September 22, 2015

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Riding Profile: Fleetwood-Port Kells

Police arrived to find shell casings littering the busy highway in the heart of Fleetwood-Port Kells — less than a block from incumbent Conservative MP...

Rubio Benefits From Walker Exit

The first beneficiary of the end of Scott Walker's presidential campaign is the other new-generation Republican in the race who is presenting himself as a...

Think before you watch: considering racist depictions in porn

If you think Americans are no longer racist, you must have never watched porn. Even the most mainstream, “vanilla” porn sites are full of racist...

Transit, affordable housing dominate discussion at metro candidates debate

The candidates in attendance were Irvine Carvery for the Conservatives, Andy Fillmore and Darren Fisher for the Liberals, Megan Leslie and Robert Chisholm for the...

Why Terry Fox cannot be bought - Macleans.ca

From left to right: former MP James Moore, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife Laureen Harper and local Conservative candidates Tim Laidler and Doug Horne participate...

More emails surface in Hillary Clinton Benghazi probe

The filing Monday in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit brought by the conservative group Citizens United describes about a dozen Benghazi-related emails that were...

Readers react to Donald Trump, Mike Hunter and Planned Parenthood

I am proud to say that for more than a dozen years, I knew Mike Hunter, the longtime volunteer Kansas City head of SNAP, the...

Susan Truppe, Tory Candidate, Mocked After Declining Student Debate Invitation

Last month, another Conservative candidate also earned flak for RSVPing “no” to an Alberta debate. To show Joan Crockatt's absence, the Calgary Herald published a...

Trudeau leaves door open to working with NDP minority

Asked if the Liberals would back a minority NDP government, Trudeau suggested he is “confident” of a Liberal victory on Oct. 19. But he said,...

NDP deputy leader in Penticton

Candidate Richard Cannings is seeing a lot of support from the NDP, with another visit scheduled this week from one of the party's leaders. Libby...

North Strathfield Station is not in line to receive an accessibility upgrade

With more than 16,000 new homes planned for the Homebush precinct by 2050, Drummoyne Liberal member John Sidoti and Strathfield Labor member Jodi McKay are...

Pope Francis' visit to U.S. moves Coloradans to prayer, pilgrimages

The Indian ExpressWhile Celeste Martinez walked the highway approaching Washington, D.C., with more than 100 other women on a pilgrimage built around migrant issues, Jo...

Environment Canada says Volkswagen under investigation for emissions cheating

(subscription) (subscription)... Strosberg LLP has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company for $1 billion in damages and $100 million in punitive damages. Environment...

Environment Canada says Volkswagen under investigation for emissions cheating

(subscription) (subscription)... has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company for $1 billion in damages and $100 million in punitive damages. Environment Minister Leona...

Election 2015: Waters: Radio all-candidates forum a civilized affair

The AM1150 broadcast gathering - it could not really be called a debate because the trio of Conservative Ron Cannan, Liberal Stephen Fuhr and the...

Saint John-Rothesay federal candidates clash over Energy East pipeline

"It will create jobs. It will grow our economy and it will produce the results that we all desire," said Conservative candidate and incumbent MP...

Cullen pledges support for North Coast fisheries

North Coast fisheries have one more fighter in their ring after Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP candidate Nathan Cullen visited Canfisco for an announcement on Saturday. Cullen...

Ryan Cleary, Seamus O'Regan square off in CBC Radio debate

NDP incumbent Ryan Cleary and Liberal challenger Seamus O'Regan will go head-to-head at CBC's studios tonight for a live radio debate on who should represent...

ConAgra Foods' (CAG) CEO Sean Connolly on Q1 2016 Results

- Earnings Call ...Seeking AlphaOne; divesting private label, two; expanding margins, three; improving our consumer branded business and Lamb Weston, and four maintaining our...

'Unity' group throws Mulcair questions on Clarity Act

(subscription) (subscription)The group is made up of Stephen Scott, a professor emeritus of constitutional law from McGill University, lawyer Brent Tyler, and retiring Conservative...

With friends like these, who needs enemies?

And while the NDP's positions on pipelines, energy and the economy don't exactly inspire a lot of hope – something you can read more about...

Listen: Catholic Fox News Host Explodes On Air Over The Pope's U.S. Visit- 'He ...

Chris Wallace, on the show with Kilmeade, predicted that Kilmeade would get angry emails and comments because of what he said. Kilmeade ... Conservative radio...

NDP's Nathan Cullen vows to protect North Coast fishing industry

The topic of the North Coast fishery was introduced into the Federal election campaign over the weekend with NDP candidate and incumbent MP Nathan Cullen...

Another Study Debunks Myth That Obamacare Stymies Job Market

According to an August 2015 study by the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the ACA has "had virtually no adverse effect on labor...

Many First Nations in Saskatchewan riding hopeful their vote can make a difference

"We need to rise up, vote, and then we're having a say, we're taking a stand and having a strong say in who forms the...

Thunder Bay-Rainy River candidates weigh in on bringing jobs to the region

Better collaboration between Ottawa and Queen's Park is needed to attract industry, according to the NDP's John Rafferty, "to ensure that working together means that...

