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News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | July 15, 2024
British Prime Minister Keir Starmer won the country's general election on July 4, ushering in a Labour government for the first time in 14 years. Wikimedia Commons photograph by Simon Harris/No 10 Downing Street
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | July 15, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | July 15, 2024
British Prime Minister Keir Starmer won the country's general election on July 4, ushering in a Labour government for the first time in 14 years. Wikimedia Commons photograph by Simon Harris/No 10 Downing Street
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 15, 2024
Jonathan Pedneault hugs Green Party Leader Elizabeth May at a July 9 press event in Ottawa where Pedneault announced his resignation as the party’s co-leader. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 15, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 15, 2024
Jonathan Pedneault hugs Green Party Leader Elizabeth May at a July 9 press event in Ottawa where Pedneault announced his resignation as the party’s co-leader. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | July 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must call a high-stakes byelection in the Montreal-area riding of LaSalle–Émard–Verdun by July 30. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | July 10, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | July 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must call a high-stakes byelection in the Montreal-area riding of LaSalle–Émard–Verdun by July 30. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | July 10, 2024
Canadian political parties will find different lessons in the campaigns led by U.K. Prime Minister Keir Starmer, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron, writes Tim Powers. 10 Downing Street photograph by Simon Dawson and The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | July 10, 2024
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | July 10, 2024
Canadian political parties will find different lessons in the campaigns led by U.K. Prime Minister Keir Starmer, left, and French President Emmanuel Macron, writes Tim Powers. 10 Downing Street photograph by Simon Dawson and The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 5, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is 'committed' to staying on as prime minister in an interview with CBC News on July 1. The Hill TImes photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 5, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | July 5, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is 'committed' to staying on as prime minister in an interview with CBC News on July 1. The Hill TImes photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | July 3, 2024
Upcoming byelections in Quebec, Manitoba, B.C., and Nova Scotia could further test voter and caucus support for Justin Trudeau as Liberal leader, as well as the durability of his supply-and-confidence agreement with the NDP. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | July 3, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | July 3, 2024
Upcoming byelections in Quebec, Manitoba, B.C., and Nova Scotia could further test voter and caucus support for Justin Trudeau as Liberal leader, as well as the durability of his supply-and-confidence agreement with the NDP. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 28, 2024
Three-term Liberal MP Wayne Long wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to step down as party leader. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 28, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 28, 2024
Three-term Liberal MP Wayne Long wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to step down as party leader. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Following an upset loss in the June 24 Toronto-St. Paul's byelection, there's nothing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photograph earlier this year, can do to change his party's fate, says pollster David Coletto. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Following an upset loss in the June 24 Toronto-St. Paul's byelection, there's nothing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photograph earlier this year, can do to change his party's fate, says pollster David Coletto. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BHAGWANT SANDHU | June 26, 2024
The surprise win by Conservative Don Stewart in downtown Toronto likely suggests the party's on the right track to win the general election, as long as Leader Pierre Poilievre stays the course, writes Bhagwant Sandhu. Photograph courtesy of X
Opinion | BY BHAGWANT SANDHU | June 26, 2024
Opinion | BY BHAGWANT SANDHU | June 26, 2024
The surprise win by Conservative Don Stewart in downtown Toronto likely suggests the party's on the right track to win the general election, as long as Leader Pierre Poilievre stays the course, writes Bhagwant Sandhu. Photograph courtesy of X
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 26, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc said, with the passage of Bill C-70, that Canada's intelligence and law enforcement personnel will 'now be better equipped to detect, disrupt, and counter foreign interference and take action against those seeking to harm our way of life,' in a Public Safety press release on June 21. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 26, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 26, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc said, with the passage of Bill C-70, that Canada's intelligence and law enforcement personnel will 'now be better equipped to detect, disrupt, and counter foreign interference and take action against those seeking to harm our way of life,' in a Public Safety press release on June 21. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 25, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on May 7, can expect more open questions about his leadership following the Liberal upset loss in a downtown Toronto byelection on June 24. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 25, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 25, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on May 7, can expect more open questions about his leadership following the Liberal upset loss in a downtown Toronto byelection on June 24. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 24, 2024
The House passed a motion asking Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue, pictured, who is heading up the Foreign Interference Inquiry, to look into the NSICOP's findings. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 24, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 24, 2024
The House passed a motion asking Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue, pictured, who is heading up the Foreign Interference Inquiry, to look into the NSICOP's findings. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 23, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's parties were asked whether they would support additional changes to nominations, but none of those that replied would commit to bringing such races under the Canada Elections Act. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 23, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 23, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's parties were asked whether they would support additional changes to nominations, but none of those that replied would commit to bringing such races under the Canada Elections Act. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
