The bill passed by a vote of 287-1.
“To say we are open, we are an inclusive society, we welcome Muslims and refugees here, you have a home here, that needs to be backed up."
Conservative contenders brace for French-language debate.
Did Trudeau violate the Conflict of Interest Act?
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Andrew Scheer accuses would-be rival of ducking French debate.
After the success of Donald Trump, multiple candidates are venturing into that version of the imitation game - in tone, in style, in tactics or in substance. Their failure to recognize fundamental differences in the political culture and the leadership selection processes in both countries will be their undoing.
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"I sleep in the same bed I slept in when I was in high school."
Notably absent was the most controversial candidate — Kellie Leitch.
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Conservative leadership hopefuls talk carbon taxes, trade, niqabs.
I had the pleasure of moderating a debate - actually, more of a discussion - among six candidates for the Conservative Party leadership. Present were Kellie Leitch, Brad Trost, Erin O'Toole, Andrew Scheer, Michael Chong and Maxime Bernier. There is serious talent in the field.
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Some are still working on a bid. Others haven't made up their minds.
He has complained to Ambrose about neutrality in leadership race.
"We're expecting a lot of support from caucus."
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But he's not officially in the race yet.
Why were non-UK politicians around the world obsessed with weighing in on the Brexit debate? It's unbecoming for politicians to act like the nosy neighbour and get involved in the domestic dispute of a sovereign state. Unfortunately, Brexit has polarized the population in the UK. It has pitted regions against each other and has caused deep divides within political parties. But what's more troublesome is people that have no right to vote in the referendum aren't just engaged in the debate, they are attempting to influence its outcome. It's doubly worse that many of these people are elected politicians of foreign states.
The charge caught Maryam Monsef by surprise.
"We’re living in a democracy not a dictatorship," said Peter Julian.
Liberals are accused of breaking their own ad rules.
"The president and his office insisted."
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But there was comfort in the wake of the Brussels bombing, too.
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"We will certainly be taking a very close look."
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The election of a Speaker comes a day ahead of the Trudeau government's first throne speech.
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The most memorable moment happened just after the shooting attack on Parliament Hill.
Former speaker Andrew Scheer will now serve as the Conservative House leader.
"At the end of the day, the NDP and Liberals are running candidates against me."
New Ontario PC leader responds to complaint made about expense claims made during his provincial campaign.
OTTAWA - MPs who want to end or modify the practice of prayer recital in the Commons must propose the changes themselves, says a spokeswoman for the Speaker.The New Democratic Party asked Speaker Andr...
A Liberal MP's backbench bid to lift the curtain on the operations of Canada's electronic spy agency and give MPs more oversight over national security issues may not make it to House of Com...
OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat.After initially indicating they would thwart the proposal with proced...
OTTAWA - Last week's controversial series of non-sequitur government answers prompted a renewed Opposition bid for parliamentary reform Monday — a motion the government quickly consigned to certain do...
Mulcair made the biggest blunder in the exchange at Tuesday's Question Period. His frustration in his inability to get the government to respond is understandable, but as the rules currently dictate, the Speaker was enforcing the rules of Parliament. Mulcair's criticism of the Speaker in this scenario is thus akin to disrespecting the institution of Parliament itself.