Alexandre Boulerice

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Still more fines to federal remain unpaid

This is a little ridiculous, because we need this money here, ” said Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP critic on finance. Photo courtesy Parliament. Alexandre Boulerice,...

What I'm looking for from NDP leadership candidates on Quebec

(blog) (blog)The NDP was mostly silent during the 2012 student strikes. The strikes represented the most successful popular movement in Canada in a generation,...

Despite 2015 defeat, NDP in better spot now than during most of party's past leadership races

This could be part of the reason that popular New Democrats like Nathan Cullen, Megan Leslie and Alexandre Boulerice decided to sit on the sidelines.

PM no longer under investigation for cash-for-access fundraisers ...

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is no longer investigating Justin Trudeau's controversial cash-for-access fundraisers, although she refused to answer ...and more »...

Former vets ombudsman expected to confirm entry in NDP leadership

OTTAWA - Former veterans ombudsman Pat Stogran is expected to confirm Thursday his intention to seek the federal NDP leadership. The retired Canadian Armed Forces...

Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice endorses Peter Julian for NDP leadership

OTTAWA -- Montreal-area MP Alexandre Boulerice is supporting caucus colleague Peter Julian in the race for the NDP leadership. Boulerice told reporters today that in...

Year-in-review: From gordian knots to climate change, the Top 5 Canadian political stories of 2016

(subscription)If he carries on like this, the NDP may struggle to woo Liberal-NDP switchers. That may be why Megan Leslie, Nathan Cullen and Alexandre...

Liberal campaign set up volunteers in office rented from Canada 2020

NDP ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 20,...

NDP vow to introduce a bill that would make Liberal ethics guidelines into law

New Democrat ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice told reporters that when the House of Commons returns after the holidays he will table a private member's bill...

The Pollcast: What does the NDP want from electoral reform?

After discussing electoral reform with two Liberal MPs last week, on this week's episode of the Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by two MPs...

Alexandre Taillefer calls for a minimum wage to $ 15 | The Stopru

Trade unions and social groups demanding a minimum wage to $ 15 an hour have found an unusual ally in the person of the businessman...

NDP calls for investigation of Jean Charest's lobbying activities

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)NorthumberlandView.ca is a news and information website for Northumberland County, Ontario.and more »...

Over 200 People Denied for Visas for World Social Forum Including Six Parliamentarians

(blog) (blog)Alexandre Boulerice, a NDP MP, called the decision “indecent and shameful” in a statement to Le Devoir. “It's completely silly,” he said, “those...

What a difference a year makes

There were giddy emails and phone calls from NDP staffers as Elections Canada released the second-quarter fundraising results for 2015 — two days before the...

Canada pipeline panel apologizes, releases records on meeting ...

Canada's national pipeline regulator released stunning records about private meetings that prompted an apology for making false and misleading statements.and more »...

NDP calls for new lobbying investigation as TransCanada pushes pipeline charm offensive

In a letter addressed to federal lobbying commissioner Karen Shepherd, NDP Alexandre Boulerice, who represents a Montreal-area writing, wrote that revelations about the meeting "raised...

Most want referendum on electoral reform, new poll suggests, question dominates initial House committee, feds deke ...

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP MPs are Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Que.) and Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.), though Mr. Cullen was replaced by colleague David...

Welcome to the summer of electoral reform: No sunscreen required for dozen lucky MPs

The NDP is offering prominent lieutenants Nathan Cullen and Alexandre Boulerice, while the Bloc Québecois will be represented by Luc Thériault and the Greens by...

Kenney, Cullen, May, one Bloc MP and a bunch of rookie Liberal MPs. Meet your electoral reform committee!

Sherry Romanado (Liberal). Ruby Sahota (Liberal). Francis Scarpaleggia (Liberal). Gérard Deltell (Conservative). Jason Kenney (Conservative). Scott Reid (Conservative). Alexandre Boulerice (NDP). Nathan Cullen (NDP). Luc...

We need a referendum on electoral reform? No! We need a national referendum on the TPP!

(blog) (blog)This looks less likely now that the Liberals have bent enough to get the NDP on side to "start work on electoral reform...

Tougher laws needed to prevent 'selling access' to Liberals: ethics watchdog

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice said the commissioner has no teeth and that the watchdog's powers should be strengthened in law. Editor's note: an...

Cheri DiNovo's not-quite run to lead the federal NDP: Walkom

CTV NewsOther names within the federal caucus, including Quebec MP Alexandre Boulerice and Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, are mentioned as possibilities. But none seems to...

Hey, who wants to be NDP leader?

(subscription) (subscription)But in terms of serious candidacies, there are two prospective contenders from the parliamentary caucus: House Leader Peter Julian and Montreal MP Alexandre...

Cheri DiNovo says she's 'unofficial' candidate for federal NDP leadership

... for a reason," said former NDP leadership candidate Nathan Cullen. "That's the basic entrance to this very serious conversation." MP Alexandre Boulerice said the...

