July 21, 2015

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NDP leader Mulcair will release agreements Conservative have kept 'secret ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)And he isn't taking anything for granted in the lead up to this fall's election, including campaigning in NDP-friendly...

Projecting the Pelicans Roles and Rotations

Big Easy BelieverMeanwhile, if they had somehow convinced Greg Popovich to open up shop in New Orleans, I doubt we would see more than one...

Desperate Conservatives Break Out The Nazi References In An Attempt To Stop ...

An article written by Kevin D. Williamson on Monday, comparing Bernie Sanders to Nazis, marked a new low for the supposedly “respectable” conservative publication National...

Guelph's Marijuana party to enter federal election race

Guelph Mercury - The Guelph MercuryGuelph MercuryWith Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party taking a pro-pot stance, he said it was important for the Marijuana...

Vancouver mayor revitalized by Pope's climate conference

The ProvinceShane Buckingham, media secretary for federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, responded to Robertson's comments in an email, saying the Conservative government is the first...

On this day: Edward Heath becomes leader of Conservative Party

Scotsman - The ScotsmanScotsmanOn this day in 1965 Edward Heath succeeded Alec Douglas-Home as leader of the Conservative Party. ... 1990: More than 800 young...

Harper has wrong DH for needed homer

On its face this is far from a disaster for the Conservatives. The party's ... These people are by definition not partisan, and so will...

Harper has wrong DH for needed homer

On its face this is far from a disaster for the Conservatives. The party's ... These people are by definition not partisan, and so will...

Mulcair says opening up secret U.S. Steel deal 'a touchy situation'

Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair indicates he would be reluctant to release the details of a 2011 deal between the Conservative government U.S. Steel to...

Harper has wrong DH for needed homer

On its face this is far from a disaster for the Conservatives. The party's ... These people are by definition not partisan, and so will...

Defense bill hits pay and job security of Pentagon employees, could set wider ...

(blog)It's a split decision for the Federal Managers Association (FMA). It objects to undermining the employment preference for veterans, but FMA President Patricia Niehaus...

Behold the rise of the joke candidate, from Andy Burnham to Donald Trump ...

Boris Johnson's deployment of his comic talent to turbo charge an insurgent run for the Conservative leadership seems finally to be failing him. ... This...

Mulcair still courting Olivia Chow to run in Toronto: report | Ottawa ...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair hinted again Tuesday that former New Democrat MP Olivia Chow may return to federal politics to run for the party in...

Mulcair still courting Olivia Chow to run in Toronto: report | Ottawa ...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair hinted again Tuesday that former New Democrat MP Olivia Chow may return to federal politics to run for the party in...

David Brazil says he won't enter federal election race

CBC.ca - Newfoundland ...CBC.caJack Harris is the NDP candidate and incumbent in the upcoming race. Nick Whalen is running for the Liberals and the poll...

NDP's Thomas Mulcair says 'there is hope' for manufacturing sector | Toronto Star

CAMBRIDGE, ONT. — New Democrat Leader Thomas Mulcair wants to convince Canadians the key to a healthier economy, at least when it comes to job...

Ban on removing Confederate and other monuments heads to McCrory | The ...

Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com ... Garland Pierce, a Scotland County Democrat who chairs the Legislative Black Caucus, told House Speaker Tim Moore that scheduling the bill...

Hat in the Ring; McLeod Confirms

- EDGE - EDGE YKEdgeBut if media interest in McLeod's announcement – made separately to just two reporters in the empty Yellowknife Airport –...

Trudeau hosts town hall in Markham, offers Liberal plan for middle class ...

Montreal GazetteNorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)Accompanied by Liberal MPs John McCallum and Arnold Chan, and Ontario Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and International Trade, Michael Chan,...

Justin Trudeau says NDP must explain why it disagrees with Supreme Court on ...

The Canadian Press Posted: Jul 21, 2015 3:33 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015 4:45 PM ET. Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks to...

Is Canada in a recession? Finance Minister Joe Oliver doesn't think so ...

Tyler Anderson/National PostMinister of Finance Joe Oliver delivers the keynote speech at the Canada-China Finance Summit in Toronto, Wednesday July 8, 2015. Last week bank...

WORLD | Kasich launches campaign of compassion and fiscal responsibility ...

But he has been criticized by many conservatives for his decision to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. He told reporters in 2013, “When...

Justin Trudeau to give his family's UCCB cheque to charity | Metro

OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau says wealthy families don't need the Conservative government's enhanced universal child care benefit and, to underscore the point, he's giving his...

Lack of pipeline space forces Canada to curb gas output amid U.S. boom

The Globe and Mail - The ...The Globe and MailStill, until the bottlenecks are eased, fund managers will view lower cash flow as a drag...

This Week's NY Deal Sheet

Bisnow - Deal Sheet - BisnowBisnowHe will originate new debt opportunities, augment existing client relationships and help lead Meridian's national agency business, as well as...

A Choleric Christian

Wall Street Journal - WSJWall Street Journal15, 1999, edition of Salt Lake City's Deseret News. Did that ever turn out to be prescient. Today—exactly 16...

Why Banning the Confederate Flag Won't Stop Confederate America ...

