September 1, 2015

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Gay couples ask judge to punish defiant clerk

CBS NewsDavid Moore and his partner, David Ermold, confronted Davis over the clerk's counter for more than 5 minutes as crowd of supporters shouted for...

Canada's Manufacturing Industry - Re-Elect John Weston

The Conservative government's goal was to ensure that manufacturing remained as vital to Canada's 21st century economy as it was transformational to Canada's 20th century.

Thunder Bay-Rainy River candidates weigh in on escaping recession

"I'm not surprised at anything that has happened since 2007 or 2008 but some economists will tell you we've been in recession since Stephen Harper...

Ash borer found in 28th Iowa county

Other appointees include Sharon Rosenboom of Orange City, Tamara Trinder of West Des Moines, Craig Johnson of Cedar Falls, Kathryn Kunert of Des Moines, Robert...

Conservative candidate Daryl Kramp seeking re-election

Seeking re-election as the Member of Parliament in the riding of Hastings-Lennox-Addington, Daryl Kramp caught up with to make his case for why he...

Prime Minister Harper Announces Support For ... - Dean Allison

A re-elected Conservative government will build on this proven record by working with employers and key stakeholders to establish a new Advanced Manufacturing Hub to...

Recession-era politics

Is it possible that Stéphane Dion has been prime minister for the last seven years without any of us noticing? “The only way there is...

Putin responsible for Ukraine violence caused by anti-Putin forces, Nicholson says

The Conservatives' Rob Nicholson is blaming Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the deadly attacks launched by vehemently anti-Russian groups in Ukraine. Nicholson, who is running...

Google's New Logo Is a Sign of Where the Company Is Headed

Bush just released an 80-second video entitled “The Real Donald Trump”, as flagged by Mike Allen in his Politico Playbook note this morning, in a...

CNN changes GOP debate criteria and Carly Fiorina celebrates it as a win

Yet the conservative organization's founder, James O'Keefe, described the work as in the tradition of Mike Wallace and "60 Minutes." "This is unbelievable," O'Keefe, who...

Public spending can't grow an economy

In fact, it is Conservatives who run deficits, Liberals balance budgets. That's what history has shown.” Frankly, what history has shown is that since the...

Recession shows Stephen Harper's orthodox economic policies haven't worked: Walkom

In that sense, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper was right when he dismissed the Statistics Canada announcement Tuesday as old news. “We've had a couple of...

The Utah Effect: McKinley lost a mountain, but he isn't one of Utah's snubbed ...

Following President Barack Obama's decision to change the name of Alaska's Mount McKinley to Denali, GateHouse Media reporter Peter Urban compiled the list of features...

'Reckless' review: Chrissie Hynde's memoir is part bravado, part regret

For Hynde, that “whaddaya” included her nice but conservative parents, America's car culture, school, the decimation of Cleveland's downtown, and anyone who wasn't bonkers about...

Trudeau says Liberals committed to addressing violence against women

“The Liberal attack on the NDP's commitment to end violence against women is disturbing,” NDP candidate Niki Ashton said in the release. However, Goodale appeared...

Here's what we're missing when we discuss Idris Elba and James Bond

(blog)Earlier this year, former Bond actor Roger Moore reportedly told Paris Match magazine that Elba was “unrealistic” as Bond because he wasn't “English-English.” It...

MP's letter critical of Ontario sex-ed curriculum has Brampton teacher fuming

A Brampton teacher is questioning why her MP sent her a letter in which he expressed "grave concerns" about the province's sexual-education curriculum. Yasmine Sarruf...

Tory campaign jet takes 1st flight

There is a question as to whether the Liberals have already earned an aircraft nickname. The turboprop that was used to usher around leader Justin...

Rally to save home mail delivery to take place outside Scarborough Centre MP's ...

4, outside the office of Roxanne James, Scarborough Centre's incumbent MP. During the noon hour outside the Midland Avenue building, postal workers will set up...

Could North Bay be this year's bellwether riding? | David Akin's On ...

Nonetheless, both Conservative incumbent Jay Aspin and Rota will have a baked-in advantage because they have both been MPs. Incumbency and name recognition does make...

NDP says that a corporate tax hike would be 'moderate'

Thomson and Nash promised a “prudent” plan that creates jobs, particularly in the manufacturing sector, and provides a balanced budget. They defended the NDP's plan...

NDP says that a corporate tax hike would be 'moderate' | Ottawa ...

NDP industry critic Peggy Nash, left, shares a laugh with fellow candidate Andrew Thomson about Finance Minister Joe Oliver during a news conference in Ottawa,...

Why hard hats are everywhere on the campaign trail

Today, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper took his turn in Burlington, the Toronto suburb that sits next door to Oakville. ... Earlier this year, the minister...

Deborah Chief to represent the NDP in Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman

OTTAWA – Former Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Chief Deborah Chief brings the NDP one step closer to a full slate of candidates in Manitoba, but there...

Canada: Prime Minister Harper delivers speech at country's largest national ...

Speaking during the opening day of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at (Community) Canada's Jalsa Salana (annual convention), the Conservative party leader emphasized the government's ongoing support of...

Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election looms

The economic news could spell trouble for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, whose Conservative Party already faced an uphill battle ahead of the Oct. 19. Election.

Oakville mayor goes a tweet too far

That tweet prompted a Friday morning response from Conservative MP Lisa Raitt to both Burton and the newspaper that published the story: "Mercenaries? Maybe you...

US demands release of Christian lawyer detained in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is demanding that China release a well-known Christian lawyer and religious figures detained last month ahead of a meeting...

Blue, red or orange? Nipissing-Timiskaming will be a federal riding to watch ...

Where Aspin might have been a nice surprise win for the Conservatives the last time around, they aren't taking any chances now. Their candidate, who...

Pamela Wallin case prompts more unwelcome questions for Stephen Harper

Just when Stephen Harper was getting a reprieve from daily questions about Senator Mike Duffy's case, a new media report that Senator Pamela Wallin's file...

Jenn Jefferys: Rise of the Rainbow Conservative

But later, his foreign affairs minister and a prominent member of the Tory caucus, John Baird took strong stands on more than one occasion against...

Training Camp Report: Preseason Game Wraps

- Week 3FantasyAlarm.comDuring their season long wide receiver touchdown drought in 2014, I was firmly “Team Bowe” in that I mostly blamed Alex Smith's...

Scott Walker to Senate: Get rid of the filibuster, repeal Obamacare with 51 ...

Scott Walker wants the Senate to get rid of the filibuster, and thinks it should be able to pass "anything" with a simple 51-vote majority...

Time to end Harper's lost decade

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)Thomson was joined by NDP Industry Critic Peggy Nash (Parkdale-High Park) and Deputy Finance Critic Guy Caron (Rimouski—Neigette–Témiscouata–Les Basques) at today's...

Niagara Tories say they're not avoiding media

St. Catharines incumbent Conservative MP Rick Dykstra said he doesn't recall getting a personal interview request from the Citizen. “There might have been something sent...

A new player in Winnipeg Centre

Allie Szarkiewicz is the Conservative Party of Canada's candidate in Winnipeg Centre riding, running against incumbent NDP MP Pat Martin. Szarkiewicz declared her candidacy on...

Stephen J. Nesbitt: Cardinals are 9-4.

Bill: Ke'Bryan Hayes -- how far up prospect rankings has he moved in a very good 1st pro year? Top 10-15? Looks like a ...

LETTER: Climate lobby awaits word from Wilks

So we were disappointed to read in the Star that Kootenay Columbia Conservative David Wilks plans to attend only forums hosted by Chambers of Commerce...

POLITICO Playbook: FIRST-LOOK VIDEO! Jeb jabs Trump with Trump clips

Video http://bit.ly/1JtJWe0 At the end, viewers are sent to: www.jeb2016.com/conservative. --Yesterday's Trump attack video, "Jeb Bush's ..... WSJ's Kate Davidson (h/t Seung Min Kim) ...

The hot Ontario riding that will speak volumes on election night

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Jay Aspin beat incumbent Liberal Anthony Rota by only 18 votes in 2011, the smallest margin in the country. Rota is running...

The hot Ontario riding that will speak volumes on election ... - iPolitics

Conservative Jay Aspin beat incumbent Liberal Anthony Rota by only 18 votes in 2011, the smallest margin in the country. Rota is running a re-match.

UPDATE 2-Canada PM pledges rebound as recession rocks reelection bid

"Governments do poorly historically when going to the polls in or soon after a recession, regardless of whose fault it is," said Robert David, an...

Why Is Oregon's Graduation Rate So Low?

But Republican Tootie Smith served in the Oregon Legislature from 2001 to 2005, and has been a Clackamas County commissioner since 2012. "While many point...

Re-Elect Robert Sopuck – Sopuck opens campaign office in Neepawa

Neepawa, MB – Today Robert Sopuck, Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, opened his third campaign office in Neepawa, Manitoba. “I am happy...

ELECTION 2015: NDP candidate says life's lessons prepared her well for ...

Norah Bowman, a rookie candidate for the NDP, is going after Conservative incumbent Ron Cannan, a three-term Member of Parliament who last election took 58...

A Day Inside Glenn Beck's America

They were there at the invitation of the conservative radio and television host Glenn Beck, as part of a movement known variously as Restoring Unity,...

Vandals target NDP campaign signs in Ottawa South - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Vandals target NDP campaign signs in Ottawa Southwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/Vandals have again targeted election campaign signs belonging to Ottawa South NDP candidate George Brown. A spray-painted sign...

Federal Parties Ride The Political Waves In B.C.

But the closure of the Kitsilano station has also been a source of support for the Liberals. On a recent warm and windy afternoon, a...

NDP candidate Trent Derrick wants to manufacture a sweet victory in October

He is up against Todd Doherty for the Conservative Party, Liberal candidate Tracy Calogheros, and Richard Jacques for the Greens. Although he is ... Harris...

Finance Minister Joe Oliver is silhouetted in Vancouver, BC, on July 7, 2015 ...

We're starting to worry about you," Thomson said at an Ottawa news conference, as NDP finance critic Peggy Nash chimed in, "Joe Where?" "I do...