Wayne Easter

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Pike student completes internship with Canadian Parliament

Pike County native Thomas Little, a junior at Morehead State University, recently completed an internship in Ottawa, Canada, with Wayne Easter, a member of Canada's...

Liberals Make 29 Trips In 6 Months Ahead Of NAFTA Talks

Liberal MP Wayne Easter, who is co-chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, said these meetings can help Canada set the facts straight — and...

Unpredictable Senate causing trouble for Trudeau's agenda, documents show

In an interview with the Hill Times this week, Prince Edward Island MP Wayne Easter said Liberal backbenchers are “frustrated” by the government's difficulties in...

Liberals follow in Conservatives' footsteps with government by the PMO

For Wayne Easter, no changes should be made to parliamentary rules of procedure without support of the main opposition parties. This is no doubt a...

Wayne Marston thinking about seeking NDP nomination

During his nearly 10 years serving the people of Stoney Creek and Hamilton as MP, Marston served as the NDP's critic on human rights, was...

Former Hamilton NDP MP Wayne Marston looking at a political comeback

Former Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Wayne Marston is thinking of returning to the rough and tumble world of politics. After losing to Bob Bratina, Hamilton's...

NFL hopeful the Trudeau government will overturn CRTC Super Bowl ad ruling

Two Liberal MPs, Bob Nault and Wayne Easter, have also asked the CRTC to back down, and have written to several policy-makers warning the decision...

House Finance Committee could ask all Commons committees to hold pre-budget consultations next year

(subscription) (subscription)House Finance Committee chairman Wayne Easter, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, wants his committee to narrow down the focus on pre-budget...

Liberal MPs want CRTC to reverse decision on Super Bowl ads

Bob Nault and Wayne Easter have written letters to several policy-makers saying the decision is costing the Canadian economy tens of millions of dollars, that...

Environmental Coalition and MPs consulting public on climate change

Guy Gallant, second left, was unopposed for the Liberal nomination in Egmont on Wednesday night. He was joined by ... The first one was hosted...

BC vegan unhappy with PEI MP who told her “to have a T-Bone steak” on Twitter

A B.C. woman is unhappy about a social media battle she had with a Prince Edward Island MP last week. Richelle Benoit is a vegan...

Trudeau continues Harper assault on human rights

This issue arose under the Harper government with the case of secret trial detainee Mohamed Harkat of Ottawa (originally imprisoned on secret allegations via the...

Insiders: Obama, Warren will outshine Clinton in Philly

And few, just 10 percent, thought Kaine would have trouble motivating more liberal voters behind Clinton's candidacy. “He is the most qualified to take over...

PEI MP gets trapped in a protest at Republican convention

It might come as a surprise to many Islanders, but P.E.I. Liberal MP Wayne Easter was in the crowd this week at the Republican convention...

Canadian MPs decry heated rhetoric at Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)“That rhetoric and language intensifies the frustration and anger in others, so that part of it is worrisome,” said Liberal MP Wayne Easter,...

GOP insiders expect convention mayhem

For the GOP insiders most concerned about violence in Cleveland, many cited protest groups tied to liberal causes, like the Black Lives Matter movement. Nearly...

Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina says electoral reform, marijuana legalization not priorities for ...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Bratina, who upset incumbent NDP MP Wayne Marston in last fall's federal election, said in an interview he wants...

SCOOP: Trump's secret data dive -- JASON MILLER to head Trump message/media – CLINTON's tech agenda ...

That's why we're proud to support companies like Eco-tech, which is helping us turn leftover materials into pet bowls and Easter baskets. Our U.S. Manufacturing...

D&C - NBA Finals Game 7, Bird vs. LeBron 6-20-16

... that water reduce these Republican member of Ford also on the W yeah and especially a Mulligan write columns that they can run every...

Do the Liberals have the nerve to fix the tax system?

(subscription)Wayne Easter, the Liberal chairman of the Commons Finance Committee, thinks any reform should go beyond tax expenditures to include a broad review of...

'After The View': June 16,2016

I used to read that I was on another network and Easter you read FaceBook comments and about myself no. That was plenty up ...

DVD Wrapup: Zootopia, Hail Caesar, 13 Hours, Anomalisa, The Confirmation, Touched With Fire, One More Time, Tom ...

The messages in Disney's new animated gem, Zootopia, are so overtly liberal, I'm surprised none of the Republican candidates for president didn't it condemn it...

This is no way to fix Canada's crumbling tax system

(subscription)Committee chair Wayne Easter agreed that it would be preferable for the MPs to avoid saying anything that could be seen as affecting court...

Experts testifying in Ottawa about KPMG warned not to mention offshore tax scheme

Tax experts summoned to Ottawa yesterday to testify about a KPMG offshore tax dodge at the Commons finance committee were left fuming after a last-minute...

