November 27, 2015

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National concussion treatment strategy in works from Carla Qualtrough, Jane ...

The federal NDP's former sport critics, Glenn Thibeault and Matthew Dubé, both introduced private members bills around national concussion guidelines in the last session of...

Will Rick Perry get back in the GOP race?

By midday Friday, they had raised $7,000, according to Nathan Walder, a pro-Perry activist from Iroquois County, Ill., who formed the super PAC with Ed...

Kelowna-Lake Country MP says he's close to opening an office in riding

... was moved out of Kelowna-Lake Country and into the new Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding for the 2015 federal election. Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, which includes West Kelowna,...

Guardians of 'Christmas cred' reap publicity, donations

Chris Stone, founder and CEO of Faith-Driven Consumer, also takes an interest in promoting evangelical views with a list of Christmasy companies at ChristmasBUYcott.com, rather...

Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq minister asks for weapons during Toronto ...

Scarborough-Agincourt Councillor Jim Karygiannis welcomed Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq's Minister of Foreign Relations Falah Mustafa Bakir to Toronto City Hall Friday, Nov. 27, who...

Ontario First Nation to grow medical marijuana

"Bringing a new industry like pharmaceutical grade marijuana to the region gives aboriginal people more opportunities to stay here to work at good, safe jobs,"...

Lake Marion's first Lower State title game is against established Dillon

But, Lake Marion head football coach Chris Carter relishes the chance to play such an established program, with this being his Gators first Lower State...

Postmedia empire falters while CEO Paul Godfrey earns millions

Of the self-inflicted variety, Postmedia was pilloried last month in the run-up to the federal election after its Toronto executives ordered 16 of its major...

Government announces $2.65B to help developing countries fight climate change

Washington PostCanada today promised $2.65 billion over the next five years to help developing countries fight climate change. The funding was announced on Friday in...

Marc Garneau: Liberals Won't Rethink Toronto Island Airport Expansion

CBC.caOTTAWA — The federal Liberals won't change a decision that effectively halts an expansion of the island airport in downtown Toronto, with the new transport...

Garneau says Liberals won't reconsider expansion of ... - iPolitics

Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Friday he intends to stick with a decision to reject a request from Porter Airlines to renegotiate an airport agreement...

Farm safety needs more federal funding: CASA Chair

(subscription) (subscription)Federal Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin has called on the Alberta government to pull the bill, consult with farmers and then reintroduce it...

Marc Garneau says Liberals won't reconsider island airport expansion

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says he won't change his decision that effectively halted an expansion of the island airport in downtown Toronto. He says it's...

Keeping Iraq together may be a fading hope

ChronicleLiveLabour MP and Kurdophile, Dave Anderson asked Cameron to agree with former Foreign Secretary, William Hague, and John Bolton, former US ambassador to the UN,...

Marc Garneau says Liberals won't reconsider Billy Bishop expansion

The federal Liberals won't change a decision that effectively halts an expansion of the island airport in downtown Toronto, with the new transport minister calling...

Will Canada change its policy toward Iran?

7, 2012, Canada's then-Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird made the unexpected announcement that diplomatic relations with Iran would be cut at a news conference in...

Tax agency kept charges against high-profile Liberal quiet during election

For U.S.-based Nucor Steel, Metcalfe last year contacted Liberal MPs Wayne Easter, New Democrat Wayne Marston and Conservatives Susan Truppe, Randy Hoback, James Rajotte and...

Louis Plamondon présidera brièvement les Communes

M. Plamondon n'agira toutefois que très brièvement, le temps que les députés élisent un président permanent. Le député indépendantiste du Bloc québécois s'était aussi vu...

Watson hails new era in bilateral relations between Ottawa and 'Ottawa'

(subscription) (subscription)He had an infamously strained relationship with John Baird, then-Minster of the National Capital Commission. He had a ... The bilateral tension culminated...

David Morrissey interview: 'When I told my parents I wanted to be an actor it ...

On stage Morrissey perfectly embodies Wade, a conservative patriot who stands squarely at the centre of his world, sure of his own righteousness until events...

Andrew Scheer, Outgoing House Speaker, Reflects On Pressures, Perks Of Coveted Job

Conservative MP Andrew Scheer is out of his Speaker's robes, demonstrating his trademark good humour and looking relaxed, wearing a light pinstriped grey suit, white...

Brain Connections Predict How Well You Can Pay Attention

During a 1959 television appearance, Jack Kerouac was asked how long it took him to write his novel On the Road. His response – three...

Ritz, Raitt take new posts in Conservative caucus

Kellie Leitch, the former labour minister, is now the health critic while Manitoba's James Bezan is the national defence spokesman. Bev Shipley, chairman of the...

Letter: Legislature not confused, just wrong

or our lack of common sense in expanding Medicaid, then do us all a favor and vote me, Jake Anderegg, and Brad Wilson out of...

Public perception of push for LNG becoming negative, says Insights West

However, it should come as no surprise that group does not include Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies Conservative MP, Bob Zimmer — and he was among...

