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...
This Rocky Life

When life gets scary

Once again, it is shortly before midnight and I am debating on whether to write. It has been a month since my last article...
Carol Hughes, MP

Canada going strong as we celebrate 150 years

As we prepare for some special Canada Day celebrations this year it is only natural to think about what it is that makes us...
Carol Hughes, MP

Secrecy only makes it harder for consumers to know what they are eating

If you are like most Canadians, you would like to know more about the food you are eating, including whether or not that food...
Carol Hughes, MP

CRTC seeking submissions on rural and remote broadband service

People in rural and remote locations across Canada are familiar with the challenges related to telecommunications connectivity and the wide gap in the level...
Carol Hughes, MP

No time to be soft on softwood as tariffs threaten Canadian jobs

Donald Trump was elected by talking tough on trade issues, but Canada did not appear to be his primary concern. Mexico and China were...
Carol Hughes, MP

Omnibus budget bill misses the mark

A measure that was briefly mentioned in last month’s budget bill is going to take a big bite out of Canadian’s wallets when the...