October 17, 2014

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NFL Week 7 Injury Notebook

The NFL world stood still for roughly 30 seconds last week during Sunday Night Football when New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz sobbed as...

Lawyer Offers to Help Media Fight Harper Gov't Copyright Changes

Politically, Liberal Ralph Goodale pointed out in the House last week that artists and musicians must wait until 2017 for copyright changes they've been seeking,...

October 17, 1989, 25 years ago: Earthquake at the World Series

(blog)Unfortunately, like his Daily News stablemate Dick Young, and his Chicago counterpart Mike Royko, he got crochety and conservative in his later years, taking...

Op-Ed: Harper government to give spy agency more powers

Ottawa - The Canadian Conservative government of Stephen Harper has announced that it will increase the powers of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service(CSIS) the main...

More voices on election

Her entire career, from early days as a young Toronto councillor through her time as MP, has always put people first. Her transit plans are...

L'ex-bloquiste Jean-François Fortin lancerait son parti

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)M. Fortin tente de rallier une coalition d'élus des régions. Au moment de claquer la porte du Bloc cet été après l'élection du...

Maclean's on the Hill: Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau and Chatelaine

Each week, the Maclean's politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week's news in Ottawa. This week, interviews with NDP leader...

SOUND OFF: Why didn't you cover Panetta book's criticism of Obama?

I seem to recall that Richard A. Clarke's 2004 book, "Against All Enemies," which was critical of George W. Bush, got more attention in the...

SOUND OFF: Why didn't you cover Panetta book's criticism of Obama?

I seem to recall that Richard A. Clarke's 2004 book, "Against All Enemies," which was critical of George W. Bush, got more attention in the...

Campaign 2015 - now?

Referring to northern Ontario Conservative MPs such as Sault MP Bryan Hayes (who delivered a welcome speech), Jay Aspin and Greg Rickford, Harper said “these...

Campaign 2015 - now?

Referring to northern Ontario Conservative MPs such as Sault MP Bryan Hayes (who delivered a welcome speech), Jay Aspin and Greg Rickford, Harper said “these...

Guelph robocalls sentencing decision set for Nov. 19

National Post He was communications director for Guelph Conservative candidate Marty Burke, who finished a distant second to Liberal incumbent Frank Valeriote in the 2011 election.

Jack Layton's hospital records were also accessed, Chow says

One day after news that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's medical records were inappropriately accessed while he underwent cancer treatment, Olivia Chow has confirmed her late...

Galveston hospital gearing up as 'Ebola Central' in Texas

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 17: Nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital rally in support of their employer outside the hosptial October 17, 2014 in Dallas,...

Justin Trudeau turns his life into an open book

There is no mention in the book of NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, though Trudeau does write of how he and his advisers seriously considered the...

Libertarian hopes voters' true beliefs equals victory

Gus Fahrendorf, 6th Congressional candidate, espouses fiscal conservative and socially liberal viewpoints typically held by Libertarians, the party label he's running under on Nov. 4.

As 2015 election nears, Conservatives appeal to their base

Part of the Conservative success story has been speaking to Canadians that the other federal parties have tended to overlook. On social issues, the party...

How to profit from stock sell-off

John Allen, chief investment officer with wealth management firm Aspiriant, said his firm has been telling clients all year to “expect less from their investment...

Strength of Canada, weakness of opposition -Harper

Harper said, if in power, the Liberal and NDP would slash military spending, this despite Defence Minister Rob Nicholson announcing in October 2013 the Conservative...

How Matt Stone And Trey Parker Used 'Team America: World Police' To Enrage ...

It's been 10 years since South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker gave us Team America: World Police, the greatest marionette action movie ever...

Harper hangs with 250 friends (6 photos)

Following a question and answer session this morning with the head of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters at Algoma's Water Tower Inn, Prime...

Coyne: If assisted suicide is a right, how can it not be for all?

Steven Fletcher, the Conservative MP whose private member's bill would likely serve as the model for federal legislation, has suggested it could be done by...

Mormon Media scholars discuss church and media intersection

Utah Valley University professor David Scott ... BYU-Hawaii professor Chiung Hwang Chen spoke about similarities between the hyper-masculine artwork and action figures often used in...

Community Calendar Oct. 19

First Monday — The Arkansas Conservative Forum meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at China Town in Conway. Lunch begins at 11:30 and meeting starts at noon.

Dude's name ends with vowel. But he can't understand Sicilians

... this morning were Sault MP Bryan Hayes, Ward 6 City Council candidates Ozzie Grandinetti and Ross Romano, Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board candidate Bill...

