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NEWS

Manning conference ‘a staple of our public policy discussion ecosystem’

Manning conference ‘a staple of our public policy discussion ecosystem’
This year’s theme is ‘The Way Forward Together,’ and features public policy discussions on the economy, security, technology, the environment and political organization.

House releases beefed up harassment prevention policy

House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer distributed the changes to MPs this week, as part of a sweeping overhaul of anti-harassment measures on Parliament Hill following the weeks-long controversy last fall over internal complaints from two female NDP MPs about alleged actions by former Liberal MPs.

FEATURE

Steele offers a no-holds-barred account of politics

Graham Steele entered Nova Scotia politics as a well-meaning political player. He quit 15 years later, disillusioned. His book is a straight-shooting account of his time in NDP premier Darrell Dexter’s government.

‘We’re a big country, and there are not many occasions when the big players can actually get together’ 

Preston Manning talks about ‘the movement’ ahead of this week’s Manning Conference. ‘There are different flavours of conservatism. We’re constantly working on how do you keep them all under the one big blue tent.’

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
Political players discount speculation on early spring election call, say it’s too risky
We ‘don’t have a clue’ what’s in omnibus bills, say MPs
Feds playing ‘jiggery-pokery’ with $241.6-billion in spending estimates, say Libs, NDP
Industry lobbying on anti-corruption procurement rules showing signs of success
Experts, NDP concerned eight meetings not enough to study intricacies of feds’ anti-terrorism omnibus bill C-51
Experts, NDP concerned eight meetings not enough to study intricacies of feds’ anti-terrorism omnibus bill C-51
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
Monday, March 2, 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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