October 23, 2014

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John Holmes Ambassador of Canada to Turkey

Harper holed up in a closet for several minutes while the mayhem continued outside, and some of his Conservative MPs brandished flagpoles as spears expecting...

'This may be it'

- Langley MP believed he might die during attack on ParliamentAldergrove StarThat's how Langley MP Mark Warawa remembers the events on Parliament Hill that shocked...

Media People: Fox News' Chris Wallace - Women's Wear Daily

Women's Wear Daily Media People: Fox News' Chris WallaceWomen's Wear DailyThe son of “60 Minutes” reporter Mike Wallace, he has served as coanchor of the “Today”...

Media People: Fox News' Chris Wallace - Women's Wear Daily

Women's Wear Daily Media People: Fox News' Chris WallaceWomen's Wear DailyChris Wallace is the host of “Fox News Sunday.” Celebrating 50 years in the media, the...

Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament

National Post Conservative MP Tilly O'Neill Gordon hugs Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers as Eve Adams lines up to pay her respects following speeches by leaders in the...

Judge dismisses cases in IRS political controversy

Forty-two organizations sued the government, the Internal Revenue Service and individual IRS officials for constitutional violations, saying IRS officials pulled applications from conservative organizations and...

Emmanuel Sanders' big night propels Denver Broncos past San Diego Chargers ...

After failing to convert the first down on the ground on 2nd and 1, Manning connected with the man of the hour, Emmanuel Sanders, burning...

On This Day in History

In 1883, Sir John A. Macdonald appealed for financial help for the CPR, which was then almost bankrupt. In 1904, the first rapid transit subway,...

Mowrer, King battle in only debate of 2014

Iowa Public Television held a congressional debate on Oct. 23 at Buena Vista University Anderson Auditorium in Storm Lake, Iowa, between Rep. Steve King ...

Harper hid in closet-like space while bullets flew in Parliament

“Because we heard so many gunshots, the impression I had was there were several gunmen outside with machine guns about to enter and spray the...

Harper hid in closet-like space while shooter opened fire

“Because we heard so many gunshots, the impression I had was there were several gunmen outside with machine guns about to enter and spray the...

A strike at Ottawa's War Memorial, 'Canada's heart'

CBC.ca For 75 years, Ottawa's War Memorial has towered over Confederation Boulevard, a granite-and-bronze arch dedicated to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for this country.

Our House gets back to its business

NDP MP Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe, in her spot, held her infant son under a blanket. The Speaker announced the time for statements by ministers and the...

Harper hid in closet-like space while shooter opened fire

“Because we heard so many gunshots, the impression I had was there were several gunmen outside with machine guns about to enter and spray the...

Small Town Keeps Cops Secret From...ISIS

Former Minister of Public Safety Stockwell Day, who once oversaw Canadian security agencies in cabinet as a member of the ruling Conservative government, said he...

MPs accept need for security, but hope Hill grounds will remain open

Conservative MP Steven Fletcher said Thursday he hopes the response isn't too restrictive. “It's an amazing feat that we've been able to keep them so...

Burnaby loses its legal fight against Kinder Morgan for now

Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan and the NDP Member of Parliament Kennedy Stewart have repeatedly said they are dead set against the oil pipeline project. Corrigan...

Harper vows to fast-track boost to spy, policing powers after shooting

The NDP said it is willing to co-operate with the government to move legislation through, but that does not mean it will support anything the...

Home News Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa...

Both Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt say changes to security at Parliament Hill will have to come after a gunman...

Home News Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa... - www.muskokaregion.com/?

Home News Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa...www.muskokaregion.com/?Both Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt say changes to security at Parliament...

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

On Wednesday, Tony Zobl, 35, said he witnessed the soldier being gunned down from his fourth-floor window directly above the National War Memorial, a 70-foot,...

NC GOP Senate Candidate Thom Tillis Attacks Same-Sex Marriage With ...

North Carolina ACLU Legal Director, Chris Brooks, said in an October 22nd @NCCapitol article that such legislation would “pose huge problems.” Brooks cites a 1977...

Parliamentarians show unity

Harper holed up in a closet for several minutes while the mayhem continued outside, and some of his Conservative MPs brandished flagpoles as spears expecting...

Baltimore's McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant Settles Race Discrimination Suit ...

“Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 the EEOC remains as firmly committed to combating race discrimination in the workplace...

Stonehearst Asylum Movie Review

The distinct characters in helmer Brad Anderson's new thriller, 'Stonehearst Asylum,' which is inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's short story, 'The System of Doctor Tarr...

'It was an experience' Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MP Guy Lauzon said of ...

"It was an experience, put it that way," Lauzon said in an interview on Thursday, a day after the tragic attack that left a soldier,...

