June 10, 2015

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Wood Islands Ferry Motion Voted Down in House of Commons ...

OTTAWA – Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay's Private Members Motion calling on the federal government to ensure all future contracts for the Wood Islands – Caribou...

Mulcair's NDP aim to replicate Notley's shocking win in Alberta

With her cabinet appointed and government beginning to take shape, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was able to do something she could not during the spring...

A Day with Dennis: Hanging with the NWT's MP in Ottawa

Dennis Bevington might be a leisurely, sometimes halting, speaker – someone who writes words on sticky notes and underlines them with a certain oomph as...

A Day with Dennis: Hanging with the NWT's MP in Ottawa

Dennis Bevington might be a leisurely, sometimes halting, speaker – someone who writes words on sticky notes and underlines them with a certain oomph as...

Bullets fly at restaurant patio in Surrey as arrests pile up

In Ottawa, Surrey North New Democrat MP Jasbir Sandhu accused the Tory government of "stalling" in its recent promise to send 100 more Mounties to...

MP Report: Enhancing Employment Insurance

Our government is committed to ensuring that the Employment Insurance program remains responsive to labour conditions while supporting recipients when they most need help. With...

Terry Cassidy

(blog)The new riding includes Prince Edward County, Quinte West and Belleville, south of the 401. Current MP Daryl Kramp is moving into another riding.

Mike Duffy trial: Private citizens covering MPs' expenses 'common practice'

Bayne then lays out the groundwork to get Scharf to agree that pre-budget consultations -- like those Duffy alleges to have conducted with Andrew Saxton...

Letter: Why has Cannan voted against anti-violence legislation?

Regretfully, our local Kelowna-Lake Country Conservative MP Ron Cannan doesn't consider ending violence against women a priority. Recently, he voted against Anti-violence Against Women legislation.

Canadian MP accuses Catholic cardinal of 'spreading homophobia'

I deeply regret that the House was not informed of the situation and that we applauded such a person,” stated NDP MP Pierre Dionne Labelle,...

Former Mountie, businesswoman running to replace Glover as Tory candidate

In 2009, Hilliker retired from the RCMP to run for the Conservative nomination in Churchill. He lost that race to Wally ... A similar issue...

Conservatives shut down debate for the 100th time « Canada's NDP

“Like the Liberals before them, the Conservatives are using heavy-handed tactics to ram through flawed legislation,” said NDP House leader Peter Julian (Burnaby – New...

Jean-François Fortin entend travailler avec le Bloc québécois

Le chef de Forces et Démocratie, Jean-François Fortin, soutient ne pas vouloir s'avancer concernant une éventuelle collaboration avec le Bloc québécois. Par contre, il souhaite...

School teacher Jack Trovato to challenge MP Alice Wong

Next Saturday, Richmond resident and Burnaby school teacher Jack Trovato is expected to announce his candidacy for the federal NDP in Richmond Centre. He will...

'Niqab ban' returns as Conservative bill planned for Parliament's final days

His colleague, Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel, who represents a Quebec riding, told reporters the Conservative government is analyzing other possible measures in the future, but...

NEWS RELEASE: Eyking Pays Tribute to Sydney ... - Mark Eyking

Log in to Liberal.ca. Please log in with your Liberal ID. Your Liberal Extranet credentials can be used. ... NEWS RELEASE. June 10th 2015. FOR...

NEWS RELEASE: Eyking Pays Tribute to Sydney ... - Mark Eyking

Hon. Mark Eyking, P.C., M.P.. Sydney-Victoria. NEWS RELEASE. June 10th 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. (Ottawa, ON) Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, made a...

Conservatives pick Triantafilopoulos as Oakville-North Burlington candidate

The former CEO and president of Save the Children Canada, Effie Triantafilopoulos was nominated over the weekend as the federal Conservative candidate for Oakville-North Burlington.

Gilles Duceppe to return to lead Bloc into next election

Gilles Duceppe is emerging from retirement to lead the struggling Bloc Québécois in the next election. The official announcement is scheduled for Wednesday, but the...

Abortion: The debate politicians are afraid to reopen

Just ask Rod Bruinooge, the Winnipeg Conservative MP and chair of Parliament's bipartisan pro-life caucus, who recently tabled a private members bill related to abortion...

Gilles Duceppe redevient chef du Bloc québécois | JDM

Refusant de statuer plus précisément sur le cas de Jean-François Fortin, qui a quitté la formation pour fonder le parti Forces et Démocratie, M. Duceppe...

Conservatives ignore Canadians, ram through Bill C-51

“Thousands of Canadians took to the streets to protest this bill because it will erode our rights and freedoms,” said NDP Public Safety critic Randall...

4 Things To Know About The Mass. Debate On Mandatory Minimum Sentences

This latest attempt to overhaul Massachusetts' sentencing laws follows similar efforts across the U.S. — in both liberal and conservative states. In November 2012, Californians...

4 Things To Know About The Mass. Debate On Mandatory Minimum Sentences

This latest attempt to overhaul Massachusetts' sentencing laws follows similar efforts across the U.S. — in both liberal and conservative states. In November 2012, Californians...

