May 29, 2015

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Virginia Senate candidate thinks gay people should have separate restrooms

Joe Preston (D-Petersburg, Hopewell, Dinwiddie), issued responses to a questionnaire from the Virginia Christian Alliance, a socially conservative Christian organization that espouses public policy in...

StatsCan: Economy slumped during Q3

Ralph Goodale, a Liberal MP and former finance minister, accused the Tories of putting “all of their eggs in one particular basket” — the energy...

Peter MacKay: The man who changed Canada | Ottawa Citizen

Peter MacKay: The man who changed Canada ... But it was MacKay's decision to merge his Progressive Conservatives with Harper's Canadian Alliance in October 2003...

As Peter MacKay exits stage right, Liberals eye his Nova Scotia riding

“The Conservative hope is that a resurgent NDP will polarize the electorate,” he said. NDP MP Paul Dewar called MacKay a “fair person,” without whom...

Peter MacKay with Stephen Harper by his side, calls it quits

CBC.caPrime Minister Stephen Harper flew from Ottawa to Stellarton to praise MacKay, saying that MacKay deserves a place in Canada's history books for having the...

Canada's conservatives under pressure after another senior minister ...

Justice minister Peter MacKay's resignation comes after former foreign minister announces exit from politics, putting yet more strain on Harper government.

Scott, Galvano at Head of Class; Organize Now, Enviros Headed to Summer ...

This school in Pine Hills is showing the importance of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship for low-income students and the McKay Scholarship for students with...

Young Women Prefer 'Granny Panties' Over Thongs

According to a new report on lingerie trends from research company NPD Group, sales of thongs dropped seven per cent this past year, while styles...

Peter MacKay and the waning Progressive Conservatives

“I think it signals the end of what you might call a Progressive Conservative era,” Liberal MP John McCallum declared today. But of course he...

Peter MacKay latest Conservative to quit politics or bow out of running again

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsOTTAWA – Peter MacKay is the latest high-profile member of the Conservative party to either quit politics or declare that they won't...

Canada's MacKay Said Not to Seek Re-Election in October Vote

MacKay's departure means Harper, 56, heads into the next election having lost a number of his most important cabinet ministers over the past year, including...

Canada's Tampon Tax Is No More Starting July 1st, Which Is A Victory For Both ...

Conservative Member of Parliament Michelle Rempel told reporters “I think this is just a very positive move for Canadian women and in alignment with our...

Peter MacKay cites 'love for my family' as he bows out of federal politics

Tory Bob Dechert called him a "modern founder of Confederation" for the way he helped bring the Conservative Party together. Caucus colleague Paul Calandra was...

Guy Richard steps down from fracking commission for health reasons

Earlier this month, some PC opposition MLAs raised questions in the legislature about Richard's appointment. Richard is the father-in-law of Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, who...

MacKay latest high-profile Conservative to move on from government - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsMacKay latest high-profile Conservative to move on from governmentCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsGarry Breitkreuz: Another one of the Reform class of '93, Breitkreuz...

Peter MacKay cites 'love for my family' as he bows out of next election

Tory Bob Dechert called him a "modern founder of Confederation" for the way he helped bring the Conservative Party together. Caucus colleague Paul Calandra was...

Atlantic region bids farewell to last vestige of Progressive ...

Without MacKay, the Tories are facing a tough fight in Nova Scotia, where Conservative MPs Gerald Keddy and Greg Kerr have already announced they are...

Tory safety minister praises Surrey MP Nina Grewal for helping make Surrey safer

But Jasbir Sandhu, NDP MP for Surrey North, said the Conservative government has yet to provide a timeline for when the 100 new police officers...

SURETTE: Conservatives flog values, make desperation moves ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during a political rally at the Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro earlier this month. “He outlined the 'conservative values' he...

Bank of Canada's Poloz nails his 'atrocious' prediction for the first quarter

New Democratic MP Guy Caron said in a statement that the numbers were proof the Conservatives had “seriously mismanaged” the economy. Ralph Goodale, a Liberal...

Zehaf Bibeau Video Manifesto Should Not Be Used For Fearmongering, NDP ...

Globalnews.caNew Democrat defence critic Jack Harris said it was his hope the Conservative government wouldn't use the latest version of the video to ramp up...

York-Simcoe Liberal candidate Shaun Tanaka, St. Paul MP Carolyn Bennett tour ...

Liberal St. Paul MP Carolyn Bennett, York-Simcoe federal Liberal candidate Shaun Tanaka and Georgina Island Councillor Lauri Hoeg Williamson stand outside the Waabgon Gamig First...

MP David Wilks comments on Justice Minister Peter MacKay's ...

Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced his resignation Friday, May 29, prompting MP David Wilks to say he was honoured that one of his last acts...

Via Rail siding construction catches residents off ... - David McGuinty

David McGuinty – MP for Ottawa South/député d'Ottawa-sud. ... bill targets federal partisan advertising ». May 29, 2015. Partisan advertising has no place in the...

Group demands apology for Canadian government's gay 'purges'

Craig Scott is one of three NDP MPs putting forth private members' bills asking the government to apologize for the purges. Scott's motion would amend...

