May 30, 2016

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How the NDP became the villain

While the Ottawa bubble laid most of the blame on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's unprecedented conduct, many in the public focused on faulting the reactions...

Conservatives drop same sex marriage ban in refresh of party, policy

But if party members were listening to former leader Stephen Harper's speech Thursday night about the need to stay true to Conservative principles of faith,...

How the NDP became the villain

While the Ottawa bubble laid most of the blame on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's unprecedented conduct, many in the public focused on faulting the reactions...

LiveBlogLast Updated 10.16am AEDTFederal Election 2016: Turnbull campaigns in Sydney, Shorten in Cairns

Treasurer Scott Morrison and Employment Minister Michaelia Cash are in Adelaide, where they'll be visiting a collision repairs business with Liberal Member for Hindmarsh, Matt...

'Final countdown' in referendum campaign

The paper adds that Prime Minister David Cameron plans to step up campaigning as he battles to stop the debate sliding into an argument about...

Morneau's problem credibility, not deficits

This is not good for Canada which owes its enviable fiscal reputation to the sometimes difficult decisions made by finance ministers stretching back to Liberal...

Vancouver lawyer voted new Tory president

OTTAWA — British Columbians are rarely mentioned in discussions about the next permanent leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. But the election over the...

Feds mum on Indian media report of Sikh terrorist camp in BC

The Times of India reports that Indian intelligence agencies have alerted the Liberal government that pro-Khalistan extremists near Mission, B.C., plan to carry out strikes...

O Canada goes to the floor

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives will conduct a free vote on a bill to change the lyrics of the national anthem, according to a spokesperson for...

O Canada goes to the floor

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives will conduct a free vote on a bill to change the lyrics of the national anthem, according to a spokesperson for...

MP McLeod lauds Conservatives' new course

The Conservative party's weekend convention was an open and upbeat affair that sets the Tories on a new course, according Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. McLeod...

David Davis interview: The next Conservative leader will be someone nobody expects

The former Conservative leadership candidate is running on three hours' sleep after a Question Time appearance the night before. He is cheered, however, by the...

Christian publishing devoid of 'truth, principles'

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.

Public safety minister wants to end jailing of child migrants, increase CBSA oversight

Toronto StarPublic Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he is examining the Canada Border Services Agency's migrant detention practices, including the detention of children. Speaking Monday...

Core issue

I call on progressives, environmentalists and recreation enthusiasts from our community to get behind Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman's efforts to secure funding from the federal...

'Free the beer': Liberals working 'intensely' but won't seek top court's advice

iPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative interprovincial trade critic Dan Albas called Monday morning for the Liberals to ask the country's top court to test whether provincial limits on...

Liberals concede 'risk' of missing Supreme Court's assisted-death deadline

"Even if this bill is passed ... it will be tied up in legal challenges for years to come," said NDP justice critic Murray Rankin.

QP Monday: Electoral reform, assisted dying, and was it a deficit or surplus?

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Deputy Leader Denis Lebel kicked off question period today, asking whether the Liberals will conduct a referendum on electoral reform. In a...

Windsor bike summit hears of cross-border cycling potential

Windsor West MP Brian Masse said bike lanes have been included as part of the request for proposal for the publicly-funded Gordie Howe International Bridge...

Liberals want to end jailing of child migrants, Goodale tells senators

OTTAWA -- Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he wants to end the Canada Border Services Agency's practice of detaining child migrants. Goodale told a...

Conservatives want cross-border beer ruling sent to Supreme Court

Tory deputy leader Denis Lebel says the ruling needs to be referred to the Supreme Court so that Section 121 of the Constitution can be...

Goodale not committing to 'oversight' function for all-party security committee

(subscription) (subscription)Despite a Liberal Party campaign pledge to create a committee to “monitor and oversee” national security agencies, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale appeared...

Meeting Tuesday could shed light on Graham Bruce's future with foundation that wants to re-start passenger rail on ...

Former Liberal MLA Graham Bruce was hired to be the ICF's executive director in June of 2009. Granneke is Bruce's consulting business. Granneke's contract with...

Tory MP Albas renews call for a Supreme Court reference on interprovincial alcohol transportation

(subscription) (subscription)The provinces and territories were supposed to conclude those talks by March 2016, a deadline established when the Conservatives were in power and...

Tory MP Albas renews call for a Supreme Court reference on interprovincial alcohol transportation

(subscription) (subscription)The provinces and territories were supposed to conclude those talks by March 2016, a deadline established when the Conservatives were in power and...

The Guardian view on the counter-extremism bill: think again about thought police

There are some conservative cultural or religious practices which are right outside the mainstream of British practice, and some of those, such as FGM, are...

Utah Jazz officials say renovation project will be boon to local economy

And as the Larry H. Miller Group, owners of the NBA franchise, plan for a $100 million renovation of the arena, officials expect the investment...

