Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson earned himself a headline last week for telling B.C. universities to quit wasting scarce public funds and their students’ scarcer tuition money hiring lobbyists… 749 more words
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The NDP is attempting the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass to resolve its ongoing dispute with a House of Commons board over the costs of the party’s satellite offices. 526 more words
Never mind the debates on the anti-terror bill, or Pat Martin’s underwear scare. The Gargoyle was, uh, briefed this week on a number of other matters. 1,417 more words
After breaking parliamentary rules by getting out of his seat during a vote, Manitoba MP Pat Martin blamed the episode on a pair of ill-fitting underwear. 662 more words
When the sun rose on Aug. 22, 2011, Anne McGrath faced one of the hardest days of her life.
At 4:45 a.m. that day, NDP leader Jack Layton had died of cancer in his Toronto home — just 16 weeks after leading his party to unprecedented heights in that year’s federal election. 1,346 more words
After a delay of more than 10 years, the Canadian Armed Forces hope to proceed sometime in the spring with the purchase of a new search-and-rescue aircraft fleet. 604 more words