Government House Leader Bardish Chagger talks about the Senate, balancing two cabinet portfolios, and a prorogation.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, rear centre, pictured on June 21, National Aboriginal Day, with ITK president Natan Obed, left, AFN National chief Perry Bellegarde, and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, right, along with indigenous drummers and singers, in front of 100 Wellington St. in Ottawa. The PM announced that the building, which used to be the U.S. Embassy, will be the turned into a new Indigenous Cultural Centre. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Liberal Party should either outright protect MPs from nomination challenges, or set a criteria for MPs to meet to avoid nomination challenges, say Liberal MPs. Meanwhile, the party says it's reaching out to MPs, party members, past candidates, and electoral district associations to come up with rules for the 2019 nomination contests.
As good as CSIS, the RCMP, CSE, and others are at national security, and they are very good, everyone can benefit from oversight. Waiting this long to establish credible oversight was, ahem, an oversight by several governments. Crucially, these agencies were part of the consultative process and, based on what I have been told, are not averse to having to submit to review.
As facetious as Question Period can get, it does not stop politicians from exhibiting cooperation and an ability to move matters forward. This is something I do not believe I would see in today’s Congress back home.
There is much focus these days on an innovation agenda for Canada. But innovation must apply as well to the workplace and how we ensure that all Canadians have the skills they will need to be active members of society, not marginalized and passive bystanders.
MPs head back to their ridings for the summer barbecue circuit.
More drama for the government's budget legislation, and more squabbling over the anthem bill set the stage for the final few days.
The inquiry has indicated it would be asking for an extension on work, with the final deadline currently set for Dec. 31, 2018.
Comedian John Oliver made it a punchline. Now, Yves Côté says an overly broad clause barring foreign inducements should be replaced with one restricting the amount of foreign money allowed in the electoral process.
Negotiations are ongoing between the House leaders over the government’s motion to change the rules of the House.
The party says it's providing reporters with 'unprecedented transparency and accountability' at these type of events.
Under new policy, Canada's defence budget rise from $17.1-billion in 2016-17 to $24.6-billion in 2026-27. That will work out to $62.3-billion in new funding over 20 years, and $553-billion in total defence spending.
A former Ontario PC president is among the consultants Uber has hired to lobby the federal government.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act in 2019, our message is this. To the government: settle the funding, then lead the public conversation needed to come to a modern, comprehensive public policy statement for official languages.
A lobbyist and former MP says expectations of a cabinet shuffle might be resulting in lighter meeting schedules for ministers.
Conservative MP Scott Reid said the bill doesn't deal with the main problem, 'which is that you ought not to be able to get access to decision-makers in return for cash contributions.'
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The sun sets on the East Block courtyard on June 14, as The Hill Times hosts an end-of-sitting All Politics Party for parliamentarians, Hill staffers, academics, lobbyists, media, and more. The Hill Times photograph by Paul Lauzon.
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Germany holds the G20 presidency in 2017 and will host the Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is likely to attend.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement as well as publish its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 10 a.m.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.
Leadership candidates will have one last chance to pitch to voters before voting begins tomorrow. Toronto, Ont.