Parliamentary democracy is complicated
The upper chamber grapples with union disclosure and sports betting
Joe Comartin and Brian Masse respond to Stephen Colbert’s suggestion that Windsor is “the Earth’s rectum.”
“It’s not unusual for a humourous comedian to use somebody as a whipping boy
NDP MP Brian Masse questions the pro sports leagues’ opposition to Joe Comartin’s sports betting bill.
“I don’t understand their argument for Ontarians that it’s OK to bet on three
Conservative MP Bryan Hayes explains his support for Motion 312.
“In my opinion, the formation of a committee does not pre-conclude what the results or recommendations that come forward from
The new deputy speaker takes the chair and promptly rules praise for his promotion to be out of order.
During a morning session Tuesday Masse rose to be the first
The square in front of Toronto’s city hall was packed for Dear Jack, a tribute to the late NDP leader
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has dispatched Bob Dechert to deal with Windsor’s hum.
“The Windsor Hum is having a negative effect on the day-to-day lives of Windsor residents,” said
Seven more MPs have moved to Thomas Mulcair in the last hour, including Megan Leslie, Dennis Bevington, Bruce Hyer and Brian Masse.
Including those moved earlier, Mr. Mulcair has about
Peggy Nash wins the support of Laurin Liu and Elaine Michaud. And Brian Masse has endorsed Nathan Cullen. Glenn Thibeault endorsed Thomas Mulcair yesterday. And, last week, Carol Hughes endorsed
NDP MPs Robert Aubin, Francois Lapointe, Jamie Nicholls, Marie-Claude Morin, Alexandrine Latendresse, Pierre Nantel and Claude Patry pledge their support for Thomas Mulcair’s as-yet-undeclared NDP leadership bid.
Rathika Sitsabaiesan and
NDP MP Brian Masse wants the government to get aboard the high-speed bandwagon.
Masse sent a letter to federal Transport Minister Denis Lebel and launched a “Need for Speed” campaign
Gary Doer, Brian Masse, Ryan Cleary, Wayne Marston, Peter Stoffer and Chris Charlton are staying out of the NDP leadership race.
On the other hand, I’m told that Libby Davies
The party is ready to propose language law reforms. And Brian Masse, potentially the industry critic in the next NDP shadow cabinet, sees an opportunity for high(er) speed rail.
Word came Friday night that Defence Minister Peter MacKay had revoked the invitation of Imam Zijad Delic to speak at forum hosted by the Department of National Defence. On Sunday,
Michael Chong’s motion on Question Period reform is seconded by no less than 20 MPs. Those seconders include 14 Conservatives (Mike Allen, Dona Cadman, Maxime Bernier, Larry Miller, Gord Brown,
The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs arrived in Ottawa and held a
reception at the Delta Hotel. (Left to right) Vince MacKenzie, a Newfoundland fire chief, Liberal MP Scott Simms