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WARREN KINSELLA

Two days later, yet more horror, and yet another Conservative politician elbowing aside the police. On that sad day, as all ... Until just before...

Police confirm death of family set for deportation was murder-suicide

The Waljis and 21-year-old daughter Qyzra were found shot to death last Oct. 31 in their apartment, a case that took friends aback and led...

LORNE GUNTER

Finance Minister Joe Oliver won't say whether he will introduce income splitting when he releases his fall fiscal update in the coming days, but he...

We were working Rouleau: RCMP boss

OTTAWA - RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson acknowledged Tuesday that Martin "Ahmed" Rouleau - the 25-year-old killed by officers after attacking two Canadian Forces members in...

Decriminalize, study, and then go from there: NDP's pot policy

Conservatives have a majority on the health committee and its hearings into marijuana were called "Marijuana's Health Risks and Harms," a title that could only...

JJ McCULLOUGH

Irwin Cotler, a former attorney general and one of the Liberals' most respected foreign policy thinkers, abstained from the vote rather than back his boss,...

LORRIE GOLDSTEIN

In 2004, he ran for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, defeating Jim Flaherty and Frank Klees. He won a seat in the...

Feds too 'timid' to sanction Russian energy giant: NDP

OTTAWA - The Conservatives' refusal to sanction Russian energy giant Gazprom shows how the government is too scared to put real pressure on Russia, NDP...

WARREN KINSELLA

CTV discovered the change, and many in the media are in high dudgeon about it. The opposition parties, always hoping to curry favour with the...

Harper: Terror threats are 'very, very real'

NDP MP Craig Scott suggested it was officials in the Canadian government who leaked info about the foiled terror plot to NBC. "The government has...

Bill will force criminals to compensate their victims: MacKay

NDP justice critic Francoise Boivin said her party supports the bill. She just wishes it went further. "This legislation needs more crunch," Boivin said. "Who...

No distribution of experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine until at least ...

In question period Thursday, NDP health critic Libby Davies questioned why the vaccine hadn't yet been distributed and accused the government of breaking its promise...

Opposition to Iraq mission bizarre

But then again, Liberal MP and former justice minister Irwin Cotler - a major advocate of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine - abstained from the...

TAREK FATAH

It was a surreal experience to follow the battle ground tweets by Moussa and listen to the NDP's Thomas Mulcair and Paul Dewar read well-scripted...

Widow and baby in Sudbury won't be deported

Barnett appealed to the office of Sudbury NDP MP Glenn Thibeault, who took her case to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Minister Chris Alexander. News stories...

CSIS keeping watch on 80 Canadian terror suspects nationwide

Public safety committee member, NDP MP Craig Scott, however, was incredulous to the safety minister's claims that the government knows of 80 suspected terrorists in...

A test for Trudeau? Liberals split on Iraq

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is facing the first serious test of his leadership of Canada's Liberals in the wake of a parliamentary vote to send...

Defence Minister defends air strikes on Iraq

"We've been told, 'We don't need you telling us how to fight, get us better arms and we'll take care of it,'" said Allen. "We...

Canada speeding up Syrian refugee intake

NDP MP Andrew Cash asked. "Response by this government has been incredibly slow and it's not commensurate with the tragedy unfolding." Alexander said the system...

JOHN ROBSON

Who is the Speaker of the House of Commons anyway? Well, duh. It's Andrew Scheer. But what I mean is, what does the Speaker do?...

Tory MPs of Chinese descent stay on message about Hong Kong protests

Conservative MP Chungsen Leung, who was born in Taiwan, said Canadian politicians need to tread carefully when discussing the growing street demonstrations in Hong Kong.

WARREN KINSELLA

"It's hard to see how we can support the government," said the NDP's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar. "We couldn't get behind the kind of...

Drug-reform advocates say current policy is killing Canadians

Liberal health critic Hedy Fry wouldn't weigh in on legalizing heroin. She said Canadians' attitudes towards addiction need to change before politicians discuss legalizing hard...

MONTE SOLBERG

Guys with bow ties would say Michael Ignatieff, Stephane Dion, Paul Martin or Jack Layton. A few especially trenchant thinkers would ... Their goal has...

Canada will 'do its part' in fight against ISIS, Harper says

NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar expressed concern about the government's reluctance to provide details about Canada's involvement. Dewar said he thinks the humanitarian issues...

