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Hughes pays tribute to Bob Manuel in Parliament

Carol Hughes Statement on Workers Day of Mourning

Elliot Lake mourns the loss of community stalwart, Bob Manuel

Carol Hughes Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Loran Scholar Samantha Giguere rewarded for hard work: Hughes

Canada Health Act should cover palliative care

Hughes delivers online Algoma Passenger Train petition

Parliament needs to address eating disorders: Hughes

Carol Hughes calls for action on equality for First Nations Children

Hughes takes community television and media concerns to parliament

Hughes lauds volunteers combatting hunger in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing

Hughes challenges MPs to act on violence against women

Petitioners call on government to support Algoma passenger train: Hughes

Award winning businesses the pride of the North: Hughes

Shortage of federal health and safety officers a problem for Northern Ontario: Hughes

Cuts to local education miss the mark on funding gap commitment: Hughes

Liberals happy to repeat Conservative’s mistake on Algoma Passenger Train: Hughes

Cadet programs build communities by empowering youth: Hughes

Nurse week let’s us celebrate incredible health care professionals: Hughe

Hughes reintroduces bill for Defence of Canada Medal

Constable Boyd among Manitoulin’s outstanding citizens: Hughes

Forum participation connects young Canadians with politics

Racism is holding us back: Hughes

Hughes honours political dynamo in Parliament

International Women’s Day highlights empowerment

NDP MP Carol Hughes named Deputy Speaker

FASD medialert bracelet pilot project encouraging: Hughes

Without the weight of action reconciliation is just an idea: Hughes

Poor health care services for remote and northern First Nations reflect government attitude: Hughes

Government shamelessly use veterans as a wedge in budget: Hughes

First Nations fire-fighting services limited by underfunding: Hughes

Hughes pays tribute to popular Wawa Deacon in parliament

Governments must act on workplace health and safety: Hughes

Rail safety needs to be a priority for government: Hughes

Conservative budget spends billions on wealthiest few

Hughes' motion to end racism promotes dialogue

Hughes makes 11th hour impassioned plea on ACR passenger trains

Hughes urges parliament to do the right thing for Great Lakes on plastic microbeads pollution

Now is the time for action on Ring of Fire

Government still has role to play in transition of ACR passenger services: Hughes

Train derailments piling up in Northern Ontario: Hughes

Hughes highlights autism awareness event in the House of Commons

Challenges related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder go beyond health care system

Violence against northern women not on government's radar

Anti-terrorism legislation too important to be rushed

CARTS FOR MOBILE ULTRASOUND PROGRAM A COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTION: HUGHES

HUGHES SECURES MINISTER’S COMMITMENT TO MEET WITH ACR STAKEHOLDERS

TIME TO CALL INQUIRY INTO MURDERED AND MISSING ABORIGINAL WOMEN: HUGHES

MAINTAIN FIRST NATIONS HEALTH RESEARCH AS A PRIORITY: HUGHES

HUGHES CALLS FOR FEDERAL FUNDING OF HEAVY URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE

HUGHES CALLS FOR BEST USE OF PRECIOUS FIRST NATIONS HEALTH DOLLARS

Ultrasound carts purchase would save big on travel costs

HUGHES LAUDS COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS’ CHRISTMAS GIFT PROGRAMS IN PARLIAMENT

HUGHES SAYS SUPPORT IS GROWING FOR COLD WAR MEDAL ACROSS CANADA

HUGHES CALLS FOR REINSTATEMENT OF JOINT PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM:

Heavy search and rescue undervalued by surplus-hungry government

HAB FANS CHEERING AS BLACKOUTS LIFTED IN MOST NORTHERN ONTARIO LOCALS

Carol Hughes’ statement on the Report of the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry

HAB FANS HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO BE UPSET ABOUT TV BLACKOUTS:

Northern Ontario MPs defend historic alliances

Hughes to facilitate round table on labour shortage in White River

HUGHES MAINTAINS DEMAND FOR AN INQUIRY INTO MURDERED AND MISSING INDIGENOUS WOMEN

INQUIRY THE ONLY PROPER RESPONSE FOR MURDERED AND MISSING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: HUGHES

PARLIAMENT NEEDS TO APPROVE ARMED CONFLICT MISSION TO IRAQ: HUGHES

NDP PROPOSE TOUGH MEASURES TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES FROM INVASIVE CARP

TIME FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO ADMIT MISTAKES IN GRASSY NARROWS: HUGHES

CAROL HUGHES’ STATEMENT ON NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

HUGHES ENCOURAGES CANADIANS TO VISIT NORTHERN ONTARIO

NDP MPs LAUNCH PETITION ON GREAT LAKES WATER LEVELS

DRUG SAFETY BILL COULD BE MADE BETTER IF THE GOVERNMENT IS INTERESTED

PROGRAM TO COMBAT POVERTY ON FIRST NATIONS CUT IN HALF: HUGHES

MURDERED AND MISSING INDIGENOUS WOMEN A CRISIS OF INTERNATIONAL PROPORTIONS: HUGHES

GOVERNMENT CREATED UNNECESSARY CRISIS WITH ACR: HUGHES

TIME FOR MINISTER TO GET ON BOARD WITH ACR WORKING GROUP: HUGHES

STILL TIME TO DO THE RIGHT THING FOR PASSENGER SERVICE ON ACR

END OF TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION HEARINGS DOESN’T SIGNAL END TO THE NEEDS OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS: HUGHES

FIND CASH FOR PASSENGER SERVICE BEFORE TRAIN LEAVES THE STATION PERMANENTLY: HUGHES

Budget designed to horde cash misses the mark again and again

Hughes pays tribute to Constable David Dennie in Parliament

Time to find money for First Nations education: Hughes

Budget all but ignores Northern Ontario: Hughes

Federal budget must protect Canadians: Hughes

Hughes and Mantha maintain pressure in defence of ACR passenger service

Tourism dollars foregone with short-sighted subsidy changes: Hughes

Government abandoning Northern Ontario with end to ACR funding

HUGHES JOINS THOMAS MULCAIR TO DISCUSS AFFORDABILITY ISSUES IN SAULT STE. MARIE

Northerners getting a one-two punch from Canada Pos

Conservatives abandon Ring of Fire

Official Languages service capacity not matching bilingual population

Hughes lauds Community Living Associations in Parliamen

Senate suspension motion showcases importance of health benefits: Hughes

Throne speech misses the mark

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing will be bigger in next federal election

Friendship Centre struggles defined by funding challenges

Prime Minister makes prorogation official

Proroguing Parliament won't change the channel for the Prime Minister

NDP Leader concludes successful tour of Northern Ontario

High Rolling Politicians Should Foot Their Own Bill: Hughes

Government Stacking Tribunals with Political Pals: Hughes

Hughes Congratulates Hornepayne Jubilee Medal Recipients

Hughes Upset by Government's Lacklustre Commitment to End Chi Cheemaun Crisis

Volunteer Groups Ensure Animals in Distress Have a Place to Turn

Clock is Ticking for Ontario Tourism Jobs: Fight Over Responsibility for Port Repairs Threatens to Sink Ferry’s Season

All Lake Huron Municipalities Deserve to be Heard on Water Levels: Hughes

Government foot-dragging on port repairs for Chi Chemaun threatens tourist season: Hughes

Band-Aid Solutions Won't Change Much for Aboriginal Communities Fighting Prescription Drug Use

Statement by NDP Deputy Aboriginal Health Critic, Carol Hughes, on Wave of Suicides in Neskantaga

Withdrawal from health partnership hurts northern Canadians: Hughes

Hughes optimistic after briefing and tour of derailment site

Hughes Presents Jubilee Medals to Local Recipients During Assignack Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony

Hughes Presents Jubilee Medal to Espanola Recipients

Oil spill leaves community with questions: Hughes

Hughes presents Jubilee Medal to Wikwemikong First Nation recipient

Hughes Congratulates Hornepayne Jubilee Medal Recipients

Lackluster Budget No Match for Canada's Real Problems: Hughes

Lackluster Budget No Match for Canada's Real Problems: Hughes

French Language Rights Must be Protected Across Canada: Hughes

Canadians Won't Surrender Charter Rights for Surveillance Measures

Hughes Presents Jubilee Medal to White River Recipient

Only by Working Together Will We Address Violence Against Women: Hughes

Hughes Urges Government to Reconsider Healthcare Funding Cuts

Hughes Joins Call to Scrap the Senate

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing grows under final recommendation of Electoral Boundaries Commission

Hughes Challenges Government to Support Northern Municipalities in Need

Hughes and Bisson Congratulate Kapuskasing Jubilee Medal Recipients

Hughes and Bisson Congratulate Kapuskasing Jubilee Medal Recipients

Canada Only Industrialized Country Without a National Housing Strategy

Time for Action on Low Water in Great Lakes: Hughes

Hughes Challenges Parliament to Act on First Nations Issues

Hughes Calls on Government to Commit to Passenger Rail

Hughes Begins Presentation of Jubilee Medals in Elliot Lake

Boater Safety Shouldn't Be Compromised for Austerity Budgets

Hughes delivers tribute to Algo Centre Mall tragedy in parliament

Hughes calls on government to recommit to health care funding

Hughes pushes government to protect heritage lighthouse

Fight to keep Canada Post outlet on Water Street pays off for Little Current

Federal money available for accessibility improvements

Hughes extends condolences to families along with gratitude to emergency workers and volunteers

Hughes calls for hope and solidarity after tragic mall collapse

Canadian heritage could be lost without government help for lighthouses

Government cuts to First Nations health organizations a drain on vital information

Pension concessions are a massive step backwards for CP employees

New Democrats challenge Conservatives to stand up for Northern Ontario

Hughes takes on Minister of the Environment in rare parliamentary committee

Canadians do not want environment gutted by Trojan horse budget

Families targeted in budget bill despite government claims

Changes to OAS unfairly punish Canadians who need help the most: Hughes

CONSERVATIVES ABANDON EXPERIMENTAL FARMS

BEST OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES REQUIRE MINISTERIAL REGISTRY: HUGHES

CUTS TO NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WELFARE WILL HURT LOW-INCOME CANADIANS

CONSERVATIVES DUMP FISCAL PROBLEMS ON THE PROVINCES’ DOORSTEP: HUGHES

FEDERAL BUDGET MUST PROTECT CANADIANS: HUGHES

MULCAIR WIN A TURNING POINT IN CANADIAN POLITICS: HUGHES

Commons Passes New Democrat Prescription for Elections Canada

CATCH 22 IS STALLING IMPORTANT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR ONTARIO FIRST NATIONS

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO HELP FIRST NATIONS DEAL WITH WITHDRAWAL OF OXYCONTIN IN CANADA: HUGHES

GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND HOW UNIQUE LAKE SUPERIOR IS: HUGHES

BUDGET WILL BE THE TEST FOR IMPROVING FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION: HUGHES

BUDGET WILL BE THE TEST FOR IMPROVING FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION: HUGHES

GOVERNMENT PLANS FOR OAS SHOULDN’T BE A SECRET: HUGHES

HUGHES TABLES BILL TO HONOUR COLD WARRIORS

PARLIAMENT NEEDS TO BE ABLE TO WORK TO MAKE BETTER LEGISLATION: HUGHES

HUGHES TAKES CAMPAIGN TO REMOVE HST ON HOME HEATING TO QUESTION PERIOD

ENVIRONMENT MINISTER CONFIRMS FUNDING FOR GREAT LAKES BINATIONAL PROGRAM STILL UNCERTAIN

HUGHES AND BISSON EXTEND CONDOLENCES TO FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES AFTER HELICOPTER CRASH NEAR KAPUSKASING

