Joe Handley Newswire (Page 10)

Joe Handley Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Joe Handley. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 50,280 in Joe Handley

  1. United Conservative Party member Derek Fildebrandt says he made...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    An Alberta politician who has made a career championing taxpayers says he made mistakes when he wrongly billed the government for meals over a period of years. "There were some administrative errors in processing meal receipts for staff, constituent and stakeholder meetings, with a potential total of up to $192.60 over a period of 2 and half years," Fildebrandt said in an emailed statement late Monday.

    Comment?

  2. coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Ottawa Business Journal

    Proposed legislation would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, require equal pay for part-time workers and expand personal emergency leave The Ontario government's plan for major labour reforms would have significant side effects that would put 185,000 jobs at risk, a coalition of business groups said Monday in releasing part of its analysis on the proposed legislation. The economic analysis commissioned by the Keep Ontario Working Coalition found that Ontario businesses stand to take a $23-billion hit within two years of the implementation of Bill 148, largely due to a minimum wage increase.

    Comment?

  3. More violence to come before Malaysian election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | South China Morning Post

    Key allies of Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad and ruling party leaders on Tuesday were trading blame over an outbreak of violence at a forum featuring the ex-premier turned opposition chief, as observers warned the ugly scenes could be repeated manyfold ahead of a key election pitting the 92-year-old against Prime Minister Najib Razak. Videos of the chaotic scenes at Sunday's town hall meeting went viral on social media within hours, as Malaysians expressed shock that Mahathir who helmed Malaysia with an iron hand for 22 years narrowly missed being hit by flares, chairs, slippers and water bottles hurled on stage.

    Comment?

  4. Cathy keeps confidence in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Border Mail

    ALL EYES ON BARNABY: Cathy McGowan and Barnaby Joyce last year when the deputy prime minister visited Wodonga during the election campaign. The federal government will be able to continue operating with support from Indi MP Cathy McGowan in matters of "confidence and supply", even if it loses its one-seat majority in the House of Representatives.

    Comment?

  5. B.C. bans trophy hunting for Grizzly bears, total ban in Great Bear RainforestRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | 680News

    File photo of a grizzly bear traveling across the Porcupine River Tundra in the Yukon Territories on Aug. 12, 2009. AP PHOTO/Rick Bowmer.

    Comment?

  6. NDP to 'protect B.C.'s interests' in pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | 24 Hours

    Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman will be joined by Attorney General David Eby to make an announcement about the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project , August 10 2017. The province has set out its initial steps to "protect B.C.'s interests" with respect to Kinder Morgan's $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, but has so far declined to say how much it expects that effort to cost.

    Comment?

  7. B.C. Jobs Minister's apology to fired LNG advocate not enough, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Globe and Mail

    B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston has apologized on social media to a former provincial Liberal leader he falsely accused of completing little work as the province's liquefied natural gas advocate, but Gordon Wilson's lawyer says his client is still proceeding with a lawsuit over the issue. In a brief interview on Monday, Mr. Wilson said he was leaving it to his lawyer to comment on the matter.

    Comment?

  8. Connelly: British Columbia bans trophy hunting of grizzly bearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The new, green government of British Columbia is banning all trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the province, which is larger than Texas, effective November 30. An estimated 250 grizzlies have been killed each year, more than two-thirds by foreign trophy hunters who pay thousands of dollars to guide-outfitters. Trophy hunting has even been permitted in many provincial parks.

    Comment?

  9. Pheu Thai raps govt for trial claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Bangkok Post

    Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra reacts to her supporters waiting for her outside the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions on Aug 1, 2017. Inflamed by claims that local administrative organisations are using state funds to cover the transport costs of supporters of former premier Yingluck Shinawatra at her rice scheme trial on Aug 25, Pheu Thai members on Monday denounced these as groundless.

    Comment?

