Federal Politics

Conservative member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals say Tory effort to set up COVID-19 committee will be a confidence matter

The Tories were originally proposing an ‘anticorruption’ committee

 

Jansen rises during question period in December of 2019. (File photo by Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)

Cloverdale -Langley City MP Jansen was not allowed to speak by Liberal finance chair

After the We charity controversy was raised, finance committee meeting was suspended

 

Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

 

Jansen appointed to finance committee

Cloverdale -Langley City MP joins several other MPs on bipartisan committee

Here’s what to do as Canada Student Loan payments resume, starting today

Graduates like Cytko have a range of options, from requesting to postpone payments to tackling them on a budget

Virtual voting tests underway as House of Commons set to return for throne speech

The House of Commons sat in a modified hybrid form over the summer

Singh blasts Trudeau, O’Toole for helping big business, super-rich during pandemic

Jagmeet Singh wants the Liberals to extend benefits for unemployed Canadians that he says they are planning to curtail

Moe asks Trudeau to make oil and gas commitment in upcoming throne speech

Carbon tax case is to be heard at the country’s top court next week

Painful Truth: Damaged reality a real danger

Whether it’s QAnon or tax-avoidance schemes, too many people believe firmly in total nonsense

Langley Conservative MPs welcome new leader

Erin O’Toole wasn’t first choice of both the party representatives in Langley

WEB POLL: Ready for a snap election?

Do you think we’ll go to the polls soon?

Federal parties see drop in donations during height of pandemic

Despite significant financial impacts, political donations have not entirely dried up

‘Underwhelming’ support for agriculture industry: BC Fruit Growers’ Association

The association said the federal government doesn’t address the sector’s immediate needs

WEB POLL: Is emergency benefit enough?

The government is giving $2,000 a month to people left without work by COVID-19

  • Apr 6, 2020

Langley-Aldergrove MP donates pay boost to local charities

Many MPs are donating the automatic pay increase to coronavirus-related causes

  • Apr 6, 2020

A new approach needed to get Canadians home from India, MPs say

Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen and Abbotsford MP Ed Fast issue joint call

Local MPs helping stranded travellers abroad

Politicians are trying to bring home Canadians as global travel is thrown into upheaval

LETTER: Can we debate policies without partisanship?

local letter writer says we could get a lot further in policy development if we put aside politics

  • Mar 14, 2020

Painful Truth: Alberta needs our help

The brutal crash in the oil market is going to require help now, and in the future

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

‘I will be back on my feet soon’