Carol Hughes, MP

New anti-terrorism legislation needs amending

In the lead up to the 2015 election many issues made a compelling case for a change in government.  Among the most prominent was...
Carol Hughes, MP

Facebook data breach hits Canada

Most of us use the internet without much concern about our privacy, but the Cambridge Analytica revelations have put that kind of faith in...
Carol Hughes, MP

Seniors deserve their own department and minister

It’s no secret that too many seniors in Canada are struggling to get by. As our population becomes more elderly, the challenges related to...
Carol Hughes, MP

Postal banking has strong support

It’s no secret that Canada Post has taken a hit as international remailers, couriers, and parcel delivery services have cut into its traditional sources...
Carol Hughes, MP

Putting the brakes on sugary high alcohol drinks

Parliament worked the way it is meant to this week when an NDP emergency motion that directs the health committee to study on how...
Carol Hughes, MP

Taxes shouldn’t be any harder to file

Tax season is upon us and for people who aren’t connected to the internet or comfortable using it as a method of filing their...
Carol Hughes, MP

Budget was designed to sound good

The quick analysis of this year’s budget was that it read like an election platform that was long on statements of intent, but short...
Carol Hughes, MP

Women’s equality makes sense and dollars

International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8th, has a long history with roots in the suffrage movement and socialist politics.   It is fair to...
Carol Hughes

We can end homelessness in Canada

In a country as rich and resourceful as Canada no one should be left without a roof over their head, but that is exactly...
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...