Peter Braid

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Town Talk: Hotelier Eleni Skalbania remembered with dinner to fund brain-cancer research

SO THERE: Elsewhere along the developer-politician divide, Wall Financial Corp. founder Peter Wall sidestepped the City of Vancouver Heritage Awards presentations. .... Braid: Alberta Conservatives...

Peter MacKay speaking at event with CPC candidate Rick Peterson

(subscription) (subscription)Outsider Conservative leadership candidate Rick Peterson has had a tough time getting noticed in a crowded field of candidates — but he may...

More than 23 million eDocs transmitted in 2016: CSIO chair

A “conservative estimate” is that the total efficiency savings created by eDocs across Canada in 2016 is more than $22 million, Whitelaw said Thursday at...

Trudeau's support for US action against Syria is astonishing

The situation is made worse by the Conservative and NDP caucuses jumping on board — an opposition showing no alternative critical capacity to argue for...

Alexandre Boulerice endorses Peter Julian in NDP race

(subscription) (subscription)NDP leadership candidate Peter Julian holds a press conference to receive endorsement from NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 12,...

Trudeau needs a more aggressive Syria strategy, says Kent

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative foreign affairs critic Peter Kent is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of “pussyfooting” on Syria after U.S. President Donald Trump asked allies...

Rona Ambrose played role in Robin Camp appointment, former justice minister says

Ms. Ambrose played a key role in the judicial appointment process when the Conservatives held power, according to Peter MacKay. He was the justice minister...

Conservative bill on training judges in sex-assault law spurs political clash

While asking a question during a House of Commons committee meeting, Liberal MP Pam Damoff pointed out that a Tory justice minister, Peter MacKay, appointed...

Regina MP's carbon levy proposal gets support from NDP

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caOn Saturday, Peter Julian joined Erin Weir in Regina to endorse Weir's proposal on applying a carbon border levy on goods being imported...

Insurance Brokers Association of Canada appoints former MP Peter Braid as new CEO

Most recently, Braid served in a global leadership capacity with a high tech firm in Waterloo, Ont. Previously, he served for seven years as a...

With the loss of its stars, Gen X ponders mortality

Princess Leia was our first girl movie heroine, and we made our moms braid brunette yarn so we'd have earmuff buns for Halloween. Carol Brady...

Is veteran Tory's bid to run as Liberal in byelection to replace ex-PM a sign of sagging Conservative fortunes ...

(blog) (blog)Richardson has been around in Conservative circles for what seems like forever. As a young man, he served John Diefenbaker as executive assistant...

Lee Richardson considering Liberal run in Calgary Heritage

Longtime Conservative politician Lee Richardson says he's “strongly considering” a run in ex-prime minister Stephen Harper's former riding — for the federal Liberals. “I've been...

Ottawa's diplomats shocked by assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov

(subscription)Conservative MP Peter Kent (Thornhill, Ont.), his party's critic for foreign affairs and a member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said he condemns...

Federal Conservative Party 'has lost its way,' former P.E.I MP says

McMillan said the party was hijacked in 2003 when the Progressive Conservative Party, led by Peter MacKay, merged with Harper's western-based Canadian Alliance. McMillan notes...

Peter Julian and the party of inclusive growth

Before returning to university then getting elected to Parliament, New Westminster-Burnaby NDP MP Peter Julian worked in a series of blue-collar jobs. He keeps a...

Peter MacKay will not run for Conservative leadership

After months of speculation, the 50-year-old former cabinet minister and father of two released a statement on Monday saying he is taking himself out of...

Liberals looking to build wiggle room into mandatory minimums brought in by Conservatives

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is studying the idea of building some wiggle room into the controversial convention of mandatory minimum sentences to avoid unduly...

Ensley: Hey, Pop. I made it

The list includes Jim Thorpe, William Faulkner, Nelson Riddle, Flip Wilson, Mike Royko, Sammie Davis Jr., Wilson Pickett, Slobodan Milosevic, Tiny Tim, Waylon Jennings, Peter...

Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger named new government House Leader

Toronto StarChagger was elected in October 2015 after beating out incumbent Conservative MP Peter Braid. He had held the former Kitchener Waterloo seat since 2008.

'Someone has to do this, right?' Among the cows and roughnecks on the Jason Kenney Unity Tour

Kenney ran the numbers on the current legislative session and found that, with the exception of the left-leaning PC MLA Sandra Jansen, the Wildrose and...

How UK's 'Poverty' Charities Are Run by Cynical Fat-Cats

Yet when it comes to paying its own staff Oxfam would seem to be “intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich” as Peter Mandelson used...

Port companies spend millions on inland depots

They should be working together," Braid said. Ports of Auckland spokesman Matt Ball ... Lyttelton Port Company's chief executive Peter Davie's earthquake experience makes him...

Australian Minister Attacks Pro-Migration 'Hype', Says Immigrants 'Lie', 'Cheat' To Gain Entry

So-called refugees who seek to enter Australia via people trafficker networks are self-harming and filing false claims in an effort to cross the border, Minister...

Peter Kent: Liberals Wasted Money On Conference Promoting 'Hate Speech And Intolerance'

Conservatives are demanding to know why Canadian tax dollars were used to sponsor a forum they say is "being used to promote anti-Semitism." Tory foreign...

