Charmaine Borg

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Senate Stink Redux still fails the sniff test

This is the same entitled senator who, in 2013, launched a very public assault on then 23-year-old rookie NDP MP Charmaine Borg, one of the...

Matthew Dubé

(subscription) (subscription)Two young Quebec MPs who were supported by Mulcair at the start of their political career say they will back the NDP leader...

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notification

Ottawa working on "options regarding next steps" for Canada-wide mandatory privacy breach notificationCharmaine Borg, then NDP MP for Terrebonne-Blainville, criticized the Conservatives over Bill S-4...

Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais Demands Mulcair Apologize For NDP Ad

In 2014, he bashed then-MP Charmaine Borg for sending a flyer to her constituents advocating the abolition of the Senate. Dagenais sent a letter to...

The NDP: Minting a new political currency

(blog) (blog)Tom Mulcair, Megan Leslie, Charlie Angus, Peggy Nash, Pat Martin, Andrew Cash, Nathan Cullen, Craig Scott, Alexandre Boulerice, Niki Ashton, Paul Dewar, Peter...

Matthew Dubé only member of NDP's 'McGill 4' re-elected in 2015

Matthew Dubé is the only New Democrat left standing out of the "McGill Four" group of young Quebec MPs elected when the "orange wave" swept...

Matthew Dubé the only McGill-student-turned-NDP-MP returning to Ottawa

Laurin Liu lost in Rivière-des-Milles-Îles, Charmaine Borg was defeated in Terrebonne, Jamie Nicholls lost in Vaudreuil-Soulanges and Mylène Freeman was defeated by a meagre 788-vote...

Former NWAC president Audette misses red wave

Audette lost to Bloc Quebecois candidate Michel Boudrias while the NDP candidate Charmaine Borg came in third. The former NWAC president became the Terrebonne candidate...

Thomas Mulcair optimistic despite momentum swing toward Liberals

... I have been working on and they are going to vote for me because I did a really good job in the last four...

A deafening silence on Aboriginal issues

... notes Michèle Audette, a Liberal candidate and former president of the Native Women's Association of Canada; over the past 18 months, Audette, who is...

MMIW advocate Michèle Audette has a tough road to get to Ottawa

Her opponents are Michel Boudrias of the Bloc Quebecois, Michel Surprenant for the Conservatives, and incumbent Charmaine Borg, who was only 20 years old when...

Federal Election 2015: Terrebonne riding

Summary: A riding with drastically changed boundaries, the NDP's Charmaine Borg seeks re-election against two high-profile candidates. Boundaries: The riding now includes all parts of...

OpenMedia encourages voters to consider policies around access, privacy in ...

Christopher stressed that OpenMedia won't be recommending any parties or politicians, though he mentioned Green Leader Elizabeth May, the NDP's Charmaine Borg, and Joyce Murray...

OpenMedia encourages voters to consider policies around access, privacy in ...

Christopher stressed that OpenMedia won't be recommending any parties or politicians, though he mentioned Green Leader Elizabeth May, the NDP's Charmaine Borg, and Joyce Murray...

Michèle Audette To Run For Liberals In Quebec Riding Of Terrebonne

She will be running against victims advocate and Tory star candidate Michel Surprenant as well as NDP incumbent Charmaine Borg. With the early start of...

Why is Parliament so incurious and credulous over Bill C-59?

... on access to information, privacy and ethics to call the commissioner, the justice minister, the public safety minister and the RCMP commissioner to testify—”I...

Gazette Midday: Takeover reports bolster SNC-Lavalin

Terrebonne-Blainville is represented by Charmaine Borg of the NDP, who won the seat in the 2011 election with more than 50 per cent of the...

Father of missing girl to run for Tories in Terrebonne

... Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, was named to the Senate in 2010. The current MP for Terrebonne-Blainville is Charmaine Borg of the NDP, who easily won the...

Federal politicians limit debate time on privacy breach notification bill

"I introduced a bill that the House could have passed into law already," NDP MP Charmaine Borg, who represents the Montreal area riding of Terrebonne-Blainville,...

NDP on 'charm offensive' with young MPs

(blog)And their blitz has been focused on four individuals in particular: MPs Charmaine Borg, Matthew Dubé, Mylène Freeman and Laurin Liu, who made appearances...

C-51: Crowdsourced Report Aims To Stop Canada's Slide Into 'Surveillance ...

... events" in Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax between October 2014 and January 2015, and a "Facebook Town Hall" that reached "over 46,000 people" — including,...

Parliamentarians must give RCMP gun registry destruction a full airing: NDP

NDP MP Charmaine Borg's motion for the ethics committee requests that the Justice Department produce "all of its documents relating to this case" and that...

Tax on tampons is not a small issue

(subscription) (subscription)... was filled with the who's who of political Ottawa. Among them, spotted in this picture are Parliament Now Editor Asha Hingorani, NDP...

Government 'acting in bad faith' by rushing through Digital Privacy Act: Borg

(subscription) (subscription)The government's Digital Privacy Act, or S-4, hit the floor of the House of Commons for second reading Tuesday afternoon after its long...

'acting in bad faith' by rushing through Digital Privacy Act: Borg

NDP digital issues critic Charmaine Borg led the march as debate opened after question period, criticizing the government for forcing the bill through committee without...

Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner May 9, 2015

(subscription) (subscription)The room was filled with the who's who of political Ottawa. Among them, spotted in this picture are Parliament Now Editor Asha Hingorani,...

Notley could change the face of politics

(subscription)At The Lobby Monitor, The Wire Report and Parliament Now table were Environics' Greg MacEachern, Alyssa O'Dell, NDP MP Charmaine Borg, and Yael Berger.

Strategists warn not to make direct link between NDP's historic Alberta win ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Charmaine Borg (Terrebonne-Blainville, Que.), who was only 20 when she was elected in 2011, said having a mentor assigned to her—Megan...

RPT-No experience, no problem: Alberta's NDP rookies scramble to govern

The Globe and MailThe crop of new politicians is drawing comparisons to the fresh-faced NDP members elected in Canada's 2011 federal vote, though they ascended...

Six rookie NDP MPs gear up for a the 2015 federal election | Metro

Torstar News Service NDP MPs, from left to right, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Laurin Liu, Charmaine Borg, Mylène Freeman, Ruth Ellen Brosseau and Matthew Dubé on Parliament...

Six rookie NDP MPs gear up for an election they hope to win

Charmaine Borg: “I went from being a student with two jobs to representing 122,000 constituents and in many ways my life revolves around those 122,000...

Six rookie NDP MPs gear up for an election they hope to win

MetroNews CanadaThe so-called McGill 4 – Matthew Dubé, Laurin Liu, Mylène Freeman and Charmaine Borg – ate breakfast together before deciding, naively, to all show...

Negative online comments about female MPs often sexualized, say political ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Charmaine Borg (Terrebonne-Blainville, Que.) said she thinks female MPs do “get comments that particularly wouldn't be said to a man,” especially...

Sister of slain soldier testifies in favour of anti-terror bill

Earlier in the day, NDP MP Charmaine Borg presented a petition with more than 100,000 signatures against bill, while Liberal MP Wayne Easter, a former...

Sister of slain soldier testifies in favour of anti-terror bill

Earlier in the day, NDP MP Charmaine Borg presented a petition with more than 100,000 signatures against bill, while Liberal MP Wayne Easter, a former...

Cyberbullying bill inches closer to law despite privacy concerns

A controversial bill to fight cyberbullying and give more powers to law enforcement is set to pass third reading in the House of Commons when...

Canada desperately needs to update its laws for digital era

(subscription). We absolutely need to give law enforcement the tools it needs to stop cyberbullying and update our privacy legislation—but we need to do...

Cyberbullying bill C-13 moves on despite Supreme Court decision

“We know the Supreme Court has already quashed one of the clauses … because it provided access to data without a warrant,” NDP MP Charmaine...

Please Advise! I'm the Speaker, Not Parliament's Babysitter

Recently, NDP MP Charmaine Borg opened up even more Commons possibilities with her offer to mention any name in the House in exchange for a...

Editorial: Name dropping run amok

Granted, offering to say a donor's name in the House of Commons was creative, but we're relieved that NDP MP Charmaine Borg had the good...

Minority of MPs who voted against Reform Act divided on reasons

... to requests during business hours Thursday, included Conservatives Bev Shipley, Bob Dechert, Roxanne James and Gordon O'Connor; and NDP MPs Alain Giguère, Jean Rousseau,...

Chong's Reform Act easily passes second reading

... on second reading included Conservative MPs David Wilks, Bev Shipley, Bob Dechert, Roxanne James, Gordon O'Connor and Bryan Hayes; NDP MPs Alain Giguère, Jean...

NDP MP's gaffe a rarity for the party's millennial Members

(blog) (blog)This was the group a group of five McGill University students — Charmaine Borg, Laurin Liu, Matthew Dubé, Myléne Freeman, and Jaimie Nichols...

Catching CSEC off guard

(blog) (blog)Even cooler: decision-makers are starting to take notice of what Canadians are saying! NDP MP Charmaine Borg and Liberal MP Joyce Murray have...

NDP's youngest MPs prove predictions of gaffes and goofs wrong

(blog) (blog)This was the group of five McGill University students — Charmaine Borg, Laurin Liu, Matthew Dubé, Myléne Freeman, and Jaimie Nichols — who...

NDP MP Charmaine Borg offers to say donors' names in Parliament for $50, or ...

Charmaine Borg backed down under criticism, but her crowdfunding bid has raised questions about whether the practice, in which “perks” are handed out for donations,...

NDP MP Charmaine Borg offers to say donors' names in Parliament for $50, or ...

Charmaine Borg backed down under criticism, but her crowdfunding bid has raised questions about whether the practice, in which “perks” are handed out for donations,...

MP Charmaine Borg withdraws crowdfunding reward offers after ...

NDP digital issues critic apologizes for offering to name donors in House as crowdfunding reward. ndp charmaine borg crowdfunding. NDP MP Charmaine Borg quickly backpedalled...

US, Syria disagree on whether Syria knew about anti-ISIS airstrikes beforehand

Charmaine Borg, a member of the left-wing New Democratic Party, promised that in exchange for donations of $50 (that is, Canadian dollars), she would name...

The Gargoyle: NDP MP finds resistance isn't futile | Ottawa Citizen

The Gargoyle: NDP MP finds resistance isn't futile. Jordan Press, Ottawa Citizen More from Jordan Press, Ottawa Citizen. Published on: September 22, 2014 | Last...