November 12, 2015

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The narrowcast debate

Reed, a mainstay of GOP politics, has served as a strategist for a number of conservative causes. During the 2004 presidential race, he was a...

Kootenay–Columbia MP Wayne Stetski gets National Parks critic portfolio

Conservative MP David Wilks unveiled a major funding package for the national parks in the region weeks before the writ was dropped on the election.

Bennett says aboriginals not to blame for missing, murdered women ...

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett as the Liberal government is sworn in at Rideau Hall. Assignment - 122050 Photo taken at 13:44...

Bennett says aboriginals not to blame for missing, murdered women

Then-Conservative aboriginal affairs minister Bernard Valcourt sparked controversy when he told the Citizen last year that some aboriginal men have a “lack of respect” toward...

BC NDP MPs handed top critic roles

Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) will have a high profile as House leader, Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) will be health critic, Murray Rankin (Victoria) will handle...

NDP's deputy ag critic moves to first chair

NDP leader Tom Mulcair on Thursday announced Ruth Ellen Brosseau, the MP for the central Quebec riding of Berthier–Maskinonge since 2011, as the party's critic...

Harper government accused of leaving 'bare cupboard' for Liberals

However, a report this week by the federal budget watchdog warned that grimmer economic conditions could drive the country into deeper deficits starting next year.

Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, Says China Punishing Her For Advocacy Work

Anastasia Lin meets former foreign affairs minister John Baird at in 2013. The previous Conservative government publicly supported Lin's stance against China's human rights abuses.

Donnelly takes on Fisheries, Coast Guard

The MP for Port Moody-Coquitlam will return to a familiar portfolio in the next House sitting. On Thursday, the NDP named Fin Donnelly as the...

Garrison named to NDP shadow cabinet

Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP Randall Garrison has been appointed a prominent role in the NDP shadow cabinet. Garrison was appointed as National Defence and LGBTQ Issues critic...

Cabinet commits to 'quick and substantial help' for refugees but gives few details

Globalnews.caWhile the Liberal plan is focused on the logistics of how to get some of them here now, they are also thinking about the future.

Military veterans-turned-journalists share tales of life in conflict zones

Kelly Kennedy, who served in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and Somalia as a soldier in the U.S. Army 1987-1993, says she had never imagined...

Ag minister has full plate but must heed farmers…

(subscription)New federal agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay of Prince Edward Island will apply a much different political agenda in a much changed agricultural landscape compared...

Angus eager to take on new role as indigenous affairs critic

TIMMINS - Now that the almost festive atmosphere that surrounded the appointment of the Justin Trudeau Liberal government's cabinet has dissipated, the NDP has now...

Ted Cruz: Marco Rubio 'Fought Tooth and Nail to Try to Jam Amnesty Down the ...

Regardless of the “numerous calls and emails from conservatives… across the country,” Rubio voted for the Reid-backed bill, and was the face of a media...

White House: No evidence of Carson claim on Chinese presence in Syria

Carson's business manager, conservative pundit Armstrong Williams, told MSNBC Wednesday that the Carson campaign has its own intelligence from “people who are on the ground...

Liberals no longer promising to reopen Sydney Veterans Affairs office

At the rally, Birmingham said both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner committed specifically to the reopening of the Sydney office.

Liberals no longer promising to reopen Veterans Affairs office in Sydney

“The island of Cape Breton hugely endorsed Mark Eyking and Rodger Cuzner, and part of it was based on the fact that they were going...

Liberals do full court press for St. John's seats

Newly elected Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan was along for the ride through St. John's, with Ball telling voters he's glad to have "friends in Ottawa."...

Peter Stoffer, Former NDP MP, Should Be Appointed To Senate: Petition

An online petition is calling on Justin Trudeau to appoint former NDP MP Peter Stoffer to the Senate. Stoffer, who lost his Nova Scotia seat...

Nathan Cullen assigned two portfolios for NDP duties in Parliament

They may have dropped from official opposition status and lost a number of their caucus from the last election, but for the 44 NDP MP's...

Le député de Sherbrooke, Pierre-Luc Dusseault nommé porte ...

Le chef du NPD, Thomas Mulcair a réitéré sa confiance envers Pierre-Luc Dusseault en annonçant aujourd'hui que le député de Sherbrooke sera dorénavant le nouveau...

Tom Steyer Calls On Activists to Push for Clean Energy Solutions Post-Keystone

Investors are dropping stocks because they're unsure about the long-term demand for clean energy. “Once we've taken that [concern] off the table, because we have...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Don appointed ...

VANCOUVER – Local NDP MP Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) was appointed today by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair to serve as the Critic for Health in...

Liverpool joins Osborne's devolution crusade

... region to agree to an elected mayor in return for greater control of spending. The area's seven authorities have overcome historic rivalries — and...

