Election

News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | February 6, 2023
NDP MP Niki Ashton, left, and Conservative MP James Bezan raised joint concerns over proposed boundary changes affecting First Nations communities in northern Manitoba at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Feb. 2. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | February 6, 2023
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | February 6, 2023
NDP MP Niki Ashton, left, and Conservative MP James Bezan raised joint concerns over proposed boundary changes affecting First Nations communities in northern Manitoba at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Feb. 2. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 6, 2023
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured talking to reporters on Feb. 3, 2023, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 6, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 6, 2023
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured talking to reporters on Feb. 3, 2023, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 3, 2023
Lawrence Toet, left, former Conservative MP; Cameron Friesen, Manitoba Finance Minister; Branden Leslie, a former ministerial staffer; Réjeanne Caron, a former Conservative candidate and currently a Winnipeg Police Officer; and former provincial Tory staffer Liz Reimer are seeking the Conservative nomination in Portage-Lisgar, Man. Photographs courtesy of House of Commons, Cameron Friesen, Twitter, Linkein and handout.
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 3, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 3, 2023
Lawrence Toet, left, former Conservative MP; Cameron Friesen, Manitoba Finance Minister; Branden Leslie, a former ministerial staffer; Réjeanne Caron, a former Conservative candidate and currently a Winnipeg Police Officer; and former provincial Tory staffer Liz Reimer are seeking the Conservative nomination in Portage-Lisgar, Man. Photographs courtesy of House of Commons, Cameron Friesen, Twitter, Linkein and handout.
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | February 2, 2023
Nova Scotia Liberal MPs Sean Fraser, Jaime Battiste, and Lena Metlege Diab, and New Brunswick Conservative MP John Williamson appeared before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Jan. 31 to object to proposed changes to their ridings. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, courtesy of Twitter
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | February 2, 2023
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | February 2, 2023
Nova Scotia Liberal MPs Sean Fraser, Jaime Battiste, and Lena Metlege Diab, and New Brunswick Conservative MP John Williamson appeared before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Jan. 31 to object to proposed changes to their ridings. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. The Liberals intend to underscore their work in reducing child-care costs, hiking the minimum wage and introducing national dental benefits. It sounds like a campaign rollout, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. The Liberals intend to underscore their work in reducing child-care costs, hiking the minimum wage and introducing national dental benefits. It sounds like a campaign rollout, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 9, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. If an election were to happen now, the Liberals and the Conservatives would end up in a political deadlock, say Philippe Fournier and Nik Nanos. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 9, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 9, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. If an election were to happen now, the Liberals and the Conservatives would end up in a political deadlock, say Philippe Fournier and Nik Nanos. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 26, 2022
Notable boundary changes have been made to the ridings of Saskatchewan Conservative MP Gary Vidal, left, Newfoundland Liberal MP Churence Rogers, and Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton between the first and final redistribution proposals. Photographs courtesy of Facebook and The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 26, 2022
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 26, 2022
Notable boundary changes have been made to the ridings of Saskatchewan Conservative MP Gary Vidal, left, Newfoundland Liberal MP Churence Rogers, and Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton between the first and final redistribution proposals. Photographs courtesy of Facebook and The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 23, 2022
With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau giving increasingly clear signs that he plans to seek re-election, it may no longer be a priority for him to make the supply-and-confidence agreement with the NDP last a full term, says strategist Yan Plante. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 23, 2022
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 23, 2022
With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau giving increasingly clear signs that he plans to seek re-election, it may no longer be a priority for him to make the supply-and-confidence agreement with the NDP last a full term, says strategist Yan Plante. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 14, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, saw his Liberals take a comfortable byelection victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore, Ont., over the Conservatives, led by Pierre Poilievre, on Dec 12. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 14, 2022
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 14, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, saw his Liberals take a comfortable byelection victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore, Ont., over the Conservatives, led by Pierre Poilievre, on Dec 12. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 8, 2022
The Mississauga-Lakeshore byelection is a contest between Team Katie Telford and Team Jenni Byrne’s organizational prowess, says pollster Greg Lyle, adding that the ground game will decide the outcome. The Hill Times file photographs
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 8, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 8, 2022
The Mississauga-Lakeshore byelection is a contest between Team Katie Telford and Team Jenni Byrne’s organizational prowess, says pollster Greg Lyle, adding that the ground game will decide the outcome. The Hill Times file photographs
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 5, 2022
Nova Scotia Liberal MP Jaime Battiste says he's already got the 10 MP signatures needed to raise an objection over the final proposed boundaries at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 5, 2022
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | December 5, 2022
Nova Scotia Liberal MP Jaime Battiste says he's already got the 10 MP signatures needed to raise an objection over the final proposed boundaries at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 28, 2022
The allegations of Chinese interference in Canada contain some 'awkwardness' for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who must balance being tough on China while maintaining crucial support of Chinese-Canadians in GTA ridings. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 28, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 28, 2022
