William Alfred Apps (born 1957) is a Canadian lawyer, businessman and prominent activist in both the Liberal Party of Canada and the Ontario Liberal Party. He is a lawyer with the firm Wildeboer Dellelce LLP. Apps is associated with a number of philanthropic and charitable causes. He has five daughters named Devon, Carlyle, Grace, Olivia and Aubrey Rose.
Alfred Apps was born in Brantford, Ontario in 1957, the son of Arthur Carlyle Apps (b. 1933) and Margaret Imogene (Gracey) Apps (1932–2005), the eldest of seven children. He spent his formative years in Woodstock, Ontario and attended high school at Woodstock Collegiate Institute. In 1979, he received his BA (Hons) in philosophy and economics at Huron University College, an affiliated college of the University of Western ...
Liberal party president Alfred Apps says he’s willing to take the blame for everything that has gone wrong with the party since 2004 but won’t step down despite mounting calls for his resignation from Liberals across the country.
“I wasn’t (there in 2004), but if that’s what people want to hear, if they want me to take the rap for everything then I am happy to do it because it is not constructive, we need to move on,” he told Postmedia News Tuesday.
Mr. Apps said he was not going to seek an extension of his presidency when the party meets next for its ...
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On behalf of Liberals everywhere, I first want to thank and congratulate our leader, Michael Ignatieff, for waging a spirited national campaign. Mr. Ignatieff won the affection of all those who rallied to his side. He has earned the admiration and respect of all Canadians.
This is a profoundly difficult moment for our party.
Monday’s defeat was a deeply personal experience – for each of our hard-working candidates, for our tireless volunteers and for our many longtime and loyal supporters. Despite the outcome, Liberals everywhere can be proud of the battle that we waged ...
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Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff should keep focus on government, avoid becoming story himself, warns one expert.
"Nervous Nellies" in the Liberal Party who are worried by the media narrative that Grit Leader Michael Ignatieff cannot win the next election, and the very existence of the party may even be at stake should "take a valium" because history shows that many past opposition leaders have been similarly written-off, says Liberal Party President Alfred Apps.
A recent front-page story in The Toronto Star claiming that the Liberal leader was in talks to take a ...
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Canada among worst offenders for hosting malware online: Report
OTTAWA — Canada is more likely than most countries to host websites with malicious software, and Canadians are more likely than most to become victims of hackers, according to a report that offers new figures on the growing world of [...]
George Orwell’s Guide to Canadian Politics
A critical analysis of the Harper government's behavioural patterns reveals two possibilities: it's either an enormous coincidence or the Conservative Party of Canada is staging its own production of '1984'.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan resigns over letter to judge
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet is reeling from an ethical slip-up that has caused the resignation of its aboriginal affairs minister and left political critics questioning why Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hasn’t also quit. The political bombshell was [...]
Provincial lawyers’ luxury retreat to cost taxpayers $212,000
Hundreds of Crown prosecutors from across Alberta are spending three days at a luxury mountain hotel next week at a conference that will cost taxpayers an estimated $212,000 just for rooms and meals. While 273 of the 321 government lawyers attend education sessions on sentencing at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, criminal trials in many of the province’s courtrooms will be halted.