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New lobbying code lays out conflict over political activities, could lead to campaign ‘chill’

New lobbying code lays out conflict over political activities, could lead to campaign ‘chill’
Lobbyists who campaign for a political candidate who later goes on to become a Cabinet minister could end up being prohibited not only from lobbying the minister but the entire department.

UPDATED—Liberal MP reflects on terrifying moments on Parliament Hill

UPDATED—Liberal MP reflects on terrifying moments on Parliament Hill
John McKay was on the first floor of Centre Block when he heard the pops of gunfire on the floor above.

NDP MP Godin claims his privileges breached after RCMP officer stopped him last month on the Hill

NDP MP Godin claims his privileges breached after RCMP officer stopped him last month on the Hill
But RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said NDP MP Yvon Godin was delayed for no more than 70 seconds and that the RCMP officer escorted Mr. Godin through the entrance once the motorcade had passed.

FEATURE

Pissing people off works

Most marketers aim, at all costs, to avoid the conflict between tribes. The political strategist relishes it and uses it to gain advantage. In fact, pissing off the opposing team is not only a sport in the political world, it’s a vital strategic tool.

Tide turning, marketers look to political strategists for inspiration

Tide turning, marketers look to political strategists for inspiration
Clive Veroni’s book Spin explains why marketers are now looking to savvy political strategists to learn how to move products.

Construction continues on Hill as major projects plug along

Construction continues on Hill as major projects plug along
An inside look at West Block renovations

Aerospace

Aerospace

October 13, 2014
LIST/CHART/SURVEYS
  • Organizations that Have Lobbied on 'Climate' in 2014
  • MPs Not Running For Re-Election 2015
  • 50 vulnerable ridings
THIS WEEK'S HILL TIMES
RCMP to escort PM ‘24/7’ after Ottawa shooting
The speeches: Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau address the nation
Conservatives to prioritize, negotiate internally to set pre-writ legislative priorities
Opposition MPs want feds to release cost of military action against ISIS in Iraq
Status of Government Business
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, October 24, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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