August 3, 2016

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"Anti-immigrant?" Or "Immigration skeptic?"

(blog)"Anti-immigrant?" Or "Immigration skeptic?" (blog)Photo: Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum. Sean Kilpatrick ... {The issue reminds me of the ongoing discussion among journalists and...

Knights of Columbus leader says Catholics cannot vote for abortion advocates

Carl Anderson, leader of the Knights of Columbus fraternal order and one of the most influential lay Catholics in the church, has said that abortion...

Change of plan: What's different in 2016?

Former midfielder Toby Greene has been brilliant in his role as a high half-forward, booting 34 goals to be second at GWS for the season,...

NDP MP to introduce bill putting rail oil shipments under same scrutiny as pipelines

The federal NDP transport critic unveiled plans Wednesday to introduce a bill aimed at improving safety regulations for shipping oil and gas by rail across...

MP Hunter Tootoo says 'inappropriate' relationship the reason he quit Liberal cabinet, caucus

After the ouster, Government House leader Dominic LeBlanc took over Tootoo's role as the minister for fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. He has...

What to watch at CNN's Libertarian town hall

Yet because they have not said how they personally will vote, some in their powerful network of donors are holding out hope that they will...

Windsor Essex kicks off Pridefest

Other elected officials attending were Essex MP Tracey Ramsey, Windsor-Tecumseh MPP Percy Hatfield, and Windsor West MP Brian Masse. Masse praised his NDP colleagues for...

Hurricane Katrina helped Harper win, and other takeaways from Dimitri Soudas' master's thesis

As a top Conservative aide, Dimitri Soudas helped orchestrate the Conservatives' 2006 election victory. Later, as Stephen Harper's director of communications, he oversaw a media...

Indigenous Affairs Minister reveals mandate of long-awaited MMIW inquiry

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett unveiled the details of the national inquiry Wednesday morning surrounded by totem poles and long houses in a ceremony in...

GOP leaders fret at Trump's tough week

New York TimesMike Pence told Fox News … that he 'strongly' backs the House Republican leader, adding that the Republican presidential nominee himself encouraged Pence...

Here's a running list of Republicans who are opposing Donald Trump

. By Daniel Rivero. Getty/AP .... And, he is not a consistent conservative. These are all reasons why ... “This is the most un-American thing...

Border agency defends staffing, despite delays | St. Catharines ...

And it's not enough for the Canada Border Services Agency to average daily wait times, when peak-flow slowdowns are the issue. “We seem to have...

Tory leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier promises to shake up airline industry

Conservative leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier is appealing to innate Canadian frustration with the stresses of air travel by promising to shake up the country's airline...

Climate Roundup: How waste carbon can become a valuable ...

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)In climate news this week: melting permafrost is affecting the Alaska highway, evolution helps plants adapt to climate change, U.S. National...

How Trump Adviser Roger Stone Became Washington's Sleaziest Political Operator

... or unable to work for elected officials, Stone worked on campaigns. In 1975, frustrated by how difficult it was for Republican candidates to raise...

As dust from primaries settles, depth of conservative losses sets in

Wall Street Journal (blog)TOPEKA — Conservative Republicans in Kansas legislative races suffered heavy losses in Tuesday's primaries, and if the trends continue through November, they...

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- NDP Leadership Race Goes OnA campaign for the leadership of the NDP may have been halted, but the race still goes on. Ontario...

NDP Leadership Race Goes On

London Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen commented on the leadership bid when it was announced, calling it “very unusual.” While DiNovo's approach to the race raised...

Genworth Financial (GNW) Thomas J. McInerney on Q2 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaToday, you will hear from our President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom McInerney, followed by Kelly Groh, our Chief Financial...

Interesting times to be a Conservative says MP

Lake was in Wetaskiwin to meet with area museum summer students and attend the Wetaskiwin Air Show last week and took some time to talk...

Michigan primary results: Ficano makes November ballot; Barnett to face Patterson; Detroit Zoo tax renewal passes - Crain's Detroit Business

Crain's Detroit BusinessMichigan primary results: Ficano makes November ballot; Barnett to face Patterson; Detroit Zoo tax renewal passesCrain's Detroit BusinessMichigan voters Tuesday approved a tax...

FBI: 1st US law enforcement officer charged in terror sting

LATTA, S.C. (AP) — A small town police chief in staunchly conservative South Carolina is trying to make history by becoming the first female sheriff...

Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Vicki A. Hollub on Q2 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaOn the call with us today are: Vicki Hollub, President and Chief Executive Officer; Jody Elliott, President of Oxy Domestic...

MP Cathy McLeod says Conservatives support MMIW inquiry

“There is a need to take action in way that will make a real difference.” McLeod said the Conservative Party supports the public inquiry, as...

