Brantford Expositor

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Businessman and community supporter Roger Davis to be recognized at Hockey Night in Brantford

“Roger has done so much for the community over the years and we just want to show our appreciation for all that he has done,”...

McColeman endorses Tory leadership contender Raitt.

Federal Conservative leadership candidate Lisa Raitt has the right combination of political skills, vision and the common touch to take the party to victory in...

MP confident of grant for Mohawk Lake

Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman says he is confident that the Liberals will come through with $2 million in federal funding for the Mohawk Lake cleanup...

City, public school board eye partnership

The resolution also will be forwarded to Brantford -Brant MP Phil McColeman, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario. Photo...

Business owners air concerns about rising costs

Lisa Raitt, the federal Conservative finance critic, and Brantford-Brant MPP and deputy finance critic Phil McColeman held a round table with local business owners on...

Finance critic Lisa Raitt to visit city

Then Raitt, MP for the Ontario riding of Milton, and McColeman will attend the Brantford-Brant Conservative riding association's annual general meeting in the Dominion Telegraph...

MP can show Pride in other ways

Recently, Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman stated that he was unable to attend Brantford Pride's flag raising on Monday because he is too busy. He specified...

MP says he can't attend Pride flag raising

Despite being invited, Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman, who first elected in 2008, has never attended a Pride flag-raising ceremony. "The reason has ... McColeman was...

Core issue

I call on progressives, environmentalists and recreation enthusiasts from our community to get behind Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman's efforts to secure funding from the federal...

McColeman campaign cost more than $140000

Brantford-Brant Conservative MP Phil McColeman outspent nearly two-to-one the campaign of his nearest rival, Liberal Danielle Takacs, in last October's federal election campaign. Financial records...

Mayors see possibilities in federal budget

Brantford-Brant Conservative MP Phil McColeman criticized the Liberals for bringing in a budget with a deficit nearly three times what Trudeau promised in the last...

Working together

In his last State of the Union address on Jan. 12, U.S. President Obama expressed his failure to make better the obvious rancour between the...

Brantford-Brant MP comfortable with the view from his opposition seat

As Brantford-Brant Conservative MP Phil McColeman cradled a coffee in his hands a few days before Christmas, he had warm thoughts about his achievements serving...

Brant MP McColeman named deputy finance critic

Brant MP Phil McColeman is looking forward to his new role in Parliament after being named deputy finance critic. ... McColeman was named to the...

Brant sees advantages of added voices in Ottawa

Brant is now represented by two veteran Conservatives - Phil McColeman in Brantford-Brant and Dave MacKenzie in Oxford - and rookie Liberal Bryan May in...

BRANTFORD-BRANT RIDING: McColeman: Re-election 'bittersweet'

While a red wave swept over the country, Brantford-Brant remained decidedly blue with Conservative Phil McColeman claiming his third election win. "This is a very...

Temp jobs an issue

www.brantnews.comDuring Conservative Leader Stephen Harper's visit to Brantford on Wednesday, Conservative candidate Phil McColeman noted the growth of Braneida Park businesses. Did anyone make it...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Security rankles Six Nations activists

"I'm here for future generations of our people. That our murdered and missing indigenous women aren't on their radar, it's horrible." In a later interview,...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Plight of aboriginal women in spotlight

Green Party candidate Kevin Brandt, Libertarian Rob Ferguson, Conservative Phil McColeman, Liberal Danielle Takacs and New Democrat Marc Laferriere took turns explaining how they would...

Mulcair makes second campaign visit to Brantford

“Every single election (Conservative candidate Phil) McColeman has said land claims are his top priority,” Laferriere added. “If that's his top priority I wouldn't like...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Advance polls open Oct. 9

... NDP; Dave MacKenzie, Conservative; and Don McKay, Liberal. Candidates in Cambridge are: Michele Braniff, Green; Maunel Couto, Marxist-Leninist; Gary Goodyear, Conservative; Bryan May, Liberal;...

War on science a concern

I agree that Conservative candidate Phil McColeman, as MP, has done much for the community of Brantford and Brant County. Where he has failed is...

Nominations close for Oct. 19 federal election

Conservative candidate Phil McColeman, who won Brant in 2008, is seeking re-election. A lifelong resident of Brantford-Brant, McColeman is married with children and grandchildren. He...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Oxford

Brantford Expositor - five in runningBrantford ExpositorLiberal John Baird Finlay represented the riding from 1993 to 2004. Prior to 1992, the riding was represented by...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Cambridge

Brantford Expositor - six in raceBrantford ExpositorThe candidates are: Michele Braniff, of the Green Party; Manuel Couto, Marxist-Leninist Party; Gary Goodyear, Conservative Party of Canada;...

