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Speech from the throne

Bill to make 'O Canada' gender-neutral gets second reading Friday

Ottawa Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bélanger, who has the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease - is making his second attempt to tweak the English lyrics of O Canada. He proposes altering the “true patriot love” line from ...
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Chadwick Boseman continues superhero streak as Black Panther

680 News - ‎13 hours ago‎
To play T'Challa, Black Panther's alter-ego and heir to the throne of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, the actor did more than read every Panther comic he could find. He also made several trips to the real continent of Africa, and even took a ...

Chaos leads to positive change when Bun Bun debuts on Adventure Time

A.V. Club - ‎5 hours ago‎
Writers and storyboard artists Somvilay Xayaphone and Seo Kim have a strong understanding of kid mannerism and speech patterns, and Ashly Birch gives a great performance as Bun Bun that emphasizes the character's gleeful innocence. That sweet voice ...
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Peaky Blinders series 3: Tommy's new wife is revealed, plus 8 other things we learned from episode 1 - ‎10 hours ago‎
Ever since Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) announced his plans to wed at the climax of series two, fans have been kept guessing who he'd be marrying.
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Braid: Notley sails into year two on a sea of trouble

Calgary Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
... key: hauling Alberta from the back of the environmental pack to the front, negotiating national issues in a “drama-free” way, and refusing to respond to provocations like the B.C. government's unprecedented Alberta smackdown in its recent throne ...
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North Korea's Workers' Party congress begins behind closed doors

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The event is widely believed to be the driver behind North Korea's various provocations since the start of the year, from its January nuclear test and its February long-range ballistic missile launch, to its various threats to blow up Seoul, New York ...
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Sir David Attenborough at 90: A national treasure

The Independent - ‎16 hours ago‎
One of those paying tribute in Attenborough at 90, a BBC1 celebration marking the great natural history presenter's landmark birthday, is Prince William.

A White Church No More

New York Times - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Many of those who have criticized Mr. Trump's vision for America have faced threats and intimidation from the “alt-right” of white supremacists and nativists who hide behind avatars on social media.
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Whether smaller is better remains to be seen

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 3, 2016‎
That said, a cabinet reconfiguration is not unlike a Speech from the Throne in that it provides an opportunity for government to define its priorities and overall philosophy.
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Cheering crowds to furious farmers: Some key events in Alberta NDP's 1st year

Times Colonist - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is seen in this file photo as she leaves after speaking during a press conference prior to the reading of the Speech from the Throne in Edmonton on March 8, 2016. Notley's New Democrats became the first NDP government in ...

Green Party of Canada releases Performance Review of Trudeau Administration's first six months (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The challenges we face are too critical to be blindly partisan. We measure the Trudeau administration's performance against the Liberal platform promises and against the Speech from the Throne. We will continue to do so every 6 months until the October ...

Previous ag critic named as new Ag Minister - ‎22 hours ago‎
"(We need to) help people understand the fact that their meat doesn't come from Safeway, it comes from those farm producers that take it very seriously. And we have some of the safest, most economical food in the world right here in Manitoba, so we ...
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Survivor Kaôh Rōng: Kyle Jason On Embracing His Own Villainy

Parade - ‎16 hours ago‎
It's Survivor, a deadly game where players win and lie their way toward an Iron Throne of sorts all the same. Every season comes with its share of heroes, villains, and agents of chaos who hover between both ends of the moral spectrum. In the case of ...
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Kanye West compares new tour to 'Star Wars' - ‎15 hours ago‎
... West sharing his feelings about critics, the creation of his single "Ultralight Beam," how his relationship with wife Kim Kardashian has broken boundaries and, he once again brought up Taylor Swift and his infamous MTV award speech interruption ...
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'Lots of work to do,' says Brian Pallister as he holds 1st caucus meeting after Manitoba election win 1:46 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
He also announced that his government's first sitting of the house will begin May 16 with the speech from the throne. While Pallister and his government - cabinet and deputy ministers - will be sworn into office on May 3, he said he's still ...
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The Church must take a stronger stand vs Duterte

The Manila Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
The masses had wanted to lynch Aquino but couldn't, and because he's stepping down, anyway, they have instead carried the Davao Death Squad brains on their shoulders thinking they could rush to put him on the throne which Aquino is vacating. ... own ...
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JOHN PEARRELL: Trust in God — He has a purpose for your life

Rockdale Citizen - ‎12 hours ago‎
I will not go into all the details here, but until I was 16 I had a serious speech impediment that resulted in my being sent to special speech therapy classes from first through 11th grade. In addition to this ... But as I refuse to become panicky, as ...
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Render: Trump good match against Hillary

Clovis News Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich, both suspended their campaigns after their Indiana losses; Cruz, reportedly, for lack of money and Kasich due to pressure from the Republican National Committee. ... narrowing the field. The remaining candidates were ...

What to expect at the 7th Party Congress

Daily NK - ‎May 4, 2016‎
So there have only been six in total from the start until 2015. The most recent Congress was held on October 10, 1980.

Live Review: Bring Me The Horizon @ The Royal Albert Hall, London

Fortitude Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
During the interval between artists, presenter Tim Lovejoy (you know, the guy from Soccer AM and Sunday Brunch), spoke about the Teenage Cancer Trust and introduced a group of young adults to a large round of applause. ... Frontman Oli Sykes gave a ...