The House is back and will vote on assisted dying

(blog) (blog)She mentioned the justice minister working with her NDP colleague Randall Garrison on transgender rights, and the House's non-partisan debate on the suicide...

NDP critics press Liberals in last-ditch effort to change C-14

(subscription) (subscription)NDP justice critic Murray Rankin and NDP deputy health critic Brigitte Sansoucy, at yet another press conference on the bill, tried to pile...

The new Conservatives: fun, fashion and fiscal responsibility

(subscription) (subscription)Asked what things the audience didn't know about them, Ontario's Kellie Leitch, wearing a trim black-and-white dress and taupe pumps, revealed she plays...

From the Editors: Parliament

To which Liberal MP Maryam Monsef occasionally replies that the Conservatives didn't put Elections Act to referendum, nor did they consult all of parliament. Question...

58 Donald Trump Conspiracy Theories (and Counting!): The Definitive Trump Conspiracy Guide

8) Obama Will Target Conservative Websites. Conflating net neutrality with the Fairness Doctrine, Trump made the bogus claim that somehow Obama will “attack” the internet...

Certains y voient des avantages, d'autres cherchent une alternative - Les 2 Rives / La Voix

Certains y voient des avantages, d'autres cherchent une alternativeLes 2 Rives / La VoixÀ la Corporation de développement communautaire, le directeur général Jean-François Daigle reconnaît...

René Doucet et Louis Plamondon vendent le restaurant Tracy - Les 2 Rives / La Voix

Les 2 Rives / La VoixRené Doucet et Louis Plamondon vendent le restaurant TracyLes 2 Rives / La VoixIls ont connu l'évolution de la restauration...

Indiana group pulls ad it copied from Salt Lake City promo

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana tourism agency has apologized and pulled an advertisement it copied from a tourism ad campaign first used...

The highlights of Liberal, Conservative conventions

For the Liberals, it was all about an “enthusiastic” embrace of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's leadership, said Scott Reid, a CTV political analyst who served...

Les cinq candidats ont dépensé plus de 255 000$ pendant la campagne - Les 2 Rives / La Voix

Les 2 Rives / La VoixLes cinq candidats ont dépensé plus de 255 000$ pendant la campagneLes 2 Rives / La VoixCorina Bastiani (Parti Vert...

Home R&B Bridgez R&B Bridgez: Celebrating 25 Years of Mint Condition – “Meant to Be...

Minnesota is real conservative. It's real laid back here, but we're still able to keep in touch with what's going on out there in the...

Canada Post Service disruption on the horizon?

While this labour dispute may be out of the hands of Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota, Bradford says he's pleased to have local support from the...

How I nearly got elbowed out of a Justin Trudeau selfie in Winnipeg

The first political party convention I covered as a reporter was the 2006 Liberal leadership in Montreal when Stéphane Dion came from out of nowhere...

Corbyn and McDonnell to campaign in Cardiff on Friday for 'another Europe'

15:15, 30 May 2016; Updated 15:15, 30 May 2016; By David Williamson ... Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will campaign at...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's tax tinkering is false economy

The theory on which this is based has variously been called "supply side economics", "trickle down theory", "Reaganomics" and, by the former eminent economist John...

The Indi Project: Sophie Mirabella in the bunker

Phil Cleary, left-leaning one-time independent member for Wills, and Sophie Mirabella, the former Liberal MP for Indi who is trying to regain the seat, are...

MEMORIAL DAY EDITION – TOM COTTON for VP? – KRISTOL's deep tease -- SANDERS' secret weapon -

Politico- WHO ...Politico2-6 (in a box), “Tricky Math and Uphill Terrain: Four Increasingly Diverse Regions Will Test Trump's Politico Map,” by Jonathan Martin, Alex Burns,...

Shipbuilding strategy to address 'growing pains'

Liberals beef up shipbuilding strategy - Irving Shipyard OTTAWA — Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote says she plans to double the staff working...

Barbara Kay: A testimony to Canada's human rights superstar

Is there a Nobel Peace Prize in the near future for former Liberal Justice Minister and human-rights luminary Irwin Cotler? There will be if fellow...

Slurs on David Cameron will backfire for Brexit camp, says Frank Field

The highly personalised attacks on David Cameron by Brexit campaigners have been condemned by one of their number. Labour former minister Frank Field warned that...

This EU referendum debate is farcical. No wonder I'm still undecided

Photograph: Ken McKay/ITV/Rex/Shutterstock .... Ultimately, which group of deplorable, neo-liberal charlatans you rather have shaft you over the next decade? ... Neither option provides an...

2016 Conservative convention: How should we describe Tories now?

... a reasonable debate on a proposal to allow peace officers to ticket, rather than criminally arrest, individuals found in possession of small quantities of...

What the papers say

BT.com - May 30BT.comThe Guardian writes of the "deadliest week for Europe-bound asylum seekers in more than a year", while the Daily Mail reports that...