André Bellavance

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Descartes Systems buys Ohio-based MacroPoint truck-tracking business

Malcolmson points to the suspension of former Liberal MPs Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews, removed over allegations of personal misconduct in November 2015. “He immediately...

Editorial: NDP must show plans for jobs

Sports PerspectivesWith the Greens dead-set against the pipeline and Green Leader Andrew Weaver holding the NDP's slender majority in his hands, Horgan can't afford to...

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,...

NDP calls on Trudeau to comment on sexual harassment allegations against Calgary MP

Malcolmson points to the suspension of former Liberal MPs Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews, removed over allegations of personal misconduct in November 2015. “He immediately...

Liberal MP Darshan Kang accused of sexual harassment

The federal Liberals have confirmed Darshan Kang, one of two Liberal MPs in Calgary, has been accused of sexual harassment. "We were made aware of...

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,...

Cash Will Remain 'Mother's Milk' of BC Politics Even After Big Money Ban

Last week BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver got “teed off” about a fundraising golf game and reception NDP Premier John Horgan is hosting Aug.

Les Leyne: NDP golf fundraiser has Greens fuming

CHEKCash for access is the phrase that comes to mind. ... So it's promoting the leader's golf tournament at Bear Mountain this month, which prompted...

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.

Federal Conservative leadership candidates make their pitches in Charlottetown

Five Conservative leadership candidates make a pitch to party members during a Charlottetown Conservative Association fundraising luncheon Friday at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. From left:...

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 »...

“Fitting end to a bizarre candidacy.” CPC candidate Andrew Scheer of Regina reacts to O'Leary's departure

Saskatchewan's conservative leadership candidate says it's a bit less cluttered in the race for leader of the CPC now. On Wednesday, reality-TV star Kevin O'Leary,...

/REPEAT -- Media Advisory - Urban Worker Skillshare Series offers tools and support to Toronto's precarious workers/

"The nature of work is rapidly changing, yet the policies in place to protect and support workers are stuck in the past," says Andrew Cash,...

ESPN Layoffs: Jayson Stark & Trent Dilfer Among Several Big Names Let Go By Sports Giant – Update

UPDATED, 4:50 PM: Longtime baseball guy Jayson Stark and veteran NFL analysts Ed Werder and Trent Dilfer are among the dozens of on-air talent and...

Liberal MPs get closed-door briefing on harassment

The March briefing wasn't Petersen's first involvement with the Liberal caucus on workplace harassment. She investigated harassment allegations against former Liberal MPs Scott Andrews and...

Media Advisory - Urban Worker Skillshare Series offers tools and support to Toronto's precarious workers

"The nature of work is rapidly changing, yet the policies in place to protect and support workers are stuck in the past," says Andrew Cash,...

Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer to hold CPC leadership rally in ...

The federal Conservative leadership race is heating up in Calgary.Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer in Markham ...YorkRegion.comall 2 news articles »...

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...

Educate new Senators on how to report sexual harassment: Sen. Hartling

(subscription) (subscription)about the conduct of two of his MPs: Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews. The two men were eventually kicked out of Liberal caucus...

Andrew Saxton: Media is 'biased' against Conservatives

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Saxton sits down with iPolitics journalist Janice Dickson for an interview in Ottawa on Monday, April 3,...

Contract workers need more job protection as numbers grow, says advocate

Andrew Cash, a former politician, is the co-founder of Urban Worker Project. Cash brought together ... "This is no longer a labour sector that you...

Former NDP/Bloc MP Claude Patry joins far-right group La Meute

He defected to the Bloc Québécois in 2013, judging the NDP too soft on Quebec nationalism, and did not run in the 2015 election. La...

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...

End “cash-for-access” immediately, says Green leader | News Talk ...

With a new year ahead and a provincial election looming, B.C.'s Green leader says cash for access events need to come to an end now.

Your guide to the best TV of winter 2017

While some viewers might be expecting a drama about a liberal, “cool” pope worthy of internet memes, Law's Pius XIII turns out to be such...

2016 ASWA All-State football teams

OL: Jake Andrews, Stanhope Elmore, Jr., 6-2, 280. OL: Hunter Brannon, Cullman, .... QB: Scott McAlpine, Haleyville, So.; Ethan Wilson, Andalusia, Jr. RB: Stevonte Tullis...

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,...

Martine Ouellet envisage de siéger comme indépendante

Dans la perspective où elle choisirait de se porter candidate à la direction du Bloc québécois (BQ), Martine Ouellet songe à devenir députée indépendante. Le...

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...

Anglo Conservative candidates running out of time to master French

(subscription) (subscription)... by Maxime Bernier, left, and Andrew Saxton at the Conservative leadership candidates' bilingual debate in Moncton, N.B. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

Conservative Leadership Candidate Andrew Scheer Explains ...

HamiltonNewsTwo days after the debate that saw 14 Conservative Party leadership hopefuls square off in Moncton, NB, one of...Federal Conservative leadership candidate Scheer wants ...HamiltonNewsall...

Women in Politics

In 2014, two female NDP MPs came forward with allegations of sexual assault against Liberal MPs Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews, who were suspended and...

Andrew Scheer's Office Says He Exaggerated 2010 Story About Staying At Parents' Home

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer exaggerated a cute story of sleeping at his parents' home while working in Ottawa, his office said Monday...

Former Toronto MP picks up the pieces 1 year after losing 'punch in the gut' election

It's been a year since Andrew Cash, the former NDP MP for the Toronto riding of Davenport, lost his seat in a federal election that...

The Daily 202: Clinton and Trump cave to pressure

University of Virginia runner Robby Andrews qualified for the men's 1500m finals – but was subsequently disqualified – after he stepped off the track. --...

Turnbull's backbench muscles up

Liberals up in arms include vocal conservatives such as Eric Abetz and Kevin Andrews; the argument goes beyond the substance to the anger of donors...

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...

Andrew Saxton, Ex-B.C. MP, Preparing Bid For Tory Leadership

OTTAWA — A defeated Conservative MP is considering a political comeback — running for leadership of his party. Andrew Saxton, who lost his North Vancouver,...

Better military, RCMP survivor's pensions would carry $6.3B price tag, budget watchdog says

A private member's bill intended to ease the burden on families of deceased military and RCMP members comes with a hefty price tag, according to...

Malcolm Turnbull in hot seat in new parliament

- The AustralianThe AustralianWhen the House of Representatives assembles in just over a fortnight, one in four MPs taking their place on the green...

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...

Coalition's eye on the numbers

(subscription)But what has some of Costello's former Liberal colleagues still in the parliament fuming is his unhelpful advice to Scott Morrison. Rather than make...

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 »...

Opposition parties want tighter conflict-of-interest rules in Ontario

But opposition parties said the Bill 201 election financing reforms proposed by the government do not ban such cash-for-access fundraisers, although Wynne said last week...

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...

Jen Gerson: Putting too tight of a cap on election spending and donations could do more harm than good

So the Alberta NDP was certainly playing to the crowd when Calgary-Shaw MLA Graham Sucha put forward a motion at committee that proposed to cap...

UN, human rights groups and refugee groups demand solutions following Nauru data leak – as it happened

Turnbull: As you know, and Scott as a former immigration minister may want to add to this, but we continue to support the Nauru government...

Braid: NDP ally undercuts claim of $2 billion loss on power deals

If all the PPAs are terminated, the cash in the balancing pool could be wiped out, thus ending rebates on utility bills. But neither would...

Andrew Scheer testing the leadership waters

"It really will take a lot of pieces coming together, it will take a lot of good support on my family side, I will need...