July 4, 2014

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Tories' Health Care Cuts For Refugees 'Cruel And Unusual': Federal Court

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has another legal battle on its hands after the Federal Court ruled against controversial reductions to health-care coverage for refugee...

Harmful Conservative cuts to refugee care overturned

“Conservatives have repeatedly played politics with the lives of vulnerable people,” said Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds-Dollard), NDP critic for Citizenship and Immigration. “Today, the Court has...

Federal Court finds Ottawa's health-care cuts for refugees violate charter

Toronto Star OTTAWA - The Conservative government has another legal battle on its hands after the Federal Court ruled against controversial reductions to health-care coverage for...

Trudeau eyes new blood in Alberta ridings for next year's vote

Michelle Rempel — the Conservative minister of state for western economic diversification — earlier this week dismissed any concerns about the growth of the Liberal...

Decision supports refugee health

The federal courts ruled today that the Conservative government could not pick and choose which refugees get health care. Hodan: “We ... This afternoon, Citizenship...

Court strikes down Conservatives' cuts to refugee health-care coverage

... the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and Justice for Children and Youth — groups that, along with two refugee claimants, challenged the law. But...

Why Democrats Are So Confident

It was a revealing convergence Monday when the five-member conservative Supreme Court majority delivered the Hobby Lobby contraception decision even as President Obama announced that...

Government policy on refugee health care exposed as heartless and shameful

Honestly, the 268-page decision is such an indictment of Conservative government policy — its deliberate heartlessness on the one hand, and its boneheaded ineptness in...

Engine fire puts F-35 fighter jets back in the hot seat

NDP MP Jack Harris said the Canadian government must go to a competition to find the “safest plane” for the Royal Canadian Air Force, adding...

Olivia Chow promises to make changes to affordable housing

``Unlike NDP candidate Olivia Chow, John can work with both Premier Wynne and Prime Minister Harper. Olivia Chow can make all the policy announcements she...

Court: Gov't cuts to refugee health care 'cruel and unusual' treatment

Two years ago, the governing Conservatives cut back health benefits for new arrivals to Canada. Immigrants had access to ... Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris...

Fahmy piece misleading

Our Conservative government introduced the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act in order to: protect the value of Canadian citizenship and prevent fraud; ensure citizenship applicants maintain...

Conservatives bring in well liked campaign veteran for key post

Van Vugt is currently chief of staff to Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal and is a former legislative assistant to controversial Alberta Conservative...

Conservatives welcome well liked campaign veteran to key post

Van Vugt will replace Soudas, a former spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper who was forced out as the Conservative party's executive director in late...

Conservatives bring in well liked campaign veteran for key post

Van Vugt is currently chief of staff to Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal and is a former legislative assistant to controversial Alberta Conservative...

Les députés du NPD de la région déplorent la séparation de la famille Pika

Les députés néo-démocrates Jean Rousseau (Compton-Stanstead) et Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) déplorent la décision de la Cour fédérale d'expulser Mme Sarah Maggali Namoutiri Nsindikila et demandent...

How Toronto lawyer Rocco Galati became a 'one-man opposition' to the ...

Last month, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander called Galati a “disgraced, ideological former lawyer of the Khadr family,” referring to the fact that Galati once represented...

Liberal MP Hedy Fry condemns Conservative government secrecy over future of ...

Hedy Fry told the Straight by phone that tenants on the island have told her they can't persuade the landlord, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation,...

Sumner commission rejects property reappraisals

Then-Mayor Bill Purcell and Patricia Totty at a Friends of the Neighborhoods Resource Center .... The Republican senator said he can advance conservative causes better...

Alexander releases TV ad, says he has $3.4 million

Then-Mayor Bill Purcell and Patricia Totty at a Friends of the Neighborhoods Resource Center .... The Republican senator said he can advance conservative causes better...

Rota running for a better tomorrow

The former Nipissing/Timiskaming Liberal MP, who lost his seat in the 2011 election to Conservative Jay Aspin by a mere 18 votes, is counting the...

Home News Scarborough doctor pleased with federal court's...

Federal Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said the government will appeal, and was scheduled to speak with reporters in his Ajax riding on Friday afternoon. The...

Federal Court rules feds' refugee health cuts

CTV News Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe, the NDP's immigration critic, said her party has opposed the cuts since they were first proposed, and she wasn't surprised the government...

NDP offers to play mediator between feds and Natives

The top court ruling will likely mean resource projects will need First Nations approval when they're planned on land that was never ceded. The NDP...

Home News Scarborough doctor pleased with federal court's...

Federal Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said the government will appeal, and was scheduled to speak with reporters in his Ajax riding on Friday afternoon. The...

La réduction des soins de santé aux demandeurs d'asile viole la Charte

Pour Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe, porte-parole du NPD en matière de citoyenneté et d'immigration, « les conservateurs ont joué à des jeux politiques avec les vies de...

