January 11, 2016

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A committee dispute clouds the Liberals' sunny ways Why the NDP ...

New Democrat MP David Christopherson spent much of the meeting protesting first the presence of Kevin Lamoureux, Liberal parliamentary secretary to House Leader Dominic LeBlanc,...

The Gargoyle: Chronicler of global super-rich, Freeland makes return trip to ...

Also on the roster, naturally enough, is International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland. The meeting, from Jan. 20 to 23, will not be Freeland's first dance...

Democrat Wasserman Schultz sides with Republican Ted Cruz on citizenship question

Cruz's conservative positions on social issues and the role of government, issues such as health care, and bellicose rhetoric on foreign affairs make him anathema...

McLeod confirmed as indigenous critic

(blog) (blog)Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod was officially named Opposition critic for indigenous affairs Monday. Conservative Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose noted the appointment while naming...

Mike Huckabee Touts Endorsements From Anti-Gay Extremists And End Times Fanatics

It's Iowa or bust for Mike Huckabee and with just a few weeks to go before the big Iowa Caucus, he's trotting out some key...

"I Could Thank God. Yeah. But Which One?": A Conversation with David Bowie ...

(blog)"I Could Thank God. Yeah. But Which One?": A Conversation with David Bowie ... (blog)Another Bowie band veteran, Mike Garson, sits massively behind his...

The Truth Behind Donald Trump's Failed USFL Experiment

The USFL had a TV contracts in place at the time with ABC for the game of the week, along with the new kids on...

Uzma Qureshi joins crowded Ward 7 byelection field

... and mother of four, received high-profile NDP support as she filed her nomination papers at city hall. Hamilton-Mountain M-P-P Monique Taylor is Qureshi's campaign...

Doctor-assisted dying law: Supreme Court hears Ottawa needs more time for ...

Michael Cooper (Conservative, Alta.). Julie Dabrusin (Liberal, Ont.). Denis Lemieux (Liberal, Que.). Rob Oliphant (Liberal, Ont.). Murray Rankin (NDP, B.C.). Brigitte Sansoucy (NDP, Que.) Brenda...

Local MP Iqra Khalid shares her success

Previously, the Mississauga-Erin Mills riding was represented by the Conservative party's Bob Dechert. He was first elected to represent the riding in 2008, and re-elected...

Why Protestants Argue Over Whether Muslims Worship the Same God

Moore and his ilk accurately argue that orthodox Christians are Trinitarian (worshipping one God in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) and they worship...

Whitby-Oshawa Byelection To Be Held Feb. 11: Kathleen Wynne

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne says she will ask the lieutenant-governor to call a byelection in the riding of Whitby-Oshawa for Feb. 11. The seat...

Marco Rubio Says He's Attracting This Kind of Evangelical

... wing," Moore said, meaning that Cruz has largely followed the classic Moral Majority model that was the face of the conservative movement — he...

Americans question Germany's refugee policy

But fast forward three months, and a different picture of the country and its leader Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is generally seen as the driver...

Referendum before electoral reform

Toronto StarAh, but the Liberals don't agree. In late December, Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc made this statement on CTV's Question Period: “Our plan is...

2016 CFP National Championship Roundtable

The Tigers are now built like an SEC team on both lines and with a seemingly endless supply of skill players combined with maybe the...

Statement by the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the ... - Kellie Leitch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Ottawa – The Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, released the...

Niki Ashton campaign team filed complaint over conduct of federal election in ...

NDP MP Niki Ashton's campaign team filed a formal complaint with Elections Canada following the Oct. 19 federal election, alleging that a polling station in...

Former Pershore asparamancer makes her global predictions for 2016

One of Jemima's most remarkable predictions in the past was that Gordon Brown would not only be ousted but also leave politics completely after his...

Whitby-Oshawa byelection set for Feb. 11 to choose successor to Christine Elliott

Elliott, who twice ran for the Conservative leadership, resigned last August in a seat she and her late husband, Jim Flaherty, had held since 1995.

@Kady — What do you get the prime minister who has everything?

Representatives of the Persian Zoroastrian, Coptic Christian and Bahai communities presented Conservative leader Rona Ambrose with a “Persian hand-knotted wall carpet” following a “brief meeting”.

Lessons, and Parallels, in Jeb Bush's Failed Run for Governor

In 1994, like today, Mr. Bush was in a crowded primary of conservatives and struggled to win without moving so far to the right as...

Editorial Cartoon - January 11, 2016

spoke to some of the voters to hear their… Irwin Cotler receives human rights award · Irwin Cotler receives human rights award The Law...

Short-term jobs and profits notwithstanding, Canada's interests are not served ...

(blog) (blog)I am speaking, as readers will understand, of the decision by the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a Liberal, to endorse the...

Money matters: McCain raised nearly $1 million, Rep. Will Hurd $300000 in Q4

Endorsed candidates: U.S. Senators John McCain (AZ), Mark Kirk (IL), Joe Heck (NV), Kelly Ayotte (NH), Richard Burr (NC), Rob Portman (OH), Pat Toomey (PA),...

