Art Eggleton

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Letters: August 24, 2017

Hyeon Soo Lim from North Korea is a credit to Prime Minister Trudeau and his cabinet. Welcome home, Rev. Lim, and thank you, Justin. Betty...

Municipal politics is all about personalities

In Toronto you had to get council onside first before meeting with Toronto's longest serving Mayor (now Senator) Art Eggleton. This is because Mayor Eggleton...

The myth of Harper's job creation record

Art-Eggleton OTTAWA, ON, Jan 31, 2014/ / – With close to 46, 000 Canadians getting pink slips in December, Canadians are getting the picture that...

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 21

(Agreed. Credit also goes to Conservative Sen. Yonah Martin, who helped to keep the reverend's case front and centre in Canada). EXPLANATION WANTED. Perhaps someone...

Hyeon Soo Lim, Korean Canadian Pastor, Released from Detainment in North Korea

However, Canadian Senator Yonah Martin expressed concern that Lim was not receiving the medicine “in the way he should,” according to Reuters. This report was...

Welcome to the new and improved Senate

New York TimesThe flip side of Mr. Munson's appointment was that of Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, a former nurse who served as Stephen Harper's press...

Toronto Community Housing in crisis

The Task Force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, conducted a one-year study to provide detailed insight and advice on how to get the beleaguered agency...

Canada's 'permanent passengers'

(subscription) (subscription)“It is staggering,” says Ogilvie, who's been a vocal advocate on the issue alongside the committee's deputy chair, Liberal Senator Art Eggleton. The...

Interim president of TCHC steps down

That task force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, uncovered hundreds of millions for additional repairs by remortgaging some of the TCHC's properties at lower interest...

On day 81, Trump tastes victory with Gorsuch swearing-in — ANALYSIS

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., also called the missile strike “the right thing to do” while House ... Miles away, Nevada State Democratic Party...

Senator Carolyn Stewart-Olsen endorses Scheer for leadership

(subscription) (subscription)Senator Carolyn Stewart-Olsen announced Wednesday that she's throwing her weight behind Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer. “I have known Andrew since he was...

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Passes Second Reading in Canadian Senate

(blog) (blog)With Taiwan recently announcing a ban on the sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals, I think it is safe to say...

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Passes Second Reading in Canadian Senate

(blog) (blog)With Taiwan recently announcing a ban on the sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals, I think it is safe to say...

Here's what Canadian senators spend your money on

Globalnews.ca - National ...Globalnews.caFrom gifts to artwork to catering for parties, Canadians are getting a better idea of what costs senators are expensing.and more »...

Former Toronto police chief Bill McCormack dead

Senator Art Eggleton was mayor for some of McCormack's time as chief. “I always thought of him as being the consummate police officer,” said Eggleton.

Daily Kickoff: Kushner for NYC Mayor? | Mishiguene in Buenos Aires ...

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@Kady's Watchlist for July 18–House committee puts refugee protection on Hill agenda

Later this afternoon, MPs will hear from Conservative Senator Yonah Martin, University of Toronto law professor Audrey Macklin, the Archdiocese of Toronto's Office of Refugees,...

Mike Duffy rehires 2 staffers caught up in expenses scandal

Melanie Mercer, who worked in Duffy's office from his 2009 Senate appointment until the time of his suspension in 2013, and Mary McQuaid, Duffy's P.E.I.-based...

Time to change refugee law, says immigration committee chair

(subscription) (subscription)At the second meeting, the committee is set to listen to Conservative Senator Yonah Martin, University of Toronto professor Audrey Macklin, the director...

Media Advisory: Humane Society International and H&M Team Up to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing in Canada

(press release)#BeCrueltyFree Canada is a partnership between Humane Society International and the Animal Alliance of Canada - online at becrueltyfree.ca. The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act...

Sackville Celebrates Canada Day

Town crier David Fullerton officially got things underway at 1 p.m., followed by welcoming remarks from New Brunswick Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen, Sackville Mayor John...

Blowing the Whistle: It's Harder Than You Think

In light of the 2014 events where three state Senators were investigated and subsequently found guilty of various crimes including accepting bribes and gun running,...

Defending Western Values in Brexit's Wake

Since there were only four percentage points between the winning side (to leave the European Union) and the losing side, it is likely that this...

@Kady's Watchlist for June 29 – It's O-Day in O-Town!

... House Leader Peter Julian, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Quebecois Leader Rheal Fortin, Senate Government Representative Peter Harder, Deputy Conservative Leader in the...

Lessons from Chicago on the Value of Prop 13

In Chicago, escalating property taxes are headline news. With the average property tax bill due to go up by 13 percent – and more increases...

