July 22, 2016

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Donald Trump Celebrates With Victory Lap, but Feud Festers

“Trump has cleverly positioned himself as the candidate of change, versus Clinton as the puppet of the status quo,'' said Scott Reed, political adviser to...

Province focuses on recognizing immigrants' credentials

Gerry Byrne, Newfoundland's minister for Advanced Education and Skills, and federal Employment and Workforce Development Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk speak to reporters at an announcement of...

Premiers reach agreement in principle on interprovincial trade By Glen Korstrom

Albas believes that alcohol is not part of the agreement in principle because a release, which announced the agreement, said that there will be a...

Indigenous activist joins MP Saganash on national tour to promote UNDRIP bill

Academic Leah Gazan has been taking a break from the classroom to travel across the country with MP Romeo Saganash. The university instructor and activist...

Canada Post door-to-door mail delivery consultations to attract 'lineups'

The clerk of the Commons committee on government operations and estimates was not immediately available Friday to provide details about security measures being put in...

Notley, other premiers call for more federal help with disaster response

Scott Bardsley, press secretary to federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, said the Liberal government is determined to pay more attention to emergency planning, preparedness...

PEI MP gets trapped in a protest at Republican convention

It might come as a surprise to many Islanders, but P.E.I. Liberal MP Wayne Easter was in the crowd this week at the Republican convention...

Number of Long Plain First Nation tornado evacuees rises to over 500

Conservative MP Candice Bergen, whose Portage-Lisgar constituency includes Long Plain, toured the community with Chief Dennis Meeches on Friday afternoon, as more than 125 volunteers...

Canada Sees an Opportunity to Boost Its Trade Ties With Latin America

In late June, the Canadian government announced the lifting of visa requirements for Mexican visitors starting Dec. 1, one of several measures that Prime Minister...

Saskatchewan, Manitoba ag ministers not consulted on grain

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Despite promises of a more open and transparent federal government, Saskatchewan and Manitoba's agriculture ministers say they have not had a...

Letters: Maritimers must help themselves

Liberal Kevin Lamoureux believes that it is acceptable to spend taxpayer dollars to buy Tim Hortons' certificates for his constituents. Jean Rioux feels comfortable spending...

Education accomplishments

The college serves about 6,000 students annually in liberal arts and career education programs. .... Hannah R. Couldridge, Robert Creager, Sarah Elizabeth D'Amico, Seth D.

Recently-elected New Democrats spend the most on furniture, and other MP expense trends

(blog) (blog)(The answer: ex-NDP MP Raymond Côté, at $1,340.) In this third and final part of a series about MP expenses — total...

Recently-elected New Democrats spend the most on furniture, and other MP expense trends

(The answer: ex-NDP MP Raymond Côté, at $1,340.) In this third and final part of a series about MP expenses — total expenditures were...

Recently-elected New Democrats spend the most on furniture, and other MP expense trends

For some MPs, such as Conservative Harold Albrecht, buying gifts means looking for trinkets specific to businesses located in their ridings — in Albrecht's case,...

Chong wants debate with Leitch on carbon pricing

(subscription) (subscription)Michael Chong wants carbon pricing to become a defining issue in the federal Conservative leadership race. The Halton Hills MP challenged his rival...

Dinesh D'Souza, Conservative Firebrand, Set to Debut Anti-Clinton Film

"They'll be putting out their official narrative, what they want you to know about them and we'll putting out the unofficial narrative, what they don't...

Liberals accused of delaying release of Nipigon bridge report

An undetermined mechanical failure of the Nipigon River Bridge caused the bridge's steel decking to pop up 60 centimetres last January. The incident forced the...

Donald Trump's Dark and Scary Night

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) .... The GOP have become past masters of this technique, screaming "Thief, theif" at everyone they rob, or at least...

Sheehan under pressure as train's future remains unclear

Carol Hughes, MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, said the Liberal government is not taking the economy of northern Ontario seriously as the ACR file sat on Transport...

Letter: Trudeau Government Shows Incompetence with ACR Train

The decision of Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, to withdraw an available $5.3 million over 3 years to re-start the Algoma Central Railway (ACR) passenger...

GOP mega-donor Jay Faison pretends to care about climate change. Don't be fooled.

But conservative thinkers who are serious about the issue — such as Greg Mankiw, formerly chief economic advisor to President George W. Bush — tend...

Jazz, Wolves, Lakers among six NBA teams on the rise in 2016-17

At this point, Monroe seems a lot like a much-younger version of David Lee with the Warriors, where he was added to help make them...

Colombia Human Rights Assessment Sneaks Past Parliamentary Scrutiny

(press release)"However, it was not enough to stop then-trade critic Scott Brison from looking for a way for Liberals to support the Conservative government's...

