April 21, 2017

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Horgan Town Hall Turns Deeply Personal When Father Asks about Overdose Deaths

There was strong applause from the friendly crowd, which included Victoria MP Murray Rankin, four incumbent capital region NDP MLAs, other local candidates, campaign workers...

Martin calls for Toews to be removed from bench

(subscription) (subscription)Former NDP MP Pat Martin says that Justice Vic Toews should recuse himself from acting as a judge until the Canadian Judicial Council...

Oversight Committee jockeying heats up in wake of Chaffetz retirement announcement

A rift between conservative and mainstream Republicans is already emerging about who should replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) as chairman of the powerful House ...

Politicos on the move: Greg Rickford joins mining firm

(subscription) (subscription)Former Conservative Natural Resources minister Greg Rickford has been appointed to the board of directors at the Northern Ontario mining company Noront Resources,...

OPINION: Mayors have priorities askew

New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Cote went into hair-on-fire mode: “I'm feeling a lot less confident today than I was even a week or two ago...

Canadian Government's Cannabis Legislation Challenged by Opposition

Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)“They want to put a pot registry in, but they are not telling...

Richard Gillett supporters block DFO exit as workers try to leave

Gillett, 45, said he has no plans to quit despite a phone call Thursday night from Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc. "He didn't offer me anything...

Investigator in Guergis case admits withholding information from MPs

(subscription) (subscription)In a fresh statement of claim filed on November 16, 2016, she targets only Hamilton, his firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP and...

Budget BC: All Soles' Day

Many Finance Ministers to follow continued the tradition, although it must be noted that Conservative Finance Minister John Crosbie, always a character, chose to wear...

Cindy Lamoureux makes leadership bid for Manitoba Liberals

She credited her father, Liberal MP and longtime MLA Kevin Lamoureux, with sparking her interest in politics at an early age. The rookie representative for...

Science minister reflects on 'rebalance'

Tbnewswatch.com - TBNewsWatch.comTbnewswatch.comFederal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan is leading a shift the Liberal government is making across Canada to "rebalance" science in the public...

James Bezan: Canada should start to sell weapons to Ukraine

James Bezan, the Official Opposition Critic for National Defence and member of Conservative Shadow Cabinet, said this in an interview with Ukrinform. "Russia is strengthening...