Carol Hughes, MP

Fighting plastic pollution can’t become the punch line to a social media joke

For decades we have learned how plastic is making its mark on the planet.  Whether it’s micro-plastics from our clothing and consumer goods changing...

Celebrations across Canada to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day

TORONTO — Events are being held across Canada to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, including a sunrise ceremony in Toronto, a totem pole unveiling...

As the House rises, which bills made it through — and which ones didn’t

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has risen for the summer, following a flurry of legislating that rushed numerous significant bills into law before the break. But...

Environmental assessment overhaul, tanker ban bills face final vote in Senate

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's push to make climate change impacts part of the assessment process for new national resource projects faces its final...
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Ontario considers raising driver, vehicle fees months after freezing them

TORONTO — Less than a year after freezing driver and vehicle fees in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government is considering raising them again, while...

New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

OTTAWA — A new tool launching today will help voters learn what federal issues are resonating in ethnic media and the potential effect on voting in this fall's election. Andrew Griffith, a former...

Premier Ford marches in York Pride parade

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford marched in the York Region Pride parade today with officers from the local police service. Ford's involvement in the event...

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...

CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Trudeau, stunning historians

OTTAWA — Canada's spy service destroyed a Cold War dossier on Pierre Trudeau in 1989 instead of turning it over to the national archives, The Canadian Press...

Ontario New Democrats gather in Hamilton, Horwath to outline party priorities

HAMILTON — Ontario's New Democrats are gathering this weekend to discuss party priorities and hold a vote of confidence on their leader of ten...