April 11, 2016

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Despite crushing leadership vote, Mulcair's plan to linger raises NDP eyebrows

Pierre-Luc Dusseault, MP for Sherbrooke, Que., said he's not sure if Mulcair should remain at the helm. “I have not made up my mind yet...

Former PavCo boss hired to lobby PavCo on proposed development

A month later, he started to lobby for medical app developer Think Research, naming Clark and Health Minister Terry Lake as lobbying targets. Garfinkel left...

ALBAS: Eliminate barriers to inter-provincial trade

Chances are by now you have heard federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau use the well-worn talking point “grow the economy” often in reference to more...

A 13-year-old Attawapiskat girl talks hope and love amid the darkness

The crisis was also discussed during question period in Ottawa Monday as NDP MPs Romeo Saganash and Angus pressed the government to not only respond...

NDP MP Angus to call for emergency House of Commons debate on First Nation suicide crisis

NDP MP Charlie Angus will on Tuesday call for an emergency House of Commons debate on the suicide crisis gripping Attawapiskat and other First Nation...

Saeed Malekpour: the prisoner left behind in Iran

“Now Canada has lifted sanctions against Iran, and said it wishes to re-engage,” Liberal MP Irwin Cotler said in an interview Monday. “That re-engagement should...

Peter Stoffer to stay out of the running for NDP leader

Former NDP MP Peter Stoffer said he has no intention for running for leadership of his party now or in the future. Stoffer, who was...

`Brexit' Akin to Unilateral Disarmament, David Miliband to Say

The vote has split the ruling Conservative Party, with six members of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives opposing their leader by campaigning to leave. Miliband,...

Dodgy Dave's referendum deal

To which Margaret Thatcher's biographer Charles Moore writing in the Sunday Telegraph responded,. As for “the ... This is not because Britain has an uncodified...

Cameron Finds Tax Silver Lining -- Tory Unity Amid `Brexit' Rift

For months, the prime minister has found his principal opposition sitting behind him, with more than 100 Conservative members of Parliament signed up to the...

Burning Insight: When ignorance destroys art

... posted on university walls and called for purity of language and literature, preservation of folk traditions, for the Jew to be regarded as alien,...

Jody Wilson-Raybould Under Fire From Tories, NDP After Controversial Fundraiser

The Liberals, she said, don't accept donations from unions or corporations – which are illegal under Canada's election laws. ... Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc...

Despite crushing leadership vote, Mulcair's plan to linger raises NDP eyebrows

(subscription) (subscription)Pierre-Luc Dusseault, MP for Sherbrooke, Que., said he's not sure if Mulcair should remain at the helm. “I have not made up my...

These 50 California Republicans are endorsing Ted Cruz

On a day he campaigned across Southern California, a sight few predicted just a few months ago, Republican Ted Cruz blasted out a list of...

Liberals open to reviewing ban on paid sperm donation: MP

. Liberal MP Anthony Housefather says his party is warming to the idea of changing legislation, but NDP MP Don Davies warns it's risky. Share...

B.C.'s NDP leader says he would have supported Mulcair

Victoria MP Murray Rankin and Vancouver Island's five other NDP MPs walked into the Edmonton convention on the weekend, having posted an open letter urging...

Where the boys are: Richard Linklater's “Everybody Wants Some!!” and what women's comedies can learn from the art ...

In Sofia Coppola's 2003 sulky May-December comedy, depressed Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) finds herself alone in Tokyo where she meets equally-depressed, Bob Harris (Bill Murray). As...

GOP Senate OKs Obama judicial nominee for Tennessee - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportGOP Senate OKs Obama judicial nominee for TennesseeU.S. News & World Report(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) ... Senate Minority Leader Harry...

BWW Review: ALL THE WAY at Arena Stage

- Broadway WorldPresident John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas where his Vice-President, Lyndon Baines Johnson hailed from and why he was in...

Cruz backers, allies beat Trump in St. Charles County caucus despite Trump primary win

Chad Adler (center) and others show support for their Republican presidential candidate during a local caucus on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Francis Howell High...

Do politics and baseball mix? Cardinals fans could get a taste on Opening Day

Missouri Rising, an affiliate of the conservative nonprofit group America Rising Squared, is promoting a digital ad buy called “3 Strikes Against Chris Koster.” Missouri...

Tories urge minister to return money from fundraiser with Toronto lawyers

CTV NewsIn January 2014, Ralph Goodale, then deputy Liberal leader and now minister of public safety, accused Conservative heritage minister Shelley Glover of crossing the...

Philpott survives first grilling by health committee

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Health Critic Colin Carrie – transitioning to the portfolio after Kellie Leitch dropped the role to run for Conservative Party leadership –...

Philpott survives first grilling by health committee

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Health Critic Colin Carrie – transitioning to the portfolio after Kellie Leitch dropped the role to run for Conservative Party leadership –...

MPs in Ottawa defend Tom Mulcair as NDP interim leader

WATCH: The New Democrats are dealing with the fallout of a weekend vote that cast leader Tom Mulcair aside. He's offered to stay on in...

