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Conservative NCR critic says federal Liberals wasting time on hospital relocation

The opposition critic for the National Capital Region is calling a Liberal Government decision to take another look at potential locations for a new hospital...

O'Leary: Tory MPs are out-of-touch on peace-keeping

Long-time Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai said O'Leary's notions might have a home in the NDP rather than the Tories, but that's something the business mogul...

What you need to know: Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Laura Miller, who was McGuinty's deputy chief of staff, and former chief of staff David Livingston were charged last month with breach of trust and...

New poll finds three National Capital Region ridings are too close to call

There is also an intense battle between the Liberals and NDP in the Pontiac, where NDP incumbent Mathieu Ravignat has 28 per cent of the...

Military to get logistics trucks 11 years after first being proposed

The Conservatives first identified trucks — often known as the B fleet — as a priority in 2006, but have failed twice to deliver, including...

Federal NDP to decide Ottawa West-Nepean candidate

... NDP will choose between former Ottawa city councillor and MPP Alex Cullen, Ottawa West-Nepean riding association president Marlene Rivier, and Shawn Sutherland, a former...

New Canadian aid posts to come from existing staff: internal memo

NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar said the government allowed "hundreds of millions of dollars" of budgeted funds for diplomacy and development lapse in recent...

Wynne says Ontario ad law modernized, rejects auditor's assertion system gutted

It has been cited repeatedly by federal Liberals who, like the federal NDP, are upset by the tens of millions of dollars of upbeat, Tory-blue,...

Madely's Morning Minute - Mar. 27, 2015

Airline crash reaction: Canada's Transport Minister, Lisa Raitt, in the wake of learning the co-pilot of the German flight locked the pilot out of the...

Two candidates in the running to replace John Baird on Ottawa West-Nepean ...

Hill Times (subscription)The race to replace John Baird as the Conservative candidate for Ottawa West-Nepean has two candidates. Businessman Scott Singer and Ottawa Police officer...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Mar. 19580 CFRA RadioMember of Parliament Peter Goldring, who is retiring as a Conservative MP after 18 years, and is believed to be...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Mar. 05580 CFRA Radio... ensure the country's, "most dangerous violent offenders" will never be released from prison. NDP justice critic Françoise Boivin said,...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Oct. 13580 CFRA RadioThe spectacular fire in Greely last week that caused an explosion heard several kilometres away was deliberately set. That's what...

MacKay unmoved by addiction centre call for marijuana legalization

NDP health critic Libby Davies, whose party supports decriminalization of marijuana, said the Conservatives are becoming increasingly isolated on the issue as more and more...

Words of war: Some examples of the odd exchanges during Iraq debate in ...

... social sciences and political sciences, indeed all our world knowledge, both in Canada and elsewhere in the West, and think about effective ways of...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Sept. 23580 CFRA RadioOttawa-Vanier Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger has proposed a change to the lyrics of Canada's national anthem. He introduced a private...

Royal Galipeau to run in 2015 federal election

Despite a battle with cancer, Ottawa-Orleans Conservative MP Royal Galipeau is announcing his intention to run during the next election. Galipeau, who has held his...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Aug. 21580 CFRA RadioForeign Affairs Minister John Baird is being investigated by the federal languages commissioner because of a complaint that his Twitter...

Trudeau confident Liberals on right track to victory in 2015 federal election

That's in addition to former journalist Chrystia Freeland and former Toronto city councillor Adam Vaughan, who've already won seats in byelections. "The team serves two...

Madely's Morning Minute

- August 12580 CFRA RadioWatson said the project was on budget and on schedule. Wynne used the opportunity to continue her campaign to have...

Madely Morning Minute

- August 11580 CFRA RadioA Conservative MP appears to be suggesting the government is open to the idea. Yesterday was National ... Parm Gill,...

Madely's Morning Minute

- Aug. 07580 CFRA RadioLiberal House Leader Ralph Goodale says the Conservatives are being petty and irresponsible over Justin Trudeau's appearance at a mosque...

Madely's Morning Minute – July 30

Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod confirms she is seriously considering running for the Progressive Conservative party leadership. Since Tim ... But Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird...

Madely's Morning Minute

- June 30580 CFRA RadioOne of the seats is Trinity Spadina, which Olivia Chow gave up to run for Mayor of Toronto. The other...

Baird says he is skeptical Putin will withdraw troops as more sanctions loom

But while we've noted Russia's statement, so far we haven't seen any — any — indication of troops pulling back," NATO secretary general Anders Fogh...

Harper looking for new economic harmony, Oliver appears to be new songmate

Toronto Star said Liberal finance critic Scott Brison. "It's not clear anybody has the same level of experience that Mr. Flaherty had." John Manley once found...

Military rejected Canada Day Afghan tribute, citing concerns of 'militarization'

The Liberal defence critic, Joyce Murray, said commemoration of Canada's role in Afghanistan is important, but it can't come at the expense of troop and...

Kenney says Canada can learn from Germany on skills training

Lethbridge Herald ... Jason Kenney speaks in Ottawa on February 28, 2014. Canadians have much to learn from Germany's famed apprenticeship system despite doubts it could...