July 29, 2016

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Border wait times into Canada at Niagara Falls crossing infuriate ...

How would you like to take a trip across the U.S. border in New York state to find a three-hour wait on your return home?and...

Local MPs at heart of Phoenix controversy

And by coincidence, Weir and another southern Saskatchewan MP, Conservative Tom Lukiwski, find themselves at the heart of the matter. Weir is the federal NDP's...

Editorial: The truth and Mr. Tootoo

In 2014, when then-Liberal leader Justin Trudeau suspended two MPs from his caucus – Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews – over harassment complaints, dogged work...

Missing, murdered indigenous women inquiry details expected ...

Indigenous leaders say the federal government is expected to announce the terms of an inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women on Wednesday.MMIW inquiry announcement...

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton's 'rosy-dory' optimism - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportThe Latest: Trump slams Clinton's 'rosy-dory' optimismU.S. News & World ReportMany limited-government conservatives may be skeptical of Donald Trump, but his...

Editorial: Hillary Clinton's breakthrough

Kim Campbell rose to the highest office in 1993 when she took over the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives, but her party lost the election...

Trump and Pence begin counterstrike

Trump's targets also included New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and retired four-star general John Allen, both of whom offered full-throated endorsements of Clinton and denounced...

Trudeau Just Broke His Promise to Canada's First Nations | DeSmog ...

Justin Trudeau's government has quietly issued its first batch of permits for the Site C dam — allowing construction to move forward on the $8.8...

Ottawa to change Indian Act in response to Descheneaux ruling by ...

The Liberal government plans to rid the Indian Act of rules that discriminate based on sex.Feds plan to rid Indian Act of sexist ruleswww.ottawacommunitynews.com/all 2...

The Adirondacks: Whose Park Is It Anyway?

Jellystone Park owner Mike Lenhard: “I'm overregulated, overtaxed and I don't need the government to make decisions for me.” .... “He's been instrumental in influencing...

Three Republicans vie to succeed Reid Ribble in House

The candidates - Mike Gallagher, Frank Lasee and Terry McNulty, are each trying to cast themselves as most outside the Washington D.C. establishment.and more »...

Standing room only at electoral reform town hall with Green Party leader - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/Standing room only at electoral reform town hall with Green Party leaderwww.ottawacommunitynews.com/Green Party leader Elizabeth May answers questions during a town hall at Lansdowne Park...

Write-in candidates deny more than a million votes in Florida ...

Write-in candidates are blocking full voter participation in six state Senate districts and 14 House districts on the Aug. 30 primary ballot, disenfranchising 1.6 ...and more »...

Jurors deserve more support

Although juries fall under provincial jurisdiction, federal NDP justice critic Murray Rankin said this fall he is going to ask the Committee of the House...

CARMICHAEL: John Bel Edwards Robs Kids Of School Choice

As a state representative running for governor, Edwards needed to convince a conservative state to choose him over embattled Senator David Vitter (R.). Part of...

Interfor's (IFSPF) CEO Duncan Davies on Q2 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGood morning everyone and thanks for joining us. I'm here this morning along with John Horning, our CFO and Martin...

McCain's Delich to FWD.us, Brian Noyes to Direct Impact, Scalise's Achord to Amazon

Henry Bonilla, now a Normandy Group lobbyist. Others include former House Appropriations Chairman Bob Livingston of Louisiana; Allen Martin, a lobbyist for the Livingston Group;...

CNN: No, Staffers Weren't Celebrating Hillary Clinton's Nomination

The headline referred to CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and his colleagues at the CNN Grill at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and it links...

Jacksonville Bold for 7.29.16 — The business of Jacksonville is business

(blog) (blog)However, the center-right consensus that animates conservatives of the Jax Chamber – and the politicians who push their agenda – is one of...

Mailbag: Most Exciting Camp Storyline? Overanalyzing Romo's Health?

Rob: I want to see how Dez looks. He's the most exciting player in camp every year, and including last year before he tweaked his...

'God put conservatives on earth to stop taxes everywhere, forever': Brad Trost

But with major former cabinet ministers in the race like Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier and Tony Clement, plus potential entrants like Lisa Raitt, Kevin O'Leary...

For dispirited conservatives, hope from your political ancestors

They are Christian intellectuals like Matthew Lee Anderson, founder of Mere Orthodoxy and contributor to Christianity Today. He wrote, "I have supported every Republican presidential...

NRC president McDougall officially departs — but reasons are still ...

The National Research Council has a new president, but don't bother asking what happened to the old one. The incoming president is Iain Stewart, a...

Body Cameras for Police, Urges Ex-MP

Former Conservative MP from Edmonton Peter Goldring said in a statement Thursday he doesn't always trust the police and thinks they should wear the cameras...

