June 23, 2015

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Delaware Senate Passes Unclaimed Property Reform Bill

On June 18, 2015, a bill (S.B. 141) was unanimously approved by the Delaware Senate that would place limits on the look-back period and permanently...

Harper invites Muslim families to 24 Sussex to break the Ramadan fast

CTV NewsAmong those at the dinner was Conservative Sen. Salma Ataullahjan, a Sunni Muslim who helped organize the event. She said the crowd was deliberately...

On Gay Marriage, Will the Supreme Court Favor Equal Rights or States' Rights?

Should we allow each state to decide whether black Americans can marry white Americans? Today, that idea seems absurd. Most Americans believe that states shouldn't...

Remove 2 per cent cap on funding for on reserve programs: Senate committee

... Patterson said, even as it endures scrutiny and criticism over the controversial travel and housing expenses of some members and allegations of personal misconduct...

Remove funding cap for on-reserve programs: Senate ... - iPolitics

Conservative Sen. Scott Tannas, who was also part of the committee, agreed. “This is the important work that we do, this is what gets a...

Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples urges immediate action ...

“People took us into their homes; this was not always easy,” Conservative Sen. Dennis Patterson told a news conference. “We saw homes with mould …...

McCrory wants end to Confederate battle flag on NC license plates - News & Observer

News & ObserverMcCrory wants end to Confederate battle flag on NC license platesNews & ObserverSen. Phil Berger, the Republican leader of the state Senate, tossed...

Remove two per cent cap on funding for on reserve programs: committee

... Patterson said, even as it endures scrutiny and criticism over the controversial travel and housing expenses of some members and allegations of personal misconduct...

Battle over Confederate flag unfurls in South Carolina and beyond

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - An initiative to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds picked up steam on Tuesday, a week...

Marjory LeBreton says Senate has 'no place to go but up'

As she prepares to retire from the Senate after 22 years, Conservative Senator Marjory LeBreton says the wrenching controversy over expenses has brought the upper...

Polibriefs: New security service now in place on Parliament Hill

An Ontario senator wants the upper chamber to ask journalists to identify anyone who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses probe. Independent Sen.

Harper Invites Muslim Leaders To Break Fast With Him At 24 Sussex

"Like so many others, the followers of Islam have, overwhelmingly, come to Canada, seeking freedom, opportunity and tolerance," he said, according to a prepared text...

Liberal Senator Percy Downe Speaks Like A Fool and Acts Like A ...

Opportunist and professional Liberal bag man, Senator Percy Downe, could of kept his mouth shut and just looked like another partisan crook, but he chose...

Larry Wilmore: 'Take the Damn Confederate Flag Down Right Now'

... in Columbia. But as The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore pointed out in a scathing bit, there's swamp of legislative muck to slog through before...

Polibriefs: New security service now in place on Parliament Hill ...

An Ontario senator wants the upper chamber to ask journalists to identify anyone who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses probe. Independent Sen.

Why Don Meredith Is Not an Embarrassment to the Black Community

The news of Senator Don Meredith's expulsion from the caucus of the ruling Conservative Party of Canada based on an allegation of sexual relations with...

Anne Cools: Senate Should Ask Media To Help Reveal Source Of Leaks

OTTAWA - An independent senator from Ontario wants the Senate to ask journalists to identify sources who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses...

Cools says Senate should ask media for help in hunt for ... - iPolitics

Liberal Senator Anne Cools poses in her office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, March 29, 2001.(CP PHOTO/Jonathan Hayward). An independent senator from Ontario wants...

Process for removing KKK leader's bust from Capitol is unclear

The reportedly racially motivated murders of nine black people in South Carolina allegedly committed by a young white supremacist spurred national debate over the continued...

Cools says Senate should ask media for help in hunt for source of audit leaks

An independent senator from Ontario wants the Senate to ask journalists to identify sources who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses probe. Anne...

Fight against new spy law just beginning, Muslim senator says

(blog) (blog)Sen. Mobina Jaffer, Canada's first Muslim senator, says she'll hit the ground running with organizations fighting the controversial anti-terror law this summer and...

Obama's trade agenda moves past key Senate hurdle

A final Senate vote on fast-track could come as soon as later Tuesday, and it will then head to President Barack Obama's desk for his...

Cools says Senate should ask media for help in hunt for source of audit leaks

OTTAWA - An independent senator from Ontario wants the Senate to ask journalists to identify sources who leaked details about the auditor general's recent expenses...

Reform Act giving caucus MPs more powers lives on after surviving Senate ...

Among other things, the act is designed to give MPs in a party caucus the power to trigger a leadership review, and to subsequently vote...

Tory backbencher's Reform Act passes in Senate despite objections by senators ...

Two Conservative senators, David Wells backed by Denise Batters, introduced an amendment last week that would have neutered that specific part of the private member's...

Reform Act, 2014 passes Senate 38-14

“I would like to thank my colleagues in the House of Commons and in the Senate who supported this bill. In particular, I would like...

Senator Enverga Celebrates Successful Trade Mission | pinoytimes.ca

Ottawa, June 1, 2015 – The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Ontario Senator, joined the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, for an official...

Acquaintances kill more aboriginal women than spouses, report shows

The report's findings have been widely misinterpreted to suggest the problem of MMIW lies mainly with aboriginal men, Senator Lillian Dyck told a Saskatchewan Human...

Acquaintances kill more aboriginal women than spouses, report shows

The report's findings have been widely misinterpreted to suggest the problem of MMIW lies mainly with aboriginal men, Senator Lillian Dyck told a Saskatchewan Human...

Tread carefully on regulation, says Canadian Senate report on digital currencies

... such as Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) and police services, continue learning to navigate and...

Harper invites Muslim leaders to 24 Sussex to break the Ramadan fast on Monday

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks as he breaks the Ramadan fast with an iftar dinner with members of the Muslim community and Multiculturalism Minister Jason...

Hillary and History

A White House spokesman said, Obama and his wife, Michelle, will attend a party hosted by Washington power broker Vernon Jordan, a Clinton friend, on...

Stephen Harper holds Ramadan meal at 24 Sussex for Muslim leaders

“This house belongs ultimately to all Canadians,” Harper said. “And I hope all Canadians, especially our Muslim friends and neighbours, share in these blessings tonight.”...

Michael Chong's Reform Act passed by Senate

Hiebert's bill would require labour unions to publicly disclose how they spend their money. The bill, which has been widely denounced as unconstitutional, has been...

Harper invites Muslim leaders to 24 Sussex to break the Ramadan fast on Monday

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks as he breaks the Ramadan fast with an iftar dinner with members of the Muslim community and Multiculturalism Minister Jason...