February 15, 2016

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Brison says millennials will staff next 'golden age' of public service ...

The next “golden age” of Canada's public service will be led by millennials, says Treasury Board President Scott Brison, and that means the federal workplace...

FMR NDP MP Ryan Cleary Tells All!

I've only read #4, about Cleary's relationship with Tom Mulcair, which seems to have been decent. Cleary doesn't say anything really negative about Tom, but...

Your Complete Guide to All the Looks on the 58th Grammy Awards Red Carpet

The Grammys red carpet is the one place that stars feel truly at liberty to not wear the same boring garbage that they have to...

Derelict-vessels motion in Saanich goes far beyond Island

The bill continues the efforts of former Nanaimo-Cowichan NDP MP Jean Crowder who tried to tried to protect Canada's harbours and waterways from the contamination...

Scalia died of 'natural causes,' a judge tells The Associated Press

But Scalia's death means that Obama or his successor - if that successor is a Democrat - could overturn the current conservative majority on the...

Voters to GOP lawmakers: Fix the election maps

“This is not democracy in action, this is democracy being stolen,” said Brian Kasher of Charlotte, an environmental scientist who held both parties accountable for...

Don't change rules midstream, McLeod says

Changing the rules on environmental assessments in process would be unfair, says MP Cathy McLeod, referring to pipeline reviews as well as one underway for...

One big difference between O'Leary, Trump

He's only a point or two behind Peter MacKay, and well ahead of the likes of Jason Kenney and Lisa Raitt. O'Leary says ... Both...

No rationale to combat withdrawal, MP says

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 the CF18s,...

Outspoken candidates could revive rancor on education board

Trent Ashby of Lufkin and outgoing House Public Education Chairman Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen, both of whom are key members of the moderate block...

Donald Trump Escalates Rhetoric Before South Carolina Primary

“They lied,” Mr. Trump said — words that even two Democratic presidential nominees declined to use about Mr. Bush and the 2003 invasion of Iraq,...

Canada to require bus and truck drivers to log hours electronically in two years

"It's just the small guys that are not ready yet but they will have to get ready for the end of 2017," CEO Alain Bedard...

WHY TRUMP ATTACKED W – SHORT LIST for Supremes – B'DAY: Josh Marshall

Lindsey Graham, on “Good Morning America,” calls Donald Trump “the Michael Moore candidate of the Republican Party,” for his attacks on 43. FULL CIRCLE: John...

Opposition MPs: Speaker Regan targeting us in civility effort

(subscription) (subscription)That's left opposition members feeling slighted. A handful of Conservative MPs have said they feel the Speaker is hardest on them. Conservative member...

Parliament Hill's Canada 150 flag destined for Museum of History

That's exactly what the former Conservative government decided to do last year, when Public Works and Government Services Canada agreed to a request from the...

Letters: International interference in the EU debate reeks of hypocrisy

SIR – Barack Obama, the American President, and Wayne Swan, the former deputy prime minister of Australia, have both made comments in support of Britain...

Harper weighing options for life after politics, says former MP Reynolds

(subscription) (subscription)In the 2011 federal election, the Conservatives won all but one of the 28 seats in Alberta, which they lost to NDP's Linda...

Number of break weeks 'obscene,' MPs should re-evaluate use of time, says parliamentary expert

(subscription) (subscription)... there's a spring break and the kids are off school that we're not necessarily sitting that week—the problem of course being that...

Tough times ahead for Trudeau Libs in Senate, say Liberal Senators

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux (Winnipeg North, Man.), parliamentary secretary to Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc (Beauséjour, N.B.), told The that the government...

The Party Crashers

In 1896, Puck printed a two-page color spread called “The Poster Craze in Candidateville”: a lanky Uncle Sam strolls down Presidential Avenue, inspecting posters for...

Politicians and kids enjoy rain-drenched Vancouver Chinese New Year parade

(blog) (blog)Like every other year, there were lots of lion dancers. And there were probably even more politicians and police officers on hand. As...

Ottawa eyes fresh funding for UN group with alleged ties to Hamas

... of the humanitarian support and effort to combat extremism in the Middle East. Support for schools would keep young Palestinians off the streets and...

Stolen Sisters march remembers missing and murdered aboriginal women

Carole James, NDP MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill, and Victoria MP Murray Rankin arrived together to show solidarity. Praising the federal government for launching the commission...

Fashion Week Today: For Hood by Air, Pilgrimage on a Collision Course

While much of New York spent the weekend discussing the death of a conservative Supreme Court justice and what it meant for the upcoming presidential...

The List Of Potential Nominees For President Obama's Final Supreme Court Appointment

Watford is considered a moderate, he's African-American, and he clerked for prominent conservative judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit, as well as for liberal...

$50-million traffic fix planned for Second Narrows bridgehead in North Vancouver

North Vancouver Conservative MP Andrew Saxton joined to declare $12.5 million in federal funding for the project, and the district is putting up $14 million...