Carol Hughes, MP

Seniors deserve their own department and minister

It’s no secret that too many seniors in Canada are struggling to get by. As our population becomes more elderly, the challenges related to...
Sudbury Trial Day 2

Ontario Liberal bribery trial enters Day 2

SUDBURY, Ont. - A man at the centre of allegations against two Ontario Liberals accused of bribery under the Election Act is set to...

“We all know, without any doubt, that our future lies in the hands of...

Some of you will recall that I began last week’s column stating that the Legislature had just concluded one of THOSE weeks. As I...

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Tory Cabinet Criticized for Lack of Diversity

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government had barely been in power for an hour Friday before it was under attack...

Feds to post deficits $8B bigger than expected over next two years: PBO report

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is on track to run deficits nearly $8 billion deeper than expected over the next two years, the federal budget watchdog...
Acr Train

Liberals happy to repeat Conservative’s mistake on Algoma Passenger Train

Despite the fact that the Algoma Passenger train is a proven boon to the Northern Ontario economy, the Liberal government is content to live...

UN housing watchdog chides Liberals for watering down rights in housing strategy

OTTAWA — A United Nations housing watchdog is taking the Liberals to task over what she sees as the government's about-face on a promise to...

U.S. auto industry warns Trump administration of painful tariff fallout

OTTAWA — The Trump administration is hearing pleas from across the American automotive sector to back away from its threats to slap punitive tariffs on U.S. imports of vehicles...
Conservative Convention

Conservatives drop same sex marriage ban

VANCOUVER - Conservatives emerged from a spirited convention Saturday, ties to many of their past policies and politics severed after days of debate that...

Both sides ‘remain far apart’ despite mediation, says postal union

OTTAWA — Union negotiators say there was little progress in the two-and-a-half weeks that a special mediator was assigned to the Canada Post labour...