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Patrick Brown says his caucus member has apologized.
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They say they absolutely believe Canadian men and women should receive equal pay for equal work.
The move gives more weight to efforts by grassroots LGBT Tories.
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But the government says there's nothing to worry about.
The government is taking "exceptional measures" to provide welcome kits to Syrian refugees, but the suppliers of goods and services will be kept secret for security reasons. Remi Lariviere, a spokesp...
Michelle Rempel wondered if the same remark would have been made to a man.
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Interim party leader Rona Ambrose, who will also be critic for the status of women, also carved out some new files for the cabinet.
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Former cabinet minister Candice Bergen hopes the prime minister will change his mind on "fighting and on refugees."
Although the Conservatives find themselves preparing for a shift back into the opposition benches after nearly 10 years, the party didn't incur a loss great enough to warrant a rethinking of its approach to politics. The loss of seats was, in part, a response to Harper -- it was an anti-Harper vote. So, the loss of seats may not be as devastating a signal for the party's ideology or organization as it might first appear. There comes a time for the electorate when [leadership] turnover is necessary.
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It comes with an $80,000 pay bump.
Says Michelle Rempel: "I am competent, proven, and ready. Here’s the question – are you ready for someone like me?"
They are quite possibly the next top-tier of cabinet, or else the front bench of a future opposition shadow cabinet.
Two federal cabinet ministers took to Twitter to share their thoughts on a Tim Hortons controversy this week, but not on a landmark report into Canada's residential school system. Alberta Conservative...
Graphic anti-abortion postcards featuring the face of a popular politician have once again surfaced in Calgary. Residents in the northwest community of Hidden Valley were shocked to find the cards in...
A Tory minister says she finds Justin Trudeau's interpretation of the biggest threat to global security "blind-rage inducing." And Calgary MP Michelle Rempel, minister of state for Western economic di...
Michelle Rempel is not having fun
Plenty of people were frustrated and offended by a Justin Trudeau event aimed at "ladies," perhaps none more so than Conservative MP Michelle Rempel. Speaking Thursday to Evan Solomon, host of CBC's...
Tory darling and Calgary MP Michelle Rempel is bored with her job. Or so a Tumblr page making heavy rounds around the Internet would have us think. The high-performing political neophyte is being sing...
Back in June, McGregor -- formerly of Frank Magazine, presently of the Ottawa Citizen -- asked MP Eve Adams about expensing hair-care products during the last election. Adams responded (smartly, I thought) on Twitter, and out in the open. Later, McGregor decided to ask another MP, Michelle Rempel -- who, like Adams, is young, telegenic, Conservative and female.
Michelle Rempel has been named minister of state for western economic diversification.Some facts about Rempel:Text continues after slideshow. %Slideshow-547572% Age: 33From: Born in Winnipeg on Feb. 1...
OTTAWA - To get a feeling for Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet shuffle, a glance at the seating arrangement inside Rideau Hall's august ballroom spoke volumes.In the front rows, veteran cabinet...
Alberta, a bastion of the modern conservative movement and the Tories' heartland, remains well-represented in the Harper government's swelling cabinet ranks. Monday morning's cabinet shuffle saw Edmon...
When it comes to Canadian politics these days, it appears youth is in. With Prime Minister Stephen Harper preparing to shuffle his cabinet this summer, many pundits are saying he should inject energy...
A Canadian anti-abortion group intends to circulate postcards in northwest Calgary with graphic images of aborted fetuses. Alongside the image, the postcard will feature the face of Conservative MP Mi...
Speculation is growing that Stephen Harper will unveil a major cabinet shuffle in a matter of months. The team Harper puts together is expected to have some new faces as Conservatives look ahead to th...