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

 

Federal NDP looks to criminalize domestic emotional abuse with new law

MP Randall Garrison introduces private member’s bill

 

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

 

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows MP responds to claims of unfairly distributed backpacks

Marc Dalton critic said the MP should make sure backpacks end up on shoulders of kids in need

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

Conservative caucus talked about economy, overdoses: Dalton

Predict throne speech will trigger a fall election

Dalton endorsed new Conservative leader

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MP calls Erin O’Toole a unifier

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

Maple Ridge gets behind national lobby for emergency transit dollars

In a community where transit cuts go deep, council joins plead for federal relief money

  • May 2, 2020

LETTER: Parallels between Dalton and Donald

Former NDP candidate takes swing at current MPs COVID stance

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER: Conservative MP poses tough question about Canadian economy

Dalton’s comments, while unfortunate, are still valid and top of mind for many

  • Apr 20, 2020

LETTER: Voters will remember MP’s tweet come election time

Seniors are not impediment to the resurrection of our economy, contrary to Dalton’s comment

  • Apr 16, 2020

Pitt Meadows Maple Ridge MP to donate pay raise to charity

The annual adjustment will mean a gross annual increase of $3,700 from $178,900 to $182,600

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

‘I will be back on my feet soon’

Langley Conservative candidate stays quiet after blackface controversy

Tamara Jansen has not spoken to the media since Thursday

Late MP Warawa remembered for kindness, faith, convictions

Hundreds of people attended a celebration of life for the late Langley politician

INTERVIEW: Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Conservative leader leads caucus retreat in Victoria before parliament returns