Talaga win caps off lively Politics & the Pen gala
May. 14, 2018
Margo McDiarmid is retiring from the CBC after more than 30 years in the business, and former prime minister Stephen Harper has signed his name to a huge ad in The New York Times applauding U.S. President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Iran deal.
Strategy Corp's Garry Keller, left, Conservative House leader Candice Bergen, and Navigator's Andrew Balfour enjoying Politics and the Penn on Wednesday night. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
More than 500 Hillites attended Politics & the Pen, or what some like to callOttawa’s “nerd prom,” where The Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga won the coveted Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas