July 26, 2017

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Where Vancouver leads in LGBT progress: Local politicians make history in Canada

It's well known that the first openly gay Canadian MP was the NDP's Svend Robinson. The long-time Burnaby-Douglas parliamentarian was first elected in 1979 and...

Canada promotes recruitment of transgender troops as Donald Trump imposes military ban

By Kathleen Harris, CBC News Posted: Jul 26, 2017 5:05 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017 9:37 AM ET. The Canadian Armed ... Department...

NDP Calls On Trudeau To Condemn Trump's 'Despicable' Trans Military Ban

"Prime Minister Trudeau must denounce this policy immediately in order to demonstrate that Canada not only respects human rights but that we will stand up...

One and done: New York restaurant limits parents dining with kids to a single drink

Most of the women on the show supported the policy, but Jedediah Bila, the conservative host, said that the policy was a “slippery slope” that...

Conservative hypocrisy more damaging than the message

National PostYes, this is the same Kent who, as Harper's environment minister, attacked two NDP MPs, Megan Leslie and Claude Gravelle, for speaking about Keystone...

Alistair MacGregor: Cooking up a national food policy

Cowichan Valley Citizen - Cowichan ...Cowichan Valley CitizenFood matters, and its journey from the farm to the factory and the fork is an important topic.

MP for Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson slams Tories over state pension rise

NORTH Ayrshire MP Patricia Gibson has slammed Conservative moves to raise the state pension age to 68 from 2037. Seven years earlier than planned, the...

First Nation gets clean water after more than five years under advisory

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett speaks as AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde looks on at the Assembly of First Nations annual general...

NDP leadership contender Guy Caron touts infrastructure, jobs plan

OTTAWA—NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron will unveil a wide-ranging jobs plan Wednesday that would add $90 billion over 10 years to the government's already-pricey infrastructure...

NDP leadership rebel Jagmeet Singh takes aim at Old Age Security: Walkom

So far, the newest entrant in the four-person race to replace Tom Mulcair has been deemed noteworthy for his style (natty) and his religion (Sikh).

Charlottetown MP Sean Casey hopes home mail delivery will return

William White, who lives at the corner of Upper Prince Street and Gerald Street in Charlottetown successfully fought Canada Post's efforts to leave a community...

Alberta Tory MPs lining up behind Kenney in provincial leadership race

(subscription) (subscription)Blaine Calkins (Red Deer-Lacombe, Alta.) said he would ... Mr. Calkins is the chair of the federal Conservative Party's Alberta caucus, but said...

Jagmeet Singh positions himself as 'growth candidate,' makes gains in vote-rich BC, as rivals attack

(subscription) (subscription)While Jagmeet Singh's opponents portray him as a flash in the pan and commentators are pointing to his potential weakness in Quebec, the...

Cape Bretoners pay their respects on 100th anniversary of mining disaster

Dozens of children wore plastic “miners'” hats, shone lights and laid roses at the monument in Colliery Lands Park on Tuesday. The children were part...