LaVar Payne

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With questionable integrity, some politicians still stretch expense rules

When former MP LaVar Payne's travel expenses on his website did not show actual receipts, Fildebrandt called that a “cop-out.” “We need the details. We...

What You Need to Know About New Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer

While he didn't vote on the 2012 motion to do exactly that, he's received support from former MPs who did, including Jason Kenney and LaVar...

Ambrose meets Tory faithful

Glen Motz is a man who won't forget his riding, said interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose at a rally in Medicine Hat on Thursday, who...

Lafayette arrest report for May 12

She was booked on two counts of fugitive. ELIJAH LAVAR MAZE: 33, of the 4700 block of Albert Road, Abbeville. He was booked on ...

Let the race begin

Well, the race is on to fill the vacant seat in Medicine Hat… and, really, isn't the Conservative nomination vote the one we're watching. Former...

Local riding blue to its core

LaVar Payne was elected Conservative MP in 2008 with 71.35 per cent of the vote and that increased to 71.35 per cent in the 2011...

Friends, colleagues express 'shock'

There is no indication Hillyer had made a call from his office on Parliament Hill expressing any medical distress on Tuesday evening, said Mike Storeshaw,...

Hillyer's campaign manager: 'He was like my brother'

Former Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne said the news was a shock. “My wife and I certainly want to send our condolences to his wife,...

Unite the right? No thanks

LaVar Payne, former Conservative MP, recently became a member of the board for the Wildrose Cypress-Medicine Hat riding. When asked if he is considering being...

"It's a Chinook, Leo": DiCaprio's shocking climate experience during 'The ...

"It's a Chinook, Leo": DiCaprio's shocking climate experience during 'The ...DiCaprio This photo provided by courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox shows, Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugh...

NDP hoping to break Tory stronghold in southern Alberta

The previous day she told a forum that “Lethbridge needs stronger representation” than it received from Mr. Hillyer, according to The Lethbridge Herald. On Oct.

New MP bound to be more effective than predecessor

While that may be a figurative statement, it represents a literal low bar for qualifications needed for a Conservative to be elected in this riding.

Blair Dale has been dropped by the Conservative Party as a candidate in the ...

Before launching his bid to become a member of Parliament, Dale was working in Ottawa as a political staffer for retiring Alberta Conservative MP LaVar...

Canada election 2015: Sept. 15

Dale is a political staffer for retiring MP Lavar Payne . But a party spokesperson ... The Conservative party has dumped its candidate in the...

Hot summer, busy summer

It'll be a tough row to hoe to unseat the Conservatives in the Medicine Hat region, where in 2011 LaVar Payne won the seat for...

Harper and his ideologue minions reason enough to fear ... - iPolitics

But my favourite line in defence of Bill C-51 came from LaVar Payne. He's the Conservative MP from Medicine Hat who apparently needs a little...

BASS: ON Bill C-51, be afraid — be very afraid

Does this make you afraid? Good. Harper wants you to be scared. Conservative MP LaVar Payne has called those who criticize the bill “conspiracy theorists.”...

New direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has left the group

One Direction formed in 2010 after five teenagers — Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Tomlinson and Malik — auditioned individually for the British TV...

Scrap anti-terrorism bill: aboriginal voices

Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy stressed that "jihadi terrorists have declared war on Canada," and she tried to dispel any notion the bill would be used...

Anti-terrorism bill really about suppressing Aboriginal people, critics tell MPs

Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy stressed that “jihadi terrorists have declared war on Canada,” and she tried to dispel any notion the bill would be used...

National security legislation about oil, not terrorism, BC chief says

OTTAWA - The Harper government's national security legislation is designed mainly to stymie opposition to the expansion of Canada's oilsands industry, an outspoken B.C. chief...

Scrap anti-terrorism bill: aboriginal voices

Fellow Conservative LaVar Payne dismissed concerns about the legislation's information-sharing provisions as "conspiracy theories." The bill "isn't really about terrorism," but about preserving economic and...

City man held captive in India

They're urging the federal Conservative government and its high commissioner in New Delhi to help free 22-year-old Jayden Kolesar. His aunt, Kelly ... Meanwhile a...

