May 7, 2015

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'Prove people wrong:' Being young and in office

Laurin Liu, 24, was also mentored by Leslie. She had spent much of the 2011 campaign working in ridings in Montreal to try to get...

Opinion: Honour our covenant with veterans

The NDP believes a covenant exists between the Canadian people and the government to provide equitable financial compensation and support services to past and active...

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Former PC Prime Minister Joe Clark ...

Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and Former PC Prime Minister Joe Clark & Hi Tech Business Leaders Speak On Bill 51. By Richard Hughes, on...

Unregulated fantasy sports games stealing attention of gamblers

(blog) (blog)Local MP Brian Masse (NDP — Windsor West), who has taken over as sponsor of the bill to see single-event sports betting legalized...

Riding the omnibus: Feds introduce budget bill that needs quick passage into law

Peter Van Loan, the Conservative House leader, defended the latest omnibus legislation Thursday as a reflection of the government's fiscal blueprint. “There were all things...

Why is the Senate stalling the Reform Act?

Sober second thought doesn't necessarily have to take a long time. Consider, for example, the Reform Act – which the Senate appears to be considering...

Saskatchewan First Nation owed $4M from feds that wasn't paid in 1885:tribunal

Details of the measures were spelled out in an omnibus budget implementation bill tabled last Friday and NDP MP Andrew Cash said he was disappointed...

Why did GOP cave in to delusional paranoia?

(blog) (blog)The Times has recently documented how successful conservative groups such as Karl Rove's American Crossroads are at planting anti-Clinton messages among Democrats. That...

Duffy visit was business: Devolin

Then Conservative Senator Mike Duffy attends the Breakfast With Barry event with Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Conservative MP Barry Devolin in Cambray on June 20, 2009. MP...

Socialists elected in Canada's oil patch? Alberta election gets noticed in US

The four-person office includes two civil servants, a local staffer and a political appointee: former federal Conservative MP Rob Merrifield. A provincial official said that...

Alberta did what? US takes notice

The four-person office includes two civil servants, a local staffer and a political appointee: former federal Conservative MP Rob Merrifield. A provincial official said that...

First take: So much for Britain's squeaker of an election?

None of the pre-election polls in the last 24 hours projected Prime Minister David Cameron 's Conservative Party to thrash challenger Ed Miliband of the...

NDP MPs Share What Ottawa Is Like Being Young, Elected

Borg was one of several McGill University students, recruited by the NDP to run against Bloc incumbents in Quebec, who won under popular leader Jack...

General Election: hung parliament widely expected

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg looks dejected as they leave...

La victoire en Alberta donne des ailes au NPD, croit Dusseault

(SHERBROOKE) La victoire historique du NPD en Alberta donne des ailes aux néo-démocrates fédéraux québécois. Le député sherbrookois Pierre-Luc Dusseault accueille avec le sourire la...

Joe Oliver won't say whether feds will support Moncton arena project

Robert Goguen, the Conservative MP for Moncton, said he remains confident Ottawa will come through with the millions of dollars requested. “We're going to come...

Mike Duffy Trial: Did The Senator's Travel Depart From The Norm?

In Cannan's case, he heard that Duffy was going to speak in the neighbouring B.C. riding of MP Cathy McLeod, and asked if the senator...

Blair favourite to win close race in Scarborough Southwest in next election: poll

(subscription) (subscription)Bill Blair led in a public opinion poll in the riding of Scarborough Southwest with 42 per cent support, compared to incumbent NDP...

Blair favourite to win close race in Scarborough Southwest in next ...

Bill Blair led in a public opinion poll in the riding of Scarborough Southwest with 42 per cent support, compared to incumbent NDP MP Dan...

Khadr ruling angers Conservatives and divides House

Liberal MP Marc Garneau not only said his party respects the judge's decision to grant bail, but also that Liberals think that was the right...

Omar Khadr's release on bail 'disappointing,' says public safety minister

Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney says his Conservative government is not happy that Omar Khadr was freed on bail by an Edmonton judge. "We are...

Election 2015 results MAPPED: 2015 full list

Altrincham and Sale West CONSERVATIVE HOLD. Alyn and ... Bute SNP GAIN. Arundel and South Downs CONSERVATIVE HOLD ... Beverley and Holderness CONSERVATIVE HOLD. Bexhill...

Mike Duffy's travels focused on political events, MPs testify

I can't remember specifically who was there that year,” said the MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, Barry Devolin, who'd invited Duffy to speak at his annual...

Omar Khadr's release on bail criticized by Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney

Federal government 'disappointed'. Shortly after the decision to release Khadr was announced, Blaney's office issued a statement. "We are disappointed with today's decision, and regret...

Election 2015: Voting enters final half-hour

During Thursday morning political leaders visited their local polling stations. UKIP leader Nigel Farage, Labour leader Ed Miliband, Greens leader Natalie Bennett, SNP leader Nicola...

