At the Canada 2020 policy conference, panellists talked about how the new normal will be a world populated by sophisticated terrorist organizations creating havoc militarily, but also wreaking a humanitarian toll with increased numbers of refugees looking for safety.
CETA’s domestic regulation chapter would be more aptly called, ‘Gifts for the Oil and Gas Industry.’
The unusual step of a government overriding the RCMP’s fashion faux pas has nothing to do with protecting the fur industry and everything to do with capitalizing on the current trend of bashing so-called animal rights activists.
Now is the time for Canada’s manufacturers and governments to partner on a national manufacturing strategy that supports new frontiers for Canadian manufacturers.
We must continue to advocate for change within the federal public service—and within corporate Canada. This change is crucial. Canada’s demographic profile is becoming increasingly diverse. Its workforce is aging. Meanwhile, the competition for workers is escalating with the growing global shortage of talent.
Expose the secret. Get rid of the cop in your head. Phone your friends. Re-occupy.
Veterans have become less amused as Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino’s tenure unfolded. The contrasts with his predecessor, Steven Blaney, are stark.
History will not forgive, if Western leaders fail to stand up to terror. Our values, rather than those of a bully must prevail.
Recent court cases are a wake-up call for politicians. When it comes to decisions that could irrevocably affect them, the days of running roughshod over First Nations are over.
Canada’s new legislation must guarantee sex workers’ human rights to safe working conditions, to barrier-free access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services and information, and to live without fear of violence, stigma, or discrimination.
For the Liberals, what happened in New Brunswick shows that campaigns matter.
A renewed commitment in the 2015 budget to all Canadians suffering from PTSD and their families, as well as a new mandate for the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) would build on this leadership and help ensure the training, support and treatment is there to help our loved ones get better.
Marijuana criminalization doesn’t impact rates of use, doesn’t make our communities safer and encourages a black market and organized crime.
Industry and governments need to continue identifying gaps and working together to ensure Canada’s policy environment is as strategic and comprehensive as it needs to be.
It’s important that the Government of Canada continue to advocate for aligned risk evaluations and decisions around the world, particularly with our key trading partners, to minimize unnecessary and costly trade disruptions.
Our federal government must recognize that without a determined and effective effort to find and prosecute overseas tax cheats, there is no meaningful deterrent against this behaviour. The Australians have learned this lesson, and reaped the rewards. It is time for Canada to follow their lead.
Bob Carty and I had a 40-year friendship forged around solidarity with Latin America, love for music, and a yearning for a faith that does justice.
At 9:52 a.m., the first calls came in of shots fired at the National War Memorial. Five people tried to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's life who was standing guard at the National War Memorial. He later died of gunshot wounds.
The people who tried save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's life were later identified as Margaret Lerhe, a nurse on her way to work at the Elizabeth Bruyere Hospital; another corporal, a soldier, National Defence employee and former Naval officer Martin Magnan; and lawyer Barbara Winters who told Cpl. Cirillo that his family loved him while he lay dying.
People running from Parliament Hill shortly after the gunfight in Centre Block where gunman Michael Zihaf-Bibeau was shot dead by House Sgt.-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, House security officers, and the RCMP.
Police pictured at the corner of Metcalfe and Slater streets in Ottawa later in the day on Oct. 22.
Liberal Sen. Jim Munson in a lockdown in Room 257 East Block doing a media interview.
NDP MPs, staffers, and others locked down in Room 257 East Block, watching the events unfold on one small laptop.
NDP MP Wayne Marston, pictured shortly after running from Parliament Hill.
More police officers on Metcalfe Street, just down the street from Parliament Hill.
Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott does a media interview on Metcalfe Street.
A tourist who witnessed the shooting talks to police shortly after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot.
Police on Sparks Street outside The Hill Times' office.
NDP MPs Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdiere, and NDP MP Charlie Angus, pictured shortly after the shooting on the Hill and the National War Memorial.
Journalists and others leaving Parliament Hill, shortly after the shooting.
CTV Hill reporter Richard Madan and CBC Radio reporter Susan Lunn.
NDP MP Charlie Angus does an interview on Metcalfe Street later in the afternoon.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured that evening, addressing the nation about the shocking killing of a soldier killed at the National War Memorial and later the killing of the man in a gunfight in Centre Block.
The next day in the Hot Room, the Parliamentary Press Gallery. Gallery clerks Collin Lafrance and Normand Gagnon.
Flowers the next morning, Oct. 23, at the National War Memorial.
People bring flowers to the War Memorial the day after, Oct. 23.
A woman bringing flowers is escorted by police to the National War Memorial on Oct. 23.
People pay their respects at the National War Memorial on Oct. 23.
Conservative MPs Mark Warawa and Scott Reid return to the Hill the day after the shootings.
Conservative MP James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defence, is interviewed the following day, Oct. 23.
An RCMP officer stands guard on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23.
Police pictured outside the Chateau Laurier Hotel the following day, Oct. 23.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay, pictured in the Commons foyer on Oct. 23, taking questions from reporters.
Minister of State for Small Business Maxime Bernier, being scrummed on Oct. 23.
Parliamentary Press Gallery clerk Normand Gagnon, pictured on Oct. 23.
House Sgt.-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, pictured on Oct. 23 in the Speaker's Parade. Mr. Vickers is being credited as the one whose bullets killed gunman Michael Zihaf-Bibeau who stormed the Centre Block with a hunting rifle.
NDP MP Paul Dewar, pictured, and many other MPs, visited the National War Memorial the following day, Oct. 23.
Just outside the Library of Parliament, where Michael Zihaf-Bibeau was finally shot and killed after a gunfight in Centre Block.
Former Reform Party leader Preston Manning was on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23, the day after the shooting.
The Wire Report reporter Peter Henderson, pictured on Oct. 23, doing an interview with CNN. He had been locking up his bike on Sparks Street on the morning of the shooting at the National War Memorial and was one of the first reporters on the scene.