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MP Sheehan gets raise

It's also a sensitive time for the Liberal government as it negotiates new collective agreements with the 17 federal unions. To date, the government has...

Sheehan touts family-friendly budget

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing NDP MP Carol Hughes NDP said there are some good things in the budget, but it was a missed opportunities by the governing Liberals.

Sheehan: 'important' committee appointment coming

I am keeping very busy and I am focusing on the needs of my constituents,” he said. Sheehan beat out former Conservative MP Bryan Hayes...

Who is to blame for the soaring price of cauliflower?

"The upcoming budget will be an opportunity for the Liberals to take concrete action to reduce inequality," NDP finance critic Guy Caron was quoted as...

Grit carbon plan fires up Brown

Patrick Brown warns a planned cap-and-trade carbon pricing plan for Ontario will harm taxpayers' wallets and not do much to help the environment. The Ontario...

College seeks federal opportunities

Sheehan defeated Conservative incumbent Bryan Hayes. “It's always useful to have a federal minister whose been in our building and talked to our students,” said...

Justin Trudeau is ready

Sault Star - COLUMNSault StarIncumbent Conservative Bryan Hayes said he didn't know what happened, but he doesn't fault his campaign team and chalked it up...

Veteran Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP 'devasted' so many NDP seats lost

At press time, with 210 of 213 polls reporting, Hughes, with 15,268 votes, topped a roster of newcomers that included the Liberal's Heather Wilson, with...

Bryan Hayes

Sault Star - Candidate EssaySault StarI believe in our city and I believe we can grow and capitalize on several enormous opportunities that are on...

Strategic voting group makes no recommendation

Marie riding is viewed as a swing riding and consensus is that the race between incumbent Conservative Bryan Hayes, Liberal challenger Terry Sheehan and New...

Signs of the times

Designed to handle high winds and inclement weather often found in the region during this time of year, the sign team for Conservative incumbent Bryan...

Sheehan discusses senior, aboriginal issues

He was joined by Toronto-St. Paul's Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett on the campaign trail with visits to the Senior's Drop In Centre and Sault College.

Local election issues

Sault Star - Trade and CommerceSault StarIncumbent Conservative Bryan Hayes said his party's entire policy is geared towards pro-trade. “The Canada European Trade Agreement is...

NDP incumbent insists Northern Ontario has a voice

Party Leader Tom Mulcair said an NDP government would reverse Bill C-51, explains Hughes. She says they would get rid of it, then look at...

Decision reserved in influence peddling trial of former Harper aide

... September 15, 2015 6:10:24 EDT PM. Bruce Carson, a former senior aide to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, arrives for the start of his...

All-candidate meeting set

It's also expected that viewers in the audience will be able to provide questions to the candidates. The Sault Ste. Marie candidates for the upcoming...

Min. of International Trade stumps with Hayes

Conservative MP Ed Fast made his first visit to Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday to hold roundtable discussions with stakeholders in the steel industry and tour...

NDP comments on ACR 'crossed the line,' Hayes says

Marie MP responded to a press conference held on Monday by NDP opponent Skip Morrison and NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Carol Hughes, during which...

NDP candidate blasts Tories for ACR cuts

Joined by NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay Charlie Angus and NDP MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Carol Hughes for a press conference Monday morning, Morrison said the...

Candidates prepare for leader's debate

Incumbent Conservative Bryan Hayes was out of town and did not return phone calls or emails. Sheehan says taxpayers are taking the unnecessary brunt of...

Voter clinic aims to boost aboriginal turnout at the polls

Souliere said candidates Skip Morrison (NDP) and Terry Sheehan (Liberal) have said they'll attend, while organizers also plan to extend an invitation to Conservative MP...

Candidates in Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing have their say

Two-term NDP MP Carol Hughes will defend her Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing seat against Conservative candidate André Robichaud, economic development officer for Kapuskasing, and Liberal candidate Heather Wilson,...

Three vie for Sault riding

His challengers point to missed opportunities on passenger rail service and steel dumping that affect Sault Ste. Marie's economy. Bryan Hayes (Conservative), Skip Morrison (NDP)...

ACR train should be be election issue

Sault Star - MILLSSault StarMarie and Hearst it would be the upcoming federal election. Stephen Harper's Conservative government seems determined to hold on to the...