Pugliese: Tories go after groups for raising concerns about new security bill

Conservative MP LaVar Payne said this to Joanne Kerr, executive director of Greenpeace Canada, about the bill's measures for greater sharing of Canadians' personal information...

Tories reject demands to apologize for McCarthyesque' attacks '

Next to drop the gloves was Conservative MP LaVar Payne. Addressing Joanna Kerr, executive-director of Greenpeace Canada, on the bill's measures for greater sharing of...

Tories reject demands to apologize for McCarthyesque' attacks '

Next to drop the gloves was Conservative MP LaVar Payne. Addressing Joanna Kerr, executive-director of Greenpeace Canada, on the bill's measures for greater sharing of...

Tories unrepentant for 'McCarthyesque' attacks on security-bill critics ...

“Are you simply fundamentally opposed to taking terrorists off the street?” Next to drop the gloves was Conservative MP LaVar Payne. Addressing Joanne Kerr, executive-director...

Canada Post ignoring property rights, says owner

“To date in the Prairie Region the Conservative MPs and representatives from Canada Post have refused to show up at any of these meetings,” said...

Prep Results 02.28.15

West Charlotte 84,. JM Robinson 64. JMR: Lavar Batts Jr. 20, Daniel Spencer 14, Jordan McKenzie 12, Boothe 6, Jernigan 4, Dalton 2, Trammell 2,...

Feds making it tougher for repeat offenders to get out

Medicine Hat Member of Parliament LaVar Payne announced Friday the Conservative Government will be introducing legislation to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Speaking...

Feds making it tougher for repeat offenders to get out

Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne announced Friday the Conservative government will be introducing legislation to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. Speaking at the...

Talk of the Town: BATUS, Medicine Hat celebrate their mutual admiration society

A number of local politicians were also at the event including the mayor, Ted Clugston, MP LaVar Payne and MLAs Blake Pedersen and Drew Barnes.

City suing feds for $42M

As for Conservative Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne, “he has been having trouble getting the attention of the minister (of the environment) and anyone in...

It's back to work for MPs — when not making…

(subscription)There are also several MPs who have decided to end their political careers, including long-time House agriculture committee member LaVar Payne. With slightly more...

No welcome mat: Rob Anders takes second crack at Conservative nomination

FYI — Rob I am still the MP," Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne said on Twitter at the time. A waiver from the Conservative party...

Updated 53-Man Roster Projections for Tennessee Titans Near End of Training ...

The Tennessee Titans are entering the 2014 season with a lot of unknowns with new head coach Ken Whisenhunt, making it really difficult to gauge...

New MP a certainty for Lethbridge riding

Medicine Hat News Who will be the next MP for Lethbridge? The race is now wide open, after incumbent Jim Hillyer's announcement he'll run in Medicine...

Hillyer will seek nomination in Medicine Hat riding

Medicine Hat News The recent decision by LaVar Payne, the current MP for Medicine Hat, to not seek re-election, provided Hillyer with the opportunity to run...

Race is on for Payne's nomination

High-profile local Conservative party insiders say it's likely Dan Hein will enter the race to replace outgoing MP LaVar Payne as the party's candidate in...

Payne will not run again

LaVar Payne won't seek re-election, the Conservative member said Thursday, citing his wish to spend more time with his family following the next election. The...

MP LaVar Payne will not seek re-election in newly-reshaped riding

Medicine Hat News Member of Parliament LaVar Payne won't seek re-election, the Conservative member announced Thursday afternoon, citing his wish to spend more time with his...

Talk of the Town: Tories may be more worried about Trudeau than they'll admit

Despite Medicine Hat MP LaVar Payne's unique insight into what's happening in the Ukraine and his condemnation of federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's remarks on...

Conservatives and Liberals defeat NDP FIPA motion - iPolitics

Harold Albrecht, Russ Hiebert, and LaVar Payne all wrote letters to Industry Minister Christian Paradis last summer expressing their reservations about the Chinese State-Owned-Enterprise CNOOC's...