May 3, 2016

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Political strategist Nick Kouvalis fined after pleading guilty to alcohol offence

Locally, Kouvalis was best known as the Tory insider who was accused of threatening to kill former MP Jeff Watson. Watson pursued criminal charges against...

What is Boris Johnson's legacy for London?

And once the money injected by Gordon Brown's government ran out, the trajectory was downwards: 55,000 affordable homes in Johnson's first term; 45,000 in his...

Holyrood 2016: List looks like Labours only hope in Glasgow

The SNP's Ivan McKee is challenging Martin in Provan; Humza Yousaf is up against Labour's former leader Johann Lamont in Pollok; Bob Doris is standing...

Scottish Tory leader opposes Theresa May's European human rights withdrawal plan

In an exclusive interview, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson tells about why she opposes the UK Home Secretary's plans to withdraw from the European...

Cerus' (CERS) CEO Obi Greenman on Q1 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaWith me on the call are Obi Greenman, Cerus' President and Chief Executive Officer; Kevin Green, our Chief Financial Officer;...

Unfinished business for Colts' Henry Anderson

Coach Chuck Pagano has already warned that Anderson might not be on the field at the start of training camp in July because the Colts...

Graham Seed on tour at York Theatre Royal in Terence Rattigan's life-and-death drama Flare Path - The Press, York

The Press, YorkGraham Seed on tour at York Theatre Royal in Terence Rattigan's life-and-death drama Flare PathThe Press, YorkGRAHAM Seed, best known for playing fallen...

Graham Seed on tour at York Theatre Royal in Terence Rattigan's life-and-death drama Flare Path - The Press, York

The Press, YorkGraham Seed on tour at York Theatre Royal in Terence Rattigan's life-and-death drama Flare PathThe Press, YorkGRAHAM Seed, best known for playing fallen...

Ottawa vows 'long-term solution' to rising US imports of milk protein

(subscription) (subscription)Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay promised Tuesday to consult with farmers and processors in the coming weeks to deal with the problem of so-called...

Sen. David Tkachuk Says He Didn't Advise Mike Duffy About Housing Expenses

OTTAWA — A senior Conservative senator who was labelled as the guru of Senate rules by Mike Duffy's judge says the widely held view of...

Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms

One online petition started by a conservative group called The American Family Association calls for a boycott of Target stores and already has more than...

I Am Seeking Liberal Nomination Because I Believe In Progress

Here in Ontario, the NDP continues to fight past battles without offering a progressive plan for the future. The direction I saw was not the...

Michelle Rempel is a feminist. The mainstream media? Not so much.

(blog) (blog)In "Ignore the critics, Michelle Rempel is a feminist" she tries to undercut our arguments with snark like: "Writers for Vice and ...

Liberals defeat NDP motion on diafiltered milk as dairy farmers protest

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP, Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois all voted in favour of the motion – sponsored by NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Tuesday's...

Liberals defeat NDP motion on diafiltered milk as dairy farmers protest

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP, Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois all voted in favour of the motion – sponsored by NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Tuesday's...

How May 3, 1999, Kicked Off a Life-Changing Stretch of Oklahoma Tornadoes

(blog) (blog)An F5 tornado tore through the cities of Bridge Creek, Newcastle, Moore and parts of the south side of Oklahoma City. It claimed...

Trudeau Says Mulcair Shares Blame For Federal Liberals Not Hitting Kyoto Targets

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Tuesday that his NDP rival bears some responsibility for the failure of past federal Liberal governments to reduce greenhouse gas...

Canada's Immigration Background Checks Spotty, Federal Watchdog Warns

The report contained seven recommendations to combat fraud, and Canada's immigration minister, John McCallum, said his department would implement those recommendations as soon as possible.

QP Tuesday: Balanced budgets, nukes and paying the media for attention

(subscription) (subscription)When Conservative MP Blaine Calkins suggested the nearly $20,000 trip was about her, Freeland said the Tory's were trying to “create a story...

QP Tuesday: Balanced budgets, nukes and paying the media for attention

(subscription) (subscription)NDP Transport Critic Linda Duncan broke the dominant chatter on money to raise the question of nuclear weapons. She said in 2010, the...

Tory MP Albas pushes Liberals to refer alcohol import ruling to Supreme Court

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP and internal trade critic Dan Albas called on the Liberal government Tuesday to immediately refer to the Supreme Court a New...

Canadians won't get Undressed

The museum denied that the Conservative heritage minister of the time, James Moore, had nixed the show. And Moore denied interfering: “I do not now,...

Liberals 'very close' to making Valley hospice announcement: Glavine - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserLiberals 'very close' to making Valley hospice announcement: GlavineKings County Register/Advertiser2004 - Federal Liberal candidate Scott Brison committed to lobby both Ottawa and...

KPMG official tells MPs firm no longer in tax-shelter business

Later in question period, the NDP's Tom Mulcair called on the Liberal government to launch an investigation, saying "Canadians don't accept there is one law...

