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Union goes to court over fewer flight attendants on Air Canada planes

A spokeswoman for Transport Minister Lisa Raitt wouldn't comment because the matter is before the courts, but an Air Canada spokesman defended the exemption. The...

Veterans Affairs challenged on chart showing disabled soldier payments

CTV News A spokeswoman for Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino said the government is simply responding to the demands of ex-soldiers and the country's veterans ombudsman...

Anatomy of a scandal: key developments in history of Senate expenses saga

May 10, 2013: Conservative House leader Peter Van Loan says of Duffy: ``He showed the kind of leadership that we would like to see from...

Impact drawing on Canadian content as academy graduates get playing time

Left back Karl Ouimette and midfielders Patrice Bernier, Issey Nakajima-Ferran and Maxim Tissot helped the Impact pick up a valuable point on the road in...

Canada Day celebrations on Quadra

This funding was announced by Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan. The Nuyumbalees Society, founded in 1975 by hereditary and elected chiefs of the Kwakwaka'wakw...

NDP's time for some serious soul searching

Conservative whip John Duncan, the sitting MP for Vancouver Island North who has announced his intention to seek the party's nomination in the newly created...

CR Francophone Association receives federal funding

The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament (Vancouver Island North), announced this support Monday on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover,...

CBC planning new cuts including making Radio 2 online-only: watchdog group

Mike Storeshaw, spokesman for Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover, said the government made the changes to ensure public service labour costs...

NDP: Harper gov't report on human rights abuses in Colombia is a 'sham'

A spokesperson for Trade Minister Ed Fast said the government had met its obligation and that the Canadian embassy had consulted civil society, labour unions,...

Today on the Hill: Mulcair gives revised C-23 elections bill one more jab

The Canadian War Museum will be the backdrop to an announcement by Heritage Minister Shelly Glover and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. They'll be at...

Duncan to run in CA

It had to be a tough decision for John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, when he announced that he will seek the...

A noteworthy exchange from question period Monday in the House of Commons

Here is Monday's selection from Question Period, when Liberal MP Joyce Murray pressed Justice Minister Peter MacKay on why the government had revoked its offer...

Montreal mayor asks Ottawa to intervene to delay demolition of Mirabel airport

Mayor Denis Coderre said Friday he wants Denis Lebel, the federal minister responsible for infrastructure, to contact Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to halt the demolition...

Duncan foresakes Salmon Capital of the World for the Great Pretenders

It had to be a tough decision for John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, when he announced that he will seek the...

Council okays two fly

- overs by world famous SnowbirdsCourier IslanderCampbell River residents were to get a treat yesterday when the Snowbirds were to fly at low altitude over...

Gardens energy recovery project finally complete

We are proud to support innovative projects, such as this one, as we focus on creating jobs, promoting growth, and building strong, prosperous communities here...

Cohen adherence claims said to be incorrect

With reference to the recent letter from Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea to the Courier-Islander claiming science-based decision making, transparency and "actions consistent with Cohen...

Cohen adherence claims said to be incorrect

With reference to the recent letter from Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea to the Courier-Islander claiming science-based decision making, transparency and "actions consistent with Cohen...