February 8, 2016

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Liberals reverse course: What was a combat mission is now not a combat mission

Ten days later, Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau was at a Commons committee, also criticizing the Conservatives for misrepresenting the Iraq mission and not...

Pink-cheeked Gove staged the great escape: QUENTIN LETTS on the EU elephant in Dave's room

The rhetoric is a balance of tradition and innovation and is designed to win back the P word ('progressive') for the Conservatives. This, again, is...

Rona Ambrose calls Trudeau's remarks about ISIS "naïve" 0:57

Rona Ambrose calls Trudeau's remarks about ISIS "naïve" 0:57Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose says it's "shameful" that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pulling back from...

How America Is Putting Itself Back Together

So if you wanted a symbol of what conservative politicians like Donald Trump or Ted Cruz mean when they talk about American decay, what liberal...

GOP battle intensifies as candidates hope to gain ground on Donald Trump in final day before NH primary

Jeb Bush, who remained in a virtual four-way tie, according to a slew of recent polls, with Marco Rubio, John Kasich and Ted Cruz for...

Falk draws firm line on doctor-assisted suicide

Provencher MP Ted Falk is advocating a cautious approach as the Liberal government proceeds with plans for responding to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on...

From Conservative Surplus to Liberal Deficit (February 4, 2016)

Home » News » Videos » New Government Approach – From Conservative Surplus to Liberal Deficit (February 4, 2016). New Government Approach – From Conservative...

David O-no-you-didn't, say local Conservatives

"It is well known that (former Conservative Sault MP) Bryan Hayes and the former Conservative government maintained ongoing consultations with the Canadian steel industry," the...

Top Candidates For Tory Leadership Could Lie Outside Politics

... Peter MacKay and Jason Kenney will eventually throw their hats into the ring. Plus there's no shortage of second-tier Conservative leader wannabes like Doug...

Local Conservatives Call Out Orazietti | SaultOnline.com

Last week, David Orazietti spoke to local media about the Steel Industry in Sault Ste. Marie. His comments at that meeting were both misleading and...

Riverside GOP cracks whip on Democratic endorsements

Others sulked. Then in mid-January, Democrat Burke Strunsky, a homicide prosecutor who's running for Superior Court, racked up the support of 10 prominent conservatives. They...

Kent Hehr: The Energizer Bunny who's back in the game

Finally, he decided to challenge Conservative MP Joan Crockatt in Calgary Centre, despite the federal Liberals' 37-year drought in Calgary. Hehr had two thoughts: “One,...

The Middle Ages Demonstrate Why Women Leaders Make Peace — and War

Hillary Clinton's victory in Iowa marks the first time a woman has won the presidential caucuses there. Enter the latest round of gender-based speculationsabout female...

Conservative Campaign Manager Admits HUGE Mistake Going After NDP With Niqab Issue

Former Mississauga MP Stella Ambler increased her vote total from the previous election, but couldn't win when NDP supporters in her riding went to the...

Pre-budget consultation next week

Labrador MP Yvonne Jones will host a pre-budget consultation on the economy next week in Labrador City. In a letter to invitees, Jones said the...

Voya Financial Extends Relationship as Service Provider for Nestlé's U.S. Savings Program

(press release)Voya will continue to support portions of Nestlé USA's Stable Value component within the Conservative Income portfolio plan investment option. "We're thrilled that...

West Texas oil money flowing into Tarrant County legislative races

“Tarrant County is home to some of the most conservative members, some of whom find themselves with Republican challengers,” said Brandon Rottinghaus, an associate professor...

Canada to abolish language requirement for immigration – CIJNews ...

John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, told The Hill Times that in the next few week the government will introduce “radical changes” to...

TEACHERS UNION stalemate – O'HARE getting first gate upgrade in 22 years – RAUNER'S transparency problems

SUPER PAC SIDLES UP TO FORMER FOREST PARK OFFICIAL IN STATE REP RACE — "GOP-aligned PAC backing challenger in 7th District," by Bob Skolnik of...

Montreal Simon: Nathan Cullen's Daring Proposal for Electoral Reform

When I first read Nathan Cullen's proposal to kickstart the electoral reform process, I must admit that I thought the NDP had lost its grip...

Essential Politics: Debates matter and some New Hampshire perspective

He set the scene with one of the more moderate GOP Senate candidates talking about favoring a path to legal status for people in the...

How the Conservative Party can avoid the political wilderness

Former Mississauga MP Stella Ambler increased her vote total from the previous election, but couldn't win when NDP supporters in her riding went to the...

The POLITICO 100: Billionaires dominate 2016

In fact, despite his attacks on his party's donor class and establishment, Cruz, the Texas senator who won last week's Iowa caucuses, appears to have...

Deported Roma refugee family receives permission to return to Canada

Brouwer credits McCallum for his direct intervention along with help from the area's newly-elected Liberal MP, Arif Virani. Virani, who came to Canada from Uganda...

