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Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 1 in photos

Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 1 in photos
Opening night reception at the Delta Ottawa hotel

Feds should've consulted international law experts before invoking UN Charter's article 51 against ISIL in Syria, say critics

Feds should've consulted international law experts before invoking UN Charter's article 51 against ISIL in Syria, say critics
'Clearly what’s going on here is that they’ve made a political decision and now they’re trying to find, after the fact, some sort of legal justification that isn’t there,' says University of P.E.I Professor Peter McKenna. 'It’s illegal under international law, what the Canadian government is now contemplating.'

NDP, Liberals blame government tactics, late-night notice on ISIL mission, for empty seats on opposition benches

NDP, Liberals blame government tactics, late-night notice on ISIL mission, for empty seats on opposition benches
One Liberal, who did not want to be quoted, told The Hill Times the vacant Liberal seats were signs of division over the anti-terrorism legislation.

Rathgeber hopes to force the government’s hand by introducing balanced-budget legislation

Rathgeber hopes to force the government’s hand by introducing balanced-budget legislation
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber will also table private member's bills on CSEC, the size of cabinet, and recall legislation.

Some 5,600 privacy breaches in federal government in 2014: documents

Some 5,600 privacy breaches in federal government in 2014: documents
At National Defence, there were 11 breaches that affected 30,642 individuals, of which one was reported to the Privacy Commissioner’s Office, which affected 30,632 people. This large breach ‘involved basic information about CAF members’ which was ‘low risk,’ but personal.

Bill C-51 will 'prevent the spread of radical jihad' in Canada, say Tories in a new letter to supporters

Liberal MP Wanye Easter says the Conservatives are 'inflaming the fear factor.'

FEATURE

Progressives can change political landscape, says Broadbent

Progressives can  change political landscape, says Broadbent
Ed Broadbent talks about winning conditions for the NDP in the next federal election.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

March 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
MPs receive 2.3 per cent pay raise
Harper will continue to win majorities if NDP, Liberals don't join forces, says former NDP MP
Anti-Terrorism Act House committee hearings a ‘sham,’ say opposition MPs
Third-party spending in next election expected to be in millions
National security expected to be major theme in next election campaign
National security expected to be major theme in next election campaign
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
Friday, March 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 2 panels March 27, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Working Families party co-chair Bob Master

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Brian Topp and David Akin

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Summa Strategies' Tim Powers.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Tasha Kheiriddin and Tim Powers.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

David Akin and Anna Greenberg.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

The NDP's Rebecca Blaikie and Anne McGrath.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh

Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.

The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh
The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh
Indigenous rights activist and instructor at University of Winnipeg Leah Gazan
The Hill Times photograph by Bea Vongdouangchanh
Quebec activist Dalila Awada

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