Geoff Regan

Immigration Minister Makes Fun Of Himself, Sparks Ruckus

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Politics

"This is not a laughing matter."

MPs Give Their Office Budgets A Boost

CBC | Peter Zimonjic, CBC News | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Politics

It's all about leveling the playing field.

Trudeau Violence Suggests Bigger Issues Behind Closed Doors

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Politics
Gabriel Yiu

Trudeau's apology is illustrative of the behaviour of a child being caught with his hand in the cookie jar, then arguing it wasn't his fault because someone else put the jar there in the first place. His so-called apology was not so much about an acknowledgement of a wrongdoing, it was more about trying to put a spin on his indefensible actions.

Liberals Nearly Lose Vote After Rivals Pull Fast One

CP | Joanna Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Politics

House Speaker Geoff Regan had to break a tie.

Althia Raj

House Speaker Heckled While Calling Out Hecklers | Althia Raj | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Politics

Geoff Regan reminded MPs the test of an idea is not applause, but "time."

The New House Speaker Isn't Putting Up With Anyone's Crap

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Geoff Regan is not afraid to call out a heckler.

Why The New Speaker Accepted His Job Like This

CP | John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The gig used to be a pretty deadly one.

Hold Your Applause, Kenney Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The veteran Tory wants MPs to cool it, thanks.

Veteran MP Chosen As New House Speaker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2016 | Canada Politics

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

Althia Raj

Why These MPs Want The Best Seat In The House | Althia Raj | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Four candidates are seeking to become the next Speaker of the House of Commons.

Rookie MP Withdraws From House Speaker Race Following Comments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Robert-Falcon Ouellette told constituents at the event on Saturday that former Speakers told him the job allows for "great influence'' with the prime minister.

Rookie MP Says He Could Influence PM As House Of Commons Speaker

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Politics

Robert-Falcon Oullette said he wasn't trying to suggest any untoward deal-making, but only showing how Speakers can express their constituents' concerns.

You Don't Get To Decide If Harper Testifies, Opposition Tells PMO

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The opposition says it is startled by the insistence by the Prime Minister's Office that there's little chance Stephen Harper will have to ...

Bitter Cold = Precious Propane

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A shortage of propane in parts of Central Canada has suppliers scrambling to find extra fuel and rural consumers fuming about skyrocketing pr...

They'll Take It

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A Liberal MP from Nova Scotia has paid a visit to the oilsands, saying that Alberta may be having struggles in accessing foreig...

How Did MPs Spend Their Summer?

CBC | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

While the bells on Parliament Hill won't call MPs back to the House of Commons until Sept. 17, this week's federal caucus meetings signal the start of...

Liberals Push For More Competition In Cellphone Service

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada Business

The Liberal Party's industry critic has thrown his weight behind a new campaign to force open the doors of Canada’s cellphone industry to greater co...

Harper's New Bill Is Dumb on Crime

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Prisons seem to be the Conservative mental health and housing strategy. Perhaps if they transferred the resources they've budgeted for expanded prisons to proper investments in housing, mental health and education, we would make real progress in creating truly safe communities.