Laurie Hawn

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Former MP Laurie Hawn asked to resign as RCAF Hon. Col. due to 'political advocating'

WATCH ABOVE: Former fighter pilot and Conservative MP Laurie Hawn said he was asked to resign from his role as Honorary Colonel with the Royal...

Ex-MP Laurie Hawn resigns honorary military role after criticizing Super Hornets buy

Laurie Hawn, Canada's first CF-18 fighter pilot and a former Conservative MP, says he was asked to resign his position as honorary colonel after he...

Airbus chosen to build Canada's new search planes, ending 12-year procurement odyssey

Taken together, the combined price tag is considerably more than the $3.8 billion approved by the former Conservative government in 2011, and higher than the...

Conservatives made 'political' decision to cut military flying time in 2014, Laurie Hawn says

The Harper government made a "political" decision to cut flying times for CF-18s and other military aircraft so it could save money and campaign on...

Former fighter pilot turned MP criticizes federal decision to buy Super Hornets [Video]

Oye! TimesA former fighter pilot is slamming the federal government's plan to buy 18 Super Hornet fighter jets. Laurie Hawn, who served as a Conservative...

Terrorism near-miss has Liberals looking to toughen peace bonds

Laurie Hawn, a former Conservative government member who is now a member of the Edmonton Police commission, told the Star consultations are important but they...

Hugh Laurie to get Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Screen stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Amy Adams, Goldie Hawn, Chris Pratt, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Eva Longoria will also get a star. Rapper...

Cheers on the House as Hugh Laurie earns Walk of Fame star

Screen stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Amy Adams, Goldie Hawn, Chris Pratt, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Eva Longoria will also be honoured, along with...

Distinguished guest at air cadets review

Former Conservative MP and Canadian Armed Forces member Laurie Hawn inspected the cadets. After he made his way through the ranks Hawn had a few...

Harper projects optimism for Conservative party in brief speech

Former MP Laurie Hawn agreed, saying, “People want us to be divided because it fits their narrative, but it's just not true.” Still, it was...

Laurie Hawn: Prudent spending in tough times should never fall out of fashion

The Wildrose is on the right track with its calls to reduce provincial government, writes Laurie Hawn. This file photo shows Wildrose leader Brian Jean...

Scott Vrooman asks Canadians: Are jobs worth killing for?

(blog) (blog)Wikileaks revealed that Conservative Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Laurie Hawn told US officials he hoped the rising number of uemployed would increase military...

Community development nonprofit fights Omaha gentrification

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Headed to the nearby supermercado, Josh Strobel and his dog, Gucci, sauntered out of their revamped Park Avenue apartment building —...

Edmonton unite the right event draws hundreds

rutherford Alberta Prosperity Fund spokes person, Dave Rutherford, former radio personality and long-time conservative speaking at a public unity meeting to lead a charge of...

Boris Johnson U-turn as he admits Brexit vote WILL be final

The Mayor of London had been criticised by David Cameron after appearing to publicly back a fresh national ballot when he announced his decision to...

CF-18s coming home: Canada ends combat mission in Iraq

“Canada has the capacity to continue to contribute to air strikes alongside training and humanitarian support,” Yurdiga said. Former fighter pilot, former Conservative MP and...

Honorary colonel visits troops in Kuwait

Honorary Colonel Laurie Hawn gave the squadron a visit in Kuwait on Jan. 10. “It was great to be out there, watch those guys and...

The 25 biggest Oscar shocks

It's a memorable face-off in a much-respected film, but she was perhaps given a leg-up by the lack of a consensus favourite among the other...

Songs that make us cry (extended play edition) - Reno News & Review (blog)

Songs that make us cry (extended play edition)Reno News & Review (blog)The Beatles' famed producer, George Martin, produced a farewell album of his own, gathering...

Songs that make us cry (extended play edition) - Reno News & Review (blog)

Songs that make us cry (extended play edition)Reno News & Review (blog)The Beatles' famed producer, George Martin, produced a farewell album of his own, gathering...

Former MP Laurie Hawn appointed to Edmonton Police Commission

Former Conservative MP Laurie Hawn been named to the Edmonton Police Commission. Hawn, who served as the MP for Edmonton Centre from 2006 to 2015,...

#Elxn42: The view from Stephen Harper's backyard

TV NewsroomAnd with long-time Conservative incumbent Laurie Hawn not running, the chances looked good for NDP candidate and Alberta Federation of Labour presi-dent Gil McGowan.

Canada's Stephen Harper to resign as party leader

TV NewsroomHer comment was: “Nothing takes anything off the happiness of my re-election when I'm re-elected to a Parliament where Stephen Harper is not prime...

It's back to square one for Conservatives without Stephen Harper: Tim Harper

(blog) (blog)It was an unprecedented rejection of Harper and the course his party has set in recent years, and one that Liberal Laurie Blakeman...

Stephen Harper to step down as Conservative leader, party says

... because I'd thought in Calgary he was nearly godlike", Mr. Liepert said to The Calgary Herald this week. "All those questions will be for...

