August 11, 2016

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Field set for Oconee County school board races

When the two-week period to file to become a school board candidate closed Thursday, Steve Moore of Walhalla and Joe Rukat of West Union had...

Liberals still plan to repeal parts of counterterrorism powers brought ...

The Liberals want to guarantee that all CSIS warrants respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, among other measures.Idle No More demonstrators gather at Ralph...

Eight films open in Lubbock movie houses

Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. R: Sexual material, nudity, language, and drug ... Conservative political pundit Dinesh D'Souza looks at 2016...

Trying to Make America Male Again: Women Control the Ballot Box—and Angry, Sexist Trump Voters Can't Deal

Women's voting patterns helped reshape the Democratic party, explained Kelly Dittmar, a political scientist at Rutgers who does research for the Center for American Women...

Laurentian research gets $1.8 million | Sudbury Star

News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other ...and more »...

LaFLECHE: The idleness of political speculation

Tories generally do well in rural ridings, Dykstra is experienced and Niagara West–Glanbrook is still represented by Conservative MP Dean Allison in Ottawa. Certainly, if...

Vets getting new office

The Veterans Affairs office in Kelowna was closed by the Conservative government in February of 2014. "This is one of the first issues I tackled...

Councillor remembered with $700K Cape Breton beach upgrade ...

A popular Cape Breton beach is getting more than $700000 in improvements, partially in tribute to the area's councillor who died in January.and more »...

Trade should flow across Canada | Chatham Daily News

Chatham-Kent Leamington MP Dave Van Kesteren brought some special guests to a craft brewery and winery in the area on Thursday, but it was more...

Liberals nix summer meetings on import issues…

(subscription)3 at the request of Conservative MP Randy Hoback, a demand that was backed by fellow Conservatives Gerry Ritz and Dave Van Kesteren and...

Donald Trump adds 8 women to economic team

She was the national finance co-chair of Mitt Romney's 2008 and 2012 presidential bids and the finance chair of Florida Governor Rick Scott's 2014 re-election...

Obama's Sex-Driven War on Science

Gerard V. Bradley is Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Law School and a Senior Fellow of the Witherspoon Institute, where he...

Job Vacancy Numbers Fly In Face Of Liberals' Foreign-Worker ...

The federal Liberals are preparing to loosen the rules for bringing in foreign workers to Canada, having heard from businesses that say they can't find...

Thank You, Khizr: Trump Would Have Blocked My Dad, Too

To name only a few, Mr. Tuttle's America would have had no Nikola Tesla (Serbian), Ayn Rand (Russian), Stokely Carmichael (Trinidadian), Mario Molina (Mexican), Enrico...

Alberta NDP calls for review of Jason Kenney's political fundraising as he tries to unite provincial conservatives

EDMONTON — The NDP wants Alberta's chief electoral officer to investigate Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney's political fundraising activities. The NDP says the review...

Despite problem-plagued email, pay system, Liberals push ahead on government-wide HR amalgamation

(subscription) (subscription)Treasury Board President Scott Brison. A spokesperson for the department said “the business case and proposals for transformation are at the initial development...

Civil liberties advocates and defence critics at odds over Aaron Driver case

Manitoba MP and federal Conservative defence critic James Bezan holds a starkly different take on Driver's case, saying the tragic ending may have been avoided...

Trump's backdoor tax cut for the rich

Sam Brownback, Kansas has implemented a litany of supply-side, conservative tax policies in the hopes of boosting growth. In 2012, the state fully exempted pass-throughs...

Aaron Driver incident a 'wake-up call,' says local MP Bev Shipley

Bev Shipley, the longtime Conservative MP for the southwestern Ontario riding of Lambton–Kent–Middlesex, says the Canadian government and the residents of small towns like Strathroy...

15 Years After 9/11, Is America Any Safer?

And cockpit doors have been fortified to block anyone who slips past the screeners, making a repeat of the 9/11 plot to commandeer planes and...

Want to be a Canadian Grain Commission commissioner?

The Conservative government also advertised the commission positions and MacKay, Smolik and Hermanson went through a selection process that included someone from the Prime Minister's...

MP Cathy McLeod on safe consumption sites

This week, we've been hearing about some of the ways the Interior Health Authority is trying to deal with the high number of opioid overdoses...