Why Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai thinks he can lead the party back

Mr. Obhrai is now the fifth entrant in the Conservative race, which also includes Ontario MPs Tony Clement, Michael Chong and Kellie Leitch, and Quebec...

Why Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai thinks he can lead the party back

Mr. Obhrai has enlisted the help of defeated Conservative MP Corneliu Chisu, elected for one term in the eastern Toronto riding of Pickering-Scarborough East in...

The triumph of Trump

(Heck, parts of Donald's speech were iconoclastic from a conservative point of view as well, especially, as The Daily Beast reports, his support of LGBT...

NDP's Tracey Ramsey went from factory floor to floor of the House: Delacourt

Ramsey was front and centre back in May when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stormed across the floor of Parliament and accidentally elbowed NDP colleague Ruth...

D&C - Kama Sutra talk, Kirk vs. Gary attractiveness 7-22-16

Their marriage and now they are sent Ian yet section and a super conservative. They pay into ... It's now on nineteen minutes after eight...

Wilson-Raybould defends stand on UNDRIP adoption

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives even highlighted that point when indigenous affairs critic Cathy McLeod welcomed Wilson-Raybould's speech last week. On that point, Wilson-Raybould referred to...

Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to ...

Its alumni are a timeline of Australian culture and include James Gleeson, Margaret Olley​, Tim Storrier, Martin Sharp, Ken Done, Max Dupain, and John Olsen.

Malcolm Turnbull's 'Star Chamber' returns

Along with Credlin — as with most things back then, its dominant force — the 2013 Star Chamber numbered her husband Brian Loughnane (then Liberal...

Agriculture policy framework a chance for Liberals to keep promises: industry

(subscription) (subscription)The CFA hosted a roundtable meeting with industry stockholders and some of Canada's agriculture ministers, including federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, in Calgary...

Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Baird

A former foreign minister in a conservative Canadian government is backing former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd to be the next United Nations chief. John...

Film Acquisition Roundup: IFC Films Picks Up 'King Cobra,' FilmBuff Wants To 'Level Up' And More

When he meets the seemingly conservative Stephen, founder of Cobra Video, he starts to perform in gay porn under the moniker 'Brent Corrigan,' creating a...

Coalition's glass ceiling keeps talented women at bay

In the lead-up to the election, retiring women were universally replaced by men in the electorates of Murray, Mackellar and Brisbane. Safe seat and Senate...

Canadians closed the book on Afghanistan long ago — and that's a shame

But those hopes were dashed this past May when, in a written statement responding to an e-petition submitted by former NDP MP Craig Scott, Minister...

Trump was TRUMP -- NYT leans into Kaine as VP -- SCOOP: Former amb scoops up Clinton URLs -

Politico- Breakout stars of ...PoliticoMICHAEL GRUNWALD, “What We Learned in Trump's Cleveland: The GOP remains divided on ideology, united on attitude”: “For the last eight...

Amazon's Next Big Growth Play Will Surprise You - Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Business DailyAmazon's Next Big Growth Play Will Surprise YouInvestor's Business DailyWal-Mart, including Sam's Club, leads with 21%, according to a March analysis from Cowen...

Daily Reads for July 22

Bracey Harris has a great story about a young model who is making quite an impression around the world: Ava Clarke is all smiles during...

Parliamentary budget office pushes for more power to scrutinize spending

NDP finance critic Guy Caron says New Democrats are still reviewing the draft legislation — comparing it to a bill that NDP leader Tom Mulcair...

GOP insiders: Trump nailed it

For many of the GOP insiders, Trump's acceptance speech Thursday night helped overcome other, rockier moments this week, including Ted Cruz's speech, in which the...

"Raise A Little Health" A Big Success

"Raise A Little Health" A Big SuccessThe Raise A Little Health game will see $40,000 split between the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich YMCA...

Hydro One petition nears 1000 signatures

“I have received replies from several MPPs, with the Conservative and NDP MPPs behind me and what I'm trying to do and encouraging me to...

'Crisis brewing for some time' over NAPS underfunding

Bisson, Campbell and their federal counterpart, MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay), are all vowing to pressure their respective levels of government — both...

Families feel shut out after draft mandate of missing, murdered inquiry leaked

On Thursday morning, the Liberal government held a conference call with a select group of victims' relatives to discuss the draft document. Two people who...

Tories, NDP Slam Liberals Over Delay In Helping Yazidis Fleeing Genocide

A spokeswoman for Immigration Minister John McCallum said that, given the committee just finished on Wednesday, it will take time to review what they heard.