Exit Peter MacKay, stage centre-right

Just about everybody had reason to be disappointed that year—Jean Chrétien's Liberals lost seats, including all they held in Nova Scotia, and barely escaped with...

Robyn Urback: Patrick Brown makes a video called 'Why do I run?' And uses ...

Meet Patrick Brown. Who? The new leader of the Ontario PC Party. What? He beat out Christine Elliott, once considered a shoo-in, about three weeks...

Tom Mulcair brings election promises to CUPE convention

Riding a wave of recent good news, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair brought his party's plan to win the coming election to members of one of...

Peter MacKay's colourful presence on the Hill comes to an end, for ...

OTTAWA — Peter Gordon MacKay, whose colourfully public love life all but eclipsed his role as one of the architects of the modern Conservative party,...

Eve Adams: The team she used to play for is “tired and out of touch ...

Eve Adams was elected as a Conservative in 2011 to represent the riding of Brampton-Mississauga South. As a Conservative, she campaigned on a number of...

Atlantic region bids farewell to last vestige of Progressive Conservative party

Federal Liberal candidate Bill Casey, a fellow Nova Scotian who once served in the Tory caucus with MacKay, issued a statement Friday noting all of...

Bill Casey: Peter MacKay Was 'The Last Of The Original PCs'

CTV NewsThere are no Progressive Conservatives." Gerald Keddy, Greg Kerr, and Gary Schellenberger, all PC MPs at the time of the union with the Alliance,...

Federal politicians limit debate time on privacy breach notification bill

"I introduced a bill that the House could have passed into law already," NDP MP Charmaine Borg, who represents the Montreal area riding of Terrebonne-Blainville,...

Former city councillor Gloria Kovach will run for Conservatives in Guelph

... to Frank Valeriote in 2008. She's the last candidate to announce from the mainstream parties in what's shaping up to be a very competitive...

Conservative Party heavyweight, Peter MacKay, will not seek re ...

After 18 years in politics, Peter Mackay, aged 49, is expected to announce today that he will not be running for the federal Conservative Party...

Atlantic region bids farewell to last vestige of Progressive ...

Without MacKay, the Tories are facing a tough fight in Nova Scotia, where Conservative MPs Gerald Keddy and Greg Kerr have already announced they are...

Rob Moore Twitter - Politwitter

con retweeted 1Through our New Building Canada Plan, our Conservative Government is investing in priority infrastructure projects throughout NB #nbpoliMay 19, 2015 8:04 amtranslate. reply...

Brown releases running ad

Many Ontarians first got a good glimpse at new Premier Kathleen Wynne through her now iconic running ad. "There are things most people don't know...

Peter MacKay just latest loss for federal Conservatives

She was first elected in 2008. Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy will not run after more than 20 years representing the Reform, Canadian Alliance and Conservative...

CUPE Local 79 votes to affiliate with Canada's New Democrats ...

... for New Members · Member Discount Program · Apply To Become a Steward · Equality at Local 79 · Job Opportunities at the City...

Gail Shea 'surprised' by Peter MacKay resignation

When asked whether her party might now be worried about the future safety of MacKay's riding of Central Nova as a Conservative seat, Shea replied...

Former Delaware Politics Author, Shaun Fink resigns from Indian ...

May 29, 2015 David Anderson Leave a comment. I expect to .... Rand Paul is running for the Republican presidential nomination as an "Obama Republican,"...

A vote too close to forget come election time - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

A vote too close to forget come election timewww.ottawacommunitynews.com/On May 6, your local MP, Mr. Gordon O'Connor, voted against a national dementia strategy becoming enshrined...

Patrick Brown releases running ad

I love running," Wynne's voiceover says. Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown has now released his version of a running ad on YouTube. At a one-on-one...

Peter MacKay's departure prompts users to fill Twitter with helicopter, dog jokes

The @CBCNews 8:00 a.m. meeting when the Peter MacKay news broke. pic.twitter.com/FENxHaqCBn. — @johnbowman. Within minutes, MacKay's name was the top trending topic across Canada.

How Wynne is stealing from Harper's playbook

NDP MP Malcolm Allen is asking the Board of Internal Economy, the secretive all-party House of Commons committee on internal matters such as administration and...

2 fellow candidates for governor question Sen. Vitter's effectiveness

Democrat Bel Edwards, while repeating the "ineffective" label pinned on him by Dardenne, said Vitter's also been a "conservative ideologue" that fights legislation that could...

NDP nominates Dan McCarthy to run in... - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/NDP nominates Dan McCarthy to run in...www.insideottawavalley.com/The NDP has exposed the ironies of the Harper Conservatives, said McCarthy. ... “Those of you who read Cheryl...

Peter MacKay, who killed the old PC party, will leave politics | rabble ...

He is the son of Brian Mulroney cabinet minister Elmer MacKay and a former crown prosecutor in Nova Scotia; and was first elected to parliament,...

McCotter takes P.E.I. MP Wayne Easter on tour of Perth-Wellington ...

Federal Liberal candidate for Perth-Wellington Stephen McCotter took long-serving Prince Edward Island MP Wayne Easter for a tour of the campaign trail on Monday, May...