Peter Penashue, PC, MP (born April 9, 1964) is a Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada currently serving as the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada. He was elected as the Conservative Party of Canada Member of Parliament for the riding of Labrador in the 2011 federal election. Penashue is the first Innu from Labrador to ever be elected to the Canadian House of Commons as well as the first Innu cabinet minister in Canadian history, he was also the first Conservative to be elected from the riding of Labrador since 1968.
Penashue was born in the Innu community of Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador. He attended elementary and secondary school in Sheshatshiu before continuing his education in St. John's, ...
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After a number of questions in the Commons regarding Peter Penashue’s election donations in the wake of the CBC’s ongoing investigation, Power & Politics hosted an MP panel of Pierre Poilievre, Ryan Cleary, and Roger Cuzner to give their thoughts. Poilievre said that Penashue had indicated that he directed his campaign not to accept ...
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Embattled federal Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue says opposition MPs are being rude as they hammer him with questions over his campaign spending, donations and ministerial travel.
After weeks of questions, only a handful of which he has risen to answer, Penashue on Thursday stood in the House and shot back — but not with an explanation.
"Sometimes I just can't believe how rude and how bullish these people can be," he said after Liberal MP Scott Andrews demanded he resign from cabinet over devoting most of his ministerial travel budget to trips to his riding.
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Byelection called in Peter Penashue's former Labrador riding - Toronto Sun
CBC.caByelection called in Peter Penashue's former Labrador ridingToronto SunTORONTO -- Labrador voters will decide whether to give former cabinet minister Peter Penashue a second kick at the can in the House of Commons on May 13. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the date Sunday of what's expected to be a fiercely ...Labrador byelection called for Penashue's former ridingCBC.caByelection called for May 13 in Penashue's former ridingCityNewsLabrador byelection set for May 13Canada.comThe Guardian Charlottetown -CP24 Toronto's Breaking News -Updated Newsvšech 17 zpravodajských článků »
Peter Penashue trails in Labrador byelection, poll suggests - CBC.ca
CBC.caPeter Penashue trails in Labrador byelection, poll suggestsCBC.caFormer federal cabinet minister Peter Penashue is trailing badly in the lead-up to the byelection in Labrador, according to a poll released today. The VOCM-Abacus Data Labrador poll found that 63 per cent of respondents plan to support Liberal ...Beating Peter Penashue in Labrador byelection would be first win ...Yahoo! News Canada (blog)Poll Shows Peter Penashue Popularity Decreasing in Labrador ...Oye! TimesConservative ex-cabinet minister Penashue unlikely to win seat: pollGlobe and MailAuroravšech 10 zpravodajských článků »
Nasty politics in The Big Land: Inside Peter Penashue's bid to regain ... - National Post
The ProvinceNasty politics in The Big Land: Inside Peter Penashue's bid to regain ...National PostHAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — Peter Penashue stares at a map of Labrador in his byelection campaign office and traces a line through Happy Valley-Goose Bay in the centre, north to Voisey's Bay and remote Nain. He figures communities in that vast ...Learning to respect all the provincesFort McMurray TodayLabrador win could be Trudeau's first: PollSun News Networkvšech 3 zpravodajských článků »
Campaign Life endorses Tory Peter Penashue in Labrador by-election - Lifesite
LifesiteCampaign Life endorses Tory Peter Penashue in Labrador by-electionLifesiteLABRADOR, May 3, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - As Labrador voters prepare to go to the polls on Monday, May 13 for a federal by-election, Campaign Life Coalition, the political arm of Canada's pro-life movement, has endorsed Peter Penashue as the best ...