June 21, 2016

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Justin Trudeau won't be pinned down on BC oil tanker ban timing

Gavin Smith, staff counsel for the Vancouver-based organization West Coast Environmental Law, said federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and his staff told his group in...

Rona Ambrose Hopes Tight Tory Leadership Race Won't Divide Caucus

So far, the three declared candidates — Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier and Michael Chong — are sitting MPs. So are most of those contemplating a...

LiveBlogLast Updated 9.35am AESTFederal election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull in Cairns, Bill Shorten in Sydney

The Liberal Party launch on Sunday will showcase the Sydney inner-west seat of Reid, which is held by party moderate Craig Laundy, the Assistant Minister...

IRS chief Koskinen fights first appointee impeachment since 1876

Now, amid a three-year controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of conservative groups, Koskinen, 76, is being re-educated in the exertion of forces, the...

Utah Sen. Mike Lee holds advantage over two Democratic challengers in primary fight

Either way, Lee has a decisive advantage, according to a new -Hinckley Institute of Politics poll of likely November voters. If the general election were...

Le Parti québécois confirme Marc Bourcier - TopoLocal Saint-Jérôme

TopoLocal Saint-JérômeLe Parti québécois confirme Marc BourcierTopoLocal Saint-JérômeLe chef du PQ Sylvain Gaudreault, le chef intérimaire du Bloc québécois Rhéal Fortin, le député Sylvain Pagé,...

Rona Ambrose says accepting election defeat a challenge

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says the hard part of transitioning from cabinet minister to opposition leader was accepting defeat in last fall's election. In...

Rona Ambrose says accepting election defeat a challenge

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says the hard part of transitioning from cabinet minister to opposition leader was accepting defeat in last fall's election. In...

1000 Evangelicals Gather to Hear the Gospel According to Donald

Since then, the attendance ballooned in size and significance, as major faith leaders from Christian denominations nationwide, as well as representatives of social conservative issue...

Electoral reform committee meets for first time

(subscription) (subscription)... on subjects including the appointment of two analysts from the library of parliament, working meals (Elizabeth May suggested they be local and...

Jason Kenney readying exit from federal politics, sources say

Conservative MP Jason Kenney is poised to announce this summer that he will leave federal politics, fuelling expectations that he intends to run a campaign...

Defence Minister, an Afghan war vet, in a conflict of interest for quashing detainee inquiry, say lawyers

Craig Scott, a law professor and former NDP MP who initiated the e-petition rejected by the minister, said Sajjan had dealings with Afghan officials, some...

Harriet Tubman may not make the $20 bill if GOP congressman gets way

PoliticoThe back, which now features the Lincoln Memorial, will be redesigned to include important civil rights events at the memorial including Martin Luther King's “I...

Despite letters from other MPPs and MPs, Bob Bratina isn't ready to support LRT

David Christopherson, NDP MP for Hamilton Centre. Scott Duvall, NDP MP for Hamilton Mountain. Andrea Horwath, Hamilton Centre MPP and Ontario NDP leader. Paul Miller,...

Commons report on harassment policy shows 10 cases in last year, no investigations

The multi-party Board of Internal Economy brought in a new policy in December 2014 following sexual misconduct allegations levelled against former Liberal MPs Scott Andrews...

Pressure Is On Trudeau To Seriously Improve Access To Information

Toronto SunTreasury Board President Scott Brison, the minister responsible for the operation of the ATI system, said he wanted to bring in a limited package...

Million dollar man: Trump's money woes reverberate

Trump was recorded in a video released on Twitter by Virginia conservative and former Senate candidate E.W. Jackson. (Blast note: No relation!) Trump also ripped...

Michael Den Tandt: Sunny summer ahead for Liberals as they put most troubles behind them

One cannot help but wonder how Canadian foreign policy would look today if Irwin Cotler or Bob Rae were in this job. Third on the...

Light Rail Transit Support Letters from Area MP, MPPs

The letter is signed by NDP MPs David Christopherson of Hamilton Centre and Scott Duvall of Hamilton Mountain, Liberal MPP Ted McMeekin of Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale and...

Commons dealt with 10 harassment cases

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The multi-party Board of Internal Economy brought in a new policy in December 2014 following sexual misconduct allegations levelled against former Liberal...

Report on Commons harassment policy shows 10 cases, no investigations

The multi-party Board of Internal Economy brought in a new policy in December 2014 following sexual misconduct allegations levelled against former Liberal MPs Scott Andrews...

5 unfinished stories from Parliament this year

OTTAWA -The federal Liberal election win last Oct. 19 marked the first change in government in nearly 10 years, dislodging Stephen Harper from the Prime...

Trudeau's Popularity Not Scaring Off NDP Leadership Contenders, MPs Say

... Topp, a strategist who finished second to Mulcair in 2012 and now serves as chief of staff to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, is not...

Pickering Airport foes urge Prime Minister Trudeau to add lands to Rouge National Urban Park

Stephen Harper's Conservative government added 5,000 federal acres in Markham to Rouge Park, and on the eve of a election campaign last July, Harper announced...

