Julian Fantino

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Conservatives culpable in Khadr lawsuit

It is so tiresome to read the same-old, same-old drum beating of the political far right, as personified by Andrew Scheer, Peter Kent, Julian Fantino...

Wait—maybe Charlie Angus leads the NDP leadership race | Parkin ...

A pair of polls suggest Charlie Angus and Guy Caron may have significant momentum in the NDP leadership race—at least among certain current ...and more »...

Tasha Kheiriddin Tuesday, August 8th 2017

Ontario Provincial Conservative Leader Patrick Brown, answers questions from the media following the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario's Speech from the Throne, opening the second session...

Despite family illness, NDP MP Charlie Angus back on leadership ...

OTTAWA — NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is shifting back into campaign mode this week after taking a step back to support a gravely ill...

Jagmeet Singh tops NDP leadership fundraising in 2nd quarter of 2017

Peter Julian, who withdrew from the NDP leadership race in July, raised just $28,673 in the second quarter, after raising $19,143 in the first quarter.

Canada's defence minister apologizes for embellishing role in Afghan operation

“I am sickened by this very real fraud perpetrated on Canadians and in particular the good men and women of our military,” said former Associate...

Conservative leadership hopeful calls for federal support for Ring of Fire

He replaced the embattled Julian Fantino, who drew the ire of veterans across the country, including in Thunder Bay with the closure of the city's...

Alexandre Boulerice endorses Peter Julian in NDP race

(subscription) (subscription)NDP leadership candidate Peter Julian holds a press conference to receive endorsement from NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 12,...

Regina MP's carbon levy proposal gets support from NDP

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caOn Saturday, Peter Julian joined Erin Weir in Regina to endorse Weir's proposal on applying a carbon border levy on goods being imported...

Julian Fantino endorses Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary

Former police chief and Tory MP Julian Fantino reappeared in Canadian politics Monday by endorsing Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O'Leary. The tough-talking police chief turned...

O'Toole unveils vets platform, breaks from Harper policy on pension lawsuit

(subscription) (subscription)A former veterans minister in the Stephen Harper government, O'Toole negotiated a ceasefire with veterans suing the then-Conservative government over Ottawa's decision to...

Peter Julian and the party of inclusive growth

Before returning to university then getting elected to Parliament, New Westminster-Burnaby NDP MP Peter Julian worked in a series of blue-collar jobs. He keeps a...

Liberals looking at four locations for Afghanistan war memorial

(subscription) (subscription)Plans for the National Memorial to Canada's Mission in Afghanistan were announced in May 2014 by then-Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino. The project...

The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertising

The group did not disclose any donors in its Elections Ontario filings, but its website shows supportive messages from local movers and shakers, including former...

Canadian Parliament Holds First Reading of Bill to Create Framework to Regulate Nanotechnology

Language=E&Mode=1&billId=8313506 The bill would add Part 6.1 to CEPA primarily to implement procedures for the investigation and assessment of nanomaterials. Member Peter Julian, New Democratic...

Canadian Parliament Holds First Reading of Bill to Create Framework to Regulate Nanotechnology

The bill would add Part 6.1 to CEPA primarily to implement procedures for the investigation and assessment of nanomaterials. Member Peter Julian, New Democratic Party...

Ex-BC Conservative leader Dan Brooks wants his old job back

Ms. Ellis, 25, placed third with 20 per cent of the vote behind the NDP's Peter Julian and the Liberal candidate. Ms. Ellis said she...

Is Tom Mulcair Withdrawing This Summer?

When I write 'withdraw', I don't mean from the party leadership, But from the summer events this year to rally the NDP base. He was...

Toronto Police Apology for Bathhouse Raids is Too Little, Too Late

The TPS has also regularly placed anti-gay, not to mention racist, people in positions of power, perhaps manifested best by former Toronto police chief and...

When will Toronto stop blaming pedestrians for traffic fatalities?

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Police chief Julian Fantino orders tougher enforcement of traffic laws, including jaywalking. 2003: A police campaign urges pedestrians to “cross the...

Caron, Julian still mulling NDP leadership

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MPs Guy Caron and Peter Julian haven't made up their minds yet on whether to run for the NDP leadership, they told...

Peter MacKay has the potential to be a liability to the F-35 cause

In November 2011 Conservative MP Julian Fantino outlined the government's F-35 plan. “We will purchase the F-35,” Fantino said. “We're on record. We're part of...

Rogers seeks to revive multicultural OMNI newscasts in CRTC proposal

(subscription) (subscription)Last June, Julian Fantino, who at the time was the Conservative MP for Vaughan, just north of Toronto, led the public outcry against...

Liberal MP calls for decriminalization in the year before legalization

NDP members like Murray Rankin (Victoria), Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) and Alistair MacGregor (Cowichan-Malahat-Langford) – all from British Columbia – and several others all called...

These Uninspiring Leadership Races Need To Pick Up Speed And Interest

There is still a lot of time for both the NDP and Conservative races to pick up speed and interest. With Peter Julian still to...

