June 14, 2016

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NDP Considers New Rules For Choosing Its Next Leader

The NDP executive is recommending a new leader be chosen sometime between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31 of next year, with rounds of voting through...

Christine Moore et sa fille ont rendu le Parlement plus accessible aux familles

OTTAWA – Les députés peuvent maintenant faire appel à une Madame Doubtfire ou encore une Mary Poppins pour prendre soin de leurs tout-petits. La Chambre...

Ralph Goodale, Public Safety Minister, Rejects Call To Change AR-15 Rifle Rules

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government rejects the idea of allowing hunters to use the same type of military-style assault rifle involved...

Court action has bite

The proposed rules — still subject to change as they have not yet been debated or adopted by the NDP's federal council — would be...

Resilient Regions Forum | Photos

Political leaders denounce Vietnam cattle cruelty. Labor and Liberal leaders have today spoken out against the most recent live exports controversy. Test · Jamie and...

Letter on the Canadian Prime Minister and his Liberal Government

Do you know why the Liberal parliamentarians, Jim Karygiannis, Roy Cullen, Tony Ianno, John McKay Tom Wappel, Byron Wilfert and Joe Volpe followed their two...

Court action has bite

The proposed rules — still subject to change as they have not yet been debated or adopted by the NDP's federal council — would be...

Conservatives' ISIS genocide motion fails

(subscription) (subscription)The motion introduced last week in the House of Commons fell by a vote of 139-166, with the NDP and Conservatives — plus...

@Kady liveblog recap: Senior PMO staffers, Globe and Mail reporter potential witnesses at leak inquiry?

... member Arnold Chan's response to the latest Conservative salvo in an ongoing political battle over the possible premature disclosure of the contentious new provisions,...

Feds reject call to make type of rifle used in Orlando shooting non-restricted

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government rejects the idea of allowing hunters to use the same type of military-style assault rifle involved...

WA Nationals attack Liberal party over 'dirty' preference deal with Labor

The deputy prime minister and leader of the Nationals, Barnaby Joyce, with the PM Malcolm Turnbull in Perth. The Western Australian branch of the Nationals...

Trudeau, Liberal MPs Vote Against Tory Motion Declaring ISIS Atrocities As Genocide

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rose in the House of Commons Tuesday to vote against a Conservative motion declaring that the atrocities of the so-called Islamic...

Editor's Note - Religion & Politics

Religion & PoliticsEditor's NoteReligion & PoliticsNumerous religious leaders too, including prominent evangelicals such as Russell Moore, chide gun reform advocates for exploiting tragedies like Orlando...

Dufferin-Caledon Federal Liberal Association facing criticism over event costs

As well, he said the riding association invited Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson to participate as a panelist, but he declined. Of the reaction of the...

Why only the Supreme Court can cut the red tape around Canada's liquor laws

Conservative Member of Parliament Dan Albas was involved with the "Free My Grapes" campaign and championed Bill C-311 which ultimately allowed for the shipment of...

Jacksonville Bold for 06.14.16 — Atrocity exhibition

(blog) (blog)Uber lambasts John Crescimbeni: “For months, we have been working with Chairman Schellenberg and members of the Council on sensible regulations like those...

Must watch: Anderson Cooper asks GOP Florida AG if she's an anti-gay hypocrite

(blog) (blog)Cooper was interviewing conservative GOP attorney general of Florida, Pam Bondi, about the Orlando massacre. And Cooper expressed a concern many of us...

Here's a hate crime for you: Terrorism

John Birmingham in the SMH blamed conservatives opposed to Safe Schools program and same sex marriage, linking them, but not Islamist imams preaching death to...

Education Officials, Lawmakers At Odds Over Transgender Bathroom Rules

John Carmichael countered Whitmer's ultimatum by saying it would be irresponsible of legislators to delay an education funding solution with a dispute over bathrooms. Whitmer...

Hillary Rodham Andropov

He cites conservatives (including The 's editorial page) who've argued—irrefutably, in this column's view—that Trump would be likelier than Mrs. Clinton to cooperate with Speaker...

