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Most unionized PS workers have contracts, but mental health, wages sticking points for holdouts

Diplomats, lawyers, and jail guards, among others, are still hoping to reach contracts.

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Canada’s most-lobbied staffers drive policy tied to federal purse

Mathieu Bélanger, director of policy for Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, Ian Foucher, deputy director of policy for Finance Minister Bill Morneau, and David McFarlane, director of policy for Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains are the most lobbied staffers in 2017. Photographs courtesy of Facebook, LinkedIn

There are no surprises with the most lobbied in government, with Innovation, Finance and Infrastructure policy advisers seeing the most communications with stakeholders.

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HOUSE OF COMMONS
  • S-2, Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act (committee)
  • S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act (second reading)
  • C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (second reading)
  • The Week Ahead In Parliament

    Wednesday, Sept. 13

    • The House Health Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. in a televised meeting on Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code, and other Acts.

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    Ethics Conflict of Interest Commissioner Mary Dawson appears at the House Procedure and Affairs Committee on Oct. 17. Ms. Dawson finds herself once again under the media spotlight, this time for advice she provided Finance Minister Bill Morneau on how he should handle his lucrative holdings in Morneau Shepell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

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    Parliamentary Calendar

    Tuesday , October 24 , 2017

    Our world is rapidly changing, and Canada needs to keep up. Join The Walrus Talks and Concordia for The Walrus Talks Disruption, happening at the National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St., on Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m. Seven speakers—including CBC radio host Terry O'Reilly, writer Lisa Charleyboy, and more—will discuss changes in health care, technology, industry, media, and more. Full event details and tickets are available online at thewalrus.ca/events.

    Tuesday , October 24 , 2017

    Join university presidents, students, and researchers from across Canada for a fun fall gathering in the spirit of a campus homecoming celebration. Tuesday, Oct. 24. 6:30 p.m. Riviera, 62 Sparks St. By invitation only. For inquiries, please contact rsvp@univcan.ca or 613-563-3961 (226).

    Wednesday , October 25 , 2017

    The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement as well as publish its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 10 a.m.

    Wednesday , October 25 , 2017

    On Oct. 25, Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 census on immigration and ethnocultural diversity, housing, and Aboriginal peoples.

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