June 24, 2016

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Quebec Separatists See New Hope After Brexit Vote

Some of the politicians mingling with the Fleur-de-lis-waving crowd at the parade, such as NDP foreign affairs critic Helene Laverdiere, felt the political and economic...

Capt Cda - War Mania, Mass Hysteria, Moral Panic: Rendered Captive by Barbed Wire & Maple Leaves

By 1917, the angst among Conservative/Liberal elites went viral. Canada was under siege by mass, public hysteria. ... 6 On October 24, then-Public Safety Minister...

Liberals seek to calm nerves, fallout from U.K. decision to leave EU

Liberal MP Hedy Fry tweeted that the vote — along with calls in other European countries such as France, Italy and the Netherlands to hold...

Quebec sovereigntists ponder Brexit implications

(subscription) (subscription)Some of the politicians mingling with the Fleur-de-lis-waving crowd at the parade, such as NDP foreign affairs critic Helene Laverdiere, felt the political...

Quebec sovereigntists ponder implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU

Some of the politicians mingling with the Fleur-de-lis-waving crowd at the parade, such as NDP foreign affairs critic Helene Laverdiere, felt the political and economic...

David Cameron's Austerity Bomb Finally Went Off

(blog) (blog)And I didn't imagine that we would have the ill-timed economic policies of David Cameron's Conservative government to thank. A big motivation for...

Brexit vote came as surprise, MP says

(press release) (press release)MP Cathy McLeod said she, too, thought the Remain side would prevail in the referendum vote. “First of all, I was...

Que. sovereigntists ponder implications of Britain's vote to leave EU

Some of the politicians mingling with the Fleur-de-lis-waving crowd at the parade, such as NDP foreign affairs critic Helene Laverdiere, felt the political and economic...

Saganash says government should support his UNDRIP bill

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Romeo Saganash says the federal government should support his private member's bill on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of...

Frances Bean Cobain moves belongings out of Hollywood home she shared with estranged husband

Frances Bean Cobain is moving her belongings out of the home she shared with her estranged husband Isaiah Silva, and cops are on hand to...

Commissioner Stacy says county govt is "closest to the people"

Commissioner Stacy says county govt is "closest to the people"NORMAN, Okla. – The actual duties and responsibilities of a county commissioner were addressed Thursday at...

Last-minute write-ins close GOP races in Lee, Collier

A last-minute write-in candidate, Eli Zonana of Lehigh Acres, also closed the Lee County Commission District 3 race between Commissioner Larry Kiker and Republican challenger...

Local conservatives to discuss PC/Wildrose merger

“I generally see this as a gathering of conservatives that want to see Alberta put on a better path,” said MP Blake Richards, who will...

Open office to be part of MP's open communication

Roughly the size of a tabloid newspaper, it's larger in format than the bulletin distributed by her predecessor, and fellow Conservative, Russ Hiebert. Among images...

Trudeau says Canada will remain 'strong partner' of UK and EU

(subscription) (subscription)NDP foreign affairs critic Hélène Laverdière said in a statement that Britain must find a way to bring people together and re-engage those...

Three new clients for K&L Gates

KAGAN FOR HILLARY: Foreign Policy's John Hudson scoops that neoconservative Robert Kagan will headline a Hillary for America fundraiser in Logan Circle next month —...

The great Brexit disentangling

“There has been a silly level of complacency among many in the U.K. and, it must be said, elsewhere in the EU,” Tim Oliver, a...

Friday candidate deadline narrows congressional races

Bongino, who said he is renting in Naples, announced his bid Monday and claims to be the only true conservative in the race. ... Again,...

Brexit Vote: Stunned Britons Awaken to a New Era for UK

The vote didn't fall along traditional party lines—some Brexit campaign leaders were members of Mr. Cameron's Conservative Party, and many voters in the north, normally...

With qualifying over, here's a look at the candidates you'll find on the ballot on Aug. 30

Ander Crenshaw in the 4th Congressional District, which includes most of Duval County, Nassau County and parts of St. Johns County. Crenshaw is not running...

Here's What Credit Markets Experts Are Saying About Brexit

Jack Flaherty, New York-based fixed income investor at GAM Holdings AG., which oversees about $120 billion ... Jim Caron, a money manager at Morgan Stanley...