Friedrichs goes to court

If there's a chance that unions come out on top, it might lie with one of the most conservative justices on the bench: Antonin Scalia,...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Don among ...

Don Davies, the NDP MP who attended the potluck in his Vancouver Kingsway riding, said he is appalled by the attack. “This crime, no matter...

Here's 9 Critical Facts About The Case That Could End Forced Union Dues

PoliticoNYU Law Professor Richard Epstein, though, says the Friedrichs case could very well be the most important. “This is a ... In the 2015 case...

Howard Pawley, former Manitoba premier, remembered in Windsor 'celebration of ...

WINDSOR, Ont. — Family and friends held a "celebration of life" ceremony in Windsor, Ont., today for Howard Pawley, a small-town lawyer who rose to...

Carolyn Bennett: #MMIW inquiry will acknowledge 'unique' North

Northern families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls advised federal minister Carolyn Bennett of their “unique situation” as she visited Yellowknife on Friday.

Thus Spake Mungo: Poll pundits start frothing

The new treasurer, Scott Morrison, has been a bit of a disappointment: nothing is actually being achieved and most of his statements sound a trifle...

6 Alice Paul Quotes to Celebrate Her Google Doodle on Her 131st Birthday

Monday's Google Doodle celebrated the 131st birthday of women's right activist Alice Paul, who was born Jan. 11, 1885. Paul, holding sign that says her...

How will Labor's leaders meet the welfare test?

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown's inflated claim to have lifted hundreds of thousands of children out of poverty illustrates how fallacious that approach can...

Morning Digest: Your guide to unscrambling Florida's scrambled congressional map

Tom Wolf, is facing 2010 nominee Joe Sestak and Braddock Mayor John Fetterman for the right to take on Republican Sen. ... Roll Call's Simone...

HILLARY'S HOLLYWOOD HEADACHE: Benghazi movie in theaters Thursday gives ...

THE BENGHAZI MOVIE in theaters Thursday (“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” from Paramount; directed by Michael Bay of “Transformers” series) takes a point...

Dionne: Rubio's strategically gloomy detour

The conservative writer Mitchell Blatt sensed this when he called Rubio "the Republican Barack Obama." He meant it as a compliment. ... Trump is a...

The Daily 202: What difference, at this point, does the new Benghazi movie make?

Allies of the Democratic frontrunner acknowledge the release may gin up the conservative base but express confidence that it won't meaningfully impact Democratic primary voters...

John Bel Edwards inauguration: What's happening today

Lance Harris, is asking his members to back a different candidate, Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie. While Leger should have the ... Conservative organizations have had...

In Brief | Nation & World | 1-11-16

Toronto StarMEXICO CITY — Mexican officials say Sean Penn's contacts with drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman helped them track the fugitive down — even...

Marijuana delivery surprises MP, Casey returns it to sender

Charlottetown MP Sean Casey decided return to sender was the best option when he found a brown envelope of medical marijuana on his desk at...

David Bowie

Telegraph.co.uk - obituaryTelegraph.co.uk“It's all so negative, your s---,” observed his friend John Lennon. ... re-invigorated; adventurous albums such as Heathen (2002), delightfully offbeat and with...

Naked violinist; roadside babies; Trump's 'soft' NFL

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have arrested two people after finding a cat bound with electrical tape and kept upside down...

With 'El Chapo' interview, Sean Penn continues his transformation into activist

He gained early popularity as the stoner Jeff Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and had a host of colorful roles in the 1980s,...

You want to give to Ted Cruz's super PAC? First figure out which one.

“We're the only one at this point who offers a combination of land, sea and air, the old World War II phrase,” said David Barton,...

Obama, GOP Congress near end of long, ugly relationship

“There isn't the sense of urgency on a lot of these issues that there was last year,” said John Thune of South Dakota, the No.

Senate race rankings: Dems attack as GOP lays swing-state groundwork

Pennsylvania — GOP Sen. Pat Toomey running for reelection (6). Democrats' messy primary here remains just that, with establishment favorite Katie McGinty unable to pull...

Primary Calendar Could Help Congressional Challengers

Renee Ellmers faces conservative challenger Jim Duncan in the 2nd district. Both the more moderate Main Street Partnership backing Ellmers and the conservative Club for...

Tom Mulcair has chance to convince New Democrats to keep him

"I think right now the swelling in our collective jaw has gone down," says Charlie Angus, the NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay, "and we're no...

Leading to Kebab Strasse Überlingen - Today's Zaman

Today's ZamanLeading to Kebab Strasse ÜberlingenToday's ZamanThere lives Die Grossfrau, a rather grumpy old lady, raised as a Roman Catholic and of very conservative German...

North Korea holding US citizen for allegedly spying: CNN

SEOUL A Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion said he spends eight hours a day digging holes at a labor...