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Fisheries' Changes Give Ministers Power To Allow Pollution

Andrew Gage | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Gage

In our view, these regulations allow the ministers to authorize a broad range of pollution with few limits or checks and balances. It is natural to fear that the federal government is preparing to abdicate its responsibilities to protect fish from pollution.

'Arrogance Bordering On Stupidity'

CBC | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government has voted to limit the last debate on a massive piece of legislation to put in place the 2012 federal budget. ...

WATCH: Mercer Blasts Harper And Tories On Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Politics

Rick Mercer delivered a scathing critique of the Harper government's water policies on Tuesday night. On the "Rick Mercer Report," the CBC comedian...

New NDP Site Tries To Raise Fears Of Omnibus Bill

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Politics

What's scarier than another giant Conservative omnibus bill? Not much according to a new NDP ad. Dubbed "Tale Of The Monster Budget Bill," the simp...

Apparently, We Can Put a Price on Democracy

David Suzuki | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Our government is ramming through another omnibus budget bill, and is set to sign a deal with China, both of which seem aimed at facilitating the pipeline and other resource-extraction projects. Why would anyone want to sell out our interests, democratic processes and future like this? And why would we put up with it?

Surprise! Tories And Opposition Make Deal On MP Pensions

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Opposition parties were declaring a victory of sorts over the federal goverment's omnibus bill Friday after persuading the Conservatives to a...

What's In The Second Omni-Budget Bill?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Bill C-45, the second omnibus budget bill from the Conservative government, is a massive 450-page document. Changes to MP and public service pensi...

Cuts To MP Pensions, But Not Until Later

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says planned changes to the pension plan for members of Parliament won't take effect until after the next elect...

Flaherty Refuses To Break Up Second Massive Budget Bill

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Call it Freedom 2015.Current members of Parliament could easily escape pension changes announced Thursday that will see MPs pay a lot more in...