June 15, 2016

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Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman – interview

Great-great-great grandfather William Nicholson came to the North Shore in 1846 and started a farm. When the local MP drives to nearby Esmonde Rd, he...

Trump to hold rally in The Woodlands after River Oaks fundraiser

AUSTIN – Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will bring his Republican presidential campaign to two Houston-area events Friday, including a public rally in the...

Method to media's AR-15 madness: Lying about Orlando terrorist's gun, so they can go after Conservative MP

Using a tragedy and lies to damage a Conservative isn't anything new for the mainstream media. They blamed Conservative Immigration Minister Chris Alexander for the...

MPs Aiming To Make Parliament Family-Friendly Divided On Friday Sittings

Conservative MP Ben Lobb speaks in the House of Commons in 2014. (Photo: Facebook). Conservative MP Ben Lobb, a new father also struggling with the...

Trump May Break with NRA on Gun Sales to People on Terror Watch List

The National Rifle Association said Wednesday it is willing to meet the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump amid a potential disagreement between the two...

Quotes from Sean Payton's Minicamp press conference

We've probably been very conservative and we've kept players out of games. ... Back in 2006 it was young when you looked at Lance (Moore)...

Dying MP's gender-neutral national anthem bill passes third reading in Commons

The Conservatives opposed the bill on the grounds that important pieces of the national heritage shouldn't be trifled with. If they are changed, it should...

Bill to change O Canada lyrics passes final House vote

(subscription)Conservatives Peter Van Loan, Larry Maguire, and Kevin Waugh, members of the standing committee on Canadian Heritage, believe the bill did not receive adequate...

Liberals to block attempt to question PMO over leak

That also refers to the motions to call Health Minister Jane Philpott and Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc, which were presented by Conservative MP Blake...

Dying MP's gender-neutral national anthem bill passes third reading in Commons

CBC.caThe Conservatives opposed the bill on the grounds that important pieces of the national heritage shouldn't be trifled with. If they are changed, it should...

How will MPs' electoral reform town halls work?

(subscription) (subscription)It is certainly not because she wants input from Canadians,” Conservative MP Andrew Scheer charged Monday. “It is because she wants their cash.

Mauril Belanger's Gender-Neutral Anthem Passes Final Vote

OTTAWA — Ailing Liberal MP Mauril Belanger was in the House of Commons today as his private member's bill to render O Canada more gender...

Utah's lawsuit over federal lands in crafting stage

Utah's conservative leaders say an increasingly uncooperative stance by the top echelon of federal land management agencies is central to their motivation to regain control...

These Are The US Billionaires Who Back Gun Control

When Microsoft MSFT -0.22% cofounder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility in 2014, pundit Mike...

HUFFPOST HILL

- Senate RunHuffington PostChris Murphy (D-Conn.), who launched the filibuster-style takeover, declaring it was time for the Senate to do something about gun violence...

Liberals want to stop MPs from saying too much

OTTAWA—A bill to establish a long-promised parliamentary committee to review Canada's national security agencies will make it a criminal offence for MPs to blab what...

House passes grain transport law extension unanimously

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative agriculture critic Chris Warkentin, NDP agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP transport critic Linda Duncan, former Conservative Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and...

House passes grain transport law extension unanimously

(subscription)Conservative agriculture critic Chris Warkentin, NDP agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP transport critic Linda Duncan, former Conservative Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Public...

Complicated tax measure advances from Louisiana House committee, would raise $113M to plug budget holes

The more conservative House has raised $222 million so far — less than half of the $600 million that Edwards says is needed to prevent...

Ottawa revives Harper-era legal arguments to block pensions for injured vets

Moreover, all parties voted unanimously in favour of a motion introduced by NDP MP Fin Donnelly last May, which recognized a "stand-alone covenant of moral,...

Defence minister promises to investigate allegations of Afghan detainee abuse

“We take this very seriously, our government is committed to upholding our Canadian and international law obligations,” Sajjan said in the House of Commons in...

QP Wednesday: Now we're following Sweden?

(subscription) (subscription)Standing in for Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, parliamentary secretary David Lametti answered in French that the agreement remained a priority for the government...

NeverGOP? The Record Of The NeverTrumpers

... and general contests. Immediately after the first GOP primary debate last August, Krauthammer told Megyn Kelly that what audiences saw in the real estate...

New bill would allow border guards to collect biographic data on those leaving Canada

Toronto StarThe legislation proposed by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, titled "An Act to amend the Customs Act," is one of three public safety bills...

'Rolling Stone' and the Second Amendment 'Suicide Pact'

Hubert Humphrey (Liberal Icon (Mr. Liberal as Barry Goldwater, a good friend, was Mr. Conservative) when "Liberals" were actually Liberals and not Fascists). Hubert Humphrey...

