June 1, 2016

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Ireland settles on a"Minority Government;" Kenny remains Taoiseach

Ireland settles on a"Minority Government;" Kenny remains TaoiseachCritics of the Trust allege that Gerry Adams and his Sinn Fein/IRA confidants control the Trust and that...

Don't point-score over Liam Fee's murder, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

On Tuesday night, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said on Twitter that Liam did have a named person. The Daily Mail has also supported that...

Prince Edward Islanders won't receive extended EI benefits

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter, who's also chair of Ottawa's Standing Committee on Finance, said there were requests to include Prince Edward Island among the regions...

Parliament Hill cocktail circuit creates lifestyle challenges for MPs

Former NDP MP Laurin Liu, who came to Ottawa at 20 years old as part of the so-called Orange Wave in the 2011 election, said...

Revealed: The Bush-Major conversations

Sir John Major and George Bush senior overlapped in power between late 1990 and early 1993, and their close relationship is illustrated by transcripts of...

Kevin Vickers 'Made Canada Proud' By Tackling Irish Protester, Erin O'Toole Says

O'Toole noted that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the time that Vickers' courage prevented the attack from becoming something much worse. The Tory MP...

Let's make sure the Senate finally passes Bill C-16

This is not the first time such legislation has been introduced: in 2012, NDP MP Randall Garrison introduced a near-identical bill that didn't make it...

Parliament Hill cocktail circuit comes with lifestyle challenges for MPs

Former NDP MP Laurin Liu, who came to Ottawa at 20 years old as part of the so-called Orange Wave in the 2011 election, said...

Parliament Hill cocktail circuit comes with lifestyle challenges for MPs

Former NDP MP Laurin Liu, who came to Ottawa at 20 years old as part of the so-called Orange Wave in the 2011 election, said...

THE DAILY BUZZ | Thursday, June 2, 2016

Cr McAnally greeted with excitement Friday's announcement by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce that if the Coalition were re-elected to government on July 2 it...

Ontario revs up Suzuki to push climate plan

The Ontario government has enlisted the help of David Suzuki to sell its “climate change action plan.” Canada ... “Simply: that we're in trouble and...

Drinks are part of Parliament Hill culture

Former NDP MP Laurin Liu, who came to Ottawa at 20 years old as part of the so-called Orange Wave in the 2011 election, said...

Sanders And Clinton New Mexico Fundraising Totals Are Similar; Sanders Dominates In Number Of Donors

Susan Nunnally, of Rio Rancho, describes herself as a constitutional conservative, and held a similar enthusiasm for her presidential candidate, Texas Sen. ... Scott Walker.

Hunter Tootoo is not the first MP to take some time off for substance abuse

Romeo Saganash. The NDP MP from northern Quebec took a break from politics to seek treatment for his alcohol addiction after he was escorted off...

Hunter Tootoo joins list of cabinet members making a sudden exit

John Baird. Baird, an outspoken Conservative in both the Ontario and federal cabinets, unexpectedly resigned from Stephen Harper's government in February 2015 while he was...

'A clear defence against partisan trickery': NDP motion could nullify Liberals' majority on electoral reform

The NDP are proposing a 12-member committee, with five seats for Liberals (including the Chair, who would only vote in the unlikely case of a...

Moosehead president says lower taxes are the answer to cross-border beer issue

On Monday, the federal Conservatives called on the Trudeau government to refer the Comeau decision to the Supreme Court for review. Deputy leader Denis Lebel...

Canada Targets Shipbuilding Costs

The government will bring in more procurement staff and better track costs for shipbuilding material as part of its initiative to get things back on...

Nathan Cullen speaks to NDP elders as he mulls leadership bid

Around NDP circles in Ottawa, several potential names are talked about: B.C. MP Peter Julian, Quebec MP Alexandre Boulerice, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, and Ontario...

Miller 'disgusted' Liberals shortened debate on C-14

... professional should have to perform a medically assisted death “if it's against their beliefs or their conscience.” Huron-Bruce Conservative MP Ben Lobb and Grey-Simcoe...

Justin Trudeau raises Pride flag on Parliament Hill for 1st time

Boissonnault said flying the Pride flag on Parliament Hill is significant both "symbolically and substantively." Longtime LGBT rights activist — and Liberal MP — Hedy...

Caucus departures unusual but not unheard of

December, 2011 - Conservative MP Peter Goldring left the Conservative caucus after he was charged with refusing to take a breathalyzer. He was asked back...

Matt Gurney: Politicians love to talk about liberalization from the sidelines, but lose enthusiasm once in power

British Columbia MP Dan Albas, for his part, recently issued a rousing call to arms to his colleagues in the House to “free the beer!”...

Glavin: Strange days for the new Conservative party

... government program spending”), can also be read as a rebuke not only to former Liberal habits of dipping into the fund, but to the...

Plymouth 'Our Town' news

... Sean Galligan, Emily Garcia, Savanna Gardner, Michael Genduso, Keith Gomes, Hannah Green, Robert Grieco, Breanna Gustafson, Amanda Hibbard, Venessa Hinchliffe, Christina Huffman, Tyler Lawson,...

