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...
syrian refugees

Asylum Seekers Stories are being Sensationalized. Carol Hughes MP

The government appointed a new minister last week to deal with asylum seekers crossing into Canada from the United States. Many are saying this...
Carol Hughes, MP

Day of Mourning Serves as a Reminder and Call To Action

Elliot Lake – The fact that people are killed, injured, or become sick at work due to poor enforcement of health and safety regulations...

“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...
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...

This Rocky Life: A Fictional Christmas Story

63 Years of Milkshakes I was working at one of those 24 hour coffee shops. It was actually a place that had been around for...
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Seniors Calling. Bill 34 is for Grandparents & Grandchildren.

Algoma-Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha’s Private Member’s Bill to address the need for legislation to ensure grandparents rights to access and develop relationships with...

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...
Carol Hughes, MP

Conflict of interest guidelines need to be tightened up

If we listen to corporate Canada we might believe the only possible future for pensions is to move away from the defined benefit model...
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...