July 12, 2016

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Tony Clement Is Officially In The Conservative Leadership Race

OTTAWA — Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement declared Tuesday that he's running for the leadership of his party — but it's not the first...

Advocacy group asks CRTC to declare Quebec's online gambling bill unconstitutional

Some have also called for the federal government to intervene, with Conservative MP Dan Albas pressing Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly on the issue...

Provinces won't have to shoulder costs of MMIW inquiry, federal minister says

"I think there was some misunderstanding, but I think we are almost there in terms of getting the assurances out there that this is going...

Liberal minister Jim Carr spends nearly $1800 on hockey outing

The approval request form, released as part of an access to information request submitted by Conservative MP Candice Bergen, describes the function as a 'sport...

Compass wants investors to believe it's worth $1.3B

From the New York website: Less than a year after raising $50 million, Compass is seeking a new cash infusion that sources said would value...

Clinton gets endorsement of former foe, but not Sanders' young supporters

“I wouldn't say the Clinton-Sanders body language is the warmest I've ever seen,” University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato wrote in a tweet. “Nor...

How Brexit went from a problem for the Conservatives to a catastrophe for Labour

While the Conservative Party's rules require leaders who lose a no confidence vote to step aside — as happened to Iain Duncan Smith in 2003...

Tony Clement to launch leadership campaign tonight

Mike Crase, a former executive assistant to former Conservative MP Stella Ambler, is assisting with media relations. Crase is now the chief operating officer of...

Tony Clement launches Conservative leadership campaign

Mike Crase, a former executive assistant to former Conservative MP Stella Ambler, is campaign manager. Crase is now the chief operating officer of ElectRight, a...

Tony Clement to launch leadership campaign backed by Michelle Rempel

OTTAWA --Tony Clement will launch his campaign Tuesday night with the support of a surprising Conservative: MP Michelle Rempel, who had mused publicly last year...

Conservatives raising cash on referendum hankering

(subscription) (subscription)A few days earlier, on June 16, Conservative MP Candace Bergen cited the Ipsos poll in a fundraising email. By Aaron Wherry of...

Windsor's Veterans Affairs Office To Open Next Year

The federal government now says Windsor's Veterans Affairs Office will reopen sometime before May of 2017, but the NDP's Veteran Affairs critic says the delay...

Meet Utah's first transgender candidate for US Senate

Mike Lee in November. Though Snow's chances of victory are slim — Utah voters haven't sent a Democrat to the Senate since 1970 — her...

GOP embraces 'clean, affordable' coal

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Canada's Tories just spat in the eyes of their social conservative base

(blog) (blog)The party's interim leader, Rona Ambrose, and all three of the declared candidates for new federal leader—Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong, and libertarian Maxime...

Work to widen Trans-Canada Highway through Yoho starts this fall

Anne-Marie Syslak, executive director of the southern Alberta chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, said wildlife connectivity is their main concern. “It's critical,”...

Meet Theresa May, Britain's New Prime Minister - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportMeet Theresa May, Britain's New Prime MinisterU.S. News & World ReportAfter a short stint as shadow Secretary for Work and Pensions,...

The Top 10 Reasons To Consider This Deeply Hated 13.8% Yielder

Risk is reduced by the low balance sheet leverage and focus on secured debt holdings. An active share buyback program is underway and insider ownership...

The Daily 202: Evan Bayh bets big that support for Donald Trump will tank

The hyper-ambitious, always-privileged and ever-calculating son of a senator long dreamed of becoming president, and he represented a conservative-leaning state. So he was perennially nervous...

Punks unite to educate on Brexit's ramifications

... Clash and Iggy Pop, respectively). Punk rockers loudly extolled anarchy (as did the Pistols, notably) and then ran for public office (as did the...

Costello, Kroger feud rocks state Liberals post-election

Mr Guy has a rare opportunity to unseat the Andrews government after one term but the Liberals are divided along factional lines. Three Turnbull ministers...

Breaking down Obama's health care essay

THIS IS TUESDAY PULSE — Where long-time readers might recall another person who often wrote about the public option: Carrie Budoff Brown, a former PULSE...

US breweries to list calories on bottles, cans by 2020

Welcome to Morning Ag, where your host thoroughly enjoyed the fajitas in our Rosslyn office Monday as POLITICO welcomed Carrie Budoff Brown as the new...

Feingold continues to outraise Johnson in Senate race

Johnson was behind only Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey, who brought in $3.1 million, and Ohio's Rob Portman, who raised $2.9 million. And Johnson's fundraising increased 33...

