July 23, 2015

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Jarvis: Playing twenty questions with Tom Mulcair | Windsor Star

(blog) (blog)Precarious, part-time, low-paid work is a reality in Canada.” Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse has explicitly and consistently called for a national...

Mulcair gets vocal welcome at rally in London

He also praised the work of London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, who spoke before him. Mulcair is travelling around the province this week on a...

Thomas Mulcair trying to woo voters in Ontario's election battlegrounds

NDP MP Andrew Cash, the GTA caucus chair who will be seeking re-election in the Toronto riding of Davenport, said that he is hearing a...

EDITORIAL: MP David Wilks needs to show up

The election campaign hasn't officially started, but really, it's already begun. NDP candidate Wayne Stetski launched the first volley with his eight-debate challenge. He knew...

John Ivison: NDP MP will regret saying party's top priority is toppling Harper ...

Predictions are preposterous at the best of times, but I predict Nathan Cullen will come to regret saying the NDP's No. 1 priority is to...

Congress moves agency by agency to cut rights of feds, limit their pay ...

(blog)Federal Managers Association President Patricia Niehaus said civil service protections “were written specifically to preclude elected representatives from using civil servants as political pawns…The...

Slowly but surely, Worcester County has become a GOP stronghold

Boston Globe - Politics ...Boston GlobeAnd Fattman's husband, former state representative Ryan Fattman of Webster, last year crushed a respected longtime Democratic senator, Richard T.

NDP MP Nathan Cullen raises possibility of coalition — and don't ...

NDP MP Nathan Cullen raises possibility of coalition — and don't believe those Liberal denials. Coalition talk is back, this time due to comments from...

Liberal candidate sets up shop in Jarvis

Huffington Post CanadaLiberal MP Scott Brison of Nova Scotia helped Joan Mouland, Liberal candidate in the upcoming federal election, open her campaign headquarters in Jarvis...

Sunday vote will decide if Eve Adams can run for Liberals | Ottawa ...

Former Conservative MP Eve Adams (left) is joined by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as she announces in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 that she...

Sunday vote will decide if Eve Adams can run for Liberals | Ottawa ...

Former Conservative MP Eve Adams (left) is joined by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as she announces in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 that she...

Equality Act Continues Push for LGBT Rights - US News - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportEquality Act Continues Push for LGBT Rights - US NewsU.S. News & World ReportRyan Anderson, a fellow at the conservative Heritage...

Wynne rejects quick byelection call for new PC Leader Patrick Brown in Simcoe ...

TORONTO — New Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown won't get a chance to seek a seat in the Ontario legislature before the fall session begins...

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair tries to win over Ontario

Long known for his sometimes brusque manner, earning the nickname “Angry Tom,” Mulcair appears to have grown into his role as retail politician, looking comfortable...

Dimitri Soudas buys Liberal membership ahead of Eve Adams's nomination vote ...

Former Conservative Eve Adams can count on the support of at least one card-carrying Liberal Party member at the Eglinton–Lawrence nomination meeting in Toronto on...

Conservatives' refugee system overhaul dealt another blow by Federal Court ...

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has said the government established the designated countries of origin program in response to what it saw as a...

Vancouver Centre Liberal MP Hedy Fry defends party's support for Bill C-51

Vancouver Centre Liberal MP Hedy Fry, on the other hand, has defended her party's support for Bill C-51 after Liberal amendments were accepted. In a...

Australia's IPA Think Tank Adds Coal Lobbying To Its Climate Science Denial

(blog)IPA executive director John Roskam confirmed to Fairfax media in 2013 that Rinehart had provided funding to the IPA. The IPA also gave Rinehart...

Bureaucrats told to provide Rob Nicholson 3 terrorism-related statements a week

Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were told this spring to produce three terrorism-related statements for minister Rob Nicholson to make to the media each week, ahead of...

Analysis: A small Senate battlefield

KING5.com - King 5KING5.com. Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley, Sabato's Crystal Ball 1:56 p.m. PDT July 23, 2015. Crystal Ball Senate Map...

Tory leader Patrick Brown should have found a riding to run in sooner ...

Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown should have found a riding to run in sooner if he'd hoped to be sitting in the legislature when it...

Derelict boats left to pollute the Fraser River

But Conservative politicians voted against it, citing arguments that boaters ought to be responsible for their own boats and the added responsibilities would hamper other...

NDP strategists shoot down Cullen coalition 'trial balloon' - iPolitics

NDP MP Nathan Cullen, who has long preached the political value of an NDP-Liberal merger, set off a vortex of reiterated overtures, rebuffs, denials and...

Israel hit with unfair criticism

Irwin Cotler remembers the Durban Conference well. The Liberal MP and former justice minister describes the "notorious" conference as "racist". Some of the participants used...

Wynne rejects quick byelection call for new PC Leader Patrick ...

New Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown won't get a chance to seek a seat in the Ontario legislature before the fall session begins Sept. 14.

Patrick Brown should have found a riding earlier if he wanted a seat ...

Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown should have found a riding to run in sooner if he'd hoped to have a seat when the legislature resumes...

On foreign aid, Conservative record isn't as bad as you think

- The RecordWaterloo RecordKitchener-Waterloo MP Peter Braid said the major cause of death for girls aged 15 to 19 in developing countries is complications...

NDP Open To Coalition Government With Liberals To Take Down Tories

That was unpalatable to the Liberals. "The NDP said we were willing to make (Liberal) Stephane Dion the prime minister. We thought it was important...

Ottawa dismisses UN concerns over anti-terrorism bill

But the NDP's human rights critic says there is little of which to be proud. “Today's grim report by the United Nations made it clear...

NDP open to form government with Liberals to topple Conservatives; Grits say no

NDP Finance critic Nathan Cullen, left, and deputy critic Guy Caron hold a press conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament...

Lichtenstein: Lamoriello's Legacy Had Taken Hits Long Before He Chose ...

Lamoriello is the Leafs' 10th GM since 1987, the year then-Devils owner John McMullen tapped the man barely known in professional circles to re-brand his...

Editorial: With election looming, Tories bring their bucket

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/From left, MP Royal Galipeau, Mayor Jim Watson and Ontario Transportation Minister, Steven Del Duca, pose for a photo during an unveiling of the future...

Pro-Choicers Are Actually Freaked Out About These Planned Parenthood Sting ...

But with these new videos, progressive members of Congress and Planned Parenthood's biggest corporate backer are nervously recalling another liberal institution brought down by a...

Pro-Choicers Are Actually Freaked Out About These Planned Parenthood Sting Videos

But with these new videos, progressive members of Congress and Planned Parenthood's biggest corporate backer are nervously recalling another liberal institution brought down by a...

Video: Justin Trudeau rejects the idea of a Liberal-NDP coalition

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is ruling out joining forces with the New Democrats, after NDP MP Nathan Cullen said his party is open to the...

IRS: No new rules for political groups before 2016 election

The IRS, however, pulled the regulations and started re-working them after an unprecedented backlash from both conservatives and liberals. Koskinen said new regulations could be...

Tories turf son of MP Nina Grewal as Fraser Valley candidate

The ProvinceGrewal's mother is Fleetwood-Port Kells MP Nina Grewal, who didn't return calls or emails Wednesday. His father is former Conservative MP Gurmant Grewal, who...

Tom Mulcair calls Essex MP Jeff Watson a 'servile follower' of PMO

CBC.ca - Windsor ...CBC.caFederal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair put a local Conservative MP on notice Thursday, painting a bull's-eye target on Essex Jeff Watson's back.

Liberals to name candidate in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex next week

The Liberals placed third, behind the second-place New Democrats, in the 2006 election when Conservative MP Bev Shipley was re-elected. Shipley will be the Conservative...

Brison asks Oliver for budgetary projections in wake of ... - iPolitics

Liberal finance critic Scott Brison said in an interview Thursday the party would need to know the details on the current fiscal situation before it...

Tom Mulcair open to coalition but Justin Trudeau opposed

National PostNDP Leader Tom Mulcair still isn't ruling out forming a coalition with the Liberals following this fall's federal election, despite Justin Trudeau's continuing refusal.

Mulcair pledges to go big on clean tech

NDP industry critic Peggy Nash promised last month that if elected, her party would invest in public transit, renewable energy, and improving energy-efficient technologies, while...

MP Bev Shipley announces major investment in Internet | LKM ...

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MP Bev Shipley, Strathroy-Caradoc Mayor Joanne Vanderheyden and Al Edmondson, Mayor of Middlesex Centre, discuss the expansion of high-speed internet across the region. News...

Tory satisfied with federal NDP SmartTrack pledge

Asked about a possible political comeback by Olivia Chow, who quit as NDP MP last year to unsuccessfully run for Toronto mayor, Cash said he...

NDP open to coalition to eject Tories; Grits say no

NDP Finance critic Nathan Cullen, left, and deputy critic Guy Caron hold a press conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament...

Canadian families to benefit from child care benefit: Richards

The federal government handed out the single largest direct payment to families in a single day by a government in Canadian history when it released...

Interview with an MP: Libby Davies

Libby Davies (LD): The Conservatives are definitely the Lannisters because they care so much about money and so little about people. Tom Mulcair and the...

Tate Reeves puts on impressive show of political force with 200 publicly ...

“I am grateful for the enthusiasm we've seen around the state for the conservative, fiscally responsible policies we're putting into action,” Lt. Gov. Reeves said.

Green Quinte – Liberal Environment Critic, John McKay visits Quinte

The Environment critic for the federal Liberal Party stopped in the Quinte region today to tour with Liberal candidate Neil Ellis. As part of the...

Mulcair trash-talks Conservative MP Watson and his government on ...

“Jeff Watson has been the most servile follower of every line ever written for him by Prime Minister [Stephen] Harper's office,” Mulcair said as he...