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FILE - White House chief of staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters outside the White House, Oct. 26, 2020, in Washington. Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and providing some documents, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contempt, the committee's chairman said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

 

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Mark Holland speaks during a news conference on November 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

 

FILE - White House chief of staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters outside the White House, Oct. 26, 2020, in Washington. Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and providing some documents, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contempt, the committee's chairman said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Attorney says Meadows won’t cooperate with Jan. 6 panel

Attorney says Meadows won’t cooperate with Jan. 6 panel

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Conservative Member of Parliament Shannon Stubbs rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Monday, March 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

O’Toole asks House to investigate toxic workplace allegations against Shannon Stubbs

O’Toole asks House to investigate toxic workplace allegations against Shannon Stubbs

Conservative Member of Parliament Shannon Stubbs rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Monday, March 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative leader Erin O'Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. Four Conservative MPs have been absent from the House of Commons since a motion toughening the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with Leader Erin O'Toole remaining mum Monday as to why. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

O’Toole mum on vaccination status of four absent Conservative MPs

O’Toole mum on vaccination status of four absent Conservative MPs

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. Four Conservative MPs have been absent from the House of Commons since a motion toughening the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with Leader Erin O'Toole remaining mum Monday as to why. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
FILE - This Dec. 4, 2019 file photo shows Dr. Mehmet Oz at the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala in New York. Oz, joins the Republican field of possible candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

FILE - This Dec. 4, 2019 file photo shows Dr. Mehmet Oz at the 14th annual L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala in New York. Oz, joins the Republican field of possible candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, file photo, Stacey Abrams speaks to Biden supporters as they wait for former President Barack Obama to arrive and speak at a campaign rally for Biden at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, file photo, Stacey Abrams speaks to Biden supporters as they wait for former President Barack Obama to arrive and speak at a campaign rally for Biden at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
FILE - Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks as he stands next to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020. The House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection will vote on pursuing contempt charges against Clark Wednesday, Dec. 1 as the committee aggressively seeks to gain answers about the violent attack by former President Donald Trump's supporters. (Yuri Gripas/Pool via AP, File)

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt

FILE - Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks as he stands next to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020. The House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection will vote on pursuing contempt charges against Clark Wednesday, Dec. 1 as the committee aggressively seeks to gain answers about the violent attack by former President Donald Trump's supporters. (Yuri Gripas/Pool via AP, File)
Conservative leader Erin O' Toole questions the government during Question Period in the House of Commons, Thursday, November 25, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Opposition leaders deride Liberal government’s throne speech in official replies

Opposition leaders deride Liberal government’s throne speech in official replies

Conservative leader Erin O' Toole questions the government during Question Period in the House of Commons, Thursday, November 25, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - In this April 20, 2021, file photo Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks in Brooklyn Center, Minn., during a news conference at the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday, Nov. 26, for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Omar. In her apology, Boebert didn't address Omar's criticism that Boebert made up her story about the encounter at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Boebert in call refuses to apologize for anti-Muslim remarks

Boebert in call refuses to apologize for anti-Muslim remarks

FILE - In this April 20, 2021, file photo Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks in Brooklyn Center, Minn., during a news conference at the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday, Nov. 26, for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Omar. In her apology, Boebert didn't address Omar's criticism that Boebert made up her story about the encounter at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
FILE - Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks as he stands next to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020. Clark, who aligned himself with former President Donald Trump after he lost the 2020 election has declined to be fully interviewed by a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, ending a deposition after around 90 minutes on Friday, Nov. 5. (Yuri Gripas/Pool via AP, File)

Jan. 6 panel sets contempt vote for former DOJ official

Jan. 6 panel sets contempt vote for former DOJ official

FILE - Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks as he stands next to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020. Clark, who aligned himself with former President Donald Trump after he lost the 2020 election has declined to be fully interviewed by a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, ending a deposition after around 90 minutes on Friday, Nov. 5. (Yuri Gripas/Pool via AP, File)
Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters speaks during a pro-pipeline rally at IJACK Technologies Inc. near Moosomin, Sask., on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Sen. Denise Batters may no longer be welcome in the Conservatives' national caucus but she's still a member of the party's Senate caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

Conservative senators defy O’Toole on expulsion of senator who challenged leadership

Conservative senators defy O’Toole on expulsion of senator who challenged leadership

Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters speaks during a pro-pipeline rally at IJACK Technologies Inc. near Moosomin, Sask., on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Sen. Denise Batters may no longer be welcome in the Conservatives' national caucus but she's still a member of the party's Senate caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
Senator Denise Batters is shown outside the Senate chambers on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, February 18, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Expelled Conservative Sen. Denise Batters defends petition, lashes out at O’Toole

Expelled Conservative Sen. Denise Batters defends petition, lashes out at O’Toole

Senator Denise Batters is shown outside the Senate chambers on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, February 18, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau departs on a government plane, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 in Ottawa. Trudeau is flying to Washington for meetings at the White House. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

PM pushes critical minerals, continental supply chain ahead of Three Amigos summit

PM pushes critical minerals, continental supply chain ahead of Three Amigos summit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau departs on a government plane, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 in Ottawa. Trudeau is flying to Washington for meetings at the White House. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., objects to certifying Arizona's Electoral College votes during a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to count the electoral votes cast in November's election, at the Capitol, on Jan 6, 2021. Gosar is facing censure in the House over a violent video he posted online. The House will vote Wednesday, Nov. 17, on a resolution that would censure Gosar for tweeting an animated video that depicted him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York with a sword. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke

House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke

FILE - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., objects to certifying Arizona's Electoral College votes during a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to count the electoral votes cast in November's election, at the Capitol, on Jan 6, 2021. Gosar is facing censure in the House over a violent video he posted online. The House will vote Wednesday, Nov. 17, on a resolution that would censure Gosar for tweeting an animated video that depicted him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York with a sword. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters speaks during a pro-pipeline rally at IJACK Technologies Inc. near Moosomin, Sask., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Erin O'Toole has kicked Batters out of the Conservative caucus one day after she challenged his leadership. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

O’Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

O’Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

Saskatchewan Senator Denise Batters speaks during a pro-pipeline rally at IJACK Technologies Inc. near Moosomin, Sask., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Erin O'Toole has kicked Batters out of the Conservative caucus one day after she challenged his leadership. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, centre, look on as Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, makes a child-care announcement in Edmonton, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. One of Kenney’s United Conservative backbenchers is delivering a blunt warning to him that the party is in trouble. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kenney backbencher delivers blunt warning on ignoring party member concerns

Kenney backbencher delivers blunt warning on ignoring party member concerns

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, centre, look on as Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, makes a child-care announcement in Edmonton, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. One of Kenney’s United Conservative backbenchers is delivering a blunt warning to him that the party is in trouble. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Conservative MP Tim Uppal is seen during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tory brand with racialized communities still hurt by divisive 2015 campaign: MP

Tory brand with racialized communities still hurt by divisive 2015 campaign: MP

Conservative MP Tim Uppal is seen during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
NDP MP Jenny Kwan asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, May 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As MPs return to Hill, some still worry about safety despite enhanced security

As MPs return to Hill, some still worry about safety despite enhanced security

NDP MP Jenny Kwan asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, May 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Conservative senator launches petition pushing early review of O’Toole’s leadership

Conservative senator launches petition pushing early review of O’Toole’s leadership