February 25, 2015

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Change rules to protect taxpayers

Does anyone know how many sets of tires our four former city councillors — who lost the last election and charged taxpayers for tires just...

Rajotte delivers economic outlook

Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte delivered his final annual economic outlook to the Leduc Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Feb. 20, defending the Conservative Party's...

Bill to give MPs more power passes in House of Commons | Canada ...

Michael Chong Conservative Member of Parliament Michael Chong tables an amended version of his private member's bill aimed at giving MPs more power, in the...

Don't build more pipelines

Unfortunately, Brison is not alone. He was following the footsteps of his boss, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau who recently said that when it comes to...

Anti-terrorism bill too far reaching: MP Stewart

Conservative MP Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) responded that "a warrant would never be issued" if there were charter implications and it "did not pass muster...

CSIS needs power to stop high-risk travellers, says Steven Blaney

MetroNews CanadaBlaney said the Conservative-backed Bill C-51 — which would bolster CSIS's powers, allowing the security agency to disrupt the travel plans or financial transactions...

Dying man fights for disability benefits

Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner said he was heartened by the development. "Most people see it was poorly planned, poorly implemented, and thousands have been waiting...

Bill to empower MPs is proof the public can sway legislation: Michael Chong

OTTAWA -- His zigzag journey has lasted more than a year, but Michael Chong has crossed one critical finish line in his bid to rebalance...

Melanie Joly to face opposition in quest for Liberal nomination

If she wins the nomination, Joly will be pitted against star New Democrat candidate Maria Mourani. The criminologist and former Bloc MP was acclaimed as...

RCMP's Parliament Hill security takeover to begin 'immediately'

After a combined total of just four days of parliamentary debate, both the House and Senate have signed off on a controversial proposal to hand...

NDP critical of Senate attempt to block transgender rights ...

The bill was examined in depth and passed by MPs in the House, and I would enjoin the Senate to do the same,” said NDP...

Island MP's transgender-rights bill dealt likely lethal blow in Senate

Bill C-279, introduced by Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca NDP MP Randall Garrison, would amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to include gender identity as a prohibited...

Don Macpherson: Mélanie Joly, Justin Trudeau's slightly tarnished ...

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau finally has a real star candidate in Quebec. But Mélanie Joly's star is tarnished by the apparent careerism of her...

L.A. comes calling after Pat Martin underwear video goes viral

OTTAWA – When Pat Martin stood up in the House of Commons last week to jokingly explain that he left a vote because his underwear...

Taxpayers paid legal bills for Tory MPs in robocalls case

The Council of Canadians' legal challenge argued that misleading live and prerecorded calls changed the election outcome in six closely fought ridings, represented by Conservative...

MP Stanton welcomes tax cuts for families in Simcoe North | Bruce ...

MP Bruce Stanton is pleased to see four new tax saving measures that are sure to make tax filing even better for families this season.

Bubba's buckraking points to more problems for Hillary

Last cycle, Woolson was state manager for social conservative Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign … In 2008, Woolson was the Iowa campaign manager and communication director...

Stop Fighting to Legalize Discrimination

I took to Facebook, asking someone, anyone to help me understand why North Carolina politicians like Representative Tim Moore and Senator Phil Berger are expending...

Hedy Fry,MP, Liberal Health Critic | Day of Pink

Hedy Fry,MP, Liberal Health Critic. “I am proud to support Day of Pink and JersVision for its anti-bullying and anti-discrimination campaigns and providing support to...

« Les partis fédéraux pris par surprise » (Jean-François Fortin) - Journal L'Avantage

« Les partis fédéraux pris par surprise » (Jean-François Fortin)Journal L'AvantageD'ajouter monsieur Fortin : « Soudainement, alors qu'ils n'osaient même pas aborder le sujet il...

Dover Marching Ahead With Jobs | DelawarePolitics.net

February 25, 2015 David Anderson Leave a comment. The Dover Post had an article that showed how many major ... tougher issues that plague us...

Rick Nicholls Says He Doesn't Believe In Evolution, PC Colleagues Distance ...

National PostProgressive Conservative Rick Nicholls surprised the legislature Tuesday when he responded to a Liberal taunt by saying opting out of teaching students evolution "was...

Estimates document hints at possible Marine Atlantic cut

“If the five-year funding plan has ended, the question is, what next? It's not like things were awesome during those five years.” Liberal MP Gerry...

Estimates document hints at possible Marine Atlantic cut

“If the five-year funding plan has ended, the question is, what next? It's not like things were awesome during those five years.” Liberal MP Gerry...

Craig Scott, NDP Critic for Democratic Reform | Day of Pink

Craig Scott, NDP Critic for Democratic Reform. “I'm privileged and proud to stand in solidarity with Jer's Vision on this International Day of Pink against...

Brian Jean enters Wildrose Party leadership race

Wildrose party looking to bump up leadership vote as election rumour swirl · Rob Anders leadership run rejected by Wildrose Party. Former Conservative MP Brian...

Carolyn Bennett, Liberal Critic of Aboriginal Affair | Day of Pink

Carolyn Bennett, Liberal Critic of Aboriginal Affair. “The Day of Pink plays an invaluable role in empowering youth to combat bullying and raising awareness about...

RBC Taylor Prize nominee Barbara Taylor on choosing to tell the story of her ...

In the lead-up to this year's ceremony, we asked each of the five finalists to answer some questions about non-fiction writing. Today Barbara Taylor discusses...

MSNBC Largely Silent On Bill O'Reilly War Reporting Controversy

In recent years, the network has positioned itself as the liberal alternative to the top-rated Fox News, a trajectory that began with former host Keith...

Senate Dems will accept McConnells DHS deal

Scott Walker got gotcha-ed ... On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) had insisted he wouldn't ... “It's an important step to be able...

Michael Chong's Reform Act wins Commons approval | Ottawa Citizen

A Conservative backbencher who shepherded a bill through the House of Commons to rebalance power between MPs and their parties says that, even in watered-down...

Michael Chong's Reform Act wins Commons approval | Ottawa Citizen

Conservative MP Michael Chong wants regular MPs to have more power. Sean Kilpatrick ... Michael Chong's Bill C-586, the Reform Act 2014, heads to the...

Progressive Conservative leadership candidate makes flying visit to area - www.insideottawavalley.com/

www.insideottawavalley.com/Progressive Conservative leadership candidate makes flying visit to areawww.insideottawavalley.com/The widow of the late federal finance minister Jim Flaherty already has the support of 18 MPPs...

Fahmy And The Unmade Phone Call

"Maybe he has a lack of confidence in his relationship with these leaders or he is just not interested in doing that," said NDP foreign...

Must-see QP: Estimates aren't just wild guesses - Maclean's

... Randall Garrison (NDP) James Bezan (CPC) Rosane Dore Lefebvre (NDP) Steven Blaney (CPC) Rosane Dore Lefebvre (NDP) Megan Leslie (NDP) Megan Leslie (NDP) Leona...

Big bucks spent on mayoralty races in Coquitlam

Councillors Bonita Zarrillo and Chris Wilson, both members of the CCA/Protect Coquitlam slate that was backed by NDP MP Fin Donnelly and NDP MLA Selina...

Harper shortchanging battle against terror to deliver tax breaks: Easter

(subscription)Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government is shortchanging agencies battling terrorism in order to fulfill promises like income-splitting, former solicitor general Wayne Easter charged Wednesday.

Harper shortchanging battle against terror to deliver tax breaks: Easter

Liberal MP Wayne Easter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government is shortchanging agencies battling terrorism in order to fulfill promises like income-splitting,...

Ottawa denies claims it's trying to limit review of anti-terror law

However, the chair of that committee, conservative Daryl Kramp denies those claims. “Of course that is completely false. It's in-camera and I'm obviously not telling...

Discours – Aide médicale à mourir - Stéphane Dion - Liberal Party of ...

Bonjour à tous,. Voici mon discours sur l'aide médicale à mourir que j'ai prononcé à la Chambre des communes le 24 février 2015, en appui...

Anna Soubry would know better than to call Ed Miliband a 'sanctimonious c ...

I should have had a ringside seat when one of the most dramatic expulsions from the chamber of the House of Commons for “unparliamentary language”...

O'Toole: Military Reservists' Pension Problems 'Specific And Small'

CTV News... pension will count towards their eventual civil service retirement. O'Toole, who replaced Julian Fantino at the helm of the embattled department in early...

What 's Boehner's Next Move in the DHS Fight? He Has Three Options

While that move would surely win Boehner accolades from Tea Party backers and outspoken conservative media outlets, it would almost certainly lead to a shutdown...

White House threatens veto of bill to overhaul education law

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, called the education measure "a good conservative bill that empowers America and does not empower the bureaucracy here in Washington."...

Conservatives urge John Boehner to hold firm on immigration

The conservative lawmakers, led by Representative Jeff Duncan, circulated a letter to Boehner and other House leaders telling them to hold the line in opposing...

Conservatives scramble to fix veterans' pension complaints

OTTAWA -- The Harper government says it's looking to see what can be done for reservists who have discovered not all of their military pension...

PM Harper is using fear for political gain

Not surprisingly, local Tory MP (Gary) Goodyear supports the anti-terror bill and is joining Stephen Harper on riling up hysteria on possible ISIS terrorist attacks...

Just Folks - Metro West Plus: Area students earn college academic honors

... of Agawam and a senior majoring in psychology; Alexis Katherine Page, the daughter of Sean and Katherine Hennessey, of Agawam, and a junior majoring...

Veterans Affairs quietly axed client satisfaction survey, drawing accusations ...

NDP Veterans Affairs critic Peter Stoffer, however, suggests the survey was stopped because the Conservative government doesn't want confirmation that many ex-soldiers are angry or...

Keystone veto reflects Stephen Harper's failed record ... - Regan, Geoff

“Stephen Harper's failure to move the yardsticks on the Keystone XL Pipeline is a direct result of his refusal to adopt stronger, credible environmental policies,”...