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NDP MP rarely on Parliament Hill billed taxpayers for travel with family over Christmas

NDP MP rarely on Parliament Hill billed taxpayers for travel with family over Christmas

An NDP MP who fre­quent­ly joins par­lia­men­tary pro­ceed­ings remote­ly from her rid­ing billed the House of Com­mons for a trip she took to report­ed­ly meet with ​“stake­hold­ers” over the Christ­mas hol­i­days in Que­bec — trav­el that…

Federal government approves purchase of key Ottawa property from close friend of prime minister

Federal government approves purchase of key Ottawa property from close friend of prime minister

The Trudeau gov­ern­ment has approved a deci­sion by the Nation­al Cap­i­tal…

‘No hope’ for Liberals winning next federal election with Trudeau as leader, say pollsters

‘No hope’ for Liberals winning next federal election with Trudeau as leader, say pollsters

Whether Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau leads the Lib­er­als in the next fed­er­al…

Cabinet ministers flock to Liberal stronghold ahead of Toronto byelection

Cabinet ministers flock to Liberal stronghold ahead of Toronto byelection

Cab­i­net min­is­ters are spend­ing a lot of time in a key Toron­to rid­ing…

Trudeau says he considered stepping down during marriage difficulties

Trudeau says he considered stepping down during marriage difficulties

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau said in a recent pod­cast that he con­sid­ered…

Canada’s Big Worry: A US Civil War

Canada’s Big Worry: A US Civil War

Justin Trudeau prob­a­bly won’t ask Joe Biden if the U.S. is head­ed for a war…



Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

The Green Par­ty’s Eliz­a­beth May says she believes the small num­ber of MPs named in…

Garage set on fire. Smashed windows. MPs and elected officials are rattled by rising intimidation and threats — and ‘someone is going to get seriously hurt’
These two party leaders say they’ll consider naming the MPs accused of aiding foreign governments

These two party leaders say they’ll consider naming the MPs accused of aiding foreign governments

It’s pos­si­ble that the clear­est path to iden­ti­fy­ing the unknown MPs a recent…

Shannon Phillips targeted climate and parks action. Then she got targeted. The NDPer is now leaving office

Shannon Phillips targeted climate and parks action. Then she got targeted. The NDPer is now leaving office

The Rachel Not­ley gov­ern­men­t’s con­sumer car­bon tax wound up becom­ing a weapon…

The minister who cried capital gains

The minister who cried capital gains

The air of des­per­a­tion around the Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment is grow­ing more intense. For…

Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

At some point, even for the tough­est of cook­ies, enough is enough. After years of…

Jagmeet Singh says he is 'more concerned' after reading NSICOP report, calls named MPs 'traitors'

Jagmeet Singh says he is 'more concerned' after reading NSICOP report, calls named MPs 'traitors'

NDP Leader Jag­meet Singh said he is more con­vinced than ever that fel­low…

U.S. officials discussed hitting Canada with trade sanctions over Quebec's language law

U.S. officials discussed hitting Canada with trade sanctions over Quebec's language law

U.S gov­ern­ment offi­cials have dis­cussed behind closed doors the pos­si­bil­i­ty of…

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Inflation and jobs/the economy top concerns

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Inflation and jobs/the economy top concerns

The Week­ly Nanos Track­ing is pro­duced by the Nanos Research Cor­po­ra­tion,…

Pierre Poilievre doesn’t want to talk about foreign interference

Pierre Poilievre doesn’t want to talk about foreign interference

Pierre Poilievre isn’t exact­ly known for hold­ing his tongue, least of all when it’s on…

'Byelections are sometimes referendums': Why politicos are tracking looming Toronto race

'Byelections are sometimes referendums': Why politicos are tracking looming Toronto race

The stakes are high in a loom­ing June 24 fed­er­al byelec­tion in a long-held…

What you can learn about politics from Arnold Viersen’s trip to Pierre Poilievre’s woodshed

What you can learn about politics from Arnold Viersen’s trip to Pierre Poilievre’s woodshed

The pod­cast inter­view that earned Con­ser­v­a­tive MP Arnold Viersen a news­pa­per…



A report claims certain parliamentarians colluded with foreign states — could they be charged?

A report claims certain parliamentarians colluded with foreign states — could they be charged?

Stun­ning alle­ga­tions trig­gered out­rage and dis­trust on Par­lia­ment Hill — but what…

Some of Singh’s comments ‘too hot’ on foreign interference report: May

Some of Singh’s comments ‘too hot’ on foreign interference report: May

Mem­bers of Par­lia­ment are react­ing dif­fer­ent­ly to the for­eign inter­fer­ence…

Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

Some­body should write a book about Justin Trudeau and box­ing metaphors. One…

Following Conservative attacks, government releases internal data on the impact of carbon pricing

Following Conservative attacks, government releases internal data on the impact of carbon pricing

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment has released its esti­mate of the impact of car­bon pric­ing…

Tories appeal to Jewish community ahead of byelection, allege 'betrayal' by Trudeau

Tories appeal to Jewish community ahead of byelection, allege 'betrayal' by Trudeau

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives are ask­ing the Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty in a Toron­to…

Capitalgains tax changes will influence the vote of four in ten Canadians in the next federal election

Capitalgains tax changes will influence the vote of four in ten Canadians in the next federal election

The research gauged the opin­ions among Cana­di­ans on the impor­tance of changes to the…

Freeland’s futile capital gains gambit to embarrass the Conservatives

Freeland’s futile capital gains gambit to embarrass the Conservatives

Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land appears to be attempt­ing to embar­rass Pierre…

NDP leader says Han Dong shouldn't be allowed back into Liberal caucus

NDP leader says Han Dong shouldn't be allowed back into Liberal caucus

After read­ing an unredact­ed report from one of Canada’s intel­li­gence over­sight…

NDP's Jagmeet Singh says report shows 'a number of MPs' have helped foreign states

NDP's Jagmeet Singh says report shows 'a number of MPs' have helped foreign states

NDP Leader Jag­meet Singh says a recent spy watch­dog report shows a ​“num­ber of…

Canada can’t allow allegations of collusion with foreign powers to hang over Ottawa, former CSIS director says

Canada can’t allow allegations of collusion with foreign powers to hang over Ottawa, former CSIS director says

For­mer CSIS direc­tor Richard Fad­den says Cana­da can’t allow alle­ga­tions that…

Elizabeth May just schooled Pierre Poilievre and Justin Trudeau on the right way to handle foreign interference

Elizabeth May just schooled Pierre Poilievre and Justin Trudeau on the right way to handle foreign interference

Eliz­a­beth May real­ly knows how to wreck a par­ty. Just when it seemed like all of…

Here's why voters in an upcoming byelection will be casting ballots nearly a metre long

Here's why voters in an upcoming byelection will be casting ballots nearly a metre long

When vot­ers in Toron­to-St. Paul’s go to the polls lat­er this month, they might be…