Person and party or person above party?
Considering the case of Claude Patry
NDP leader Brian Mason’s first words on reaching the podium? “The phone booth just doubled!”
Private Members’ Bill C-306, which would have forced MPs to run in a by-election before switching party allegiance, was defeated last night by a count 181-91.
The vote broke along
Once more to our periodic series on the House of Commons.
Lise St-Denis’ constituents are anecdotally displeased.
“It is completely ridiculous,” said Pierre Huot, director of the student association at
The NDP deems Lise St. Denis’ defection an insult to democracy and challenges her to a duel by-election. Ian Capstick, while taking no issue with the general notion of floor-crossing,
‘I wasn’t an NDP member, I was a member elected to represent all people in my riding’
The private members’ bill set to be debated tomorrow is C-306, put forward by Mathieu Ravignat, the NDP MP for Pontiac.
This enactment provides that a member’s seat in the
Jeff Jedras argues against a proposed ban on floor crossing.
While many may think we vote for a Prime Minister, in fact we don’t. And we don’t vote for a
The NDP’s Peter Stoffer is going to try again to ban floor crossing.
“If I pick up the phone right now and call Mr. Harper’s office and if they’re in
Why the Larry O’Brien trial might have politicians thinking twice about switching sides
Ottawa basks in the comfort of rumour and prognostication
A week ago, the NDP’s Don Davies introduced a private member’s bill that seeks to ban the practice of floor crossing.
“It is the duty of every politician to respect