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Letters and comments, April 18

Francis Scarpaleggia, a Liberal MP, was chair of the committee. Normally, chairpersons back their committee's decisions, but he and all other Liberals on the committee...

Liberals to meet for two-day caucus this week, some Grit MPs dissatisfied with level of cabinet consultation

(subscription) (subscription)Usually, all political parties meet prior to the start of the post-Christmas parliamentary sitting, but this time Liberals are meeting in the middle...

Local Fair Vote chapter holds rally outside Cobourg MP's office

COBOURG — The local Fair Vote Canada chapter joined the 'Make Every Vote Count' National Day of Action by holding a rally outside local MP...

Concerned citizens remind Liberals of promise made on electoral reform

WATCH ABOVE: A group of citizens demonstrated outside Canadian politician Francis Scarpaleggia's Montreal offices to remind the federal government about its promise to reform the...

Monsef Just Insulted The People Helping Liberals Keep Their Word

The answer the opposition gave the government was not to recommend a ranked ballot -- a system Trudeau previously said he preferred and one that...

Ranked-ballot system could have stopped Trump, says US expert set to speak to MPs on electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)... reform to include Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands, B.C.) as well as a Bloc Québécois MP and give the opposition...

Stetski to talk electoral reform over coffee

It consists of seven members from the Liberal Party, four Conservatives, one Green, three NDP, and one Bloc Quebecois. It is chaired by Liberal MP...

Former Liberal minister Hunter Tootoo finishes addiction treatment

Meanwhile, Liberals remained tight-lipped about Tootoo's reason for leaving Ottawa and his imminent return. Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, who was in Ottawa chairing the...

The Conservatives are playing a spoiler role on electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)she said to her Liberal colleague Francis Scarpaleggia. “I'm tempted to call you Mr. Speaker, because I feel like we're back in question...

Keep an open mind, cabinet deputy tells democratic reform committee

(subscription) (subscription)Mark Holland (left), the government's parliamentary secretary to the minister of democratic institutions, pictured here speaking to Electoral Reform Committee chair Francis Scarpaleggia,...

Scarpaleggia to spearhead electoral reform

Parliament plans to profoundly change the way that Canadian elections are determined and has picked Lac Saint Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia, June 23, to head...

Objectives of House Special Committee on Electoral Reform still fuzzy: Reid

(subscription) (subscription)... MP Mark Holland, parliamentary secretary to Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef. Also pictured are Liberal MPs Francis Scarpaleggia, Ruby Sahota, Matt DeCourcey,...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

Electoral reform MPs eerily functional, for now

"Elect" is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia. Of the five Liberal members, he's the only...

@Kady: All-party electoral reform committee eerily functional — for now.

In fact, “elect” is the wrong word, as there was only one candidate on the ballot: veteran Quebec Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, who genially accepted...

How MPs are going to tackle electoral reform this summer

(subscription) (subscription)(Other topics included Green Party leader Elizabeth May's request for locally sourced lunches, and Bloc MP Luc Thériault's inquiry about additional resources for...

MPs to spend summer working on electoral reform

... to get done by a certain time, and whether we do it … two days a week over seven weeks, or four days a...

Electoral reform committee meets for first time

(subscription) (subscription)... on subjects including the appointment of two analysts from the library of parliament, working meals (Elizabeth May suggested they be local and...

Provinces reach deal and your pension will go up (eventually)

(subscription) (subscription)The Liberals have sent caucus chair Francis Scarpaleggia and four rookie MPs, while the Conservatives and NDP have sent veterans, such as Jason...

Student summer jobs funds raised by Feds

Lac St. Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia announced last week that organizations that help cater to youth employment will be receiving more funding from the federal...

Last Canadian veterans' hospital in Ste-Anne transferred to Quebec

“There are empty beds at the hospital,” said Lac-St-Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia. “You can't leave beds ... The West Island Liberal MP said the remaining...

Pointe-Claire residents wondering why mailbox was moved for second time

Liberal MP for Lac-St-Louis, Francis Scarpaleggia stepped in on the grounds that Canada Post was violating the moratorium that was put in place when the...

Residents win rare victory over Canada Post

Lac St. Louis MP and Liberal Caucus Chair Francis Scarpaleggia had told The Suburban last week that Canada Post had not respected the moratorium announced...

Motion condemning BDS debated in Commons

The Conservatives and Liberals support the motion. The NDP opposes it, ... was supported 229-51. Many local MPs, including Mount Royal's Anthony Housefather, Lac St.

Trudeau's PMO enthusiastic, but swamped: 'It's not a hill, it's a mountain ...

(subscription) (subscription)And helping out with PMO communications are: writer Gabrielle Cesvet, a former communications aide to the federal party; writer Jordan Deagle; and Vanessa...

Merck Awards "Neighbour of Choice" to two worthy West Island NGOs

Merck Awards "Neighbour of Choice" to two worthy West Island NGOs(from l to r) NOVA Board of Directors President Tom Thompson, Jacques Cartier MNA and...

