March 15, 2016

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Polls remain open based on judge's order

For some of those same voters, the races to fill the seat of former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester; and the 53rd District...

NDP MP Niki Ashton won't say if she'll support Mulcair at convention

In the letter Jamie Nicholls, Elaine Michaud and Hélène LeBlanc wrote that they did not feel represented in the NDP electoral platform they had to...

NDP MP Niki Ashton won't say if she'll support Mulcair at convention

... three former NDP MPs from Quebec published a letter in Montreal Le Devoir to say they were troubled the party has “forgotten its raison...

Hillary Clinton Does Draw Some Young Supporters

James Moore, a restaurant manager, said he had voted for Mrs. Clinton “for my personal future and my family's future.” He added, “All her ideals...

Trois ex-députés du NPD en réflexion sur le sort de Mulcair

Au moins trois anciens députés du NPD de la région de Québec, dont Élaine Michaud, se questionnent sur l'avenir de Thomas Mulcair comme chef du...

Florida, Ohio and Voting in Other Primary States on March 15: Live

James Moore, a restaurant manager, said he had voted for Mrs. Clinton “for my personal future and my family's future.” He added, “All her ideals...

NC Presidential / Local Primary Election results

Facebook's Zuckerberg meets with conservatives. Updated: 4 mins ago .... Attorney General-GOP, NC, 69% Reporting. ✓Buck Newton (R), 368,985, 55%. Jim O'Neill (R), 301,361, 45%...

Lone Democrat Opposed New Education Secretary

NOLA.com“John King's tenure in New York was very adversarial, leaving families, students and teachers without a voice on important issues and therefore I cannot support...

'Ten Years' Director Talks Hong Kong Indie's Runaway Success, Government Backlash (Q&A)

The young helmer discusses capturing the political zeitgeist in Hong Kong with the controversial omnibus film: "Many people in Hong Kong love their city and...

Florida Republican Voters Strongly Favor Halt to Muslim Immigration, Polls Show

James Moore, a restaurant manager, said he had voted for Mrs. Clinton “for my personal future and my family's future.” He added, “All her ideals...

Average wait for EI eligibility ruling 39 days, figures show

"These people that are meant to be handling (employment insurance) issues and working with the people that are distressed are completely overwhelmed," NDP employment critic...

Video captures Newcastle yobs trying to steal a motorcycle from a rider

This is the shocking moment a man nearly had his motorcycle stolen by yobs after he stopped to remove a push-bike that had been planted...

Taubman Gets $75.5 Million as Annual Award Disclosed First Time

Chief Financial Officer Rob Rosiello referred to a slide that showed that by one measure, its 2016 earnings would be $6 billion. Three hours earlier,...

Martha Collins-De La Rosa Seeks to Unseat Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander on Northwest Side

Shepherd Express (press release) (blog)Thanks to a Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele-backed state law, on April 18 Milwaukee County supervisors will go part time and...

Food Delivery Startup SpoonRocket to Close Shop

Chief Financial Officer Rob Rosiello referred to a slide that showed that by one measure, its 2016 earnings would be $6 billion. Three hours earlier,...

NDP supporters at McGill and Concordia say Thomas Mulcair has to resign if the party is to remain relevant in ...

Mulcair "has been quite removed from the labour movement, from the student movement, and we think that somebody who really embodies those values is who...

Alberta MLA first denies, then admits to flipping bird in legislature

He studied history and political science at the University of Ottawa before interning in the office of Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton. It's the second...

LaFLECHE: NIcholson bill on the right track

So it was not without a feeling that bordered on joy that I read last week that Niagara Falls Conservative MP Rob Nicholson's private member's...

tom mulcair

(subscription)Ashton's comments came the same day three former NDP MPs from Quebec published a letter in Montreal Le Devoir to say they were troubled...

Niki Ashton mum on whether she will support Mulcair at NDP convention

(subscription) (subscription)Ashton, an MP since 2008, sought the NDP's top job in 2012 which Mulcair eventually won. Her refusal to publicly endorse him did...

Nikki Ashton

(subscription)The avian flu outbreak in Fraser Valley farms is growing fast, so Liberal MP Mark Eyking asked what the government was doing to contain...

tom mulcair

(subscription)NDP president Rebecca Blaikie, who has been leading a working group conducting its own election post-mortem, has said Mulcair will need about 70 per...

leadership convention

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP's constitution calls for a secret ballot at next month's convention; if more than 50 per cent of the ballots call for...

Nikki Ashton

(subscription) (subscription)NDP House Leader, Peter Julian, took the floor and slammed the Conservatives for closing service centres and firing about 1000 veterans affairs employees.

LaFleche: NIcholson bill on the right track | Welland Tribune

More often than not, important issues are reduced to petty squabbling between partisans who attack the other side simply because it's the other side. The...

