Tim Uppal

Recount Ordered For Edmonton Riding After Liberal Win

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Tory incumbent Tim Uppal lost to Liberal Amarjeet Sohi by 79 votes in the election on Monday.

Althia Raj

Trudeau: Albertans, Quebecers Must Unite To Defeat Harper

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.18.2015 | Canada Politics

"This government is out of touch and if we stay focused and keep working hard, tomorrow they will be out of time."

Tory MP Defends Party's Use Of Jihadi Video Threat

CBC | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Politics

An Edmonton MP is defending the Conservative Party’s use of a jihadi video threat to West Edmonton Mall to build support for its anti-terror bill. ...

Sikh MP Becomes Unlikely Champion Of Holocaust Remembrance

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A man in a blue turban stood among thousands in toques, fur hats and yarmulkes in Poland on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the liber...

The 10 Most Racist Incidents of 2014: Canadian Edition

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

As the year winds down, news readers are treated with a feast of annual compilations. From fashion to finances it is a time to look back at the hits and misses. Here is a compilation of low-lights in racial discrimination the country that coined multiculturalism.

Edmonton MP's Brother Arrested In Drug Bust

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A junior federal cabinet minister's brother has been arrested in a drug bust.Tim Uppal, minister of state for multiculturalism, says he fou...

Multiculturalism Minister Victim Of Racist Incident

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Politics

Tim Uppal, the federal minister of state for multiculturalism, says his family fell victim to an ugly incident of racism this week. The Conservativ...

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...

Bill To Stop 'Dirty Tricks' Put On Hold

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government's planned legislation to stop electoral dirty tricks is now on hold.The legislation was to be tabled Thursday in ...

Election Reform Legislation Finally Coming

CBC | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government will present a bill to reform Canadian election laws on Thursday, more than a year after the House passed a unanimous moti...

Robocalls Bill Coming

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government will introduce electoral reform legislation on Thursday.Tim Uppal, the minister of state for democratic reform, said th...

Tories Consulting Top Court On Abolishing Or Reforming Senate

CBC | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Politics

The federal government will seek clarification from the Supreme Court on its powers to reform or abolish the Senate, the Minister of State for Democra...

Althia Raj

Tories Profit From Banning Loans

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives’ plan to limit and cap political loans received praise from the NDP Wednesday. Although the bill benefits the Tories for now, it s...

Althia Raj

Conservatives To Make It Harder For Parties To Raise Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: The federal government announced Wednesday it is re-introducing the exact same version of the bill it tabled in 2010. The Political Loans A...

Tories Introduce Senate Reform Bill

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's quest to reform the Senate began again in earnest Tuesday, with his new bill for term l...