March 10, 2016

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MP Cheryl Gallant apologizes for fundraiser that used Nathan Cirillo's image

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant has apologized for using an image of slain Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in a partisan fundraiser that offered potential donors Easter hams.

Complete guest list for the State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau

The Honorable Chrystia Freeland, minister of international trade of Canada. The Honorable Michael Froman, U.S. trade representative, and Ms. Nancy Goodman. Ms. Anna Gainey, president...

Canadian stars dot the state dinner guest list

President Barack Obama is welcoming Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife to the White House for dinner Thursday night – but he's also...

The Latest: Missouri slaying victim's family seeks answers

Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday that his office has been asked by Montgomery County's district attorney to assist in Pablo Antonio Serrano-Vitorino's prosecution on...

Trudeau vows to clamp down on methane emissions

As part of its climate strategy, Alberta's NDP government pledged to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by 45 per cent from...

The Latest: Missouri slaying victim's family seeks answers

Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday that his office has been asked by Montgomery County's district attorney to assist in Pablo Antonio Serrano-Vitorino's prosecution on...

Gallant issues email apology over Easter ham promotion that ...

PEMBROKE — Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant has issued an apology for including a photo of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in a recent fundraising email. ... Gallant's...

MPs grill Shared Services Canada execs for IT 'boondoggle'

(subscription) (subscription)'There is a highly technical term used when something is this complex and involving this many billions of dollars and has this much...

Republicans Dig In on Blocking Obama's Court Nominee

ABC News"If a conservative president's replacing a conservative justice, there's a little more accommodation to it," Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said in a radio interview...

Question period Thursday: who got invited to Washington?

- iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose stands in the House of Commons during Question Period wearing a yellow scarf along with other members...

Question period Thursday: who got invited to Washington? - iPolitics

Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose stands in the House of Commons during Question Period wearing a yellow scarf along with other members of parliament in...

A detailed look at how the Nicola Valley voted in the October election

Although it was a tight race for MP Dan Albas across the newly-drawn Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola (COSN) riding in last October's federal election, a closer look...

Fraudulent chicken imports undermine Canadian farmers' market share

... indicate it's likely the Liberal government will uphold the former government's commitment to address the shady imports. Chicken Farmers of Canada representatives met with...

Monsef feels the heat on Senate reform during House committee

(subscription)During the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, NDP's David Christopherson said the Senate is “legal but not legitimate in the eyes of...

Monsef feels the heat on Senate reform during House ...

- iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Questions about the transparency and accountability of the government's proposed changes to the Senate appointee process came fast and furious at Minister ...and...

The Latest: WHCA urges campaigns to protect journalists

Former presidential candidate Ben Carson's longtime friend and business manager, Armstrong Williams, says Carson's backing of Trump "shows respect to the voters. Donald Trump has...

'People of Kamloops worried,' MP tells House

The courts and the people of Kamloops are waiting for Ottawa to take a stand on private property rights in relation to the SSN title...

For a Normal Supreme Court Confirmation Process

Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan were not able to appoint their preferred choices of Judges Clement Haynsworth/G. Harrold Carswell and Robert Bork but heavily...

NDP calls for Ottawa to protect produce farmers

(subscription) (subscription)Ramsey said at a joint press conference with NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. “When you're talking about a family farm losing, you...

NDP calls for Ottawa to protect produce farmers

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)The federal government needs to develop a payment protection program by September 2016 that ensures Canadian and American fruit and vegetable...

Trump's health care surrender

Adam de Angeli, a conservative activist from Ann Arbor, Mich., said he's drawn to Trump's unorthodox stances, and isn't worried the Republican front-runner is going...

Video shows an exhausted dormouse SNORING and it's really high-pitched!

Snoring loudly while catching up on some much-needed sleep, this tiny dormouse could very easily be mistaken for a bundle of fluff. The cute video...

March 10, 2016 | Liberals face heat from NDP, tories in Ottawa for aboriginal rights approach

“We need all members of the House to understand what it means to move forward in a nation-to-nation approach based on recognition of rights, respect,...

Clinton, Sanders Promise Not to Deport Illegal Aliens Who Don't Have 'Criminal Record'

Norman Hsu Scandal - For those of you who don't know, Norman Hsu was a big contributor and fundraiser for the Democrat party during Hillary...

Clinton, Sanders Promise Not to Deport Illegals Who Don't Have 'Criminal Record'

Norman Hsu Scandal - For those of you who don't know, Norman Hsu was a big contributor and fundraiser for the Democrat party during Hillary...

