Health Canada scientist Shiv Chopra, who spoke out about drug approvals, is still fighting for his job 10 years later.
For a time after his firing, former chief actuary of Canada Bernard Dussault said he was unable to find work in a federally- regulated industry reluctant to hire him.
Allan Cutler helped blow the whistle on the Liberal Sponsorship Scandal in 2004. Today, he says whistleblowers still aren’t protected.
Across the country, MPs will be going to multiple events on Canada Day. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s events last two days and she has to get to them by boat.
Chief of Transport Canada’s marine transportation security’s regulatory affairs in 2005, Ian Bron said his life was turned upside down after speaking out against what he alleged were corrupt policy and regulation-making practices.
MPs recall former finance minister Jim Flaherty, whose sense of humour connected him to people.
Graeme Smith takes a grisly look at Afghanistan in his bestselling book, The Dog Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan.
And Simon Brault, outgoing Canada Council vice-chair, considers social media’s impact on the arts.
Margaret MacMillan’s The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 shortlisted for this year’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
The popular idea of lobbying, of well-connected hired guns working their contacts in the backrooms, hasn’t kept up with reality. While the old idea is still true in some cases, lobbying, like every industry, is changing.
Brian Parsons, diagnosed with an aggressive form of ALS, says it’s a horrible disease and patients and their families need more support from the federal government.
Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.
Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.