Dominic LeBlanc

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Right whale deaths: Feds order ships to slow down in Gulf of St. Lawrence

(subscription) (subscription)Then-Liberal defence critic Dominic LeBlanc (centre) and LCol (Retired) Karen McCrimmon (right) listen to then-Liberal industry, science and technology critic Marc Garneau as...

Proposed corporation rules could be taxing for dozens of MPs

The highest rate of private corporation ownership was in the Conservative Party at 30.6 per cent, followed closely by the Liberal caucus where 30.2 per...

Letter: Time for some political clout on fisheries issues

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are united in the belief that action is needed immediately to help address challenges and the future of the fishery. It is...

Gallant names 5 women to bench, achieves gender parity on provincial court

The new chief judge will be Jolène Richard, who was named to the bench in 2008 and is the spouse of Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc,...

Richard Gillett supporters block DFO exit as workers try to leave

Gillett, 45, said he has no plans to quit despite a phone call Thursday night from Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc. "He didn't offer me anything...

A forgotten Canadian has spent 10 years in Egyptian prison. Advocates are telling Trudeau to get him back

Conservative public safety critic Tony Clement, Conservative MP Peter Kent, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, and former Liberal justice minister Irwin...

Liberals may never use veto power in judge-moving bill, Gallant says

Judge-moving bill aims to help Dominic LeBlanc, Tory MLA charges · Province names new judge, wife of MP Dominic LeBlanc. But Gallant said in the...

Defence industry insiders raise concerns over LeBlanc's ties to Irvings

(subscription) (subscription)Some defence industry sources are expressing concern over the news that interim fisheries minister and former government House leader Dominic LeBlanc ...Bardish Chagger adds...

Liberal MP Bardish Chagger promoted to House leader

Chagger replaces House leader Dominic LeBlanc who, since the resignation of fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo, had been holding down both posts — House leader and...

Goodale to announce anti-terror program aimed at curbing radicalization

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale speaks to the media in the House of Commons foyer with Government House Leader and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and...

Reopening Of Kitsilano's Coast Guard Station Is A Welcome Start ...

While the reopening of Kitsliano is a clear signal that the Liberals are interested in marine safety on the west coast, they have so far...

Feds announce cash for Experimental Lakes Area

CBC.ca - Manitoba - CBC ...CBC.caThe Trudeau government is spending $1.7 million over the next two years on environmental research at the Experimental Lakes Area,...

Ottawa commits to putting money back into Experimental Lakes Area

KENORA, Ont. – The federal Liberal government is formally committing $1.7 million over two years to support a renowned freshwater research station that nearly fell...

Federal government acts on 2012 report examining decline of BC salmon returns

TheTyee.caFederal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc delivered Tuesday the first official progress report on the 2012 Cohen Commission recommendations for protecting salmon in B.C., an effort...

MP Hunter Tootoo says 'inappropriate' relationship the reason he quit Liberal cabinet, caucus

After the ouster, Government House leader Dominic LeBlanc took over Tootoo's role as the minister for fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. He has...

New Supreme Court Appointment Process Shows Atlantic Canadian Liberals 'Failed': Tories

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and MP Dominic LeBlanc bring a cooler of lobster onto the campaign media bus just outside Neguac, N.B., Sept. 8, 2015.

Vaughn Palmer: Trudeau begins premier's 'get-to-yes' goal with Site C permits

“I should say a special thank-you to the fisheries minister, Dominic LeBlanc, because he was a real key player in making sure it happened on...

Liberals to allow self-nominations for Supreme Court vacancy

But behind the scenes, and with no public announcement, the government has already established a small committee of cabinet members, including Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould...

Liberals kick off widespread review of how natural resource development projects are approved

"Developed wisely, major resource projects can power economies, help solve environmental challenges, support communities and create jobs," said Dominic LeBlanc, fisheries minister. "Without proper oversight...

Plane Talk with Dominic LeBlanc: On following in his father's footsteps

. By Monique Muise National Online Journalist, Politics Global News. more. Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc's father Romeo was fisheries and oceans minister under Pierre Trudeau.

After Tootoo resignation, Dominic LeBlanc follows fishy footsteps of his father

Since Canadian voters gave the Liberal government gave a mandate to restore those protections, this means that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be asking Dominic...

Justin Trudeau appoints Dominic LeBlanc as fisheries minister following resignation of Hunter Tootoo

Trudeau announced that Dominic Leblanc is the new minister of fisheries, oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard. He will retain his position as government house...

Dominic LeBlanc argues for greater federal funding for palliative care

New Brunswick's highest-ranking federal Liberal says the Trudeau government should commit more money to supporting palliative and hospice care once medically assisted death becomes law.

Dominic LeBlanc: Liberals To Pull Controversial Procedural Motion 6

Government House leader Dominic LeBlanc said during question period Thursday that the Liberals have listened to the comments of the opposition and pulled the controversial...

