New benefits come from short sitting of parliament

It is no surprise that Canada is joining other nations by addressing the COVID-19 pandemic with stimulus spending.  It is our great fortune that...

Mantha on Gas Price Gouging

Thank you all for reaching out to my office regarding Northern gas prices. Please note that in this office, we are a small team...

Focus on stopping the spread of COVID-19

As the first week of Canada’s efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic settles in, the only consistency is the understanding that we are...

Report indicates there’s room to grow social programs

The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) provides Member of Parliament (MPs) with independent analysis on the state of the nation's finances, the government's estimates, and...

Latest coronavirus tests pandemic preparedness

The COVID 19 strain of the coronavirus has ground down travel, trade, and significant parts of the economy while public health officials try to...

Indigenous standoffs were avoidable | Les manifestations des Autochtones auraient pu être évitées

For the better part of a decade Canada has undertaken some important exercises with the intention of building a stronger relationship with Indigenous communities. ...

News From The Park | Nouvelles du parc

I know there are a lot of people in the world who hold fast to the idea that the only people in the world...
Mike Mantha

News From The Park

I am constantly amazed at how much humans know and can do in this modern era. Not being satisfied with just normal intelligence, we...

Democrats in US deliver NDP improvements to CUSMA trade deal

NAFTA was signed in 1994 with the promise of jobs, rising productivity, and secure access to the largest market in the world.  What it...

Government handouts to rich corporations continue

What is it about profitable corporations that makes governments want to pave the way for them?  Netflix doesn’t pay taxes in Canada?  No problem,...