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Senators signed waivers giving up Parliamentary privilege when inviting AG Ferguson to audit expenses

Senators signed waivers giving up Parliamentary privilege when inviting AG Ferguson to audit expenses
'We played fast and loose with the privilege of this institution in that instance,' says Liberal Senator Grant Mitchell.

RCMP taking over Parliamentary security will invite constitutional challenge, says Liberal Senator Campbell

RCMP taking over Parliamentary security will invite constitutional challenge, says Liberal Senator Campbell
'What happens if the Mounties do not agree to a contract that says that the two Speakers are in charge of the Hill and that they answer to the two Speakers?' Liberal Senator Larry Campbell asks.

Debate on joint House, Senate security limited to six hours in Upper Chamber

Debate on joint House, Senate security limited to six hours in Upper Chamber
Despite the government haste in passing the motion through both Houses of Parliament, there could be lengthy negotiations between RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson and Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer and Senate Speaker Pierre-Claude Nolin, before a contract to put the RCMP in charge is reached.

FEATURE

Chrétien agrees there was a real possibility a Yes vote would have terminated his political career

He does not rule out that he could have resigned after a referendum defeat, but not right away and possibly not unless he was under great pressure to do so.

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
House releases beefed up harassment prevention policy
Politics this morning, Feb. 27: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Roundtable comes to Ottawa
Senators subpoenaed to Sen. Duffy’s criminal trial can ask Senate to pay for their legal fees
High-profile Conservatives consider run in Nepean, but Harder accuses Poilievre of meddling
NDP MPs say BOIE’s order to repay $2.7-million to House ‘ridiculous,’ politically-motivated
NDP MPs say BOIE’s order to repay $2.7-million to House ‘ridiculous,’ politically-motivated
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
Saturday, February 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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