December 14, 2016

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Rodger Cuzner's 2016 Christmas Poem Takes Swipes At Leitch, O'Leary

Rodger Cuzner brings the funny before question period on Dec. 14. (Photo: Screengrab). This year's version was something of a response to a Conservative MP...

Liberals to ask court for extension after senators say indigenous rights bill is flawed

Carolyn Bennett, the Indigenous Affairs Minister, told on Wednesday she believes senators were acting on genuine concerns about Bill S-3, and an Act to...

Point Douglas MLA Kevin Chief resigns seat

Chief took a run at federal politics in 2010 but lost to Liberal Kevin Lamoureux. He later successfully won a provincial seat in 2011 in...

As the House of Commons shuts down for Christmas, MPs turn to ...

Watch not one, not two, but three MPs adapt the iconic 'The Night Before Christmas' to Canadian politics. And another do the Festivus 'Airing of...

NDP asks PM Justin Trudeau to review lawsuits against Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido

“These are serious allegations, and I would call on the prime minister to start looking into this,” Vancouver NDP MP Don Davies said in an...

Bagnell's FASD bill defeated

... was in office, but withdrew it in late 2014 saying there wasn't enough time to make it through the process. After Leef, Sean Casey,...

Rodger Cuzner pokes fun at opposition leadership races in annual Christmas rhyme

Cape Breton–Canso MP Rodger Cuzner set his sights on the NDP and Conservative leadership races in his annual Christmas rhyme in the House of Commons.

Texan of the Year 2016 nominees

(blog)Pastors Bryan Carter and Jeff Warren: The nominator wrote, "Two years ago, in an effort to address race relations, they did a pulpit swap...

Should Christians Support Moving the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

In a Monday radio interview with conservative host Hugh Hewitt, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said that the incoming president has "made it very clear...

Liberal campaign set up volunteers in office rented from Canada 2020

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

Liberals Scrap Parent Visa Application Process That Sparked Controversy

Immigration Minister John McCallum says the new system is designed for fairness. "We're ensuring everyone can access the application process by giving them the same...

Library of Parliament Committee hasn't met in 19 months

(subscription)NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach (Salaberry-Suroît, Que.), the sole NDP member of the committee, said it is losing time to discuss what it needs...

Toronto council approves road tolls

City council has given Mayor John Tory's tolls the green light. In a 32-9 vote, council endorsed Tory's plan and gave city staff the go-ahead...

U.S. border bill should soon aid in pre-clearance for travellers

“(Pre-clearance) already happens in airports, but needs to be extended to other modalities such as rail or nautical travel to enhance the binational travel experience...