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Writers Trust declares its five finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize; Manning Centre conference to draw former Australian PM; and former PCO clerks fêted at PPF dinner

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Jeffrey Simpson is nominated for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

Globe and Mail national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson is a finalist for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen prize for political writing. His book, Chronic Condition: Why Canada’s Health-Care System Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century, published by Allen Lane Canada, tackles health-care reform and is one of five books nominated for the $25,000 award which will be presented at the 13th annual Politics and the Pen gala in Ottawa.

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Writers Trust declares its five finalists for Shaughnessy Cohen Prize; Manning Centre conference to draw former Australian PM; and former PCO clerks fêted at PPF dinner

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Jeffrey Simpson is nominated for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

Globe and Mail national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson is a finalist for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen prize for political writing. His book, Chronic Condition: Why Canada’s Health-Care System Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century, published by Allen Lane Canada, tackles health-care reform and is one of five books nominated for the $25,000 award which will be presented at the 13th annual Politics and the Pen gala in Ottawa.

  

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE