...

High-profile marijuana activist files for federal Liberal nomination

“I understand the Liberals don't want the media marijuana star couple trying to steal the limelight or whatever, but it's not about us. For Marc...

Ottawa prepares for early launch of prebudget hearings

Nonetheless, NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen said there will be two conversations hanging over the public discussions between MPs and witnesses at committee: the budget...

Chow calls Tory out on his SmartTrack plan

Tory campaign spokesman Amanda Galbraith called the Tuesday press conference “a desperate stunt by Olivia Chow to resuscitate her failing campaign. “She is doing what...

ISIS in Iraq: John Baird dismisses fears of 'mission creep' for advisers

CTV News Last week, Liberal public security critic Wayne Easter served notice that he intends to push for a full parliamentary inquiry into ISIS recruits in...

Kings County events Sept. 9 - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/Advertiser Kings County events Sept. 9Kings County Register/AdvertiserKentville Mayor David Corkum, right, and other Nova Scotia municipal leaders joined Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison and...

McNaughton visits Cornwall, part of 107-riding tour

McNaughton said provincial PCs should borrow from the federal Conservatives' strategy of rubbing shoulders with immigrants. He said federal Cabinet minister Jason Kenney routinely spends...

Have a 'Duck Dynasty' Bible study with Phil Robertson and Al Robertson, the ...

NASHVILLE, Alabama – Pour a glass of sweet tea and open your Bible: Phil Robertson, the bearded, straight-talking patriarch of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" reality show...

Rock royalty plays at Tommy Hilfiger

NEW YORK (AP) — As New York Fashion Week passed the midway point, Monday was a show of spectacle, celebrity and style. Carolina Herrera, a...

SmartTrack is the sound, sensible way out of Toronto's gridlock

Autumn is in the air. And so are the major mayoral candidates' transit plans. Rob Ford is once again promising wholesale subway construction. Olivia Chow...

Peter Julian running again in Burnaby, New Westminster

Vancouver Sun For the 2015 election, Julian will be running in the new riding of New Westminster-Burnaby, which includes two-thirds of the riding he currently serves...

Warning over e-cig risk to children

Health officials should be prepared for an increasing number of children accidentally exposed to concentrated nicotine thanks to the rising use of e-cigarettes, doctors have...

Global climate deal 'must be fair'

A new global deal to tackle climate change must have "credible and fair" commitments from all countries to reduce emissions, Ed Davey said. Unveiling the...

Lyndhurst bemoans celebrity TV

The Only Fools And Horses actor, 53, is currently starring as an "oddball" retired police officer in hit BBC One police drama New Tricks. Asked...

St. Pete Chick-fil-A ribbon cutting coincides with somber day for fast food ...

(blog) (blog)The conservative stance by Cathy and other executives within the privately held company led to nationwide protests and “kiss-ins.” On the same day...

Scottish independence: Gordon Brown steps into the breach as Tories duck fight ...

... major Scottish firms. In a speech last night in Midlothian, Mr Brown disclosed his timetable for the implementation of a “modern form of Scottish...

'Daisy' was a political doozy

CBC.ca it is hard not to wonder what 'Daisy' equivalent the Conservative Party wishes to unleash on Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Since he became Liberal leader...

Olivia Chow loses when the race is about Rob Ford

On paper, the Toronto Mayoral race should be a cakewalk for the NDP's Olivia Chow. Consider, it is down to two conservatives who will split...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Federal NDP ...

While not long on specifics about how such a strategy would contribute to TransLink's 30-year, $7.5-billion capital plan for Metro Vancouver, NDP trade critic Don...

Edmonton-East MP not seeking re-election in 2015

In a press conference held Monday, Edmonton-East MP Peter Goldring announced he was retiring from federal politics, and not seeking re-election next year. “I think...

Longtime Edmonton MP Peter Goldring will not seek re-election

EDMONTON - Longtime Edmonton Conservative MP Peter Goldring says he will not run again in the next federal election. Goldring, who is 69, says it's...

Amy Gehrt: A well-deserved break from what, exactly?

Republican leaders can try to claim the suit is a bid to stop a power grab all they want, but in reality the only thing...

Tories accused of rushing prostitution bill through Parliament

They say Justice Minister Peter MacKay, who will lead off the hearings Tuesday, is not adequately consulting lawyers, academics and sex-workers who say the bill...

Facebook adds YouTube-like video features

LOS ANGELES - Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways to the social service an even more attractive...