August 17, 2016

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Stronger anti-terror measures needed after peace bond failed to stop Aaron Driver from making bombs: Goodale

Huffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — Stronger anti-terror measures are needed after a court-ordered peace bond failed to stop jihadist Aaron Driver from making bombs and plotting...

Red Lion roar to halt Ex Service's hopes

Simms added doubles legs in 20 and 21 darts with his partner and star for the 501s, Pete Evans (5x100, 5x140, 90 finish and 100...

Canada wants more Chinese workers, students and tourists, says immigration minister

Immigration Minister John McCallum says the Liberal government is trying to make it easier for Chinese tourists, students and temporary workers to get visas to...

Sure, TV's More Inclusive Now. But It Has a Long Way to Go

There's Jane the Virgin, the CW's modern revamp of the telenovela format for American audiences; The Carmichael Show, a wonderfully quarrelsome family comedy; John Ridley's...

Tory leadership: Who's in, who's out, who's still mulling?

(subscription) (subscription)But in any case, as a true blue conservative I can't support anyone on this list. I'm waiting for Pierre Poilievre and/or Paul...

Trudeau, other MPs, pay tribute to longtime MP Mauril Belanger

CTV NewsOTTAWA — Mauril Belanger loved Parliament so it seems fitting that it has become something of a shrine to the veteran Liberal MP who...

Andrew Saxton, Ex-B.C. MP, Preparing Bid For Tory Leadership

OTTAWA — A defeated Conservative MP is considering a political comeback — running for leadership of his party. Andrew Saxton, who lost his North Vancouver,...

The Tory leadership race: who is in, out and still testing the waters

Steven Blaney. The Quebec MP was one of just five the Tories managed to elect in the province in the 2011 election and he helped...

Better military, RCMP survivor's pensions would carry $6.3B price tag, budget watchdog says

A private member's bill intended to ease the burden on families of deceased military and RCMP members comes with a hefty price tag, according to...

Town hall meeting seeks local input on reinstating... - www.kingstonregion.com/

www.kingstonregion.com/Town hall meeting seeks local input on reinstating...www.kingstonregion.com/“I'm a Saskatchewan farm boy, myself,” he expressed, noting that both MP Gerretsen and former MP Ted Hsu...

Pallister hires PC campaign manager as climate change advisor

Conservative political heavyweight David McLaughlin has been hired on by the Pallister government as their senior advisor for climate change — and is being compensated...

PBO studies call to hike pension benefits

OTTAWA — A new analysis says an NDP proposal to boost pension benefits for families of deceased Canadian Forces and RCMP veterans could hurt Ottawa's...

Ball shakes up government departments

Trimper will lose responsibility for the Labour Relations Agency; that will go to Advanced Education and Skills Minister Gerry Byrne. “Integrating the Labour Relations Agency...

Trudeau pens tribute to MP Belanger

"I think his greatest legacy is his commitment to his constituents," said Halifax Liberal MP Geoff Regan, who was elected Speaker after Belanger was forced...

Canadians should transform how they live to reduce...

The two-hour event was moderated by Environment Hamilton representatives, and hosted by NDP MPs David Christopherson and Scott Duvall. The ideas proposed varied from eliminating...

Layer hen rules fuelling scrutiny

The request relates to correspondence between former Conservative agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and his parliamentary secretary Pierre Lemieux. NFACC chair Ryder Lee says the organization...

Terrorism near-miss has Liberals looking to toughen peace bonds

Laurie Hawn, a former Conservative government member who is now a member of the Edmonton Police commission, told the Star consultations are important but they...

IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalping

FILE - In this June 11, 2015 file photo, Patrick Hickey, the head of the European Olympic Committee speaks during a news conference on the...

Not Angels but Shining Examples

They are calling her the “Angel of Afghanistan.” Charlotte Thompson-Edgar, a squadron leader with Britain's Royal Air Force, was recently awarded one of her nation's...

Here's What The Wharton School Of Business Really Thinks Of Donald Trump

One, J. Scott Armstrong, a professor of marketing, pointed me to an evidence-based election forecast he'd designed. ... When it comes to the Trump campaign,...

Social Conservative Brad Trost The 6th Tory To Enter Leadership Race

Trost, a former exploration geophysicist, was first elected to Parliament in 2004 and has served as a backbench MP and member of the natural resources...

Sunburn for 8.17.16 — 13 days until Florida's primary elections

(blog) (blog)MEANWHILE … ED NARAIN USES FACEBOOK LIVE TO CRITIQUE CAMPAIGN MAILERS via Caitlin Johnston of the Tampa Bay Times – Narain used the...

The Soul of a New Machine

“Think what New York is and what the people of New York are,” declared Richard Croker, the machine's ruthless, rough-hewn leader. “They do not speak...

Polls, endorsements and money: measuring the Tory leadership race

Six contestants are in the running to take over the Conservative Party of Canada: Ontario MPs Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong and Tony Clement, Quebec MP...

Steven Woolfe: It's Time British Intelligentsia Showed Pride In Britain

The last week has seen a collective sense of joy and pride running through our nation at the stunning victories and personal triumphs of Britain's...

Dairy crisis: Loan criteria should be revisited, Victorian MP Sarah Henderson says

Dairy farmers in Sarah Henderson's south-west Victorian electorate of Corangamite were left with huge debts after Murray Goulburn (MG) slashed prices. Ms Henderson praised Prime...

Ranked-ballot system could have stopped Trump, says US expert set to speak to MPs on electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)... reform to include Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands, B.C.) as well as a Bloc Québécois MP and give the opposition...

Statement on the passing of the Honourable Mauril Bélanger

(blog) (blog)"Today we have lost a great friend and an exemplary Member of Parliament. Mauril Bélanger's lifetime of dedicated service to the people of...

Mauril Bélanger, Liberal MP Who Battled ALS, Dead At 61

OTTAWA — Mauril Belanger, a Liberal member of Parliament for more than two decades and a lifelong advocate for francophone rights in English Canada, has...

Mauril Bélanger dead at 61: MP was driving force behind making O Canada gender neutral

“You look great up there,” said interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose. “You have achieved in a very short period of time what many Speakers ....

Liberal MP Mauril Belanger dead at 61

Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Belanger gives the thumbs up as he receives applause after using a tablet with text-to-speech program to defend his proposed changes to...

Ralston Reports: Laxalt laying the groundwork for something bigger

It should be no surprise that one of Laxalt's Basque Fry guests, along with fellow conservative rising star, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, is fiery Milwaukee...

Kelowna Veterans Affairs office set to reopen

Conservative MP Dan Albas said his governments decision to close the offices and move to Service Canada locations actually made the services more accessible and...

Workers plan protest to crank up pressure on Judy Foote to fix ...

Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote speaks about a review of Canada Post during a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2016.NL coast...

Cape Breton receives $14M for infrastructure

In a news release, Cape Breton's Liberal MPs Mark Eyking and Rodger Cuzner said they were pleased with the announcement, noting it will assist public...