Carol Hughes, MP

It’s time to keep the promise made to Kashechewan

The seemingly annual flooding event that displaces residents from the community of Kashechewan to southern communities is under way.  The evacuation will move over...
Carol Hughes, MP

Loblaws carbon fund announcement was an avoidable disaster

The announcement that Loblaws secured $12 million from the government’s Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF) to convert refrigeration systems was met with public derision...
Carol Hughes, MP

The work to address climate change can unite us

There is little doubt Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change.  In just the last year we have experienced extreme temperatures, rising floods,...
Carol Hughes, MP

Internet and cell costs in Canada are high by global standards

The internet and cell phones are great conveniences that have become integral parts of our daily lives.  While we may struggle with connectivity and...
Carol Hughes, MP

Budget offers chance to give Canadians the help they need

The federal budget will be tabled later this month offering the government its last chance to address urgent issues impacting Canadians before the next...
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Male charged with impaired in Wawa

(WAWA, ON) - On March 12, 2019, at approximately 12:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded...
Carol Hughes, MP

SNC Lavalin debacle is dividing the government

Two weeks back, I wrote about the resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould as a difficult circumstance for the government.  That was before she appeared as...
Carol Hughes, MP

International Women’s Day meant to challenge assumptions

Every year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day which has its roots in the suffragette movement at the turn of the 20th...
Carol Hughes, MP

Taking aim at single use plastics will save us money while making a real...

When it comes to taking concrete steps that will protect the environment, North America lags behind other jurisdictions.  That said it is hard to...
Carol Hughes, MP

Sweetheart deal for corporations at the center of exploding allegations against the government

The surprise resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould from cabinet this week caps a string of developments that have rocked the government with respect to their...