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New Democrat donor support plunges by more than $6-million in fourth quarter

New Democrat donor support plunges by more than $6-million in fourth quarter
From a record quarterly high of $9-million in donations in the months leading up to the long campaign and its first two months, the NDP took in only $2.7-million in individual contributions during the last three months of the year.

Shared Services IT initiative could cost feds millions more than planned, Foote says Liberals committed to deliver

Shared Services IT initiative could cost feds millions more than planned, Foote says Liberals committed to deliver
'A recent independent review in July 2014 of the ETI that was commissioned by SSC found that the unaccounted costs incurred by partners to implement the ETI could range from $500,000 to $5-million each,' says the AG's report.

MPs spend more than $60,000 to travel to Australia on Parliamentary junket

MPs spend more than $60,000 to travel to Australia on Parliamentary junket
Due to the distance and number of time zones between Ottawa and their destinations—Sydney, New South Wales and Hobart, Tasmania—the three MPs spent $45,489.86 on transportation alone.

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.

Public and Private Unions

Public and Private Unions

January 11, 2016
LIST/CHART/SURVEYS
  • Women & Politics: Female Candidates Nominated 2015, So Far
  • Women & Politics
  • Manning Centre Networking Conference Schedule
THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
2015 Election cost soars to nearly half a billion dollars
House won’t debate private members’ business until late March
Mulcair begins campaign for support as leadership review nears
Politics This Morning: Electoral reform should be democratic, say opposition
Politics This Morning: Conservatives use opposition day to debate economy
Politics This Morning: Conservatives use opposition day to debate economy






Cory Hann, Ian Wayne, Tisha Ashton, and Camille Labchuk

'The dollar continues to dip. Should Canadians be concerned?'
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
Bluesky Strategy hosts Hillites, local politicos for drinks at Beckta Feb. 1, 2016

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Great Work Systems' Jen Hunter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristen Smith.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Attendees at the Tuesday, Jan. 27 event filled the glass atrium of the Performance Court Building adjoining to the back of Beckta restaurant on Elgin Street. A DJ was playing upbeat tunes all evening.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal MP Scott Simms and Bluesky's Raphael Brass.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Bluesky's Susan Smith, CHEO CEO Alex Munter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristin Smith.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NSERC President Mario Pinto talking to Phil Fontaine, former AFN national chief.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

NDP National Director Karl Bélanger.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Bruce Heyman speaking with Huawei's Scott Bradley, and Liberal transition head Peter Harder.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal MP Kim Rudd talks to Huffington Post Canada's Althia Raj.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Director of Communications to the House Speaker, Heather Bradley.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Bluesky Strategy's Codie Taylor, and Emily Smith in behind.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Kyle Harrietha, left, a staffer to Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Mike Storeshaw, director of media relations to interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Dentons' Scotty Greenwood.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Vicki Heyman, Jen Hunter, and CMA's Kristin Smith.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Former Reuters bureau chief Randall Palmer, Carleton journalism professor Allan Thompson, and The Hill Times editor Kate Malloy.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE



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