Cathy McLeod

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Help to Harmed by Fires in Canada Regarded as Adequate

'The territory keeps on burning and we are only in the beginnings of the period, although the news is not among the main headings of...

Carolyn Bennett Stares Down MP Heckling Over MMIW Inquiry Delays

Bennett faced questions from Tory indigenous affairs critic Cathy McLeod, who noted frustrations with the slow pace of the commission, including from the father of...

Kamloops MP questions O'Leary's leadership motives

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo Conservative MP Cathy McLeod says she's disappointed for Kevin O'Leary's supporters. O'Leary was set to announce Wednesday he is dropping out of...

MP McLeod challenges legalized marijuana legislation

Ottawa- Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo, challenged the Liberals legislation that will legalize marijuana. “This legislation won't keep pot...

'It's a mess': Alexander First Nation finance clerk urges Ottawa to clean up spending rules on reserves

But Conservative MP and Indigenous affairs critic Cathy McLeod told CBC News band members require access to financial information to make informed decisions about their...

Where Are They Now? Powrie's post-election life remains busy

Powrie finished third behind incumbent Conservative MP Cathy McLeod and the NDP's Bill Sundhu, but the 30 per cent of the vote he secured represents...

Where Are They Now? Sundhu helping BC NDP election team

A little more than a year after his quest to become Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo's next MP came to an end, former NDP candidate Bill Sundhu is gearing...

MP McLeod plays defence at the Legion

Conservative defence critic James Bezan joined Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP for a luncheon and roundtable discussion at the Kamloops Legion on Lansdowne Street on Saturday morning. ...

MP sounds warning over softwood talks

(press release)The Trudeau government is leaving the forestry sector vulnerable to another punitive trade dispute with its inability to secure a new softwood lumber...

To boycott or not to boycott? Conservative MPs in tricky spot on electoral reform town halls

(subscription) (subscription)B.C. Tory MP Cathy McLeod could be counted as a fourth. She's done a “riding-wide survey” and said she'd be speaking with her...

MP Cathy McLeod on safe consumption sites

This week, we've been hearing about some of the ways the Interior Health Authority is trying to deal with the high number of opioid overdoses...

Electoral reform town hall planned

(press release) (press release)... Cathy McLeod by Oct. 1 so that it can be passed on by mid-October to the House of Commons special...

Cathy McLeod responds to MMIW inquiry

For more reaction to the missing women's Inquiry. Reaction continues to come in from across the country. Kamloops Conservative member of Parliament Cathy McLeod is...

MP Cathy McLeod says Conservatives support MMIW inquiry

“There is a need to take action in way that will make a real difference.” McLeod said the Conservative Party supports the public inquiry, as...

MP McLeod reacts to missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry

Kamloops-Cariboo-Thompson MP Cathy McLeod, the Conservative Party's Indigenous Affairs critic, says she's happy there's full support for the inquiry across Canada. "I think, first of...

Keep fighting and writing, May says

News Kamloops (press release) - Kamloops NewsNews Kamloops (press release)About 250 people crowded into St. Andrew's on the Square on a muggy Friday night to...

Have your say on climate change: MP

(press release) (press release)MP Cathy McLeod urges Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo residents to add their thoughts to a federal climate consultation with only a few days remaining.

Wilson-Raybould defends stand on UNDRIP adoption

(subscription) (subscription)The Conservatives even highlighted that point when indigenous affairs critic Cathy McLeod welcomed Wilson-Raybould's speech last week. On that point, Wilson-Raybould referred to...

John Ivison: First Nations hear hard truth that UN indigenous rights declaration is 'unworkable' as law

Cathy McLeod, the Conservative indigenous affairs critic, welcomed the news the Liberals have recognized that implementing the UNDRIP might not be quite as simple as...

Brexit vote came as surprise, MP says

(press release) (press release)MP Cathy McLeod said she, too, thought the Remain side would prevail in the referendum vote. “First of all, I was...

Contract frees up funding for friendship centres

(press release) (press release)Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod was among Opposition members who spoke out and pressured the government to renew funding. The problem arose...

Revamp of Canada Pension Plan centre stage at finance ministers' meeting

... Carlos Leitao, Quebec, Cathy Rogers, New Brunswick, Michael de Jong, British Columbia, (back row, left to right) Allen Roach, P.E.I., Joe Ceci, Alberta, Robert...

Kamloops MP wants the fine print to be easier to read

Kamloops' Conservative MP wants Canadians to be able to more easily read information on medication containers and other items. Cathy McLeod introduced her first private...

Politicians unite around drug overdose "Good Samaritan" law

Politicians unite around drug overdose "Good Samaritan" lawOne of the MPs who rose to support the Liberal backbencher's bill was Conservative Cathy McLeod, a former...

