Niagara West--Glanbrook

Riding Information: Niagara West - Glanbrook

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Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook / Niagara-Ouest - Glanbrook (Via Parl.gc.ca)

Name: Dean Allison (Via Parl.gc.ca)
e-Mail: <dean.allison@parl.gc.ca>
Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Parliamentary week in review: December 3 - 7

Previous review: Nov 26-30

Note: I am only doing specific keyword searches against the Hansard. If you notice something interesting that I missed, please comment!

December 4, 2007

Parliamentary week in review: Nov 19-23, Nov 26-30

Previous reviews: Nov 13-16, Oct 29-Nov2.

Nothing interesting to report for the week of November 19-23.

November 27, 2007

A motion was moved that the first report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, tabled on Wednesday, November 21, 2007, be concurred in. This suggested that changes to the Broadcasting Policy for Canada or the Canadian Telecommunications Policy be first put before the House through the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for its consideration.

Parliamentary week in review: Oct 29-Nov2

I will be trying to do a weekly review of mentions in the Canadian parliament of issues that are (or should be) of interest to our community. If one of the MPs in the related discussions is your MP, please write them a letter about the issue.

The House stands adjourned until Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 10 a.m.

Bob Young on ITBusiness "Podcast".

ITBusiness.ca's Podcasts page includes:

Bob Young's second act (MP3 file)

The man who launched Red Hat brings his publishing-on-demand business to Canada and tells us why everybody's violating each other's patents.

Earlier this week they featured Mr. Young in Bob Young returns to his Canadian roots.

q&a The Red Hat founder launches a local version of Lulu.com while discussing content management, copyright and the Microsoft-Novell deal. Plus: The Tiger-Cats connection

Patent reform panel visits Hamilton Linux Users Group (HLUG)

A Newsforge article by Crystle Numan discusses the panel in Hamilton on February 1.

The evening ended with a call to everyone who cares about free and open source software to speak to their local politicians and share their views on patents and copyrights. By sharing the practical reasons to support patent and software reform, friends also could be convinced to talk with their politicians. As Young said more than once during the evening, "Votes trump money."

HLUG Special Event February 1st with Peter Salus

This Groklaw article discusses a meeting in Hamilton:

Peter Salus, Bob Young, owner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Lulu.com digital publishing, founder of The Center for the Public Domain, and co-founder of Red Hat Software, and EFF's Policy Coordinator, Americas, Ren Bucholz will be the guests at the Hamilton Linux User Group on February 1st. The topic of the panel discussion will be Linux v. SCO and the relevant freedom issues and legalities.

See also: Hamilton Linux Users Group

Election 2006: Niagara West--Glanbrook

Election 2006: Please add comments to discuss riding specific activities, links to candidate information, etc.

Incumbent information


Niagara West--Glanbrook / Niagara-Ouest--Glanbrook
MP: Dean Allison (Parliamentary Internet)

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