Nova Scotia environment minister hopes Harper-era emissions deal ...

Nova Scotia says a side deal it signed with the Harper government four years ago, mandating pollution reduction targets, should satisfy any federal plan for ...and...

Abolishing grammar schools in England damaged education

Some parts of England, such as Kent, have avoided the disaster of comprehensives, by keeping their grammar schools. Northern Ireland also ... Now the education...

OMF - Can Martellus be Martellus on Patriots? 8-4-16

ESPNHe did not think Peter doesn't tweet ridiculous just became this silent for guys I think added I did see on. Ochoa Ochocinco. Chad Johns...

'Business as usual' – Southwark Council's leader Peter John talks to the News about housing, lessons from the ...

Six and a half years into the demands of being Leader of Southwark Council, with his party at war nationally and the prospect of continued...

Trilby Kent's latest novel explores ideas of home and family from an unusual perspective - Quill & Quire

Quill & QuireTrilby Kent's latest novel explores ideas of home and family from an unusual perspectiveQuill & QuireWriting is in Trilby Kent's DNA. Mom, Cilla,...

Canadian Parliament Holds First Reading of Bill to Create Framework to Regulate Nanotechnology

Language=E&Mode=1&billId=8313506 The bill would add Part 6.1 to CEPA primarily to implement procedures for the investigation and assessment of nanomaterials. Member Peter Julian, New Democratic...

In praise of walls

(blog) (blog)He should be made Baron Farage of Kent in recognation of of the years he fought the communist sate of the EU. Father...

Body Cameras for Police, Urges Ex-MP

Former Conservative MP from Edmonton Peter Goldring said in a statement Thursday he doesn't always trust the police and thinks they should wear the cameras...

Republican-Led Legislation Would Raise Social Security Taxes

On the day Congress recessed for the summer, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would substantially increase the current payroll...

MPs of all stripes decry Turkish government's reaction to failed coup

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative foreign affairs critic Peter Kent, left, Liberal MP and chair of the Canada-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Group Judy Sgro, and Turkish Ambassador Selçuk...

Canadian Parliament Holds First Reading of Bill to Create Framework to Regulate Nanotechnology

The bill would add Part 6.1 to CEPA primarily to implement procedures for the investigation and assessment of nanomaterials. Member Peter Julian, New Democratic Party...

Trump Time Capsule #49: The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Real Trump Time Capsule #48: Third Night of the Convention ...

It appears from still-ongoing late-night Twitter traffic that the author of the American Conservative article, Frank Buckley, might have been involved in Trump Jr.'s speech...

Trump Time Capsule #47: Clown Car Trump Time Capsule #46: Maybe Recycling Is a Family Tradition? Trump Time ...

It appears from still-ongoing late-night Twitter traffic that the author of the American Conservative article, Frank Buckley, might have been involved in Trump Jr.'s speech...

Trump Time Capsule #46: Maybe Recycling Is a Family Tradition? Trump Time Capsule #45: Why Melania's Speech ...

It appears from still-ongoing late-night Twitter traffic that the author of the American Conservative article, Frank Buckley, might have been involved in Trump Jr.'s speech...

Ambrose should stay. MacKay should stay away

Ms. Ambrose isn't the only one to pass on the Conservative leadership prize. Jason Kenney, who could have been formidable, has gone off to fight...

RNC 2016 schedule of events and speakers

Video & Remarks Kent Terry & Kelly Terry-Willis. 2016 Republican National Convention. [Monday, July 18, 2016/ 7:50 ... Conservative Political Commentator. Video The Trump We...

Can the Senate clean up its act now?

(subscription) (subscription)“We are beginning to see how a less partisan, more transparent, accountable and engaged Senate on public policy issues will act,” said Peter...

Can the Senate clean up its act now?

(subscription) (subscription)“We are beginning to see how a less partisan, more transparent, accountable and engaged Senate on public policy issues will act,” said Peter...

Deepak Obhrai fifth to join Conservative leadership race as MPs wait on Peter MacKay

OTTAWA — Deepak Obhrai, the dean of the Tory caucus, says he's jumping into the Conservative leadership race. Obhrai, a Calgary MP for nearly two...

Focus now on former MP Peter MacKay over possible Conservative leadership run

OTTAWA — With Tony Clement in and Jason Kenney out of the Conservative leadership race, all eyes now turn to potential front runner but undeclared...

The Conservative leadership race: Your guide to who's in, who's out, and who's still on the fence

Peter MacKay. The former cabinet minister from Nova Scotia now working as a lawyer in Toronto is considering a run, and with Kenney's departure is...

Who's running for the Conservative leadership?

With his campaign launch Tuesday, Tony Clement became the fourth candidate to officially enter the race to be the next Conservative leader. The party will...

GOP embraces 'clean, affordable' coal

(blog) (blog)... worldwide resources to cover all aspects of energy policy. Learn how can help your energy lobbying or policy analysis—contact Peter Hsu...

Don Braid: Harper's blessing for Kenney doesn't mean easy victory

One longtime conservative at the barbecue pined for Peter Lougheed, the first PC premier, who always said what he would do rather than what his...

Ex-BC Conservative leader Dan Brooks wants his old job back

Ms. Ellis, 25, placed third with 20 per cent of the vote behind the NDP's Peter Julian and the Liberal candidate. Ms. Ellis said she...