The US Cities Where Manufacturing Is Thriving

Perhaps no sector in the U.S. economy generates more angst than manufacturing. Over the past quarter century, manufacturing has hemorrhaged over 5 million jobs. The...

Picks of the Week

Ventura County Reporter - HappeningsVentura County ReporterThis Shakespearean history is presented in celebration of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival's 20th season and the 400th anniversary of...

Trudeau's Canada: Citizenship for terrorists

Canadians should contact Senators Claude Carignan, Yonah Martin and Linda Frum to encourage them to amend this bill. These Conservative Senators are in a position...

Plea to help to North Korean defectors is personal for one Canadian senator

The Globe and Mail (subscription)OTTAWA - Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not. That's...

North Korean defectors are refugees: Senate

OTTAWA — Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not. That's just one more secret...

North Korean defectors are refugees: Senate

The Flamborough Review (press release) (registration)OTTAWA — Somewhere in North Korea, Canadian Sen. Yonah Martin may have a living, breathing cousin. Or she may not.

Public Nuisance Lawsuits Spiraling Out of Control

This past year, public nuisance lawsuits have spiraled out of control in California. Cities like San Diego, Berkeley and Los Angeles have been convinced to...

Libertarians and Laborites Find Agreement…On a Guaranteed Monthly Income?

The Canadian province of Ontario has announced plans for a pilot project later this year. “Poverty costs us all. It expands health-care costs, policing burdens...

Luxury Urban Housing, Built on a Myth, Is About to Take a Big Hit

From steamy Miami to the thriving cores of cities from New York, San Francisco, Houston and Chicago, swank towers, some of them pencil thin and...

New study links bigger baby bottles to early weight gain

(subscription) (subscription)A tax on sugar-sweetened drinks and a ban on food ads aimed at kids are among the recommendations of a new Senate committee...

California's Crazy Election Quirks Limit Voter Choices and Create Chaos

New polls show that the Democratic primary in California is neck and neck between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. If the election is close, and...

Teen pop idols often endorse unhealthy foods and drinks: study

(subscription) (subscription)Many music celebrities popular with teens endorse foods and drinks that are high on calories and low on nutrients, a U.S. study suggests.

Conservative senator's cosmetic test ban a sensible idea to lessen animal pain: Walkom

A Conservative senator wants to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. That should be an easy ride. It probably won't be. Sen. Carolyn...

Letters: Komogata Maru apology, immigrants, taxes, Sen. Art Eggleton, hunting, green agenda, Canadian values ...

(blog)It's interesting that nobody thinks to approach their country of birth for an apology because it was not able to provide them with the...

Quizzing the Candidates

“It's the smoke-filled backroom of politics,” said Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda). He won his seat last year after making opposition to questionnaires a cornerstone of...

Johns Hopkins Medical School will no longer use live animals to teach its med students

In Canada, animal rights advocates are pressing the federal government on its Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act (S-214) which is on its second reading in the...

Mayor John Tory urges 'sober' approach toward possible Expo 2025 bid

Former premier David Peterson, who chaired the 2015 Pan Am Games organizing committee, joined Wong-Tam, former mayors Barbara Hall and Senator Art Eggleton, and business...

Art Eggleton: Now is a good time to reform taxation in Canada

This was the primary sentiment that steered panellists' comments on tax fairness in Canada at the Senate Liberal Open Caucus on Wednesday. eggleton “When considering...

Art Eggleton: Now is a good time to reform taxation in Canada...

(blog)This was the primary sentiment that steered panellists' comments on tax fairness in Canada at the Senate Liberal Open Caucus on Wednesday. eggleton Art...

Former 'unwed mothers' call for public inquiry into forced adoptions

(subscription) (subscription)Art Eggleton, the Liberal senator who chaired the meeting between the women and the politicians, said the intent of the gathering was to...

Effective Governance Begins With an Effective Transition

In a previous column, we outlined recommendations for how the next administration can get a fast start with sure footing. From strengthening the President's Management...

The Small Tweaks That ​Turn​ an OK Life Into a Great One

The Small Tweaks That ​Turn​ an OK Life Into a Great OneFor those lucky enough to live in peaceful, plentiful societies, life should be great.

Federal election 2016: Bob Hawke learnt the hard way

The Liberals, under the legendary Tony Eggleton, had run a very good campaign, and Peacock himself had campaigned much, much better than Labor had expected.

Liberals edge closer to repealing Conservative citizenship changes, though Senate remains a wildcard

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Senator and committee member Judith Seidman also declined through a staff member on the grounds that the bill was still before the...

Liberals edge closer to repealing Conservative citizenship changes, though Senate remains a wildcard

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative Senator and committee member Judith Seidman also declined through a staff member on the grounds that the bill was still before the...