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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New prescribed policies, procedures forced people to think about how they were acting, creating a 'profound' change in terms of staff understanding how they need to relate in the workplace, says the PMO's Marci Surkes.
It was more important for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to distinguish his offer from the Liberal government, say politicos, with both parties presenting resolutions that offered similar progressive policy solutions.