February 12, 2015

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Jim Flaherty's criticism of income-splitting haunts the Conservatives ...

A year after then-finance minister Jim Flaherty questioned the wisdom of his government's income-splitting plan, his comments still haunt the Conservatives – and have turned...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Lynne Yelich, PC, MP

Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: The Hon. Lynne Yelich, PC, MP focuses on good foreign relations. With superb proper diplomatic channels, they'll be more opportunities...

Conservatives need to prevent tax fraud « Canada's NDP

... to tighten the rules for all corporations, including these unscrupulous Canadian companies that have been helping individuals elude their tax obligations,” said NDP Revenue...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Alice Wong, PC, MP

Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: The Hon. Alice Wong, PC, MP seems to think that by getting McMaster University involved in building...

Egypt Court Releases Al Jazeera Journalists on Bail

Lynne Yelich, Canada's minister of state in charge of consular affairs, said that Prime Minister Stephen Harper had personally raised Mr. Fahmy's case with President...

Edward Wacholtz

He was active in many community activities such as Saskatchewan Sport and Recreation Zone 5, Knights of Columbus, Conservation and Development, The Englefeld Recreation Board,...

Jon Stewart, Brian Williams and the Twilight of the Evening Stars

On Feb. 10, we learned that one of the most respected voices in the media would be leaving his anchor desk, as would one of...

Twenty-five to life on powdered milk

The two were reacting to comments made by Quebec NDP MP Réjean Genest to a Quebec farm publication that inmates were now to be served...

Dimitri Soudas holds Conservative secrets amid fiancée's move to Liberals

Soudas was brought in as the party's executive director specifically to plan for the 2015 election. While he was fired from that role more than...

John Baird Endorses Christine Elliot as next Conservative Leader In Ontario

Baird says Elliott has the necessary leadership credentials and the ability to put Ontario back on the right track. Elliott will debate fellow leadership candidates...

How cases involving 2 NYC cops and 2 unarmed men measure up

NEW YORK — The indictment of New York Police Department Officer Peter Liang Wednesday on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the stairwell...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Rodney Weston, MP

Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: Switching coasts we have Rodney Weston, MP. Rodney is pleased that a shipping port is going to be expanded creating...

February Politics in the Pub with MP Scott Brison | OWNFLA

Join the Ottawa West Nepean Federal Liberals with our guest MP Scott Brison on Monday February 23, from 7-9 pm at the Royal Oak Pub...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-John Weston, MP

Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: John Weston, MP is looking at the big picture with his riding relying heavily on fisheries & living off the...

Are Conservatives race-baiting Facebook with this First Nations ...

The post links to a message from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt, promoting the Conservatives' controversial First Nations Transparency Act — which...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Jeff Watson, MP

Gordon Dirks, B. Ed., M. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: Obviously a very doting dad to his adopted daughter Beatrice...

C-K to focus on attracting and retaining newcomers

The government is working towards moving qualified individuals into job sectors that cannot fill positions fast enough with Canadian-trained professionals, said Dave Van Kesteren, Conservative...

Executive Dissertations: The Parliamentarians-Chris Warkentin, MP

Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow Dear Gordon: Definitely a man of "peace" since he represents Peace River & not a man of "war" as...

Letters: Feb. 12, 2015

RE_2012_05_20T165654Z_01_WAS913_RTRMDNP_3_USA Brian Williams, seen here getting an honorary doctorate from George Washington University, shouldn't be punished for fudging the truth, says one reader. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst...