Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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NEWS

Construction unearths Parliament Hill’s past

Construction unearths Parliament Hill’s past
A majority of the 15,000 artifacts uncovered during Hill construction are believed to be from the 1830s and onwards.

Feds continue to tiptoe around committing to a national seniors’ strategy

Feds continue to tiptoe around committing to a national seniors’ strategy
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the need for innovation in health care is one of the most pressing public policy challenges.

Health Canada not doing enough to discipline big pharma on false advertising: critics

Health Canada not doing enough to discipline big pharma on false advertising: critics
Department responses indicate the government’s hesitation to enforce regulations that prohibit promoting prescription medication.

Duffy trial hears more about Maple Ridge Media payments to ‘sub-contractors’

Duffy trial hears more about Maple Ridge Media payments to ‘sub-contractors’
Crown prosecutors argued at suspended Senator Mike Duffy’s trial that he used the consulting firm owned by old friend and CTV colleague Gerald Donohue to retain services that would otherwise be ineligible for payment under Senate rules and guidelines.

Duffy used friend's consulting business to pay for personal training, makeup, volunteer with Senate funds, says Crown

Duffy used friend's consulting business to pay for personal training, makeup, volunteer with Senate funds, says Crown
Personal trainer Mike Croskery told suspended Senator Mike Duffy’s trial for fraud, breach of trust and bribery that although Sen. Duffy sought his advice and expertise on health and exercise in 2010 for a project on aging baby boomers, Sen. Duffy instructed him to bill another consulting company, Maple Ridge Media Inc., owned by Sen. Duffy's long-time friend.

FEATURE

Feds continue to tiptoe around committing to a national seniors’ strategy

Feds continue to tiptoe around committing to a national seniors’ strategy
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the need for innovation in health care is one of the most pressing public policy challenges.

Health

Health

April 20, 2015
LIST/CHART/SURVEYS
  • Manning Centre Networking Conference Schedule
  • Organizations that Have Lobbied on 'Climate' in 2014
  • MPs Not Running For Re-Election 2015
THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
Senate officials backdated $3,000 contract to P.E.I. consultant helping Sen. Duffy, trial hears
Almost half of Canadians support Ukraine military mission: new poll
Feds to roll out ‘Herculean’ budget week communications strategy
Prime Minister Harper unlikely to be subpoenaed at Duffy trial: experts
‘Unnerving’ for former, current staffers waiting to testify at Duffy trial: insiders
‘Unnerving’ for former, current staffers waiting to testify at Duffy trial: insiders
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
EDITORIAL
Armed RCMP clear Sparks Street and seach building tops for shooters
The Lobby Monitor team accepts the nomination from Canada's Lobbying Commissioner's Office to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sept. 11, 2014

Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Dean Allison.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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