Brian Storseth

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Name: Brian Storseth
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Independence breaks out in Commons and world survives: Tim Harper

In recent weeks, a trio of MPs confessed indecision and voted with their conscience. Why doesn't it happen more often?OTTAWA—For most Canadians, infrequent glimpses into the workings of their Parliament reveal what appear to be elected bobble heads and ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ladies and gentlemen, we go to war

11:00 amFor the best part of a year now, a storm has been brewing in the Middle East and over the course of the last week the Canadian government has taken the difficult, but in my opinion necessary steps to help quell that storm.As I’m sure most of you ... [Published Bonnyville Nouville - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Canada is heading to war

After less than a year of official peace, Canada once again finds itself at war.Having formally ended its military commitments in Afghanistan back in March, the country finds itself on the brink of a new conflict after Conservative MPs, led by Prime Minister ... [Published Bonnyville Nouville - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Democrats thwarted in bid to compel on-point answers during question period

OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat.After initially indicating they would thwart the proposal with procedural trickery, the Conservatives allowed a vote on ... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

QP prep a consuming task for Cabinet, PMO staffers, say Conservative sources

The House’s 45-minute Question Period has been compared to a sideshow of late, but a lot of work goes into the daily theatre: on a typical day all 38 members of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Cabinet, along with Parliamentary secretaries, spend more ... [Published Hill Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

NDP motion to reform QP defeated despite Tory backbench support

Despite winning the support of three Conservative MPs, the New Democrat bid to boost the power of the Speaker to police non-responsive answers in question period has gone down to defeat.On Tuesday night, the House voted 144-132 to quash an NDP motion ... [Published CBC - Oct 01 2014]

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Independence breaks out in Commons and world su... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 14 2014]
Ladies and gentlemen, we go to war [Published Bonnyville Nouville - Oct 14 2014]
Canada is heading to war [Published Bonnyville Nouville - Oct 14 2014]
New Democrats thwarted in bid to compel on-poin... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 11 2014]
QP prep a consuming task for Cabinet, PMO staff... [Published Hill Times - Oct 06 2014]
NDP motion to reform QP defeated despite Tory b... [Published CBC - Oct 01 2014]
New Democrats thwarted in bid to compel on-poin... [Published CJAD 800 - Sep 30 2014]
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