Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 08/2012

Parti Québécois Takes The Lead Ahead Of Election: Poll

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

The Parti Québécois is entering a provincial election campaign in the lead and positioned to form a minority government, according to a new poll....

Pauline Marois, PQ: Facts About Parti Quebecois Leader

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebecers will vote in a provincial election on Sept. 4. Pauline Marois is fighting her second election as Parti Quebecois leader. Here is ...

Francois Legault, CAQ: Facts About Coalition Avenir Quebec's Leader

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebecers will vote in a provincial election on Sept. 4. Francois Legault will be leading the Coalition avenir Quebec (Coalition for Quebec...

Quebec Election 2012 Key Issues: Student Protests, Corruption Inquiry, Sovereignty And Plan Nord

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - As Quebec begins a provincial election campaign, with a vote scheduled for Sept. 4, here are some key issues and the stated positions, so f...

Senior AHS Official Spent Thousands On High-End Restaurants

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

A senior executive was fired from Alberta Health Services, just hours before CBC was to air a story about how he spent tens of thousands of dollars on...

Eaton Centre Still Not Safe, Security Expert Says

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

A security consultant who worked at the Eaton Centre during the 1990s says the mall appears to have changed little since June's fatal shooting. ...

CSIS Boss Grilled About Spying In Security Certificate Case

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

Lawyers for one of only three men in Canada subject to a restrictive federal security certificate grilled a spymaster on Wednesday about how CSIS kept...

Quebec Election 2012: Quebec Students Protest, Charest Ready For Battle

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Jean Charest had fighting words for Quebec's student protesters as he called the provincial election. On Wednesday night, they punched back...

Syrian Crisis Straining Limited Resources

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada

Humanitarian advocates are asking why the international community — at a political stalemate over the next course of action in the deadly Syrian con...

Jason Kenney Faces Legal Uprising Over Conrad Black Visa

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

More than 80 lawyers have signed an open letter to Immigration Minister Jason Kenney challenging his insistence he played no role in granting Conrad B...

Elections Canada Pressed For Robocalls Probe Details

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

A lawyer for voters challenging the 2011 election result in seven federal ridings is asking Elections Canada to provide more information on its invest...

Kofi Annan Leaving Post As Special Envoy To Syria

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada

GENEVA - Kofi Annan said Thursday he will quit his high-profile role as special envoy to Syria at the end of the month, delivering blistering criticis...

NDP, Tories To Steer Clear Of Quebec Election

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Politics

While Quebec Liberal Leader Jean Charest is counting on Quebecers seeing him as the only federalist option as they head to the polls in the next provi...

B.C. Premier's Office Defends $475K Credit Card Bill

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark's office is defending a credit card bill that is more than double the size of her predecessor Gordon Campbell's. ...

Quebec Election 2012: Charest Downplays Role Jacques Duchesneau, Anti-Corruption Whistleblower, Could Play

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Jean Charest tried to downplay the effect that anti-corruption whistleblower Jacques Duchesneau could have on the provincial...

Student Group Urges B.C. To Scrap Student Loan Interest

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canadian Federation of Students B.C. is calling on the province to follow the examples of PEI and Newfoundland by eliminating interest on student ...

87 Newborns Potentially Exposed To Tuberculosis

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Living

Eighty-seven newborns at Scarborough General Hospital are being tested after they may have been exposed to tuberculosis by an infected nurse. ...

Olympics Doping Cases Good News For Keeping London Games Clean

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada

LONDON - At the midway point of the London Games, no competitor has been caught doping at their event. At least, not yet.Still, every day a different ...

Lollapalooza Evacuated Due To Storms: A First-Person Account Of The Scene

Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Music
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As I type this, it's raining hard, with a good deal of thunder and lightning. The wind has picked up and from outside my hotel, which is directly acro...

Quebec Election 2012: Jacques Duchesneau Joins Election, Corruption Takes Centre Stage In Quebec

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics

The third-most popular party in Quebec is hoping a star candidate who has just been at odds with the government will boost its hopes of vaulting into ...

Wisconsin Shooting: Twitter Reacts After Shots Fired At Sikh Temple

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada

As reports of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. surfaced on Sunday, a flood of worries and prayers emerged over Twitter. Seven people...

Thousands Attend Vancouver Pride Parade

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Hundreds of thousands of people packed into the West End on Sunday afternoon for the Vancouver Pride Parade. "It's like gay Christmas Day...

Temple Shooting In Wisconsin: Photos From Sikh Temple Shooting In Oak Creek

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada

At least seven people have died as a result of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. near Milwaukee. The suspected gunman is among the deceas...

New Brunswick Lobster Protests Hurt Industry, Fisheries Minister Michael Olscamp Says

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's fisheries minister said Sunday he hopes "cooler heads will prevail," in ongoing negotiations with the province's lobster...

Olympics 2012: Day 9 One Of Canada's Worst

Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada

LONDON - After Canada's best day of the Olympic Games on Saturday, Day 9 was one of the worst with zero medals.Canada remained at 10 medals, including...