The Canada-ASEAN trade study was announced on the eve of PM’s visit to China, which is hoping for trade deals with both parties.
The House Electoral Reform Committee is planning 16 days of cross-country hearings as it continues its study of potential changes to Canada's electoral system.
NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the rushed efforts of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform comes from the Liberal government "having wasted the first six months of this process." The Hill Times Photograph by Andrew Meade.
NDP MP Nathan Cullen and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May—who both sit on the committee—say they're disappointed the busy tour only has two small town stop scheduled, and no stops in First Nations communities.
The committee studying electoral reform may as well recommend no change and save Canadians the cost of an inessential exercise and the trouble of trooping to the polls once again.
Political fundraising, in my view, is actually good for democracy.
The government will live up to its commitments to protect charter rights and offer appeals to people on no-fly lists as a 'minimum,' says a spokesperson for the public safety minister.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is really the first government in our history that wants to do this right, that accepts that we need to hear, and listen, and acknowledge and feel the reality of the past.
The feds are chewing over a DNA test for fraudulent chicken imports.
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly and her advisers to take the long view as Canada’s cultural policy review moves forward.
The Circum study offers further evidence that for many creators, obscurity remains a far bigger threat than piracy. The study suggests that creators are ready to embrace the digital marketplace and would prefer to focus their energies on developing convenient, well-priced, legal services.
The instinct to ask Canadians is understandable. Will the outcome be healthy? It depends.
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Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, left, embraces Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before last Saturday night’s concert in Kingston, Ont., which was broadcasted live on CBC to 11.7 million viewers. The show closed the Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour, possibly its last given Mr. Downie’s terminal cancer diagnosis. (Tragically Hip photograph by David Bastedo) Tragically Hip photograph by David Bastedo
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to attend. Hangzhou, China. Sept. 4-5. For more information, call the PMO Press Office at 613-957-5555.
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How do you protect your organization’s reputation before and after scandal strikes? Using real-life examples, this session looks at the core elements of reputational protection from a legal and public relations perspective. This is part of Gowling WLG’s Risk to Reward seminar series, 10 breakfast seminars on critical business and legal issues to be held at the firm’s Ottawa office throughout 2016. This seminar series is suited toward business owners, executives, and in-house counsel in eastern Ontario. 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 8. Gowling WLG, 160 Elgin St., 20th floor (suite 2600), Ottawa. No cost, but registration necessary as space is limited. gowlingwlg.com/risktoreward
The International Economic Forum of the Americas presents this annual summit on topics including finance, innovation, energy, trade and infrastructure. Confirmed speakers include: International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Canadian Ambassador to the United States David MacNaughton and his U.S. counterpart Bruce Heyman, Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, Guinea President Alpha Condé, and the CEOs/presidents of companies including Suncor, CAE, Monsanto, and UPS. Until Sept. 14. Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W., Toronto. forum-americas.org/toronto/2016