March 24, 2016

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Élaine Michaud brigue la présidence du NPD - Le Journal de Montréal

Élaine Michaud brigue la présidence du NPDLe Journal de MontréalOTTAWA | Une semaine après avoir critiqué publiquement le leadership de Thomas Mulcair, l'ex-députée du NPD...

Kamloops MP calls on Ottawa to better protect private-property interests

The federal Liberal government should be credited for defending against a First Nations lawsuit targeting lands owned by Ajax mine proponent KGHM, according to Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo...

Burnaby eyeing federal housing money

New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian, NDP; “From a high level, a lot of things we talked about in this campaign, and the year and a...

Shared Services Canada plan to outsource jobs spiked by Ottawa

Public Services Minister Judy Foote made her remarks a day after CBC's exclusive report detailed how Shared Services, the troubled department providing in-house tech support...

Burnaby eyeing federal housing money

(New Westminster) (New Westminster)Burnaby South MP Kennedy Stewart, NDP; “He promised to lift seniors out of poverty. What we see today is an increase...

Scott Reid Casts Major Doubt On Liberals' New Process For Appointing Senators

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau either lied to Canadians or his independent panel that shortlisted the seven senators appointed last week failed to fulfil...

Young People Aren't Signing Up to Work for the IRS

“What I worry about is if we don't have enough young workers in the pipeline, the IRS will have great difficulty developing the next group...

City councillor announces pursuit of Peace River North candidacy

He then entered the race to be Prince George-Peace River's Conservative candidate in the 2011 by-election, but now-MP Bob Zimmer was elected. Davies vowed that,...

Liberal MP Omar Alghabra Opens Up About Anger In Wake Of Brussels Terror Attack

"All freedom-loving nations need to stand shoulder to shoulder to fight the threat of those who want to replace our open societies with one based...

VIEWPOINT: Dancing with budget deficits - www.norfolknews.ca/

VIEWPOINT: Dancing with budget deficitswww.norfolknews.ca/Whatever your personal view of Harper's policies, it isn't hard to feel some sympathy for Conservative MPs like Haldimand-Norfolk's Diane Finley,...

Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch disappointed in federal budget

According to Leitch, the budget would have been balanced if it came from a Conservative government. “What we had done differently in the past is...

Nutrition North finally gets the boost it needs, says former NWT MP

After years fighting to improve the Nutrition North food subsidy program in Parliament, former N.W.T. MP Dennis Bevington says he's happy to see the program...

Time to stop taxing baby products, says NDP

The NDP also kick-started that change, with a private member's bill tabled by MP Irene Mathyssen. Mathyssen's “tampon tax” motion gained broad support in the...

Jim Hillyer's Death Spurs Leaders To Reflect On Parliamentary Family

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose wipes a tear as she reads a statement about the late Conservative MP Jim Hillyer in the House of Commons...

UPDATE 2-Air Canada to get more flexibility on maintenance, union upset

The Globe and MailTransport Minister Marc Garneau said Air Canada, currently bound by a 1988 law spelling out where in Quebec, Manitoba and Ontario it...

MP McLeod remembers colleague Hillyer

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod said she knew fellow Conservative Jim Hillyer as a colleague and family man, but learned more about his life after he...

Bill Morneau rejects making employment insurance fund independent

NDP MP Guy Caron said workers and employers should determine for themselves how to spend the money in the fund and decide whether to lower...

Best Dressed Of The Week: Gal Gadot, Kaia Gerber, Jennifer Lopez And More

Famous fashion favourites stepped out in an array of outfits this week, and we're here to break it all down for you. The Daily Front...

On Who Gets To Be A 'Real American,' And Who Deserves A Helping Hand

One way to take the temperature of the Republican Party's ongoing tumult this election cycle is to consult The National Review, the conservative magazine founded...

Liberals broke promise over home care funding, NDP health critic charges

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP's health critic is charging that the Liberals broke a big promise by not including something from their campaign platform in the...

Ted Cruz is the real radical in GOP race

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter"...

heckling in the House of Commons

(subscription) (subscription)When Conservative Deputy Leader Denis Lebel noted in French that the budget “confirmed their fears” of a $30 billion deficit and quoted la...

QP Thursday: a budget to be proud of or a 'betrayal of the middle class'?

(subscription) (subscription)When Conservative Deputy Leader Denis Lebel noted in French that the budget “confirmed their fears” of a $30 billion deficit and quoted la...

New law lets Air Canada give Winnipeg lighter jobs

Winnipeg Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux was critical of the airline's actions on jobs when Aveos went bankrupt and he was an opposition MP. Today however,...

