October 18, 2014

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MP meets with local tourism operators in search for ways to stretch out season

(subscription) (subscription)Richards, chairman of the parliamentary tourism caucus (which includes Okanagan MPs Ron Cannan and Dan Albas), is spending time in the South Okanagan...

For Corbett, an uphill battle for a second term

“And it gets renewed every day for me, renewed in seeing the people, traveling the state, going into a convenience store or a fast food...

Liberals must break with past

As the Liberals struggle to resolve the $225 million loan to MaRS, Kathleen Wynne should keep in mind one thought: the brand of the “new”...

Same-sex marriage bombshell lands in church pews and clergy laps

Talk swiftly turned to ramifications ahead. Flowers, pastor of Providence Baptist Church on Daniel Island, realized what it could mean back home: Gay marriage could...

Assisted-suicide case focus of talk at Kelowna library

DigitalJournal.com (subscription)... talk, titled Who Owns My Life, will cover the assisted-suicide case now being heard by the Supreme Court of Canada, Quebec's assisted-suicide law...

Dallas-area candidates expected to swing Texas Senate further right

“We will show the rest of the country what it means to be conservative,” Patrick said earlier this year, predicting that he would be joined...

Russ Cassell rose from ashes to soar

Think of Russ Cassell and you probably think radio talk show host, conservative, opinionated. How about voice of the ... Duane Evans, an audio engineer...

Fellows: Libertarian says he's the true fiscal conservative

HELENA — Mike Fellows said he's running for the U.S. House for three reasons: to try to balance the federal budget, reduce the federal debt...

Religious services for Easton area

The Newark Advocate Page 4 of 4 - TEMPLE BETH ABRAHAM - 1301 Washington St., Canton, 781-828-5250, Conservative Congregation, Rabbi David Paskin, www.templebethabraham.org. For more information...

Tillis-Hagan showdown could be nation's most expensive Senate race ever

On Friday, a conservative group announced a new $1 million TV campaign against Hagan, who responded with her own new ad. The figures may understate...

Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

The Senate Majority PAC, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), has spent more than $35 million. A dark-money heavyweight among conservatives is Crossroads GPS,...

Dawgs' superlative first half enough to overwhelm Razorbacks

(blog) (blog)Georgia kept the vaunted Razorback running game in check, but Hogs QB Brandon Allen picked the Georgia pass defense apart in the second...

Former US Envoy locked in bitter Stateside election

Although, Connecticut is a historically liberal state, the entry of Visconti will draw conservative votes away from Foley. Share ... Film director Neil Jordan and...

Julia Roberts' Humantarian Efforts Honored at GLSEN's Respect Awards: "It's a ...

Julia Roberts' Humantarian Efforts Honored at GLSEN's Respect Awards: "It's a ...NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt grabbed the Chairman's trophy and proved to be a...

Nathan Cullen: "Imagine if this was a super tanker"

Nathan Cullen: "Imagine if this was a super tanker"Nathan Cullen had just got off the phone with folks on Haida Gwaii. "There is a sense...

A long history of deceptions in elections - News & Observer

A long history of deceptions in electionsNews & ObserverLongtime journalists James Moore and Wayne Slater described many such deeds in their 2005 book, “Rove Exposed:...

A long history of deceptions in elections - News & Observer

A long history of deceptions in electionsNews & ObserverLongtime journalists James Moore and Wayne Slater described many such deeds in their 2005 book, “Rove Exposed:...

Niqab: Is it an affront to democracy?

Now, Zunera Ishaq, a Pakistani woman living in Mississauga, is suing the Conservative government. She says the ban on ... And that bias toward promoting...

Asheville Responds to Gay Marriage Ruling

Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith took credit for coming up with the idea. He told media outlets he had ... The duo, who unlike most...

Shares down. Eurozone fears. Ebola. And a very big bet by the Chancellor... a ...

And somehow, he has persuaded the rest of the Conservative Party to join the betting syndicate for his biggest gamble, staking all their election chances...

SC Democrats split in schools race

Participants: Jill Bossi (American), Joyce Dickerson (D) and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R). COLUMBIA, SC — Tom ... But Spearman — who heads a school...

Omstead wins Liberal nod

Daudlin ran in the 2008 and 2011 federal elections, falling to Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren. During the introductory speeches, Daudlin said his experience in...

Parties fight over legislative seats, but control will stay with GOP - News & Observer

News & Observer Parties fight over legislative seats, but control will stay with GOPNews & ObserverJohn Alexander, the Republican candidate for Senate District 15, center, chats...

Fête des saveurs : le terroir nord-côtier à l'honneur

Tadoussac vibre au rythme des saveurs du terroir nord-côtier, en fin de semaine. La deuxième présentation de la Fête des saveurs bat son plein dans...

John Tory's secret? Bland works

In 2004, he ran for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, defeating Jim Flaherty and Frank Klees. He won a seat in the...

