February 28, 2016

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This Hour Has 22 Minutes gives Hy's a funny farewell - iPolitics

“Scott Simms, Liberal MP from Newfoundland, was telling me that it was at a table over there that Justin Trudeau first told him he was...

Kevin O'Leary's fluency in 'jobs' not good enough for Quebecers: Bernier

Kevin O'Leary may claim to speak the language of jobs, but until he learns French the businessman-cum-reality-TV star isn't likely to grasp the needs of...

Plane Talk: Cullen hopes to slip Beastie Boys lyric into Commons speech

NDP MP Nathan Cullen took to the skies with Tom Clark this week to talk politics, career ambitions and macaroni and cheese. The conversation was...

Quebec's proposed long-gun registry facing fight from galvanized gun lobby

Guy Morin, vice-president of the Quebec group, says a few donations have come in from Western Canada and that some Ontario gun owners were set...

N.S.-raised Lisa Raitt among group of five potential Tory leadership candidates

OTTAWA — Potential candidates for leadership of the federal Conservatives began staking claims this weekend to policy positions ranging from a call for a referendum...

Poles rally at Gdansk shipyard to support Lech Walesa

Thousands of Poles were chanting "We will defend democracy!" and "Lech Walesa!" rallied to protest moves by Poland's three-month-old conservative government that they say undermine...

Governor seeks to tip scales in 8 races

Sue Scott of Rogers over Austin McCollum of Bentonville; Chris Steplock of Greenbrier over Rep. Josh Miller of Heber Springs; and Rep. Jana Della Rosa...

Tories full of hugs, solidarity

At a conservative convention in Ottawa this weekend, there are a lot of hugs going around. For some, they are in sympathy. Former Tory MP...

African-American Voters See Court Fight as Affront to Obama

"The Obama presidency has been mobilizing for African-Americans," said Daniel Hopkins, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose research focuses on racial and ethnic...

In wealthy Montgomery, some high-earning congressional candidates

But Matthews is likely to be surpassed as the wealthiest candidate when another Democrat, David Trone, submits his report. Trone, co-owner of Total Wine &...

Female politicos, PM, pack Rideau Club for Equal Voice's welcome to the Hill shindig

(subscription) (subscription)Status of Women Minister Patty Hajdu kisses NDP MP Christine Moore's baby, Daphnée, Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Equal Voice's shindig celebrating women...

David Cameron accused of leading a 'pessimistic' campaign for Britain to stay in EU

But hitting back at his leader's claims live on TV this morning, Mr Duncan said: 'I'm an optimist and I tell you why, because the...

CLINTON'S ROMP 'dramatically narrows' Sanders path – MARCO'S VOICE MAIL infuriates Christie; Jeb call is brief -

CNN- 2 ...Politico--Lamar! endorses Rubio – NBC's Alex Jaffe: “Sen. Lamar Alexander [of Tennessee, a Super Tuesday state] ... ... touted the Florida senator as...

Potential Tory leadership candidates test waters at weekend conference

CBC.caBut five potential hopefuls took the stage nonetheless over the last two days at the annual Manning conference to speak on a panel called "If...

Kelly faces Clever in March primary

“The reason I am running for Congress is Trent Kelly and every Mississippi Republican at the federal level voted in favor of the omnibus spending...

Potential federal Conservative leader candidates express ideas on panel

Others frequently bandied about include current MPs Kellie Leitch, Jason Kenney, former MPs Peter MacKay and James Moore and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. In no...

New drama Churchill's Secret details one of Britain's biggest cover-ups

With his Conservative government in a tailspin, political friends and foes plotted behind his back to replace him. “Winston, the great warrior, believes he has...

After Stephen Harper, Conservatives confront questions of style and substance

Now, granted, the federal Conservatives were once committed to putting a price on carbon, at least through certain mechanisms (even as they condemned Stéphane Dion's...

Gut instinct not heartache made Boris back Brexit

Boris has never been particularly popular with the actual Conservative party. His saving grace is that he's quite popular with the country because he's a...

My View: Conservatives Need to Stop Settling and support our own ...

My View: Conservatives Need to Stop Settling and support our own. February 28, 2016 David Anderson Leave a comment. I am supporting Senator Marco Rubio...

British Columbia's carbon tax is not 'working incredibly well'

(blog)... environment minister [Leona Aglukkaq] ... Instead of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, the 2014 Emissions Trend Report says B.C. is actually on pace...

Tenn. GOP establishment braces for possibility Trump may be presidential nominee

John Ryder, a member of the state Republican Party's executive committee, speaks in opposition to a proposal to require party registration to vote in primaries...

Canadiens optimistic about playoffs after 4-1 win over Maple Leafs

Pacioretty scored his first of the game at 6:23 of the third period, beating Jonathan Bernier top shelf with a one-timer following a cross-ice pass...

Sohi hopes infrastructure cash for Alberta will flow in time for construction season

Sohi and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau both recently vowed to fast track Alberta's share of the New Building Canada Fund to help stimulate the province's...

Anti-War Picket & Rally, Saturday March 19 @1:PM, 344 Bloor St W, Chrystia Freeland MP's Office

Toronto Coalition To Stop the War - Anti-War Picket, Saturday, March 19, 344 Bloor W, Near Spadina TTC Station. @ 1:00 PM. In Toronto, we...

Kasich campaigns in Cobb

PoliticoOhio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, speaks to a jammed packed room of voters at the Carmichael Student Center on Tuesday on the...

Pacioretty's two goals lead Canadiens past Maple Leafs 4-1

Pacioretty scored his first of the game at 6:23 of the third period, beating Bernier top shelf with a one-timer following a cross-ice pass from...

Why Grylls should be WA's next health minister

It's time for Grylls to stop being Father Christmas in regional WA and take on a new role in the Liberal-National Government. And that should...

Conservative conference bittersweet

At a conservative convention in Ottawa this weekend, there are a lot of hugs going around. For some, they are in sympathy. Former Tory MP...

Report: Peyton Manning nearing retirement decision - Today's Pigskin (blog)

Today's Pigskin (blog)Report: Peyton Manning nearing retirement decisionToday's Pigskin (blog)Ramon Foster, Chris Chester and guard/tackle Mike Harris represent younger options at guard in case Allen...

Maxime Bernier slams English-only Kevin O'Leary

Quebec Conservative MP Maxime Bernier, who has all but declared his intention to seek the leadership of his party, called O'Leary a "tourist" in a...

Potential Tory leaders test the waters

OTTAWA — Potential candidates for leadership of the federal Conservatives began staking claims this weekend to policy positions ranging from a call for a referendum...

David Vitter, Bill Cassidy join GOP opposition to choosing a Supreme Court justice before election

CBS NewsMany Republicans and conservatives are still bitter about the Democratic-controlled Senate's rejection of President Ronald Reagan's nomination of Robert Bork in 1987. ... a...

College students backing Sanders, if not all his ideas

“It seems young people are frustrated with politics as usual,” said College of the Holy Cross political science professor Daniel Klinghard, which is why they...

Oscars Ugliest Smear Campaigns Ever

So, in the weeks leading up to the 2003 Oscars, Polanski's victim made the rounds—on Good Morning America and Larry King Live—and even penned a...

Canadian taxpayers federation blasts MPs for voting to increase office budget

Dan Albas, a Conservative MP from British Columbia, said he shares Wudrick's concerns over transparency. "I think the taxpayers' federation raises a legitimate point that...

Ontario's Brown has simple advice for Canada's conservatives: Show up

OTTAWA — Canada's conservatives need to do a better job of advancing their cause in regions, cultural communities, and in policy debates that they've too...

Up in the air: What's next for Toronto's island airport?

Ever since his plan to bring Bombardier-made jets into Toronto's island airport was unceremoniously killed with a tweet last year from newly minted federal Transport...

A subdued Conservative party kicks the tires on its leadership options

Huffington Post Canada (subscription)Three other prospective candidates — Maxime Bernier, Tony Clement and Lisa Raitt — closed the conference on Saturday afternoon. Bernier railed against...

2016 CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals: Saturday

Dave Connolly confirmed that his run in the third qualifying session was a planned early shutoff in the C&J Energy Services dragster. "We kind of...

Manning Conference: Leadership hopefuls present their ... - iPolitics

Lisa Raitt, Tony Clement, Maxime Bernier and Michael Chong — all Tory MPs — presented their cases. Chong and and TV personality Kevin O'Leary spoke...

March for Bernie comes to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — (KUTV) Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Salt Lake City Saturday for a nationwide march in support of presidential candidate, Bernie...

Potential Conservative leadership candidates test waters at conference - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsPotential Conservative leadership candidates test waters at conferenceCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsBut five potential hopefuls took the stage nonetheless over the last two...

Lipsher: Guantanamo and the Republicans' big secret

Republican congressmen Ken Buck of Greeley, Scott Tipton of Cortez and Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs also have revealed they suffer from similar boogeyman fears.

Conservative moves to go green get mixed reception - iPolitics

But Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown said he supports more environmental discussion among conservatives, though he has the benefit of running in a province...