Shaughnessy Cohen Prize winner Marcello Di Cintio has penned a new book about his travels to Israel and Palestine; the Cardinal of Quebec isn't pleased with Liberal MP Randy Boissonnault misrepresenting him; and much more.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh will be paid nearly $173,000 by the NDP as a yearly salary. The Hill Times file photograph Andrew Meade
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh will soon be paid about $173,000, the same amount an MP gets paid.
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While a ‘missed opportunity’ in the earlier days of the pandemic, some observers worry tying strings to provincial and territorial access to potentially life-saving vaccines could be seen as ‘unethical.’
With so much of everyday life migrating online due to the pandemic, says Michael Edwards of Sussex Strategy, the potential for engaging political supporters who weren’t initially comfortable doing transactions has grown.
Conservatives say sending the bill to the Ethics Committee is an attempt to distract the committee from its ongoing work on the WE Charity controversy, while Liberals say Ethics is the natural spot for a privacy bill.
‘I don’t need to hear from Chrystia Freeland … about their most recent budget for 90 minutes in order to understand the decision about prorogation,’ says NDP MP Daniel Blaikie of a Liberal-suggested compromise.