December 21, 2016

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Leef plans to help Bernier secure the Tory party leadership

(subscription)“To defeat Justin Trudeau in 2019, we need to paint the North Conservative blue,” Bernier said. “Liberal policies, like a carbon tax, have a...

Conservatives ask Auditor General to look into Liberals' sole-sourced fighter jet deal

CONSERVATIVE critics James Bezan, Official Opposition Critic for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Associate Critic for National Defence, Alupa Clarke, Critic for Public Services and Procurement,...

Student achievements

They were accompanied by Matthew O'Connor, dean of the School of Business, and business professors Thomas Coe and Osman Kilic. They had Thanksgiving dinner at...

Former Yukon MP Ryan Leef endorses Maxime Bernier for ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caAfter being defeated in the 2015 federal election, former Yukon MP Ryan Leef will be making a return to politics in support of...

MPs keep ripping their pants in the House of Commons — and aren't happy about it

asked Conservative Tom Lukiwski. “The pants,” Graham clarified. “It may be a causation correlation,” interjected the NDP's Don Davies, who also supported the item. “Everybody...

Dentists, psychologists blast feds over possible health benefits tax

(subscription)In the lead up to the House rising for the winter break, Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre asked in question period whether the government is...

Year in review with Kitchener-Conestoga MP Harold Albrecht

As another year draws to a close, we're speaking to leaders in Waterloo Region about 2016 and what their priorities are for the year ahead.

Conservative MP Andrew Scheer surpasses 50 high-profile endorsements for leadership bid

(subscription)His current endorsements from the House of Commons include Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, Ont.), Sarnia-Lambton, Ont., MP Marilyn Gladu; Saskatchewan MP and former agriculture minister...

Liberal membership in Ottawa-Vanier balloons to 3000 ahead of federal nomination in January, 10 candidates lining up

(subscription)She also ran unsuccessfully in the last federal election. Eight-term Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger, who represented Ottawa-Vanier since 1995 and was a member of...

Conservative leadership hopeful Michael Chong talks Trudeau, Trump and his vision for Canada

Minister of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills and federal Conservative Party leadership hopeful, Michael Chong, spoke with The IFP last week to discuss a number of...

NDP accuse federal Liberals of 'systemic neglect' on reserves after…

“Our government is committed to closing the unacceptable housing gap for Indigenous people,” Carolyn Bennett, minister of indigenous and northern affairs, said in an emailed...

Inmate families say prison drug-scanning tool finds false positives at 'alarming' rate

The e-petition to end the use of ion scanners, sponsored by Quebec NDP MP Matthew Dubé, will be open for signatures until April 5, 2017.

Conservatives call on Trudeau Foundation to ban foreign donations after 10-fold increase in three years

... Prime Minister had the wisdom that I hope he does have, that he would tell his family foundation to stop taking the foreign donations...

Lee Richardson considering Liberal run in Calgary Heritage

Longtime Conservative politician Lee Richardson says he's “strongly considering” a run in ex-prime minister Stephen Harper's former riding — for the federal Liberals. “I've been...