Le départ de Thomas Mulcair pose un certain défi pour le NPD au Québec - Le Journal de Québec

Le départ de Thomas Mulcair pose un certain défi pour le NPD au QuébecLe Journal de QuébecSelon Pierre Nantel, le député de Longueuil-Saint-Hubert, la députation...

Tories urge Jody Wilson-Raybould to return money from fundraiser at law firm

However, Conservative MP Blaine Calkins was skeptical. "Does the justice minister really expect Canadians to believe that high-priced Ontario lawyers paid 500 bucks a plate...

Peter Julian NDP leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Nathan Cullen, who finished third in the 2012 leadership race, told CBC Monday that he hasn't made up his mind. “It is a...

Peter Julian NDP leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Brian Topp, who finished second to Tom Mulcair in the 2012 NDP leadership race, has ruled out running to replace him. In a...

Give back fundraiser proceeds: Tories

Alberta Conservatives Blaine Calkins and Michael Cooper, however, weren't satisfied. "Does the justice minister really expect Canadians to believe that high-priced Ontario lawyers paid 500...

Controversial Bill S-6 amendments to be repealed

(subscription) (subscription)Carolyn Bennett was in Whitehorse for the Intergovernmental Forum. She met with Ruth Massie, the Council of Yukon ... “We from the beginning...

Documentary focuses on growing civilian-led peace work

... Barry Lazar and reFrame Films, has been making the rounds — with stops including the Rencontres internationals du documentaries de Montréal in November and...

« Je pensais que Tom allait rester »

ICI.Radio-Canada.ca - Ruth Ellen BrosseauICI.Radio-Canada.caRuth Ellen Brosseau affirme qu'il est encore trop tôt pour analyser en détail le résultat du vote de confiance à l'endroit...

QP Monday: Fundraising, First Nations and care bears

(subscription) (subscription)The Minister of Justice has a duty not only to be independent, but to be perceived as independent, which the minister has clearly...

QP Monday: Fundraising, First Nations and care bears

(subscription) (subscription)After a final exchange on the topic between Conservative MP Jacques Gourde and Wilson-Raybould, NDP MP Romeo Saganash said, “Let's go from Bay...

Give back fundraiser proceeds: Tories

Alberta Conservatives Blaine Calkins and Michael Cooper, however, weren't satisfied. "Does the justice minister really expect Canadians to believe that high-priced Ontario lawyers paid 500...

Ring of Fire: Feds waiting on Ontario to make a plan

... Trudeau promised to work with the Ontario government to bring resources to market from a vast stretch of territory known as the Ring of...

Heed Toronto's call for safer rail transport: Editorial

Now, with a new Liberal government in place, Tory and 17 members of council are at it again. This time they hope for a positive...

John Kerry visits Hiroshima memorial, underlines U.S.-Japan alliance

... Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Minister Philip Hammond, Canada's Foreign Minister Stephane Dion and E.U. High...

Assiniboia candidates Q & A

The broken NDP government, broke their election promise and hiked the PST a full percent — as a Progressive Conservative government we will roll back...

First online petition submitted to Parliament calls for ban on electric shock collars for pets

After more than 5,400 Canadians added their signatures, Burnaby South NDP MP Kennedy Stewart formally tabled the petition in Parliament. It's the first official e-petition...

Seat du jour: Perth

Crikey (registration) (blog)Perth was held from federation until 1922 by James Fowler, first as a Labor member and then as a Liberal and Nationalist following...

Canada's New Democratic Party ousts Thomas Mulcair as leader

Huffington Post CanadaNew Democratic Party members in Canada are looking for a new leader after a surprise ousting of Thomas Mulcair. Tasked with figuring out...

Cruz & Backers Exploit Broken Campaign Finance System

The “grassroots patriots” behind this particular super PAC, Keep the Promise III, are fracking billionaires Dan and Farris Wilks, who along with their wives gave...

Attorney general: Tennessee bathroom bill threatens Title IX funds

Conservative groups have backed the bill. "The fact that the attorney general has recognized that this will result in significantly reduced federal funds for the...

Nonprofit exec Dave Anderson says he's 'least liberal' choice in Md. 8th District

Anderson, who has little campaign cash and no endorsements, is focusing his search for votes on the more conservative northern swath of the 8th Congressional...

Tennessee AG says transgender restroom bill puts school funding at risk

Both bills — and especially the restroom bill — are backed by the conservative Family Action Council of Tennessee, or FACT. Songwriter and producer Desmond...

'Clean Enough Dave' wages war on class A tax avoidance

This was a theme also raised by Conservative Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the treasury select committee, who was on the way out of the...

John Robson: Let voters give their money to political parties

Between them the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and Greens could have spent $296 million in 2015 but put up barely a fifth of that amount, just...

How Lovie Smith's pro-style experiment makes Illinois worth watching

You can see Tampa Bay weakside linebacker Lavonte David demonstrating it in this clip against Chip Kelly's Eagles. Successful installation will ... If the interior...