May 18, 2016

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Kamloops MP reacts to chaos in the Commons

OTTAWA, ON — Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod was in the opposition benches this afternoon as the House of Commons devolved into chaos. "I've never seen...

John Ivison: Commons gets Old Testament when Liberals move to take control of House procedure

“Just witnessed the Prime Minister rush across the floor and challenge number of NDP MPs – this all after he shoved the Conservative whip. Very...

Justin Trudeau's elbowing incident leaves House in an uproar

NDP House leader Peter Julian accused Trudeau of "manhandling" Brown, as MPs on all sides of the House shouted and Speaker Geoff Regan struggled to...

Zuckerberg tries to mend fences in private meeting with conservatives

Kristen Soltis Anderson, Republican strategist; Jennifer Baceras, blogger and commentator; Glenn Beck, media personality; Barry Bennett, senior Donald Trump campaign advisor; Brent Bozell, president of...

MP says Trudeau elbowed her on the floor of the Commons; PM apologizes

(subscription) (subscription)... prior to a key vote. Ruth Ellen Brosseau said she was shocked by the encounter and had to leave the chamber as...

Trudeau accused of pushing, elbowing opposition MPs in House

Tensions were high in the House of Commons Wednesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed through a group of MPs, leading to a shouting match...

Justin Trudeau accused of 'manhandling' Conservative MP

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has been accused of "manhandling" a Conservative MP as the House of Commons debated an assisted-dying bill. Video shows Mr...

Trudeau accusé d'avoir brusqué Ruth Ellen Brosseau aux Communes

Justin Trudeau est accusé par les partis de l'opposition d'avoir été physiquement agressif à la Chambre des communes mercredi et d'avoir heurté la députée du...

Hauling veterans back to court over benefits a 'disgrace,' opposition says

The Liberals must recognize Canada's moral, social, legal and financial covenant with veterans," NDP MP Irene Mathyssen added, noting the latest legal move will add...

Donald Trump meets with Henry Kissinger on foreign policy

... make such a blanket exclusion." The face-to-face meeting reportedly comes after multiple phone calls between Trump and the 92-year-old diplomat, who served as secretary...

Former MP Peter Braid moves into tech sector

During his seven years as a Conservative MP, Braid developed a reputation as a friendly and effective constituency representative who personally visited homes and businesses...

QP Wednesday: Electoral reform, veteran's affairs, and parliamentary procedure

(subscription) (subscription)Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose kicked off the grilling today, questioning the prime minister on his respect for parliamentary procedure and democracy. She...

Alberta ruling makes waves in Ottawa

Murray Rankin, the NDP's justice critic and a public law expert, said he finds it absolutely “absurd” the government is not willing to change its...

Maryam Monsef has been burning bridges with the electoral reform file: Hébert

Former GTA MP Paul Calandra rose to fame in the House of Commons as Stephen Harper's last parliamentary secretary at a time when the Senate...

Trudeau Liberals' introduce radical new transgender rights bill

OTTAWA, May 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — The Liberals introduced “transgender rights” legislation Tuesday — the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia — at the...

Who's Who on Trump's Supreme Court Wish List

(blog) (blog)Allison Eid, 51, has been an associate justice on the Colorado Supreme Court, the state's highest, since 2006, appointed by former Republican Colorado...

Peter Kent endorses Michael Chong for Conservative leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Describing Michael Chong as a “man of principle” who “represents the Conservative Party of tomorrow”, Conservative MP and former environment minister Peter Kent...

Peter Kent endorses Michael Chong for Conservative leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Describing Michael Chong as a “man of principle” who “represents the Conservative Party of tomorrow”, Conservative MP and former environment minister Peter Kent...

Baton Rouge mayor's race officially begins with entry of Bodi White

Sharon Weston Broome and Metro Councilman John Delgado — for a two-person December runoff. The other announced candidates — former council ... What's shaping up...

Social Media CEOs Embrace Black Lives Matter; Censor Critics

In a May 9 Facebook post, an anonymous former third-party “news curator” with the company, fearing retaliation, was quoted as saying that he and other...

Trudeau apologizes for 'great injustice' of Komagata Maru incident

Voiceonline.com (subscription)Former NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu repeatedly tried to persuade the Harper government to offer a formal apology between 2011 and 2015, to no avail.

Media Circus: Suggestions for solving SportsCenter's struggles, more

Get all of Richard Deitsch's columns as soon as they're published. Download the new app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following...

House GOP chairman introduces resolution to censure IRS head

Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - A top House Republican introduced an election-year resolution Wednesday censuring the IRS chief, marking the latest step in the GOP's...

Paul Zeise: Pirates built for pitching but have thin rotation, bullpen

Jeff Locke is Jeff Locke, which is to say he is capable of a really good start now and then but not much more. The...

