November 7, 2015

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The Drunken Truth About the JFK Assassination

It was the president who insisted on going to Dallas, a staunchly conservative stronghold, even though a fellow Democrat, Adlai Stevenson, had recently been attacked...

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose statement ... - Erin O'Toole

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose statement on Keystone XL decision. November 7, 2015. OTTAWA –The Conservative Party's interim leader, Rona Ambrose, released the following statement...

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose statement ... - Kellie Leitch

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose statement on Keystone XL decision. November 7, 2015. OTTAWA –The Conservative Party's interim leader, Rona Ambrose, released the following statement...

The GOP Is a Neo-Confederate Party Now: The South and the Religious Right Have ...

To understand the posturing of the Republican candidates this year, you have to take into account the quality of the inmates––the Southern, conservative, anti-immigrant base...

Hughes commends PM on Liberal cabinet appointees

(subscription)MP Carol Hughes (NDP — Algoma/Manitoulin/Kapuskasing) said while she applauded the parity with regards to the cabinet's makeup, there was still room to improve.

Liberals hear about housing, healthcare from seniors

At a Tim Horton's in Corner Brook Friday, Bob Beales recommended Ball and Liberal candidate Gerry Byrne start talking about seniors' housing. And not long-term...

Obvious early Ron Cannan worked for us

(subscription)Being new residents to Kelowna, our first encounter with our Member of Parliament, Ron Cannan, was during a visit to Ottawa this spring. In...

Donald Trump, TV star

“Somebody with strong views and somebody with the kind of views that are a little bit unpopular, which may be right, but may be unpopular,...

GAMEDAY: NC State vs. Boston College James Henderson

Three freshmen, Troy Flutie is the passer, Jeff Smith is the runner, and John Fadule is the recruited walk-on who performed admirably last week against...

Hating Queerness Without Hating the Queer

Among socially conservative religious leaders, the rapid shift of the cultural and legal status quo on issues of sexuality has created a palpable sense of...

Justin Trudeau's cabinet: 6 changes found in the fine print

Brampton GuardianThat's a bullet dodged for Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who represents a Montreal riding and could have found himself mediating a confrontation over community...

Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose charts new course to support MMIW inquiry

The interim leader of the Conservative Party says she will fully support an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women — a reversal of the...

Still no candidate for Corner Brook

What makes the new district interesting is it's where former Liberal MP Gerry Byrne has chosen to make his jump into provincial politics. Granter has...

PNP congratulates Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party of Canada

JAMAICA'S ruling People's National Party (PNP) yesterday extended congratulations and best wishes to the Liberal Party of Canada and in particular to the newly elected...

Senior wants government to help people move

The leader of the Liberal Party, along with candidates Gerry Byrne and Eddie Joyce were met with a sea of red balloons and campaign posters...

Parliament's brand new face

Joining them as LGBTQ members for the NDP are returning Randall Garrison from British Columbia and newcomer Sheri Benson from Saskatchewan, the only lesbian elected...

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First of all, Payne chose not to run again so he didn't exactly lose his support to Jim Hillyer. Secondly, less than 2,000 people voted...

Female Indo-Canadian MP Bardish Chagger Named To Justin Trudeau's “Gender ...

Chagger defeated incumbent Conservative candidate Peter Braid on the Oct. 19 election with 50 per cent of the popular vote. A long-time Liberal supporter, Bardish...

Little-Known Victory Sycamore Packs a Punch - Barron's

Little-Known Victory Sycamore Packs a PunchBarron'sGary Miller isn't one to boast. Perhaps that's why you probably haven't heard of him, even though his Victory Sycamore...

Trudeau seeks fresh start with U.S. after Keystone rejection

Washington PostBrad Wall, the conservative premier of oil-producing Saskatchewan, criticized the move. “The U.S. administration chose to put political interests ahead of the ... Obama...

Argument preview: New woe for class-action lawsuits?

(blog)On the evidentiary dispute, concerning the use of statistical evidence, the government — like Tyson — relied upon the Court's 1946 ruling in Anderson...

Leading the way: Greg Monroe adjusts to new role with upstart Bucks

NEW YORK — When New York Knicks public address announcer Mike Walczewski introduced Greg Monroe to Madison Square Garden before the Bucks' 99–92 win Friday,...

TPP Documents Show Canada Signed Dozens Of Side Deals On Trade

Doctors Without Borders said the TPP text confirms that millions will be deprived of affordable medicines because it extends patent protections to pharmaceutical companies, which...

Sticky precedent? Keystone XL rejection could be sign of more trouble to come ...

... the announcement. “I'd have been surprised if he approved it,” said Rob Merrifield, a former Conservative MP who was until recently Alberta's trade commissioner...

Liberals to fully restore refugee health-care cuts, says John McCallum

The new Liberal government will fully restore refugee health care as part of their commitment to refugees, said Canada's new immigration minister John McCallum. "That's...

Semi-pro Salford City stun Notts County in FA Cup first round

The only thing we may see in this game is a more conservative approach with Jozy Altidore left up top on his own and an...

"Respect" is key: Hoback

"Respect" is key: HobackAfter meeting with the Conservative Party of Canada caucus in Ottawa this week, Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback reflected on an atmosphere...

MP Lauzon steps down as caucus chair

After seven years steering the Conservative caucus, local MP Guy Lauzon has passed the wheel over to a colleague. Describing it a "wonderful" experience, Lauzon...

Andrew Coyne: First fix for the Conservatives — their psyche

“We got the big things right,” Jason Kenney was saying the other day. “We got the tone wrong.” A lot of Conservatives have picked up...

City returned to Liberal fold

Strong Conservative support remained steady in Stormont and Dundas counties for returning MP Guy Lauzon, but dropped in the city and declined somewhat in South...

What Toronto can expect as Albertan takes on the waterfront file: Keenan

... the waterfront organization has been overseen federally, in an equal partnership with the provincial and city governments, by the political minister for the GTA,...

Liberals promise democratic reforms

Ball (running in Humber-Gros Morne) was standing with candidates Eddie Joyce (Humber-Bay of Islands), Gerry Byrne (Corner Brook) and John Finn (Stephenville- Port au Port).

Paula Simons: Off message: Has Edmonton's Rona Ambrose found ...

An excerpt from our weekly political podcast. This week we discusses Rona Ambrose being appointed interim Leader of the Conservative Party in Ottawa on Nov.