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Conservatives continue to abuse “Omnibus Bills” with new budget legislation

Posted by Ralph Goodale on October 22, 2012 | No Comments

The language used in Parliament can sometimes get pretty obscure. Over the last few weeks, for example, many people have asked: “What is an omnibus bill?” An “omnibus bill” is one that includes several different topics bundled together. Under the Harper regime, the “omnibus” procedure has been pushed to unprecedented extremes, causing massive abuses of power. Conservative omnibus bills since 2006 have averaged well over 300 pages.

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Liberalism is alive and well in Kelowna, BC

Posted on October 19, 2012 | No Comments

Liberalism is alive and well in Kelowna, BC. The UBCO Young Liberals of Canada met with Dr. Bennett to fine-tune original policies to improve engagements and conditions of life for Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Their ideas will be presented at the LPCBC Policy Conference Nov 24-25. Rebuilding one policy at a time - grassroots politics at its finest.

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Happy Birthday, Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Posted by Bob Rae on October 18, 2012 | No Comments

Today is the birthday of Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada's fifteenth prime minister.

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Bob Rae: Listening to Communities in Nunavik

Posted by Bob Rae on October 18, 2012 | No Comments

There is an Inuit community in northern Quebec and Labrador, and communities there feel ignored by both provincial and federal governments.

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Video: Bob Rae’s speech at the 2012 OLP AGM

Posted on October 18, 2012 | No Comments

Bob Rae’s speech to the 2012 Ontario Liberal Party’s Annual General Meeting at the Ottawa Convention Centre

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