Federal budget creates mixed reaction

The Prince George/Peace River/Northern Rockies MP has suggested this week's federal budget was a good news/bad news document. Bob Zimmer is pleased some key Conservative...

Criminal justice reform bill passes Maryland Senate, moves to House

"Ninety percent of this bill is great," said Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, a Prince George's County Democrat. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Baltimore County...

Be willing to open your mind to new ideas

(subscription)There is only a remote possibility that the Progressive Conservative, Liberal or Green par-ties will elect a single member. Still, it's interesting to ...

If Trump is Responsible for His Rallies, Then Shouldn't Cruz Be Responsible for His Advisors?

(blog) (blog)Earlier today a reader sent a link to Steve Deace's public Facebook page where he carries on the low level of discourse. Given...

Federal budget could lead Canada down road to ruin, critics say

York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan slammed the budget, echoing Kent's concerns that Canadians will be paying higher taxes well into the future. The Liberals have...

Sidestepping responsibility

The new rules allowed Conservative Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, in February 2014, to accept B.C.'s environmental assessment process as a substitute for a federal assessment...

Stuart Derdeyn's record reviews for Friday, March 25

Carrie Watson and her team of 12 animals work with a range of clients with such . ... The Progressive Conservatives created a unite-the-right nightmare...

On Purim, Jewish groups can't seem to agree on anything

(blog) (blog)Meanwhile, recently elected Liberal MP Vittorio Denmother vigorously denied that his boss is a raging anti-Semite. “Did no one listen during the election...

Paging Dr. John Baird: Huntington's latest doctorate holder

Baird was honoured for his many accomplishments and contributions for his time spent as a Member of Parliament. After serving as an MPP and cabinet...

Full Pundit: What's $29.4 billion between friends?

“This is the kind of budget that Marc Lalonde or Allan MacEachen provided for Pierre Trudeau,” The Globe and Mail's John Ibbitson argues: “The priority...

Workhaus Collective to Close Doors

Since 2006, the Workhaus Collective provided Minneapolis-based, nationally-emerging playwrights the opportunity to lead the productions of their most innovative, commercially-challenging ideas. In 10 years, the...

Joe and Teresa Giudice share a champagne toast during a house party before prison

Before heading off to prison for his three year prison sentence, Joe Giudice shared a champagne toast with his wife, Teresa, at their New Jersey...

Wellesley Religion

John Finney, director of music. Cynthia Gordan, church administrator. We are an open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. We welcome people...

Leaders pay tribute to Conservative MP Jim Hillyer after his death

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose wiped away tears as she rose, referring to Hillyer as a colleague and friend with a goofy sense of humour...

Mayor Miner bars press from attending speech to Conservative Party

Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, would be available for an interview following the event. Miner did not respond to a question sent to her office Wednesday about...

Scientists Push Liberals To Restore Fisheries Protection

Prominent scientists and environmental groups are urging the federal Liberals to hurry up and repair what they see as damage to fisheries done by the...

Federal budget disappoints Falk

... Conservatives we believe small businesses are the drivers of the Canadian economy," he said. Liberals measures such as stripping away income splitting options for...

Liberals' Tax-Evasion Crackdown Expected To Have A Big Payoff

Back in 2007, the CRA received a list of 106 Canadians with more than $100 million in assets who were hiding their money in Liechtenstein.

Exelon-Pepco merger approved to create nation's largest utility

The Daily Caller, a conservative website, pointed out that one of SolarCity's former subcontractors, Suniva, had once contracted with a company that uses low-paid prison...

New senators reinvigorate red chamber

It's somewhat amusing to hear hypocritical Conservative critics attack the seven new senators appointed last week to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario. Tories...

The Daily 202: Why the campaign to pressure Republicans to confirm Merrick Garland is failing

“There are very few things that motivate, and quite honestly anger, our conservative supporters more than judges that we thought were conservative that all of...

What's hot this week in theaters: Batman V Superman

With Alison Brie, Bryan Cranston and Marcia Gay Harden. Written by Kyle ... With Richard Burgi, Cheryl Allison and Noah Silverman. Written by Jonathan D.

ANAVETS applauds plans to reopen Brandon veterans office

Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire says there hasn't been any interruption in services for veterans, pointing to the lone case worker in the city's federal...

New senators reinvigorate red chamber

It's somewhat amusing to hear hypocritical Conservative critics attack the seven new senators appointed last week to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario. Tories...

Judy Foote confirms federal promise to reopen St. John's Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre

Foote said the federal government will take steps to protect the safety of fishermen and offshore workers. "We are committed as ever to search and...

Tech Slowdown Seen in San Francisco's Commercial-Property Market

San Francisco's commercial real estate market may be foretelling a slowdown in the city's heated technology-driven economy. Office subleasing, an early indicator of past downturns,...