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Airline passengers will be protected under proposed 'bill of rights ...

I can't predict what the final version will be,” said Canada Transport Minister Garneau. “When it comes out we will see a bill of rights...

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau vague on Liberal's airport privatization plans

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau (right) along with Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina toured Hamilton International Airport Aug. 14. Garneau said the government...

Canadians are ready for a person of colour to lead them: NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh

A least one poll has shown that Singh is last among the four NDP leadership contenders to replace Thomas Mulcair. Leading the pack is Northern...

Hamilton Mountain councillors say they will remain at city council table

The east Mountain councillor challenged incumbent federal Liberal MP Beth Phinney in the 2004 election as a Conservative candidate, but placed third behind Phinney and...

British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen takes electoral reform ...

New Democratic NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the Liberals made a mistake when they scrapped their promise to reform Canada's voting system for the 2019 ...and...

Conservative leadership contender Pierre Lemieux says he will introduce measures to protect unborn babies

Make no mistake, former Conservative MP Pierre Lemieux would like to win the party's leadership race. But if he doesn't, he will still consider his...

Former Hamilton NDP MP Wayne Marston looking at a political comeback

Former Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Wayne Marston is thinking of returning to the rough and tumble world of politics. After losing to Bob Bratina, Hamilton's...

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died...

Dan Haggerty, 74. Rugged, bearded actor who starred in the film and TV series "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams." Jan. 15. Glenn Frey,...

Hamilton steelworkers remain “frustrated,” says...

Duvall and Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson questioned Liberal MPs about U.S. Steel but there were no answers provided. The federal government was also...

Canadians should transform how they live to reduce...

The two-hour event was moderated by Environment Hamilton representatives, and hosted by NDP MPs David Christopherson and Scott Duvall. The ideas proposed varied from eliminating...

Ontario Tory leader Patrick Brown talks energy prices, union support ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says his predecessor, Tim Hudak, had the right message to win the...Tory leader...

Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina says electoral reform, marijuana legalization not priorities for ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Bratina, who upset incumbent NDP MP Wayne Marston in last fall's federal election, said in an interview he wants...

Commons dealt with 10 harassment cases

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The multi-party Board of Internal Economy brought in a new policy in December 2014 following sexual misconduct allegations levelled against former Liberal...

Tories nix push for Ambrose leadership

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Some social conservatives also heaped scorn on candidates who are running for the leadership after two voted to drop...

NDP hopeful in satellite office legal saga

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ex-Montreal MP Isabelle Morin was also on the hook to repay $169,117 in salary paid to an employee, but her bill was...

Tories' temperatures hot ahead of convention

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)"We have grassroots concerns and it's important that the convention hear those concerns," said Harold Albrecht, an MP whose riding association has...

PM's punishment: committee to study sanction

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)NDP MP David Christopherson, a vice-chair of the committee, said that since Trudeau said he would participate, he thinks it would be...

Tkachuk says he never advised Duffy

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)OTTAWA — A senior Conservative senator who was labelled as the guru of Senate rules by Mike Duffy's judge says the widely...

New Manitoba cabinet announced today

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Steven Fletcher, a former member of Parliament for the federal Conservatives, is also one of the experienced politicians in the new Tory...

Petition tries resurrecting Afghan abuse case

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Newly-elected NDP MP Craig Scott is applauded as he is presented to the House of Commons by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and...

Hamilton residents tell Liberal MPs fulfill campaign promises for city

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson, whose riding the event took place, applauded the Liberal MPs for inviting him...

Flamborough-Glanbrook Conservative MP David Sweet...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)“There are many things involved that were communicated.” A party committee has already been struck to replace Harper as...

Hamilton honours former NDP MPP Bob Mackenzie

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)He was also a mentor to Hamilton NDP politicians, including former MPs Wayne Marston and Chris Charlton. The 3,877-square-metre...

Concession Street new home for Hamilton Mountain...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Meanwhile, until he's up and running on Concession Street and until the location of his Ottawa office is confirmed,...

Scott Duvall now NDP pension critic

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Duvall said Hamilton Mountain MPP Monique Taylor's office and staff at his former city hall office are fielding his...

Scott Duvall bids farewell to city council tonight

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Scott Duvall retained the Hamilton Mountain riding for the NDP in the Oct 19 federal election. ... Duvall has...

Veteran NDP MP David Christopherson rises above...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)But Christopherson said Hamilton having Liberals Bratina and Filomena Tassi, representing Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas, while also having Tory David Sweet, MP for Flamborough-Glanbrook,...

NDP MP incumbent Wayne Marston 'at peace'...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)“We've had 10 years of a disgraceful government, as far as I'm concerned, and a campaign by a prime...

NDP, Conservative candidates clash during Cable 14...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson and Conservative candidate Yonatan Rozenszajn battled it out during Cable 14's federal candidates'...

Liberal Deputy-Leader Ralph Goodale calls on Conservatives to reveal “secret ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)As a Toronto judge decides the fate of the U.S. Steel's pensioners, the federal Liberal deputy leader says the...

Federal Hamilton East-Stoney Creek candidates have...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)But she turned the issue around and asked NDP MP Wayne Marston what has he been doing to protect...

Liberals, NDP left battling it out at Cable 14...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Burt focused on Duvall's reasoning for trying to fill Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton's political shoes after already...

Chris Charlton readies for exit

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)While she may not be seeking re-election on Oct. 19, Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton is keeping busy.

Shaun Burt says NDP playing politics with...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)He also blasted Hamilton Mountain MP Chris Charlton Charlton for not doing more to stop the removal of door-to-door...

McMaster poverty debate prompts jabs from NDP against Conservative plans

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)A question and answer session with nine federal candidates on international and local poverty issues was generally a non-partisan affair. But NDP...

Hamilton Mountain candidates are off and running

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)NDP candidate Scott Duvall is hoping to hang on to the Mountain seat that Chris Charlton held for the...

Three-way race predicted in Hamilton East-Stoney...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)It's a colour scheme that former mayor Bob Bratina and house-wife turned business owner Diane Bubanko are hoping to...

Former PM Chretien joins Trudeau at Hamilton rally

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, where former Hamilton mayor Bob Bratina, the Liberal candidate is challenging incumbent NDP MP Wayne Marston,...

Orange is the new blue for Hamilton's workers

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Other politicians in attendance included Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton, Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MPP Paul Miller, Hamilton Mountain NDP MPP...

Farmers hoping Harper would update TPP talks

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Their ranks even included the farmer who showed Harper around his new robotic milking facility and posed with the...

Mountain Liberals set nomination meeting

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The Liberals are hoping to upset the NDP which saw incumbent MP Chris Charlton decide not to run in...

Hamilton federal candidates kick-off 'marathon'...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton federal candidates are talking change as they kick off what some are calling a marathon federal campaign, the...

NDP leader Mulcair will release agreements Conservative have kept 'secret ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)And he isn't taking anything for granted in the lead up to this fall's election, including campaigning in NDP-friendly...

Conservatives provide $500000 to build a...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The Conservatives have been providing the bulk of the school's funding for seven years. Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale Conservative MP David Sweet...

Canada's finance minister says Conservatives...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson said during a news conference at Hamilton City Hall that the NDP will...

Canada's finance minister defends Conservative...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)The businessman said later that he agreed Veteran Affairs Minister Erin O'Toole has made improvements towards veterans after former minister Julian Fantino...

Ball in Harper's court as TRC closes up

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine, right, watches as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper thanks Beverley Jacobs, head of the Native...

Mountain councillor Tom Jackson not to seek...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Jackson did challenge incumbent federal Liberal MP Beth Phinney in the 2004 federal election as a Conservative candidate, but...

Hamilton NDP officials optimistic for future after...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Also attending the nomination meeting were Hamilton NDP MPPs Paul Miller, Monique Taylor, Hamilton Centre NDP MP David Christopherson,...

NDP promises to resume door-to-door mail delivery...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Christopherson, who made the announcement May 21 at Hamilton City Hall accompanied by Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MP Wayne...