July 7, 2015

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How Canada Hangs Prostitutes Out to Dry

But as soon as the words leave her mouth, Representative Joy Smith (Conservative-MB) counters that it is “one of the oldest oppressions.” And herein lies...

NDP MLA calls on B.C. government to digitize democracy

When federal opposition MP Kennedy Stewart tabled the bill, the federal MPs regardless of party passed it unanimously, she added. “I think it's a great...

NDP candidate meets with voters in Bancroft

With the federal election fast approaching candidates across Canada have been busy professing their passion for politics to the people. As the New Democratic Party's...

It's official: House Democratic leader will explore run for secretary of state

Jennifer Williamson of Portland is likely to step forward as a candidate. Williamson declined to comment when asked about her intentions last week. She didn't...

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch and Andrew Saxton will ...

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch and Andrew Saxton will announce Government of Canada support to the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table. July 7, 2015...

Judge rules that Illinois budget crisis will result in state employees not ...

Rauner, a conservative businessman seeking reforms in Illinois, vetoed a spending plan passed by the Legislature that fell far short of available revenues, leaving the...

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With MP Daryl Kramp moving to the neighbouring riding on the new riding configuration, Ellis says it's anyone's race to win “with the riding being...

Move Over, Trudeau? Tory Fundraising Email Targets Mulcair, NDP

Former Tory aide Dimitri Soudas — now helping his fiancée Eve Adams pursue a Liberal nomination — told Maclean's talks broke down because Mulcair wanted...

Canada's First Nations aim to be decisive in next election

(blog) (blog)Canada's Conservative federal government has had perennial headaches dealing with First Nations issues. In February ... Last March, Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt...

Kelowna-Lake Country Greens looking to a Liberal to represent them

Faced with the likely hood that a Green Party candidate would not unseat incumbent Conservative MP Ron Cannan, the group, lead by UBC Okanagan philosophy...

Assembly of First Nations chief calls for mass voter registration in hope of ...

He carefully singled out the New Democratic Party's Romeo Saganash, Carolyn Bennett of the federal Liberals and Quebec's Aboriginal Affairs minister, Geoffrey Kelley. Then, in...

Jen Gerson: Stephen Harper's game of dodge-the-press shows he's a shabby ...

If hiding, dodging, and engaging in petty power struggles over iPhones is the best Stephen Harper has to offer, then he has become a shabby...

Government of Canada Invests in Waterloo's Information - Peter Braid

Today, MP for Kitchener–Waterloo Peter Braid announced an important investment that will help a Waterloo-based Information Communications Technology company build on its first-to-market advantage in...

Evel proposals risk turning Commons into quasi-English parliament, MPs told

Speaking during a fractious emergency debate on the issue on Tuesday, Alistair Carmichael, Lib Dem MP for Orkney and Shetland, described the plans as a...

Trudeau vows to build road for cut-off reserve that Conservative government ...

Reserve residents were left in tears last month when Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford, the MP for the area, visited the band but refused to...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau commits to building 'Freedom Road ...

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party would build a road for a reserve that has been under one of the longest boil-water advisories...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau commits to building 'Freedom Road ...

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says the federal government has “abandoned its responsibility” to a First Nation cut off from the outside world and living under...

Stephen Harper's mean streak puts him in a league of his own

(blog) (blog)But while he's invoking history I'd invite Mr. Alexander to apologize for Conservative prime minister John A. Macdonald calling Aboriginal peoples "savages" and...

Sheehan named Liberal candidate

... if elected MP, he will have to vacate his seat. Skip Morrison, a unionized crane operator at Essar Steel Algoma and financial advisor with...

9 Surprisingly Conservative Hollywood Celebrities

There are conservatives and Republicans in the field, too, some of whose political stances are better known than others. An obvious list of Hollywood's vocal...

Liberal candidate Wilson visits Model Town

(subscription) (subscription)It's been awesome… a lot of fun to get out and meet people across the riding.” Wilson joins Conservative candidate André Robichaud and...

Those weird billionaires who are turning into Marxists

For several years now, populist politicians and liberal intellectuals have been inveighing against income inequality, an issue that is gaining traction among the broader body...

Lawyer seeking NDP nomination in Ottawa-Vanier isn't taking anything for granted

She has left a secure job as a federal Crown layer for the uncertainty of an election campaign. Ottawa-Vanier has been Liberal since 1995, and...

Conservative government made more than 70 patronage appointments over two days ...

The Conservative government made more than 70 patronage appointments over two days last month, filling up federal boards, tribunals and panels in advance of the...

Garrick Club votes to continue excluding women despite Damian Lewis' support

... included three former Conservative MPs, according to the Guardian. Speaking at yesterday's vote, which was held at the Palace Theatre, retired diplomat Sir John...

Churchill to host oil-spill research

Lawrence Toet, Conservative MP for Elmwood-Transcona, announced the federal funding. "This was the beginning of where ... Elmwood-Transcona MP Lawrence Toet, who is facing one...

Mailbox fallout could foil Tories

CBC.caWindsor, held by NDP MPs, is listed among the 90 communities scheduled for a switchover, but only a relatively small neighbourhood on Lake St. Clair,...

Team NDP has a big hole to fill

A Quebec MP, Guy Caron, has credentials as an economist but his experience as such is with a labour union. A rising star in the...

Monsef bringing in Liberal MPs as speakers for series of round-table ...

Former Canadian astronaut Marc Garneau addresses reporters on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at St. Patrick School in Peterborough. CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT/PETERBOROUGH EXAMINER/Postmedia Network file photo ...

Local Liberals nominate Terry Sheehan (update, 3 photos)

Sheehan will face incumbent Conservative MP Bryan Hayes and the NDP's Skip Morrison in the fall vote. "People are looking for real change," Sheehan told...

Don't be fooled by spending spree

Candice Bergen, minister of state for social development, has an event planned that highlights government investments to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. And Mr.

Conservative HQ aims squarely at Mulcair | David Akin's On the Hill

Nope, this time, its Thomas Mulcair and the New Democrats who are squarely in the sights of the Conservative sharpshooters. Notably, this e-mail blast also...

Political parties must be made accountable

Members of Brantford District Labour Council affiliates march on MP Phil McColeman's office on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, to protest Bill ... The first chapter...

Political parties must be made accountable

Members of Brantford District Labour Council affiliates march on MP Phil McColeman's office on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 ... In 2014, for instance, the Conservative...