May 20, 2016

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Opinion: More women in politics? There is a way

One of these is Kennedy Stewart (NDP Burnaby South) who has introduced a private member's bill called the Candidate Gender Equity Act. This bill would...

Douglas Todd: Mixed motives fuel rise of foreign students

Although B.C.'s Liberal government continues to refuse to provide the information that would allow a researcher to ascertain whether any house buyer, including Tian Yu...

MP to plead Arva Flour Mill's case

He basically put it on a respirator and (the owner) can still run it,” Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Conservative MP Bev Shipley said Friday. He pledged his support...

Gordon Brown Issues Direct Appeal To Labour Voters To Back Remain

Gordon Brown will today make a direct plea to Labour supporters to vote to remain in the EU at the referendum. In a campaign which...

Dennis Lund: This is why we are angry

Lost, of course, is that the triggering mechanism, the death of Michael “The Gentle Giant” Brown, is based on the proven falsehood of “Hands up,...

John McCallum's politics of division

Odd, then, that Liberal Immigration Minister John McCallum's comment at a Senate committee hearing Wednesday that a “cultural element” may explain many Syrian refugees lining...

In a tough race, Toomey reshapes his profile

While Toomey ran amid a conservative midterm wave in 2010, this year's presidential race is expected to bring out a more Democratic electorate - one...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau Says She's Faced Accusations Of 'Crying Wolf' After Trudeau Dust-Up

NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau was elbowed in the altercation. Brosseau, who teared up several times during the interview, recalled how she felt herself beginning to...

Local MP reacts to Trudeau incident and Bill C14

However some on the opposition benches weren't satisfied with that, and Conservative MP and former cabinet minister, Peter Kent, went so far as to suggest...

All-party committee will study how to sanction Trudeau for Commons fracas

NDP MP David Christopherson, a vice-chair of the committee, said that since Trudeau said he would participate, he thinks it would be politically difficult for...

Liberals had been elbows-up before Justin Trudeau got physical: Tim Harper

The NDP reacted as if its members were being carted off on stretchers, and the Conservatives — the party of prorogation — spent most of...

Campaign Wrap: Trump's Olive Branches Yield Mixed Reactions

"He should have enough money to make it through the rest of the way," said Joe Trippi, who managed Howard Dean's 2004 campaign. "This would...

'Rotten fruit' endemic in this entire industry

Blogger and researcher Jim Fletcher has worked in the book publishing industry for 15 years, and is now director of the apologetics group Prophecy Matters.

Analysis: Where Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees stand on life and marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released the list of judges he says he will consider for...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of personal attacks since being elbowed by Trudeau

Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she has faced personal attacks since she was elbowed in the House of Commons by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including that...

Sting of Myself

Soros, who has spent nineteen million dollars on the 2016 Presidential campaign, is regarded with suspicion by many conservatives. National Review has suggested that he...

Toronto Councillor Raymond Cho a strong candidate: Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown

“Well we're having an open transparent democratic nomination and I'm encouraging as many candidates as possible to come forward,” Brown said. “Doug Ford is entitled...

This Week's Conservative Pundit Tracker: Did Trump's SCOTUS Shortlist Make a Difference?

(blog) (blog)Hugh Hewitt, who has said he will vote for Trump if he's the nominee, called it a “great start,” while #NeverTrumper Erick Erickson...

'Free the beer!' demands Conservative MP in last Question Period before long weekend

In a display of statesmanship fit for any beer hall or backyard barbecue across the land, Conservative MP Dan Albas stood before the House of...

After #elbowgate: Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of personal attacks

OTTAWA -- Quebec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she has become the target of personal attacks from members of the public since she was...

PM's punishment: committee to study sanction

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)NDP MP David Christopherson, a vice-chair of the committee, said that since Trudeau said he would participate, he thinks it would be...

Canada embraces rights

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced Canada is now a full supporter of the declaration, without qualification, to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at...

Kady O'Malley: Liberal legislative meltdown is an early lesson for Trudeau and his government

If, in the days following his open-air swearing-in ceremony on the grounds of Rideau Hall, you had warned newly installed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that...

Is The Who's generation coming to an end?

A partial list includes David Bowie, Prince, Merle Haggard, Dan Hicks, Glenn Frey of the Eagles, Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Paul Kantner...

See photos, list of MassBay grads from MetroWest, Milford area

Taylor Ann Murray, Natick. Lydie Chanceline Ndassi, Framingham. Matthew Albert O'Brien, Sudbury. Rachel C. Pacitto, Medway. Michelle Louise Luna Paspe, Upton. Ryan Jacob Powers, Framingham.

The Gargoyle: The epic elbow episode and more

For instance, the accidental victim of the Commons clipper, the NDP's Ruth Ellen Brosseau, is the self-same MP who, the night previous to the unfortunate...

