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Senators say they’re frustrated by slow pace of Senate reforms
Liberal Senate caucus delays caucus elections of leadership positions.


NEWS

Cabinet’s eyes, ears still attending House committees, despite Libs’ promise for independence

Cabinet’s eyes, ears still attending House committees, despite Libs’ promise for independence
Despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to strengthen and make House committees more independent, the new Liberal government’s parliamentary secretaries are expected to attend and keep tabs on all committees.

What’s up doc? Rookie MP brings his ER cred to House

What’s up doc? Rookie MP brings his ER cred to House
Rookie Liberal MP and ER doctor Doug Eyolfson says he’s seen first-hand the impact government policies can have on communities.

Wellington Building to open in September, to include new Library of Parliament branch

Wellington Building to open in September, to include new Library of Parliament branch
It’s been taunting us for nearly six years. But the House will finally get possession of the $425.2-million newly-renovated Wellington Building at the beginning of May, with the building to be in use by September.

Critics look forward to budget for details on Liberal innovation plan

Opposition parties are calling on the government to put more into Canada’s innovation policy than just grants and tax incentives.

Experts at odds on merits of TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is either exactly what the country needs to aid innovation or will forever ensure that this country underperforms and becomes a laggard in technology.

FEATURE

My quest to identify the 528 men who rebuilt Centre Block

My quest to identify the 528 men who rebuilt Centre Block
This iconic picture should be hanging in Centre Block and it should be at the National Archives.

How the 1916 fire of Parliament opened a half decade of fiery debate, parliamentary change

How the 1916 fire of Parliament opened a half decade of fiery debate, parliamentary change
Ironically, the most likely explanation for the fire is that a member had been smoking while reading the newspaper in the old Centre Block’s reading room. The fire that undermined the coziness of Parliament was most likely caused by the very coziness of that world.

Meet Heritage Minister Joly, Ottawa’s new political powerhouse

Meet Heritage Minister Joly, Ottawa’s new political powerhouse
With numerous big NCC projects underway and Canada’s 150th celebrations on the horizon, Ottawa is set to become a ‘critical file’ for the minister from Montreal, say insiders.

Innovation

Innovation

February 8, 2016
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THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
Politics This Morning: Opposition leaders go on tour
Trudeau renews Iraq mission, no CF-18s but more soldiers
McCallum promises ‘radical changes’ to Citizenship Act
Politics This Morning: Trudeau to announce details of new Iraq mission
House remains top target of lobbyists, all ‘politics are local’
House remains top target of lobbyists,  all ‘politics are local’
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
EDITORIAL
Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa
Armed RCMP clear Sparks Street and seach building tops for shooters
Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
MPs party under the stars, B.C. politicos come to Ottawa Feb. 8, 2016

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Party Under the Stars was held on Feb. 3 at Ottawa City Hall. Conservative MPs Erin O'Toole and Steven Blaney dancing with performer Jully Black. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Party Under the Stars organizer Cheri Elliott, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, and Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Mr. Sajjan and Ms. Elliott.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Environics' Louis Charles Roy, Greg MacEachern, and their newest hire Chris McCluskey.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa city councillor Jody Mitic.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP James Bezan.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Rob Nicholson. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Peter Kent.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Jully Black with emcee of the evening Sarah Freemark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The crowd inside the Sir John A. Macdonald Building on Feb. 3.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

B.C. Liberal MPs at Wednesday's reception.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal MPs Joyce Murray, Sukh Dhaliwal, and Hedy Fry with B.C. Premier Christy Clark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Harjit Sajjan and Sukh Dhaliwal.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido and Premier Christy Clark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal B.C. MP Hedy Fry.

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