Parliament

Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, left, and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta MPs react to Russian-Ukraine war, sanctions

All but five Alberta MPs on Russia’s blacklist

 

An Ottawa Police vehicle blocks off Kent Street in front of parked trucks as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns continues into its second week, in Ottawa, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency over ongoing protests

‘Serious danger and threat to the safety and security of residents’

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the House of Commons following the election of the Speaker of the House of Commons Monday, November 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Uncertain if Liberals can pass two remaining priority bills before Christmas break

Bills currently before Commons finance committee and human resources committee

 

A page makes preparations in The House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A page makes preparations in The House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Pages makes preparations in The House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

New Parliament opens looking a lot like the old one, facing same issues

Session opens today with the election of a new Speaker

Pages makes preparations in The House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative member of Parliament Richard Lehoux rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative member of Parliament Richard Lehoux rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Peace tower is seen  in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct. 18. 2021. Conservatives say they disagree with a committee of federal representatives deciding who is allowed to enter the House of Commons based on their vaccination status against COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hybrid Parliament safest to stop MPs becoming ‘vectors’ spreading COVID-19: NDP

Hybrid Parliament safest to stop MPs becoming ‘vectors’ spreading COVID-19: NDP

The Peace tower is seen  in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct. 18. 2021. Conservatives say they disagree with a committee of federal representatives deciding who is allowed to enter the House of Commons based on their vaccination status against COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP member of Parliament Peter Julian holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Delaying Parliament’s return until Nov. 22 will cut off COVID-19 benefits: NDP

Subsidies could be extended until Nov. 30 without a new law

NDP member of Parliament Peter Julian holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP member of Parliament Peter Julian holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Delaying Parliament’s return until Nov. 22 will cut off COVID-19 benefits: NDP

Delaying Parliament’s return until Nov. 22 will cut off COVID-19 benefits: NDP

NDP member of Parliament Peter Julian holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa is seen, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ten ex-MPs who served under two years to get $93,000 severance cheques: federation

Pensions for MPs leaving office in 2021 will cost $1.4 million a year

The Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa is seen, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota is seen in the House of Commons Wednesday April 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Government interfering with ‘exclusive jurisdiction’ of House, Speaker tells court

Government interfering with ‘exclusive jurisdiction’ of House, Speaker tells court

Speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota is seen in the House of Commons Wednesday April 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. An emergency parliamentary debate that was supposed to be a forum for cross-party collaboration on better ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has devolved into another round of partisan finger-pointing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Emergency parliamentary debate on pandemic devolves into partisan finger-pointing

‘Let’s work together instead of playing terrible politics in this debate’

Green Party MP Elizabeth May arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. An emergency parliamentary debate that was supposed to be a forum for cross-party collaboration on better ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has devolved into another round of partisan finger-pointing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
(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)

Bullet holes from 2014 attack on Parliament Hill to be left untouched in renovations

Bullet holes from 2014 attack on Parliament Hill to be left untouched in renovations

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet are expected to return to the House of Commons after isolating due to COVID-19 as Parliament resumes Monday for its first full week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Commons set for debate Liberals say undermines confidence in Parliament

Conservatives push for an anticorruption committee

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet are expected to return to the House of Commons after isolating due to COVID-19 as Parliament resumes Monday for its first full week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet are expected to return to the House of Commons after isolating due to COVID-19 as Parliament resumes Monday for its first full week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet are expected to return to the House of Commons after isolating due to COVID-19 as Parliament resumes Monday for its first full week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Morning light hits the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Parliament resumes full operations today with debate on throne speech

Opposition parties will respond to Wednesday’s speech

Morning light hits the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour
NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic

NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic

NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic

NDP, Liberals cut short debate on how Commons should function during pandemic
Senators may have to rein in activism in minority Parliament: new govt rep

Senators may have to rein in activism in minority Parliament: new govt rep

OTTAWA — Independent senators may have to curb their enthusiasm for amending…

Senators may have to rein in activism in minority Parliament: new govt rep