Candidates gear up for election

Marie riding. Incumbent Conservative MP Bryan Hayes will face Liberal challenger Terry Sheehan and NDP candidate Skip Morrison. Hayes said he's doing his job as...

Pay Railmark: MILLROY | Sault Star

Sault Conservative MP Bryan Hayes conceded to SooToday.com reporter Kenneth Armstrong that the problems began with the cancellation of the subsidy. "The challenge occurred upfront...

Feds give $5 M to Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Sault MP Bryan Hayes receives an education on the Emerald Ash Borer after he announces $5 million in infrastructure improvements to the Great Lakes Forestry...

Sheehan named Liberal candidate

... if elected MP, he will have to vacate his seat. Skip Morrison, a unionized crane operator at Essar Steel Algoma and financial advisor with...

Saying no to new sex ed curriculum

Parents are “still waiting” for the Liberal government to honour former Premier Dalton McGuinty's pledge to better consult parents about the sex education curriculum, says...

Morrison says election most important ever

“The casual attitude the existing government has to supporting the concerns of Sault Ste. Marie is unacceptable,” he said. “There is no representation here.” Conservative...

A chink in the armour? Liberals ramp up attack on Tories' defence record

After railing in a guest column in Sun newspapers last week against Tory "myths" of the party's Armed Forces support, Liberal defence critic Joyce Murray...

Group of Seven doc keeps rolling

The premier's office reportedly objected to footage centring on allegations by former Liberal candidate Andrew Olivier that Grit brass offered him a job so former...

Sheehan to seek Liberal nomination

Sault Star - FULL STORYSault StarIncumbent MP Bryan Hayes has been selected by the local Conservative association to seek re-election. The New Democrats have a...

NDP launch candidate race

... a single mom and as a member of a family who has suffered with poverty and mental health issues, Lauzon said she is "at...

Lauzon seeks NDP candidacy

Groups she's volunteered with include Sault Ste. Marie Family YMCA, St. Luke's Cathedral and Anishinabek Information Technology Centre. Bryan Hayes became the riding's second Conservative...

Canadians rally against Bill C-51

Several thousand turned out in Toronto, where NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan said terrorism may be a "real threat," but the protection of Canadians' freedoms must...

Hayes talks to chamber

Sault Ste. Marie MP Bryan Hayes announced Friday that Essar Steel will produce 1,500 tonnes of steel plate for one of six ships to be...

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...

Petition to award Cross of Valour to Kevin Vickers gets attention

NDP MP Paul Dewar took it a step further, saying that it's important to recognize all involved in keeping MPs safe during the shootings. “Kevin...

NDP, Liberals say health committee report on pot flawed and biased

Ben Lobb, Conservative MP and committee chairman, said he couldn't give details about how the report was put together because committee work is done in...

Strength of Canada, weakness of opposition -Harper

Harper said, if in power, the Liberal and NDP would slash military spending, this despite Defence Minister Rob Nicholson announcing in October 2013 the Conservative...

Harper visits Sault

Marie), Robert Sopuck (Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette) and Jay Aspin (Nipissing-Timiskaming). Sopuck founded the Tory's ... The prime minister appears at an event hosted by the Conservative...

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...

Canada will not be scared off by ISIS threats: PMO spokesman

Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett said Monday her concern with revoking passports is that it could prevent individuals from returning to Canada to face prosecution here...

Hayes says mailing shows government achievements

The one-page mailing praises the Conservative government's fiscal responsibility and methods of protecting Canadian jobs to that of Trudeau's assertion that “the federal budget will...

MPs' $1.4B summer spending spree

Infrastructure/Quebec regional economic development Minister Denis Lebel was the biggest spender in cabinet this summer, having handed out $400.2 million in cheques, including $425,000 to...

MP pushes for accountability: MILLROY

Charlie Angus, the NDP's ethics critic, has asked the director of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada to review evidence compiled by the RCMP to...

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...

Bloc has 2 members left as another MP quits

"We didn't have the same vision at all of what the mission of the Bloc Quebecois should be," Bellevance told a news conference in Victoriaville,...

Teachers, province close to war again

Ontario's teachers have locked horns with a succession of provincial governments over the past 25 years, save for a brief moment in former premier Dalton...