Denis Lebel

Tories Salute Harper For Spearheading Malala's Honorary Citizenship

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Politics

The former PM was supposed to bestow the honour in 2014.

Tory Veterans Score Top Spots In Caucus

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Politics

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

These Are Some Of The Ridings To Watch As Election Results Roll In

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Pay attention to these.

Envelopes With White Powder Found At Federal Ministers' Offices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Envelopes containing white powder were found in the riding offices of the four federal cabinet ministers from Quebec on Thursday.Analysis o...

Michael Bolen

NDP MP Corrects Tory Minister's 'Baseless' Talking Points | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Politics

The former teacher gives the minister a failing grade.

Harper's Quebec Lieutenant To Union Leaders: Bring It On

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec's largest labour group should get its members to run in the federal election campaign if it wants to rid the province of the Tories,...

Tories Unveil Major Investment In Next Generation Of Jet Engines

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Business

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Ottawa has announced a $300-million investment in Pratt and Whitney Canada to help the company develop and build the next generati...

New Bridge Won't Be Named After NHL Legend: Tory Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - A federal cabinet minister has benched the idea of naming a new Montreal bridge after hockey great Maurice Richard.The name of the Montreal C...

How Tories Aim To Woo Quebec

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Federal Conservatives are capping off their summer with a pre-electoral push in Quebec, a charm campaign to help the party rebound in what ...

Althia Raj

NDP MPs Donated To Quebec Separatists, But So Have These Tories | Althia Raj | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — When Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government throws stones at the NDP for having members who supported separatist parties, it is throwin...

Harper's $14-Billion Plan

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Politics

GORMLEY, Ont. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper lifted the veil Thursday on a $14-billion infrastructure fund that will offer provinces, cities and smal...

Key Tory To Trudeau: Clean Up Liberal 'Corruption'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

A Conservative cabinet minister is calling on Justin Trudeau to clean up Liberal "corruption" after a close ally of former prime minister Jean Chréti...

Harper's Handling Of Champlain Bridge 'Inexcusable': Mulcair

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The federal government is coming under attack for its handling of one of Canada's busiest bridges.NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says Prime Mini...

Breakup Rules Divide Harper Cabinet

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A split has emerged in the Harper government over a fundamental principle: the rules governing the potential breakup of Canada.The Conserva...

Scowl Or Shrug?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative cabinet appears to have two different sets of talking points on the controversial Quebec charter — some typed up in boldfa...

Harper's Top Quebec Minister Not Upset About Charter

CP | Fannie Olivier and Lia Levesque, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The federal government might be talking about consulting lawyers and threatening a lawsuit over the Parti Quebecois' controversial charter ...

Who's NOT In Vancouver Today?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Rob Ford may not be in Vancouver for the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference taking place this weekend, but his name is on everybo...

Minister Wants Review Of Possible Ethics Breach

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Transport Minister Denis Lebel has asked his top bureaucrat to investigate whether a federal bridge agency improperly received gifts from a m...

New and Improved Oil Spills!

Elizabeth May | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Elizabeth May

Has the virtual removal of single-hulled tankers ended the risk of oil spills? Not actually. Despite the exuberance of natural resources minister Joe Oliver's rhetoric, double-hulls possess no magical powers. Their use has not ended the risk of accidents and oil spills.

How Harper's Neglect Suffocates Native Potential

Hassan Arif | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Hassan Arif

The Harper Conservatives' lack of consultation with First Nations represents a dangerous narrow-mindedness. The same goes for the government's neglect of environmental protection. It is time to idle no more. It is time to speak out, for First Nations, and for Canadians as a whole.

The End Of 'Gotcha' Airline Ticket Prices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The federal government says advertised airfares for flights originating in Canada must include all relevant fees so the travelling public ca...

A New Link For North America's Busiest Commerical Crossing

CBC | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business

CBC News in Windsor has confirmed with multiple sources that Canada has reached an agreement with Michigan’s governor to build a new international b...

Ottawa Denies VIA Rail For Sale

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government is denying a published report that it is thinking about selling Via Rail.A spokesman for Transport Minister Denis Lebe...

If Our Cities Are to Improve, the Feds Need to Get Out of Their Way

Steve Lafleur | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Steve Lafleur

Instead of attempting to craft a national transit strategy, which will inevitably entail picking winners and losers, the federal government should download fiscal capacity. That is, after all, the crux of the problem.

Port Of Montreal Corruption Case Closed, Say Conservatives

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Politics