How to make the House of Commons relevant?
C-279 and C-290 fail to find passage
The benches empty as Peter Van Loan crosses the aisle
QP, rules and decorum (or lack thereof)
There’s always time to read up on things
Joe Comartin talks about his new gig.
“I can tell you, there’s times that I’ll be sitting on the chair – and I have to say it comes from both
Among Michael Chong’s objections to C-290, Joe Comartin’s sports betting bill, is the manner in which it passed the House. Via email, I asked him how the bill ended up
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
Michael Chong explains why he opposes the sports betting bill.
Finally, single game betting undermines the integrity of professional and amateur sport. There has not been a major betting scandal
Jim Flaherty will apparently deliver his fall economic update to a luncheon crowd in Fredericton tomorrow. Last year, he delivered the update in Calgary. Two years ago, he presented it
The Canadian Press and the Globe report that the sports betting bill is headed for defeat in the Senate.
“There’s certainly a real effort to defeat the bill,” said Conservative
Jer’s Vision, Canada’s Youth Diversity Initiative, held a special reception on the Hill for parliamentarians to raise awareness about bullying and diversity. Pink cupcakes were served.
The NHL joins Major League Baseball in opposing Joe Comartin’s bill on sports betting.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly has added his voice to the debate, saying in an emailed
Major League Baseball (and Conservative MP Michael Chong) objects to Joe Comartin’s bill on sports betting.
“The legalization of single-event sports betting by any government would increase the chances that
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 NDP’s Joe Comartin has been named deputy speaker, replacing Denise Savoie.
The Hill Times sizes up the permanent campaign.
Prof. Flanagan, a political pundit who teaches political science at the University of Calgary, said that House of Commons-funded activities can also