The Hill Times 20th Annual Politically Savvy Survey, conducted for the first time this year by Angus Reid.
Warm weather sidelines downhill-ice-racing MPs at Quebec City event.
OpenText’s Tom Jenkins says government must now work as ‘convening power’ and bring research and commercial sectors together.
‘Sir Winston Churchill’s Parliamentary address is perhaps one of the more historically significant events our Parliament has witnessed,’ says House Speaker Andrew Scheer of the Dec. 30, 1941 speech.
Angelo Persichilli resigns from the PMO after seven months in one of the busiest jobs in government. Andrew MacDougall steps in officially.
‘There’s a lot more pressure today,’ for media on Parliament Hill, says outgoing gallery clerk Jean Labelle.
Despite spectre of cuts to arts funding and unpopular copyright reforms, Canada’s artistic community gives James Moore positive reviews for commitment to $85-billion industry.
Heritage Minister James Moore says the federal government’s top priority is the economy, and creating jobs and growth. He says that includes arts and culture.
Federal funding for arts and culture has stabilized in recent years, but James Moore has warned that his department will face the deepest cuts in 2012.
Feds call Crown revival a celebration of Canadian history, but observers call it a ‘political exercise.’
Canada would not exist had the American invasion not been repelled during the War of 1812, and for that reason, the war is a defining chapter in our country’s history,’ says Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore.
Eugene Forsey, the late, illustrious constitutional expert and Senator, was known for his sharp wit and his distinctive view of Canadian society. As his daughter, Helen Forsey, writes in her new book, Eugene Forsey: Canada’s Maverick Sage, Forsey brought deep research, high principle, and irascible tenacity to the cause of constitutional democracy, justice and equality for all. He was one of a kind and is missed today in federal politics.
NDP leadership candidate Peggy Nash says she would make a difference in Canada’s electoral system, economy, environment, foreign policy, social programs.
Ottawa boy Paul Dewar says his late mother, Marion Dewar, still inspires him to make a difference in politics.
NDP MP Niki Ashton says she got into politics to fight for equality and she proved that someone who supports equality could get elected on the rural Prairies.
NDP leadership candidate Tom Mulcair is making waves in his run to be leader of official opposition.
NDP leadership candidate Martin Singh says Thomas Mulcair is his second choice, but beyond that, no relationship exists.
Long-time backroom boy, war roomer, and prolific writer, Brian Topp says he’s ready for prime time.
NDP leadership candidate Nathan Cullen says he’s not choosing between power and principles.
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.