The Trudeau government has loosened the rules requiring departments to centralize all IT services through Shared Services Canada, though it remains unclear if and how they will exercise this new power.
Guy Lauzon was already 30 years sober when he entered politics in 2000.
'This is my thirteenth year as an MP. Every time you predict what something will be, you have no idea. Issues come up, and what catches people’s attention will surprise you,' says Conservative MP Brad Trost.
Kelly Knight Craft speaks to members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on July 20. U.S. President Donald Trump nominated her to be his top representative in Canada on June 15, in a push to get her to Ottawa before the two countries start NAFTA negotiations in August with Mexico. Screenshot courtesy of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee website
While the two countries have strong trade ties, 'I believe we can do even better,' Kelly Knight Craft told members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. She said she would promote 'free and fair trade to ensure that American businesses and workers can compete on a level playing field.'
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says investments by Ottawa and bold efforts to encourage the growth of clean energy technologies will put Canada on the path to become a powerhouse in the emerging low-carbon economy.
He's No. 221 on the priority list to advance any of his 16 private members' bills in this Parliament, but NDP MP Don Davies knows the drill. It's the bigger purpose that counts.
Former House clerk Thomas Hall questions whether discussions at the Board of Internal Economy would be protected by parliamentary privilege.
There are mixed opinions among Senators on whether there was anything wrong with cabinet ministers and MPs showing up at the Senate before a vote on the budget bill.
Her office chalks it up to a busy run-up to the House's adjournment, but Conservative Senators say there’s more to it.
Independent Senator Stephen Greene says it's critical to engage Canadians in the Senate's legislative review work, and bringing better structure to the Senate debates would be a way to achieve that goal.
Lobbyists and political parties should be more proactive about warding off influence scandals before they occur.
Data shows Justin Trudeau, like his government, is meeting with many more groups than his predecessor Stephen Harper.
The organization has almost doubled the number of its volunteers and clients in the last year, and has expanded to Toronto.
The Science minister says next year’s budget is likely where funding decisions related to scientific research will be revealed.
Canada doesn’t apply sales taxes or duties on imported purchases of $20 or less. That threshold is much higher in other countries, such as the U.S. where it’s US$800.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
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Former astronaut Julie Payette walks to a press conference July 13 in the Senate foyer when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced she would be the next governor general of Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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Conservative MP Larry Miller (Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Ont.) celebrates his birthday today. He turns 61.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to appear at a Liberal Party Laurier Club reception. July 21. 6-9 p.m. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St., Halifax, N.S. Free for current Laurier Club donors. Anyone otherwise wanting to go must renew their Laurier Club status or become a Laurier Club donor. Media coverage is being facilitated for this event and the names of guests in attendance will be listed online within 45 days. events.liberal.ca. Pre-registration is required and will close on July 20.
Manitoba Senator Marilou McPhedran of the Independent Senators Group celebrates her birthday today. She turns 66.
Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan (Châteauguay-Lacolle, Que.) celebrates her birthday today. She turns 59.