Labor Watch May 2016 – Bitter Clingers and the Abandoned Working Class: The Left sees people who work for a living ...

(press release)Summary: This issue, in Part 2 of our look at Donald Trump and the politics of working-class Americans, we discuss how Barack Obama...

Atlantic Cape Community College Students Receive Nearly $200000 in Scholarships

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship (General Lafayette Chapter)—awarded to an Atlantic County student majoring in nursing, history or liberal arts, who will be matriculating...

Reassessing the Stephen Harper government

The Kingston Whig-StandardDespite the uproar at the time, the Conservatives paid no tangible price for these and other acts of contempt of Parliament. Less than...

Stump Strategic launches

Cuccinelli is a former member of the Virginia senate and former attorney general of the state, and remains president of the Senate Conservatives Fund. ...

What does David French believe?

An Iraq War veteran, constitutional lawyer and staunch opponent to Trump as the GOP nominee, French is on the record with a decade's worth of...

Tories fail in last-minute legal bid to block police probe into their election spending to defeat Nigel Farage

Folkestone Magistrates Court granted Kent Police more time to investigate whether the Conservatives breached strict spending rules in the bitter South Thanet contest in 2015.

The Sprout: Committee urges to extension to grain transport measures

(subscription) (subscription)Despite his riding being home to one of the highest concentrations of dairy farmers in the country, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says...

Lobb lobbies MPs to spend their summer vacation in Huron-Bruce

Visit Huron-Bruce with your summer vacation, is the message the area's Conservative MP Ben Lobb told the House of Commons in early May. Prior to...

'Soft Money' Is Back, and Republicans Want to Make It Official

(blog) (blog)The case is being led by conservative campaign-finance lawyer Jim Bopp, who over the years has gained notoriety for his multiple attacks on...

AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde shocked by Hunter Tootoo's resignation

Tootoo became the second Inuk to be appointed as a senior cabinet minister after defeating Conservative Leona Aglukkaq in the 2015 federal election. Aglukkaq was...

OECD warns of 'rapidly rising housing prices' in Canada as Scotia takes 'foot off the gas' on mortgage growth in ...

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty reduced the amortization length of government-insured mortgages to 25 years from 30 years, in 2012. More recently, Finance Minister Bill...

Ellis M. Swartzendruber

He was baptized into the Christian faith on November 27, 1937, at Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church and was a charter member of Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite...

Why Third-Party Candidates Are Doomed—At Least This Year

Whether it's Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson or conservative writer David French (whom pundit Bill Kristol is reportedly recruiting to run), third party or independent...

Liberals won. Now what? The gap between pomp and policy

In his keynote speech to a Liberal policy convention in Winnipeg, Trudeau switched on his mischievous grin as he noted that the Tories, who happened...

Masterchef Australia's Zoe Konikkos loses her cool as team lose Greek food challenge

She's the granddaughter of Greek immigrants and has admitted to not speaking English until she started Kindergarten. But despite her European upbringing, MasterChef Australia's Zoe...

NDP Seeks To Move Power Away From Liberal-Stacked Electoral Reform Committee

The Liberal government introduced a motion in May that would give Grit MPs a majority on the yet-to-be formed committee: six Liberals, three Conservatives, one...

Golf tournament leaving Trump's Doral course for Mexico

“We are a conservative organization. We value dollars .... “For almost three generations, it's been an anchor on Miami's sports scene,” said Jeff Bartel, who...

Trumped: PGA Tour event at Doral headed for Mexico City

We are a conservative organization. We value dollars for our players. We have a strong sense of fiduciary responsibility. So we make decisions that are...

Amid a Growing Movement to Close Rikers, One Prisoner Approaches Six Years Without Trial

She moves fast to the front of the line into the first building, stands against the wall holding a small plastic bag with a few...

Elections filings due Wednesday for state, federal races

The winner is slated to face Solen, the Democrat, as well as Spencer Zimmerman of Janesville, who is making a third-party run for the seat...

After Tootoo resignation, Dominic Leblanc follows fishy footsteps of his father

Since Canadian voters gave the Liberal government gave a mandate to restore those protections, this means that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be asking Dominic...

Will the left be merciful after winning culture war?

A recent report on NPR began by noting that the arguments of many "conservative Christians" are "being challenged by changing views in society." I wondered:...

Trudeau Cabinet Minister Abruptly Resigns, Leaves Caucus Completely

The Liberal leader turfed two MPs, Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti, amid sexual harassment complaints in early 2015. While Trudeau offered heartfelt "full support" for...

Trudeau Cabinet Minister Abruptly Resigns, Leaves Caucus Completely

The Liberal leader turfed two MPs, Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti, amid sexual harassment complaints in early 2015. While Trudeau offered heartfelt "full support" for...

Missing C-14's June 6 deadline puts vulnerable people at risk, says coalition

National PostThe House also failed to address any of the amendments proposed by the Senate. “The bill will now go to the Senate and the...