July 19, 2016

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Transport Canada set to dump ACR passenger train file, says Hughes

Despite the fact that the Algoma Passenger train is a proven boon to the Northern Ontario economy, the Liberal government is content to live with...

Readers share views on off-leash dog park, guns, Donald Trump

... for the improvements at the Swope off-leash dog park. The drainage work looks as if it will improve the flooding, and the additional picnic...

Phoenix pay system also breached federal workers' privacy

A dysfunctional compensation system that's withholding paycheques from federal workers has also been breaching their privacy, CBC News has learned. Newly released documents show senior...

New national help line will help people in distress immediately, local MP says

There are times when people are feeling upset or depressed slip through the cracks. They may call a distress line, but are told to leave...

GOP Rep. Sean Duffy exaggerates role of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton on federal debt

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. gave a stern speech about crime and violence against police on the first night of the Republican National...

Travailleurs étrangers: Anne Quach dénonce le plan des conservateurs - Coup d'Oeil

Coup d'OeilTravailleurs étrangers: Anne Quach dénonce le plan des conservateursCoup d'OeilMario Bourdeau, des Vergers Bourdeau, affirme que «Anne Quach et son équipe ont toujours été...

Law Society of BC makes recommendations around SCC appointments

In the past, under former Liberal minister of justice and attorney general Irwin Cotler, there was an appointment process that involved a parliamentary hearing and...

Jacksonville Bold for 07.19.16 — Getting to 'Yes'

(blog) (blog)Council members Garrett Dennis, Joyce Morgan and Matt Schellenberg, in a meeting of the Neighborhoods, Community Investments, and Services committee raised serious questions...

Canadian Government Axes Tampon Tax, Will The US Be Next?

It shows what a group of determined women and citizens can do,” declared NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, who sponsored a private member's bill on the...

Canada must do more to help persecuted Yazidis, MPs told

But Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel insisted the Conservative government had specifically asked that ethnic and religious minorities be given priority in identification lists, and...

The ABCs of genetically modified crops

For example, on June 14 Sherbrooke NDP MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault introduced Bill C-291 in Parliament. This private member's bill, if passed, would require the mandatory...

Melania Trump: Far From the First Political Plagiarism Scandal

The biggest story to emerge from the first night of the Republican National Convention was Melania Trump's apparent plagiarism of segments of a speech Michelle...

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...

Ambrose should stay. MacKay should stay away

Ms. Ambrose isn't the only one to pass on the Conservative leadership prize. Jason Kenney, who could have been formidable, has gone off to fight...

The Time is Now: To Defeat Both Trump and Clintonian Neoliberalism

North America is what scholar of indigenous peoples Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz analyzes as a “crime scene” in her recent Indigenous People's History of the U.S. (228).

Ben Lobb Finishes First Session

MPs have been away from Parliament for several weeks now, and Huron-Bruce Conservative Ben Lobb is looking back with satisfaction at his first session in...

'Ghostbusters' fails to overtake 'Secret Life of Pets' at box office

FortuneThe studio projected a more conservative $38 million to $40 million. “We're very happy with our results,” said Rory Bruer, Sony's distribution ... Twentieth Century...

Immigrant seniors challenge system

Unlike the Australian government, Canada's new federal Liberal government is operating on the assumption that Canadians are ready to spend more on immigrant seniors, even...

'So Much for Party Unity' … GOP Convention Exposes a Deep Fissure

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Republican Party convention that was supposed to bring the GOP together behind presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump careered off in the...

Trump's Bid to Transform the GOP into the Abusive Daddy Party

The demand for an angry and vengeful daddy continued with time devoted to relatives of a border patrol officer allegedly killed by guns distributed in...

Quartet of hopefuls look to fill Bouchey's District 2 spot

Real estate agent Ron Anderson and David Watson, a retired executive pastor, applaud commissioners for their work, and promise to carry the torch now held...

Melania Trump tries to unite party with personal perspective

Salt Lake City, Utah- (ABC4 Utah) – There was chaos and contention on the floor as day one of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland,...

Trump Bends the Party to His Will

(blog) (blog)Other delegates wanted to rework the primaries, apportioning delegates on the basis of registered voters and closing them to all but registered Republicans—both...

Adhérer ou pas au multiculturalisme canadien

Pour ceux qui avaient combattu la méchante «charte de Drainville» -les médias fédéralistes et une certaine gauche multiculturaliste-, si c'est ce que ça prenait pour...

Reno County Democrats aided Becker in 2012 race

Some Reno County Democrats helped Steven Becker, R-Buhler, in his successful inaugural bid for the Kansas Legislature in 2012. Becker is part of a moderate...

Senate candidate hits Hillary Clinton and Black Lives Matter

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...

RAW VIDEO | Mitch McConnell sits down with WDRB at Republican National Convention

"Mike was solid conservative when he was in Congress," he said. "He has had a good record as governor of Indiana. We know him. He's...

Cruz's last stand means Pence has a clear field as newest GOP star

Ted Cruz's 2016 presidential hopes – and his guarantee for a future White House bid – ended with a chaotic thud Monday as the party's...

Chris Christie, passed over as Trump's VP pick, makes appearance on convention floor

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has frequently criticized President Obama, calling his deferred action on immigration "unconstitutional." But McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on...

In middle of emotional plea on Benghazi, Donald Trump calls into Fox News

Patricia Smith, the mother of a State Department officer killed in Benghazi, delivered a searing, emotional speech about the death of her son on the...

Rona Ambrose welcomes MP Deepak Obhrai's bid for Conservative Party leadership

I, along with all Conservatives, welcome Deepak to the leadership race and look forward to his contribution to it. “Effective immediately, MP Dean Allison will...

Trump's new Arizona state director in March: Trump could be 'disastrous'

Weeks before becoming the campaign's national chairman last summer, conservative Iowa activist Sam Clovis expressed doubts about Trump's “moral center” and the belief that he...