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Rudd representing government in China

Former Conservative MP Rick Norlock, who was in office nine years, never accomplished that through his entire time in Parliament, he noted. The G20 Energy...

Trustee Gordon Gilchrist censured for remarks

The board covers an area (Peterborough city and county, Northumberland County and the municipality of Clarington in Durham Region) that includes three First Nations --...

Norlock reflects, Rudd looks ahead

But even before the tide of red swept across Canada Monday night bringing Rudd into a Liberal majority government, outgoing incumbent Conservative MP Rick Norlock...

Conservatives gave it their 'best shot'

Northumberland NewsIncumbent Northumberland - Quinte West MP Rick Norlock, retiring from office as the riding was realigned, was philosophical as he watched the national results...

Moulton no-show called 'an insult'

From left, the empty chair left by no-show Conservative candidate Adam Moulton meant no voice for his party at this week's all-candidates event sponsored by...

Liberal candidate Kim Rudd believes she has much to offer Northumberland ...

It was as president of the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce in 2006 that Rudd actually had the opportunity to sit next to then-Conservative leader...

Jobs, economy top election issues, says Russ Christianson, NDP candidate for ...

Christianson faults the Conservatives for always being in electioneering mode and using Canadians' tax dollars to do it. When you have a fixed date for...

Capitol, Hamilton Twp. park get grants

VALERIE MACDONALD / The federal government has announced a $33,129 grant to Hamilton Township to upgrade a June Avenue park. Township Mayor Mark Lovshin...

Northumberland start-ups get federal funding

Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario), made the announcement Tuesday in Cobourg. The money is part of nearly $1.1...

Harper government should quit stalling and kill the tampon tax: MP

"There was a vote and it had all-party support but now we have to make them commit to making the change," London Fanshawe NDP MP...

Local Tories react to Brown leadership win

Current Conservative MP Rick Norlock announced several months ago he will not seek re-election during the Oct. 19 election. Moulton also said he looked forward...

Local Tory voters supported Elliott over Brown for Ontario leader

Current Conservative MP Rick Norlock announced several months ago he will not seek re-election during the Oct. 19 election. Moulton also said he looked forward...

Northumberland politicians react to federal budget

NORTHUMBERLAND - As a result of Tuesday's federal budget every family with children will receive child care cheques retroactive to January 2015, says local MP...

Income splitting will cost $2.2B, benefit 15% of Canadian families, budget ...

Liberal revenue critic Emmanuel Dubourg called the report "devastating" for the government. "We remember that (late finance minister) Jim Flaherty disagreed with income splitting, so...

MPs raise concern about Alberta case of mad cow disease

"The disease once devastated our agriculture industry and there is huge potential for serious economic problems," NDP deputy leader David Christopherson said in question period...

Perimeter lifted but Parliament Hill still closed to the public after shooting

Parliament will never be the same," tweeted NDP MP Ryan Cleary. As the smell of gunpowder filled the air, frightened MPs barricaded themselves behind doors...

Local riding NDP nomination meeting in Cold Springs

There is also a two-way contest for the Conservative nomination in this riding between Adam Moulton and Paul Smith. That nomination meeting will take place...

Local Tory nomination meeting Nov. 1

There are just two approved Tory candidates vying to replace retiring local riding MP Rick Norlock at the upcoming nomination meeting in Port Hope. Adam...

CF-18 vote was right thing to do: MP

His vote in the House of Commons to send six CF-18 fighter jets is not just to go along with the Party line, says local...

PM: Canada weighing all options in ISIS fight

CBC.ca Conservative MP James Bezan told the House of Commons Wednesday that the government will look at renewing Canada's the non-combat deployment to Iraq when its...

Mulroneys in Cobourg Thursday for Smith event

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and his son, Ben Mulroney - a well-known television entertainment show host - are both attending Paul Smith's first public...

Conservatives have no plans to change mortgage policy: Finance minister

Financial Post We do not have in mind any major moves in this regard," Finance Minister Joe Oliver told reporters on a call following a Group...

Parties favour Fair Vote Canada philosophy

Local Fair Vote Canada chair Wilf Day said that Northumberland MP Rick Norlock, a Conservative, was invited. He could not attend, so the president of...

Tories say Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizen is ...

"Conservative MP calls world 'dark and dangerous' in member's statements today; Libs see a light and beauty in the potential of every person," Liberal MP...

Fair Vote panel Sept. 16

They are to be joined by a stand-in for current Conservative MP Rick Norlock who is unavailable. The panelist will answer the question: "Is the...

Smith to seek local Conservative nomination

Both want to fill the Conservative Party shoes local riding – currently Northumberland-Quinte West – MP Rick Norlock is leaving empty with his decision not...

Local Tories gearing up to replace Norlock

A member of the local Conservative riding association board who took a leave of absence from the board says he has decided now not to...

Harper wraps up tour of North with stop in Baffin Island

The first test model of Canada's new offshore Arctic patrol vessel will only be completed next summer -- nine years after the Conservatives were elected.

NDP says its Mideast policy has not changed

... calling the party's stand on the recent outbreak of violence "a responsible response" and criticizing the Tories' "rubber-stamp" of the Israeli government and the...

Interest in filling MP Rick Norlock's shoes

Northumberland-Quinte West MP Rick Norlock had barely announced he was looking at retirement when Cobourg resident Adam Moulton sent out media releases this week saying...

Norlock won't seek re-election

Belleville Intelligencer At the Conservative party riding event, Norlock said he told them "Rick Norlock's best before date is October, 2015" – the time when the...

NDP wants Tories to fund UN agency that housed terrorist rocket launchers

In a letter Friday, the party's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar, urged the minister to help the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

Funding will help local immigrant women

For 45 years, the Northumberland United Way has served this community, local Conservative MP Rick Norlock told Leitch and assembled politicians. It has made sure...