March 4, 2016

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'Pure Bull': Ontario conservatives dismiss report of caucus infighting

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch was working the hallways looking for support among the PC delegates. Former leadership candidate and Conservative MP Tony Clement will co-host...

ANALYSIS: Mulcair faces uphill battle in Edmonton

The Star spoke with a number of NDP veterans — some still with the party and others now on the outside — on Mulcair's chances...

Carson spent heavily on consultants, lightly on campaigning

On Friday, Carson announced in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Maryland that he has accepted a position as national chairman...

Make Wisconsin Great Again? or #NeverTrump?

In response, a contingent of conservatives launched a social media counteroffensive — #NeverTrump. Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Sherwood) was among the first GOP elected...

Tories seek ruling on lobbying by Wilson-Raybould's spouse

The Conservatives called Friday for a ruling on whether the minister's husband, Tim Raybould, should simply withdraw from his role as lobbyist on behalf of...

Can Canada do business with Saudi Arabia and still support human rights?

The day after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris – which Saudi Arabia called a cowardly terrorist attack – Badawi, 31, was publicly whipped in...

For Bay Street, good news from the US

Canada's technology sector has not had a friend in power like Jim Flaherty since the late finance minister left government two years ago. The Liberal...

John Ivison: Canada's new ambassador to US defends appointment

But MacNaughton said he received broad support from all points of the political spectrum, including from former Conservative foreign affairs minister, John Baird, who called...

Ben Carson Drops Out of Race

Ben Carson's appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. on Friday was a call to arms for faith voters, but also a...

Ontario Progressive Conservatives dismiss report of ... - iPolitics

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown greets supporters as he makes his way to the podium to deliver a speech to introduce PC candidate Lorne...

Afghan war memorial in limbo as Liberals roll back perceived Tory militarism

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is considering whether to shelve plans for a national Afghanistan war memorial, as it rolls back the previous Conservative government's...

Eventually, deficits really do matter

Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland, left to right, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi, and Minister of Finance Bill Morneau take part in...

Novak voted top staffer in The Hill Times' Terrific 25 Staffer Survey

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Rosane Doré Lefebvre's constituency assistant, Jean-François Paradis, was voted the Best NDP Constituency Staffer, while NDP MP Irene Mathyssen's constituency assistant...

Capital Hill Group 'alive and well': Angus

(subscription)Mr. McCreight's Capital Hill web profile shows he was an assistant to former NDP Member Matthew Kellway, who was defeated in last year's election...

Six-year-old Markham boy still on no-fly list, parents say

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale promised on Jan. 3 that he would review the specifics of the boy's case because airlines ... regulations had been...

Capitol View Commentary: Friday, March 4, 2016

No doubt Rubio only got delegates at all in Tennessee because of the last minute endorsements of Governor Bill Haslam (who also did a TV...

Airline passengers need bill of rights, Ottawa told

The transportation review, headed up by David Emerson, a minister in both Liberal and Tory cabinets, also noted that the current complaints system, based on...

Government takes next step to deport Harkat

The Harkat case was thrust back into the news this week after the Citizen revealed that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brother, Alexandre, wrote a letter...

Patrick Brown aims to put his stamp on Ontario's Progressive Conservative party this weekend

Brown flatly dismisses talk of a rift between Ottawa-area MPPs Lisa MacLeod (Nepean-Carleton), the party's only urban female caucus member, and Jack MacLaren (Carleton-Mississippi Mills),...

While we focus on the nuclear newcomers like North Korea, the real nuclear powers are making no progress in ...

We should also support the further building of a worldwide network called Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (led by co-president Paul Dewar, a former...

Autopsy: Unclear if Bobbi Kristina's death was accidental

Brown's estate filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her partner, Nick Gordon, accusing him of giving her a "toxic cocktail" and putting her face down...

Boycott Israel — or don't. Either way, it's none of Ottawa's business.

(subscription) (subscription)Heading up that conga line of condemnation would be Conservative MPs Tony Clement and Michelle Rempel, co-sponsors of a motion last month to...

Washington house fire kills 3 children of state lobbyist

Authorities did not immediately identify the family, but colleagues of Brad Tower, a lobbyist in the state capital since 2000, said he is the father...

Region supports single-sport betting at casinos

Niagara Falls Conservative MP Rob Nicholson said he supports amending the Criminal Code to allow the provinces the option, if they want, to have legal...

Political Happy Hour: March 4, 2016

TIMEAlso at the table were Suffolk University senior vice president John Nucci and House Speaker Robert DeLeo, evidently back on the lunch circuit after his...

Paul Singer-funded Conservative Solutions and other political organizations are pouring millions into attack ads ... - Crain's New York Business

Crain's New York BusinessPaul Singer-funded Conservative Solutions and other political organizations are pouring millions into attack ads ...Crain's New York BusinessOne of the leading anti-Trump...