Keep the pressure on Tehran

To a regime like Iran's, mushy policy messages only signal that it is free to pursue business however it wants, without consequences. . Linda Frum...

Tkachuk says he never advised Duffy

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)OTTAWA — A senior Conservative senator who was labelled as the guru of Senate rules by Mike Duffy's judge says the widely...

Tesla Is Heading Straight for a Speed Trap

Fundamentals are so overrated. For three years and counting, investor enthusiasm for Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA 0.79 % has repeatedly overshadowed, well, everything. Profits? Mostly...

Canada to compensate dairy farmers for Europe trade deal

620 CKRM.comThe government will meet with the dairy industry within the next 30 days to discuss compensation, said Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and International Trade...

Window Closing on Electoral Reform, Warns NDP's Cullen

Other panelists included Conservative deputy critic for Democratic Institutions, Blake Richards; and Liberal Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions, Mark Holland. Part of...

Window Closing on Electoral Reform, Warns NDP's Cullen

NDP critic for democratic reform Nathan Cullen said months ago that he was worried the government would not have a plan in place for the...

Seat du jour: Gilmore

Crikey (registration) (blog)Labor's slender margin was demolished by a 6.7% swing in John Howard's landslide of 1996, and the seat was held for the Liberals...

The Broad way - Christie's

Christie'sThe Broad wayChristie'sBack then, paying large sums for art by Amex was considered revolutionary, both by the art world and by American Express; even with...

Trump looking for decisive blow against Cruz in Indiana showdown | Reuters

He vowed on Monday to "compete to the end" but a loss in Indiana would be particularly crushing for the senator, who has argued that...

KPMG to committee: dodgy Isle of Man tax scheme a thing of the past

(subscription) (subscription)It is also to debate a motion from NDP Revenue Critic Pierre-Luc Dusseault, calling for the committee to compel KPMG to produce a...

Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper announces Baton Rouge mayoral bid

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper makes the announcement that he's running for East Baton Rouge Mayor-President, Tuesday, May...

Caldwell reflects on failed campaign, says he's not going to 'jump into anything' regarding future

... the Brandon East riding by more than 1,100 votes to Len Isleifson, says the incoming PC MLA ran a very good campaign and the...

The Sprout: Diafiltered milk dispute prompts Parmalat protest

(subscription) (subscription)At a press conference in Ottawa, Monday, May announced former NDP MP Jean Rousseau was joining the Greens as their eastern agriculture critic.

The Sprout: Diafiltered milk dispute prompts Parmalat protest

(subscription) (subscription)At a press conference in Ottawa, Monday, May announced former NDP MP Jean Rousseau was joining the Greens as their eastern agriculture critic.

Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau joins Green Party

(subscription) (subscription)Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau announced today alongside Green Party Leader Elizabeth May that he will join her shadow cabinet as agriculture-east critic...

Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau joins Green Party

(subscription) (subscription)Former NDP MP Jean Rousseau announced today alongside Green Party Leader Elizabeth May that he will join her shadow cabinet as agriculture-east critic...

The Latest: Banks wins crowded GOP race in 3rd District

The San Diego Union-TribuneMichelle Fajman, director of the county's Board of Elections and Voter Registration, says Lake County voters appear on pace to beat the...

Auditor raises concerns with how Ottawa oversees Via Rail

Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who regularly commutes to Ottawa from his Montreal riding on Via, has said he is studying the proposal. The March federal...

When Everything Is Bullying, Nothing Is Bullying

You have to click a Genius-prefixed link to see an annotation, the same way that I would have to make myself a Google alert to...

Brian Pallister, Manitoba's New Tory Premier, Names 12 To Cabinet

... have one minister from Brandon — the province's second-largest city. But neither Reg Helwer, first elected in 2011, nor newcomer Len Isleifson, received a...

Presenting your Indiana primary field guide

If Cruz wins in Indiana, those conservatives who are backing his candidacy more out of a desire to block Trump than to pick Cruz will...

Justin Trudeau points the way forward for European politics

Six months after Canadian election day, Justin Trudeau's Liberal party continues to bask in the glow of victory. With 44 per cent of support in...

« Il nous a laissé la crédibilité économique en héritage » – Plamondon - Les 2 Rives / La Voix

Les 2 Rives / La Voix« Il nous a laissé la crédibilité économique en héritage » – PlamondonLes 2 Rives / La VoixS'il confirme qu'il...

Jamie Hawkesworth: Off the Cuff

I admit didn't really get the fuss about Hawkesworth when he first started to make ripples in 2010 with his portraits shot in Preston Bus...

Corey Lewandowski: Trump Will Get '1300 Delegates' or More

Donald Trump will get "beyond" the 1,237 delegates he needs to clinch the GOP presidential nomination, campaign manager Corey Lewandowski insisted Tuesday while calling for...

South Wales Central regional voting system and candidates guide

Abolish The Welsh Assembly - David Maybery Bevan, Ceri Ellen Renwick, Timothy Frederick Mathias, Richard Michael Hodgson Read. Welsh Conservatives - Andrew RT Davies, David...