December 7, 2015

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FBI: Killers had been radicalized 'for quite some time'

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The San Bernardino killers had been radicalized "for quite some time" and had taken target practice at area gun ranges,...

Tories: Don't be defined by progressives

In previous parliaments, it's where MPs like Paul Calandra and Pierre Poilievre got their reputation as attack dogs. But it's not as if Monday's QP...

Anti-ISIS airstrikes to end in weeks, not months: Dion

Toronto Star (subscription)After multiple questions on the subject from Ambrose, deputy Conservative leader Denis Lebel stepped in to push the issue again and asked how...

Anti-ISIS airstrikes to end in weeks, not months: Dion

(subscription)After multiple questions on the subject from Ambrose, deputy Conservative leader Denis Lebel stepped in to push the issue again and asked how Trudeau...

Housing Outlook, 2016

With just three months' supply, the market feels “frantic” for buyers, says Alexander Brandau, a local agent with Keller Williams Realty. Pam Lucas, 37, and...

Presidential candidates vary on sugar price supports

Rubio's position that ending the program might have national security implications has been ridiculed by conservative critics of the program, including the National Review, The...

Conservative Leadership Race: Rules Committee Struck, Plan To Set Voting Date Soon

OTTAWA — The gears of the Conservative leadership race are starting to move, with a key rules committee now in place and preparing to set...

Conservatives set rules committee for leadership race

With that body created, the lobbying by potential candidates to attempt to shape the rules will begin in earnest. It is widely believed inside Conservative...

Question period is back. Here's what you missed.

On question period's first day back, nobody was more respectful to each other than the Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and NDP MP Charlie Angus.

Province's power problems shocking: analyst

Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk's Annual Report last week highlighted several areas where the Ontario government is falling short. Some of the most eye-popping findings dealt...

Canada Opposition Urges to Probe Trudeau Party for Conflict of Interest

It offered the winner the opportunity to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet ministers. "The Liberal government promised to do politics differently," NDP...

Hello world! - The NewsDesk

Harold Albrecht the Conservative Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga. Harold is active in a number of Caucuses devoted to facilitating better understanding of specific sectors...

West Island MP chairman of federal Liberal caucus | Montreal Gazette

MP Francis Scarpaleggia is elected chair of the National Liberal Caucus for the second time.

West Island MP chairman of federal Liberal caucus

Those are two of Lac-Saint-Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia's priorities as he takes on the elected position of chair of the National Liberal Caucus for the...

Conservative leadership committee struck, plan to set ... - iPolitics

It is widely believed inside Conservative circles that MPs Lisa Raitt, Kellie Leitch and Tony Clement are poised to run. Perceived front-runner Jason Kenney has...

Conservative leadership committee struck; plan to set voting date soon

It is widely believed inside Conservative circles that MPs Lisa Raitt, Kellie Leitch and Tony Clement are poised to run. Perceived front-runner Jason Kenney has...

Throne speech positive in areas, lacking in others: MP Masse

Masse said this throne speech wasn't much different from speeches under the previous Conservative government. Throne speeches typically don't have specifics on the issues discussed,...

Prime Minister Trudeau's first QP: ISIS, climate change and taxes

(subscription)... significant investments in the economy. There were some kind and emotional exchanges, too. Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett thanked NDP MP Romeo Saganash...

JENSEN: Are liberals also responsible for their deadly rhetoric?

Conservative “rhetoric” caused Robert Dear, described by acquaintances as “weird,” “not very cognitive,” and “deranged,” to murder three people and wound nine others. Reporting on...

Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson calls for emergency debate on Syrian refugee ...

“Many constituents contacted me expressing concern over the government's plan to resettle 25,000 refugees in Canada by December 31,” the Conservative MP said. “Many felt...

Campus Ministry To GOP Lawmakers: 'Please Calm Down, Have A Cookie'

Tyson House, an Episcopal and Lutheran ministry group at the University of Tennessee, wants conservative lawmakers to know that Christmas parties are still happening on...

MP Mauril Belanger, suffering from ALS, receives standing ovation in House of ...

Mauril Bélanger, the veteran Ottawa Liberal MP diagnosed with debilitating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), received a standing ovation in the House of Commons Monday when...

Rona Ambrose attacks Liberal agenda as return to 'big activist government'

CBCnews.ca will have live coverage of question period today at 2:15 p.m. ET - as Justin Trudeau faces a grilling for the first time as...

Ann Miller's voice deserves to be heard

A Sun reader who recently bashed Gov. Larry Hogan's appointment of Ann Miller to the Baltimore County school board in a letter to the editor...

Real 'middle class tax cut' would lower rate in first income bracket — not ...

(subscription) (subscription)Instead, the NDP would prefer a tax cut for the lowest income bracket, from 15 to 14 per cent, and an increase in...

