March 3, 2015

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Raif Badawi case: What he has in common with Jason Kenney

Some Conservative politicians have "liked" the same campaign. Defence Minister Jason Kenney has even added the Arabic letter to his Twitter handle. A spokeswoman for...

Search is on for Canada's new top military officer

“The general has been doing his best to avoid embarrassing the prime minister,” NDP defence critic Jack Harris said. Lawson has also provided cover for...

Paris Climate Talks: Canada's Contribution To UN Conference Dependent On ...

CTV News... deadline to ante up for the summit in Paris. "Canada is actively preparing its intended nationally determined contribution," a spokesman for Environment Minister...

NDP accuses Ottawa of sitting on money

NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.

NDP accuses Ottawa of sitting on money

NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.

Conservative MPs, PMO staff called as witnesses in Mike Duffy trial ...

Ontario Conservative Barry Devolin's office says he has also been asked by the Crown to testify. RCMP investigators have alleged Duffy filed fraudulent expense claims...

Liberal Party holds contested nominations with three or more ...

PARLIAMENT HILL—The Liberal Party under leader Justin Trudeau has generated a wave of competition for its election candidate nominations from coast to coast, outdistancing both...

Conservative MP James Lunney Tweets Against Evolution

James Lunney, a federal Conservative MP, is using his Twitter account to come to the defence of an Ontario Progressive Conservative who told reporters last...

Justin Trudeau's speech to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

(blog) (blog)The Liberal Party wants Canada to once again be a positive force internationally and to accurately reflect the ambitions and hopes of its...

Mylene Freeman,NDP MP for the Federal riding of Argenteuil ...

Mylene Freeman,NDP MP for the Federal riding of Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel. “I'm proud to wear pink to show my support of Jer's Vision because I know how...

Ryan Tannehill on Mike Wallace: I'm excited to see what this year holds for us

Wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are both gone and the team hasn't said what they plan to do about Mike Wallace, who will...

Tory MP Cheryl Gallant Really Likes Bashing Ontario Liberals

NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen rose on a point of order to say her talk of Ontario politics had nothing to do with the motion.

Latest government spectrum auction won't help with high mobile rates: Peggy ...

(subscription)Today's spectrum auction held by the Harper government won't help Canadian consumers, says NDP industry critic Peggy Nash. “The bottom line is that Canadians...

Peggy Nash - iPolitics

Today's spectrum auction held by the Harper government won't help Canadian consumers, says NDP industry critic Peggy Nash. “The bottom line is that Canadians are...

Le NPD affirme que le gouvernement Harper laisse dormir plus de 130 millions $

François Lapointe n'a pas de chiffres pour les autres provinces, mais il pense que la situation au Québec se répète ailleurs, pour d'autres programmes fédéraux.

Keystone Delay Signal of Government 'Failure': Freeland

March 3 -- Chrystia Freeland, a Canadian member of Parliament with the opposition Liberal Party, talks about the country's economy, infrastructure spending and energy policy.

MP Barry Devolin subpoenaed to testify in... - www.insidebrockville.com/

www.insidebrockville.com/MP Barry Devolin subpoenaed to testify in...www.insidebrockville.com/KAWARTHA LAKES - Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes - Brock MP Barry Devolin has confirmed he is among a number of Conservatives...

Harper Government Sitting On Cash Earmarked For Economic Development: NDP

Francois Lapointe, the NDP's economic development critic, rejected the argument that the Conservatives are practising sound economic management. "We're not asking for new money,'' he...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Global News: MP ...

VANCOUVER – A local federal politician says endangered fin whale meat is being illegally shipped through Canada. Vancouver Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies says the...

Federal candidates want action on Deep Bay derelict boats

NDP MP Jean Crowder, who represents Nanaimo-Cowichan, put forward private member's bill C-638 last week, which would see the Canadian Coast Guard become the sole...

Parliament Has A Week Off After Parliamentarians ... - Brent Rathgeber

Brent Rathgeber .... Best of luck> The re-election of an Independent will (hopefully) inspire others to reject the cowardly bully-boy refuge of Parties and offer...

unhappiness with food program will factor into ... - Carolyn Bennett

Contributed to the Globe and Mail by Fred Hill and Michael Fitzgerald. Northerners' dissatisfaction with Nutrition North Canada (NNC) promises to be a major factor...

Provincial Liberals Hold Commanding Lead: Poll

Low on the scale were roads and transportation at 2%, government accountability at 1%, and infrastructure at 1%. The Abacus survey is interesting news for...

Provincial and Federal Liberals have a big lead in Newfoundland ...

Near the end of the survey, respondents were asked who – NDP MP Ryan Cleary or Liberal candidate Seamus O'Regan running in St. John's South-Mount...

Période de questions: Affaires autochtones et ... - Stéphane Dion

Bonjour à tous,. Le 27 février 2015, j'ai posé deux questions au gouvernement, sur des sujets très différents. L'une portait sur le refus du gouvernement...

