Tim Uppal

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...