Canada House of Commons

Trudeau Violence Suggests Bigger Issues Behind Closed Doors

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 05.25.2017 | 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.

If Senators Are Going to Act Like Kids, Let's Treat Them That Way

Philip Vloet | Posted 12.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Philip Vloet

While these politicians are hiding behind a procedural loophole, arguing over certain senators' use of taxpayer funds to cover their living expenses, ordinary Canadians (some of which are unable to make mortgage payments on their ONLY homes) are stuck with the bill either way and are actually financing this ongoing soap-opera. So, here's an idea, and something fed-up mothers have told fighting siblings plenty of times: take it outside!

House Returns Amidst Money Trouble

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For a brief moment Monday, the House of Commons was in harmony.NDP Leader Tom Mulcair began the first question period of 2013 with an inquiry...

New Year's Resolutions For Canada's Politicians

The Huffington Post | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Politics

With a new political year on the horizon, each of the parties in the House of Commons could stand to make a few New Year’s resolutions. In addition ...

Farmer Tossed From House Of Commons Gallery

CBC | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada

A Manitoba farmer stood up in the visitor's gallery of the House of Commons to chastise the government over its move to end the monopoly power of the ...

Althia Raj

Ontario And Quebec Big Winners In Redrawing The House | Althia Raj | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics

Quebec came out the big winner Thursday when the Conservative government release its new bill redistributing seats in the Commons, but the Bloc Quebec...

Althia Raj

Tories Set To Introduce Bill To Add Seats To The House | Althia Raj | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: Ontario will gain 15 seats, B.C. six seats, Alberta six seats and Quebec three seats under the new legislation, Democratic Reform Minister Tim...