Monday, April 27, 2015
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BACKROOMS
Dear Mr. Prime Minister, please prorogue Parliament promptly

Who's on first, who's on second, who's on third, and our embarrassing opposition parties in the House


  
PM's friends blame Goldenberg

  
Here's a big thought: PM not a dictator

Jean Chrétien exploits problem to satisfy ego


  
PM talks about Liberal party membership rule changes

  
PM Chrétien open to Martinites

  
Gagliano questions Globe and Mail's agenda, timing

Public Works Minister Alfonso Gagliano says he feels 'victmized' by media, and Globe in particular


  
Martin says he won't deliver another federal budget this spring

Federal Finance Minister Paul Martin says government focusing on 'a major infrastructure program'


  
Federal cabinet shuffle expected, really really

Alfonso Gagliano's unlikely public accusations put him on shakier cabinet ground


  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, April 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Dean Allison.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE