January 6, 2016

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Neville slams Planned Parenthood, glorifies guns at campaign kickoff

Michael Bennet and bring freedom lovin' conservative values to Washington D.C.. Neville touted his record ... Less than three weeks after the Republican Study Committee...

Some GOPers Hesitant To Say VA Should Hire More Vets

Several of the conservative Republicans participating in a Wednesday “Conversations with Conservatives” forum with reporters on Capitol Hill said being a veteran doesn't necessarily qualify...

Vees stars Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro, both potential 2016 NHL first rounders, highlight BC entries for CJHL ...

(blog) (blog)Penticton Vees defenceman Dante Fabbro is among the participants in the CJHL Prospects Game in Surrey on Jan. 26. (BCHL photo.) Increase Font...

Planned Parenthood gears up for 2016 offensive

Planned Parenthood, facing attacks from conservatives in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail, is ramping up its election-year political efforts in key battleground states,...

People we hope to never have to think about again in 2016

The famously cunning political strategist – who was once censured by the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association for over that messy business of misleading phone...

Nigel Farage's claim his car wheels 'were sabotaged' are denied by prosecutors

The Ukip leader described a 'scary' dash across a French motorway in the path of a lorry after a tyre on his Volvo V70 fell...

Hollywood Goes to Benghazi: The Making of '13 Hours'

In a climate where just saying “Benghazi” can hint at a political agenda, Michael Bay's new film “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” seems...

Trial judge got it right, argues Crown in Dean Del Mastro appeal in Oshawa court

Dean Del Mastro deserves nine to 12 months in jail, the Crown argued in a court appeal on Wednesday – not the one-month sentence he...

Arnold's grand opening

Anyone wanting to talk to newly elected North-Okanagan Shuswap Conservative MP Mel Arnold had best get in the queue. Arnold is ... Arnold has set...

Crown seeks increased Del Mastro sentence of up to one year in jail ...

OSHAWA, Ont. — Dean Del Mastro should serve up to a year in jail for overspending on his 2008 election campaign and attempting to conceal...

Crown seeks increased Del Mastro sentence of up to one year in jail ...

OSHAWA, Ont. — Dean Del Mastro should serve up to a year in jail for overspending on his 2008 election campaign and attempting to conceal...

Many aid deported woman

To the credit of our then MP Kerry Lynne Findlay, she and our office did all they could to both prevent that deportation and help...

Thomas Mulcair Must Step Down As NDP Leader, Says High-Profile Ontario MPP

Peggy Nash, who represented DiNovo's riding federally, was defeated, as were former Toronto MPs Craig Scott, Andrew Cash, and Matthew Kellway. Ex-MP and one-time Toronto...

Bilan positif pour Opération Nez Rouge - VIVA média (Communiqué de presse) (Inscription)

VIVA média (Communiqué de presse) (Inscription)Bilan positif pour Opération Nez RougeVIVA média (Communiqué de presse) (Inscription)... de bénévoles, le comité organisateur de la centrale de...

Canada Condemns Saudi Executions, But Arms Sales Speak Louder Than Words

(blog) (blog)Former Conservative foreign affairs minister John Baird meets then Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Jiddah in October 2014, just three...

Veterans, seniors should get deep discounts on passports, MP says

Canada's seniors and veterans should get cut rates on passports, says an NDP MP from Ontario. Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse tabled a private...

Herald View: Impossible choice for the PM on Europe

DAVID Cameron has finally made a choice and announced that his ministers will be free to campaign on both sides of the referendum on Britain's...

Conservatives' path forward could lead through the centre

But with the party under Justin Trudeau now well placed to corral the centre and centre-left vote, the numbers suggest that unless the next Conservative...

NDP angst goes public as MPP Cheri DiNovo calls for Tom Mulcair's head: Walkom

Some of the most well-known New Democrat MPs, including Toronto's Peggy Nash, Ottawa's Paul Dewar and Halifax's Megan Leslie, went down to defeat in the...

Meet the Two Brothers Making Millions Off the Refugee Crisis in Scandinavia

Both worked as salesmen in the TV shop, and during the late 1970s—as Norwegian conservative Kare Willoch rose to power, eventually becoming prime minister in...

Rahm, I Tried to Warn You

... keeps them floating. When finished robbing their citizens, they rob the rest of us. ... as the crisis in question. It seems a nasty...

Manitoba Greens have shot at success

Beddome refused to say why the party's council voted to turf Woodstock, but Woodstock says it's because he ruffled too many feathers taking on then-NDP...

A Paler Shade of Green: Obama and the Environment

By almost any standard, it's hard to imagine a more uninspired or uninspiring choice for the job than professional middle-of-the-roader Ken Salazar, the conservative Democrat...

Rubio to name 4 to lead presidential campaign in Texas

Linda Harper-Brown of Irving and Martha Wong of Houston have lent their names to the Rubio effort. They will be ... “Based on his record...

Hey, NRA and Republican Stoolies: Obamas Not the Tyrant Here

Even impartial and conservative observers have wondered whether this once great party can continue to operate when its leaders seem to have mass-shotgunned The Blood...

Last year's good reads

Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else by Chrystia Freeland - Written before she became a Liberal MP...

Jim McDermott: The liberal icon regularly worked across the aisle

While this image was true — remember when he went on to star as George W. Bush's nemesis in a Michael Moore movie? — it...

Renewed battles expected in Congress

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has signaled that the Hudson-McCaul bill isn't going anywhere in the Senate. This could present problems for House Speaker...

Anger grows over children caught in no-fly lists

Following the incident involving Ahmed, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale promised to investigate the issue. He said the Liberal government pledged to review issues relating...

Dana Larsen Mailing Weed To Liberal MPs, Along With His Book

At least one Liberal MP wasn't impressed with the delivery. Vancouver Centre MP Hedy Fry told the Sun she was concerned that children could have...

Stéphane Dion stands by $15B Saudi arms deal after executions

"We have said during the campaign — the prime minister has been very clear — that we will not cancel this contract or contracts that...

California Republican lawmakers' presidential pick: 'I don't know'

A month before the first primaries of the 2016 election, California's Republican lawmakers remain largely undecided on whom they support for president, though those who...

Dwight Duncan donated $500 to legal fund for ex-Liberal aide in gas plants case

As of late Tuesday, 43 donors — most of them anonymous, though B.C. provincial Liberal president Sharon White, former B.C. cabinet minister John Les, and...

Republicans Learned the Wrong Lessons From 2014

In fact, examining the results of those Senate primaries is like looking into a crystal ball predicting the rise of a grassroots movement pining for...

Why Election Years and Smooth Spending Bills Don't Mix

Many members of the conservative House group have yet to see a federal spending bill they liked. And while Republicans will have greater control over...

That Uber Driver Might Just Try to Sell You a Home in Singapore

Terence Tham, 35, had never seen such a bad year as 2015 in the nine he has worked as a property agent. .... With oil...

Hillary's fragile Iowa lead

(RE) VISITING MOROCCO: POLITICO's Eliza Collins reports that a day after DONALD TRUMP's team seemed to explain away footage of a Moroccan border crossing in...

MP Niki Ashton seeks Elections Canada probe of Churchill ...

An NDP scrutineer overheard an an Elections Canada worker tell the local returning officer “be careful. The NDP is here watching,” Hudson's letter states. At...

Andrew Whitaker: Talk of Tory revival may be mirage

The Tories taking more seats in a national election than Labour in Scotland this May would mark the first time the party had done so...