Ron Cannan

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Virginia House of Delegates Race Ratings (8/19/17)

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)In 2011, House minority leader Ward Armstrong (D) nearly survived his district being blown to pieces by running in this 63%-34%...

The wrong man from Saskatchewan?

Pity the federal Conservative Party, who just recently vaulted a rather obscure fellow, one Andrew Scheer, to its leadership after a divided convention. Scheer emerged...

Conservative politician wants a “bounty system” to pay people who turn in fentanyl dealers

... the streets,” Rick Peterson, who came in third last in the Conservative Party leadership race earlier this year, told in a phone interview.

​What Is Liberal Privilege?

(blog)​What Is Liberal Privilege? (blog)A listener to my show named Scott started a new term called Liberal Privilege. Because this is the new term...

Liberals Ask Rona Ambrose, James Moore For Advice On NAFTA

OTTAWA — While Liberals and Conservatives trade accusations that they're hurting Canada's position in the imminent renegotiation of NAFTA, the Trudeau government has tapped the...

'The Good Fight' Promotes Pair to Series Regular for Season 2 (Exclusive)

In season one of the spinoff, Cane made waves at his firm when his conservative politics came to light — something co-creators and showrunner Robert...

NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron's jobs and growth plan is a political winner

That crucial piece hasn't had a focus point in the NDP leadership race, until last week, when Quebec MP Guy Caron, an economist before entering...

NDP Leader Candidate Guy Caron Pitches $90-Billion 'Workers First' Economic Plan

NDP leadership contender Guy Caron put out a “Workers First” platform plank Wednesday that includes $90 billion in new spending priorities and a pledge to...

NDP leadership contender Guy Caron touts infrastructure, jobs plan

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NDP has great opportunity for renewal, Angus says | Sudbury Star

Federal NDP leadership candidate Charlie Angus meets with supporters in Hanmer, Ont. during an NDP leadership campaign event on Saturday April 29, 2017.Angus beefs about...

Green candidate meets with former Conservative MP

(subscription)Kelowna-Lake Country Green party candidate Alison Shaw met recently with former Conservative MP Ron Cannan and Stephen Cipes of Summerhill Pyramid Winery. In a...

The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker

Carson's most formidable challenge may be explaining his own assessment of his qualifications to lead a Cabinet department, as explained by his spokesman, Armstrong Williams,...

Green and blue can mix

Kelowna-Lake Country Green candidate Alison Shaw met with former Progressive Conservative MP Ron Cannan last week. They met to discuss health care, affordability, electoral reform,...

Federal NDP leadership candidate pushing for support in Windsor ...

Federal NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron stopped in Windsor Monday as part of his southwestern Ontario tour.and more »...

NDP will set 'different path': Caron

New Democratic leadership hopeful Guy Caron says while the Liberals have replaced the Conservatives as Canada's governing party, they've done little to change how the...

Big Tory slate in Colchester North

Scott Armstrong, co-chair of the central campaign for the Progressive Conservatives, says this is the biggest nomination meeting for his party so far. “We've had...

Rona Ambrose To Justin Trudeau: You Heard Malala, Now Step Up For Girls' Education

OTTAWA — Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to answer Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai's call to put advancing girls' education at...

Conservatives wrong to appease Liberals: Goldstein

Toronto SunSome day, Canada's Conservatives are going to learn they will not return to power by appeasing Liberals. But not today.Beyak suffers Senate irrelevance -...

Québec Solidaire vows to woo more anglophone voters

Tyrone Benskin, a former New Democratic Party Member of Parliament, said instead of focusing on how to defeat other parties, QS should “separate itself from...

Rona Ambrose: Bill C-337 Not About Assigning Blame, But About Better Training For Judges

OTTAWA — Changes the Liberals have made to the way judges are appointed would not necessarily prevent someone who believes in stereotypes about sexual assault...

Breitbart News Daily: Gorsuch Vote

On the Monday edition of Daily, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM Eastern, Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow will continue...

Candidates for Tory leadership pass Kelowna by

(subscription) (subscription)Kelowna has been a stronghold for the Conservatives and right-of-centre federal parties for decades, with candidates winning comfortable majorities. But incumbent Ron Cannan...

Benskin back in the game; film shoots in Montreal were big in 2016

Former NDP MP Tyrone Benskin is part of the cast. We will also see him in Bad Santa 2, The Glass Castle and Small Crimes.

Donald Trump's win 'changes everything' for Canada: Rona ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caIf his father is right and living next to the United States is like sleeping with an elephant, then Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Cheers & Jeers: Year-end edition

(subscription) (subscription)When a 21-year-old Brigham Young University-Idaho student signed up as a Democratic Party field organizer in Bonner and Boundary counties, some of Scott's...

Bonner County Daily Bee - Sports, Looking back at 2016: 6 political ...

