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Speech in America is fast, cheap and out of control

Of course a new conservative Supreme Court is more likely to make things worse than better. It might hold, for example, that it violates the...

Barnaby Joyce, Fiona Nash citizenship drama a test for Nationals

Six months on, the Nationals were boasting their success compared to the Liberals' own lacklustre performance in the 2016 election. Winning back the Murray electorate...

'Wow': Stunned TV Hosts Reacted in Real Time to Trump

Mr. Trump has caused a rift in the conservative media, a tension on vivid display during a Fox News exchange between the commentators Charles Krauthammer...

The Trudeau government accused of “do the ostrich”

OTTAWA, The Trudeau government was nice to repeat that everything is under control at the border, many accuse him of putting the head in the...

High-profile Conservatives organizing to shift party to centre: activists

(subscription) (subscription)businessman Rick Peterson, and former MP Chris Alexander all responded that they were not involved. The offices of Conservative MPs Michael Chong (Wellington-Halton...

NAFTA: Freeland prepares to live the “dramatic moments”

The minister of foreign Affairs, asked by chrystia Freeland, prepare for the renegotiation of NAFTA with the United States and Mexico. Ready to live the...

Editorial: NDP must show plans for jobs

Sports PerspectivesWith the Greens dead-set against the pipeline and Green Leader Andrew Weaver holding the NDP's slender majority in his hands, Horgan can't afford to...

Still more fines to federal remain unpaid

This is a little ridiculous, because we need this money here, ” said Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP critic on finance. Photo courtesy Parliament. Alexandre Boulerice,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

'BC is burning and we're only right at the very beginning,' says MP Doherty as British Columbia's wildfires season ...

(subscription) (subscription)Forest fires have started in the surrounding area including in or around the ridings of Conservative MP Bob Zimmer (Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies,...

Les Leyne: NDP golf fundraiser has Greens fuming

CHEKCash for access is the phrase that comes to mind. ... So it's promoting the leader's golf tournament at Bear Mountain this month, which prompted...

Finding Common Ground, Despite Ideological Divides

Eric Holder, an Obama administration attorney general, warned the N.A.A.C.P. national convention last week in Baltimore that the voting commission's real purpose was to “come...

At least five ex-Tory leadership candidates still paying off campaign ...

(subscription) (subscription)Andrew Scheer finished his victorious campaign without any debt, but his three closest rivals weren't so lucky. Many of the 16 candidates for...

Oil and gas development won't be the big drivers of future Canadian prosperity

(subscription) (subscription)“The projects mean 39,000 jobs to British Columbia during construction with another 75,000 full-time jobs created once in operation,” the Liberals said. Moreover,...

Conservatives to hold summer caucus retreat in Winnipeg, want to win back six Manitoba ridings lost in 2015

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives have 98 seats right now. Conservative MP Rona Ambrose (Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta.) resigned her seat on July 4. Conservative MP Denis...

Justin Trudeau, worshipped

National PostThe coming of the prime minister is not a coincidence since the county of Lac-Saint-Jean will soon be the subject of a great battle...

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...

Texas' bathroom bill debate shows a widening gap between liberal cities and the conservative state

For Ashley Smith, the idea of entering a men's restroom is absurd. The San Antonio architect and mother has long, sleek brown hair and often...

Trudeau's 14-seat majority could 'easily' be reduced to minority 'or worse' in 2019, say opponents, but Liberals ...

(subscription) (subscription)The riding of Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta., is vacant following the resignation of former Conservative MP and interim party leader Rona Ambrose. The riding...

Iwi honing their smarts

An extensive financial analysis by ANZ of 31 post-Treaty of Waitangi settlement iwi and hapu shows all recorded a positive profit in the last reported...

And then there were four: Julian quits NDP leadership race, as others look to grab his supporters

(subscription) (subscription)NDP leadership candidate Peter Julian told reporters Thursday in Ottawa that he's leaving the race because his campaign couldn't raise enough money. He...

