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,...

Salt shortage and bad winter maintenance making northern Ontario roads treacherous: NDP

Wawa:  NDP Transportation critic Michael Mantha is demanding that the Liberal government explain why there’s a salt shortage and bad maintenance on northern Ontario roads...
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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...

First Nation leaders arrange summit to meet with provincial cabinet ministers to reset relationships...

TORONTO – First Nations Chiefs from across Ontario are gathered at the ‘Leaders in the Legislature’ event with Ontario Cabinet Ministers today and tomorrow to...

Senate Liberals taking action in support of a national inquiry into missing and murdered...

OTTAWA --The independent Senate Liberal Caucus today released a legal brief arguing for a court challenge which would order the federal government to initiate...

Hughes lauds community activists’ Christmas gift programs in Parliament

OTTAWA – The strength of our communities lies in the efforts of organizations, businesses, and individuals who give of themselves for the benefit of...

Green Party applauds American-Chinese commitment to climate action

OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada welcomes the historic climate deal reached between the United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China. Today,...

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...

Privatization and bad political decisions spell hydro bill hikes says NDP

QUEEN'S PARK – On Saturday, Ontarians will see their hydro bills go up yet again thanks to a decade of bad political decisions and...

Asian carp bill will give Canadian Border Services the tools they need

Asian carp are knocking on the Great Lakes’ door and it is imperative that we do everything within our power to keep this invasive...

Response from government on murdered and missing aboriginal women is shameful

When the body of Tina Fontaine was pulled from the Winnipeg River late last month it re-ignited a fierce debate about Canada’s response to...

Robocall judge says conservative staffer Sona guilty – and he did not act alone

Conservatives must come clean about their operatives and database being used in voter suppression crimes OTTAWA - Today a judge in Guelph found former Conservative...

POLICE BRIEFS

Sudbury – Three arrested after robbery on MacKenzie Street

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Greater Sudbury Police responded to a Robbery that took place on MacKenzie Street in Greater...