February 19, 2015

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College grade inflation means B is the new C+

Wellesley College created a grading policy in 2004 to curb its rapid grade inflation because professors and administrators including Richard French, dean of academic affairs,...

Crown seeks jail time for former MP Del Mastro in election ...

LINDSAY, Ont. – As a Crown prosecutor sought to have Dean Del Mastro jailed up to a year for his campaign overspending convictions, the former...

Rockets Trade Deadlines Deals Were News To Everyone

“He worked so hard, you know, and he went through, just like every other rookie goes through it,” Harden said of Cannan. “You play a...

Empty hospital beds possible side effect of change in guard

... transfer is scheduled to be completed by early 2016. “One of my concerns is whether the guarantees given to the veterans can be enforced,”...

NDP MP Pat Martin almost loses vote for leaving seat because discount ...

After breaking parliamentary rules by getting out of his seat during a vote, Manitoba MP Pat Martin blamed the episode on a pair of ill-fitting...

Rudy Giuliani and the Meaning of Love

. By Amy Davidson ... Giuliani was speaking to, as Politico put it, “60 right-leaning business executives and conservative media types.” The President was less...

MP takes run at provincial seat

Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth has put his name in the mix for the provincial Progressive Conservative nomination for Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills. Storseth...

Too-tight underwear reason for absence during vote: MP 0

After the explanation was given, the House of Commons erupted in laughter, with Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin responding, "I've had no briefing on this type...

NDP standing up for rights and freedoms « Canada's NDP

Today NDP Public Safety Critic Randall Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) tabled the following amendments in the House of Commons: That the motion be amended by...

Martin blames undies for rising ahead of vote

Manitoba Conservative MP Larry Maguire sat near Martin looking bemused and confused throughout. Martin's leader, Tom Mulcair, stood up following the exchange, and walked away...

Sign onto the NDP petition in opposition to Stephen ... - Libby Davies

I am really proud that the NDP is standing strong to oppose Bill C-51 that contains sweeping powers that affect the freedoms of all Canadians.

Conservatives cut funding for vaccination education, Liberals charge

Trudeau suggested last year that the Health Canada campaign was meant as an attack on his support for legalizing marijuana, an allegation that was roundly...

Crown seeks jail time for former MP Dean Del Mastro - iPolitics

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro talks to media during a break in his sentencing hearing in Peterborough, Ont., last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill.

Removal of ban on citronella is a victory for Canadians ... - NDP

“It's disturbing that this government made multiple decisions here that haven't been based on science,” added NDP deputy Health Critic Christine Moore (Abitibi-Témiscamingue). “The Minister...

Crown asks for jail time for Dean Del Mastro

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro talks to media as he leaves court for lunch break at a sentencing hearing in Peterborough Ont., on January...

NDP will protect the environment and grow the economy « Canada's ...

NDP Urban Affairs critic Matthew Kellway (Beaches – East York) is urging all MPs to support his bill, The Climate Change Accountability Act, which sets...

Dean Del Mastro's sentencing hearing expected today

Del Mastro's sentencing hearing was supposed to take place last month, but it was postponed after his lawyer made an application to have a mistrial...

The Scottish Conservative Party's New Ad Features Cute Lesbian Family Scenes ...

(blog)Today, the Scottish Conservative Party revealed a new spot, and it is fascinating. The film features party leader Ruth Davidson challenging “myths” about the...

NDP MP Peter Stoffer targets omnibus legislation with 'Stop the Bus' bill

NDP MP Peter Stoffer wants to put an end to what he calls "headline politics" and limit the government's use of omnibus bills, massive pieces...

Former Tory MP Dean Del Mastro's sentencing hearing expected ...

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is expected to appear in a Lindsay, Ont., court for a sentencing hearing in his election overspending case today.

Crown asks for jail time for Dean Del Mastro | Metro

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is expected to appear in a Lindsay, Ont., court for a sentencing hearing in his election overspending case today.

Citizenship minister's office declines to clarify "hijab" reference

News that the Conservatives sent out a fundraising email on the topic led to a question from Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland in the House. She...

Why Obamacare Will Win

The Justice Department has gone to great lengths not to frame the case as a battle between the law's text and its purpose—a construction that...