And our sister newsweekly, Embassy, wins two OCNAs, and one CCNA.
Brooke Jeffrey talks about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s conservative vision for the economy, federalism, and domestic and foreign policies. And it ain’t pretty.
‘C-51 is as bad as anything we have in the States. It’s hardly limited to America. We’re just further along the path than Canada is,’ author says.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney talks about Canadian missions, the National Defence Department procurement record, military spending and tying loose ends in his file ahead of the election.
While some say Elizabeth May’s performance raises legitimate questions and will serve as future partisan fodder, others argue reaction to the failed comedy act, hardly the first of its kind, has been overblown.
‘Reputations on the Hill don’t seem to change very much,’ said Lorne Bozinoff, president of Forum Research Inc.
Today’s Senate problem can be broken down into three major overlapping components: the quality (or otherwise) of appointees to the Chamber, its takeover by rampant partisanship, and the basic modality of how it operates.
In his new book, The Great Divide, William Gairdner says populations in the democratic world are becoming ‘irreconcilably divided.’ And that’s not good for democracy.
Liberal Sen. Jim Munson said Pierre Claude Nolin had so many plans, so many new ideas and he was a unifying force in the Senate.
The Hill Times asks lobbyists, reporters, researchers and stakeholders what they were looking for in the 2015 federal budget.
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the need for innovation in health care is one of the most pressing public policy challenges.
In the CCNAs, we won for best feature series, best photo essay, and best agriculture edition. In the OCNAs, we were also nominated for best business and finance story, best environment story, best feature writing, best feature news series, best cartoonist of the year, and best website.
Author Ken Coates says he was amazed by the breadth of the Idle No More movement, the fact that it was in big cities and small towns, that it was primarily driven by young aboriginal people, and that it was so incredibly peaceful.
On Sunday, Toronto didn't have to wait for the rain to stop for the rainbows to appear, or the politicians. Pictured here, federal and Ontario Liberal leaders Justin Trudeau and Kathleen Wynne, joined by MPs Chrystia Freeland, Carolyn Bennett, and Bob Rae. Candidates Bill Morneau, Salma Zahid, and Bill Blair were there, too.
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, really playing up the beard thing at this year's pride.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May alongside candidates Gord Miller, Mike Schreiner, and deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario, Mark Daye.
A first this year was a Conservative contingent actually walking in the parade. They were calling themselves the LGTBTories. Among them were MP Bernard Trottier, candidate for Toronto-Centre Julian Di Battista, and Status of Women and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.
NDP Toronto MPs Matthew Kellway and Craig Scott, with Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and candidate for Toronto-Centre Linda McQuaig.
Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett carrying the banner with the Women's College Hospital in the parade.