February 26, 2015

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Michael Den Tandt: Though federal Conservatives know better, Ontario Tories ...

In the Canadian conservative movement there's a pro league, a Junior A contingent, and a small-market bush league where bullet-headed scrappers tough it out in...

Sorry, Jeb, the Race Is Wide Open

What the Republican Party needs in a presidential candidate is not a centrist who can make the sale to conservatives in the primaries; it is...

NDP 'family feud' showdown on Hamilton Mountain set for March 29

The New Democrats have set March 29 for the showdown between city Coun. Scott Duvall and former provincial candidate Bryan Adamczyk. Both are running to...

Steve Paikin: How outsider Patrick Brown could win the PC ...

Patrick Brown addresses protesters of the new sex-ed curriculum outside Queen's Park. There are many things going against Patrick Brown as he tries to win...

Right idea, wrong location for monument, say Liberals

The MPs — Mauril Belanger and David McGuinty, as well as Liberal heritage critic Stephane Dion — held a press conference Thursday to oppose the...

Hawks fly high at CPAC

Ted Cruz, who made it clear he's still seriously considering a White House run despite keeping a low profile in recent weeks, argued that conservatives...

Top 5 Christie quotes from today's Conservative Political Action Conference ...

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie defended his brusque style, pledged to hold his ground on opposing abortion rights and took a little shot...

MPs squabble over how best to review controversial Conservative anti-terror bill

The Tories called it a charade that the NDP was demanding 25 hearings on the bill and nearly 100 witnesses, considering the party has already...

VIDEO: Morgan Freeman Stuns Liberals... Uses 1 Surprising Word ...

Mike Wallace then shifted the conversation to the broader topic of racism. “How are we going to get rid of racism and — ”. Morgan...

Bill C-51: Conservatives soften stance on expert testimony

The new offer, which was introduced Thursday morning by Conservative MP Roxanne James, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney's parliamentary secretary, would allocate eight meetings for...

Victims of Communism memorial downsized as Tories and Liberals ...

At a news conference, the party's critic for Canadian Heritage, Stéphane Dion — flanked by Ottawa MPs David McGuinty and Mauril Bélanger and local candidates...

David McGuinty on location of victims of communism monument ...

David McGuinty – MP for Ottawa South/député d'Ottawa-sud. ... David McGuinty on location of victims of communism monument. Posted on February 26, 2015. Original: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Politics/ID/2655972204/ ...

Future of Shepody Healing Centre for mentally ill prisoners unclear

Jack Harris, the NDP MP for St. John's East, said staff at the Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester have been notified the 50-bed facility, which...

Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester may close, says MP

Jack Harris, the NDP MP for St. John's East, said staff at the Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester have been notified of the pending closure...

Victims of communism monument should be ... - David McGuinty

Three Liberal MPs want the planned site for a victims of communism monument changed, joining a growing list of opponents to the downtown Ottawa site.

Victims of communism monument should be ... - David McGuinty

David McGuinty – MP for Ottawa South/député d'Ottawa-sud. ... Three Liberal MPs want the planned site for a victims of communism monument changed, joining a...

Chris Selley: NDP and Liberal positions on niqab during citizenship oath are ...

Liberal leader Stéphane Dion asked Elections Canada “to reconsider its decision, and to require veiled women to unveil their faces to confirm their identities.” NDP...

CUTS TO MARINE ATLANTIC CAUSE FOR CONCERN | Judy Foote

Log in to Liberal.ca. Please log in with your Liberal ID. Your Liberal Extranet credentials can be used. ... Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George's,...

AFN fears 'unjust labelling' of First Nations activists as 'terrorists' under ...

The analysis also said the AFN was watching Bill C-639, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code, protection of critical infrastructure, which is a private...

Editorial: What's the rush with federal anti-terrorism legislation?

Finally, a handful of NDP members of Parliament had heard enough, even as their party colleague, Alain Giguère, regaled the legislative body with tales of...

Classic Joke

Striking a nuclear agreement with Iran is the idée fixe of President Obama's foreign policy, and that naturally has Israel, the most proximate target of...

Bill C-51: MPs Squabble Over How Best To Review Controversial Anti-Terror Bill

Toronto StarOTTAWA - The time to take on the terrorists is right now, Prime Minister Stephen Harper insisted Thursday even as his Conservatives agreed to...

Government on hot seat about dying Alberta man denied CPP disability benefits

McClure, meantime, was also contacted by Health Minister Rona Ambrose's office on Thursday. The former fitness instructor's community of Spruce Grove is in Ambrose's riding,...

Opposition says Ottawa still failing to cope with grain handling crisis

(subscription) (subscription)Speaking to delegates at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture's annual meeting in Ottawa this week, both Deputy Liberal Leader Ralph Goodale and NDP...

