Charles Montgomery’s Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design is one of five books shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
Graeme Smith says Western leaders do not have clean hands in Afghanistan.
In The Longer I’m Prime Minister, Maclean’s magazine columnist Paul Wells writes a calm book about ‘a guy who makes people angry.’
Susan Delacourt talks about her book Shopping For Votes: How Politicians Choose Us And We Choose Them and why it’s a bad thing when political parties treat voters like they’re morons.
For more than 40 years, Don Newman was a reporter and one of the best-known on the Hill. He talks about his life and career in his new book, Welcome To The Broadcast and offers his take on the media today.
Thomas King talks about his book, The Inconvenient Indian, a remarkable narrative of native culture, policy, and history in North America. It’s also a powerful reality check.
Greg Malone uncovers a radically different version of the history of Newfoundland’s entry into Confederation in his new book, Don’t Tell The Newfoundlanders.
Maclean’s magazine journalist Michael Petrou talks about his new book, Is This Your First War?
Robert Semrau was charged with second degree murder of a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in Afghanistan in 2008. He was later found not guilty of murder, but guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer and discharged from the Canadian Forces in 2010. Today, he talks about his experience with The Hill Times.
Toronto native Rob Stewart talks about his documentary films Sharkwater, Revolution, and his new book, Saving Humanity.
John Meisel, the man Peter C. Newman calls a ‘national treasure with a Morovian accent,’ talks about his illustrious career and his life.
Democratizing the Constitution: Reforming Responsible Government co-author Lori Turnbull argues for more written checks and constraints on the Prime Minister of Canada, for the sake of the House of Commons.
Don Lenihan argues for much greater citizen engagement in an increasingly complex world.
Peter C. Newman says the Liberal Party is isolated, has no leader, no power base, no money, no natural allies, no leverage as a third party, and no policies. Liberals say they have problems, but they will return.
Former NDP MP Bill Blaikie, a United Church minister, talks about managing religious belief in the public square and says not everyone who has religious faith in politics is on the right.
Allan Fotheringham says he was inspired by Hunter S. Thompson and Tom Wolfe. That explains it.
Former NDP MP Dennis Gruending looks at political ideologies and tactics of religious conservatives and progressives in his new book
Author and Hill journalist Mark Bourrie talks about his new book The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada’s Media in World War Two, and why the number of Canadian journalists today who can actually understand and analyse military affairs ‘could fit around a kitchen table.’
Canadian peace activist James Loney talks about his new book, Captivity: 118 Days in Iraq and The Struggle For a World Without War.
Bill Rowe, author of The War With Ottawa: The Inside Story By a Hired Gun, takes a 'warts-and-all' look at former Newfoundland premier Danny Williams' fight with prime minister Paul Martin for $2-billion, what was called the Atlantic Accord Crisis in 2004
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, pictured on Sept. 17, mingling with the crowd on Parliament Hill after addressed a joint session of Parliament in the House of Commons.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured on Sept. 17, 2014, waiting on Parliament Hill for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to arrive.
Conservative MP Lynne Yelich, minister of state for foreign affairs and consular affairs.
Conservative MP Wladyslaw Lizon, who represents Mississauga East-Cooksville, Ont., pictured on the Hill.
Conservative MP Ted Opitz, who represents Etobicoke Centre, Ont.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko walking down the red carpet.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, standing by as Mr. Poroshenko is honoured with a 21-gun salute.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reviews the military guard.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reviewing the military guard on Parliament Hill shortly after arriving on Sept. 17, 2014.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reviewing the military guard before going inside to address the joint Parliament in the House of Commons.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs the House and Senate visitors' book while House Sgt.-At-Arms Kevin Vickers, Acting House Clerk Marc Bosc, House Speaker Andrew Scheer, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella stand by and watch.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Stephen Harper shake hands in the Commons Rotunda.
Supporters of Ukraine outside on the front steps of Parliament Hill, pictured Sept. 17, 2014.
A woman, wearing sunflowers in her hair, stands on Parliament Hill holding a sign that reads, 'Democracy for Ukraine.'
A young woman wearing the very colourful Ukrainian traditional dress.
Conservative Senator Raynell Andreychuk, Employment Minister Jason Kenney, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, pictured on Sept. 17 on Parliament Hill.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shakes a little girl's hand after she gave him flowers.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks to the crowd of supporters on Parliament Hill after addressing a joint session of Parliament in the House of Commons.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, surrounded by his security detail, steps down to join the front steps to get closer to the supporters on Parliament Hill.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the crowd of well-wishers and supporters.