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Jasper Johns To Turn His Connecticut Home Into An Artists' Retreat

The artists would “live, eat and devote themselves to the private study, practice and development of their work. They would have communal meals, in the existing main house and shared common spaces that would foster a sense of community among the artists.”

Canada’s NAFTA IP and E-commerce Priorities: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on International Trade

The House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade has been conducting hearings on the NAFTA negotiations. I appeared before the committee yesterday on a panel that included the dairy industry, food and beverage sector, and my comments on IP and e-commerce. Show More Summary

The House of Commons is back: Live video

Watch the first question period of the season in Ottawa. We're carrying it live at 2:15 pm ET. The post The House of Commons is back: Live video appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Common Sense 101: Some Really Simple Solutions To The Housing Affordability Crisis

Ian McAuley has written two articles on the problem of housing affordability and the related risk faced by those who have high housing debt. One reader has asked him to respond with suggested solutions. Over to Ian…. Responding to two articles I wrote on housing policy (Part 1 on financiers, Part 2 on borrowers), Kathy Hyne [...]Show More Summary

John Bercow attacks the government's 'worrying' boycott of tuition fees vote

LONDON — The Speaker of the House of Commons has spoken out against the government after they boycotted two opposition votes on tuition fees and public sector pay. Government whips told Conservative MPs not to take part in the votesShow More Summary

What The 2 Deadliest Mass Shootings This Year Have In Common

On Sunday, 27-year-old Meredith Lane invited a group of friends over to her house in Plano, Texas, to watch football and grill.

Poor show halted in its tracks, Nationalists have run out of local heros.

Listening to the EU Withdrawal Bill debate in the House of Commons yesterday, Paul Masterton the newly elected Tory MP for East Renfrewshire gave a hint of what Brexit has done for unionists (even Remainers like Masterton). In leaving the EU, we can deliver hammer blows to nationalism—yes, of the yellow and black variety, but more...

BREXIT CATCH-UP: The EU Withdrawal Bill passed the UK House of Commons last night 326-90, which is g…

BREXIT CATCH-UP: The EU Withdrawal Bill passed the UK House of Commons last night 326-90, which is good, but the Bill allows the executive to alter laws by enacting “Henry VIII powers,” which is bad. My colleague Rory Broomfield and I proposed a different approach to reducing EU regulation (based on the successful US experience) […]

The White House Was Locked Down Because of a Yoga Mat

Lockdowns have been common at the White House but Monday morning's was strange.

Trump speaks with Turkey's leader, backs regional stability

President Donald J. Trump has spoken with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. The White House says Trump in the call on Saturday emphasized the common commitment of the United … Click to Continue »

The 1 Thing Congress Actually Agrees on? Self-Driving Cars, Apparently

A future where self-driving cars are more common than human drivers might not be as far off as you'd think - and somehow, it appears to be the one thing that Congress can agree on. The US House of Representatives passed the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act on Sept. Show More Summary

President Trump Said Hurricane Irma Is ‘Not Good.’ Here’s What Else He’s Called That

President Trump said that Hurricane Irma will be “not good.” In a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House, the President used one of his most common verbal tics to describe one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. “We have a lot to discuss, including the fact that there is a…

Showdown over Trudeau’s tax reforms could dominate fall sitting

The Liberal government is bracing for a battle in the House of Commons over its decision to close tax loopholes affecting small business The post Showdown over Trudeau’s tax reforms could dominate fall sitting appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Butterfly Keys

A nifty way to carry your house key – these flip-style key holders are modeled on the design of the infamous balisong (aka “butterfly”) knife. Each one is made from billet aluminum, and includes a key blank for common house keys. Available for a limited time on Massdrop.

Street named after 'Game of Thrones' character forced to change, because people find it upsetting

What do Snow, Stannis, Greyjoy and Tywin have in common? They're all street names in an Australian housing development estate. SEE ALSO: The ‘Game of Thrones’ cast reveals what songs would be on their character’s iPod But not every character...Show More Summary

Library Association Submissions to 2018 Federal Budget Consultations

The federal government is holding consultations in advance of the 2018 budget and many library associations have made presentations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.The Canadian Federation of Library Associations...Show More Summary

Divisions emerge in House of Commons defence committee over North Korea

The rare summer meeting came amid mounting concerns about a potential conflict between the U.S. and North Korea The post Divisions emerge in House of Commons defence committee over North Korea appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bannon Planning "#War" with "Democrat White House"?

Seems like it. I've heard that, strangely enough, Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon were allies a lot of the time (and, I guess, enemies some of the time). If you're wondering who Bannon and Priebus could possibly have in common...

Displacement is common villain in housing debates. Where's the data to back it up?

Displacement. It's a word used to try and kill almost any sizable development proposal. Take Gale Brewer's recent vote against a proposed East Harlem rezoning last month. "Residents of East Harlem... To view the full story, click the title link.

Game Of Thrones Hatches A Mad Plan, Teases Madder Queens, & The Bastard Reunion We've Been Waiting For! Eastwatch Recap HERE!

Winter is here — which means the people of Westeros need to put their houses and grudges aside to fight a common enemy. That's the brilliant plan that brings our new favorite group of Game of Thrones boys North of the Wall — including one bastard we haven't seen in years! The latest hour of the HBO [...]

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