January 19, 2016

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Successful settlement of Syrian refugees crucial, Goodale says

The Conservatives criticized Goodale and the Liberal government for unilaterally naming MP David McGuinty to chair the eventual parliamentary oversight committee, and failing to include...

Mulcair sees pattern in NDP's Toronto losses

Instead, Mulcair is trying to shift the conversation back to central NDP themes: addressing inequality, fighting privatization of public services, and pushing for “true equality”...

Palin Endorses Trump as Donald, Bristol Take Stabs at Cruz

“I think it [would] be a blow to Sarah Palin, because Sarah Palin has been a champion for the conservative cause, and if she was...

Canada's Conservatives call Justin Trudeau 'incoherent' in fight against Isis

“Because of the weak response that we're seeing from Prime Minister Trudeau and mixed messages and incoherence coming from Stephane Dion and Harjit Sajjan, the...

Eminent Canadians to advise Trudeau on Senate appointments

Provincial governments were invited to recommend names to fill the ad hoc positions but while Ontario and Quebec participated, Manitoba's NDP government, which supports abolition...

Conservatives Will Select a New Leader in May

Local MP Dave Mackenzie shares his thoughts on Kevin O'Leary and what he is looking for in the next Conservative leader. The Federal Conservatives have...

Donald Trump gets Sarah Palin power

"In a Republican primary, everyone claims to be conservative and voters are pretty cynical," Mr Cruz told Mike Allen of Politico in August 2012. "I...

Clement on possible leadership bid: 'Fools rush in' - iPolitics

With the Conservative Party of Canada setting its leadership convention date today and speculation about potential candidates already rife in Ottawa, Tony Clement, a long-time...

Tom Mulcair stresses social democratic principles as NDP regroups

... confident Mulcair would survive a leadership review, NDP MP Peter Julian told reporters on Tuesday "yes." "We are a united caucus. Tom Mulcair is...

Eminent Canadians to advise Trudeau on merit-based Senate appointments

Provincial governments were invited to recommend names to fill the ad hoc positions but while Ontario and Quebec participated, Manitoba's NDP government, which supports abolition...

Witness list released for St. George congressional hearing.

The hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George, will also feature Jenna Whitlock, the acting state director...

Harold Albrecht calls doctor-assisted death quandary 'a slippery ...

“The right to die unfortunately could lead to your duty to die through tacit pressure from your relatives or the medical community to save money,”...

Harjit Sajjan Was 'Evasive And Misleading' On Anti-ISIS Meeting: Tories

CTV NewsConservatives have accused the defence minister of "misleading" Canadians last week on the real reason Canada won't participate in a meeting of countries fighting...

Trudeau off to Davos to pitch Canada as a country 'looking to invest' to rebound from shaky economy

Part of that message will be touting the Liberal government's plan to spend billions on infrastructure projects over the next four years, including public transit,...

Charlie Angus made NDP caucus chair

Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus is now the chair of the NDP's national caucus in Parliament. He was elected to the position by his fellow...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau réélue vice-présidente du caucus du NPD

Réunis à Montebello pour deux jours, les membres du caucus national du NPD ont réélu la députée de Berthier-Maskinongé à titre de vice-présidente. Ruth Ellen...

Did a Dubious Confession Sway a Medical Examiner's Autopsy in a Texas Death Penalty Case?

“It seems like primarily he reached his medical conclusion [based] on Richard's confession and then got some anecdotal evidence to back it up,” Gardner told...

Polling Memo to U.S.: Counting Conservatives Isn't Easy

In particular, they struggled to get apathetic people to answer questions. “There were too many Labour voters and too few Conservatives in their samples,” Patrick...

Candace Cameron-Bure Walks Off The View During Commercial Break While Battling the Flu

"But the veterans Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg do a great job of making sure we all know that nothing is to be taken personally.

How Fox News Celebrates Martin Luther King Day

(blog)Aveda King, who is often featured on Fox News for her conservative views, suggested that some people were “stirring up that fear and that...

GOP establishment leaning toward Trump over Cruz

Rubio PAC comes out hard against Cruz - Pro-Rubio PAC, Conservative Solutions, released three new television ads set to air in the early primary states.

Palin tweets: 'Is THIS Why People Don't like Cruz?'

"I think it'd be a blow to Sarah Palin, because Sarah Palin has been a champion for the conservative cause, and if she was going...

Megan Leslie Q & A on losing in politics

Former NDP MP and deputy leader Megan Leslie sat down recently with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge to talk about losing in politics. Leslie lost her...

Justin Trudeau: Now the hard part begins : McGill Reporter

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his new Liberal government have enjoyed a significant honeymoon with Canadian voters in their first 100 days since last October's...

Volatile oil means Canada budget may be delayed to April

- sourceReutersIf the Liberals do push back the date of the budget's release, it will mirror a similar move by the former Conservative government.

