Caledon Enterprise

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Ottawa testing waters for sentencing reform

Criminal defence lawyer Michael Spratt said he is concerned the survey means the Liberal government plans to use public opinion, rather than evidence, to shape...

US air force declares F-35 ready for combat

But Conservative defence critic James Bezan said the prime minister's comments about the plane not working were "completely wrong," and that the F-35 becoming combat...

Dufferin-Caledon Federal Liberal Association facing criticism over event costs

As well, he said the riding association invited Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson to participate as a panelist, but he declined. Of the reaction of the...

We are all to blame

Why cannot municipalities relax zoning bylaws to generate some intensification and different forms of housing? Why cannot our MP, David Tilson, and MPP, Sylvia Jones,...

Filling big shoes: Liberal MP Housefather

OTTAWA — Anthony Housefather was already under pressure when he was elected as the Liberal member of Parliament for the Quebec riding of Mount Royal.

Farewell to Harper, hello to leadership race

OTTAWA — Like Stephen Harper's favourite band the Beatles once sang — you say goodbye, and I say hello. Next month's Conservative party policy convention...

Dufferin-Caledon MP's office won't release Syrian...

Questions about a petition Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson tabled in front of the federal government on Monday (Dec. 7) have gone unanswered as he, or...

Is MP David Tilson allowed to talk now that election is over?

Will you continue on that policy? I have a suggestion. Why don't you support the Conservative values that we all respect like self-reliance, limited government...

Conservative David Tilson re-elected in Dufferin-Caledon

For the fifth consecutive federal election, voters in the riding of Dufferin-Caledon have elected Conservative David Tilson to sit as their MP in the House...

Dufferin-Calledon federal candidates questioned on how to improve local roads

Liberal candidate Ed Crewson, NDP candidate Rehya Yazbek and Green Party candidate Nancy Ukekar each agreed to participate. Conservative incumbent David Tilson declined to meet...

French debate gives May another soapbox

But May is enthusiastic about her candidates in the province, including environmental scientist Daniel Green in Montreal and long-time eco-activist Andre Belisle in the riding...

Election will be hard to unseat Conservative incumbent David Tilson

Despite winning his own nomination by only a handful of votes, low profile Conservative David Tilson won his re-election in 2011 by more votes than...

Bolton debate hints at a tight race in Caledon

... was a noticeable difference in the support among the crowd from past federal elections as their was loud applause and support for Liberal candidate...

Writ drops in Dufferin-Caledon

Caledon will have a strong mix of candidates in Liberal challenger Ed Crewson, Green Party candidate Nancy Urekar, NDP mainstay Rehya Yazbek and incumbent David...

Tory candidates' war chests outstrip rivals

Caledon Enterprise... and Liberals, including in Ottawa Centre, where NDP Paul Dewar is running again and has the richest NDP association according to the data;...

Residential schools 'cultural genocide': TRC

"We look forward to continuing the conversation." NDP MP Romeo Saganash, the party's deputy aboriginal affairs critic, described how he witnessed abuse first-hand. Saganash, who...

NDP MPs' use riding offices questioned

But at least one NDP MP has used his constituency office as a gathering place for a more overtly partisan event. Mike Sullivan used his...

Canada Post workers campaign to save home delivery

... day dropping off literature to homes in Brampton West. Brown said postal workers are specifically targeting areas of “MPs that failed to speak out...

Youth jobs project in Caledon receives $353000 grant

Conservative MP David Tilson with staff and clients of Caledon Community Services at the announcement of a federal grant for its youth program. next play/pause...

Injunction blocks resource management changes

Shaner wrote there's a "reasonable" chance the Conservative government's overhaul violates hard-won treaty guarantees in an agreement that granted self-government to aboriginals inhabiting a section...

Feds, Ontario pony up cash for Ring of Fire

Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford and Ontario Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle made the announcement at a mining conference in Toronto today. The study will...

Parliament Hill sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in Ottawa

Macleans.ca “MPs and Hill staff owe their safety, even lives, to Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers who shot attacker just outside the MPs' caucus rooms,” NDP...

MPs barricaded themselves with furniture as gunman attacked parliament: MP ...

Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson says Conservative MPs piled furniture behind their caucus room doors and contemplated using flagpoles as spears to defend themselves as a...

Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson heard shots from inside caucus during ...

The gunfire was heard inside the Conservative caucus not far away. “They are like steps away from where all of that happened,” Birchall said, referring...

Tories get early jump on 'Canada 150' ads

NDP critic Mathieu Ravignat said the size of the Canada 150 ad budget — this far in advance of the 2017 anniversary — raises suspicions...

Canada can't sit idle against ISIL: Harper

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Thursday that if Canada were to contemplate playing a combat role, such as participating in airstrikes, it would be...

NDP gather in PM Harper's back yard

Edmonton MP Linda Duncan, the NDP's sole representative in Alberta, said the Conservatives seem "tired" and out of gas. "I think people are just (feeling)...

Standoff with man in home near Pembroke over

PETAWAWA, Ont. - Provincial police say a standoff with a man inside a house near Pembroke, Ont., has ended peacefully after more than 36 hours.

Widow fights for 'right to die with dignity'

TORONTO - The widow of Dr. Donald Low, an infectious disease specialist who guided Toronto through the 2003 SARS crisis, said she supports the "right...

Home Opinion A summer which ended entitlement for a political...

At the provincial level, former Alberta premier Alison Redford has ridden off into the sunset - this time not on an empty government plane -...

Look for 'prudent spending' in 2015: Oliver

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says next year's federal budget will include both "prudent spending" and debt reduction as the Conservatives set the table for a...

NewsAlert: NDP told to repay salaries

NDP whip Nycole Turmel said earlier today that her colleagues have done nothing wrong. Turmel blames Conservatives and Liberals on the board of internal economy...

Harper gov't proposes easing gun law

"This is exactly what happened last summer with the Victims Bill of Rights where they held photo opportunities and then it was months before we...

Twitter account tracks anonymous Wiki edits from House of Commons addresses

Most of what the bot has captured have been minor changes to wording, like changing Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro's former occupation from “used car...

Prostitution law gets its own TV show: Mallick

New Brunswick Conservative MP Robert Goguen spoke particularly brutally to one witness — she had been gang-raped by three male clients — but the atmosphere...

Refugee health-care cuts struck down

CTV News Liberal MP John McCallum, the party's immigration critic, praised the courts for rejecting what he called an "extraordinarily cruel and mean-spirited" policy. "Thank goodness...

Home News Officials 'looking into' violent criminal who got...

After being made aware of the case by The Record, the press secretary for Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander also responded, but said privacy...

Spy agency uncovers 'serious breaches'

"They basically tell you nothing," said Liberal public safety critic Wayne Easter. NDP defence critic Jack Harris said the response "shows an unwillingness to be...