Top Conservatives brief caucus on Scheer's leadership vote numbers, MPs say they're now satisfied, Bernier didn't ...

(subscription) (subscription)At the party convention in Toronto, several party members, including former Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, told The the party should reconsider its...

Majority of Bloc Québécois MPs question leader Martine Ouellet's judgment

(subscription) (subscription)Bloc Québécois MPs hold a press conference on Parliament Hill on June 7 to express their support for former acting leader Rhéal Fortin,...

'It is unique, but it shouldn't be,' Ashton talks about being pregnant while running for federal NDP leadership race

(subscription) (subscription)The reality isn't new for her party, Ms. Ashton is quick to note, adding that “it's not by accident” three New Democrat MPs...

Conservative leadership convention 2017: in pictures

(subscription)Thousands of Conservatives gathered at the Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke on May 27 to see the results of a 15-month leadership campaign. MP...

As ballots are counted, some Conservatives criticize complicated ranked-ballot voting system, party to review ...

(subscription)“It needs to be reviewed,” said Kerry-Lynne Findlay, former National Revenue minister in the Stephen Harper cabinet, in an interview with The . ....

Conservative leadership frontrunners' hospitality suites boast biggest crowds, run late into the night

(subscription) (subscription)were there, as well as former Ontario MP Paul Calandra. A lot of media folk also made an appearance, though many of them...

Conservative leadership convention projects 'united' front, but some attendees admit to nervousness, uncertainty in ...

(subscription) (subscription)... including Conservative Senator David Tkachuk; former MP Wladyslaw Lizon; Conservative MP Dean Allison (Niagara West, Ont.); Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski (Moose Jaw...

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...

'Yep, I'm Gay': Happy 20th out anniversary, Ellen DeGeneres

Sean Hayes: After refusing several interviews with gay news magazine The Advocate and purposefully avoiding questions about his sexuality in other interviews, the 'Will &...

Post-Bloomberg news budget

The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News budget for Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The editors are Tom Lachman and John Romero. All stories have...

Kevin O'Leary drops from Conservative leadership race, backs Maxime Bernier

(subscription) (subscription)Mr. O'Leary had the support of four members of the Conservative caucus: MP Guy Lauzon (Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, Ont.), MP Len Webber (Calgary Confederation,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jack Knox: Who's running in the Island's 14 ridings

... a landslide over Liberal Darren DeLuca, who is running again. Alicia La Rue is running for the Greens, who did not field a candidate...

Jordan Bateman: Mayors oblivious to woes of taxpayers

The B.C. Liberals promised to cap bridge tolls at $500 per year; the NDP promised to get rid of them altogether. New Westminster Mayor Jonathan...

Taiwan and table tennis: diplomatic parties this week

(subscription) (subscription)Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah and Russian Ambassador Alexander Darchiev. Their embassies placed second and third, respectively, in the 3rd Annual Table Tennis Friendship...

Parliament has a power problem: why few staffers report sexual ...

(subscription) (subscription)One contributing factor is staffers are often seen as 'dispensable and lucky to be there,' says one ex-aide. After-hours receptions and other informal...

Liberal MP Easter says Grits should switch approach on House rule changes to get legislative agenda moving

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Wayne Easter, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner. Mr. Easter told The that there's not enough getting done in...

Conservative leadership race enters 'horse-trading phase' and candidates are making deals

(subscription) (subscription)have not made any endorsements due to their positions. Conservative MP Diane Finley (Haldimand-Norfolk, Ont.) is also staying neutral because she is a...

Pink and positive vibes at Day of Pink Gala

Hill Times (subscription) - The Hill Times - The ...Hill Times (subscription)Celebrating inclusivity and taking a selfie with Special Adviser on LGBTQ2 issues and Liberal...

Ex-Orange County Exec Diana to run for Wallkill supervisor

Chester Supervisor Steve Neuhaus, another Republican, and Roxanne Donnery, a Democratic county legislator, later declare their candidacies. Nov. ... On Friday, Diana said he'll seek...