July 26, 2016

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Newest Councillor Michael Ford 'a little milder than Rob and Doug'

Councillor Jim Karygiannis, a former Liberal MP elected to council in 2014, predicted some at city hall will be “a bit leery” at first. “He's...

Early signs of a draft Andrew Scheer effort emerge

(subscription) (subscription)“Andrew Scheer, current Conservative House Leader and former Speaker of the House of Commons, is sharp, is thoughtfully conservative, and is an eloquent...

Early signs of a draft Andrew Scheer effort emerge

(subscription) (subscription)“Andrew Scheer, current Conservative House Leader and former Speaker of the House of Commons, is sharp, is thoughtfully conservative, and is an eloquent...

MPs to probe Stéphane Dion's reluctance to discuss electoral reform

Conservative MPs are trying to force a showdown between a Liberal cabinet minister and his colleagues on the electoral reform committee, in a bid to...

Brian Hutchinson: BC government scrambles to appear proactive with surprise 'citizenship' tax on Vancouver housing

Nine out of 10 Vancouver houses now worth more than $1 million, study finds · Andrew Coyne: Don't blame Chinese billionaires for soaring Vancouver housing...

Reevely: Patrick Brown's Tory reconstruction project still has a long way to go

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown, speaking at the party's convention in Ottawa in spring 2016. In the same speech, he pledged not to surprise...

Last charges dropped in case over Planned Parenthood videos

District Judge Brock Thomas dismissed the tampering with government records charges against David Daleiden, 27, and Sandra Merritt, 63, at the request of the Harris...

What Are The Politicians Doing About Alzheimer's?

ForbesParticipants at a Philadelphia forum on Alzheimer's, just before the Democratic convention began, call for more government action.and more »...

Richard Henry Bain's doctor feels 'badly' about not sending him to psychiatrist

Lighting technician Denis Blanchette was killed and fellow stagehand David Courage was seriously injured after they were both struck by the same bullet. Bain was...

Most Canadians Say A Gay Prime Minister Is Likely Within 10 Years: Abacus Data Poll

However, 50 per cent of Conservatives and roughly 60 per cent of Liberals also felt the same. And what about a ... Scott Brison, who...

Elections commissioner sanctions Green Party for peddling

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caCanada's elections watchdog has sanctioned the Green Party for deliberately pushing "misleading" polling data to sway votes on the eve of last fall's...

Ford Nation lives: Conservatives break through in Toronto by-elections

Ford Nation lives on in Toronto. Rob Ford's 22-year-old nephew became a Toronto City Councilor in the July 25th by-election for his late uncle's seat...

'Non-Negotiable' That Next Federal Tory Leader Is Bilingual, Says Jason Kenney

Jason Kenney announces he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (Photo: Jeff McIntosh/CP). Milton...

Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers

While some consider Mike Pence a scourge of the LGBT community, he has consistently defined his governing philosophy in terms of his Christian and conservative...

The Political Families of Toronto City Council

Maria Augimeri (Ward 8, York Centre): Her husband Odoardo Di Santo was an NDP MPP from 1975 to 1985. In the 1997 federal election, he...

Cobb chairman's race spurs voter turnout, metro runoffs Tuesday

A third candidate, retired businessman Larry Savage, came in a distant third. ... Lee is presenting himself as a fiscal conservative who cuts taxes and...

The Second-Strangest Campaign of the Season Is Taking Place in Florida, of Course

Alan Grayson, the Florida representative and liberal firebrand hoping to win Marco Rubio's U.S. Senate seat, was attempting to explain the recent avalanche of explaining...

Canadian Parliament Holds First Reading of Bill to Create Framework to Regulate Nanotechnology

The bill would add Part 6.1 to CEPA primarily to implement procedures for the investigation and assessment of nanomaterials. Member Peter Julian, New Democratic Party...

Missing in action: Michigan's primary voters

The field includes lawyer and mediator Katherine Henry, lawyer Jeff Johnson, Marine Corps veteran Thomas Albert, Bartholomew James, once listed as a Libertarian candidate for...

Trump, the leader, OK with 'no-sayers'

Leadership expert Dr. Jack Goodyear of Dallas Baptist University's Gary Cook School of Leadership says that's a necessary trait. "Any good candidate – whether it's...

Huron-Bruce MP Talks Scams

For many months, provincial police and municipal police services across Ontario have investigated a rapidly rising number of telephone and Internet scams. Now, Huron-Bruce Conservative...

Canada Expects Open Competition For New Fighter Buy

Amidst reports that Lockheed Martin's F-35 stands at an advantage in Canada's fighter aircraft competition, the Canadian MoD has issued a document stating “all procurement...

Bernie Gives In to Hillary

As a strong liberal voice, she has seen as someone who can unite the Clinton and Sanders wings of the Democratic Party. In her .....

Kap hosts 17th-annual lumberjack festival

The Lumberjack Heritage Festival was officially opened with the ceremonial log cutting carried out by Kapuskasing Mayor Alan Spacek, right, and one of the event's...

'Non-negotiable' that next federal Tory leader be bilingual, says Jason Kenney

Former Conservative immigration minister Jason Kenney says he has yet to make up his mind about whom, if anyone, he will support in the federal...