Election poll breakdown released

In Fort Frances, the NDP's John Rafferty, then the incumbent, won the majority of polling stations despite eventually losing the seat to rookie Liberal MP...

Budget 2016: It would be a mistake for George Osborne to use pensions as a device to balance the books

Telegraph.co.ukMr Osborne should resist the temptation to use pensions as a cash cow – and remember how he and other Tories attacked Gordon Brown for...

Trump Reincarnates Jefferson Davis, Which Explains Why 20 Percent of His Backers Support Slavery

aaaaaaaaaaaaadukedavidmarch4 David Duke (pictured above), former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, has enthusiastically endorsed Donald Trump for President. (Photo: Mark Williams) ... In...

Literary industry hopeful Ottawa will accept Frankfurt Book Fair invitation

When news of the declined invitation was reported last fall, in the run-up to the federal election, a handful of Liberal candidates, including Stéphane Dion,...

Boris Johnson warns the UK will be trapped in an unreformed EU

His remarks after Mr Duncan Smith, writing in today's , delivered a devastating attack on the 'spin, smears and threats' being issued by the Government...

MPs' including Ian Paisley and Liam Byrne have Commons credit cards SUSPENDED

Tory backbencher John Stevenson had his card blocked in December over £608 of debt, but has since settled the amount. Fellow Conservative David Morris's card...

Wellesley Religion Listings

Kevin Sepe, Pastor. Rev. Arthur MacKay, Parochial Vicar. Deacon Michael Mott. stpaulwellesley.com. Daily Masses: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. Saturday Mass: 4 p.m. Sunday Masses: 7:30, 9...

Levy-payer data-bases underway

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs Committee inquiry was prompted by demands for greater transparency and democracy for levy-payer, and influence on how producer R&D...

MPs set their sights beyond Parliament Hill bubble: Delacourt

Comartin is correct. But we've been repeatedly told — misinformed, really — that the work of our elected representatives can be measured only by their...

Pope outshines apathetic Pell

It will be determined by our entering into an age of global dialogue in the belief that humanity is endowed not only by the liberal...

Alabama Supreme Court dismisses petitions opposing gay marriage

While dismissing the petitions Alabama justices, particularly Chief Justice Roy Moore, still expressed their strong disagreement with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Moore called it...

Republican health care experts dismiss 'buffoon' Trump's ideas

Even after the release of his health care plan Wednesday, Trump strikes many of them as barely familiar with the most basic conservative health care...

Fixing the News Problem in Canada

Getting hold of US-based news in America is just a click away. Unfortunately for countries like Canada looking to grow their own local news base,...

ATO Records GM Jon Salter on Alabama Shakes' Big Grammy Wins, His White House Visit and Why He's Still Bullish ...

Why this became important is that it allowed Hogan to fight with a home-field advantage, before a judge, the Pinellas Circuit's Pamela Campbell, who was...

At the Studio Museum in Harlem, a curator who loves art 'on a cellular level'

In the early 1990s, about the time Golden was being mistaken for her assistant, conservative art critic Hilton Kramer called her undereducated and dismissed her...

A Mysterious Hum is Plaguing Windsor, Canada

Bob Dechert, who had served as a parliamentary secretary to the foreign affairs minister, was even tasked with visiting Windsor and Zug Island to study...

Tony Abbott's party room broadsides

(subscription)... “for the leadership to take on the savings challenge again”. Liberals are about small government, and hacking into spending is the path to...

Sorry Heinz, but MPP is launching a petition demanding only French's ketchup is served at Queen's Park

... sells out after online post praising it and its Ontario-grown tomatoes · How Leamington, Ont. — where the tomato is king — rallied to...

Taking a Stand—Sort Of—Against Trump at CPAC

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—It looks like Donald Trump will be a no-show at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after anti-Trump forces threatened to protest the...

Your turn: Embrace or dump Trump?

He represents crass political opportunism, simplistic pandering and does not personify the conservative values America needs to restore its domestic vitality and international standing. ...

Why Romney can't stop Trump

(blog) (blog)romney Mitt Romney took to Twitter on Monday to denounce Trump's infamous KKK hedge , then followed that up with a “major speech”...

Morning Digest: Grassley says no judge for SCOTUS? Then it'll be Judge vs. Grassley

John Culver. While Grassley has a conservative voting record, he's always won support from a good share of Democrats and independents. .... VA-07, 04: On...

DEMS FIND THEIR PRESSURE POINT ON SCOTUS — Grassley gets a Democratic challenger — RYAN DUCKS ...

Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), among others, have tried to distance themselves from Trump, but the Supreme Court debate is making that task...

With the premiers, Trudeau doesn't quite get what he wants

The Ontario Progressive Conservatives are meeting in Ottawa this weekend, but as Jane Taber writes, the gathering risks being overshadowed by some potential federal leadership...