July 20, 2016

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Clown, balloons, cakes, jazz singer among entertainment items charged to MP expense accounts

As for the single biggest frosted item, NDP MP Charlie Angus takes the cake. More than 300 youth activists from an indigenous rights campaign were...

Clown, balloons, cakes, jazz singer among entertainment items charged to MP expense accounts

... in St. Albert, paid for by ex-independent MP Brent Rathgeber — who famously quit the Conservative caucus — on Canada Day of 2015, and...

Jurors see video of Richard Henry Bain falling to the floor during interrogation

6, 2012, two days after one man was shot to death and and another was wounded on the night of the Quebec election. Bain, 65,...

U.K. Seals Files on Sixties Profumo Sex Scandal Until 2047

Prime Minister Harold Macmillan quit on health grounds a few months later, and his Conservative Party lost the 1964 election. Alfred Denning, a senior judge,...

'Grain is king,' says CP's Creel: Railroads vow to haul what could be bumper crop

Earlier this spring, the new federal Liberal government extended the provisions of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act for one year — giving it...

Toronto's Questionable Plan to Add a Single Subway Stop

Both choices became politically loaded under Rob Ford, who passionately campaigned on delivering the subway extension at practically any cost, despite his otherwise staunch fiscally...

Ice Cube's "Fuck Tha Police" Is Not a Call to Violence

Ice Cube's "Fuck Tha Police" Is Not a Call to ViolenceConservative commentator Bill O'Reilly said it was “very disturbing” that the song was still being...

Loser Night at the RNC: What Cruz, Rubio, and Walker Need to Accomplish in Their Speeches

Technically, the big headliner is vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence, who will presumably show off his attack-dog chops while burnishing the ticket's dubious street cred for...

Garland Reaps What Was Sown Long Ago

President Obama writes: “We cannot allow the judicial confirmation process to descend into an endless cycle of political retaliation” (“ Merrick Garland Deserves a Vote—For...

Check your bank account for child benefit, urges Island MP

MacAulay is worried some people don't realize that they must file income tax returns in order to receive the money. He noted that's why it's...

Trump Time Capsule #47: Clown Car Trump Time Capsule #46: Maybe Recycling Is a Family Tradition? Trump Time ...

It appears from still-ongoing late-night Twitter traffic that the author of the American Conservative article, Frank Buckley, might have been involved in Trump Jr.'s speech...

Government supports Indigenous declaration without reservation: Wilson-Raybould

NDP intergovernmental Indigenous affairs critic Romeo Saganash — a residential school survivor who worked for two decades on an international effort to craft the declaration...

John Ivison: Forget about the rest. MacKay, Raitt are best Conservative choices to unseat Trudeau

Then came word that the Tories' former obfuscator-in-chief, Paul Calandra, was collecting signatures for a leadership bid — which, if confirmed, would officially have transformed...

A Cleveland Safari

Meanwhile the hosts, including Chris Hayes, seemed oblivious that they were being upstaged. We thought it might be amusing ... We don't recall any gay-themed...

Annual Raise A Little Health Returns

The 3rd annual "Raise A Little Health" event running Thursday is expected to pass the $100 thousand mark for dollars raised in support of local...

Saving Globalization: Canada's McCallum Sees Competitive Edge in Immigration

John McCallum is Canada's immigration minister in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new Liberal government. As an economist, McCallum was the first to document how companies...

The Daily 202: GOP establishment offers lukewarm endorsement of Trump

Ben Carson linked Hillary to Lucifer: “He noted that Clinton had written about Saul Alinsky, a community organizer for liberal causes. ..... TED CRUZ WILL...

Unpaid civil servants facing banking fees should be reimbursed, says Foote

... at the Treasury Board Secretariat, the Liberals forced the implementation of a system that was not fully operational, putting in jeopardy the financial stability...

Plymouth 'Our Town' news

She was president of Ballroom Dance club, a member of the Liberal Arts Honors program, a national collegiate scholar, an honors mentor, and an honors...

TRUMP bounces back -- Inside convention's TOP parties -- CHRISTIE making transition rounds – MCCARTHY's big haul

The Coolest Shipyard in America. By Colin Woodard. 160722_wiese_istanbul_getty.jpg ... The famed strategy meeting - which brings together top elected Republicans and conservative movement leaders...

Liberals to allow self-nominations for Supreme Court vacancy

But behind the scenes, and with no public announcement, the government has already established a small committee of cabinet members, including Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould...

Rewind: The spirit of the Summer Games 1980s style

The fact this community would be the smallest centre to host the event, didn't phase local organizers, headed up by a young lawyer by the...

Democrats With Bylines

The liberal media's determination to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House has become blatantly transparent in their coverage of the Republican National Convention here.

Ex-MP Scott Armstrong on his new life as an unelected Conservative critic and staffer

(subscription) (subscription)'Without any opposition members for any party [in Atlantic Canada], we have to make sure we have the apparatus in place to get...

Garry Marshall, RIP

Marshall cut his teeth as a writer in the late 1950's and early 1960's of TV on shows like The Tonight Show with Jack Paar,...

Trump Time Capsule #46: Maybe Recycling Is a Family Tradition? Trump Time Capsule #45: Why Melania's Speech ...

It appears from still-ongoing late-night Twitter traffic that the author of the American Conservative article, Frank Buckley, might have been involved in Trump Jr.'s speech...

Disgrace, End of Army Career Haunted Gunman - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Disgrace, End of Army Career Haunted GunmanDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationJohnson and the woman even “slept in the same bed,” his mother told TheBlaze, a...

National roundup: FBI finding, Trevor Project, Cleveland action, Obergefell

The president of the conservative LGBT group Log Cabin Republicans says Donald Trump is "the most pro-gay nominee this party has ever had"—but the group...

Dion shuffles diplomatic ranks, replaces controversial Tory appointees

Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion made a batch of diplomatic appointments on Tuesday, replacing several controversial Conservative appointees with experienced diplomats and naming two well-known...

Winter traffic safety among University of Regina studies to get federal funding

... as biology, physics, math and engineering “and will undoubtedly produce the next generation of smart, new ideas that will make the economy stronger and...