Liberals call choice of site for communism memorial 'disrespectful'

(subscription) (subscription)“If this is controversial in terms of the location of this monument that we all support, it's controversial because the government didn't do...

Liberals call choice of site for communism memorial - iPolitics

... it's controversial because the government didn't do its job,” said Liberal MP David McGuinty, who was joined by his fellow Ottawa Liberal MP Mauril...

Today in Nebraska-March

Property and livestock damage was estimated at $2.7 million. 1953 - Chet Calkins, chief of police in O'Neill, was found shot to death in his...

MP rages on with abortion fight

Speaking to a new federal call for proposals to end violence against women and girls, MP Leon Benoit has opened the initiative to local residents,...

MPs split on how to best study controversial anti-terror bill - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsMPs split on how to best study controversial anti-terror billCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe Tories called it a charade that the NDP was...

Conservatives agree to allow more scrutiny of anti-terror bill

CBC.ca“Time is of the essence,” said Conservative MP Daryl Kramp. “I don't want Rome to burn when Nero fiddles. The terrorism threat is real.” NDP...

The Tragedy of Canada's Census

A recent attempt by Liberal Ontario MP Ted Hsu to bring back the long-form was hopeless, commentators agreed, well before it was voted down on...

C-51 committee stand-off between NDP, Tories set to resume

Earlier this week, the New Democrats successfully, if likely temporarily staved off a Conservative-driven attempt to limit witness testimony to just three days. The committee...

Derelict boat bill coming to House of Commons

Regional district directors pledged their support Tuesday night for NDP MP Jean Crowder's bill to deal with derelict vessels, slated to set sail in the...

Conservative offer to expand C-51 witness list a 'mirage ... - iPolitics

... swiftly with a tight 5-4 vote to set the number of days and witnesses planned to study the bill, C-51. “This is getting ridiculous,”...

Why Justin Trudeau is suddenly the underdog - Maclean's

Suddenly, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is the underdog. My evidence for this is slim, but I figured we might as well try to beat the...

Victims of communism monument should be relocated, Liberal MPs say

At a press conference Thursday morning, Liberal heritage critic Stéphane Dion and two Ottawa MPs, Mauril Bélanger and David McGuinty, said while the Liberal caucus...

Charles Koch Penning Book on How to Build a Great Company

Dave Robertson, president and chief operating officer of Koch Industries, said the book will discuss the company's Market-Based Management (MBM) framework "and how it has...

Fighting words: NDP MP takes aim at Indigenous Liberal candidates over anti ...

Indigenous Liberal candidates endorse a threat against Aboriginal rights by supporting Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's decision to back the Harper government's anti-terror bill through the...

Parliament unanimously condemns rise of anti-Semitism

(blog) (blog)The debate was initiated by Jason Kenney, minister of multiculturalism, and Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, a former justice minister and internationally renowned human...

Mike Wallace not willing to restructure his contract with Dolphins

Sources tell the that Wallace has told the Dolphins he will not restructure the final three years and $32.9 million left on his contract.

Parks Canada Budget Has Gone Up, Leona Aglukkaq Says. But Is It True?

CBC.caOTTAWA - With park operating seasons curtailed and bands of volunteers clearing trails on their own in the winter, the Conservative government has faced questions...

Daily Watch: 'Polluter pays' up for debate

(subscription)Later this evening, NDP MP Jean Crowder will lead off the first hour of second reading debate on her bill to amend the Canada...

Island MP's transgender-rights bill dealt a blow in Senate

Advocates say a Senate committee dealt an unjust and likely lethal blow Wednesday to a bill that would protect transgender people from discrimination. Bill C-279,...

Brome-Missisquoi: le député Pierre Jacob pourrait être remplacé

Le NPD ne veut surtout pas perdre sa chance de conserver le comté de Brome-Missisquoi lors des prochaines élections. C'est pourquoi, même si le député...

3 questions for Republican presidential hopefuls ahead of CPAC

It's that time of year again — time for CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, when potential Republican presidential hopefuls try to woo activists from...

NDP MPs plan Victoria forum on terror bill

Victoria MP Murray Rankin, along with Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca MP Randall Garrison will host the panel discussion at First Metropolitan United Church, 932 Balmoral Rd.,...

Feisty Rand Paul eats up CPAC

Paul said conservatives need to reach beyond traditional audiences like gun-rights defenders to anyone who has been mistreated by Big Government, including “businesses mistreated by...

Contested nomination for NDP in Kanata-Carleton - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Contested nomination for NDP in Kanata-Carletonwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/Mathieu Ravignat, MP for Pontiac, Official Opposition critic for the treasury board and former member of the Canadian Union of...