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Michael DiPietrantonio started at the Met as a bartender last May after spending 15 years at Hy's, once a top watering hole for politicos. The Hill Times photograph by Maureen McEwan

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Thursday , February 23 , 2017

Feb. 23-25. In addition to the usual line-up at this annual gathering of conservatives in Canada (panel discussions, networking opportunities, and training sessions) this year the conference will host a debate featuring those who are running for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada (with a unique debate format). Debate: 3-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, $20 (online or at the door; included in conference admission). Shaw Centre, Ottawa. To register for the conference, please visit manningcentre.ca/conference.

Thursday , February 23 , 2017

The Ottawa Economics Association invites you to a luncheon event featuring Michael Horgan (senior adviser, Bennett Jones), Peter van Dijk (national tax policy leader, PwC Canada), and Sahir Khan (executive vice president, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy). Against the backdrop of heightened global economic uncertainty the Trudeau government will outline in its budget its highly anticipated innovation agenda. The budget will also reveal the results of the government’s sweeping tax expenditure review. Join the OEA for a thoughtful and lively panel discussion on Budget 2017. Members: $50 prepaid online/$80 at the door; non-members: $75/$100; student members: $25/$30 (online prices are exclusive of HST). 11:45 a.m., Chateau Laurier Hotel, Drawing Room, 1 Rideau St. Details and registration via cabe.ca.

Friday , February 24 , 2017

The Economic Club of Canada presents Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault. 7:45-9 a.m. Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Ottawa. Breakfast will be served. $110 +HST for individual seat (members $89 +HST). Tickets and info: economicclub.ca.

Friday , February 24 , 2017

The Parliamentary Press Gallery AGM will be held on Feb. 24 at the National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington St., Ottawa, at 12:30 p.m. Gallery members will discuss the president’s report; treasurer’s report; results of officers elected; nomination of directors and voting; life and honorary memberships; new business; and results of directors elected.