One of the Speaker’s understudies gets tough
Speaker Andrew Scheer hosted his second annual Hilloween party for MPs, staffers and all their children.
Welcome to Aaron Wherry’s live coverage of tonight’s C-38 votes
With the NDP’s Matthew Kellway on his feet addressing the House, debate of Bill C-6 has now carried over into a new day, at least so far as the outside
While Andrew Scheer (below) became the new Speaker, other Conservatives tried their best to win over votes.
Merv Tweed had cups of Starbucks coffee with his face on them.
LIVE BLOG: Aaron Wherry reports from the Speaker’s election
Next in our series on the prospective speakers, Barry Devolin, the MP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock. His answers are after the jump.
Previously we heard from Lee Richardson, Bruce Stanton and
The NDP’s Denise Savoie has officially entered the race to be the next Speaker of the House. From the news release:
“I’m running for Speaker with a singular focus on
The Canadian Press widens the current field to replace Peter Milliken as Speaker to six MPs, all of them Conservatives.
Ever-cheerful Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer, who has worked alongside Peter
Conservative MPs Andrew Scheer (who served as deputy speaker during the last Parliament) and Barry Devolin (who served as an assistant speaker) will apparently seek to replace Peter Milliken as
The Liberal candidate in Manicougan has been dismissed over offensive remarks about Aboriginals. London West incumbent Ed Holder doesn’t want to debate health care. Calgary East incumbent Deepak Obhrai doesn’t
Prorogation allowed Ignatieff to see through the fog of his foibles and find his vision
Conservative MP Barry Devolin finds the teachable moment.
Devolin added that Canadians should use this current controversy over prorogue as a way of learning more about their Canadian parliamentary system.
Excluding those born outside Canada, the following Conservative MPs have lived, studied or worked outside the country.
Jim Flaherty, Lisa Raitt, Brian Jean, Russ Hiebert, Jason Kenney, Maurice Vellacott, Mike
David Akin produces an early contender.
In Richmond, B.C., senior citizens are getting $18,500 from the federal government to hold a few “intergenerational” movie nights.
Granted, the most interesting finding
Well, on CPAC, that is.
The Bloc Quebecois just proposed an amendment to Government Business #1 – which proposed that the House “take note” of the the possibly-soon-to-go-down-in-Canadian-political-history-as-the-worst-idea-EVER economic and
Some months ago, the Prime Minister spoke to the nation in sorrowful tones. Parliament, he mourned, was a disgrace. A blight upon our nation that desperately needed change. The sort