Ben Lobb

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Manitoba senators score court win

OTTAWA — Manitoba senators have clinched a legal victory in their dramatic standoff with the federal Liberals, after a scathing court ruling Friday slammed Ottawa's...

Canada's longest-standing First Nations boil water advisory will end in 2018, Liberals say

Neskantaga Chief Wayne Moonias said his community forced the government to take action on their plight by inviting Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett to their...

First Nation gets clean water after more than five years under advisory

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett speaks as AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde looks on at the Assembly of First Nations annual general...

Tory MP Ben Lobb Asked To Apologize For Calling Ralph Goodale A 'Tool'

A Conservative MP was forced to apologize to the federal public safety minister Tuesday for calling him a “tool” in the House of Commons. But...

No hiding abortion numbers: Ontario ruling forces gov't to allow access to statistics

Acting on Maloney's 2012 revelations, three Conservative MPs — Maurice Vellacott, Leon Benoit and Wladyslaw Lizon — asked the RCMP to investigate these as possible...

Huron-Bruce third most supportive riding of Scheer in Ontario

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb believes the Conservative Party's new leader, Andrew Scheer, will do a “fantastic job”. During the leadership race, Lobb endorsed Ontario MP...

Conservatives question purchase of Trudeau cardboard cut-outs

The figures are found in answers to inquiries from Conservative MP Ben Lobb, who asked which departments and agencies bought the cutouts, how much each...

Nunatsiavut brings issues to world stage at U.N. meetings on ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caNunatsiavut is well represented at the United Nations 16th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City this week.and...

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks - - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports(AP Photo/Tony Avelar). Edmonton Oilers left wing Anton...

Ottawa drops objections to UN resolution on Indigenous consent

The federal Liberal government has formally removed objections lodged by its Conservative predecessor to parts of a United Nations resolution calling upon states to obtain...

Le Pen Will Get Her Chance

The election result is obviously a huge blow to the two biggest parties in France, the socialists (whose candidate Benoît Hamon came in far behind...

4/21/17-Mark Levin Audio Rewind

CNNHe's a conservative. That's why there after you're not allowed to be considered. You have to be destroyed. Can't serve on the Supreme Court to...

Here's how a transportation bill side deal got $427 million for Riverside County

By doing so, Roth and Cervantes, whose Inland districts are more politically conservative than other parts of California, risked the wrath of voters, especially those...

Québec Solidaire vows to woo more anglophone voters

Tyrone Benskin, a former New Democratic Party Member of Parliament, said instead of focusing on how to defeat other parties, QS should “separate itself from...

'No one wants this report to be put on a shelf': Indigenous Affairs Minister responds to inquiry criticism

This special edition of The Current is a public forum held at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., across the river from Parliament Hill.

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb Talks Tory Leadership

Regardless of who faces off against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the next federal election, Huron-Bruce Conservative MP Ben Lobb says a healthy relationship with...

Benskin back in the game; film shoots in Montreal were big in 2016

Former NDP MP Tyrone Benskin is part of the cast. We will also see him in Bad Santa 2, The Glass Castle and Small Crimes.

Huron-Bruce MP To Continue Pressing Gov't

The Opposition Conservatives in Parliament say they've had a satisfying year in 2016, but there is much work to do during the rest of the...

Trudeau Honeymoon Over, Huron-Bruce MP Says

The Conservative MP for Huron-Bruce, Ben Lobb is mild in his criticism of the Grits, but says Canadians are starting to see what the Prime...

NDP accuse federal Liberals of 'systemic neglect' on reserves after…

“Our government is committed to closing the unacceptable housing gap for Indigenous people,” Carolyn Bennett, minister of indigenous and northern affairs, said in an emailed...

MPs head home for the holidays, but much work remains

such as this bill: Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett has agreed with senators saying the Liberals need more time (and possibly to go back to...

Liberals to ask court for extension after senators say indigenous rights bill is flawed

Carolyn Bennett, the Indigenous Affairs Minister, told on Wednesday she believes senators were acting on genuine concerns about Bill S-3, and an Act to...

MP Ben Lobb dismisses claims he endorsed Donald Trump, calls Thompson's column a 'drive-by

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb did not say he endorsed Donald Trump for president in a recent interview with a local radio station, the Conservative politician...

MP Ben Lobb Predicted Trump Would Win

The Conservative MP for Huron-Bruce isn't quite saying "I told you so", but Ben Lobb is celebrating Republican Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday's US election.

Trump's win leaves California isolated from nation's conservative Capitol

Trump's win rattled California's Democratic leaders. “Today, we woke up feeling like strangers in a foreign land,” began a joint statement from Assembly Speaker Anthony...

