Andrew Scheer

Opposition Accuses Liberals Of 'Unprecedented' Power Grab

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Politics

"We’re living in a democracy not a dictatorship," said Peter Julian.

Althia Raj

Trudeau Promoting Himself Like A Kardashian: Tories

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Politics

Liberals are accused of breaking their own ad rules.

'Nobody Believes' Obama Invited Trudeau's In-Laws: Tory MP

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Politics

"The president and his office insisted."

Tory MP Would Lose Nice Chunk Of Change Running For Leader

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Politics

Money isn't everything.

Muslim MP Slams Terrorists Who 'Pretend To Speak' For Islam

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Politics

But there was comfort in the wake of the Brussels bombing, too.

Althia Raj

Fight Over Union Bills Could Spill Over To Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Politics

"We will certainly be taking a very close look."

Veteran MP Chosen As New House Speaker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The election of a Speaker comes a day ahead of the Trudeau government's first throne speech.

Althia Raj

House Of Commons' Referee Spills On Job's Pressures, Perks

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.27.2015 | Canada Politics

The most memorable moment happened just after the shooting attack on Parliament Hill.

Tory Veterans Score Top Spots In Caucus

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Politics

Former speaker Andrew Scheer will now serve as the Conservative House leader.

Speaker Faces 'Tricky' Balance

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Politics

"At the end of the day, the NDP and Liberals are running candidates against me."

Althia Raj

Investigate Patrick Brown's Expenses, NDP Urges Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

New Ontario PC leader responds to complaint made about expense claims made during his provincial campaign.

Only MPs Can Change Daily Prayer: Speaker

CP | Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - MPs who want to end or modify the practice of prayer recital in the Commons must propose the changes themselves, says a spokeswoman for the S...

MP's CSEC Oversight Bill May Get Crushed By Speaker

CBC | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Politics

A Liberal MP's backbench bid to lift the curtain on the operations of Canada's electronic spy agency and give MPs more oversight over national s...

Tories Defeat NDP Motion For Question Period Reform

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat.After initially ind...

Tories Thwart NDP Bid To Improve Question Period

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Last week's controversial series of non-sequitur government answers prompted a renewed Opposition bid for parliamentary reform Monday — a m...

Mulcair Was the One Out of Line at Question Period

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Mulcair made the biggest blunder in the exchange at Tuesday's Question Period. His frustration in his inability to get the government to respond is understandable, but as the rules currently dictate, the Speaker was enforcing the rules of Parliament. Mulcair's criticism of the Speaker in this scenario is thus akin to disrespecting the institution of Parliament itself.

Speaker Chastises NDP

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Speaker issued a broad plea for better behaviour in the House of Commons on Wednesday as he chastised the Opposition New Democrats for op...

Tories Gush Over This Guy

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservatives — including the Speaker of the House of Commons — have been feting Nigel Wright as Stephen Harper's former chief of staff l...

Motion Against Mulcair Went Too Far: Speaker

CBC | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Politics

In a rare move, House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer has effectively declared the motion that triggered last month's unprecedented committee appeara...

Partisan Mail? Us? Seriously?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - So what exactly makes it OK to use taxpayers' money to pay for one piece of mail from an MP, but not for another?The NDP is asking that very ...

Althia Raj

Bloc Complaint Spurs Review Of NDP Mailings

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA – The NDP is defending its use of taxpayer money to send mass mailings to hundreds of thousands of homes in advance of three byelections la...

Tories Kill Bid To Probe MP's False Story

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics

After a rancorous daylong debate, Conservative MPs resoundingly rejected an opposition bid to have a House committee look into their MP's claim — no...

We Can Do Better Than This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Speaker of the House of Commons is appealing to government and opposition MPs alike to change the nasty, partisan and uninformative tone ...

MPs Can't Agree On Moment Of Silence For Dead Soldiers

CBC | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Depending on whom you ask, either a miscommunication or politics was to blame for the lack of unanimous consent behind a Liberal MP's proposal to hold...

Feel Like Our Politicians Are Getting Younger?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

At age 30, David Joanasie is the youngest person to be elected to the Nunavut legislature, but by the current standards in the House of Commons and ...