August 12, 2016

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Letters extra: Contrasting Trump, Clinton

And Charles Krauthammer, Karl Rove, Mitt Romney, John Kasich, William Kristol, John McCain, et al. are all breaking their pledges, staying away from the convention,...

John McCallum wants to 'substantially increase' immigration to fill ...

Immigration Minister John McCallum said he wants to "substantially increase" the number of immigrants coming to Canada beyond record levels as a way to fill ...and...

Driver case will focus Liberal fixes to anti-terror law | Akin ...

Justin Trudeau's Liberals will not — as the Conservatives fear — take away new tools Canadian security agencies have been using to fight terrorist networks...

Running to Survive in the Year of Trump

To try to resolve this mismatch between potential workers and the businesses that want to hire them, Mr. Owens and Pastor Smith last year started...

Not Fade Away: Metallica's 'Black Album' Turns 25: Why It Was So Important

The album's opening one-two punch was a powerful one; the songs weren't too fast or scary for a mainstream audience. Another ... “Don't Tread on...

Yemeni rebels' Winnipeg-made rifles legally sold to Saudi Arabia, federal government says

Conservative defence critic James Bezan said incidents such as the loss of the Winnipeg-made guns are, unfortunately, the "spoils of war." He said while there...

Mayor won't attend conference over Spanish invite

[Ed. note: yes, he said “Mexican” as thought it was a language.] One nation means one language and I am insulted by the division caused...

Air passengers with complaints urged to contact Canadian Transportation Agency

'Embarrassing' situation. NDP MP Brian Masse, his party's critic for innovation, science and economic development, said Canada urgently needs a passenger bill of rights with...

Rockland primaries: Wieder, Jaffee face challenges - The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comRockland primaries: Wieder, Jaffee face challengesThe Journal News | LoHud.comJoe Chabot has the Republican line in the November election. The district...

Site C dam: B.C. minister 'proud' of past opposition to $9-billion ...

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould expressed pride Friday in her stand, captured in a 2012 recording of an interview, against B.C. Hydro's Site ...and more »...

Foiled attack puts spotlight on Canada PM's security revamp

... may see things a bit differently," said Phil Gurski, a risk consultant and former Canadian Security Intelligence Service analyst. But the Liberal government will...

Alexandre Taillefer calls for a minimum wage to $ 15 | The Stopru

Trade unions and social groups demanding a minimum wage to $ 15 an hour have found an unusual ally in the person of the businessman...

Military veterans applaud reopening of Windsor office

The three local NDP MPs attended the announcement, and their efforts were acknowledged by Hehr. “A thank you goes to the community for fixing this...

Trump Running Mate Mike Pence Tries to Get Republicans on Board

It was, 'Hey look, I'm one of you, a conservative. I'm a Paul Ryan guy.' ” A week later ... Mr. Pence's aides check in...

Key Congressional Races to Watch in the Lead Up to National Elections

By Mark Anderson. In one of the most major races this election cycle, insurgent Paul F. Nehlen III, a water-systems technician who sported populist views...

Reopening Of Kitsilano's Coast Guard Station Is A Welcome Start ...

While the reopening of Kitsliano is a clear signal that the Liberals are interested in marine safety on the west coast, they have so far...

“Constitutional Conservatives” PAC airs ad against Goss, Bongino

TV ads attacking congressional candidates Chauncey Goss and Dan Bongino, which presumably helps the third GOP primary candidate, Francis Rooney, are expected to start this...

Supreme Court appointments: What does 'functionally bilingual' mean?

(subscription)Former NDP MP Yvon Godin, Mulcair noted, had championed the issue of Supreme Court bilingualism for years. His most recent effort was a private...

College Football Preview: 16 Things To Watch For Entering 2016 Season

All signs, from a maturing roster to Chris Petersen's staff beginning its third year, point to this being Washington's best season since the start of...

Milwaukee movie guide: What's playing where Aug. 12-18

Woody Allen wrote and directed this 1930s-set comedy with Jesse Eisenberg as a Brooklyn kid sent to Hollywood to work with his uncle (Steve Carell),...

Site C 'Running Roughshod' over Indigenous Rights, Wilson-Raybould Said in 2012

NDP critic Charlie Angus wants to know how Wilson-Raybould can reconcile her former opposition with the Trudeau government's decision to approve two crucial fisheries permits...

The election isn't rigged, but the presidential debates seem to be

For one, they saw a socially liberal and fiscally conservative ticket that emphasizes free markets and de-emphasizes government. More importantly, they saw an alternative to...

MP Anita Vandenbeld takes tips from the Tim Hortons caucus: Delacourt

Oddly enough, Vandenbeld said she tended to hear more about Baird when she was abroad in her pre-elected life, travelling to countries where people would...

