October 4, 2014

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NDP leadership debate was amicable, but it ignored the elephant in ...

Below: Mr. Eggen, Mr. Loyola and 2012 federal NDP candidate Nathan Cullen, who advocated co-operation among progressive political parties. Listening to the Alberta NDP's final...

Neil L. Lynch, 84; former SJC justice

“I think what everyone noticed was that he didn't have a 'kiss my ring' bone in his body,” said Barbara Healy Smith, who clerked for...

Harper Conservatives can't expect Parliament to support dash to war: Editorial

Granted, Canadians are appalled by the Islamic State and its Sunni jihadists. As Harper properly noted, they have turned much of Iraq and Syria into...

Entrepreneurs eye emerging marijuana markets

(subscription)Brown-Forman, the company that owns Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey and Finlandia Vodka, mentioned marijuana legalization in its 2014 annual report as a potential threat...

Critics: Tax cuts put municipalities at risk

It featured conservative economist Arthur Laffer and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. Pence ... Lake County Commissioner Mike Repay, D-Hammond, said any cut to the tax...

No more surprises

Any notion that Ontario is not a conservative province can be dispelled by the 2011 federal election, Brown argued. The federal Conservatives received more than...

No more surprises: Ontario PC leadership candidate Patrick Brown

THUNDER BAY -- Patrick Brown is tired of watching from afar as provincial Progressive Conservatives squander election campaigns that are seemingly ripe for the taking.

Missing: Key issues in TO mayoral race

I fear Olivia Chow would return the city to the days of Miller in no time. She won't contract out garbage any further. Nor does...

Groups call on Prentice to support inquiry into missing and murdered ...

“We have to keep pushing ... we need to meet with Premier Prentice,” said Chief Cameron Alexis of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation. Alberta Liberal...

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Lifesite's John Henry Weston reveals a contentious press meeting featuring Synod Secretary Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri over the unprecedented secrecy and restrictions for the historic Catholic...

Here comes 'The Judge'

Robert Duvall at the "The Judge" premiere in Beverly Hills. It's not surprising that there's already Oscar buzz for Robert ... “The studios make you...

What happened to Olivia Chow?

Olivia Chow, the popular downtown NDP MP and former Toronto councillor would be their choice to beat Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. The polls showed her...

Pence praises Reagan values at GOP breakfast

Mike Pence told the more than 300 gathered Saturday at the annual Lake County GOP Reagan Breakfast that America's 40th president was the reason he...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Peter Braid, MP

The Parliamentarians-Peter Braid, MP. Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin. #6, 14504-108 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1G8 October IVth, MMXIV Hon. Gordon Dirks, B. Ed., M.

Does Television Spanglish Need A Rewrite?

Twitter user Yvonne Hennessy ‏wrote: "Abuelitos [grandparents] = Spanish. Nuclear family & primos [cousins]= Spanglish or English. Gisela Castanon wrote in to say, "My parents...

Devils vs. Rangers preseason finale: What you should know

Michael Ryder had two goals in the game in which Scott Clemmensen and Keith Kinkaid split the goaltending. 5. John MacLean will make his debut...

October 4th Sisters in Spirit Vigil on Parliament Hill | - Carolyn ...

Carolyn Bennett, MP, MD · Other Key Contacts ... I was also pleased to be joined by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his spouse Sophie...

Darren Fisher wins federal Liberal nomination in Dartmouth-Cole Harbour

The municipal politician, 49, won a five-candidate nomination race Saturday in Dartmouth. He won in an afternoon contest that was run at the Dartmouth Sportsplex.

McLeod Urges Support for Canada's Involvement in ISIL Mission

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod says most Canadians are aware of the atrocities ISIL is committing in Iraq and Syria. She says residents ... their opposition.

'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' Charge To Weekend Box-Office Photo Finish; Sunday ...

Chris Aronson, Fox's head of domestic distribution, said he plans to increase Gone Girl's theater count from its current 3,014 screen tally for next weekend.

Playbook: W.H. departure

By MIKE ALLEN | 10/04/14 1:50 PM EDT ... TALKER -- “Bogus Congressman Said to Get Backstage at Obama Event,” by Bloomberg's Jonathan Allen: “An...

Can Odell Beckham Jr. Be Spark Eli Manning Needs to Complete Reappearing ...

In Week 4, his first three touchdown passes went to Larry Donnell, who became the first Giants tight end with three touchdown receptions in a...

Supreme Court clerk: Plum job for legal elite

Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. In "Uncertain ... Thomas' choices tend to share his conservative ideology, Severino said as she...

David Cameron's pledges are smart but too vague

The contrast with Ed Miliband's conference speech the week before – during which the Labour leader "forgot" to talk about the UK's public finances –...

NH Senate race strategy: Brown runs hard against Obama; Shaheen calls ...

