With numerous big NCC projects underway and Canada’s 150th celebrations on the horizon, Ottawa is set to become a ‘critical file’ for the minister from Montreal, say insiders.
Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
New federal Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has the potential to become the capital’s most politically powerful minister in her role as the minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, say insiders.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.