June 26, 2015

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Britain and Europe: The Endgame. An Irish Perspective review: What would ...

(blog) (blog)O'Ceallaigh points to how the debate has undergone a fundamental change since the economic crisis, the rise of Ukip, the dominance of immigration...

WV's 2014 decision to end gay-nuptials ban affirmed in 'incredible, history ...

In dissent, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the decision should be up to state legislatures, not the court. “Whether same-sex ... Bill Richards, 71,...

The week that changed the nation

"The Supreme Court has spoken with a very divided voice on something only the Supreme Being can do -- redefine marriage," said 2016 Republican candidate...

Conservatives move to push anti-labour bill through Senate

Bill C-377, an initiative by B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert, is now slated to be passed early next week as a result of Friday's manoeuvring.

Conservatives move to push anti-labour bill through Senate

Bill C-377, an initiative by B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert, is now slated to be passed early next week as a result of Friday's manoeuvring.

Why Republicans are determined to ignore the threat of right-wing extremism

Those New America numbers are the most conservative of all the studies that have been done on right-wing violence. ... In another case, in June...

Minnesota Couples Celebrate Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

“I am so proud this morning,” said David Watson of Minneapolis. “This is something that I never realized ... “It's so much of a relief...

The Grand Old Partys future shock

... Carolina: Alabama's Robert Bentley, one of the country's most conservative governors, ordered the rebel battle flag lowered over the capitol in Montgomery, where the...

The Grand Old Partys future shock

But more than anything, it revealed a maneuvering, modern conservative worried about his party being caught on the wrong side of history – whatever his...

A momentous week, signaling change

For many years, Florida Democrats in Congress — notably Alcee Hastings of Delray Beach and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston — have been at the...

A momentous week, signaling change

For many years, Florida Democrats in Congress — notably Alcee Hastings of Delray Beach and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston — have been at the...

Saturday, June 27: Wi-Fi, cells no threat to health

... to evaluate those drugs for both their safety and efficacy, were Health Ministry workers fired because their research would hurt the bottom line of...

Conservative senators overrule Speaker to push controversial ...

... member's business. The bill introduced by B.C. Conservative MP Russ Hiebert would require labour organizations to open their books and reveal how much money...

L'ex-journaliste Réjean Léveillé candidat conservateur dans Saint-Hyacinthe ...

La circonscription dans laquelle se présente Réjean Léveillé est actuellement détenue par le NPD. La députée sortante, Marie-Claude Morin, a annoncé l'été dernier qu'elle ne...

Catch up: Terrorists attack sites in three countries and other stories you may ...

“It appears that [Mr. Harper] is leaving the door open to weakening our agricultural sectors and is prepared to sacrifice them to some degree in...

Trade issue exposes contradictions of the NDP

(subscription) (subscription)For example, NDP trade critic Don Davies introduced a country-of-origin food labelling law in 2009 that would have covered all food and ingredients.

Scarborough NDP MP Sitsabiaesan introduces bill to change 'critically flawed ...

Scarborough-Rouge River MP Rathika Sitsabiaesan says the the Rouge National Urban Park Act, which became law on April 23, is “critically flawed.” A private bill...

New Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown to march in Toronto's Pride parade

“It will be great to have the Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown leading the march of Conservatives in support of Toronto's diverse LGBT community as...

'Drunk Wedding' Faced Too High a Bar to the Big Screen

The plan “was to go after the microbudget horror audience, but with a fun, raunchy, R-rated sex comedy,” Mr. Weston said. They were ... “But...

Gay marriage made legal across the United States

Telegraph.co.uk - as it happenedTelegraph.co.ukPeter Foster, our US Editor, has been speaking to Michel Paradis, a constitutional lawyer and professor at Columbia Law School who...

Ask Sam | Sam Smith opens his mailbag | 6.26.2015

Some are conservative and stay in the gym and some go the Eddy Curry 12-cars-in-his-driveway route. Life changes once you have to play against men...

Rare glass reef sponge discovery off B.C. like finding 'herd of dinosaurs'

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea said in a statement the proposed marine-protected-area regulations are a major step towards ensuring the preservation of the reefs,...

Live coverage: Del Mastro out on bail

Dean Del Mastro arrives at the provincial courthouse Friday, June 26, 2015 in advance of his bail hearing in Superior Court. The former MP spent...

Linda Duncan Examines Renewable Energy Sources During Visit ...

Linda Duncan Examines Renewable Energy Sources During Visit To Lethbridge The federal NDP's lone Alberta MP making a swing through southern Alberta Friday with.

Isolated Shoal Lake 40 Members Shed Tears as Canada Refuses to Fund Road

The band had been optimistic in anticipating a June 25 high-profile visit from Natural Resources and Northern Ontario Development Minister Greg Rickford, The Tyee reported.

Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide

In a blistering dissenting opinion, conservative Justice Antonin Scalia said the decision shows the court is a "threat to American democracy." The ruling "says that...

