Carol Hughes, MP

Time for an Indigenous housing strategy

This October, Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 long-form census that will give us a snapshot of Canada’s housing needs.  It is...
Carol Hughes, MP

Selling public assets has no long term benefit

The more time Canadians have to unpack the Liberal commitment to invest in public infrastructure, the more it becomes obvious the plan is largely...
Carol Hughes, MP

Labour Day reminds us that hard work is rewarded

How often have you heard someone say they are tired of politics, or that it is all the same and nothing ever changes?  As...
Carol Hughes, MP

Via’s big plans could spark a renaissance for passenger rail

Via Rail’s proposal to create a dedicated passenger rail line from Windsor to Quebec City is encouraging for proponents of passenger rail.  For those...
Carol Hughes, MP

Great Lakes challenges mount with carp at the doorstep

With the recent capture of a mature Silver carp in a Lake Michigan tributary, biologists are working to understand how the fish made it...
Carol Hughes, MP

We celebrate in August but civic pride is an everyday thing

Whether you take part in public celebrations connected to the Civic Holiday or enjoy the time in another way it is a good thing...
Carol Hughes, MP

The government can easily fix new regulatory roadblock for credit unions

Last month an advisory from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) placed onerous conditions on credit unions and seemed to be...
Carol Hughes, MP

Julie Payette to be our 29th Governor General

The announcement last week that Julie Payette will become our next Governor General is being widely lauded as an excellent choice.  Ms. Payette may...

This Rocky Life: This is not a baby…

At first glance, you might think that this is a picture of a pregnant woman. Interestingly enough, it is not. With full permission, by...
Carol Hughes, MP

NDP leadership race comes into focus

The wet cool spring had many believing things would never heat up and with the House of Commons on summer recess, politics seemed to...