politics

Seven of 10 Bloc Quebecois caucus members quit over leader’s style

Seven of 10 Bloc Quebecois caucus members quit over leader’s style

MONTREAL — Shortly after seven of the 10 Bloc Quebecois MPs quit…

Seven of 10 Bloc Quebecois caucus members quit over leader’s style
Former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre

Case of former MLA charged with sexual assault in court

Former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre’s case to return to court on March 22

Former Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre
FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

WASHINGTON — Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave…

  • Feb 13, 2018
FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter
Budget plan’s $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans

Budget plan’s $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans

WASHINGTON — Republicans rode the tea party wave to power eight years…

  • Feb 8, 2018
Budget plan’s $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans
Kelly in harsh spotlight after senior aide’s resignation

Kelly in harsh spotlight after senior aide’s resignation

WASHINGTON — Pressure mounted on White House chief of staff John Kelly…

  • Feb 8, 2018
Kelly in harsh spotlight after senior aide’s resignation
Fildebrandt says Kenney delivered ultimatum to him on 2019 riding

Fildebrandt says Kenney delivered ultimatum to him on 2019 riding

EDMONTON — A former United Conservative legislature member says party leader Jason…

Fildebrandt says Kenney delivered ultimatum to him on 2019 riding
Senate celebrates budget deal - but shutdown still possible

Senate celebrates budget deal – but shutdown still possible

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders brokered a long-elusive budget agreement Wednesday that would…

  • Feb 7, 2018
Senate celebrates budget deal - but shutdown still possible
White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

WASHINGTON — One of President Donald Trump’s top White House aides resigned…

  • Feb 7, 2018
White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse
House Republicans working on averting another shutdown

House Republicans working on averting another shutdown

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders are grappling for a strategy to avert…

  • Feb 5, 2018
House Republicans working on averting another shutdown

Halifax politician under fire again for retweeting ‘ethno-nationalist’ group

HALIFAX — A Halifax city councillor under fire for retweeting a Canadian…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Alberta Premier Rachel Notley gives opening remarks at an emergency cabinet meeting in Edmonton Wednesday.

B.C. to face consequences over plan to ban increased oil shipments: Alberta

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says there will be consequences for…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Alberta Premier Rachel Notley gives opening remarks at an emergency cabinet meeting in Edmonton Wednesday.
Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed

Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed

CROZET, Va. — A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress…

  • Jan 31, 2018
Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Angelica Magana, 34, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipient who was brought to the United State at the age of eight, right, and Victor Guzman, an undocumented resident, reacts to President Donald Trump as he speaks about his immigration policy during a State of the Union watch party Tuesday in Chicago.

No immigration deal near as Trump speech, offer are panned

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s State of the Union offer of a…

  • Jan 31, 2018
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Angelica Magana, 34, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipient who was brought to the United State at the age of eight, right, and Victor Guzman, an undocumented resident, reacts to President Donald Trump as he speaks about his immigration policy during a State of the Union watch party Tuesday in Chicago.
Trump calls for unity on immigration in State of the Union

Trump calls for unity on immigration in State of the Union

WASHINGTON — Addressing a deeply divided nation, President Donald Trump called upon…

  • Jan 30, 2018
Trump calls for unity on immigration in State of the Union
#MeToo, immigrants will have strong presence in SOTU address

#MeToo, immigrants will have strong presence in SOTU address

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the…

  • Jan 29, 2018
#MeToo, immigrants will have strong presence in SOTU address
Opposition parties hole up to map strategy for Commons’ return next week

Opposition parties hole up to map strategy for Commons’ return next week

OTTAWA — Federal Conservatives and New Democrats camped out in two different…

Opposition parties hole up to map strategy for Commons’ return next week

Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House to follow

WASHINGTON — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday as Democrats reluctantly…

  • Jan 22, 2018
Notley slams Opposition tax idea, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood ‘scary movie’

Notley slams Opposition tax idea, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood ‘scary movie’

CALGARY — Premier Rachel Notley says Opposition Leader Jason Kenney is pitching…

Notley slams Opposition tax idea, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood ‘scary movie’
House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

WASHINGTON — A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown…

  • Jan 18, 2018
House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim
Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid for Senate

Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid for Senate

PHOENIX — Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who was spared a…

  • Jan 9, 2018
Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid for Senate