September 24, 2015

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Don Porter threatened to tell associations to withdraw Tory cash after ...

By the autumn of 2009, with the economy still reeling from the financial crisis and Labour in total disarray, exhausted and riven with plots against...

Essex MP calls out union members for vulgar attacks during protest

CBC.ca (blog)The federal election campaign in Essex turned nasty this week when protestors resorted to vulgar name calling during a rally outside incumbent MP Jeff...

Sisler students 'happy' with scripted responses from candidates in Winnipeg North

The four candidates invited all came: Kevin Lamoureux (Liberal), Harpreet Turka (Conservative), Levy Abad (NDP) and John Redekopp (Green). The Communist Party of Canada's Frank...

David Staples: Which federal party is best for Edmonton?

Conservative MPs such as Rona Ambrose and the recently retired Laurie Hawn have worked well with Edmonton, Krushell says. Hawn pushed hard for funding for...

Duceppe likely to target the NDP's Mulcair in Thursday night debate

Toronto StarBy all accounts, Duceppe is in a dogfight with NDP incumbent Helene Laverdiere, who upset him in 2011 after he had held the riding...

Debate gives Regina students insight into election process

REGINA,Sk: September 24, 2015 -- Photo of a candidates debate at Leboldus High School In Regina Sept. 24, 2015. Ralph Goodale (Liberal), April Bourgeois (NDP),...

'Move on' from Scott Andrews controversy, says Ken McDonald

When questioned, Liberal McDonald also said he'd match the NDP's commitment to implement a 30 minute search and rescue response time, 24 hours a day.

Conservative Ryan Leef responds to CYFN questions, 1 week later

Conservative candidate Ryan Leef may have taken his time, but he has now responded to a series of questions from the Council of Yukon First...

Watson takes to social media to denounce Unifor protesters

Essex Conservative candidate Jeff Watson used social media to denounce protesters at Wednesday's Unifor rally near his campaign office. The rally was organized by the...

Clinton greenlighted special status for Abedin

According to new documents obtained by conservative group Judicial Watch through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the 2016 Democratic front-runner was the immediate supervisor...

PC Leader Patrick Brown Sweeps Simcoe North By-Election

Following a by-election this summer, Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown replaced longstanding MPP Garfield Dunlop. A former Conservative MP from Barrie, Brown resigned his federal...

Tory attack pamphlets land in Saskatoon mailboxes

Meanwhile Brad Trost, the Conservative candidate in the riding of Saskatoon University has send out flyers highlighting the other parties' responses to ISIS activity and...

Review: 'Quantico' Flips Between Jousting FBI Recruits and a Terrorist Attack

Successful producers shape the TV business through the shows that they make. Monumental producers shape the TV business even through the shows that they don't.

Hillary Clinton emails touch on Mary Landrieu, David Vitter and Anh 'Joseph' Cao

He notes that Landrieu, who lost her bid for a fourth term last December, reportedly "has been using her leverage to attempt to change the...

How the West was won

(subscription)Conservative MP Garry Breitkreuz received 63 to 68 percent of the votes in the riding, winning elections in 2004, 2006 and 2008 without a...

Catherine Lusson à la défense des producteurs agricoles

La candidate du NPD dans Brome-Missisquoi Catherine Lusson se dit préoccupée du sort des producteurs agricoles de la région. Elle est ici accompagnée de la...

The War Between David Vitter And Jay Dardenne Has Just Begun

We've covered how David Vitter and Scott Angelle are sniping at each other as Vitter tries to lockup a runoff spot against John Bel Edwards.

ELECTION 2015: Forum gives seniors close look at federal candidates

by Mike Davies - ; posted Sep 24 ... Rachel Blaney of the NDP introduced herself as a long-time Campbell Riverite, having lived here for...

Still time to donate to SuperWalk

Leaders, Mayor Rob Burton, Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn, Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr, federal Conservative candidate Terence Young and federal Liberal candidate John Oliver, who...

How Trudeau and Mulcair may hand victory to Harper

For example, in the riding of Nipissing-Timiskaming in Ontario, Tory candidate Jay Aspin won four years ago by garnering 15,507 votes (or 36.7 percent) –...

Rob Anders people still don't like Ron Liepert

Anders lost the Conservative nomination more than a year ago for the newly redrawn riding of Calgary Signal Hill. Ron Liepert, Alberta's former Progressive Conservative...

Saint John Liberal candidate upset over missing signs

"Damaging and/or removing election signs is unlawful, is completely unacceptable and is in no way condoned or supported by the Rodney Weston campaign." This isn't...

Sudbury Byelection Scandal: Federal NDP Says Accused Fundraiser Is Trudeau's ...

... charged in the election bribery scandal, but, it's just another example of a culture of Liberal and Conservative entitlement and cronyism that has gone...

L'environnement et l'international teintent les échanges - Le Courrier du Sud (Communiqué de presse)

L'environnement et l'international teintent les échangesLe Courrier du Sud (Communiqué de presse)Certainement pas! s'est exclamé Pierre Nantel (Nouveau parti démocratique (NPD)), estimant qu'une réforme s'impose...

