Senators, opposition set to challenge pot bill age limits, prison terms in committee

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative health critic Colin Carrie (Oshawa, Ont.) has also taken issue in the past with the 18-year minimum age for legal marijuana, which...

Less than a quarter of caucus undeclared in Conservative race, with a month to go

(subscription) (subscription)as well as MPs Earl Dreeshen (Red Deer-Mountain View, Alta.), Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Ont.), Mr. Lake, John Nater (Perth-Wellington, Ont.), and David Sweet...

Conservative leadership contender Pierre Lemieux says he will introduce measures to protect unborn babies

Make no mistake, former Conservative MP Pierre Lemieux would like to win the party's leadership race. But if he doesn't, he will still consider his...

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks - - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports(AP Photo/Tony Avelar). Edmonton Oilers left wing Anton...

Liberals repeal Conservative immigrant residency requirement

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caThe Liberal government is repealing a measure brought in by the Conservatives to revoke permanent residency, and possibly deport, immigrants who don't ...and more »...

Clark warns knee-jerk response to softwood duties could undermine talks

VANCOUVER — The softwood lumber dispute sidetracked the British Columbia election campaign Tuesday as every party leader pivoted to address the impact a new tariff...

$5M more to hire youth for green agriculture projects

"The investment we're making today will help young people get hands-on work experience they need to start building their future in agriculture," MacAulay said. "You...

Mulcair: Trudeau Must Stop 'Backing Up' For 'Bully' Donald Trump

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to stand up to the “bully” in the White House, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair told reporters in Ottawa Tuesday. But...

'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents predicted by ESPN book author James Andrew Miller during a podcast with Richard Deitsch...

Media Advisory - Urban Worker Skillshare Series offers tools and support to Toronto's precarious workers

"The nature of work is rapidly changing, yet the policies in place to protect and support workers are stuck in the past," says Andrew Cash,...

Run over by a parked car: Trump and Republicans cave on budget

It became an inside joke among conservatives on Capitol Hill – “don't worry, we'll do it the next time” – even though the same rationale...

Gallant names 5 women to bench, achieves gender parity on provincial court

The new chief judge will be Jolène Richard, who was named to the bench in 2008 and is the spouse of Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc,...

A Red State's Arts Blues

With his horses foaling, Tony Richards, 63, said that he would not have had time to make the hourlong drive from his corner of the...

Now Is The Time To Decriminalize Sex Work

During the electoral campaign in 2015, then-Liberal health critic Hedy Fry told an all-candidates women's equality forum that her party maintained its staunch opposition to...

PSAC members rally to voice frustration over Phoenix pay system

Dozens of Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) members gathered outside Charlottetown MP Sean Casey's office to show their frustration with the pay system. Jeannie...

MP McLeod challenges legalized marijuana legislation

Ottawa- Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, challenged the Liberals legislation that will legalize marijuana. “This legislation won't keep pot...

Nominations open for Canada 150 award

Though a national Canada 150 awards initiative was not pursued by the federal government, Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards said he wanted to put something...

Council Election 2017: Kinross-shire (Ward 8)

Scottish Labour candidate David MacKenzie described May 4 as “the most important election/referendum we have had in recent years”. “Perth and Kinross councillors ... Conservative...

Green candidate meets with former Conservative MP

(subscription)Kelowna-Lake Country Green party candidate Alison Shaw met recently with former Conservative MP Ron Cannan and Stephen Cipes of Summerhill Pyramid Winery. In a...

Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer to hold CPC leadership rally in ...

The federal Conservative leadership race is heating up in Calgary.Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer in Markham ...YorkRegion.comall 2 news articles »...

Ottawa drops objections to UN resolution on Indigenous consent

The federal Liberal government has formally removed objections lodged by its Conservative predecessor to parts of a United Nations resolution calling upon states to obtain...

Argentinian judge leads inquiry that could shut down Canadian mine

In Ottawa, Liberal MP John McKay told that Veladero's detractors will soon have a new option. McKay, who had previously proposed accountability legislation for...

The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker

Carson's most formidable challenge may be explaining his own assessment of his qualifications to lead a Cabinet department, as explained by his spokesman, Armstrong Williams,...

Calgary MP backs Erin O'Toole as Conservative leadership vote ...

Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer came to Calgary Monday to talk about how well his campaign is doing in Quebec. Scheer said Albertans ...and more »...

Canadian Missionaries in Africa and the NGO Model

It quoted a missionary who was “critical of the lifestyle most of the missionaries led, with their large houses, many servants and imported comforts which...

Conservative party won't launch independent inquiry into vote-rigging

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservative party's chief returning officer will not launch an inquiry into which candidate is responsible for fraudulently buying party memberships, despite ...and more »...

Vic Toews to face Canadian Judicial Council review over conflict-of-interest allegations

Vic Toews met with Peguis lawyer about Kapyong settlement: Court documents · NDP MP Pat Martin calls for investigation into Vic Toews' lobbying. In 2007,...

Chrystia Freeland: Israel's Security At Core Of Canada's Middle East Strategy

OTTAWA — Ensuring the security of Israel is a core component of Canada's Middle East strategy, including the fight against the militants of the Islamic...

Federal NDP leadership candidate pushing for support in Windsor ...

Federal NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron stopped in Windsor Monday as part of his southwestern Ontario tour.and more »...

Ontario PCs adopt one-member, one-vote policy process

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)For the first time in party history, all members of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives will have an opportunity to vote for...

Michelle Rempel: Trudeau Should Decry Saudi Arabia's Election To UN Women's Rights Commission

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to speak out against the election of Saudi Arabia to a United Nations commission...

Island MP puts forward abandoned vessels bill

Malcolmson's bill, which is similar to one introduced by the previous NDP MP for the riding, Jean Crowder, would designate the Canadian Coast Guard as...

Extra EI help to hard-hit regions tops $1 billion, surpassing budget estimates

Conservative critic Pierre Poilievre said the figures suggest that the Liberals should change their policies, lower taxes and balance the budget. "These numbers show that...

UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples: 10 years on

Last year, NDP MP Romeo Saganash introduced a private members bill, C-262, to repudiate colonialism and discriminatory doctrines of superiority, and establish a legislative framework...

Axios AM

The win tipped the Court, invigorated conservatives, and bought him credibility with the establishment. It's the president's one achievement so far that will outlast him,...

Axios Vitals

David Anderson, the former health insurance official who writes a thoughtful health care blog called Balloon Juice, has a fascinating account of one reason the...

Undergraduate women create new club for right-of-center women

When Allison Berger '18 realized that right-of-center women did not have a space of their own on campus, she decided to create one herself. On...

Conservative leadership hopeful Pierre Lemieux visiting Chatham Sunday night

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Lemieux is looking to gain support when he makes a stop in Chatham tonight. Lemieux's public event will be held at...

Unpredictable Senate causing trouble for Trudeau's agenda, documents show

In an interview with the Hill Times this week, Prince Edward Island MP Wayne Easter said Liberal backbenchers are “frustrated” by the government's difficulties in...

Exclusive: First Conservative candidate shortlists revealed

The latest date I've yet discovered is Surrey Heath, where Michael Gove will be up for reselection on 5th May, but each association is arranging...

Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

The Globe and MailWe have had concerns over the NAFTA renegotiation for a long time, “said Agriculture NDP spokesperson Ruth Ellen Brosseau”. Canadian Ambassador to...

Fox News screwed up a good thing

For years, Fox News has cornered the market on presenting the conservative voice to white Americans disinterested in moving forward in our society. Led by...

Scientists, Feeling Under Siege, March Against Trump Policies

A volunteer at that march, Bryan Dunyak, 28, was motivated to help improve science outreach and improve public understanding of science. “The vast majority of...

We Hear You: Obamacare and 'Progress in Wrong Direction'

I am, unfortunately, a conservative adjunct professor in the bowels of the progressive, neocommunist academe in the city of Philadelphia—a liberal, Democrat bastion. The level...

Can Scott Garrett finally neuter the Ex-Im Bank?

Among its most vocal supporters, the Ex-Im Bank counts Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, and Elizabeth Warren. Yet here we are, 80 years later, with the...

4/21/17-Mark Levin Audio Rewind

CNNHe's a conservative. That's why there after you're not allowed to be considered. You have to be destroyed. Can't serve on the Supreme Court to...

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,...