The Twitter account of Susan Ursel, a member of the ‘non-partisan’ advisory panel for selecting Supreme Court judge candidates, contains a number of anti-Conservative tweets.
Meanwhile, the Conservatives are intent on making hay on another matter involving a limousine, this time involving Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr.
Stephen Harper was the sixth-next in line to have his private member’s business dealt with, meaning his time-slot to debate an initiative of his choosing would come up just a few weeks into the upcoming House sitting. However, he stepped down as an MP on Aug. 26. The Hill Times photo By Jake Wright
Meanwhile, other MPs are preparing bills and motions for the next round of debate
Government officials got an earful from refugee groups about the Designated Countries of Origin system, which it has pledged to keep with some changes.
The committee studying electoral reform may as well recommend no change and save Canadians the cost of an inessential exercise and the trouble of trooping to the polls once again.
Political fundraising, in my view, is actually good for democracy.
The government will live up to its commitments to protect charter rights and offer appeals to people on no-fly lists as a 'minimum,' says a spokesperson for the public safety minister.
The Startup Canada entrepreneurship network says it tracks its government relations to ensure it's under the registration threshold. Duff Conacher accuses the lobbying commissioner of letting groups police themselves.
The feds are chewing over a DNA test for fraudulent chicken imports.
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and her advisers to take the long view as Canada’s cultural policy review moves forward.
The Circum study offers further evidence that for many creators, obscurity remains a far bigger threat than piracy. The study suggests that creators are ready to embrace the digital marketplace and would prefer to focus their energies on developing convenient, well-priced, legal services.
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Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, left, embraces Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before last Saturday night’s concert in Kingston, Ont., which was broadcasted live on CBC to 11.7 million viewers. The show closed the Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour, possibly its last given Mr. Downie’s terminal cancer diagnosis. (Tragically Hip photograph by David Bastedo) Tragically Hip photograph by David Bastedo
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to attend. Hangzhou, China. Sept. 4-5. For more information, call the PMO Press Office at 613-957-5555.
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How do you protect your organization’s reputation before and after scandal strikes? Using real-life examples, this session looks at the core elements of reputational protection from a legal and public relations perspective. This is part of Gowling WLG’s Risk to Reward seminar series, 10 breakfast seminars on critical business and legal issues to be held at the firm’s Ottawa office throughout 2016. This seminar series is suited toward business owners, executives, and in-house counsel in eastern Ontario. 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 8. Gowling WLG, 160 Elgin St., 20th floor (suite 2600), Ottawa. No cost, but registration necessary as space is limited. gowlingwlg.com/risktoreward
The International Economic Forum of the Americas presents this annual summit on topics including finance, innovation, energy, trade and infrastructure. Confirmed speakers include: International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Canadian Ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton and his U.S. counterpart Bruce Heyman, Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, Guinea President Alpha Condé, and the CEOs/presidents of companies including Suncor, CAE, Monsanto, and UPS. Until Sept. 14. Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W., Toronto. forum-americas.org/toronto/2016