October 19, 2014

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Where to, Canada? A Canadian looks at country that welcomed him and his ...

(subscription)Telefilm's Michel Roy, Elephant Song's director Charles Binamé, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Elephant Song's producer Richard Goudreau and Patrick Roy of Les Films Seville,...

Quarterly Report: Bills 17, Vikings 16

Veteran Keith Rivers was replaced by rookie Preston Brown. He joined Brandon Spikes and Nigel ... Second guess: Once again, Bills coach Doug Marrone showed...

To achieve stronger growth, consumers need to be confident about future

(subscription)TORONTO—Finance Minister Joe Oliver should take a second look at plans for the 2015 budget and promises for an election year array of goodies...

The Obama Brief

If such a decision had been made earlier in Obama's tenure, lawyers for his Administration would have been left with a single, risky option: an...

The Intensity Gap

And yet, even as another conservative project, the defense of traditional marriage, is failing, the movement to limit abortion retains its momentum. .... She met...

Byrne to lead PM Harper's national election campaign

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Jean Crowder (Nanaimo-Cowichan, B.C.), who is not running again, and NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Que.), who is running for...

Feds' report on deforestation by oil, gas industry not out until after next ...

(subscription) (subscription)Mr. Oliver was appointed Finance Minister after the death of former finance minister Jim Flaherty in April. The department also suggested, in an...

Taxpayer chief, man behind Duffy blimp, moving back to BC

(subscription) (subscription)Canadian Taxpayers Federation federal director Gregory Thomas presents an inflatable Mike Duffy to launch the organization's campaign for a Senate referendum in July...

Koolsbergen replaces Velshi as PMO issues management lead

(subscription) (subscription)Telefilm's Michel Roy, Elephant Song's director Charles Binamé, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Elephant Song's producer Richard Goudreau and Patrick Roy of Les Films...

NDP pins hopes on new Edmonton Griesbach riding

(subscription) (subscription)... only one federal seat in Alberta and is hoping to at least double its seats in the province in the next federal...

NDP seeks out election readiness ideas from British Labour Party

(subscription) (subscription)NDP President Rebecca Blaikie and national director Anne McGrath were part of the about 22,000 national and international delegates and observers who attended...

Opposition MPs call on feds to better communicate Ebola virus preparations

(subscription) (subscription)Telefilm's Michel Roy, Elephant Song's director Charles Binamé, Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Elephant Song's producer Richard Goudreau and Patrick Roy of Les Films...

The Star's endorsements for Toronto city council in Wards 1 to 21: Editorial

Ward 4, Etobicoke Centre:John Campbell, a former chair of the Toronto District School Board, is a proven leader who effectively handled the difficult issue of...

Fighting Ebola with a Little Communism

Cuba to the rescue… That's right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. In fact, the actions from Cuba...

Fighting Ebola with a Little Communism

Cuba to the rescue… That's right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. In fact, the actions from Cuba...

2015 Mock Draft: Defensive linemen Williams, Gregory lead off

Philadelphia Eagles - Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon: Offense was, of course, Chip Kelly's calling card at Oregon but he recruited and helped to develop plenty...

Midterm immigration ads may hurt GOP in 2016

WASHINGTON — One ad in the Kansas race for Senate depicts shadowy men climbing a barbed-wire fence as a narrator warns that “illegal immigration is...

Nugent, Koller differ on whom

Nugent, a 63-year-old Evergreen Park, Illinois, native, seeks a third term on Capitol Hill, having succeeded former GOP Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite. The congressman is a...

Ellmers brings incumbent's advantages to campaign against 'Idol' star

On a panel this summer on issues facing conservative women, Ellmers said policy discussions should be brought "down to a woman's level and what everything...

President Stumps For Brown

Obama will rally in the coming weeks for another half-dozen Democratic candidates for governor, but is not venturing into the conservative-leaning states where Democrats are...

How the Supreme Court Made a Mess of Our Voting System

... the candidate for governor who might benefit from the law's conservative tilt. The U.S. Justice Department promptly sued Texas, as did voting rights groups.

Making a mess of our voting system

Alexis de Tocqueville famously observed in 1835, “Scarcely any political question arises in the United States that is not resolved, sooner or later, into a...

Wage war on booze, urges Canadian health organization

The Health Canada-funded organization wants the federal government to include alcohol in its $570-million National Anti-Drug Strategy that was launched shortly after the Conservatives took...

At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy

MiamiHerald.com President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown at Wise High School, on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in...

Ellmers brings incumbent's advantages to campaign against 'Idol' star

On a panel this summer on issues facing conservative women, Ellmers said policy discussions should be brought "down to a woman's level and what everything...