A recent survey suggests the angry mood of voters is the most notable feature as half the world’s population holds elections in 2024, writes Les Whittington. Unsplash photograph by Yogendra Singh
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
A recent survey suggests the angry mood of voters is the most notable feature as half the world’s population holds elections in 2024, writes Les Whittington. Unsplash photograph by Yogendra Singh
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. 'If you’re a Liberal, you’d be asking yourself, ‘Do we think we can avoid losing?’ and if you don’t think you can, the question is do you want Trudeau to take the hit or are you going to burn a new leader,' said pollster Greg Lyle. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 10, 2024
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. 'If you’re a Liberal, you’d be asking yourself, ‘Do we think we can avoid losing?’ and if you don’t think you can, the question is do you want Trudeau to take the hit or are you going to burn a new leader,' said pollster Greg Lyle. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 10, 2024
The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians released an explosive report on June 3, titled simply Special Report on Foreign Interference in Canada's Democratic Processes and Institutions. It hit the Hill like a storm. Source: the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Special Report on Foreign Interference in Canada's Democratic Processes and Institutions
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 10, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 10, 2024
The National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians released an explosive report on June 3, titled simply Special Report on Foreign Interference in Canada's Democratic Processes and Institutions. It hit the Hill like a storm. Source: the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Special Report on Foreign Interference in Canada's Democratic Processes and Institutions
News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the names of provincial campaign chairs and co-chairs for the next federal election. More names are expected to be added in the coming weeks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the names of provincial campaign chairs and co-chairs for the next federal election. More names are expected to be added in the coming weeks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc tabled the Countering Foreign Interference Act in the House on May 6. The bill would create a new 'country-agnostic' foreign influence and transparency registry. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc tabled the Countering Foreign Interference Act in the House on May 6. The bill would create a new 'country-agnostic' foreign influence and transparency registry. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue, head of the Foreign Interference Inquiry, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue, head of the Foreign Interference Inquiry, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
If left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions, says Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
If left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions, says Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
The House Ethics Committee is studying the impact of misinformation and disinformation on the work of parliamentarians. Patrick White, associate professor of journalism at the Université du Québec à Montréal, said the world is at a crossroads with mis- and disinformation. He said Canada should be on a 'war footing' against fake news content farms. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
The House Ethics Committee is studying the impact of misinformation and disinformation on the work of parliamentarians. Patrick White, associate professor of journalism at the Université du Québec à Montréal, said the world is at a crossroads with mis- and disinformation. He said Canada should be on a 'war footing' against fake news content farms. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2024. She said if left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions. 'The cat is now out of the proverbial bag.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2024. She said if left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions. 'The cat is now out of the proverbial bag.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Independent Senator Donna Dasko’s Bill S-283 seeks to shine some light into this secret garden by expanding Elections Canada public reporting on nomination processes, write Jeanette Ashe and Tracey Raney. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Independent Senator Donna Dasko’s Bill S-283 seeks to shine some light into this secret garden by expanding Elections Canada public reporting on nomination processes, write Jeanette Ashe and Tracey Raney. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
After hearing from nearly 70 witnesses over 10 days earlier this spring, Foreign Interference Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue is set to release her interim report on May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
After hearing from nearly 70 witnesses over 10 days earlier this spring, Foreign Interference Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue is set to release her interim report on May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
The parties led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, are fighting side-by-side in court this week in a judicial review over how their parties use Canadian voters' personal data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
The parties led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, are fighting side-by-side in court this week in a judicial review over how their parties use Canadian voters' personal data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
Former Liberal MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett represented the riding of Toronto-St. Paul's, Ont. for about 26 years. She now is Canada's ambassador to Denmark. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
Former Liberal MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett represented the riding of Toronto-St. Paul's, Ont. for about 26 years. She now is Canada's ambassador to Denmark. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and design by Neena Singhal
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and design by Neena Singhal
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in elections earlier this year that Global Affairs Canada condemned as neither free nor fair. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in elections earlier this year that Global Affairs Canada condemned as neither free nor fair. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue will hear from nearly 50 witnesses and examine thousands of pages of documents before the first stage of hearings for the public inquiry into foreign election interference in the last two federal elections is complete on April 10, with her initial report due May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue will hear from nearly 50 witnesses and examine thousands of pages of documents before the first stage of hearings for the public inquiry into foreign election interference in the last two federal elections is complete on April 10, with her initial report due May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade