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Liberal MP Easter says Grits should switch approach on House rule changes to get legislative agenda moving

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Wayne Easter, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner. Mr. Easter told The that there's not enough getting done in...

Canada Electoral Reform: Liberal MPs React To Trudeau Abandoning Promise

“It's a bold move, and it's a brave move on the prime minister's part,” longtime Nova Scotia MP Rodger Cuzner said shortly after Democratic Institutions...

Conservative leadership candidates square off at Winnipeg forum

Ten of the party leadership candidates were in attendance in addition to moderator Rod Bruinooge, former member of parliament for Winnipeg South. Absent from the...

Former Dragon dodges local Tory leadership debate

... a former immigration minister under Harper and Erin O'Toole, an Ontario MP who's attracted substantial support from Manitoba Conservatives. The event was moderated by...

Rodger Cuzner's 2016 Christmas Poem Takes Swipes At Leitch, O'Leary

Rodger Cuzner brings the funny before question period on Dec. 14. (Photo: Screengrab). This year's version was something of a response to a Conservative MP...

Rodger Cuzner pokes fun at opposition leadership races in annual Christmas rhyme

Cape Breton–Canso MP Rodger Cuzner set his sights on the NDP and Conservative leadership races in his annual Christmas rhyme in the House of Commons.

John Barlow's Christmas Poem Pokes Fun At Liberals' Carbon Tax Plan

A Conservative MP has taken a page from a Liberal colleague by poking fun at the government with a politically charged rewrite of “Twas The...

The Liberal Party goes on fundraising blitz in early anticipation of 2019 federal election

(subscription)A Liberal-branded toque if the donation is more than $99; a scarf if the wallet-opening results in more than $199; and the full set...

Cape Breton receives $14M for infrastructure

In a news release, Cape Breton's Liberal MPs Mark Eyking and Rodger Cuzner said they were pleased with the announcement, noting it will assist public...

Tories, NDP use dismal jobs numbers to assail Trudeau Liberals' economic record

The Globe and MailNova Scotia Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, parliamentary secretary to the employment minister, said the jobs numbers are just a snapshot. He also...

@Kady's Watchlist for July 28 – Phoenix payroll problems force emergency committee confab

Health Minister Jane Philpott heads to Halifax for the launch of the MyHealthNS Personal Health Record, while Liberal MPs Rodger Cuzner and Mark Eyking deliver...

Cape Breton MPs claim more than $300000 each in expenses

Rodger Cuzner, the Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso, had total expenditures for the year of about $362,255. That included $28,245.58 for member travel, $1,244.96 for...

Veterans' Affairs office closures should never have happened

The VAC closure controversy wasn't the pivotal election issue but the Liberal promise carried plenty of weight hereabouts. Enough to call the Cape Breton seats...

@Kady's Watchlist for July 4 – Calling all Atlantic premiers (and a few cabinet ministers too)

Elsewhere on the west coast, Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, who serves as parliamentary secretary to the employment minister, visits Vancouver as part of an ongoing...

Plane Talk: MPs singing in the sky

Sometimes the talk turned to serious subjects, like when Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan discussed his stint in rehab or when the NDP's Nathan Cullen talked...

Leaving the House for home

Dartmouth-Cole Harbour rookie MP Darren Fisher said while he's proud of national Liberal initiatives such as the enhanced child benefit, but added he was most...

Deadline looms for second berth funding

In an interview this week, Clarke said he has spoken to both Cape Breton Liberal MPs Rodger Cuzner and Mark Eyking and provincial Transportation Minister...

Ottawa trying to recoup funds earmarked for tainted-blood victims

(subscription) (subscription)Several MPs, including Liberal Rodger Cuzner, have written to Health Minister Jane Philpott asking that enough money be transferred from the fund with...

NB vigils organized for victims of Orlando massacre

"We had Rodney Weston, who was the member of parliament for Saint John and (Fundy Royal Conservative MP) Rob Moore who were both — Rob...

The biggest class photo in Parliament Hill's history

It would take 10 minutes for Bregg's camera to pan across the entire scene and shoot it bit by bit. The politicians had their instructions:...

Great experience on the Hill

Brammall was matched with Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso (Nova Scotia). "Following him around was the best part," said Brammall, who was with...

Winnipeg company creates rideshare app that teams up sports fans

"When a baseball fan decides they want to leave their car at home, EventRide will find them someone who is prepared to share a ride...

Justin Trudeau 'manhandled' MP in Commons uproar, opposition says

However, other Liberals like Rodger Cuzner later conceded the prime minister had shown poor judgment, adding it was "not a good day for anybody" in...

Trudeau makes brief stop in Cape Breton to attend funeral

Several Liberal MPs also attended the funeral, including Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner, Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O'Regan.

Trudeau makes brief stop in Cape Breton to attend funeral

Several Liberal MPs also attended the funeral, including Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner, Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O'Regan.

