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Newspaper apologizes for involving MP in controversy over ad
"We are responsible for it so we'll take the blame," said Rick Littlechild, the newspaper's general manager.
The Canadian Press
Jul 15th, 2015
MP Joyce Murray slams Harper government over infrastructure budget (Video)
Harper playing politics with Canada's economic lifeblood, says Murray.
Mar 21st, 2014
Justin Trudeau wins Liberal leadership with nearly 80% of vote
As many expected, Justin Trudeau has won the Liberal leadership race with a whopping 77.8 per cent of the vote. Joyce Murray, an outspoken candidate who urged electoral co-...
Apr 14th, 2013
No green future in Conservative budget, say Tides and Nature Canada
Critics say they’re concerned about the 2012 federal budget’s focus on resource development, and its vague promises to “streamline” environmental reviews.
Mar 29th, 2012
Critics distressed over Tories' plans to change environmental review process
With a new “austerity budget” and other legislation changes forthcoming from the Conservative government, many have concerns about possible amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act.
Feb 9th, 2012
"Scary time" for Canada
Critics say they’re “dismayed” by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s anti-democratic and “McCarthy-esque” tactics, regarding regulatory hearings for the Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline.
Jan 25th, 2012
George Soros’ Open Society Foundation responds to Joe Oliver's claims about enviro funding
Organization responds after Resources Minister Joe Oliver publicly blamed US philanthropist George Soros for financing "radical environmental agenda".
Jan 11th, 2012
Mayor Gregor Robertson congratulates successful Vancouver candidates
Vancouver municipal election 2011: "By having a diverse range of federal political representation, the issues and concerns of Vancouver’s citizens will have a strong voice in the House of Commons."
May 3rd, 2011
Conservatives aren't cool: Justin Trudeau
DECISION 2011: For those who can't get enough Justin Trudeau, we follow up our last report on his visit to Vancouver with another story and pictures.
Apr 20th, 2011
Candidates Trudeau and Dosanjh rattle Tories' cage on family reunification and citizenship
DECISION 2011: Liberal MPs delight party faithful, woo ethnic vote with attack on Conservative policy.
Apr 20th, 2011