February 14, 2016

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Ambassador Bridge's Moroun wants to 'talk,' Toronto Star reports

Local MP Brian Masse (NDP—Windsor-West) represents the riding where both the Ambassador Bridge and planned Howe Bridge are located. “They can declare all they want,...

The young and the restless: Liberals look to infuse public service with new blood

Knowing the talent pool of the public service will need to be renewed to push forward its agenda, the Liberal government is trying to figure...

Scalia's death called 'seismic event'

"It's unlikely they'll appoint anyone who is more conservative and more vocal and more influential on conservative issues than Scalia has been." He also predicts...

Burnaby suggests Vancouver reject future office towers

Raymond Louie dismissed Corrigan's suggestion, saying the issue isn't about “us versus them,” noting Vancouver for years had trouble attracting office towers and company headquarters.

'It is more risky': Canada enters new role in anti-ISIS fight

Meanwhile, NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Helene Laverdiere challenged the Liberal claim that the new role is a "non-combat" mission. While Sajjan insisted that Canadians will...

Black Panthers salute brings out old anti-black perversions

His remarks are the same kind of perversion that drove former Conservative MP Rob Anders to call Nelson Mandela a terrorist in 2001. Both former...

Antonin Scalia: Some of his most famous quotes

It's very fitting that Richard means “dominant ruler,” as there have been quite a few influential Richards throughout history, including King Richard the Lionheart and...

The Daily 202: Trump lost last night's debate in South Carolina. How much does it matter?

“Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd: “Trump is testing the limits of whether he can ever grow his support enough to be the conservative party's...

A tighter team Turnbull

(subscription) (subscription)(The only exception is Julie Bishop's chief of staff Murray Hansen, who is not an elected MP or senator.) The biggest changes to...

George Hook: Joe Schmidt needs to start Ian Madigan and Garry Ringrose against England

"He has two alternatives now. He either becomes even more conservative, in which he actually says is that we actually don't pass the ball at...

Obama says he'll nominate a replacement for Scalia

Other contenders from that same court include its chief judge, Merrick Garland, who is well liked by conservatives and was a finalist for such a...

The 25 biggest Oscar shocks

It's a memorable face-off in a much-respected film, but she was perhaps given a leg-up by the lack of a consensus favourite among the other...

In the media: Faculty inform the press

11 Time magazine article, William & Mary Law School Vice Dean and Professor of Law Laura Heymann talked about the 2015 Name of the Year.

Wrangling marks DA race

Still on the apparent DA Democratic primary featuring Flynn, Flaherty and former Assistant District Attorney Mark Sacha, the Flaherty forces strongly deny headquarters hints of...

Antonin Scalia, Conservative Legal Giant

This intellectual importance was compounded by the way he strained to be consistent, to rule based on principle rather than on his partisan biases —...

Alberta mothers who lost sons to drunk drivers call on Liberal government to enact tougher legislation

It was a big win for the pair, who had spent the greater part of 2014 and 2015 meeting with politicians — including Calgary Conservative...

'Gerry Adams does not understand the Republic'

In last week's TV3 leaders' debate, I said that Gerry Adams doesn't understand the Republic. ... That's what prompted me to respond that Gerry doesn't...

Great debate: why a nervous RTÉ is determined to play it safe this time

Hosted by Claire Byrne, and in front of a carefully selected audience of 350 people, it will also feature Renua's Lucinda Creighton, People Before Profit's...

Battle looms over vacancy after Scalia's death

... at a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee in this Oct. 5, 2011, file photo. (Philip Scott Andrews/The New York Times) ... by Obama...

No Conservative Valentine love in Atlantic Canada

... decided the going was not good with Harper still at the helm, and gapped it early to avoid electoral validation — including three of...