Film Fraud Foursome Jailed for Cheating on British Tax Breaks

Four British men were jailed for a total of 29 years for running a fraudulent film investment scheme that saw them receive 98 million pounds...

Revolution head to DC looking for third straight win

Out: New England — M Gershon Koffie (knee), F Charlie Davies (abductor); D.C. — G Andrew Dykstra (back), D Chris Korb (knee), M Collin Martin...

Huron Chamber Hears From Liberals

Chamber of Commerce President Gerry Rogers says Thompson's address spoke more specifically to the needs of Huron County, as compared to the first event with...

@Kady: All-party electoral reform committee eerily functional — for now.

In fact, “elect” is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate on the ballot: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, who genially accepted...

Trudeau reaffirms close partnership between Canada and Ukraine

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)Meanwhile, Canada's Official Opposition Conservative Party accuses the Trudeau Liberal government of cozying up to Russia and its President. “[Vladimir]...

Canada well-positioned to weather fallout from UK decision to leave EU: Trudeau

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wrote that Canada “will have many roles to play” in maintaining political stability in Europe. “I think related Canadian policy will...

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Bernier staking out his turf in race

On a day-to-day basis, few Parliament watchers pay attention to Levis-Lobtiniere MP Jacques Gourde. On the Hill, his main claim to fame is to have...

Jason Kenney Tweets Brexit Voters Chose 'Hope Over Fear,' Slams Trudeau

Perhaps the most-watched Conservative in Canada says the British people have chosen "hope over fear" by voting to leave the European Union. Veteran MP Jason...

Windsor Hum solution 'could take years,' MP warns

... for about five years. "The problem we're faced with is there is no international agreement for trans-boundary noise and vibration. That leaves us vulnerable...

Gang of eight not going without fight

On the campaign trail, Queensland Labor Senate candidate Murray Watt says there is “both an anti-government sentiment but also a general protest vote that is...

Seeing things differently...

Previous politically-driven attempts to change the lyrics of 'O Canada' have not succeeded, including those of NDP MPs Svend Robinson and Libby Davies, who, like...

«Rien n'a changé, sauf le coiffeur»

Rien n'a changé depuis les libéraux de Jean Chrétien, sauf le coiffeur ! Heureusement, le Bloc veille au grain », a déclaré le député de...

Around Town: Community listings

Come down to Save-On-Foods this weekend to raise funds for Mark and Christian. Car wash Saturday 11 am-3 pm, hot dog sale Saturday and Sunday...

Letters and comments, June 24

On June 20, Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan published a statement calling for the government to resume airstrikes against the Islamic State. ... The Conservative party...

As Expected, Cambodia Deports 25 Taiwanese Fraud Suspects to PRC

Jason Hsu (許毓仁) has gone from his parents' night market food stall in Kaohsiung, to Silicon Valley startups and founding TEDxTaipei. Like many young Taiwanese,...

The David Cameron story

He led the Conservative Party for nearly 11 years - only Stanley Baldwin, Lady Thatcher and Sir Winston Churchill spent longer in the job in...

The vote is likely to reshape the country's place in Europe and have global implications

LONDON — British voters have defied the will of their leaders, foreign allies, experts and much of the political establishment by opting to rupture this...

Do-Nothings | Commentary by Betty Arenson

President Obama's once-appointed Attorney General Eric Holder knowingly “walked” 2,000 guns to Mexican criminals including cartels (yes, they're terrorists) that resulted in the deaths of...

How long will Trudeau's luck last?

(subscription) (subscription)Second, the Conservatives (especially the Conservatives) need to stop ridiculing Trudeau as “PM selfie” or comparing him to the Kardashians, as Manitoba MP...

Jesus' Wife?

(blog)It's a sad story, because King is widely respected, even among theologically conservative scholars, for her capacious knowledge of ancient Coptic and Greek Christian...

Who Speaks for the Party?

(blog)The GOP, by contrast, has selected Donald Trump, who lacks the capacity to make an argument on behalf of the conservative movement. Trump has...

For-profit schools latest topic for Toomey-McGinty squabbling

SB 559, it noted, “is supported by colleges and universities ... including Carnegie Mellon, Pitt, and Katie McGinty's alma mater of St. Joseph's University.” The...

Feds won't fight 'sweetheart' Quebec immigration program despite BC fallout

'Once you are a permanent resident the Constitution allows you to live wherever you want to live in Canada,' says federal Immigration Minister John McCallum,...