Rove Agonistes

“Who's afraid of Kamala Harris? Karl Rove!” “Karl Rove Attacks — We Need Your Help!” Karl Rove's starring role in the 2010 California attorney general's...

Raiders vs. Cardinals Postgame Quotes

With all due respect to Patrick and Cromartie, they're two good players and we knew that coming into the ball game, but we knew we...

Steve Mahoney scores new endorsements in Mississauga mayoral race

On Sunday, Mahoney announced the endorsements of four Mississauga legislators: Conservative MPs Brad Butt and Bob Dechert, and Liberal MPPs Harinder Takhar and Bob Delaney.

The Blogmeister City Council Selections

With his experience working in Brian Masse's constituency office handling constituent complaints, one would expect him to be a good Ward Councillor. Regretfully, his website...

Toronto Sun latest newspaper to endorse John Tory for mayor - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Toronto Sun latest newspaper to endorse John Tory for mayorCP24 Toronto's Breaking News“I notice that John Tory is getting endorsements from a...

Lisa MacLeod joins Ontario PC leadership race

She believes it needs to rebuild itself and the province by reconnecting with the proud Progressive Conservative legacies of George Drew, Leslie Frost, John Robarts...

When US politics met Ebola

Maybe he's cynical about some things, but a late Beethoven string quartet, John Coltrane's music and a dish of Pad Thai will bring him close...

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Evans isn't as bad about it as Alexander is, but overall if you want to stop someone from running through your tackle and stop yourself...

If assisted suicide is a right, it should 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...

WA loses crown as top State

(subscription)Relations between the conservative partners in the Barnett Government have hit a new flashpoint after the Vasse by-election, with Nationals leader Terry Redman defying...

Taxation union refuses to give up severance and sick leave

It's now paying public servants millions to cash out what they accumulated before the Conservatives halted the perk. The taxation ... Treasury Board Minister Tony...

Rams pull a fast one on Seattle

Outside linebacker Alex Ogletree had outside contain on the play and got sucked in like much of the defense. Suddenly it was just 21-13 Rams.

Dick Cannings becomes SO-WK riding candidate for the NDP

SO-WK is a new riding, the bulk of which falls within the riding currently represented NDP MP Alex Atamanenko. Known for his hard work, honesty,...

Time running out for Harper as Conservatives risk 2015 ... - iPolitics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives, who have ruled Canada since 2006, risk being relegated to the back corner of the House of Commons unless they...

Lisa MacLeod formally enters Ontario Progressive Conservative ...

Caucus mates Christine Elliott, Vic Fedeli, Monte McNaughton and Conservative MP Patrick Brown have already announced they're running for the leadership. The vote will be...

EM Nerd: Unclog the "Clogged Pipes" Model

EM Nerd: Unclog the "Clogged Pipes" ModelDespite a large body of evidence contradicting the theory, we have held fast to the "clogged pipe" model. The...

Postal workers go door to door in West Island to protest delivery cuts

“A good government will look at ways to keep our postal services,” said Isabelle Morin, the NDP Member of Parliament for NDG-Lachine, who joined the...

Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago

Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) claims at least 10 ISIS fighters have been caught at the Mexican border (A charge refuted by the Department of Homeland Security).

Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known Boundaries

WASHINGTON — It's a conservative, incremental time in science these days. Grants are elusive. Many researchers ... Long gone are the dreams of science fiction...

Battle of the broadcasters as TV prepares for the leaders' debates

David Dimblebly chaired a debate featuring David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown before the 2010 election. Photograph: ... Sky News and Channel 4 plan...

GOP expected to hold Oklahoma legislative majority - News & Observer

GOP expected to hold Oklahoma legislative majorityNews & Observer"We feel that we have a chance to win several of these races," state Democratic Party Chairman...

Veteran facing newcomer for Horiuchi's at-large seat

A familiar name — Wilson — is carrying Salt Lake County Democrats' hopes of retaining the at-large County Council seat held by Randy Horiuchi since...

Ron Klain Will Be the Best Ebola Czar Yet

Now two nurses at Texas Presbyterian Hospital have been infected after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who was hospitalized in Dallas after becoming the...

GOP expected to hold Oklahoma legislative majority

"We feel that we have a chance to win several of these races," state Democratic Party Chairman Wallace Collins said. Republicans, meanwhile, believe reports of...

State Senate a lock for GOP, but House up in air

HEIGHTS HOUSE SEAT. City director Stacy Hurst is trying to win over a legislative district that includes the traditionally liberal area Heights neighborhood in Little...