Lendemain d'attentat: des députés l'ont échappé belle - Journal de Montréal

Journal de Montréal Lendemain d'attentat: des députés l'ont échappé belleJournal de MontréalMercredi matin, dans une salle fermée, le caucus du NPD était en réunion avec son...

Fifteen minutes of terror in the nation's capital

The shooter runs around the bollards toward the East Block where he commandeers the car belonging to junior cabinet minister Michelle Rempel. Her driver is...

State, school launch probe into mailers

HELENA (AP) — Montana and Stanford University officials launched separate investigations Thursday into official-looking mailers that arrived at Montana homes this week rating how liberal...

A day after a gunman's attack, defiant MPs return to Parliament

“We still have our differences on some things, but we are certainly unified on the fact that we won't let this stop us from doing...

Lattice Semiconductor's (LSCC) CEO Darin Billerbeck on Q3 2014 Results ...

(registration)[Operator Instructions] David Pasquale, Global IR Partners, you may begin your conference. David Pasquale. Thank you ..... to have some upside in our numbers.

Parliamentarians show unity in aftermath of 'senseless act of violence' - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Parliamentarians show unity in aftermath of 'senseless act of violence'CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsHarper holed up in a closet for several minutes while the mayhem continued...

MP's wife won't let Ottawa attack keep her son from becoming a soldier

The wife of Conservative MP Jeff Watson says she won't let Wednesday's shooting, in which Cpl Nathan Cirillo was shot dead, keep her son from...

As details emerge about shooter, Canada ponders security

National Post As U.S. military forces have engaged in more than a decade of war across the Middle East, America has found an unwavering partner in...

Peace River MP Chris Warkentin thankful for support of Canadians

The gunman, 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, then made his way to Parliament, walking through the front entrance through to the centre hall of Centre Block, where...

An awkward hug — and a difficult debate

(subscription) (subscription)At the time, Opposition MPs criticized the government for trying to “increase the fear factor”, in the words of Liberal MP Wayne Easter,...

Alberta Wildrose is 'a party of ideas,' leader Danielle Smith says

Jim Prentice himself ran attack ads against Stéphane Dion when he became the new [federal Liberal] leader. I'm surprised he's complaining after the same light...

Canada plans blitz to U.S. to reassure officials about border security

(registration) (registration)Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has already begun doing interviews with American media — and in one such appearance Thursday he pushed back...

Ottawa attack: MPs fashioned spears while Harper whisked into closet

Toronto Star Stephen Harper spent about 15 minutes hidden in a Parliament Hill closet after a gunman stormed Centre Block where he and the rest of...

PM not meeting, but not 'snubbing,' Dalai Lama on his Canadian visit

... leader Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands), Conservative John Weston (West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Seat to Sky Country), New Democrats Libby Davies (Vancouver East) and Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey...

Parliament Hill security needs to be evaluated: RCMP commissioner

“If there are holes out there, we have to mend them,” Conservative Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp told Global News. Police are concerned too. “The...

MPs won't let terrorists win

We've got jobs to do," said Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus. "We're here to show that the work is going to continue. I'm hoping Parliament...

Stephen Harper and the Question of Canadian Security

Yahoo News Canada (blog) Harper came to power in 2006, the head of a Conservative minority government that grew in 2011 to a majority. Though he...

Ottawa in lockdown, police searching for at least 2 people in Parliament shooting

Maurice Vellacott, a lawmaker for the Conservatives, said he was giving a tour to visitors when he heard a shot fired. “At first when you...

Ex-Mountie is hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

Daryl Kramp, a Conservative member of Parliament from Ontario, said he counts Vickers as a personal friend, as well as a consummate professional. ''He does...

'We were lucky today,' says MP Armstrong

National Post “My condolences to the family of the soldier that was murdered in front of the War Memorial,” said Armstrong. “He was just standing there...

Vancouver MPs say shock of Parliament gunfire 'still vivid' (with video)

Veteran Vancouver East MP Libby Davies has seen a lot in her 17 years on Parliament Hill. But nothing could have prepared her for Wednesday,...

The makings of the perfect candidate

When a socially conservative congressman publicly called him “Barney Fag,'' Frank, who came out in the late 1980s, said he had checked with his mother...

Yet more cuts at CBC/Radio-Canada as details filter out

(press release)Earlier this week, Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau called for stable, long-term and increased funding for CBC/Radio-Canada; the federal NDP has called for...

MP recalls shooting; OPP HQ ups security - Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & Times MP recalls shooting; OPP HQ ups securityOrillia Packet & TimesBruce Stanton doesn't expect Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa to impact Canadians' access to...