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Harper shuffles senior ranks of public service

Harper shuffles senior ranks of public service
Richard Fadden becomes PM's national security adviser, among other moves in bureaucratic shuffle

Art and reconciliation: 'It’s a way to tell a story that reaches more people'

Art and reconciliation: 'It’s a way to tell a story that reaches more people'
'The arts, whether in music, especially in music from A Tribe Called Red to Tanya Tagaq, or in film or in literature or painting, it becomes something that we’re able to access a different part of our minds. We’re able to access a part of us that is sometimes a little more caring and giving,' says Joseph Boyden.

‘I’m not the First Nations Prime Minister’


‘I’m not the First Nations Prime Minister’

AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo talks Idle No More, Northern Gateway, Neil Young, and the year ahead.

Government, church, school officials well aware of failure to protect student health, safety: TRC report

Government, church, school officials well aware of failure to protect student health, safety: TRC report
As of November 2014, the Commission had identified 2,040 students in its Named Register for the period from 1867 to 2000. When combined with the figures in the Unnamed Register, the total is 3,201 deaths.

No single route or experience for Métis children into residential schools: TRC report

No single route or experience for Métis children into residential schools: TRC report
Canada’s residential school system was a partnership between the federal government and the churches. When it came to the Métis, the partners had differing agendas.

Aboriginal policy to assimilate, civilize, Christianize, not applied in uniform manner: TRC report

Aboriginal policy to assimilate, civilize, Christianize, not applied in uniform manner: TRC report
Where there was no pressing demand for aboriginal lands, the federal government delayed taking on the obligations that Treaties created. This was particularly true in the North.

'I didn’t get to say goodbye to my dad or my brother Allan, didn’t get to pet my dogs or nothing,' says Indian residential school survivor

'I didn’t get to say goodbye to my dad or my brother Allan, didn’t get to pet my dogs or nothing,' says Indian residential school survivor
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the Indian residential school system released its final report Dec. 15.

COLUMNS
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
MPs party under the stars, B.C. politicos come to Ottawa Feb. 8, 2016

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Party Under the Stars was held on Feb. 3 at Ottawa City Hall. Conservative MPs Erin O'Toole and Steven Blaney dancing with performer Jully Black. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Party Under the Stars organizer Cheri Elliott, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, and Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Mr. Sajjan and Ms. Elliott.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Environics' Louis Charles Roy, Greg MacEachern, and their newest hire Chris McCluskey.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Chief Government Whip Andrew Leslie.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Ottawa city councillor Jody Mitic.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP James Bezan.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Rob Nicholson. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Conservative MP Peter Kent.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Jully Black with emcee of the evening Sarah Freemark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The crowd inside the Sir John A. Macdonald Building on Feb. 3.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

B.C. Liberal MPs at Wednesday's reception.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal MPs Joyce Murray, Sukh Dhaliwal, and Hedy Fry with B.C. Premier Christy Clark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Harjit Sajjan and Sukh Dhaliwal.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido and Premier Christy Clark.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal B.C. MP Hedy Fry.

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