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NDP Crafts Platform Just For Toronto

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Politics

The vote-rich city may determine who wins on Oct. 19.

Bank Fee Hikes Unite Consumers, Politicians Of All Stripes

CBC | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Business

Like the cable and phone companies, Canadian banks are often accused of trying to gouge customers with service fees. The justification from Canada&a...

Feds Promise To Bolster Protection For Unpaid Interns, Eventually

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Politics

The Harper government has acknowledged that proposed legislation to protect unpaid interns from exploitation doesn't go far enough.

Tories Back NDP Motion On Bank Fees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Joe Oliver: "We're not following (the NDP), they're following us."

NDP To Introduce Motion To Ban 'Patently Unfair' Bank Fees

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Politics

The official Opposition will introduce a motion on Monday calling for an end to such practices as charging for paper bills.

NDP MP's Unpaid Interns Bill Up For Debate

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Parliament opened debate Tuesday on an NDP private member's bill that would give unpaid interns workplace standards and safety protections un...

'Thank God For This Conservative Government'

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal government has until the end of day today to introduce more inclusive health-care coverage for refugees, after a Federal Court gave the Co...

Tide Turns Against Unpaid Internships

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian companies large and small are nervously eyeing their unpaid intern programs because of increasing scrutiny about the practice, says ...

Chow 'Seriously Considering' Mayoral Run

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrat MPs from Toronto urged the Conservative government Thursday to work with Ontario to provide relief funding that would help Canad...

Time To Do Something About Unpaid Internships?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

When Vancouver's Fairmount Waterfront Hotel advertised last month for an intern to bus tables, labour groups and media commentators questioned if...

Tory MP: 'Rob Ford Is A Great Mayor'

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's federal MPs were saying little Thursday about what everyone else across the country was talking about: police confirmation of a vide...

Harper 'Tour Tax' Could Have Dire Effect, Critic Warns

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Music

NDP Davenport MP Andrew Cash – no stranger to playing in clubs himself – says the newly announced increased fee imposed on international artists a...

How Do You Say 'Miffed' In Spanish?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The head of Library and Archives Canada has landed in agua caliente — hot water — after billing taxpayers almost $4,500 for personal Span...

Harper Tories Revising History?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper's Conservatives have launched a review of Canadian history seemingly aimed at placing greater emphasis on the nation's involvement in a...

WATCH: Are Harper Tories Scared.. Of Librarians?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Politics

New Democrat Andrew Cash wants to know why Heritage Minister James Moore and other Harper Conservatives are so terrified.. of librarians. The Toron...

Legendary Concert Venue Horseshoe Tavern Honoured In Parliament (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Music

Having performed there many a night as a member of the Cash Brothers, occasionally sitting in with the Skydiggers and as a solo artist, musician-turne...

The Week That Was: Go West, Young Website

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden Frum

So declared our main news splash on Thursday, announcing the birth of two new regional editions of HuffPost, in Alberta and British Columbia. As other major media organizations across the country lay off staff and shutter their presses, HuffPost's expansion west is good news -- great news -- for readers who are rapidly running out of sources of local news and opinion. Meanwhile it's starting to feel a lot like Christmas -- which is a parent's way of saying it's Back to School time. I need advice on how to a contrive a sympathetic and sorrowful look on my face when my kids and I bump into the stacks of school supplies at the mall. My impulse is to shout, "YES!"