July 8, 2016

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Brexit threatens 'fine balance' of Canada-EU trade deal, Ed Fast says

Britain's decision to leave the European Union could jeopardize a massive free trade deal with Canada because it upsets a "fine balance" that took years...

NDP Satellite Offices Saga: Federal Court Spikes Appeal From Secretive Commons Board

OTTAWA — The NDP is claiming a "clear victory" in a skirmish over evidence that will be heard in its ongoing satellite office legal drama...

Loewen and Goldberg: Jason Kenney's three-part challenge

He lost. In 2002, both Grant Hill and Diane Ablonczy ran for the leadership of the Canadian Alliance on platforms of cooperation with the Progressive...

Tony Clement, former Harper minister, to run for Conservative leader

Veteran Conservative MP Tony Clement is set to join the leadership race to take over the helm of his party. The former cabinet minister will...

Brexit threatens 'fine balance' of Canada EU trade deal: former trade minister

Financial Post (subscription)Former Conservative trade minister Ed Fast also tells The Canadian Press he thinks Liberal Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland is being overly optimistic that...

Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada to 'press ahead' with CETA talks

OTTAWA — International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet with Canada's key European counterparts in the coming days to discuss the “next steps” for pushing...

Maxime Bernier Calls For Canada Post To Be Privatized Amid Labour Dispute

Public Works Minister Judy Foote said in May, however, that privatization of the postal service was not being considered. Liberals also vowed on the campaign...

View Zulu with Classic Movie Group; and other news from clubs and organizations

To register or for more information, contact club president, Jan Bateman, at 903-893-6216. The group meets from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. ... He has served...

Around Town: Community listings

Malaspina Naturalists Club meets monthly between September and May at 7:30 pm on the third or fourth Thursday of each month, Trinity Hall, United Church,...

Helen Gurley Brown, Terry McDonell, and the Glossy Glory Days of Magazines

No steamy hot-tub escapades or baby-oil writhings bawdy up the archives devoted to another visionary founder, William F. Buckley Jr., whose conservative National Review, started...

Endorsement watch: Florida Parents Against Common Core, Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida, Florida Retail ...

(blog) (blog)“Jay Fant has quickly distinguished himself as a strong conservative leader in Northeast Florida,” said Treadwell. “I am honored to have his support,...

Trudeau pledges troops, frigate, jets as NATO faces off against Russia

Canada is deploying what the Liberal government describes as its largest military contingent to Europe in more than a decade, as NATO prepares for a...

Insiders: Hillary's not out of the woods yet on emails

A Nevada Republican added that a Trump running mate “with political experience will be very helpful; however, it can't be a well-known establishment operative —...

Tory leadership race renews historic battles

... have a tribe of her own but figures the traditional Tory right has adopted her as their best hope of getting into power. "You...

Hehr: There's a reason I didn't vote in favour of the Energy East pipeline

“Of greater concern are the remarks attributed to the then Minister of Natural Resources,” wrote the court, referring to Joe Oliver's public endorsement of the...

Kenney looks for Harper endorsement of unite the right plan

EDMONTON - MP Jason Kenney says his ex-boss Stephen Harper has "the ultimate credibility" when it comes to merging parties and a nod from the...

CPP increase will reduce pressure on other programs

(subscription)Recently, the federal government announced a tentative deal with the majority of provinces to increase the size of Canada Pension Plan contributions and as...

Approved project funding will help Corner Brook's goal for sewage treatment

Thursday's funding announcement was made by Federal Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote, the Liberal Commons member for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, and Premier Dwight Ball. Today's...

Today in History

- July 8mysask.comIn 1896, Liberal Leader Sir Wilfrid Laurier became the first French-Canadian prime minister. During his 15 years in office, Laurier led the...

Today in History

- July 8mysask.comIn 1896, Liberal Leader Sir Wilfrid Laurier became the first French-Canadian prime minister. During his 15 years in office, Laurier led the...

Today in History

- July 8mysask.comIn 1896, Liberal Leader Sir Wilfrid Laurier became the first French-Canadian prime minister. During his 15 years in office, Laurier led the...

Europe Pushes for an Army and an Empire

“The EU wants its own empire as former Commission President José Manuel Barroso made clear when he was in charge,” said UK Independence Party spokesman...

Is the federal government really funding Jordan's Principle? Cindy Blackstock doesn't think so

OTTAWA – Long after most people had gone home for the day Tuesday the federal government issued a press release saying it was going to...

Kamala Harris opens strong lead over Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

Some 31 percent of Republicans and 35 percent of strongly conservative voters volunteered that they won't support either Harris or Sanchez. In a previous poll,...

LIVE BLOG Last Updated 6.30pm AEST Federal election 2016 live: count set to hand Turnbull majority

And that concludes 's live election coverage as we still await a result in the cliffhanger count. This morning senior Liberal frontbencher Christopher Pyne has...

Quebec mayor fears abandoned ship will capsize, contaminating water

But NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach has argued that the Kathryn Spirit should be towed to a dry dock instead, to reduce the environmental risk.

Jason Kenney pledges to unite right-wing parties and hold a grassroots referendum if elected leader of Alberta PCs

The Conservative Party of Alberta has a “nice ring to it,” federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney said during his first appearance in Edmonton where he...

Braid: The touch of Brexit in Jason Kenney's plan for conservatives

We could call it Jaxit — Jason Kenney's echo of the Brexit thing, right here in Alberta. The Jaxit camp invites regular folks to overwhelm...