Monday, April 27, 2015
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FEATURE
‘We’re still in a structural deficit,’ says former PM Martin

Former Liberal prime minister and finance minister Paul Martin reflects on the Liberals’ financial legacy and Conservatives’ missteps managing the economy.


  
A look at Liberal Party leadership conventions

The Liberal Party of Canada officially came into existence on July 1, 1867, upon the Confederation of Canada.


  
Who Supports Whom in Federal Liberal Leadership Race

  
Indian Act needs to go, should be replaced with self-governance agreements, says candidate Coyne

  
Quorum editors sign off for last time, leave two others in charge

After 34 years of editing Quorum, Linda McLean and Trina Costantini-Powell, sometimes known as Thelma and Louise, have packed it in.


  
Hall Findlay stirs pot in Liberal leadership bid

  
Cauchon’s a long-shot, but doesn’t want to stay on sidelines

Martin Cauchon is asking Liberals to elect him as the party’s leader to ‘get Canada back on track.’


  
Who’s on Whose Campaign Team?

  
Inspired by Idle No More movement, aboriginal youth speaking up

  
Hill Times wins general excellence, and more at OCNA, CCNA awards

The Hill Times, dubbed ‘one of the smartest, best-written newspapers in the country,’ wins first place for best feature, best rural, second place for editorial cartoonist and second place for editor of the year.


  
That’s one gussied up goat! Meet Batisse the Royal 22e Regiment’s mascot

  
Page leaves job as Canada’s first PBO

Criticized by the government for providing good, solid analysis ever since he started the job five years ago, Kevin Page talks about his job as Canada’s first Parliamentary budget officer. His last day was Friday.


  
McLean learned a lot inside the NDP’s war room

James McLean talks about his book, The NDP War Room: Competing for Credibility in a Federal Election.


  
Veteran CTV Hill reporter Smith packs it in

After more than 35 years as a reporter, including 29 years as a foreign correspondent and senior Hill reporter for CTV, Roger Smith is retiring.


  
Angus busiest consultant lobbyist in town, followed by Samson, Desmarais

Of the Top 100 Lobbyists, The Capital Hill group’s David Angus is perhaps the busiest consultant lobbyist in the city.


  
What it takes to be a hired gun in Ottawa

Geoff Norquay is a veteran, Mike Van Soelen a rookie, and Jacquie LaRocque is a veteran-in-the-making, but they all have advice on how to make it in Ottawa’s busy and competitive GR world.


  
Newcomer Van Soelen growing new company, ‘exciting experience’

  
LaRocque’s diverse background makes her unique lobbyist

  
Inside the world of hired guns in Ottawa: 100 Top Lobbyists 2013

Registered lobbying in Canada has grown 58.7 per cent since 2005, and lobbyists say that’s a good thing because it means people are influencing government in the public light.


  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, April 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Bottoms up at Hy's post-budget soirée April 27, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Trudeau advisers Gerald Butts, left, Robert Asselin, Ekos pollster Frank Graves, Postmedia News' Stephen Maher, consultant Andrew Balfour and National Post's John Ivison.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

CTV's Mercedes Stephenson and Rob Rosenfeld of the U15-Group of Canadian Research Universities.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Finance Minister and man of the hour, Joe Oliver, arriving in his New Balance sneakers.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Health Minister Rona Ambrose's Director of Communications Cailin Rogers and Policy Director Trina Morisette with Greenbridge's Sheefra Brisbin.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Joseph Finkle, consultant at National Public Relations, and Navigator Consultant Will Stewart.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

House Speaker Andrew Scheer and his chief of staff Kenzie Potter.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Greenbridge's Patrick Dion and Sheefra Brisbin.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Finance Canada Economist Heather Kay, Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Mary-Anne Carter, Gillian Frackelton, special assistant to Vicki Heyman, Kristina Martin of Capital Comms Group, and Bluesky Strategies' Shannon Donnelly.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal speechwriter Colin Horgan and Global's Laura Stone.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Deputy Chief of Staff in the PMO Howard Anglin.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Treasury Board President Tony Clement.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal Senator Dennis Dawson.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Nanos Principal and Strategist Greg Weston.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

RX&D Lobbyist Sarah Douglas and The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello and Bea Vongdouangchanh.

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