October 8, 2014

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Halifax's mail fail

Twice a week, all through the summer, Robert Chisholm's been going door-to-door in Dartmouth. The NDP Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour has been pounding...

Ruth Marcus: One amazing transformation

Mike Lee said the court “owes it to the people … whose democratic choices are being invalidated” to decide the issue. Other than that –...

Premier apologizes for firing of health researcher

Premier Christy Clark has apologized to Linda Kayfish, left, with NDP Leader John Horgan. Kayfish is the sister of ... Staff Sgt. Duncan Pound of...

Civil Disobedience, a Love Story

In 2006, with office space donated by Arava Institute, Abramowitz teamed with American investor David Rosenblatt and longtime Ketura member Ed Hofland to “do the...

Wisconsin's Amazing Governor's Race Pits Scott Walker Against Mary Burke - U.S. News & World Report

Wisconsin's Amazing Governor's Race Pits Scott Walker Against Mary BurkeU.S. News & World Report“There's a lot of fatigue amongst right-of-center, common-sense conservative voters,” Walker said...

American Horror Story: Freak Show: “Monsters Among Us” - A.V. Club Denver/Boulder

American Horror Story: Freak Show: “Monsters Among Us”A.V. Club Denver/BoulderThough telepathically connected, Dot and Bette are portrayed as polar opposites: The latter a starry-eyed romantic...

Conservatives look to change copyright laws to allow free news footage in ...

A spokesman for Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, who is named as the person making the presentation to cabinet, did not immediately respond for a request...

Widow and baby won't be deported

Barnett appealed to the office of Sudbury NDP MP Glenn Thibeault, who took her case to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Minister Chris Alexander. News stories...

Single Issue: Will Health Care or Property Taxes Motivate Vermont Voters?

Still more don't know the difference between the two. "It's all over the place in terms of what the specific concern is," says. Rep. Mike...

A look at how Adrian Peterson plans to win his case against child abuse charge

Hardin wasted no time Wednesday, in a courtroom session that went slightly off the rails when the prosecution asked for a recusal of Judge Kelly...

Cory Gardner opens lead over Mark Udall in Colorado Senate race

The poll, conducted by Anderson Robbins Research/Shaw & Company Research, had Mr. Gardner leading Mr. Udall by 43 to 37 percent. Four of the last...

Cory Gardner opens lead over Mark Udall in Colorado Senate race

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski) more >. By Valerie Richardson - The Washington ... The sample of respondents was 35 percent Republican, 34 percent Democrat and 28...

Party must rebuild: PC leadership hopefuls

By Lois Ann Baker, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder. Wednesday ... Shown with McDonell are Patrick Brown, Lisa MacLeod, Vic Fideli, Monte MacNaughton and Christine Elloitt. LOIS ANN...

Liberal MP's CSEC Oversight Bill May Be Nixed By House Speaker

Last June, Joyce Murray introduced the CSEC Accountability and Transparency Act, a sweeping private members' initiative that would impose new reporting and disclosure requirements on...

Canada Goes to Iraq, but Then What?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's horrific actions gave the Conservatives easy rhetorical points in debates leading up to the vote to send...

Kroger snubs gun-grabbing 'Moms Demand Action'

Leo Hohmann is a news editor for WND. He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the Atlanta and Charlotte, North...

MPs Warn of 'Wave of Executions' in Iran

NDP MP Wayne Marston and Conservative MP John Weston look on as Liberal MP Irwin Cotler pleads the case of Iranian Ayatollah Hossein-Kazamani Boroujerdi during...

Gay-marriage issue isn't over yet

Among other things, he blasted Sean Reyes for pursuing the case when he should have known better. Stormont released a statement pointing out that ...

Angus Macleod

was born on the Isle of Lewis to parents from Shawbost on the west of the island, his father - who died when Angus...

Spotlight on speeches puts focus on style of leadership

We will find out what we knew: that Mr Miliband is a decent enough chap who was shortchanged when the charisma pills came round, that...

Conservatives to change copyright law, allowing free use of news content in ...

“Changing copyright law … to improve their odds of winning over the Canadian public as opposed to improving copyright law to improve the economy, let's...

Ottawa seeks use of news footage without permission in political ads

... journalistic content for attack ads and campaign spots without asking broadcasters or publishers for permission. The measure would constitute an intervention into the intellectual...

Record World Early '70s: Moving Up by Showing Up

It fell to Dave to orient me: He capped my five-minute training program with a gentle warning that the entertaining promotion and PR characters who...

World Watch: News Digest

The Afghan government hanged five men who had been sentenced to death for their involvement in a gang rape, a case that stoked widespread public...

The Case of the Missing Carrots

(blog)Kelly notes, rightly, that the current higher ed system resembles popular conservative prescriptions for K-12: Pell grants are essentially vouchers, and students can take...

Canadian authorities overheard plans for 'potential ISIS-inspired knife-and ...

