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NEWS

Manning conference ‘a staple of our public policy discussion ecosystem’

Manning conference ‘a staple of our public policy discussion ecosystem’
This year’s theme is ‘The Way Forward Together,’ and features public policy discussions on the economy, security, technology, the environment and political organization.

Liberal Party holds contested nominations with three or more candidates in 37 ridings, Tories hold 11

Liberal Party holds contested nominations with three or more candidates in 37 ridings, Tories hold 11
'Nominations are a leading indicator of how hot a local riding race may be,' says pollster Nik Nanos.

House releases beefed up harassment prevention policy

House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer distributed the changes to MPs this week, as part of a sweeping overhaul of anti-harassment measures on Parliament Hill following the weeks-long controversy last fall over internal complaints from two female NDP MPs about alleged actions by former Liberal MPs.

FEATURE

Steele offers a no-holds-barred account of politics

Graham Steele entered Nova Scotia politics as a well-meaning political player. He quit 15 years later, disillusioned. His book is a straight-shooting account of his time in NDP premier Darrell Dexter’s government.

‘We’re a big country, and there are not many occasions when the big players can actually get together’ 

‘We’re a big country, and there are not many occasions when the big players can actually get together’ 
Preston Manning talks about ‘the movement’ ahead of this week’s Manning Conference. ‘There are different flavours of conservatism. We’re constantly working on how do you keep them all under the one big blue tent.’

Innovation

Innovation

February 23, 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
Investigation into Oct. 22 attack on Parliament Hill still ongoing four months later
RCMP briefing on Zehaf-Bibeau video raises questions, say opposition
Political players discount speculation on early spring election call, say it’s too risky
We ‘don’t have a clue’ what’s in omnibus bills, say MPs
Feds playing ‘jiggery-pokery’ with $241.6-billion in spending estimates, say Libs, NDP
Feds playing ‘jiggery-pokery’ with $241.6-billion in spending estimates, say Libs, NDP
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
Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by John Major
ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
The Hill Times photograph by John Major
First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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