Home Page News Opinion Foreign Policy Politics Policy Legislation Lobbying Hill Life & People Hill Climbers Heard On The Hill Calendar Archives Classifieds
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
Hill Times Events Hill Times Books Hill Times Careers The Wire Report The Lobby Monitor Parliament Now
Stories by Marco Vigliotti

Liberals making investments to help Canadians seize opportunities created by technology: Bains

'We recognize that technology is changing fast, and with that comes opportunity,’ says Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, who has earned the moniker ‘the minister of everything’ because of his wide-reaching portfolio.
Good Wednesday morning and happy Valentine’s Day! Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will deliver a speech in the House after Question Period this afternoon on the "recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights," according to his office, only…
Good Tuesday morning, A powerful senior U.S. Congressman headlines the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's Canada-U.S. Dinner tonight at the Canadian War Museum. Texas Republican Representative Pete Sessions, chairman of the House Rules Committee, is joining U.S. Ambassador to…
However, the Tories spent more than the Liberals and New Democrats combined on fundraising expenses in 2015 and 2016, collectively dropping $15.72-million during those years to entice donations. 
Good Monday morning, Senators are venturing off campus this afternoon to tour a licensed cannabis production facility in nearby Smiths Falls, Ont., as they continue to debate government legislation that would legalize and regulate recreational…
Good Friday morning, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is making an announcement about Canada’s healthy eating strategy today at an Ottawa food bank. She will be joined by Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin, Chief Public Health…
Good Thursday morning, It looks like the Trudeau government is finally unveiling long-anticipated changes to federal regulatory reviews of major resource projects. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is scheduled to appear at a news conference at…
Good Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is beginning his four-day visit to the United States on Wednesday. The prime minister is visiting Chicago, San Francisco, and the Los Angeles area from Feb. 7 to 10. …
Author
Bill C-45 is only on second reading in the Senate, and must still undergo a potentially lengthy committee process.
Good Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is starting the day by meeting with his cabinet in Centre Block at 9:30 a.m. for their traditional weekly get-together. Afterwards, Mr. Trudeau will attend Question Period at…
After more than two years in office, what exactly is the Trudeau government doing to address a growing list of health priorities, including an increasingly urgent crisis with opioids and the impending legalization of marijuana?  
Good Monday morning, Richard Wagner will officially be installed as the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada in a mid-morning ceremony at the country’s highest court. Justice Wagner’s swearing-in, to take place…
According to the poll’s findings, distrust in politicians’ pre-election promises is stronger among supporters of the major opposition parties and residents of Alberta and the East Coast.
Good Friday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his tour of the Western Canadian provinces today, dropping by the Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, B.C., for an 11 a.m. (Pacific time) town hall Q&A. It’s…
The random telephone survey of 1,408 Canadian voters by Forum Research found 44 per cent of respondents disapproved of removing the name, while only 33 per cent supported the concept.
Good Thursday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading off to Alberta’s capital city today, where he will hold a town hall-styled Q&A and attend an event for the Liberal Party’s top fundraisers. Mr. Trudeau’s…
The Tories posted their best fundraising period of the year in the fourth quarter of 2017, raising $5,833,018 from 40,810 donors, and drawing an additional $3,338 in money transfers from leadership contestants.
Good Wednesday morning, It’s caucus day on the Hill. Weekly caucus meetings will take place throughout the day on the Hill, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberals meeting at 10 a.m. But Mr.…
Bloc Québécois MP Michel Boudrias introduced Bill C-364 in October 2017, saying it was necessary to combat faltering public perception of federal politicians as corruptible.
Good Tuesday morning, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is visiting the Quebec shipbuilder at the centre of the investigation into former vice-chief of the defence staff Mark Norman. Mr. Singh is stopping by Davie Shipbuilding in…
More stories of sexual misconduct and harassment are bound to surface on Parliament Hill in the coming weeks and months, with highly-publicized allegations levelled against Patrick Brown and Kent Hehr giving renewed urgency to the #MeToo…
Good Monday morning, Parliament is back in action today, though all eyes will be on Rideau Hall this morning, with a swearing-in ceremony at 11 a.m. The announcement of the swearing-in comes only days after…
Good Friday morning, It’s the final day of a summit on First Nations, Inuit, and Métis child and family services convened by the new federal Indigenous Services Ministry and hosted at the Shaw Centre in…
Good Thursday morning, The major opposition parties are holding caucus meetings at the other ends of the country, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remains in Davos, attending the World Economic Forum. Starting with Mr. Trudeau,…
The one-time cabinet minister and leadership contender is bowing out before the next election. She says she'll go back to her career as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon.
Good Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with world leaders and global business titans during his third day at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mr. Trudeau starts his day in Davos…
Canada and the remaining signatories of the Trans Pacific Partnership have reached an agreement on a new trade pact that will not include the United States, providing the Trudeau government with a high-profile victory in…
The PBO's projections showed that the federal government could increase spending or cut taxes annually by roughly $13-billion, or 0.6-0.7 per cent of the GDP, over the next 37 years and still maintain fiscal sustainability.
Good Tuesday morning, It’s a busy day in the world of Canadian politics, with the federal NDP opening its winter strategy session in Saguenay, Que., and the sixth round of NAFTA renegotiations starting in Montreal.…
Good Monday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is starting the week in Davos, Switzerland, where he’s spending the next three days at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, one of the largest gatherings…
An ethics watchdog is suing the Trudeau government for the way it handled appointments for the lobbying and ethics commissioners, saying the Liberals failed to honour legislative requirements mandating consultations with all parties recognized in the…
Good Friday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is spending the day in a remote Indigenous community in northwestern Ontario, meeting with local band officials and speaking with residents. Mr. Trudeau has a busy day in…

Politics This Morning

Get the latest news from The Hill Times

Politics This Morning


Your email has been added. An email has been sent to your address, please click the link inside of it to confirm your subscription.