Here's Who Top Hedge Fund Managers Are Backing for President

But Whitney Tilson, a hedge fund manager who runs Kase Capital, said one reason fellow managers are spending more this election is Donald Trump, the...

Liberal immigration plan to welcome 300,000, with increased focus ...

On March 8, 2016, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) John McCallum tabled the 2015 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration. It states...

Goggling at Britain

TV executives responded to Tania Alexander, the programme's creator, with bafflement: who would want to watch other people watching television? They got their answer: 700,000...

Obama narrowing list of possible SCOTUS candidates

The choices suggest the White House plans to challenge the Republican Senate to block a nominee whose pedigree might have paved the way for a...

Stronger US-Canada ties on menu as Obama hosts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The young, liberal leader was greeted on the South Lawn by President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, National Security...

Obama Narrowing List of Possible Supreme Court Candidates

The Sun ChronicleThe choices suggest the White House plans to challenge the Republican Senate to block a nominee whose pedigree might have paved the way...

MP vows to look into 'summer camp-like conditions' at BC prison

Federal Conservative public safety critic Erin O'Toole is concerned about the apparent “summer camp-like conditions” at a minimum-security prison where nearly 100 offenders convicted of...

David Cameron vows to stay in the Commons after 2020

Cameron admitted in a BBC interview in the run-up to the general election that he will not seek another term as prime minister, effectively firing...

Jonah Goldberg Furious After Two National Review Colleagues Endorse Trump

(blog) (blog)National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg berated two right-wing economic policy figureheads -- Stephen Moore and Larry Kudlow -- for what Goldberg saw...

ZUCKERBERG jabs TRUMP -- BROWN's shotgun -

- CAL sex ...PoliticoBy Carla Marinucci (cmarinucci@politico.com; @cmarinucci) and Andrew Weber (aweber@politico.com). Buenos dias and good Thursday morning, Golden ...and more »...

Trudeau urges support for ALS research as Commons pays tribute to Belanger

Huffington Post CanadaBelanger was diagnosed last November with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease — an incurable, progressive, neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness,...

Oscar-nominated The Weeknd says he 'had a great time' with Trudeau

And Conservative MP Tony Clement, a former Harper cabinet minister, is worried that so many prominent members of the Liberal government are gathered in one...

The Daily 202: Four reasons Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic debate

David Axelrod, who was senior adviser to Obama in the White House, felt compelled to weigh in: She did it again and I'll say it...

Donald Trump's Christian Soldiers

New York Times - The New York TimesNew York TimesHe is exploiting the weaknesses and divisions of conservative Christianity.and more »...

Basu: Trump's campaign built on useless macho paradigms | Online ...

OnlineAthens.com is the daily online edition of The Athens (GA) Banner-Herald.and more »...

White House hosts Canadian premier

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justin Trudeau hopes to strengthen U.S.-Canada relations Thursday when the new, young liberal leader makes a much-anticipated visit to the White House.

Tory wants feds to reduce aircraft noise over midtown Toronto ... - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsTory wants feds to reduce aircraft noise over midtown Toronto ...CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsToronto Mayor John Tory has written a letter to...

Are the media ignoring Corbyn supporters' #JC4PM tour?

At last year's Conservative conference in Manchester, Tory MPs spoke confidently about the identity of their next leader. “It will be George,” many predicted. ...

Dan Jarvis offers himself as a tougher Ed Miliband as he pitches to Labour's soft left

"If you can't say something nice, don't say nothing at all" runs Thumper's law. Dan Jarvis's speech this morning applied this principle to Jeremy Corbyn.

The evangelicals?

Washington PostMoore even suggested, “The word 'evangelical' no longer has any meaning. Just call me a ... In Evangelicals & Conservatives in the Early South,...

EU referendum: Stephen Hawking among 150 scientists urging UK to stay in

Eurosceptic Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg said the governor had made "speculative comments" that were "beneath the dignity" of the institution, referring to Carney's speech last year...

@Kady's Watchlist for Mar. 10 – Remember, no House of Cards spoilers during the state dinner, Prime Minister.

New Democrat MP Tracey Ramsey and NDP agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau unveil a newly tabled private members' motion that calls on the government to...

Letters: Women in the trades, honouring veterans, fighting crime

Pierre Poilievre's article on cuts to the cenotaph fund was rich, coming from an MP in the previous government. Suddenly he would like me to...

Controversial fundraising appeal

Corporal Nathan Cirillo's Regiment is speaking out about a controversial fundraising effort by Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant. Gallant, who represents Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. She sent out an...

Davie shipyard makes unsolicited bid to build for coast guard

24 cover letter to Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote, which was obtained by The Canadian Press. But officials ... Whitworth would not discuss...