July 15, 2016

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Mike Duffy refuse de rembourser 16 955 $ réclamés par le Sénat

OTTAWA - L'éternel spectre du scandale entourant les dépenses de Mike Duffy ressurgit à nouveau alors que le sénateur refuse de rembourser 16 955 $...

'A Date for Mad Mary': Karlovy Vary Review

Zac Efron and Adam Devine might be funny in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' but their brawny performances are no match for Seana Kerslake's...

Public service unions taking Ottawa to court over pay system problems

He says his bosses have been supportive and Treasury Board President Scott Brison even called him to apologize for the matter. However, he still hasn't...

Federal Conservatives lament 'D list' candidates in leadership race

Paul Calandra, the former parliamentary secretary to then-prime minister Stephen Harper and another defeated Conservative, has been collecting signatures in recent months for a potential...

Lisa Raitt 'leaning positively' towards Conservative leadership bid

The race to succeed Harper lacks a clear front runner now that Jason Kenney has decided to seek the leadership of the Alberta PC party...

First Nations chiefs urged to consider 'all options' on adoption of UN declaration

But NDP MP Romeo Saganash, who has been pushing the Trudeau government to back his own private members bill on UNDRIP, wondered whether Wilson-Raybould's remarks...

Ontario indigenous leaders, NDP MP call for new policing agreement

New Democrat Charlie Angus, who represents the huge Timmins-James Bay riding, says officers are "rolling the dice" when they go out in the field with...

PC finance critic touts party's return to power

Federal opposition finance critic Lisa Raitt is pretty confident the Progressive Conservative party will keep Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to one term in power. "Let...

Assad's last laugh

(subscription)Former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler says these efforts are a reaction to the consequences of Syria's killing fields, rather than the cause of them.

Central Bank holds talks with firms on Brexit fallout

'Soft' border could be run by technology, says Kenny. Niall O'Connor A virtual border, run by technology, could be the solution to maintaining an open...

Deepak Obhrai, Calgary MP, Enters Conservative Leadership Race

CBC.caWell, now one is planning to — longtime Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai. Obhrai, 66, will be the fifth entrant in the contest that will conclude...

Why Mike Pence Is Good for GOP Conservatives — and for Cory Booker

(blog) (blog)It just got a lot easier for conservatives to vote for Donald Trump in November. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is a solid, traditional,...

Louis Plamondon évalue la dernière session parlementaire - Les 2 Rives / La Voix

Les 2 Rives / La VoixLouis Plamondon évalue la dernière session parlementaireLes 2 Rives / La VoixLe député bloquiste Louis Plamondon jette un œil critique...

Political giant slayer finds House a humbling place

Mendicino, a well-respected Toronto lawyer, was in a tough fight against Eve Adams — a former Conservative MP who had defected to Justin Trudeau's team,...

Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai joins Conservative leadership race

Longtime Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai is joining the race for the leadership of the federal Conservatives. Obhrai, who represents the Calgary Forest Lawn riding and...

Cape Breton MPs claim more than $300000 each in expenses

Mark Eyking, the Liberal MP for Sydney-Victoria, had total expenditures for the year of about $369,500. That included $32,448.57 for member travel, $1,107.69 for hospitality,...

GOP insiders expect convention mayhem

For the GOP insiders most concerned about violence in Cleveland, many cited protest groups tied to liberal causes, like the Black Lives Matter movement. Nearly...

Cash shift might revive Sheppard subway extension

According to a spokesman for Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca, the province made the decision in order to meet the new federal Liberal...

Truck slams into crowd in Nice, 80 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...

More than a third of Mass. in severe drought

Yellowing lawns in Shrewsbury. Dried-out flowers in Danvers. And in Scituate, a town reservoir that is less than half full, its waters sinking more than...

Patrick Brazeau Wants Someone Held Responsible For Expense Accusations

Wallace, an independent senator from New Brunswick, doesn't want to reinforce the power of the Senate's internal economy committee and its three-member executive to judge...

Can the Senate clean up its act now?

(subscription) (subscription)“We are beginning to see how a less partisan, more transparent, accountable and engaged Senate on public policy issues will act,” said Peter...

Can the Senate clean up its act now?

(subscription) (subscription)“We are beginning to see how a less partisan, more transparent, accountable and engaged Senate on public policy issues will act,” said Peter...

Stelco sale: New York hedge fund drops bid to merger Stelco and Algoma

Hamilton East-Stoney Creek New Democrat MPP Paul Miller will draft the inquiry petition and present it to the federal government with the help of local...

Business owners air concerns about rising costs

Lisa Raitt, the federal Conservative finance critic, and Brantford-Brant MPP and deputy finance critic Phil McColeman held a round table with local business owners on...

NDP calls for new lobbying investigation as TransCanada pushes pipeline charm offensive

In a letter addressed to federal lobbying commissioner Karen Shepherd, NDP Alexandre Boulerice, who represents a Montreal-area writing, wrote that revelations about the meeting "raised...

For Chrystia Freeland, work-life balance is its own form of diplomacy

In a federal cabinet full of high-achieving women, Ms. Freeland, 48, stands out. A former journalist and author, she speaks a number of languages, is...

With no date set for MMIW inquiry, Manitoba mother regrets voting Liberal

Stefanson said she is hopeful that Carolyn Bennett, minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will agree to a commissioner from the province. Bernadette Smith, whose...