1 priority,” said Liberal MP Wayne Easter, who called on the committee in August to launch an inquiry on domestic radicalization. “I'm asking what action...

Politics and Society should form part of Leaving Cert curriculum

He wanted them to learn more about philosophical thought and to explore the meaning of words like fascism, socialism, democracy, liberalism and laissez faire. Since...

Martin Howe QC: Tories will pull out of the ECHR unless Strasbourg ...

David Anderson QC, Dominic Grieve QC, Shaun Ley, Bella Sankey, Lord Judge A Conservative government will withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights after...

J. C. Penney Company's (JCP) CEO Mike Ullman Hosts Analyst Day (Transcript ...

(registration)For many years apparel and fast fashion were the focus of our industry. ... Our CFO Ed Record will share all of that including...

Steve Bernal, sheriff's candidate, tops campaign fundraising

In the first six months of the year, his consultants included Brandon Gesicki, Andrew Russo of DBA Paramount Communications, Susanne Andresen, Mary Jacobi of DBA...

Like the Leafs, Ontario's PCs hope to end a long losing spell

MORRISBURG, Ont. - As Nazem Kadri scored the first goal to open the Toronto Maple Leafs NHL hockey season, the candidates to succeed Tim Hudak...

Like the Leafs, Ontario's PCs hope to end a long losing spell 0

Christine Elliott, the Whitby-Oshawa MPP and widow of former federal finance Minister Jim Flaherty, is taking her second kick at the PC leadership can, having...

Carson Palmer Throws, But QB Question Remains

Sure, the work was limited for Carson Palmer and his nerve-damaged shoulder and for Drew Stanton, who was cleared to throw a little but has...

Put on Your Patient Pants: President Obama is Coming Back to Town

(blog)In a sort of strange turn of events associated with the dinner, posters of Paltrow have popped up in and around Brentwood labeling her...

Supreme Court reignites same-sex marriage as campaign issue before midterms

We take a closer look at the political and legal landscape surrounding same-sex marriage with Jonathan Allen, Washington bureau chief for Bloomberg News. Jonathan, did...

CN says speed, driver-error not causes in Wadena derailment

In the House of Commons on Wednesday Liberal MP Ralph Goodale asked TSB minister Lisa Raitt whether the tankers were old. Raitt said that's a...

Harper to visit Whitby-Oshawa ahead of by-election call

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is due to headline a pair of functions in Jim Flaherty's former riding days before an expected by-election call. Mr. Harper...

RCMP investigating 90 people in terrorism cases

1 priority,” said Liberal MP Wayne Easter, who called on the committee in August to launch an inquiry on domestic radicalization. “I'm asking what action...

Gay marriage decisions lead to weddings, confusion - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Gay marriage decisions lead to weddings, confusionKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelThe county is home to affluent Kansas City suburbs, some of...

Jail watchdog: Prisoners need more prep time

OTTAWA - Canada's tough-on-crime Conservative government has received another stinging indictment from its corrections watchdog, who says too many inmates are being freed from prison...

CSIS keeping watch on 80 Canadian terror suspects nationwide

Toronto Star Blaney took his opportunity speaking to the committee to attack Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for visiting two mosques in the Montreal area that have...

Anonymous note adds mystery to Chilliwack death

17, NDP MP Randall Garrison, official opposition critic for public safety, submitted a letter on behalf of the Scherbeys to the Commission for Public Complaints...

CSIS keeping watch on 80 Canadian terror suspects nationwide

Toronto Star Blaney took his opportunity speaking to the committee to attack Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for visiting two mosques in the Montreal area that have...

NDP's Angus blasts Elizabeth May for split vote on Iraq - iPolitics

NDP Charlie Angus took to Twitter to lambast Green Leader Elizabeth May for her “leadership failure” after her party's split vote on Canada's Iraq mission.

CSIS keeping watch on 80 Canadian terror suspects nationwide

Public safety committee member, NDP MP Craig Scott, however, was incredulous to the safety minister's claims that the government knows of 80 suspected terrorists in...

Hickey, Watton confirmed as new federal riding Liberal hopefuls

The riding will cover an area from the southwest coast to St. Anthony and takes in a large portion of the current riding of Humber-St.

Tories change tune on terrorism study

Liberals were enjoying the reversal. Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner mocked Poilievre's claim that terrorists are the root cause of terrorism. “And the root cause...

Ad campaign by shale gas industry would bolster fracking

“The disinformation and propaganda machine against what you do is frightening,” said Stephen Moore, chief economist for the conservative Heritage Foundation. He and former White...

Blank stands by Smith, Dimitroff. What say you?

(blog)... led by a rookie QB, our D can't stop anyone and trust me, i could have done a better this off season than...

Five years in sanctuary, US war resister Rodney Watson pins hopes on Justin ...

On the phone from Ottawa, Libby Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver East, said she has repeatedly requested that Iraq-war resisters be granted permanent residency in...