The musical features the story of a down and out rock band that accidentally brings our first Prime Minister back to life, allowing the Old Chieftain to explain himself and his government's contributions, and mistakes, to today's generations. It's produce
Just like Sir Robert Borden, not many believed a few short years ago that Stephen Harper could become Prime Minister, let alone reach the electoral promised land and achieve majority status.
It's time for Harper Tories to reactivate Diefenbaker-John A. tradition.
Young Conservatives in Kingston are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government to get on board with planning for national celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth in 2015.
Try as I might, I haven't been able to get past the revealing story the author tells about himself on page 263.
Presiding over minority Parliaments since 2004, conditions under which tie votes in the Commons are obviously more likely, Peter Milliken has cast four tiebreaking votes while in the Speaker's chair.
As Bill Clinton spoke about his efforts fighting AIDS in Africa, his positive message about how combating climate change and the role of the ordinary citizen as activist, one could have heard a proverbial pin drop.
North Americans didn't follow Carter's plea to turn down thermostats, choose conservation over consumption and opt for public transit over gas-guzzlers.
Joe Clark's legacy is much more than the victory over a man no other Tory vanquished.
Imagine it today, seven weeks where our Prime Minister and his opponents battled it out over an issue of fundamental importance to our future? An issue-based election? What a concept.
This fall is the perfect time for StÃ©phane Dion to allow Bob Rae to set a record, the kind junkies will be talking about for years.
The political gamesmanship that consumed official Ottawa in the lead-up to the visit of presumptive U.S. presidential candidate Sen. John McCain to our capital city was an embarrassing moment.
Failed U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis says Canadian MP know how to 'work those ridings well, knock on each door.'
Former prime minister John Turner has walked in StÃ©phane Dion's shoes
In 1957, Bob Rae and his brother John received a 10 cent tip during Christmas from the wife of then-Republican vice-president Richard Nixon for their service as the paperboys for the Nixons.
Former NHL great and Toronto MP Leonard 'Red' Kelly says 'if things aren't going right, they blame the Speaker. He's an easy guy to attack.'
Sandra Schwartz, vice-president of external relations and communications, Canadian Electricity Association, and Liberal MP Lawrence MacAulay, pictured March 3 at the CEA's reception on the Hill to launch their policy paper, 'Copper Theft from Canada's Electricity Infrastructure: Dangerous, Expensive and a Threat to Reliability.' More than 100 Parliamentarians, staff and stakeholders came to the reception held in Room 238-S Centre Block.
Geoff Smith, CEA director of government relations, with Conservative MP James Lunney and Conservative MP Wladyslaw Lizon in the background. CEA's policy paper outlines the growing problem of theft of copper components from electricity facilities across Canada. CEA is calling for revisions to the Criminal Code to create a new category of offence for this type of theft.
NDP MP Charlie Angus read through the CEA's report while enjoying a glass of red wine.
Conservative MP Ron Cannan and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.
Conservative MP Ron Cannan told the crowd about an incident in his riding of Kelowna-Lake Country, B.C., in 2012 when a young Okanagan man tried to steal copper grounds, but was badly injured when he came into contact with 135,000 votes of electricity. The man died four days later of electrical burns.
Liberal Senator Joseph Day and Geoff Smith, CEA's director of government relations.
Celyeste Power, CEA's adviser for government relations, holds up a copy of the report.
Conservative MP Ron Cannan; Conservative MP Wai Young; CEA President and CEO Jim Burpee; Scott Todd, deputy commissioner, organized crime and investigation, OPP; and Francis Bradley, CEA vice-president, policy development.
Tuna lollipops with blackberry balsamic. The food, catered by Creative Kosher, also included Thai beef cucumbers cups, sweet potato latkes with pavre sour cream, beef carpaccio wiht figs and hoisin, and mini sliders with royal burger relish.
Conservative MP Wladyslaw Lizon and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.