April 23, 2016

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Scandal And Celebrity: This Week In Canadian Politics

But the Liberals know they need to be careful not to frame the legalization of pot as a celebration; they are frequently having to explain...

Canada extends grain transportation rules one year

But the Liberal government, in office since November, said it needed more time to consider them. Postponing the decision ensures that commodity shippers and railways...

Utah and the war on porn: Our long national history of condemning “obscenity” as public enemy #1

And the very metaphor of the body-politic has perpetually lent itself to imagery of moral disease and rot, as historian Carolyn Dean pointed out in...

Ted Cruz, likable guy? He's working on that

Julie Pace and Scott Bauer, Associated Press ... Reid Ribble, a Wisconsin Republican who backs Cruz, recalled seeing the candidate playing tag with his daughters...

Why Britain cannot afford to be conned by Cameron's EU 'renegotiation' deal

The Treasury's much mocked propaganda exercise this week, which had such manipulated statistics that Gordon Brown would have blushed to produce them, let one very...

Arrests, violence at Stone Mountain as counter-protesters clash

We had a successful, peaceful rally,” said Joseph Andrews, 37, of Kennesaw. ... After Lindsay was spotted, church member Scott Maddox pulled them both away.

College Notebook — April 24, 2016

A former Albany resident is one of 61 cadets who has earned the title Summerall Guard, one of the highest honors that can be achieved...

Canada Minister Urges New Media Laws to Boost Local Content

Canada's Liberal government is prepared to overhaul the country's laws governing broadcasting, media and cultural industries to support local content, Heritage Minister Melanie Joly told...

Best guesses as Pallister prepared to pick cabinet

Now the longest continuously serving MLA in the legislature, the former nurse has spent most of the past 16 years on the opposition benches serving...

How Long It's Been: A Yankee Stole Home Plate

(blog) (blog)Running to replace DiFrancesco were former Jersey City Mayor Bret Schundler, who was so conservative he made the new "president" look like George...

Politicians should lead by example on sexual harassment: Editorial

This week Calgary MP Michelle Rempel spoke out on just how often she confronts sexist comments from her fellow MPs. She said one male MP...

Conservative Party Membership Fees Lowered After Criticism From MPs

660 NewsEarlier in the month, Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai issued a press release that said he thought the $25 fee would turn the party into...

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Castanet.net - Conservative PartyCastanet.netThe NDP's justice critic pleaded with the Liberal government Friday to ensure that desperately ill Canadians don't have to go back to...

What's the carbon footprint of Ball State?

Editor's note: Ball State University December 2015 journalism/telecommunications graduate David Polaski, who is now a reporter for The Star Press, and senior Ball State journalism/TCOM...

Stu's Bicycle Chronicles #5: For a long haul, take a friend

(blog) (blog)Ashworth and I cruised -- he cruised, I panted -- up Kelly Drive to the East Falls Bridge, crossed the bridge and came...

Ex-NDP MP wants to run for provincial Liberals

Rathika Sitsabaiesan used to bleed orange as MP for Scarborough-Rouge River, a former federal riding that was absorbed into Scarborough North for last year's federal...

Community Calendar April 24

First Monday — Arkansas Conservative Forum meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Drive. For more information, call Bob...

Conservative Steelers should take chance on Jaylon Smith at right spot - Today's Pigskin (blog)

Today's Pigskin (blog)Conservative Steelers should take chance on Jaylon Smith at right spotToday's Pigskin (blog)“We're using these days to build up as we go along,...

Latvala leads Rally Argentina as Paddon takes second from Ogier

Mads Ostberg was a distant sixth as his conservative approach ensured he finished the loop ahead of Henning Solberg. Marcos Sebastien Ligato was able to...

In Spain, Catching Up With Cervantes

In January, Socialist lawmakers presented a parliamentary proposal to push the acting conservative government to improve the commemoration plans. José Andrés Torres Mora, a Socialist...

More than a Pretty Face: Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Vision for Canada

For Justin Trudeau, head of Canada's Liberal Party and newly elected Prime Minister, it's been a good first five months in office. After his party's...

At the NC legislature, who's coming and who's going - News & Observer

At the NC legislature, who's coming and who's goingNews & ObserverThen, after graduating from the UNC-Chapel Hill, where he studied political science, he strengthened his...

Maximilian Gunther becomes first two-time winner in European F3

The leading Prema drivers decided not to push too hard in the early laps, and were able to manage a gap so they didn't come...