Feds fumbled Navy ship refueling abilities: NDP

NDP defence critic Jack Harris said during question period Wednesday that the government knew for years that Canada's two refueling ships, HMCS Protector and HMCS...

Proposed bill would give party members more power over leaders

Conservative backbencher Michael Chong's Reform Act proposes to increase the authority of local riding associations by preventing party leaders from blocking nominations. The bill would...

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...

NDP denies Tory charge its staffers 'exploiting loophole' to collect overtime

... campaigns, Purchase did not respond. Blake Richards, a Conservative MP who sits on the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, said, "If the...

LORRIE GOLDSTEIN

TORONTO - Suppose in the aftermath of the latest Israel-Gaza conflict, while Prime Minister Stephen Harper was expressing support for Israel, Foreign Affairs Minister John...

Trudeau still not talking terror case

In question period Friday, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said a Conservative government is the only one that "works to protect Canadians and believes we should...

No complaints to NDP about giving Montrealers a pass on bridge toll

Federal Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel said three consortiums are preparing bids to build the new Champlain Bridge connecting the Island of Montreal to its southern...

Trudeau ducks question about convicted terrorist's citizenship

Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau was more articulate, telling QMI Agency he believes the 24-year prison sentence was enough punishment. "If you commit a...

ANTHONY FUREY

The Liberals via Chrystia Freeland have already claimed the key centre-left hand-wringer of our time - income inequality - as their own. Where does Mulcair...

Tempers flare at emergency debate on Canadian deployment to Iraq

Liberal MP and foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau recognized the Islamic State is a "very dangerous force which must be defeated." Garneau said that his...

Canadian contribution to Ebola fight not enough, say critics

Considering the desperate situation, NDP health critic Libby Davies said Canada should deploy the military DART team, which responds to disaster areas such as those...

Tories: Trudeau's opposition to stripping terrorists of citizenship ...

OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says Justin Trudeau's opposition to stripping citizenship from Canadians convicted of terrorism is "irresponsible," especially in the wake of...

WARREN KINSELLA

say the lads, who closely resemble former Liberal leader Stephane Dion, except with guitars. Are they right? Scotland certainly has waves, but we're not quite...

Feds issue terse 'action plan' on missing Native women

During question period Monday, New Democrat Niki Ashton asked again about a national inquiry and why the government refuses to support calls for one. Leitch...

MPs BBQ circuit bill tops $1.4 billion

OTTAWA -- From a tuna sport fishing derby to golf tournaments to brain research, Conservative MPs rang up a whopping $1.4 billion bill handing out...

Trudeau blasted over citizenship comments

NDP defence critic MP Jack Harris said the Harper government doesn't have much of a plan when it comes to ISIS. "It's not fair to...

Canada has obligation to help Iraq, says Baird

Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic, Marc Garneau, has called for an emergency debate to discuss the deployment once the House is back in session on Monday.

ANTHONY FUREY

NDP MP Jack Harris asked Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Defence Minister Rob Nicholson. No real answer. And no wonder. What do we want...

New Brunswick premier spends night in hospital during election campaign

Present alongside Premier Alward were Liberal leader Brian Gallant, NDP leader Dominic Cardy, Green Party leader David Coon, and Peoples Alliance leader Kris Austin. LeBlanc...

MIKE STROBEL

They know he's made a big honking fortune "crusading" on behalf of the little guy - attacking capitalism and conservatives from his 10,000-square-foot mansion in...

Fed NDP make Vancouver transit funding pledge

Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies said Canada is the only country in the G8 that does not have a national transit strategy. "We know there is...

Baird makes surprise trip to Baghdad

The NDP and Liberal foreign affairs critics Paul Dewar and Marc Garneau both joined Baird on the trip. Baird travelled to Iraq from Turkey. The...

Top Trudeau adviser breaks ranks, blames Israel for civilian deaths

A government directory lists Constantinidis as the Parliament Hill assistant for Calgary West Conservative MP Rob Anders. Attempts to reach Constantinidis Tuesday were unsuccessful. NOTE:...

Drop charges against MM&A workers, say supporters

He named former transport minister Denis Lebel during a diatribe against the Conservative government. "Denis Lebel is taking a nice pre-election tour (but) the people...

LISA MRAZEK

While in Saskatoon this month, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said they are confident the WTO will rule in Canada's favour. "The Americans have the right...