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Ritz: Trade deal with China should come after TPP - iPolitics

When it does, China will feature prominently — and a free trade agreement should definitely be part of the conversation — according to Conservative trade...

Gallant issues email apology over Easter ham promotion that ...

PEMBROKE — Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant has issued an apology for including a photo of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in a recent fundraising email. ... Gallant's...

Question period Thursday: who got invited to Washington? - iPolitics

Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose stands in the House of Commons during Question Period wearing a yellow scarf along with other members of parliament in...

Liberal immigration plan to welcome 300,000, with increased focus ...

On March 8, 2016, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) John McCallum tabled the 2015 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration. It states...

Montreal Simon: Cheryl Gallant and the Ham Monster (Continued)

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant is being accused of a "disrespectful" act to some "vulnerable" voters after she crashed a Renfrew nursing home to drum up...

Poignant honour: Veteran MP Mauril Belanger serves as Speaker ...

He was a Speaker without a voice, but for at least a few minutes Wednesday, Mauril Bélanger accomplished his goal of bringing decorum and grace...

Voices on the Hill pay tribute to Mauril Bélanger | Ottawa Citizen

Voices on the Hill pay tribute to Mauril Bélanger. Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen More from Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen. Published on: March 9, 2016 |...

5M Conservative leadership spending cap raises ... - iPolitics

Lisa Raitt speaks with the media in the Foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa Thursday, February 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. A...

@Kady's Watchlist for Mar. 9 – Over to you, Honourary House ...

The halls of Centre Block will be lined with well-wishers in advance of the Speaker's Parade as long-time Liberal MP Mauril Belanger begins his tenure...

The Latest Porky Adventure of the Con Clown Cheryl Gallant

If by chance you've never heard of the Con MP Cheryl Gallant, this is all you need to know: She's a religious ... When conservative...

PM using US visit to raise money, promote lobbyist friends ... - iPolitics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being accused by the Conservatives of using his visit to Washington to raise money for the Liberal party and promote...

Reevely: Patrick Brown's Tories would 'repeal and refund' the ...

The Progressive Conservatives not only oppose the provincial Liberal government's plan for a new publicly run pension plan, they'd undo it if they're elected in...

Canada plans to welcome 300,000 newcomers this year: McCallum ...

Immigration Minister John McCallum announced a “significant shift” in the federal government's immigration policy, aimed at reuniting more families. ... At the end of February,...

ICYMI: Stéphane Dion reveals Liberals' real reason for allowing ...

ICYMI: Stéphane Dion reveals Liberals' real reason for allowing Saudi arms deal. Image description: A big-ass tank with like eight wheels and two armed soldiers...

Conservative MP Nicholson turns to Liberal colleague Rob ... - iPolitics

The pitch for a national dementia strategy has been on Nicholson's mind ever since former NDP MP Claude Gravelle brought forward an unsuccessful proposal on...

Clement says expecting substance in climate deal with U.S. - iPolitics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mistaken if he thinks a climate change deal reached with President Barack Obama this week will accomplish anything, says Conservative...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » CTV: For-profit ...

NDP health critic Don Davies is leading a call for the federal government to shut down a for-profit blood donation clinic that recently opened in...

Preserving Our Local And National History | Erin O'Toole | Member ...

The report indicated that the new government is trying to shift away from a focus on “militarism” that some claim was too heavily focused on...

QP Monday: War and history - iPolitics

Conservative member of Parliament Peter Van Loan criticized Immigration Minister John McCallum over pending changes to the citizenship guide. Van Loan said the Liberals want...

Alice Wong, MP » Blog Archive » Liberals Must Provide Clarity to ...

“The Conservative Opposition is calling on the Finance Minister to immediately clarify exactly what taxation changes he intends to introduce for Canada's small businesses in...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » Shut down ...

NDP health critic Don Davies is calling on Health Minister Jane Philpott to close the country's first paid-donor blood clinic in Saskatoon. “Blood must always...

Conservative motion calls on Liberals to allow Billy Bishop ... - iPolitics

Conservative transport critic Kelly Block will introduce a motion that the House recognize “there is a market solution already available that could support Bombardier,” and...

Vox Cantoris: Patrick Brown - denounce and apologise for the ...

The Progressive Conservative Party elected a new leader by the name of Patrick Brown. Yesterday, at Ottawa, the Party held its first general convention since...

Brown calls for more inclusive PC party with grassroots policies ...

Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown delivers a speech at a convention in Ottawa on Saturday, March 5, 2016. He said the party cannot concede to...

Ontario Progressive Conservatives plan to change strategy ... - iPolitics

The leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives, Patrick Brown, told delegates their voices would count as the party develops its platform for the 2018 provincial election...

Ontario Progressive Conservatives dismiss report of ... - iPolitics

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown greets supporters as he makes his way to the podium to deliver a speech to introduce PC candidate Lorne...

