An increase in cancelled citizenships during the Liberal tenure is the result of ‘large-scale fraud investigations,’ says Canada’s immigration minister.
With just over a week left before the government’s self-imposed Oct. 31 deadline to have all pay issues resolved, Deputy Minister Marie Lemay says department is ‘a bit behind’
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier and interim leader Rona Ambrose in February 2016. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Although the poll results are good news for Mr. Bernier—especially considering Mr. Clement, his biggest competition for support at this point in the race, has since dropped out—42 per cent of the respondents chose "someone else" when they were asked to select their choice for best leader.
In a letter sent to the Justice minister, committee members signalled interest in helping her remove outdated, unconstitutional clauses in the law, parallel to a newly underway justice system review.
Bradley Birkenfeld told The Hill Times that he'd be happy to provide valuable information with documents that could help Canadian authorities recover unpaid federal taxes in offshore accounts. It's estimated that Revenue Canada is losing about $8-billion in lost taxes from offshore bank accounts each year.
Environment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Julie Gelfand says ministers and cabinet should reject departments' project proposals until they can show the environmental impacts.
Old-fashioned lobbying uses the number of meetings or number of MPs attending a reception as the measurement of success. That won’t cut it in 2016.
More federal advertising, better access to the Canada Periodical Fund, and stronger copyright laws are among the things the newspaper industry wants.
Mandatory plain packaging is 'definitely going to happen,' says the parliamentary secretary for health.
‘I never was very big on threats,’ says MacAulay, responding to dairy lobby groups in the U.S. and elsewhere criticizing Canada for a proposed Canadian dairy industry pact they say would flout global trade rules.
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Minister Hehr will appear alongside Nick Carleton, associate professor, University of Regina in this talk presented by the Conference of Defence Associations Institute. Not for attribution and no media reporting. $15-$50. Oct. 20. KPMG, 150 Elgin St., suite 1800. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Register via cdainstitute.ca.
Join Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) and community, academic, and faith-based organizations as we share ideas and experiences of how policy, social innovation, and community action can work together to end poverty in Canada. Speakers will include Senator Art Eggleton, David Macdonald (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives), and CPJ's Joe Gunn. Thurs., Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Saint Paul University. 223 Main Street, Ottawa, Ont. To register or for more info, please contact Brad Wassink at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to cpj.ca/Oct20.
‘Shrinking space for civil society? Importance of Media Pluralism for Democracy in Eastern Europe and the Middle East,’ organized by the Human Rights Research and Education Centre of the University of Ottawa, the European Endowment for Democracy, the Embassy of Poland, and the Macdonald Laurier Institute. Speakers: John Packer (Human Rights Research and Education Centre); Jerzy Pomianowski (European Endowment for Democracy); Brian Lee Crowley (Macdonald Laurier Institute); and moderated by freelance writer Michael Petrou. Oct. 20, 12 p.m., University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, FTX570, 57 Louis Pasteur. Light lunch will be served. Please, register at HRREC@uOttawa.ca
A family-friendly reception to get a sneak peek at the hottest toys. Chateau Laurier Drawing Room, Thurs., Oct. 20, 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome, especially kids.