Charlie Angus

Mulcair Pays 'Space Oddity' Tribute To Bowie

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"The stars indeed look very different today."

Climate Change Is Jeopardizing Vital Winter Roads For First Nations

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Politics

Isadore Day says winter roads in the province are integral to a number of remote reserves that bank on the network to help offset costs of moving goods by air.

The Missing Boys Of St. Anne's Residential School

Charlie Angus | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Politics
Charlie Angus

John Kioke told the boys in the dorm that he was going home. Like the other children, he had been taken from his parents the previous fall. Staying with his family hadn't been an option. If he hadn't been compliant the police would have been sent to forcibly take him away to St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany. But John Kioke was traumatized by life at the residential school. He wanted to see his mother. He was going to run away to see his parents in Attawapiskat. But their village was 100 kilometres north where the Attawapiskat River flowed into James Bay. He was only 14 years old.

NDP Names Critics

CP | Kristy Kirkup | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair will rely on veteran members of his team to help the NDP flex its muscles in Parliament, despite its reduced strength. Mulc...

NDP: Trudeau Counting 'Broken Promise' For First Nations Education

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Ontario NDP candidate Charlie Angus, a longtime advocate for First Nations issues, said the Liberals' costing documents include a $1.7-billion shortfall.

Accused Ontario Liberal Fundraiser Is Trudeau's 'Bagman': Federal NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Politics

"It's just another example of a culture of Liberal and Conservative entitlement and cronyism," says Charlie Angus.

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Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada is facing a critical moment in its history.

Trudeau, Mulcair Say Harper Hasn't Been Honest

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Politics

"Canadians are not fools."

Governor General Asked To Weigh In On Senate Controversy

CBC | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Politics

The governor general is being asked to weigh in on the controversy over Senate residency requirements and whether the current appointment process meet...

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Accused Of Shrugging Off Youth Suicide Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Charlie Angus called Bernard Valcourt "a clown."

NDP Seeks Review Of Minister's Ethics Breach

CBC | Kady O'Malley, CBC News | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Politics

New Democrat MP Charlie Angus wants the House ethics committee to launch its own investigation into the allegedly preferential treatment that netted a...

NDP Accuses Minister Of Hiding 'Behind Disabled Children'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Politics

The Harper government is taking heat over a $1-million ethics breach

NDP To Watchdog: Probe Emails Deleted By Ex-Kenney Aide

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A New Democrat MP is asking the federal information watchdog to investigate a former Conservative ministerial staffer's systematic deletion o...

Mulcair's Gun Registry Comments Stir Confusion Within NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum and Althia Raj | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — Rural NDP MPs revolted this week over leader Thomas Mulcair's comments on the long-gun registry. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Mu...

Althia Raj

Tories Accused Of 'Cheating' With Government Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Opposition MPs are calling on the Conservatives to change a policy that allows them to flood the airways with government advertising during...

NDP Decries Conservative Secrecy

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are calling on the Conservatives to give the federal information czar the money she needs to do her job as the first step t...

MP Tells Fox News: 'We're Not Gonna Let Punks, Or Crazies, Or Terrorists Take Us Down'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada’s Parliament was placed under lockdown after a gunman was shot dead inside Centre Block’s main entrance Wednesday. Timmins-James Bay MP ...

Some Good News For NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The House of Commons passed an Opposition motion Wednesday that calls on the federal government to come up with a national strategy on pallia...

NDP Calls For Investigation Of Warrantless Spying

CBC | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Business

The federal New Democrats are calling for a group of independent experts to investigate warrantless data collection by the federal government. The ...

WATCH: NDP MP Rips Harper Over 'Dr. Don Meredith'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Charlie Angus says revelations about another Conservative senator are further proof of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's lack of judgment when it...

NDP Seeks To Clip Harper's Wings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal Opposition is pushing for restrictions on the use of government jets for non-government business.The New Democrats have tabled a ...

Althia Raj

How Did Ottawa Spend Half A Billion On Lawyers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA – The Conservative government has spent $482 million on outside legal fees since it came to power in 2006. And more than $447,045 to defend...

"We Were Just Children Undergoing Torture...Nothing Has Changed"

Charlie Angus | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics
Charlie Angus

Imagine what would happen if the Crown suppressed thousands of pages of police evidence from an important trial? It wouldn't take a legal expert to tell you there would be an immediate mistrial -- especially if the Crown also prepared a false evidence sheet that mislead the judges. And yet, this was done to the survivors of St. Anne's Residential School.

Althia Raj

Plenty Of Bureaucrats Expense Meals, Says Tory Insider

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister’s Office is taking heat for thousands in questionable lunch expenses, and the opposition parties say a former high-ran...

Ethics Report Called 'Complete Farce'

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Politics

A new report from the House ethics committee ignores most of the suggestions about how to improve the rules for cabinet ministers and senior staffers,...