June 5, 2015

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How Charles Kennedy was 'hounded' by SNP hate mob

As a keen student of British political history, Kennedy intended the comment, O'Neill says, as a humorous reference to 1962's famous 'night of the long...

Spy-watchdog chair Pierre Blais's credentials questioned by Mulcair

In previous incarnations of the five-member SIRC board, the government of the day usually allowed the second or even third party in the House of...

Canada blasted as 'climate laggard' in international report

... to close the current gap on its 2020 international emissions-reduction target. A spokesman for Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said Friday the Conservatives are the...

Mayor and MP scrap over funding program

Calgary's mayor and one of its Conservative MPs verbally sparred Friday over infrastructure funding, with Naheed Nenshi saying Joan Crockatt's comment on the issue “doesn't...

Hollyoaks' Anna Passey teases newcomer over crazy storylines

Hollyoaks actress Anna Passey has said she loves to mess with her new co-star Ben Richards about the soap's outlandish storylines. Anna plays Sienna Blake,...

Race for Dudzik's Seat Could Get Heated

I out perform electorally Donovan, Gwen Moore, Mary Burke.” Michael Lutz. State Sen. Tim Carpenter also told Bice he is considering ... I went to...

Florida House rejects Senate health insurance expansion plan

The Florida House rejected a Senate bill to expand health insurance coverage to thousands of Floridians on Friday, putting a temporary end to a bitter...

England 'prehistoric' at World Cup

ESPNcricinfo.com - CollingwoodESPNcricinfo.comBut now there is a real sense of 'we've got to do this' because we're getting nowhere playing conservative cricket. "The guys in...

International community asking hard questions about Canada's climate plans

Liberal environment critic John McKay predicts Harper will get a rough ride at the G7. "He is engaging in a game of delusion and deception...

World looks askance at Canada climate record

Federal NDP environment critic Megan Leslie said it's apparent the Conservative government has no plan, but more striking is that the world is publicly calling...

Iowa General Assembly Closes 2015 Legislative Session

... percent since 2012 and an avian flu virus outbreak affecting nearly 30 million birds across the state, we must adhere to our conservative budgeting...

A foreign policy checkmark for Jeb Bush

Bush's six-day trip begins with a speech in Berlin on Tuesday to the economic council of the Christian Democratic Union, the conservative party led by...

NDP food policy something to digest

Food for thought was dished up by the New Democrats Friday morning where at a Welland forum emphasis was placed on the federal party's commitment...

Commander defends ISIS air war's effectiveness

"I think it's become abundantly clear that what we're doing is not working and I think it is time to amp up a couple of...

Federal party reps make pre-election pitches to municipal leaders

CBC.ca“Look, we're at our most pliable as political parties at this moment,” Nathan Cullen of the NDP told delegates. “We're getting our platforms together, we're...

The Gargoyle: Travel plans and true celebrities

Peter Goldring, an MP for Edmonton East who's not seeking re-election, has for years pitched the idea of having Canada effectively annex the islands for...

On social media, terror suspects left few signs of extremism

In his public postings, the knife-wielding 26-year-old, who was fatally shot by members of Boston's Joint Terrorism Task Force on Tuesday, appeared to be a...

Water rule's fate could hang on one man: Justice Kennedy - Environment & Energy Publishing

Water rule's fate could hang on one man: Justice KennedyEnvironment & Energy PublishingUnited States, the court's four conservatives ruled for limited federal power reaching only...

Are We in an Anti-scientific Revolution? Listen In and Find Out

Ed Holder, the Canadian Minister of State (Science and Technology), was unavailable for an interview for this documentary series. A statement from the ministry was...

FFAW-UNIFOR holds rally against unfair sharing of halibut quotas

While Liberal MP Gerry Byrne addressed the nearly 100 people gathered, Spingle told The Western Star that the province had been catching 45 per cent...

FFAW-UNIFOR holds rally against unfair sharing of halibut quotas

While Liberal MP Gerry Byrne addressed the nearly 100 people gathered, Spingle told The Western Star that the province had been catching 45 per cent...

Sheriff Clarke Should Drop the Act

In today's conservative media landscape, the need to inflame will always undermine the responsibility to inform, and reporting will always take a backseat to ratings.

Anti-war activist confronts Sen. Tom Cotton

... his questions, even if he didn't like the answer. “He handled it the way I expected him to handle it. He's a hawk. I'm...

New York Times denies American Bridge was behind Rubio report

Fox News Latino (blog)However, in an email to the On Media blog on Friday, Times Washington bureau chief Carolyn Ryan denied that the information came...

Duggar parents placed locks on bedroom doors after fondling

The fondling of underage siblings made the Duggars vulnerable to charges of hypocrisy because of their promotion of conservative Christian family values. Their mother, Michelle...

