A simple question by NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair during Question Period led to a bizarre exchange with a Conservative MP and exposed House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer’s incompetence and lack of neutrality.
NDP MP Craig Scott proposes an “adapted-for-Canada” system of proportional representation as a route to parliamentary reform and democratic renewal.
The NDP has tabled a motion in the House of Commons that would limit Stephen Harper’s use of Challenger jests to Canadian government business only.
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.
In a self-pitying message posted on Facebook on Friday, Stephen Harper’s Environment Minister Peter Kent embraced his imminent demotion from the Conservative cabinet.