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...

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...

“We all better buckle-up”. Michael Mantha’s News from the Park.

First and foremost I want to say how honoured I am to again have the privilege of bringing the voices of the people of...
Michael Mantha

News From The Park

Recently I found myself in a local diner for lunch. I try hard to make sure that I avoid fast-food venues. Experience has shown...
Carol Hughes, MP

Change in the works for diabetics receiving Disability Tax Credit

Taxes have been dominating federal politics recently, with splashy headlines and lots of Question Period time devoted to new rules for small business and...

“Veterans Affairs funding should be a no-brainer for any government.” MP Hughes

Canada just marked Remembrance Day, an occasion where we show our support and commitment to the brave men and women who have served, and...
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...
SECFDC Head Start in Business

Superior East CFDC has a Job Opportunity for you in Wawa

Head Start in Business Program Intern - Wawa Head start in Business is a 24 Community Futures Development Corporations project across Northern Ontario mandated to introduce...

New Facility Has Potential to Create Hundreds of Jobs

Noront Resources announced today that Sault Ste. Marie will be the home for a new ferrochrome processing plant. Chromite, one of the resources found in...
Note to Self

This Rocky Life: Note to Self

Note to self: do your best not to leave writing this weekly column until Saturday. It is in times like this, as I am waiting...