Prince Edward Islanders won't receive extended EI benefits

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter, who's also chair of Ottawa's Standing Committee on Finance, said there were requests to include Prince Edward Island among the regions...

Hunter Tootoo faced 'difficult situation' before stepping down: Trudeau

Tootoo abruptly resigned as the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on Tuesday evening, and also left the Liberal caucus. A release...

Extra five weeks of EI benefits not coming to PEI

But by excluding Prince Edward Island and the rest of Atlantic Canada from this extended benefit program, the P.E.I. Coalition for a Fair EI says...

Extended EI benefits not coming to PEI

But by excluding Prince Edward Island and the rest of Atlantic Canada from this extended benefit program, the P.E.I. Coalition for a Fair EI says...

Blocked road to Cape Tryon lighthouse could soon reopen

People may soon be able drive down the dirt road leading to Cape Tryon lighthouse, one of the most iconic in the province. Two years...

The Missing Piece

Duterte is more authoritarian, for one, and less patient with the trappings of liberal democracy than Estrada. Estrada's base of support came from the urban...

Come to the Island: Malpeque delegate courts federal Tory leadership hopefuls

Stewart, who ran an unsuccessful campaign against Liberal incumbent Wayne Easter in the Malpeque riding in the last election, is attending the 2016 Conservative convention...

Tip Colley Scholarship nominees

Kelli Grant, a Pike Liberal Arts School senior and the daughter of Wayne and Melissa Grant. Kelli is a member of Hephzibah .... She attends...

MPs angry about 'unfair' offshore tax schemes

"I've been a member (of Parliament) for quite a long time and I've got as many calls on this issue as I have on any...

Conservatives stall national anthem bill from MP with fatal disease

Liberal MP Wayne Easter said the Conservatives' move to end debate was “really, really, really sad.” He said Mr. Belanger, whose condition has deteriorated dramatically...

Canada Revenue Agency promises 'blitz' on Isle of Man tax accounts

Liberal MP Wayne Easter, chair of the finance committee, said he has had “as many calls on (tax avoidance) issues as I have on any...

Nobody Wants Some

We've yawned through the lead guy's tentative courtship of the supposedly “special girl” he really, really likes. We've even watched a far superior version of...

KPMG official tells MPs firm no longer in tax-shelter business

Later in question period, the NDP's Tom Mulcair called on the Liberal government to launch an investigation, saying "Canadians don't accept there is one law...

NM liberal powerhouse remembered for passion

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than a hundred people assembled in the backyard of the Lindsay residence on Utah NE a week ago Sunday for a...

NM liberal powerhouse remembered for passion

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than a hundred people assembled in the backyard of the Lindsay residence on Utah NE a week ago Sunday for a...

Today in History, April 29

Country musician Wayne Secrest (Confederate Railroad) is 66. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is 62. Actor Leslie Jordan is 61. Actress Kate Mulgrew is 61. Actor Daniel...

LA Riots in 1992, cyclone kills thousands in Bangladesh: Today in history (photos)

In 1916, the Easter Rising in Dublin collapsed as Irish nationalists surrendered to British authorities. In 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the...

Today in History

In 1916, the Easter Rising in Dublin collapsed as Irish nationalists surrendered to British authorities. In 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the...

Political leaders divided on Duffy verdict opinion

Fox noted he also attends fundraisers with Liberal MP Wayne Easter. He says his sole focus is on Island residents, not on who may be...

PEI political leaders divided in opinion on Duffy verdict

But Fox noted he also attends fundraisers with Liberal MP Wayne Easter. He says his sole focus is on Island residents, not on who may...

11th Annual Douglas C. Frith dinner, April 13, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal Senator Jim Munson, former Liberal Senator Raymond Setlakwe, Liberal MP Wayne Easter, and Senate Speaker George Furey. Jean-Marc Carisse. Former Liberal cabinet...

Hamilton railway crossing among most accident-prone in country

Her husband, Wayne Marston, is a former NDP MP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek and also worked in the signals department for Canadian National Railway in...

Opposition says Liberals trying to shield revenue minister from KPMG questions

(subscription)Liberal MP Wayne Easter, chairman of the finance committee, says he is convinced there will be hearings into the deal between the CRA and...

PEI MP Wayne Easter quoted in fundraising email warning of GST hike

The Conservative Party of Canada is speculating the federal Liberal government is getting ready to increase the GST and is using comments from P.E.I. MP...

The Stuff Legends Are Made Of: A Review of Miles Ahead

At the end of the sixties, Davis and his longtime producer Teo Macero made liberal use of advancing technologies in recording, and with Davis' increasing...

Finance committee chair wants independent review of tax system

A promised review of Canada's tax system should be taken out of the hands of the public service and MPs and led by an independent...