Feb 29th, 2008
MPP Resignation Could Spell The End Of Tim Hudak'
Elizabeth Witmer's Resignation Could Spell The End Of Tim Hudak's Leadership In Ontario Within a year of the 2011 provincial election, the Ontario Liberals could regain their majority government and deal Tim...
The loony left’s gift to Stephen Harper
The piece is so entertaining, I must paste the whole damn thing. :lol: Majority report Thoughts on a Conservative majority world. The Ottawa Citizens Dan Gardner argues that Stephen Harpers leftist critics play a key role in keeping the ...
May 2nd, 2012 by Nuggler
Peter MacKay may become Justice Minister
Peter MacKay as Justice Minister? Wait and See. The talk among many in the defence world in Ottawa is about the fate of Peter MacKay. Will Prime Minister Stephen Harper drop him from his job as defence minister? Various commentators have...
May 1st, 2012 by Nuggler
CBC not renewing Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune
Omg. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, two popular U.S. game shows, will not be returning to the CBC primetime lineup in the fall of 2012. But Corrie fans rest reassured: the U.K.s beloved kitchen sink drama, Coronation Street almost 52 years...
Harper support drops sharply
as NDP move into statistical tie with Tories: poll Only a month into the leadership of Thomas Mulcair, the NDP has moved into a statistical tie with the federal Conservatives in the latest Nanos poll, while Prime Minister Stephen Harpers...
Conservative cuts put half of Statscan jobs at risk
Conservative cuts put half of Statscan jobs at risk Nearly half of the roughly 5,000 people working at Statistics Canada are being warned that their jobs are at risk, suggesting deep cuts are in store for one of the country’s most trusted sources...
Tories accused of bungling another military purchase
Tories accused of bungling another military purchase A $2-billion procurement contract for about 100 new Close Combat Vehicles for the military has been restarted after the latest bids didn't meet technical requirements, a Conservative MP says. ...
GDP goes down in February
Canadian economy shrinks slightly in February Canada's gross domestic product declined by 0.2 per cent in February, which means the country's overall economy contracted. Temporary closures in mining and other industries contributed to the decline,...
Apr 29th, 2012 by gerryh
What I would like to see in Canada
How would you feel if we in Canada... - Ended all aboriginal government departments and cancelled all treaties, and use the military to deal with the riots Reagan style - Ended all permanent welfare for those capable of working (only the severely...
Apr 29th, 2012 by petros
Dalai Lama commends Stephen Harper
OTTAWA The Dalai Lama on Saturday commended Prime Minister Stephen Harper for holding a private meeting with him one day earlier despite regular pressure from China on world leaders not to associate with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. He...
Cuts will drag on economy: report
Cuts will drag on economy: report The Canadian economy could grow at a slower pace, and have 108,000 fewer jobs as the federal government cuts more than $5 billion in spending and eliminates the deficit by 2015, according to a report from ...
Provincial Debt getting more expensive
Provincial Debt getting more expensive Ontario just had the credit rating placed on a Negative Watch. Quebec is in worse shape. NS and NB not far behind. Down grades are coming. ...
Apr 26th, 2012 by MHz
Harper won't rule out staying in Afghanistan past 2014 .
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has not ruled out extending Canada's military involvement in Afghanistan beyond the 2014 withdrawal of NATO forces. Under questioning from Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair in the House of Commons Wednesday, Harper...
PEN Canada concerned by silencing of publicly funded scientists
PEN Canada concerned by silencing of publicly funded scientists PEN Canada voiced concerns that the federal government's restrictions on media access to publicly funded scientists have become a serious infringement on the right to freedom of...
Is the Chamber of Commerce non-political
What percent of OUR elected officials are CofC members? 60% 80% or MORE --- 40% 20% or LESS Should they loose their non-profit status; along with the Govt funding and tax free status; if they are found to be politically motivated? My guess would...
Ottawa wants to appeal ruling on bawdy houses
Ottawa wants to appeal ruling on bawdy houses Canada’s three main prostitution-control laws appear destined for scrutiny by the country’s highest court after the federal government announced Wednesday it wanted to appeal a decision that effectively...
Voters give new meaning to ‘peace, order and good government’
Voters give new meaning to ‘peace, order and good government’ In America, a country with a robust declaration of national character, the people like to tease that Canadians’ ambition is merely “peace, order and good government.” Rather than fighting...
Ontario 'priority to get shovels in ground' for LRTs
Ontario 'priority to get shovels in ground' for LRTs TORONTO - Light-rail transit will go before the provincial cabinet “as quickly as possible” now that Metrolinx has approved the plan, Transportation Minister Bob Chiarelli said Wednesday. “Our...
Iggy on Quebec and Scotland
This doofus is still around? :lol: BBC News - Michael Ignatieff: Everyone is watching Scotland
Apr 24th, 2012 by Spade
Five-star hotel not good enough for Bev Oda
Five-star hotel not good enough, Bev Oda opts for posh hotel favoured by royalty OTTAWA—It seems only the best will do for International Development Minister Bev Oda, who refused to stay at one five-star hotel in London, England, last year and...
Harper push for pipelines likely to backfire
Harper push for pipelines likely to backfire Is the Conservative government deliberately trying to manufacture dissent against proposed pipelines to bring Alberta oil to the B.C....
Apr 24th, 2012 by B00Mer
AB Election - My estimate
1 party will get more The 2nd party will have less The 3rd and 4th (Libs-NDP) will have a lot less than Party 1 and 2. What are your projections for this election?
Apr 24th, 2012 by Niflmir
Liberals shouldn't balk at merger talk
The party is in shambles and despite 'bold new' plans for rebuilding, genuine action seems in short supply As Jean Chretien revisits a merger on Canada's centre-left, some Liberals are growing antsy over their party's paralysis since its 2011 ...
Apr 24th, 2012 by Machjo
NDP - Moving on over to the Center? Or a flash in the Electoral pan?
NDP - Moving on over to the Center? Or a flash in the Electoral pan? Under Mulcair will the NDP move towards the center - That is where the votes are. To far left or right of center and Bingo, you are not the Govt. So what do you think the NDP under...
PM Economic Performance Comparison
The mother of all interactive graphs is here. A comparison of the surpluses and deficits along with all revenue and expenditures. It's interesting to see how a conservative affects the budget vs. a liberal. CBC News - Interactive: Canada's...
Apr 23rd, 2012 by CDNBear
On-reserve private health-care a good idea?
Seeing that, strictly speaking, the First Nations are unique nations in their own right as per international treaties we have with them, and that as such they are entitled to a reasonable level of sovereignty, who are we to tell them they can't have...
Apr 23rd, 2012 by JLM
CBC demands more money
OTTAWA - CBC wants more money from Canadians to pay for local services but isn't willing to say exactly what that money will buy. Last week CBC appeared before the CRTC, Canada's broadcast regulator, arguing in favour of keeping a pool of money...