Senators Lillian Dyck and Sandra Lovelace Nicholas are part of a very personal debate over Bill S-3, which has seen the House and the Senate face off over amendments that members in the Upper Chamber insist are necessary to remove sex discrimination in the Indian Act.
'We certainly see it’s not a vote-getter among Conservatives or NDP, or even Green Party [supporters],' says Campaign Research CEO Eli Yufest.
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, 31, pictured being interviewed by CBC News' Rosemary Barton on July 7. The federal government apologized to Mr. Khadr for its role in his imprisonment and awarded him $10.5-million as part of the civil suit launched against Ottawa for Mr. Khadr’s wrongful Screenshot from CBC News
'This issue alone will impact how people will vote in 2019,' says pollster Eli Yufest.
Insurance companies already discriminate based on lifestyle choices and family history, so why not genetics? A genome is not under your control, unlike a smoking habit or skydiving hobby.
Senators say they won't budge on removing all grounds for gender discrimination through Bill S-3, as they wait to see in what form it will return. A Quebec court gave the government until late December to legislate a solution.
The provincial government has blocked the private sector out of the soon-to-be legal marijuana-selling business.
Phoenix, Shared Services, and Canada.ca are a few examples of federal government technology projects gone wrong.
Health Canada could have a big stake in the split, with a huge part of its budget tied to Indigenous health care.
Senators point to an already backlogged court system that they see getting worse if the blood-alcohol threshold for criminal drunk-driving charges is lowered. But advocates say it would send a strong message and change drivers’ behaviours.
Liberal MPs are getting nervous and asking questions as the tax reform debate heats up, says the CFIB, but one MP says it’s more a matter of fighting misinformation.
Only one federal or provincial lobbying registry, that of Quebec, requires lobbyists to disclose their compensation.
The Hill Times found more than 80 all-party and internal caucuses where MPs meet to discuss issues and sometimes try to influence policy.
The Animal Protection Party of Canada wants the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus to name its MP members who helped kill an animal rights bill last fall. Caucus co-chair Bob Zimmer said the group is searching for a scapegoat after a bad bill it liked was defeated.
Beef producers group says lobby days only work when there’s a ‘consistent’ presence.
Conservative MP Rob Nicholson was 'unusually gracious' in drafting a bill that 'takes the politics' out, and working with the opposite side: Liberal MP Rob Oliphant.
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This event will highlight the next generation of African leaders, education access and equality, youth, gender equality, and social justice issues. Featuring Amos Odero (The MasterCard Foundation), Ahmed Osaa (Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute volunteer), Kim Samuel (McGill University professor), Violette Uwamutana (DOT Rwanda), and more. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, Aga Khan Foundation Canada, 199 Sussex Dr., Ottawa. Registration required. $12-$20. For tickets, visit eventbrite.ca/e/the-walrus-talks-africas-next-generation-ottawa-tickets-34674188431.
The Canada Media Fund will host its second annual showcase event, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Sir John A. Macdonald Building (144 Wellington St., Ottawa). The event will feature the best of Canadian television and digital productions, including opportunities to experience new video games and virtual reality projects funded by the Canada Media Fund, and interact with the stars of top Canadian television shows. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first ballot results announcement will take place Oct. 1 in Toronto, and subsequent ballot results each following week until a winner is determined. A new leader will be selected no later than Oct. 15.
On Oct. 4 and 5, 2017, the Van Horne Institute will host the 2017 Canadian Inland Ports Conference in Calgary, Alta. This conference will focus on the theme: Canada’s Ports: Gateways to Enable Trade, which will bring together experts from around the world to discuss inland ports and their importance to their local, provincial, and national economies. It will showcase five of Canada’s inland ports located across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia; as well as major Canadian ports and stakeholders. Early-bird registration before Sept. 5: $895. Registration after Sept. 5: $995. Please contact Bryndis Whitson at email@example.com or 587-430-0292 for more information. http://www.vanhorneinstitute.com/event/2017-canadian-inland-ports-conference/.