Sen. Stephen Greene will stay on as Nova Scotia chair of Maxime Bernier’s Conservative leadership campaign.
Others say the U.S. is unlikely to back out of free trade with Canada, due to self-interest.
Conservative leadership candidates Maxime Bernier, Andrew Scheer, Erin O'Toole, Lisa Raitt, and Andrew Saxton. About 2,000 Conservatives are expected to attend this week's leadership convention in Toronto. The winner of the leadership contest will be announced on Saturday, May 27. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
About 2,000 Conservatives are expected to attend the party's leadership convention this weekend.
Transgender children and youth, especially racialized and impoverished transgender children and youth, are among the most vulnerable people living in Canada today. At this moment of rising anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism, sexism, and transphobia, the Senate has an opportunity to offer not just my kid, but all kids in Canada, a chance to expand their understanding of and appreciation for the diversity of human experience. As Florence herself says, passing this bill is 'just being respectful.'
That is why you will hear no complaints from us about the recent vote. ALPA won fair and square and we wish them all the best in representing WestJet pilots. Now it is up to Senators to ensure workers in all federally regulated sectors get to maintain the secret ballot rights our pilots recently exercised.
The Senate Liberal caucus leader says he won't skip any steps to pass legislation if it's not crucial.
Conservative MP Scott Reid said the bill doesn't deal with the main problem, 'which is that you ought not to be able to get access to decision-makers in return for cash contributions.'
Matthew Mitschke left classified documents in his unlocked car, says former Employment minister MaryAnn Mihychuk.
The government in the Senate will use time allocation for the first time if it’s needed to keep the bill moving, says whip Sen. Mitchell.
The government’s proposal to open up meetings of the Board of Internal Economy is part of its 308-page budget implementation bill.
Gatineau MP Steven MacKinnon downplays the role Phoenix could play in the next election, but says it’s a common concern among constituents.
Lobbyists say the Indigenous Guardians Network proposal aligned with government priorities.
It’s unclear how much Irving lobbying is related to the controversial review of a supply-ship contract to a competitor.
The federal government doesn’t have ‘much substance on the table’ to prepare for upcoming trade negotiations, says a Canadian Chamber of Commerce official.
‘She is interested in what you’re saying. She wants to have a discussion. We don't always agree,’ an environmental lobbyist says of interactions with Catherine McKenna.
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Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose announced on the morning of May 16 that she will resign her seat in the House when it breaks in June for summer recess. Ms. Ambrose will be joining Washington-based think tank the Wilson Centre as a visiting fellow. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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The House is not sitting this week, May 22-May 26, but resumes sitting on Monday, May 29, and will sit every weekday from May 29 to June 23, but the House could adjourn earlier.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.
The Canadian Federation of University of Women’s Diplomatic Hospitality Group in Ottawa invites diplomats, their spouses/partners, and their families to this event, with the theme Historic Ottawa. It will feature a visit to the Billings Estate Historic Site, 2100 Cabot St., Ottawa. 10 a.m.-noon. A nominal fee will be charged to help cover costs.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the NATO Leaders’ Meeting on May 25. Following the NATO meeting, he will visit Taormina, Italy, from May 26 to 27, to participate in the 43rd G7 Leaders’ Summit. He will then go to Rome and Vatican City. It will be his first official visit to Italy. In Vatican City, he will have an audience with Pope Francis for the first time. For more information, news media members may call PMO Media Relations, 613-957-5555.