Reports of no competition to buy new fighter jets ‘speculation,’ says Trudeau


The prime minister avoided providing a direct response to questions about his high-profile election promise to hold a competition for replacing the CF-18 fleet.

‘Politics of fear’ won the day, Liberal MP says of Brexit outcome

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, who stood firmly against the idea of the U.K. leaving the European Union, said he will step down by October. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


Members of Parliament share mixed reaction of shock, concern, and optimism for the future of the U.K. and Europe.


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  • C-2, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (third reading)
  • C-4, An Act to Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act, and the Income Tax Act (report stage)
  • C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (second reading)
  • C-7, An Act to Amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board Act and other Acts, and to provide for certain other measures (consideration of amendments made by the Senate)
  • C-12, An Act to Amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (second reading)
  • C-13, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, the Hazardous Products Act, the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Pest Control Products Act and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, and to make related amendments to another Act (second reading)
  • C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (second reading)
  • C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (second reading)
  • C-18, An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act (second reading)
  • C-21, An Act to amend the Customs Act (second reading)
  • C-22, An Act to establish the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts (second reading)
  • C-23, An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States (Preclearance Act) (second reading)
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    Monday , June 27 , 2016

    Ottawa West Nepean Liberals meet every fourth Monday of the month to discuss current issues of interest in the riding and the country. 7-9 p.m. 117 Centrepointe Dr., Nepean, Ont.

    Tuesday , June 28 , 2016

    Join the CDA Institute for a roundtable discussion with Richard Fadden, recently retired national security adviser to the prime minister. Not for attribution and no media reporting. June 28. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. KPMG, 150 Elgin St., suite 1800, Ottawa, Ont. Regular admission $50, CDA Institute donor $25, full-time university students (limited) $15. Includes refreshments and lunch. Register via cdainstitute.ca

    Wednesday , June 29 , 2016

    U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Ottawa June 29 along with Please call the PMO Press Office at 613-957-555.

    Wednesday , June 29 , 2016

    University of Ottawa’s Centre on Governance, in collaboration with The Africa Study Group and the National Capital Regional Group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada present guest Cristina D'Alessandro, professor at Sciences Po Paris and senior fellow at the Centre on Governance. University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences. 120 University Drive (FSS 4004). Bilingual event. 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 29. Free public lecture. Register online at: http://cogdalessandro.eventbrite.ca

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