NDP stalwarts line up to avoid 'worst job' in Canadian politics — the party's leadership

OTTAWA — With perceived front-runner Nathan Cullen ruling himself out of the running for the NDP leadership Friday, the day after a major win on...

Liberals Wave White Flag On Electoral Reform Committee

iPolitics.ca (subscription)Monsef said the government would support the NDP motion which transfers power on the committee from a majority of Liberal MPs to a majority...

Nathan Cullen speaks to NDP elders as he mulls leadership bid

Around NDP circles in Ottawa, several potential names are talked about: B.C. MP Peter Julian, Quebec MP Alexandre Boulerice, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, and Ontario...

NDP Seeks To Move Power Away From Liberal-Stacked Electoral Reform Committee

The Liberal government introduced a motion in May that would give Grit MPs a majority on the yet-to-be formed committee: six Liberals, three Conservatives, one...

'Most dysfunctional,' extraordinary week in the House, and despite pulling Motion 6, Liberals still want extended ...

(subscription) (subscription)... thanks to a procedural move by the NDP, who instead of tabling the planned amendments they proposed, had the MP who was...

Watchdog looking into CSIS privacy breach reporting

In response to an official request to detail the number of privacy and information breaches from NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice, CSIS said they have “robust”...

An oral history of Elbowgate

Alexandre Boulerice (NDP, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie): “He looked very, very angry and he pushed some people, grabbed the arm of the whip and pulled him saying...

NDP, Conservatives give Liberals a lesson in House of Commons vote

The Liberals were expecting to hear from NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice on an amendment to the bill, which proposes lifting a long-standing requirement that Air...

@Kady – When it comes to snap votes, you snooze, you (almost) lose, Liberals…

Last week, NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice served notice that his party would be putting forward four proposed amendments to the bill, but when it came...

NDP sets leadership convention for fall of 2017

Other possibilities include B.C. MP Nathan Cullen, who placed third behind Mulcair and Brian Topp in the 2012 leadership race; fellow MPs Niki Ashton, Alexandre...

Secret Commons Board in stalemate with Bloc Québécois over House funding

(subscription) (subscription)Quebec NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite Prairie, Que.), whose party lost nine of the 10 electoral districts the Bloc Québécois won in...

Liberals To Keep Majority On New, All-Party Electoral Reform Committee

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is forming a long-awaited all-party committee to recommend a new electoral system and explore mandatory and online voting. But the...

NDP: New and Old

Next is Alexandre Boulerice who has shown dedication to the party since the 1990's and was even co-chair on Mulcair's election campaign board. However determined...

NDP fundraising plunge stirs leadership talk under Mulcair

(subscription) (subscription)High-profile northern Ontario MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay, Ont.), also bilingual, is another likely aspiring candidate from caucus, along with Quebec MP Alexandre...

Let public speak on Air Canada maintenance changes, urges NDP

NDP Quebec Lieutenant Alexandre Boulerice will introduce a motion on Monday afternoon at the House of Commons Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities requesting the...

Does the NDP have a future in Quebec without Tom ...

Compare the situation to what it was a decade ago, when the NDP struggled to win a first seat after years in the wilderness, and...

Jagmeet Singh for NDP leader?

... thought joint nominations with the Liberal Party was a bad idea, I still think he has good judgement and a lot of strengths), Niki...

Canada Rethinks Joining US Missile Defense Program

Alexandre Boulerice, a member of Parliament also of the NDP, raised the issue of the US "Star Wars" program from the 1980s. “Can't the prime...

NDP blast Liberals' decision to re-consider joining US missile defence system

Fellow NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice also referenced the Star Wars project in French, saying Canadians rejected the proposal 10 years ago, and adding: “Can't the...

Reporting of government privacy breaches varies widely

(subscription) (subscription)... departments had privacy breaches involving large numbers of Canadians but did not notify the privacy commissioner's office, according to documents tabled in...

Reporting of government privacy breaches varies widely

(subscription) (subscription)... departments had privacy breaches involving large numbers of Canadians but did not notify the privacy commissioner's office, according to documents tabled in...

Mulcair reaffirms plans to stay put as NDP leader for now, has caucus support

OTTAWA – Tom Mulcair made it clear Wednesday he intends to stay at the helm of the federal New Democrats until the party chooses his...

Good Thursday morning to you…

(subscription)NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice comments on the tabling of Bill C-10 on Air Canada. Immigration Minister John McCallum addresses the Economic Club of Canada...

For the NDP, the only place now is at the far left of political spectrum

Moderate leadership contenders such as MPs Nathan Cullen or Alexandre Boulerice would have a difficult time dealing with the Leapers. But what if the future...

Mulcair returns to House following convention

NDP House leader Peter Julian said he continues to support Mulcair and isn't aware of any caucus members who want him to step down. "I...

Thomas Mulcair's Plan To Linger As NDP Leader Raises Eyebrows

Montreal MP Alexandre Boulerice said as far as he's concerned, Mulcair can stay as long as he wants. But he suggested the rest of the...