September 26, 2014

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Fedorkiw seeking federal Conservative nomination

He worked under John Manley and Ralph Goodale when the Liberals were in power and under Jim Flaherty when the Conservatives took over. "I've always...

It is Pryor v. Cotton v. Obama in Arkansas race

MiamiHerald.com In the House, he voted for budgets advanced by the Republican Study Committee, conservatives who want to eliminate federal deficits faster than other Republicans, and...

Maclean's on the Hill: Premier Gallant, Ted Hsu, and Paul Calandra

This week, John Geddes talks to the incoming premier of New Brunswick, Paul Wells talks to former British MP David Milliband about the crises in...

Montreal Simon: Paul Calandra and the Little PMO Monsters

Sources tell CBC News that Calandra was handed material by Alykhan Velshi, director of issues management in the PMO, during the Conservatives' daily preparation for...

Obama Talks Climate With Indian Prime Minister Next Week

So I say, if energy is going to be used as a weapon, America should always have the largest arsenal," he said at an event...

Today's letters: 'Canada needs twice as many MPs like a fish needs a bicycle'

Surely, its acceptable for Ezra Levant to call Pierre Trudeau, a notorious womanizer, a “slut,” if Justin Trudeau can call Peter Kent, a Cabinet minister,...

Conservatives stress opposition to same-sex marriage - News & Observer

News & Observer Conservatives stress opposition to same-sex marriageNews & Observer“Civil rights are universal for all Americans, but no one has the right to redefine marriage...

Stephen Harper confident as final EU trade deal released

Liberal trade critic Chrystia Freeland told CBC News her party wanted more time to fully digest the deal before confirming its support. "We keep on...

Unpredictable Toronto mayoral race is John Tory's to lose according to polls ...

Doug Ford delivered a forceful performance at a raucous debate earlier this week in Weston, landing some crowd-pleasing blows on Mr. Tory. And Mr. Ford...

Friday's football roundup: Xaverian rolls over Barnstable

Brighton 38, Charlestown 8 — Dexter Andrews rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns to pace the Bengals. Damond Brown added 80 yards rushing and...

Cameron is, deep down, a Tory radical cutting back the state. It's time he ...

Both Labour and the Conservative party will try to tackle 'the English question' — together with other great issues raised by the Scottish referendum. It...

In place of answers over Canada's ISIS mission, we got vaudeville

“Liberals have repeatedly said that we support what the government has presented: a limited duration, non-combat, advisory deployment in Iraq. We have also been clear...

Canada can't sit on sidelines in global fight against ISIL: Harper

The Conservative government has faced sharp criticism for a lack of transparency on the role the Canadian Forces will play in dealing with the threat...

Maclean's on the Hill – Episode 33

This week, John Geddes talks to the incoming premier of New Brunswick, Paul Wells talks to former British MP David Milliband about the crises in...

Stephen Harper ready to write history in his own image

But Harper made a surprise appearance at the UN Security Council — swallowing any lingering bitterness after losing the 2010 bid for a Canadian seat...

Joe Byrne starting early run at federal NDP seat for Charlottetown

Joe Byrne, from left, and Trevor Leclerc, welcome Robert Chisholm to P.E.I. Chisholm, NDP Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and Opposition critic for fisheries...

Suspect in UVA student's disappearance returned to Virginia

Suspect in UVA student disappearance extradited to face charges. 6,100 views. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., the man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia...

European leaders say trade deal with Canada is done

Liberal trade critic Chrystia Freeland said her party supports a free-trade deal with Europe, but she's concerned by the discontent coming from some countries on...

Federal lawsuit against Gorham treasure hunter settled, but other legal ...

Deep Down alleged that it entered into a salvage agreement contract with Sub Sea in September 2012 to help search the wreckage of the SS...

Day in History: Engineers being paid up to $625 per month

Harold Trost will be the principal speaker at the annual dinner meeting of the Olmsted County Business Men's association at the Rochester Golf and Country...

Surrey politics gets zanier with each passing week

The next bit of amusement came with Surrey Now's Kevin Diakiw reporting that another political throwback, Judy Higginbotham, is considering entering the mayor's race. This...

Dench splits Education Committee along party lines - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Dench splits Education Committee along party linesKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelAUGUSTA — Lawmakers on the Education Committee split along party lines...

Paul Calandra apologizes for non-answers as sources pin blame on PMO

Conservative MP Paul Calandra choked back tears while apologizing Friday for responding to NDP Leader Tom Mulcair's questions on Canada's mission in Iraq this week...

Taking scarecrows to the next level

In past years, Whitcombe created portraits of famous figures like Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Marilyn Monroe and former federal Liberal leader Stephane Dion. In each...

