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House goes to bitter end of adversarial sitting, adjourns

House goes to bitter end of adversarial sitting, adjourns
Government claims legislative victory while opposition bemoans passage of a raft of ‘sketchy’ legislation.

Tanker liability bill not enough to satisfy critics

Tanker liability bill not enough to satisfy critics
Safeguarding Seas Bill could be part of resource agenda push.

Chong’s bill expected to get ‘rough ride’ at House Affairs Committee

Chong’s bill expected to get ‘rough ride’ at House Affairs Committee
Conservative MP Michael Chong’s bill to empower MPs could be gutted at committee.

International PR firm Edelman acquires Devon Group, expands national public affairs practice in Canada

Edelman says it has acquired the Devon Group, an expansion that will help Edelman build a national public affairs offering, particularly in government relations, digital public affairs and digital campaigns.

Lobbyists looking to give back with new pro bono advocacy organization

Lobbyists looking to give back with new pro bono advocacy organization
A group of young Ottawa lobbyists is launching a pro bono service offering their unique skills on a volunteer basis to organizations that wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford them.

COLUMNS

 

House of Commons

First Reading

• Bill S-2, the Incorporation by Reference in Regulations Act.

• Bill S-3, an Act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act.

 

Monday, June 16

•The House will debate M-502, a motion by Conservative MP Bruce Stanton.

•The House will vote on Bill C-36, the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, at second reading.

•The House will vote on Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, at third reading.


Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE