Plus, House Speaker Geoff Regan cycling to raise MS research funds, and Russell Mirasty sworn in as Saskatchewan's first Indigenous lieutenant-governor.
On May 30, U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence visited Ottawa to speak with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the timeline to ratify the new NAFTA. It has yet to be brought to the floor of the House of Representatives. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Eight senior staffers from Democratic and Republican Congressional district offices will be in Ottawa on July 22 to discuss matters impacting the Canada-U.S. relationship.
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Just over $48.5-million was added to the Privy Council Office’s budget for 'communications and marketing (COVID-19)' in the most recent round of supplementary estimates, which were passed by Parliament on June 17.
The PMO declined to provide a specific breakdown of self-identified Black staffers among cabinet offices when asked, but says it plans to circulate further voluntary surveys to better understand its staff ‘later this sum