March 23, 2015

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NSW election predictions on who will win seats of Balmain, Newtown and ...

... narrowly backing Labor's Jodi McKay on Sportsbet to take the seat back from incumbent Liberal MP Charles Casuscelli. Yesterday the betting agency had Labor...

Tory MP supports calls for legislative oversight of anti-terror bill

Conservative MP Michael Chong said he supports the government's Bill C-51, but added he also agrees with the opposition parties that a committee of MPs...

Byrne calls for debate on Gulf ferry service

Byrne, the Liberal MP for Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte, planned to give formal written notice to the Speaker of the House Commons, Conservative Andrew Scheer, Monday...

Tory MP, Michael Chong, Puts Himself At Odds With Harper Government Over ...

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Conservatives quash bid for hearings into Finley funding deal

(subscription) (subscription)... an opposition bid to hold hearings into why Conservative cabinet minister Diane Finley overruled government officials to provide funding to a Jewish...

'The eleventh hour'

Provenzano said Sault MP Bryan Hayes, as a member of the Conservative government caucus, is working hard to ensure the needed $7 million support. A...

Conservatives quash bid for hearings into Finley funding ... - iPolitics

Parliament's Conservative-dominated ethics committee has shot down an opposition bid to hold hearings into why Conservative cabinet minister Diane Finley overruled government officials to provide...

Best Shots Rapid-Fire Reviews: SUPERMAN #39, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ...

In this simple – and in no way is that a bad thing – story, writers Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher give Batgirl one task:...

Christie Blatchford: Liberal MPs accused of sexual harassment treated less ...

I was waiting for the jury in the VIA train terror plot to return with a verdict when what looks like the final shoe in...

Hospital overcrowding led to poor care in death of Sask. man: NDP

. Earl Luhr is seen in this ... Linda Bandorf says her father suffered a horrific death in January 2014 because hospital staff didn't react...

Must-see QP: How to get under a cabinet minister's skin

Brent Rathgeber, the former Conservative who's written a book about democracy's decline in Canada, reminded everyone who watched that, sometimes, an independent mind is capable...

Canadians weigh in on Israeli election results

(blog) (blog)The New Democratic Party's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar, said in a statement that the party would “be watching as a coalition government...

Feds mum whether ISIS military mission expanding into Syria

asked David Christopherson, NDP MP for Hamilton Centre. Defence Minister Jason Kenney responded by confirming only that the prime minister intends to expand the mission,...

Tory MP Michael Chong wants more parliamentary spy oversight

OTTAWA -- Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies -- putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Video: Jenny Kwan wins federal NDP nomination in Vancouver

Jenny Kwan has won the hard-fought battle for the federal NDP nomination in Vancouver East.The veteran MLA was chosen by party members Sunday to succeed...

Decision time for Dems: Abortion rights or helping the poor

Time and again, then-Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) urged the speaker to defy the Republican right and come more to the center. The fact that...

Tory MP Michael Chong calls for stronger spy oversight

(subscription)Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and the...

Conservative MP Michael Chong wants more parliamentary spy oversight

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Tory MP Michael Chong calls for stronger spy oversight - iPolitics

Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and the Harper...

Will Cruz Push the Field Right?

But it's quite possible that Cruz was so effective today in articulating conservatism, and then coupling that with what his conservative agenda would be, and...

Conservative MP Michael Chong wants more spy oversight | Metro

OTTAWA – Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Conservative Chong wants more spy oversight | Metro

OTTAWA – Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Acceptance breeds exploitation: Unpaid internships in Canada

(blog) (blog)But in a rare step forward, NDP MP Laurin Liu tabled a bill in February that would provide protections for interns at the...

Youth jobs project in Caledon receives $353000 grant

Conservative MP David Tilson with staff and clients of Caledon Community Services at the announcement of a federal grant for its youth program. next play/pause...

Youth jobs project in Caledon receives $353000...

Conservative MP David Tilson with staff and clients of Caledon Community Services at the announcement of a federal grant for its youth program. next play/pause...

François Lapointe se dit prêt pour un second mandat

Rivière-du-Loup - C'est le 20 mars devant une assemblée de membres et de sympathisants que François Lapointe, actuel député NPD de Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup, a officialisé sa...

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Castanet.net - GoogleCastanet.netFederal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea said Ottawa has worked to spur the recovery through dockside monitoring for groundfish landings, research investments and gear...

