Most Liberal MPs have regular youth-group meetings, and some opposition MPs too. Proponents say they help engage young people in policymaking, but critics say they’re more fluff than substance.
The Trump administration's negotiating priorities for the NAFTA suggest it wants to change things, but keep everything the same, says a former Bush adviser.
New Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer could have his work cut out for him as he attempts to unify a conservative movement in Canada that includes new third-party groups aiming to push messages on either end of the conservative ideological spectrum. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Leadership contenders were among a small group that met in Toronto in June, says one person who said he was there.
Fundraising, organizing, and connecting with new voters will be ‘key’ for the NDP on the road to 2019, says NDP president Marit Stiles.
Tories need to pay attention to pocketbook issues that average Canadians face on a daily basis, says pollster Nik Nanos.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale holds the cabinet portfolio that has 'zero political gain and a huge amount of political risk,' but he 'largely gets it done without incident,' says Chad Rogers.
Canadian diplomats are scrambling to understand the U.S. position on many issues which can change overnight and even hour by hour, tweet by tweet.
The government's national security bill is an important attempt to counter potential threats while maintaining public trust in Canada's spy agencies.
Passing Bill 79 is about teaching Ontarians the truth and about ensuring our province remains a leader when it comes to standing up against injustice and promoting human rights.
While there’s an overall slowdown in lobbying activity in summer, some groups have found it an ideal time to have meaningful dialogue with government officials.
Special assistant Chitban Sahni and communications writer Kait Laforce have both recently left the LRB.
Lobbyists and political parties should be more proactive about warding off influence scandals before they occur.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says investments by Ottawa and bold efforts to encourage the growth of clean energy technologies will put Canada on the path to become a powerhouse in the emerging low-carbon economy.
Data shows Justin Trudeau, like his government, is meeting with many more groups than his predecessor Stephen Harper.
The organization has almost doubled the number of its volunteers and clients in the last year, and has expanded to Toronto.
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Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland was on the Hill on Aug. 14 to brief MPs on the House Trade Committee about Canada’s goals in NAFTA renegotiations, the first round of which is set to start in Washington Aug. 16 to 20. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
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The party will hold a debate in Montreal, Que. 1:30-3 p.m. Club Soda, 1225 St. Laurent Blvd. In order to vote for the leader, you need to become a member of the NDP no later than Aug. 17. Online voting begins Sept. 18 and a leader will be announced no later than Oct. 29. ndp.ca/event-rsvp/4jws8.
The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.
From Sept. 6-10, Canada will host the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in Montreal, Que. The 46th session of the IPCC will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters, 999 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, Que. ipcc.ch.
The party will hold a debate in Vancouver. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr. In order to vote for the leader, you need to become a member of the NDP no later than Aug. 17. Online voting begins Sept. 18 and a leader will be announced no later than Oct. 15. ndp.ca/event-rsvp/4jws2.