A Power Broker Who Wants Labor at the Table, Not on the Menu

Lee Saunders, president of Afscme, speaking with Pamela Brown, president of Local 1746 in Cleveland. ... At a time when Afscme and other public sector...

Severance payments criticized as Ontario puts ORPP spending at $70M

According to Clancy Zeifman, a spokesperson for Indira Naidoo-Harris, the minister appointed this spring to handle the ORPP, a team of four transition staff remains...

The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton tries to be all things to all people at Democratic convention

Tom Hamburger notes that the letter, signed by conservative luminaries of the Reagan and Bush administrations, urges political leaders to reject any effort to seek...

Poll shows 90 percent of Metro Vancouver residents support taxing foreign buyers of housing

... Vancouver residents support taxing foreign buyers of housing. by Charlie Smith on July 29th, 2016 at 6:52 AM ... The Angus Reid Institute reported...

Republican-Led Legislation Would Raise Social Security Taxes

On the day Congress recessed for the summer, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would substantially increase the current payroll...

Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry Launch Coming Next ...

Details of a long-awaited national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are expected to be released Wednesday, sources tell CBC ...and more »...

Don Dale: Hope amid the heartbreak for hard-luck lives

Above all, he wants to avoid the cycle of poverty, homelessness, violence, crime and family crisis that landed him, his three siblings and his wife,...

Sunburn for 7.29.16 – Hillary Clinton's big moment

SaintPetersBlog (blog) - SaintPetersBlogSaintPetersBlog (blog)One night (in July of 2011), at a “not-too-political happy hour,” a special quorum of power brokers was called at Cassis,...

Internet Filters Tried to Get Us to Stop Swearing, But Shit Finds a Way

"But our technicians between the UK and America are now working to remove the block on the name." AOL wasn't alone. Nor was Scunthorpe the...

Post-Bloomberg news budget

1,380 words, by Lois Romano (Post). OBAMA-LEGACY - In passing torch to Hillary Clinton, President Obama prepares to run ... SAUDI-POKEMON - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia...

Lest We Forget

(blog)Senator Brown, an Ohio Democrat, is not the first to suggest that the splendid Beaux-Arts edifice on Constitution Avenue ought to commemorate someone whose...

Trudeau continues Harper assault on human rights

This issue arose under the Harper government with the case of secret trial detainee Mohamed Harkat of Ottawa (originally imprisoned on secret allegations via the...

State Roundup, July 29, 2016

Photo on home page: Maryland Democrats met former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani at a Philadelphia cigar bar. From left, House Majority Leader Talmadge Branch,...

Malcolm Turnbull is in fear of his own party and it's a bad omen

... a bad omen. The only winners from Malcolm Turnbull's Rudd decision are the bitter haters in the Liberal Party. .... Peter Dutton, Scott Morrison,...

Around Town: Community listings

Tours start at Henderson House Museum, 6211 Walnut Street with tour guide Linda Nailer. Cost is $5 per person. For more information email thetownsite@shaw.ca or...

John Bel Edwards – Louisiana School-Choice Disappointment ...

In Louisiana, Governor Edwards breaks a promise to school-choice families.and more »...

Correction -

- Larry Maguire misquoteBrandon SunIn the story, “Too early to know impact on farmers,” which ran in Thursday's Sun, Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire referred...

Touch of September

Minneapolis Star Tribune - sMinneapolis Star TribuneHere's an excerpt of an Op-Ed at The New York Times: ". ... Many of them were more focused...

Fox News Plays Benghazi Commercial Over Khizr Khan's Anti-Trump Speech At The Democratic National Convention

(blog) (blog)While CNN and MSNBC aired the video and Khan's speech in full, Fox News' The Kelly File instead continued with its regular commentary...

Hillary Clinton's Plan to Trounce Donald Trump

Ottawa Citizen“What we heard in Cleveland last week wasn't particularly Republican,” Obama said, “and it sure wasn't conservative.” Contrast with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid,...

Protest group 'Colonialism No More' meets Ralph Goodale

She said they pressed Goodale to meet with detainees who are on a hunger strike. "I hope he follows through on that," she said. "I...

A good hard look at the Greens

(subscription) (subscription)The hitherto ultra-safe Liberal seat of Higgins, another bright contender, was not looking too good either: frontbencher Kelly O'Dwyer was rock-solid on a...

Ottawa names new president of National Research Council

The Globe and Mail - The ...The Globe and MailThe federal government has appointed Iain Stewart, an under-the-radar bureaucrat with a background in innovation policy,...

Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Emily Blunt in 'Mary Poppins' Sequel

In the feature, directed by Moore and written by Dan Kay and William Wisher, Jr., Brosnan plays a successful self-made man caught up in a...