First post-election poll is not bad for the Liberals

The numbers in this poll are just astounding: 61% for the Liberals in British Columbia, 56% in Ontario, and 58% in Quebec (the Conservatives, remarkably,...

Les Québécois à l'avant-scène au cabinet fantôme du NPD - Le Journal de Montréal

Les Québécois à l'avant-scène au cabinet fantôme du NPDLe Journal de MontréalMarjolaine Boutin-Sweet sera la porte-parole pour les dossiers de logement et Ruth Ellen Brosseau...

Stephen Harper is gone, a great weight is lifted

(blog) (blog)For a moment there I thought Cooper might be describing Mike Duffy, Bruce Carson and Dean Del Mastro. According to Cooper the only...

Bill O'Reilly and the Fanciful, Unbelievable, Farfetched Magical Mystery Tour ...

Fortunately, many who were alive and who worked for Reagan and many historians have stepped forward to denounce the book as “garbage,” as Reagan's favorite...

Couple die having sex at their kid's wedding

Charles Mackenzie, 67, was in a whirlpool spa with his wife, Dorothy, 63, when the tragedy struck, the Canadian Press reported. The couple traveled from...

The Sprout: Brosseau named NDP agriculture critic

(subscription)First elected in 2011, Brosseau was the only NDP MP in Quebec to increase her vote share October 19. She replaces former agriculture critic...

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts IRS Agent On Felony Sexual Battery Charges

A Williamson County Tennessee grand jury has indicted Garza, who was arrested on September 3 while caught on video during an IRS audit he was...

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross Tackle Reasonable Cops and Generous Slave Owners ...

On the set of a Charlie Rose-esque talk show titled The Charlene Boyeur Show, the host, played by Paget Brewster, interviews film director Peter Allison...

Alberta's Left Turn

(blog) (blog)Her government has so far not recalled its Washington envoy, former Conservative politician Rob Merrifield, who was appointed by former Premier Jim Prentice.

NDP leader Mulcair names shadow cabinet

All three Windsor-area MPs were given a portfolio Thursday as NDP leader Thomas Mulcair named his shadow cabinet. The longest serving of the local MPs,...

In Flanders Fields

Caron says he intends to hold the Liberals to account on their fiscal plans, including their pledge to eventually return to a balanced budget after...

Trudeau's new science minister Kirsty Duncan was advocate of controversial and largely disproven MS treatment

Duncan and fellow Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett — now aboriginal-affairs minister — leapt into the debate, pushing for the government to fund clinical trials, and...

Tom Mulcair taps Nathan Cullen, Charlie Angus, Guy Caron for top critic roles

Tom Mulcair will rely on veteran members of his team to help the NDP flex its muscles in Parliament, despite its reduced strength. Mulcair has...

Patrick Brown spent $2M to become Ontario's Conservative leader

. Patrick Brown is the $2 million man. That's how much Brown spent to win the Progressive Conservative leadership last May. Share on Facebook. Tweet ...Patrick...

NDP names critics, prepares for Parliament

"In the end, the direction they will be going towards ... and the way that they will try to implement their priorities and commitments is...

Federal NDP names shadow cabinet

MP Alexandre Boulerice, touted as a future leadership contender within the NDP, will be Mulcair's Quebec lieutenant and opposition critic on ethics. Hélène Laverdière, from...

Justices Grill Tyson Foods in Overtime Class Action

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy often casts the tie-breaking vote in close cases before the court, but has recently sided with the conservative justices in cases...

NDP scold Liberals for data mining Remembrance Day email, saying using ...

NDP veterans affairs critic Irene Mathyssen was dumbfounded that the Liberals would use veterans for partisan ends. “To utilize this emotional day in such a...

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...

Cruz-Connected Data Miner Aims to Get Inside U.S. Voters' Heads

Mercer wasn't talking publicly about his investment, but I could understand why someone with a background as a coder and a willingness to spend down...

Patrick Brown spent $2M to win Ontario Tory leadership

Patrick Brown is the $2-million man. That's how much Brown spent to win the Progressive Conservative leadership in May. According to new documents filed with...

Entire Liberal cabinet responsible for climate-change agenda: Dion

All Liberal cabinet ministers have been charged with ensuring the success of the new government's commitments on climate change, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion said...

Conservative party has 'healthy spirit' now: new caucus chair David Sweet

David Sweet, Conservative MP for Flamborough-Glanbrook, became his party's first elected national caucus chair last week. Before that, the Conservative party leader — most recently,...

Liberty University gives Carson a friendly welcome

Carson also attended a private, $500-a-plate luncheon fundraiser and Boonsboro County Club Wednesday. In the afternoon, Dr. Ronnie Martin, dean of Liberty University's College of...

Parliamentary Budget Office report puts Justin Trudeau in a bind: Walkom

But it has taken on particular urgency with a report this week from Ottawa's independent Parliamentary Budget Office, which estimates that, even without the extra...