Tributes to former Weston-super-Mare MP Sir Jerry Wiggin

The current Conservative MP John Penrose said he "served the town well for a very long time". Clive Webb, a serving councillor and Sir Jerry's...

Federal Aviation Employees Want More Latinos In Their Ranks

Have you ever thought of a career in aviation? Latino federal employees in this field would like you to think about it. The Federal Aviation...

Cruz launches as unabashed Christian conservative

Dallas Morning NewsTed Cruz, proclaiming himself a steadfast conservative who would undo much of President Barack Obama's agenda and stand for Christian ideals, launched his...

NDP wants microbeads listed as toxic substance

An opposition motion, tabled by NDP MP Megan Leslie and to be debated tomorrow in the House of Commons, says microbeads “could have serious harmful...

Atlas restaurant review, Buckhead

(blog) (blog)Does that make me sound old and conservative? Yeah ... Gerry Klaskala of Aria consulted on the menu and appointed his talented former...

Lobb Supports Bill C-51

The Tory MP for Huron-Bruce has given his full support to the controversial Anti-terrorism Bill C-51. Conservative Ben Lobb believes Bill C-51 doesn't violate Canadians...

Maguire announces $11 million for projects tackling accessibility issues

Conservative MP Larry Maguire announced Monday that more than $11 million is up for grabs for projects from community groups and small businesses in Westman...

Maguire announces $11 million for projects tackling accessibility issues

Conservative MP Larry Maguire announced Monday that more than $11 million is up for grabs for projects from community groups and small businesses in Westman...

Diane Finley's ethics rule breach should be reviewed by committee: NDP

NDP MP Charlie Angus wants the House ethics committee to launch an investigation into preferential treatment allegedly meted out to a Markham-based community centre by...

Favorable 15-Year Survival Outcomes for Older Prostate Cancer Patients with ...

(press release)“By having additional data available to support conservative management, doctors can further educate their patients about survival outcomes and possibly help avoid treatments...

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Veteran member of B.C.'s legislature Jenny Kwan will run for the NDP in the upcoming federal election. Kwan won a hard-fought nomination race ... The...

California Christian Group Supports 'Right-to-Die' Bill

Pastor Vernon Holmes ministers to a small Lutheran congregation in Carmichael. It's average age is 79. This Sunday after service, ... More conservative theology that...

Ticketed Zing!s

(blog)All that money spent at the Tucker Center and the announcer still sounds like Charlie Brown (Waaa waaa waaa). How do the people sitting...

Red Sox notes: Ankle inflammation keeps Napoli out

(blog)Mike Napoli, who was scratched before last Friday's game with inflammation in his right ankle, has yet to get back into a game as...

Status of Government Business

(subscription)Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to The online. Quick Purchase. Purchase this weeks' edition of The ...

Bill C-51: Peter MacKay says peaceful protests OK under proposed law

Justice Minister Peter MacKay suggested non-violent protests wouldn't fall under the broad definition of terrorism included in his government's proposed legislation, Bill C-51, despite questions...

Bill C-641 gets first hour of debate

"This means, despite what the member has said, that this would provide first nations with a veto over any sort of legislation or development that...

NDP calls for emergency debate on decline of Arctic Sea Ice ...

NDP Environment critic Megan Leslie (Halifax) has sent a letter to the House of Commons Speaker calling for an emergency debate on the alarming decline...

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan defends new powers for ...

Van Loan, who was in Ancaster and Flamborough March 19 accompanied by Conservative MP David Sweet, dismissed the idea there were no protections for Canadians...

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan defends new powers for ...

Van Loan, who was in Ancaster and Flamborough March 19 accompanied by Conservative MP David Sweet, dismissed the idea there were no protections for Canadians...

No reason to criticize Bill C-51: Kramp - www.insidebelleville.com/

No reason to criticize Bill C-51: Krampwww.insidebelleville.com/Prince Edward-Hastings Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp says Canadians have nothing to worry about Bill C-51, the proposed legislation...

Bibi Makes Israel the Latest Culture War Pawn

That was a conservative party that still had a large number of old-line moderates, like senators Charles Percy and John Heinz. Today's party is far...

It's time to invest in infrastructure

(subscription)Last year, the Conservatives slashed infrastructure funding by nearly 90 per cent. This political decision, made by the Conservatives in an attempt to balance...