Photos by Mitchel Raphael
Yesterday leaders attending the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting took their their battle to the Hill. They protested against the budget bill being voted on that night and then
Noted on Twitter via Aaron Wherry
In the immediate aftermath of Motion 312’s defeat, the most scrutinized vote seems to belong to Rona Ambrose, the minister responsible for the status of women.
Truly disturbing.PM promises not
Liberal MPs Hedy Fry and Carolyn Bennett—both doctors—challenge Conservative MP Kellie Leitch to join other doctors in opposing the Harper government’s cuts to health care for refugees.
As the only
Parade gathers politicians, leadership hopefuls and Mulcair Bears
NDP MP Romeo Saganash and Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett say Nutrition North has failed, while John Duncan defends the program. Fred Hill and Michael Fitzgerald, who managed the previous Food
Yesterday’s QP exchange on the Parliamentary Budget Officer.
John McKay: Mr. Speaker, in November 2008 the PBO predicted a deficit, the minister a surplus. The PBO was right, the minister
In response to the Heritage Minister’s criticism of the Canadian Science and Technology Museum, Senator Nancy Ruth questions James Moore’s judgment. Peter Julian mocks. Ottawa Citizen columnist Peter Simpson considers.
Egale, Canada’s national lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) human rights organization, held a special all-party reception in the Hill hosted by Tory Senator Nancy Ruth.
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The NDP leadership contenders made their first impressions. Bruce Hyer napped. Robert Chisholm defended his unilingualism. Paul Dewar proposed a new kind of vote subsidy. Thomas Mulcair pitched cap-and-trade.
In the midst of lamenting for it all, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett notes a 2002 report that surveyed parliamentarians about their concerns for the state of the institution.
MPs and senators spent a day in a wheelchair on the Hill to create awareness on behalf of the Canadian Paraplegic Association.
The NDP leader passed away at his home early this morning
MPs hit the Toronto Pride Parade. Below, Green leader Elizabeth May (right) with Green volunteer Michael Wall.
NDP leader Jack Layton and his MP wife Olivia Chow.
A statement this evening from the office of the Speaker of the Senate.
The Honourable Noël A. Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate deplores the actions of a page, which constituted
Politicians came out to the recent United Jewish Appeal Walk with Israel in Toronto. Below, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver.