Plus, Marco Mendicino takes to the keys before a CBC interview, and former PMO spokesperson Justin Kingsley’s film Chaakapesh is coming to Ottawa.
Among the 12 members of the Special House Committee on Canada-China Relations will be Liberal MPs Robert Oliphant, left, and Geoff Regan, Conservative MPs Leona Alleslev, and Dan Albas, and NDP MP Jack Harris The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photographs
A House committee that was formed in the first Commons vote since the federal election will meet on Jan. 20 to elect its chair. Its members were announced on Jan. 15.
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The 'biggest point of concern right now' is 'making sure that we keep those shipments of fresh vegetables and other commodities rolling in by truck across the border, truck or train,' says John Manley.
The number of lobbying files connected to COVID-19 has exploded in the last week, with 90 registrations for 55 organizations outlining plans to push federal officials on issues ranging from policy to funding.
In Canada, separate projects are underway that would combine phone location data with positive COVID-19 diagnoses to notify individuals about potential exposure in what their creators say are privacy-friendly ways.