Robert Chisholm

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After Air Transat saga, passenger bill of rights aims to punish airlines into being good

After almost two years in office, the Liberal government needs to get serious about delivering the legislation, added NDP transport critic and committee member Robert...

VIBERT: Nova Scotia bucks trend, returns Liberals with a majority

All three leaders are old enough to remember a debate degenerating into a shouting match between Premier Russell MacLellan and NDP leader Robert Chisholm back...

Conservative leadership convention projects 'united' front, but some attendees admit to nervousness, uncertainty in ...

(subscription) (subscription)... including Conservative Senator David Tkachuk; former MP Wladyslaw Lizon; Conservative MP Dean Allison (Niagara West, Ont.); Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski (Moose Jaw...

MP Peter Julian puts climate change at centre of federal NDP leadership bid

The others are Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Robert Aubin, Brigitte Sansoucy, and François Choquette, as well as Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir. Julian says there are two reasons...

Ottawa has no plans to bump up foreign aid, minister says

NDP international-development critic Robert Aubin said the government needs to stop making excuses and implement a plan to reach the 0.7-per-cent target. “We have no...

Four Quebec NDP MPs endorse Peter Julian leadership

(subscription) (subscription)At a microbrewery in Sherbrooke Sunday evening, Julian — who represents the B.C. riding of New Westminster-Burnaby — announced that Sherbrooke MP Pierre-Luc...

Robert Fox, NDP National Director, Says Leadership Race Will Energize Party In 2017

OTTAWA — Robert Fox, the New Democratic Party's new national director, doesn't gloss over the party's challenges. A past executive director of Oxfam Canada who...

QP Monday: New Trudeau carbon tax plan dominates

(subscription) (subscription)NDP MP Robert Aubin chimed in and said many Quebecers and Canadians thought they voted for real change. He suggested that during the...

New course to teach animal rights law; a sign of the changing times?

Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck, who has seen over half a dozen iterations of animal rights legislation introduced and rejected, has referred to Bill C-246...

New course to teach animal rights law

Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck, who has seen over half a dozen iterations of animal rights legislation introduced and rejected, has referred to Bill C-246...

GOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary - 9&10 News

9&10 NewsGOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary9&10 NewsGoguen has denied the abuse allegations, which were cited in the attack ad. Greitens has...

Environmental policies must put people first

... have industrialized and become richer. Our modern, industrial way of life is the best friend the environment ever had. Let's fight to keep it...

Canada's Supreme Court Just Ruled Some Bestiality Is Legal

Conservative MP Robert Sopuck called it “a Trojan horse that would advance a pure animal rights agenda.” A government representative said he worries the bill...

Water-Bottling Plant Opponents Appeal to County

In a letter accompanying the requests, Missoula attorney Robert Gentry encouraged the county commissioners to adopt an interim-zoning proposal prohibiting water-bottling operations on unincorporated land...

Proposed bill aims to amend animal cruelty laws

(subscription)I am not looking at the cat and dog or shark finning matters,” Conservative MP Robert Sopuck of Manitoba told the House of Commons...

'Trojan horse' bill could have huge impact

Robert Sopuck, the MP for Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa, has been a vocal opponent of the bill and spoke during the second reading. “Let me be clear,”...

Half of Trudeau cabinet missed Monday's close-call vote

(subscription) (subscription)Patty Hajdu and Marie-Claude Bibeau were in Copenhagen with NDP MP Christine Moore – the only New Democrat to miss the vote –...

Members of Parliament spar over animal welfare Bill C-246

... represents about two per cent of the shark fin consumption in the world. But digging deeper into the bill, critics like Conservative MP Robert...

My perspective - This little piggy can't go to market?

Local MP Robert Sopuck, who was a fisheries biologist before going into politics and is the Conservative Party's critic for wildlife conservation and Parks Canada,...

This Vegan Liberal MP Has Pissed Off Canada's Outdoorsmen with a New Animal Rights Bill

One of them, Robert Sopuck, Conservative critic for wildlife conservation and Parks Canada, says the passing of this act would move animals out of the...

MPs discuss special caucus group

(blog) (blog)Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, joined Provencher MP Ted Falk this past week in Ste. Genevieve to talk about the...

Who will replace Tom Mulcair as NDP leader? It could be a crowded field

She has since had an opportunity to raise her profile in as the NDP critic for Jobs, Employment and Workforce Development. Robert Chisholm – Former...

If you eat, you are part of agriculture: Manitoba MP

Sopuck addresses the critics who believe cattle ranching should be shut down due to methane production and other issues. “To be blunt, cattle create an...

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea defends water pollution cuts

In response to questions raised by NDP fisheries critic Robert Chisholm, Shea also explained why the Department of Fisheries and Oceans pledged new grants to...

Street looks to make inroads for Tories in Point Douglas

Her stepfather is Robert Sopuck, Conservative MP for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa. She spent a few summers in Winnipeg, and lived there in the late 1990s. "I'm...

