Afghan-Canadians have repeatedly asked the federal government to hold the Afghan regime accountable for its human rights violations and widespread corruption.
What should the government do when a bilateral trade pact violates other aspects of Canadian policy or existing international commitments?
Jagmeet Singh greets a supporter at his NDP leadership campaign launch on May 15 in Brampton, Ont. Mr. Singh now has the most federal caucus endorsements, with three. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Singh campaign opened a B.C. office last week and has a 'targeted campaign' in Quebec.
Passing Bill 79 is about teaching Ontarians the truth and about ensuring our province remains a leader when it comes to standing up against injustice and promoting human rights.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says investments by Ottawa and bold efforts to encourage the growth of clean energy technologies will put Canada on the path to become a powerhouse in the emerging low-carbon economy.
He's No. 221 on the priority list to advance any of his 16 private members' bills in this Parliament, but NDP MP Don Davies knows the drill. It's the bigger purpose that counts.
Former House clerk Thomas Hall questions whether discussions at the Board of Internal Economy would be protected by parliamentary privilege.
There are mixed opinions among Senators on whether there was anything wrong with cabinet ministers and MPs showing up at the Senate before a vote on the budget bill.
Her office chalks it up to a busy run-up to the House's adjournment, but Conservative Senators say there’s more to it.
Lobbyists and political parties should be more proactive about warding off influence scandals before they occur.
Data shows Justin Trudeau, like his government, is meeting with many more groups than his predecessor Stephen Harper.
The organization has almost doubled the number of its volunteers and clients in the last year, and has expanded to Toronto.
The Science minister says next year’s budget is likely where funding decisions related to scientific research will be revealed.
Canada doesn’t apply sales taxes or duties on imported purchases of $20 or less. That threshold is much higher in other countries, such as the U.S. where it’s US$800.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
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British Columbia's new premier John Horgan dropped in to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Mr. Trudeau's Centre Block office on Parliament Hill for the first time July 25. They may not see eye to eye on the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion (Trudeau approved it, Horgan campaigned against it), but when it comes to wardrobe choices, these two are simpatico. They both wore summer blue suits, polka-dotted ties, striped socks, and brown shoes. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to appear at a Liberal Party Laurier Club luncheon. July 27. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hotel Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Room, 2125 Victoria Ave., Regina, Sask. Free for current Laurier Club donors. Anyone otherwise wanting to go must renew their Laurier Club status or become a Laurier Club donor. Media coverage is being facilitated for this event and the names of guests in attendance will be listed online within 45 days. events.liberal.ca. Pre-registration is required and was to have closed on July 25.
Official Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer, who leads the Conservative Party of Canada, will be in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Que., area on July 27-30, 2017.
Liberal MP Colin Fraser (West Nova, N.S.) celebrates his birthday today. He turns 39.
Conservative MP Peter Kent (Thornhill, Ont.) celebrates his birthday today. He turns 74.