July 11, 2016

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Ex-General to Top Brass: Stay Out of the 'Cesspool of Domestic Politics'

(blog) (blog)Politics isn't new to Kelly, who served as the Marines' congressional liaison and later as senior military assistant to Defense Secretaries Robert Gates...

Catherine McKenna races to save tiny frog after contractors destroy forest

But their behind the scenes efforts, under the watch of former Conservative environment minister Leona Aglukkaq, were uncovered in court as a result of the...

Will Trump's Nomination Be the End of the Religious Right?

But as Ruth Graham noted at Slate, the group is really a who's-who of former evangelical leaders: Ralph Reed, former leader of the Christian Coalition;...

EDITORIAL: A welcome matters for immigration

Those disturbing numbers have inspired Liberal Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison to encourage Atlantic Canadians to ditch the “come-from-away” label some of them sometimes pin on...

Tony Clement poised to enter Conservative leadership race

... the Conservatives won power. But he is the only one still in politics. John Baird abruptly resigned his Foreign Affairs portfolio and seat as...

Veteran cabinet minister, MP Tony Clement expected to seek Tory leadership

Macleans.caOTTAWA — Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement is expected to throw his hat into the ring Tuesday to seek his party's leadership. The longtime...

Ottawa Sisters' Lemonade Stand Now Officially Allowed To Exist

The agency also offered to help the girls reach their summer camp fund raising goal. The decision to stop lemonade sales led to a wave...

New Brunswick, Ottawa differ on personal use of alcohol in talks

British Columbia Conservative MP Dan Albas, who advocates free trade in alcohol between provinces, says separate talks on alcohol show that Bains was wrong to...

A lot of holes in GOP presidential ground game in key states

Ted Cruz in the April primary, and local conservative talk radio hosts have been some of Trump's toughest critics. The RNC's 49 employees are spread...

Obama and Race Relations

Thanks to Tony Lima, Randy Lawson, Richard Belzer, Ed Lasky, Russ Dusseault, Aaric Eisenstein, Michele Schiesser, Macrena Sailor, Mike Lavender, Steve Thompson, Eric Jensen, Robert...

No rose for Christie? Veep elimination round continues

One is a play for the religious conservatives in the GOP base, embodied by former congressman now Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. ... The anti-Trump forces...

More women are dealing with mid-career burnout

Standing before orange balloons and orange campaign signs in a beige hotel ballroom last October, with cameras on her and a dismayed crowd, Megan Leslie...

Jason Kenney's exit leaves hole in conservative Ottawa

Calgary SunA file photo of MP and former conservative minister Jason Kenney. Kenney announced that he will be stepping away from federal politics to seek...

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Since that time, Matalin has made frequent television appearances as a political commentator, securing a career in conservative media advocacy following decades of work in...

Calls Grow For UK General Election, Theresa May Said Gordon Brown Had No Mandate in 2007

Writing on the Conservative Home website when Mr. Brown took over as leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister from Tony Blair, Ms. May...

Theresa May won't call general election… despite telling Gordon Brown he should have in 2007

After then-chancellor Gordon Brown replaced Blair without an election, May, then shadow leader of the House of Commons, accused Brown of having “no democratic mandate.”...

Tony Clement 'Very' Excited To Join Conservative Leadership Race

MPs Lisa Raitt, Andrew Scheer, Brad Trost and Deepak Obhrai are also mulling leadership bids, as are TV personality Kevin O'Leary and, the likely front-runner...

After what she said about Gordon Brown, Theresa May would be a hypocrite if she didn't call a snap general election

In her aborted campaign for the job, May said she would stick to a fixed-term parliament and wait until 2020. But when Gordon Brown took...

Andrea Leadsom pulls out of Conservative leadership race

Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to become the next Conservative leader, saying it is in the “best interests of the country”, paving...

Don Braid: Harper's blessing for Kenney doesn't mean easy victory

One longtime conservative at the barbecue pined for Peter Lougheed, the first PC premier, who always said what he would do rather than what his...

GOP rivals of Supreme Court moderates agonize over missed chance

Ralph Ostmeyer, R-Grinnell, said conservative political operatives during the next four months needed to shield Stegall, the lone conservative on the bench, while advocating for...

Trudeau's Ukraine Visit: PM Won't Say If Canada Will Keep Sending Military Trainers

KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to wrap up his latest overseas travels Tuesday with a visit to western Ukraine, where he...

Morning Digest: A new poll gives Kamala Harris a 15-point lead in all-Dem California Senate race

On Thursday, Sanchez appeared on conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt's program, and he endorsed her shortly thereafter. Last month, ex-Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan also...

How Obama's College Turned Me Into A Conservative

Almost as if he had been fishing for that answer, the professor began his first lecture of the semester arguing for a way of looking...

New Canada Child Benefit rolls out with a more subtle pitch

... Conservative government had timed the delivery of retroactive, lump sum benefit cheques for its newly enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) for the month...

Bye-Bye Bonus: Brexit Seen Biting Profit for Years at U.S. Banks

“Choppiness” across markets posed dangers to trading desks before and after the referendum and means investors can't rely much on the revenue predictions from weeks...

MP Says Bill C-14 To Face Challenges

The Conservative MP for Huron-Bruce believes the new assisted dying law will face many more hurdles in the Courts. Bill C-14 became law in June,...

Most want referendum on electoral reform, new poll suggests, question dominates initial House committee, feds deke ...

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP MPs are Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Que.) and Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.), though Mr. Cullen was replaced by colleague David...

Liberal-National Coalition agreement must not be secret, Labor says

Depending on how many Liberals were elected, the Nationals' representation would then be determined by the proportion they represented in the party room. “There's nothing...

Start electoral reform by committee overhaul | St. Catharines Standard

Now we understand a little better the plot the Liberals and Conservatives are hatching over reforming Canada's electoral system: They intend to bore everyone ...and more »...

Start electoral reform by committee overhaul

On the Tory side, Jason Kenney, of course, had better things to do and was replaced by Blake Richards. The NDP's David Christopherson sat in...

Start electoral reform by committee overhaul

On the Tory side, Jason Kenney, of course, had better things to do and was replaced by Blake Richards. The NDP's David Christopherson sat in...

Canada's CF-18s can fly into next decade, despite push for new jets

Conservative MP James Bezan said the government seems to be looking for a way to fulfill its promise to buy an aircraft other than the...

Federal Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose blames bureaucrats for Northern

In a 2-1 split decision the Federal Court of Appeal recently ruled that Ottawa had not adequately consulted with affected indigenous peoples, revoking federal approvals...

Ex-BC Conservative leader Dan Brooks wants his old job back

Ms. Ellis, 25, placed third with 20 per cent of the vote behind the NDP's Peter Julian and the Liberal candidate. Ms. Ellis said she...

Did Canada fight for Mohamed Fahmy?

Garry Keller, now serving as chief of staff to interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, was at the time of Fahmy's incarceration, the chief of staff...