NDP MPs champion an end to the 'tampon tax'

The only man at the Parliament Hill event was Jack Harris, NDP MP for St. John's East, who showed up to support his colleagues. “I...

Critics Call for Canada to Bolster New Drug Safety Law, Clarify Reporting ...

Vanessa's Law came into effect on 6 November 2014, after years of campaigning for stricter drug monitoring mechanisms by Conservative Member of Parliament Terence Young.

Budget boost for Veterans Affairs not enough to repair cuts: Liberal MP

(subscription) (subscription)... Harper government tabled its budget implementation bill, and the new legislation contains what appear to be significant financial improvements for veterans —...

Could Justin Trudeau's tax-the-rich scheme cause brain drain, stall economy?

WATCH: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau defends his economic plan against critics who say the new tax scheme could harm the economy. OTTAWA —The Liberal plan...

Budget boost for Veterans Affairs not enough to repair cuts: Liberal MP

... implementation bill, and the new legislation contains what appear to be significant financial improvements for veterans — but the key word is “appears”, according...

Canadian taxpayers to 'indirectly' see CWB…

(subscription)asked Malcolm Allen, NDP agriculture critic, whose party has been critical of the deal. “They will with the economic driver that the CWB will...

Sans statut haïtien : Le NPD dénonce l'«idéologie» des conservateurs

Intervenant à la quatrième Journée nationale de la diaspora haïtienne tenue ce 25 avril à l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Alexandre Boulerice, député du...

Rodger Cuzner Questions the Harper Government on clawbacks ...

Log in to Liberal.ca. Please log in with your Liberal ID. Your Liberal Extranet credentials can be used. ... Ottawa, ON – Member of Parliament...

Paulson in the hot seat in committee after 16×9 investigation

Easter hopes Paulson's comments about coming forward open the door to members doing so. “I would say to those officers if they do express them...

Statement on the Liberal Plan for Fairness | Irwin Cotler

MP Irwin Cotler, Liberal Critic for Rights and Freedoms and International Justice, today issued the following statement about the Liberal Plan for Fairness: “As a...

Tories Kill Bill Urging 'Harmony' Between Canadian Law And First Nations

148 Conservatives MPs plus Independent MP James Lunney voted against the bill — a fatal blow blocking it from advancing it to committee hearings and...

Students Cast Ballots in Mock Elections

But the suspense evaporated faster than anyone imagined when exit poll results issued late Thursday suggested that the Conservative Party had done surprisingly well, at...

Scotland Retains Energy of Independence Campaign

A nationwide exit poll in Britain indicated a good night for Prime Minister David Cameron and the Conservatives, who are projected to carry 316 seats,...

MP Nathan Cullen reflects on NDP's win in Alberta

TheTyee.caSkeena – Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen is celebrating the "orange wave" that swept over Alberta resulting in a majority NDP government in the province,...

Accuracy is final puzzle piece for Minnesota's Mitch Leidner

(blog) (blog)He only attempted more than 19 passes in 4 games last season, and the Gophers were easily the most conservative throwing team in...

Tory Senator slams Radio-Canada's Montreal coverage

(subscription) (subscription)“I hope you don't get an extra cent … if you don't modernize,” Maltais told Lalande in the exchange on Monday. NDP MP...

eyking recognizes international achievements of two ... - Mark Eyking

Log in to Liberal.ca. Please log in with your Liberal ID. Your Liberal Extranet credentials can be used. ... FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. (Ottawa, ON) Member...

Alberta's elected NDP government: What does it mean for BC economics?

However, that all changed this Tuesday when voters – rocked by the impact on the Alberta Treasury of the more than 50 per cent drop...

Canadian Cancer Society warns of phone scam

Cpl. Josee Rousseau with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre said the centre has not received many reports of this particular scam using the Canadian Cancer Society's...

Federal Tory caucus described as "a morgue" in wake of NDP victory

Toronto SunFederal Tory caucus described as "a morgue" in wake of NDP victorySo they will be even more of a force on the ground," said...

OUT OF LEFT FIELD: Trudeau throws election; NDP wins even in loss

I have, in the Koots, voted federal NDP, for no other reason (for all that I like Atamanenko, and I do) than because the federal...

Exit Poll Shows UK's Conservative Party Wins Most Seats in Election, but ...

Updated exit polls in the UK general election, which have factored in the results declared so far, indicate that the Conservative Party have won the...

In the UK General Election, Some People's Votes Count More Than Others

The race between the ruling Conservative party and the opposition party Labour has been neck and neck for weeks, with neither party on course to...

Push is on to get outstanding legislation through…

(subscription)Liberal agriculture critic Mark Eyking has already raised the lack of movement on the Grain Commission bill once in the House — a public...

Watergate journalist Bob Woodward to address Loyola commencement ...

Bachelor of Liberal Studies: Kimberly Batiste, Jacque Kerry Bordere, Grace M. Connors, Rachel S. W. Guidry, Sara Hurtado, Andre Anthony Jones, Alejandra Maria Menendez, Lauren...