July 13, 2016

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It's official! Tony Clement launches campaign for Conservative Party leader

It's official. Tony Clement has thrown his hat into the ring, entering the race to become the next Conservative Party of Canada leader. During his...

Focus now on former MP Peter MacKay over possible Conservative leadership run

OTTAWA — With Tony Clement in and Jason Kenney out of the Conservative leadership race, all eyes now turn to potential front runner but undeclared...

Environment minister tells AFN traditional Indigenous knowledge is key

Former Conservative environment minister Leona Aglukkaq raised the ire of some in the conservation movement when she used a similar rationale to defend Canada's polar...

QUEERY: Dave Liedman

He's the owner and co-founder of City Dogs Rescue (1832 18th St., N.W.) in Adams Morgan, a no-kill shelter for dogs that finds them homes.

Ruth Ellen Brosseau

Ruth Ellen is currently the Agriculture and Agri-Food Critic for the second opposition party in the House of Commons and vice-chair of the NDP National...

Freedom Caucus goes all-in on IRS impeachment

in a box; he and other top Republicans can oppose the motion and be portrayed by conservative critics as protecting Koskinen, or they can support...

Why is the transition of power so much faster in Britain than in Canada?

TVO (registration) (blog)It was also 16 days from when Kathleen Wynne became Ontario Liberal leader until she officially took over from Dalton McGuinty as premier...

EU stalls on requiring visas for Canadians

The commission notes that high-level political talks — including a visit last week by Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum — have demonstrated progress, but they...

Kevin O'Leary sets sights on millennial vote ahead of possible leadership run

The contenders so far – Tony Clement and his caucus colleagues Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong and Maxime Bernier - are lesser known figures outside the...

Catherine McKenna Tells AFN Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Key In Climate Fight

Former Conservative environment minister Leona Aglukkaq raised the ire of some in the conservation movement when she used a similar rationale to defend Canada's polar...

As a Gay Republican, I Cannot Defend the GOP Platform

For a gay conservative—one who served as a spokesman for the Republican National Committee, no less—the challenge of defending my party grew steeper than ever...

Conservatives react to former riding president's offensive tweets - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Conservatives react to former riding president's offensive tweetswww.ottawacommunitynews.com/... Carleton-Mississippi Mills PC Riding Association director (which is MacLaren's riding) since 2011 to present, and former president...

George Osborne resigns as Philip Hammond named Chancellor

The Treasury has always been his goal, and he is understood to have been disappointed to miss out on the number two job there in...

LETTERS: Constituents not shut out

I am writing to clarify the letter to the editor published regarding my Constituency Office. Following the election on Oct. 19, we proceeded with the...

Joyce coy on ministerial gossip

NATIONALS leader Barnaby Joyce is remaining tight-lipped about potential ministry machinations as his party members hustle for promotions on the back of a strong showing...

Scott Armstrong, Ex-MP Serving As Tories' Atlantic Canada Critic, Slams Liberals' EI Changes

The only official Opposition critic who does not have a seat in the House of Commons says Liberals can't grasp that Atlantic Canadians want a...

David Cameron his children and wife Sam leave Downing Street for the last time

'I believe Theresa will provide strong and stable leadership in fulfilling the Conservative manifesto on which we were elected and I wish her well in...

Editorial: The balance of foreign policies

That's where we will see the differences between the Harper Conservatives and the Trudeau Liberals when it comes to security in Europe. Foreign Affairs Minister...

David Cameron says being PM 'the greatest honour' in final Downing Street speech

In the Commons, Conservative MPs rose as one to applaud Mr Cameron at the end of his 182nd PMQs session as prime minister, as did...

Pence... But why?

As the Trumps try to feel out the Republican Party, they must assume that Pence is the kind of religious conservative who could help Trump...

Alberta's conservatives faced with leadership decisions

Red Deer Express (registration) (blog)Other highlights of Kenney's political career include in February 2015, he was promoted to Minister of Defence after a cabinet shuffle...

Why Can't Male Newscasters Show A Little More Skin?

So how about if we swapped it around and started revealing what's beneath those conservative jackets and button-down collars? Let the guys show off the...

Trump meets with Indiana Governor Pence amid vice presidential speculation

Pence, 57, a former congressman who has flirted in the past with a presidential run of his own, would be perhaps the safest choice for...

Liberals Need The Political Courage To Finally Repeal Bill C-51

Instead, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale hastily tabled in Parliament, one day before the House of Commons rises for the summer, a new legislation, Bill...

Transgender bathroom fight set to reach Supreme Court

The board is expected to file an emergency application with the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking to block a lower court's injunction requiring it to...

