Russ Hiebert

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BC Conservatives rally for support

"We're trying to rebuild the infrastructure for the BC Conservative party, and, who knows, we can have a snap election called anytime," said Wayne Hiebert,...

LETTERS: Constituents not shut out

I am writing to clarify the letter to the editor published regarding my Constituency Office. Following the election on Oct. 19, we proceeded with the...

Open office to be part of MP's open communication

Roughly the size of a tabloid newspaper, it's larger in format than the bulletin distributed by her predecessor, and fellow Conservative, Russ Hiebert. Among images...

DailyChatter: Vietnam says no bold reforms for new PM

As a result, when Obama visits Vietnam next month, “we can expect the new leaders to look for ways to boost their ties with the...

Full list of winners in Saskatchewan election

Arm River. BRKICH Greg (Sask. Party); LEDUC Denise (New Democratic Party); DEWAR Dale (Green Party); COLLICOTT Russ (Liberal Party); CARRICK Raymond (Progressive Conservative Party) ...

Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried 'significant' union report in last Parliament, releases it

(subscription)Bill C-377 was sponsored by former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert and passed late last June by the Senate. The bill would have required unions...

Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried 'significant' union report in last Parliament, releases it

(subscription) (subscription)Bill C-377 was sponsored by former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert and passed late last June by the Senate. The bill would have required...

Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried 'significant' union report in last Parliament, releases it

(subscription)Bill C-377 was sponsored by former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert and passed late last June by the Senate. The bill would have required unions...

Canada Revenue Agency

(subscription)Former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert first introduced C-377 in the House of Commons four years ago this month, but it wasn't until the bill...

Tories defend former MP Hiebert's bill

Bill C-377, a private member's bill presented and championed by former South Surrey-Cloverdale-White Rock Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, would require unions to publicly report salaries...

Tories defend former MP Hiebert's bill

- Peace Arch NewsPeace Arch NewsSouth Surrey-White Rock MP Dianne Watts (inset) says that the private members bill championed by her predecessor Russ Hiebert...

Baluch Diaspora and International Support for the Baluch cause

In 2014, the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament hosted the event titled “Baluchistan: Destiny Denied” in which Mehran Marri, special representative...

Industry reacts to Liberals' plan to quash Bill C-377

Labour leaders are applauding the first steps by the Trudeau government to do away with federal legislation that would have required extensive public disclosure of...

2015: a year of politics, crime, sorrow and celebration

Travel once again proves a bugbear for South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, who faces flak in the House of Commons for being the...

Liberals move to repeal former Peninsula MP's labour legislation

Christmas arrived early for Canadian unions and labour organizations – and other affected stakeholders – who had opposed former South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale Conservative MP Russ...

Liberals put halt to controversial finance disclosure rules for unions

Former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert first introduced C-377 in the House of Commons four years ago this month, but it wasn't until the bill hit...

Bill C-377: Liberals Halt Controversial Finance Disclosure Rules For Unions

Former Conservative MP Russ Hiebert first introduced C-377 in the House of Commons four years ago this month, but it wasn't until the bill hit...

Continue the fight for civil, political and environmental rights

(blog) (blog)Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert, who introduced C-377 as a private member's bill, has said the law is an instrument of transparency. In fact,...

'Fat' $2.7 million pension for retiring MP Hiebert

Conservative MP Russ Hiebert's career in federal politics may be at an end, but he's looking at a comfortable retirement, thanks to his severance package.

EDITORIAL: Hope votes

Locally, in South Surrey-White Rock, instead of Conservative MP Russ Hiebert in a landslide (he won 54 per cent of the vote in 2011, out...

ZYTARUK: Let's see how long honeymoon lasts for Liberals in Surrey and Delta

The last opposition MP in that neck of the woods was Reform's Val Meredith, who lost the Conservative nomination to Russ Hiebert in 2004. Watts...

Dianne Watts, star Conservative candidate, wins in Surrey

Outgoing Conservative MP Russ Hiebert won South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale, the new riding's predecessor, by more than 30 percentage points in 2011. Joy Davies, the Liberal...

Conservative Dianne Watts gives thanks to Surrey-White Rock for narrow win

However, the riding encompassing South Surrey and White Rock has been held by the Progressive Conservatives, Reform, Canadian Alliance in the past and by the...

Which way will the vote swing?

This is a riding that had NDP and Conservative MPs de-seating each other every consecutive election after 2005, and we could probably count on the...

Outgoing MP 'looks forward to next chapter'

South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert has dedicated his final community newsletter to outlining his achievements over the years and thanking constituents for their support.

Dianne Watts in a tougher battle than expected in South Surrey-White Rock

Outgoing Conservative MP Russ Hiebert won by 20,000 votes in the last election. The current Conservative candidate is a political rock star, former Surrey Mayor...

