The hope for an elected Senate is dead, or at least fast asleep

Not only did he appoint Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin, Patrick Brazeau and Don Meredith, the four senators whose assorted controversies (justifiably or not) brought the...

Ansoo samajhke kyon mujhe – Talat Mahmood – Salil Chaudhury – Sunil Dutt | Chhaya (1961)

The star-cast included late Sunil Dutt, Asha Parekh, late Nirupa Roy, late Nazir Hussain, late Lalita Pawar and Mohan Choti. Manorama (Nirupa Roy) goes to...

Senator Ted Gaines visits Siskiyou County

District 1 California State Senator Ted Gaines visited Siskiyou County this week, and on Tuesday, he shared with the some of his stops and...

Republican, Democratic senators seek answers in Wells auto scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. senators from both parties on Wednesday turned up the heat on Wells Fargo Inc. over its latest scandal,...

Senator Bob Runciman steps down after more than 40 years of political life

Senator Bob Runciman says his interest in politics began as a child when it was a regular part of family conversation. “My dad was the...

Itna na mujhse tu pyar badha (sad) – Talat Mahmood – Salil Chaudhury – Sunil Dutt | Chhaya (1961)

The star-cast included late Sunil Dutt, Asha Parekh, late Nirupa Roy, late Nazir Hussain, late Lalita Pawar and Mohan Choti. Manorama (Nirupa Roy) goes to...

Nunavut senator says SCC ruling bodes well for devolution talks

Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson says the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling against a seismic testing project proposed for the waters off Baffin Island reaffirms...

Children applying for Canadian citizenship face hefty fee | Toronto Star

The Liberal government has removed the legal barrier for children applying for citizenship on their own, but put up a new financial barrier.and more »...

Uber and Neiman Marcus oppose Texas bathroom bill

Charlotte ObserverAbout 30 San Antonio executives and business leaders – including Republican fundraiser Dennis Nixon of IBC Bank, Paula Gold-Williams of CPS Energy, Graham Weston...

Marijuana legalization has Quebec jail guard union worried about inmate violence

Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu is a member of the legal committee for the legalization of pot. He thinks smoking weed in prison could be used as...

The Canadian Connection: how an equity firm bought its way into the FL marijuana industry

Under Senate Bill 8A, which was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott on June 23, the Florida Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana...

OPINION: Senate a voice for Atlantic Canada

There is a definite need for our region to unite and to wield the senatorial power it has. I urge provincial governments and others to...

CPS, Weston Urban execs join Uber and Frito Lay in fight against Texas bathroom bill

About 30 San Antonio executives and business leaders — including Republican fundraiser Dennis Nixon of IBC Bank, Paula Gold-Williams of CPS Energy, Graham Weston of...

Ankhon mein masti sharab ki – Talat Mahmood – Salil Chaudhury – Sunil Dutt | Chhaya (1961)

The star-cast included late Sunil Dutt, Asha Parekh, late Nirupa Roy, late Nazir Hussain, late Lalita Pawar and Mohan Choti. Manorama (Nirupa Roy) goes to...

Senators boost Northern Corridor infrastructure plan

Committee chair David Tkachuk of Saskatchewan explained he and Alberta Senator Scott Tannas became enthused by a modern version of the idea contained in a...

Les Dawson, Democrat, dies at 88

“Les was one of the few people in Hardin County that you could call Mr. Democratic Party,” state Sen. Dennis Parrett said. “The two that...

Overnight Energy: Senate begins moving energy nominations | Interior watchdog probing Zinke calls

ENERGY DEPUTY CONFIRMED: The Senate confirmed Dan Brouillette, a former Department of Energy (DOE) official in the George W. Bush administration, to return to the...

Rep. Smith To Introduce Bill Similar To Senate's New Immigration Measure

David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, who is going to sponsor legislation in the House that mirrors the merit-based Senate bill...

July 4th parade planners say thank-you to supporters

Advisers LLC., Robert and Linda Plourde, Paul and Patricia Bradley, Robert and Therese Cournoyer, Normand and Maria Bergerons, George and Elizabeth Miner-Decotis, Craig and Jennifer...

7 book recommendations for your summer reading list

The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for this Storied City and the Race to Save Its Treasures by Charlie English. Ewen Cameron Watt recommends...

On North Korea, Rex Tillerson and Lindsey Graham play good cop, bad cop

Last week, Sen. Rand Paul delayed consideration of the Senate's annual defense policy bill because he wants a floor debate on the authorization for the...

Trudeau 'regrets' comments in Rolling Stone about Senator Patrick Brazeau

Facing accusations of using hurtful Indigenous stereotypes, the prime minister says he "regrets" comments he made about Senator Patrick Brazeau to Rolling Stone magazine. "I...

Indigenous advocates slam Trudeau for comments about Patrick Brazeau

Indigenous advocates are denouncing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent comments about Senator Patrick Brazeau in Rolling Stone magazine, saying his remarks could damage the Liberal...

Census data on language show tip of statistical iceberg about Canada's diversity

However, when a large group of Filipinos are together, or when no other non-Filipino speakers are around, Tagalog is often spoken," Sen. Tobias Enverga says.

TCAT satellite campus reaches another milestone

Back in May, State Sen. Janice Bowling, TCAT President Ivan Jones, Hopkins, County Mayor Richard Stewart, Lorie Fisher, with the South Central Development District; former...

