July 21, 2016

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Bosma juror describes difficult road back to everyday life

While juries fall under provincial jurisdiction, federal NDP justice critic Murray Rankin argues "that shouldn't stop the federal government from taking some leadership." In the...

The Daily Trail: The Cruz-Trump relationship goes solid #TBT

A spokesman said Thursday that when the liberal senator from Vermont addresses the Democratic convention, he plans to echo many of the themes he touched...

At GOP convention, MPs see lessons for Canada

NDP MP Charlie Angus has one word to describe his experience at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. “Bizarre,” Mr. Angus said by...

The cost of schmoozing: What Canadian MPs spent on wining, dining and Tim Hortons

Conservative MP Candice Bergen, for her part, spent nearly $3,000 at caterer Pure Kitchen in Carman, Man., in her riding for a volunteer appreciation event.

District 87 House candidates have differing views on taxes, Medicaid

... school board. Alessi, 40, ran for House District 92 in 2014 but lost to Democratic Rep. John Carmichael. He rented an apartment in District...

Heat Warning in effect for:

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)“After promising Canadians that they would invest billions more in health care, the Liberals are instead going ahead with Conservative cuts...

Canadian delegation witnesses first-hand divisions of Republican National Convention

The Newfoundland and Labrador senator, appointed in 2013 by Stephen Harper, was part of a delegation that also included NDP MP Charlie Angus, Liberal MP...

MPs clash over how Canada can help Yazidis

The UN report spurred the committee to hold the extraordinary summer meetings, so the absence of specific recommendations is disappointing, said Conservative MP Michelle Rempel...

Bruins' pick Frederic out to prove he wasn't a reach

We were fortunate to get him. We believed he was our next guy and we really liked the projection of him as a staff. Everybody...

Roger Ailes Resigns: How the Fox News CEO's Career Collapsed

Kelly has not publicly commented. July 19. Confusion broke out across the media landscape after conservative blogger Matt Drudge posted a report claiming that Ailes...

Mike Pence Might Be Even Worse for Women Than Donald Trump Is

First, it offers them Donald Trump, the thrice-married misogynistic vulgarian, who talks about Megyn Kelly's “wherever” and calls women dogs and worse, whose first wife...

Canadian MPs decry heated rhetoric at Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)“That rhetoric and language intensifies the frustration and anger in others, so that part of it is worrisome,” said Liberal MP Wayne Easter,...

Ralph Goodale Shows No Signs Of Meeting Immigration Detainees On Hunger Strike

Among those demands are an immediate meeting with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and a 90-day limit on such detentions. "Sometimes, it feels like we're...

Updated NH Primary Source: Former NHGOP, McCain campaign staffer backing Clinton

Backing him are Selectwoman and former Associate Commissioner of Health and Human Services Nancy Rollins of New London, small business owner Craig Jewett of Raymond,...

Leslie Jones Returns to Twitter After Leaving the Site Over Abusive Posts

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reached out to Jones directly after she signed off the site, and the following day, Twitter banned Breitbart News editor and...

The ACA: A conservative plan of attack

Conservative concerns about the health law's harm to the federal budget, and health spending levels, resonate far less after several years of lower deficits and...

Artists must be careful with using anthem for artistic expression: Trudeau

The bill to do so was put forward by Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, who currently has Lou Gehrig's disease. His deteriorating condition spurred efforts to...

Michelle Obama Does "Carpool Karaoke" To Promote Women's Education

Michelle Obama Does "Carpool Karaoke" To Promote Women's EducationFirst lady Michelle Obama joined The Late Late Show host James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" session.

Trump Time Capsule #49: The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Real Trump Time Capsule #48: Third Night of the Convention ...

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...

Kady O'Malley: As local riding associations rake in cash, which ones have the most money on hand?

With that out of the way, the answers to those questions posed up top: With contributions totalling: $298,328.37, rookie Liberal MP Andrew Leslie and his...

Around and About

Tonawanda Town Attorney John Flynn, who is the endorsed Democratic, Conservative, and Working Families candidate for Erie County district attorney, picked up the support of...

Campagne sur la prévention du suicide - Le Progrès de Coaticook

Le Progrès de CoaticookCampagne sur la prévention du suicideLe Progrès de CoaticookLes députés Jean Rousseau (Compton-Stanstead), Pierre Jacob (Brome-Missisquoi), Réjean Genest (Shefford) et Pierre-Luc Dusseault...

Trump says America in crisis _ and he'll fix it 'fast'

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20,...

Thursday, July 21: Will Oilers become NHL's version of Warriors?

We were fortunate to get him. We believed he was our next guy and we really liked the projection of him as a staff. Everybody...

AIRBNB hires Holder -- THIEL's big moment -

Politico- CRUZ steals the showPoliticoWHAT TO WATCH FOR: In light of what conservative commentator Margaret Hoover -- on KQED-FM this week -- called the most...

@ The Movies With Mark Hinson

Ultra-conservative political commentator plays himself in this docu-drama and ideological essay that rails against Democrat presidents such as slave-owner Andrew Jackson, KKK-apologist Woodrow Wilson and...

New Canada Child Benefit payments offer tax free income to middle class families

Eshitaa Balagopal stands with her mom Mohanasundari Mardamutu while Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and member of parliament for Etobicoke-North, announces that eligible Canadian families...

'Firing squad' comment draws Clinton campaign rebuke

Al Baldasaro, right, a New Hampshire state representative who appeared often at Donald Trump events this year, told a radio interviewer Wednesday that "Hillary Clinton...

Canada's agriculture ministers are meeting this week. Here's what you should know.

(subscription) (subscription)Canada's agriculture ministers are gathering in Calgary this week for their annual July meeting, which officially kicks off Thursday. With harvest still a...

Long after Stéphane Dion's ill-fated Green Shift, a price on carbon might be at hand

​On Tuesday, precisely eight years and one month after Stéphane Dion first vowed that a Liberal government would implement a tax on the carbon emissions...

Nuclear Safety Warnings Demand Independent Review: Mulcair

It alleges CNSC management withheld information from commission panels holding licensing hearings for two nuclear plants in Ontario. The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear...

Indigenous children on reserves miss out on child benefit

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett was at Enoch Cree Nation reserve near Edmonton Wednesday to help spread the word. “Improving the quality of ... BY...