June 27, 2016

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Trudeau says government can do better for LGBT Syrian refugees

NDP MPs Jenny Kwan and Randall Garrison have criticized the Liberal government for not being able to quantify how many LGBT Syrians have made it...

Trudeau says government can do better for LGBT Syrian refugees

NDP MPs Jenny Kwan and Randall Garrison have criticized the Liberal government for not being able to quantify how many LGBT Syrians have made it...

Liberals' Promise Of 'Real Change' Gets Off To A Good Start

On October 19th, 2015, Canadians voted to change their government. Prime Minister Trudeau has been in office now for about eight months. The first sitting...

Supreme Court rules domestic abusers can lose gun ownership rights

The 6-2 ruling, written by Justice Elena Kagan and endorsed by conservative as well as liberal justices, upheld the sentences imposed on two Maine men...

What the Historic Abortion Decision Means for American Women

... choosing to have an abortion, the Supreme Court found it to be an "undue burden," which is unconstitutional under the Court's 1992 Planned Parenthood...

Dalton the Liberal candidate in Maple Ridge-Mission

Another group tried to recall Dalton in 2015 after he decided to seek the federal Conservative nomination for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge. Under the Recall ...

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews in February upheld the constitutionality of the Oklahoma law but it has remained blocked pending a further order of...

Jamie Oliver begs public: don't let Boris Johnson become PM

However, the ability of Oliver to stop Johnson may be limited as the next prime minister will not be chosen by the British public but...

Mark Carney faces toughest task yet as fears grow world is entering darkest phase since financial crisis

... were in open revolt against their leader; the head of the Liberal Democrats, the No. 3 party that helped the Conservatives form a coalition...

'No Fly, No Buy' Is Just No Good

Ted Kennedy made his way on this list somehow, as did Stephen Hayes, who writes for a conservative publication (The Weekly Standard) and appears regularly...

Sizing up Calgary's legacy Olympic facilities ahead of 2026 Winter Games bid

If the enviro-optics for that option were bad enough in the 1980s, they're terrible now, says Anne-Marie Syslak of the group Canadian Parks and Wilderness...

U.K. torn between global leadership, nationalism

Financial ExpressI was sandwiched between Europhiles — Bank of England Governor Gordon Richardson and the British Rail Chairman Sir Peter Parker, who was nodding agreement...

Has Donald Trump Accepted Christ? James Dobson Says 'Yes'

Dr. James Dobson, the founder of Focus on the Family and Family Talk, says Donald Trump has recently given his life to Jesus Christ and...

"It's outrageous": CRA has double standard for tax cheats

"It's outrageous": CRA has double standard for tax cheats"It's outrageous," said NDP MP Murray Rankin. "All the CRA wants to do is go after big...

The Believer

Before that, Miller was a senior policy advisor, an indeterminate title that sat him somewhere in the background with Sam Clovis, the walrus of a...

UK stripped of final 'AAA' rating and FTSE 350 surrenders £140bn in Brexit aftermath

“We take the view that the deep divisions both within the ruling Conservative Party and society as a whole over the European question may not...

Tom Nichols: Whitewashing working-class woes

In the age of Reagan, American conservatives aimed these messages squarely at the African-American community, calling for tough-love solutions for inner cities drowning in crime,...

Three Amigos talks: Canada pushing Mexico to fully reopen beef market

The signs of a potential tit-for-tat arrangement between the two countries have been building. Mexico is eager to see the Liberals fulfil their election promise...

Jeremy Corbyn appoints raft of new MPs to Labour Shadow Cabinet to replace resigning plotters

Other appointments include Rebecca Long-Bailey, Kate Osamor, Rachel Maskell, Cat Smith, and Dave Anderson. Many of the MPs are from the fresh 2015 intake of...

George Osborne seeks to calm markets amid Brexit turmoil

Osborne's hopes of one day leading his country were thought to have died with the loss of the referendum; but it is still unclear whether...

Motz wins CPC nomination for byelection

He said he did not expect much excitement because there had been a federal election and not another one expected for four years. “Little did...

Brexit Campaigners' Backpedalling Angers Britons As World Leaders Debate Timing Of UK's Exit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Brussels and London Monday as world leaders scramble to contain the fallout from last week's surprise vote...

Innovation Minister Bains most lobbied minister in Trudeau cabinet

(subscription) (subscription)Jacquie LaRocque, a lobbyist with Compass Rose Group and a former Liberal government staffer, said the innovation portfolio would naturally invite a greater...

British-born Canadian Conservative MPs use Brexit vote to push for referendum on electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Tony Clement, right, says the U.K. referendum on leaving the EU was an 'act of democracy,' while caucus colleague Peter Kent...

Objectives of House Special Committee on Electoral Reform still fuzzy: Reid

(subscription) (subscription)... MP Mark Holland, parliamentary secretary to Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef. Also pictured are Liberal MPs Francis Scarpaleggia, Ruby Sahota, Matt DeCourcey,...

LLOYD OMDAHL: Sleuthing the mystery of the Burgum-Stenehjem race

Burgum pitched a super-conservative fiscal policy, implying that Stenehjem was guilty of conspiring with the governor and the Legislature to play fast and loose with...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year's $600 million tax overhaul

Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative Republicans. They'll have to do something next year.

Justin Trudeau promises to promote LGBT rights abroad

Under former foreign minister John Baird, the previous Conservative government won plaudits for its aggressive, outspoken stance on LGBT rights abroad. Trudeau, however, appears to...

Canada Day Iftar Welcomes Syrian Newcomers

IDRF will have in attendance Liberal MP Dr. Kirsty Duncan who is a member of Parliament for Etobicoke North. The benefit Iftar will be in...

Numbers add up to a very partisan Minnesota House

USA TODAYAlthough he more often than not votes with his Republican colleagues, the Mountain Lake legislator can tick off high-profile votes where he's found himself...

Canada won't much miss Obama

“It flatlined with Obama taking over,” Conservative MP Gerry Ritz said Friday. As Stephen Harper's agriculture minister from 2007 to 2015, Ritz spent much of...