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Ethics, lobbying commissioners to discuss gifts at Hill event

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Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd and Fasken Martineau partner Guy Giorno will be on a panel hosted by The Lobby Monitor editor Yael Berger April 28 at the Marriott Hotel.

A chill has passed through the lobbying community in Ottawa following a conflict of interest ruling in February that has some worrying about what types of gifts and invitations to Hill events are acceptable. The lobbying and ethics commissioners, as well as a leading lobbying law expert, will provide some clarity in a panel discussion this week.

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Ethics, lobbying commissioners to discuss gifts at Hill event

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd and Fasken Martineau partner Guy Giorno will be on a panel hosted by The Lobby Monitor editor Yael Berger April 28 at the Marriott Hotel.

A chill has passed through the lobbying community in Ottawa following a conflict of interest ruling in February that has some worrying about what types of gifts and invitations to Hill events are acceptable. The lobbying and ethics commissioners, as well as a leading lobbying law expert, will provide some clarity in a panel discussion this week.

  

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Famous 5 Ottawa recognizes Wynne as a nation builder May 1, 2015

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arriving at the NAC on Thursday, April 30, 2015. She was being recognized as a nation builder by Famous 5 Ottawa.

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Premier Wynne making a grand entrance to a standing ovation of Hill women on Thursday, April 30.

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson going in for a handshake with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

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Famous 5 Ottawa's founding chair Isabel Metcalfe and Malini Giridhar, vice-president of gas supply and business development at Enbridge. Ms Wynne joins a growing list of women who have been recognized for their leadership and courage in advancing equality.

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Maclean's journalists Paul Wells and Michael Petrou.

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