The list demonstrates that we are well past the stage of token or unqualified Indigenous appointments.
Former Conservative cabinet minister Leona Aglukkaq is among the many Indigenous Canadians well qualified to taken any number of different senior government jobs, writes Andrew Cardozo. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—Julie Payette is a great choice for the next governor general. If the role includes the ability to inspire Canadians to rise to greater heights, she has it in abundance, metaphorically and in reality.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.