January 24, 2016

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Gas prices plunge 14 cents over past 2 weeks

Officials are beginning to assess the beach erosion and flood damage caused by a major nor'easter snowstorm that churned the surf and caused tides to...

Liberals gear up to move quickly on infrastructure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc as they head to a media availability during a cabinet retreat at the Algonquin...

Liberals gear up to move quickly on infrastructure | Ottawa Citizen

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc as they head to a media availability during a cabinet retreat at the Algonquin...

Brison promises PS unions he'll quickly repeal sick-leave measures

When elected, the Liberals assured unions they wouldn't use C-59's powers to force a deal. The unions took the government at its word and agreed...

Liberals Stay Optimistic On Campaign Promises As Parliament Reconvenes

CTV NewsAs part of a 10-year, $60-billion election pledge, the Liberals promised to spend $20 billion over the next two years on infrastructure, half of...

Mulcair confronts Liberals on economy

And he's concerned key Liberal economic Ministers share the same philosophy. “Chrystia Freeland famously said General Motors should've been left to go bankrupt,” he added.

Liberals Stay Optimistic On Campaign Promises As Parliament Reconvenes

Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi says he's talking to the provinces about how to allocate existing cash from the $10 billion New Building Canada fund set...

Liberals hold Sunday caucus meeting ahead of Parliament's return

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment Rodger Cuzner said Canadians across the country are feeling the effects of the slowed economy. “I think every...

Conservative picks not partisan? It is to laugh, Jason

(subscription) (subscription)“The CPC government never appointed a partisan to a PCO position. We would have been (rightfully) pilloried had we done so.” Reality check?...

Conservative picks not partisan? It is to laugh, Jason

(subscription)“The CPC government never appointed a partisan to a PCO position. We would have been (rightfully) pilloried had we done so.” Reality check? The...

Trudeau's Davos Speech Transcript Doesn't Include Remark About Harper

... been modified after the speech delivery. One Conservative MP has already taken to Twitter to question Trudeau's credibility over the omission. British Columbia MP...

Conservative leader Patrick Brown says his party...

WHITBY -- Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown was in Whitby on Sunday, Jan. 24 to support candidate Lorne Coe in his bid to claim the...

ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: King, Obama and a call for a new American politics

Armstrong Williams is manager and sole owner of Howard Stirk Holdings I & II Broadcast Television Stations and executive editor of American CurrentSee online magazine.

Betting on the Wall Street Crash

You won't learn much about the roles of Ronald Reagan and his disdain for big government or about Bill Clinton's faith in neo-liberalism, trusting that...

Oshkosh Disputes Canadian Truck Award to Mack

The recently elected Liberal Party government has vowed to improve Canada's cumbersome and often criticized procurement system. Both the Liberal government and the previous Conservative...

JUDSON PHILLIPS: Why did we have the Tea Party?

The Tea Party movement is a conservative movement. That means the movement pushes for ... That is Sen. Harry Reid's hometown. Conservatives were working hard...

New plan to fight Islamic State could be ready in weeks: McKay

Pressed on the timeline for the new plan – which the Liberals have said will include pulling out Canada's CF-18 bombers and increasing training initiatives...

'Christine': Sundance Review

The fact that it's so cheap and unglamorous (production designer Scott Kuzio's recreation of '70s decor and color schemes is just right) makes Chubbuck's story...

Danny DeVito on #OscarsSoWhite: 'The Entire Country Is a Racist Country'

This man has brought joy to many for decades. Unlike yourself. ... Instead she does what lame brain conservative does she get frustrated and resort...

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

“The Intern” (Warner, 2015, PG-13, featurettes). When a 70-year-old widower (Robert De Niro) becomes weary of retirement, he applies for an internship at an Internet...

'Love & Friendship': Sundance Review

Writer-director Matt Ross' follow-up to his directorial debut 28 Hotel Rooms starts off promisingly, celebrating an unplugged lifestyle that's usually the butt of jokes or...

'We Are X': Sundance Review

Writer-director Matt Ross' follow-up to his directorial debut 28 Hotel Rooms starts off promisingly, celebrating an unplugged lifestyle that's usually the butt of jokes or...

Broadway bus corridor still a priority for AMS and federal government

Joyce Murray, federal member of parliament for Vancouver-Quadra, agrees with Simpson's sentiment and stressed the importance of more efficient public transportation in that area. “The...

'The Fundamentals of Caring': Fest Review

Back row, from left: Producer Adam Scott, Madison Beaty, Bradley Whitford, Producer Naomi Scott, Jesse Plemons, producer Sam Bisbee. Front row, from ... Writer-director Matt...

Speaking of politics …

“Right now I'm open to anything, including Mike Flaherty, who reached out to me last week,” he said, also mentioning Democrats John Flynn and Mark...

NFC title game features 2 vet coaches, strong communicators

These 2015 file photos show Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, and Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, right. ... last season despite losing...

Too many eggs in one political basket

OTTAWA – The appointment of a failed Liberal candidate such as Mary Jean McFall as chief of staff to federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay would...

Mancini new District 6 councillor

... municipal management consultant and former Dartmouth city council alderman; Paul Boyd, a taxicab limousine operator and computer consultant; and Matt Spurway, a former community...

With a week until the Iowa vote, presidential hopefuls face tough decisions — and reality

... science professor at Washburn University. It's fiendishly hard to find the precise mix of message and motivation that will reach Armstrong — and thousands...