'I’m hoping that he’ll learn quickly and get up to speed quickly so that we can try to make some quick changes to the immigration policy,' says lawyer Evelyn Ackah of the new minister.
Almost 80 per cent of outlets reported having no visible minorities or Indigenous journalists in one of the top three leadership roles in their newsroom, according to the CAJ's newsroom diversity survey.
But the CFIB says it's wary of the legislation, saying it would expect the government to introduce bills favouring economic growth—and not additional costs to be bared by small business owners.
There have been a variety of reasons why inflation has 'absolutely surprised' everyone, including the persistence of strong energy prices and how widespread supply issues have been globally, says BMO's Douglas Porter.
Parliamentarians have to be fully vaccinated in order to enter the House of Commons Precinct, as announced by the Board of Internal Economy on Oct. 19.
The federal government will continue to build flexibility into its work models, including hybrid work, 'where this is possible and where it makes sense,' according to Treasury Board spokesperson Martin Potvin.
Plus, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada will host a webinar today on 'How Committees Work: From Parliament Hill to City Hall,' from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
From the 'echo chamber' of social media, to the isolation of individuals that has come with the COVID-19 pandemic, MPs from all sides of the political spectrum say they've noticed a deterioration of political discourse.