February 13, 2016

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Libs outspent Tories in first 100 days

Judy Sgro, the long-time Liberal MP, was as harsh as Vaughan when it came to criticism of the Canada 150 infrastructure fund. “Canada's 150 Slush...

How five current Canucks got their numbers

33 for the Canucks include Sean Burke, Marc Crawford, Jay Mazur and Alfie Michaud. As for No. 22, it's been worn by the Canucks' Tiger...

Republican debate: What time, what channel, live stream

Is Trump a conservative? The anti-tax group Club for Growth doesn't think so. The group has purchased $1.5 million in advertising against Trump in South...

Without regional ministers, office staff without work: source

Portage-Lisgar Conservative MP Candice Bergen said she has heard from local municipalities there is frustration getting information on infrastructure projects in the queue with the...

NDP tables Parliamentary Science Officer Act - Our Right To Know

February 13,2016; By Julia. The NDP tabled the Parliamentary Science Officer Act which aims to create an independent science watchdog for Parliament. View the act...

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Are More Alike Than You Think

M. Scott Brauer. Jim Manley, a former senior aide to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Ted Kennedy, the Senate's “liberal lion,” before that, agrees...

English Defence League demo in Preston: Police say it will not be a march through the city

(blog) (blog)Concerned that Preston outdoor market will be closed. The last time EDL came to town the two demonstrations were, "on police advice" held...

Fisherman's Road: Angry Tom and crooked Cleary

Former NDP MP explains why he joined the provincial PCs. The following article — the fourth in a special series — was published in last...

The marine, and human costs, of illegal fishing

And joy, for being exposed to the embroidery of Craske, who took up the needle as he lay abed, finding a vocation. His little fishermen...

GOP DEBATE DAY! – 'TRUMP, SANDERS: Are they killing the market?' – PHILIPPE's blistering email -- MADELEINE's ...

By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; mallen@politico.com) and Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; dlippman@politico.com). SIREN -- “GOP mega-donors .... Some conservative groups ... are asking voters to avoid Trump...

Political odd couple coming to WCU

James “The Ragin' Cajun” Carville built his reputation for leading overlooked campaigns to victory in Pennsylvania, beginning in 1986, with successes that included Robert Casey...

How Cruz rescued Carson

“He will live and camp in South Carolina,” said Armstrong Williams, a Carson confidant and media strategist. “We're seeing an election ... Scott Walker, who...

Shaun Connolly's Campaign Diary: Joan's curtain call to leave Enda with a rogue problem

... to simultaneously go off in the heads of the Taoiseach and Micheál Martin as they suddenly remembered Jerry McCabe, the Jean McConville scandal, kangaroo...

Is Thomas Rawls The Next Beast Mode?

(subscription) (subscription)Perhaps the Niners were playing conservative with his rushing attempts in order to keep him healthy. Without the threat to take off on...

From lofty language to gritty reality: Trudeau's deficit problem

(subscription)Trudeau's promise to run a deficit as part of $60 billion in new infrastructure spending over 10 years was a game-changer; it left NDP...

EDITORIAL: Acuity, equity need attention

For now, however, the Trudeau Liberals seem to be falling back on the old safe haven of equal per-capita health transfers for all. That was...

Iran sanctions lifted by Canada, but Justin Trudeau still faces 'delicate dance'

Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement has called the government's move "irresponsible" and "disappointing." "We all know Iran's record of support for Hezbollah and Hamas,...

NDP dropped 20 points in 48 hours after supporting niqab, Tom Mulcair says

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says decisions he made around TV debates and the niqab helped sink the party's fortunes with voters. While admitting he is...

Strategic rest stops help mushers overtake the pack

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA — Maisy Mae. How many remember that place? Maisy Mae was a hospitality stop for Yukon Quest mushers back in the 1980s. Maisy...

Malcolm Turnbull announces new-look ministry

Mr Turnbull today unveiled his new look ministry. (AP). Fellow National Luke Hartsuyker has been dumped from the ministerial lineup. Mr Hartsuyker is being replaced...

Tottenham Hotspur's glory, glory game is no longer a thing of the past

Talking about 'the Tottenham Way' in terms of glory bestowed a certain cachet on the club that sustained it in the eight years from Bill...

Letters: Doctors can't deliver round-the-clock care without proper support

SIR – For years, conventional wisdom has been that the European Union would be the most probable cause of the splitting of the Conservative Party.

Progressive Conservatives Win Whitby-Oshawa Byelection

Elliott had held the riding since 2006, and before that her late husband Jim Flaherty represented the area provincially since 1995. Preliminary results show Coe...

Raleigh obstetrician challenges Burr

And Brannon must unseat a powerful incumbent in Burr, the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman with two decades of conservative credentials and the approval of mainline...

The 20 Best Songs of January

... dark and pugnacious, but it is the work of a teenage with balls of steel. Novelist delivers an inflamed verse either a side of...

Jeremy Corbyn is Margaret Thatcher's successor. In a way

Nobody seems to be paying much heed to John Major or Tony Blair. Even Gordon Brown doesn't care what Gordon Brown ... More than anything...

Nevada lawmaker Michele Fiore thrust into role as Oregon standoff negotiator

Meanwhile, Fiore kept talking to David Fry, Sean Anderson and his wife, Sandra Anderson, and Jeff Banta on the online stream. "We need to stay...

Federal Liberals to hand final firearms approval back to RCMP bureaucrats

Mounties will once again have final authority over the classification of firearms, the Liberal government says, reversing legislative changes made by the Conservatives allowing Cabinet...

Trudeau to whip Liberal MPs to vote in favor of 'extreme' euthanasia bill

But not all Liberal MPs like the idea of being forced to vote on legislation that is considered by many to be a conscience issue.

Missing women cases under-repored

The number of cases of missing and murdered indigenous women has been under-reported, two Liberal cabinet ministers say. Carolyn Bennett and Patty Hajdu, in Calgary...

Official's email says shift to Flint River made too quickly

Flint had long relied on treated Lake Huron water from Detroit's system, but turned to the river as a temporary measure to save money when...

Stampeders DB Keon Raymond writes touching farewell letter after signing with Argos

Former Stamps defensive back Keon Raymond says "Calgary will always be home" in a touching letter to Calgarians on the day he was traded to...

Windsor man continues push to make it a crime to harm unborn child

Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse has not been a supporter of Bill C-484, saying it had legal issues that don't make it a "viable"...

2016 Circle K NHRA Winternationals: Friday

"[Crew chief David Grubnic] changed it about four to five times while we were up there," said Millican. "We ran good in testing, and I...

Liberals expand summer job program for youth

With oil prices slumping and experts issuing dark forecasts about Canada's economy, Trudeau said Friday that it's now more important than ever for the Liberal...

O'Leary: Tory MPs are out-of-touch on peace-keeping

Long-time Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai said O'Leary's notions might have a home in the NDP rather than the Tories, but that's something the business mogul...

Union: Rauner 'superstar' recruit penned 'clownish' budget presentation

Arduin, Laffer & Moore or Donna Arduin.” According to .... The contribution came from the Illinois Opportunity Project, co-founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and...

Tories demand Liberal house leader explain cabinet minister's meeting with Irving family

“Serious questions have been raised regarding yesterday's meeting in Moncton and what role Mr. LeBlanc may have played,” Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, the party ethics...

'It's the marijuana that helps'

Chris Christie announced that, if elected, he would enforce federal marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, “He kissed his campaign goodbye, right then.” 'WRECKING LIVES'.

Taseko sues Ottawa

Those allegedly involved include former environment minister Leona Aglukkaq, her parliamentary secretary, five deputy or former deputy ministers, as well as the president and four...

Mulcair said to need support of 70 per cent to remain NDP leader

“When the party president lays down the marker, it's going to be the marker that everybody's looking at,” New Democrat MP Charlie Angus said in...

For Railroad Commission

MIDLAND, TX - JANUARY 21: A pumpjack sits on the outskirts of town in the Permian Basin oil field on January 21, 2016 in the...

Mailer accuses Rep. Ken Dunkin of trying to hide 'very disturbing' criminal record

The contribution came from the Illinois Opportunity Project, co-founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate and conservative radio host Dan Proft, in a primary race with...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to promote younger generation to revamped frontbench

Other MPs expected to be promoted include the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, Alan Tudge, who is expected to move to a more senior...

Conservatives threaten revolt against George Osborne over 'time bomb' tax

Steve Webb, a former pensions minister and director of insurer Royal London, said: 'When Gordon Brown cut pension tax credits in the Nineties it looked...

Realty Income's (O) CEO John Case on Q4 2015 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaBriefly turning to the balance sheet, we continue to maintain our conservative capital structure. In September we established an ATM...

Richard Lochhead announces funding package to help farmers

Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesman Tavish Scott said: “This is a total admission of failure from the SNP government. Their approach to CAP payments...

Angle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, support - News & Observer

Washington PostAngle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, supportNews & ObserverNevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise...

Is S.C. Supreme Court's chief justice seat in play?

A decades-long tradition whereby the S.C. General Assembly automatically elects the most senior associate justice of the S.C. Supreme Court to succeed a retiring chief...