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Fort McMurray's 2015 in pictures

Kyle Harrietha, Liberal candidate for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake, and Rodger Cuzner, Liberal incumbent for Cape Breton-Canso, pose for a photo with local volunteers after canvassing...

Interviews with Fort McMurray-Cold Lake's candidates

Fort McMurray-Cold Lake Liberal candidate Kyle Harrietha and Rodger Cuzner, Liberal incumbent for Cape Breton-Canso, listen to a constituent during canvassing in Timberlea on Wednesday...

Harrietha says Liberals would repeal Bills C-377 and C-525

Fort McMurray-Cold Lake Liberal candidate Kyle Harrietha and Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso, listen to a constituent while canvassing Timberlea on September 2,...

NDP food subsidy motion for northern communities fails

Northwest Territories MP Dennis Bevington, who sponsored the motion, said despite its June 8 defeat, the motion laid out a "game plan" to address food...

Fort Chipewyan deserves food subsidy: NDP

NDP MP Dennis Bevington says the community should be included in the food subsidy program, as it struggles with high food prices and lacks permanent...

Brian Jean says he turned away a PC MLA from joining Wildrose "a few days ago"

Brian Jean says he turned away a PC MLA from joining Wildrose "a few days ago"During the same campaign, Calgary West MP Rob Anders said...

Canada will expand anti-ISIS bombing until April 2016: Sources

asked David Christopherson, NDP MP for Hamilton Centre. Defence Minister Jason Kenney responded by confirming only that the prime minister intends to expand the mission,...

Nit-picking prevails over substance

Lo and behold the next day, in Question Period, Toronto Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland made the exact same point in a question to Alexander. The...

CSIS keeping watch on 80 Canadian terror suspects nationwide

Toronto Star Blaney took his opportunity speaking to the committee to attack Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for visiting two mosques in the Montreal area that have...

Tory environmental record hurting trade, says Mulcair

After Mulcair's speech, NDP House leader Peter Julian told reporters U.S. President Barack Obama has also stated that Canada “is not playing the role it...

Last 12 months “tough year” for labour movement

“At the same time, Jason Kenney said the Temporary Foreign Worker Program would not run amok with new changes, but we are still getting reports...

Nigel Wright: NDP wants prosecutors to take a second look at evidence

The NDP's ethics critic, Charlie Angus, has asked authorities to take another look at the former PMO chief of staff's role in paying for Mike...

Yurdiga inspiring little so far as MP

MP David Yurdiga shakes former MP Brian Jean's hand after winning the Conservative nomination in April 2014. ... The people of Calgary West will have...

Harper 'on the wrong side of history' by rejecting inquiry: MCFN Chief 0

He says he is working on solutions with Kellie Leitch, MP for Simcoe-Grey and minister for the Status of Women. “From what I have heard...

Yurdiga reasserts Fort McMurray-Cold Lake run in 2015, despite Lakeland ...

The new riding will include Athabasca County, which includes Yurdiga's hometown of Grassland. Fort McMurray-Athabasca will morph into Fort McMurray-Cold Lake. On Aug. 21, Storseth...

Smith pitches energy corridor to Treaty 8 chiefs

Smith says Steven Fletcher, a Conservative MP from Winnipeg, and James Cumming, CEO of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, have proposed similar routes. Recently, she...

Tories hold Fort McMurray-Athabasca, but Liberals gain ground 0

Supporters at the El Dorado Restaurant in Grassland cheer for the Conservative's David Yurdiga, as he is named the winner of the Fort McMurray-Athabasca byelection.

Trudeau, Harrietha make final pitch to Fort McMurray voters

During an interview at the Sawridge Inn, Trudeau and Harrietha argued the Conservative Party has exploited the riding for decades, and would be best served...

Ministers announce more than $400K for arts, infrastructure projects

Rona Ambrose, the minister in charge of health and northern economic development, and Kellie Leitch, the incumbent minister for labour and status of women, made...

Uniting the right is the solution for Alberta: Boutilier 0

He was defeated by former-PC candidate Mike Allen during the 2012 election, and was elected to municipal council in Oct. 2013. His former Wildrose colleagues...

Murphy's Current: Graffiti solutions

The frosting on the cake is that my former MP, Rodger Cuzner will be in town for a fundraiser for the local Liberal riding. Mr.

Reclassified guns get temporary amnesty

Several Conservative MPs have expressed outrage that the RCMP switched the Classic Green family of Swiss Arms rifles from restricted or non-restricted to prohibited weapons.

Liberal northern development critic visits Fort McMurray 0

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau (L) and Member of Parliament Gerry Byrne (R) escort recently elected Member of Parliament Yvonne Jones in the House of Commons...

Urban development group to discuss 'shadow population' with visiting MP

A local urban development group will discuss the “advantageous” position of camp workers with the Liberal Northern Development critic Friday. Yvonne Jones, MP for Labrador,...