INVESTIGATE CANNOR SAYS NDP ARCTIC MP

CONSERVATIVES PUTTING PUBLIC SAFETY AT RISK: TURMEL

HUGHES JOINS MO-SISTAS IN SUPPORT OF MOVEMBER CAMPAIGN

TIME TO BAN ASBESTOS EXPORTS: HUGHES

TIME TO ACT IN ORDER TO SAVE RAIL OPTIONS FOR NORTHERN-EASTERN ONTARIO

HUGHES FOCUSES ON SMALL OPERATORS AND FOOD SECURITY DURING WHEAT BOARD DEBATE

FIRST EVER SENIORS DAY NEEDS TO FOCUS ON SENIOR’S CONTRIBUTIONS AND NEEDS: HUGHES

NORTHERN ONTARIO MPS INTRODUCE REALISTIC TIMELINE FOR PROTECTING JOBS OF RECOVERING EMPLOYEES

Volunteers and Donors Make Food Banks Possible: Hughes

TEAM LAYTON LAUNCHES ABORIGINAL PLATFORM

CAROL HUGHES HONOURS VIMY RIDGE HEROES AT ELLIOT LAKE CEREMONY

CONSERVATIVES CAN NO LONGER NEGLECT THE NORTH

HUGHES BRINGS FIGHT AGAINST CHILD PORNOGRAPHY TO HOUSE OF COMMONS

HURRY HARD NORTHERNERS! KEEP NORTHERN ONTARIO AT BRIER

NEW DEMOCRATS CONDEMN TAX BREAKS FOR TOBACCO INDUSTRY

NEW DEMOCRATS PUSH FOR FEDERAL ACTION ON AGENT ORANGE

JUMP IN GAS PRICES JUST THE THIN EDGE OF THE WEDGE FOR CONSUMERS: HUGHES

Hughes brings growing cry for liberation therapy to Parliament

Hughes salutes Rotarians in the House of Commons

Organic producers see danger on horizon without appropriate protection: Hughes

LIBERAL ABOUT-FACE ON CORPORATE TAX CUTS UNCONVINCING: HUGHES

CONSERVATIVE’S PRIVACY POLICY ANYTHING BUT CONSISTENT: HUGHES

GIVE NORTHERNERS A BREAK ON HEAT BILLS: NDP

MS PATIENTS WANT LIBERATION THERAPY AVAILABLE IN CANADA

ESPANOLA MAN GIVES PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE ACCOUNT OF STRUGGLES TO GET TREATMENT FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN

MINISTER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS NEEDS TO REPLY TO FIRST NATIONS CORRESPONDENCE AND CONCERNS

GAS PRICES DRIVING UP INFLATION BAD NEWS FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO: HUGHES

TAX HAVEN DISCLOSURE HOLIDAY ADDS TO LIST OF GOVERNMENT FUMBLES ON THE ISSUE: HUGHES

NEW DEMOCRATS PROPOSE TAX CHANGES TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS

Jacques Coté honoured in the House of Commons: A life of service deserves recognition – Hughes

MORE RESOURCES NEEDED TO ADDRESS TAX HAVENS

NDP LAUNCHES BILL TO CREATE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION STRATEGY

COPYRIGHT LEGISLATION NEEDS FIXES TO PASS:HUGHES

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES KILL ANTI-SCAB LEGISLATION AGAIN

ADDITIONAL SERVICE CANADA WORKER A BIG PLUS FOR KAPUSKASING AND HEARST: HUGHES

GRASSY NARROWS MERCURY CONCERNS NOTHING TO GIVE THANKS FOR: HUGHES

GET TOUGH ON TAX CHEATS: NEW DEMOCRATS

HUGHES SADDENED BY PASSING OF MAURICE FOSTER

HORNEPAYNE’S LOSS COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED:HUGHES

