September 22, 2014

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Mulcair coming to Sudbury for NDP meetings

“Northern Council presents a unique opportunity for grassroots activists to come together and ensure that the priorities of Northern Ontarians remain the priorities of New...

New Brunswick election count stalls with Liberals and PCs in dead heat

People's Alliance Leader Kris Austin is in third position in his Fredericton-Grand Lake riding, behind Tory Pam Lynch. Austin told CBC News that he believes...

Liberals win after technical glitches stall NB election

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, a key member of Gallant's election team, took a different line, arguing the parties should allow Elections New Brunswick to do...

Borgerson keen on upping voter turnout

The last federal election in 2011 saw Prince Albert's Conservative incumbent Randy Hoback receive 62.2 per cent of the ballots cast -- about double the...

Liberals win majority government in New Brunswick election

CityNews Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, a key member of Gallant's election team, argued the parties should allow Elections New Brunswick to do its work. At 32,...

Conference Board report warns of intergenerational income inequality

(subscription) (subscription)If you go back the Conference Board's work from 2011, the contrast between Canadians' median income and average income — the latter being...

Today's letters: Should we make a deal with the devil to defeat ISIS?

As so many of my fellow citizens have done, I am going to give up living in the real world and join the fantasy world...

MP proposes change to national anthem lyrics

Regina Leader-Post An Ottawa MP is proposing a change to the lyrics of Canada's national anthem. Ottawa-Vanier Liberal MP Mauril Belanger has introduced a private member's...

New Brunswick vote resumes, Liberals lead

Toronto Star Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, a key member of Gallant's election team, argued the parties should allow Elections New Brunswick to do its work. "The...

Ottawa MP wants to take thy sons out of O Canada - Ottawa Citizen

Mark Kennedy, Ottawa Citizen More from Mark Kennedy, Ottawa Citizen. Published on: September 23, 2014 | Last Updated: September 23, 2014 5:48 PM EST. Ottawa...

H.S. Golf Roundup (Sept. 22)

Schuylerville: Carter Fritch 36, Job Eustis 43, Jake McDonald 50, Troy Gardner 51. Medalist: Carter Fritch (Schuylerville) 36. NORTH WARREN 4, WARRENSBURG 1. At Cronin's...

Foreign fighters bill released as inquiry into Queensland government debated ...

A new tranche of terror laws set for consideration by federal MPs as the political discussion is dominated by national security issues. All the developments...

New Brunswick election count stalls with Liberals and PCs in dead heat

Green Party Leader David Coon is leading in his Fredericton South riding by 423 votes over Tory Craig Leonard. There is one poll remaining in...

Gordon Brown's unprincipled opposition to an English parliament ...

This was demonstrated by the 2010 General Election result when England voted for a Conservative government but received a coalition government because the Tories could...

LeBlanc takes Memramcook-Tantramar in NB election

Green Party candidate Megan Mitton had 1,029 votes and Helene Boudreau had 822 for the NDP. On the Nova Scotia side, Liberal Terry Farrell was...

Lea Thompson is back; future looks bright for her on 'Dancing with the Stars'

(blog)Michael Waltrip did nothing with a samba (he's pulling a Billy Dee Williams), Tavis Smiley was “no smiley” with an under-rehearsed cha cha, and...

DWTS: See Which Stars 'Killed It' on Monday's Show

Tommy Chong and Peta Murgatroyd. Flashy in hot pink, Tommy scored with his fierce salsa ... The Duck Dynasty dame jazzed out to a country...

New Brunswick election vote count suspended

LeBlanc said the problems raise questions about the decision to use tabulation machines. It was the first time New Brunswick used them for a provincial...

New Brunswick election: Voting stalls with Liberals and PCs in dead heat

People's Alliance Leader Kris Austin is in third position in his Fredericton-Grand Lake riding, behind Tory Pam Lynch. Cabinet ministers defeated. Several Progressive Conservative cabinet...

New Brunswick Liberals win majority

The NDP has never held more than one seat in the legislature. Coon, 57, pushed for action on climate change, saying practical solutions to reduce...

NB election vote count suspended after technical glitches

With most polls reporting results before the vote count was suspended, the Liberals were leading and elected in 25 ridings compared to the Tories with...

Feds refuse to help save Cape Breton rail line: Eyking

In this file photo, from left, Cape Breton Partnership prosperity framework manager Ian McNeil, Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking, and Victoria-The Lakes MLA Pam Eyking listen...

Bernard LeBlanc elected in new riding of Memramcook-Tantramar

LeBlanc secured a decisive victory, with 3,515 votes, compared to Progressive Conservative candidate Michael Olscamp's tally of 2,037 votes. The Green Party's Megan Mitton secured...

List of elected and defeated prominent candidates

Progressive Conservative Party. Paul Robichaud, deputy premier, trailing in Shippagan-Lameque-Miscou; behind Wilfred Roussel (LIB). Robert B. Trevors, human resources minister, defeated in Miramichi by Bill...

