January 27, 2016

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Comedians 'Feel the Bern' at the Laugh Factory

Frame contributor Collin Friesen managed to sneak into the early show, and gave his account to John Horn. So, what does a ... But the...

War museum donations under fire

The acceptance of the money puts the war museum in a conflict of interest, said Pierre Nantel, the NDP's critic for the culture and heritage...

NDP MP Kennedy Stewart says Justin Trudeau's new rules will delay pipeline

Burnaby South's Kennedy Stewart said he suspects that although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said there will be additional requirements in the ongoing evaluation by...

Parole for Air India bomb-maker shows need for mandatory minimums: O'Toole

(subscription)The release of the only man convicted in connection with the 1985 Air India bombing illustrates the need for mandatory minimum sentences, says Conservative...

Trudeau government buys time to decide on Kinder Morgan plan to expand Trans Mountain pipeline

In an interview with the Georgia Straight on Tuesday (January 26), Burnaby South MP Kennedy Stewart of the NDP suggested that the interim measures expected...

MP Mauril Bélanger introduces O Canada amendment bill with voice generator

Ottawa MP Mauril Bélanger used a voice generator to introduce a private members' bill on Wednesday — marking the first time an MP has used...

The Latest on snowstorm: Death toll reaches 50

Instead of closing Wednesday, the westbound lanes will close for approximately three hours starting about 9 a.m. Thursday from Breezewood to New Stanton. Traffic will...

John McCallum Says Syrian Refugees 'Super Happy' To Be In Canada

McCallum responded by saying a “vast majority” of Syrian refugees who have arrived are “super happy to be in this country.” But the longtime Liberal...

Does the Party of Obama Still Not Understand the Rise of Brown Voters?

Phillips, using data from the U.S. Census and exit polls of recent elections, argues the electorate is divided essentially into four blocs: progressive people of...

Evangelicals express their unease over Trump

Richmond RegisterE. Ray Moore, president of Frontline Ministries, in Columbia, South Carolina, who was state coordinator of Pat Robertson's 1988 presidential bid, said Trump strikes...

Some Yukoners specifically opposed a party, poll finds

(subscription) (subscription)“The impact of that strategy would have have no impact on the final outcome of the election,” the Datapath study concludes. Bagnell earned...

Hotel owner denies kicking residents out for Syrian refugees

“We don't tell hotels how to conduct their business, I understand this is a rare event but this is something we wish had not happened,”...

Hassan Takes Heat for Repeating Talking Points

Clinton, however, has not always returned the favor. The former secretary of state criticized Hassan and 30 other governors who have said they would block...

Franchise Operators Ask High Court to Hear Minimum Wage Challenge

Cuomo's Power Play for $15 Minimum Wage. A recent survey from the conservative Employment Policies Institute, a conservative nonprofit research organization, found franchisees are more...

Dion to travel to Ukraine as Tories renew attacks on Russia policy

... countries have shared interests. Dion says Canada will also criticize Russia directly for its invasion of Ukraine and its interference in that country's affairs.

Glavin: Securing peace in Iraq and Syria means not focusing solely on ISIL

The Conservative Opposition is not helping to clarify matters by aping the New Democratic Party's habit of construing Canada's foreign-policy usefulness by what they imagine...

Liberalism Drips from 'X-files' Reboot – Slams Fox News and 2nd Amendment

The mini-series begins with the ostensibly conservative host of an internet-based TV show seeking out our intrepid FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana...

QP Wednesday: Pipelines, Iran and Dion announces Ukraine trip

The Express Tribune (subscription)Borrowing similar descriptors that Clement used yesterday and today, Conservative Member of Parliament Dean Allison accused the government of “cozying up” to...

Glenn Beck: 'Dangerous' Trump Is Trying to Put Megyn, Other Critics 'In His Dungeon'

Only liberal progressives block Fox.” He went through Trump's pattern of sweet-talking, then hitting you hard if you don't kiss his ring, then trying “to...

The Daily 202: Hillary bets her prose can triumph over Bernie's poetry

“Republicans see Trump as the strongest candidate on major issues and by far the most electable in the large field of GOP hopefuls,” Dan Balz...

What we know about the Oregon occupiers who are now in federal custody

Federal law enforcement officials arrested eight people Tuesday in connection with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon. A ninth...

Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks on Russia policy

(blog) (blog)... countries have shared interests. Dion says Canada will also criticize Russia directly for its invasion of Ukraine and its interference in that...

Dion to travel to Ukraine as Conservatives renew attacks ... - iPolitics

Dion says Canada will also criticize Russia directly for its invasion of Ukraine and its interference in that country's affairs. Conservative MP Dean Allison is...

