October 21, 2014

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Wards to watch: A cornucopia of credible choices to replace Karen Stintz in ...

The other day she campaigned on Roselawn Avenue with her father, John Carmichael, the Conservative MP for Don Valley West. “I am running because I...

Ball says opposition to Common Core could help him in race

Gordon Ball was relaxed in his pullover shirt and blue jeans sitting in the publisher's office at on an early Friday afternoon. There were...

Fortin recrute un néodémocrate

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)Jean-François Fortin a lancé son parti mardi, avec à ses côtés Jean-François Larose, qu'il a déniché au NPD. La nouvelle formation ... de...

Fortin recrute un néodémocrate

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)Jean-François Fortin a lancé son parti mardi, avec à ses côtés Jean-François Larose, qu'il a déniché au NPD. La nouvelle formation de M.

TAP leader Ted Edlich to retire after 40 years

“Ted is unquestionably the strongest and probably the most comfortable in his skin as an executive director of anyone I've ever seen,” said John Williamson,...

What the Ebola Experts Miss

They are reminders that the age-old debate between liberals and conservatives about what government should do is, in a sense, misplaced. The first question to...

NDP MP Godin claims his privileges breached after RCMP officer ...

But RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said NDP MP Yvon Godin was delayed for no more than 70 seconds and that the RCMP officer escorted Mr.

Den Tandt: Canada is not immune from Islamist terrorism

It may not be as mysterious as all that: outriders, weaklings and losers with pre-existing sociopathy and psychopathy are given licence by their elders to...

Des députés fédéraux critiquent les délais imposés par la GRC à Ottawa - 98,5 fm

Des députés fédéraux critiquent les délais imposés par la GRC à Ottawa98,5 fmLe député néo-démocrate Yvon Godin et le président de la Chambre des communes,...

Des députés veulent pouvoir circuler librement sur la Colline parlementaire

Le député néo-démocrate Yvon Godin et le président de la Chambre des communes, Andrew Scheer, n'ont pas pu se rendre à la Chambre pendant que...

New revenue from hotels will extend New Orleans tourism marketing during the ...

The package will include holiday-themed "Follow Your Joy" ads, which also will run as part of a $340,000 extended online holiday campaign in 13 metropolitan...

GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

Nine Republican governors have expanded Medicaid for low-income people in their states, despite their own misgivings and adamant opposition from conservative legislators. Three more governors...

Opposition MPs accuse Conservatives of whitewashing marijuana report

Conservative MP and health committee member Eve Adams, who is parliamentary secretary to the Health Minister, said opinions were not included in the report if...

Conservative group: Ethics panel ignored Reid complaint

2013 complaint that alleged Reid “inappropriately interfered” in asking for reconsideration of immigrant investor visa petitions after they were rejected. The group claims it never...

Ottawa steps-up tough talk on restrictive Buy American trade rules

The Conservative government is lashing out at rising U.S. protectionism, calling a new wave of Buy American legislation rash and economically destructive. Trade Minister Ed...

Obama looms large in governor's race

Politico . By Patrick Sviteck and Theodor Schleifer, Houston Chronicle ... The Democratic senator from Fort Worth must feature the president enough to motivate the black...

TAP's Edlich to retire after 40 years

“Ted is unquestionably the strongest and probably the most comfortable in his skin as an executive director of anyone I've ever seen,” said John Williamson,...

Reevely: Wynne risks failing early tests of her political honour

... the Ontario Provincial Police say interfered with government computers at the request of McGuinty's chief of staff, David Livingston. Now the legislature's back, the...

Tory tax cuts smart politics

Finance Minister Joe Oliver won't say whether he will introduce income splitting when he releases his fall fiscal update in the coming days, but he...

Toronto school board race a telling story of NDP internal politics: Walkom

Toronto-Danforth, or Ward 15 as it is known at the Toronto District School Board, is an NDP fiefdom. Jack Layton held the riding federally when...

As terror fear mounts, privacy safeguards are needed: Tim Harper

In the coming days, MPs are scheduled to again consider a bill by Vancouver Liberal Joyce Murray that would provide that oversight for CSEC, the...

In the new Senate, will independents rule

Arriving at the Senate in the midst of the Depression, the Kingfish famously turned back his assignments — including seats on Naval Affairs and Commerce...

NDP, Liberals say health committee report on pot flawed and biased

Ben Lobb, Conservative MP and committee chairman, said he couldn't give details about how the report was put together because committee work is done in...

NDP, Liberals say health committee report on pot flawed and biased

"Look at the name of the study — it says it all," committee vice-chair and NDP health critic Libby Davies said. She called the majority...

NDP MP quits caucus, forms new party with former Bloc Québécois ...

Larose is joining Jean-François Fortin, a former Bloc Québécois MP, to form Forces et Democratie, a party they say will be dedicated to defending the...

