February 9, 2016

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

A Toronto Politician Asked Whether Canada Should Ban Beyoncé

Jim Karygiannis, Toronto city councillor, former member of parliament, and all-around plain-spoken guy, told the tabloid on Tuesday that the Trudeau government should investigate ties...

Taking Note John Kasich's Listening Tour Taking Note

(blog) (blog)John Kasich of Ohio has long put his faith in New Hampshire, whose conservative, practical Republicans are more in tune with his belief...

The World Needs More Canada

In 1939, Prime Minister MacKenzie King thanked Conservative leader Robert Manion in the House of Commons for his bi-partisan support for action in Europe and...

NDP's cautious change did not resound with voters in election: party report

Blaikie and eight other members of a working group, including former Ottawa MP Paul Dewar, have also heard the NDP's platform received positive reviews but...

Dad of bullied Tory activist who killed himself furious no one will face charges over son's suicide

Elliott Johnson, 21, was found dead on railway tracks last September, a month after allegedly being assaulted and threatened by former Conservative election aide Mark...

Gerretsen fields questions from constituents

... be restored by the Liberal government. He said he has been in contact with a citizen group working to have the farms return and...

Liberals won on tight budget

Despite having the numerical advantage in many ways, none of it worked for the Conservatives. Murray, former constituency assistant for outgoing Conservative MP Randy Kamp,...

Brent Hawkes makes first public appearance since charges

Current and former elected officials from all three levels of governments were present: Liberal MP Bill Blair, former NDP MPs Olivia Chow and Craig Scott,...

US stocks end flat as oil continues to slide

The fall in the dollar against the yen has more to do with the diminishing prospects of any future rate hikes in the U.S. rather...

Tories defend former MP Hiebert's bill

Bill C-377, a private member's bill presented and championed by former South Surrey-Cloverdale-White Rock Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, would require unions to publicly report salaries...

Three-time champ Sowards opens with easy victory at PGA Match Play

57 Kammy Maxfeldt, 3-and-2. No. 25 Mark Summerville def. No. 40 David Morano, 5-and-4. No. 9 Frank Dully def. No. 56 Rob Gick, 4-and-3. No.

Tories defend former MP Hiebert's bill

- Peace Arch NewsPeace Arch NewsSouth Surrey-White Rock MP Dianne Watts (inset) says that the private members bill championed by her predecessor Russ Hiebert...

CBC appoints women's advocate Alex Johnston VP of strategy, public affairs

(subscription) (subscription)Ms. Johnston said she made the move because she cherishes the CBC and is convinced Justin Trudeau's new Liberal government is committed to...

For federal employees, budget seeks 1.6 percent raise, paid parental leave

Additionally, this is a vital recruitment tool that allows for the federal government to attract the brightest and best,” said Federal Managers Association President Patricia...

Editorial: We recommend Lance Christian in GOP race for Texas Railroad Commission

John Greytok, 51, is an attorney and conservative lobbyist. He said he wants to make the “office a critical tool in the fight against federal...

Most Canadians Want A Referendum On Electoral Reform, Poll Suggests

House Speaker Geoff Regan interjected to say he wasn't sure that how someone voted in the past is a matter for the current government. "I...

Most Canadians Want A Referendum On Electoral Reform, Poll Suggests

House Speaker Geoff Regan interjected to say he wasn't sure that how someone voted in the past is a matter for the current government. "I...

No rationale to combat withdrawal, MP says

(blog) (blog)Canada's withdrawal the combat side of the war on ISIL still has no rationale to it, says Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. “They're withdrawing...

Chris Selley: When total strangers weigh in, Twitter justice is no justice at all

“I know Brent Hawkes to be a man of the highest integrity and honour,” Anne Brayley, chair of the church's board, told congregants, who included...

Goodyear reports 4Q loss on hefty charge

Tire sales in North America fell 9 percent to $1.9 billion, partly on a decrease in unit volume following the sale of the former Goodyear...

Will the NDP take on corporate power? It's time to choose.

The NDP has a choice. It can stress social democratic measures to fix inequality, or it can go further and attack the unjust, failing economy,...

Duly Quoted: Councillor Jim Karygiannis, on Beyoncé | politics ...

—Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt) weighs in on Beyoncé Knowles' appearance at halftime of Super Bowl 50, and expresses concern over her homage to the...

The fifth annual Luke Walton All-Stars

"We never heard one word," Boston coach Brad Stevens said. "He just wants to help the team. That's the ... Turner has worked his butt...

TV Review: Martin Scorsese's Vinyl

This subplot is no anomaly: One of the most welcome surprises in Vinyl — co-created by Boardwalk Empire's Terence Winter, who also wrote the pilot...

Now France rubbishes PM's claim 'Non Mr Cameron, Kent WON'T be new Calais' if UK leaves EU

A series of Tory MPs criticised Mr Cameron's claims with the Conservative leader accused of “scaremongering” as he “panics” about a Brexit vote, while many...

@Kady's Watchlist for Feb. 9 – Feel the ministerial love (for post-secondary research)!

UPDATE – According to the (pretty darned reliable) Canadian Press, Trudeau is expected to attend a rally in support of Elizabeth Roy, the provincial Liberal...

Assessing the genetic overlap between BMI and cognitive function

A conservative number (fourteen) of ancestry components were included. The residual values were carried forward to genome-wide complex trait analyses—GCTA-GREML—to obtain the proportion of variation...

Assessing the genetic overlap between BMI and cognitive function

A conservative number (fourteen) of ancestry components were included. The residual values were carried forward to genome-wide complex trait analyses—GCTA-GREML—to obtain the proportion of variation...

Trudeau rallies Liberal supporters ahead of Whitby-Oshawa ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand Tuesday to fire up supporters and provide a boost to the provincial Liberals ahead of a hotly contested...

Thunder and unchallenged Durant defeat emotional Suns, 122-106

The Suns' conservative defense also let Westbrook get one of his signature cotton shots. Meanwhile, KD made big plays on the ... Nothing happened during...

Rona Ambrose brands Liberal changes to ISIS mission 'shameful'

(blog) (blog)“We are concerned that the Liberal government has chosen to place Canadian Forces personnel deeper into an open-ended combat military mission in Iraq,”...

HS Wrestling: Southern Columbia wins first state dual meet in program history

His solid performance in a 4-1 loss set the stage for consecutive pins by Kevin Olvaney (195 pounds) and Steve Toczylousky (220) for Southern Columbia,...

Votes up for grabs in byelection as Elliott-Flaherty era ends

His fellow councillor and Liberal candidate, Elizabeth Roy, will get a boost Tuesday from a rally with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — the federal Liberals...