March 20, 2016

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SNAPPED: Out and About in Dubbo | March 21 | Photos

COMMERCIAL HOTEL: Kim Hosking and Libey Murray. Photo: KATHRYN O'SULLIVAN. COMMERCIAL HOTEL: ... WOMEN OUT WEST LUNCH: Rose Martin, Judy Baldwinson and Joyce Hayden. Photo:...

New Democratic Party of Canada

(subscription)In a letter, NDP National Director Anne McGrath says Dan Gagnier and TransCanada Corp. may have violated the rules governing contribution limits because Gagnier...

Poilievre goes country

When Justin Trudeau and his Liberals swept the country and rose to a majority government, life changed instantly and dramatically for Pierre Poilievre. He went...

Kady O'Malley: Potential Tory leadership candidates should consider their fundraising track record before deciding ...

After months of increasingly feverish speculation over who would join the race to replace Stephen Harper as Conservative leader, the contest is officially underway. ...

Heritage committee probes state of Canada's media

Committee chair and Liberal MP Hedy Fry raised eyebrows early on when she asked the CRTC if regulators were examining whether digital content needed to...

pierre karl peladeau

(subscription) (subscription)QUEBEC – The sale of the St-Hubert rotisserie-chicken chain to an Ontario-based company had Pierre Karl Peladeau crying foul Thursday over what he...

Perry is pushed to take on Trump

(subscription) (subscription)AUSTIN — Conservatives desperate to stop Donald Trump are floating the possibility of recruiting Rick Perry as an independent presidential candidate, but the...

Federal government preparing to announce massive deficit in upcoming budget

Also in the budget, Trudeau has announced he's keeping the age eligibility for old age security at 65, not bumping it up to 67 like...

agri-food

(subscription) (subscription)“There is nothing budgeted to assure farmers that they will receive the funding that they've been promised,” Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin told...

Chrystia Freeland

(subscription) (subscription)When it does, China will feature prominently — and a free trade agreement should definitely be part of the conversation — according to...

Cruz to Cleveland?

Moore: Right. In fact, I wrote a column this week saying, you know, if Trump does win—and I think he's likely to; I would like...

Arizona's presidential primary matters more this year

But a Trump defeat in Arizona would be a boon for the desperate GOP "Stop Trump" effort to block Trump from reaching the 1,237 delegates...

employment insurance

(subscription) (subscription)Proposed changes to EI in 2012 by the then-Conservative government proved so contentious in Atlantic Canada, where seasonal industries are the backbone of...

Journalists-Turned-Politicians Putting Their Backgrounds To Use In Media Study

Committee chair and Liberal MP Hedy Fry raised eyebrows early on when she asked the CRTC if regulators were examining whether digital content needed to...

Commons' media study takes MPs over the map

Committee chair and Liberal MP Hedy Fry raised eyebrows early on when she asked the CRTC if regulators were examining whether digital content needed to...

UK minister Duncan Smith's departure sows political chaos

Writing for the , Bruce Anderson, a political commentator, described Mr Duncan Smith's departure as not just a resignation but a suicide bombing. Mr Duncan...

Plane Talk: Rodger Cuzner and the political 'entertainment tax'

Even high above Ottawa in Tom Clark's Cessna 172 Skyhawk, Rodger Cuzner is a comedic force to be reckoned with. “I'm a regular Marc Garneau...

Liberals promise 'fundamentally different approach' in 2016 budget

Meanwhile, NDP Deputy House Leader Matthew Dube said his party hopes the upcoming budget will do more to address Canada' growing inequality. "It's already something...

Drowning in booze and patriotism for St Patrick

Religious symbols are like a red rag to a bull as far as the extreme elements of the new liberalism are concerned. Everyone is afraid...

'There were three of us in this marriage,' said IDS, eyelids fluttering

Iain Duncan Smith perched on the edge of his seat, clutching a small, silk cushion with the letter C embroidered on the front in both...

Your dog CAN read your mind and knows what you think of other people

Dogs can tell what their owners think of strangers from their reactions, new research has revealed. Man's best friend engage in what is called social...

assisted dying

(subscription) (subscription)It asks the government for a pan-Canadian palliative and end-of-life strategy. A dissenting opinion put forward by the Conservative MPs on the committee...

treasury board

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberal government has transferred control and supervision of its side of the five-year old Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council, which tries to harmonize...

Peter Stoffer

(subscription) (subscription)The sense that one has to choose between caring about climate change or the economy is one reason why former NDP MP ...

Sen. Toomey tries to deflect focus on his Supreme Court stance

The high court "is not something the average person feels the impact of on a daily basis," said Ian Prior, a spokesman for independent conservative...

Letters: The resignation of Iain Duncan Smith has exposed the Government's nasty side

SIR – My father was a passionate Liberal and brought me up to believe in a society that cared for everyone irrespective of their race,...

Sen. Toomey tries to deflect focus on his Supreme Court stance

The high court "is not something the average person feels the impact of on a daily basis," said Ian Prior, a spokesman for independent conservative...

Auditor General

(subscription) (subscription)NDP agriculture critic Malcolm Allen called out Ambrose for passing the buck to the provinces. “One can blame folks or one can lead,...

Republican opposition to Trump wilts

CNNAs Geoffrey Kabaservice documents in his illuminating book, "Rule and Ruin," the party had prided itself on its progressive stand on race from Abraham Lincoln...

Canada needs a national strategy on dementia: Editorial

It helps to work together to confront a grave threat, especially the mounting devastation wrought by dementia. The number of Canadians living with Alzheimer's disease...

main estimates

(subscription) (subscription)Over at the Natural Resources department, however, spending is scheduled to drop 36.7 per cent from last year's total estimates as the government...

An administrative input error or just a good call?

But last year the liberal, intellectual magazine The New Yorker published a meticulously researched 15,000 word report on aspects of Adams's IRA history, entitled Where...

5 Worst Right-Wing Moments This Week: Trump and His Proxies Take Leave of Reality

While conservative commentators like Bill O'Reilly are doing all they can to demonize protesters at Trump rallies, Lord has been taking it to a new...

'We lost our way' in 2015 campaign, Patrick Brown says of niqab and defending minorities

(subscription)Nor did he mention the barbaric cultural practices tip line Conservative candidates Kellie Leitch and Chris Alexander introduced in the final weeks of the...

Michael Chong

National Post (subscription)Patrick Brown has already taken the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in a new direction since becoming its leader — now he's encouraging his...