Liberals

(Government of Canada)

Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference

William Amos, in Quebec, appeared on the screens of his fellow members of Parliament completely naked

(Government of Canada)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduces new Member of Parliament Marci Ien before Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday November 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals hope for ‘tame’ convention, in contrast to rival parties’ controversies

Priority policy resolutions include calls for a universal basic income

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduces new Member of Parliament Marci Ien before Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday November 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Toronto MP John McKay speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The veteran Liberal backbencher is taking a federal Liberal minister to task for failing to give real teeth to a new watchdog who is supposed to investigate human rights abuses by Canadian companies operating abroad. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberal MP confronts minister over new watchdog to oversee Canadian companies abroad

Toronto MP John McKay has for decades campaigned for watchdog

Toronto MP John McKay speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The veteran Liberal backbencher is taking a federal Liberal minister to task for failing to give real teeth to a new watchdog who is supposed to investigate human rights abuses by Canadian companies operating abroad. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins on a Zoom call to the Ponoka chamber of commerce. (Image: screenshot)

MP Calkins on federal pandemic spending: ‘We’re in trouble’

MP gives run down on federal finances, vaccine roll out to Ponoka chamber members

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins on a Zoom call to the Ponoka chamber of commerce. (Image: screenshot)
Afghan women attend an election campaign by Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. An internal review of the nearly $1 billion in foreign aid that Canada quietly spent in Afghanistan in the six years after the Canadian military pulled out has found some successes but also many failures, especially when it comes to helping women and girls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rafiq Maqbool
Afghan women attend an election campaign by Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. An internal review of the nearly $1 billion in foreign aid that Canada quietly spent in Afghanistan in the six years after the Canadian military pulled out has found some successes but also many failures, especially when it comes to helping women and girls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rafiq Maqbool
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Pablo Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on Parliament Hill Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Ottawa. The Liberals are preparing to cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and committee motions for the past couple months. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Pablo Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on Parliament Hill Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Ottawa. The Liberals are preparing to cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and committee motions for the past couple months. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a press conference during the COVID pandemic in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a press conference during the COVID pandemic in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Gov.Gen. Julie Payette gives a wave as she waits before delivering the throne speech in the Senate chamber in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals vow wage-subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system in throne speech

Canadian labour market was hammered by pandemic, when lockdowns in the spring led to a loss of 3 million jobs

Gov.Gen. Julie Payette gives a wave as she waits before delivering the throne speech in the Senate chamber in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Marc Kielburger, screen left, and Craig Kielburger, screen right, appear as witnesses via videoconference during a House of Commons finance committee in the Wellington Building in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

WE Charity closing operations in Canada, Kielburgers plan to step down

WE plans to lay off its Canadian staff in the coming months and sell all its property in Canada,

Marc Kielburger, screen left, and Craig Kielburger, screen right, appear as witnesses via videoconference during a House of Commons finance committee in the Wellington Building in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will appear before a House of Commons committee looking into the cancelled agreement with WE Charity, in a July 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Finance Minister Bill Morneau set to testify on deal with WE Charity

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau will appear today before a House…

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will appear before a House of Commons committee looking into the cancelled agreement with WE Charity, in a July 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected in the House of Commons on July 21, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Scrutiny of WE deal to resume at committee, in House of Commons Tuesday

OTTAWA — The Liberal government’s cancelled contract with an organization connected closely…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected in the House of Commons on July 21, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen’s office says the government is reviewing the launch of what’s known as the “social finance fund” given the pandemic, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Liberals review rollout of social finance fund to combat pandemic fallout

OTTAWA — The federal government is taking a second look at how…

Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen’s office says the government is reviewing the launch of what’s known as the “social finance fund” given the pandemic, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Liberal winners, losers gather in Ottawa after disappointing election result

Liberal winners, losers gather in Ottawa after disappointing election result

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says his new government has a lot of…

Liberal winners, losers gather in Ottawa after disappointing election result
MP Francis Drouin still in Liberal caucus as Halifax incident is investigated

MP Francis Drouin still in Liberal caucus as Halifax incident is investigated

OTTAWA — A Liberal member of Parliament facing what he calls an…

MP Francis Drouin still in Liberal caucus as Halifax incident is investigated

Grassroots Liberals pressuring Trudeau government to be more progressive

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is being pushed by backbenchers…

Khan says he’s ready to rebuild Alberta Liberals

EDMONTON — The new leader of Alberta’s Liberals says he’s ready to…