October 10, 2014

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CRTC orders Punjabi radio stations in Metro Vancouver to explain themselves

Surrey-area MPs Nina Grewal of the Conservatives and Jinny Sims of the New Democratic Party, and former MP Sukh Dhaliwal, who is seeking the Liberal...

CRTC orders Punjabi radio stations in Metro Vancouver to explain themselves

Surrey-area MPs Nina Grewal of the Conservatives and Jinny Sims of the New Democratic Party, and former MP Sukh Dhaliwal, who is seeking the Liberal...

CRTC orders Punjabi radio stations in Metro Vancouver to explain themselves

Surrey-area MPs Nina Grewal of the Conservatives and Jinny Sims of the New Democratic Party, and former MP Sukh Dhaliwal, who is seeking the Liberal...

Medical pot vote is as much about morality as medicine

Rick Scott; Congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston; the Florida Medical Association; and associations representing Florida police chiefs and sheriffs.

Grits set sights on Edmonton Centre, Hawn not running |

The federal Liberals have been shut out of the province of Alberta in the last three elections, but think they can win Edmonton Centre now...

Harper learning to separate Islam from terrorism: Siddiqui

How to wage war on Muslim terrorists without maligning and alienating Muslims, especially those in the West whose cooperation has been found to be essential...

Why Justin Trudeau's high wire act may end badly

The Conservatives have a long history of defining Liberal leaders before they can define themselves. Stéphane Dion was “Not worth the risk.” Michael Ignatieff was...

PBS Pulls Ads From Liberal Magazine Attacking Them As Too Corporate and ...

(blog) (blog)PBS Pulls Ads From Liberal Magazine Attacking Them As Too Corporate and Conservative. By Tim Graham | October 10, 2014 | 11:26 PM...

Mega gallery: The week in pictures

WARRNAMBOOL: Harvey Brown, 5, Cruz Regan, 5, and Amelia McGarvie, 5, at South Warrnambool Primary School's crazy hair day. Photo: Vicky Hughson. TASMANIA: Lucah Mathiasson,...

GOP leader Pileggi loses two Senate backers

Donald White of Armstrong County said Friday that he would not vote for Dominic Pileggi of Delaware County should he seek a fifth term as...

The Conservative jobs plan that creates no jobs: Walkom

This is the upshot of the parliamentary budget office's investigation into the small-business job credit scheme that Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced with such fanfare...

The current owners insist selling a majority stake to Andrew Barroway will ...

NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen wrote Oliver on Friday about the leak of "potentially sensitive tax information." "The leak and availability of this information, prior...

US Sen. Ted Cruz hopes to rally conservatives in Spartanburg

For the next several weeks, Cruz said he is wholly focused on electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate, calling it a “historic opportunity” to retire...

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai to become honorary Canadian

"Malala asked Canada to make a pledge to the Global Partnership for Education, which held its replenishment conference last June, but the government has made...

Jim Deva was a champion for gay rights, free speech

In Ottawa, Hedy Fry, the Liberal member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, hailed her constituent for his “unflagging belief that the goal of equality was...

Jim Deva was a champion for gay rights, free speech

In Ottawa, Hedy Fry, the Liberal member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, hailed her constituent for his “unflagging belief that the goal of equality was...

Express entry system floated as government's fix to live-in caregiver woes

NDP immigration critic Lysanne Blanchette-Lamothe criticized the government for its "lack of transparency." "They've hinted at changes, while vilifying certain communities they claim are abusing...

Whose castle now?

To eliminate McKay, Labor teamed up not only with Tinkler, but with a swath of Newcastle's business community, which took cash from Tinkler and spent...

From dominatrices to doughnuts: Why I'm thankful to live in Canada

I am grateful, first, that the federal government has recognized the trustworthiness and integrity of the national media. Why else would the Conservative Party attempt...

Health of family 'indivisible from destiny of nation,' Sen. Mike Lee tells ...

In this April 26, 2014, file photo, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, waves during the Utah Republican Party nominating convention in Sandy, Utah. The health of...

Finance Canada gives accidental sneak peek at coming tax measures

NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen wrote Oliver on Friday about the leak of “potentially sensitive tax information.” “The leak and availability of this information, prior...

How Olivia Chow's 2004 election defeat shaped her political future

The plan was for Chow to follow that trail, running for a very winnable federal seat for the NDP in the heart of Toronto. But...

Controversial cyberbullying bill goes to vote with no changes

The Liberals hinted they may vote for the legislation despite disagreeing with the surveillance portions of the bill. Liberal MP Wayne Easter said the cyberbullying...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives grant, will double workforce for company

(Pressemitteilung)Dazu canada.com weiter: On Wednesday, this was looking like one of the best weeks the Conservatives have had in a while, thanks mostly to...

