May 31, 2016

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Bill C-14 Goes to the Senate

Bruce Grey Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller voted against the bill. Miller cited overwhelming opposition as expressed by his constituents as the primary factor...

Dan Albas sees Comeau case as “game changer”, urges Liberals to “free our beer”

Dan Albas, Conservative MP for Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola is the interprovincial trade critic and he sees the Gerard Comeau case as a game changer on the...

Dr. Hedy Fry: Why I did not vote in favour of Bill C-14 on physician-assisted dying

Liberal MP Dr. Hedy Fry is not ready to support Bill C-14 in its current form. I do not support Bill C14 in its present...

Conservative opposition slams Liberals as spendthrifts with tax dollars

OTTAWA – The new Liberal government is blowing too much money on pricey office renovations, including hundreds of thousands of dollars spent by the minister...

Not Just Flying Selfie Sticks: World's Top Drone-Maker Aims Higher

"Right now, DJI is the king of the drones-are-cool market, they are not king of the drones-are-a-tool market," said Colin Snow, founder of Skylogic Research,...

Friends of Abe: A refuge for Hollywood conservatives

(press release) (press release)So when an 1,800-member organization on the Left Coast became increasingly characterized as a “safe haven” for “conservative-minded individuals in Hollywood,”...

What Donald Trump Thinks Judges Are Good For

All were conservative, all were sitting judges, and many would surely appear on the lists of other prominent Republicans who might lead their Party. Trump...

No sanctions or calls for Justin Trudeau to apologize again for 'elbowgate'

Parliamentarians had been waiting to vote on a controversial motion put forward by Trudeau's Liberals that sought to limit debate on their assisted suicide legislation.

Trudeau's official visit to Washington cost taxpayers more than $257K

The list of costs was released in response to a question tabled in the House by New Democrat MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault. The costs are broken...

“Where's their passion now?” Erin O'Toole on the “veterans affairs” groups that targeted Harper

I ask him about "fake veterans" astroturf groups that hounded him during the Harper years, and that have suddenly disappeared now that Justin Trudeau is...

Upset voters seek third option for president

The internet exploded Monday after conservative columnist Bill Kristol promised that an “impressive” independent candidate would soon surface to challenge Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton...

Supply management under siege again as Tory leadership candidate Maxime Bernier drops support

That deal was accompanied by a promise by the Conservative government of $4.3 billion in federal subsidies over 15 years to the dairy industry. But...

Secretive Commons board appeals Federal Court finding in NDP satellite saga

New Democrats also say Commons administrators grossly inflated the amount of money contributed from their office budgets towards the salaries of satellite employees. Former Toronto...

Secretive Commons board appeals Federal Court finding in NDP satellite saga

New Democrats also say Commons administrators grossly inflated the amount of money contributed from their office budgets towards the salaries of satellite employees. Former Toronto...

Secretive Commons board appeals Federal Court finding in NDP satellite saga

Ex-Montreal MP Isabelle Morin was also on the hook to repay $169,117 in salary paid to an employee, but her bill was reduced to below...

Liberal expenses under fire in Commons

OTTAWA — The new Liberal government is blowing too much money on pricey office renovations, including hundreds of thousands of dollars spent by the minister...

Liberal expenses under fire in Commons - www.kingstonregion.com/

Liberal expenses under fire in Commonswww.kingstonregion.com/OTTAWA — The new Liberal government is blowing too much money on pricey office renovations, including hundreds of thousands of...

RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today

... Tony Abbott comeback to the Liberal leadership. Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce set the hares running on Tuesday when he told AAP the former prime...

Trump's Ade aid?

2) BEAT THE PRESS: DONALD TRUMP called a member of the press a “sleaze” for questioning his charitable donations to veterans groups, lashed out at...

Nets Bristle at Third-Party Conservative Candidate: 'A Fool's Errand'

(blog) (blog)On Tuesday, all three network morning shows promptly dismissed talk of a third party conservative candidate stepping forward in the presidential race as...

Dwight Ball cagey about planned shakeup in premier's office staff

Premier Dwight Ball is planning changes to his senior staff and is poised to hire former Liberal staffer Greg Mercer in a senior role, Liberal...

Tory leadership contender Michael Chong walks a fine line

Michael Chong, MP for Wellington-Halton Hills in Ontario, tossed his hat into the ring for Conservative leadership earlier this month. He is seen here at...

Secretive Commons board appeals court finding - www.insideottawavalley.com/

Secretive Commons board appeals court findingwww.insideottawavalley.com/New Democrats also say Commons administrators grossly inflated the amount of money contributed from their office budgets towards the salaries...

Trudeau's Washington trip cost $257219

(subscription) (subscription)“This was the first official visit to the United States by a Canadian prime minister since 1997,” the government wrote in its response...

