Defense is a duty, not a bargaining chip

U.S. News & World Report (blog)Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked the defense spending bill for the third time. ... House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wants...

RCMP ends probe into Senate expense cases

The nine referred to the RCMP were: independent senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu; Senate Liberal Colin Kenny; and retired senators Rose-Marie Losier-Cool; Sharon Carstairs; Marie Charette-Poulin; Bill...

Senator's tweet sparks bike-lane battle

After reading Senator Nicole Eaton's comments on Toronto, I wondered just what part of Ontario she thinks she is representing. Her lack of understanding and...

Chinook preservation critical: Omega Pacific Hatchery

Canadian Senator Nancy Greene Raine's grandson feeds chinook salmon fry at Omega Pacific Hatchery on Great Central Lake last month. Raine, right, Omega co-owner Carol...

Sen. Boucher: Stop CT's $300000 Investment in Mileage Tax Study

By Wendy Ann Mitchell (Patch Staff) - September 6, 2016 12:58 pm ET ... “Now that Connecticut has received the federal grant to launch this...

BSF panel: Can media report on terrorism without promoting it?

(subscription)On the other hand, Canadian Senator Terry Mercer argued that self-regulating media and accountable media should not play the terrorist game. "You should stop...

Three senators say: Turn the former U.S. embassy into a portrait gallery

Serge Joyal is a senator from Quebec; Jerry S. Grafstein is a former Ontario senator; and Doug Black is an Alberta senator. Public consultations are...

Democrats May Win Senate, But Hopes Dim for Anti-Trump Landslide

"I think that we're going to see in some respects the return of the split-ticket voter," said Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at the Cook Political...

On the Menu When Congress Returns From Recess

Money allocated to fight the mosquito-borne disease is rapidly running out. On Tuesday, Senate Democrats blocked a measure that would have allocated more than $1...

Former Clark County Commissioner Thalia Dondero dies

Senator Harry Reid called Dondero a kind and thoughtful woman who pioneered the way for others. “From her tireless work to improve education for Nevada...

Leadership, vision debated at Bled Strategic Forum

(subscription)"This is wrong," he said. George Furey, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, opined that there was no lack of leadership, but it was...

We Elect the Winners of the Summer of 2016

There were even presidential candidate ice creams born this summer, like Ben & Jerry's founder Ben Cohen's personal recipe for Bernie's Yearning, for his home...

Basic income would benefit everyone

I was pleased to read this article. Many readers may not be aware that the Ontario government has appointed retired senator Hugh Segal as special...

SC Sen. John Drummond remembered as statesman, patriot of bygone era

“I considered John Drummond to be just a great American and a dedicated South Carolinian and one of the most wonderful senators that we have...

The Davis Clipper

- League sets dates to meet candidatesDavisclipperLeague sets dates to meet candidates - DAVIS COUNTY —Voters will have a chance to meet candidates for...

Home Daily Securty Breif Peace operations in Africa: Is Canada making decisions before knowing its strategy?

Sajjan's mission, which included retired Supreme Court and international jurist Louise Arbour and retired general and senator Romeo Dallaire as advisors, produced an unusual flurry...

John McCain vs. Ann Kirkpatrick: Here is the state of the Senate race

With Arizona's U.S. Senate field now set, here's a look at how the the closely watched, tight race between veteran incumbent U.S. Sen. John McCain...

Tainted Water Imperils Health, Traditions for Montana Tribe

says Emma Norman, chair of the science department and Native environmental science program at Northwest Indian College in Washington state. But when it comes to...

Clinton enters fall with key advantages in White House race

There are bright spots for Republicans in the Senate contests. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is running a campaign that mirrors Clinton's more than Trump's...

Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee endorsed Trump on May 6. He will also be the only living GOP .... Racicot,...

Special to The Globe and Mail Last updated: Friday, Sep. 02, 2016 6:02PM EDT

In the living room, Alex Katz's Red Cap (2003), from the collection of the Honourable Linda Frum and Howard Sokolowski, appeared over a fireplace; across...

Value of Nunavut residential property up 63 per cent over five years

And Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson toured a number of Inuit communities in April as part of the Senate Committee on Aboriginal People. That committee aims...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

“GOP Senator: Trump May Not Be The Right Messenger For The Party: Republicans should be prepared to try and find ways to work with Hillary...

Day 1 of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has arrived

... and eradicate violence towards aboriginal women needs to continue. Bear supports Senator Lillian Dyck's efforts to introduce Bill S-215, which is an act to...

P.E.I. finance department to review tax credit report for bridge toll ...

Premier Wade MacLauchlan says the finance department will review the federal parliamentary budget officer's report on a tax credit for bridge tolls.and more »...

