Parliament Hill

Carol Hughes – Michipicoten Island Caribou

Jan 19, 2018 @ 10:22 Anyone familiar with the plight of woodland caribou on Michipicoten Island will know that the animals have been threatened to the point that their future is very much in doubt.  While there have been opportunities to preserve the herd in its place, the province chose to pursue another solution that has those closest to the ...

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Conflict of Interest Guidelines Need to be Tightened

Oct 28, 2017 @ 09:42 If we listen to corporate Canada we might believe the only possible future for pensions is to move away from the defined benefit model in favour of a defined contribution system, also known as targeted benefit plans. Under that system there is no guarantee of what pensioners will eventually receive, only how much they will ...

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Hughes – Service Canada relents on discriminatory measure but senior’s poverty is a growing concern

Oct 16, 2017 @ 22:47 Census results are proving what many Canadians already understood, poverty rates among seniors have been climbing in Canada and fewer people are prepared to retire.  With those statistics readily available one has to wonder why the government would pursue a penny-pinching exercise that punished a select group of seniors, but that is exactly what happened ...

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