Carol Hughes, MP

Consumers deserve the best protection but don’t always get it.

One constant in our northern lives is a reliance on fuel for energy.  Some of us still heat with oil and most drive gas-powered...
Carol Hughes, MP

Monitoring the situation isn’t good enough when pensions hang in the balance

My last column explored the potential for the government to use the existing Old Age Security lists to ensure that everyone who should be...
Carol Hughes, MP

Automation of GIS should extend to all seniors

The government has some work to do if it wants to convince Canadians they share the same concerns most people have about pensions.  In...
Carol Hughes, MP

Superior caribou a case study in more ways than one

Anyone familiar with the plight of woodland caribou on Michipicoten Island will know that the animals have been threatened to the point that their...
Carol Hughes, MP

No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada

Senator Lynn Beyak was jettisoned from the Conservative Caucus recently after spending the better part of a year defending  intolerant statements aimed at First...

Police Follow Tracks to Nab Robber

(THESSALON, ON)- On December 9, 2017, shortly before 8:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a theft...
Carol Hughes, MP

Christmas is a season for hope and optimism

With an increasingly uncertain world it can be reassuring to circle back in on the simpler things in life that offer us comfort.  With...
SECFDC Head Start in Business

Superior East CFDC has a Job Opportunity for you in Wawa

Head Start in Business Program Intern - Wawa Head start in Business is a 24 Community Futures Development Corporations project across Northern Ontario mandated to introduce...
Carol Hughes, MP

Historic apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians

Ahead of this week’s historic apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians, there was a significant development for Canadians who had been drummed out of the Canadian...
Carol Hughes, MP

Phoenix Pay System coming back to haunt the government – again

In mythology the Phoenix rises from the ashes of its predecessor and is repeatedly born again.  In some ways it is a fitting namesake...