April 24, 2015

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Controversial Ex-Manitoba Tory Youth President Moved Away From Harper

WINNIPEG - A controversial Manitoba Progressive Conservative was moved out of a seat behind Prime Minister Stephen Harper at a rally Thursday night. Braydon Mazurkiewich...

Public Diplomacy: Books, Articles, Websites #62

MountainRunner.us (registration) (blog)MountainRunner.us (registration) (blog)Courtesy of Bruce Gregory, here is the latest update on resources that may be of general interest for teachers, students, and...

Elizabeth May amends government bill for 1st time

The Conservatives all voted for two of them." May added that the amendments were first suggested by the Assembly of First Nations and Ecojustice Canada.

Please Rep. John Duncan, Run for President! | Conservative ...

This article appeared today at The American Conservative. Read the article. It is excellent. I have worked in Republican campaigns at the national state and...

Rona Ambrose, Vancouver at odds over regulation of ... - CTV News

Health Minister Rona Ambrose made a public challenge to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson on Friday over the city's plans to regulate its marijuana dispensaries, saying...

High-paid autoworkers ordered to seek alternative temp work

(blog) (blog)“It's stupid, it's a terrible waste,” MP Brian Masse (NDP — Windsor West) said of a process that requires those on temporary layoff,...

Liberal Ad Attacks Tory Government's Spending On Ads

... spokeswoman for Treasury Board President Tony Clement. “Between 2002 and 2006 the previous Liberal Government spent $270.6 million dollars on advertising," she said, nothing...

NDP seeks probe of Duffy's dealings with Enbridge

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus has written Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd asking her office to investigate whether Enbridge's unreported contacts with Duffy broke federal rules.

Why Stephen Harper's Conservatives won't give Omar Khadr a break: Walkom

On Friday, James appeared on CBC TV to repeat again and again the government's mantra: Khadr is a terrorist; the Harper Conservatives oppose terrorism. Therefore...

Testy times in the Senate

(blog)If Canadians ever needed to wonder why there is animosity between French and English speakers in this country, one need only witness an exchange...

New Arctic direction

(blog) (blog)United States Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian Minister for the Arctic Council, as he arrives Friday, April...

Insiders: Common Core is Jeb Bush's 'No. 1 problem'

The math and English Language Arts standards originally grew out of the bipartisan National Governors Association, but they're now known by many conservative activists as...

Speaker of Canada's Senate, Pierre Claude Nolin, dies at 64

CTV NewsHe was 64. Nolin was appointed to the Senate in 1993 by former Conservative Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. He became Speaker last November, the...

Ed Miliband suggested forming coalition government with SNP in 2010

The Conservatives say that Labour would be held hostage by the SNP in a hung parliament headed by a minority government. ... The Liberal Democrat...

Dog The Bounty Hunter Not Crazy Enough For Fox News, Sadface!

Wonkette (satire) (blog)Sandra Smith (the blonde one) tried to set him straight by saying “yeah but Hillary secretary of state words fart giggle,” but Dog...

It's tassel time: Commencement season is upon us

(subscription) (subscription)The whiff of spring is in the air, so cue up “Pomp and Circumstance.” It's college commencement season once again in the region,...

It's tassel time: Commencement season is upon us

(subscription) (subscription)The whiff of spring is in the air, so cue up “Pomp and Circumstance.” It's college commencement season once again in the region,...

Faith leaders call for religious protections ahead of gay marriage hearing

CNNMembers of the central Texas chapter of Concerned Women for America, a conservative Christian legislative action committee, pray while Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...

'Forbidden City' Revisits Little Known Era of Asian-American Entertainment

Mai Tai Sing followed her show business dreams by starting out as a dancer in the 1940s, at a time when conservative Chinese parents did...

The Gargoyle: How union legislation could penalize hockey players

The Conservative government's constant promotion of hockey as a unifying Canadian value could be on a crash course with its enthusiasm for curbing the powers...

Boozy Farage holds impromptu victory party after Thanet poll boost

... celebrates St George's Day with a pint in the Northwood Club after meeting veterans on Thursday in Ramsgate, Kent. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images ....

Jonathan Schneer

By Robert Rhodes James (1986). 1. Anthony Eden was charming, skillful, graceful and cursed. He had the looks of a movie star, the dress sense...

Vietnam rebukes Canadian ambassador over commemoration of fall of Saigon

A spokeswoman for Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson declined to respond to questions about the Vietnam government's reaction to the bill's passage. Instead, Johanna Quinney...

Royal assent given to Rouge National Urban Park

But as the Rouge National Urban Park Act, or Bill C-40, received royal assent Thursday, Tory MPs, among them Conservative House Leader Peter Van Loan...

Baloney Meter: Did the Conservatives really pay down $37B in debt ...

When the Harper government delivered its first balanced budget this week in eight years, Finance Minister Joe Oliver was eager to burnish his party's conservative...