(blog) (blog)In a wide-ranging conversation, conducted over the course of a few days, Willmott and I talked about the flag, Obama, political correctness, the...

Only six of 100 promised Mounties in Surrey actually on the ground

News1130 - NEWS 1130News1130According to the federal minister of public safety, the Conservatives are very committed to helping Delta and Surrey fight crime. But the...

madhunt.com:Kellie Leitch, Simcoe Grey Conservative riding Toronto donors ...

Including transfers and fundraising revenues, the SCGC reported total revenues of $93,047.90, and $54,116 in expenses. Carryovers lifted its overall bottom line to $121,303 heading...

Newest GOP Presidential Candidate Isn't Afraid To Say He Supports Common Core ...

Bush's enthusiasm for Common Core standards has been tempered at best as he struggles to find the right tone to speak on a subject that...

Michael McLeod wants to be next NWT MP, chases cabinet position

My Yellowknife Now - My ...My Yellowknife NowFloyd Roland is standing as the Conservative candidate; incumbent MP Dennis Bevington is set to stand again for...

Community Bulletin: distribution of flyers Brad Butt, MP

Neither I nor the Conservative Party of Canada have any involvement in this campaign. MP Brad Butt announces advanced Manufacturing Funding for Therapure Biopharma Inc.

Communitech receives $9.7 million in federal grant

CBC.ca - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC NewsCBC.ca"An independent panel had told us that there's about 15 incubators [and] accelerators in the country that are absolutely excellent,"...

Interview with an MP: Marc Garneau

The True North TimesAstronaut-turned-politician Marc Garneau may be the coolest man in Parliament. The first Canadian to go ... TNT: Would the Liberal party of...

Bergen hits the campaign trail in Portage-Lisgar

Winnipeg Free PressPortage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen (fourth from left) shown with the Portage-Lisgar Conservative Riding Association re-election team. Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen said her summer...

NDP cleared over MPs' mailings about 2013 byelections

CBC.ca - Politics - CBC NewsCBC.caThe original complaint was filed by Liberal MP Marc Garneau in March, 2014 and referred to the mass mailings sent...

Why Donald Trump Didn't Run as a Democrat | RealClearPolitics

This number nearly equaled the combined total of the next two candidates, Scott Walker and Jeb Bush. Despite the hysteria this engendered in newsrooms coast...

NDP Byelection Mailings: Elections Watchdog Clears Party

OTTAWA - The commissioner of elections has cleared the federal NDP of any wrongdoing related to mass mailings sent into four ridings in the midst...

This is a recession, Joe Oliver. And it was preventable. | rabble.ca

(blog) (blog)Harper, Oliver, and other Conservative ministers are now trying to capitalize politically on a recession which they themselves did so much to foster.

John-Kasich-rounds-out-GOP-2016-field - Story | TEXOMASHOMEPAGE

KFDX - KfdxKFDXOhio governor joins 15 others in presidential bid. By Terence Burlij and Tom LoBianco CNN. Published 07/21 2015 01:45PM. Updated 07/21 2015 ....

George Osborne's dirigiste approach is good economics

Financial Times - FT.comFinancial TimesYet the most significant announcement in the post-election Budget delivered this month by George Osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, was the...

John Kasich makes 2016 bid official in freewheeling announcement

By Terence Burlij and Tom LoBianco, ...... The effort did not appear to have any lingering effects by the time November 2014 rolled around,...

Kaz's Korner | TheRecordLive

And quarterback Tony Romo's passing was head-and shoulders above what most opponents expected. And they finally came to terms last week with perhaps the best...

Sketch: Whatever the question, it's still all Gordon Brown's fault

Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph ...Telegraph.co.ukGeorge Osborne spent his first term as Chancellor blaming everything on the last government. He's spending his second term blaming everything on...

Who is Christine Moore?

Moore finished a distant fourth as the NDP candidate in Abitibi—Témiscamingue in 2006 and 2008; both times, she came up short of the 10-percent threshold...

Harper's Conservative Party Doesn't Uphold Traditional Family Values | Gabriel ...

She lumped Stephen Harper's Conservatives together with Jesus to promote the extreme and unpopular anti-terrorist bill. She smeared the Canadian spy agency by alleging that...

Health spending won't meet needs of aging Canadians, report warns

The Globe and Mail - The Globe ...The Globe and MailHedy Fry, the Liberal health-care critic, agreed with the B.C. Health Minister that demographics should...

Op-ed: New monument reflects Republican vision

Reno Gazette Journal - Reno Gazette-JournalReno Gazette Journal. David Jenkins 9:44 a.m. ... It was introduced in Congress by a conservative Republican, passed by a...

Ohio Gov. Kasich is 16th notable entry into GOP race | CelebCafe.org

(blog) (blog)Fawcett outlined the rigors of a university president's job, the academic responsibilities, the fundraising aspects, dealing with the board of trustees – but...

Période préélectorale: les conservateurs dépensent sans compter, dit Dusseault | Marie-Christine Bouchard | Sherbrooke

(SHERBROOKE) Le député sherbrookois néodémocrate Pierre-Luc Dusseault accuse le Parti conservateur du Canada (PCC) de profiter de l'été pour dépenser l'argent des Canadiens à des...