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Oil-origin revelation for interim leader | Sarnia Observer

BlackburnNews.comRona Ambrose visited Sarnia Wednesday, saying it's important for Canada to aggressively champion free trade. The interim leader of the Conservative Party of ...BlackburnNews.com - Anti-Energy...

Rona Ambrose visiting Sarnia | Sarnia Observer

Rona Ambrose will be in Sarnia next week, part of a series of stops in southwestern Ontario for the interim Conservative Party of Canada leader.

Sarnia-Lambton MP welcomes Conservative party leadership candidate

Leitch first ran in the 2011 election after persistent encouragement from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. Prior to that, Leitch used to spend time in Sarnia...

Harper's G7 carbon campaigning

... have from this government on climate change is short-term, tactical, political considerations,” said David McLaughlin, a sustainability expert at the University of Waterloo who...

PoV: Feds need to understand the our veterans are more than political props

As is the case in some government departments that are led by strong personalities, much of the anger had been directed towards former Veterans Affairs...

Right idea, wrong location for monument, say Liberals

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover responded in a statement that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was aware of the site when he previously gave his support for...

Sarnia man receives Arctic Star medal

It arrived along with a letter from Veteran Affairs Ministry Julian Fantino that says, "On behalf of a grateful nation, I am very proud to...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

Kellie Leitch, a junior minister of status of women, announced the government's plan Monday. "The government has shown leadership in standing up for victims of...

National Research Council boss says data well guarded

John R. McDougall, President of the National Research Council of Canada speaks with Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) during a press conference...

Three projects funded to help delist St. Clair River as an area of concern

“If you look at our progress in Canada, we are doing very well, but there's still more work to be done, so that's why there...

Hope OPP probing Liberals as dogged as RCMP probing Duffy

Harper may not win the Mr. Personality award, but with his former finance minister, the late Jim Flaherty, he capably steered this country through some...

Let's celebrate Aboriginal business

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt used the occasion to announce several million dollars in economic development funding. NDP leader Thomas Mulcair released a statement on...

'I feel like a second-class veteran': Ex-Mountie

In a letter, Veterans Affairs Minister Steve Blaney said the RCMP is not covered by his department's mandate and does not qualify for the same...

Trade talks with Russia no longer on the table, say feds

Not right now. Russia's recent behaviour in the Ukraine has pushed back all trade talks with the country, International Trade Minister Ed Fast said Wednesday.

Lambton NFU sees itself on the rebound

She noted Local 328 has been busy at the local level, pointing out that this year they had met with Federal Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz...

New rules make it tougher for immigrants to get Guaranteed Income Supplement

(Andre Forget/QMI AGENCY). By Jessica Hume, National Bureau. Friday, March 28, 2014 6:32:35 EDT AM. Immigration Minister Chris Alexander unveiled changes to Canada's Citizenship Act...

Feds set weekly grain shipping quotas for rail companies

"The railways have dropped the ball," said Gerry Ritz, minister of agriculture. Cabinet introduced an order that would require CN and CP take 500,000 metric...

FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear delivers details

BlackburnNews.com FedDev Ontario Minister of State Gary Goodyear touted federal funding opportunities while addressing manufacturers from the region during the Invest for Tomorrow – Funding Innovation...