Freeland calls for 23-year-old NAFTA to be 'more progressive' on gender, Indigenous rights

(subscription) (subscription)Committee chair and Liberal MP Mark Eyking (Sydney-Victoria, N.S.) thanked the minister for coming in over the summer, when it's rare for House...

Thatcher's Jewish Brain Trust

The two future collaborators in the Thatcher project first met when Sherman—at this point a journalist for the Daily Telegraph, the house journal of the...

Ontario's 'conservative' party is being destroyed by 'political incompetents:' video

TORONTO, August 14, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — A series of low-key videos are quietly circulating in conservative circles that deliver a blistering critique of the Ontario...

David Suzuki Endorses Charlie Angus As Next NDP Leader

Environmental crusader David Suzuki wants Charlie Angus to become the next leader of the federal New Democratic Party. In a statement released Monday, Suzuki lauded...

Texas 'bathroom' bills stalled in special legislative session (HAL, XOM, IBM, AAPL)

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Texas measures to restrict access for transgender people to bathrooms in schools and public buildings appear doomed this week...

Chrystia Freeland plans to sell Canadians on the need for a new trade deal with US, Mexico

OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday will make the case as to why a modernized trade deal with the U.S. and Mexico — containing...

Sociologists call for a systematic response to online targeting of and threats against public scholars.

Grollman and others described a common cycle of a professor's comments on a politicized topic first appearing on a right-wing website such as Campus Reform,...

NDP MPs headed to Steel Town to attend caucus, get groove back ...

(subscription) (subscription)The New Democrats are holding their summer retreat next month in Hamilton, where it held most of the area's seats before the 2015...

Freeland to address MPs on Canada's approach in NAFTA talks

Conservative and NDP MPs say they will push the minister to provide more detail as to Canada's priorities in advance of the launch of official...

Understanding the Charlottesville chaos

Hawes Spencer, a friend of ' Mike Allen, covered Friday night's protest for the N.Y. Times and Richmond public radio station WCVE. Mike asked him...

Wait—maybe Charlie Angus leads the NDP leadership race | Parkin ...

A pair of polls suggest Charlie Angus and Guy Caron may have significant momentum in the NDP leadership race—at least among certain current ...and more »...

Wait—maybe Charlie Angus leads the NDP leadership race

A pair of polls suggest Charlie Angus and Guy Caron may have significant momentum in the NDP leadership race—at least among certain current members—even though...

Conspiracies and Counter-narratives: How the pro-Trump Media Sees Charlottesville

On the fringe, complex conspiracy theories about Saturday's events abounded to enhance that narrative, implying the entire event was planned and staged by nefarious globalists...

Ottawa: Grit carbon tax would hit home fuel

Liberal Leader Stephane Dion will attempt to armour his party against Conservative government efforts to stigmatize the plans as a tax grab with legislation requiring...

Liberal MP Darshan Kang accused of sexual harassment

The federal Liberals have confirmed Darshan Kang, one of two Liberal MPs in Calgary, has been accused of sexual harassment. "We were made aware of...

Brighton and Hove Conservative leader urges party to target young voters

Even the relatively moderate Labour governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown left us unprepared when the financial crash of 2008 threw a rather large...

Meet Chrystia Freeland, the woman defining Canada's foreign role

When Chrystia Freeland found herself face-to-face with Vladimir Putin at an international summit last fall, she could reasonably have been intimidated. Ms. Freeland, then Canada's...

Pike student completes internship with Canadian Parliament

Pike County native Thomas Little, a junior at Morehead State University, recently completed an internship in Ottawa, Canada, with Wayne Easter, a member of Canada's...

Karl Wells: Hail to the chef

Conception Bay, apart from being a web of flourishing communities, has over time become a place where many of the St. John's bourgeoisie want to...

House conducting investigation of sexual harassment allegations against rookie Alberta Liberal MP Kang

(subscription) (subscription)Mr. Hehr unseated incumbent Conservative MP Joan Crockatt by a margin of 1.2 per cent of the vote. Other than the two seats...

If chosen as NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh won't seek federal seat until 2019

Other members of the NDP caucus have lined up behind Singh recently, including Brian Masse, an Ontario MP elected in 2002, as well as B.C.'s...

Trump Aide Stephen Miller's Combative Style Goes Back To High School

Rosmarin says Miller seemed to get a thrill from being a conservative soldier behind enemy lines, challenging Latino students to speak English, arguing school announcements...

New regulations a failure

It would seem not everyone is happy with changes to federal regulations governing mortgages, taxes and credit unions. North Okanagan-Shuswap Conservative MP Mel Arnold and...

Dewar: What should Ottawa's legacy be beyond Canada 150?

... these final days of Canada 150, committing to an ambitious vision that harnesses the spirit of community we've seen this year can build a...

