Kirsty Duncan

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Trudeau Liberals change their tune on ozone monitoring

It was a sly reference to the day before, when Kent had told then-Liberal environment critic Kirsty Duncan she should "use more reliable research" after...

The Antiwar Conservatives: Ron Paul Interviews Rep. John Duncan, Jr.

(blog) (blog)What is it like to vote against war in a conservative Congressional district? Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) found out that you can vote...

Rep. John Duncan, Conservative Peace Proponent, Will Not Seek Reelection to US House

(blog) (blog)Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2018 to the United States House of...

Rep. John J. Duncan will not seek re-election next year after three ...

The announcement brings to an end the career of the longest-serving Tennessean in Congress and a family political dynasty spanning half a century.US Rep. Duncan...

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,...

Etobicoke elementary students explore STEM camp

... station stays cold wins.” Science Minister Kirsty Duncan dropped in on grades 1 and 2 students to observe their STEM camp fun. ... “Science...

Kirsty Duncan Wants To Force Universities To Appoint More Female Research Chairs

OTTAWA — Canada's science minister says universities aren't doing the heavy lifting to appoint more female research chairs, so she wants to force their hands.

Eight stories in the news today, April 27

Nova Scotia's Liberal government is expected to present a budget today that opposition parties say is the prelude to a snap election call. Progressive Conservative...

Clark warns knee-jerk response to softwood duties could undermine talks

VANCOUVER — The softwood lumber dispute sidetracked the British Columbia election campaign Tuesday as every party leader pivoted to address the impact a new tariff...

Oversight Committee jockeying heats up in wake of Chaffetz retirement announcement

A rift between conservative and mainstream Republicans is already emerging about who should replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) as chairman of the powerful House ...

Science minister reflects on 'rebalance'

Tbnewswatch.com - TBNewsWatch.comTbnewswatch.comFederal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan is leading a shift the Liberal government is making across Canada to "rebalance" science in the public...

Letter: A daily search for conservative voice

You may ask me why I continue reading his feeble attempts to disparage John Duncan? I continue to hope he will accidentally, if not on...

Ottawa scorecard 2016: The winners and losers under the Trudeau government

After all, the Liberals campaigned on a platform to do just that and the government has, by and large, kept those promises. Science Minister Kirsty...

Despite her success, Rachel Notley has many NDP critics

Another Notley ally, NDP MP Linda Duncan, is also caught between a rock and a hard place. Her constituency and Notley's overlap in downtown Edmonton;...

Liberals To Ban Asbestos By 2018, Kirsty Duncan Says

Canada has also been one of the last international holdouts in agreeing to list asbestos as a hazardous material under the Rotterdam Convention, a highly...

Liberals may protect chief science advisor with legislation: Duncan

(subscription) (subscription)Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says she's looking at protecting the government's new science officer with legislation — a response to the Conservatives...

Pipeline issue splitting NDP

Linda Duncan, the sole Alberta MP in the federal NDP caucus, said in an interview Friday there are fundamental questions about the pipeline's environmental impact...

NDP MP Linda Duncan blasts government over tanker threat to endangered West Coast orcas

(subscription)Linda Duncan, the lone New Democrat MP elected in Alberta, is bucking NDP Premier Rachel Notley's support for the federal cabinet's approval of a...

NDP MP Linda Duncan blasts government over tanker threat to endangered West Coast orcas

(subscription) (subscription)Ms. Duncan, the NDP's environment critic and an environmental lawyer by trade, says that the federal government's approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans...

Start Brexit talks asap, Iain Duncan Smith demands as Tory splits on the European Union re-emerge

As well as putting pressure on timings, Mr Duncan Smith, one of the Conservative Party's most influential eurosceptic voices, outlined what he thought should be...

Try out Dynamic Earth's new slide that looks like a slag dump ...

Science Centre opens its cool new earth sciences-themed outdoor science park.and more »...

How The U.S. Navy Named a Ship After Harvey Milk To Show Its LGBT Pride

... reason I think the ship is so important is because the military is very important to the Baltic nations, and the ship sends a...

Around Town: Community listings

Tours start at Henderson House Museum, 6211 Walnut Street with tour guide Linda Nailer. Cost is $5 per person. For more ... Powell River Amateur...

Meadows, Mulvaney, Arpaio to attend Jeff Duncan's Faith and ...

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina and Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, will headline Rep.'America's toughest sheriff'...

New York TV Festival Selects Record 63 Independent Pilots For Its 12th Annual Event

Created by Greg Porper and John Schimke – Los Angeles, CA. “Door on the Left”: Five female friends are stuck in a blank .... Confronted...

