The current appointment process could see only PMO, PCO staff on the selection committee for Charles Robert's replacement.
The Liberals pulled back on ad spending after the former Harper government attracted criticism for allegedly using government money for partisan-tinged public awareness campaigns.
Special House Committee on Electoral Reform members, from left, Conservative MP Scott Reid, Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, and NDP MP Nathan Cullen. New statistics show the committee cost taxpayers more than $600,000. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
All House committees spent $3.26-million in 2016-17, more than double the $1.49-million recorded in 2012-13, the next largest total of the past five years.
The Liberal Party should either outright protect MPs from nomination challenges, or set a criteria for MPs to meet to avoid nomination challenges, say Liberal MPs. Meanwhile, the party says it's reaching out to MPs, party members, past candidates, and electoral district associations to come up with rules for the 2019 nomination contests.
MPs head back to their ridings for the summer barbecue circuit.
More drama for the government's budget legislation, and more squabbling over the anthem bill set the stage for the final few days.
The inquiry has indicated it would be asking for an extension on work, with the final deadline currently set for Dec. 31, 2018.
Comedian John Oliver made it a punchline. Now, Yves Côté says an overly broad clause barring foreign inducements should be replaced with one restricting the amount of foreign money allowed in the electoral process.
Negotiations are ongoing between the House leaders over the government’s motion to change the rules of the House.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
The party says it's providing reporters with 'unprecedented transparency and accountability' at these type of events.
Under new policy, Canada's defence budget rise from $17.1-billion in 2016-17 to $24.6-billion in 2026-27. That will work out to $62.3-billion in new funding over 20 years, and $553-billion in total defence spending.
A former Ontario PC president is among the consultants Uber has hired to lobby the federal government.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act in 2019, our message is this. To the government: settle the funding, then lead the public conversation needed to come to a modern, comprehensive public policy statement for official languages.
A lobbyist and former MP says expectations of a cabinet shuffle might be resulting in lighter meeting schedules for ministers.
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The sun sets on the East Block courtyard on June 14, as The Hill Times hosts an end-of-sitting All Politics Party for parliamentarians, Hill staffers, academics, lobbyists, media, and more. The Hill Times photograph by Paul Lauzon.
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Germany holds the G20 presidency in 2017 and will host the Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is likely to attend.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement as well as publish its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 10 a.m.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.
Leadership candidates will have one last chance to pitch to voters before voting begins tomorrow. Toronto, Ont.