There's Something Different About DeAndre

(blog) (blog)It had originally been home to a pair of Stacy Adams dress shoes, size 13 — big, but nothing that can't be found...

Trump seeks to raise fresh ethical questions about Clinton

A conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, obtained the release through court order of 44 email exchanges that it said were not previously turned over to...

Ep. 27: Gary Tanguay

I know there's talk or has the remains passionate about it that Jerry would not say pac right by right to what does he still...

Beverley McLachlin calls on Ottawa to solve 'perpetual crisis' of judicial vacancies

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, who filled in for committee vice-chair Murray Rankin, was critical of the "unilateral" but "substantive" changes announced by the Liberal government.

Selling a PM: The marketing of Justin Trudeau

Jean-Marc Carisse, who photographed three different Liberal prime ministers, shot Jean Chrétien playfully vaulting a fence following a private stroll with Bill Clinton at a...

Left's Labour's Lost

Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, prior to achieving office, signed up to Conservative spending plans. The distinguishing feature of the Corbyn .... Patrick O'Connor is...

NDP calls for investigation of Jean Charest's lobbying activities

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)NorthumberlandView.ca is a news and information website for Northumberland County, Ontario.and more »...

The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton's agenda would flounder in Congress. Here are seven reasons why.

Donald Trump is laying the groundwork to question the very legitimacy of the election, which is deeply troubling, but lately conservative writers are beginning to...

KIRK's COLIN POWELL problem -- NEW AUDIO shows police confusion in PAUL O'NEAL case -- PEOPLE'S MAP ...

Robin Kelly on Chicago Gun Violence, Zika Virus and More,” by Chicago Tonight's Hunter Clauss: “Leaders of three Chicago street gangs have allegedly vowed to...

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

SLATE / Driven to Kill by Geoffrey Sant. “It seems like a crazy urban legend: In China, drivers who have injured ... But questions remain...

Australian Minister Attacks Pro-Migration 'Hype', Says Immigrants 'Lie', 'Cheat' To Gain Entry

So-called refugees who seek to enter Australia via people trafficker networks are self-harming and filing false claims in an effort to cross the border, Minister...

Promoter of controversial summit cartoon denied visa to visit Canada

A spokesman for Treasury Board President Scott Brison, who is responsible for the use of the Government of Canada logo, said the organization didn't have...

McCurdy Criticizes Cleary for Considering Starting His Own Union

NDP Leader and former President of the FFAW Earle McCurdy is taking a swipe at former MP Ryan Cleary for suggesting he could lead a...

Trump seeks to raise fresh ethical questions about Clinton

A conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, obtained the release through court order of 44 email exchanges that it said were not previously turned over to...

Debate continues surrounding anti-terrorism bill

“I think, much like you've seen in the last few months, there have been some pretty horrendous terrorist attacks in Europe and the United States...

Week Ahead What's On Listings 11-08-16

Farington Conservative Club, Stanifield Lane, Leyland. Tel: 07780 711827. ..... Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston. Tel: 07757 417664. ..... Tuesday. Chorley and District Gardening Society:...

How the Arab World Came Apart

Accompanying Anderson's text are 10 portfolios by the photographer Paolo Pellegrin, drawn from his extensive travels across the region over the last 14 years, as...

Ottawa poised to ease rules for temporary foreign worker program ...

The federal government is setting the stage for a loosening of temporary foreign worker rules after vocal complaints from Canadian employers that recent ...and more »...

In Sunshine Girl

Stephen Harper Former prime minister Stephen Harper waves as he steps away from the podium after addressing delegates during the 2016 Conservative Party Convention in...

Feds spent thousands to bring cabinet minister home early for vote

The mad dash from around the world followed an embarrassing near-miss for the Liberals, when the New Democrats and Conservatives caught chief government whip Andrew...

Emails reveal costly scramble to get Bibeau home for vote

(subscription) (subscription)International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau was attending a conference in Copenhagen when officials at Global Affairs Canada got word the Liberals wanted her...

Green Party losing members, riding associations as BDS controversy highlights infighting

Ex-NDP MP Jean Rousseau, the party's vice president, French, offered a different point of view. He said there's been growth. The Greens are still a...

Canadian Firearms Owners Deserve a Transparent Classification Process

Furthermore, I urge the Government to rethink their promise to repeal measures brought in by the Conservative Government to give Cabinet the ability to reverse...