Quotes from refugee health-care decision

We will vigorously defend the interests of Canadian taxpayers and the integrity of our fair and generous refugee determination system.” — Citizenship and Immigration Minister...

Bob Dechert, MP addresses Coptic Solidarity Conference in ...

Bob Dechert, MP addresses Coptic Solidarity Conference in Washington, D.C.. July 4, 2014 by Find A Conservative. Bob Dechert, MP Speaks at Coptic Solidarity Conference...

Soins de santé pour réfugiés: la Cour déclare inopérants les décrets d'Ottawa - 98,5 fm

Soins de santé pour réfugiés: la Cour déclare inopérants les décrets d'Ottawa98,5 fmOTTAWA - Les coupes dans les soins de santé des réfugiés au Canada...

Let the fireworks begin: Check out new romance releases

Unfortunately, his new lifestyle is threatened the moment he lays eyes on the decorator his aunt hired to help him create his dream home—the curvaceous...

Refugee health-care cuts struck down

CTV News Liberal MP John McCallum, the party's immigration critic, praised the courts for rejecting what he called an "extraordinarily cruel and mean-spirited" policy. "Thank goodness...

Invoices were backdated at MP Dean Del Mastro's request, trial told ...

Dean Del Mastro's prosecutors spent Friday morning going through metadata taken from a key witness's laptop with an RCMP computer forensic expert. ... he is...

Obama to Fundraise w/Racist Mexican Director Who Promoted the Murder of ...

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. ... “Machete” …. is a call...

Supreme Court Rulings Could Alter Elections

“It really kicks us in the butt and gets us out there to change the way people think about this work.” ... “The selection and...

Les députés du NPD de la région déplorent la séparation de ... - CFLX

NPD 4 juillet 2014 - SHERBROOKE – Les députés néo-démocrates Jean Rousseau (Compton-Stanstead) et Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) déplorent la décision de la Cour fédérale d'expulser...

Harmful Conservative cuts to refugee care overturned ... - NDP

“Conservatives have repeatedly played politics with the lives of vulnerable people,” said Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds-Dollard), NDP critic for Citizenship and Immigration. “Today, the Court has...

Canada court strikes down limits on refugee claimant health care

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A top Canadian court on Friday invalidated the Conservative government's decision to limit health coverage for many people in the country making...

Canada court strikes down limits on refugee claimant health care

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A top Canadian court on Friday invalidated the Conservative government's decision to limit health coverage for many people in the country making...

Federal government to appeal ruling reversing 'cruel' cuts to refugee health

National Post The federal government will appeal a court decision overturning its cuts to refugee health-care funding, Canadian Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said today. ON MOBILE?...

Council warns it may cease funding Snibston Discovery Museum

The Conservative-run council has said it needs to cut at least £240,000 from the museum's budget, and is consulting on plans to demolish the existing...

Tories hail success of private member's bills - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

Tories hail success of private member's billswww.ottawacommunitynews.com/But most of those bills were name changes to individual ridings, a technical change that is now done in...

Health Week: Drug rhetoric and refugee health cuts

(subscription) (subscription)More than a year after promising to replace terms like “arthralgia” (joint pain) on drug labels, Health Minister Rona Ambrose has unveiled the...

Health Week: Drug rhetoric and refugee health cuts

(subscription)More than a year after promising to replace terms like “arthralgia” (joint pain) on drug labels, Health Minister Rona Ambrose has unveiled the federal...

Federal Court rules against government's cuts to refugee health program

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said the previous system offered benefits that were more generous than those some Canadian citizens receive. "We remain committed to putting...

Federal Court rules against government's cuts to refugee health program

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said the previous system offered benefits that were more generous than those some Canadian citizens receive. "We remain committed to putting...

Cuts to health care for refugee constitute 'cruel' treatment, court rules

The federal Conservative government criticized Ontario for reinstating the benefits on Jan. 1, accusing the province of intruding into an area of federal responsibility. Citizenship...

Federal Court finds Ottawa's health care cuts for refugees violate charter

The federal Conservative government criticized Ontario for reinstating the benefits on Jan. 1, accusing the province of intruding into an area of federal responsibility. Citizenship...

NDP's anti-Palestine sentiment is part of a much wider problem

(blog) (blog)While the federal NDP has not given a written reason for denying party candidacy to Paul Manly, a spokesperson told him over the...

Federal Court rules health care cutbacks for refugees 'cruel and unusual'

OTTAWA – The Conservative government has another legal battle on its hands after the Federal Court ruled against controversial reductions to health-care coverage for refugee...

Refugee health-care cuts struck down - www.norfolknews.ca/

Refugee health-care cuts struck downwww.norfolknews.ca/OTTAWA - The Conservative government has another legal battle on its hands after the Federal Court ruled against controversial reductions to...