January 18, 2016

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O'Leary Unfit To Be Tory Leader, Says MP Deepak Obhrai

O'Leary is bad news and an undesirable candidate to replace Stephen Harper as leader, Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai told The Monday. Obhrai, who was...

Changing Harrisburg takes longer than a year, Wolf says

Pennsylvania governors historically have had difficult first years and Wolf, the scion of a business family, had run as a liberal, soundly defeating an unpopular...

Assisted-death committee warned: beware Canada's jurisdictional patchwork

(blog)OTTAWA — Canada's patchwork of federal, provincial and territorial governments will be a challenge for the senators and MPs tasked with forging a response...

Donald Trump branded a 'buffoon, demagogue and wazzock' by MPs

Telegraph.co.uk - but Republican ignores UK ban debateTelegraph.co.ukKwasi Kwarteng said Mr Osborne must signal that Britain is serious about cutting the deficit and encouraging businesses...

This Is Not Last Year's Cardinals-Panthers

“They are doing some different stuff,” Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Monday. “It helped to have seen it (last year), the guys who are left...

Potential candidates reveal riding ambitions

(subscription) (subscription)If successful in his quest for candidacy, Streicker may encounter a sense of déjà-vu running against NDP incumbent Kevin Barr. Just four years...

Tom Mulcair digs in his heels, looks at his future as NDP leader ...

Tom Mulcair insisted he remains fully motivated as leader, despite last October's devastating election result for the NDP.

GOP and Super PACS Spend $6.5 Million on Iowa Ads

Image: Donald Trump campaign workers look over an RSVP list of those attending a caucus training event followed by a free showing of the...

Trump's anti-Muslim comments trigger Leadnow calls for ban on Donald's Canada travel

Kennedy Stewart, the NDP MP for Burnaby South, has thrown his support behind Black's petition and says under legislation because the petition has gathered more...

Kevin O'Leary, Conservative Party Leader? Not As Crazy As You May Think

... Minister Peter MacKay is a top contender for the Conservative Party's next leader, according to a Mainstreet/Postmedia poll. (Photo: AP). Other Tory favourites trailed...

Mulcair: I'm leaving my leadership up to party members

(subscription)NDP Leader Tom Mulcair addressed reporters Monday intending to attack the Liberals on the TPP deal and to press them to hold all-party pre-budget...

Burnbrae Farms egg heiress brushes off 'perception' of conflict as new chief of staff to agriculture minister

... as the Liberal candidate in Leeds-Grenville, Ont., where her family runs Burnbrae Farms, the country's largest egg producer-processor. McFall, a lawyer, lost to the...

Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan back at work, says he's alcohol free

He replaced NDP incumbent Ryan Cleary. He says he's now “ready to be the most effective and accessible Member of Parliament I can possibly be.”...

Kevin O'Leary and Peter MacKay top Tory leadership poll

After one week of publicly flirting with the idea, Kevin O'Leary got a boost for his potential bid for the Conservative leadership today with a...

The Martin Luther King That America and Obama Ignore

His rapprochement with Carmichael drew him to forcefully denounce the Vietnam War, and his meetings with welfare rights organizers helped shape his Poor People's Campaign,...

Why Kevin O'Leary is wrong for Conservatives Former Harper ...

It might compare only to the period between the Conservative Party of Canada's creation in December 2003, Stephen Harper's selection as party leader in March...

Environment Canada issued warning to Mount Polley mine before disaster, FOIs reveal

The memo, prepared for former Conservative environment minister Leona Aglukkaq, said that the department's enforcement branch had issued the written warning to Imperial Metals Corporation...

Box Office: 'Ride Along 2' Dethrones 'Star Wars' With $41.5M; '13 Hours' No. 4

Starring John Krasinski and James Badge Dale, 13 Hours over-indexed in conservative Southern states, which also boast a large number of military bases. Paramount says...

