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The Top 100 Most Influential People in Government and Politics: The List

THE TOP 20

  1. Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  2. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
  3. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird
  4. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney
  5. Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney
  6. PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright
  7. Treasury Board President Tony Clement
  8. PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters
  9. Finance Canada deputy minister Michael Horgan
  10. Secretary to the Treasury Board Michelle d’Auray
  11. Chief of Defence Staff Walter Natynczyk
  12. Canadian Council of Chief Executives president and CEO John Manley
  13. Jenni Byrne, Conservative Party director of political operations
  14. André Bachand, senior adviser to PM for Quebec
  15. Ray Novak, principal secretary to the PM
  16. Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.
  17. Shawn Atleo, Assembly of First Nations national chief
  18. David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
  19. Beverley McLachlin, Supreme Court chief justice
  20. Laureen Harper, Prime Minister’s wife

THE TOP 100, BY CATEGORY

THE POLITICIANS

THE POLITICAL STAFFERS

THE LOBBYISTS & CONSULTANTS

THE PUBLIC SERVANTS & OFFICIALS

THE MEDIA

THE OTHER PUBLIC FIGURES

—Compiled by Bea Vongdouangchanh

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The Top 100 Most Influential People in Government and Politics: The List

THE TOP 20

  1. Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  2. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
  3. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird
  4. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney
  5. Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney
  6. PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright
  7. Treasury Board President Tony Clement
  8. PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters
  9. Finance Canada deputy minister Michael Horgan
  10. Secretary to the Treasury Board Michelle d’Auray
  11. Chief of Defence Staff Walter Natynczyk
  12. Canadian Council of Chief Executives president and CEO John Manley
  13. Jenni Byrne, Conservative Party director of political operations
  14. André Bachand, senior adviser to PM for Quebec
  15. Ray Novak, principal secretary to the PM
  16. Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.
  17. Shawn Atleo, Assembly of First Nations national chief
  18. David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
  19. Beverley McLachlin, Supreme Court chief justice
  20. Laureen Harper, Prime Minister’s wife

THE TOP 100, BY CATEGORY

THE POLITICIANS

THE POLITICAL STAFFERS

THE LOBBYISTS & CONSULTANTS

THE PUBLIC SERVANTS & OFFICIALS

THE MEDIA

THE OTHER PUBLIC FIGURES

—Compiled by Bea Vongdouangchanh

  

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Monday, July 28, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman's Fourth of July shindig July 14, 2014

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U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.

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Vicki and Bruce Heyman.

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Vicki and Bruce Heyman.

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Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.

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Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran.

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Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.

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Former CTV Hill reporter Roger Smith.

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Former Bloc MP Claude Bachand and Danielle Leclerc.

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House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.

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McLoughlin Media's Barry McLoughlin and Laura Peck.

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.

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The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.

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Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.

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Former Progressive Conservative prime minister Joe Clark.

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Chad Schella, Maureen McTeer, and CPAC's Catherine Clark.

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The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.

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The cheesecakes were brought in from Chicago. Yum!

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Maclean's magazine's Paul Wells.

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Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto). 

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CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.

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Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.

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CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.

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That's a lot of cheese, Martha.

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Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.

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Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.

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The lineup.

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The scene.

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Postmedia News national affairs columnist Andrew Coyne.

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CTV cameraman Dave Ellis, centre. 

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