Right whale deaths: Feds order ships to slow down in Gulf of St. Lawrence

(subscription) (subscription)Then-Liberal defence critic Dominic LeBlanc (centre) and LCol (Retired) Karen McCrimmon (right) listen to then-Liberal industry, science and technology critic Marc Garneau as...

Defence Minister to speak at aerospace show in Abbotsford

The speech takes place at 4 p.m. Sajjan will also attend the opening ceremonies of the Abbotsford International Air Show. On Thursday, the Conservative defence...

What Matters in Hollywood Today

... Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Daily Show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Jim Jefferies Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers or...

“Premier Wall has a distinct passion for Saskatchewan;” Liberal MP Ralph Goodale

Regina Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says he wishes Premier Brad Wall well on whatever his next step is after politics. While the two sides have...

Maguire to host Round Table on Opioid Crisis this Friday in Brandon

Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, has invited all Westman residents to come to a round table discussion on the ongoing opioid crisis taking...

How Hammond could raise his ratings

He watered down some of these policies in Cabinet committee, which incurred the frustration of Nick Timothy, then May's co-Chief of Staff, only to see...

Best of: Political Blunders

Whilst strutting across the aisle through a crowd of people in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Trudeau accidentally elbowed NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau...

Former MP's son skips criminal record for domestic assault

During his time working in jails, Kamp taught respectful relationship courses, which Judge Gregory Koturbash said was particularly disappointing when considering Kamp's domestic violence outburst.

Summer fundraising pitches offer sneak preview of party message tracks

(subscription) (subscription)In fact, a quick scan of the Conservatives' fundraising pitches over the last two months suggests they may be avoiding directly linking Scheer...

The left is back—and that could change the face of Canadian politics for years to come

The next big test of the left's strength in Canada is the upcoming federal NDP leadership vote. In the party's 2012 contest, Manitoba MP Niki...

Nova Scotia archeology lab to stay open, says Brison

Treasury Board President Scott Brison tweeted Wednesday evening that the Liberal government was keeping the facility going, saying it “meets conservation and security standards.” MORE:...

Pierre Lajeunesse se présente pour le poste de maire à NDP - L'Action

L'ActionPierre Lajeunesse se présente pour le poste de maire à NDPL'ActionDeux derniers candidats viennent compléter l'équipe d'Isabelle Perreault, à Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez. Le conseiller municipal sortant Rémi...

Steven Fletcher says he's received 'huge support' since ouster from PC party

Independent MLA Steven Fletcher says politicians from the left and right have reached out to him since he was ousted from the Progressive Conservative caucus,...

GMO salmon spurs debate, but survey finds most Canadians don't know what GMO entails

Genetically modified salmon is now being sold in Canada, which has some people concerned about food labelling at grocery stores. The sale of GMO salmon...

Ottawa urged to join mussels fight

Local governments, First Nations and agencies gathered in Vernon Wednesday to discuss the looming threat of zebra and quagga mussels if they show up in...

Squire Patton Boggs kept working for Saudi Arabia, Qatar during ...

Jenkins gets super PAC backing ahead of W.V. primary.and more »...

Before the grocery wars, there was a dominant force – Ukrop's

ASH DANIEL Stories of the company's customer service worked their way into Richmond lore: If a customer's car got a flat tire in a Ukrop's...

An Opportunity for an Alternative in Canada

The NDP finds itself at a political crossroads like so many other social-democratic labor parties around the world. But with the Trudeau government breaking so...

These Sugar Barons Built an $8 Billion Fortune With Washington's Help

Bryan Riley, a senior policy analyst at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said Americans have since 2000 paid almost $50 billion in distended prices -- “all...

Arms dealers can't dictate their use

Saudi arms sales were a problem for the governing Liberals as soon as they took power in October 2015. Stéphane Dion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's...

House officer, research caucus spending to go public

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP supported the changes, according to Rob Sutherland, chief of staff to NDP Whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga, Que.). The NDP has been...

Riding association wants Steven Fletcher back in PC party

The Assiniboia Conservative riding association has urged the Tory caucus to take back MLA Steven Fletcher — fearing the loss of the riding in the...

BC MP says most oppose changes to Canada's national anthem

His take is that the Liberal government “rushed” the legislation for Bill C-210 through the House with almost no consultation. The bill launched by MP...

What I'm looking for from NDP leadership candidates on Quebec

(blog) (blog)The NDP was mostly silent during the 2012 student strikes. The strikes represented the most successful popular movement in Canada in a generation,...

Support Mo Brooks to replace Jeff Sessions

Conservative grassroots activists who support President Trump and are angry at the Senate's failure to pass a bill repealing ObamaCare will have their first opportunity...

Trudeau Liberals change their tune on ozone monitoring

It was a sly reference to the day before, when Kent had told then-Liberal environment critic Kirsty Duncan she should "use more reliable research" after...