Around Town: November 28, 2015

Powell River Fine Arts Association presents its famous Christmas sale from 2 to 8 pm Friday, November 27, and 10 am to 3 pm Saturday,...

The research challenge Canada faces

Back in May, Ms. Duncan's predecessor defended the Conservatives' record in Parliament. Ed Holder asked ... During the fiscal crisis of 2008, science funding had...

Moore still supports Tories

When James Moore announced in June he would not be seeking another term, the Conservative industry minister followed a line of cabinet ministers – John...

La Mesa Oktoberfest report

La Mesa is a very paranoid and conservative area.” #The latter comment may refer to ... #His dissatisfaction parallels that of David Chiodo of Trattoria...

Conservatives Urge Liberals to Maintain Fight Against ...

OTTAWA – The Hon. Tony Clement, Foreign Affairs Critic for the Official Opposition today encouraged the Liberal government to continue the previous Conservative government's strong...

Guardians of 'Christmas cred' reap publicity, donations - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things CatholicGuardians of 'Christmas cred' reap publicity, donationsCrux: Covering all things Catholic... Introduction to Social Movements.” Chris Stone, founder and CEO of...

New Justice Minister Says She'll Listen to Sex Workers on Prostitution Reforms

Jody Wilson-Raybould celebrates after winning the Vancouver Granville riding Oct. 19. A fortnight later she became Canada's first Indigenous justice minister and attorney general. Photo...

Editorial: Utah Republicans following the wrong leader

... such as Cal Rampton, Scott Matheson and Mike Leavitt. Impressive people from the private sector stepped up to help Utah succeed. But today, tea...

Nevada's passing game keeps declining

Hunter Fralick and Dante Mayes will have another year of pistol studying under their belts and Austin Kafentzis will be eligible. Kafentzis, after all, didn't...

Why did a Moose Jaw Times-Herald reporter resign over the Tom Lukiwski 'whore ...

A reporter at the Times-Herald, Djuric was covering election night on Oct. 19 from Eagles Club, in Moose Jaw, where Conservative Tom Lukiwski gave his...

As climate change summit nears, Mulcair wants stronger stance

He is set to outline the NDP's demands ahead of the Paris climate talks in Ottawa at 11 a.m. ET. Mulcair and the NDP's environment...

GOP epiphany: Trump's here to stay

Scott Walker. “Then we've got people in the third tier which are people who are unlikely to break through. They're good people, some of them...

SE Texans tell why they like Cruz

John Cornyn - has coincided with Southeast Texas' election of Tea Party-aligned representatives, two of the most conservative members of the U.S. House. "We want...

Elliott Johnson: the young Tory destroyed by the party he loved

In a formal letter of complaint he went on to write to the Conservative party, Elliott said Clarke publicly pinned him in his chair, hurled...

Labour's John McDonnell 'said gutless wimps opposed to Sinn Fein should have ...

Diarmuid Breatnach, who organised the meeting, told The Times: "I do recall him making some throwaway but unfortunate remark about knee-capping in the context of...

Heat on for Malcolm Turnbull ahead of Paris conference

9news.com.au (subscription)The Liberal source says Sydney right-winger and assistant minister to the treasurer Alex Hawke is keeping an eye on the numbers for Abbott and...

Canada pledges $2.65B to help developing countries tackle climate change

But NDP environment critic Nathan Cullen said it's been more than 10 years since Canada's environmental policy has been off track. “It's been since these...

HÉBERT: Believe it or not, Mulcair's job is safe

Mulcair, who sold himself to the New Democrats at the time of his leadership campaign on the promise of completing Jack Layton's journey to government,...

Canada and the Kyoto Protocol

(blog) (blog)By 2007, Conservative Environment Minister John Baird announced a new emissions target of reducing the 2007 levels of carbon emissions by 150 million...

NDP spending $700000 on advertising to tell Albertans about its climate change ...

The Alberta government is spending $700,000 to promote its new climate change strategy to Albertans on radio, television and in newspapers. The premier's spokeswoman, Cheryl...

The week ahead

The day's main event will be a general debate on the UK's role in the Middle East led by the Conservative Dr Phillip Lee, vice...

Regional Viewpoint: Time to power up east-west Prairie electrical grid

Steven Fletcher, former Conservative MP for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley, was a cabinet minister from 2008 to 2013 when he helped create the Building Canada fund, responsible...

Speciality Breads opens new £3M bakery

Located close to the firm's current bakery, the new plant was constructed by another family-grown Kent-based company, specialist contractors in cold store construction and refrigeration,...

Art on the Western fringe: The centennial of the Panama-Pacific International ...

They engaged in their era's version of “virtual travel” by visiting the pavilions of the American states and foreign nations, they listened to concerts by...

Here's a Way to Get Some Mental Rest While You're at Work

Curbing Unions, 'Rolling Heads' at Agencies and More From the Campaign Trail2:10 PM ET; Conservative Legal Group Sues NOAA Over Climate Change Documents12:40 PM ET;...