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Former PM John Turner and the Arctic Youth Corp

The South Nahanni River is one of the world’s great waterways. At 563 km long it snakes through the Selwyn… Continue reading “Former PM John Turner and the Arctic Youth Corp”

Advocate signs national declaration seeking basic income as federal policy

The Lindsay Advocate is one of 3,600 organizations or individuals across Canada to sign a statement of support just released… Continue reading “Advocate signs national declaration seeking basic income as federal policy”

A view from Parliament Hill: What the heck is prorogation?

To understand prorogation, we must first have a quick refresher on the parliamentary cycle. Following an election, the party with… Continue reading “A view from Parliament Hill: What the heck is prorogation?”

Schmale appointed shadow minister for families, children, and social development

Local MP Jamie Schmale was appointed today as shadow minister for Families, Children and Social Development by Conservative Party of… Continue reading “Schmale appointed shadow minister for families, children, and social development”

Schmale and O’Toole in minority on climate change recognition

Schmale backs O’Toole for Conservative Party leader

Jamie Schmale, the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP, has thrown his support behind Erin O’Toole for the leadership of the Conservative Party… Continue reading “Schmale backs O’Toole for Conservative Party leader”

Schmale talks Conservative leadership race, COVID-19, indigenous blockades, and CBC

Jamie Schmale, the Conservative member of parliament for Haliburton – Kawartha Lakes – Brock, spent 90 minutes with the Advocate,… Continue reading “Schmale talks Conservative leadership race, COVID-19, indigenous blockades, and CBC”

A View from Parliament Hill: A summary of the COVID-19 emergency response act

The House of Commons began debate early this morning on the federal government’s response to the economic and social upheaval… Continue reading “A View from Parliament Hill: A summary of the COVID-19 emergency response act”