Bob Zimmer

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Disgruntled conservatives break away to form new party in Ontario

In January, former Mississauga MP Bob Dechert, although no social conservative, dropped out of the Mississauga-Erin Mills nomination race, calling for an investigation into the...

New concerns emerge over Conservative leadership voting process

An official from the Kellie Leitch campaign is raising new concerns over the voting process used in the recent Conservative leadership race, fuelling questions over...

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 »...

Anti-abortion group got $56K federal grant from Liberal MP

(subscription) (subscription)Khalid, who unseated Conservative incumbent Bob Dechert in 2015, won with 50 per cent of the vote in her Greater Toronto Area riding...

Set to lose, ex-MP Dechert withdraws from Ontario PC nomination race

(subscription) (subscription)Ex-Conservative MP Bob Dechert wasn't going to win the Ontario Progressive Conservative nomination for Mississauga Erin-Mills even if he'd stayed in the race,...

Widespread 'abuse' of nomination process in provincial Mississauga riding: Former MP

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown and former Mississauga MP Bob Dechert served together in former prime minister Stephen Harper's Conservative caucus for years. It looked...

Patrick Brown: 19-Year-Old's PC Nomination Win Not Payback From Social Conservatives

Brown also said he was encouraged to see high profile Conservatives like former finance minister Joe Oliver and former MPs Bob Dechert and Paul Calandra...

Still not 'feeding the pigeons'

(subscription) (subscription)Bob Dechert, the former Conservative MP for Mississauga - Erindale, has announced he will seek the PC nomination in the new Mississauga-Erin Mills...

Kellie Leitch's fundraising success indicates deep shift in party dynamics

(subscription) (subscription)Duncan Jackman, the son of a prominent Ontario Conservatives, Hal Jackman, contributed $750 to Ms. Leitch's campaign that day. Former Conservative MP Bob...

The lobbying reform that enriched Congress

Bob Ney went to prison. Democrats seized on the chaos to retake both chambers, promising voters they'd change what they called a “culture of corruption.”...

Tory MP Bob Zimmer Urged Feds To Reclassify Rifle Used In Orlando Shootings

Conservative MP Bob Zimmer stands during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, December 14, 2011. (Photo: Sean...

Casey calls for tougher gun laws after Orlando shooting

WASHINGTON - The Orlando shooting that left 50 dead Sunday immediately brought new calls for tougher gun laws from Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.), who...

Clinton focused on N.J. Tuesday

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton spent the weekend battling for Democratic votes in California, where polls show a close race that will decide how 475...

FSJ For LNG Meets The Prominent Figures Of Ottawa

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – FSJ for LNG spent time in Ottawa with the big players in the political world. Alan Yu and his group...

Fort St. John's pro-LNG campaign example of real social licence

FSJ for LNG has the support of Liberal MLA Pat Pimm and Conservative MP Bob Zimmer. The FSJ for LNG organizers say they need to...

Liberals drop controversial motion as Trudeau's Commons fracas reverberates

Conservative MP Bob Zimmer, who chairs the national prayer breakfast, described the mood in the room as one of forgiveness. "I think as one human...

Under pressure, Liberals back down on motion

The prime minister asked to read that particular passage because it has long been close to his heart, said Trudeau spokeswoman Kate Purchase. Conservative MP...

Liberals drop controversial motion as Trudeau's Commons contretemps reverberates

Conservative MP Bob Zimmer, who chairs the national prayer breakfast, described the mood in the room as one of forgiveness. “I think as one human...

LNG proponents cautiously eye new government's approach

"I'm betting they're going to approve but we just don't know what the conditions will look like,” says Conservative M.P. Bob Zimmer, a speaker at...

Cricket's reputation as the true home of fine writing is out of date

(blog) (blog)On the post-war conservatism in cricket, it's one of the more interesting comparisons between cricket & baseball that they have both broadly followed...

Feds' approach to BC dam approvals 'like the Saudi Arms deal': Opponents

(subscription) (subscription)The Member of Parliament for the area, Conservative Bob Zimmer (Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, B.C.) did not respond to a request for comment.

Duffy's not guilty verdict casts doubt on prospects for legal action against former Senators

(subscription) (subscription)They include former Liberal Senators Sharon Carstairs, Marie-P. Charette-Poulin, Rose-Marie Losier-Cool, Bill Rompkey, and Rod Zimmer, and former Conservative Senators Don Oliver and...

Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft

"It's really a fun story," Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer said. "That's kind of what the draft is all about, making dreams come true." Southern Mississippi...

Northern BC politicians plead for LNG as oil and gas downturn continues

At Monday's council meeting, Ackerman reported on her two-day trip to Ottawa April 18 and 19, where she, along with five other regional mayors and...

Real Money

What is Votesane and why did the Virginia-based political action committee recenty contribute $35,500 to conservative Napa Democrat Mike Thompson's 10th congressional race? Thompson has...

