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Statement by Mr. Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre, NDP): Syria

Mr. Speaker, I rise with a heavy heart, like many in this place, as we debate again the situation in Syria. I say “again”...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Most Untapped Political Resource

  Sincerity is a resource, better termed an asset, which is rarely seen as advantageous in politics.  Commentators often dance around the subject by...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): The Most Untapped Political Resource

In the over seven years since the Conservatives have been in power, they have been able to utilize many previously untapped political resources. This...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Most Untapped Political Resource

A political mentor once told me that the success of all political campaigns is largely dependent upon three things: time, money and volunteers. Unfortunately,...

Government of Canada Honours Holocaust Victims and Survivors at the National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

Friends, On Tuesday I joined Holocaust survivors from across the country at the National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Canadian War Museum to...

Intern Blog: ‘Relationships Matter’

If you ask me for one skill that isn’t taught in school that I think everyone should learn, I would say networking, hands down....

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): Partisanship and Friendship: A Balancing Act

  Throughout my time being involved in politics I have met so many individuals that have shaped me in so many different ways. I’ve...

Matt Godwin (NDP): Partisanship & Friendship: A Balancing Act

  I am reminded of Coolidge’s early 20th century series of oil paintings “Dogs Playing Poker”, when considering this subject.  On the surface, all...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): Partisanship and Friendship: A Balancing Act

  Hopefully, you are a person with strong political views and it is possible that those views have made you associate with a certain...

Intern Blog: Living in the Moment

So, I am currently completing my fifth of eight semesters at university and things are getting hectic before finals. I have a lot on...

Statement by John Baird: Falk’s Comments Cast Shame on United Nations

April 24, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Once again, United Nations official Richard Falk has spewed more mean-spirited,...

Ottawa Site Chosen for Canada’s National Holocaust Monument

April 23, 2013 – On behalf of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), today announced that a...