July 18, 2016

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SNP push again for Scottish independence vote after Trident result

Conservative MPs accused the SNP of disregarding the 13,000 Scottish jobs that unions say are dependent on the Trident fleet at HMNB Clyde in Faslane...

An ex-senator called Trump backers "brownshirts," in case you wondered how the RNC's going

An ex-senator called Trump backers "brownshirts," in case you wondered how the RNC's goingFormer Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) hasn't been a major national political figure...

Eight CF-18 fighter jets in Hawaii as part of huge training exercise in Pacific

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said the CF-18s' involvement at RIMPAC is evidence the Liberals have made up talk the military is dealing with a...

Firms told they need shipyard's OK to lobby federal government on Canadian warship program

OTTAWA — Irving Shipbuilding has told companies wanting to bid on one of the largest defence projects in Canadian history that they can't lobby government...

Media rooting for Donald Trump to fail

In this July 11, 2016 photo, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview after a rally in Virginia Beach, Va.

Thank you Dan Albas

... very informative tour of the Commons, Senate, Library, and portrait hall. I was extremely impressed with his knowledge of the facility and the history...

8 CF-18s sent on month-long training exercise despite reported jet shortage

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said the CF-18s' involvement at RIMPAC is evidence the Liberals have made up talk the military is dealing with a...

HUFFPOST HILL - RNC Gavels Into Session; Ohio Dogs Bark Incessantly, Woodland Creatures Flee

And Paul Manafort attacked John Kasich for not endorsing Donald Trump. We're still waiting for the Ohio governor to reply by shrugging, saying “Aww I...

Blue Jays' trade deadline primer: Three main factors drive decisions

General track record says the president and CEO will be conservative in trying to make deals, but an executive's past moves aren't always indicative of...

Questions raised as CF-18s train in Pacific

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said the CF-18s' involvement at RIMPAC is evidence the Liberals have made up talk the military is dealing with a...

Trump, Clinton and evangelical voters: WFU expert

Bill Leonard, James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and an expert on contemporary American religious...

Number of colleges and universities offering football reaches all-time high of 774

Located in Marion, Ind., Indiana Wesleyan is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts university with an enrollment of more than 3,000. ... St. Andrews, which has...

Officials apologize for public service pay SNAFU

(subscription) (subscription)Treasury Board President Scott Brison told a Commons committee in April the decision to consolidate pay operations in a new pay centre in...

Trump Time Capsule #43: The Sociopath Trump Time Capsule #42 (and Holding): Damage to the National Brand ...

You might cast a future net in a future note to capture commentary from overseas business people (like me) who despise U.S. tax policy and,...

French attacks help propel Canada to NATO front line

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said he believes no one should dismiss the report out hand. It documents Russia's ability to rapidly mobilize and project...

Rieder: Unlike Trump, Pence has been a press champion

In an op-ed in The Washington Times in 2008, Pence gave a ringing endorsement to the importance of an aggressive press in a free society,...

Media Highlight Trump VP Pick Mike Pence's “Radical Obstinacy” On Abortion

Where does Mike Pence fit into that? JEFF SHARLET: Mike Pence is one of the brokers of that. To understand Mike Pence and to understand...

Barreca: 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 ... His competition...

The California delegation, all Trump supporters, will sit up front at the convention to help Republicans look united

But in an odd scheduling decision, Donald Trump decided to call into Fox News at the same time, meaning viewers of the conservative news channel...

Youngest Tennessee delegates sense opportunity

Hensley has also been actively involved with Young Americans for Freedom, a nationwide activist group founded by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. back in...

Keith Simpson MP's Summer Reading List - Dale & Co.

Keith Simpson MP's Summer Reading ListDale & Co.After the recent political roller coaster of the EU referendum, the resignation of Prime Minister Cameron, the Conservative...

Opinion: In Ukraine, Justin Trudeau showed he gets it

Fittingly, Trudeau also directed attention to today's Ukraine. The Canada Ukraine Free Trade Agreement was signed by minister of International Trade, Chrystia Freeland, confirming our...

Obama Fans the Flames of Violence

But there are these rascally Republicans in opposition and the conservative media and the Tea Party and the Trumpists and everybody trying to stop our...

Christine Elliott's appointment as patient ombudsman the right move

She comes to the position as a former Conservative health critic and has served as director or has sat on the boards of Durham Mental...

Monday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland

Robert Deutsch, Robert Deutsch- Sports. Convention-goers cheer on Lt. Gen. .... Wright, Sports. David A. Clarke Jr., Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., .... ...

3 Yazidis out of 500 refugees were let in by the previous Conservative government, audit shows

"Given this evidence, our government believes that genocide against the Yazidis is currently ongoing," Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion said in the Commons on June...

