Senator Don Meredith Harassed, Sexually Abused Staff For Years, Say Former Aides

Meredith's office has seen a high turnover of staff in recent years — the “revolving door” of employees seemed so unusual that then-Senate speaker Pierre...

Canadian senator mugged in Pakistan by thieves on motorcycle, losing cash, pearls and Senate ID card

Senator Salma Ataullahjan (right) posted this photo Friday of her meeting with the mother of Mashal Khan, a 23-year-old journalism student at a university in...

Canadian senator mugged in Pakistan by thieves on motorcycle, losing cash, pearls and Senate ID card

A Canadian senator was mugged while visiting Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, losing a large amount of money, a string of black pearls, credit cards and her...

We Hear You: 'No More Reasons Why Congress Can't Totally Repeal Obamacare'

Ken McIntyre. Dear : Since it was enacted into law in 2010, most Americans have opposed the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. In elections since...

Lt. Gen. HR McMaster on foreign policy; Sen. Schumer on President Trump's first 100 days

REP. NANCY PELOSI, D-CALIFORNIA: Creating jobs? F. Draining the swamp? F. Health care? F-minus. SEN. CHARLES SCHUMER, D-NEW YORK: Unless his approach changes, the next...

Scoreboard: Saturday track from across the state

800: Seth Prevost, RL, 2:13.39; Brady Albus, Saco, 2:14.37; Kelvin Hill, RL, 2:17.21; Thor Lancaster, FML, 2:21.39; Jaxson Pedersen, Ple, 2:25.2; Nick Moore, Sav, 2:25.54.

Canadian senator's mugging: Suspects remanded into police custody

The suspects, Atif and Zohaib, had been picked up by the police during an early morning raid in Rawalpindi on Thursday. Police claim that the...

Our senators need an attitude adjustment

Well sorry senator, you may be a member of the Conservative Party and you are a senator, but you are not a Conservative senator, except...

Spencer: Guess what happens when senators get to do whatever they want?

Jim Munson. “The price of independence is there are no guarantees.” Harder has been left trying to right this chaos. Facing a Sisyphean future, he...

Senator Salma Ataullahjan robbed in Pakistan

Canadian Senator Salma Ataullahjan has been robbed of valuables while on trip to the Pakistani capital Islamabad. According to reports, two unidentified motorcycle riders robbed...

Senate ethics committee poised to make final decision on Don Meredith

We want to weigh all of the interests: the institution, the senators, the public and Sen. Meredith,” she said. Sen. Serge Joyal, the committee's deputy...

Post-Bloomberg news budget

- Laredo Morning TimesLaredo Morning TimesThe Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News budget for Thursday, April 27, 2017. The editors are Effie Dawson...

Canada's 'permanent passengers'

(subscription) (subscription)“It is staggering,” says Ogilvie, who's been a vocal advocate on the issue alongside the committee's deputy chair, Liberal Senator Art Eggleton. The...

Oakville Rotary Club presents Lt. General Romeo Dallaire at speaker series

As part of its second annual speaker series, the Rotary Club of Oakville presents the Honourable Lt. General Romeo Dallaire on Monday, May 29, at...

Senate ethics committee to finalize report detailing fate of Don Meredith

The Senate could also suspend Meredith without pay, as was done with senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau when they were under police...

Senate leader pitches Trudeau reform plan in Alberta

Alberta held non-binding Senate elections in 1989, 1998, 2004 and 2012 and five of the winners were appointed, one by Brian Mulroney and four by...

Kevin O'Leary drops from Conservative leadership race, backs Maxime Bernier

(subscription) (subscription)Senator Percy Mockler, and Senator David Wells. Conservative MP and leadership candidate Andrew Scheer (Regina-Qu'Appelle, Sask.) has the most caucus support, with 32...

Does Andrew Scheer's plan to unite Conservatives leave out the ...

OTTAWA, April 26, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Andrew Scheer says he wants to lead the Conservative Party of Canada so he can unite the party. But...

Iqaluit mayor: Nunavut capital needs “transformational investment”

... investment,” said Redfern, speaking at the Hotel Arctic before an audience of about 50 people, which included a cross-section of businesspeople, government officials and...

Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk driving charges

Senator Patrick Brazeau speaks to media as he returns to his Senate office in Ottawa on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Brazeau has been acquitted of...

Senator Patrick Brazeau acquitted of drunk-driving charges

The news was confirmed by the court clerk at the courthouse in Gatineau in western Quebec. Brazeau is still fighting one more criminal charge, stemming...

Less than a quarter of caucus undeclared in Conservative race, with a month to go

(subscription) (subscription)Though it's debatable how important caucus support is to securing a leadership win, candidates able to amass endorsements from Conservative MPs and Senators...

Senators plan to challenge Scott with fee for housing bond

Michael Sirotkin, D-Chittenden, said he would introduce an amendment on the Senate floor this week on the miscellaneous tax bill, H.516, that would impose a...

