The non-partisan official charged with keeping the House of Commons' books balanced is staying mum on what, if any, action
The Conservative Party may have problems of its own when it comes to inappropriate taxpayer-funded mailings, according to
OTTAWA — The Conservatives have announced an interim policy to deal with harassment-type complaints for their own MPs and
While protests for greater democratic rights continue in Hong Kong, some fear there could be a crackdown similar to what occurred in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Below is a list of the MPs who made reference to Tiananmen on or around June 4 during the past 15 years.
OTTAWA — NDP MPs will be on the hook for several thousands of dollars each after a committee found the party misled the House
OTTAWA – The NDP is defending its use of taxpayer money to send mass mailings to hundreds of thousands of homes in advance
Speculation is growing that Stephen Harper will unveil a major cabinet shuffle in a matter of months. The team Harper puts
John Duncan resigned as Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development on Friday and Twitter, predictably, went
The recent decision by the Assembly of First Nations to reject Ottawa's musings about reforming on-reserve education was an example of a react-first, ask-questions later approach. It was unhelpful, most of all to First Nations kids. Whenever the possibility of mixing more First Nations kids with non-native kids is brought up, some immediately have concerns over possible forced assimilation given past attempts to such an end. But integration (attending class with non-natives) is not assimilation. One can be Jewish in a public school without losing one's heritage and faith.
Earlier this year, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a report showing that taxpayers put in $23.30 for every one dollar parliamentarians contribute to their pension plans. Politicians are reluctant to step away from the machine multiplying their money. Here are some dirty little secrets about those pensions.