Otherwise engaged: Austin in 1966 before and after the Tower shooting

And it was not until 1971 that Beryl Handcox became the first African-American since Reconstruction to be elected to the City Council; the first Latino,...

For Britain's Cameron, a gamble too far

"Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it," said the man who had rescued his Conservative Party from the political wilderness, won...

For Britain's Cameron, a gamble too far

"Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it," said the man who had rescued his Conservative Party from the political wilderness, won...

MP Tony Clement visits 'battleground riding' in Peel to announce bid for Conservative leadership

Tony Clement, MP for Parry Sound-Muskoka held a press conference at the Streetsville Legion in his former provincial riding to announce his candidacy for the...

From Letterman to Wilmore: Inside Network and Cable Late Night Shows with Lee Ellenberg

And he's not interested in taking a liberal or conservative side. He's really not. It's more about “can we approach this issue from ... Now...

David Cameron's last PMQs tweeted from backbenches which breaks Commons rules

After being forced out of the premiership by last month's referendum vote to quit the EU, Mr Cameron won a standing ovation from Conservative MPs...

Conservative Leadership Race 2017: Who's In, Who's Out, Who's Waffling

Maxime Bernier. The Quebec MP filed his papers a few days after Leitch and has already outlined several key policy positions, including a pledge to...

The wrong state to have an accident

Kentucky's political leadership also includes die-hard Obamacare foes like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul, a former GOP presidential contender, who delivered...

Why the NRSC is all-in on Snapchat

THE TURNOUT MACHINE 一 “Nevada coalition for immigrant voters rolls out ambitious turnout plan,” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Alexander S. Corey: “ ... Francisco...

Watch: Woman Who Called Dallas Shooter a 'Martyr' Smiles as She Defends Her Claims

The MEDIA -leftie or conservative: they are the same and use the same tactics. It's all about ratings. I stopped watching Hannity long ago, along...

From Cows to Cornfields to an award-winning community

The City of Charleston had just annexed Daniel Island, in what then Mayor Joe Riley would later describe as his “Louisiana Purchase.” “He managed to...

The Daily 202: Mike Pence will be in big trouble if Trump passes him over for vice president

THE BIG IDEA: One of the bigger knocks on Mike Pence when he was in the House, whispered privately among some leading lights of the...

'There's still a lot of hurt': RCMP committed to reconciliation with indigenous communities

OTTAWA — The RCMP needs to work in partnership with Canada's Aboriginal Peoples in order to improve relations between the force and the country's indigenous...

Canada has 'defaulted' on its responsibility to protect Syrian civilians, says Irwin Cotler

Liberal statesman Irwin Cotler says Canada has “defaulted” on the “Responsibility to Protect” principle his party once championed by not backing intervention in Syria to...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Campaign 2016, More

(blog) (blog)HERE'S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD. OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama hosts a conversation with activists, civil rights, faith, law enforcement and...

Finance critic Lisa Raitt to visit city

Then Raitt, MP for the Ontario riding of Milton, and McColeman will attend the Brantford-Brant Conservative riding association's annual general meeting in the Dominion Telegraph...

About those conservative coup attempts: Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, but three times has got to be ...

(blog) (blog)First came the attempt said to have been orchestrated by Preston Manning in December 2014 to push the to push the Wildrose Opposition...

The Conservative leadership race: Your guide to who's in, who's out, and who's still on the fence

Peter MacKay. The former cabinet minister from Nova Scotia now working as a lawyer in Toronto is considering a run, and with Kenney's departure is...

Carter ends Afghanistan visit

“Some close to Mrs. Clinton, the former secretary of state, say she was always likely to have someone with military experience on her vice-presidential shortlist,...

Bob Paulson: Mounties Committed To Reconciliation With Indigenous People

One of the document's main themes is lifting a long-standing two per cent cap on federal funding, even though Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett insisted...

NDP are Windsor's biggest border problem

However, I must take an exception to the comment by Brian Masse, the Windsor West NDP MP who states that Ottawa is the biggest hurdle...

Stories from overnight

Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement is now running for the leadership of his party — but it's not the first time he has pursued...

EXCLUSIVE: Joint Mook, Weaver interview on how Sanders endorsement came together -

- GOPers ditching Trump ...PoliticoPLAYBOOK BREAKFAST: Mike Allen, Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman have a conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education John King. Watch it...

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke makes singing debut with Stranglers' Hugh Cornwell

He said: “I was drunk one night, and I was listening to MacArthur Park by Richard Harris, and I suddenly got this bizarre idea in...

Don't Mess With Canadian National Anthem, Please

According to CBC News, the changes to the Canadian national anthem were proposed by Member of Parliament Mauril Belanger, who was recently diagnosed with amyotrophic...