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.
AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo talks Idle No More, Northern Gateway, Neil Young, and the year ahead.
The massive, multi-billion renovations of Parliament will have cost a total of $2.64-billion to date by 2018.
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.
Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.
House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.
The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.
Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.
The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.
Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto).
CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.
Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.
CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.
Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.
Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.