Where Trump And Clinton Stand On Health Care And Medicare

An April 8 article in The New York Times quoted James C. Capretta, a senior fellow at the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center, saying...

Mulcair says NDP will push for repeal on anti-terrorism law, despite divided public support

(subscription) (subscription)Outgoing NDP Leader Tom Mulcair told The on Aug. 11 that his party will push ahead with a private member's bill from...

Evaluating Falcons positional and roster battles following last night's win

Due to Chris Chester's lack of playing time and Mike Person playing mostly left guard, there isn't any point of evaluating the right guard battle...

Coalition's eye on the numbers

(subscription)But what has some of Costello's former Liberal colleagues still in the parliament fuming is his unhelpful advice to Scott Morrison. Rather than make...

Will Mike Pence trump The Donald for presidency?

The good thing is that despite his ideological and religious baggage, as a leading Christian conservative, Pence is a pragmatist that some in Australia could...

Down-ballot donor chase for GOP is on

ADDED AIRTIME — Major outside Senate TV coming to North Carolina: The conservative group One Nation will start airing ads in two key Senate states...

In Texas, a man who didn't kill anybody is about to be executed for murder

Bruce Curry, the Kerr County district attorney whose office prosecuted Wood's case, said he could not comment because of the pending court decision. A spokeswoman...

Atlantic Canadian judges will be considered for high court: Wilson-Raybould

Toronto StarConservative justice critic Rob Nicholson said that did not go far enough and suggested it would not go over well with the 32 Liberal...

The 5 Kinds of Republicans Who Are Defecting From the Party of Trump

Nominal Republicans who are out of synch with their party: While they are not as plentiful as they were in the days when liberal Republicans...

The Daily 202: Which movie character is Trump most like?

Signatories included former congressmen Mickey Edwards and Christopher Shays; former senator Gordon Humphrey; Bruce Bartlett, a policy aide to Reagan and George H.W. Bush; and...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

NEW HILLARY VIDEO – “Hillary for America is releasing a new web video called 'Even Republicans,' which highlights Republican and conservative voices calling for Donald...

Windsor in Pictures: Aug. 11, 2016 | Windsor Star

Mark Scarlett from Toronto's Brick Yard BBQ grills ribs during the Windsor Ribfest at the Riverfront Festival Plaza on Aug. 11, 2016. JASON KRYK /...

Gov. Pence's Trumpian adventure

The hope was that the Christian and conservative in Pence would tug Trump into a more mainstream axis, or as Republican National Convention chairman Reince...

Around Town: Community listings

Texada Artist Studio Tour takes place from 10 am-4 pm on Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14. The amazing art experience features 20-plus artists...

Michael Chong's unusual path to Tory contender

Conservative MP Michael Chong walks with his wife Carrie and sons Cameron (left), Alistair and William (right) to a news conference to announce he will...

Gary Johnson Has a Plan

Almost accidentally, the candidate has become 2016's last bearer of a whole set of modern conservative ideals, from free trade to entitlement reform; some top...

Do Skill and School Deficits Explain Why We Don't Have Enough ...

In the spring of 2015, Southern California Edison had employees training their replacements. The replacements were immigrants in the U.S. under the H-1B pr.and more »...

The intimidation game

For decades — indeed, centuries — American politics has been a rough game. The Adams-Jefferson contest of 1800 was notably ugly, when the Federalists and...

Omnitrax breaks silence on shutdown of grain terminal and rail ...

In has been nearly three weeks since Omnitrax Canada decided to close its Churchill grain terminal a... - Local - .and more »...

How John Osborne's Entertainer still speaks to a broken Britain

He was not impressed: “It's just a travesty on England,” he told Arthur Miller, whose wife, Marilyn Monroe, he was directing in The Prince and...

The intimidation game

For decades — indeed, centuries — American politics has been a rough game. The Adams-Jefferson contest of 1800 was notably ugly, when the Federalists and...

Is the 'lesser of two evils' an ethical choice for voters?

(REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/File Photos). Don't miss stories. Follow ... Trump has divided the Republican Party, and many conservative voters – or even...

Cadeaux, meubles et vino : les dépenses des députés fédéraux en chiffres (INFOGRAPHIE)

... NPD qui déclarent le plus de dons ou de billets pour des évènements caritatifs. Une tendance qui s'est poursuivie après la réélection de certains...

Walker, Pence tout conservative economic policies at Wisconsin rally

Pence touted Trump's Monday economic address in Detroit as an endorsement of the conservative policies that have long been at the heart of Republican orthodoxy,...

Interim Conservative leader Ambrose aims to end trade barriers on beer

That's what the federal Conservatives are hoping happens with their Free the Beer campaign, which is geared to opening up restrictive interprovincial trade barriers. Interim...