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News Kamloops (press release) - Shame on the ConservativesNews Kamloops (press release)Conservative Senator Claude Carignan explained the Conservatives' position by stating without apology that the...

MP McLeod lauds Conservatives' new course

The Conservative party's weekend convention was an open and upbeat affair that sets the Tories on a new course, according Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. McLeod...

McLeod says Conservatives are setting new path

KAMLOOPS — Decisions made at the Conservative convention in Vancouver today, May 28, could set the foundation for the future of the party. Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP...

Actually, Cathy, you, too, sat in a stacked deck

I mean, I expect people from opposition parties to complain, as it's their job, but let's be honest — if a Conservative or even NDP...

'Huge challenge' to meet court deadline: MP

(press release) (press release)MP Cathy McLeod said Tuesday it will be a “huge challenge” to pass Bill C-14, federal physician-assisted death legislation, in time...

Trudeau's admiration for 'basic dictatorship' shines through in euthanasia battle

Kamloops This WeekOTTAWA, May 20, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — By now it is established that on Wednesday night, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau strode across the...

McLeod calls PM's actions an 'incredible breach'

Conservative MP Cathy McLeod called Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's manhandling of her party's whip and subsequent elbowing of a New Democrat MP inside the House...

Kamloops MP reacts to chaos in the Commons

OTTAWA, ON — Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod was in the opposition benches this afternoon as the House of Commons devolved into chaos. "I've never seen...

MP McLeod says electoral-reform committee "a stacked deck"

MP McLeod says electoral-reform committee "a stacked deck"Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo Conservative MP Cathy McLeod is referring to an all-party parliamentary committee created week to study electoral reform...

TPP vital for BC business growth, MP says

(press release) (press release)Businesses in Kamloops and B.C. as a whole are banking on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement, MP Cathy McLeod told...

Liberals must give indigenous people 'right to say no,' AFN chief says

(subscription) (subscription)“Clarity for the resource industry is important, and clarity for the aboriginal communities, because there are expectations out there,” MP Cathy McLeod, the...

Electoral reform plan favours Liberals, MP says

(press release) (press release)MP Cathy McLeod says she's "extremely disappointed" with the Liberal government's plan to change the voting system without Canadians having the...

Liberals may use former AFN chief's input on UN indigenous rights document

Conservative critic Cathy McLeod was skeptical. “I don't think Canadians are any clearer in terms of what the government is planning to do,” she said,...

Canada poised to embrace UN Indigenous rights declaration even as it remains under fire for Attawapiskat

The former Conservative government feared the declaration could not be reconciled with Canada's existing legal framework — a concern that still exists, says Tory indigenous...

Insurance companies swarm

The former Conservative government feared the declaration could not be reconciled with Canada's existing legal framework — a concern that still exists, says Tory indigenous...

Trudeau apologizes, but no sign of when electoral reform will begin

Scott Reid, the Conservative critic, had similar concerns and he rose in the daily Question Period in the House of Commons on Thursday to express...

Constituent support for assisted-dying leads some Tory MPs to back bill

Another Conservative MP, Cathy McLeod, also canvassed her B.C. constituents and estimates that up to 70 per cent of people are in favour of physician-assisted...

We all should have choice

I recently attended a discussion concerning medical assistance in dying at MP Cathy McLeod's office and itt was very informative. My thanks to ... as...

Kamloops students helping people of Attawapiskat

The group also set up a meeting with Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod, who's the indigenous critic for the Conservative Party. A group of 10 met...

Fast Eddy goes to Ottawa

Fast Eddy poses with Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod and Conservative Party interim leader Rona Ambrose in Ottawa last week. The excitement was audible in Edward...

Scottish Parliament election preview: From four party politics to further consolidation in the South of Scotland?

The SNP were also strong challengers, second place in three marginals behind the Conservatives (Galloway & Upper Nithsdale), Labour (Kilmarnock and Loudon) and the Liberal...

McLeod seeking feedback on assisted-death legislation

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo Conservative MP Cathy McLeod will hold small roundtable meetings next week on Canada's proposed bill on assisted dying in a bid to gather feedback...

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News Kamloops (press release) - A quiz on biggest spendersNews Kamloops (press release)Case in point, my recent column on Cathy McLeod and the Conservative Party.

A supreme victory, an emergency debate and setting the Algonquin land claim straight on the April 14 edition of N2N

The political panel with NDP's Charlie Angus and Cathy McLeod of the Conservative party talk about the emergency debate in the House of Commons over...

Supreme Court rules that Metis, non-status Indians are federal responsibility

"Canadians want to see their plan for accommodating the significant cost implications of this decision within their current fiscal framework," Cathy McLeod, the Conservative critic...

McLeod lukewarm on proposed assisted dying legislation

KAMLOOPS — Local MP Cathy McLeod says she's disappointed legislation has to be tabled so quickly when it comes to the sensitive subject of doctor-assisted...