The allegations of Chinese interference in Canada contain some 'awkwardness' for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who must balance being tough on China while maintaining crucial support of Chinese-Canadians in GTA ridings. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 22, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in 2019, testified before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Nov. 22—his second appearance this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 22, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 22, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in 2019, testified before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Nov. 22—his second appearance this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 21, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. Conservatives are interpreting the Liberal Party's March 1, 2023, deadline for incumbent MPs to secure their nomination for the next election as an indication that the governing party could pull the plug in spring. But Liberals say they're just being prepared. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 21, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 21, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. Conservatives are interpreting the Liberal Party's March 1, 2023, deadline for incumbent MPs to secure their nomination for the next election as an indication that the governing party could pull the plug in spring. But Liberals say they're just being prepared. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | November 16, 2022
Interim leader Amita Kuttner, right, takes part in a press conference with Green MP Mike Morrice on May 17. After a year as interim leader, Kuttner says they feel confident they're leaving the Green Party in good hands with a new executive director, party president, and leader—or leaders—as of Nov. 19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | November 16, 2022
News | BY STUART BENSON | November 16, 2022
Interim leader Amita Kuttner, right, takes part in a press conference with Green MP Mike Morrice on May 17. After a year as interim leader, Kuttner says they feel confident they're leaving the Green Party in good hands with a new executive director, party president, and leader—or leaders—as of Nov. 19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here at a press conference on Sept. 15, is in Egypt as part of Canada's delegation to the 27th United Nations Climate Conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here at a press conference on Sept. 15, is in Egypt as part of Canada's delegation to the 27th United Nations Climate Conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY RYAN CAMPBELL | November 2, 2022
It’s time for a proportional system that would ensure that Canadians see themselves and their concerns fairly represented in Parliament, writes Ryan Campbell. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Can Pac Swire
Opinion | BY RYAN CAMPBELL | November 2, 2022
Opinion | BY RYAN CAMPBELL | November 2, 2022
It’s time for a proportional system that would ensure that Canadians see themselves and their concerns fairly represented in Parliament, writes Ryan Campbell. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Can Pac Swire
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 31, 2022
Alex Crombie, left, son of three-term Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, centre, is considering putting his name forward for the Liberal nomination in Mississauga-Lakeshore, as is Charles Sousa, right. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has until Nov. 26 to call a byelection in the riding. Photographs courtesy of LinkedIn, Wikipedia, and charlessousa.ca
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 31, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 31, 2022
Alex Crombie, left, son of three-term Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, centre, is considering putting his name forward for the Liberal nomination in Mississauga-Lakeshore, as is Charles Sousa, right. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has until Nov. 26 to call a byelection in the riding. Photographs courtesy of LinkedIn, Wikipedia, and charlessousa.ca
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | October 26, 2022
Quebec Premier François Legault, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have both made unfulfilled promises on electoral reform, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | October 26, 2022
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | October 26, 2022
Quebec Premier François Legault, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have both made unfulfilled promises on electoral reform, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 24, 2022
If the next election happens after April 2024, the nomination rules for incumbent Conservative Party MPs will change. In that case, the new national council of the Conservative Party—to be elected in Sept. 2023 in Québec City—will decide new rules. Pictured: Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 24, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | October 24, 2022
If the next election happens after April 2024, the nomination rules for incumbent Conservative Party MPs will change. In that case, the new national council of the Conservative Party—to be elected in Sept. 2023 in Québec City—will decide new rules. Pictured: Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre left out some of his more charged political taglines in his victory speech on Sept. 10 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, but that doesn't mean the core message has shifted, say observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre left out some of his more charged political taglines in his victory speech on Sept. 10 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, but that doesn't mean the core message has shifted, say observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | September 5, 2022
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre has tapped into a deep vein of discontent that has arisen in part out of economic uncertainty. Screenshot courtesy of Pierre Poilievre/YouTube
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | September 5, 2022
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | September 5, 2022
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre has tapped into a deep vein of discontent that has arisen in part out of economic uncertainty. Screenshot courtesy of Pierre Poilievre/YouTube
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
The Justin Trudeau Liberals should start to define Pierre Poilievre, centre, the prohibitive front-runner in the leadership election, now, before he has a chance to define himself, say top political strategists. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
The Justin Trudeau Liberals should start to define Pierre Poilievre, centre, the prohibitive front-runner in the leadership election, now, before he has a chance to define himself, say top political strategists. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
All leadership candidates, including Pierre Poilievre, left, Leslyn Lewis, Jean Charest, Roman Baber and Scott Aitchison, are doing everything they can, including using online tools and travelling across the country to urge their supporters to vote in the leadership election. The Hill Times file photographs by Andrew Meade and handouts
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | August 29, 2022
All leadership candidates, including Pierre Poilievre, left, Leslyn Lewis, Jean Charest, Roman Baber and Scott Aitchison, are doing everything they can, including using online tools and travelling across the country to urge their supporters to vote in the leadership election. The Hill Times file photographs by Andrew Meade and handouts