Ruston dives into water portfolio

But the determined SA Liberal Senator now aims to focus clearly on delivering strong policy outcomes for Australian farmers as the new Assistant Minister to...

Political rivals in Ottawa-Vanier juggle common demands of parenthood

Stephanie Delorme, campaign manager for Conservative candidate David Piccini, and Mona Fortier, co-chair of Liberal incumbent Mauril Belanger's campaign, say they agree that friendship and...

Agricultural issues remain on Goodale's radar

(subscription)For the first time in his long political career, Ralph Goodale is not courting rural voters. The redrawn riding ... “I miss it in...

LaFleche: The bad optics of political endorsements

The Three Stooges model of governance continued with the formal endorsement of a federal candidate by Regional Chairman Alan Caslin. Caslin endorsed St. Catharines Conservative...

Meet the Ottawa South Liberal Party incumbent:... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Meet the Ottawa South Liberal Party incumbent:...www.ottawacommunitynews.com/He has also served as Liberal critic, official Opposition critic, Opposition house leader and acting Liberal whip. McGuinty is...

Election 2015: Candidates stake positions on budgets, Northern Gateway

NDP incumbent candidate Nathan Cullen proposed a bill in Parliament to ban north coast tanker traffic last year. “I guess imitation is the best form...

Pickering airport won't fly with Liberals, NDP: Markham-Stouffville election ...

But Paul Calandra, the MP for Oak Ridges-Markham, and Conservative candidate for the new riding, said an airport was not off the table for the...

Liberals will not count revenue from proposed marijuana tax in fiscal platform

The Liberal Party has not yet released a fully costed election platform. However, candidate John McCallum, who is involved in preparing the costing of the...

Election 2015: Candidates and the Temporary Foreign Worker program

Conservative incumbent MP David Wilks said in 2014, new measures under the low skilled worker program were implemented after abuses within the system were identified.

Will it be 'Jew' vs. Muslim in London's next mayoral election?

LONDON — Barring a last-minute upset among Conservative voters, next year's election for the powerful position of mayor of London could well be run between...

CMHC Probing Foreign Ownership Of Canadian Real Estate, Documents Show

CTV NewsIn August, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper waded into the debate, saying that if re-elected, the Tories would gather data on foreign ownership of Canadian...

Chabad builds Victoria's 'first new synagogue in 150 years'

(blog) (blog)Late last month, some 250 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony, including Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and other local politicians and MLAs, such as...

Democrats block Planned Parenthood defunding; McConnell offers 'clean bill'

Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.., said it's time for Republicans to change their strategy. She advocated passing a bill to fund the government without tying the legislation...

Religion news and notes

NEW JERUSALEM WORSHIP MINISTRIES, 5196 Avenue B, will host a Prayer Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. The guest speaker will be Minister...

NDP asks CBC to "immediately halt" sale of buildings

(blog)NDP asks CBC to "immediately halt" sale of buildings (blog)Under an NDP government, the CBC wouldn't have any reason to sell off all of...

Reckless: Chrissie Hynde's Meandering Journey to Rock Stardom

Hynde's description of her childhood in Akron in the 1960s--middle-class home, leafy streets, and strict, conservative, loving parents--is of a quintessential, sweet, boomer childhood. The...

OUR VIEW: Policy sends wrong message to voters

There are four other candidates — Conservative incumbent MP Lois Brown, Liberal Kyle Peterson, New Democrat Yvonne Kelly and Green Party's Vanessa Long — and...

Meet the Nepean Conservative candidate: Andy Wang - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Meet the Nepean Conservative candidate: Andy Wangwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/I know for the fact that it was John Baird who saw the need on the federal side to...

Republican leaders hatch plan to avoid shutdown

Updated with information on House plans. With less than a week left to avert a government shutdown, Republican leaders are moving forward with plans to...

Prada's first spring look. Credit Firstview

Although she has no formal training, Ms. Jean has found powerful fans such as Giorgio Armani among Italy's traditionally conservative design old guard. And with...

First Look: Prada

For Fendi's collection — inspired as much by the military as by romance — the makeup artist Peter Philips drafted a look based on notes...

Gordon Moore is the Nerdy Moses of Silicon Valley

By 1976 Moore would boldly make the following claim: “We are bringing about the next great revolution in the history of mankind—the transition to the...

Rallies bring TPP truth to Conservative candidates

(press release) (press release)... "Unifor Local 200 President Chris Taylor, left, discusses the Trans Pacific Partnership with Essex Conservative MP Jeff Watson. (CNW Group/Unifor)".

Vying to represent Guelph's interests in Ottawa

I was encouraged by many in our community, including our former Member of Parliament Frank Valeriote, to seek to represent Guelph in Parliament. As a...

Deloitte Sued for $500 Million by Estate of Ex-Pistons Owner

“In its zeal to secure Mr. Davidson's business, Deloitte Tax failed to disclose the numerous material risks associated with the plan that it advocated,” Davidson's...

Mailbag: Now Open

Well that's where Brian Kelly's team finds itself, undefeated at the end of the first quarter of the season. And while the cost of doing...