TWIN FALLS — The presidential election was the biggest political story in the country, and kept people guessing all year. Idaho politics were often affected...

CNN: Trump Win Will Usher in 'Racial Amnesia' | LifeZette

CNN took the racism-is-to-blame justification for President-Elect Donald Trump's successful 2016 campaign to a new level of hyperbole Thursday, comparing t.and more »...

Quebec's power to shape federal politics

In contrast, the Conservatives have demonstrated that they can win federally without holding power in many provincial capitals. One word sums up the reason for...

A critic without a seat: Opposition parties forced to get creative on East Coast

Macleans.caThe NDP, for example, has appointed Quebec MP Guy Caron to be their Atlantic watchdog — his eastern Quebec riding is adjacent to northwestern New...

Top 10 stories of 2016: Former Conservative MP Jim Prentice dies in a Lake Country plane crash

Former Kelowna Lake Country MP Ron Cannan, who worked closely with Prentice from 2006 to 2010, was one of many in the immediate aftermath who...

Rona Ambrose happy in role, no desire to seek leadership | CTV News

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says she doesn't second-guess her decision not to run for the party's leadership.and more »...

Rona Ambrose asks for investigation into Liberal fundraisers

OTTAWA—Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose is asking the federal lobbying and ethics watchdogs to take another look at so-called cash-for-access fundraisers featuring Prime Minister Justin...

Sunburn for 8.18.16 — 12 days until Florida's primary election

(blog)But the governor is keeping quiet about who he voted for, including in a Republican primary for the U.S. Senate that's pitting Rubio against...

Trump goes to war against media

(blog)Trump's stunning move to make Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon his campaign's CEO was a decision to shake up his faltering campaign, but...

Here's What The Wharton School Of Business Really Thinks Of Donald Trump

One, J. Scott Armstrong, a professor of marketing, pointed me to an evidence-based election forecast he'd designed. ... When it comes to the Trump campaign,...

Kelowna veterans' affairs office to re-open in November

And, unlike his predecessor former Conservative MP Ron Cannan who was at the announcement Tuesday, Fuhr said there is a need for the case workers...

Vets getting new office

The Veterans Affairs office in Kelowna was closed by the Conservative government in February of 2014. "This is one of the first issues I tackled...

Donald Trump adds 8 women to economic team

She was the national finance co-chair of Mitt Romney's 2008 and 2012 presidential bids and the finance chair of Florida Governor Rick Scott's 2014 re-election...

The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton's agenda would flounder in Congress. Here are seven reasons why.

Donald Trump is laying the groundwork to question the very legitimacy of the election, which is deeply troubling, but lately conservative writers are beginning to...

Donald Trump Attacks Hillary Clinton After More Emails Released

The conservative group Judicial Watch released 44 unseen emails Wednesday, totaling 296 pages — evidence it says of an inappropriate relationship between the State Department...

Paul Ryan beats outsider 'mini-Donald Trump' challenger in Wisconsin primary

As the primary result became clear, Nehlen, who was endorsed by a Super Pac affiliated with conservative activists known as the Tea Party Patriots, insisted...

Conservatives and NDP call for action in wake of July jobs report ...

Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt says the Trudeau government has failed to deliver the jobs it promised during the election campaign.and more »...

The Original Underclass

Equally jarring has been the shift in tone. A barely suppressed contempt has characterized much of the commentary about white woe, on both the left...

A federal New Democrat visits Atlantic Canada

CTV News - Local - The TelegramThe TelegramNew Democrat MP Guy Caron said he hasn't made a decision on whether or not to run for...

#Festival: Mattress Men leads lineup for 2016 IFI Documentary Festival

Directors Ross Adam and Robert Cannan will be in Dublin for the screening of The Lovers and The Despot, a gripping film which recounts how...

Rona Ambrose visiting Sarnia | Sarnia Observer

Rona Ambrose will be in Sarnia next week, part of a series of stops in southwestern Ontario for the interim Conservative Party of Canada leader.

Conservatives, Liberals fundraise millions while NDP sees donations drop

Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose speaks to attendees at the annual Calgary Conservative barbecue on July 9. Financial reports filed with Elections Canada show the...

Orry-Kelly Documentary Exposes the Double Life of Cary Grant

(blog) (blog)When a documentary about Kelly was suggested to veteran Australian filmmaker Gillian Armstrong (My Brilliant Career, Little Women), she was surprised she was...

Kelowna-Lake Country MP named grand marshal of Okanagan Pride march

"He is supportive of our community and has shown his sense of commitment when he switched from being a long-time Conservative, in his words, to...

Election 2016: Our endorsements for sheriff, school board, commission

The other candidates are former school board member Don Armstrong, former Cape Coral High principal and director of transportation Charles Dailey and long-time Lee County...