Richard Rumas, clerk of House Ethics Committee, a 33-year veteran.
Grit MP Paul Szabo defends committee, says it got more in first three hours than the RCMP got in 10 years.'
Democracy Watch says Elections Canada hasn't looked closely enough at print advertising expenses for other parties
If passed, Bill C-22 would take effect after the 2011 census. House would be boosted to 330 seats after 2012.
Chief Government Whip Jay Hill says, 'We're not doing anything differently under the rules than any of the other parties.'
Tory Sen. Hugh Segal, who introduced motion to hold referendum, says he would vote against abolishing Senate in a referendum.
Experts say the second session of the 39th Parliament will be high stakes brinkmanship.
Government is said to prorogue any time now and return to fall business after the Oct. 10 Ontario election
Government House Leader Peter Van Loan says government won't pass wholly-overhauled Clean Air and Climate Change Act
Opposition parties say Conservatives will let controversial Clean Air Act die on Order Paper
Opposition parties say Tories could spike Clean Air Act; it was 'dead on arrival' when minority government tabled it
But NDP Christopherson says Tories can use upcoming report against Liberals in next election.
Governing Tories say they don't want an election, but Libs say Conservatives are setting up legislative exit strategies.
Grit MP David McGuinty convinced Conservatives want an early election
Lobby for and against Bloc's private member's bill C-257 banning replacement workers during a strike heats up as House gets set to vote on it at third reading on Wednesday
Back in 1979, Bob Rae's budget sub-amendment brought down Joe Clark's Progressive Conservative government in dramatic vote.
Director of Public Prosecutions' $98.5-million budget is half of government's new aid program to Afghanistan, says Goodale
Canada's former chief electoral officer Kingsley says new CEO better be a quick study, election soon
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.
Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.
House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.
The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.
Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.
The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.
Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto).
CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.
Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.
CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.
Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.
Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.