Ripon Councillor convicted for fraud to lead finance committee

Picture shows Ex Mayor of Ripon Andrew Williams at Leeds Crown Court, the mayor had a gambling habit when he pocketed �220 of takings from...

Around Town: June 5, 2015

Kelly Creek Garden Market takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 pm every Friday until September 18 at 9560 Nassichuk Road (turn north on Zilinsky road).

Theatre at the Center to Present ALL SHOOK UP, 7/16-8/16

Set in the summer of 1955 in a conservative Midwestern town, ALL SHOOK UP is the modern Rock n' Roll take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy,...

McConnell vows to slow judicial nominees

“So far, the only judges we've confirmed have been federal district judges that have been signed off on by Republican senators,” McConnell told conservative radio...

Governments Need to Realize Injustice to Residential School Survivors: MP

Liberal MP Yvonne Jones says both levels of government need to realize, what she calls, the injustice to survivors of residential schools in Labrador. Jones...

Suggestive sculpture at Versailles raises eyebrows

Visitors are walking alongside "Dirty Corners" by British artist Anish Kapoor in the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles outside Paris, France, Friday, June 5,...

Jeffrey makes sweeping assertions, says Landolt

(subscription)Re: “ 'I hope he hasn't changed the country, fundamentally, but he certainly has been working at it,'” (The , June 1, p. 24).

Peter MacKay: Conservatives will uphold Canada's drug laws ...

The federal justice minister said the government will uphold Canada's drug laws when it comes to safe injection sites in Montreal.

Explaining the logic behind the Ottawa vote: Oakville MP Terence Young

Thank you for providing me with an opportunity to respond to the letter you received from Matthew Dineen of Ottawa Ontario regarding NDP Member Claude...

Disappointed with voting in Ottawa

In fact, as several media have reported, a deal had been reached between the Health Minister and the NDP for passage of the bill with...

It's summertime at Queen's Park, but that doesn't mean living will be easy for ...

The Liberals “gave themselves” permission to sell 60 per cent of Hydro One in their budget bill, which passed this week, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath...

Biometric data collection change in budget bill raises privacy concerns

Irene Mathyssen, the NDP caucus chair, said even Foreign Affairs raised privacy concerns about the use of facial recognition technology. "Warnings by [Foreign Affairs] signal...

Setting the record straight on Canada's defense spending trends

(blog)"Joyce Murray admitted today 'that Liberals may not have been perfect in previous governments.' In fact, this is a massive understatement about their legacy...

Delta's Unorthodox Fix-It Man Is Feuding With Rivals Again

In the past few years, Delta Air Lines' CEO offended some Middle Easterners with a reference to Sept. 11, pitted the carrier against Boeing Co.

Naomi Klein to moderate Safe Rail Communities town hall June 12

Invited guests include, Minister Lisa Raitt, NDP Transport Critic Hoang Mai, and Liberal Transport Critic David McGuinty. Also invited are all Greater Toronto Area MPs...

NDP bid to ban pay-to-pay bank fees blocked from House floor

NDP consumer protection critic Andrew Cash, who put forward the initial motion, had hoped to get the House to agree to give the Commons finance...

Daily Kickoff: Lindsey Graham's (Mostly Jewish) Finance Team | Warriors' Owner ...

Rick Perry's Campaign Manager Jeff Miller on Perry 2016: "We were all embarrassed, by the 'oops' moment, obviously,” said Jeff Miller, Perry's top adviser, referring...

Today in History – June 20

Among the guests on the first show was the comedy team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. It was later renamed “The ... Bouchard left...

The EKOS poll: Mulcair is picking up all the marbles as Trudeau fades

Macleans.ca (subscription)Just as it looked like we were setting into a three-way tie, the NDP appears to be opening up some daylight between itself and...

Duffy charges Senate $8300 for cancelled Conservative Party appearance in BC

(subscription) (subscription)The cancellation resulted in a three-day stay for suspended Senator Mike Duffy and his wife at the downtown Vancouver Four Seasons Hotel with...

Bria Skonberg looks fondly to the past

Traditional, pre-bebop jazz doesn't turn up very often at the Jazz Showcase, a shrine to Charlie Parker and his uncounted disciples. But on Thursday night...

An Exponential Tourism Boost

"Build it and they will come" is one of the most recognized lines from the movie "Field Of Dreams." The storyline centers on the main...

Low Productivity? Redesign Your Team So Everyone Is the Leader

It is generally accepted that higher morale leads to better productivity. And with all of the pressure on the federal government to improve performance, it...

Speak for yourself, Cuesta leaders, not your school

For months, Supervisor Adam Hill has been sounding an alarm: COLAB, a conservative special interest group, has been meeting privately with certain members of the...

Sen. Whitehouse: Bring RICO Charges Against Climate Wrongthink

(blog)I.) urges the U.S. Department of Justice to consider filing a racketeering suit against the oil and coal industries for having promoted wrongful thinking...