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Crown corporation salary increases ‘not out of line’ with other sectors: documents

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Treasury Board President Tony Clement told Parliament in 2013 that the government was legislating authority over Crown corporation collective bargaining and contracts to rein in bloated salaries.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Newly released documents cast doubt on the reasons behind a government move last year giving Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet controversial new powers over collective bargaining between Crown corporations, most prominently the CBC, and the unions representing their employees.

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Crown corporation salary increases ‘not out of line’ with other sectors: documents

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Treasury Board President Tony Clement told Parliament in 2013 that the government was legislating authority over Crown corporation collective bargaining and contracts to rein in bloated salaries.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Newly released documents cast doubt on the reasons behind a government move last year giving Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet controversial new powers over collective bargaining between Crown corporations, most prominently the CBC, and the unions representing their employees.

  
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Fourth of July party at U.S. ambassador's residence July 6, 2015

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The dance floor was packed all evening, as The Digs played an assortment of Motown tunes. Even the Band of the Governor General's Foot Guards got in on the fun.

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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, joined by his wife, Vicki, and Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson and his wife, Arlene.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, with his wife Arlene and Mr. and Mrs. Heyman.

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U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman getting down on the dance floor, as Donna Chevrier, owner of Ola Cocina restaurant, looks on.

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Bruce and Vicki Heyman, joined onstage by their two daughters, Liza and Caroline.

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Bruce and Vicki Heyman testing out one of the vintage cars on display.

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Cakes from Eli's Cheesecake were flown in from Chicago just for the event—salted caramel, chocolate chip and blackberry sour cream. Shockingly, no pie was served at these Fourth of July festivities.

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