Débat des candidats sur les enjeux qui touchent les étudiants ...

... Marc Garneau, la candidate du Bloc québécois de Montarville, Catherine Fournier, et celle du NPD d'Alfred-Pellan, Rosane Doré Lefebvre, se sont affrontés sur des...

Group hopes to defeat Conservatives with strategic voting

Say the NDP candidate in Fredericton was poised heavily to defeat the Conservatives, they had the best shot of all of them. But the NDP...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Griesbach

Edmonton-Griesbach was created with parts of Edmonton-East riding and Edmonton-St. Albert riding. Edmonton-East is the riding of outgoing Conservative MP Peter Goldring while Edmonton-St. Albert...

ELECTION 2015 South Surrey-White Rock: Watts' terror warning 'fear mongering'

Especially after we had not-too-great representation locally from (outgoing Conservative MP) Russ Hiebert, it doesn't provide much comfort,” Hobby said. “It made me wonder whether...

Who wants your vote in North End Winnipeg?

There are signs up for our current MP, Kevin Lamoureux of the Liberal Party but those are the only signs of life around where I...

Cohen: Conservatives pandering to Jewish voters

The crudest of appeals to the Jews as one-issue voters came from Mark Adler, the Conservative MP from York Centre, whose early campaign signs declared...

Spin Cycle: How Viable Is The NDP's National Child-Care Plan?

Scott Reid, the then Liberal prime minister's director of communications, was commenting on the Conservative plan to give families with young children $1,200 a year...

Tories' election pledge runs into Terry Fox turbulence on ... - iPolitics

Former Conservative MP James Moore, left, speaks as Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife Laureen Harper listens during a photo opportunity on the training route Terry...

Louis Robichaud drops out of federal election race

NDP MP Yvon Godin, who represented the Acadie-Bathurst riding, for about 18 years, announced in January that he would not re-offer. Robichaud was the Conservative...

Mark Adler condemns anti-Harper graffiti as anti-Semitic

(blog) (blog)Mark Adler, the Conservative candidate for York Centre – the riding that encompasses Bathurst Manor, which is home to many Jews, including many...

Mark Adler condemns anti-Harper graffiti as anti-Semitic

Mark Adler, the Conservative candidate for York Centre – the riding that encompasses Bathurst Manor, which is home to many Jews, including many Holocaust survivors...

NDP offers 5 more weeks of parental leave in EI platform

The addition to the current EI system was announced at an NDP campaign stop in Moncton, N.B. on Tuesday. If elected, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair...

The Guardian view on George Osborne's new economic strategy: it needs to be ...

There are broad echoes of the Gordon Brown era in this. Mr Brown had to face the conundrum of how to supply the Scandinavian levels...

Liberals would create housing for senior gay men, Fry says

(Vancouver Centre front-runner candidates, from left, Constance Barnes, Hedy Fry, standing, and Lisa Barrett, who isn't visible in this photo, attended 's election debate Sept...

Liberals would create housing for senior gay men, Fry says

(Vancouver Centre front-runner candidates, from left, Constance Barnes, Hedy Fry, standing, and Lisa Barrett, who isn't visible in this photo, attended 's election debate Sept...

St. Boniface-St. Vital Riding Is A Hotly Contested Battleground

Worth watching: The riding, formerly St. Boniface, is hotly contested and expected to be a close call on Oct. 19. Traditionally Liberal and home to...

Beaches-East York candidate says he's his own man

Erskine-Smith is only the second candidate to win the Liberal nomination in Beaches-East York since its inception: Maria Minna held the riding for the Grits...

Windsor West riding snapshot: Jobs top of mind

Brian Masse, the New Democrat candidate and the long-time incumbent in the riding, believes Ottawa needs to be more proactive in reaching out to the...

Conservatives taken to task online for James Moore's comment about Terry Fox ...

On Sunday, federal Industry Minister James Moore and Stephen Harper's wife, Laureen, were at the Terry Fox Run in Port Moody, B.C., where Laureen Harper...

Live chat with Vol football beat writer Dustin Dopirak (Sept. 22)

That's a good question, Joe. The simple answer is get Preston Williams up to speed quickly, because he seems to be the only guy with...

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex candidates face rural issues

Federal candidates in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex tackled rural concerns on Tuesday September 15 at an all candidates meeting in Alvinston. Conservative incumbent Bev Shipley was joined by...

NDP Government In Manitoba Damaged Federal Counterparts, Observers Say

The Globe and MailWhile polls suggest the NDP is benefiting from falling Conservative support in most of the country, the Liberals appear to be scooping...

Pickering-Uxbridge federal candidates discuss airport, jobs, environment

Conservative candidate and Pickering-Scarborough East incumbent Corneliu Chisu wasn't able to attend due to a scheduling conflict, according to his campaign manager. When asked about...

Harper Sets Target Of 1.3 Million New Jobs By 2020 | Kellie Leitch ...

for immediate release. Harper Sets Target Of 1.3 Million New Jobs By 2020. Today Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that a re-elected Conservative government would...