October 7, 2014

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A test for Trudeau? Canada's Liberals split on Iraq combat mission ...

Cotler, former Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion and former Liberal cabinet ministers Lawrence MacAulay and Mauril Bélanger were also absent from Tuesday night's vote. And influential...

Treadwell addresses election, initiative hearings and Anchorage mayoral race

I don't know what describes the difference except, (Southwest Alaska Native leader) Mike (Williams) has been a leader of the sobriety movement. The question of,...

Court surrenders to the inevitable

It does not mean that Chief Justice John Roberts and the conservative majority have gone all “Kumbaya. ... President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder...

Canada's government engaged in mass surveillance of protest groups

Wayne Easter, the Liberal Party's spokesman on public safety, criticized the government for a lack of consultation with the groups under surveillance, declaring, “Does anyone...

Canada's government engaged in mass surveillance of protest groups

Wayne Easter, the Liberal Party's spokesman on public safety, criticized the government for a lack of consultation with the groups under surveillance, declaring, “Does anyone...

David Brooks: How To Be Religious in the Public Square

(blog) (blog) ... I work at what I think of as the greatest newspaper in the world, but being a conservative, religious person at...

Vote on Iraq mission passes House of Commons

Tuesday, the Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau muddied the waters even further by telling one reporter his party would support the mission after voting...

Permanent homeless shelter to be operated by Lighthouse

Swindler had emphasized the community's need for a stabilization/detox centre at a recent round table discussion hosted by MP Wayne Easter, Liberal critic for public...

Containing Ebola: Quarantine and the Constitution

After nurses and doctors at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas initially mishandled the case of Ebola-infected patient Thomas Duncan, Texas state and local...

Tout commence à Sherbrooke…

Pierre-Luc Dusseault représente la circonscription électorale de Sherbrooke au Parlement du Canada depuis mai 1991. Il a été le ... C'est plutôt le rappel d'un...

Perioperative Fluids: An Evidence-Based Review

6 Sir Christopher Wren along with Robert Boyle are credited with being the first to propose and demonstrate IV administration of medications (wine and opium)...

Kevin Wilson Press Conference Part 1

(subscription)I thought, just, hey, we're running it good, let's run it, and we didn't block it well, and we didn't score there, and we...

MPs Approve Iraq Airstrikes

The Harper government motion to take part in airstrikes in Iraq has passed in the House of Commons. After debating the mission against ISIL for...

Conservative group asks court to stop John Doe 'constitutional injury'

The group's urgent request is before U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa, the same federal judge who temporarily shut down Chisholm's secret John Doe investigation...

Iraq Combat Mission: Commons Vote Green Lights CF-18 Airstrikes

OTTAWA - One by one, Conservative MPs in the House of Commons led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper voted late Tuesday to join the war...

Vote on Iraq mission passes House of Commons - Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & Times Vote on Iraq mission passes House of CommonsOrillia Packet & TimesBut Irwin Cotler, a former Liberal justice minister, who has been one...

Environmentalists recall Baker's stance on climate change

But his comments during the private briefing on environmental issues in 2010, a service that the environmental advocates have provided for decades to candidates running...

Tory plan is patriotism, fear and six CF-18s: Tim Harper

... Syria — was never in doubt. But Conservatives imported two distinctly American arguments in selling their plan to a divided House of Commons. ...

Conservative MPs approve combat mission in Iraq

“There is never a good time to go to war but there comes a time in every country's history where the necessity outweighs the risk...

House approves combat mission against ISIS

Liberal MP Irwin Cotler abstained. Six CF-18 fighter-bombers, two CP-140 surveillance planes, one aerial tanker aircraft and 600 personnel are expected to join coalition airstrikes...

ISIS mission: MPs approve air combat role

London Free Press Liberal MP Irwin Cotler abstained from the vote. The longtime MP released a statement explaining that he feels the government motion is unclear...

Commons votes for Iraq combat mission

Treasury Board President Tony Clement said last week that the cost of the mission would be prepared for the supplementary estimates, which detail changes in...

ISIS mission: MPs approve air combat role

A divided House of Commons voted Tuesday in favour of sending Canadian aircraft and personnel to join coalition airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State of...

Conservative majority approves combat mission in Iraq

Toronto Star The government will provide more information to Canadians on Wednesday when Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, and the heads of the RCMP and CSIS,...

Commons votes for Iraq combat mission

“The Conservatives are plunging Canada into a prolonged war without a credible plan to help victims of ISIL terror,” NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair said in...

