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Former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro in court Thursday for appeal

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is pictured outside an Oshawa, Ont. courthouse to appeal his conviction over election overspending, on Tuesday January 5, 2016.

Former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro appeal of election fraud conviction to be heard in June

Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at an Oshawa Courthouse to appeal his conviction over election overspending, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. THE CANADIAN...

Costs soar for JTF2 move to Trenton

Rick Norlock, the former Conservative MP for Northumberland–Quinte West, also hinted at the cost issues last year while he was still in government. “It's now...

Union calls on Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board trustee Gordon Gilchrist to resign over remarks about ...

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

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board trustee Gordon Gilchrist censured for remarks about First Nations drum ...

By Reg Watson, . Friday .... His son Steven Gilchrist was an Ontario cabinet minister in the Mike Harris Progressive Conservative government in the late...

New lawyer for Del Mastro as he awaits latest appeal

Former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is pictured outside an Oshawa, Ont. courthouse to appeal his conviction over election overspending, on Tuesday January 5,...

Soaring energy prices worry Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown

PC Leader Patrick Brown takes a stroll on Hunter St. E. after talking to a reporter in the Examiner boardroom on Thursday April 21, 2016...

Dean Del Mastro vows to get back to working for the community in open blog to Peterborough

June 6, 2012: Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro comes under scrutiny after the Ottawa Citizen reveals that Elections Canada is investigating his 2008 federal...

Leadership races gears up as Tories plan convention-floor tribute to Harper

Next month's Conservative party policy convention will feature a farewell tribute to the former party leader and prime minister, closing the books on the Harper...

Judge to rule on ex-MP's appeal Tuesday

Dean Del Mastro will learn on Tuesday whether an appeal judge thinks he should go to jail. His appeal was heard ... The former Conservative...

Judge tosses evidence in David Del Mastro trial

David Del Mastro, accused of making illegal contributions to the campaign of his cousin, former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro, leaves the courthouse in...

Kellie Leitch to speak in Peterborough on April 23

One of the Conservative MPs who has been touted as a potential candidate for the federal Conservative party leadership will be speaking in Peterborough next...

Defence asks judge to toss evidence in Del Mastro case

BRAMPTON - Banking records, emails and other documents uncovered during an Elections Canada investigation into former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro's cousin were improperly...

MPs address county councillors; Monsef says she will hold jobs forum on Monday ...

Peterborough-Kawartha Liberal MP Maryam Monsef and Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Conservative MP Jamie Schmale heard a variety of concerns after they addressed Peterborough County councillors for the...

Trial judge got it right, argues Crown in Dean Del Mastro appeal in Oshawa court

Dean Del Mastro deserves nine to 12 months in jail, the Crown argued in a court appeal on Wednesday – not the one-month sentence he...

It was a year of change in Peterborough in 2015

Dean Del Mastro, who was convicted of electoral fraud and is now replaced by Minister Monsef, announced two weeks ago that he plans to develop...

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale praises choice of new federal ...

Schmale had been the long-time executive assistant to former MP Barry Devolin, who didn't run again in the election last month. The selection of the...

Crown now seeking 9-12 months in jail for former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro

Former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro arrives for his bail hearing on Friday June 26, 2015 at Superior Court of Justice in Peterborough, Ont.

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...

Schmale takes over for Devolin as new MP in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock

LINDSAY - As much of the country turned red, Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock decided to stay blue with the election of Conservative Jamie Schmale. The former radio...

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...

No defence for Harper at all-candidates forum

Conservative Party candidate Adam Moulton declined their invitation. As a result, no ... The excuse for eliminating it was Harper cabinet minister Tony Clement stating...

All-candidates meeting Monday in Keene for Northumberland-Peterborough South ...

Northumberland-Quinte West Conservative MP Rick Norlock is not seeking re-election. So far the all-candidate meetings for the riding have been held in the Northumberland County...

Candidates face off in Port Hope

They showed their appreciation and support, or not, to candidates with loud applause, silence, some heckling and one sustained booing session from the crowd when...

Debate gets heated over deficits as Northumberland-Peterborough South riding ...

All four federal candidates were present at the debate, including Liberal Kim Rudd, NDP Russ Christianson, Green party Patricia Sinnott and Conservative Adam Moulton. There...

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz takes part in farming roundtable in Douro with ...

Skinner and Moulton both have extensive business backgrounds while former broadcaster Schmale has worked for retiring Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Barry Devolin for more than a...

New face to represent Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock

Conservative MP Barry Devolin, who was first elected in 2004 before being re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2011, did not seek re-election in the riding,...

Nickle hopes for win this time: NDP last won the Peterborough federal riding ...

