Megan Leslie

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Name: Megan Leslie
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Interview - Megan Leslie

1:43 PM ETThe House 00:00 / 12:07Interview - Megan Leslie 12:07NDP MP Megan Leslie describes Wednesday's events on Parliament Hill from her perspective. ... [Published CBC - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Megan Leslie
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Halifax MPs call for ‘sensible’ approach to increased security after Ottawa shootings

As the intense emotions of Wednesday’s shootings in Ottawa subsided, two local MPs who spent the day on lockdown in the Parliament buildings said questions about changing or increasing security measures and surveillance need to be considered thoughtfully ... [Published Metro Canada - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cops arrest man accused of leaving gun on bus

Man arrested in downtown Halifax after driver finds firearm on busReported by Alison Auld, The Canadian PressHALIFAX - Police arrested a man in Halifax and recovered a firearm on a public bus Thursday, hours after receiving a report of someone walking ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

'No time to feel anything' during Ottawa lockdown, says Nova Scotia MP

Halifax MP Megan Leslie said she had "no time to feel anything" when Parliament Hill was locked down after a soldier was shot and killed at the War Memorial in downtown Ottawa.Leslie said she and her NDP colleagues heard "echoey banging" as they met for ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Copyright exception for political ads mulled by Conservatives

Is the Conservative government angling to add an exemption to allow political parties to dodge copyright claims when compiling news clippings and TV footage to launch attack ads against their rivals?Heritage Minister Shelly Glover said during question ... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

QP: Goodale vs. Glover on copyright leak

Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says the Harper government behaves like a 'tin pot banana republic' while Heritage Minister Shelly Glover replies TV networks should not have the ability to censor what Canadians can see.Now Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC ... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

NDP rejects any future oil port project in Gros-Cacouna

New Democrats plan to use their opposition day today to urge Conservatives to reject all future oil terminal projects in the Port of Gros-Cacouna - the home environment and natural habitat of the endangered St. Lawrence beluga."Over the last several months, ... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Canada’s on course to cause serious damage to the Arctic

Canada’s got big plans for the Arctic, further and further north as rapid melting opens up new opportunities for mining, drilling and shipping. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is clearly one of those peoples who l. But what those plans don’t involve, apparently, ... [Published Salon - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Federal audit finds Canada lacks marine charts for Arctic

Opposition MPs say the lack of marine charts, navigation aids and ice-breaking services for the environmentally sensitive Arctic is disappointing and a significant worry for those who study the North.The problems were revealed Tuesday in an audit by Environment ... [Published CBC - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Arctic mapping problems 'disappointing,' say opposition MPs - Politics

Opposition MPs say the lack of marine charts, navigation aids and ice-breaking services for the environmentally sensitive Arctic is disappointing and a significant worry for those who study the North. The problems were revealed Tuesday in an audit by ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 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]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change affecting Canada’s northern forests ‘faster than the global average,’ says government report

PARLIAMENT HILL—One day after a world conference on climate change in New York City last week that Prime Minister Stephen Harper declined to attend, his Cabinet minister for natural resources quietly tabled a report providing detailed background on the ... [Published Hill Times - Oct 01 2014]

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"after yesterday's tragic and traumatic events in ottawa, this news is especially disturbing" Leslie, who represents Halifax in the House of Commons, said in a statement...

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Interview - Megan Leslie [Published CBC - 5 hours ago]
Ottawa terror attack: Six views on a tragedy [Published National Post - Top Stories - 18 hours ago]
Halifax MPs call for ‘sensible’ approach to inc... [Published Metro Canada - 22 hours ago]
Cops arrest man accused of leaving gun on bus [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Oct 23 2014]
'No time to feel anything' during Ottawa lockdo... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 22 2014]
PEI Organizations' Brief on CETA [Published National Farmers Union - Oct 22 2014]
One year out from scheduled federal election, p... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 17 2014]
Copyright exception for political ads mulled by... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
QP: Goodale vs. Glover on copyright leak [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
NDP rejects any future oil port project in Gros... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
Canada’s on course to cause serious damage to t... [Published Salon - Oct 08 2014]
Arctic mapping problems 'disappointing,' say op... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 08 2014]
Federal audit finds Canada lacks marine charts ... [Published CBC - Oct 07 2014]
Climate change affecting Canada’s northern fore... [Published Hill Times - Oct 01 2014]
NDP motion to reform QP defeated despite Tory b... [Published CBC - Oct 01 2014]
Tories will quash motion for QP reform [Published Carillon - Sep 30 2014]
New Democrat bid to improve question period thw... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Sep 29 2014]
Conservatives attempt to dodge vote on NDP bid ... [Published CBC - Sep 29 2014]
Canada’s vehicle emission promise not new: critics [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 23 2014]
Stephen Harper criticized for lack of action on... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 23 2014]
As global leaders gather for UN climate talks, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 22 2014]
PM Harper pits economy against the environment,... [Published CTV News - Sep 21 2014]
NDP MPs up ante in Federal Court challenge over... [Published Hill Times - Sep 15 2014]
War in Gaza top local issue with constituents, ... [Published Hill Times - Aug 11 2014]
Natural Resources’ sweeping report warns feds o... [Published Hill Times - Jul 08 2014]
‘I couldn’t just sit by and watch things happen... [Published Hill Times - Jun 24 2014]
Stephen Harper on Barack Obama’s climate-change... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 03 2014]
Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at he... [Published Hill Times - May 30 2014]
Speaker denies approving tax dollars for party ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 29 2014]
B.C. Supreme Court to hear feds’ appeal on New ... [Published Hill Times - May 26 2014]
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Ottawa terror attack: Six views on a tragedy [Published National Post - Top Stories - 18 hours ago]
Todd Korol for NP Christianne Boudreau, mother of Damian Clairmont, a Canadian jihadi killed in Syria. Q: What was going through your mind as the events of yesterday played out on Parliament Hill? A: I wasn’t overly shocked. We have been hearing ...
One year out from scheduled federal election, p... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 17 2014]
One year out from a scheduled October 2015 federal election, none of the main federal parties has nominated even half of its candidates, although the opposition says it is preparing for the possibility of a snap spring campaign. The Conservatives, NDP, ...
Stephen Harper on Barack Obama’s climate-change... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 03 2014]
OTTAWA — The federal government is dismissing U.S. President Barack Obama’s latest climate-change action plan with a shrug but observers of environmental policy say the United States will take a big leap ahead of Canada in meeting its greenhouse gas ...
Speaker denies approving tax dollars for party ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 29 2014]
OTTAWA — The Speaker of the House of Commons has contradicted NDP claims that he approved the use of parliamentary resources to send bulk mail into ridings facing byelections and to pay staff in satellite party offices. Andrew Scheer said Thursday that ...
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