Michelle Rempel

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Calgary Conservative MP Michelle Rempel is considering a run for mayor

Absolutely no decision would be made by Rempel until after the federal Conservatives pick a new leader May 27 and likely a Yes or No...

Liberals repeal Conservative immigrant residency requirement

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caThe Liberal government is repealing a measure brought in by the Conservatives to revoke permanent residency, and possibly deport, immigrants who don't ...and more »...

Michelle Rempel: Trudeau Should Decry Saudi Arabia's Election To UN Women's Rights Commission

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to speak out against the election of Saudi Arabia to a United Nations commission...

Were you wearing a bra? The disturbing letter sent to MP Michelle ...

Michelle Rempel is again speaking out about the harassment and abuse Canada's female politicians endure.and more »...

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel shares unsettling letter on Twitter ...

The Alberta MP has used her social media platform to speak out on women's issues before.Female MP posts letter attacking her for her clothing choice...

Kelly McParland: Whatever Jane Philpott was thinking, there's a simple cure

660 NewsConservative MP Michelle Rempel, usually a feisty partisan, seemed disinclined to make too much of the situation when the story first broke, describing Philpott...

Peter Foster: The carbon tax debate is about the size of government

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel did a sound job in Wednesday's Post (“Serious questions about GHG policy”) of pointing to some of the flaws in Professor...

Michelle Rempel: Serious questions about GHG policy

In his column last week, Stephen Gordon spent much time attacking the Conservatives, but did little to further the conversation on carbon taxes and greenhouse...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Kim Campbell rose to the highest office in 1993 when she took over the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives, but her party lost the election...

Editorial: Hillary Clinton's breakthrough

Kim Campbell rose to the highest office in 1993 when she took over the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives, but her party lost the election...

MPs clash over how Canada can help Yazidis

The UN report spurred the committee to hold the extraordinary summer meetings, so the absence of specific recommendations is disappointing, said Conservative MP Michelle Rempel...

Canada must do more to help persecuted Yazidis, MPs told

But Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel insisted the Conservative government had specifically asked that ethnic and religious minorities be given priority in identification lists, and...

Conservative Michelle Rempel credits NDP MP for helping change her mind

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michelle Rempel says a lot has changed in the three years since she voted against a proposed bill that would have...

Tony Clement to launch leadership campaign backed by Michelle Rempel

OTTAWA --Tony Clement will launch his campaign Tuesday night with the support of a surprising Conservative: MP Michelle Rempel, who had mused publicly last year...

Michelle Rempel: Mexican visa decision was 'short-sighted'

Visas in exchange for beef. Seems like a pretty good deal, right? Not according to immigration critic and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. On Tuesday, Prime...

Conservative Party leadership hopefuls talk change in Calgary

Change was a constant theme at a Conservative Party gathering in Calgary on Saturday, as leadership hopefuls put distance between the party of Stephen Harper...

Heartfield: Female politicians are changing Canadian politics

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel joined the Twitter conversation by pointing out that, indeed, this is a serious topic that informed people talk about. In fact,...

Conservative Michelle Rempel credits NDP MP for helping change her mind

OTTAWA – Conservative MP Michelle Rempel says a lot has changed in the three years since she voted against a proposed bill that would have...

Conservative Michelle Rempel credits NDP MP for helping change her mind

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Michelle Rempel says a lot has changed in the three years since she voted against a proposed bill that would have...

Conservative Michelle Rempel credits NDP MP for helping change her mind

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michelle Rempel says a lot has changed in the three years since she voted against a proposed bill that would have...

Michelle Rempel Pokes Fun At Liberal Press Conference On Electoral Reform

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wasn't impressed as her Liberal colleagues unveiled plans Wednesday to create an all-party committee on electoral reform. She even dubbed the...

Trudeau's Mexican folly, why the big water bombers aren't at Fort Mac and more

Brian talks with Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. He also takes your calls on the topics. Brian also speaks with; - Sheila Gunn-Reid, contributor at Rebel.media,...

“Trudeaupian tyranny”: Ahead of convention, these Conservative MPs are stifling free speech on ONE issue

Why are interim leader Rona Ambrose and MP Michelle Rempel scuttling the policy process -- and limiting free speech -- in the run up to...

Michelle Rempel is a feminist. The mainstream media? Not so much.

(blog) (blog)In "Ignore the critics, Michelle Rempel is a feminist" she tries to undercut our arguments with snark like: "Writers for Vice and ...

Family of Calgary mother isolated in France raising pressure on Ottawa for help

Calgary Conservative MPs Michelle Rempel, who was out of country, and Deepak Obhrai could not be immediately reached for comment Wednesday afternoon. Kent Hehr, a...

Politicians should lead by example on sexual harassment: Editorial

This week Calgary MP Michelle Rempel spoke out on just how often she confronts sexist comments from her fellow MPs. She said one male MP...

