Mark Norman's extraordinary lawyer Marie Henien used last week's press conference to take a shot at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 'Fortunately, Vice-Admiral Norman didn’t fire the females he hired,' she said.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, pictured on May 8, 2019, in Ottawa with his lawyer Marie Henein. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—Ah, The Feminist. There he was again, last week, sleeves rolled up, tie loosened.All moist-eyed sincerity, all sotto voce.
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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.