John Tory led 'the party of Mike Harris and Tim Hudak,' Chow warns

Olivia Chow, making a last-ditch effort to keep left-leaning voters from flocking to John Tory, held a news conference Tuesday to argue that Tory is...

Pierre Poilievre on partisanship

Q. Irwin Cotler has pitched the idea of a Speak No Evil day that would be dedicated to civil discourse. Any interest in ... Q.

NDP, Liberals say health committee report on pot flawed and biased

"Look at the name of the study — it says it all," committee vice-chair and NDP health critic Libby Davies said. She called the majority...

Louise Hodder has questions for Tory candidate Wally Daudrich

This is an open letter to Wally Daudrich, Conservative candidate for Churchill Riding regarding the Vale smelter and refinery closure. Here are several questions for...

Byron York: Ruse campaign may be backfiring

But he has made campaign contributions to Democrats over the years, among them Barack Obama, Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton and Al Franken. At the debate,...

McHenry County College board split on MCC levy increase

CRYSTAL LAKE – Taxpayers could see a more than $400,000 collective increase in payments to McHenry County College if the Board of Trustees approves a...

NDP MP Godin claims his privileges breached after RCMP officer stopped him ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre. Ont.) told the committee that, as a former Ontario solicitor general, he also had a role as...

We were working Rouleau: RCMP boss

OTTAWA - RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson acknowledged Tuesday that Martin "Ahmed" Rouleau - the 25-year-old killed by officers after attacking two Canadian Forces members in...

The day in politics – as it happened

I should note at this point, my colleague Lenore Taylor, spoke to the social security minister Kevin Andrews earlier today about the fate of these...

Edmonton MP to observe parliamentary election in Ukraine

Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan leaves Wednesday for Ukraine as part of a federal contingent travelling to the country to monitor its parliamentary election Sunday.

Morning Plum: Republican accidentally tells the truth about Obamacare

(blog)FAST-CHANGING IOWA DRIVES SENATE RACE: Don't miss Michael Barbaro's terrific piece on the demographic and cultural changes that are transforming Iowa. The shift of...

Three key files that are fleshed out in Justin Trudeau's new book

CBC.ca Trudeau describes his decision at the 2006 Liberal leadership convention in Montreal to swing to Stéphane Dion—after his first choice, Gerard Kennedy, was toast—by writing...

Canada police kill 'radicalized' driver

Earlier in the day, Randy Hoback, a member of Parliament for the ruling Conservative Party, referred in the House of Commons to unconfirmed reports of...

Study: Americans Trust Jon Stewart More Than Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity ...

When a comedian has more credibility than three of the four most trusted conservative media figures, it is a sign that the conservative movement is...

NDP fights to save Canada Post's home delivery

OTTAWA -- The NDP wants a public consultation as it continues to fight to save Canada Post's home delivery. During a press conference Tuesday, MP...

Michael Den Tandt: Martin 'Ahmad' Rouleau gives weight to warning of 'dark and ...

Indeed, the Norwegian mass murderer and self-described “cultural Christian” terrorist, Anders Behring Breivik, drew that link explicitly in his 1,500-page manifesto. He admired Al-Qaeda. The...

GOP Congressional Candidate Under Fire For Branding Same-Sex Couples ...

South Carolina Republican Anthony Culler, who is challenging incumbent Democratic Rep. James Clyburn of the 6th district has come under fire from his party and...

Michigan donors to super PAC include Land's dad

FILE- In an Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is seen during a campaign stop in Livonia, Mich. Land's...

NDP fights to save Canada Post's home delivery

OTTAWA -- The NDP wants a public consultation as it continues to fight to save Canada Post's home delivery. During a press conference Tuesday, MP...

NDP fights to save Canada Post's home delivery

OTTAWA -- The NDP wants a public consultation as it continues to fight to save Canada Post's home delivery. During a press conference Tuesday, MP...

Woman told to abort 'or you and your baby will die' gives birth to now-healthy boy

He shouldn't be here but he is, and he's a joy to look at everyday,” Lisa told the Newcastle Chronicle. The first sign that the...

Where Are Social Conservative Groups in the 2014 Election?

As the 2014 congressional midterm elections approach, two social conservative political action committees have focused most of their election efforts on a handful of key...

Michigan donors to super PAC include Land's dad

FILE- In an Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is seen during a campaign stop in Livonia, Mich. Land's...

Jean-François Fortin, Jean-François Larose form new political party

(blog)The NDP reacted quickly to losing another MP, issuing a strong statement of its own. “This is a clear-cut act of disloyalty and betrayal...

Mike Lee's conservative War on Poverty. Really.

Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mike Lee, made an interesting speech to the Sutherland Institute Wednesday. It was about how Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty had...