Megan Leslie

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Name: Megan Leslie
Publicerad Oct 01 2014 - uppdaterad 19 hours ago - 1 rapporter

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]
Publicerad 23 hours ago - uppdaterad 23 hours ago - 1 rapporter

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 - 23 hours ago]
Publicerad Sep 29 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 30 2014 - 1 rapporter

New Democrat bid to improve question period thwarted by Conservatives

, EDT.NDP MP Peter Julian speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, September 29, 2014 in regards to the NDP motion to fix question period. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick"OTTAWA - Last week's ... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Sep 29 2014]
Publicerad Sep 29 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 30 2014 - 1 rapporter

Conservatives attempt to dodge vote on NDP bid to boost Speaker's powers

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan may be setting the stage for the Conservative caucus to foil an NDP bid to crack down on non-answers in question period without having to vote against a proposed motion.Van Loan threw a procedural curve ball into ... [Published CBC - Sep 29 2014]
Publicerad Sep 23 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 23 2014 - 1 rapporter

Canada’s vehicle emission promise not new: critics

@*@ SingleCritics say Canada’s announcement on vehicle emissions are not new and not enough to tackle climate change.Photo Credit: Lars Hagberg/Canadian Press By Lynn Desjardins | english@rcinet.caTuesday 23 September, 2014 ,No Comments ↓Canada’s environment ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 23 2014]
Publicerad Sep 23 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 23 2014 - 1 rapporter

Stephen Harper criticized for lack of action on climate change

zoomOTTAWA—A tightening of car and truck pollution standards to take effect in 2018 did little to persuade critics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper that he’s serious about tackling climate change .Megan Leslie, the NDP’s environment critic, called it ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 23 2014]
Publicerad Sep 22 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 22 2014 - 1 rapporter

As global leaders gather for UN climate talks, protesters urge action

Climate change is “hanging like a shadow” over all international development efforts, a top UN official says, as the world body moves to tackle global warming in a landmark summit this week that will see more than 120 heads of state attend.Helen Clark, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 22 2014]
Publicerad Sep 21 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 21 2014 - 1 rapporter

PM Harper pits economy against the environment, Naomi Klein says

Prominent Canadian author Naomi Klein says Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s absence from Tuesday’s UN climate summit is just the latest event to demonstrate his government’s lack of interest in the environmental issues.Activist groups have also opposed ... [Published CTV News - Sep 21 2014]
Publicerad Sep 04 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 04 2014 - 1 rapporter

Sable Island: A national park in the middle of a gas field

At the end of the spring 2013 parliamentary session, I had the opportunity to work on the bill that created Sable Island National Park Reserve.Like all things we pour our hearts into, we see all the flaws and bumps and rough spots up close — but then ... [Published CBC - Sep 04 2014]
Publicerad Sep 04 2014 - uppdaterad Sep 04 2014 - 1 rapporter

Megan Leslie

2 Nova Scotia daycares failed to report suspected child abuseGordon Frank Nickerson deemed a dangerous offenderSable Island: A Living TreasurePeter Kelly, former Halifax mayor, has new job in AlbertaHigh-volume fracking to be banned in Nova ScotiaWoman ... [Published CBC - Sep 04 2014]
Publicerad Aug 27 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 27 2014 - 1 rapporter

Politicians help recognize role of convenience stores in Halifax communities

HALIFAX – It’s not every day politicians ring up your purchases at the local convenience store, but that was the scene in Halifax and other Maritimes regions on Wednesday.Convenience Store Day it about people gaining a new perspective, says Mike Hammond, ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 27 2014]
Publicerad May 29 2014 - uppdaterad May 30 2014 - 2 rapporter

Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at heated committee appearance

PARLIAMENT HILL – House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer stuck to his guns Thursday after publicly contradicting NDP claims it checked with him before sending partisan mass mailings into two electoral districts about to have byelections, and that he had ... [Published Hill Times - May 30 2014]

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"to be clear, conservative ministers would still have the right to be wrong; we are just requiring them to be relevant" said NDP MP Megan Leslie in question period

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Climate change affecting Canada’s northern fore... [Published Hill Times - 23 hours ago]
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]
If We Build It, They Will Stay [Published TheWalrus.ca - Sep 08 2014]
Sable Island: A national park in the middle of ... [Published CBC - Sep 04 2014]
Megan Leslie [Published CBC - Sep 04 2014]
Politicians help recognize role of convenience ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 27 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]
Lobbying on 2015 budget will see ‘violin playin... [Published Hill Times - May 12 2014]
Harper defence of vouching prohibition includes... [Published Hill Times - Apr 10 2014]
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