Liberals Using Consultations As Cover To Avoid Making Decisions: Tory Critics

Conservative MP Dan Albas suggested Friday that the Liberals have consulted enough on TPP — there have been more than 200 meetings, according to the...

A No-Nonsense Agenda for the Left

It would therefore bring into realization the claim of conservative economists that work is voluntary: under such conditions, it actually would be, and people could...

Liberals go to war with BCA

Liberal Party Victorian president Michael Kroger has called for Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott to be sacked and said the peak business...

CHRIS DEERIN believes Labour has already lost the next general election

To the death, Gordon Brown thought he might cling on to No 10, only bowing to the inevitable at the very last moment. That final...

Ailene Voisin: Was this Peyton Manning's 'last rodeo'?

(blog) (blog)Yet his impact extends far beyond the numbers. Even during his earliest years, the former Tennessee standout accelerated the league trend toward pass-dominant...

Party structure stuck in the Dark Ages

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives, headed by interim leader Rona Ambrose, pictured with Conservative MP Maxime Bernier, are struggling with this dynamic right in their leadership...

Critics look forward to budget for details on Liberal innovation plan

(subscription). Opposition parties are calling on the government to put more into Canada's innovation policy than just grants and tax incentives. By RACHEL AIELLO...

Politics This Morning: Trudeau to announce details of new Iraq mission

(subscription) (subscription)After growing calls for the Liberal government to make a decision on the future of Canada's role fighting the Islamic State in Iraq,...

McCallum promises 'radical changes' to Citizenship Act

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Sean Casey (Charlottetown, P.E.I.), parliamentary secretary to the justice minister, was unavailable last week for an interview on C-24. Conservative MP...

Cabinet's eyes, ears still attending House committees, despite Libs' promise for independence

(subscription) (subscription)But NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.), a member of the House Affairs Committee who was also chair of the Public Accounts...

House remains top target of lobbyists, all 'politics are local'

(subscription) (subscription)NDP Member Brian Masse (Windsor-West, Ont.) said the rise of the House as a top lobbying target might have also resulted from lobbyists...

Senators say they're frustrated by slow pace of Senate reforms

(subscription) (subscription)Frustration is bubbling up in the Red Chamber about the slow pace and lack of progress on reforming the Senate, as another Senator...

McCallum promises 'radical changes' to Citizenship Act

(subscription) (subscription)... three of the 33 ridings including Markham Unionville, Ont., currently represented by Conservative MP Bob Saroya, Vancouver Kingsway, B.C., represented by NDP...

Women remain a distinct minority in House

(subscription) (subscription)In late December, The featured an interview with NDP MP Christine Moore, one of two federal candidates who gave birth on the...

Wincing When Hillary's Honesty Questioned; Brian Williams, 'Purveyor of Truth and Justice'

“I want to ask you about a moment at the town hall the other day. A young man, a Bernie Sanders supporter, stood up and...

Rascovar: Hogan's conciliatory words demand conciliatory actions

Larry Hogan and House Speaker Michael Busch. Photo by ... Larry Hogan, Jr.'s second State of the State address proved a solid effort with just...

Vic police minister takes leave

(blog)... and I commend him for it," Mr Andrews said in a statement. Robin Scott will serve as Acting Minister for Police and Corrections...

Pay equity and pipelines

Prince Albert's Conservative MP Randy Hoback has returned home to Prince Albert for a weeklong stint in his riding after two weeks back in the...

Randy Hoback

0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. © Herald file photo -. Prince Albert's Conservative MP has returned home to Prince Albert for a...

Marc Emery: Why the appointment of Bill Blair is the harbinger of the New Prohibition

My wife Jodie asked for a brief meeting with her MP, Liberal Hedy Fry, to urge her to consider the social-justice implications of the impending...

Back to the drawing board

During last fall's election period, during which August polls projected that the NDP were poised to win, Mulcair — who had previously considered jobs with...

'I am innocent,' says Rev. Brent Hawkes, vowing to fight sex-assault allegations

About 150 people attended the morning's first service at 9 a.m., but that number had nearly doubled by the second at 11 a.m., with prominent...

Why the GOP's immigration debate is complicated in New Hampshire

After a year in which hard-line anti-illegal-immigration rhetoric has dominated the Republican campaign, geared largely toward conservative voters who turned out in last week's Iowa...

Liberals' vow to legalize pot creating chaos, police say

Mr. Stamatakis has had private discussions on the issue of legalization with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. He said he...

Republicans gloat over Obama's about-face on defense spending

At the conservative Heritage Foundation, defense analyst Justin Johnson said that “a lot of how this plays in Congress will depend on how the Pentagon...

The rise and fall of “family values”: How “religious freedom” became the rallying cry of the Christian right

As established social hierarchies came under fire from the civil rights movement, the gay rights movement, second-wave feminism, and others, conservative advocacy groups and their...