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NDP gets reprieve on paying satellite offices bill

A group of NDP MPs will not immediately have to pay back $2.7-million debt a House of Commons board says it owes toward the cost of staffing party satellite offices in Quebec. 481 more words

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Anti-terror bill won't target non-violent protesters

Non-violent protesters, even those who break the law, won’t be targeted under the government’s powerful security bill, a parliamentary committee agreed Tuesday.

The move responds to a chorus of complaints from aboriginals, environmentalists and others. 595 more words

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Federal spending on child care to almost double: budget watchdog

Federal spending on child care will almost double, to approximately $8 billion by the 2017-18 fiscal year from more than $4 billion this fiscal year, according to the parliamentary budget watchdog. 749 more words

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Election Moneyball: Trail of donations favours Tories in coming vote

The pattern of political contributions made in 2014 shows that the Conservatives are winning the fundraising battle across Canada’s new riding map, suggesting Stephen Harper’s party is  858 more words

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NDP would close tax loopholes for stock options and give money back to poorer families, Mulcair says

A federal NDP government would close tax loopholes used by Canadians on their stock options and would then re-direct the money to low-income families, Leader Tom Mulcair says. 832 more words

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Mulcair: NDP would close tax loopholes for stock options to help poorer families

A federal NDP government would close tax loopholes used by Canadians on their stock options and would then re-direct the money to low-income families, party leader Tom Mulcair says. 633 more words

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Kelly McParland: Ed Broadbent wishes young people would vote more, before they figure things out

A lot of time and effort in Canada goes into research that confirms the painfully obvious. Two reports issued this week offer an excellent example. The reports, one by… 885 more words

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