The Great hedge fund reinsurance tax game

Hedge fund managers like Moore Capital must deliver consistently high net returns. The insurers must keep from suffering significant losses, while buying up enough insurance...

MP breaks down in the House

Tonight, the CBC is reporting that Calandra's response to the opposition leader were supplied to him by the director of issues management in the Prime...

Back to the Bay: No Pressure

(blog)Rather than that sort of play, Olson should then throw in an end around with Denarius Moore, or go empty backfield, or hit the...

Tearful Tory MP apologizes to Commons for question period antics

... to this entire House and to my constituents." Calandra also suggested to Speaker Andrew Scheer that his response wasn't based on any behind-the-scenes instructions,...

The real problem with Parliament is its shared culture of cynicism and gall

with a series of non-answers about an NDP fundraiser's views on Israel, the prime minister's parliamentary secretary, Paul Calandra, rose in the House, his voice...

Doctor hikes to raise awareness about heart health

“You're kind of looking for something,” said Dave Smith, “something other than what they did before.” Smith received a kidney from his brother in 1997...

Muslim community's call to action slow to stir leaders

The veteran NDP politician said "the worst thing we could do would be to do nothing … I think the (whole) community has a duty...

Students Protesting Conservative Rewrite Of History Get Their Most Important ...

Julie Williams, one of three conservative members who control the county school board and who helped design the proposal, said on Friday that she's "not...

On Paul Calandra, his enabler and the buffoonery that's run amok in question ...

At specific issue, now as in the past, are the antics of one Paul Calandra, age 44, Conservative Member of Parliament for Oak Ridges-Markham, and...

La Montée des sommets… - Journal de Québec

Journal de Québec La Montée des sommets…Journal de QuébecYvon Rodrigue, président de la maison funéraire Harmonia, m'annonce la nomination de Claude Poulin, au poste de directeur...

Framework of fairness guides the public's view of 'the media'

According to Gallup, Americans are most likely to feel the news media is too liberal (44 percent), rather than too conservative (19 percent). One in...

Sikhi Awareness at Parliament Hill in Ottawa - Sikh24 News & Updates

Sikh24 News & Updates Sikhi Awareness at Parliament Hill in OttawaSikh24 News & Updates“I would like to thank the many young Sikh volunteers from the Sikh...

Netflix founder expanding political muscle

30, the Brown-backed tax measure, and $250,000 to another criminal justice initiative, a failed effort to end California's death penalty. ... "Liberal, conservative, Democrat, Republican:...

New Kennedy Center head seeking innovation in arts

WASHINGTON - Deborah Rutter says there's no reason the nation's capital should be thought of as a conservative, risk-averse place for the arts. Instead, she...

Religion news in brief

Bill Wilks, the pastor at NorthPark Baptist Church, says Joe Tesney, his wife and his two children had been members at the church since 2003.

Baloney Meter: How credible are the plans of parties to tweak EI premiums?

15, the Conservatives, Liberals and New Democrats have been engaged in a furious spin war over their varying plans to spend some of the $3-billion...

Vander: Elliott leads PC leadership race

(blog)Elliott, 59, has a high enough profile that she could easily jump to the federal level and replace her late husband as MP –...

The Great hedge fund reinsurance tax game

Stockton Re CEO Daniel Malloy did not return phone calls. Says one hedge fund manager who ... "There is no definition of an insurance company...

Harvest Fest Showcases Bounty

Winery employee Aaron O'Connor, 39, of Burlington, was on hand at a concession stand to serve wine and offer sage advice on vintages. O'Connor, who...

Verdicts & Settlements

(registration) (registration)Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Lucy Chernow Brown found that Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O'Connell had no intention to ever make payments on...

MP Robert Chisholm seeks answers about closure of Shannon Park ...

Robert Chisholm, NDP MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, shown with federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in June 2012, has again criticized city council about its decision...

Mothers, Tell Your Children to Be Software Coders

Harvey Sorenson subscriber 5pts. @KEVIN BURNS Even companies like Oracle have programmers living in the middle of noplace - when I was there two guys...

Conservatives stress opposition to same-sex marriage

“Civil rights are universal for all Americans, but no one has the right to redefine marriage for the rest of us,” said Joseph Grabowski, the...

Conservatives stress opposition to same-sex marriage

“Civil rights are universal for all Americans, but no one has the right to redefine marriage for the rest of us,” said Joseph Grabowski, the...

Canadian government joins 11th-hour search for John A. Macdonald's precise ...

Printed by The Empire, a Conservative party organ founded by Macdonald himself in 1887 and published by David Creighton, a close associate and regular correspondent...

Canadian government joins 11th-hour search for John A. Macdonald's precise ...

The issue is now on the radar of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, who shares Prime Minister Stephen Harper's well-known penchant for Canadian history and...