October 27, 2015

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Paul Calandra says it was a 'mistake' to focus on niqab, barbaric practices

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's handpicked parliamentary secretary says the Conservative Party's focus on identity issues — the niqab, stripping citizenship from dual nationals and launching...

Candice Bergen adds name to Conservative interim leadership race

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has spent the last few days making calls to the dozens of Conservative MPs, including cabinet ministers, who lost their seats...

Defeated MP Peter Stoffer packs up eccentric Parliament Hill office after 18 years

Former MPs who weren't re-elected on Oct. 19 are returning to Ottawa this week to clean out their offices and say goodbye to staff, but...

Budget deal appears to have the votes to pass Congress

The legislation, which increases discretionary spending by $112 billion over fiscal years 2016 and 2017, has drawn ire from many Republicans and conservative-leaning advocacy groups...

Letters: Justin 'Hairdo' comment did not sit well with Langley voters

Editor: After reading the comments of our local MP, Mark Warawa re: "Justin Hairdo" (The Times, Oct. 21) it's very clear the Conservative Party, and...

Tax credits Q&A: What makes the Government's defeat in the Lords so important ...

A | When Gordon Brown was Chancellor, he wanted to end the “poverty trap” under which some people were better off on benefits than if...

Stephen Harper and family moving back to Calgary after election defeat

The Weather SpaceWhich cities that extra money will go to aren't specified in the Liberal platform. The New Democrats hung on to their most traditional...

CKWS TV NEWS: Save Our Prison Farm Group is optimistic

“FORMER M-P TED HSU MADE A COMMITMENT TO RE-ESTABLISH THE PRISON FARM PROGRAM IN HOPES TO REOPEN THE PRISON FARM HERE IN KINGSTON. HE EVEN...

Q&A with North Vancouver's new Liberal MP, Jonathan Wilkinson

... a past CEO of numerous green technology firms including QuestAir Technologies and BioteQ Environmental Technologies, ran for his first political seat on October 19...

Moving trucks at 24 Sussex as Harper's family heads for ... - iPolitics

On Tuesday, Manitoba Conservative Candice Bergen was the latest to put her name forward. Bergen, who served in two junior cabinet posts, was first elected...

Jeb's McCain comparison

“The most encouraging thing I would say is that I think three of the lanes are collapsing into one, which is the evangelical lane, the...

Conservative MP Michael Chong urges caucuses to adopt ...

Conservative MP Michael Chong is urging recently elected members of Parliament to endorse a new law that gives them unprecedented influence on Parliament Hill. Chong's...

Conservative MP Michael Chong urges caucuses to adopt ...

Conservative MP Michael Chong is urging recently elected members of Parliament to endorse a new law that gives them unprecedented influence on Parliament Hill. Chong's...

Top priorities for Justin Trudeau's Liberals

Climate change will be among the first issues tackled by the Liberals, thanks largely to the United Nations gathering in Paris on the topic at...

Tax credits: Osborne pledges action after Lords defeat

(blog) (blog)Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the policy was "unacceptable" to the public as well as Osborne's fellow Tories, many of whom are openly...

Shannen Koostachin honoured with statue in New Liskeard, Ontario

In September 2011, a year after Shannen's death, NDP MP Charlie Angus introduced Shannen's Dream in parliament. The motion. voted in unanimously by the House...

Reevely: Despite temporary advisory gig, Paul Dewar says he's leaving politics

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath did it after her party's disappointing showing in the 2014 provincial election, giving former MPPs Jonah Schein and Paul Ferreira...

Stephen Harper to move back to Calgary following election defeat

National PostHarper, who was elected in the Alberta riding of Calgary Heritage, has resigned as Conservative Party leader but will remain as an MP for...

How a Right-Wing Obsession With Art Theory Became a Racist 'Star Wars' Boycott

Aside from Jay, the video featured a cast of future stars of the far-right punditocracy, including David Horowitz. The theory grew in influence. In 1999,...

Three reasons Blake Griffin is a favorite for the 2015-16 NBA MVP award

That's a big reason why the league is such a joy to watch these days. Take a second and run ... As the Clippers look...

Lessons Learned at DePauw Helped Shape Successful Argument in Landmark Same ...

"How does a straight, white, churchgoing male from the relatively conservative part of the Midwest come to argue one of the biggest civil rights cases...

Council of CEOs' Manley slams Conservative approach to China, calls for trade deal

(subscription) (subscription)John Manley — the president and CEO of Canadian Council of Chief Executives — criticized the Harper government Tuesday for mismanaging bilateral relationships...

Canada Post suspends mailbox switch, Strahl responds

Conservative MP Mark Strahl said he'll be watching Canada Post's next moves closely. “I think Canada Post has a mandate to operate on a financially...

Farmers should have right to veto coal seam gas on their land, says Warren Truss

Last week, NSW Greens MLC Jeremy Buckingham tried to amend land access rules to give landholders a right of veto over mining companies but it...

