March 31, 2016

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UK 'blocked' EU bid to raise China steel tariff that could have protected industry

They sent their deputies, business minister Anna Soubry and Treasury minister Jim O'Neill. New Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns, new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb...

Around Town: Community listings

Tapping the Groundswell conference takes place from 1-4 pm Friday, April 1, and 9 am to 3 pm Saturday, April 2, at Powell River Recreation...

Documentaries like “Blackfish” influence California's Capitol

But Assemblymen Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, and Brian Maienschein, R-San Diego, had some business to attend to first: publicity shots, which would be shared on...

How is the Liberal government using Bill C-51? Good question

Ralph Goodale, the Minister of Public Safety, should explain the principles and guidelines that his department is working with in applying the existing law. Instead,...

Hundreds pack Weber State ballroom to meet lawmakers, candidates, governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson (top) discusses issues with attendees of the Meet the Candidates Night Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at Weber State University Davis...

Falk Calls For Clarification From Liberals

But, Falk says it is the 2015 03 ted falk (Provencher Member of Parliament Ted Falk)understanding of the Conservative caucus that what the Liberals are...

Trump stumbling in Wisconsin as forces coalesce against him

Even before he arrived, Trump was skewered in interviews with a trio of Wisconsin's influential conservative talk radio hosts. On Tuesday, just hours before his...

Reality Is Bearing Down on Paul Ryan

He's been unable to overcome the same resistance from the conservative House Freedom Caucus that doomed his predecessor, and is so far similarly unwilling to...

Over 1400 Bags Worth Of Heroin Found In Bronx Man's Body

A New York State man faces several drug charges after police found more than 1,400 bags of heroin hidden inside his body. Police in Vermont...

St-Hubert

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberal government needs to nationalize Les Rôtisseries to protect the jobs of Quebecers and save its beloved gravy from becoming “just...

Why is Ottawa dragging its heels on the Mexican visa?

The visa was put in place in 2009 under the Conservative government after refugee claims from Mexico spiked quickly over several years. By 2008, the...

Full review of Access to Information law 2 years away, Scott Brison says

The Liberal government says a full review of the outdated Access to Information Act will have to wait another two years. A comprehensive examination of...

Liberal Hunter Tootoo spent more than Conservative Leona Aglukkaq on election campaign

Out of the three main federal candidates running in Nunavut this past fall, Liberal candidate Hunter Tootoo spent the most — $97,546 — according to...

Will Texas Heed Backlash Against North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law?

“We certainly don't want Texas to appear to be unwelcoming for future talent, and that's what I think we'll get if something like North Carolina's...

Sask is set to re-elect the right but Canada's moving left

“Recharging the Right” was the theme, and with a federal Conservative leadership convention set for May 2017, prominent candidates to replace Harper such as Jason...

Liberals push Access to Information overhaul back to 2018

Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP's ethics critic, accused the Liberals of trying to “buy time” by punting the changes down the road. “They were not prepared...

Anybody But Trump, Anybody But Carter, Anybody But McGovern

During the General Election campaign, many down-ballot Democratic candidates joined “Democrats for Nixon” (Republican President Richard M. Nixon) in an effort to inoculate themselves from...

Chief blames 'third-world' living conditions for fatal fire on First Nations reserve

PIKANGIKUM, ONT.— A First Nations chief says the deaths of nine people in a house fire on a remote northern Ontario reserve should spur the...

Updated New Hampshire Primary Source: Gatsas heads north for first campaign trip with supporter Gallus

Republican state Sen. Jeanie Forrester announced her candidacy for governor on Wednesday evening, focusing on her modest upbringing and her conservative credentials. More · WMUR...

Des Moines Fights to Keep Its Water Clean

“All we are is a facilitator to take that water and get it off the ground,” says Colin McCullough, who represents the supervisors in Sac...

The Wrong Messengers for Erdogan

The 39 signers were dominated overwhelmingly by the same neo-conservative crowd (Bill Kristol, James Woolsey, Joshua Muravchik, Danielle Pletka, Max Boot, Gary Schmitt, etc.) that...

Canada's next Conservative leader will need to renew the party — and its foreign policy

From red Tories like Ontario's Michael Chong to libertarians like Quebec's Maxime Bernier, the full spectrum of the conservative movement's parliamentary elite was represented. The...

Lake: Government has no mandate for massive budget deficits

Conservative MP Mike Lake, who represents the Edmonton-Wetaskiwin riding, joined those critics in conversation with the Leduc Rep, saying the new government has not earned...

Why Conservatives Are Talking About Poor Whites the Way They Usually Talk About Blacks

“If you spend time in hardscrabble, white upstate New York, or eastern Kentucky, or my own native West Texas,” writes Kevin Williamson for National Review,...

