Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
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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
Sunday, December 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

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