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | August 24, 2022
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre hasn’t said much yet about economic policy, but you can bet his plan to make Canada ‘the freest nation on earth’ will include freedom for the rich to pay fewer income taxes, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | August 24, 2022
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | August 24, 2022
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre hasn’t said much yet about economic policy, but you can bet his plan to make Canada ‘the freest nation on earth’ will include freedom for the rich to pay fewer income taxes, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | August 22, 2022
Pierre Poilievre, pictured, was handed the cabinet-level job of reforming Canada’s election law in 2014, a particularly important task after the debacle of the robocalls affair back in 2011. He bungled it, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | August 22, 2022
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | August 22, 2022
Pierre Poilievre, pictured, was handed the cabinet-level job of reforming Canada’s election law in 2014, a particularly important task after the debacle of the robocalls affair back in 2011. He bungled it, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | August 19, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pictured during a question and answer session with local high school students at the Museum of Nature in Ottawa on June 6, 2022. The prime minister was the recipient of 'by far the highest total of tweets and likely toxic tweets' during the 2021 federal election campaign, according to research from the Samara Centre for Democracy. Screenshot courtesy of Samara Centre for Democracy
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | August 19, 2022
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | August 19, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pictured during a question and answer session with local high school students at the Museum of Nature in Ottawa on June 6, 2022. The prime minister was the recipient of 'by far the highest total of tweets and likely toxic tweets' during the 2021 federal election campaign, according to research from the Samara Centre for Democracy. Screenshot courtesy of Samara Centre for Democracy
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | June 20, 2022
What appalled many Canadians about the trucker protests in Ottawa was not only the emergence of extremist groups, but the failure of police forces and other law-enforcement and intelligence agencies to deal with the protesters, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | June 20, 2022
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | June 20, 2022
What appalled many Canadians about the trucker protests in Ottawa was not only the emergence of extremist groups, but the failure of police forces and other law-enforcement and intelligence agencies to deal with the protesters, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 20, 2022
Political insiders say regardless of whether Justin Trudeau is planning on leading his party in the next election, the Liberals should start to define the Conservative leadership contest front-runner Pierre Poilievre now. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 20, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 20, 2022
Political insiders say regardless of whether Justin Trudeau is planning on leading his party in the next election, the Liberals should start to define the Conservative leadership contest front-runner Pierre Poilievre now. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 19, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in this file photograph at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, says disinformation is a 'serious threat' to Canadian democracy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 19, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 19, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in this file photograph at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, says disinformation is a 'serious threat' to Canadian democracy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 13, 2022
Ontario premier Doug Ford pictured during a press conference in Ottawa after a meeting of Canada’s Premiers on Sept. 18, 2020. Ford's PC party won a decisive majority victory on June 2, picking up seven seats from their previous majority win. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 13, 2022
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 13, 2022
Ontario premier Doug Ford pictured during a press conference in Ottawa after a meeting of Canada’s Premiers on Sept. 18, 2020. Ford's PC party won a decisive majority victory on June 2, picking up seven seats from their previous majority win. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 13, 2022
The waiting game: The leadership campaigns of Pierre Poilievre, clockwise from top left, Leslyn Lewis, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Roman Baber are eagerly awaiting for the membership lists. Some are speculating that rival candidates will challenge memberships of thousands of each other's supporters. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handouts
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 13, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | June 13, 2022
The waiting game: The leadership campaigns of Pierre Poilievre, clockwise from top left, Leslyn Lewis, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Roman Baber are eagerly awaiting for the membership lists. Some are speculating that rival candidates will challenge memberships of thousands of each other's supporters. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handouts
Opinion | BY KRIS DUBRAWSKI | June 13, 2022
The most pragmatic thing we can do to support nature in innovation is to develop and hold ourselves accountable to broader metrics that support synergies between humans and nature, writes Kris Dubrawski, assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Civil Engineering and Geography at the University of Victoria. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY KRIS DUBRAWSKI | June 13, 2022
Opinion | BY KRIS DUBRAWSKI | June 13, 2022
The most pragmatic thing we can do to support nature in innovation is to develop and hold ourselves accountable to broader metrics that support synergies between humans and nature, writes Kris Dubrawski, assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Civil Engineering and Geography at the University of Victoria. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 13, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault holds a press conference following the release of Elections Canada’s recommendations report for the 43rd and 44th general elections on June 7, 2022, in which he recommended that spreading disinformation about elections should be illegal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 13, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 13, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault holds a press conference following the release of Elections Canada’s recommendations report for the 43rd and 44th general elections on June 7, 2022, in which he recommended that spreading disinformation about elections should be illegal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | June 6, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Prime Minister Trudeau, pictured in November 2019, have worked together on COVID-19, childcare, and on electric vehicles. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | June 6, 2022