Plus, the second black Canadian to have a seat in the Commons has died, as well as a one-time NDP leadership candidate. And HBO's John Oliver rips into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's trip to India.
The press gallery has revamped its constitution and has a new executive that includes, from left: Radio-Canada’s Philippe-Vincent Foisy, president; The Toronto Star’s Tonda MacCharles, vice-president; CBC’s Elizabeth Thompson, treasurer; and The National Post’s Marie-Danielle Smith, secretary. The Hill Times photograph by Shruti Shekar and file photos, Twitter photograph
The Parliamentary Press Gallery has a new executive and revised constitution, thanks to some changes approved at the group’s annual general meeting on Feb. 23.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.
Andrew Scheer ‘needs to demonstrate very quickly that he can garner the overwhelming backing of the party to move forward, or for the good of the party, he should step down,’ a Conservative MP told The Hill Times.