CNN Leads in Primetime Viewership for Two Weeks out of Last ...

CNN led cable networks in primetime viewership last week, March 7-13, and in the week of Feb. 22-28 -- making them the most watched cable...

The Battle of Route 66 is being fought in Albuquerque

Albuquerque Rapid Transit proposes to turn nine miles of Central Avenue — west from Louisiana Boulevard near the Sandia foothills to Coors Boulevard past the...

Home Top News Clement said the Conservatives have concerns about the Liberals wanting to normalize...

From the left, Conservative supporter Andre Michaelopoulos, Laval Conservative strategist Agop Evereklian, Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement, Senator Leo Housakos and Laval Conservative supporter...

Controversial ex-environment minister joins TMAC board of directors

TMAC Resources TSX:TMR has appointed Leona Aglukkaq to its board of directors. The last environment minister in Canada's former Conservative cabinet, Aglukkaq figures prominently in...

NDP MP Ashton noncommittal about supporting Mulcair

Former Manitoba NDP MP Pat Martin, who lost his seat last fall in the Liberal near-sweep of Winnipeg, said he has no hesitation to support...

As protests increase, student demands get more ambitious | PBS ...

The number and complexity of students' demands of administrations is going up -- and some of the items deal with issues typically left to faculty...

Ralph Goodale: Liberals Will Improve Review Of Canada Border Services Agency

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it is looking for ways to improve scrutiny of Canada's border agency amid mounting calls to create an independent...

Snoopers' Charter: Government wins vote on Investigatory Powers Bill

... (SNP lead ) defends it: https://t.co/O5GwH9o30K. — David Anderson (@terrorwatchdog) March 15, 2016 .... Sir Edward Leigh, a Conservative MP, kicks off the Investigatory...

George Osborne keeps austerity in mind for his eighth budget

... have borrowed less than Conservative governments and repaid more debt. That holds true when adjusted for inflation and when the Conservative borrowing since 2010...

Kellie Leitch

(subscription) (subscription)Alex Nuttall, the Conservative MP for Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte, told iPolitics they've already sold 40 to 45 tables for the event, which they're calling “Conservative...

Alex Nuttall

(subscription) (subscription)But Michael Chong, Tony Clement, Kellie Leitch, Lisa Raitt, Maxime Bernier, Kellie Leitch, and Erin O'Toole all are. As are Doug Ford and...

Manning Centre – iPolitics

(subscription) (subscription)The idea was simple — a fundraiser to replenish a riding association's coffers after an expensive judicial recount — but it soon morphed...

canadian politics

(subscription)Canada's multi-billion dollar agriculture industry is currently short more than 59,000 farm workers, a new study has found – a crisis that is walloping...

Conservative leadership contestants

(subscription)But Michael Chong, Tony Clement, Kellie Leitch, Lisa Raitt, Maxime Bernier, Kellie Leitch, and Erin O'Toole all are. As are Doug Ford and Ontario...

Manning Centre

(subscription) (subscription)But Michael Chong, Tony Clement, Kellie Leitch, Lisa Raitt, Maxime Bernier, Kellie Leitch, and Erin O'Toole all are. As are Doug Ford and...

canadian politics

(subscription)Taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1 million in costs for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's delegation to last December's climate change conference...

judicial recount

(subscription)On the weekend, a recount was ordered in the riding of Edmonton Mill Woods, which Liberal Amarjeet Sohi won by 79 votes over Conservative...

Kellie Leitch

(subscription) (subscription)But Michael Chong, Tony Clement, , Lisa Raitt, Maxime Bernier, and Erin O'Toole all are. As are Doug Ford and Ontario PC Leader...

Niki Ashton mum on whether she will support Mulcair at NDP convention

NDP MP Niki Ashton addresses the media at a national caucus strategy session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Saskatoon. Ashton is refusing to categorically...

A Different View on Harvard Law's Shield

Annette Gordon-Reed wrote the following dissent in response to the recommendation to remove the Harvard Law School shield. The university announced its decision to retire...

Tories Urge Trudeau Government To Crack Down On Over-Billing Contractors

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling on the Trudeau government to make a serious effort to recover up to $72 million in overpayments to...

Niki Ashton

(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 of...

health policy

(subscription)Liberal cabinet minister and medical doctor Carolyn Bennett says the new federal cabinet will factor the social determinants of health into policy making across...

Group Calls on Grassley to Denounce Ad Attacking Jane Kelly

In 2015, Frederiksen was convicted of killing Evelyn Miller, his fiancee's 5-year-old daughter. Kelly did not represent him in that case. "These Koch brothers-funded attacks...

Canadians Won't Be 'Intimidated By Terror,' Trudeau Tweets Day After Soldier Stabbings

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose was also careful with her words in the statement she released shortly after the attack. Ambrose extended sympathies to soldiers...