David Sweet

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Steve Bannon is out as Trump's chief strategist

He is, of course, the conservative firebrand who is credited with injecting a strong note of populism in Donald Trump's message helping him win the...

City, colleges issue statement following incident in Charlottesville ...

The city of Northfield, Carleton College and St. Olaf College issued a joint statement Thursday affirming that all three are committed to providing a welcoming ...and...

Wynne gathers the Liberal caucus for a carefully stage-managed ...

Ontario's premier hints that more initiatives aimed at making Ontario “a fairer place to live” can be expected.and more »...

'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...

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 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...

Inside DC's Trump International Hotel

... kind of White House annex. (Linda Davidson/The ) ... For Republican lobbyists, conservative groups and foreign entities, including many that do not typically enjoy...

On accessibility, Ontario needs less secrecy, more action: Editorial

Disability advocate David Lepofsky Lepofsky has worked tirelessly since the McGuinty Liberals passed the landmark Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act in 2005, holding the...

MP for Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson slams Tories over state pension rise

NORTH Ayrshire MP Patricia Gibson has slammed Conservative moves to raise the state pension age to 68 from 2037. Seven years earlier than planned, the...

Ontario premier to testify at bribery trial

TORONTO -- Kathleen Wynne will testify as a Crown witness at an upcoming Election Act bribery trial for two Liberals, putting the Ontario premier directly...

British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen takes electoral reform ...

New Democratic NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the Liberals made a mistake when they scrapped their promise to reform Canada's voting system for the 2019 ...and...

1966 Buick Skylark GS was strong but costly member of mid-'60s muscle car race

David Anderson said: “This week we have a 1966 Buick Skylark, possibly a Gran Sport, or GS, model. The simulated louvers in the lower front...

Wynne comes out with big plans and big spending in risky Ontario budget

The debt burden grew fast under the New Democrats in the early 1990s, began to shrink under the Mike Harris Tories and shrank more in...

Terence Corcoran: Ontario's Liberals feed another budget to the Big Green Central-Planning Monster

Enacted by the Liberals under premier Dalton McGuinty, the growth plan's objective was to force millions of Ontarians to live in low-rise and high-rise buildings...

Le NDP souhaite une fiducie foncière communautaire - Métro Montréal

Métro MontréalLe NDP souhaite une fiducie foncière communautaireMétro MontréalFace à la spéculation immobilière, la députée fédérale d'Hochelaga Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet souhaite voir la mise en place...

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...

Axios Vitals

David Anderson, the former health insurance official who writes a thoughtful health care blog called Balloon Juice, has a fascinating account of one reason the...

Ontario's Liberals take a big step to the left

Andrew Steele is vice-president at StrategyCorp, Canada's integrated public affairs, communications and management consultancy. He served as senior adviser to Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty. Despite...

Staff : The Student News Site of St. Olaf College

Staff - : The Student News Site of St. Olaf CollegeOnline edition of the , student newspaper of St. Olaf College.and more »...

Trudeau tries something new at question period, but impasse on democratic reform remains

But an hour after the prime minister's display concluded, the filibuster that is stymying a committee's study of further reforms was resumed when NDP MP...

March 2017—Arts Etc.

In a conservative country, his photographs of friends with themes of explicit sexuality and queerness pushed the envelope. His shows were often censored or closed...

Committee filibuster over changes to House of Commons rules to resume Monday, opposition MPs say

"Until the government moves away from their power grab we're going to be staying in this major filibuster that the government has brought on," said...

Conservatives Vow To Vote Down GOP Health Care Bill Without Changes

C.), Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), Tom Garrett (R-Va.), Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.),...

Opposition MPs declare 'war' over feds' efforts to ram through ...

(subscription) (subscription)Members of the Procedure and House Affairs Committee are in the in midst of a filibuster spurred by opposition MPs and prolonged by...

Speaker of House calls for probe into security breach at NDP offices in Ottawa

Following a request from NDP whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, Speaker Geoff Regan asked deputy sergeant-at-arms Pat McDonell to further examine an incident last November when Liberal...

Speaker of House calls for probe into security breach at NDP offices in Ottawa

Following a request from NDP whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, Speaker Geoff Regan asked deputy sergeant-at-arms Pat McDonell to further examine an incident last November when Liberal...

Liberal staffer fired after security breach at NDP offices in Ottawa

On Nov. 8, the Liberal House Leader's chief of staff, Rheal Lewis, notified NDP Whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet a Liberal staffer had entered the office days...