TED CRUZ, KASICH, BUSH AND GEORGE SOROS

- PARTNERS IN GLOBALISMNewsWithViews.comWhen so-called conservative pundits tell you they'll vote for Hillary if Trump wins the Republican nomination, then you know they are...

Canadian federal election

(subscription)As the NDP heads into a policy convention this weekend licking its election wounds and collecting its thoughts on party direction, the Green Party...

Is your coat made of cat fur? It's harder to find out than you think

Robert Sopuck, Conservative MP for Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, has accused Erskine-Smith, who is vegan, of trying to make activities like hunting and fishing illegal. The Conservative...

Thomas Mulcair gets boost from Quebec caucus

OTTAWA—The NDP's Quebec caucus is backing Thomas Mulcair in what is expected to be a difficult vote on his continued leadership next month, the Star...

Animal protection bill sparks urban-rural spat

A rural Manitoba MP says Bill-C246 is part of a dangerous animal-rights agenda that simply goes too far. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A.

Niki Ashton mum on whether she will support Mulcair at NDP convention

(subscription) (subscription)Ashton, an MP since 2008, sought the NDP's top job in 2012 which Mulcair eventually won. Her refusal to publicly endorse him did...

Niki Ashton mum on whether she will support Mulcair at NDP convention

(subscription) (subscription)Ashton, an MP since 2008, sought the NDP's top job in 2012 which Mulcair eventually won. Her refusal to publicly endorse him did...

Niki Ashton mum on whether she will support Mulcair at NDP convention

NDP MP Niki Ashton addresses the media at a national caucus strategy session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Saskatoon. Ashton is refusing to categorically...

So you think you can lead the NDP?

I ended up heading down to the legislature, and remember sitting in the gallery listening to our leader at the time, Robert Chisholm, give a...

Bruce/Grey MP elected vice-chair of committee

I would also like to congratulate MP Robert Oliphant on his election as chair and MP Mathew Dubé on his election as vice-chair.” As Conservative...

Ohio Politics Now: A look at Iowa and beyond to New Hampshire

Those giving to New Day for America include: Abigail Wexner, philanthropist and wife of The Limited founder Leslie H. Wexner; Michael Goguen, a venture capitalist...

Iowa votes: Highlights from last day before election

According to the reports, New Day raised $3.45 million during the final three months of last year compared to $14.4 million collected by Conservative Solutions...

Kasich trailing Rubio in campaign cash

New York TimesRight to Rise, a super-PAC supporting Bush, finished the year with $58.6 million in the bank while Conservative Solutions, which is supporting Rubio's...

Donations, big and small, continue to pour into 2016 race

John Kasich (R) got a boost from New York venture capitalist Michael Goguen, who gave $250,000 to his allied super PAC, New Day for America.

Mancini new District 6 councillor

... municipal management consultant and former Dartmouth city council alderman; Paul Boyd, a taxicab limousine operator and computer consultant; and Matt Spurway, a former community...

Man suffering from memory issues, dementia

(subscription)Charlie's defence lawyer, Robert Dick, told the court he couldn't get instructions from his client, as he is suffering from memory issues on top...

Dartmouth byelection hopefuls include consultant, ex-MP's assistant, ex-councillor, limo operator

Matt Spurway was previously a community assistant to former NDP MP Robert Chisholm, who lost to Fisher in October's federal election. Fisher himself won a...

Show respect to all who work on stat holidays

Conservative MP Robert Sopuck has wasted no time in trying to find fault with everything our new Liberal government has done or plans to do.

Show respect to all who work on stat holidays

Conservative MP Robert Sopuck has wasted no time in trying to find fault with everything our new Liberal government has done or plans to do.

Memorable quotes of 2015: Part Two

Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Conservative candidate Robert Sopuck during the /Westman Communications federal election debate. “In my community, 95 per cent of my people are on welfare...

Brandon Sun 2015 quiz answers

Standing at the northwest foot of the Daly Overpass with Brandon East NDP MLA Drew Caldwell, Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Larry Maguire announced the federal government...

Don Smeltzer joins municipal byelection race

... training and co-owner of Priority Management, Paul Boyd, a taxicab limousine operator and computer consultant, and Matt Spurway, a former retail manager and community...

Quebec MPs Use Office Budgets To Support Local Charities

Trois-Rivières MP Robert Aubin, for example, was reimbursed for $7,632.50 in expenses he claimed between April 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, to support not-for-profit...

Des députés québécois du NPD utilisent leur budget pour soutenir des organismes de charité

Par exemple, Robert Aubin, député néo-démocrate de Trois-Rivières, a obtenu un remboursement de 7632,50 $ pour des dépenses faites entre le 1er avril 2014 et...

Canada's Liberal government promises to legalize marijuana

(blog) (blog)Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is concerned that rural areas are already being taken for granted by the new Justin Trudeau government,...