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Rona Ambrose to visit Sudbury July 4

Rona Ambrose, the MP for Sturgeon River-Parkland in Alberta, will attend a meeting of the Sudbury Rotary Club from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the...

Sudbury letter: Slade deserves support

Conservative MP Dr. Kellie Leitch was on hand in Sudbury, Ont. on Tuesday September 8, 2015, to support Fred Slade, who is the Conservative candidate...

Sudbury candidate hopes to build on 2011

Conservative MP Dr. Kellie Leitch was on hand in Sudbury, Ont. on Tuesday September 8, 2015, to support Fred Slade, who is the Conservative candidate...

Labour minister to boost Slade campaign

“It is a pleasure to have the support of one of Canada's most respected Members of Parliament … (Dr. Kellie Leitch) is addressing our group...

Maley Drive extension remains in limbo

Michele-Jamali Paquette, the director of communications for Denis Lebel, the federal minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, told The Star on Thursday the federal...

Ottawa increases aid to Nepal relief efforts

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander stopped by GlobalMedic, a Toronto-based disaster relief organization, on May 2, 2015 to announce Canada will step up...

Notable Canadians press Harper on Fahmy release

In addition, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Lynne Yelich issued a statement calling the fact that Fahmy still faces charges in Egypt "unacceptable" and...

Canada donates another $30M to help in Ebola battle

0. Jessica Hume. (Andre Forget/QMI AGENCY). By Jessica Hume, National Bureau. Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:20:11 EDT PM. Minister of International Development Christian Paradis...

MPs' $1.4B summer spending spree

Infrastructure/Quebec regional economic development Minister Denis Lebel was the biggest spender in cabinet this summer, having handed out $400.2 million in cheques, including $425,000 to...

infrastructure pot a 'start' for Sudbury

Matichuk said she spoke to Greg Rickford, FedNor minister, on Monday and has also been in touch recently with the office of federal infrastructure minister...

Sudbury drug dealer gets six months

“I'm just having a really hard time right now,” he told Lebel. “I'm trying to be good. I have been on methadone. I've been clean...

Lively man gets weekend jail sentence for attack

Justice Jean-Gilles Lebel accepted a joint sentencing submission by the Crown and defence lawyer Denis Michel and gave Hopkinson a 90-day intermittent (weekends) sentence, one...

Five Canadians, four from same family, on board plane that crashed in Africa

Five Canadians are listed on the passenger manifest of an Air Algerie flight that apparently crashed Thursday morning in a remote, dangerous area of Mali.

Ontario PCs form committee to determine rules for leadership race

While many have been rumoured to be interested in the job, only Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott, the widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty,...

Harper's Tories unapologetic for clashes with courts

But whether it was Vic Toews, Rob Nicholson or the current incumbent, Peter MacKay, the focus and tone set in those first days of 2006...

MacLeod: Regulation won't take pain from gas prices

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan responded with a warning about the perils of a carbon tax. Thibeault wants the federal Competition Bureau to investigate...

Air Force chopping two Challengers from executive fleet 0

... executive fleet 0. By David Akin, National Bureau Chief. Friday, June 27, 2014 5:13:43 EDT PM. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period...

Medical marijuana advocate calls proposed rules 'redundant' 0

Last week, Health Minister Rona Ambrose proposed amendments to the existing system that require licensed medical marijuana producers to regularly report to provincial regulatory authorities...

Sudbury's mayor happy with Liberal majority

We did that when the budget was tabled, that night, we had something ready to go and we submitted it to the infrastructure minister, Denis...

Fed NDP owe $1.17M for breaking House rules on mailings 0

At an announcement Wednesday evening, BOIE spokesman, Tory MP John Duncan, said the decision was made after an "ongoing and lengthy investigation," and that it...

Mounties investigating former Chretien chief of staff Fournier 0

Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel requested the criminal investigation, according to information obtained by QMI Agency. Lebel confirmed the investigation Wednesday. Fournier, a long-time Liberal, is...

Remains of missing airmen found in B.C. 70 years after their plane vanished

“This recovery, and subsequent burial, will provide closure to the families and give these fallen service members the dignity and respect they deserve, said Minister...

Feds to allow phones, laptops to stay on for whole flight

OTTAWA — You will soon be able to use portable electronic devices including laptops, tablets, electronic games during all phases of a commercial flight —...

Locals part of Bobby Orr induction class

Mactier had to beat a quality team from Capreol, whose pitcher was Ed 'Fast Eddie' Gelinas, a local legend with 27 no-hitters to his credit,...

Restaurants buck foreign worker program changes 0

Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on Thursday bandied about with employers and unions several ideas for reforming the temporary foreign worker...

CBC says Peter Mansbridge makes just $80000

A spokesman for Heritage Minister Shelly Glover said the CBC has the responsibility to provide timely and accurate information to Parliament. "The Senate and its...

Prison expansion plans won't be effective long term: Auditor general

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney told reporters Canadians should be happy crime is going down but the prison population isn't going up. Blaney denied any...

Foreign workers caught in government's program suspension

Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney listens to MP Kellie Leitch as she speaks to the media in Ottawa in this April 29,...

Farquhar: Abortion clinic closing sad day for women

The New Brunswick government is clearly, from a legal standpoint, in violation of the Canada Health Act. According to a letter addressed to federal Minister...

John Baird heading to Egypt

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will spend Good Friday and Easter Sunday in the Middle East. He heads to Egypt on Thursday for...

Raitt pushes rail safety in Washington

Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, speaks during the Canada Olympic men's hockey roster announcement in Toronto, Ont. on Tuesday January 7, 2014. (Ernest Doroszuk/QMI Agency).

NDP did not breach privileges: Duncan

John Duncan speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Dec. 3, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Wattie. OTTAWA - Despite complaints...