April 29, 2015

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Braid: Just how scary is Rachel Notley?

The only play left for the Progressive Conservatives is to frighten Albertans with the spectre of an NDP government, in hopes that right-side voters will...

Duffy affair about Harper protecting his own hide: Mulcair

The Prime Minister's Office did all they could in early 2013 to stave off questions related to the constitutional eligibility of Conservative senators. "What we...

US Chamber of Commerce: Harry Reid Is Better Than Jeff Sessions

“Some may be surprised by the scores, but when you look at the bills the Chamber prioritized you can understand why a solid conservative like...

Cenovus Energy Inc. warns of 'negative' fallout if NDP changes royalty structure

“You have to expect that companies are going say, 'the current royalty regime under which we've planned all our investments is the one we'd like...

Who ANZ chief executive Mike Smith follows on Twitter

... Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews; Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett; Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk; Federal Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg; Former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett; Leader...

With Wisconsin in the Gutter, Failed Gov. Scott Walker Trolls The Obama Economy

Robert: Sense Hillary is a criminal herself, it stands to reason she is concerned about this issue...... ICH: The ... Billy Moore: Lord...We(democrats)REALLY KNOW How...

CRA gaffes: Your taxpayer dollars at work

To be more accurate, it was Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay that cost the government potentially millions when she announced that the CRA would give Canadians...

Campaign tales: on the doorstep with an academic candidate

As the Greens' parliamentary candidate in the rock-solid Tory seat of Faversham and Mid Kent, Tim Valentine has modest hopes for next week's general election.

Looters, tax breaks and Gov. Scott: Rant

@Yuddaman And we should thank you for the conservative hypocrisy you show here whenever you comment. I'll take a play from your book ... Eric...

OPINION: Attacks in mayoral race take a bizarre turn, but where's the evidence?

Conservative radio show host Casey Reynolds was filling in for Bernadette Wilson on her morning show. Joining him .... Contact Reporter Austin Baird, who moderates...

Designers say Ottawa's logo contest to celebrate Canada 150 exploited cheap ...

(blog) (blog)Liberal MP Scott Brison criticized the government for cuts to student employment while it's spending thousands for each TV commercial during nightly NHL...

John Ivison: Former Prime Minister Paul Martin right to be angry over ...

Bernard Valcourt, the aboriginal affairs minister, has said he is prepared to work with willing partners and take a regional approach. Officials suggest there are...

Conservatives vote against passenger rail services « Canada's NDP

... continue to cripple our rail service despite the fact that passenger trains foster important economic ties, especially outside core areas,” said Bill C‑640 sponsor,...

Messages of condolence delivered to Peshawar school

Among the items Atta-ur-Rehman presented was a book of condolences signed by more than 100 people, including members of the community, city councillors, Kingston Mayor...

2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

And let me make this clear: the Titans nabbing Mariota here doesn't at all preclude from him ending up reuniting with Chip Kelly. Perhaps it...

No new assisted death law before election, but consultations soon: MacKay

Conservative MP Steven Fletcher is shown in a Thursday March 27, 2014 photo. ... Bob Dechert, parliamentary secretary to the health minister, argued that consultation...

Speaker says Kenney didn't mislead Commons with error over smart bombs

But NDP defence critic Jack Harris asked the Speaker to rule on whether Kenney had misled the Commons. Harris pointed out Kenney had a “sacred...

Ravens will stick to tried, true philosophy

Mike Preston. mike.preston​@baltimoresun.com ... If you look at some of the team's former first-round picks since the Boller fiasco like Haloti Ngata, Ben Grubbs, Joe...

MPs Jinny Sims and Jasbir Sandhu demand action by federal ...

Jinny Sims NDP MP Jinny Sims (Newton-Delta North) on Wednesday demanded action from the federal government in the House of Commons to.

The Tool Canada Uses to Assess the Gender Gap

In 1995, the federal government committed itself to implementing gender-based analysis ("GBA") throughout its agencies and departments. This move was to coincide with the United...

Ted Cruz seeks ground between Rand Paul and Marco Rubio on NSA spying

Ted Cruz has made it clear on the campaign trail: He's an unapologetic, uncompromising conservative with no tolerance for the “mushy middle.” But when it...

Mike Duffy never raised eligibility with PM, Conservative source says

Suspended Senator Mike Duffy never raised his eligibility with Prime Minister Stephen Harper or asked to be named to an Ontario seat, a Conservative source...

New State Chair Wants All-GOP Legislature

Haynes recently won election to replace Chris Devaney, who is stepping down into the nonprofit world. In a state dominated by the Republican Party, the...

Jim Prentice defends PC candidate Mike Allen convicted of soliciting prostitute

"I've put it behind me and have moved on," said Allen. "The vast majority of my constituents have. It's very rare for me to get...

As shortened hours affect bars, spokesman says mayor is open to ending curfew ...

(blog) (blog)Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is open to ending the seven-day curfew early if calm and order have been restored, spokesman Kevin Harris said on...