'Stop setting your own hair on fire': pollster tells Albertan Conservatives

Edmonton JournalJustin Trudeau cabinet has 4 Alberta possibilities · Stephen Harper was asset and liability for Conservatives: Laurie Hawn · Liberals win first Calgary seats...

Conservatives elected in five of eight Edmonton ridings

Randy Boissonnault reclaimed Edmonton Centre for the Liberals, defeating Conservative candidate James Cumming by a margin of more than 900 votes. The riding was wide...

Edmonton Centre candidates tell Metro why they deserve your vote

After a career in both business and not-for-profit, chairing boards, chairing a variety of different organizations and also having a family grow up in the...

Riding profile: Edmonton Centre

Six candidates from across the political spectrum are vying to replace Laurie Hawn in the diverse riding of Edmonton Centre. Hawn, a Conservative, retired this...

Riding profile: Edmonton-Mill Woods

Six candidates from across the political spectrum are vying to replace Laurie Hawn in the diverse riding of Edmonton Centre. Chris Young ... Three-term city...

Tom Mulcair in Iqaluit: NDP promises $100M to help 25 communities nix diesel

Mulcair also directed shots at Conservative Leader Stephen Harper, criticizing his environmental record. "Every step of the way, Stephen ... "I'm not going to miss...

Justin Trudeau promises new health accord, improved home care

The country's previous $41-billion, 10-year Canada Health Accord expired in March 2014 and was not renewed by the Conservative government. The move ... "I'm not...

Sudbury's Maley Drive: an important federal election issue for some

Without a federal funding commitment for the extension of Maley Drive, people who live and work on the street are hoping Sudbury's federal election candidates...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Centre

Longtime Conservative MP Laurie Hawn is retiring after 10 years of representing Edmonton-Centre, leaving the downtown riding wide open. Hawn's hopeful successor is former Edmonton...

Where the candidates have been since Labour Day

Both Trudeau and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair visited Edmonton Centre, where the parties are fighting to replace departing Conservative MP Laurie Hawn. Meanwhile, Spadina-Fort York,...

Canada Election: Federal Parties Put The Push On In Edmonton

Rathgeber quit the Harper caucus two years ago, refusing to acquiesce in a caucus which he said reduced backbench MPs to "blind cheerleaders.'' Edmonton and...

Facts and figures about Edmonton Centre

Worth watching: Conservative incumbent Laurie Hawn is not running again after representing the seat for almost a decade. Prior to that, the seat was Liberal.

Federal Election 2015: Edmonton Centre riding

Summary: Edmonton Centre could see an NDP breakthrough in 2015. Popular Conservative incumbent Laurie Hawn is not re-offering, and the NDP have recruited a high-profile...

Exit interview: Conservative MP Peter Goldring on cabinets, constituencies and ...

They've got to pay attention there. And (retiring Conservative MP) Laurie Hawn's riding (of Edmonton Centre) would be another one to pay serious attention to.

Postscript: Gambles and gambits in the federal election

In Edmonton-Centre, there's no incumbent because Conservative MP Laurie Hawn isn't running again. The NDP is running Gil McGowan, who is known as the head...

Canada PM set to call Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy

On the other hand, the NDP are on the rise, bolstered by a recent surge in party fundraising and popularity. - Alberta's most costly race...

Canada PM set to call Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economy

On the other hand, the NDP are on the rise, bolstered by a recent surge in party fundraising and popularity. - Alberta's most costly race...

Supply management in Canada: Why politicians defend farm marketing boards ...

Outgoing Conservative MP Laurie Hawn said last month that supply management was an "anachronism that needs to disappear." But he's an outlier. Canada's politicians —...

AFL president seeks NDP nod in Edmonton Centre

Gil McGowan, the president of the Alberta Federation of Labour will seek the NDP nomination for Edmonton-Centre, which will be vacated with the retirement of...

As TPP moves ahead, Mulcair moves to make supply management an election ...

(subscription) (subscription)NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is demanding Prime Minister Stephen Harper fully defend Canada's supply management system at the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiating table,...

Tory MP Laurie Hawn Pays Tribute To Edmonton Const. Daniel Woodall

A Conservative MP honoured fallen Edmonton Const. Daniel Woodall this week with simple words that reflect the great sacrifices made by police officers. Laurie Hawn,...

Conservative MP Laurie Hawn: supply management 'needs to disappear'

(subscription) (subscription)The supply management system that protects Canadian dairy, poultry, and egg producers from foreign competition is an “anachronism that needs to disappear”, Laurie...

Conservative MP Laurie Hawn: supply management 'needs to disappear'

(subscription) (subscription)The supply management system that protects Canadian dairy, poultry, and egg producers from foreign competition is an “anachronism that needs to disappear”, Laurie...

Conservative MP Laurie Hawn: supply management 'needs to ...

The supply management system that protects Canadian dairy, poultry, and egg producers from foreign competition is an “anachronism that needs to disappear”, Laurie Hawn —...

National Post: Did Laurie Hawn just apologize for his remarks ...

David Christopher, a spokesperson for the Open Media group that orchestrated the open letter, took Hawn's comments as an of the Conservatives' with-us-or-against-us reasoning —...