Liberals threaten to take full control of the House as deadline looms

The opposition parties are pushing back after Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc gave notice the government could seize control of the House of Commons. LeBlanc...

John Ivison: Liberals sent scrambling after opposition ambush tests government's majority in vote

Dominic LeBlanc, the Liberal House leader, accused Boulerice of sitting in the lobby adjacent to the House and “playing a stunt.” The rules of the...

Push for electoral reform won't result in change

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, and Dominic LeBlanc, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, make an announcement regarding electoral reform during...

Andrew Leslie, Liberal Whip, Says He Has 'Very Good Sense' Of Divisive Bill's Fate

Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc initially announced, even before the bill was tabled, that the physician-assisted dying bill would be whipped. After what Leslie called...

Time limits, assisted death and the conscience of Parliament

(subscription) (subscription)Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood. It must be hard for the average Conservative MP to vote nay on a Liberal government...

'We can do better': Liberals kick off push to change Canada's voting system

Having promised that the last federal campaign will be the last one conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system, the Liberal government is proposing that a...

Committee makes minor changes to Liberal assisted-dying bill

Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc says Liberal MPs on the committee studying the government's physician-assisted dying bill are acting independently as the group makes a...

Barack Obama invited Margaret Trudeau to state dinner, prime minister says

House Leader Dominic LeBlanc defended the guest list, adding it was the first time Canada has been honoured with a state dinner in nearly 20...

'I saw him stick his tongue out': Trudeau accused of 'childish behaviour' in House of Commons

The Speaker of the House, Geoff Regan, said he did not witness the alleged gestures by the prime minister and Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc spoke...

@Kady: Liberals, time allocation should be the exception, not the rule

One thing that is clear, however, is that by relying on his party's majority clout to speed up the clock on this particular bill, Government...

Conservative senator says 'we're not getting answers so far' from government representative

Harder, who spent 29 years in the federal public service and managed the Liberal transition to government, will work with Liberal House Leader Dominic Leblanc...

Dominic LeBlanc's Statement On Assisted Dying Law Misses Key Facts

Liberal House leader Dominic Leblanc warned of "having a complete vacuum" around assisted dying in the absence of a new law. Conservative critic Michael Cooper,...

Justin Trudeau, praised for his fashion, but questioned about style

National PostThe Liberals rather easily swatted that much away by playing video of the response he indeed offered after the computer stuff.) ... Government House...

Liberals' Assisted Dying Law Too Restrictive, Some Grit Backbenchers Say

Dominic LeBlanc, the government House leader, said the feasibility of amendments depends in part on how quickly the bill moves through the legislative process in...

Not all Liberals happy with assisted death law

Dominic LeBlanc, the government House leader, said the feasibility of amendments depends in part on how quickly the bill moves through the legislative process in...

Senators mull delaying passage of 'flawed' assisted-death bill

The Liberal government's time-sensitive doctor-assisted dying bill risks being held up by senators who say they are more concerned about drafting a bill that is...

CMC Awards Mauril Bélanger with its highest distinction

Mr. Bélanger continued to build on his role as advocate for co-operatives in 2014, when he reached across party lines and formed the All Party...

Assisted Dying Bill Introduced For Adults 'Suffering Intolerably'

The Globe and MailThe government confirmed late Wednesday that Liberal backbenchers will be free to vote according to their consciences on the legislation, the same...

Liberal MPs to get free vote on bill for assisted death

In February, Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc told that backbenchers would be forced to toe the party line on the legislation because it is...

Jody Wilson-Raybould Under Fire From Tories, NDP After Controversial Fundraiser

The Liberals, she said, don't accept donations from unions or corporations – which are illegal under Canada's election laws. ... Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc...

Trudeau's cabinet style: he gives his ministers 'as much rope,' but pulls it back if they do something wrong

(subscription) (subscription)More meetings involving all cabinet ministers are among the signs that this Liberal cabinet has a more collaborative style than was the case...

NDP's Next Pick For President To Signal How Party Will Rebuild

In March, she made headlines after penning a letter with other former MPs, Jamie Nicholls and Hélène LeBlanc, saying the NDP had forgotten its reason...

Early Supreme Court retirement leaves Liberals scrambling to fulfill 'transparency' promise

He is a close family friend of Liberal House leader Dominic LeBlanc, himself an Acadian lawyer from Moncton and scion of Pierre Trudeau-era cabinet minister...

Tom Mulcair gains support from union leaders ahead of leadership vote

Jamie Nicholls, Elaine Michaud and Helene LeBlanc said they did not feel represented in the NDP electoral platform they had to defend last year. And...

Justin Trudeau's Senate surrogate Peter Harder has few power levers

But senators on both sides of the aisle – Conservatives, and Senate Liberals who are no longer part of Mr. Trudeau's caucus – have already...

Liberal MP Chan faces second battle in two years with rare cancer

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and MP Dominic LeBlanc, right, escort new Liberal MP Arnold Chan in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa...