Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Will climate refugees in Canada finally spur action on climate change?

Will climate refugees in Canada finally spur action on climate change?
Saskatchewan today has thousands of climate refugees suffering as a result of climate change. Will that be enough to change minds and spur meaningful action? If our leaders have, as they should, the health and wellbeing of the population as their highest priority, it must.

Political risks uncertain in expected TPP supply management concessions

Political risks uncertain in expected TPP supply management concessions
‘I think this is going to be a big election issue,’ says NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau.

Almost half of Canadians support Liberal child care plan: poll

Almost half of Canadians support Liberal child care plan: poll
The Forum Research poll showed that Quebecers, Canadians aged 55 to 64 and those who earn $60,000 to $80,000 are more likely to support the Liberal plan. The poll also found that 40 per cent of Conservative voters and 39 per cent of NDP voters support the Liberal plan.

Senate passes Bill C-377 then rises for summer

Senate passes Bill C-377 then rises for summer
Senate Liberals, three Conservatives vote against controversial union financial transparency bill.

Lobbyists worry about ‘chill,’ some MPs still unclear about rules on lobbyist gifts, meals

Lobbyists worry about ‘chill,’ some MPs still unclear about rules on lobbyist gifts, meals
Conservative MP James Rajotte says ‘there is some confusion now in terms of what is acceptable and what is not acceptable.’

COLUMNS

MP-sponsored private member’s bills that passed the House & died in the Senate:

• C-314, Breast Density Awareness Act (second reading) Sponsored by Conservative MP Patrick Brown

• C-643, National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day Act (second reading) Sponsored by Independent MP Manon Perreault

• C-290, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting) (committee) Sponsored by NDP MP Brian Masse

• C-350, an Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (accountability of offenders) (committee) Sponsored by Conservative MP Guy Lauzon

Monday, June 15 

• The House will consider Bill C-59, the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1, at third reading.

• The House Public Accounts Committee will meet in-camera to discuss information technology investments at the Canada Border Services Agency. 

• The Senate Human Rights Committee will meet to examine Canada’s international and national human rights obligations. 

• The Senate Official Languages Committee will meet to continue studying Bill S-205, an Act to amend the Official Languages Act.


Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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