Committee drops matter of Trudeau's tussle after NDP MP's request

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP David Christopherson delivered Ms. Brosseau's statement, as she is in China on a parliamentary trade trip. “If anything impedes a parliamentarian...

Allentown Superintendent Russ Mayo to step down in 2017; school board to begin search for replacement

The majority used to support Mayo, said Smith, who praised Mayo. But in November's election, Scott Armstrong, the board's most conservative voice, lost his bid...

Maxime Bernier parts ways with Conservative policy on supply management

Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says there's no way to reconcile his free-market principles with support for Canada's supply-managed agriculture sector, so he's parting company...

Maxime Bernier, Tory Leadership Candidate, Comes Out Against Supply Management System

Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on Tuesday. ... Bernier's remarks evidently made an impression on former Tory finance...

PM's state visit to DC cost more than $257000: documents

Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo were also...

Canada must phase out supply management, Bernier says

(subscription) (subscription)“Maxime is full of ideas, and I welcome this debate, but I don't agree with his position,” Mr. Chong said. The office of...

Veteran MP Tony Clement at #CPC16: Conservatives turn the page on the past and look ahead with optimism

Watch as Tony gives his impressions of the convention and also reflects on the positive combination of having 33 rookie MP's in Parliament who bring...

Combative Trump details millions in aid for veterans, attacks media

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday detailed $5.6 million in contributions he raised for military veterans, and staged a...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, All-Party Committee Agree To Accept Trudeau's 'Elbowgate' Apology

NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who is travelling in China on parliamentary business, said in a statement she wants everyone to move on. "It is...

All-party committee agrees to accept Trudeau's apology and move on

NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she wants everyone to move on from the incident. "It is my sincere hope that all members will work...

All-party committee agrees to accept Trudeau's apology and move on

NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she wants everyone to move on from the incident. "It is my sincere hope that all members will work...

NDP's Brosseau: move on from PM's elbow - Kingston Region - www.kingstonregion.com/

www.kingstonregion.com/NDP's Brosseau: move on from PM's elbow - Kingston Regionwww.kingstonregion.com/New Democrat MP David Christopherson shared Brosseau's views as the all-party committee discussed how to respond...

NDP's Brosseau: move on from PM's elbow

New Democrat MP David Christopherson shared Brosseau's views as the all-party committee discussed how to respond to the May 18 incident, in which Trudeau tried...

Mailbag June 1: Memorial desecration

Dave Bridgeman, south Fort Myers. American symbols. A Memorial Day presentation was given in the community I live in, ... “Sweet land of Liberty” what...

Mauril Belanger, MP Dying From ALS, Pushes To Change National Anthem

CBC.caThe Conservatives thwarted an attempt to pass the bill quickly in early May, which had Liberals accusing their rivals of taking away the chance for...

NDP's Brosseau: move on from PM's elbow - www.muskokaregion.com/

NDP's Brosseau: move on from PM's elbowwww.muskokaregion.com/New Democrat MP David Christopherson shared her views with the all-party committee that is gathering today to discuss how...

Johnny Manziel returns to his Manhattan hotel after going missing during party weekend

... guests spotting him as he partied at 1Oak in Manhattan; Bartsool Sports founder Dave Portnoy posted a text message exchange he claimed the two...

Secretive House oversight body to open doors

(subscription)The NDP is challenging the ruling in Federal Court. NDP House Leader Peter Julian, who is among the seven members of the board, questioned...

Cheryl Gallant Unloads On David MacNaughton, New Ambassador To U.S.

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to Washington was appointed as a cushy reward so he could lobby for his former clients, claimed outspoken Conservative MP Cheryl...

Undigested Snowden

The unexpected findings from the openDemocracy/St Andrews research that British political activists from a diverse range of campaigns, while recognising the import of Snowden's revelations,...

Winnipeg company creates rideshare app that teams up sports fans

"When a baseball fan decides they want to leave their car at home, EventRide will find them someone who is prepared to share a ride...

Enjoy the Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival in Ottawa

Declaring June as National Aboriginal History Month “Is one small step,” said NDP MP Jean Crowder, who introduced the motion. “Many communities already celebrate National...

High court sides with property owners in wetlands case

Writing for the court, Chief Justice John Roberts said the Corps' decision was the kind of final decision that carries a risk of major criminal...

Blackmail and expenses scandals hit toxic Tories

The Tory expenses scandal keeps ticking. So police have been given extra time to investigate a range of election fraud allegations against Tory MPs. And...

The Sprout: Millennials lack trust in Canada's food system

(subscription) (subscription)“Regrettably, last week the province announced they will be appealing this (Comeau) ruling,” Tory MP Dan Albas said Monday in the House of...

Uncertainty brewing in North Carolina primaries

http://politico.pro/28054re. TED TALK — "Cruz looks to ease bad blood with GOP establishment," by POLITICO's Katie Glueck and Burgess Everett: "Ted Cruz's associates insist he's...