Why both the Tories and Labour are vainly yearning for fantasy leaders

Mirror.co.uk Given the opportunity to get stuck into the bitter Conservative battle with Ukip, by offering himself as the Tory champion in one of the byelections,...

Exclusive: Taxpayers pick up quarter-million-dollar tab for Indiana lawmakers ...

Randy Frye, R-Greensburg, spent $5,602 on five trips, including two Alternative Clean Transportation expos in Long Beach, Cal., and Washington, D.C. His other three trips...

Same-sex marriage bombshell lands in church pews and clergy laps

Talk swiftly turned to ramifications ahead. Flowers, pastor of Providence Baptist Church on Daniel Island, realized what it could mean back home: Gay marriage could...

Stop changing laws behind closed doors, say experts

Former prime minister Gordon Brown has claimed that "no state in the world, federal or otherwise" operated a two-class system for its representatives. Mr Brown...

Race for two open MSU trustee seats may be a tossup

During that full term, she was its most outspoken conservative voice, willing to disagree publicly with policies and with her fellow trustees in a way...

Indian PM to visit Canada next year, Tory MP announces

A Conservative MP has scooped his boss by revealing a high profile visit by India's newly-elected prime minister to Canada. Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary...

Conant's Dale, Hersey repeat as MSL champs

Hersey's David Rodriguez, left, and Conant's Zach Dale have an early lead during Saturday's Mid-Suburban League cross country meet at Busse Woods Forest Preserve. Dale...

Conant's Dale, Hersey repeat as MSL champs

Hersey's David Rodriguez, left, and Conant's Zach Dale have an early lead during Saturday's Mid-Suburban League cross country meet at Busse Woods Forest Preserve. Dale...

Rex Murphy: As Trudeau stumbles, Mulcair finds his moment

CTV News Tom Mulcair said Tuesday, Canada “can't afford not to” spend $5-billion a year on a new plan to create or maintain one million childcare...

'I don't want my children paying bills when I die': As public hostility to ...

She is now taking advice from Vaughan Watson, at wealth manager Towry. He says: 'Bridget's father recently ... Jeff Prestridge canvasses opinion on whether inheritance...

Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes

Brusque yet affable, Murphy was said to have inspired the curmudgeon editor Lou Grant in the sitcom, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Murphy, 47 ...

Historicist: “She certainly doesn't play like a girl”

Graham and other red-faced league officials quickly decided that, since there was no formal rule forbidding girls from playing, Abby could finish the season: lacing...

Kim Jong Un–Style Coronation for California Democrat

(blog) (blog)“The politically connected people who could afford to leave their jobs were able to attend,” he scoffs, noting that the Disney Hall extravaganza...

The Most Famous Movie Set In Every State

Some states were more obvious than others. While there's no place like Kansas, New York has inspired directors ranging from Martin Scorsese to Woody Allen...

Missouri ballot proposal would shift budget powers

Currently, when lawmakers override line-item vetoes, a governor can still block the spending by imposing a restriction upon it. That's exactly ... "This is very,...

Federal NDP choosing candidate

She ran for the NDP in Vancouver Island North in 2011, missing unseating Conservative John Duncan by 1,827 votes. Peter Julian, the NDP Official Opposition...

MP pursuing water grant

... Conservatives in the new Courtenay-Alberni riding, which includes Oceanside. James Lunney remains the Conservative MP for the old riding of Nanaimo-Alberni. Duncan and Burger...

Q and A: Justin Trudeau in his own words

You have ministers who are actually ministers of their department and not just spokespeople for their departments as approved by the PMO. I had a...

Justin Trudeau memoir paints frank picture of privileged but painful childhood

(registration) (registration)OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau projects the image of a self-assured, impeccably turned-out, celebrity heart throb. But it wasn't always that way. By the...

Memoirs contain some surprising revelations about Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks with the media following party caucus in Ottawa on October 8, 2014. Justin Trudeau's new memoir, Common Ground, contains a...

Voters Guide: US Representative, State Representative, County Commissioner

I have been a longtime civic and community leader in Corpus Christi having served on the boards of St. James Episcopal School, the Texas State...

Assemblée d'investiture du NPD

SAINT-JÉRÔME. L'actuel député fédéral, Pierre Dionne Labelle, briguera les suffrages pour l'obtention d'un second mandat dans le comté de Rivière-du-Nord lors des élections fédérales qui...

Berlin governing party chooses new mayor

Since the Social Democrats' coalition with the conservative Christian Democrats has a majority there, Mueller is all but guaranteed the job. He will then ....

Pierre Dionne Labelle briguera les suffrages

Les membres de l'Association du Nouveau Parti démocratique du comté de Rivière-du-Nord s'étaient réunis le jeudi 16 octobre dernier pour cette assemblée d'investiture du NPD...

A Quick Cardinal Study: A Look Into Stanford's Defense

Even with the departure of Derek Mason to Vanderbilt, Lance Anderson has kept the defense refined and well polished. The Cardinal have built their program...