Dire forecast, new things and looking ahead to Saturday: Politics 204 for May 13

EI changes: Winnipeg Liberal MP Terry Duguid has been tasked with helping to cut down wait times for Canadians trying to access employment insurance. Duguid...

EI wait times to be studied

OTTAWA — Winnipeg Liberal MP Terry Duguid has been tasked with helping to cut down wait times for Canadians trying to access employment insurance. Duguid...

Edmonton, south Saskatchewan and BC interior meet criteria for EI extension

Conservative critic John Barlow said the Liberals should have done more due diligence before making "such a unilateral decision." In the House of Commons, Rodger...

Edmonton, Saskatchewan, BC now meet requirements for extra EI, documents show

Vancouver SunIn the House of Commons, Rodger Cuzner, parliamentary secretary to Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk, said the government was reviewing the latest unemployment figures and...

Fort Mac catastrophic wildfire 'far-reaching and utterly devastating'

(subscription) (subscription)Meanwhile Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner (Cape Breton-Canso, N.S.) paid tribute to Fort McMurray, his home for nearly a decade and where he served...

Fort Mac catastrophic wildfire 'far-reaching and utterly devastating'

(subscription) (subscription)Meanwhile Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner (Cape Breton-Canso, N.S.) paid tribute to Fort McMurray, his home for nearly a decade and where he served...

Scots Nationalists Win, Labour Stumbles Before Brexit Vote

The U.K. as a whole is less sure and, with his Conservative Party divided, Prime Minister David Cameron needs Labour backing to win. .... “If...

Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper announces Baton Rouge mayoral bid

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper makes the announcement that he's running for East Baton Rouge Mayor-President, Tuesday, May...

Traveling Back through the archives: April 13

Births: sons to Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Billerbeck, Ephraim, April 12; M/M Richard Whitt, Green Bay, April 12; daughters to Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Monfils,...

Quitman student wins Congressional Art Competition

All three Jackson Parish high schools, including Jonesboro-Hodge and Weston, submitted artwork this year, and all three placed in the top three of the competition.

Officer rips 'Making a Murderer' filmmakers

The "Making a Murderer" filmmakers "made a mockery of the justice system," a police officer has written on PoliceOne.com. The sub-headline on the story reads,...

Over 1400 Bags Worth Of Heroin Found In Bronx Man's Body

A New York State man faces several drug charges after police found more than 1,400 bags of heroin hidden inside his body. Police in Vermont...

Brendan Dassey to miss WrestleMania, again

When WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H battles challenger Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday, fan Brendan Dassey will not be watching, reports TMZ...

Port of Saint John awaiting federal commitment on modernization deal

At the time, Conservative MP Rodney Weston spoke of the funding being approved. "This is the only project that we've had so far approved under...

Cape Breton MPs get bang for buck

Financial statements show both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner had among the lowest campaign expense totals subject to the limit...

No Charges Against Father Whose Car Was Stolen With Baby Inside

TORONTO — Police say they will not lay charges against a Toronto father who left his three-month-old baby in a car with the engine running...

Plane Talk: Rodger Cuzner and the political 'entertainment tax'

Even high above Ottawa in Tom Clark's Cessna 172 Skyhawk, Rodger Cuzner is a comedic force to be reckoned with. “I'm a regular Marc Garneau...

Quebec Man Arrested For Drunk Driving At 8:20 a.m. On St. Patrick's Day

MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais police say the man was on his way to work during the time of his arrest. | MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais/Facebook. Share 7...

The Liberal double standard on PM's Panda pix

Jean Chretien did it in a speech; Bob Rae and Gerald Butts, and other Liberals did it on Twitter; and Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner did...

Question period Thursday: who got invited to Washington?

- iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative Interim Leader Rona Ambrose stands in the House of Commons during Question Period wearing a yellow scarf along with other members...

Stocks open higher as oil, global equities rally

And the real killjoys say everyone has overdone it. “Consolidation and reflection seems to be the name of the game, after a strong run in...

Spencer Fernando resigns as chief of staff; Stephanie Danyluk, Fort Whyte candidate, resigns

Fernando previously worked as a staffer for Rod Bruinooge, the federal Conservative MP for the Winnipeg South riding from 2006 to 2015. He moved on...

David Cameron's 'project fact' claim is BALONEY insists Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson tonight dismissed as 'baloney' David Cameron's insistence he is pursuing 'project fact' by laying out the dangers of Brexit. In another day of...

Rodger Cuzner takes the 60-Second Challenge

His impromptu poetry recital and sly allusion to a certain alter ego—Smokey Sussex—made headlines around the world. We asked Trudeau's parliamentary colleagues from every party...

Geoscientist's Latest Experiment: Running for Statewide Office

But then he uttered something that voters in this bright red slice of North Texas rarely hear: “I'm not going to tout my conservative credentials.”...