Denise Batters

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Longtime Sask. senator retires

Her departure means there are now five senators from Saskatchewan: Raynell Andreychuk, Denise Batters, Lillian Dyck, David Tkachuk and Pamela Wallin. There are now six...

The Gargoyle: Trudeau fears for 'crazy' North Korea, Sen. Batters fears Senate committee suggestion

Meanwhile, weeks into opposition filibustering over proposed changes to House of Commons protocols, a Conservative senator is taking aim at similar changes in the Red...

Senate report addresses lengthy court delays, cites Saskatchewan as positive example

“You could have a situation then where people who are convicted of crimes and should be convicted of crimes are going free because they have...

Sask. senator calls this province an innovator on improving court delay

Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters is shown near the Senate chambers on Parliament Hill in February 2016. Justin Tang / THE CANADIAN PRESS.Legal affairs Senate committee...

D&C - End of show chit-chat: Nice fallout, Tim Tebow, HBO's 'The Night Of' 7-15-16

Yes she's here more controversial it's more compelling you have a villain it's have a villain and stays out and in the suffered as a...

Assisted dying legislation could avoid Parliamentary 'ping pong'

Conservative Senator Denise Batters says she takes seriously the distinction between elected MPs and appointed senators. "I just want to make sure that the voice...

Senate amends assisted dying bill again

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Senator Denise Batters said she was disappointed her Friday proposal to require a 90-day waiting period for patients with mental illnesses was...

Senators amend assisted dying bill

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal Senator James Cowan said the amendment would “remove the concerns about the unconstitutionality of the bill” – although other senators like Conservative...

Media mogul's mental competency at center of probate case

(AP) - A battery of lawyers argued in court Tuesday over whether media mogul Sumner Redstone had the mental competence to remove two trustees of...

Journos celebrate 150th anniversary at Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner, June 4, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Denise Batters to her date, Canadian Press reporter Jordan Press. Twitter photo courtesy Denise Batters ... Government Representative in the Senate Peter Harder...

Justice minister warns of 'risks' of missing Monday's assisted dying deadline

Conservative Sen. Denise Batters told Channel on Sunday that the legislation “needs to be tightened up further” to include a longer waiting period, a...

OUT & ABOUT: Educating Chaka Fattah's Son

... hERBERT Vederman, and former Solutions for Progress CEO Robert Brand – have sat at an L-shaped defense table as a battery of United States...

Senators want changes to assisted suicide Bill C-14 before Parliament votes

Making these changes now, as the June 6 deadline fast approaches, could speed approval of the bill when it is sent to the Senate, said...

The Gargoyle: The epic elbow episode and more

“There are other issues that are more important and frankly more engaging, and those include questions of leadership and other things.” “I've known Michael for...

Crime Reports

According to the incident report, Sutton became irate during an argument with a man at an address on Senate Street, Union, and the report states...

Crowds line streets to honor US Navy SEAL killed in Iraq

Wearing a baseball cap with "Navy" emblazoned across it, Denise Gallagher, 56, cried as she saw the flag-draped coffin carried by sailors getting loaded into...

In Mexico missing students case, suspects allege torture

"If the confessions are tossed out and there is no other evidence, basically there is no case," said Denise Gonzalez, a specialist in human rights...

Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper announces Baton Rouge mayoral bid

Despite losing his Metro Council re-election bid to C. Denise Marcelle in 2008, Sharper's name has stayed in the headlines. He was a plaintiff in...

Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper announces Baton Rouge mayoral bid

Despite losing his Metro Council re-election bid to C. Denise Marcelle in 2008, Sharper's name has stayed in the headlines. He was a plaintiff in...

Conservative senator says 'we're not getting answers so far' from government representative

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new point man in the Senate isn't answering the questions other senators have, says one Conservative senator. "We're not getting answers...

When science butts heads with liberal ideology

That may be why outspoken Senator Anne Cools has asked Dutton to speak to the Senate in Ottawa this Thursday, where he will outline how...

Douglas Todd: Controversy ensues when science butts heads with liberal ideology

That may be why outspoken Senator Anne Cools has asked Dutton to speak to the Senate in Ottawa next Thursday, where he will outline how...

Trudeau's Senate leader asks for $800K office budget

If you want the government leader's budget abilities, that sort of thing, you have to assume the government leader's responsibilities — things like question period,"...

The paradox of Robert DeLeo

They alternated batting leadoff and second in the line-up, both of them more singles hitters than power sluggers, and both with good speed on the...

Charlie Sheen under investigation by Los Angeles police

Threat Management detectives investigate serious stalking and criminal threats cases, although often the celebrity, politician or other dignitary is the victim. Ross sued Sheen in...

Charlie Sheen under investigation by Los Angeles police

Threat Management detectives investigate serious stalking and criminal threats cases, although often the celebrity, politician or other dignitary is the victim. Ross sued Sheen in...

