News

Liberals take civics-in-action approach with youth councils

Most Liberal MPs have regular youth-group meetings, and some opposition MPs too. Proponents say they help engage young people in policymaking, but critics say they’re more fluff than substance.

News

High-profile Conservatives organizing to shift party to centre: activists

New Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer could have his work cut out for him as he attempts to unify a conservative movement in Canada that includes new third-party groups aiming to push messages on either end of the conservative ideological spectrum. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Leadership contenders were among a small group that met in Toronto in June, says one person who said he was there.

The Hill Times In Print

Status Of Government Business

HOUSE OF COMMONS
  • S-2, Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act (second reading)
  • 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

    The House of Commons and the Senate have adjourned for the summer break. The House is scheduled to resume on Monday, Sept. 18, and the Senate is scheduled to resume on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

    Sign up for The Hill Times free daily email and Monday Morning Headlines

    Sent to you every weekday morning. SIGN UP.


    Hill Times Events

    Join Hill Times publishing for rousing, informative and thought provoking discussions a variety of political topics.


    Photo of the week

    Photo of the Week

    PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 9:18 AM

    Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland was on the Hill on Aug. 14 to brief MPs on the House Trade Committee about Canada’s goals in NAFTA renegotiations, the first round of which is set to start in Washington Aug. 16 to 20. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

    Canada 150 on the Hill

    PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00 AM

    No filters was the tone of the 2017 Press Gallery Dinner

    PUBLISHED : Friday, June 9, 2017 1:14 PM

    Gaining Consensus: Getting Issues Heard In The New Parliament

    PUBLISHED : Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 2:09 PM

    Policy Briefing Live – Climate Change

    PUBLISHED : Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 11:52 AM

    Parliamentary Calendar

    Sunday , August 27 , 2017

    The party will hold a debate in Montreal, Que. 1:30-3 p.m. Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent Blvd. In order to vote for the leader, you need to become a member of the NDP no later than Aug. 17. Online voting begins Sept. 18 and a leader will be announced no later than Oct. 29. ndp.ca/event-rsvp/4jws8.

    Wednesday , September 6 , 2017

    The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.

    Wednesday , September 6 , 2017

    From Sept. 6-10, Canada will host the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in Montreal, Que. The 46th session of the IPCC will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters, 999 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, Que. ipcc.ch.

    Sunday , September 10 , 2017

    The party will hold a debate in Vancouver. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr. In order to vote for the leader, you need to become a member of the NDP no later than Aug. 17. Online voting begins Sept. 18 and a leader will be announced no later than Oct. 15. ndp.ca/event-rsvp/4jws2.

    Lists & Charts

         

    Wire Report Headlines