The Harper Conservatives’ Orwellian “Fair Elections” Act violates the Canadian constitution, disenfranchises non-Conservative and marginalized voters.
In this speech, delivered to the Senate on Tuesday, Sen. Duffy says PM Harper told him to repay the $90 000 he fraudulently claimed from the Red Chamber.
Elizabeth May, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands and leader of the Green Party of Canada, offers Canadians her own version of the Speech from the Throne.
Here is the full text of the throne speech, delivered by Governor General David Johnston in Parliament on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
Former Conservative Sen. Pamela Wallin says Senate committee which asked her to repay the $100 000 she fraudulently claimed from the Canadian taxpayer “succumbed to a ‘lynch mob’ mentality”.
The opposition says PM Stephen Harper is proroguing Parliament to kill a tumultuous session that saw his Conservative government rocked by the Senate expense scandal.
Sen. Pamela Wallin responds to damning Deloitte report on the Senate expense scandal, which alleges she may have tried to cover up her $140,000 fraudulent claims.
A report released by the Parliamentary Budget Officer on Thursday reveals that the Harper Conservatives are underfunding on-reserve First Nation schools in British Columbia by $13 million annually.
By: Public Service Alliance of Canada | Press Release On June 5th, Conservative MP Blaine Calkins for Wetaskiwin (Alberta) introduced Bill C-525, an Act to change the certification and revocation sections of the Canada Labour Code, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Parliamentary Employees Staff Relations Act.
During Question Period on Thursday, Green Party leader Elizabeth May asked Stephen Harper whether the feds would still approve Enbridge‘s Northern Gateway Pipeline, now officially rejected by British Columbians. WATCH:
Conservative MPs on the House of Commons’s ethics committee amended Brent Rathgeber’s private member’s bill seeking salary disclosures. He’d proposed forcing disclosures for public servants earning more than about $180,000. The committee upped the threshold to $444,000. Rathgeber, the Conservative MP for Edmonton-St. Albert, didn’t like the dictatorship-style move very much. So much so that he’d… Read More