August 2, 2016

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Editorial: Campaign zeal sullies Greens

According to the flyers, new polling results showed Jo-Ann Roberts of the Greens one point behind NDP candidate Murray Rankin. The poll the party used...

Carolyn Bennett Meets Families Of MMIW Ahead Of Inquiry Announcement

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Status of Women Minister Patty Hajdu will be on hand for the event. The ministers...

Supreme Court justices bilingualism requirement welcomed by former MP

A former New Brunswick MP is praising Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the new selection process for Supreme Court of Canada justices that will require...

Critics see racial bias creeping back into electoral purges

Kristen Clarke, the president of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a leading voting-rights advocacy group, said that before the Supreme Court's Shelby...

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.

Liberals, Tories Battle For Fundraising Supremacy As NDP Donations Dry Up

Toronto StarFinancial reports filed with Elections Canada show the Conservative party, long the undisputed fundraising champion, raked in $5.07 million in the second quarter of...

New Supreme Court Appointment Process Shows Atlantic Canadian Liberals 'Failed': Tories

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and MP Dominic LeBlanc bring a cooler of lobster onto the campaign media bus just outside Neguac, N.B., Sept. 8, 2015.

Conservatives, Liberals fundraise millions while NDP sees donations drop

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose speaks to attendees at the annual Calgary Conservative barbecue on July 9. Financial reports filed with Elections Canada show the...

Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

What would it take for more Republicans to abandon Donald Trump? One might imagine that a week in which the presidential nominee, among other things,...

Celebs endorse politicos: Who's for Clinton, who's for Trump?

Presidential candidates collect celebrity endorsements like bon-bons. Take a look at some of the boldfaced endorsers so far. Leonardo DiCaprio is hosting a ...and more »...

Russia Hacks the Republican Party

(blog) (blog)Joe Biden warned about this effort last year in a speech at the Brookings Institution: “President Putin sees such political forces as useful...

Orry-Kelly Documentary Exposes the Double Life of Cary Grant

(blog) (blog)When a documentary about Kelly was suggested to veteran Australian filmmaker Gillian Armstrong (My Brilliant Career, Little Women), she was surprised she was...

US air force declares F-35 ready for combat

But Conservative defence critic James Bezan said the prime minister's comments about the plane not working were "completely wrong," and that the F-35 becoming combat...

Kelowna-Lake Country MP named grand marshal of Okanagan Pride march

"He is supportive of our community and has shown his sense of commitment when he switched from being a long-time Conservative, in his words, to...

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

(subscription) (subscription)... former Trade Committee Chair Randy Hoback, Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren and NDP Trade Critic Tracey Ramsey. It is scheduled from 10am...

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Good afternoon and welcome to The Sprout, where your host hopes everyone had a marvellous long weekend. For those looking for...

Doug Pederson still follows Andy Reid's blueprint

Chip Kelly was an innovator, and his practices were as organized as any. But there was an element of showing off to his sessions. Did...

Echoes of the Past

The popular, accessible McKinley had been re-elected in 1900, easily defeating William Jennings Bryan. Self-described anarchist ... Two presidents — Rutherford Hayes in 1876 and...

Kellie Leitch Out With Early Lead In Conservative Leadership ...

The first look at fundraising data for the Conservative leadership race shows Ontario MP Kellie Leitch off to an early lead over her rivals. Elections...

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office shows how diplomatic soft power works on the ground in Vancouver

Vancouver Centre Liberal MP Hedy Fry joined TECO in Vancouver director general Tom Lee at this year's Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival. Charlie Smith. In addition,...

Albas skeptical of free trade agreement

Summer break might be on at Parliament Hill, but MP Dan Albas isn't taking anytime off — he's spending the summer educating as many Canadians...

Garneau confirms DOT 111 cars won't be able to transport crude oil as of Nov. 1

MONTREAL (CP) — Canada will put a stop to the transport of crude oil by older and less crash-resistant tanker rail cars earlier than scheduled,...

Primary Day in Kansas, Washington, Michigan, Missouri

MISSOURI — Republicans have a four-way primary to face Democratic AG Chris Koster for governor. ... The ads, which are targeted towards union members and...

A New Law That Actually Plans to Waste 50 Percent of Overall Spending

Ronald Reagan's transition is well-known for the use of conservative think tanks to provide ideas, particularly the Heritage Foundation's Mandate for Leadership, the “bible” of...

Harper's Former Communications Director Reveals How To Manipulate Media

In 2014, he served briefly as executive director of the Conservative Party of Canada before a dispute over his attempts to help his then fiancée,...

Mohamed Harkat girds himself for another fight to stay

Organizations such as the Canadian and B.C. civil liberties associations have added their voices to those asking Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to exempt...

Tootoo's bewildered constituents deserve more

Under Trudeau's leadership, two former Liberal MPs, Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti, were thrown out of the Liberal caucus in 2014 — not for alcohol...

Theresa May, the thinking woman's woman

(blog) (blog)Ken Clarke famously described her in an unguarded moment as a 'bloody difficult woman'. Her favourite fashion ... The Daily Mail's Robert Hardman...

Anti-terrorism law: Why the Liberals aren't living up to vow to amend it

New Democrat MP Randall Garrison is putting together a bill aimed at repealing anti-terrorism measures brought in by the Conservative government a year ago. Mr.

Sunburn for 8.02.16 – Tim Kaine in Florida; Sally Bradshaw's ...

(blog) (blog)FIRST & FOREMOST — GOOD NEWS FOR A GREAT PERSON: ASHLEY WALKER NAMED PARTNER AT MERCURY — The bipartisan public strategy firm ...and more »...

Why the Establishment Can't Grasp the Nature of Islam

These contortions can become quite ridiculous, such as suggesting that recent Allahu Akbar-shouting Munich shooter Ali Sonboly might somehow have had “right-wing” motives because, among...