Jim Karygiannis

Veteran Liberal MP Resigns

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - After a quarter century in Parliament, Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis is quitting the federal political arena to join the municipal fray in Toro...

MPs Can't Agree On Moment Of Silence For Dead Soldiers

CBC | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics

Depending on whom you ask, either a miscommunication or politics was to blame for the lack of unanimous consent behind a Liberal MP's proposal to...

Liberal MP Ripped After Comment About Veterans, Beer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Politics

Conservatives are calling for Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to fire his Veterans Affairs critic after he compared giving lump sum payments to wounded ...

Motion For A Venezuela Crisis Emergency Debate In Parliament Gains Support

Daniel L. Rodriguez | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Alberta
Daniel L. Rodriguez

A petition organized by Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis to gather support for his future motion calling for an emergency debate in the House of Commons about the situation in Venezuela is gaining strength with each passing day.

Venezuelan Crisis: Canada Has to Say 'We Aren't Going to Deal With This Anymore'

Daniel L. Rodriguez | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Alberta
Daniel L. Rodriguez

Canada is one of the last countries in the Americas that haven't expressed its position with the crisis in Venezuela. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan community is looking to the Canadian government to see what position it will take.

Canadian Linked To Anti-Islam Film Seeks Protection

CBC | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada

A Coptic Christian activist say he fears for his family's safety after being accused of playing a role in the notorious anti-Islam film that has spark...

Althia Raj

Speak Indian? Tory MP Wants To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Do you speak Indian? A Conservative MP wants to know. Wladyslaw Lizon, the new Tory MP from Mississauga East—Cooksville, recently sent a newslet...

Kids Among Canadians Jailed In Saudi Arabia

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Canadian citizen, his wife and two young children have been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, a Liberal MP says.Jim Karygiannis said Thursday tha...

Althia Raj

Did Liberal Multiculturalism Critic Make A Racial Slur?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA — A former Conservative candidate says his Liberal opponent — the party’s multiculturalism critic — told him Friday he was pleased he l...

Althia Raj

Tories Get The Date Wrong For Black Ribbon Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA -- A handful of Conservative MPs were sent to local parishes to attend Black Ribbon Day memorials a day too early, according to a press release...