Michael Coren's conversion on the road to the rainbow

I grew up in an intensely secular home on the edge of London, England. Three of my grandparents were Jewish, but my mother's mother —...

Canada: Climate justice movement shakes the NDP

In reaction, other New Democrats, led by former MPs Craig Scott and Libby Davies, mobilised in support of a proposal to postpone a direct endorsement...

Weed Saved My Life After a Decade on Anxiety Meds

Former Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the proposed changes to the MMAR in December of 2012. The old program was to be done away with...

What Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan mean for London's house prices and skyscrapers

It seems a lot of people disagree with poet John Betjeman's dismal “Come friendly bombs” viewpoint. London's housing problems have ... For Labour's Mr Khan,...

NDP MPPs do nothing for Essex County

My Windsor-Tecumseh NDP MPP brings up a valid point, which most of us here in Essex County should know by now. Hatfield points out that...

Residents complain as MP builds pool next to church

Some argue John Penrose's decision to the build the pool is hypocritical, given that he has previously called for the formal protection of heritage views...

Fresh faces

Fontaine's 20-year-old son spent five days in the Manitoba legislature last year as the part of the Youth Parliament of Manitoba sessions, so the joke...

Plymouth news briefs

Competition for these seats includes: Jay Ferguson, Christine Marie Kane, James Sorenson and Lee Truschelli. (Kane has .... All local Vietnam veterans who are either...

Canada more conservative than the US? Not likely.

(blog)And under Canada's recent "conservative" government, "the government of Canada found $2.5 million to build a sparkling new museum in Tony Clement's riding, dedicated...

Ted Nesi's Saturday Morning Post: April 23

But he faces skepticism on his own side: Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey warned at the hearing that the bill deals with “inherently dangerous technology that...

Doing time: confessions of a crime reporter

Photograph: James Rajotte for the Guardian. My only experience as a defendant impressed me even more when it came to the importance of juries. In...

Rookie MLAs eager to make an impact

Reyes, who owns a UPS franchise and has received awards for volunteerism, defeated NDP incumbent Dave Gaudreau on election night. He said football officiating, in...

Scottish Parliament election preview: From four party politics to further consolidation in the South of Scotland?

The SNP were also strong challengers, second place in three marginals behind the Conservatives (Galloway & Upper Nithsdale), Labour (Kilmarnock and Loudon) and the Liberal...

Fans rejoice to mark Shakespeare's 400th birth anniversary

"Controversy" brought similarly unabashed sexuality on tracks such as "Do Me, Baby" and "Jack U Off" but the subject matter suddenly took on a political...

Former MP Urges Freedom, Human Rights in China After Attending Shen Yun

TORONTO—Businesswoman, musician, and former MP Lois Brown described Shen Yun Performing Arts as “amazing to watch” after taking in the performance on opening night at...

The boy who thinks he could be Wales' first Tory First Minister

The childhood album of Andrew RT Davies, the Welsh Conservative leader shows the earnest grin of a young boy who grew up in a close...

Tyler Technologies Set to Deliver 20% Return - Barron's

Barron'sTyler Technologies Set to Deliver 20% ReturnBarron'sScalable Opportunity: Tyler CEO John Marr, above, says the costs of adding new clients to its cloud-based software system...

Le monde de Louis Plamondon

Ce serait une journée parfaite pour démarrer la saison de vélo, mais j'ai rendez-vous avec Louis Plamondon dans le stationnement d'un restaurant avec vue sur...

Biti's PDP blasts 'pro-Zanu PF' Brit envoy

Mugabe has previously said that he preferred a conservative government. His rule, which started in 1980, was ... overseer was Mnangagwa. Since taking over from...

Retired senator Gerry St. Germain ready to fight order to repay expenses

“The Senate has been clear about its intention to take legal action in order to recoup any monies owing by non-sitting Senators,” said a statement...

NDP pounces on PM Trudeau over muddled comments on Canada's 'colonial past'

NDP MP Romeo Saganash said Trudeau's statement reminded him of what former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper said during a press conference at a G20...

MP Lobb's Bill C-232 up for debate

On April 22 in the House of Commons, Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, will debate Bill C- 232, An Act to Amend the...

Jason Kenney wants Conservative Party membership fee hike rolled back to $15

Former Conservative defence minister Jason Kenney is calling for the elimination of a recent hike in the cost of a Tory Party membership, because the...

Dale and Holley's Freestyle Friday

- Hours 3 and 4 - all topics on the tableWEEI.comIf you had a chance to talk but Brad Stevens honestly Enceladus has all...