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Four parties fighting for seat in former minister Ashfield’s riding

Four parties fighting for seat in former minister Ashfield’s riding
Candidates are hearing about the economy, energy and the environment at the door.

Fewer media outlets on 2015 leaders’ tours due to long campaign, less value-for-money

Fewer media outlets on 2015 leaders’ tours  due to long campaign, less value-for-money
This election, a seat on the Conservative leader’s tour costs $3,000 per day, $12,500 per week or $78,000 for all 11 weeks. The NDP is offering a $700-per-day bus-only option, or $2,000 per day with plane use. It costs $12,500 per week or $50,000 for all 11 weeks with the NDP tour. The Liberals are charging $2,500 per day, $12,500 per week or $50,000 for the full 11 weeks.

Agriculture should be part of economic discussion, say industry advocates

Agriculture should be part of economic discussion, say industry advocates
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will take part in a debate on agriculture in Ottawa on Sept. 30, hosted by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture.

Renewed focus on economy helps Harper change channel from Duffy trial: pollster Lyle

Renewed focus on economy helps Harper change channel from Duffy trial: pollster Lyle
Prime Minister Harper can say that he dealt with an economic downturn before and Conservatives can do it again.

Liberals air two new ads setting up Trudeau as middle class champion

Liberals air two new ads setting up Trudeau as middle class champion
A recent Nanos Research survey found the NDP is leading nationally among voters who were polled over a four-week period ending last Thursday, Aug. 28, with the Liberals second and the Conservative Party third.

FEATURE
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THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
First Nations relationship with Conservative government 'needs work,' says AFN's Bellegarde
Politics This Morning Election 2015: Parties still yet to nominate all candidates
Justice Binnie to start expense arbitration process by meeting 19 Senators mid-September
With several key Cabinet ministers not running, Conservative slate of candidates lacks star power
AFN set to release election priorities as aboriginal vote continues to mobilize
AFN set to release election priorities as aboriginal vote continues to mobilize
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
EDITORIAL
Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa
Armed RCMP clear Sparks Street and seach building tops for shooters
Parliamentary Calendar
Thursday, September 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
HTEvents Platform 2015: Agriculture Aug. 26, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
University of Toronto professor Grace Skogstad, Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Ron Bonnett, Embassy managing editor Carl Meyer, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute president David McInnes and University of Waterloo professor Bruce Muirhead spoke on a Hill Times Events panel discussion on agriculture issues during the election campaign.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
CropLife Canada's Dennis Prouse.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Dairy Farmers of Canada's Caroline Emond.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Hill Times vice-president of advertising and business development Don Turner.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Hill Times Publishing Publisher Anne Marie Creskey introducing guests.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Embassy managing editor Carl Meyer moderated the panel discussion.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Embassy managing editor Carl Meyer, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute president David McInnes and University of Waterloo professor Bruce Muirhead

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE



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