April 6, 2017

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Tobacco companies may be working to undermine tobacco control initiatives: Philpott

... and its provincial affiliates held a lobby event on Parliament Hill this week attended by Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, House leader Bardish Chagger, Agriculture...

Judy Foote taking leave of absence, cites personal and family ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caJudy Foote will be stepping away from her post as a federal minister on a temporary basis to take care of family matters.N.L.

House committee urges Magnitsky-style law to sanction rights abusers

According to Liberal MP John McKay, who sits on the committee, the measure would give the Canadian government the power to sanction the people who...

Committee backs Magnitsky law for Canada, honours Russian whistleblower

They included lawyer William Browder, whose firm employed Magnitsky; former Liberal MP and human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler; chess legend and Russian democracy advocate Garry...

Brad Trost Pitches '100 Per Cent' Conservatism. And He Really Wants Your Attention

Trost says then-chief government whip Gordon O'Connor also warned him in that meeting not to bring forth an anti-abortion private member's bill. “And I told...

Conservative leadership candidates debate on CTV Power Play: Day 4

Each candidate has one minute to introduce themselves as worthy of the Conservative leadership. Then the questions begin: Each candidate will have one minute to...

Blaine Calkins MP Report

(registration)This is in stark contrast to the previous Conservative government which supported the agriculture sector by passing the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act,...

Liberal minister Bains calls ex-minister Moore to give credit on ...

As provinces and territories prepare to release the text of their much-anticipated Canada Free Trade Agreement on Friday, the federal minister on the file called ...and...

Tory MP Revives Liberal Bill Fighting Forced Organ Harvesting

OTTAWA—Conservative MP Garnett Genuis is reviving former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler's private member's bill that makes it a criminal offence for Canadians to receive organs...

'Authoritative' Trib business newsman Jack Markowitz dies at 85

“He gave so much guidance to young reporters,” recalled Joe Napsha, a longtime reporter who worked with Mr. Markowitz. “You'd go out (on assignment)...

Rona Ambrose played role in Robin Camp appointment, former justice minister says

Ms. Ambrose played a key role in the judicial appointment process when the Conservatives held power, according to Peter MacKay. He was the justice minister...

'It's still a little bit surreal': Emmanuella Lambropoulos ready for new career in politics

At the beginning of the week, 26-year-old Emmanuella Lambropoulos was a Montreal high school teacher. Today, she was on Parliament Hill as the newly elected...

Opposition House leaders want new special committee to take over Commons rule changes study, vow to continue ...

(subscription) (subscription)The filibuster at the Procedure and House Affairs committee is back on after two days of unsuccessful talks between Government House Leader Bardish...