January 22, 2016

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The Extremism Of National Review's Trump Critics

The influential conservatives who penned essays for National Review urging voters not to cast their ballots for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump have their own...

Man suffering from memory issues, dementia

(subscription)Charlie's defence lawyer, Robert Dick, told the court he couldn't get instructions from his client, as he is suffering from memory issues on top...

NDP National Revenue critic calls for investigation of CRA ... - iPolitics

NDP National Revenue Critic Pierre-Luc Dusseault is calling for an investigation into the Canada Revenue Agency charity audit program, saying the Liberal government's move Wednesday...

$400M Army Tent Contract, Headed To Trudeau Cabinet, Sparks Questions

Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan head to a morning session at the Liberal cabinet retreat. (Photo: Andrew Vaughan/CP). National Defence administrative...

The Gargoyle: Liberal fundraising email scoops Trudeau on budget ...

Questions were raised Friday over why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wouldn't say when the federal budget will be released, even though a Liberal fundraising email...

NFC title game features 2 vet coaches, strong communicators

Credit: The Associated Press. FILE - These are 2015 file photos showing Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, and Carolina Panthers head coach Ron...

Yes, we can fix question period. We already know how. - iPolitics

Conservative MP Michael Chong represents the riding of Wellington-Halton Hills and was the sponsor of the Reform Act adopted by the 41st Parliament. michael.chong@parl.gc.ca. This...

Vancouver MP behind petition to ban import, sale of dog and cat fur

A Vancouver MP wants to see a full ban on the importation and sale of dog and cat fur in Canada. Vancouver Kingsway NDP MP...

NFC Title Game Features 2 Vet Coaches, Strong Communicators

Between them, Bruce Arians and Ron Rivera have won the last three AP Coach of the Year awards, and they are front-runners for this year's...

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

The provincial and federal NDP are both less than pleased with the non-result from the health meetings. Vancouver-Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies says the Trudeau...

New York village changing logo that was butt of jokes

"What I would hope comes out of all of this is a bit of humility" and Clinton's acknowledgement that "I made some serious mistakes," said...

Updated: The NDP clearly did not read this — Forecast: Annoying. The weather is annoying. Cauliflower is annoying ...

“It is bizarre that, in a country like Canada, cauliflower has now become a luxury item,” says NDP Finance critic Guy Caron in the release.

LGBT Tories Organize To Change Party Policy On Same Sex Marriage

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch and Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown march in Toronto's Pride parade on June 28, 2015. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images).

The Record's view: Tories should look at Michael Chong for leader

Word that Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong is mulling a run at the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada likely proved comforting to those...

Joe Oliver on Kevin O'Leary's Tory leadership ambitions: 'I ... - iPolitics

Former Finance Minister Joe Oliver isn't exactly jazzed about the prospect of Kevin O'Leary becoming the next leader of the Conservative Party. In a short...

The Sprout: Public Health Agency investigating listeria outbreak

(subscription)Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin says Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's new chief of staff, Mary Jean McFall, has a conflict of interest and that...

The Sprout: Public Health Agency investigating listeria outbreak

(subscription)Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin says Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's new chief of staff, Mary Jean McFall, has a conflict of interest and that...

Hon. Candice Bergen calls on Prime Minister Trudeau and Liberal ...

Simcoe North Conservative EDA. Blog. Hon. Candice Bergen calls on Prime Minister Trudeau and Liberal Government to categorically state their position on Energy East. By...

Liberals eschew civilian oversight plan for RCMP ... - iPolitics

Then-Liberal critic for the status of women, Judy Sgro, voiced similar concerns. She said that while it was good that the legislation would empower the...

Week ahead

Labour's shadow housing minister John Healey and the shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith are seeking to put pressure on the government over what...

National Review Booted From GOP Debate After 'Against Trump' Issue

Editors of the National Review on Thursday night published their "Against Trump Symposium," a collection of essays in which conservative luminaries teamed up to decry...

Gary Webb: The Suppression of Uncomfortable Inquiries

Major U.S. newspapers further called the journalist's credibility into question by falsely attributing many of the more inflammatory claims of racial genocide being made by...

Episcopal Church Fast Facts

Canon David Anderson said the diocese's decision to go forward with the consecration - after Anglican primates released a statement saying they "deeply regret" such...

Learning Empathy Through Dance

“You can't touch someone in a ballroom-dance frame and that person, for any length of time, be an 'other,'” said Rodney Lopez, the global program...

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(subscription)NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and NDP MP Irene Mathyssen. The photograph by Jake Wright. NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice. The photograph by Jake...

Rodger Cuzner's Christmas Poem Pokes Fun At Tories, New ...

T'was the week before Christmas, and all through the land / a spankin' new government was now in command. / We will soon settle in...