Republican National Convention: Updates on Day 1

(blog) (blog)“This is a dangerous liberal agenda, and it's time for a change. It's time to ..... The Clinton campaign at the time declined...

Tony Clement, Canada-US parliamentary group head to Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)As the U.S. Republican Party prepares to nominate its unlikely presidential candidate, Donald Trump, in Cleveland, several Canadian parliamentarians — including Conservative Party...

Tony Clement, Canada-US parliamentary group head to Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Wayne Easter, co-chair of the IPG, Conservative Senator David Wells, Conservative MP Phil McColeman, and NDP MP Charlie Angus...

Eagles training camp position battle preview: Roster bubble players

Eagles training camp opens this week, and 90 88 players will nominally be fighting for 53 spots. In reality, about 40 of those roster spots...

Liberals can be defeated in 2019, Tory leadership candidates say

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, far left, chats with Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller and fellow Tory leadership hopefuls Michael Chong and Tony Clement...

Reception remembering Mike Robinson at the Métropolitain, July 12, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale and Bob Rae, former interim leader of the Liberal Party. Jake Wright. PREVENT CEO...

RNC in Cleveland, Day 1: On “Make America Safe Again” day, Trump and the GOP ignore police pleas on guns

According to The New York Times, Manafort attempted to sow disunity between Kasich and Republican Ohio Senator Rob Portman, who is facing a tough re-election...

Launch free trade talks with China now: Maxime Bernier

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberal government has taken a slow, timid approach to trade with China and must change course by launching free trade negotiations immediately,...

Tour de France 2016: Stage 16 Results, Latest Standings and Highlights

Peter Sagan of Tinkoff won a breathtaking finish on the line at Stage 16 of the Tour de France, as Chris Froome of Team Sky...

Maxime Bernier Favours Free-Trade Deal With China

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier is coming out in favour of a free-trade deal with China. Bernier said today he ... The other...

Tory leadership candidate Maxime Bernier favours free-trade deal with China

OTTAWA -- Signing a free-trade deal with China would allow Canada to increase its exports by $7.7 billion a year, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier...

Wisconsin anti-Trump forces vow to fight on after convention

As the Republican National Convention kicks off this week, conservatives opposed to nominating Donald Trump are still fuming about his candidacy and say their fight...

RNC 2016 schedule of events and speakers

Video & Remarks Kent Terry & Kelly Terry-Willis. 2016 Republican National Convention. [Monday, July 18, 2016/ 7:50 ... Conservative Political Commentator. Video The Trump We...

'Uh, certainly, I, uh': Does Justin Trudeau really say 'uh' all the time?

... the leaders were asked about energy and climate change. By count, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair accumulated zero “uhs,” the Green Party's Elizabeth May...

Republican National Convention Day 1 Will Focus on Security

The featured speaker on this topic will be Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Clarke, who is African-American, has become a conservative folk hero...

Goldie Ghamari seeking PC nomination in Carleton... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Goldie Ghamari seeking PC nomination in Carleton...www.ottawacommunitynews.com/It is the riding in which Pierre Poilievre was elected as the MP in last fall's federal election. Goldie...

Major changes to Canada's immigration system expected in fall, says Minister John McCallum

McCallum's visit to Peel was part of the government's nationwide consultation process to bring essential changes to the immigration policy that was promised by the...

Trudeau making same mistake as Harper on pipelines, critics say

Accusations that Stephen Harper's Conservative government failed to adequately consult First Nations on Enbridge Inc.'s proposed $7.9 billion Northern Gateway project to Kitimat resulted in...

The Daily 202: Seven things to watch at the Republican convention in Cleveland

The coming days will undoubtedly be awkward. Exactly one year ago today, Donald Trump declared in Iowa that John McCain was not a war hero...

Republican Convention starts today

They'll start the night with Kristen Soltis Anderson, Cavalry's Josh Holmes, Funny or Die's Brad Jenkins and MTV News' Ana Marie Cox talking millennials and...

Will Pence help Trump win over women voters? (+video)

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, now officially Donald Trump's running mate, may help deliver the socially conservative and evangelical voters who originally supported Texas Sen. Ted...

Kansas Republicans show little appetite for anti-Trump push

Some of the state's 40 delegates take comfort in the conservative national platform that's been drafted ahead of the convention, which opens Monday. ... Texas...

Column: Why the Republican Party can't surrender to its worst impulses

The Wider Image: From the sidelines: the U.S. election — A woman wearing a Trump hat takes a photo after U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald...

Kelly McParland: Trudeau's first broken promise to First Nations people is a whopper, but won't be the last

It would be nice to think that once the federal Liberals won the election last October, they started going through the files they'd inherited, came...