July 14, 2016

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Cape Breton MPs claim more than $300000 each in expenses

Rodger Cuzner, the Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso, had total expenditures for the year of about $362,255. That included $28,245.58 for member travel, $1,244.96 for...

Truck slams into crowd in Nice, 60 killed

Cayden Merrifield tossed five shutout innings as West Scranton captured the District 17 Little League baseball all-star championship with a 4-2 victory over North Pocono...

VIDEO: Ellie Black braces for Olympics as community celebrates local hero

“We're all excited to have a Nova Scotian, somebody from this area, representing Canada,” said Geoff Regan, Liberal MP for Halifax West. “This is just...

Canadian officials still blocking police from helping her kids abducted to Iran, Alison Azer says

NDP MP Gord Johns sent a letter July 8, co-signed with his party's foreign affairs critic, Hélène Laverdière, that urges Dion to respond to allegations.

NDP lamb BBQ returns

Retired MP Pat Martin is planning to join us. “The Broadbent event sent us scurrying as 500 showed up and I had to drive into...

The Conservative leadership race: who's in, who's out, who's waffling

A small group of conservatives, including some MPs, had been pushing Ambrose to consider making the jump from interim leadership of the party to the...

The Pollcast: Tony Clement in, Jason Kenney out of Conservative leadership race

Conservative MP Tony Clement is applauded by supporters as he holds a rally in Mississauga, Ontario to announce his candidacy for the leadership of the...

Deepak Obhrai fifth to join Conservative leadership race as MPs wait on Peter MacKay

OTTAWA — Deepak Obhrai, the dean of the Tory caucus, says he's jumping into the Conservative leadership race. Obhrai, a Calgary MP for nearly two...

Tony Clement looks to move Conservatives beyond niche politics if elected leader

OTTAWA – Conservative leadership hopeful Tony Clement says his party needs to move beyond the niche approach to politics and policy that characterized its decade...

Friday Fun: Drivers distracted by prayer and Pokemon, and Canada tops the list for something awful

The same story also mentions that Conservative MP Steven Blaney, the former public safety minister, introduced a private member's bill earlier this year, Bill C-226,...

John Ivison: First Nations hear hard truth that UN indigenous rights declaration is 'unworkable' as law

Cathy McLeod, the Conservative indigenous affairs critic, welcomed the news the Liberals have recognized that implementing the UNDRIP might not be quite as simple as...

New faces at ag ministers meeting may bring…

(subscription)... Liberals took office in October. The meeting is hosted by Alberta Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier, who will serve as co-chair with rookie federal...

Lobbying in Brazil

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

WATCH: Warren Beatty Returns in First Trailer for 'Rules Don't Apply'

Vanity FairAt the airport, she meets her personal driver Frank Forbes (Ehrenreich), only two weeks on the job and also from a religiously conservative background.

@Kady: Not all Conservative leadership websites are created equal

You can also scroll through the three endorsements Bernier has picked up thus far from his caucus colleagues — Alex Nuttall and Jacques Gourde, who...

Twenty Years with a 'Pulse': Part I

“So we got a conservative column. And it worked.” While Eliot was making the campus newspaper vital and bringing it into the new digital age,...

Glass cliff isn't inevitable

When Tory Leader David Cameron announced he would step down as prime minister the morning after the country voted to leave the European Union, MP...

Canada-EU Visa Spat: European Commission Again Delays Decision

Immigration Minister John McCallum speaks at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland in March 2016. (Photo: Martial Trezzini/EPA via CP). In April, the Commission urged...

Tony Clement: It's Time To 'Turn The Page' From Harper Era, But Experience Counts

OTTAWA — There were some things that bothered Tony Clement about the last years of the Conservative government, but he doesn't want to dwell on...

'Rules Don't Apply' Trailer Previews Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Film

Alex Baldwin, Ed Harris, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening, Megan Hilty, Martin Sheen, Steve Coogan, Candice Bergen and Oliver Platt are among the dramedy's star-studded cast.

Quietflex, duct manufacturer, expands in Luzerne County

Cayden Merrifield tossed five shutout innings as West Scranton captured the District 17 Little League baseball all-star championship with a 4-2 victory over North Pocono...

Veterans grateful for kids' questions, respect

NDP Members of Parliament Irene Mathyssen, left, and Tracey Ramsey listen to concerns of area veteran Larry Costello, centre, and Gayle Brown, Royal Canadian Legion...

How technology disrupted the truth

The prime minister, David Cameron, had committed an “obscene act with a dead pig's head”, according to the Daily Mail. “A distinguished .... The brazen...

NH Primary Source: Big staff hire, big endorsements at home; huge challenge in Cleveland

Veteran operative Jim Merrill is Gatsas' new senior campaign adviser. Most recently a ... Cataldo, who is retiring from the Senate to run for the...

Liberals made big gains, but NDP still won the First Nations vote in 2015, data shows

In Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, the gains that NDP MP Niki Ashton made in on-reserve polling divisions helped her hold off the Liberals' Rebecca Chartrand. Ashton gained...

Battle in the 6th

John Driscoll, who lost in 2010 to Republican John Ahern. Now, Lynnette Vehrs, a retired nurse, wants ... Pfundt says that Vehrs is too focused...

Small business the 'bright spot ' of Canadian economy

Conservative MP Blake Richards railed against Liberal Government polices he says will hurt Canadian businesses when he spoke to members of the Cochrane business community...

Phoenix payroll glitch leaves Kentville woman in the red

Treasury Board president and MacLellan's MP Scott Brison said his Liberal party cannot be blamed for the problems. He said a new call centre will...