Federal NDP candidate Dave Nickle shares a laugh with former student Lisa McKeating during the opening of his campaign office on George St. Thursday. It's...

Conservative candidate Michael Skinner officially opens campaign office, says ...

Federal Conservative candidate Michael Skinner, middle, celebrates the official opening of his campaign office with fellow candidates Adam Moulton, left, of Northumberland-Peterborough South and Jamie...

Liberals can win back the riding: Adams

Former MP Peter Adams gets reacquainted with long-time supporter Tee MacKenzie modelling her Peter Adams campaign T-shirt from 2000 during a Liberal Party tribute to...

A look why Toban Leckie is running for the new Strength in Democracy party in ...

Forces et Démocratie was created last year when a splinter of the Bloc Québécois, which was devastated in the 2011 election, allied with a splinter...

Northumberland-Peterborough South candidates ready

Looking to replace retiring incumbent Northumberland-Quinte West Conservative MP Rick Norlock, Adam Moulton is representing the Conservative party as the candidate for the new riding...

Labour Minister Kellie Leitch helps Peterborough-Kawartha Conservative ...

Peterborough Kawartha riding federal Conservative candidate Michael Skinner (left) speaks with Dr. Kellie Leitch, the Minister of Labour and Minister responsible for the Status of...

Byelection officially withdrawn

All three ridings will have new MPs after the election because of Del Mastro's resignation and because veteran Conservative MPs Barry Devolin (Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock) and...

Local candidates say they're ready to go

Recently she's held a series of round-table discussions with prominent Liberal MPs as her guests, including Montreal-area MP Marc Garneau, an astronaut. These round-tables are...

Ottawa funds local projects, including The Mount, Warsaw Cenotaph, trails at ...

The Conservative MP from the next riding over spent Wednesday announcing funding in Peterborough city and county. Barry Devolin, MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, announced $574,869...

Housing a solution for social ills, Liberal MP Adam Vaughan tells Peterborough ...

6 and the guest is Toronto MP Carolyn Bennett. Monsef spoke little on Tuesday; she took notes as others talked. She told the group, near...

Northumberland-Peterborough South federal Conservative candidate opens ...

Gary Goodyear, the federal Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development for Southern Ontario, is also scheduled to be in Cobourg on Tuesday afternoon...

Deputy Liberal leader visits Lakefield | Peterborough Examiner

The event talked about rural issues and was part of Team Monsef's series of round table discussions happening throughout July and August. Deputy Leader of...

Brown thanks supporters | Peterborough Examiner

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown, left, Peterborough-Kawartha riding PC candidate Michael Skinner and Ryan Moore share a laugh after a PC volunteer-appreciate barbecue...

The Del Mastro calculation

Conservative candidate Dean Del Mastro captured almost 50 per cent of the vote in the last election, and was just shy of receiving as many...

Environmentalists press for action as federal Liberal candidate Maryam Monsef ...

Monsef's next round-table discussion will be on Wednesday. MP Marc Garneau, the Liberal foreign affairs critic (and former astronaut), will be the guest. The topic...

Shining Waters Railway proposal still being evaluated by federal, provincial ...

After his resignation in November, Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Conservative MP Barry Devolin took over championing the cause. Shining Waters' board of directors has satisfied all...

Skinner wins Conservative nomination

Businessman Michael Skinner won the Conservative nomination Tuesday night, beating two other contestants to become the next local candidate behind former MP Dean Del Mastro.

Shackled Del Mastro in NDP pre-election ad

The federal NDP is using images of shackled former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro heading off to jail in a new pre-election offensive aimed...

Tickets $135 for Garneau benefit for Monsef on July 22 at Peterborough Lawn ...

Peterborough-Kawartha federal Liberal candidate Maryam Monsef will be holding a fundraiser with MP Marc Garneau as a guest. On the evening of Wednesday, July 22,...

Bloc's Duceppe returns to new political arena

Gilles Duceppe was an MP in Ottawa for more than 20 years before losing his own seat to Hélène Laverdière of the NDP. Four years...

Monsef bringing in Liberal MPs as speakers for series of round-table ...

Former Canadian astronaut Marc Garneau addresses reporters on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at St. Patrick School in Peterborough. CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT/PETERBOROUGH EXAMINER/Postmedia Network file photo ...

Liberal candidate launches campaign

"After nearly a decade of Dean Del Mastro's unmet promises, broken laws and embarrassment, I pledge to return integrity and results to local politics," she...

Trent student running for Parliament

... Masters student in Canadian and Indigenous studies at Trent. The outdoors enthusiast is also a wilderness guide. Strength in Democracy was formed in 2014...