Browns Notes: Coach Mike Pettine says CB Joe Haden not making big plays ...

BEREA — When the Browns gave Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden a five-year, $68 million extension through 2019 in May, it came with great expectations.

New Brunswick Liberals, Tories in tight race

Toronto Star Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, a key member of Gallant's election team, argued the parties should allow Elections New Brunswick to do its work. "The...

Quiet man with common touch draws strength from adversity

"Aidan O'Mahony was left out for the Clare game, came on after 20 minutes for David Moran and stayed there afterwards. Declan ... In his...

Harper government backs Senate bid to speed passage of anti-union bill

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, said Monday the government supports the intent of Bill C-377, a private member's bill initiated...

Stephen Harper criticized for lack of action on climate change

ABC News The Conservative federal government, which had already harmonized auto emissions standards with the U.S., said the future regulations would, by 2025, see cars consuming...

N.B. elections results on hold as Liberals and Tories battle for majority

In the Memramcook-Tantramar riding, whose re-districting since the previous election is currently under a constitutional challenge, Liberal candidate Bernard LeBlanc was elected. After a 32-day...

8 Thoughts on Miami Dolphins 34-15 Loss to Kansas City Chiefs

[As far as Daniel Thomas goes], he's supposed to be over the ball so I didn't see him." Tannehill has always had issues with pocket...

Victory a huge step forward for Gardiner football - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Victory a huge step forward for Gardiner footballKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelStaff photo by Joe Phelan Gardiner defensive back Tyler Caron, left, tackles Morse wingback...

Danny Woodhead Injury: Updates on Chargers RB's Ankle and Return

Mike McCoy says Danny Woodhead suffered broken fibula. Headed to season-ending IR. ... The plan for Danny Woodhead is to be ready for full workouts...

Ottawa rejects Cape Breton rail line bailout

Outside of the House, Sydney-Victoria Liberal MP Mark Eyking accused her of turning her back on Cape Breton. “We're at a very pivotal point now...

Mayoral debate is an opportunity to upend campaign

He's got to be very, very careful to not present himself — as he sometimes has in the past — as the raging angry man,”...

O Canada language debate coming back to Parliament

It was introduced Monday by Mauril Belanger, the Liberal MP for Ottawa-Vanier. Belanger said he will make his case for the change at a later...

Social Security Tribunal saving money, but hearing fewer appeals

Responses to written questions from Liberal MPs reveal that in 2013-14, the badly backlogged tribunal heard just 1,782 appeals from ailing, disabled and unemployed people...

Vancouver East Liberals will host town hall meeting on Bill C-36, which ...

It's taking place in the riding of NDP MP Libby Davies, who's long been an advocate for increasing sex workers' safety. In 2002, Davies introduced...

ISIL adds Canada to global hit list, but Tories mum on how they're fighting back

"With any credible terrorist threat, the government must take appropriate security measures, but this must not become an excuse for rubber-stamping the Conservatives' ill-defined military...

Oct. 5 deadline set on Canada's mission in Iraq

The 30-day countdown on Canada's initial mission to Iraq officially started when Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the deployment, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office has...

NDP MP Charmaine Borg offers to say donors' names in Parliament for $50, or ...

John Ivison: NDP, take a stand against ISIS before the barbarians are at our doors · NDP forces debate on need for national inquiry into...

PRESCRIPTIONS: Why normal doesn't mean much anymore

B.Com student Vijay Maurya's move to live with a 39-year-old nurse called Bindu whom he embraced as his 'FB ma,' was stalled by threats from...

New Brunswick election vote count suspended after technical glitches

But Liberal campaign manager Bertin LeBlanc said the uncertainty had put a damper on the excitement that was building early after the polls closed. People...

New Brunswick election: Vote-count stalls with Liberals and PCs in dead heat

Green Party Leader David Coon is leading in his Fredericton South riding by 423 votes over Tory Craig Leonard. There is one poll remaining in...

Police, Better Business Bureau warn residents to protect credit card information

“I think it's wise to be extremely conservative about that,” Gallagher said. “It's a very, very big ... When police get involved with a security...

Young fan greets Harry with hug

His mother Kirsty said: "We were worried he was going to high-five Prince Harry in the face he was so excited. "Harry got down on...

Proposed bill would give party members more power over leaders

Conservative backbencher Michael Chong's Reform Act proposes to increase the authority of local riding associations by preventing party leaders from blocking nominations. The bill would...

Harper government backs anti-union bill - www.muskokaregion.com/?

National Post Harper government backs anti-union billwww.muskokaregion.com/?Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, said Monday the government supports the intent of Bill C-377, a private member's...

Liberals win majority in NB election amid vote-counting problems

Toronto Star Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, a key member of Gallant's election team, argued the parties should allow Elections New Brunswick to do its work. "The...

Harper government backs anti-union bill

Kevin Sorenson, minister of state for finance, said Monday the government supports the intent of Bill C-377, a private member's bill initiated by Conservative MP...