Canada Filibuster

Caloric Content of Muffins Outweighs Gruesome Texas Showdown in State Senate

Darlena Cunha | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

At 11:30 p.m. last night, eastern time, I sat hunched over my desk, a glass of wine at the ready, readying manuscripts to send to magazine editors. I ...

Compromise Is Not in the Republican Dictionary

Gavin Magrath | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada
Gavin Magrath

Much of the focus of the pundit class in America in these post-election days is on the need to overcome the divide between the sides and achieve compromise for the good of America. Let us hope the President is under no such delusions.

Tories Hope You're Too Bored To Care About the Budget

Mark Crowley | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Mark Crowley

Right now, MPs are in parliament for an unprecedented marathon of voting on proposed changes and deletions to the omnibus budget Bill C-38. Of course, you might say most Canadians were sleeping and don't care. That is the kind of logic the Conservative Party uses and wants everyone to accept.

Backroom Talks Came Close To Ending Postal Standoff

The Toronto Star | Posted 08.30.2011 | Canada Politics

Backroom negotiations aimed at getting Canada Post workers back on the job produced at least two separate deals that came close to ending the politica...

NDP Filibuster: The Wrong Political Discipline

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.28.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

Why the NDP would pick this hill to die on is anyone's guess. Their filibuster cost the union's membership addition pay while at the same time angering the voters that just recently sent them to Ottawa.

Back-To-Work Legislation Passes House

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Mail service should resume within days after weary members of the House of Commons ended a 58-hour marathon filibuster ...

They're Still At It But 'All Is Not Lost'

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - There's lots of talking going on in Ottawa but no end in sight yet for the postal impasse. The post office and its l...