March 16, 2015

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Life goes on for John Baird

It's hard to imagine Nepean without Baird as one of its key players. He's been a fierce Conservative, a proud Nepeanite and a strong representative...

#YYZ, meet Tom Mulcair

If Hollett beats out Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland, a rookie Liberal whose old riding covers half of the new one, that will probably mean the...

NHRA Pairings March 14 at Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville, Fla.

1. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Camry, 4.022, 312.13 vs. 16. Dave Richards, Toyota Solara, 4.464, 227.84; 2. Del Worsham, Camry, 4.057, 312.57 vs. 15. Blake Alexander,...

Stephen Harper gets a beard from Thomas Mulcair | Metro

Thomas Mulcair is itching to change that. “I think it's long overdue,” he told Metro Monday, a wry smile peeking out from beneath his whiskers.

Stetski kicks off federal NDP campaign

The Nelson DailyAlex Atamanenko, MP for British Columbia Southern Interior, delivered an introductory speech before Stetski made his address to the crowd. Touching on his...

Chris Vander Doelen: Union transparency needed

(blog) (blog)Had Bill C-377 already been in place, says Watson, Conservative MP for Essex, the three top members of the Ontario Provincial Police Association...

NDP files court challenge of $2.7 million bill for satellite offices

Leader Tom Mulcair's office is on the hook for $408,000. The House could begin garnisheeing MPs' salaries to collect the outstanding amounts. In the Federal...

Kootenay/Columbia NDP ready to tackle Harper Conservative plan

Voting day is more than six months away, but already members of the Kootenay Columbia NDP are in full swing trying to oust Conservative MP,...

Gun lobby wants federal Conservatives to be more firearm friendly

Manitoba MP Robert Sopuck, chair of the Conservative hunting and angling caucus, blamed the “legislative process” and crowded docket of pending legislation for the delay,...

Harper sparks controversy by linking guns and personal security ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, after years of cautiously linking gun ownership to farmers and duck hunters, now says firearms are needed by rural Canadians for...

Jenny Kwan says she's ecstatic about endorsement from humanitarian Stephen ...

Jenny Kwan is hoping to succeed Libby Davies as the NDP MP in Vancouver East. Stephen Hui. On Sunday (March 22), NDP members will nominate...

Allan Rowe, Nova Scotia MLA and former Global News broadcaster, dies

Fellow Liberal MLA and former journalist Kelly Regan first met Rowe in the mid-1980s when they both worked in television news and remembers him fondly.

Egypt condemns to death Brotherhood chief, 21 others

Candice Bergen Happily Embraces 30-Pound Weight Gain: "I am Fat" ... Candice Bergen Happily Embraces 30-Pound Weight Gain: "I am Fat". Many Hollywood actresses denounce...

Historic NRU reactor in Chalk River to close in 2018

Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford quietly announced the closure more than a month ago, in a press release heralding a two-year extension of medical isotope...

14 Oscar-Winning Films Made on Surprisingly Small Budgets

Not bad for a conservative $7.5 million budget. “Crash” The 2006 heart-wrenching ... Robert Redford directed this gem of a film, starring Donald Sutherland and...

Ste-Anne councillor to run for NDP in Lac-Saint-Louis

Young hopes to draw on the NDP's historic success generated in 2011 when Quebecers elected 59 of the party's 103 MPs, including those in the...

North Vancouver Politics.com: Honourable Candice Bergen Minister ...

"An $11-million Enabling Accessibility Fund was announced Monday at North Vancouver District Public Library's Lynn Valley branch by Candice Bergen, minister of state for social...

Orangeville rallies as part of national protest against Bill C51

Protests were held in front of the offices of Conservative MPs all over Ontario this weekend, including the office of David Tilson in Orangeville. People...

Gudrid Hutchings successful Liberal candidate in Long Range Mountains

According to her campaign website, Hutchings has worked in the outfitting industry for almost two decades. The federal riding is currently held by Liberal MP...

Pakistani man accused of plotting Toronto attacks to ... - iPolitics

National Muslim group warns C-51 posturing 'giving fodder to extremists'. While Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy may have been trying to feed what appears to be...

NDP MPs sue House of Commons committee over $2.7 million bill for satellite ...

Sixty-five current NDP MPs are listed as applicants in the legal action filed against the Board of Internal Economy late last month. Olivia Chow, former...

NDP MPs sue House of Commons committee over $2.7 million bill for satellite ...

Sixty-five current NDP MPs are listed as applicants in the legal action filed against the Board of Internal Economy late last month. Olivia Chow, former...

PC nomination runners-up react to results after long night of waiting

It was a fitting end to a marathon Progressive Conservative nomination campaign in Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills, as the vote counting process lasted three...

PC nomination runners-up react to results after long night of waiting

It was a fitting end to a marathon Progressive Conservative nomination campaign in Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills, as the vote counting process lasted three...