ONTARIO, CANADA: New Report on Minimum Income Pilot

Ontario's provincial government is on track to begin a pilot study of a guaranteed minimum income, according to the latest comments by former Conservative senator...

POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

SPOTTED IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE -- Paul Manafort and his wife Kathleen, and Tom Barrack -- a close Trump friend who spoke in Cleveland...

A tax credit for PEI bridge tolls? Cost would be $2.5M, says budget office

That explanation hasn't sat well with some P.E.I. politicians, including Senate Liberal Percy Downe who asked the PBO to estimate what it would cost to...

Primary Election Results, August 30th

In the race for U.S. State Senator, Marco Rubio won the Republican race with 72 percent of the vote. Patrick Murphy won the Democratic race...

Rubio vs. Murphy expected to be nasty, pivotal affair

In other words, it's shaping up to be your typical Florida Senate race. Both combatants easily won their ... Janice Johnson, of Estero, said she's...

OPINION: Some answers on bridge tolls due from PBO on ...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Following is a redacted copy of a letter Senator Percy Downe sent to Jean-Denis Fréchette, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) on June ...and more »...

Senator deletes Twitter account after bike lane rant

The Twitter account belonging to Senator Nicole Eaton was deactivated following backlash toward her rant against the new Bloor Street bike lanes. “Can you imagine...

Ontario to test guaranteed-income program amid warnings about costs, effectiveness

The long-debated idea of a guaranteed minimum annual income for Canadians moves a small step closer to reality this week. Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal...

Senator's tweets on Bloor bike lanes called 'out of touch'

A cycling advocate called Senator Nicole Eaton out of touch after she took to Twitter to criticize Toronto's newest cycling infrastructure. Eaton called Bloor Street...

One thing is certain in the Clinton Foundation scandal: Hillary didn't avoid the 'appearance' of conflict

Lugar and other senators urged the foundation to ban all foreign donations, but the Clintons decided not to go that far. Instead, they agreed to...

Mauril Bélanger remembered as 'the glue' that binds as mourners bid final adieu

Ontario Sen. Jim Munson, who was on a parliamentary visit to Africa with Bélanger earlier this year, described his friend and colleague as “a man...

Peace operations in Africa: Is Canada making decisions before knowing its strategy?

Sajjan's mission, which included retired Supreme Court and international jurist Louise Arbour and retired general and senator Romeo Dallaire as advisors, produced an unusual flurry...

60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future

The caucus was an innovative concept as it included not only the senators who made up the new Majority, but also because it included Democrats...

Improve Via Rail service to Brockville: Senator

Small communities like Brockville need better rail services according to senator Bob Runciman, who is publicly calling on Via Rail to provide just that. In...

Bomber Command Museum Celebrates Their 30th In Style

bomber command30 aug20 2016 anne cools 001 edited 1 Liberal Senator for Toronto-Centre-York Anne Cools paid one of her many visits to the Bomber Command...

Janis Hanson: Only one candidate has a plan for student loan debt

City PagesRepublican Sen. Ron Johnson attributes student debt woes to the availability of federal student loans. He has not yet proposed alternatives. However, consistent with...

Senator calls for investigations into Mylan's 400% EpiPen price increases

Back in June, Wells Fargo's David Maris highlighted several price hikes Mylan had implemented in 2016, calling them “beacons for scrutiny” in the current drug...

PM lightens Mihychuk's workload, insiders call move a warning from Trudeau

The funding promise nearly kept the government from being able to get bill C-10 through the Senate, when Conservative Sen. Don Plett threatened to hold...

Senators press Mylan Labs over 'outrageous' EpiPen pricing

Twice last year, Mylan raised the price on EpiPen — its biggest-selling product — by 15 percent and raised it by another 15 percent last...

It's Time For The Defence Minister To Focus On Search And Rescue

Since the government took office last December, Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan has spent much of his time musing about Canada's military role in...

The fascinating life of footballer-turned-MPP Tim Reid

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Nancy Greene Raine won gold and silver medals in alpine skiing at the 1968 Olympics. Jacques Demers coached the Montreal Canadiens...

Pediatricians can help prevent childhood obesity, says expert

A Senate committee report in March had called on the government to ban advertising of food and beverages to children and consider a tax on...

Celebrating 30 years of history

... we had the console general of Britain come and say some words on why the Bomber Command Museum is so important; we had Senator...

At the GOP, a wardrobe change

Both Landon and Ford were conventional political figures, and indeed Landon's daughter, Nancy Landon Kassebaum, was a thoroughly conventional moderate GOP senator from 1978 to...

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

Visitors have included Hollywood A-listers like David Geffen, Steve Martin, and Warren Beatty — or writers like Thomas Friedman, Jared Diamond, and Joan Didion. “I...