Dude's name ends with vowel. But he can't understand Sicilians

... this morning were Sault MP Bryan Hayes, Ward 6 City Council candidates Ozzie Grandinetti and Ross Romano, Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board candidate Bill...

Pence won't seek federal dollars to expand pre-K

WANE The pilot is expected to launch early next year in Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties. State officials have said the program could provide...

Campaign Notebook: Democrats dominate Mankato ad buys

Take Sen. Al Franken, whose campaign has paid for almost as much ad time for the last week of the election as his opponent, Mike...

MP's motives questionable - Orillia Packet & Times

MP's motives questionableOrillia Packet & TimesBy most accounts, the Honourable Bruce Stanton is a fine representative of Simcoe North and his longevity as our MP...

Reviewing Stephen Harper's economic record as campaign for re-election gears ...

I asked four prominent economists to rate the Conservative performance: Glen Hodgson, chief economist, Conference Board of Canada; Scott Clark, a former deputy minister of...

Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

From left to right, David Larance, Kevin Patterson, Nelda Majors, and Karen Bailey, come out of the Clerk of the Superior Court in Phoenix, Friday,...

Canada's Iraq Combat Mission Could Extend Beyond 6 Months

The Opposition New Democrats would oppose seeing Canada play a role in such a mission, said defence critic Jack Harris. The country's on a ...

Amaya Gaming Group: A Transformed Company With A Large And Sustainable ...

(registration)Then in 2010, the firm IPO'ed @ CAD $1, raising money for a mobile lottery platform. .... According to AGG IR, the acquisition is...

Justin Trudeau book excerpt: A commission, a convention – and a decision

I chose to stay away from it, but I did wonder whether, given my growing experience as a public speaker on youth and the environment...

Magazine claims about Canada's border security draw fire

“We have a serious debate in Canada about the Conservative approach to public safety, and the importance of putting more resources into prevention,” NDP MP...

Stephen Harper's legacy fated to endure: Walkom

True, both the Liberals and the NDP expressed outrage when Canada Post announced its plans last December. True also that ... Alexandre Boulerice, the party's...

Canada to train Iraqi troops against ISIL?

The Opposition New Democrats would oppose seeing Canada play a role in such a mission, said defence critic Jack Harris. The country's on a ...

Campaign coordination suit filed in a way to get favorable judge

Madison — When a conservative group filed a lawsuit over campaign finance laws earlier this month, its lawyers filled out court paperwork in a way...

8 things you didn't know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

She was born the same year as Brown vs. Board of Education. Sotomayor has ... Daniel Patrick Moynihan to secure her nomination to the U.S.

Houston sermon subpoenas unite Baptists

Baptists on both sides of a divide from the days of the conservative resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) urged Houston Mayor Annise Parker...

Debunking the Continued Criticism of Aaron Rodgers' "Clutch-Ness"

Debunking the Continued Criticism of Aaron Rodgers' "Clutch-Ness"Morris is trying to make the case that Rodgers is too conservative when trailing big, and attempts to...

Mission could involve a year of training Iraqi forces, Canadian general says

... of Islamic State jihadists there, top Canadian military commanders say. This suggests Canada's military involvement to the Iraq conflict could stretch far beyond the...

Book Review: Michael S. Roth argues for the necessity of a liberal-arts education

Roth's argument — with support from thinkers, including Thomas Jefferson, Jane Addams, John Dewey and Richard Rorty — dismantles the assumptions behind such questions. “It's...

Dartmouth Student Newspaper Calls for End to Greek System

Justin Anderson, a Dartmouth spokesman, declined to comment on the editorial. He said the committee plans to present its recommendations to the board in ...

Driver clocked at 140 mph gets 50 days in jail

PHOENIX (AP) — Gay marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state's conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn't challenge a federal court...

Robyn Urback: Fluffy Justin Trudeau feature is an insult to serious women ...

Michael Den Tandt: Mulcair's NDP sets its sights on soccer moms · Robyn Urback: Fluffy Justin Trudeau feature is an insult to serious women voters...

What are Community Benefit Agreements?

You may have heard a lot about them lately: Olivia Chow has made them the central plank of her youth employment platform, Premier Kathleen Wynne...

Start 'em, Sit 'em, Smash 'em

Cleveland): Returned from a hamstring injury last Sunday to catch ten passes for 103 yards on a team-high 16 targets, demonstrating that he, not rookies...

NFL Week 7

Lance Moore (16) of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with Le'Veon Bell (26) after catching a touchdown pass from Antonio Brown during their game against the...

GOP lawmakers call on Congress to reconvene to address Ebola

Scott Garrett of New Jersey wrote to House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat. They said if the...