Missouri House passes more restrictions on abortion clinics; now up to Senate

Updated April 28 to correct that Missouri would be among few states to have that notification provision — A raft of abortion restrictions that would...

Interim president of TCHC steps down

That task force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, uncovered hundreds of millions for additional repairs by remortgaging some of the TCHC's properties at lower interest...

Are obese people to blame for their condition? No, says report calling for wider access to treatment

While not going nearly so far, Kelvin Ogilvie, the senator who chaired the committee that produced the report, said in an interview Monday that severe...

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as ...

Democratic Senate candidate Deedra Abboud, an independent until recently, said she thinks her background will make her an attractive to independent voters ...and more »...

Unpredictable Senate causing trouble for Trudeau's agenda ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Senate reforms have created headaches for his cabinet as it attempts to push an ambitious agenda through both houses of ...and more »...

ANDY BRACK: New statue of Hollings captures his spirit, leadership, energy

Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Duffy, who was master of ceremonies during the two-hour event in a garden of the J. Waties Waring Federal Judicial...

Senator Daniel Lang subject of workplace harassment allegations

(This story has been updated. Please see Corrections note below.) Conservative Yukon Senator Daniel Lang and his policy adviser were forced to fend off allegations...

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as Democrat

“She's going to have to raise a lot of money, and that's difficult when you're relatively unknown,” said David Wells, a political science professor at...

Nancy Greene Raine fighting thyroid cancer

Senator Nancy Greene Raine — usually just Nancy Greene in Rossland — underwent treatment for thyroid cancer last Thursday. Darcy Alexander, general manager at Sun...

Conservatives should distance themselves from Beyak

Ghislain Maltais, chair of the agriculture committee, told Beyak that, "Every member of the caucus supports you." The silent members of ... A senator isn't...

Eaton's department store heir Thor Eaton loved horses and rock music

“He was uninterested and uninvolved,” said his wife, Conservative Senator Nicole Eaton (née Courtois). “Once, when we were in a department store in Tokyo, he...

Distance from Beyak: Senator's perspective on residential schools should not be accepted by Conservatives

Ghislain Maltais, chair of the agriculture committee, told Beyak that, “Every member of the caucus supports you.” The silent members of the caucus need to...

Fla Insider Poll: Sen. Artiles should resign or be booted from office

(blog) (blog)Artiles apologized on the Florida Senate floor today for making racist comments to legislative colleagues. But among more than 140* 160 180 political...

RCMP officers one step closer to forming union

In January 2016, shortly after being elected, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government introduced a bill to repeal C-525, but until last week it was held...

Bulletin Board

(satire) (satire)Dennis Dawson, Senator, Quebec, Canada and Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, MP, House of Commons for Toronto, Canada, jointly inaugurated the “One Year Celebration” programme of...

Canada: Senate Amends Liberal Government's Citizenship Legislation To Re-Institute Court Hearings For Revocation ...

(registration)The bill was passed by the House of Commons after its third reading on June 17, 2016 and was sent to the Senate for...

Academic Senators question equity of budget cuts

... some questions, but continued to stress that the university prioritizes maintaining a strong financial base. Senator David Smith of the Philosophy and Religion department...

Former VP Biden honors Sen. Fritz Hollings in Charleston

The Indian ExpressThe statue honors Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, who served as a South Carolina Senator from 1966 to 2005, as well as Governor of South...

As accused murderers walk free, Canadian courts revisit trial delays

In a letter to Wilson-Raybould on Wednesday, Conservative senators Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu and Jean-Guy Dagenais wrote a letter urging the minister to treat the issue of...

Senate blocks Liberals' plan to repeal 'anti-union' law

... the government for the sole purpose of benefiting the powerful union groups that helped it get elected in 2015 in exchange for the measures...

Senate blocks Liberals' plan to repeal 'anti-union' law

... the government for the sole purpose of benefiting the powerful union groups that helped it get elected in 2015 in exchange for the measures...

Senator Beyak can complain about free speech all she wants. Fact is, she earned her demotion

Yet for some, Beyak included, the very idea of facing repercussions for speech amounts to a kind of threat to democracy. It's a tactic used...

Canada risks wrath of Trump if it doesn't boost defence cash: senators

We didn't make up the numbers," said Senator Colin Kenny, the former chair of the committee who was appointed as a Liberal. "The reality is:...

The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top ...

Highlights from the news file for Thursday, April 13 ———and more »...

Gloves come off at senate hearings on Bill S-203 | NiagaraThisWeek ...

OTTAWA — It didn't take long for sparks to fly between a local animal activist and a member of the Senate committee currently holding hearings...

Canadian ski legend Nancy Greene Raine undergoing cancer treatment

Sen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada's most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer. Sun Peaks Resort, where Greene Raine is the director of...

Canadian ski legend Nancy Greene Raine undergoing cancer treatment

Kamloops This WeekSen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada's most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer. Sun Peaks Resort, where Greene Raine is the...