[Aberdeen Press and Journal] - By Jessica Murphy The Scottish Prison Service has organised a jobs roadshow to help it recruit staff for the new HMP Grampian “super-jail”. The £140million complex at Peterhead will replace the existing buildings in the Buchan port as well as at
[Owen Sound Sun Times] - By JESSICA MURPHY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA -- Federal access to information watchdog Suzanne Legault has given the Conservative government a "B" grade for its attempts to speed up request response times. But she said Thursday there are still
[CANOE] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA - Conservative MP Ted Opitz is appealing the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling that tossed out the election results in his riding. "This is the first time this section of the Elections Act has
[CANOE] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA - NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair will visit Fort McMurray next week, but that hasn't convinced Alberta Premier Alison Redford he has an open mind on oilsands development. "I find him quite unpredictable with
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa are seen in this file photo. (JOHN MAJOR/QMI Agency) OTTAWA - A united opposition is promising to stick a wrench into the Conservative government's plan to pass the omnibus
[24 Hours Vancouver] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA - Opposition parties and environmental groups accused the Conservative government Monday of kowtowing to "knuckle-dragging" oil giants with its proposal to streamline environmental reviews.
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources at Parliament Hill in Ottawa March 27, (QMI Agency/Andre Forget) OTTAWA — The NDP and the Liberals, backed by the Green Party, the Bloc Quebecois and green groups
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles during the "One-on-One Conversation with a Leader" event as part of the World Economic Forum on East Asia at a hotel in Bangkok June 1,
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA - A pro-business group is sounding the alarm that public sector pensions may be underfunded to the tune of $300 billion or $9000 for each and every Canadian. Canadian Federation of Independent Business
[The North Bay Nugget] - By JESSICA MURPHY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA -- The cabinet minister responsible for aiding the world's poorest is keeping her lips zipped about the tab she recently settled with taxpayers after staff combed through five years of past travel and
[Greenfield Daily Reporter] - By Kristy Deer In her blood: Jessica Murphy worked closely with her father, Tim Murphy, at the family business, The Fab Shop, which makes exhaust parts for race cars. After her father died last September, Jessica has made it her goal to get behind the
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food speaks to the media at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, May 16, after his tour of Canada. (Andre Forget / QMI AGENCY) OTTAWA -- Amnesty
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau There are nearly five million seniors in Canada — a record high number of a rapidly growing segment of the population expected to put increasing pressure on the economy and social programs countrywide.
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau Edith Holmes cuts into her 100-year birthday cake at Southwood Care Centre in Calgary on Tuesday, May 22, (LYLE ASPINALL/QMI AGENCY) OTTAWA — The second-fastest growing segment of Canada's population is
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair speaks to the media after Question Period in Ottawa, May 17, (Andre Forget / QMI AGENCY) OTTAWA - Heritage Minister James Moore says the brouhaha over NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair's
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk take part in an official state visit to Canada to discuss further relations between the two countries, in Ottawa, May 14,
[London Free Press] - By Jessica Murphy, Parliamentary Bureau OTTAWA - Defence Minister Peter Mackay was being "honest, open and truthful" when he pegged the costs of the Libya mission at $50 million last October. Mackay did the tour of political talk shows Sunday to fend
[The Sudbury Star] - By JESSICA MURPHY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA -- Conservative cabinet ministers are slamming the UN right to food envoy for criticizing Canada for not doing enough to prevent hunger and obesity nationwide. Wednesday morning, Immigration Minister Jason
[Strathmore Standard] - Grade 10 student Jessica Murphy and Grade 11s Kaitlyn Dougan competed in girls singles, while Jason Muller represented the senior class in boys singles. Muller was a late addition to the provincial squad after finishing third at zones.
[Toronto Sun] - Redford and the premiers of BC and Saskatchewan are also upset by comments Mulcair made this month suggesting western leaders are acting as Harper's "messengers." -with files from Jessica Murphy and Mark Dunn On Twitter:
[Toronto Sun] - The unilingual Gourde wasn't backing down on Thursday. "What I miss in the House [of Commons] is French. Fewer and fewer people speak French in the House and we're not respecting the previous ratios." - With files from Jessica Murphy, Dominique La Haye