Merv Tweed

Brandon-Souris: The Liberals go with Rolf

And a Conservative says nice things about Justin Trudeau

As the Brandon-Souris turns

‘I’m sad to see it evolve into what it has’

The Brandon-Souris soap opera

The case of the missing cheque

Au revoir, Merv Tweed

Another MP bids adieu

What do Conservative backbenchers think they’re here to do?

Conservative MP fight for transparency… from the opposition

Live: A very long night for a very long bill

Welcome to Aaron Wherry’s live coverage of tonight’s C-38 votes

Firefighters in Ottawa

The International Association of Firefighters arrived in Ottawa and held a reception at the Delta Hotel.

Who will be the next Speaker of the House?

LIVE BLOG: Aaron Wherry reports from the Speaker’s election


‘I’m asking my fellow MPs to imagine a Parliament that functions well’

The NDP’s Denise Savoie has officially entered the race to be the next Speaker of the House. From the news release:


Place your bets

The Canadian Press widens the current field to replace Peter Milliken as Speaker to six MPs, all of them Conservatives.

Vic Toews poses with Salmon

The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance held a reception at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa. Below, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews and Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance Executive Director Ruth Salmon.

Olympians and Gold Medal Plates

The National Arts Centre hosted Ottawa’s Gold Medal Plates dinner to raise funds for the Canadian Olympic Foundation. Local chefs prepared special meals and high profile Olympians attended including Alexandre Bilodeau (below), the first Canadian to win gold on Canadian soil.