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb's bill on lowering taxes for alcohol distilleries defeated

A Private Member's bill aimed to lower taxes for Canadian distilleries was shot down in the House of Commons Wednesday, Sept. 21. Created by Huron-Bruce...

'60s Scoop aboriginals finally getting court day but 7-year case to drag on

Wilson said he hoped the hiatus would allow for a negotiated settlement — a tack the Liberal government now appears to favour. Indigenous Affairs Minister...

Federal government to apologize for forced relocation of Sayisi Dene in Manitoba

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett visited the Sayisi Dene on Tuesday to apologize for the 1956 move that led to hunger, violence and...

Trudeau's confused reconciliation agenda

And in May, Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett told a United Nations forum Canada would “adopt and implement” UNDRIP. But then in ... Since 1998,...

Omnitrax breaks silence on shutdown of grain terminal and rail ...

In has been nearly three weeks since Omnitrax Canada decided to close its Churchill grain terminal a... - Local - .and more »...

New Homes Coming to Kashechewan First Nation

KASHECHEWAN – Kashechewan First Nation Chief Leo Friday said, “Our residents are anxious to return home after being displaced by flooding over two years ago.

Inquiry could build on reconciliation steps

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett embraces Ceejai Julian, who lost two sisters, following the announcement of the inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women at...

Inuit Leader Mary Simon Tapped To Advise Liberals On Arctic Spending

Mary Simon, a diplomat, journalist and longtime Inuit leader, has been named a special representative to Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Minister Carolyn Bennett. "I'm...

Change of plan: What's different in 2016?

Former midfielder Toby Greene has been brilliant in his role as a high half-forward, booting 34 goals to be second at GWS for the season,...

Indigenous Affairs Minister reveals mandate of long-awaited MMIW inquiry

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett unveiled the details of the national inquiry Wednesday morning surrounded by totem poles and long houses in a ceremony in...

Michèle Audette to help lead MMIW inquiry

CBC.ca - Montreal - CBC NewsCBC.caMichèle Audette spent years calling for action to address the tragedy of Canada's murdered and missing Aboriginal women. Now she's...

What your club's done differently in 2016

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7: Bernie Vince of the Demons looks to kick the ball during the 2016 AFL Round 07 match between the...

AFL: Change of plan

(press release) (press release)Former midfielder Toby Greene has been brilliant in his role as a high half-forward, booting 34 goals to be second at...

Carolyn Bennett Meets Families Of MMIW Ahead Of Inquiry Announcement

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Status of Women Minister Patty Hajdu will be on hand for the event. The ministers...

Missing, murdered indigenous women inquiry details expected ...

Indigenous leaders say the federal government is expected to announce the terms of an inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women on Wednesday.MMIW inquiry announcement...

Ottawa to change Indian Act in response to Descheneaux ruling by ...

The Liberal government plans to rid the Indian Act of rules that discriminate based on sex.Feds plan to rid Indian Act of sexist ruleswww.ottawacommunitynews.com/all 2...

Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry Launch Coming Next ...

Details of a long-awaited national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are expected to be released Wednesday, sources tell CBC ...and more »...

Huron-Bruce MP Talks Scams

For many months, provincial police and municipal police services across Ontario have investigated a rapidly rising number of telephone and Internet scams. Now, Huron-Bruce Conservative...

You can't investigate MMIW without looking at police conduct, Steven Zhou writes

Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Indigenous affairs and northern development charged with launching the national inquiry, has reported this to be the case. ... She...

"Raise A Little Health" A Big Success

"Raise A Little Health" A Big SuccessThe Raise A Little Health game will see $40,000 split between the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital, Goderich YMCA...

Families feel shut out after draft mandate of missing, murdered inquiry leaked

On Thursday morning, the Liberal government held a conference call with a select group of victims' relatives to discuss the draft document. Two people who...

Indigenous children on reserves miss out on child benefit

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett was at Enoch Cree Nation reserve near Edmonton Wednesday to help spread the word. “Improving the quality of ... BY...

Annual Raise A Little Health Returns

The 3rd annual "Raise A Little Health" event running Thursday is expected to pass the $100 thousand mark for dollars raised in support of local...

Ben Lobb Finishes First Session

MPs have been away from Parliament for several weeks now, and Huron-Bruce Conservative Ben Lobb is looking back with satisfaction at his first session in...

Kelly McParland: Trudeau's first broken promise to First Nations people is a whopper, but won't be the last

It would be nice to think that once the federal Liberals won the election last October, they started going through the files they'd inherited, came...