Jim Prentice defends PC candidate Mike Allen in prostitution case ...

CALGARY – Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says a Progressive Conservative election candidate convicted of soliciting a prostitute is acceptable because he owned up to what...

Canadian Thalidomide Survivors Still Awaiting Details on Compensation Package

Canadian thalidomide survivors are still waiting for details on a support package intended to compensate survivors and assist with their medical needs. "We began our...

Rob Bradley talks pot, Rick Scott and the people's business

(blog) (blog). By James Call -. Apr 29, 2015. SHARE ... Q: Do you think Secretary John Armstrong deserves to be confirmed given the...

Timing of Bill Blair's Liberal bid gets curiouser

Dan Harris, the incumbent NDP MP in the riding, says all hospitals are looking for prominent people to fill their boards to help raise funds.

Jason Kenney did not breach privilege with munitions mistake: Speaker

(subscription) (subscription)Defence Minister Jason Kenney did not breach privilege when he erroneously told the House of Commons that Canada was the only country besides...

James Moore: NDP Personally Attacking Veteran Running For Tories

A top cabinet minister has accused New Democrats of attacking a veteran now running for the Conservatives in the next election. On Monday, Quebec NDP...

Gordon Brown: Tories have become 'anti-Scottish'

Mr Brown said the Conservative Party had “sacrificed its historic commitment to being a Unionist party to become an English Nationalist Party”, with Mr Cameron's...

Letters: Nothing but good things in the budget

The NOW should note this is not the Conservative government's first balanced budget since 2006. Prior to the 2008 global economic crisis, the Conservatives had...

Libertarians and Conservatives Tout Action on Climate Change

At a Trans-Partisan Forum in Gold Lake Colorado in 2005 a group of very prominent conservative leaders, exposed to an early version of Al Gore's...

Gay Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court, But What If the Justices Say "We Don't"?

Gay Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court, But What If the Justices Say "We Don't"?According to Professor Richard Friedman at the University of Michigan Law...

Stephen Harper, Rob Moore 'on board' with Moncton centre funding

Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe MP Robert Goguen said on Wednesday the provincial government is the last hurdle to overcome before the federal government agrees to find $23.5 million...

Libman vs Housefather

Côte St. Luc residents were deprived of an anticipated battle royale for that city's mayoralty in 2005, when then-mayor Robert Libman decided not to run...

Jim Prentice Defends Mike Allen's Candidacy After Conviction Of Soliciting ...

Hanna HeraldCALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says a Progressive Conservative election candidate convicted of soliciting a prostitute is acceptable because he owned up to...

Vancouver Island accountant spotted glitch that led to income-tax reprieve

When minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay appeared for question period two hours later, May sent her a note with a printout of Cowland's email. The minister replied...

Elk Valley business community supports budget

Earlier this week the Conservative's balanced their budget, expanding the tax-free savings account, while also cutting the tax rate for small businesses from 11 per...

Liberal MP Ted Hsu disarms the Conservatives' favourite TFSA argument

(subscription) (subscription)If you find it impressive that 60 per cent of Canadians who maxed out their Tax-Sax Free Savings (TFSA) account contributions in 2013...

Embracing change

While the youthful congregation waited for the Pope, they were regaled from the stage with jokes, prayers and singing by the two most famous clergymen...

Poll finds SNP support on 54 per cent

Telegraph.co.ukJohn Curtice, psephologist at Strathclyde university, said that if the trends found by the poll were replicated across Scotland, the SNP would take every seat...

Liberal MP Ted Hsu disarms the Conservatives' favourite ... - iPolitics

If you find it impressive that 60 per cent of Canadians who maxed out their Tax-Sax Free Savings (TFSA) account contributions in 2013 made less...

QP Live: Just try not to be distracted by Alberta's election

Maclean's is your home for the daily political theatre that is question period. If you've never watched, check out our primer. Today, QP runs from...

Tory MP Keith Ashfield Says Cancer In Remission, Will Run In Next Election

FREDERICTON - Federal New Brunswick politician Keith Ashfield says he will run in the upcoming election after beating cancer. In a letter to his constituents,...

General election: SNP 'on course to win every seat in Scotland'

Telegraph.co.uk - as it happenedTelegraph.co.ukGrant Shapps, Conservative chairman, responds to Ed Miliband's comments on This Morning in which he said the economy and deficit weren't...

Post-its help hold Prince Rupert MCTS together

NDP Fisheries and Oceans critic Fin Donnelly called for the federal government to reopen the Marine Communication and Traffic Services Centre in Ucluelet, reopen the...

On Duffy's appointment, Mulcair accuses PM of protecting himself

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is accusing the prime minister of only looking out for himself when he allegedly pressured Mike Duffy to represent Prince Edward...

Keith Ashfield to run in federal election | Metro

FREDERICTON – Federal New Brunswick politician Keith Ashfield says he will run in the upcoming election after beating cancer. In a letter to his constituents,...