Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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FEATURE
What makes Harper tick?

Postmedia journalist Mark Kennedy just wrote a book about who PM Stephen Harper really is away from the limelight. He found out that, behind closed doors, the PM is an ‘entirely different beast.’


  
Relationship between PM, finance minister can make or break a budget

And it’s time to take a much longer view at the consequences for Canada of federal budgets, argues Allan Maslove.


  
Prime Minister Harper accelerating trend away from provincial consultation

By rarely meeting with the provinces, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is accelerating a trend started by former Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien in the 1990s of consulting less with the provinces.


  
Question on rights, democracy, absent from relations with China: Cormier

‘China now has such a big economic footprint outside its borders that we do have to deal with China on these terms,’ says The Legacy of Tiananmen Square author Michel Cormier.


  
Best-selling novel The Best-Laid Plans to be made into six-part CBC TV series

Segments of the six-part series for broadcast on CBC will be filmed inside Parliament Buildings and in neighbouring cities.


  
New PMO chief of staff Novak takes top spot in The Hill Times' 13th Annual Terrific 25 Staffer Survey: Forum Research survey

A number of staffers have made their debut on The Hill Times’ Terrific 25 Staffer Survey this year, including a number of NDP staffers.


  
Canada risks losing its voice in rapidly-changing cyberspace

Citizen Lab director Ron Deibert uncovers the multi-polar struggle for control in the information age.



  
‘Soldiers coming back from war are fighting for their rightful place in society,’ says Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor exposes the current battle in Canada, for veterans with PTSD, in new documentary Homecoming: The Casualties of War.


  
Cabinet Shuffles cartoon strip returns to The Hill Times

Editorial cartoonist Michael de Adder’s saucy Cabinet Shuffles is back.


  
Holocaust survivor Vera Gara says don’t hate

Holocaust survivor Vera Gara has been publicly speaking about the Holocaust for 35 years at schools. She’s happy Ottawa will finally get the National Holocaust Monument.


  
Canada needs modern, holistic solution for the three million people who are food insecure, don’t know where next meal coming from: organizer Saul

Poverty and its related issues cost Canada at least $25-billion a year, according to the National Council of Welfare.


  
Baird picked as best Cabinet minister in 2013, according to The Hill Times’ 21st Annual Politically Savvy Survey

‘It’s the best barometer we have of interpersonal relations among political insiders in Ottawa,’ says Forum Research President Lorne Bozinoff.


  
Canada beefs up security intelligence, but accountability sorely lacking, say authors of award-winning book, Secret Service

Reg Whitaker talks about his book, Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada From the Fenians To Fortress America.


  
‘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.


  
Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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