Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
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When is it okay for doctors to let someone die?

When is it okay for doctors to let someone die?
End-of-life care in Canada needs another look, says Charles Wright.

Anti-terrorism bill 'more about politics than public safety,' says civil liberties lawyer

Anti-terrorism bill 'more about politics than public safety,' says civil liberties lawyer
'The Harper government has introduced this bill, in an election year, to create a political wedge issue of sorts, and unfortunately the opposition parties not only have recognized that but they are responding in kind rather than taking a principled stand on civil liberties,' says Paul Champ.

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.

COLUMNS

House of Commons

• C-2 Safe Injection Bill (report stage)

• C-11 Priorities Hiring for Injured Veterans Bill (second reading)

• C-12 Drug-Free Prisons Bill (third reading)

• C-26 Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act (committee)

Monday, Feb. 23 

• The House Canadian Heritage Committee will meet to discuss committee business and begin a review of the Canadian feature film industry. 

• The House International Trade Committee will meet to discuss committee business as well as the positive effects of the Global Markets Action Plan. 

• The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet to study Bill C-587, An Act to amend the Criminal Code.

• The House National Defence Committee will meet to discuss committee business and the defence of North America. 


Parliamentary Calendar
Saturday, February 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Hill media, staffers send off PMO's Jason MacDonald at the Métropolitain Brasserie's bar Feb. 20, 2015

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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