Keystone Be Darned: Canada Finds Oil Route Around Obama

Reflecting this new post-Keystone mood, Harper told a British business audience in September that the U.S. “is unlikely to be a fast-growing economy for many...

Conservative MPs approve combat mission in Iraq despite Liberal, NDP dissent

"As we have seen in conflict after conflict after conflict, that becomes a slippery slope and that quickly evolves into boots on the ground," said...

Canadian Parliament authorizes air strikes in Iraq

National Post "Canada will do our part," Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt tweeted after the vote. Canada has more than two dozen special forces advisers already...

Influential LGBTs in media; marriage news; anti-trans ad

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and TMZ creator/managing editor Harvey Levin tied for the top spot, with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, CNN's Anderson Cooper and The...

MARCUS: Same-sex marriage evolved at warp speed

Celebrating in Salt Lake City, Utah, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for gay marriages in that state and 30 others.

Fluke, Allen in Tight Fundraising Battle

While Allen is a progressive Democrat, he has recently been under fire for accepting money from conservative and Republican sources, including Bloomfield, Latham & Watkins...

House approves combat mission against ISIS in Iraq

But the NDP amendment to the government's motion was defeated Tuesday, despite support from the Liberals. Earlier Tuesday, NDP's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar, questioned...

Canada to bomb militants in Iraq

"Canada will do our part," Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt tweeted after the vote. Canada has more than two dozen special forces advisers already in...

Canada at war: Vote to launch combat mission against ISIS passes 157-134 in ...

Some 155 Conservatives voted in favour of the motion, with the help of Independent MP Brent Rathgeber and Green MP Bruce Hyer, while the NDP...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Gerry Byrne, PC, MP

... costing consumers hundreds of millions in higher prices for goods & services." Number LV (55),. Rory. Source: The Honourable Gerry Byrne, PC, MP, Liberal,...

Lawmakers vote to join air strikes against Islamic State group

Both the opposition New Democrats and Liberals voted against it, saying they fear the mission could become a quagmire. Six hundred air crew and other...

Boys Golf: Neuqua Valley wins Class 3A Lockport Regional title

Naperville Sun Naperville North was led by Griffin Brown's fourth-place 76. Also scoring were Brendan Bond (80), Joe ... Don't play conservative, but play smart. Griffin...

Marc Garneau Sows Confusion Ahead Of Iraq Combat Mission Vote

OTTAWA — The man tasked with selling the Liberals' position on the upcoming combat mission in Iraq found himself on the defensive Tuesday. Foreign affairs...

House approves motion to join war in Iraq

After two days of debate, 155 Conservatives voted in favour of the motion, with the help of Independent MP Brent Rathgeber and Green MP Bruce...

House of Commons gives green light to combat mission in Iraq

“As we have seen in conflict after conflict after conflict, that becomes a slippery slope and that quickly evolves into boots on the ground,” said...

Surprise, surprise! Ruby Dhalla says she won't contest next year's federal ...

In her invite to selected journalists on Saturday, former Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla said, "I would like to personally invite you for a special announcement...

Conservative MPs approve combat mission in Iraq despite Liberal, NDP dissent

Ottawa Citizen "There is never a good time to go to war but there comes a time in every country's history where the necessity outweighs the...

Canadian Parliament authorizes air strikes in Iraq

"Canada will do our part," Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt tweeted after the vote. Canada has more than two dozen special forces advisers already in...

Canadian Parliament authorizes air strikes in Iraq

"Canada will do our part," Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt tweeted after the vote. Canada has more than two dozen special forces advisers already in...

Despite Supreme Court gay marriage decision, three states vow to keep ban (+ ...

and Kerry Wilks question Sedgwick County trial court supervisor Shalyn Taylor after being refused a marriage license at the Sedgwick County Courthouse in Wichita, Kan.,...

House of Commons votes in favour of combat mission in Iraq

One by one, Conservative MPs in the House of Commons led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper voted late Tuesday to join the war in Iraq,...

MPs vote to join combat mission in Iraq - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News MPs vote to join combat mission in IraqCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe opposition parties say they will continue to press for more, although...

House votes to join US-led combat mission in Iraq

Ottawa Citizen However, Liberal MP Marc Garneau said Tuesday that the party would stand behind the mission once it passes, despite voting against the decision. “We...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Brad Butt, MP

Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Byelection Candidate As Unelected Dear Gordon: You've got to hand it to Brad Butt, MP. B4 he could be made the "butt"...

My principled abstention from the ISIL vote | - Irwin Cotler - Liberal ...

Today, October 7, 2014, the Hon. Irwin Cotler issued the following statement: “For the last several weeks, Members of Parliament and the Canadians we represent...