Democrats rally behind gun control bills on eve of vote

The speaker said he isn't worried that having the gun control initiative on the ballot may draw conservative voters to the polls to the detriment...

Transcript for '10% Happier': RuPaul

The world's most famous drag queen talks with ' Dan Harris about how he started his meditation practice. 36:12 | 05/18/16. Share. Title. Description. Share...

Liberals threaten to take full control of the House as deadline looms

The opposition parties are pushing back after Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc gave notice the government could seize control of the House of Commons. LeBlanc...

In Losing True North, book author claims Justin Trudeau going in the wrong direction on immigration policies

The article caught the attention of Candice Malcolm, a columnist with the Toronto Sun and a former press secretary to then Conservative immigration minister Jason...

Remark suggesting 'cultural' for Syrians to use food banks insensitive: McCallum

OTTAWA -- Immigration Minister John McCallum says his suggestion there's a cultural element driving Syrian refugees to food banks was insensitive and he regrets it.

HBO's 'All The Way' Follows The Complex Relationship Between Lyndon B. Johnson & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“All The Way,” which was LBJ's 1964 campaign slogan, commenced when he took office after the assassination of then-president John F. Kennedy in 1963. Immediately,...

House GOP chairman introduces resolution to censure IRS head

Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - A top House Republican introduced an election-year resolution Wednesday censuring the IRS chief, marking the latest step in the GOP's...

Refugee use of food banks cultural: McCallum

... come to Canada since November, the month the Liberal government launched a major resettlement program to bring 25,000 people by the end of February.

House GOP chairman introduces resolution to censure IRS head

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says Donald Trump's past comments on women will likely come back to haunt him because Rendell says "there are probably...

After Three Years, One Charge in Quick Wins Scandal | The Tyee

After almost three years of RCMP investigation, the BC Liberals' Quick Wins scandal has resulted in a single charge of breach of public trust against...

Sam Hanna Jr.: Redistribution by another means

Jackson is a tried and true liberal Democrat; Morris is a conservative Republican. Morris offered an amendment at the request of the Speaker of the...

Reid: How the Liberals are running out the clock on election reform

Scott Reid, Conservative MP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, is deputy Opposition House leader and his party's critic for Democratic Institutions. He has held six constituency referendums –...

2005 Indy 500: Wheldon passes Patrick to grab win

When the founders of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway drew up the plans for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The was there and we've covered every...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: May 18, 2016

HEARD YESTERDAY -- Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew at the Jewish Theological Seminary Commencement Ceremony in NYC: “I may be looking at the only 'conservative' group...

Amended C-14 includes nod to conscience protection

Conservative MP Mark Warawa, who had hoped for tougher conscience protections, called the amendment a “step in the right direction, but (it) did not adequately...

What's your MPs' favourite word? App tracks what politicians say and how often, then pops them into word cloud

Whether it's chatting with constituents, talking about an issue on the six o'clock news, or asking a question in the House of Commons, when you're...

The Council for National Policy: Behind the Curtain

The Council for National Policy (CNP) is, in the words of The New York Times, “a little-known club of a few hundred of the most...

BERNIE versus Big Pharma -- CHIANG jumps in Gov race -- SILICON VALLEY is Clinton Country?

AB 1200 by Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, would have required individuals or entities to register as a lobbyist if they are paid more than...

$20 million left to spend — what will the super PACs who backed Ted Cruz do with it?

(blog) (blog)The group did not respond to questions about its plans but the Wilks family will sit out the remainder of the presidential race,...

Justin Trudeau isn't magic, liberals. Parliaments make it easier to pass laws.

What explains this? Is Justin Trudeau just an unusually awesome leader, bringing the kind of sweeping change that's sometimes evaded President Obama? Not really. The...

In this week's magazine | The Great Huckster

Last month, one MP dressed down Norman Smith, the BBC political reporter, for going on the airwaves and talking about “the Tory civil war”. At...

Libertarians Say They Expect a Good Year

LAS VEGAS (CN) — With many conservative voters displeased with Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders supporters furious at the Democrats, Libertarian Party candidates at the...

Legal Diary: Change is in the offing at the regulator

Will charities minister Rob Wilson take the opportunity to rebalance the board's membership and address a perceived shortage of close experience of the charity sector?...

Wish you were ... in or out?

But Gordon Marsden, one of Blackpool's two Members of Parliament (the pair are from opposing political parties and are on different sides in the EU...

JOHN DOE stays anonymous for now -

Politico- ctingPoliticoBrooks was hired as director of resident and community services on April 4 for $85,000, Trenton Housing Authority Executive Director Oliver “Bucky” Leggett said...

Queen's Speech: David Cameron will struggle to secure the social legacy he wants

Queen's speeches are rarely a reliable guide to the government's actions over the next year. The monarch's declaration that "other measures will be laid before...