Olbermann Says Sorry & More Revelations in New Clinton Library Papers

In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted that the processing power of computers would double roughly each year going forward. For hoodie-clad, Silicon Valley-types, this...

Olivia Chow: Election defeat shaped her future

One big lesson from 2004 was that Chow had spent too much time on the national campaign, doing her own cross-country tours to help Layton.

Next Month's Upsets

(blog) (blog)Every election has its surprises — candidates come out of seeming nowhere to score upsets. Think the stunning loss of Eric Cantor, the...

High court lifts hold on gay marriage in Idaho

New York Times A funeral service will be conducted Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Diamond Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Warren Anderson...

Friday Fox Follies

- The Ebola EditionPoliticusUSASkip ahead to the present: This week Conservative activist Jason Mattera employed the ambush interview to stalk Lois Lerner while she...

Conservatives planning to enhance child care benefit in fall fiscal update

The Conservatives have been mulling an alternative to spending $2.5-billion on income splitting for a year. When he was finance minister, the late Jim Flaherty...

Fortney: Families recount Syrian violence and liberation to Canada

It's a number that critics say is woefully low when compared to the 4,000 Vietnamese boat people it took in 35 years ago; NDP foreign...

Readers share thoughts on Kemper Arena, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and ...

Vote for fair-minded, conservative-thinking, constitutional leadership and get our government back on track and out of debt. It's time to ... They put our once-proud...

Editorial: Utah Republicans starting to take on poverty

Mike Lee has been making the rounds of his fellow Republicans, calling for a new, conservative approach to poverty and inequality. An approach that is...

Criminalizing Political Speech in Wisconsin

But Mr. Chisholm didn't stop there: After an aggressive criminal investigation failed to knock Mr. Walker out of office, the district attorney set his sights...

The Battle Over Same-Sex Marriage Is Ending. What's the Next Big Culture War?

David Blankenhorn of the Institute for American Values famously reversed his opposition to same-sex marriage on the grounds that we should be encouraging everyone to...

Documentary 'The Crossfire Kids' spotlights precarious lives of young ...

8, Thinking Cap will read Radio TBS (Trailer Park Broadcasting Scandals) by Mark Landon Smith. Included in the 10-woman cast are Elena Maria Garcia, Sally...

Canadian supplied robots will find bombs, but Kurds can't disarm them

Paul Dewar, the NDP foreign affairs critic who travelled with Baird to Iraq, said the lack of training for the Kurds appears to be typical...

Facebook-linked group drops 1M on Shaheen

“There's a lot of veterans in New Hampshire that have to travel hours to see a doctor at the VA,” says Iraq veteran Allen Aldenberg...

Facebook-linked group drops 1M on Shaheen

“There's a lot of veterans in New Hampshire that have to travel hours to see a doctor at the VA,” says Iraq veteran Allen Aldenberg...

Tecumseh man back from Iraq raises concerns over border security

“I just find it unusual there wouldn't be an interest to find out why he was there, what he did, and what he can contribute...

Maher: The Trudeau clause — government by the boys in short pants

On Wednesday, this was looking like one of the best weeks the Conservatives have had in a while, thanks mostly to Justin Trudeau. Stephen Harper...

NDP resurrect the debate over a national child care program in Canada

Globalnews.ca (blog)The NDP is determined to propose a practical plan to address the needs of parents across Canada," party leader Thomas Mulcair said in a...

Why climate hawks should still vote for fossil-fuel-loving Democrats

. By Ben Adler. 10 Oct 2014 5:23 PM comments. Share ... Incumbent senators win about 90 percent of the time, low-turnout midterm elections favor...

The Gargoyle: Twitter blowback as Eve Adams 'delighted' to shirk health ...

Eve Adams, who is also the parliamentary secretary to the health minister, took some heat Friday after her Twitter account indicated the Conservative MP was...

3 more set sights on Coquitlam council

Shen, meanwhile, is gearing up for his third straight run at a seat on Coquitlam council. He works as a constituency assistant for Wai Young,...

Day Of The Girl 2014: Sexual Content, Violence Against Women Rampant On ...

The conservative group on Friday released a new report on sexualization, violence and the sexual exploitation of females on scripted primetime broadcast television. The report's...

The Gargoyle: PM's greeting to Muslims goes missing

Eid al-Adha began last Friday, and their were public statements of greetings from Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and even Multiculturalism Minister...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' spawns animated series; 'Pretty Little Liars' star ...

(blog) (blog)The actress will play Carol, a conservative administrative director at a medical facility. The episode will air later this season. [ Entertainment ...

Exception urged as court rules torture victims can't sue foreign countries

CBC.ca The Conservative government created that exception in 2012, allowing lawsuits over terrorist acts committed since 1985. “There's an important message in the ruling – Parliament...

Douglas Todd: Who shall inherit the Earth? Perhaps, the religious

VANCOUVER — Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and other well-known atheists consider the decline of religion inevitable as the global population becomes more secular, more educated...