Letters extra: Contrasting Trump, Clinton

And Charles Krauthammer, Karl Rove, Mitt Romney, John Kasich, William Kristol, John McCain, et al. are all breaking their pledges, staying away from the convention,...

Down-ballot donor chase for GOP is on

ADDED AIRTIME — Major outside Senate TV coming to North Carolina: The conservative group One Nation will start airing ads in two key Senate states...

Around Town: Community listings

Texada Artist Studio Tour takes place from 10 am-4 pm on Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14. The amazing art experience features 20-plus artists...

Walker, Pence tout conservative economic policies at Wisconsin rally

Pence touted Trump's Monday economic address in Detroit as an endorsement of the conservative policies that have long been at the heart of Republican orthodoxy,...

Laurentian research gets $1.8 million | Sudbury Star

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Donald Trump Acts Like Words Don't Matter. They Do.

In June 2010, less than six months before the midterm elections, Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle suggested in a radio interview that if the November...

New political group backs legislative candidates who favor broad deficit-reduction plan

Donors to Together for Alaska are six different unions, which have contributed a collective $41,000; oil and gas attorney Robin Brena, who's donated $35,000; and...

Cabinet hell-bent on your input

(subscription) (subscription)If you run into a Liberal this summer, you will probably not escape without being consulted about something. Bains' colleague Catherine ... From...

Cabinet hell-bent on your input

(subscription) (subscription)If you run into a Liberal this summer, you will probably not escape without being consulted about something. Bains' colleague Catherine ... From...

Edmonton MP prepares rail safety bill

An Edmonton MP hopes to put rail safety in the spotlight again when Parliament resumes in September. The fact that the Liberal government moved last...

Leaders of House Freedom Caucus Decline To Endorse Paul Ryan

... and caucus spokesmen including Reps. Jim Jordan, Mick Mulvaney, Mark Meadows, Steve Pearce, Jeff Duncan, John Fleming, Matt Salmon, Scott Garrett, and Raul Labrador.

How 70 years of TV socially engineered the perfect family

Although there were generally three hosts, the casting – Valerie Singleton, Peter Purves, Peter Duncan – often seemed based on the bright, bluff types from...

Edmonton-Strathcona MP readies dangerous goods train bill

An NDP MP is leading a new charge for improved rail safety cargo regulations in Canada. Edmonton-Strathcona MP Linda Duncan says she's working on a...

NDP MP to introduce bill putting rail oil shipments under same scrutiny as pipelines

The federal NDP transport critic unveiled plans Wednesday to introduce a bill aimed at improving safety regulations for shipping oil and gas by rail across...

WELLS: Cabinet hell-bent on your input

Stephen Harper sought to contrast with the Liberals by refusing to mention innovation. Then he appointed a panel on ... I suppose it depends who...

Federal ministers are hell-bent on consulting you: Paul Wells ...

If you run into a Liberal MP this summer, you will probably not escape without being asked for your input on something or other. Innovation...

Interfor's (IFSPF) CEO Duncan Davies on Q2 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGood morning everyone and thanks for joining us. I'm here this morning along with John Horning, our CFO and Martin...

NRC president McDougall officially departs — but reasons are still ...

The National Research Council has a new president, but don't bother asking what happened to the old one. The incoming president is Iain Stewart, a...

Around Town: Community listings

Tours start at Henderson House Museum, 6211 Walnut Street with tour guide Linda Nailer. Cost is $5 per person. For more information email thetownsite@shaw.ca or...

Ottawa names new president of National Research Council

The Globe and Mail - The ...The Globe and MailThe federal government has appointed Iain Stewart, an under-the-radar bureaucrat with a background in innovation policy,...

U of T labs get $98-million upgrade from Ottawa, Queen's Park

The Globe and Mail - The ...The Globe and MailThe Canadian government and Queen's Park are pouring $98-million into hundreds of campus labs at the...

Turkey's Disaster

To understand these questions and more Jacobin's Duncan Thomas spoke to Cihan Tuğal, who has studied the “Islamic liberalism” of Erdoğan and his Justice and...

Mark Kaye on how social media influences an election

I don't know if a lot of people will understand why conservatives hate him as much because he doesn't have a lot of conservative beliefs.

New Canada Child Benefit payments offer tax free income to middle class families

Eshitaa Balagopal stands with her mom Mohanasundari Mardamutu while Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and member of parliament for Etobicoke-North, announces that eligible Canadian families...

Youngest Tennessee delegates sense opportunity

Hensley has also been actively involved with Young Americans for Freedom, a nationwide activist group founded by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. back in...