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Bernier takes aim at O'Leary

During his stop at the Core Centre, Bernier had some facetime with friend and former Conservative MP Daryl Kramp. “You need to find good candidate...

Daryl Kramp to seek provincial nomination

Kramp said. “I just can't sit on the sidelines.” Kramp, who lost his seat to now MP Mike Bossio in the 2015 election, has to...

Kramp making a return?

The state of Ontario's governance has former federal MP, Daryl Kramp pondering a return to politics as a candidate in the next provincial election. Kramp,...

Costs soar for JTF2 move to Trenton

Rick Norlock, the former Conservative MP for Northumberland–Quinte West, also hinted at the cost issues last year while he was still in government. “It's now...

COLIN MACKAY: Provincial Conservatives gearing up

He is not well known, and I doubt many voters could name him as the provincial leader of the PCs. This may be a blessing...

DESJARDINS: NDP need leader decision

It might help to consider how he would do against Justin Trudeau and interim Conservative Party leader Rona Ambrose were an election to be held...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Pull over to text

Veteran Conservative MPs Scott Reid and Blake Richards released a statement last Friday decrying the new senatorial selection process. “Regardless of the merits of those...

BRICE MCVICAR: Kramp fails to meet expectations

During last month's federal election many people were disappointed because they expected the Conservatives to remain in power, or were disappointed because the Liberals won.

Kramp loses tight battle to Bossio

MADOC - Liberal Mike Bossio won in a huge upset in Hastings-Lennox and Addington, Monday night, with a narrow victory over longtime Conserative MP Daryl...

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It's been called reckless by some who are on the Conservative side of the opposition and I guess Mr. Mulcair as well because their whole...

CANDIDATE FEATURE: Conservative Daryl Kramp

If you talk about a seasoned politician in this region, few come more experienced than Daryl Kramp. The question now is whether or not voters...

All on the table at Madoc debate

Community PressNDP Betty Bannon, Green party Cam Mather, Conservative Daryl Kramp, and Liberal Mike Bossio, were front and centre at the Madoc Kiwanis Club as...

ANNE RECTOR: Election 15: my vote goes to

Five candidates seek votes in Bay of Quinte riding, encompassing Belleville, Quinte West, and Prince Edward County: Terry Cassidy (NDP); Neil Ellis (Liberal); Jodie Jenkins...

ANNE RECTOR: No room for warmongers

Conservatives even refuse to accept Canada's Supreme Court as essential balance, embracing only those sharing their extreme, us-and-them thinking, and corporations; their people. Meanwhile, Canada...

W. BRICE MCVICAR: Downtown's social issues

The County man took his problems to the office of MP Daryl Kramp earlier this week as a lone-man protest. Seems our coverage wasn't appreciated...

Deep-sea diver fighting for pension

... stands facing traffic wearing a sign saying 'Don't Vote Kramp' on the grass outside of Millennium Square Monday morning. This is the first of...

Troops rally for Conservatives

On hand were local politicians including Northumberland-Quinte West MP Rick Norlock, Prince-Edward Hastings MP Daryl Kramp, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Belleville city councillors Egerton...

EDITORIAL: Campaign too long already

Conservative MP Daryl Kramp — though now running in a different riding — has been travelling the area handing out cash like it's Christmas. Jodie...

Conservative cash drop in Quinte West

In Trenton Thursday afternoon, Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre was at the YMCA, once again touting the government's taxable Universal Child Care Benefit.

Environment critic visits Quinte

JASON MILLER/THE INTELLIGENCER Belleville Farmers' Market vendor, Clifford Foster, speaks with Neil Ellis, the Liberal candidate for the Bay of Quinte riding, and Scarborough MP...

W. BRICE MCVICAR: Construction and election

Just like the sound of all those construction machines chewing up Belleville's streets, readers may have heard the whine of MP Daryl Kramp's car whizzing...

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With MP Daryl Kramp moving to the neighbouring riding on the new riding configuration, Ellis says it's anyone's race to win “with the riding being...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Trudeau wants change

Let's have Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson use this leverage to encourage and win Mr. Badawi's freedom. Federal Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau says October's...

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Current MP Conservative Daryl Kramp is moving into another riding due to federal redistribution. Gilboord was optimistic Monday Cassidy is the man for the job.