Joe Oliver: Trudeau should hold a referendum on electoral reform

Last week's Speech from the Throne brazenly informed Canadians that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to forever change the way governments will be elected in...

108 Stitches: December 7, 2015

3) Deal a starter for prospects, helping to offset some of what the team gave up (shortstop Javier Guerra, outfielder Manuel Margot, lefthander Logan Allen)...

US World Cup star Megan Rapinoe tears knee ligament, raising doubts about Rio ...

Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. World Cup champion soccer team tore a knee ligament that will require surgery, jeopardizing her chances of playing in next...

Statements on the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, today issued the following statement on...

Ranking the 10 Best Men's Tennis Matches from 2015

With the 2015 Tennis year now in the books, it will be remembered most for the dominance of Novak Djokovic. The Serb is far and...

The Left Loses Control

Among those who've ended up on the terrorist watch list over the years: peace activists Rebecca Gordon and Jan Adams, journalists Timothy Noah and Stephen...

US faces $1 billion in trade penalties for meat labels

On Monday, Conservative MP James Bezan, a former cattle rancher, said he expected the U.S. Senate would not repeal the legislation until the Canadian government...

Throne Speech criticized over budget concerns, unmentioned topics

Meantime, in some weekend social media comments, Prince George – Peace River – Northern Rockies MP, Bob Zimmer, took the Grits to task not so...

Peter MacKay leads Conservative leadership poll, again

Current Conservative MPs Jason Kenney and Lisa Raitt each had 10 per cent support, while Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall was at 9 per cent among...

Closed doors: Hall of Fame election eludes veteran candidates for 2nd straight ...

Do you feel better about Bill 6 now that the NDP has announced amendments to exclude family and volunteers? ... of Hall of Famers Bert...

US Senator Richard Russell: A Man of His Time [OPINION]

(registration) (registration)William Harris in 1932, Gov. Russell defeated Congressman Charles Crisp to serve out the remainder of Harris' term. He was then elected to...

US Senator Richard Russell: A Man of His Time [OPINION]

(registration)William Harris in 1932, Gov. Russell defeated Congressman Charles Crisp to serve out the remainder of Harris' term. He was then elected to six...

Bleacher Report College Football Awards for 2015 Season

... Adam Kramer, Brian Leigh, Mike Monaco, Brian Pedersen, David Regimbal, Barrett Sallee, Brad Shepard, Greg Wallace and Christopher Walsh; video experts Michael Felder and...

Quebec creating a long gun registry

(blog) (blog)Quebec had promised to create its own gun-tracking system after the previous Conservative government abolished the federal long-gun registry in 2012. The Conservatives...

Quebec moves to reinstate provincial gun registry following lengthy court battles

The Conservative government in Ottawa abolished the program in 2012. Moreau said he's in discussion with the new Liberal government to find out if there...

Québec moves ahead with gun registry

(blog) (blog)In June, a Federal Court judge ordered that Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and the RCMP commissioner hand over an external hard drive...

A Texas Education - Garden & Gun Magazine

Garden & Gun MagazineA Texas EducationGarden & Gun MagazineThe son of one generation's ruling class, he was the father of another: In the fullness of...

In Rachel Dolezal's Skin

While Rachel's 21-year-old adopted son Izaiah pops a bottle of champagne, Rachel's friends—her ex-boyfriend Charles Miller and several women—eat croissant sandwiches on disposable plastic plates.

Early Handicapping of the CPC Leadership Race: MacKay on top ...

Peter MacKay would start a leadership race with a sizeable public opinion lead (31%), including strength among current and accessible Conservative voters, and people who...

MP given parliamentary secretary role

Hutchings will work with Small Business and Tourism Minister Bardish Chagger to strengthen the tourism industry in Canada and implement the Liberal Governmen's plan to...

Daily Watch: Throne speech debate

(subscription)The Chamber's doors will open Monday morning to kick off one sitting week for parliamentarians before the 42nd Parliament breaks until the new year.

Daily Watch: Throne speech debate - iPolitics

Members appointed to the Board of Internal Economy include: Dominic Leblanc (Liberal), Judy Foote (Liberal), Andrew Leslie (Liberal), Andrew Scheer (Conservative), Gordon Brown (Conservative), Peter...

The GOP Establishment May Need Religious Voters To Stop Donald Trump

That's why Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie have been spending so much time in the Granite State. They're hoping that Iowa wounds Trump,...

The Force Awakens Is About to Make an Ungodly Sum of Money. What Does That Say ...

(blog) (blog)Even more conservative forecasts have Jurassic World's $208.8 million record firmly in reach, and the lowest you'll really see anyone go is about...

Question Period Returns: 7 Political Matchups To Watch

After leaping from third-party leader to the top job, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to square off with veteran cabinet minister Rona Ambrose, the...