ABC News PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The last thing Nancy Vawter expected when she went online with her 22-month-old granddaughter to watch the musician Raffi sing "Wheels...

Big Brother is watching — but why? And should we care?

Scott Brison, the Liberal MP for Kings—Hants in Nova Scotia who requested the order paper in Parliament, says the Harper administration's surveillance of dissent amounts...

Yukon Liberals choose federal candidate Saturday

But Cunning says numbers don't mean everything and the party needs to be careful not to take anything for granted in the run-up to the...

In praise of the airless rooms of parliamentary committees

Joe Preston begs to differ. A longtime Conservative MP from southwestern Ontario whose chairmanship of the procedure and House affairs committee has spanned six years,...

Leona Aglukkaq is silent on altered evidence in frog memo | Mike ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government is offering no explanation for a mysterious memo sent from a senior bureaucrat to the environment minister that incorrectly summarized...

Canada to Escalate its Role in Mideast War “Against ISIS”, Joining Coalition ...

He, his Conservative government, and the Canadian military know full well that the shoring up of the pro-US regime in Baghdad and its allies in...

Tory Senator Uses Nazis, Trudeau Sr. To Attack Liberals' Iraq Stance

National Post A Conservative Senator took a shot at Justin Trudeau and his late father after the Liberal leader announced his party would not support the...

5 things to know about the Vatican's family synod

The pre-synod debate has been dominated by mudslinging between liberals and conservatives over divorce and remarriage, but there are many more issues up for discussion.

Farmers want answers on fate of wheat board assets

CBC.ca OTTAWA -- The Canadian Wheat Board has become far too secretive and the farmers who built it deserve to know what is going to happen...

Congress, Big Tech Fight Over Child Prostitution Bill

Mike Zaneis, the executive vice president of public policy at the Interactive Advertising Bureau, which represents dozens of Internet companies, including Google and Yahoo!, stressed...

The UKs New Iron Lady in Kitten Heels

This was at the height of Tony Blair's Labour government, and she looked her Conservative colleagues in the eye and told them they needed to...

'Last Man Standing' is back

Now we can breathe easier knowing our favorite conservative second-amendment- protecting-comedy dad is back! What's that you ... If you're new to watching this show,...

Conrad Black: The Tories' best strategy? Replace Stephen Harper

The talk one hears around Ottawa these days about Stephen Harper calling a snap election is nonsense. If the prime minister called an election over...

GOP candidate for Mass. treasurer Mike Heffernan even more supportive of ...

5/15/14 SPRINGFIELD - Republican candidate for State Treasurer Mike Heffernan says his experiences as an entrepreneur and financial advisor are a perfect match for the...

MPs don't stand up for ocean's well-being

On Vancouver Island, we have the Conservative party whip John Duncan and MP James Lunney. Both live near the ocean, yet are incapable of standing...

Daydreaming Is Not a Disorder

... a subversive wit, English music/comedy duo Cassetteboy has turned British Prime Minister David Cameron into a hip-hop sensation. Cameron's speeches have been recut into...

Time to reform governance of the Mounties

Canada.com In the House on Wednesday, Robert Sopuck, the Conservative MP for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, lobbed a softball question to Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq about the winter...

CO2 project sequesters tax dollars

Saskatchewan taxpayers have pumped almost $1.2 billion into this project, with another $240 million from the federal Conservative government (which refused to cough up any...

Medway Conservative Peter Rodberg defects to UKIP run by Nigel Farage a ...

Veteran Tory councillor Peter Rodberg has quit his party and joined UKIP - the United Kingdom Independence Party. His resignation from the Medway Conservative Association...

Carbon project not sole answer

Although Stephen Harper's Conservative government continues to reject carbon pricing - an economic measure the party supported before it took power - the concept is...

Carbon project not sole answer

Although Stephen Harper's Conservative government continues to reject carbon pricing - an economic measure the party supported before it took power - the concept is...

More honesty needed

Record columnist Luisa D'Amato says then-federal Liberal leader Stéphane Dion turned out to be correct in the 2008 election when he urged Canadians to adopt...

Biddeford, Lewiston fire investigations still in progress

18 killed one man, Michael Moore, 23. His roommate James Ford, was still in critical condition Friday. The State Police have taken over that investigation...

Political Bits and Pieces

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for President Barack Obama to appoint a new U.S. attorney general who will uphold the Constitution and follow the...

Issac Bailey | CCU, Horry County and Myrtle Beach chamber made poor choice ...

That did happen, of course, because local experts such as Coastal Carolina University research economist Rob Salvino participated. “For 17 years, the Coastal Carolina University...

Around Town

Oct. 4: Blaine and the 120 EZs - free dance for Dorothy Kramer for her 96th birthday; Oct. 11: Rough Around the Edges; Oct. 18:...