The Globe and Mail
Veterans of the convocation address share their wisdom
Former prime minister Paul Martin delivers a convocation address to graduates at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ont., on June 18, 2010.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Windsor Star
Low/Martin house tour to benefit charity
Vern Myslichuk, owner of BetterMade Cabinets and the Low/Martin house, shows off some of the work that has been completed at the home in Windsor on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
Senate expenses: Pressure builds for senators, MPs to disclose expenses as ministers do
The fallout from the Senate expense scandal is putting pressure on senators and MPs to reform the way they disclose their expenses, but it appears the Senate will make changes before the House of Commons does.
Our Teflon Prime Minister
Prime Minister Harper denies any prior knowledge of the ninety thousand dollar bale out of Senator Duffy.
Wed May 22, 2013
Jockeying starts over making the Senate more accountable
Senators should disclose their expenses just as cabinet ministers do, the top Conservative in the Senate says, meaning the details of every trip and every receipt could be made public.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Toronto Star
Senate expense scandal points to the essential Stephen Harper: Walkom
He has failed because the imbroglio in the upper chamber speaks to more than the dubious accounting methods said to be employed by Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin, two high-profile Harper senators forced to resign from the Conservative caucus.
The Ontarion Newspaper
Paul Martin to Receive U of G Leadership Award
Paul Martin, Canada's 21st prime minister, a global diplomat and an advocate for aboriginal issues, will receive the Lincoln Alexander Outstanding Leader Award May 29 from the University of Guelph.
Mon May 20, 2013
Updated: PM's chief of staff Nigel Wright resigns in wake of Duffy controversy
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's embattled chief of staff Nigel Wright resigned Sunday morning over his role in helping Senator Mike Duffy repay over $90,000 in potentially improper Senate expenses.
Chief executive takes home A 200,000 as council tries to save A 100m
The head of cash-strapped Wandsworth Council pocketed more than A 200,000 of taxpayers' money, making him the highest paid permanent chief executive in London.
Wed May 15, 2013
The BC election and home-team advantage
The BC Liberals' victory in yesterday's election , which surprised me too, is only the latest example of an election where the incumbent fared substantially better than polls had predicted.
The Globe and Mail
Aboriginal education vexes Canada
Former prime minister Paul Martin could have put up his feet after leaving political life, but relaxation is not part of his DNA.
Tue May 14, 2013
Trent professors inducted as Aboriginal elders as former PM watches
Trent University founding president Tom Symons and Professor Harvey McCue were joined by former prime minister Paul Martin in an evening celebrating their commitment to Indigenous education, which featured an Honouring the Elders ceremony, during which both Prof.
Report: Canada could see indigenous uprising
Living standards for indigenous people on par with "third world" countries, buttressed by a large population of unemployed young men in a "warrior cohort", and easy-to-target economic infrastructure, all mean Canada has conditions for a potential indigenous "insurgency". That's according to a new report penned by a former Canadian military officer ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Aboriginal education program unites culture and traditions
Isaac Brandon is a really bright youth from Waywayseecappo First Nation who's come up with an idea for a pen that carries extra cartridges for emergency injections of insulin.
Sat May 11, 2013
Autopilot increases drive up taxes and compliance costs
B.C. voters are good at pushing back when they see a tax policy they don't like - as the 2011 HST referendum proved beyond doubt.
Fri May 10, 2013
Former PM coming to Trent
Former Canadian prime minister Paul Martin will be at Trent University Tuesday .
The Winnipeg Free Press
A cordial but shallow meeting of the minds
The Business Council of Manitoba convened a conference Thursday to celebrate its 15th anniversary.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Push feds on school gap: ex-PM
From right: former prime minister Paul Martin, former Quebec premier Jean Charest and Kevin Lynch, former Clerk of the Privy Council.
Thu May 09, 2013
Aboriginal workforce presents unique challenge, conference told
'Our unique challenge is how do we take advantage of the opportunity the young aboriginal population presents for us,' said Richardson Financial Group president and CEO Sandy Riley .
Hamilton Mountain News
Hamilton Mountain Liberal nomination contest heats up
In an email message Mirza confirmed he will be seeking the Hamilton Mountain provincial Liberal nomination, scheduled to be held sometime in early June.