Sunday, July 5, 2015
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HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS

Hill construction hiding former PM Pearson statue

Hill construction hiding former PM Pearson statue
Unlike three other statues of former prime ministers the Public Works Department moved to safer spots—because they were directly located on excavation or temporary building sites—Public Works managers kept the statue of Pearson where it was and surrounded it with the plywood hoarding for protection.

May press gallery speech a stumble, not a fall, say strategists

May press gallery speech a stumble, not a fall, say strategists
While some say Elizabeth May’s performance raises legitimate questions and will serve as future partisan fodder, others argue reaction to the failed comedy act, hardly the first of its kind, has been overblown.

Akin heads new Sun Media Hill bureau under Postmedia Network

Akin heads new Sun Media Hill bureau under Postmedia Network
David Akin is back writing a column three times a week for the Sun Media, now owned by the Postmedia Network.

Feds 'missing great chance' to tackle climate change: Mitchell

Feds 'missing great chance' to tackle climate change: Mitchell
'We know this is an issue. You can’t see the president of the United States and the Pope talking about this in such vehement terms and not think there’s something we should do,' says Sea Sick author Alanna Mitchell.

Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa

Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa
The Hill Times asks lobbyists, reporters, researchers and stakeholders what they were looking for in the 2015 federal budget.

May press gallery speech a stumble, not a fall, say strategists

May press gallery speech a stumble, not a fall, say strategists
While some say Elizabeth May’s performance raises legitimate questions and will serve as future partisan fodder, others argue reaction to the failed comedy act, hardly the first of its kind, has been overblown.

Moore voted best Cabinet minister, but Kenney still most influential: The Hill Times’ 23rd Annual Politically Savvy Survey

Moore voted best Cabinet minister, but Kenney still most influential: The Hill Times’ 23rd Annual Politically Savvy Survey
‘Reputations on the Hill don’t seem to change very much,’ said Lorne Bozinoff, president of Forum Research Inc.

Speaker Nolin remembered as compassionate leader who defended, unified Senate

Speaker Nolin remembered as compassionate leader who defended, unified Senate
Liberal Sen. Jim Munson said Pierre Claude Nolin had so many plans, so many new ideas and he was a unifying force in the Senate.

Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa

Sights and sounds from inside the 2015 media budget lock-up in Ottawa
The Hill Times asks lobbyists, reporters, researchers and stakeholders what they were looking for in the 2015 federal budget.

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, July 12, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Politicians, Candidates come out for Toronto Pride Parade, June 28, 2015 June 29, 2015

Photo courtesy of Twitter

On Sunday, Toronto didn't have to wait for the rain to stop for the rainbows to appear, or the politicians. Pictured here, federal and Ontario Liberal leaders Justin Trudeau and Kathleen Wynne, joined by MPs Chrystia Freeland, Carolyn Bennett, and Bob Rae. Candidates Bill Morneau, Salma Zahid, and Bill Blair were there, too.

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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, really playing up the beard thing at this year's pride.

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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May alongside candidates Gord Miller, Mike Schreiner, and deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario, Mark Daye.

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A first this year was a Conservative contingent actually walking in the parade. They were calling themselves the LGTBTories. Among them were MP Bernard Trottier, candidate for Toronto-Centre Julian Di Battista, and Status of Women and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.

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NDP Toronto MPs Matthew Kellway and Craig Scott, with Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and candidate for Toronto-Centre Linda McQuaig.

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Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett carrying the banner with the Women's College Hospital in the parade.

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In an appearance that has sparked some backlash among social-conservative Conservatives, MPPs Jack MacLaren and Lisa MacLeod marched alongside Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown.

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