Ralph Goodale says Mounties need more cash to catch fentanyl traffickers

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told CBC News the RCMP needs more money to combat Canada's deadly trade in fentanyl. Hundreds of Canadians died after...

Alice Wong's Response to the Throne Speech - Alice Wong, MP

This is why proceeding with the trans-Pacific partnership, the TPP, and continuing to implement free trade agreements is economically beneficial. Of note was the free...

Lawyer: 'Runaway grand jury' indicted abortion foes

This photo provided by The Center for Medical Progress shows anti-abortion activist David Daleiden, who produced a series of undercover videos that seek to implicate...

Stéphane Dion defends choice to lift sanctions against Iran

On Wednesday, Conservative MP Maxime Bernier stood in the House of Commons and asked Dion if Canadian firms like Bombardier Inc., which may soon be...

They said/they said: how words represent systemic violence

Guo quotes linguist Ben Zimmer, a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, who says that choosing “they” as word of the year “is bringing it...

Council must drop mandates, adopt incentives for Lyft and Uber rules

In the standoff between the city of Austin and ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber, the momentum clearly has shifted to those companies because of the...

War Museum questioned for accepting money from weapons maker

The acceptance of the money puts the war museum in a conflict of interest, said Pierre Nantel, the NDP's critic for the culture and heritage...

McGuinty's former staffers begin court fight in gas-plant case

David Livingston was McGuinty's chief of staff and Laura Miller his deputy. ... Miller, who stepped down from her post as executive director of the...

While Canada waits for legalization, marijuana activists call for moratorium on arrests

The federal Liberals' plan to legalize recreational marijuana is officially underway. Canada's new ... She told the Straight she has requested a meeting with her...

Religion News in Brief

Christian conservative activist Bob Vander Plaats (plahtz) exchanged a series of testy messages with Trump over Twitter on Tuesday. At a Cruz rally in Ottumwa,...

Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command

(Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/U.S. Army via AP). This April 17, 2014, photo, provided by the U.S. Army, shows then-Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. speaking...

Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command

(Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/U.S. Army via AP). This April 17, 2014, photo, provided by the U.S. Army, shows then-Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. speaking...

Politics 204 for January 27

She's one of the five Manitoba MLAs that went public with their concerns about the future of the NDP under Premier Selinger. ... Not just...

Macy's Has Major Momentum To $50

We do not think $60 is unreasonable for Macy's, yet we keep our price target at our modest and conservative $50 per share that we...

British Tax Deal With Google Puts Government on Defensive

Daily MailThe agreement has been questioned by both the opposition Labour Party and by Conservative politicians including Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, and Steve...

Justin Trudeau's first 100 days

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015. Jim Young / Reuters. There have...

House Speaker Geoff Regan Heckled While Calling Out Hecklers

The party once ran a petition campaign, calling heckling "harassing" personal attacks, and "counterproductive behaviour" in the Commons that derails debates. The noise was so...

New lawsuit seeks replacement of Flint's lead pipes

Flint has reconnected to Detroit's water system while awaiting the completion of a new pipeline from Lake Huron. The suit expresses doubt about whether the...

Do Workers Slack Off More When the Economy's Better?

There's something that nearly every manager worries about and no employee can honestly deny doing at least a little bit: not working at work. According...

The moves that make Carolina unique -

ESPN- and a Super Bowl teamESPNOnce the poster child for conservative late-game decisions, Rivera snapped after an infuriating 24-23 loss to the Bills during Week...

Movie guide: Escape the winter doldrums with a movie

With Maya Rudolph and James Brolin. ... Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" -- Jennifer Lawrence's stellar performance as Katniss keeps this long, meandering last...

Opposition Critic Cathy McLeod responds to today's ruling by the ...

Ottawa – The Conservative Party's Critic for Indigenous Affairs, MP Cathy McLeod, today responded to the ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, regarding discrimination...

Opposition Critic Cathy McLeod responds to today's ruling by the ...

Ottawa – The Conservative Party's Critic for Indigenous Affairs, MP Cathy McLeod, today responded to the ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, regarding discrimination...

The Truth Behind a New Conservative Attack Ad on Bernie Sanders

While the ad calls Sanders "too liberal for Iowa," it points to a number of Sanders' policy positions that would likely appeal to Democratic caucusgoers,...

Government & Politics Strange Bedfellows Lead to the Iowa Caucus

Because out comes Trump, boasting that he can get along not only with the GOP establishment, but with Democrats like Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and...

Germany bans far-right website Altermedia Deutschland for hate crimes

Germany has banned a far-right website for spreading 'racist, xenophobic, homophobic, anti-Semitic and anti-Islamic content' and arrested two people in a clampdown on hate crime.

Cullen questions Liberal tanker ban

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP and NDP Environment Critic Nathan Cullen has expressed concerns over how the federal government is approaching a formalized moratorium on oil tankers...