National Muslim group warns C-51 posturing 'giving fodder to ...

While Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy may have been trying to feed what appears to be the latest trend in Conservative pre-election rhetoric last week by...

The long, dorky history of politicians selling junk food, reverse mortgages ...

(blog)Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R) became known during the 2008 presidential campaign for his affability, a guy willing to leaven his conservative politics...

US, Canada Extend Customs Preclearance Beyond Air Travel

Huffington Post CanadaAt a news conference in Washington, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Canadian Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney said the deal advances...

Tulsi Gabbard Still Dogged By Krishna Cult Rumors

She has veered away from her earlier, conservative positions on social issues and voiced support for same-sex marriage — in stark contrast to her father,...

Le NPD dénonce la frilosité du gouvernement à imposer des règles ...

«La ministre des Transports a dévoilé de nouvelles normes pour la sécurité ferroviaire, mais on s'attendait à un projet BEAUCOUP plus ambitieux et à des...

Gouvernement a un rôle dans la transition des services voyageurs ...

Députée NPD d'Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Carol Hughes. OTTAWA, ON – L'accord selon lequel Railmark Canada s'occupera des services voyageurs de l'Algoma Central Railway pourrait assurer le service...

Influential Role Seen for Pope Francis at 2015 Climate Negotiations in Paris

Even coal and several conservative organizations acknowledged to that the pope could have a major impact on the negotiations through his encyclical and other...

Government Role In Transition of ACR Passenger Services: Hughes ...

Government Role In Transition of ACR Passenger Services: Hughes. Written by NDP Media on 16 March 2015. Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. OTTAWA, ON – The...

North Vancouver NDP pick First Nations activist

North Vancouver federal NDP members have selected a First Nations activist on the forefront of the pipeline battle to run in this fall's election. NDPers...

Condolences pour in for MLA Allan Rowe

Our thoughts & prayers are with @AllanMLA wife Yvonne, their daughter, their extended family and our colleagues in the Liberal Caucus. @JamieBaillie. ·. 2 hours...

Tributes pour in for MLA Allan Rowe

. Allan Rowe. Nova Scotia Liberal backbencher and former broadcast journalist Allan Rowe has died. (Nova Scotia government). CTV Atlantic Published Monday, March 16, 2015...

Federal House leader to discuss anti-terror law in Oakville

Area residents interested in learning about Canada's anti-terror legislation are invited to attend a presentation by Conservative MP and Leader of the Government in the...

Full Pundit: Meet Canada's most famous niqab-wearing woman

The NDP's niqab-friendly approach — which seems to be in some degree of flux — risks “surreal scenes” come campaign time, Dominic Maurais writes in...

The Syrian Crisis' Catastrophic Impact on Children | Kirsty Duncan

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A letter to Conservative MP Daryl Kramp - www.insidebelleville.com/

A letter to Conservative MP Daryl Krampwww.insidebelleville.com/I would like to let you know that I'm scared of the new "anti-terrorism" legislation currently debated in Parliament...

'Pharmacare is not unaffordable,' drug policy experts find

"You save about 10 per cent by getting better generic prices, you save about 10 per cent [on] brand name prices and you save an...

Canadian Students Reject Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau's Attack on ...

On its Facebook page, the “No” campaign – urging students to vote against divestment – boasts of support from Trudeau, the mayors of two Quebec...

Conservatives marketing themselves with fear:...

That is, after all, how we learned of the ridiculous postcard sent out this week in the Winnipeg riding of Elmwood-Transcona by Conservative MP Lawrence...

Controversy over face-covering niqab exposes rift in federal NDP caucus

NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 2, 2013. Controversy...

Zingin' Zing!s

(blog) (blog)Liberal Leon County located in conservative Republican Florida is like conservative Republican me located in liberal Leon County. Whew! Feds seize Leon email...

Tom Cotton says Susan Rice 'conceded' that under nuclear deal, Iran would ...

Ultimately, there are too many unknowns to say with any certainty how "robust" Iran's enrichment capability would be -- starting with the fact that the...

Democracy gone Astray: Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander ...

Indeed, listening to a recent speech to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress by Chris Alexander, Canada's minister of citizenship and immigration, one gets the feeling that...

HÉBERT: 'Anti-women' thesis sparks Conservative anxiety

(registration) (registration)Treasury Board President Tony Clement defended the ban in the case of the citizenship oath, but went on to say that wearing a...

Anti-terror bill 'hurts us all': Neufeld

"I fear that the Conservatives are deliberately putting barriers and suspicions and so forth in our midst, and ultimately that can't be good for any...

Rand Paul and the politics of cool

(blog) (blog)Don't know enough about him to properly evaluate his coolness quotient, but I'm skeptical and Wisconsin doesn't strike me as a birthplace of...