MPs vote in favour of forming special Canada-U.S. economic relations committee – National

Canadian MPs have passed a motion to create a special committee on the economic relationship between Canada and the United States on Tuesday. The opposition motion passed in the House of Commons by a vote of 326 to 3. Vote result: The @CPC_HQ #OppositionMotion (Special committee on the economic relationship between Canada and the […]

Calgary councillors and MPs join Sikh community to support farmer protest in India – Calgary

Two Calgary councillors and the city’s mayor are raising their voices in support of farmers in India protesting changes to how agricultural products are sold in that country. “Many Calgarians, myself included, have personal connections to farmers in India and are deeply committed to ensuring they are treated fairly,” Ward 5 Coun. George Chahal […]

Canadian MPs call to relocate 2022 Winter Olympics over China’s abuse of Uighurs – National

More than a dozen federal lawmakers from all parties are calling for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved outside China, citing a “genocidal campaign” by the state against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. An open letter signed by 13 MPs, a half-dozen Quebec politicians and others warns that participating in the Beijing Olympics […]

MPs unanimously agree to urge feds to designate Proud Boys a terrorist entity – National

Members of Canada’s parliament have agreed to call on the federal Liberal government to formally designate the Proud Boys a terrorist entity. The motion, introduced by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh passed with unanimous consent in the House of Commons on Monday. The motion calls upon the government to “use all available tools to address […]

Election of Kamala Harris inspiring young Black Canadians toward politics, MPs say – National

The election of Kamala Harris as vice-president of the United States will inspire more young Black women in Canada to engage in politics and run for office, says Velma Morgan, a Black Canadian activist based in Toronto. Harris’s father was born in Jamaica, her mother in India. She is the first woman and the […]

Canada needs to sanction China over treatment of Uighurs, MPs say – National

Members of Parliament are continuing to push for the Canadian government to impose sanctions on Chinese officials following a parliamentary study that found the country’s treatment of its Uighur population constitutes “genocide.” Speaking Thursday in a press conference that crossed party lines, current and former members of the House of Commons subcommittee on international […]