June 29, 2016

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Michelle Rempel: Mexican visa decision was 'short-sighted'

Visas in exchange for beef. Seems like a pretty good deal, right? Not according to immigration critic and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. On Tuesday, Prime...

Want To Do Conservative Pro Bono? Good Luck.

(Gibson Dunn's pro bono coordinator Scott Edelman says the firm also represents Planned Parenthood and that "the vast majority of our pro bono work would...

Email suggests contract buyout was broached to Allentown Superintendent Russ Mayo

Mathison replaced Scott Armstrong, the board's outspoken conservative voice and Mayo supporter. If the board had offered Mayo a buyout, and he had accepted the...

Many communities are still waiting for results of 'sunny ways'

Immigration Minister John McCallum has said that the CPR will be revoked, without stating when or clarifying whether the revocation will be made retroactive to...

Nine Takeaways From the US Supreme Court's Latest Term

(subscription) (subscription)The death of conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia in February upset conservative expectations of blockbuster wins on immigration, affirmative action, abortion, union agency...

Rubio to seek re-election to Senate after all

“Florida needs a principled conservative leader now more than ever, and that is what Marco has been and will continue to be,” Lopez-Cantera said in...

Petition gains support as MP and family condemn killer's sentence

KelownaNow (press release) (registration)KelownaNow (press release) (registration)Conservative MP Dan Albas condemned the sentence, saying he's been contacted many times by people concerned that Newton will...

Convention demands a referendum on electoral reform

TORONTO, Ont. — The Trudeau government wants to change the way Canadians elect their federal government, apparently without first specifically consulting Canadians via referendum. Yet...

'Brexit' Briefing: David Cameron Leaves Brussels Early; Conservatives Seek New Leader

In The Times's opinion pages, Paul Anderson writes that Mr. Cameron may have held the referendum to heal rifts in the Conservative Party, yet the...

'Finding Dory' Is Fastest Animated Movie to Cross $300 Million Domestic Mark

“Finding Dory” is the fastest animated movie to cross the $300 million domestic benchmark, Disney announced Wednesday. In just 12 days, the Disney Pixar film...

Rudd representing government in China

Former Conservative MP Rick Norlock, who was in office nine years, never accomplished that through his entire time in Parliament, he noted. The G20 Energy...

Regina MP Andrew Scheer considering a run at federal Conservative leadership

Conservative MP will take the summer to consider his options. The Canadian Press Posted: Jun 29, 2016 9:10 AM CT Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016...

Bringing the biblical Nehemiah to life

(blog) (blog)Some 2,500 years ago the Persians conquered the Babylonian Empire, including the Land of Israel. The Persians generally treated the Jews well, and...

London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wants full birth control costs to be covered by the government

Now, London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen is calling on the federal government to give all women access to adequate birth control by covering the...

Britain's future at stake in opposition turmoil over Brexit

With Britain now poised to negotiate an exit far more painful than many voters anticipated, Corbyn's critics say Labour needs to present a strong, united...

Regina MP Andrew Scheer considering Conservative leadership bid

At a luncheon for the Regina Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Regina M.P. Andrew Scheer said he's seriously considering running for the party's leadership. Scheer...

Scarpaleggia to spearhead electoral reform

Parliament plans to profoundly change the way that Canadian elections are determined and has picked Lac Saint Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia, June 23, to head...

Plymouth news briefs

“A Chorus Line”: July 7-23, by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban .... All local "boots-on-the-ground" Vietnam veterans...

@Kady's Watchlist for June 29 – It's O-Day in O-Town!

Once that wraps up, Obama will make his way back down Sussex Drive to Parliament Hill, where Trudeau will lead a welcome party that will...

Milking won't stop until Canadian online shoppers speak up: Neil Macdonald

In the past, says Cran, CAC had the ear of Stephen Harper's finance minister, Jim Flaherty, even though the Conservatives ultimately did nothing about the...

DELINGPOLE: Why I'm Backing Boris Johnson and Michael Gove

New StatesmanNo party or leader or cause has ever been so popular: not Winston Churchill, not Tony Blair, not Clement Atlee not Margaret Thatcher. So...

Editorial: Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is still the best choice to lead Canada

Province editors endorse Conservative Leader Stephen Harper as the best choice to lead Canada, but he has many critics. (POSTMEDIA NEWS). The political opponents of...

'I get this place': Will Trudeau's BC roots help him survive unpopular decisions?

The Trudeau boys adored their visits to Grandpa Jimmy Sinclair's West Vancouver home, exploring the former federal Liberal cabinet minister's vast garden that had spots...

Cheers on the House as Hugh Laurie earns Walk of Fame star

Screen stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Amy Adams, Goldie Hawn, Chris Pratt, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Eva Longoria will also be honoured, along with...

House committees wanted $1.5-million budget boost to travel more, BOIE approves $800000

(subscription) (subscription)On the last day of the House of Commons spring sitting, June 17, Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie (Orléans, Ont.) got House approval...