Omnibus Budget Bill
An unheralded change buried in last week's 167-page omnibus budget bill exempted all records from the defunct long-gun registry
It was just 11 years ago when the World Health Organization slapped Toronto with a travel advisory, costing the city $2 billion and 28,000 jobs. This was not because of the number of SARS cases (similar in number to Singapore, which had no such advisory) but because Ottawa did not have a public health leader who could effectively coordinate with the provinces and communicate the outbreak's status to other countries.
Much of the 458-page bill involves the complicated implementation of tax changes and other budget measures, including revisions
OTTAWA - Treasury Board President Tony Clement says details on how the Harper government's omnibus budget bill will affect
Residents of southern Ontario who want to comment on an Enbridge pipeline project will have to fill out a 10-page questionnaire
To fix the malaise eroding our democracy, Canadians need a rich combination of party, electoral and Parliamentary reforms. Here are a few suggestions to contribute to a debate on this topic which I hope will become irresistible.
The jet lag has passed and the Christmas decorations (for some of us at least) are put away in storage. With 2013 stretching out before us, let's reflect on the year that was 2012 in Canadian politics. The best and worst political stories, the best and worst politicians and the biggest sellout.
The story behind the headline is that Chief Spence's hunger strike is not simply about the appalling conditions her people continue to face. Spence is one of many aboriginal leaders looking for a way to express her frustration with the Government of Canada passing laws that affect their lives and land, as well as violating treaty rights without involving them in any of the decision making.
Bill C-45 rings in at over 400 pages and like its predecessors makes changes to a myriad of rules and regulations, some that
The Conservative government has voted to limit the last debate on a massive piece of legislation to put in place the 2012