Political scandals and drought: A look at 2016's top stories

Sessions was the first U.S. senator to endorse Donald Trump, lending conservative policy credentials to the billionaire businessman's populist campaign. Confirmation hearings for Sessions will...

Counter Extremism Bill could be 'very dangerous'

Belfast Telegraph - BelfastTelegraph ...Belfast TelegraphThe terror law watchdog has warned that new anti-extremism measures planned by the Government could be "very dangerous".Counter Extremism Bill...

Picks and pans of Ontario premiers

Seriously, picking among Bob Rae, Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne for lousiest premier is like choosing arsenic, cyanide or hemlock. Since we ... Let's start...

Trust Breakdown: Bias, Shrinking Newsrooms Deprive Americans of News to Believe In

Through bringing its own, conservative bias, Fox offered a different vantage point. ... Press freedom in America is in jeopardy, said David Anderson, law professor...

December 2016 Arts Etc.

Davidson Galleries. 313 Occidental Ave. S. 206-624-7684 or go to www.davidsongalleries.com. The work of Yuriko Yamaguchi is included in a group show entitled “IDENTITY –...

'A horrific thing': the death of the Manrique-Lutz family

The residents of Davidson are used to the occasional drone of helicopters brought in to search for bushwalkers in the neighbouring Garigal National Park. But...

Hamilton steelworkers remain “frustrated,” says...

Duvall and Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson questioned Liberal MPs about U.S. Steel but there were no answers provided. The federal government was also...

Steelworkers to Trudeau: Where are the feds on the Stelco deal?

Representatives from United Steelworkers locals 1005 and 8782 are in Ottawa Tuesday to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be part of negotiating the possible...

McKenna's handling of Ottawa Hospital relocation showed 'lack of political experience,' say Liberal insiders

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP David McGuinty (Ottawa South, Ont.), in an interview with The , conceded that Ottawa-area Liberal MPs were not consulted individually, but...

Le PQ désire «des mesures plus musclées de nationalisme économique»

Par la suite, lors d'une seconde rencontre en matinée, la députée provinciale d'Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Carole Poirier (PQ), sa collègue fédérale Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (NPD) et le maire...

Whither the Democrats? Amid losses, party debates future

Bradley Davidson, who served as executive director of the party from 2011 to 2013, said at the time of his departure all but three county...

Sherring: Local Liberal hug-in can't disguise tarnish to McKenna's brand

Sir John Carling site chosen as new Ottawa hospital site Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna, alongside Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson (L) and Ottawa Centre MPP...

NDP prevents caucus revolt in Montreal over Tom Mulcair's continued leadership

NDP leader Tom Mulcair goes over notes with party whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet prior to a caucus meeting Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN...

The Latest: Schurter of Switzerland wins mountain bike gold

(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter...

Spain wins bronze, beats Australia 89-88 in men's basketball

Spain's Nikola Mirotic (44) grabs a rebound over Australia's David Andersen, left, and Damian Martin, right, during the bronze medal basketball game at the 2016...

The Latest: US beats Russia to win volleyball bronze

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Athletes start to the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. .....

Judge: US Steel Canada may pay bonuses, keep benefits suspended

Justice Herman Wilton-Siegel ordered Friday that U.S. Steel Canada may set aside $1.57 million for "key employee" retention bonuses, but that the company does not...

Brexit fuels debate over State's minimum wage

The three were trade unionists Patricia King and Gerry Light, who penned one of the minority reports, and Edel McGinley of the Migrant Rights Centre,...

Mauril Bélanger remembered for his service, devotion to the job

(subscription) (subscription)Parliamentarians across party lines spoke highly of Mr. Bélanger in statements after his death, including Bloc Québécois, NDP, and Conservative party leaders. Governor...

Robyn Urback: Ontario Liberals wasted millions and are now buying radio ads to congratulate themselves

Those rules were brought in by former Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty but proved too onerous for Wynne's liking, so they were gutted last June to...

Canadians should transform how they live to reduce...

The two-hour event was moderated by Environment Hamilton representatives, and hosted by NDP MPs David Christopherson and Scott Duvall. The ideas proposed varied from eliminating...

Not Angels but Shining Examples

They are calling her the “Angel of Afghanistan.” Charlotte Thompson-Edgar, a squadron leader with Britain's Royal Air Force, was recently awarded one of her nation's...

How much do we really know about the Canadian intelligence community?

Which brings us to the timely issue of national oversight, as there's a plan afoot in Canada to create an all-party committee of parliamentarians chaired...