December 19, 2015

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Canadian report: Dollar continues its dive

Two top aides to former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty have been arrested over the so-called “gas-plants' scandal.” David Livingston, former chief of staff, and Laura...

Koch Industries paves bipartisan path to prison and justice reform

A number of political insiders and activists who have been working on criminal justice reform for decades say Koch's support has provided political cover for...

Metro Councilman Delgado's outspoken ways could help — or hinder — possible ...

East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilman John Delgado has only held public office for three years — but his name and face are among the...

Metro Councilman Delgado's outspoken ways could help — or hinder — possible ...

Sharon Weston Broome, a Democrat, being the most formidable. Several ... The only other Republican besides Delgado who has publicly expressed intentions to run is...

Georgia Democrats draw a line between Ted Cruz and Alabama segregationist

(blog) (blog)George Wallace that declared: “Segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” Some Republicans raised a red flag as well. Mike Hassinger, a Georgia GOP...

WATCH: It Only Takes Actor Tim Allen 30-Seconds To Destroy 'King Obama' On ...

So, for actor Tim Allen, who has been known for voicing conservative views in the past, a recent Christmas-themed episode of his current sitcom must...

Political Party Meltdown

A coalition, Roosevelt told a close adviser, would enable the Democrats “to get rid of its reactionary elements in the South, and to attract to...

Graham: Cruz's Syria Policy Will 'Make Sure That Another 9/11 Happens,' Trump ...

former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Ohio Governor John Kasich on Saturday's “Larry Kudlow Show.” Earlier, Graham said of the...

Justice minister urged to reopen compensation cases for survivors of Ontario ...

Justice minister urged to reopen compensation cases for survivors of Ontario residential school. NDP MP Charlie Angus says compensation claims from survivors of St. Anne's...

Sudbury PoV: Credit committee for PET scanner

Credit goes to Hoskins, of course, as well as Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault, who committed to bringing a PET scanner here when he was a...

Liberals take step backwards on financial ... - Kellie Leitch

“Our Conservative Government supported this legislation because it is based on the premise that all Canadians deserve accountability and transparency from their leadership,” said McLeod.

Wire Act hearing a disaster for online wagering opponents

(blog) (blog)Former Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli, a Republican state senator and gaming consultant, testified at a recent congressional hearing into legislation...

Maxime Bernier Preparing Bid For Conservative Party Leadership

Maxime Bernier says he needs support in every province to launch a bid. A framed news story — one of the few that hang on...

For Congress in 2015, GOP Upheaval Overshadows Legislating

After years hounding by tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, abruptly announced his resignation in September. It took a tumultuous month and public...

Peers should retire at 80, says Baroness Stowell of Beeston

While the peer declines to name the individuals she has in mind, former Tories including Lord Archer of Weston-super-Mare and Lord Taylor of Warwick have...

Alberta Politicians' Quotes Were Crazy And Ridiculous In 2015

Former Conservative MP Peter Goldring has made the news for a number of bizarre statements over the years. However, his most surprising comment might have...

Alberta Politicians' Quotes Were Crazy And Ridiculous In 2015

Former Conservative MP Peter Goldring has made the news for a number of bizarre statements over the years. However, his most surprising comment might have...

PRESENTING: The 2015 story of the markets illustrated by a single chart for ...

David Rosenberg doesn't know how to feel about this force anchoring 90% of the industrialized world (February 19) Gluskin Shiff. "Deflation is a scary monster.

PRESENTING: The 2015 story of the markets illustrated by a single chart for ...

David Rosenberg doesn't know how to feel about this force anchoring 90% of the industrialized world (February 19) Gluskin Shiff. "Deflation is a scary monster.

PRESENTING: The 2015 story of the markets illustrated by a single chart for ...

David Rosenberg doesn't know how to feel about this force anchoring 90% of the industrialized world (February 19) Gluskin Shiff. "Deflation is a scary monster.

ICAC: MPs' corruption inquiries dropped

(subscription) (subscription)ICAC now admits it cannot make corruption findings against former Liberal state MPs Chris Spence, Garry Edwards, Marie Ficarra, Darren Webber, former Australian...

Press Talk: Benton is fading fast

He sees his two sweet taxpayer-funded jobs slipping away. ... His crony buddies, Councilors David Madore and Tom Mielke, took care of him. ... Now,...

Make athletes accountable again: Questioning Brady on Trump is right

Indeed, in 1959 Malcolm X was a central figure featured in a week-long New York television documentary narrated by Mike Wallace titled “The Hate That...

Revenge of the nerds: a loving portrait of the biggest geeks in politics

Liberal MP Steve Ciobo also likes gaming, once singling out the Grand Theft Auto series for praise. And there are rumours of a NSW conservative...

