As Afghan politicians squabble, Afghans die, and Canada looks the other way

Afghan-Canadians have repeatedly asked the federal government to hold the Afghan regime accountable for its human rights violations and widespread corruption.


Jagmeet Singh positions himself as ‘growth candidate,’ makes gains in vote-rich B.C., as rivals attack

Jagmeet Singh greets a supporter at his NDP leadership campaign launch on May 15 in Brampton, Ont. Mr. Singh now has the most federal caucus endorsements, with three. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Singh campaign opened a B.C. office last week and has a 'targeted campaign' in Quebec.

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  • 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.

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    Photo of the Week: great socks, eh?

    PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:35 PM

    British Columbia's new premier John Horgan dropped in to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Mr. Trudeau's Centre Block office on Parliament Hill for the first time July 25. They may not see eye to eye on the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion (Trudeau approved it, Horgan campaigned against it), but when it comes to wardrobe choices, these two are simpatico. They both wore summer blue suits, polka-dotted ties, striped socks, and brown shoes. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

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    Parliamentary Calendar

    Friday , July 28 , 2017

    Liberal MP Marco Mendicino (Eglinton-Lawrence, Ont.) celebrates his birthday today. He turns 44.

    Saturday , July 29 , 2017

    The Honda Celebration of Light is one of Vancouver’s largest festivals, attracting 1.4 million people to food, music, and fireworks. The fireworks happen Saturday, July 29 (Japan), Wednesday, Aug. 2 (United Kingdom), and Saturday, Aug. 5 (Canada).

    Saturday , July 29 , 2017

    Liberal MP David Graham (Laurentides -Labelle, Que.) celebrates his birthday today. He turns 36.

    Sunday , July 30 , 2017

    Conservative MP Kellie Leitch (Simoe-Grey, Ont.) celebrates her birthday today. She turns 47.

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