December 13, 2015

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COP21: Catherine McKenna Hails Climate Deal, Others Say It's Not Enough

The document doesn't set a target and Canada hasn't released one either, Conservative environment critic Ed Fast was quick to point out. He said all...

Anti-LTTE protest: Noor Nizam's role in Canada

He introduced me to Conservative MP David Sweet, who went out of his way to support me and the cause of Sri Lanka. David was...

Cruz, not Trump, looking like GOP favorite for 2016

Cruz's money is also what separates him from other candidates who had secured the mantle of "most conservative candidate in the primary." Former Arkansas governor...

Grit carbon plan fires up Brown

Patrick Brown warns a planned cap-and-trade carbon pricing plan for Ontario will harm taxpayers' wallets and not do much to help the environment. The Ontario...

For First Baptist Capitol Hill, '150 more years of mighty acts'

Not all churches can brag about being around 150 years, so the members of Nashville's first black congregation have been celebrating that achievement all year...

PC leader's 'reasonable' approach draws mixed reviews

Sault StarOntario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown has a shocking plan. “My goal is just be reasonable,” Brown told the in a session-ender interview.

The Force Awakens on Parliament Hill: Trudeau vs. Star Wars

Bring back fan favourites: I'm not saying Ralph Goodale and Stéphane Dion are as beloved as Han Solo and Chewbacca, but I'd pay good money...

Infrastructure minister says new rules, standards will speed up funding flows

(blog) (blog)Sohi defeated former Conservative cabinet minister Tim Uppal in the Alberta riding of Edmonton-Mill Woods by 92 votes in the Oct. 19 election.

Around Town: $200000-plus raised for refugees at Black Sheep Inn music benefit

From left, Quebec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brousseau with strategic communications and public affairs consultant Kathleen Munk at a music benefit night for Syrian refugees,...

The worlds largest floating Christmas tree unveiled in Rio

Sinn Féin runs for cover after its former friend Trump's 'Muslim' rant makes him politically... Jenny McCartney What a difference two decades makes. When a...

Wigglesworth, New World illuminate Viennese masters with engrossing performances

The New World program, titled “Music of Vienna,” brought together three of its leading figures: one a conservative German already considered one of the world's...

Ed Miliband to reinvent himself as climate evangelist

Last week Alistair Darling, the former chancellor, has taken up a position at Morgan Stanley, Gordon Brown has accepted his first major corporate job at...

Meet the Press - December 13, 2015

On the record, the party chair is treating Trump cautiously, telling a conservative newspaper he disagrees with Trump's Muslim ban ... but turning down requests...

Statement On the Conclusion of the Paris COP 21 ... - Kellie Leitch

The Conservative Party welcomes the progress that was made at the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP 21). We reaffirm our position that any agreement that...

Refugees and the long political journey

Yet as the previous Conservative government demonstrated, there was a distinct attempt to shape and direct the work of its civil servants here and overseas...

Ohio State football: Urban Meyer always wanted to fight for Irish

"I was too skinny to play, so my best friend, [strength] coach Mickey Marotti, and I bulked enough to block, number one, and once I...

Win or lose, Trump has already left his mark on GOP primary (copy)

Fox News LatinoThe White House, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and allied outside PACs like Priorities USA are all using speeches,...

In the City: Dalton McGuinty on what political capital can buy

(subscription)Former Premier Dalton McGuinty arrives to hear the provincial throne Speech at Queens Park in this Thursday July 3, 2014 file photo. THE CANADIAN...

Canada asked to keep spy planes, refuelling aircraft in ISIS fight: Dion

Toronto StarCanada is being asked by allies to keep its military refuelling aircraft and surveillance planes in the fight against the Islamic State, according to...

Punjabi is Canada third official language

Punjabi is officially the third language of the Canadian Parliament. The first and second official languages of the country and its parliament are English and...

Liverpool vs. West Brom: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Live Stream, TV Info

In their way on Sunday stands one of the Premier League's most formidable managers in Tony Pulis, and this will give Klopp his first taste...

Liberal Priorities Out Of Step With Provencher - mySteinbach.ca

Posted on 12/13/2015, 8:00 am, by Ted Falk. Earlier this week I ... This cannot be emphasized enough and as a Conservative I can assure...

Language commissioner revisits standoff over bilingual tweets by ministers

Scott Brison, the new Liberal president of the Treasury Board, has a personal Twitter account where his tweets are primarily in English, though the subject...

Cuts highlight Labor's little regard for industry

The vicious $19 million prizemoney cuts made a few days before she replaced the unconvincing Bill Byrne as Racing Minister look here to stay, a...

Benedict Anderson (1936–2015)

The scholar Benedict Anderson died this morning in Batu, Malang, East Java, reports InterAksyon.com. He was seventy-nine. Anderson had given what was likely his final...

Can GOP fatten up around the middle?

They should not be dismissed as antediluvian racists, as were supporters of George Wallace in 1968, or conservative Christians, like those who flocked to Pat...

Trump editorial, gun violence

Trump should return to reality TV. Re “Donald Trump is a demagogue and a danger to democracy” (Editorials, Dec. 6): I once thought that the...

Kelly: For relief from political madness, look to history

FOR THOSE who feel they've been trampled into a December funk of disbelieving numbness by Donald Trump's steady and heady spot at the front of...

The New Theist

(subscription) (subscription)When, during a conversation in a swank hotel lobby in Manhattan, I mentioned to Richard Dawkins that I was working on a story...

Brown beats Frazer in controller race

District F incumbent Richard Nguyen, however, lost a nail-biter to physician Steve Le. The loss marks yet another unusual upheaval for the ... Knox, who...

Boylan

- Niederlehner WeddingRoanoke TimesThe bride was attended by matron of honor, Jessica Ballew, and bridesmaids Casey Doyle, Melinda Hobbs, and Ashton Keffer. Emma Ballew...

PEI MP Wayne Easter Knows “What Goes On In Saudi Arabia” But ...

MP Wayne Easter Quickly turned to bullying and intimidation, browbeating Red Like Me. Liberals MP Wayne Easter Quickly turned to bullying and browbeating Red Like...

Fantasy Football Start & Sit: Week 14

A conservative approach is likely best in a situation where the projected outcome is going to be tight or where it's wildly in your favor.

In defence of the Fords and nannies: A week on the Hill

The Vogue piece on Justin Trudeau and his wife created a stir this week. The cheekiest response may have been from Conservative MP Dan Albas.

Emotions mixed on vet school proposal

The Dean of Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources said that might be a conservative estimate. Michael Galyean said “$75-100 million” might be...

One final play doesn't define Teddy Bridgewater's development

First quarter, third-and-9 from the Vikings 24: A conservative receiver screen against a blitz isn't blocked well and gains only 6 yards. • Second quarter...

NDP environment critic Nathan Cullen wants action from Trudeau government on ...

NDP environment critic Nathan Cullen has called the accord reached today in Paris "a good first step towards combatting climate change". In a statement released...

The left's war on religion

For the briefest of moments, Sister John Bauer's sparkling smile — framed by her nun's habit, as she held the 10-point, 200-pound buck she bagged...

Former Lincoln city manager had region's highest 2014 local government pay: $470000

The data was collected by Transparent California, an offshoot of the Nevada Policy Research Council. The council, a “champion of limited government,” makes annual salary...

Michelle Rempel and the new conservatism

There's a new conservatism coming to Canada. It's too soon to say what direction it will head in. Or what issues it will focus on.

Inmate families' Christmas celebration full of emotion

Ryan Goad bounced his 6-month-old daughter on his knee, making the frills of her tiny Christmas dress flutter. At his feet, his other two daughters...