May 10, 2016

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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win West Virginia primaries

Though Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the state, some conservative Democrats said they left the tops of their ballots blank in Tuesday's primary, rebuking...

Liberals may use former AFN chief's input on UN indigenous rights document

Conservative critic Cathy McLeod was skeptical. “I don't think Canadians are any clearer in terms of what the government is planning to do,” she said,...

Bernier begins campaign for Conservative leadership in Regina

Small government, lower taxes and a balanced budget are three things Maxime Bernier wants to bring to the Conservative Party as leader. Bernier, a Quebec...

Conservatives draw battle plans for convention fight

With some of the GOP's biggest donors financing a multimillion-dollar campaign to soften the party's stringent posture on social issues, and with Donald Trump deviating...

MP Charlie Angus presses Liberal government on Attawapiskat

The Canadian Press. NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks about the Attawapiskat First Nation in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in...

NDP MP's gender equity proposal debated in House

Conservative MP Lisa Raitt says she'll vote against Stewart's bill. She says Parliament needs to be a better workplace before more women want to run...

High River Gun Grab's lessons for Fort Mac

That reassurance is consistent with a statement federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale (whose portfolio includes the RCMP) made on Sunday. When asked if Mounties...

Five questions answered: the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Vancouver Sun3. What will implementation look like? The NDP's intergovernmental indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash, who spent two decades working on international efforts to craft...

OPG's Darlington nuclear refurbishment set to bring more jobs to Clarington

There has been growth and there will be even more jobs,” said Conservative Durham MP, Erin O'Toole. “The next decade will be Durham's decade.” In...

Federal government begins Canada Post review

(subscription) (subscription)... delivery up for debate as Liberals order review of Canada Post. Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote speak about a review...

Charlie Angus: Attawapiskat Suicide Crisis Risks Getting Worse With Longer Gov't Delay

An NDP MP warns the string of attempted suicides in a northern Ontario First Nation may be the tipping point for a new mental health...

Asian Morning Briefing: Stocks Climb as Oil Prices Bounce Back

“I see OK earnings and OK valuations, but nothing in a world of uncertainty that's making investors want to pay up for stocks,” said David...

HUFFPOST HILL - Is Anyone Else Getting Sick Of All This Chris Coons VP Chatter?

And Heidi Cruz said her husband's conservative mission will continue, much like the long effort to abolish slavery, which she said lasted 25 years. On...

Residential schools deal unveiled in Newfoundland and Labrador: 'It's over'

There was a change in tone after the Liberals took power last fall. Lawyers ... In a statement Tuesday, Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Indigenous...

Andrew Scheer: 'Nobody Believes' Obama Invited PM's In-Laws To State Dinner On His Own

A top Conservative isn't buying that U.S. President Barack Obama just decided to invite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's in-laws to break bread with them in...

Senate committee questions Facebook over news selection

BuzzFeed NewsA U.S. Senate committee launched an inquiry on Tuesday into how social media website Facebook selects its news stories after a report that company...

Key Senate Republicans swing behind Trump; doubters remain

Another Republican who's up for re-election, Tim Scott of South Carolina, offered his support, but like others managed to sound grudging and backhanded in the...

Ministers pledge to increase internet speeds in rural areas to head off Conservative MPs' concerns raised by ...

Ed Vaizey, the digital economy minister, disclosed the concession ahead of a meeting with Tory MPs to head off concerns raised by The Daily Telegraph's...

Trudeau's Mexican folly, why the big water bombers aren't at Fort Mac and more

Brian talks with Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. He also takes your calls on the topics. Brian also speaks with; - Sheila Gunn-Reid, contributor at Rebel.media,...

Comedy Central Execs Talk Regime Change and Clear Mandate: "More Is Better"

Comedy Central Execs Talk Regime Change and Clear Mandate: "More Is Better"Herzog: It put Larry into the conversation — which, in 2016, is a place...

Michael Den Tandt: Bizarre torpor from Liberals on major, important issues involving Quebec

Justin Trudeau is his own Quebec lieutenant — or “general,” to use the prime minister's term. He has a substantial Quebec caucus, 40 strong. He...

Budget watchdog says Liberal broken promises costs jobs

OTTAWA - The government's broken election promise to cut small business taxes means fewer new jobs and less wealth for the country, Parliament's budget watchdog...

'I don't even know what to say': Haunting Fort McMurray scenes leave evacuees at loss for words

Ambrose's home province. Just metres away, outside the evacuation centre, interim federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose was speaking to reporters and evacuees about the need...

Some West Virginia Democrats leave top of the ticket blank

(AP) — Some conservative Democrats in the heart of Appalachian coal country are leaving the tops of their ballots blank in Tuesday's primary, rejecting Hillary...

Worth a Click: 11 Stories You Should Read Today

The social media giant's former news curators said they were instructed to “inject” certain stories into the section even if they weren't trending at all...

Committee makes minor changes to Liberal assisted-dying bill

Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc says Liberal MPs on the committee studying the government's physician-assisted dying bill are acting independently as the group makes a...

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Plans Cannes Screening for Film Ripping Hollywood

Bannon, who made a fortune as an investment banker who took an early ownership stake in the TV show Seinfeld, has been producing and directing...

Getting the job done and the Trump effect: Politics 204 for May 10

Get with it: Conservative MP Larry Maguire used some strange logic to fight against a wording change for Canada's national anthem. Perhaps he needs a...

Mexican Visa requirement: Liberals re-open floodgates to bogus refugee claims

Watch as Immigration Minister John McCallum is questioned about this change by Conservative MP Bob Saroya who reiterates the point that the evidence doesn't back...

New lawyer for Del Mastro as he awaits latest appeal

Former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is pictured outside an Oshawa, Ont. courthouse to appeal his conviction over election overspending, on Tuesday January 5,...

School board grapples with paying for trips to national events

For students Julia Briones, Adrian Gomez, and JohnMark Shield and up to five coaches attend the national speech meet in Salt Lake City, Utah, from...

John Robson: Liberals deliver delay in place of their postal pledge

The review revealed by Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote is a means to delay backing away from an ill-considered, uncosted promise made in...

Pierre Poilievre has learned to love the PBO

Pierre Poilievre held a press conference this morning to tout the work of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), specifically praising a report on the fiscal...

Manitoba's new Conservative government could mean bad news for students

(blog) (blog)The NDP also focused on family reunification, a priority that disappeared under the Harper government but has re-emerged as a focus for the...

QP Tuesday: Trudeau heading to Fort McMurray on Friday

(subscription) (subscription)The devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray dominated question period Tuesday afternoon, with Conservative house leader Andrew Scheer kicking off the session with a...

Ottawa has until today to confirm equal child welfare treatment for First Nations

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett is at the United Nations, where she officially announced that Canada will adopt the UN declaration on the...

Senate committee asks Facebook to answer questions about its Trending Topics

Trending Topics displays trending news headlines and story summaries in a sidebar next to the main news feed, and a former contractor who worked on...

Canadian government signals renewed openness to international students

University Affairs (press release) (blog)The federal Liberal government announced that it would reverse sections in C-24 that increased a residency requirement from three years to...

'The Goldbergs' creator talks love affair with Flyers

Fast forward 25 to 30 years later, and Goldberg is still editing his own Philly sports highlight reel, only this one on location in Los...

The Religious Right's Come-to-Jesus About Trump

Very early Monday morning, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, as is his custom, delivered an insult-by-tweet — one that would have been a heresy in...

" 'Green News Report' - May 10, 2016 "

" 'Green News Report' - May 10, 2016 " (blog)IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Cooler weather slows growth of Canada's catastrophic oil sands region fire; U.S.

NFL chat with Jim Thomas

I'd be surprised to see anything resembling a radical departure from the conservative, run-first approach that Jeff Fisher's teams have employed for the last couple...

National Defence Owes Federal Treasury $147M For Unauthorized Expenses

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has ordered National Defence to reimburse the federal Treasury Board for over $147 million in unauthorized expenses incurred by members...

Senate committee presses Facebook on handling of conservative news

A top Senate Republican is pressing Facebook to explain how it curates news for its Trending Topics feature in response to a report that the...

Opinion: Josh Moon -- Make Alabama great again, elect the drag queen

TheBlaze.com (blog)I am, of course, speaking of Ambrosia Starling, the absolutely fab-u-lous, “known transvestite,” who is has become like a beeping watch buried deep in...

Safeguards to assisted suicide quashed by Liberals

The Globe and MailConservative MP Ted Falk, a committee co-chair, said he was concerned the bill made no statement with respect to the “sanctity of...

Why Pro-Life Democrats are disappearing

Most of these legislators came from districts that were more conservative than the typical Democratic district. Republicans in state ... The group is also backing...

W.Va. primary reveals deep divides for November

Marion County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the home, heard a man calling for help and found Alexander suffering from medical problems that could have...

U-turn if you want to: 7 policies the UK government has scrapped

Some MPs fear things could get even worse after the referendum and that Prime Minister David Cameron's ministry could turn out to be as troubled...

prime ministers caught on mic

With just a few days until the 2010 general election, Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown was out and about on the campaign trail to try...