NDP Leader calls premier 'duplicitous'

A similar call in Waterloo with the NDP candidate and Horwath connected with about 4,000 voters. Monday is the close of nominations. Also running in...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Brantford-Brant candidates

Other debaters were Conservative Phil McColeman, Liberal Danielle Takacs, and Libertarian Rob Ferguson. The Green Party's Kevin Brandt was unable to participate. Candidates fielded questions...

Meet the candidates Thursday

The Brantford-Brant candidates expected to attend are Conservative Phil McColeman, who was the Brant MP in the last Parliament, New Democrat Marc Laferriere, Liberal Danielle...

Brant candidates tackle international issues

International issues, including the Syrian refugee crisis, were among the many topics discussed on Wednesday at the first all-candidates' debate ever held by the Muslim...

Federal minister gets look at brownfield during visit to Brantford

www.brantnews.comPart politics and part pride, incumbent Conservative candidate Phil McColeman showed off two important environmental projects to Public Works Minister Diane Finley on Friday. McColeman...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Three-way race seen in Brantford-Brant

They are: Kevin Brandt, of the Green Party; Rob Ferguson, of the Libertarian Party; New Democrat Marc Laferriere; Conservative Phil McColeman; and Liberal Danielle Takacs.

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Farm field yields political message

Brantford-Brant Conservative candidate Phil McColeman, who represented Brant in the last parliament, first became aware of the photo on Monday morning. He saw it on...

Hundreds attend Brantford rally with Mulcair

Laferriere is vying to take Brantford-Brant from Conservative Phil McColeman, who held the Brant riding for two elections and is trying to keep it for...

Mulcair says NDP would work on land claims

Mulcair's visit to support Brantford-Brant MP Marc Laferriere is the first by a major party leader so far in the Oct. 19 federal election campaign.

Former PM Paul Martin agrees aboriginal education funding is vital

"There are very few things in life that can't be taken from you once you have it, and one of them is an education," said...

OCT. 19 FEDERAL ELECTION: Martin to visit Six Nations and New Credit on Friday

Cheryl Antoski, who is representing Brantford Mayor Chris Friel's office. After lunch, they will tour the Six Nations water treatment plant and the former Mohawk...

Rosters set for Hockey Night fundraiser

Local hockey stars join federal Conservative candidate Phil McColeman Tuesday at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre for the announcement of the on-ice roster for the...

Oct. 19 Federal Election: Redrawn ridings unlikely to affect vote

But Jacek said he believes the election won't be close, given that the Conservatives are "10 points behind where they were four years ago." "They...

Local candidates ready for federal election call

Declared candidates so far in the new Brantford-Brant riding include Conservative defender Phil McColeman and four challengers, New Democrat Marc Laferriere, Liberal Danielle Takacs, the...

Visit highlights native issues

Amos Key (left), acting executive director of the Woodland Cultural Centre and lead facilitator of the Save the Evidence campaign, speaks with Brantford-Brant federal NDP...

NDP MP to discuss native issues

Laferriere and Crowder, who represents the British Columbia riding of Nanaimo-Cowichan and served as aboriginal affairs critic for several years, also will confer with Hill...

Ontario has rewritten the rules for wind farms

When she took over from Dalton McGuinty, Premier Kathleen Wynne promised to respond to the rural backlash that helped deprive the Liberals of a majority...

MPP, MP seek funds for Save the Evidence campaign

Brant MPP Dave Levac and Brant MP Phil McColeman say they are looking for ways for the provincial and federal governments to join the Save...

ENVIRONMENT: Federal funds earmarked for studies and water quality ...

Visioning boards were on display Friday June 26, 2015 at the Mohawk Park Pavilion in Brantford, Ontario as Brant MP Phil McColeman announced $2 million...

OAS change hurts 'most vulnerable'

A federal Liberal government would return eligibility for Old Age Security to residents aged 65 to help financially strapped seniors, says veteran Liberal MP John...

Chow to discuss child care Saturday

Olivia Chow will give a free public lecture concerning affordable child care on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brantford and District...

Missing Blizzard

As Brantford celebrates Pride for the fifth year in a row, it is time that our riding's Conservative MP is held to account on his...

Stiffer impaired driving penalties welcome

Brant MP Phil McColeman says that changes to impaired driving laws are long overdue. "Current laws are not ... As the election approaches, the proposed...

City, Brant join Six Nations in land claims lobby

Hill said Conservative Brant MP Phil McColeman was told of the meeting but there was not enough time to arrange a meeting with him. This...

Waste of time

However, I find that having an officer sit in front of the police station accepting outdated prescription drugs for disposal a waste of time since...