The Singh campaign opened a B.C. office last week and has a 'targeted campaign' in Quebec.
Public Services Minister Judy Foote has been on leave since April, though has resumed making public appearances in her Newfoundland riding in the past weeks.
Jason Kenney served as the MP for Calgary Midnapore and Calgary Southeast for 19 years before leaving Parliament last year to pursue the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party, the beginning of a bid to unite the province's two conservative parties. Mr. Kenney's next test is to try and win the Oct. 28 election of the first leader of the new United Conservative Party. He's set to compete against former federal caucus-mate and provincial Wildrose leader Brian Jean. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Federal Conservatives point to the ex-minister’s fundraising skills and his drive to unite the right as reasons for supporting him.
Passing Bill 79 is about teaching Ontarians the truth and about ensuring our province remains a leader when it comes to standing up against injustice and promoting human rights.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says investments by Ottawa and bold efforts to encourage the growth of clean energy technologies will put Canada on the path to become a powerhouse in the emerging low-carbon economy.
He's No. 221 on the priority list to advance any of his 16 private members' bills in this Parliament, but NDP MP Don Davies knows the drill. It's the bigger purpose that counts.
Former House clerk Thomas Hall questions whether discussions at the Board of Internal Economy would be protected by parliamentary privilege.
There are mixed opinions among Senators on whether there was anything wrong with cabinet ministers and MPs showing up at the Senate before a vote on the budget bill.
Her office chalks it up to a busy run-up to the House's adjournment, but Conservative Senators say there’s more to it.
Lobbyists and political parties should be more proactive about warding off influence scandals before they occur.
Data shows Justin Trudeau, like his government, is meeting with many more groups than his predecessor Stephen Harper.
The organization has almost doubled the number of its volunteers and clients in the last year, and has expanded to Toronto.
The Science minister says next year’s budget is likely where funding decisions related to scientific research will be revealed.
Canada doesn’t apply sales taxes or duties on imported purchases of $20 or less. That threshold is much higher in other countries, such as the U.S. where it’s US$800.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
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Former astronaut Julie Payette walks to a press conference July 13 in the Senate foyer when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced she would be the next governor general of Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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The Honda Celebration of Light is one of Vancouver’s largest festivals, attracting 1.4 million people to food, music, and fireworks. The fireworks happen Saturday, July 29 (Japan), Wednesday, Aug. 2 (United Kingdom), and Saturday, Aug. 5 (Canada).
On Aug. 2, Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 census on families, households, marital status, and language, for Canada, its provinces and territories, municipalities, and many more detailed levels of geography. A media lock-up will be held 12 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST. Reporters are asked to confirm their presence by contacting Statistics Canada’s Media Hot Line at 613-951-4636, by July 11.
The party will hold a debate in Victoria, B.C. 6-8 p.m. Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas St. In order to vote for the leader, you need to become a member of the NDP no later than Aug. 17. Online voting begins Sept. 18 and a leader will be announced no later than Oct. 29. ndp.ca/event-rsvp/4jwm4.
The Ottawa River near Parliament will feature some of the world’s greatest pyrotechnic artists every Wednesday and Saturday night from Aug. 5 to 19 during the Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light display. Canadian Museum of History. feux.qc.ca/home.