HÉBERT: Dream replacements for Mulcair are vanishing

For now, many will turn to Peter Julian. The British Columbia MP is the party's current house ... As past executive director of the Council...

As the whistles stop, New Westminster residents hope to get more sleep

Peter Julian, the NDP MP for the area, has introduced private members' bills at least three times since 2010 to try to quiet the railways,...

Secretive House oversight body to open doors

(subscription)The NDP is challenging the ruling in Federal Court. NDP House Leader Peter Julian, who is among the seven members of the board, questioned...

2016 Conservative convention: How should we describe Tories now?

... a reasonable debate on a proposal to allow peace officers to ticket, rather than criminally arrest, individuals found in possession of small quantities of...

'Impossible' to pass doctor-assisted suicide bill by June 6 deadline, say Senators, but Liberal MPs 'giving it our ...

(subscription) (subscription)MP Peter Julian New (Westminster-Burnaby, B.C.), the NDP House leader, said meeting the June 6 is out of the question at this point.

'A fabulous moment': Conservative delegates shift to more neutral position on same-sex marriage

Former cabinet minister and police chief Julian Fantino told delegates police have been begging for this to happen. In the end the vote carried, but...

Conservative leadership: 1 year out, declared and undeclared candidates make their pitch

Conservative delegates are about to get a chance to kick the tires of a who's who of party leadership hopefuls. ... LIVE BLOG: Follow the...

'The past is no place to linger': Stephen Harper farewell opens Conservative convention

Former prime minister Stephen Harper waves as he steps away from the podium after addressing delegates during the 2016 Conservative Party Convention in Vancouver. (Darryl...

Elbowgate, Canada's Least-Favorite Political Snafu, Just Won't Die

Peter Julian, house leader for the third-place New Democratic Party, called that attempt "draconian." A political horse-trade, however, saw the opposition and government come to...

Sunny ways this was not. Why did tensions escalate in the House of Commons?

NDP House Leader Peter Julian agrees, calling the Liberals' controversial motion to stifle debate in the Commons "the most Draconian we've ever seen in parliamentary...

May calls on MPs to settle down, get back to work in wake of fracas

From left: Andrew Scheer, Opposition House Leader, Bloc Quebecois MP Luc Theriault, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Peter Julian, NDP House Leader, hold a...

Fracas fallout: Liberals drop 'draconian' motion

- The RecordWaterloo RecordOTTAWA — The Bible passage Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chose to read Thursday at the annual national prayer breakfast in Ottawa...

Justin Trudeau's elbowing incident leaves House in an uproar

NDP House leader Peter Julian accused Trudeau of "manhandling" Brown, as MPs on all sides of the House shouted and Speaker Geoff Regan struggled to...

MP says Trudeau elbowed her on the floor of the Commons; PM apologizes

(subscription) (subscription)... prior to a key vote. Ruth Ellen Brosseau said she was shocked by the encounter and had to leave the chamber as...

NDP's satellite office saga lands in Federal Court as issue continues to bedevil party

“The concern is, were taxpayers' money (meant) for parliamentary funds used for non-parliamentary purposes, and I have asked people, 'Where was the evidence?”' NDP House...

NDP satellite office controversy lands in Federal Court

What that means is the resources were being used for parliamentary purposes.” Julian said the party would still like to see the attorney general refer...

NDP Satellite Offices Saga Continues In Federal Court

National PostThe NDP insists there was no wrongdoing and has denied using parliamentary funds for non-parliamentary purposes. NDP House leader Peter Julian says the party...

RCMP to examine Panama Papers data: Goodale

(subscription) (subscription)“The reality is, Canadians are implicated in the Panama papers, including the former boss of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian...

RCMP to examine Panama Papers data: Goodale

(subscription) (subscription)“The reality is, Canadians are implicated in the Panama papers, including the former boss of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian...

Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Liberal MP, Votes Against Motion To Shut Down Assisted Dying Debate

Before the vote, NDP House Leader Peter Julian said it was "shameful" to call for closure on what should be a non-partisan issue after only...

Time for Trudeau to offer straight talk on crooked F-35 procurement

(subscription) (subscription)The former PM, his various defense ministers, and a bevy of Conservative MPs lied their way into oblivion on this disgraceful file. Remember...

Time for Trudeau to offer straight talk on crooked F-35 procurement

(subscription) (subscription)The former PM, his various defense ministers, and a bevy of Conservative MPs lied their way into oblivion on this disgraceful file. Remember...

Andrew Scheer Would Lose Nice Chunk Of Change Running For Tory Leader

And unlike others in Ambrose's shadow cabinet, Scheer gets a $42,200 pay bump on top of his base MP salary of $170,400. NDP House Leader...

Diet Orange Crush no longer

Unfortunately, the 2015 election did not result in a second orange crush for the NDP, and critics and pundits largely blamed Mulcair and an unfocused...

NDP says Revenue Department should investigate conflict-of-interest allegations

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency should investigate conflict-of-interest allegations involving KPMG accountants and high-level bureaucrats in the department, the NDP's Peter Julian said Monday.