December 13, 2016

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Ottawa ends '4-in-4-out' rule for migrant workers | Toronto Star

Liberal government eliminates notorious rule that kicked out migrant workers after four years, ending what critics dubbed the 'revolving door' for indentured ...and more »...

Concerned citizens remind Liberals of promise made on electoral reform

WATCH ABOVE: A group of citizens demonstrated outside Canadian politician Francis Scarpaleggia's Montreal offices to remind the federal government about its promise to reform the...

Once touted by the Liberals, a $1.5B project to train Canada's fighter ...

A $1.5 billion project to train Canada's fighter pilots, touted by the Liberal government as an example of how it is improving defence procurement, has...

Tech Execs To Liberals: Don't Make Online Surveillance Even Worse

Many tech entrepreneurs were already concerned that Bill C-51 — the controversial piece of national security legislation passed by the Harper government — is ...and more »...

PEI advocates for electoral reform turn to Trudeau government

... 1st-past-the-post voting in platform speech. A small group gathered at the post office in Montague, P.E.I., on Tuesday, as part of a series of...

Mounted Police Professional Association Urges Government to Pass Wynn's Law to Protect Our Communities from ...

(press release)... Commons by Michael Cooper, Member of Parliament for St. Albert—Edmonton and Matthew Dubé, NDP Public Safety Critic. "We must do more to...

NDP tries to fast-track bill to make supervised injection sites easier to open

The NDP failed to get unanimous consent to speed up the passage of a Liberal bill that would make it easier for communities to open...

Pot task force recommends legal cannabis sales be limited to users 18 and over

Conservative health critic Colin Carrie called the task force's recommendation to set the age limit at 18 "particularly troubling," since medical experts have warned about...

Trudeau, Merkel talk trade as Parliament weighs CETA

On Wednesday, the committee is set to begin clause-by-clause consideration of the bill that would implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA, said...

Conservative MP, former Trade Minister Ed Fast suffers stroke

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP and former Trade Minister Ed Fast has suffered a stroke in his home in Abbotsford, B.C., his office announced Tuesday afternoon,...

Nationalize port of Churchill under port authority, NDP MP Niki Ashton urges

OTTAWA – A New Democrat MP is urging the federal government to nationalize the port of Churchill, Man., which has been closed since last summer.

Erin O'Toole's Conservative leadership platform promises tax help for students, young workers

A candidate for the federal Conservative leadership wants to give new graduates a tax break out of school. The promise from Erin O'Toole is the...

Steelworkers to Trudeau: Where are the feds on the Stelco deal?

Representatives from United Steelworkers locals 1005 and 8782 are in Ottawa Tuesday to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be part of negotiating the possible...

Petition to Support Community Media Presented in House of Commons

The petition was presented first by Rodger Cuzner of Cape-Breton-Canso on December 2nd, and then last week by two other Liberals (Karen Ludwig of New...

Louis Plamondon sera candidat aux prochaines élections fédérales

Cependant, le député fédéral ne souhaite pas que Martine Ouellet continue de siéger en tant que députée provinciale indépendante de Vachon à l'Assemblée nationale à...

Conservative crackdown on sentencing led to Charter challenges: internal federal notes

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson has already warned that his party would challenge any attempt by the Liberals to water down mandatory sentence provisions. The...

QIA election brings new vice president to Baffin Inuit org

In 2008, Akesuk was appointed health minister after Leona Aglukkaq stepped down to run in the 2008 federal election for the Conservative party. Akesuk did...

Forget free trade, pipelines and carbon prices: Liberal fundraising flak the talk of the fall

Back in April 2008, the Conservative Party of Canada's offices were raided by Elections Canada in connection with the "in-and-out" campaign spending scheme. Five months...

On this day: December 13

2009: Brandon Marshall of the Denver Broncos catches a NFL-record 21 receptions for 200 yards and two touchdowns in a road loss to the Indianapolis...

Ottawa Clears Way For Supervised Injection Sites

In question period today Conservative health critic Colin Carrie asked if Philpott could “confirm that she will finally listen to communities and reverse her unilateral...

Martine Ouellet envisage de siéger comme indépendante

Dans la perspective où elle choisirait de se porter candidate à la direction du Bloc québécois (BQ), Martine Ouellet songe à devenir députée indépendante. Le...