April 28, 2017

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Softwood lumber the latest issue for Ritz to deal with

News that the U.S. Department of Commerce had imposed countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports had Ritz as well as Randy Hoback, Official Opposition...

British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen takes electoral reform ...

New Democratic NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the Liberals made a mistake when they scrapped their promise to reform Canada's voting system for the 2019 ...and...

Is Trudeau's youth council also a Grit recruitment scheme?

says NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach, who sponsored a petition demanding to see the council's meeting minutes. “If it's public money that's invested in those...

Recent history shows there are no guarantees in O'Leary's kingmaker gambit: Hébert

There is not a Canadian political junkie who does not remember the high drama that attended Stéphane Dion's upset Liberal leadership victory in 2006. Over...

The Problem With Gay Conservatives Isn't Political Ideology, It's a Lack of Empathy

(blog) (blog)The panelists included Fred Karger, a gay Republican who ran for president in 2012; Gregory Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans; Chadwick...

Stetski backs bill to help rafters

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is strongly backing a private members bill put forward by a fellow NDP MP that, if passed and adopted, could...

L'ex-députée fédérale Sadia Groguhé candidate à la mairie de Longueuil

... des communes lors de la vague orange des élections fédérales de 2011, tandis que le NPD dirigé par Jack Layton était devenu l'opposition officielle,...

Town Talk: Hotelier Eleni Skalbania remembered with dinner to fund brain-cancer research

SO THERE: Elsewhere along the developer-politician divide, Wall Financial Corp. founder Peter Wall sidestepped the City of Vancouver Heritage Awards presentations. .... Braid: Alberta Conservatives...

Hundreds of Londoners and politicians gather for Workers' Memorial Day

“Workers in this province are the backbone of the community,” Irene Mathyssen, NDP MP for London-Fanshawe, said. “If we didn't have bus drivers, if we...

Federal NDP Leadership candidate Charlie Angus visiting North Bay on Sunday

Timmins-James Bay NDP MP Charlie Angus is bringing his Got Your Back campaign to North Bay on Sunday. Angus is one of the candidates in...

Support for Alberta parties unchanged since Jason Kenney elected PC leader: poll

Support for the Progressive Conservatives in Alberta hasn't budged since Jason Kenney was elected leader of the party, according to a recent poll. Among decided...

Foreign minister reaffirms Canada's support for Israel

(blog) (blog)Canada “stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel,” Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said in her first major public statement on the Middle East. Addressing the...

Liberals back pro-carbon tax Michael Chong for Conservative leader

. Ezra LevantRebel Commander. On Thursday's show I discussed the Conservative Party of Canada's leadership race. We know who the Liberals want to win: Michael...

Alt-Right Gays to Log Cabin Republicans: You're No Conservatives

Being gay and conservative used to be an idiosyncratic curiosity, like being gay with a bad haircut—now, it's a way to get favs and followers.and...

Kelly: A journey through forgotten America

While a fiscal conservative, Brillhart also supports same-sex marriage and abortion rights. Where is his voice ... We spent much of the day in Youngstown...

Patrick Brown Slams Balanced Budget

Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown went on the attack today over the Wynne government's balanced budget, calling the numbers in it 'charades,' and said the...

100 days later: Road trip through a divided nation

NorthJersey.comTaking the pulse of the American voter on a road trip through four states.and more »...

O'Leary's only two MP endorsements not ready to throw support to Bernier

(subscription)Now that Kevin O'Leary has dropped out of the Conservative leadership race to endorse Maxime Bernier, the two Tory MPs who endorsed him are...

Canadian justice ministers meet to tackle delays in the courts

“I think it's a huge part of the problem and it's certainly one that can be addressed,” said Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson. The Liberals...

More than 60 per cent of Canadians support idea of prime minister's Question Period, half are in favour of ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.), his party's democratic reform critic, told The earlier this month that he doesn't like the...

Hepworth to Host Conservative Hopefuls

Ultimately, Miller thinks people will be interested to hear what the candidates have to say, "I think a lot of conservatives and not just conservatives...

Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead

Christian institutions from traditions espousing more egalitarian views might hire a female president; Christian institutions from more conservative traditions, however, almost certainly would not. Not...

Local service to mark National Day of Mourning

Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is expected to attend the service along with MP Irene Mathyssen and MPP Theresa Armstrong. Transit workers will be marching...

Perdue and Prospects for NAFTA

National PostDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)The Trump administration must send a final version of a letter to Congress to start a 90-day waiting period...

Rights groups and opposition urge Liberals to help those fleeing anti-LGBT violence in Chechnya

While Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement earlier in April calling on Russia to investigate reports of human rights abuses in its...

BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign

B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark was also focused on workers during her campaign yesterday, visiting a North Vancouver sawmill and wood chip plant. Clark defended...

Maguire plans public meetings, survey on legalization of pot

Offering a list of unanswered questions, Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire has a number of concerns as it relates to the Liberals' looming legalization of...

Private donors pour millions into California politicians' pet projects

They were overwhelmingly from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego, while officials from Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties displayed their more conservative...

Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in May - www.insideottawavalley.com/

Indigenous rights pilgrimage Comes to Lanark County in Maywww.insideottawavalley.com/The long-distance walk will also publicize and support NDP MP Romeo Saganash's private member's bill, C-262, calling...

1966 Buick Skylark GS was strong but costly member of mid-'60s muscle car race

David Anderson said: “This week we have a 1966 Buick Skylark, possibly a Gran Sport, or GS, model. The simulated louvers in the lower front...

Conservatives and the cult of complacency

(subscription) (subscription)As a contender, he is very much a dark horse, though he is by far the smartest person in the room — just...

Who is my choice for new Conservative Party of Canada leader?

has had some dealing with some of the candidates over the past few months. We had an anti-carbon tax rally in Edmonton; Andrew Saxton...