LETTER: Gun registry not on tableLETTER

In a letter to the editor published on February 26, MP Robert Sopuck (Dauphin-Swan River – Marquette), presumably in his role as Chair of the...

MP Barry Devolin subpoenaed to testify in ex-senator Mike Duffy's trial

KAWARTHA LAKES - Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes - Brock MP Barry Devolin has confirmed he is among a number of Conservatives who have been subpoenaed to testify...

Conservatives keep millions in their coffers instead of helping ... - NDP

“The Development Agency's purpose is to promote job creation but in 2013-2014, $38.5 million from their budget went unused,” said NDP Canada Economic Development for...

Greg Rickford Sticks Out Tongue

On Thursday, in the House of Commons, Conservative cabinet minister Greg Rickford stuck out his tongue and mouthed “blah blah blah” at Liberal MPs across...

Dear Liberals: This is what you owe Justin Trudeau | Warren Kinsella

[This is an update of a previous entry. It's needed.] Dear Liberals: In the past couple years, whenever Justin Trudeau has made a bad joke...

NDP accuses Ottawa of sitting on money earmarked for economic ...

Francois Lapointe, the NDP's economic development critic, rejected the argument that the Conservatives are practising sound economic management. “We're not asking for new money,” he...

LOUIS DESJARDINS: Amal Clooney vs. Stephen Harper

The Toronto Police Service now suspects the unclaimed tunnel situated in suspiciously close proximity to a Pan Am Games site may be no more than...

Saskatoon, Regina federal seats still up for grabs, prof says

Federal political parties will be pouring their energy and resources into Saskatoon and Regina, since voters appear largely split between the Conservatives, NDP and Liberals,...

Saskatoon, Regina federal seats still up for grabs

Federal political parties will be pouring their energy and resources into Saskatoon and Regina, since voters appear largely split between the Conservatives, NDP and Liberals,...

Saskatoon, Regina federal seats still up for grabs, prof says

Veteran Conservative MP Brad Trost, who represents Saskatoon-Humboldt, said the party will likely focus on its accomplishments in government with 13 incumbents in the province.

How are MPs too busy to correct right-to-die injustice?

Bob Dechert, parliamentary secretary to the Justice Minister, said an extension would be requested since 12 months was not enough time to deal with the...

Tories, Liberals: Who are the better economic managers?

Ralph Goodale, the old Liberal warhorse who served as finance minister under Paul Martin, got up in the Commons last week. “In the nine years...

Jimmy Watson: Angler was a lot like his old Thermos

Hodges remembers the first time he saw Parker, who passed away on Friday due to a heart ailment, at a bass fishing tournament on Lake...

BC Ferries is locked out of federal infrastructure funds: Victoria

“I can confirm, that BC Ferries is indeed eligible to apply for the New Building Canada funds,” said Michele-Jamali Paquette, director of communications for Infrastructure...

People: Patrick Wilson, Maggie Smith, Sara Gilbert and more!

Educator, artist and movement expert Alexander “Sasha” Iliev also is a guest director, of a work based on Flaminio Scala's “The Plague in Venice.” The...

Questions about petitions to recall Colorado Springs councilwoman raised at ...

Southeast Colorado Springs resident Robert Blancken raised many questions Monday about the recall petition against District 4 Councilwoman Helen Collins, including whether people who collect...

Ben Carson Creates Committee to Explore Presidential Bid

... Register/Bloomberg survey in January of likely Republican caucusgoers. At last week's Conservative Political Action Conference Mr. Carson placed fourth in the conference's straw poll,...

Clean-air groups band together to denounce lawmakers' 'lame excuses'

Mike Noel, R-Kanab, as he interrupted a physician's recent testimony on diesel emissions in support of the tire-fee bill. Activists highlighted this remark and others...

Want to e-petition Ottawa for a Death Star? Now you'll need 500 names

The catalyst for the study into modernizing the rules on petitions was a private members motion put forward by New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart, which...

Nigel Wright, senators, MPs called to testify at Mike Duffy trial: CBC ...

It adds that Conservative MPs, including Ontario's Barry Devolin, will be asked to testify about Duffy's fundraising efforts on behalf of the party. The trial...

CRA incorrectly answered 25 per cent of business tax inquiries: survey

“That's an agency and a government that knows it has been caught and now wants to skew the numbers to make it look not so...

An open letter to GOP 'leaders' in Washington, DC: guest opinion

By David W. Anderson. In the 2010 elections, and again in the 2014 elections, the populace placed a Republican majority solidly in control of the...

Walker's Weakness

“Conservative allies defended Walker's comment by noting that [George] Shultz, Reagan's secretary of state, has himself said publicly that Reagan's PATCO decision was 'the most...

Andrew Coyne in defence of TFSAs: It's a myth that they mostly benefit the rich

... wealthy, or its costs fall disproportionately on the poor. For example, you could make that point about the NDP's preferred approach to child rearing:...