Sunday, April 19, 2015
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FEATURE
‘There’s no question in my mind the creation of the mega-city helped corruption’ in Montreal

After fighting the PQ over forced Quebec mergers, Westmount mayor Peter Trent says political parties are way ‘too powerful’ at all levels of government.


  
Three Hill journalists nominated for Newsperson of the Year Award

The winner will be announced on Feb. 28 as part of the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s J-Talk to be held at the Exchange Tower in downtown Toronto.


  
BODY ART: MPs on why they got tattoos

  
The Château Laurier: Parliament’s third chamber

The Château has been Ottawa’s extra-Parliamentary hub, welcoming some of the great political figures of our time and serving as the stage for momentous political events over its storied 100-year history.


  
‘I felt like the whole world was surrounded by stars. It was just unbelievable.’

Sandra Leduc: mountain climber, adventure seeker, world traveller and public servant.


  
The Top 101 Most Influential People in Government and Politics in 2013: The List

  
HE’S GOT THE POWER: Prime Minister Stephen Harper most influential in 2013

The Top 25 Most Influential People in Politics and Government


  
Power & Influence bigger, better

  
This just in: those who hold the real power in Ottawa

The Top 101 Most Influential People in Government and Politics in 2013


  
Canada’s world war leaders, Borden and King are ‘particular Canadian warlords,’ says historian Cook

Author Tim Cook says that the great irony of the two world wars is that they helped shape Canada into a nation and its prime ministers into leaders.


  
The Hill Times’ 16th Annual Most Valuable Politician & All Politics Poll conducted by Forum Research Inc.

PM Harper picked as most valuable politician in 2012


  
The campaign people behind the Liberal leadership candidates

Stephen Carter: ‘You don’t start big. You start small and you grow.’


  
Grit MP Karygiannis on life on the Hill

Veteran Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis says it’s not as collegial as it used to be on the Hill, and technology and social media haven’t helped.


  
‘You can’t argue credibly that Muslims are going to become a majority in the West’: Saunders

Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders talks about his latest book, The Myth of the Muslim Tide, and how Canada gets it right, and wrong on immigration.



  
Baldwin founder of ‘the basics of modern Canada,’ says author Cross

Author Michael Cross says Robert Baldwin was the first political leader to see that Canada had to be a bi-cultural society and laid out the country’s future, way ahead of John A. Macdonald.


  
Spouses, siblings, family working on the Hill

  
‘Canada has almost lost its capacity to make good policy’: Nikiforuk


Bitumen-raking journalist Andrew Nikiforuk talks about his new book. He tells The Hill Times that fossil fuels are undermining democracy and enslaving consumers.



  
Sometimes called ‘a walking Irish bar fight,’ scrappy Kinsella says it’s time to fight the right

Grit pundit Warren Kinsella talks about his new book, Fight The Right: A Manual For Surviving The Coming Conservative Apocalypse.


  
Federal government quiet on health care, an opportunity for opposition parties, says Simpson in new book and Q&A

Globe and Mail national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson on his new book and how he says it’s time to shake up the delivery of medical services in Canada.


  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, April 20, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Dean Allison.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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