West Island MP chairman of federal Liberal caucus | Montreal Gazette

MP Francis Scarpaleggia is elected chair of the National Liberal Caucus for the second time.

West Island MP chairman of federal Liberal caucus

Those are two of Lac-Saint-Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia's priorities as he takes on the elected position of chair of the National Liberal Caucus for the...

Bill Tierney: Now with Trudeau in office you can almost hear the Train de l ...

And there was Francis Scarpaleggia, our re-elected Liberal MP, chatting with our very own train hero, Lincoln, and Frank Baylis, the new Liberal MP for...

Bill Young: Ste-Anne's Veterans Hospital: We have promises to keep

And, fortunately, his local team includes the well-regarded veteran Liberal member for Lac-Saint-Louis, Francis Scarpaleggia, and the new but experienced Liberal deputy for Vaudreuil-Soulonges, Peter...

Lac-Saint-Louis's Scarpaleggia welcomes new day in Ottawa

MONTREAL, QUE.: OCTOBER 17, 2015 -- Francis Scarpaleggia, right, Liberal Party candidate for the riding of Lac-St-Louis, speaks with volunteer Katrina Kardash, left, as they...

Lac-Saint-Louis's Scarpaleggia welcomes new day in Ottawa

MONTREAL, QUE.: OCTOBER 17, 2015 -- Francis Scarpaleggia, right, Liberal Party candidate for the riding of Lac-St-Louis, speaks with volunteer Katrina Kardash, left, as they...

West Island recaptures status as Liberal stronghold | Montreal Gazette

Francis Scarpaleggia, right, Liberal Party candidate for the riding of Lac-Saint-Louis, greets a resident as he goes door to door campaigning in Pointe-Claire in Montreal...

Liberal incumbent Francis Scarpaleggia takes Lac-Saint-Louis

MONTREAL – Liberal incumbent Francis Scarpaleggia has been granted a fifth straight term, beating his opponents by a landslide. READ MORE: Check out the results...

West Island teens decide dad's vote in unique family experiment

Their decision was informed by separate meetings with Lac Saint-Louis Conservative candidate Eric Girard, NDP candidate Ryan Young and Liberal Francis Scarpaleggia, who all contacted...

Bill Tierney: Analyzing election posters along St-Charles Blvd.

Federal election posters in the riding of Lac-Saint-Louis for candidates Francis Scarpaleggia of the Liberal Party, left, Eric Girard of the Conservative Party, centre, and...

Lac-Saint-Louis: Longtime Liberal stronghold challenged by NDP

Federal election posters in the riding of Lac-Saint-Louis for candidates Francis Scarpaleggia of the Liberal Party, left, Eric Girard of the Conservative Party, centre, and...

Bill Tierney: This monster federal election is almost over; soon you will be ...

Conservative candidate Eric Girard, left, Liberal Francis Scarpaleggia and Ryan Young, right, of the NDP take part in a meeting with John Abbott College students...

Funding for Train de l'Ouest being promised by Liberals

“The need for better commuter rail service on the West Island has been evident for a long time,” said Francis Scarpaleggia, the Liberal candidate in...

Notes from the campaign trail: Final debate Friday night - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsNotes from the campaign trail: Final debate Friday nightCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsTrudeau was in the Liberal-held riding of Lac-St-Louis. In 2011, Liberal...

Debate on bulk water exports to US resurfaces despite recent droughts in Canada

(blog) (blog)Liberal water critic Francis Scarpaleggia raised the concern about the potential for a province to lift its ban on bulk water exports. Political...

H2O in #elxn42: Your guide to water and the federal election

(blog) (blog)The article points out, "So many opportunities to bring up what should be the topic du jour – yet no one touched it...

John Abbott College students pack hall to hear from candidates

WATCH ABOVE: The three Lac-Saint-Louis federal candidates were in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue for a question-answer period with students and staff at John Abbott College. As Global's Tim...

Federal Election 2015: Lac-Saint-Louis riding

Summary: Liberal incumbent Francis Scarpaleggia is looking to win a fifth straight term here, but he could be in for a fight. After taking the...

La campagne du candidat libéral Angelo Iacono a pris son envol le 30 août dernier - L'Écho de Laval

L'Écho de LavalLa campagne du candidat libéral Angelo Iacono a pris son envol le 30 août dernierL'Écho de LavalAngelo Iacono, candidat libéral d'Alfred-Pellan, a donné...

Spotlight on Montreal ridings: Lac-Saint-Louis

Three years later, support for the Liberals rose in the West Island riding to 74 per cent. But fast-forward 15 years and the riding of...

Lac St-Louis riding in focus

The riding, which has remained intact since it was reconstituted from the Lac St-Louis-Lachine electoral boundary in 1997, has been represented by Liberal Member of...