Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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PARTY CENTRAL
Budget night party at Hy’s marks beginning of spring party season

This year’s budget night is set to be an even bigger deal because it’s one of the last chances for politicos from all parties to get together before the next election.


  
Handy-dandy guide to this spring’s best events, shindigs in political Ottawa

  
Party Central: 10th Annual Douglas C. Frith dinner a delight

Former, current and future Parliamentarians gathered to toast Kevin Vickers discuss the allure of public life.


  
Parliament Hill women flock to Women for Nature shindig

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says she was so impressed by Rona Ambrose and Laureen Harper’s hiking adventures that she’d be willing to cut ice from the glaciers to make a mean martini if that meant she got to join.


  
Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 1 in photos

Opening night reception at the Delta Ottawa hotel


  
Politics and the Pen Gala was an enlightening, high-powered evening

  
Parliamentarians had a whale of a time and a sea of party options Tuesday night

  
Women running election campaigns call for more female involvement at all levels

Famous 5 Ottawa event talks women in politics, honour Jenni Byrne, Anne McGrath, Katie Telford and Sen. Marjory LeBreton as nation builders.


  
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week’s Taste of the Arctic event

  
Macdonald-Laurier Institute throws a splashy 200th birthday bash for Sir John A. Macdonald, but without balloons

  
On a Wednesday evening in Ottawa, GR professionals gather at the Métropolitain

  
22 Minutes cast bursts open Cabinet doors, make politicos bust a gut

  
Top 16 events you don’t want to miss this winter session

  
Party Central: The Barrack Hill Balladeers debut at D'Arcy's

Journalists, Hill staffers, lobbyists flock to D'Arcy's to hear Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tandt perform before Christmas holidays.


  
Conservatives come out for Corner Gas: The Movie premiere

  
Celebrating Canadian children’s content, and women on the Hill

  
Party Central: Hope Live gala has something for everyone: food, tunes, political chatter, Olympians

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, April 21, 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