Jeb Bush: I'm 'Proud to Stand' With Pro-Life Marchers

Thousands of marchers are expected to take to the streets of Washington, D.C. today, a day where 43 years ago on Jan. 22, the Supreme...

@Kady: The House is returning, time to check the Notice Paper!

Conservative MP and former international trade minister Ed Fast has requested a similarly detailed breakdown for Canada's delegation to the Paris conference on climate change...

Cruz talks Title II on the campaign trail

Ted Cruz blasts the FCC's decision to regulate broadband networks in a new campaign trail video being released this morning by Protect Internet Freedom, a...

Down-ballot candidates capitalize on Bernie-mentum

Mike Bishop in Michigan's 8th District. The group has not yet endorsed Melissa Gilbert, the ... The group's attorney will be Dan Backer, a prominent...

SDSR 2015: Continuity, Control and Crisis in UK Defence Policy

For example, former defence secretary Robert Gates warned in January 2014 that defence cuts would mean that the UK 'won't have full spectrum capabilities and...

Around the council table

Council is planning to request meetings with Bonavista-Burin-Trinity MP Judy Foote and Burin-Grand Bank MHA Carol Anne Haley. Foote is now minister of Public Services...

Lunch with the FT: Julian Barnes

The first time I heard Julian Barnes talking about food was in Chicago in 2003. Reading from The Pedant in the Kitchen to a church...

Why Education Isn't a 2016 Campaign Issue

The conservative education reformer, Rick Hess, tells the uncomfortable truth that teachers and school patrons must recognize. Politicians often embrace education, but they typically do...

5 Names Donald Trump Would Give to 'Planet 9'

(satire) (satire)James Schlarmann Comedian, writer, founding contributor of The Political Garbage Chute, holder of zero world records or lifetime achievement awards. ... Dubbed Planet...

5 Names Donald Trump Would Give to 'Planet 9'

(satire) (satire)James Schlarmann Comedian, writer, founding contributor of The Political Garbage Chute, holder of zero world records or lifetime achievement awards. ... Dubbed Planet...

5 Names Donald Trump Would Give to 'Planet 9'

James Schlarmann Comedian, writer, founding contributor of The Political Garbage Chute, holder of zero world records or lifetime achievement awards. A CalTech ... Dubbed Planet...

The Note: Cruz Looks to Derail The Trump Train

--CRUZ SAYS TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION POLICY AMOUNTS TO 'AMNESTY': Ted Cruz has praised Donald Trump for making illegal immigration a central issue of the Republican presidential...

Morning Digest: Dem draws straw to win tied election, but Mississippi Republicans seat his opponent

Former Oneida County Legislator David Gordon is already running but he has a weak track record and has done himself no favors by calling himself...

Morning Digest: Dem draws straw to win tied election, but Mississippi Republicans seat his opponent

Brady Walkinshaw and King County Councilor Joe McDermott (no relation to Jim) vying for the second general election slot in the August top-two primary. However,...

Ottawa aims to cut health-care costs

Don Davies, the federal NDP's health critic, said he was disappointed a universal drug plan was not announced. He said the bulk-buying program was a...

Trudeau meets global business elite behind closed doors

Wall Street Journal However, the much publicized event that includes five Canadian ministers, such as Finance Minister Bill Morneau and International Trade Minister Chrystia...

Capital Journal Daybreak: US Payment to Iran Raises Questions, More

(blog) (blog)Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Rand Paul and former Sen. Rick Santorum are...

Craig Kelly row 'risks split in NSW Libs'

After a week of damaging infighting over NSW preselections, the Sutherland branch secretary in Hughes warned that a challenge to Mr Kelly from the moderate...

Drake: Diverse candidates good for Wyoming House race

Other candidates who have announced they will run include state corrections worker Jason Senteney of Yoder, Northwest Community College assistant professor Mike Konsmo of Powell,...

A simple Liberal clean-out, with factional warfare on the side

While his conservative credentials aren't personally my cup of tea, he undoubtedly has strong community support and his style of representation is earthy, similar to...

Trudeau says foreign investment 'key priority'

Treasury Board President Scott Brison shares a laugh with Stephen Poloz, left, governor of the Bank of Canada, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, right,...

Standing Athwart History Yelling, 'Stop Donald Trump!'

MediaiteLast summer, George F. Will, the elder statesman of conservative pundits, declared Donald Trump “an affront to anyone devoted to the project William F. Buckley...

Cardiff City's win at Wolves shows 'embarrassing' transfer embargo can turn out to be a positive rather than a negative

In the aftermath of Jones and Watt departing, Joe Mason appears to be the sole trusted, fit forward at the club, with Federico Macheda and...

'The Intern,' 'Everest' are on Blu-ray and DVD this week

By Chris Hicks, For the . Published: Friday, Jan. 22 2016 .... A teenage girl (Bel Powley) in 1976 San Francisco who aspires to be...