Pas de retour au Bloc québécois pour André Bellavance

. Publié mercredi le 10 juin 2015 à 10 h 00 André Bellavance en point de presse. Crédit photo : ICI Radio-Canada. « Je voue...

New Democrats and Greens Joust over NDP Motion on Nutrition North

“This legislation would help people in his riding,” said NDP MP John Rafferty (Thunder Bay-Rainy River). “If Mr. Hyer had a legitimate reason for missing...

Conservatives plan bill to ban niqabs at citizenship ... - iPolitics

Conservative MPs Denis Lebel and Tim Uppal announce the government's plan for a bill to ban niqabs at citizenship ceremonies, in Ottawa on Wednesday, June...

Badawey back on the campaign trail

The only other red seeking nomination against Badawey was local realtor Greg D'Amico. Incumbent MP Malcolm Allen will once again carry the NDP banner, while...

Politique fédérale: Gilles Duceppe reprend les rennes du Bloc ...

Âgé de 67 ans, député pendant 21 ans dont 18 au sein du Bloc québécois, Gilles Duceppe a dirigé de 1997 à 2011 la formation...

Kobach's crusade

John Carmichael is thinking along the same lines. In a Tribune News Service story, the Wichita Democrat said: “Now (Kobach) is in a situation where...

A tiny NH town gets overlooked by presidential hopefuls

(subscription) (subscription)“A town's school is its pride and joy. Its identity is tied up in that,” said Bob Giuda, a former state ... This...

Canada 150 infrastructure program draws fire

Waterloo Conservative MP Peter Braid, parliamentary secretary for infrastructure and communities, said the fund is aimed at celebrating Canada's 150th birthday and said there's been...

Ted Stillwell: That first year of Kansas statehood

The only railroad tracks in Kansas crossed the river at St. Joe and came into nearby Elwood. Leavenworth ... In the weekly Leavenworth Herald, R.C.

André Bellavance reviendra-t-il sur sa décision?

VICTORIAVILLE. Le retour de Gilles Duceppe à la tête du Bloc québécois incitera-t-il le député André Bellavance à revenir sur sa double décision? Le député...

Gilles Duceppe à la tête du Bloc québécois - Canoë

CanoëGilles Duceppe à la tête du Bloc québécoisCanoë«Il a fait son temps et je pense que les Québécois lui ont montré la porte à la...

Republicans Refine Their Favorite Anti-Obamacare Talking Points

That tweet drew criticism—including some from Republicans—who noted the only reason subsidies may be lost is because of the case brought by conservatives challenging the...

Terry Cassidy wins NDP nomination

(blog)The new riding includes Prince Edward County, Quinte West and Belleville, south of the 401. Current MP Daryl Kramp is moving into another riding.

Dykstra has plan for piers

NIAGARA - St. Catharines Conservative MP Rick Dykstra has put forward a plan to deal with problems with the Port Dalhousie Piers. The piers have...

Retour de Gilles Duceppe au Bloc québécois

POLITIQUE. L'annonce ce matin d'un possible retour de Gilles Duceppe au Bloc québécois a ravi le député fédéral de la région, Louis Plamondon. Il pense...

Mandryk: Stalled Chevy good news for Harper

The former longtime friend and college classmate of Premier Brad Wall and his ministerial assistant colleague in the Grant Devine Progressive Conservative government of the...

GUEST VOICE: Why I'm speaking up for Holocaust restitution

(blog) (blog)In keeping with this legacy, all three major federal political parties reiterated their support for restitution this past March. Strong statements issued by...

GUEST VOICE: Why I'm speaking up for Holocaust restitution

(blog) (blog)In keeping with this legacy, all three major federal political parties reiterated their support for restitution this past March. Strong statements issued by...

pushed Gilles Duceppe to accept Bloc Québécois leadership

One person who won't be convinced to rejoin the Bloc is former member André Bellavance. While he has great respect for Duceppe, the MP for...

Gilles Duceppe returns to lead Bloc Québécois - Montreal Gazette

Saying that Quebec's voice is not being heard in Ottawa, Gilles Duceppe is returning to federal politics to head the Bloc Québécois, taking over from...

Ottawa boiler plant inspections haven't happened since explosion

In question period on Wednesday, Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar asked the Minister of Public Works, "Why did the Conservatives put workers at risk by...

Gilles Duceppe returns to lead Bloc Quebecois

But the switch in leadership hasn't changed former Bloc MP Andre Bellavance's mind about leaving the party and not running again. Bellavance issued a statement...

Canada needs a 'Magnitsky' law to take on human-rights violators

Irwin Cotler is the Liberal MP for Mount Royal, former justice minister and attorney-general of Canada, and professor of law emeritus at McGill University. He...

Merrimack Valley People in the News

The following North Andover residents were named to the dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell for the spring 2014 semester — Hope Alaimo,...

Howell holds off tea-party challenger in primary

Patch.com... challenge Tuesday from freshman delegate Joseph E. Preston. A four-way primary in Henrico County to replace retiring Sen. Walter A. Stosch (R), another proponent...

Duffy uses Maple Ridge to pay assistant's cell phone bill, court hears

(subscription) (subscription)Former Duffy aide Diane Scharf tells court that although Senate administration had agreed to provide her with a cell phone to link her...