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Conrad Black: This isn't religion, it's madness

National Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Next Tuesday I am engaging in a debate with former justice minister Irwin Cotler, a cordial and respected acquaintance of many years, in Ottawa on the issue of whether the Supreme Court of Canada is usurping the rights of Parliament.

Conrad Black fights liens for unpaid taxes placed on Toronto mansion - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The liens were filed against Black's home on May 6 and May 10, alleging that he owes taxes from 2002, 2003 and 2008. The Canada Revenue Agency claims that Black is in arrears in the amounts of $12,307,717 and $3,513,877. In his notice of application, ...

Conrad Black: If Britain leaves the EU, where will it turn?

National Post - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Canadians should pay some attention to the tense and fierce campaign underway in the United Kingdom toward the June 23 vote on whether the country should leave the European Union or not.

Conrad Black fights liens on his mansion - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Former media baron Conrad Black is shown at the University Club in Toronto on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Black is fighting two liens that have been placed on his Toronto mansion that claim he owes more than $15 million in unpaid taxes.
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Trump Is the Voice of America's Discontent

Newsmax - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Conrad Black is a financier, author and columnist. He was the publisher of the London (UK) Telegraph newspapers and Spectator from 1987 to 2004, and has authored biographies on Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard M. Nixon.
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Rugby: All Blacks' rookie midfield a target for Wales

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
One of his biggest tasks in getting there will be moulding a new midfield to replace Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith. The squad announcement of 32 players for the three-test series against Wales next month has brought into sharp relief the two big holes ...

Rugby: Kiwis in Europe

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Colin Slade was amongst the points for Pau in their 29-12 win over Grenoble. The former All Black scored two tries and kicked two goals.
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Toronto mansion linked to rapper Drake gets green light to be built - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Other high-profile neighbours living in the Bridle Path include former newspaper baron Conrad Black and musical legend Gordon Lightfoot.

King, Lapointe friendship bridged the two solitudes

Troy Media - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mackenzie King, Canada's prime minister through most of the 1920s-1940s, seems to have enjoyed both human and canine friends. In January 1941, his dog, Pat, died at the age of 17.

Chris Rattue: Time to get excited about the NZ rugby talent factory

New Zealand Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
It is difficult to be modest about New Zealand rugby when you see a squad like this named. It's hard to recall being this excited anticipating a re-jigged All Black team taking shape. We all had a good idea of the candidates but as the actual names ...

Justin Marshall: Umaga's boys are banishing the blues

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
There has been speculation for a long time about who would replace some of the greats of All Black rugby. With Keven Mealamu, Richie McCaw, Tony Woodcock, Dan Carter, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu missing, that's about 750 test caps gone. But what ...
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Seven Highlanders in All Blacks squad

Otago Daily Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
Dan Carter, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu all joined clubs in France after the World Cup, while Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock retired.
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Drake's proposed Bridle Path mansion includes basketball court, 'jersey museum'

Toronto Star - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The neighbourhood itself, where the likes of Conrad Black and Gordon Lightfoot already reside. Does Drake's “No New Friends” policy apply to neighbourhood barbecues?

Division II regional track and field: Vermilion's Kole Johnson and Keystone's Mitchell Coe spring big upsets ...

Chronicle-Telegram - ‎15 hours ago‎
Black River senior Tanner Hawley earned his first state berth in track to add to the three he's earned in cross country.

Talking points: On Drake's new property and Senate mockery - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Among Drake's new neighbours: former press baron Conrad Black, who, incidentally, recently ran into a hiccup selling and leasing back his more traditional $21.8-million mansion after the CRA placed a lien against the property, claiming unpaid taxes.

What to do this weekend and beyond

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Lord Conrad Black is returning to Ottawa, this time to the Great Canadian Debates series, to lock horns with Hon. Irwin Cotler over the topic: Canada's Supreme court has usurped the role of Parliament, hosted by the McDonald Laurier Institute, 7 p.m ...

It's all in the takeover timing — or lack of it

The Australian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
... of dismemberment and a wild ride through the 1990s under the somewhat disinterested (in both senses of the word: the correct and the colloquially wrong) control of the eccentric, egocentric and verbally flatulent Canadian media dilettante Conrad Black.

How do Canadians remember leaders who have disrespected First Nations?

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Conrad Black, the author and historian, believes in a more measured approach. “Even Winston Churchill was no prize at recognizing the merits of non-whites - should every statue of him be torn down, even though he was one of the principal defenders of ...

Hansen prepares All Blacks for new era following departure of veterans

The Press - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Conrad Smith, Dan Carter, Ma'a Nonu, Keven Mealamu, Richie McCaw and Tony Woodcock, pictured posing with the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park last year, played 707 tests between them.