In Miami visit, Speaker Ryan sticks by Cuba embargo – Florida's fish-kill woes – Daytona's spring-break bonanza ...

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, an anti-embargo Arizona Republican, paid a visit to Fernandez's home earlier this week along with “a few members of Congress,” said...

Politics|Soft and Cuddly? John Kasich's Old Colleagues Don't Recognize Him

As a Democratic state representative in a Republican-dominated legislature, Denise Driehaus recalled joking to Mr. Kasich at a bill-signing ceremony that she might never again...

Viewpoint: Provide help, not assisted suicide, to mentally ill

Denise Batters More from Denise Batters. Published on: March 21, 2016 | Last Updated: March 21, 2016 6:03 AM CST. Senator Denise Batters became a...

Denise Batters: Help the mentally ill. Don't kill them

... we need to make our voices heard on this issue — and fast. Please contact your local MP and tell them where you stand.

“Power Trip” summit to draw Gwyneth, Tyra and other notables to SF in March

The overnight includes cocktails at the home of Internet entrepreneur Xochi Birch, a co-founder of the Battery private social club, a dinner by local female...

Senator Batters makes a pitch

Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters made a pitch for Estevan and southeast Saskatchewan last week when she addressed the Canadian Senate and the public with thoughts...

Denise Batters - skeparchy.org

Today I have received an e-mail from Senator Denise Batters, parishioner of St. Basil's Parish in Regina. At her request, I am forwarding you her...

Senator who lost husband says assisted death shouldn't be option for mentally ill

Saskatchewan Sen. Denise Batters told CTV's Power Play that people experiencing mental illnesses should be provided with more access to treatment, rather than “arming them...

Assisted death legislation should exclude psychological suffering: senator

Psychological suffering should be excluded from future assisted-death legislation, says a Conservative senator who became a mental health advocate in the wake of her husband's...

Senator Denise Batters Raises Concerns About Assisted-Suicide Laws

OTTAWA — A Conservative senator who became a mental-health advocate in wake of her husband's suicide wants to see psychological suffering excluded from future assisted-death...

Senator Denise Batters opposes euthanasia for psychiatric reasons

Canadian Senator Denise Batters, who became a widow after her husband David Batters, a former Member of Parliament, died by suicide. Batters, who is a...

WATCH: This Planned Parenthood supporter who shouted 'God is a horrible deity' has no idea what she's talking about

February 19, 2016 (AlexSchadenberg) -- Canadian Senator Denise Batters became a widow after her husband David Batters, a former Member of Parliament, died by suicide.

Donald Trump: Planned Parenthood 'does do wonderful things' Kristi Burton Brown

February 19, 2016 (AlexSchadenberg) -- Canadian Senator Denise Batters became a widow after her husband David Batters, a former Member of Parliament, died by suicide.

Bee gene bank; excessive speeding rises; teacher misconduct

In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 photo, Adam DeLong, works on a fellow massage student, Barb Pheiffer, during his clinical practice with instructor Stan Williams...

Ridgewood is getting a multimillion-dollar athletic field reconstruction

(registration) (registration)On hand to make the first dig were GCHS principal Denise Vittor, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, state Senator Joseph Addabbo, a representative from Assemblywoman...

New England digs out from first big snowfall of season

BOSTON (AP) — New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places...

Jurors award $23.1 million to man shot by deputy in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $23.1 million to a black man who was shot and paralyzed by a Florida sheriff's...

Suit: Chair of Topinka's committee took nearly $90K for personal use

Batter up! Check out GOP presidential aspirant Donald Trump's white baseball cap he was wearing at the Mexican border Thursday emblazoned with the words: “Make...

Muncie father accused of battering infant

MUNCIE — A Muncie man allegedly caused injuries to his 2-month-old son's brain when he dropped the baby into a crib. Bradley Michael Bell, 21,...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall still keen on abolishing the Senate

Saskatchewan has its full complement of six senators, with the most recent appointment being Denise Batters in 2013. The mandatory retirement of a senator is...

Obama Schedule || Monday, November 30, 2015

He is my Senator. If he is all that is left standing I would vote for him. But he is weak and I do not...

USA TODAY GOP Power Rankings: Rubio reigns, Christie climbs

A good night on the debate stage has put Marco Rubio on top of our GOP Power Rankings for the first time, and it gave...

Happy 75th Birthday, Pelé!

(blog) (blog)October 23, 1876: The Chicago Tribune publishes season-ending batting percentages, based on the new method of dividing number of at-bats into number of...

Final rallies bring out Tory heavy-hitters

Other senators have shown up during this 11-week election — Sen. Denise Batters was at a Harper event in Saskatchewan, Sen. Daniel Lang at a...