Reid: In the midst of the NDP phenomenon, only the stupid aren't ...

Scott Reid handout photo Scott Reid More from Scott Reid. Published on: June 26, 2015 | Last Updated: June 26, 2015 3:00 PM EDT. NDP...

Rona Ambrose Responds To Vancouver Medical Marijuana ...

CANNABIS CULTURE - Canada's Conservative Health Minister Rona Ambrose is outraged again at the City of Vancouver's plans to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries. Here's her...

Citizen group calls for bribery charges against... - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Citizen group calls for bribery charges against...www.insideottawavalley.com/... of him is somehow defending Duffy,” Dewar said. “It's a tangled web they've woven. And they are all...

POLITICO Playbook: 'A WEEK OF MAJOR AND VERY PERSONAL VICTORIES ...

CHASER -- Boston Globe A1, "Ruling gives GOP a reprieve," by Annie Linksey in D.C.: "It allows Republicans to avoid the massive political backlash expected...

Canadian Senators Overrule Speaker to Pass Union Disclosure Law

Vancouver SunThe threat led Conservatives to overrule their speaker to limit debate and force a vote. C-377, introduced by Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert, creates new...

President Obama Eulogizes Charleston Pastor as One Who Understood Grace

CHARLESTON, S.C. — In one of his presidency's most impassioned reflections on race, President Obama eulogized the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney on Friday by calling...

Minister's partisan St. John's event paid for by taxpayers

It had the feel of a campaign-style, bitterly partisan speech, except that it took place in a federal government office, and National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne...

Minister's partisan St. John's event paid for by taxpayers

It had the feel of a campaign-style, bitterly partisan speech, except that it took place in a federal government office, and National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne...

Minister's partisan St. John's event paid for by taxpayers

It had the feel of a campaign-style, bitterly partisan speech, except that it took place in a federal government office, and National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne...

Minister's partisan St. John's event paid for by taxpayers - Nor'Wester

Nor'WesterMinister's partisan St. John's event paid for by taxpayersNor'WesterIt had the feel of a campaign-style, bitterly partisan speech, except that it took place in a...

Tom Mulcair supports Housing Cooperatives

“Housing cooperatives play an important social and economic role in Canada,” said Mr. Mulcair. “Their strength lies in their diversity and resourcefulness. An NDP government...

Tom Mulcair supports Housing Cooperatives

“Housing cooperatives play an important social and economic role in Canada,” said Mr. Mulcair. “Their strength lies in their diversity and resourcefulness. An NDP government...

Will Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling End Culture Wars? Activists On Both ...

Conservatives say the decision jeopardizes religious freedoms. "The Supreme Court is not an embodiement of the will of American people," said Richard Land, president of...

Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling unlikely to end debate

Yvette D. Clarke (D-Central Brooklyn) was among the elected officials who praised the high court's ruling in the case of King v. Burwell. “I commend...

The Long-Awaited Victory Finally Arrives: SCOTUS Declares Marriage Equality ...

A popular point among same-sex opponents, and one invoked by the conservative justices during the Obergefell oral arguments, is that gay marriage is supposedly unknown...

Dean Del Mastro, former Conservative MP, released on bail as he appeals ...

PETERBOROUGH – After spending a single night in jail, former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been ordered released on bail as he appeals his...

Forces et Démocratie — the Bloc Québécois spinoff — to run candidate in ...

(subscription) (subscription)“We are pleased to announce that Toban Leckie … will be the Forces et Démocratie candidate in the riding of Peterborough, in Ontario,”...

No training for Azov regiment: Kenney

Conservatives have doggedly courted the Ukrainian vote back home, both with its strident, sometimes personal, anti-Putin rhetoric. They ensure high-profile members like junior defence minister...

Industry critic Peggy Nash says an NDP government would slash Canada's ...

Her confidence is backed by the latest poll from Forum Research, which shows 36 per cent of Canadians would vote for Thomas Mulcair's NDP while...

Wilks defends local logging industry

Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP David Wilks is standing up for the logging industry in the Columbia Valley, amidst environmental concerns from organizations across the province. Wilks...

The Rock and Roll Pride Ride and the Tomboy Queen

My second grade teacher, Mrs. H. (oldest and meanest teacher in my Bradley Beach, New Jersey, grammar school) didn't like the fact that I had...

UPDATED: Supreme Court overturns bans on gay marriage in all 50 states

Fowler, who now heads the socially conservative Family Action Council of Tennessee, charged "the majority have arrogantly said they are not only smarter than the...

How Liberals court the Jewish vote and who's going to Pride

Toronto-area MPs Carolyn Bennett, Chrystia Freeland, Eve Adams and Adam Vaughan were all there. And so was ... According to Ipsos Reid, 52 per cent...

Harris biggest spender in B.C.

Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan, the Conservative whip, had $490,279.86 in expenses. Duncan's expenses were fourth-highest in the country, just slightly behind the $490,721.34...