Rogers seeks to revive multicultural OMNI newscasts in CRTC proposal

(subscription) (subscription)Last June, Julian Fantino, who at the time was the Conservative MP for Vaughan, just north of Toronto, led the public outcry against...

Christine Moore And Her Daughter Have Made Parliament A Better Place For Families

NDP MP Christine Moore holds Daphnee as she votes for the new speaker of the House of Commons on Thursday, Dec. ... Moore pushed for...

NDP table GMO labelling bill, again

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP have once again introduced a private member's bill aimed at bringing mandatory GMO labelling onto Canadian food shelves. At a press...

NDP table GMO labelling bill, again

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP have once again introduced a private member's bill aimed at bringing mandatory GMO labelling onto Canadian food shelves. At a press...

Institutions sticking with long-term outlook, GFOR panelists say - Pensions & Investments

Pensions & InvestmentsInstitutions sticking with long-term outlook, GFOR panelists sayPensions & InvestmentsBy Christine Williamson | June 14, 2016 12:58 pm | Updated 1:10 pm ...

Greensboro police: Several protesters arrested at Trump rally - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & RecordGreensboro police: Several protesters arrested at Trump rallyGreensboro News & RecordGREENSBORO — Decked out in a pro-Gary Johnson shirt with the phrase"Make...

Gay and voting for Trump after Orlando: how the right is eyeing the LGBT vote

Last November, with the primary in full swing, Republican contenders Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal all appeared at the Freedom 2015: National Religious...

Amarjeet Sohi Must Defend $800K Office Renos After Tories Trigger Debate

The response revealed that $450,734 was spent on Sohi's office, including about $243,000 on furniture. Another $384,518 went to the deputy minister's office. Scheer said...

Christian right behind the times

I also wonder how they feel about their beloved Conservative Party at their recent convention embracing LBGT marriage and the Supreme Court's direction re: assisted...

D&C - Why are other radio shows mostly ignoring the Orlando massacre? 6-14-16

And this is I guess you can do this if you're a good liberal and she is and you're you know. Protected you yeah you're...

NDP sets rules for leadership race: Candidates need 500 signatures from party members across Canada

Spending for the campaign is capped at $1.5 million per candidate. Other bigger-name candidates, including B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, ex-Halifax MP Megan Leslie and longtime...

Liberal cabinet ministers to speak at conference hosted by group with close party ties

CTV reported in March that Canada 2020 received federal support for a conference on open government that included several Liberal politicians, including Treasury Board president...

Britain is divided over much more than Europe

What was intended as a campaign promise to get his Conservatives elected must seem in retrospect like a reckless gamble. The consequences will be felt...

@Kady's Watchlist for June 14 – Internal trade, assisted dying on today's parliamentary agenda

... policy, MPs are set to devote today's sitting to the perennial challenge of inter-provincial trade barriers, courtesy of a Conservative opposition motion that would,...

Norwegian veteran's request for care at Camp Hill officially denied

The family of a 94-year-old Norwegian war veteran says Veterans Affairs Canada has officially rejected his application to receive care at the Camp Hill hospital...

Peter Thiel Drags Facebook into White Nationalist Territory

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)by Tina Casey on Tuesday, Jun 14th, 2016. Share ... Also attending the conference (to be held in Bodrum,...

It might be a long wait before Tory, NDP leadership contenders make the jump

Three contestants have entered the Conservative race: Maxime Bernier, Michael Chong and Kellie Leitch. No official candidates have yet emerged on the NDP side. The...

Trump Trumps on Orlando

Washington PostBolton is the guy as is General Jack Keane for SecDef, Chris Christie for AG, Giuliani for Homeland Security, Carson for HUD, and Fiorino...

NDP calls to decriminalize marijuana ahead of next year's legalization bill

... for pot possession involve young Canadians, who should not be burdened with criminal records for the rest of their lives especially when the government...

Celtics work out Hield. Will they go GUARD with the #3 pick?

You know they have guys coming up the battle what would Steve Kerr is gonna do. How would the starting lineup and doesn't really make...

NB vigils organized for victims of Orlando massacre

"We had Rodney Weston, who was the member of parliament for Saint John and (Fundy Royal Conservative MP) Rob Moore who were both — Rob...