March 21, 2015

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Vapour Lounge expands into Weston

WESTON – A local vaping business has expanded by opening a second central Wisconsin location, just months after opening its first. The Vapour Lounge opened...

How Stephen Harper came to love politics of fear: Hepburn

When Stephen Harper first became involved in politics 30 years ago as a chief aide to Calgary MP Jim Hawkes, he was filled with hard-line...

Conservatives in Canada hope to copy America's mistakes

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney says the legislation is not intended to capture minor violations committed during legitimate protests, but American authorities have used the...

Desert Sun letters to the editor for March 22, 2015

The guests were greeted with the music of Broadway and the joy and humor of the Barones art and sculpture, and that of other artists...

Birth of a legal quandry: Live-birth abortions a perilous grey zone in Canada ...

Even our own nominally “conservative” Prime Minister apparently wants no part of the issue. And so it is ... “These incidents appear to be homicides,”...

Industry minister pays a visit to Nanaimo business | James Lunney,

Moore was accompanied on a visit to Inuktun Services Ltd. with fellow Conservatives James Lunney, MP for Nanaimo-Alberni, and Mark MacDonald, the party's nominee for...

Roxanne James under fire for past letter

Scarborough Conservative MP Roxanne James has come under fire after a letter she wrote to the Toronto Sun in 1999 condemning gay marriage and gay...

The Republicans' Fight Club

A member of the media conducts an interview while holding images of potential Republican Presidential candidates during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National...

Canada's consumer protection watchdog Lucie Tedesco could get more bite with ...

But thanks to her studies, Tedesco said she knew full well they needed a court order to pluck cash from her paycheque. So she called...

Maclean's on the Hill: Iraq, Green dreams, and crime

Each week, the Maclean's Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac MacSweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, we talk to Conservative parliamentary...

Let Us Now Praise Famous Women

Clearly she is driven, a striver, a networker, a prodigious achiever who not only has lived up to every expectation the meritocracy imposes on young...

Ukip's suspended members: Janice Atkinson joins long list as police ...

Mr Mackenzie and the local committee were suspended, along and the whole branch disbanded, following months of infighting culminating in accusations that £1,000 in donations...

Mulcair Makes Sweet Stop!

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made a sweet stop in Surrey Thursday along with NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey North) and Jinny Sims (Newton-North Delta), sampling...

The Swinging Sixties' Grooviest Art Dealer: In London, Remembering Robert ...

Clarke, whose works have included abstract paintings affixed or embedded with neatly cut wooden squares or crosses, might be best known in the US for...

Hamilton Bike Share Officially Launches

The roster of speakers included Ted McMeekin, MPP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale and Liberal Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; David Christopherson, NDP MP for Hamilton-Centre; Paul...

Libby Lane: 'Whatever the Church's failings, I really think this is where God ...

Even the fact that a conservative bishop consecrated just a few days after her was allowed to effectively ban any other bishop from touching him...

No, Tom Cotton Isn't a Traitor for Writing Iran Letter

Vice President Joe Biden echoed this theme: “In 36 years in the United States Senate, I cannot recall another instance in which senators wrote directly...

Conservatives are wearing out the dog-whistle

Toronto StarPrime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives have been a dog-whistle government since first being elected. With an election seven months away, the whistles are blowing...

Look Out! It's the Right of the Living Dead

Carmen Cheung, legal counsel for the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, saw her legal objections to the bill brushed aside by Conservative backbencher Rick Norlock...

Funding for seniors' housing in Raymond announced

Funding will come from the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement (IAH) 2014-2019, between the Governments of Canada and Alberta, said Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer. “Seniors...

Rickford gives chamber an F for Ring of Fire grade

If FedNor Minister Greg Rickford were rating the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's performance, he would give it a failing grade. The Conservative MP for Kenora...

Kerry Nation: Political dog whistle gets message across

National PostSince then, the heat caused by Harper and Miller's comments have been joined by Manitoba Conservative MP Lawrence Toet, who sent out a mailing...

Community Calendar for March 21

•Event: National History Day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Liberal Arts Building, Southern Miss campus. Hosted by Department of History. •Event: "Treasure Island," 2 p.m., Tatum Theatre,...

LETTER — MP Cathy McLeod is wrong on Bill C-51 – The Armchair ...

Instead Conservative MP's respond with talking points, on matters of fundamental importance. MP Cathy McLeod is wrong in alleging “misinformation” by those expressing concern about...

If Not Loretta Lynch, Then Who?

She seems to be more conservative than Holder. She is the daughter of a minister and a librarian, and it appears, from her many ...