Proud to be a Canadian

People pleading for everyone to vote for 'the only party capable of beating our local Conservative candidate,' to ignore personal choice or belief in who...

Candice Bergen adds name to Conservative interim leadership ...

Candice Bergen adds name to Conservative interim leadership contest. Candice Bergen. Minister of State (Social Development) Candice Bergen rises during question period in the House...

Judicial recounts ordered in two more ridings after narrow election wins

... following the results of last Monday's election, bringing the total number of recounts to three. The first recount was approved last week in the...

Crown to decide if it will pursue assault case against Julian Fantino

The Crown attorney has intervened in the case of private assault charges laid against former federal cabinet minister Julian Fantino stemming from an incident that...

The 'rehire Maguire' campaign works, incumbent re-elected

Initially a two-candidate race the night of Oct. 19, Maguire and Liberal candidate Jodi Wyman were neck-and-neck while polls in Brandon were tallied. However, the...

Government narrowly avoids second defeat in House of Lords

Mr Hague said that it would not be a “wise idea” to flood the Lords with a “vast wave” of Conservative peers to ensure that...

'I don't think you get used to it, but you do deal with it.'

CBC.ca - Stephen WoodworthCBC.caFormer Kitchener Centre Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth knows what that can be like. He recalled the first time he realized his opponents...

Candice Bergen adds name to Conservative interim leadership race

OTTAWA Manitoba Conservative Candice Bergen is joining the race for interim leadership of the Conservative party. Bergen, who served in two junior cabinet posts, was...

Election results

In the Yorkton riding, the final tally was 1,030 votes or 2.8 per cent for Elaine Hughes of the Green Party, 6,504 votes or 17.8...

Election results

In the Yorkton riding, the final tally was 1,030 votes or 2.8 per cent for Elaine Hughes of the Green Party, 6,504 votes or 17.8...

Election results

In the Yorkton riding, the final tally was 1,030 votes or 2.8 per cent for Elaine Hughes of the Green Party, 6,504 votes or 17.8...

Election results

In the Yorkton riding, the final tally was 1,030 votes or 2.8 per cent for Elaine Hughes of the Green Party, 6,504 votes or 17.8...

Election results

In the Yorkton riding, the final tally was 1,030 votes or 2.8 per cent for Elaine Hughes of the Green Party, 6,504 votes or 17.8...

A Ontario pharmacist warns doctors: A war on the private sector is coming

One thing we can look forward to in the new Canada (that hasn't been complained about here on the Rebel as much as it should)...

After three games without a TD, Missouri reinstates QB Maty Mauk

The reasons for the indefinite suspension have never been confirmed by head coach Gary Pinkel. The only ... Mauk has not had a good year...

Le NPD s'engage à augmenter le financement en santé - Le NPD du ...

Votre équipe du NPD Faites un don · Lisez le message de Tom Votre équipe du NPD À propos de Tom Faites ... Nouveau Parti...

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

"The lieutenant governor must know it's illegal now — and will always be — to enter the wrong restroom," Richard Carlborn, spokesman for supporters of...

Huron-Bruce Liberals look to build on progress made during 2015 campaign

Despite the return of Conservative incumbent Ben Lobb, the Huron-Bruce Liberals look at the 2015 election as progress towards where they want to be. Huron-Bruce...

Fantino will 'vigorously defend himself' against assault allegations: lawyer

TORONTO – Julian Fantino's lawyer “absolutely denies” the assault charges levelled against the former Toronto police chief, and implied the allegation was an attempt to...

Huron-Bruce Liberals look to build on progress made during 2015 campaign

Despite the return of Conservative incumbent Ben Lobb, the Huron-Bruce Liberals look at the 2015 election as progress towards where they want to be. Huron-Bruce...

Ralph Goodale, Saskatchewan's Only Liberal MP, Meets With Premier Brad Wall

Regina Leader-PostREGINA — Premier Brad Wall says he talked about pipelines, agriculture and trade deals in a meeting with the lone Liberal MP from Saskatchewan,...

Pro-lifers urged to get active in race to replace Stephen Harper at Tory helm

Bills Insider (blog)OTTAWA, October 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Although much about the future election of a federal Conservative leader remains unsettled at this time, vice-president...

Manitoba's Candice Bergen joins interim leadership race - Winnipeg ...

Manitoba Conservative Candice Bergen is joining the race for interim leadership of the Conservative party.

'I spent two weeks being called a baby-killer': Chris Alexander on the ...

Chris Alexander is out of a job. He admits the past week has been tough. But the former Conservative immigration minister is hardly repentant. “We're...

Candice Bergen, Conservative MP, To Run For Party's Interim Leadership

CBC.caOTTAWA — Manitoba Conservative Candice Bergen is joining the race for interim leadership of the Conservative party. Bergen, who served in two junior cabinet posts,...

Writer's Block: Jay Roach's 'Trumbo' revisits a dark chapter in Hollywood history

It was initiated by the MPA writing a letter to a very conservative Congressman saying, 'Come out and help us clean up Hollywood. ... I...