Three hats in NDP nomination race

“As we will be electing a new representative to serve as our MP for Bay of Quinte, to replace our long serving outgoing member (Current...

Politicians weigh in on budget

Here is what sitting area MP Daryl Kramp and several candidates vying for a seat in the upcoming election for the Bay of Quinte riding...

Northern NDP acclaim Bannon

Bannon said it will be difficult to break Daryl Kramp's nine-year hold on the area. Madoc native Kramp is the Conservative incumbent in Prince Edward-Hastings...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Election around the corner

An attempt last month by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt to downplay the need for an investigation by announcing 70 per cent of murdered aboriginal...

More protest against C-51

For a second time in as many weeks, a few dozen of concerned citizens and local activists voiced their “clear” opinion against the federal government's...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: About Best Buy...

Lisa Raitt's comedic opening about being “concerned” over a trio of train derailments within a three-week span in northern Ontario, that “three in a row...

Bannon seeks NDP candidacy

If successful in her bid for candidacy Bannon will face off against Cam Mather of the Green Party, the Liberal's Mike Bossio and current Prince...

Dozens protest Bill C-51

About 100 people in Belleville, Ont. join the cross-Canada protest against Bill C-51 to express their concerns about the Conservatives Government's anti-terror bill at MP...

ANNE RECTOR: Conservatives disconnected from vulnerable 0

A recent Intelligencer article about NDP candidates described this federal constituency as “the now-defunct Prince Edward-Hastings riding...” Yet, it isn't defunct, it's in transition and...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Amal Clooney vs. Stephen Harper

The Toronto Police Service now suspects the unclaimed tunnel situated in suspiciously close proximity to a Pan Am Games site may be no more than...

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25: The latest in the series Bridge Forum speakers has been announced: Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP for Cape Breton Canso, will be the guest speaker...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: RCMP handling inquiry

Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer says his own comprehensive security review will be led by a “credible, respected individual independent of the agencies and institutions involved.”...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Scots go to polls Thursday

Your Conservative MPs most recent householder said the feds inherited an immigration system that didn't work for Canada, but that since 2006 they've been building...

Dr. Dick Zoutman. (LUKE HENDRY QMI Agency file photo)

Dr. Dick Zoutman is one of eight contestants who may seek the nomination as the federal Liberal candidate for his home riding of Kingston and...

Grits will love 'Bridge Over The River Why'

That sound of bat on ball you heard this week was that of the Liberal party parking one in the centre field seats as the...

Four in the race

countylive.ca (blog) ... It's now official, Susan Sweetman has joined the race for the federal Conservatives riding nomination. Sweetman, 48, made her intentions public by sharing...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: The more mayoral candidates, the scarier 0

Chiming in with an opinion that might make even make a majority of the Conservative base uncomfortable in this instance, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney...

NORTHUMBERLAND-QUINTE WEST MP: Will not seek re-election in 2015

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay, centre announces the construction of the new Canadian Forces Land Advanced and Warfare Centre at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, Ont.

PEI fried over factory closure

In late spring, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson wrote to NDP MP Charlie Angus saying he agreed with his contention Canadians should be informed of the...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Harper re-names awards

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar called for Dennis Savoie's appointment to be reversed because he has publicly compared the number of 9/11 deaths to...

Now, it's a three-way race for federal Conservatives riding nomination (Bay of ...

Among the attendees for the announcement were John Smylie and Prince Edward-Hastings MP Daryl Kramp. He praised the work done by Northumberland-Quinte West MP Rick...

Healthcare, horseshoes and transparency

In a curiously worded article published in last Saturday's Intell, Prince Edward-Hastings MP Daryl Kramp castigated the Ontario government for its mishandling of health care...

CHRIS MALETTE: BBQ season serves up election buffet 0

So too did MP Daryl Kramp, who will run in the new riding north of Highway 401 in the next federal tilt. Smylie described the...

COLIN MACKAY: Conservatives tearing down universal healthcare 0

When the late Jim Flaherty, Finance Minister of the Conservative government, decreed there would no longer be a Health Accord between the provinces and the...

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The Trenton business owner and philanthropist officially launched his campaign to win the Conservative nomination for the new Bay of Quinte Riding. "I will champion...

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Smylie said he was approached by numerous people, including the region's two sitting Conservative MPs - Rick Norlock and Daryl Kramp - to take a...