ELECTION 2015: Stuck in traffic, feeling the pinch

Cloverdale-Langley City is carved out of the northern half of the former White Rock-South Surrey-Cloverdale riding represented by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, plus a strip...

LETTERS: Perspective on terror warning

I'm not impressed with everything about the Conservatives but won't have to hold my nose when voting for them either. ... In 2004, Judy Higginbotham...

ELECTION 2015 South Surrey-White Rock: Watts' terror warning 'fear mongering'

Especially after we had not-too-great representation locally from (outgoing Conservative MP) Russ Hiebert, it doesn't provide much comfort,” Hobby said. “It made me wonder whether...

LETTERS: Next MP urged to help women

Russ Hiebert was parachuted in, even though he did not live in the area at that time. He was here because he was a Conservative...

ELECTION 2015: Busy schedule of all-candidates meetings in South Surrey-White Rock

. Conservative MP Russ Hiebert – who is not seeking re-election this year – fields a question at an all-candidates meeting in 2011. — image...

ELECTION 2015: Higginbotham new Liberal candidate in South Surrey-White Rock

In the 2004 federal race, Higginbotham was the closest competitor to winning Conservative candidate Russ Hiebert, finishing 3,000 votes behind him. In a press release...

LETTERS: Decisions cost votes

Seriously, the Conservatives have imposed the Deaf Tax in the form of a five per cent GST. Being deaf myself, I had to hire a...

Joy Davies, B.C. Liberal Candidate, Defends Past Remarks On Pot

South Surrey–White Rock–Cloverdale, from which the current riding was formed, had been represented by Conservative Russ Hiebert since 2004 and the NDP came in distant...

Federal Election 2015: South Surrey-White Rock riding

Summary: Former Surrey Mayor Diane Watts is running for the Conservatives in this riding, which has supported right-wing candidates since its inception. Conservative MP Russ...

The long decline of B.C.'s unions ... and how they could rediscover their strength

Earlier this summer, Bill C-377, a private member's initiative by B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert imposing stricter financial reporting on unions, was passed by parliament.

James Cowan: Government is now abusing its own rules to make its own laws

Bill C-377 is a private member's bill brought forward by Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert and is thus not a government bill. It ostensibly seeks transparency...

Canada election 2015: 5 BC ridings to watch

If the Conservatives get back into power, expect Watts to get an express pass to the cabinet table. South Surrey-White Rock has long been considered...

Union Financial Disclosure Bill passed by Canada's Senate just before summer ...

(registration)The controversial new rules are set out in legislation sponsored by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert and are effected through changes to the Income Tax...

Canada Passes Union Transparency Legislation

In this case, the lawmaker was Russ Hiebert, a Conservative in the House of Commons from South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale (Vancouver area). While each type follows...

LTTERS: Disappointing legacy

How sad that the last piece of legislation to be passed by Russ Hiebert's Conservative government is such an atrocity. It's an obvious attack on...

Unions will challenge Bill C-377 first in the election, then in the courts

Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert, who introduced C-377 as a private member's bill, has said the law is an instrument of transparency. In fact, under provincial...

Eric M. Adams: Time for unions to forgive the Constitution

In Parliament, Bill C-377's architect, Russ Hiebert, argued that his private member's bill fell within federal jurisdiction over taxation, since unions receive the public benefits...

Union disclosure bill to bring answers

You've got to give B.C. Conservative Russ Hiebert credit for persistence. The South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP has spent nearly four years navigating his private member's...

Canadian Bill to Force Unions to Disclose Political Activities Could Hurt ...

Member of parliament Russ Hiebert, the bill's author, defended the legislation. "The bill does not ... In its second time around, the Conservative majority in...

Senate using strong arm of majority to pass controversial Bill C-377

(subscription) (subscription)An attempted Liberal filibuster in the Senate to prevent controversial union disclosure Bill C-377 from passing was “shameful,” the bill's sponsor, Conservative backbench...

5 Things You Should Know About Bill C-377

Vancouver SunConservative MP Russ Hiebert, wants unions to disclose the details of their spending because they benefit from tax deductions under the Income Tax Act,...

Conservatives move to push anti-labour bill through Senate

Bill C-377, an initiative by B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert, is now slated to be passed early next week as a result of Friday's manoeuvring.

Conservatives move to push anti-labour bill through Senate

Bill C-377, an initiative by B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert, is now slated to be passed early next week as a result of Friday's manoeuvring.

Conservative senators overrule Speaker to push controversial ...

... member's business. The bill introduced by B.C. Conservative MP Russ Hiebert would require labour organizations to open their books and reveal how much money...