Fort St. John mayor to Ottawa: downturn in Northeast BC growing more dire

From left: Acting Dawson Creek Mayor Charlie Parslow, Tumbler Ridge Mayor Don McPherson, Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser, Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman, Conservative leader...

Wisconsin GOP releases list of all 42 delegates to Republican National Convention

... Jim Villa, Walker adviser and University of Wisconsin System vice president of university relations; Keith Gilkes, Walker adviser and GOP political strategist; Stephan Thompson,...

Ackerman to Ottawa: downturn in Northeast B.C. grows more dire by the day

From left: Acting Dawson Creek Mayor Charlie Parslow, Tumbler Ridge Mayor Don McPherson, Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser, Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman, Conservative leader...

Retired senator Gerry St. Germain ready to fight order to repay expenses

“The Senate has been clear about its intention to take legal action in order to recoup any monies owing by non-sitting Senators,” said a statement...

Republicans Are Warming Up to Renewable Energy

In turn, renewables are adding jobs in North Carolina, Georgia and Texas and other conservative states, creating a formidable clean-energy constituency in a party whose...

Opposition to Petronas LNG 'Extensive,' First Nations Leaders Tell Trudeau

The group was hosted by Bob Zimmer, Conservative MP for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies who said in a news release that it is critical that...

WME-IMG Partnership With Frieze Puts Top 3 Hollywood Agencies in Fine Art Fray

And the Hammer boasts CAA's Michael Rubel as board president and UTA's Peter Benedek and Jeremy Zimmer as well as the Gersh Agency's Bob Gersh...

Red Herring: A Wild Goose Chase That Stinks From Fish

Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield discuss the etymology and history of the phrase red herring with Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer. For more...

Marijuana in Orlando: Smoke signals, Central Florida 100, April 17, 2016

BOB GRAHAM WEBINAR. Looking ahead: Do you want to help protect Florida's threatened natural resources and shape a better future for our state? Former Gov.

Jackson: N.J. has a front-row primary seat

After months of watching the presidential campaign play out in distant states, New Jersey is now getting a taste for it up close, as both...

Jackson: N.J. has a front-row primary seat

After months of watching the presidential campaign play out in distant states, New Jersey is now getting a taste for it up close, as both...

FROM A-ROD TO THE ZOO: The wildest tales in Yankees history

But in the new book, “Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees' Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls,” veteran Daily News writers Robert...

Date set to choose BC Liberal party candidate for Peace River North

Davies also ran for the federal Conservative nomination for Prince George – Peace River in 2011, which he lost to current MP Bob Zimmer. In...

Zimmer, Doherty top spenders in election campaign

Conservative MP colleagues Bob Zimmer and Todd Doherty outspent and outraised their competition both during and in the run-up to the 2015 federal election. Both...

Letters to the Editor: Trump is not a joke

This letter is a response to the March 29 Letter to the Editor "Vote for JoAnne Kloppenburg," written by Bob Jome. ... Don Zimmer. Manitowoc.

City councillor announces pursuit of Peace River North candidacy

He then entered the race to be Prince George-Peace River's Conservative candidate in the 2011 by-election, but now-MP Bob Zimmer was elected. Davies vowed that,...

Federal budget creates mixed reaction

The Prince George/Peace River/Northern Rockies MP has suggested this week's federal budget was a good news/bad news document. Bob Zimmer is pleased some key Conservative...

Plenty of Harper in Trudeau budget

Before Rona Ambrose, Todd Doherty and Bob Zimmer get too excited about painting Trudeau as the classic "tax and spend" Liberal, Trudeau just needs to...

Davies makes Liberal nomination a two-way race

Davies also ran for the federal Conservative nomination for Prince George – Peace River in 2011, which he lost to current MP Bob Zimmer. peacereporter@ahnfsj.ca.

Northern MPs pan federal budget

Canada and especially smaller communities like Prince George should be concerned by the Liberal spending, said the city's Conservative Members of Parliament. Both Todd Doherty...

conservative mp

(subscription) (subscription)Security officials gave Tory MP Bob Dechert a thumbs up months after he sent flirtatious emails to a journalist working for a state-run...

office of religious freedom

(subscription) (subscription)But Baird, who was joined at the Toronto announcement by Conservative MP Bob Dechert, the Nigerian high commissioner, and Canada's Ambassador of Religious...

A Mysterious Hum is Plaguing Windsor, Canada

Bob Dechert, who had served as a parliamentary secretary to the foreign affairs minister, was even tasked with visiting Windsor and Zug Island to study...

Charlie Lake Northeast BC's most Conservative community, elections data shows

As large swathes of the country turned Liberal red on Oct. 19, 2015, Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies stayed solidly blue. Conservative Bob Zimmer held the...

February 11, 2016 | Carr stresses credibility of assessment process, clean environment at energy forum

Meantime, in one of his latest reports to constituents, Conservative MP of Prince George-Prince River-Northern Rockies Bob Zimmer says it is unfortunate a new level...