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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'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.
Cherie Wong of the Alliance Canada Hong Kong says Canada’s intelligence and police agencies appear to be ill-equipped to respond to the 'malicious and sophisticated' ways in which Beijing allegedly suppresses criticism.