NEW DEMOCRAT VOTES TO END DIVISIVE POLITICS

HST MAKES FUEL PRICES EVEN HIGHER FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO

HUGHES COMMITS TO FIXING FLAWED GUN REGISTRY

PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LET DOWN HORNEPAYNE

NDP PUSHES FOR PENSIONS AND SEVERANCE FOR ABITIBI BOWATER EMPLOYEES

NORTHERN ONTARIO NDP MP’S MEET WITH CLEMENT TO DISCUSS FEDNOR

CONSTITUENT MEET AND GREET A BIG SUCCESS

OJIBWE RADIO LAUNCH A SUCCESS

HEALTH CARE PANEL HIGHLIGHTS NORTHERN ONTARIO’S UNIQUE CHALLENGES

NEW DEMOCRATS CALL FOR ACTION ON POVERTY REDUCTION

LOBBYING FOR BIKE LANES PAYS OFF

HUGHES APPLAUDS HST VICTORY FOR FIRST NATION

HUGHES CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ALLOW NON-INVASIVE PROCEDURE FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S TREATMENT OF FIRST NATIONS ON HST SHAMEFUL

HUGHES SEEKS GUARANTEES FOR RURAL POST OFFICES AS BUDGET PASSES FINAL VOTE IN COMMONS

DRAIN-DOWN OF MISSISSAGI RIVER PARALELLS WEAKENING OF CANADA’S ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS

GIROUX’S OVERTIME HEROICS WORTH MENTION IN HOUSE OF COMMONS

CANADIANS STUCK WITH SKYROCKETTING SECURITY COSTS FOR G8 & G20

HUGHES OUT TO JIG UP FISHING TOURISTS FOR AMK

GREEN POWER TO HELP BLIND RIVER WITH JOBS

LOCAL COMMUNITIES ARE BEST SERVED BY ROBUST AND RESPONSIVE MEDIA SAYS HUGHES

NEW DEMOCRATS WELCOME GOVERNMENT’S INTENTION TO NEGOTIATE HST WITH FIRST NATIONS

NEW DEMOCRAT MPs ATTEND MAJOR RALLY IN SUDBURY

HUGHES ADVOCATES CONSUMER PROTECTION ON FAIRNESS AT THE PUMPS ACT

NEW DEMOCRAT BILLS PASS IMPORTANT VOTES IN COMMONS

HUGHES REMINDS ONTARIANS HST STARTS TOMORROW ON SOME PURCHASES

PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HELP NEEDED IN HORNEPAYNE

HUGHES TO JOIN HORNEPAYNE MAYOR AND COUNCIL AT PUBLIC MEETING

HUGHES QUESTIONS HEALTH CANADA ON ACCEPTABLE MERCURY LEVELS

HUGHES CALLS FOR CONTINUED FUNDING FOR ABORIGINAL HEALING FOUNDATION

HUGHES DELIVERS SPEECH IN SUPPORT OF BILINGUAL REQUIREMENT FOR SUPREME COURT

HUGHES SUPPORTS TAX INCENTIVES FOR NEW GRADUATES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

Northern NDP MPs Support Striking Vale-Inco Workers at Rally

Hughes stands up for Aboriginal Healing Foundation funding

HUGHES SHOWS SUPPORT FOR LIMITING EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION FOR CHARITIES

HUGHES TELLS GOVERNMENT TO GET SOME MANNERS WHEN DEALING WITH FIRST NATIONS

HUGHES MARKS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT WORK: CAN’T TAKE PAST VICTORIES FOR GRANTED

ABORIGINAL WOMEN HIV/AIDS INFECTION RATE TOO HIGH: HUGHES

HUGHES CRITIQUES THRONE SPEECH’S AMBIGUOUS INVESTMENT IN FIRST NATION EDUCATION

VICTIMS OF RECESSION LOSE OUT, BANKS WIN BIG IN NEW BUDGET

Hughes, CRA, and Royal Canadian Legion Organize Volunteer–Run Income Tax Clinics