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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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.