The Political Uses of Malcolm X's Image

The Salafi movement, on the other hand, while also economically conservative, is, with few exceptions, largely opposed to political participation, seeing it as corrupting and...

First Nations chiefs to sign agreement with RCMP after admission of 'racists' in force

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett will also sign a separate MOU with the AFN to form a working group to advise the government on how...

Windsor in Pictures: July 11, 2016 | Windsor Star

's award-winning photographers covered the city and county Monday. Check out the gallery.and more »...

A florist caught between faith and financial ruin

So when Ingersoll arrived in her shop, excited to share his happy news, Stutzman was torn. “Rob was asking me to choose between my affection...

Free-agency winners and losers

Against the best playoff opponents, Steve Kerr can stagger minutes so that either Stephen Curry or Durant is on court. They revive dead possessions with...

CEOs prepping for Clinton White House

“Carrie, a star reporter turned accomplished editor who bears much credit for the successful launch of POLITICO Europe over the last year, has a vision...

PENCE world makes the case for VP – Schumer's Chinese dinner powwow with Sanders -

Politico- Welcome back or BuhBayh ...PoliticoMakes up for Trump's weaknesses. Supporters say Pence is a trusted figure in the pro-Israel movement, understands the international arena...

Veterans' advocates, area MPs seek clarification on re-opening Veterans Affairs' office

Second World War vet Larry Costello and Afghanistan veteran Bruce Moncur, along with NDP MPs Tracey Ramsey, Brian Masse and Cheryl Hardcastle, made the request...

Another poll, a bigger majority – Trudeau's "sunny ways" seem to work

Another poll, a bigger majority – Trudeau's "sunny ways" seem to workGranted, the Tories and NDP are leaderless, the CPC due to its reversal of...

@Kady's Watchlist for July 12 – Big news on Canada's aerospace front? Maybe!

Back on this side of the Atlantic, Transport Minister Marc Garneau heads to Port aux Basques to tour the local terminal alongside Marine Atlantic officials.

Labor to examine Daniel Andrew's CFA scandal as part of 2016 federal election loss review

Two seats — the Liberal-held electorates of Herbert in Queensland and Hindmarsh in South Australia — are too close to call. National Party MPs met...

Six Political Ads That Changed the Game

And while Goldwater's hard line anti-Soviet rhetoric and his language of "extremism in the defense of liberty" made him a hero to a budding conservative...

Theresa May urged Gordon Brown to hold an election when he came to power in 2007

Theresa May is facing calls for a snap general election from opposition parties when she takes over from David Cameron on Wednesday. Allies have played...

Barnaby Joyce to Nationals: election result is stepping stone to greater gains

Joyce emerged after the meeting to signal the National party would demand a fifth spot in cabinet. Asked which portfolio, Joyce said: “We have a...

Brexit and Irish Unity

Instead, it was precipitated by a toxic mix of factional fighting and leadership intrigue within the British Conservative Party and the rise of far-right, anti-immigrant...

Players in the mix: round 17

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 17: Josh Wagner of the Demons in action during the 2016 AFL Round 04 match between the Collingwood Magpies and the...

DARTS: Democrats Club extend Greene King ODDA winning run

LEADERS Democrats Club kept their 100 per cent record intact with a 5-4 win at nearest challengers Kidlington Green Social Club A. Phil Say and...

So, Jason Kenney Wants to Save Alberta Now?

Kenney wasn't the first Conservative to realize that the Harper era was coming to an end. He was virtually invisible in the ... For their...

In the mix: round 17

Youngsters Tom Phillips, Ben Crocker and Matthew Goodyear could also enter the frame. - Ben Collins. Marley Williams might find ... With their midfield decimated...

Why Trudeau needs a referendum on electoral reform now

(subscription) (subscription)In the words of NDP MP David Christopherson, “if everything goes in the ditch and this thing is just a nightmare, then a...

Why Trudeau needs a referendum on electoral reform now

(subscription) (subscription)In the words of NDP MP David Christopherson, “if everything goes in the ditch and this thing is just a nightmare, then a...

A dumb, dangerous dismissal of Black Lives Matter

(blog) (blog)For who knows how long, printed-out copies of the op-ed were sitting in a brochure holder in the lobby of the department's office...

Canada's drunk-driving death rate worst among wealthy countries, US study finds

Conservative MP Steven Blaney, the former public safety minister, introduced a private member's bill earlier this year, Bill C-226, that includes a provision allowing for...