“Reliability and stability is what most of us seek in our lives”: Mantha

Recently while making the most of a rare opportunity to be back home for a weekend, I had a chance to catch up with...
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Time For Our Pets: Pearly Whites for Your Pet

Did you know that your pet’s oral health is as important as your own? Imagine a life without cringe-worthy “dog breath” when you cuddle...
Carol Hughes, MP

Report on murdered and missing Indigenous women can’t be left to sit on a...

If it weren’t for the hard work of the families and advocates of thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been murdered or...
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

Grill Safely This BBQ Season

With BBQ season upon us, the Standards Council of Canada is questioning the safety of the instruments we use to clean our BBQs; namely,...
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Time For Our Pets: Fun and Games (and Education)

Are your dogs going a little stir-crazy with boredom as this long winter crawls to a close? The Sault Ste. Marie Kennel Club offers...
Carol Hughes, MP

Tariffs aren’t working for anybody and the issue needs to be resolved.

When we consider the impact that American aluminum and steel tariffs have on Canada the concerns of producers are first of mind for a...
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The grass is brown everywhere…

It might be because I have been so busy this week that I have been feel especially pessimistic.  I have noticed how many people have...
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...
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...