Maybe its not a gravy train if it flies? The Conservative Party of Canada was elected on a pledge to end the culture of entitlement in Canadian politics. But after a few years in office, MP’s and even cabinet ministers are buying outrageous airfares for their so-called “designated travellers.” Cabinet minister Jason Kenney flew his Mom
News & Info on Roxanne James
“I sometimes wonder if the opposition would like to provide a five-star hotel, with a chocolate on the pillow every morning. I don’t think any Canadian believes that’s necessary to accommodate people who come here through the back door,” Roxanne James opined in a 2012 debate on the treatment of irregular refugees in bill C-31.
Roxanne James is known for hard-lined stances. When it comes to the immigration and refugee issues, it appears her attitude is no different. During a 2012 Citizenship and Immigration committee hearing, James chastised Peter Edelmann, an immigration lawyer, for “derogatory” remarks in which he cautioned the government about turning Canada into a gated community. In his testimony,
No stranger to controversy around homosexuality, Roxanne James has stirred the pot again. On August 29th, Roxanne James posted news that if re-elected the Conservative party would make adoption more accessible by increasing the Adoption Expense Tax Credit to $20,000. In a Facebook post, James says, “There is no higher calling than raising a child
The Skinny Roxanne James ended Liberal John Cannis’ 18-year tenure as MP with an upset victory in 2011. James won the incredibly tight race by a mere 4% (1,470 votes). This seat is expected to be another hard-fought battle in 2015. In her quest for re-election, early polls show James has her work cut out
Canada Post’s controversial plan to eliminate door-to-door mail delivery is heating up as an election issue; that heat is about to show up on Roxanne James’ doorstep. On Friday, September 4th, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will stage a rally in front of James’ constituency office in Scarborough. Canada Post’s decision to eliminate door-to-door
Early polls suggest Roxanne James is going to have pick up support if she hopes to be re-elected come October 19th. ThreeHundredEight.com, a riding projection website used by CBC, shows polling information places Liberal candidate Salma Zahid in the lead with 36.9%. Zahid is followed closely by NDP candidate Alex Wilson at 35.6%. Meanwhile, James sits