Bucket tipped on basin water plan

The controversial Murray Darling Basin Plan attracted mostly disdain of the Federal Coalition's management of the plan from five of the six forum's participants. The...

EU Referendum: Gordon Brown urges reject isolationism and vote remain in Glasgow speech

Mr Brown attacked the three main Conservative MPs calling for Britain to vote leave on Thursday. He said the right wing of the Tories would...

When will Toronto stop blaming pedestrians for traffic fatalities?

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Police chief Julian Fantino orders tougher enforcement of traffic laws, including jaywalking. 2003: A police campaign urges pedestrians to “cross the...

Caron, Julian still mulling NDP leadership

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MPs Guy Caron and Peter Julian haven't made up their minds yet on whether to run for the NDP leadership, they told...

Caron, Julian still mulling NDP leadership

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MPs Guy Caron and Peter Julian haven't made up their minds yet on whether to run for the NDP leadership, they told...

MMVAs 2016: Hailey Baldwin Plays A Game Of 'Never Have I Ever' And Tells Us She Loves Canada

Here at HuffPost Canada Style, we love games. And just like Ellen DeGeneres, we love ourselves a game of "Never Have I Ever." So when...

Gordon Brown underlines jobs message in EU appeal

While Conservative Remain campaigners have been speaking to better-off voters “warning them how a Brexit would make them insecure”, Mr Brown will pitch his speech...

Liberals Launch Public Reviews Of NEB, Environmental Assessments

Conservative environment critic Ed Fast called it a "solution in search of a problem," stating that average voters never once complained to him about the...

Windsor Hum discussion goes to Washington

The Canadian federal report stopped short of identifying the precise source of the noise, only that it comes from the island. Brian Masse, NDP MP...

Veteran Congressmen From Oklahoma Face Primary Challengers

Tom Cole is vying for an eighth term against a pair of Republican challengers, Norman pastor James Taylor and Army veteran Shawn Roberts of Lawton.

Is Clarence Thomas Retiring?

The media echo chamber was in action with word that “Justice Clarence Thomas, a reliable conservative vote on the Supreme Court, is mulling retirement after...

Utah County has 'grown up' and is getting its first brewery since before Prohibition

Until it can brew on site, Strap Tank is operating as a restaurant/bar and making do with a collaboration beer that head brewer Mike Dymowski...

Hillary Clinton Collects Hollywood Cash at Harvey Weinstein's House

Other celebrities at the fundraiser included Candice Bergen, Bethenny Frankel and fashion designers Vera Wang and Tory Burch. The menu reportedly included chicken and lobster,...

The MTA's Ban on 'Political' Ads Has Turned It Into the Free-Speech Police

“We didn't want anything to do with the hate ads, and we looked at our policy and made what our board felt were appropriate adjustments,”...

Trump could cause all-Demo La. Sen. runoff; June 7 Ca. primary is warning for La.'s GOP

Some Pelican State conservatives have begun to private acknowledge that a real danger exists that moderate GOP voters could stay home on November 8, 2016...

Kelly McParland: In Liberal circles, everyone over 65 is still Granny Clampett

Perhaps the prime minister should spend more time with Ralph Goodale or John McCallum, both 66, or that spry old astronaut Marc Garneau, still free...

NATALIE KOTSIOS, The Weekly Times

Safe Liberal regionals have generally seen smaller — if any — pledges, with more cash going to seats under threat such as Eden-Monaro in NSW...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 21, 2016

VP TALK: "Wall Street donors seek to block Warren VP pick" by Ben White: "In a dozen interviews, major Democratic donors in the financial services...

Provinces reach deal and your pension will go up (eventually)

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberals have sent caucus chair Francis Scarpaleggia and four rookie MPs, while the Conservatives and NDP have sent veterans, such as Jason...

Old political foes lay aside differences for pro-EU party at Crown & Sceptre pub

POLITICAL differences were put to one side as two old foes came together at a special pro-EU event at the Crown & Sceptre pub on...

Trudeau Marks National Aboriginal Day With Sunrise Ceremony

Trudeau and other members of his caucus, including Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, started the day with a sunrise ceremony...

Trump campaign has only $1.3 million in cash, to Clinton's $42.5 million

Joe Heck, who's running for Senate in Nevada. The PAC is also running ads thanking ... But he's likely to face a tough reelection fight...

Daily Kickoff: Ivanka ousts Lewandowski | Inside the Mind of young Steven Spielberg

VP TALK: "Wall Street donors seek to block Warren VP pick" by Ben White: "In a dozen interviews, major Democratic donors in the financial services...

The Daily 202: Is Trump a Manchurian Candidate? Or maybe the 1919 Chicago White Sox?

“Simply replacing Lewandowski won't do anything to help the Trump campaign stop the slide if Trump does not have some kind of epiphany and come...

Redskins defensive line coach Robb Akey seeks more consistency from similar cast

“I think that's a great advantage and that's an advantage with Kendall Reyes coming to the group. While he's new here, he's familiar with the...

Lonely Are The Brave as Brexit Vote Stills Bond Markets

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the U.K. economy may go into recession after a Brexit vote and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.