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Hill Climbers: Koolsbergen replaces Velshi as PMO issues management lead

Hill Climbers: Koolsbergen replaces Velshi as PMO issues management lead

Alykhan Velshi recently left the PMO and was replaced by Nick Koolsbergen.



HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS

Every Monday morning, some 300 NDP staffers meet on the Hill

They say the weekly meetings boost the team’s effectiveness and morale.

Dairy Farmers looking for new top lobbyist as sector faces challenges

Dairy Farmers looking for new top lobbyist as sector faces challenges
Executive director Richard Doyle is known across party lines as one of the most influential lobbyists, but his time on Parliament Hill is coming to an end this month.

'Blowing the whistle on the government is, for many people, like blowing their brains out': Joanna Gualtieri

'Blowing the whistle on the government is, for many people, like blowing their brains out': Joanna Gualtieri
Whistleblower and advocate Joanna Gualtieri says her ethics and upbringing wouldn’t allow her to ignore wasteful practices at Foreign Affairs in the 1990s.

Tide turning, marketers look to political strategists for inspiration

Tide turning, marketers look to political strategists for inspiration
Clive Veroni’s book Spin explains why marketers are now looking to savvy political strategists to learn how to move products.

Construction continues on Hill as major projects plug along

Construction continues on Hill as major projects plug along
An inside look at West Block renovations

If MPs don’t get out there on Canada Day, they won’t be ‘a politician for very much longer’

If MPs don’t get out  there on Canada Day, they won’t be ‘a politician for very much longer’
Across the country, MPs will be going to multiple events on Canada Day. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s events last two days and she has to get to them by boat.

Parliamentary Calendar
Friday, October 24, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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