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Military roundtable talk

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch, York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan and Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller. Bezan is a Manitoba Conservative MP...

Liberals can be defeated in 2019, Tory leadership candidates say

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, far left, chats with Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller and fellow Tory leadership hopefuls Michael Chong and Tony Clement...

Leitch hands over the reins

Following her election, Leitch was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. On July 15, 2013, Prime Minister...

Van Loan returns to York-Simcoe

Triumphant Peter Van Loan, returned to office in York-Simcoe, was accompanied by his wife Cheryl on election night as he greeted supporters at the Silverlakes...

LETTER: CPP fiasco part of Harper's failure

Previously, the advice from the late finance minister, Jim Flaherty, was simple: work harder and longer and don't quit until you're at least 67. Maybe...

Patrick Brown at a leadership debate. QMI FILE

... competition in his quest to become head of the Tories is Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott, widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty, who...

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie. Mark Wanzel Photo

Recently, I was very pleased to deliver funding on behalf of Canada's Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose that will make a difference to the health...

South Simcoe Police probing death of girl at a Bradford soccer park shortly ...

But with an announcement by Barrie MP Patrick Brown, and Minister of Veterans Affairs Julian Fantino, the Barrie Military Heritage Park along the south shore...

Clock ticking for Busby centre move in Barrie 0

His facility manager, Rob Nicholson, said he, too, is puzzled by the announcement that Bradford Street is being considered. “We showed them space and offered...

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... Dave Reid (Ivy Leafs); Kris Allary, Travis Hall, Jake Luck (Lisle Astros); Lance Bryan, Tyler Linger, Logan Wallace (Mansfield Cubs); Jesse McIntyre, Jesse Metheral,...

Joe Oliver not helping provinces 0

Advising a constant driving speed of 50 kilometres a hour is bad advice. While that velocity may at times be correct, it is not appropriate...

Two local women pushing to have Simcoe declared a Heritage Lake 0

MP for York Simcoe Peter Van Loan advised them to "just go for it," she said - and that's what they've decided to do. Lake...

We can't become a country that exploits workers 0

In 2007, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Diane Finley was clear, saying “we've expanded the temporary foreign workers program very significantly and very deliberately.” The Conservatives...

We can't become a country that exploits workers 0

In 2007, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Diane Finley was clear, saying “we've expanded the temporary foreign workers program very significantly and very deliberately.” The Conservatives...

MP mourns loss of 'mentor'

Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch's foursome, from left, former finance Minister Jim Flaherty, Leitch, Kathleen Perchaluk, and Gord Canning at the 2013 Lynne Leitch Memorial Golf...

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It is one thing for Justice Minister Peter MacKay to acknowledge that violence and murder affects prostitutes and society. It is one thing to acknowledge...

Carpenter says discord building over certification 0

But both Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop and federal Minister of Employment and Social Development Jason Kenney both reacted strongly to the possibility of certifying...

Trade and investment drive growth 0

My federal colleague, International Trade Minister Ed Fast, was one of the headline speakers and he spoke passionately about our government's recent efforts to expand...

TB must be eradicated 0

That funding will end this year unless we recommit $40 million a year for five years. Let International Development Minister Christian Paradis and your MP...