Federal-provincial conflicts and intra-party squabbles are just a part of the backdrop to the bigger dramas dominating Canadian politics right now, such as the NAFTA negotiations.
B.C. Premier John Horgan's standoff with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the Trans Mountain pipeline is just one in a series of political battles making headlines in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OAKVILLE—When people say, “may you live in interesting times,” it’s supposed to be a curse, since “interesting” equates to turbulent, i.e. “World War II sure was interesting.”
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Liberal MPs from rural swing ridings have expressed concern in the past that their government's gun control agenda could cost them their seat. The chair of the Liberal rural caucus, Francis Drouin, said a handgun ban wou
Meanwhile, the House Affairs Committee is looking into the fate of the Hill's 100-year-old elm tree, and recently heard from deputy speaker Bruce Stanton as part of its study into creating a parallel debating chamber.
There's been a lot of political rhetoric, but not a lot of policy analysis on the agreement, said Ms. Curran. Canada signed the UN Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration in December, a move opposed by Conservat
'When you have this shaking at the top, it slows things down,' says UBC prof Paul Evans, pointing to the resignation of top PMO aide Gerald Butts and PCO clerk Michael Wernick due to the SNC-Lavalin story.