Rona Ambrose visiting Sarnia | Sarnia Observer

Rona Ambrose will be in Sarnia next week, part of a series of stops in southwestern Ontario for the interim Conservative Party of Canada leader.

Reevely: Ontario's Liberals call a byelection … but not for Madeleine ...

Ottawa-Vanier will go into the fall without a provincial representative, it seems, as the Liberals hold off calling a byelection for the seat ex-MPP Madeleine ...and...

Trump is right: It's time to rethink NATO

In Cleveland to formally accept the Republican nomination for president two weeks ago, Donald Trump—as ever—made waves. The controversy this time stemmed from remarks made...

Michèle Audette to help lead MMIW inquiry

CBC.ca - Montreal - CBC NewsCBC.caMichèle Audette spent years calling for action to address the tragedy of Canada's murdered and missing Aboriginal women. Now she's...

Maxime Bernier Promises Major Shake Up Of Air Industry If Elected PM

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier is appealing to innate Canadian frustration with the stresses of air travel by promising to shake up the...

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

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...

Long List of House Members Endorse GOP's Edelblut

"These leaders know I have a proven track record of standing up against government waste, promoting liberty and supporting common sense conservative values. ... Hillsborough...

Tighter Restrictions Are Losing In The Battle Over Voter ID Laws

Hillary Clinton has spoken forcefully against the voter ID laws in speeches and op-ed articles. “They're doing everything they can to stop black people, Latinos,...

She Stoops To Conquer

We will no doubt be bombarded now with a cluster bomb of references to Hillary's brittle little book, It Takes a Village, which Alexander Cockburn...

Baird, Crane set to address Defenders of Liberty Monday

The Greencastle Defenders of Liberty will feature two candidates running for state offices in the November election when the group meets Monday, Aug. 8. District...

WELLS: Cabinet hell-bent on your input

Stephen Harper sought to contrast with the Liberals by refusing to mention innovation. Then he appointed a panel on ... I suppose it depends who...

Wayne: Rep. Banks prevails; Conyers wins Senate seat

The winner faces Republican candidate James Stephens of Dearborn in the general election. District 10: State Rep. ... Hammoud won 38 percent of the vote...

Trilby Kent's latest novel explores ideas of home and family from an unusual perspective - Quill & Quire

Quill & QuireTrilby Kent's latest novel explores ideas of home and family from an unusual perspectiveQuill & QuireWriting is in Trilby Kent's DNA. Mom, Cilla,...

MP McLeod reacts to missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry

Kamloops-Cariboo-Thompson MP Cathy McLeod, the Conservative Party's Indigenous Affairs critic, says she's happy there's full support for the inquiry across Canada. "I think, first of...

Inquest needed, again

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said last week that the practice of segregation in women's prisons must be addressed. That's a promising response, but deeds,...

Fears Melbourne Port lease may go for $1bn less

Victoria's Andrews government has said it expects to get as much as $6bn from the sale, but without Chinese capital involved, and with the well-respected...

Community mourns the passing of Merle Margles

When Anthony Housefather decided he wanted to become the successor to Irwin Cotler as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, Sidney and Merle...

Morning Digest: Donald Trump refuses to support Speaker Paul Ryan one week ahead of his primary

Meanwhile, ex-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, fresh off endorsing Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention, is throwing his support behind Toomey. Bloomberg in...

now reading: It Is Time for Trump to Name His Foreign Policy Team

Responding to conservative concerns about who he would nominate to replace recently-deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Trump published the names of eleven eminently qualified...

Federal ministers are hell-bent on consulting you: Paul Wells ...

If you run into a Liberal MP this summer, you will probably not escape without being asked for your input on something or other. Innovation...

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(subscription) (subscription)Liberals set to unveil details of $40M inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women; Police bracing for scrutiny at MMIW inquiry — Trudeau...

GOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary - 9&10 News

9&10 NewsGOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary9&10 NewsGoguen has denied the abuse allegations, which were cited in the attack ad. Greitens has...

What your club's done differently in 2016

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7: Bernie Vince of the Demons looks to kick the ball during the 2016 AFL Round 07 match between the...

HR department still suspending policy requiring long-term contract workers to become permanent

(subscription) (subscription)But with the public service cuts tapering off and the Liberal government coming in last fall, it didn't make sense that the department...

Grit MP's constituency office a 'de facto' passport office

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Sean Casey says he is frustrated that there is no passport office in his riding—much less his province. His constituency office...

Berger beats Bruce, McGinn keeps seat in 'brutal' night for ...

Updated at 1:35 a.m.: One of Gov. Sam Brownback's closest allies in the Legislature lost his bid for re-election Tuesday night amid a wave of...