Senator wants Sandy Hill supervised injection site to offer drug replacement therapy

Conservative Senator Vernon White wants supervised injection sites, like the one planned for Sandy Hill, to offer drug replacement therapy to drug users. The former...

'Hurry up and die': Threats, racism intensify against California officials

“We dealt with it pretty much throughout my entire tenure,” said Fabian Núñez, who served as Assembly speaker from 2004 to 2008. “The more high...

John Kasich: Failure of Senate GOP to pass a healthcare deal is a 'good thing'

Ohio Governor John Kasich said Sunday the collapse of the Republican healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate was a "good thing," but was adamant the...

THINGS THAT MATTER

And we can go on: Professor Charles Bourne of McGill University, Senator Ann Cools, champion jockeys Patrick Husbands and Rickey Walcott, cancer researcher, Dr. Juliet...

Susan Collins, Kellyanne Conway, Bernie Sanders: Sunday guests

Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., author of “Conscience of a Conservative”; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Anthony Salvanto, CBS News elections & surveys director. The panel will be...

'We need political leadership': Senators call on premier to release jailed Muskrat Falls protesters

In an open letter to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball, the senators — Wanda Thomas Bernard, Lillian Dyck, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Murray Sinclair and...

Senator Unger calls on public for Canada 150 nominations

"It's a medal with which we would like to honour people we have never honoured before," said Senator Betty Unger, one of Alberta's senators representing...

Box set compilation of canadian music : “A drop of bitter more” – Michel Rivard

“Shocked but not surprised “, Michel Rivard denounces the lack of songs in French, in a box set compilation of six discs of canadian music...

Tory Senators divided over whether they really agreed to term limits

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Senators Judith Seidman and Leo Housakos, also appointed in 2009, said they never discussed term limits. “I never understood where this story...

Sickle Cell Awareness Day: Creating a national day of action (Part 1)

(blog) (blog)Today, we're welcoming Senator Jane Cordy, a Senator from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Mrs. Lanre Tunji-Ajayi, President & Executive Director of the Sickle...

Politician, teacher, heritage activist added to Order of PEI

The 2017 recipients of the Order of Prince Edward Island were announced on Friday. Catherine Callbeck of Central Bedeque is a former premier of P.E.I.,...

Maliseet Senator Writes Open Letter To Trudeau: 'I Am Losing Faith In The Liberal Party'

Sen. Sandra Lovelace Nicholas. Lovelace Nicholas played an instrumental role helping to reinstate the rights of First Nation women and their children in Canada. Decades...

Catherine Callbeck among 2017 Order of PEI recipients

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Catherine Callbeck, Catherine Hennessey and Jim MacAulay have been named to the Order of Prince Edward Island. Advertisement. The three were selected...

Liberal Senator urges colleagues to stand up against government pressure on voting decisions

(subscription) (subscription)Serge Joyal (Kennebec, Que.) told The last week. “We're not [lobbied] because, as my mother would say, we're blond, have curly hair,...

Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans' health care bill

TIMEWASHINGTON (CNS) — Initial reaction from religious leaders was negative to the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate's health care reform measure that was unveiled...

Citing 'misunderstanding,' Tory senator drops $250000 lawsuit against House of Commons over cafeteria fall

OTTAWA — Senator Fabian Manning has scrapped his lawsuit against the House of Commons over a slip-and-fall in the parliamentary cafeteria, saying there was a...

Welcome to the new and improved Senate

New York TimesThe flip side of Mr. Munson's appointment was that of Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, a former nurse who served as Stephen Harper's press...

Yukon Senator Daniel Lang retiring from the upper chamber

Conservative Senator Daniel Lang is retiring from the red chamber six years early. Lang made the announcement in the Senate chamber Thursday as senators prepared...

Senator Leo Housakos Celebrated With Portrait Unveiling at the Hall of Honour in Centre Block

... just eight years after his appointment to the Senate — Senator Housakos became the 44th Speaker of the Senate on May 4, 2015 with...

Senators leave Liberals' budget bill in limbo as MPs leave for summer recess

Mr. Trudeau has only appointed independent senators since forming government, and senators who sit as Liberals are not considered part of the Liberal caucus with...

Liberal ministers, MPs were 'accosting' senators to vote against amended budget bill, senator says

Nine Liberal senators — Joe Day, Lillian Dyck, Art Eggleton, Joan Fraser, Libbe Hubley, Serge Joyal, Terry Mercer, Jim Munson and Claudette Tardif — and...

'There will be no vote': Conservative senators successfully delay new lyrics for O Canada

Enverga, backed by colleague Sen. Ghislain Maltais, strongly denied his aims were obstructionist. His amendment was voted down Monday. But almost immediately afterwards, Conservative Sen.

State database hacked in apparent protest of Yanez verdict

The hacker posted some of the stolen information online, including mailing lists and login information. Many of the more than 1,000 emails are more than...

Senate ethics officer Lyse Ricard resigns from post

The author of a damning report earlier this year that led to the eventual resignation of Sen. Don Meredith has herself resigned. Senate ethics officer...

Tory senator sues House of Commons over slip in parliamentary cafeteria

A Conservative senator and his wife are suing the House of Commons, the public works department and the Canadian government after the senator slipped on...