Christian Paradis

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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...

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Johnny Depp's 15-month marriage set to end as Amber files for divorce

Depp has one previous marriage and was in a long relationship with French actress and model Vanessa Paradis before he began dating Heard. The divorce...

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Why Wild, Chemical-Free, "Natural" Wines Are Taking the Industry by Storm

Why Wild, Chemical-Free, "Natural" Wines Are Taking the Industry by StormI was greeted at Les Cailloux du Paradis, the Courtois vineyard, by Paradis himself, a...

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Garda: Canada's “Blackwater”.The World's Largest Privately held Security Firm

In December Garda hired recently retired Conservative minister Christian Paradis, reported Le Soleil, to “convince different levels of government to increase their use of the...

Why Security Giant GardaWorld is a Danger to Democracy

Last week students at L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) disrupted a board meeting after learning administrators planned to sign a $50 million, seven-year, contract...

Growing number of small liberal arts college face closure after the Great Recession

Despite a bucolic waterfront campus on Long Island property once owned by the Vanderbilts, things have not been pretty at Dowling College. The school, 60...

Tories rejected departmental, diplomatic advice to join UN Vietnam program

(subscription) (subscription)An August 2013 memo to then-development minister Christian Paradis proposed a grant arrangement with the UN Development Program to contribute $14 million over...

Conservative refugees find asylum in BC

Sebastien Togneri: The controversial aide to ex-Conservative Public Works Minister Christian Paradis was forced to resign after an investigation into his ordering a media freedom...

PM defends possible funding for UN group Tories say helps terrorists

The prime minister responded Tuesday to allegations from the Opposition that the United Nations secretary general has convinced him to restore funding to a UN...

Emma Thompson kicks off luvvie campaign to keep Britain in Europe

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Scottsdale breastfeeding; woman in wall; heroin antidotes

I've traveled with him only a couple times and he's loose and it's rad to see him charge so hard after seeing how mellow and...

Canada Must Act Now to Save Steel Industry

Yet the Conservative industry minister, Christian Paradis, chose inexplicably to settle. U.S. Steel did consent to maintaining the Hamilton and Nanticoke plants until 2015 and...

Canada must act now to save its steel-making industry

Never before had Ottawa sued a corporation "for non-compliance" under the Investment Canada Act, she reports. Yet, the Conservative industry minister Christian Paradis chose inexplicably...

Emerson report on transportation to be tabled by spring

(subscription) (subscription)He chaired a review of Canada's aerospace policy in 2012 for then-industry minister Christian Paradis. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains...

Chrystia Freeland unveils Harper's future in Davos

It's good that Christian Paradis was able to make some yards on this project before he saw the writing on the Conservative Party of Canada's...

Tuesday, December 22

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Mike Duffy defends arrangement to pay controversial expenses

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Khloe Kardashian uses teen medium Tyler Henry to connect with dad Robert

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Charbonneau report raises questions about federal contracts

(subscription) (subscription)Former spokespersons for the Conservative government repeatedly suggested there was no cause for concern on Ottawa's side. And yet the voluminous report, detailing...

Quebec's corruption probe report raises questions on federal contracts

Toronto StarA Canadian Press analysis in 2012 showed that dozens of employees from the same Quebec engineering firms highlighted during the inquiry also donated to...

Canada promises more humanitarian aid for victims of conflict in Syria

While the Conservatives insist the government has already done plenty, Harper signalled last week that more would be done. At a hastily assembled news conference...

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils Holiday-Themed Coffee Cups Amid Starbucks Drama -

Us Magazine- Read ...Us MagazineDunkin' Donuts unveiled their new Joy cups on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Credit: Courtesy of Thatsalrighty/Twitter. Dunkin' Donuts is bravely serving their...

Springs shootings ignite open carry debate

"I think open carry is a big win for the lobbyists and a big loss for the residents of Colorado Springs. Paradis argues the loss...

Fourteen Conservative Cabinet ministers go down in Liberal win

(subscription) (subscription)A number of Cabinet ministers decided not to run in the 2015 election, including former heavyweights John Baird, James Moore, Peter MacKay Shelly...

Conservative Luc Berthold elected in Mégantic-L'Érable

In 2011, Paradis won with 49.1 per cent of the vote, while the NDP had their best-ever finish, with Cheryl Voisine placing second with 26.3...

Canada Election 2015: Party Leaders Get Into Position For Sprint To Electoral ...

CKNW News Talk 980"Frankly, there is no other party in this election that is accused of the things the Liberal party and Mr. Gagnier have...

Mulcair in Lac-Mégantic to remind voters about Conservative rail-safety failures

The NDP is targeting the Conservative riding of Megantic-L'Erable, previously held by cabinet minister Christian Paradis, as it underlines its promise to invest in rail...

In Lac-Mégantic, Mulcair reminds voters of Conservative ... - iPolitics

The NDP is targeting the Conservative riding of Megantic-L'Erable, previously held by cabinet minister Christian Paradis, as it underlines its promise to invest in rail...

Harper campaigning Friday to increase seats in Quebec, hold in NB

A resurgent Liberal party may keep their hold on that one and while support for the NDP is dropping, polls suggest, some of those votes...

Tom Mulcair on offence in final campaign push through Quebec

The party plans to take its tour to Sherbrooke later today and to Lac Mégantic tomorrow. Conservative minister Christian Paradis is not running again in...

They Came Out This Year

Lily-Rose Depp, the 16-year-old daughter of film star Johnny Depp and French singer Vanessa Paradis, came out as sexually fluid by posing for a photo...

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Steve, it's time to leave

The Conservatives cheated in 2006 and 2008. ... When you add in cabinet lunkers like John Baird, Peter MacKay, and James Moore, not to mention...

Will Quebec's Mégantic-L'Érable riding stay blue without Christian Paradis?

Now, will his retirement from political life cost the Conservative party one of their five seats in the province to have survived the orange wave...

Will Quebec's Mégantic-L'Érable riding stay blue without Christian Paradis?

Now, will his retirement from political life cost the Conservative party one of their five seats in the province to have survived the orange wave...

Can the Conservatives keep Christian Paradis' Quebec riding without him?

Now, will his retirement from political life cost the Conservative party one of their five seats in the province to have survived the orange wave...

Niqab-ban case sparks fresh political battles

“To have one's face covered for a swearing-in ceremony, I'm not in agreement with that,” said Delisle, who is running in Mégantic-L'Erable, the riding held...

Jean-Francois Delisle, NDP Candidate: Reopen Constitution To Deal With Niqab Issue

"To have one's face covered for a swearing-in ceremony, I'm not in agreement with that," said Delisle, who is seeking to win Megantic-L'Erable, the riding...

NDP candidate wants Constitution reopened to deal with ... - iPolitics

“To have one's face covered for a swearing-in ceremony, I'm not in agreement with that,” said Delisle, who is seeking to win Megantic-L'Erable, the riding...

Complex questions, few answers in refugee crisis

Christian Paradis then announced that the Conservative government would match eligible donations for humanitarian assistance up to $100 million, and later Jason Kenney committed to...