Dorcas Raber: Christmas in our Amish community

In the most conservative Swartzentruber Amish settlements, the day is scarcely noticed. In more mission-minded and progressive communities, the day is met with ... My...

Opinion: It's Drone Week at the LA Times

The demand for recreational drones grew shockingly fast this year, catching much of the country unaware — and unprepared. ... In an Op-Ed article, Ken...

Despite making more than $40 million, Clinton Portis is broke

Clinton Portis made enough money during his NFL career in Denver and Washington that he should be set for life: In nine NFL seasons, Portis...

Year in review: Notable deaths of 2015

Son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York. Jan.

No abortion clinics cited over disposal of fetuses

Because there is no evidence a state requirement for “humane” disposal of aborted fetuses was ever enforced, an announcement on Friday by Attorney General Mike...

Canada's bilingual laws apply to tweets, too

Foreign Minister John Baird used English. Public Safety Minister ... The matter appeared to die last month when a new government led by the Liberal...

Year in review: Notable deaths of 2015

Son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York. Jan.

'Real change' comes early — to Liberal promises

So: our trainers are fortunate that Canadian planes were there to back them up. Why, then, do the Liberals want to pull them out? To...

Gordon Brown sets the tone for a bitter election campaign

This week will see Gordon Brown announce a number of new initiatives from the UK government and lay down a challenge to the Conservative party...

Defense Minister: Canada committed to withdraw fighter jets from

Conservative MP James Bezan argued in a statement that, “It's clear that the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, including our CF-18...

Defense Minister: Canada committed to withdraw fighter jets from

Conservative MP James Bezan argued in a statement that, “It's clear that the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, including our CF-18...

Letters: Where is the promised power flowing back to EU members?

Peter Bone, the Conservative MP, called for cross-party work on social care funding. Mr Hunt again agreed. On November 3, 1,000 doctors signed a letter...

Clint Eastwood's 'Sully' Gets Early Fall Release Date

The film, directed by Eastwood, stars Tom Hanks and is set to hit theaters Sept. 9, 2016. It will also be shown in Imax. Sully...

Maverick pastor appeals to flock with honesty, openness

John Travolta was my hero,” he said. The expectations of family did not keep young Rienzo away from the temptations of the ... “Most people...

Paris accord: the tide is turning

The people of Easter Island no doubt told themselves they had a plan when they cut down the last trees. So we have a plan...

Clint Eastwood's 'Sully' Lands In Theaters In September

Sully stars Tom Hanks in the title role and is directed by Eastwood from a script by Todd Komarnicki, based on Sullenberger's autobiography Highest Duty:...

Economists: Expect weaker Canadian dollar to continue

•Two top aides to former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty have been arrested over the so-called “gas-plants' scandal.” David Livingston, former chief of staff, and Laura...

NDP Coast Guard critic says re-opened Kits base needs proper staffing, equipment

The federal NDP's Coast Guard critic says the devil is in the details when it comes to re-opening the Kitsilano Coast Guard base. Fin Donnelly...

Vancouver mayor not ruling out role with Justin Trudeau's Liberals

... sees his current term through to 2018 there will be time to jump on board with the Liberals. Adding to the speculation is the...

Liberals face more flak over plans to withdraw jets from bombing missions

But Randall Garrison, the defence critic for the NDP, said the attacks prove that the bombing mission has been ineffective in degrading the military power...

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Los Angeles Times“Rubio's offense is his best defense there, no question,” said Curt Anderson, an unaligned GOP operative who had guided Bobby Jindal's campaign. “They...

MPPs wish you a Merry Christmas — in writing

Liberal MPP Glenn Thibeault. Thanks to all of the controversy surrounding last February's Sudbury byelection, the former NDP MP turned Liberal MPP's card merits analysis.

Conservative riding association in Winnipeg says $95K missing

MetroNews CanadaDocuments filed with Elections Canada show the value of assets held by the Conservative electoral district association of Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia (renamed Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley in...

Syrians are only the latest refugees welcomed to the Ottawa Valley

... unique speech, huntin' and fishin', hardscrabble-to-impossible farmland, spectacular Canadian Shield scenery and people so deeply conservative that they sent a Canadian Alliance candidate to...

Rules alone won't prevent another gas plants scandal: PCs

OurWindsor.caOPP laid charges this week against two former senior Liberal aides over allegations key government documents were destroyed. Accusations of deleted e-mails first surfaced when...

AP Sportlight

1978 — Bryan Trottier has five goals and three assists to lead the New York Islanders to a 9-4 victory over the Rangers. Trottier sets...