Harold Albrecht calls doctor-assisted death quandary 'a slippery slope we will regret'

Harold Albrecht, the Conservative MP for Kitchener-Conestoga, made the comments Tuesday on CBC Radio's The Morning Edition, as a committee of lawmakers assembled by the...

Albas: Talking trade

This deal was supported by the former Conservative Government and is valued at $15 billion and will sustain 3,000 jobs over the next decade. The...

Defence Minister Misleading and Evasive On Anti-ISIS ... - Erin O'Toole

OTTAWA–Conservative Defence Critic James Bezan and Associate Critic Pierre Paul-Hus commented today on reports that Canada has not been invited to take part in a...

No-Trump Bid

“Even with Iowa and New Hampshire looming, with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz ending his recent debate performance by urging his constituents to see 13...

Federal Conservatives Will Pick New Leader in 2017 – FVN

... businessman and TV personality Kevin O'Leary. Chilliwack-Hope MP is Conservative Mark Strahl and Abbotsford MP Ed Fast are both Conservative, but it appears (for...

Canada's exclusion from anti-ISIS meeting 'predictable': Conservatives

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said Tuesday that the omission was “predictable,” because of the Liberals' promise to pull CF-18 fighter jets from the bombing...

Conservative Party Leadership election date set

In order to vote in the Conservative Party of Canada's leadership election, you must hold a valid Conservative Party membership. We encourage anyone interested in...

Thomas Mulcair emerges from burrow, sees shadow; six more ...

Thomas Mulcair emerges from burrow, sees shadow; six more disappointing NDP elections expected. Tuesday, 19 January 2016 16:02 Written by Thomas Barnes. font size decrease...

Conservative leader to be elected May 27, 2017

(subscription)Then, there is a growing group of veteran Conservative members of Parliament who are expected to throw their name in the hat: Tony Clement,...

NDP will stay true to itself, Mulcair vows

Some observers criticized the party for failing to convey a progressive message during the last federal election, which cost the party many high-profile MPs, including...

Australian PM Turnbull in town

Turnbull is making his first visit to Washington since wresting control of the Australian government from fellow Liberal Party member Tony Abbott in September. He...

HÉBERT: No compelling case for Mulcair to stay as NDP leader

But if that is true, then it amounts to a devastating judgment on the next generation of New Democrats. Having watched the likes of former...

Ottawa may consider forgiving flight costs for Syrian refugees: John ...

The policy was already under review by the Liberals but in the meantime, Immigration Minister John McCallum says the government will consider whether Syrians who...

Ralph Goodale: Conservatives' 'Troubling' Torture Policy Up For Review

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals will review controversial directives enacted by the Harper government that allow for the sharing of information even when it might...

13 things to do in Boulder County today, Jan. 19, 2016

From Page to Screen Penned in Boulder, Maura Weiler's bestselling debut novel, "Contrition," follows Dorie McKenna, a journalist and adoptee who discovers that she has...

Durbin: Sanders could win Iowa and New Hampshire

1 “will give her pause,” Durbin predicted in the interview, taped Thursday and published Monday. “It probably will come back as a reminder of what...

Gov. Wolf at one year: Political gridlock erases memories of a fast start

That package stalled just before Christmas in the House of Representatives, where conservative Republicans felt they weren't seeing enough progress on their issues to justify...

One big difference between O'Leary, Trump

Huffington Post Canada (blog)He's only a point or two behind Peter MacKay, and well ahead of the likes of Jason Kenney and Lisa Raitt. O'Leary...

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- LDF endorses in special ...Politico'He's doing pretty well,' said Scott Armstrong, the stepfather, adding that Mr. Trevithick was not ready to speak with reporters.

Liberals to review 'troubling' Conservative torture policy: Goodale - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsLiberals to review 'troubling' Conservative torture policy: GoodaleCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe "troubling set of issues" raised by the foreign information-sharing policy "will...

Jason Boland and the Stragglers

You can always tell when a country artist has turned his back on the Nashville machine when liberal amounts of profanity begin appearing in his...

Politics This Morning: NDP caucus to meet in Montebello

(subscription) (subscription)... 01/19/2016 12:00 am EST. The NDP is having a caucus meeting today in Montebello, Que., to plan its parliamentary strategy for when...

Thomas Mulcair Vows To Stay NDP Leader, Despite Calls For Resignation

He laid out the NDP's latest call to arms, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a massive free-trade deal among Pacific nations that the Liberal government appears...

Justin Trudeau and cabinet draw overflow crowd to St. Andrews spaghetti supper

Trudeau didn't work the room alone. A dozen cabinet members were there, including Transport Minister Marc Garneau. "I'm standing next to an astronaut!", Michael McEachern...

Trudeau holds Cabinet meeting in New Brunswick as reward for electoral victory, looking to future

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservative opponent, John Williamson, came second with 38.6 per cent. Ms. Ludwig in a way shares ... Mr. DeCourcey defeated a former...