Around Town: Local chefs help bring in $60000 for Ottawa shelter, soup kitchen

Attendee Melanie Vadeboncoeur with John Peters, long-time board member with the Shepherds of Good Hope and chair of its foundation board, at the fourth annual...

Federal budget projects $30B deficit

Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards said running up deficits to pay for infrastructure and social projects was a “huge concern.” “I see a lot of...

'Is this really happening?' Panel at Bryn Mawr College discusses 2016 presidential election

John McCain were mavericks and “a breath of fresh air,” he said. Millennials, could meanwhile, feel ... There is no longer common ground between the...

Liberal post-budget party at the Sir John A Macdonald Building, March 22 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Jake Wright. Liberal MPs Gudie Hutchings, Michel Picard, and Celina Caesar-Chavannes. Jake Wright. Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara. Jake Wright. Mike McNair and Liberal...

Victoria Symphony music director takes final bow

In order to mark her final season, Miller is bringing in beloved works and guest artists such as pianists Lorraine Min, Krzysztf Jablonski and Sara...

THE REAL TED CRUZ

(blog)They've consistently praised Cruz's ultra-conservative 'performance' as he boldly combated ObamaDoesn'tCare, banker bailouts, and crony capitalism while pissing off most of his 'establishment' GOP...

Clinton Baseball Camp Opens

The Clinton Minor Baseball Camp returns for a fourth year this summer, but this will be the inaugural year for the Kincardine training camp. Huron-Bruce...

Collisions with other cyclists are major cause of race injuries

“Although the number of accidents is quite high, luckily most lesions are minor,” said senior author Dr. Alexander Van Tongel of Ghent University Hospital. The...

Transcript: Interview with Will Straw

(blog) (blog)Sometimes you will hear Leave campaigners say that we are being held down by the EU and need to branch out to the...

Ex-General Mike Day Dishes 'Sunny Ways' Reality Check Before Liberal Defence Review

His presentation underscored the challenge facing the new government as it tries to figure out how to defend the country, but also act with "responsible...

Five things you should know before you start your workday on March 31

Good morning. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan owns 39 per cent of the Brussels Airport and hasn't been deterred from further infrastructure investments following the...

Wellesley Religion Listings

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...

Brendan Dassey to miss WrestleMania, again

When WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H battles challenger Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday, fan Brendan Dassey will not be watching, reports TMZ...

Conservative councillors warn small village schools could be at risk under plans to turn state schools into academies

Roger Gough, Conservative councillor in charge of education in Kent, said there wasn't "demonstrable evidence" that there is a systemic improvement in performance and justifies...

GOP Battle for Future of Party; Trump & Women; Clinton vs Sanders

New Marquette polls have Ted Cruz widening his lead over Mister Trump in the Badger State. The Wall Street Journal reporters Reid J. Epstein and...

Region loses voice in Ottawa with Hillyer passing

(blog)Take the friendship between CPC MP Lisa Raitt and former NDP MP Megan Leslie, for example. It's easy to be cynical about politicians. After...

NOSTALGIA: Dual international Watson is new City boss

IN A week when Harold Wilson's Labour Party defeated Ted Heath's Conservative Party 317-304 to win the 1966 General Election, and a Leeds pet shop...

NDP lost election because of weak pitch to voters, internal report says

Among the casualties were some of the most prominent New Democrat MPs, including Peter Stoffer, Megan Leslie, Paul Dewar and Peggy Nash. There has been...

NDP election post-mortem finds party's strategy 'out of sync' with Canadians

The 2015 election saw the NDP reduced to 44 seats — a huge drop from the 103 seats the party won in the 2011 election.

Terrorists and thugs

Jennifer St-Germain, who also owns the daycare, said they haven't heard an apology from Rovang. “We never got to see the remorse, our families and...

GoPro captures impact that caused a wing-suit jumper to plummet 13000ft to the floor

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MP PERSPECTIVE: Assisted suicide laws must be limited

Very soon, Canada's Parliament will be debating and voting on legislation that will create a legal framework for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada. The...

First Read: Why Trump's Controversies Matter for All Republicans

GOP critics included Erick Erickson, Rick Perry, Reid Ribble. September 2016: On Carly Fiorina: "Look at that face!" (He later said he was referring to...

Keystone casts shadow over Trudeau's speech to US Chamber of Commerce

Former Conservative foreign minister John Baird – to the same Chamber of Commerce audience – demanded an immediate answer from Mr. Obama, even if it...

HECS 'cash grab' would hurt those already doing it tough

A radical proposal to lower the student debt repayment threshold would, based on recent statistics, make life harder for new entrants to the workforce. In...

Everything Al Sharpton Has Lived for Is at Stake This November

In person he can be seen at the Grand Havana Room, the private Manhattan cigar club, where he is a member, and at the Regency...