Senator Ringuette proposes transforming the Senate

Today, Senator Pierrette Ringuette gave notice on a motion to start the process of transforming the Senate of Canada. The motion will create and authorize...

NDP asking Jay Aspin to block unfair elections act

Conservative Bill C-23 would deny thousands of Canadians of their right to vote SUDBURY – If Conservative MP Jay Aspin is a true democrat, he...
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NDP demands Liberals act on coroner’s report to prevent further domestic violence tragedies

QUEEN"S PARK – Today, the NDP’s critic for women’s issues, Sarah Campbell, demanded the Liberals act on the recommendations made in Ontario’s chief coroner’s report...

MTO minister promises improved maintenance for Manitoulin Island winter highways, roads

TORONTO—“Be careful what you wish for” might, in hindsight, be words to live by for the provincial government following a less than favourable report...

Senator Ringuette urges government to create level playing field with European trading partners by...

OTTAWA - Senator Pierrette Ringuette’ s bill, S-202 An Act to amend the Payment Card Networks Act (credit card acceptance fees), is expected to...

Budget provides some good news and some bad, says MP Carol Hughes

OTTAWA—It was a good news-bad news budget presented by federal government Finance Minister Joe Oliver this past Tuesday, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Ms. Hughes,...

Ontario and Métis Nation Renew Framework Agreement

Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Métis People ONTARIO--Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) have renewed a Framework Agreement that...

Private snow removal wreaking havoc: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK – Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says privatised road clearing contracts are reducing safety standards and endangering lives across Ontario. “Lack of winter road...

Food banks busier than ever

Manitoulin Family Resources is set to open their newly constructed food bank this month.  While I am saddened that I will be in Ottawa...

Ignite our Vote encourages First Nations youth to cast ballot on October 19

WIKWEMIKONG—As the arena hall began to fill last Tuesday night for Wikwemikong’s first Ignite our Vote event, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing NDP incumbent Carol Hughes and Liberal...

Fraser Institute releases report on national implications of British Columbia land claim Supreme...

VANCOUVER—The Fraser Institute—an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank––released a new report last week looking at the national implications of the Supreme Court of...

New Building Canada Plan – Open for Business

OTTAWA – Recently, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for...
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