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Letter: Reflections on the 1997 referendum

More than 20 years ago, on July 31, 1997, a referendum on denominational education was scheduled for Sept. 2 (then 32 days out.) It was...

Senator challenges climate commitments during fact-finding mission

Barry Perry, president of Fortis Inc., meets with members of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources during a fact-finding mission to...

Tough to wave the flag on this one

And it's not as if Furey earned his way into the Speaker's robes after multiple years in an elected position; in fact, Furey is a...

Predictions for the big night

It wouldn't be a stretch, in fact, to suggest that Harper might have paraphrased that famous quote from the south of the border debate of...

The lies are piling up

rabble.ca (blog) (subscription)The prime minister has done nothing to clean it up. Many who wished to do good work there have left, including Hugh Segal...

Exclusive Here's a thought: leave the Senate alone

(subscription) (subscription)In his book “Protecting Canadian Democracy: The Senate You Never Knew,” Serge Joyal suggests that while the role of the Senate is constantly...

Here's a thought: let's leave the Senate alone

(subscription) (subscription)In his book “Protecting Canadian Democracy: The Senate You Never Knew,” Serge Joyal suggests that while the role of the Senate is constantly...

Here's a thought: let's leave the Senate alone

(subscription) (subscription)In his book “Protecting Canadian Democracy: The Senate You Never Knew,” Serge Joyal suggests that while the role of the Senate is constantly...

Two candidates for Placentia-St. Mary's PC nomination

(subscription) (subscription)Manning is also the niece of Canadian senator and former Placentia-St. Mary's MHA Fabian Manning. The other candidate vying to represent the PCs...

The Davis show is a great big flop

If Manning and Davis find that sort of scrutiny unfair, they should scamper back to the law office and the cop shop. (The saucy part...

EDITORIAL: Call an election

Grilled by the CBC, the premier could only keep repeating how he is personally impressed by Manning. She's smart, he insisted. She works well under...

Call an election

Grilled by the CBC, the premier could only keep repeating how he is personally impressed by Manning. She's smart, he insisted. She works well under...

Looney Toons time

... looking very much like the fiery old rooster Foghorn Leghorn: “Ahhhhh shuuuuuuddddddup.” And Fabian Manning made an appearance as Pepe le Pew, the skunk...

Cheers

George Furey billed $15,279.25, including one trip between St. John's and Ottawa (return) for a dependent. Virtually all the travel was for weekly air travel...

Cheers & Jeers

The former Liberals in the Canadian Senate posted their expenses for the last three months online on Thursday, and two Newfoundlanders were in the mix:...

Turbulent Tory times

We still hadn't heard earlier this week an official yea or nay from Fabian Manning. But, as I've noted here previously, this is a politician...