  10. Biz groups raise concerns about labour reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Ontario government's plan for major labour reforms would have significant side effects that would put 185,000 jobs at risk, a coalition of business groups said Monday in releasing part of its analysis on the proposed legislation. The economic analysis commissioned by the Keep Ontario Working Coalition found that Ontario businesses stand to take a $23-billion hit within two years of the implementation of Bill 148, largely due to a minimum wage increase.

    Comment?

  11. Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end Nov. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    "This action is supported by the vast majority of people across our province," Forests Minister Doug Donaldson announced from Hazelton on Monday. "We believe the action we're taking goes beyond the commitment to Coastal First Nations made as part of the 2016 Great Bear Rainforest agreements."

    Comment?

  12. Ontario municipalities call for sales-tax hike to fund local projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Globe and Mail

    Ontario municipal leaders are calling for a 1-per-cent hike in the HST that would raise $2.5-billion a year for local infrastructure. Ontario municipal leaders are calling for a 1-per-cent hike in the HST that would raise $2.5-billion a year for local infrastructure.

    Comment?

  13. Municipalities pushing for provincial tax hike for infrastructure during Ottawa conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Canada.com

    Provincial party leaders on Tuesday are expected to hear a growing call from municipalities to increase sales taxes to help maintain local infrastructure. Premier Kathleen Wynne, PC Leader Patrick Brown and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath are scheduled to speak at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's annual conference at Ottawa's Shaw Centre, where mayors and councillors from across the province are promoting an idea to implement a one-per-cent provincial sales tax strictly for keeping municipal infrastructure in good working order.

    Comment?

  14. Raise HST by one percentage point to fix roads, bridges, says municipalities groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Toronto Star

    Finance Minister Charles Sousa's office quickly shot down the idea of hiking the HST as Premier Kathleen Wynne prepared to speak Tuesday at the annual convention of the the Association of Municipalities of Ontario. Ontarians should pay an extra percentage point on the HST, raising $2.5 billion a year to keep local roads, bridges, arenas and other infrastructure in better repair, says the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

    Comment?

  15. Ontario business groups raise concerns about province's planned labour reformsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The Ontario government's plan for major labour reforms would have significant side effects that would put 185,000 jobs at risk, a coalition of business groups said Monday in releasing part of its analysis on the proposed legislation. The economic analysis commissioned by the Keep Ontario Working Coalition found that Ontario businesses stand to take a $23-billion hit within two years of the implementation of Bill 148, largely due to a minimum wage increase.

    Comment?

  16. 6 Killers of Bangabandhu: No progress in bringing them backRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | The Daily Star

    None of the six convicted fugitive killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman hiding abroad could be brought back home in spite of the government's special efforts. Only two of them could be traced to two North American countries, but the government has yet to find out the whereabouts of the other four despite efforts made through diplomatic channels, intelligence and the Interpol.

    Comment?

  17. People's support is essential, Sri Lanka Premier saysRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | Colombo Page

    Aug 14, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that people's support is essential to move forward the government's good governance program. Speaking at a ceremony held at the BMICH in Colombo today, the Premier said some people are blaming the government as to why it has not created good governance fulfilling the pledge given during the election.

    Comment?

  18. The migrant surge on the border isn't a crisis, it's just a fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | MacLeans

    Terry Glavin: Canada can easily absorb migrants crossing into Quebec. The real problem is this country's dysfunctional immigration system.

    Comment?

  19. French students won't attend English schools: Young Liberals of QuebecRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | GlobalNews

    Quebec premier Philippe Couillard is inviting anglophones who have left the province to come back, following a heated debate at a meeting of the Liberal Party of Quebec's youth wing lat weekend. "Your presence is necessary, wanted; we need you in order to have a better future for all Quebecers," he said.

    Comment?

  20. China to boost strategic ties with all-weather friend Pak: VP (Eds:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | India.com

    Islamabad, Aug 14 China is ready to enhance all- round strategic cooperation and economic ties with its "all weather" ally Pakistan, Vice Premier Wang Yang said today as he attended the country's Independence Day celebrations here. Wang, a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of China's ruling Communist Party, is among the country's top leaders.

    Comment?