Kady O'Malley

Kady O'Malley covered Parliament Hill for CBC News until June, 2015.

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C-51 could trigger NDP-Liberal coalition, conservative critics warn

As the government's proposed anti-terror bill heads towards the legislative finish line, some of its more conservative-minded critics are warning Prime Minister Stephen Harper that its passage could carry a heavy cost for his party when they hit the campaign trail later this year.
Live blog recap

Mike Duffy trial, Day 36

Re-read CBC News' live coverage as Mike Duffy's trial on charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery continues.
Live blog recap

Mike Duffy trial, Day 34

Re-read CBC News' live coverage as Mike Duffy's trial on charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery continues.
Live Blog

Mike Duffy trial, Day 29

CBC News will have live coverage as Mike Duffy's trial on charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery continues. Court proceedings are set to get underway at 10 a.m. ET.
Blog

NDP bid to ban pay-to-pay bank fees blocked from House floor

Just one day after backing an NDP proposal to ban pay-to-pay bank fees, the government has blocked a bid to make it official with a last-minute addition to the spring budget bill.

House financial officer won't say how sanctions will bite NDP MPs

The non-partisan official charged with keeping the House of Commons' books balanced is staying mum on what, if any, action will be taken to recoup $2.7 million in expenses related to NDP satellite offices in Montreal and Quebec City.
Analysis

Conservative MP wants free votes on 'matters of conscience'

In the waning days of the fractious and factionalized 41st Parliament, a Conservative backbencher is preparing to put a fundamentally philosophical question to the House: Should MPs have the right to vote freely on "all matters of conscience?"

Tom Mulcair says NDP's rise in polls behind latest threat over office expenses

New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair says the Liberals and Conservatives are using their majority on the secretive Commons board of internal economy to "frustrate the party that's coming up in the polls."

House debating Liberal motion to free 'muzzled' federal scientists

The Liberals will spend their final opposition day of the 41st Parliament speaking out on behalf of federal scientists who, they will aver, been "muzzled" by the Conservative government.

Conservatives reject latest debate pitch from broadcasters

The Conservatives have rebuffed the latest offer from Canada's major broadcasters to host two nationally televised leaders' debates at the height of the federal election campaign.

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