For the record: Rona Ambrose's letter to Justin Trudeau

In addition, it was disconcerting to read that Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Liberal MP Wayne Easter have publicly stated that they were “not sure...

More than sunny ways needed to address mandatory minimums

b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-CANADIANLawyer_Columnists_Michael-Spratt.jpg Sunny ways. This is the promise of Justin Trudeau and his newly elected Liberal government. If there is one dark vestige of the Conservative...

New poll: Kevin O'Leary tied with Peter MacKay in Conservative leadership race

A new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll finds Kevin O'Leary and Peter MacKay “tied” among Conservative Party voters in a hypothetical leadership race. In a release issued on...

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notification

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notificationCharmaine Borg, then NDP MP for Terrebonne-Blainville, criticized the Conservatives over Bill S-4...

Possible court challenges, political, pundit pushback, self-interest: major obstacles to Libs' electoral reform agenda

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, left, parliamentary secretary to Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc, right, said the government knows the opposition parties will oppose...

Canada urgently needs national housing program, say advocates

"The homeless count gives you an indication at that particular time period on what's going on, but it's only one indication," says Libby Davies, former...

Dublin Fingal

Clifford-Lee is part of the slowly emerging liberal wing of the party and has called for a repeal of Eighth Amendment of the constitution, which...

This is Donald Trump's biggest fiction — and the engine of his insane rage machine

Characteristically, at a defining moment in the Fox News debate, when Megyn Kelly challenged Trump with his record of disparaging women–” You've called women you...

Liberal Cabinet Meeting Expected To Focus On Economy, Set Goals For 2016

The Liberals are expected to deliver their first budget in mid- to late-March. House leader Dominic Leblanc, the senior Liberal from New Brunswick, said Sunday...

Justin Trudeau's Liberal cabinet meets in St. Andrews

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet ministers are holding a cabinet retreat in the scenic community of St. Andrews, N.B.. Trudeau cabinet retreats to...

Furor over sex ed; human waste for farms; aiding Tasmanian devils

Hollie Urbauer, right, touches up the henna crown she created for Ava Gagner during a visit to JamesAnn Photography in Lincoln, Neb. Urbauer does free...

Race and Representation in the Twilight of the Obama Era

Ferguson, and how the brutally won civil-rights gains of the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s were slowly dismantled by the 20 combined years of President...

Byelection Battle: Meet Candidates Vying for Vancouver Mount-Pleasant

Fry, the Green Party's candidate, says that at age 46 he's lived in the constituency for almost 30 years. He's the self-described "black sheep" son...

Fuhr thanks election campaign volunteers as local Liberals choose new leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Fuhr, who defeated Conservative incumbent Ron Cannan by 4,000 votes, said his message Sunday was “thank you.” The meeting gave him a chance...

More costs: Minnesota task force proposal to expand health programs faces GOP scrutiny

Matt Dean, R-Dellwood and a member of the task force. The task force contained ... “The task force moved in the direction of expanding our...

Louis Plamondon croit que la course à la chefferie peut attendre

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)Sorel-Tracy — Le vétéran député bloquiste Louis Plamondon estime qu'une course à la direction au Bloc québécois peut attendre au moins deux ans,...

List of Winners for the Critics' Choice Awards

Best Production Design: Colin Gibson, "Mad Max: Fury Road." Best Editing: Margaret Sixel, "Mad Max: .... "It's super humbling," Cam said of her Grammy nomination,...

Tennessee a campaign hotbed in GOP presidential race

All told, 10 Republican presidential contenders — some who later dropped out of the race — at some point visited the Volunteer State in 2015...

Carolina Panthers report card vs. Seattle Seahawks

Finn Watson, 7 yrs., left, gives his dad, Jeff Watson, right, a high five after receiving a ball from Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn,...

Justin Trudeau crushes Stephen Harper in new poll on Canadian PM's popularity

Said Anderson: “This underscores one of the central challenges facing the Party, whether it needs to do more to draw in more progressive Conservatives or...