Canada's election: Harper lacking full support, but still likely to triumph

(blog) (blog)When selected as party leader, he immediately surged to the front of voter preference ranks, dragging the third place Liberals with him into...

Federal Conservative Perspective: Federal Budget 2015-2016 ...

Federal Conservative Perspective: Federal Budget 2015-2016 ... About the Author. Terence Young. Terence Young is the Member of Parliament for Oakville, Ontario. He and his...

Canada's Defense Minister affirms Armenian genocide on Hill lawn, as Turkish ...

As he spoke, junior foreign affairs minister Lynne Yelich was leading Canada's delegation in Turkey, including veterans of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, at ceremonies marking...

Joyce Murray: Stephen Harper's quicksand budget

The Liberal party believes that the government has a responsibility to foster a diversified economy that can withstand natural fluctuations in commodity prices. Unlike the...

Joyce Murray: Stephen Harper's quicksand budget

The Liberal party believes that the government has a responsibility to foster a diversified economy that can withstand natural fluctuations in commodity prices. Unlike the...

3rd Shift… Big Government Wants a Womb with a View… Shakedown Street ...

Those old boys didn't have to watch just how far from true Conservative values the North Carolina Republicans have fallen. Conservatism ... Their redistribution scheme...

Chiarelli named new Oilers GM and president of hockey operations

Was Chiarelli's firing in Boston just the owner's kid Charlie Jacobs flexing his muscles as new man in charge? ... Kevin Lowe's out of hockey...

Ed Miliband accused of 'new low' after blaming David Cameron over migrant ...

Julian Smith, a Conservative MP on Friday said: “Bungling Tom Baldwin has struck again. He's like Bad Al Campbell all over again. There's nothing he...

Canada Revenue Agency clarifies timeline of new TFSA limit

NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen said his party is working on a question of privilege to the Speaker as to the appropriateness of the government's...

Chiarelli named new GM and president of Oilers hockey operations

Watch the Oilers announcement live at 1p.m. Mobile viewers can follow this link: http://www.livestream.com/edmontonjournal. You will see a replay from a previous livestream until today's...

Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on the 100th ...

(blog)“Today, we commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide; an event which saw the destruction of the national and personal freedom of over...

3 Insights About In-House Counsel Compensation

As far as stocking stuffers go, John Finley of Blackstone got a healthy $4,212,555 yuletide bump to offset his relatively conservative base of $350,000. Other...

Friday QP: The imaginary granddaughter and the elusive ethical Sasquatch

(subscription) (subscription)With federal leaders absent, as usual, from Friday's question period and MPs itching to get home for the weekend, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...

Three hats in NDP nomination race

“As we will be electing a new representative to serve as our MP for Bay of Quinte, to replace our long serving outgoing member (Current...

Huddersfield's would-be MPs to be quizzed by you

... to influence who speaks for us in Westminster. “This is an opportunity we should take hold of.” The candidates are: Itrat Ali (Conservative) Zulfiqar...

Shit Harper Did gives Conservatives taste of toxic debris from ...

Shit Harper Did warriors ambushed Industry Minister James Moore's little party, rebuked the Conservatives' "pathetic response" to the Vancouver oil spill.

McNeill still carrying flag for Remembrance Day holiday

The Sarnia woman spoke to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Wednesday during hearings into NDP MP Dan Harris' private member's bill...

MacAulay Calls on Shea to Consult Before Making Decisions ...

Please log in with your Liberal ID. ... MONTAGUE – Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay says that DFO's recent decision to delay the opening of the...

This election should be fought over how we treat veterans

As well, It's an issue that transcends normal voting patterns; every Canadian, including the Conservative base, wants vets to receive the full benefits we owe...

Music copyright changes in federal budget hit a sour note: Geist

Extending the term of copyright will remove those choices from the market at the very time that Industry Minister James Moore and Canadian Heritage Minister...

Rick Santorum, Foster Friess, Major Donors Go Golfing

An aide to Santorum tells ABC News, “Over 25 major Republican and conservative donors from nearly a dozen states were in attendance, where they heard...

Conservatives React To Omar Khadr News With Trudeau Attacks

An Alberta judge granted former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr bail on Friday and the federal government responded with two jabs at Justin Trudeau. In...

Huron-Bruce MP touts federal government's budget

Lobb points to income-splitting, a $160 monthly increase to the universal childcare benefit - a $60 hike for children age six to 17 - and...

Phantom F-bomb: NDP says Mulcair never swore at Speaker

The curse word was allegedly uttered earlier that day, when NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen expressed frustration that Finance Minister Joe Oliver wasn't in the...

Phantom F-bomb: Mulcair accused of swearing at Speaker

Cullen broke a rule of debate that members can't allude to the presence or absence of an MP, so House Speaker Andrew Scheer pointed that...