#AskAmbrose: Rona Ambrose Avoided Canadians' Tough ...

AskAmbrose? On Tuesday, Rona Ambrose hosted a Q&A session at Twitter headquarters. The interim Conservative leader avoided Canadians' tough questions.

MP Charlie Angus Ring of Fire Infrastructure Letter to Natural ...

Charlie Angus is the NDP Federal Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay. James Gordon Carr is the Liberal Federal Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South...

Kevin Libin: To Justin Trudeau, the economic data always say ...

Kevin Libin: Our PM may be too young to remember that Liberals have at times caused spending and deficits to run dangerously amok. Maybe this...

Ontario PCs hold first convention with Brown as leader this ... - iPolitics

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown greets supporters as he makes his way to the podium to deliver a speech to introduce PC candidate Lorne...

Reevely: Ontario's Tories have a builder, but they haven't started ...

Ontario's conservatives gather in Ottawa this weekend, knowing who their leader is but not much else. The Progressive Conservative ... Patrick Brown, the leader of...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » iPolitics: Davies ...

NDP health and justice critics are urging the Liberal government to dispense with a Harper-era law that they say restricts the establishment of new harm-reduction...

Douthat's Flawed Critique of “Conservative” Catholicism - Patheos

Douthat's Flawed Critique of “Conservative” Catholicism. March 2, 2016 by Dave Armstrong 0 Comments. Newsflash!: God Continues to Supernaturally Guide His Church, Despite Manifest Sins...

Poll: Views On Canada's Mission Against ISIS | Abacus Data

For a time, it was evident that a fair number of Canadians had doubts about whether the Liberals and Mr. Trudeau were advocating the right...

blogovich: Stephen Woodworth, ad nauseum....enough! - Typepad

I've read and heard more from defeated Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth since the election than I ever heard from him as my MP in Kitchener...

Trudeau's brother asks government to keep Harkat in Canada ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brother has written to a federal cabinet minister on behalf of Ottawa's Mohamed Harkat, asking the Liberal government to continue its...

ISIL, Alberta and being a woman in politics dominate Ambrose ...

Conservative interim Leader Rona Ambrose took the plunge and held her first live Twitter question-and-answer on Tuesday. From Twitter's Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ambrose took...

Can Thomas Mulcair make NDP supporters proud of their party ...

Both Tom Mulcair and his team revelled in this expectation. The leader waxed excitedly about the huge turnout for his meetings in Quebec, surely presaging...

Gary Schellenberg, 1966-2016 - Macleans.ca

After getting his certification, they moved to Falcon Lake, Man., where Linda got a job cleaning rooms and serving at the Falcon Lake Resort; Gary...

NetNewsLedger - Thunder Bay News - Patrick Brown - Liberal ...

QUEEN'S PARK – The Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says the Ontario Budget is “All smoke and mirrors”. Last week, the Wynne Liberals tabled Budget...

#CETA: Liberal success of Justin Trudeau and Cecilia Malmström ...

ALDE Leader Guy Verhofstadt commented on it: “I warmly congratulate liberal Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and the Canadian liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for successfully completing...

Morning Brief: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - iPolitics

It's a good question and one Conservative MP Ted Falk can't find a good answer for, which is why he's making it his mission to...

In this week's Hill Times: does Judy Foote care about Holocaust ...

For months, some of us – including our riding's hard-working Liberal MP, Nate Erskine-Smith – have been attempting to get Judy Foote's attention about all...

John McCallum marks arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees - Macleans.ca

John McCallum, left, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, greets Khloud, centre, along with her family at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Monday, February...

@Kady: Canada's social conservative movement primed to have its ...

And while Conservative MP Brad Trost wasn't a member of the committee, he put out a release of his own that condemned the “euthanasia recommendations”...

Liberals move one step closer to Canada-EU trade deal: Freeland ...

A legal review of the proposed Canada-EU trade deal is now complete, bringing the agreement one step closer to ratification, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland...

This Hour Has 22 Minutes gives Hy's a funny farewell - iPolitics

“Scott Simms, Liberal MP from Newfoundland, was telling me that it was at a table over there that Justin Trudeau first told him he was...

My View: Conservatives Need to Stop Settling and support our own ...

My View: Conservatives Need to Stop Settling and support our own. February 28, 2016 David Anderson Leave a comment. I am supporting Senator Marco Rubio...

Manning Conference: Leadership hopefuls present their ... - iPolitics

Lisa Raitt, Tony Clement, Maxime Bernier and Michael Chong — all Tory MPs — presented their cases. Chong and and TV personality Kevin O'Leary spoke...

Conservative moves to go green get mixed reception - iPolitics

But Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown said he supports more environmental discussion among conservatives, though he has the benefit of running in a province...