Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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PARTY CENTRAL
Canadian talent centre stage at SOCAN Hill reception

  
May’s bizarre Press Gallery Dinner speech still talk of the Hill Monday morning, maybe Tuesday too

  
Press freedom advocates look back on a bloody year

  
Bottoms up at Hy’s post-budget soirée

  
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.


  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Canadian talent centre stage at SOCAN Hill reception May 19, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
The crowd dancing and singing along to Alex Nevsky's performance, in the Aboriginal Peoples Committee room.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Liberal MP Stéphane Dion, SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, President of the SOCAN Board of Directors Stan Meissner, and SOCAN Chief Quebec Affairs Officer Geneviève Côté, pictured May 12 at the event.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Conservative MP Gord Brown, chair of the House Canadian Heritage Committee.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
NDP MPs Rathika Sitsabaiesan and Pierre Nantel take a selfie during the concert.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Canadian performing artist Sarah Slean.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
DFATD Director General Marcel Lebleu, Environics Communications' Louis-Charles Roy, Alex Nevsky, and ESDC's Philippe Bernier-Arcand.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Back Row: Stéphane Dion, Sarah Slean, Mr. Brown, Eric Baptiste, Pierre Nantel, Stan Meissner, James Cowan. Front Row: Marc Ouellette, Geneviève Côté, Alex Nevsky, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Gabriel Gratton.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Gabriel Gratton, Laurence Lafond-Beaulne, and Alex Nevsky performing.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, SOCAN's Geneviève Côté, and Liberal MP Mark Eyking.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Sarah Slean and NDP MP Tyrone Benskin.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Conservative MP Terrence Young, SOCAN's Stan Meissner, and Eric Baptiste.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Tom Mulcair's current, and former chiefs of staff Alain Gaul and Raoul Gébert, with SOCAN's Eric Baptiste.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Sen. Cowan, Sarah Slean, and Stan Meissner.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Environics Communications' Alex Bushell, with NDP MPs Carol Hughes and Djaouida Sellah.
The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Alex Nevsky and Environics Communications' Greg MacEachern.

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