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NEWS

Feds’ proposed aquaculture regulations delayed over ‘logistical challenges,’ expected next month

Feds’ proposed aquaculture regulations delayed over ‘logistical challenges,’ expected next month
Fish farmers are expecting good news in the upcoming federal aquaculture activities regulations to be released in August, while conservationists fear the government is prioritizing industry over wild salmon stocks.

Bill C-36 ‘absolute gold’ for Tory Party base, says pollster Lyle

Bill C-36 ‘absolute gold’ for Tory Party base, says pollster Lyle
But opponents of government’s anti-prostitution efforts accuse Tories of pushing unconstitutional law to score political points.

FEATURE

Former chief actuary of Canada says he’s no whistleblower

Former chief actuary of Canada says he’s no whistleblower
For a time after his firing, former chief actuary of Canada Bernard Dussault said he was unable to find work in a federally- regulated industry reluctant to hire him.

‘I know people in the federal system who were fired because they blew the whistle’: Allan Cutler

‘I know people in the federal system who were fired because they blew the whistle’: Allan Cutler
Allan Cutler helped blow the whistle on the Liberal Sponsorship Scandal in 2004. Today, he says whistleblowers still aren’t protected.

Energy: Oil Sands

Energy: Oil Sands

July 28, 2014
LIST/CHART/SURVEYS
  • Federal department spending changes: 2006-2007 to 2012-2013
  • Federal spending under PM Harper's Conservative government
  • Cabinet’s Directors of Communications and Chiefs of Staff List 2014
THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
Harper Conservatives hope to win 10 Quebec seats in next election
Conservatives have kept 68 per cent of 2011 campaign promises, study shows, but many ‘transactional’
Principle trumps politics, religion in Harper’s support for Israel
Tory Senate caucus split over electing next Senate Speaker
Globe, staff reach deal, reporters were set to launch own website before ‘brinkmanship’ agreement
Globe, staff reach deal, reporters were set to launch own website before ‘brinkmanship’ agreement
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
EDITORIAL
Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner & Transport Minister Lisa Raitt's and NDP MP Megan Leslie's take on 'I've Got You Babe,' May 5, 2014
Mary Walsh dares politicos to ambush her for a change

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman's Fourth of July shindig July 14, 2014

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Vicki and Bruce Heyman.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Vicki and Bruce Heyman.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Former CTV Hill reporter Roger Smith.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Former Bloc MP Claude Bachand and Danielle Leclerc.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

McLoughlin Media's Barry McLoughlin and Laura Peck.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Former Progressive Conservative prime minister Joe Clark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Chad Schella, Maureen McTeer, and CPAC's Catherine Clark.

The Hill Times photograph Jake Wright

The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The cheesecakes were brought in from Chicago. Yum!

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Maclean's magazine's Paul Wells.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto). 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

That's a lot of cheese, Martha.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The lineup.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The scene.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Postmedia News national affairs columnist Andrew Coyne.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

CTV cameraman Dave Ellis, centre. 

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