Can Paul Ryan Save the Republican Party from Donald Trump?

(blog) (blog)It is to the legislature that conservatives who oppose Trump's outlandish proposals can repair. Yet his presence at the top of the Republican...

Water Fight! Rivals in UK's EU vote skirmish on the Thames

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File). WITH STORY BRITAIN EU FUTURE - In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, British Prime Minister David Cameron pauses before...

PoV: Northern MPPs big part of cabinet

In contrast, Kathleen Wynne has been here in an official capacity at least three times in less than three years since replacing McGuinty as Liberal...

NDP renews call for inquiry into Afghan detainee abuse

(subscription) (subscription)“We've called for a public inquiry for a number of years and the Liberals supported that call when they were in opposition,” said...

Former federal Liberal candidate in Huron-Bruce publishes book chapter on the experience

In the end, Thompson garnered more than 23,000 votes (up from the Liberal tally of less than 9,000 in 2011), but lost to the popular...

After Orlando, Faith Leaders Are Starting To Take Ownership Of Religious Homophobia

Writing for the Religion News Service, evangelical theologian David Gushee — who publicly embraced an LGBT-affirming position in 2014 — urged his fellow conservative Christians...

Net Neutrality Activists Celebrate Ruling: "Go Team Internet!"

Net Neutrality Activists Celebrate Ruling: "Go Team Internet!"Donald Trump has expressed skepticism about net neutrality, particularly about the so-called Fairness Doctrine which can be used...

The Sprout: NB auditor general questions agriculture fair tax breaks

(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 renews call for inquiry into Afghan detainee abuse

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative defence critic James Bezan said Wednesday he doesn't think there is evidence to suggest the need for an inquiry, calling the letter...

Bridge won't be delayed: Stone

The petition by Paul Magnus, and sponsored by NDP MP Fin Donnelly, suggests the bridge would cause environmental damage and ruin farmland. The Corporation of...

Mommie dearest rules the house in SF Opera's 'Jenůfa'

Mommie dearest rules the house in SF Opera's 'Jenůfa'The centrally located boulder, now much larger, seemingly represents as much a weight upon Kostelnička's conscience as...

Ottawa owes veterans no 'duty of care,' federal lawyers argue in case

(subscription) (subscription)In the new court documents filed on Monday on behalf of the government, the Justice Department says “the submissions made by [former Conservative...

Liberals vote down 'free-the-beer' motion

Conservative MP Dan Albas, who has also sponsored private member's bills to remove federal laws limiting beer and wine sales between provinces, wants the federal...

Fraser Tolmie seeking Moose Jaw mayorship

In 2014, Tolmie said that he sought to become the Federal Conservative candidate for Moose Jaw – Lake Centre – Lanigan riding. Tom Lukiwski was...

Gay in Louisville, a march toward acceptance

Outside the house, police paddy wagons idled on the leafy street in what was then, and for many years later, one of very few Louisville...

City OKs $22M tax incentives for Jazz arena upgrade

(blog)The Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency board voted 6-0 for a proposal from the Larry H. Miller Group, which owns the Jazz. "Very thankful...

Festivals, events to do this week in Louisville

On the lawn of Division Street School, 1803 Conservative St., New Albany, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Features antique bicycles from the Kentucky Wheelmen. The bicycles will...

ABC Threatens 'Real O'Neals' Star Over Gay Hollywood Rant

Openly gay actor Noah Galvin went off on Bryan Singer and 'Modern Family' star Eric Stonestreet, among others, in an interview that blindsided the network...

Government to table national security committee legislation

(subscription) (subscription)... and scrutinizing could suggest more of a after-the-fact review-based mandate. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said in March he expects Ottawa South...

Anderson Cooper Hammers Florida's Attorney General

CNN's ”New Day” opened this morning with the Orlando shooting, including a now regular food fight between liberal Bakari Sellers and conservative radio host Ben...

Murray preference deal rankles

The deal has infuriated many in the Nationals camp, in which Labor guaranteed preferences for the Liberals in three regional seats — including Murray —...

Forbes falls in Virginia

Joe Heck and Democratic former state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto will face each other in Nevada's Senate race this fall after easily winning their...

James Packer holding all the aces at Crown Resorts

The weekend before Hemmes lent his Gothic mansion, The Hermitage, in the Sydney harbourside enclave of Vaucluse, to Tony Nutt's Liberal Party for what has...

Student summer jobs funds raised by Feds

Lac St. Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia announced last week that organizations that help cater to youth employment will be receiving more funding from the federal...

Liberals Outspent Tories In Last Election, Trudeau's Adviser Gerald Butts Says

Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire waves to the crowd after his speech at Liberal election headquarters in Montreal, Que. on Monday, October 20, 2015.