Michelle Rempel's Appropriation of Feminist Rhetoric Leaves out Her Party's Shitty Record

Michelle Rempel is a 36-year-old Conservative MP, former cabinet minister, rumoured candidate for party leadership, and—if her wildly popular National Post op-ed published Monday titled...

Trudeau Says He's Listening To Michelle Rempel's Complaints About Sexism

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is paying attention to a Conservative MP's complaint about the sexism she routinely faces in her work...

In saying their names publicly, Jian Ghomeshi victims demand to be reckoned with

Writing in the National Post on Monday, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel rips into “everyday” sexism in politics, and demands (rather hopefully) that sexists themselves, not...

Calgary MP says Liberals have no plan to deal with influx of immigrants and refugees

Calgary Member of Parliament and Immigration Critic within the Conservative Party Michelle Rempel says she's concerned over recent changes made to immigration policy by the...

Leap will kill Notley's government — unless she turns it into a weapon

(subscription) (subscription)The votes had barely been counted when Calgary Conservative MP Michelle Rempel took to Twitter to express her shock and outrage — the...

The Canadian wine you buy might not be as Canadian as you think

Michelle Rempel knows how to spot a good bottle of wine, but the Member of Parliament wants her fellow wine lovers to know they're actually...

'Politically motivated' changes in Bill C-6 ease language rules for immigrants: Tories

According to committee member and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, that was a policy decision the Liberals made without any data to back it up. Rempel...

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel to host job fair Saturday

CALGARY- Calgary Nose Hill Member of Parliament Michelle Rempel is hosting a job fair this weekend for out of work Calgarians. Joining Global Calgary Morning...

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel to host job fair Saturday

CALGARY- Calgary Nose Hill Member of Parliament Michelle Rempel is hosting a job fair this weekend for out of work Calgarians. Joining Global Calgary Morning...

The Leap Manifesto, and where the NDP will land

“The NDP just passed the Leap Manifesto,” tweeted Michelle Rempel, a Conservative MP from Calgary. Megan Leslie, the NDP's former Halifax MP and deputy leader...

MacLaren won't be turfed from Tory caucus over vulgar 'joke' about MP

Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown is standing by an embattled Tory MPP who made sexist remarks about a female Liberal MP at a 350-person cancer...

MP heartened by condemnation across parties of politician's vulgar joke

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath, the province's NDP leader, are among those who denounced MacLaren's comments and expressed...

MP heartened to see all-party condemnation of politician's vulgar joke

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath, the province's NDP leader, are among those who denounced MacLaren's comments and expressed...

PC leader: mysogynist 'joke' inappropriate

He says MacLaren acknowledges this and has apologized. The Star says MacLaren sent the paper a statement apologizing for his remarks, but hadn't extended them...

Liberals will 'bake' own election reform preferences in Cabinet, says MP Rempel

(subscription) (subscription)Postmedia columnist Andrew Coyne, former PCO clerk Alex Himelfarb, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel and Postmedia columnist Tasha Kheiriddin participated in the Broadbent Institute's...

Putting on a brave face at Broadbent

(subscription) (subscription)A Saturday afternoon debate on democratic reform saw columnist Andrew Coyne and former clerk of the Privy Council Alex Himelfarb hold for proportional...

Broadbent summit gathers progressives amid questions about NDP's future

Alex Himelfarb, a former clerk of the Privy Council, and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel will participate in a debate on proportional representation. And organizers for...

Express Entry program skewed too heavily toward in-demand jobs: critics

Any review of the system must give priority to labour market needs, Michelle Rempel, the Conservative immigration critic, said in a statement. “Unfortunately, the current...

Southern Alberta MP Jim Hillyer found dead in his office

“On behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada, I offer my deepest condolences to Jim's wife Livi and their children as...

Federal government preparing to announce massive deficit in upcoming budget

Also in the budget, Trudeau has announced he's keeping the age eligibility for old age security at 65, not bumping it up to 67 like...

Liberals to reduce intake of workers, increase family and refugees in 2016

National PostThe Liberals are nearly doubling the number of humanitarian admissions, including tripling the number of spots for private sponsors, compared to the previous Conservative...

Canadian Prime Minister Backs Anti-BDS Bill, But Leaves Israel 'Guessing'

“The motion was brought to the House by the popular Conservative MP Michelle Rempel and her caucus colleague Tony Clement, a powerful cabinet minister in...

Citizenship changes restore tolerance

(subscription)The Ottawa press gallery and Conservative critic Michelle Rempel seemed focused on McCallum's move to end two-tiered citizenship. The last Tory immigration bill allowed...

'A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian': Liberals repeal Conservative Citizenship Act

Michelle Rempel, the Conservative Party's parliamentary critic on citizenship and immigration matters, called the planned changes to the Citizenship Act “very short-sighted” and “disappointing.” “It...