Trudeau grab an assault? Maybe technically, but PM unlikely to be charged

Conservative MP and deputy justice critic Michael Cooper suggested that Trudeau's physical encounters with two MPs could be defined as "criminal assault." And Tory MP...

Delahunt for JetBlue, McGivern for Justice Action

Connie Mack, lobbying against the Puerto Rico debt deal on behalf of bondholders, ticked off House leadership by circulating a list of conservative voices opposing...

Aluminum Caps First Weekly Gain in May as Stockpiles Recede

“The Chinese market is still relatively tight from a physical angle,” Colin Hamilton, the head of global commodities research at Macquarie Group Ltd. in London,...

QP Friday: Monsef and Kenney go toe-to-toe on referendum turnouts

(subscription) (subscription)As he's tried a few times recently, towards the end of question period, Conservative internal trade critic Dan Albas asked if the government...

Sask. gov't lays out plan for province

(subscription)In question period in Ottawa, agriculture critic Chris Warkentin asked agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay if he would extend the provisions immediately. “People are starting...

Innes councillor moves office into ward - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Innes councillor moves office into wardwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/He said Orléans MP Andrew Leslie, who took over defeated Conservative Royal Galipeau's office space at the Centrum building, will...

QP Friday: Monsef and Kenney go toe-to-toe on referendum turnouts

(subscription) (subscription)As he's tried a few times recently, towards the end of question period, Conservative internal trade critic Dan Albas asked if the government...

Gov. Bill Haslam signs Hall income tax cut, repeal into law

Tennessee has the highest combined average state and local sales taxes in the country, according to the more conservative Tax Foundation, and is one of...

Beyond "Angry Birds": Emojis, Peeps, and Play-Doh May Be Coming to Theaters

Beyond "Angry Birds": Emojis, Peeps, and Play-Doh May Be Coming to TheatersOnly the first G.I. Joe adaption has been a genuine hit, and the list...

'Elbowgate' Shows Parliament Could Use A Shot Of Empathy

Montreal GazetteIt's barbaric. Longtime arch-enemy Conservative Peter Kent says the prime minister could use anger management classes. So could you, Peter Kent. So could I.

Fort St. John's pro-LNG campaign example of real social licence

FSJ for LNG has the support of Liberal MLA Pat Pimm and Conservative MP Bob Zimmer. The FSJ for LNG organizers say they need to...

Los Angeles Times

Alexander Soros, son of billionaire investor George Soros, also chipped in $1 million. The group spent around ... Trump, speaking at the gun lobbying group's...

Opposition parties' attempt to extend C-14 debate shot down

(subscription) (subscription)Thursday, NDP Justice Critic Murray Rankin argued the deadline isn't important because Quebec already has a law in place, and the medical regulatory...

Delta South MLA not ready to retire

The NDP don't have a candidate lined up but are actively looking for a suitable person, said provincial party president Craig Keating. "There's a candidate...

Pete Holmes Talks to Gary Gulman About Stand-up

Photo-Illustration: Kelly Chiello and Photos by Getty Images. Gary Gulman's new ... And I missed a block, and the quarterback, who was a golden boy,...

Oklahoma Introduces Measure To Impeach Obama Over Transgender Bathroom Rights

Lawmakers in the socially conservative state are also expected to take up a measure as early as Friday that would allow students to claim a...

The Sprout: House ag committee given new marching orders, again

(subscription) (subscription)That request has not gone over well with Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin. iPolitics has the story. In Canada: Genetically modified salmon could...

US softwood negotiations heading to Ottawa: Minister

FILE -- Logs are piled up at West Fraser Timber in Quesnel, B.C., Tuesday, April 21, 2009. The softwood lumber agreement between Canada and the...

Gordon Brown issues pro-EU rallying cry to Labour voters

... Conservative,” Mr Brown will say to the 500-strong audience. “...many of whom feel economically insecure, think the status quo does not work for them...

Full Pundit: Do you like Justin Trudeau when he's angry?

Justin Trudeau physically lost his rag and unfortunately, a whole lot of people have taken this as an invitation to follow suit rhetorically: there was...

Belief Matters...Or Not? No, a Scottish Church will not be first in UK to conduct same-sex weddings

I am also pleased that someone as senior in that church as the Bishop of St Andrews can not only affirm that change is likely,...

Dean Del Mastro's cousin David Del Mastro acquitted in election financing case

Del Mastro was charged with concealing the source of a political donation and knowingly exceeding the donation limit after an Elections Canada investigation revealed a...

Optimism attached to new bill

Previous to Bill-16, the latest bill for the protection of transgender rights, Bill C-279, was introduced as a private member's bill in the summer of...

'Trojan horse' bill could have huge impact

Robert Sopuck, the MP for Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa, has been a vocal opponent of the bill and spoke during the second reading. “Let me be clear,”...