Canadian Politics

Canada’s Conservatives are having a mini-meltdown

<i>David Moscrop is a Canadian contributing columnist for Post Opinions.</i><p>Tracking the recent antics of members of the Conservative Party of Canada, you’d be forgiven for thinking that someone had spiked the water in their caucus. And not with the sort of substance that changes who you are but the sort …

Canada

Melania Trump Asked The White House Kitchen To Make Healthier Meals For Overweight Donald, ‘NYT’ Reports

Donald Trump has been criticized for his poor diet and lack of exercise.<p>Melania Trump wants her husband to eat healthier, and is enlisting the White …

Donald Trump

Is Trudeau about to make Peterson’s mistake?

It’s the right time to call an early election, despite the fact that the government is barely three years into its mandate, said the pundits and …

Canadian News

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Other World Leaders Celebrate the Life of Kofi Annan

World leaders past and present are honoring the memory of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at age 80.<p>Annan was …

Barack Obama

Lunch With Sumiko: Father and son hit the right notes

August 19, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Now famous as the 'NDP buskers', Mashruddin Saharuddin and son Nizaruddin have been making music in Tampines for years.

New Democratic Party of Canada

EDITORIAL: Ford’s off to a good start. Now, keep it up

Having waited 15 years to return to power, Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government under Premier Doug Ford wisely didn’t waste time getting …

Canada

Young Liberals to host European Liberal Youth Congress

<i>Ben Whitlock, International Officer, Young Liberals, writes a guest post about exciting news for the Young Liberals</i>:<p>A lot is going to happen in 2019. …

Liberal Democrats

Beer Makers Are Drunk on Marijuana's Potential

In less than two months, Canada will make history. Following months of debate in Parliament and years of promises from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, …

Cannabis

Deciding on a Canadian approach to missile defence

The nuclear threat posed by North Korea has put ballistic missile defence (BMD) back on the radar of Canadian defence discussions. In a recent paper …

North Korea

GUNTER: The negative side effects of extreme multiculturalism

<i>By LORNE GUNTER</i>I love ya, Maxime. But ya gotta shut up in public.Maxime Bernier, the lawyer and businessperson who is the Conservative MP for Beauce …

Canadian News

Multiculturalism is here to stay... but what about Maxime Bernier?

In a summer rife with Twitter spats, Conservative MP Maxime Bernier’s remarks about “extreme multiculturalism” might be the most controversial of all.<p>…

Canada

Super PACs In Canada? Liberals Wrestle With Politically-Active Charities After Court Ruling

Registered charities will face a new test to ensure they don't engage solely in political activism.<p>OTTAWA — In an effort to prevent Canadian …

Canadian News

How Canadian technology could protect Space Force troops

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has announced that the United States plans to establish a “Space Force.” President Donald Trump endorsed the …

Space Exploration

LILLEY: Calls for gun ban off target

When politicians don’t know what to do, they make sure it looks like they are doing something.<p>That is what is happening with what passes for debate …

Guns

Letters August 18: Life in the bike lane, surely make you lose your mind

<b>SMOKE TAX</b><p>Just really surprised that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his environmentally concerned government did not figure out how to implement …

Bike Lanes

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

GENEVA — Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become …

Africa

The Rebel to Rabble Review: Mad Max and questioning facts

The federal Liberals’ bid to establish a national statutory holiday to honour survivors of Canada’s residential school system is “Trudeau at his …

Canada

GOLDSTEIN: Tories must stop panicking about Bernier

If Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and his party are to have any hope of winning next year’s election, they have to stop panicking every time Prime …

Canadian News

COMMENTARY: Maxime Bernier offers a disappointing and distracting diversity diatribe

As someone who has previously suggested that the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) ought to embrace the ideas of Maxime Bernier, I should add that …

Canada

'Disjointed' system hinders British Columbia First Nations in wildfire fight

FORT FRASER, B.C. — A fragmented system that makes British Columbia responsible for regional districts but gives the federal government authority for …

Canada

The Weekender Quiz: Bernier, Burnaby and Baloney

From Maxime Bernier's Twitter tirade, to new statutory holidays and baloney meters. It was a mixed bag this week in Canadian politics. Have you been …

Canada

Canada owes no apology to the Saudis

<i>Paul Heinbecker is a former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations and a distinguished fellow at the Centre of International Governance Innovation.</i><p>Urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to jump on a plane to Riyadh to apologize for Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s tweet on Saudi human …

Human Rights

Nelson: Saudi oil is still preferred over Alberta crude

Believing you’ve waded to the bottom of the rampant hypocrisy and dreary duplicity surrounding this Saudi Arabian diplomatic mess we’re involved in, …

Human Rights

Trump Cutting Canada Out Of NAFTA Talks ‘Right Now’

9:18 AM 08/17/2018<p>Canada remains out of the room in ongoing NAFTA talks, and President Donald Trump says that is no accident.<p>“We’re not negotiating …

Donald Trump

Bernier's diatribe against 'extreme multiculturalism' boosts Liberal fundraising

Maxime Bernier may be causing headaches for his fellow Conservative MPs, but his latest musings on "extreme multiculturalism" have been a boon for …

Canada

Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan at age 80

United Nations

Welcome to fiery BC, Prime Minister. Why aren't you talking about climate?

"Wildfire smoke is so thick in Prince George, it looks like night, after the sun has risen." That's a quote from Global News. Evacuations, damaged …

British Columbia

Rex Murphy: Jagmeet Singh’s natty yet ineffectual failure to launch

I believe it was a theory in the early days of Jagmeet Singh’s rise to the top of the NDP (a hillock, not a mountain) that he was just the man to …

Canadian News

Annual inflation rate jumped to 3.0% in July: StatsCan

OTTAWA — Higher gasoline prices helped push the country’s annual inflation rate in July to its highest reading since September 2011, Statistics …

Bank of Canada

Tory senator pokes holes in Khalid's claim she didn't know constituent was alleged anti-Semite

Conservative Sen. Linda Frum says she isn't satisfied with Liberal MP Iqra Khalid's apology for giving an award to an alleged anti-Semite — saying …

Canada