Wednesday Aug 6
UK parliamentary committee urges action on Gaza
British Prime Minister David Cameron is coming under increased pressure over his government's policies on Gaza, after a cross-party parliamentary committee urged him Wednesday to press Israel to lift restrictions on trade and travel in the Palestinian territory.
The Hill Times
Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at heated committee appearance
PARLIAMENT HILL House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer stuck to his guns Thursday after publicly contradicting NDP claims it checked with him before sending partisan mass mailings into two electoral districts about to have byelections, and that he had approved an NDP caucus office in Montreal with permanent staff on the Commons payroll in Ottawa.
Watertown Daily Times
Developer of LeRay housing project makes case for PILOT
The developer of a new housing complex told the LeRay Town Council on Thursday night that her project likely would continue even without a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes deal.