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Andrew Meade

Andrew Meade is The Hill Times’ staff photographer. A native of Fredericton, N.B., Meade has worked at multiple dailies in New Brunswick and has been published by news outlets across the country and internationally. He has been capturing the day to day on Parliament Hill for the paper since 2017.

A woman hides from the rain under an umbrella as she walks down Elgin Street in downtown Ottawa on May 14, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 15, 2024
A woman hides from the rain under an umbrella as she walks down Elgin Street in downtown Ottawa on May 14, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne, left, Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez, and Rodriguez's director of communications Laura Scaffidi arrive at the Liberal cabinet meeting in West Block on May 7, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 10, 2024
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne, left, Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez, and Rodriguez's director of communications Laura Scaffidi arrive at the Liberal cabinet meeting in West Block on May 7, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP MP Leah Gazan, her party’s critic for women and gender equality, speaks to pro-choice supporters on May 9 at a counter protest on Parliament Hill during the annual March for Life, which is organized by the Campaign Life Coalition. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 9, 2024
NDP MP Leah Gazan, her party’s critic for women and gender equality, speaks to pro-choice supporters on May 9 at a counter protest on Parliament Hill during the annual March for Life, which is organized by the Campaign Life Coalition. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather addresses an upcoming parliamentary committee study on antisemitism on campuses during a May 8 press conference. He spoke alongside students from schools across the country who spoke of their experience, including fears for their safety. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 8, 2024
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather addresses an upcoming parliamentary committee study on antisemitism on campuses during a May 8 press conference. He spoke alongside students from schools across the country who spoke of their experience, including fears for their safety. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Anu George Canjanathoppil, CEO of International Justice Mission Canada, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa on May 7, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 7, 2024
Anu George Canjanathoppil, CEO of International Justice Mission Canada, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa on May 7, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative MP Rachael Thomas arrives May 1 for QP, where she challenged House Speaker Greg Fergus for kicking her out of the Chamber the day before. Thomas withdrew her use of the word ‘disgraceful’ to describe the Speaker, but still got the boot, as did Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, later that day, after calling the PM a ‘wacko.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | May 1, 2024
Conservative MP Rachael Thomas arrives May 1 for QP, where she challenged House Speaker Greg Fergus for kicking her out of the Chamber the day before. Thomas withdrew her use of the word ‘disgraceful’ to describe the Speaker, but still got the boot, as did Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, later that day, after calling the PM a ‘wacko.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minster Chrystia Freeland holds a press conference in the budget lockup in Ottawa on April 16, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 16, 2024
Finance Minster Chrystia Freeland holds a press conference in the budget lockup in Ottawa on April 16, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tries on new shoes by Maguire at her office in downtown Ottawa on April 15, 2024, in preparation for delivering her federal budget. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 15, 2024
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tries on new shoes by Maguire at her office in downtown Ottawa on April 15, 2024, in preparation for delivering her federal budget. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Ben Mulroney, left, Mark Mulroney, and Nicolas Mulroney—the sons of the late former prime minister Brian Mulroney—speak with reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on March 18, 2024, after Parliamentarians delivered tributes their father. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | March 18, 2024
Ben Mulroney, left, Mark Mulroney, and Nicolas Mulroney—the sons of the late former prime minister Brian Mulroney—speak with reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on March 18, 2024, after Parliamentarians delivered tributes their father. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Canadian and provincial flags remain at half mast in downtown Ottawa on March 11, 2024, to honour the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | March 11, 2024
The Canadian and provincial flags remain at half mast in downtown Ottawa on March 11, 2024, to honour the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Slab replacement work is currently underway on the southwest end of Centre Block's first floor. New concrete will be poured over steel framing as part of this work. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT, ANDREW MEADE | February 14, 2024
Slab replacement work is currently underway on the southwest end of Centre Block's first floor. New concrete will be poured over steel framing as part of this work. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Public Services and Procurement Minister Jean-Yves Duclos speak with reporters in the House of Commons foyer on Feb. 12, 2024, following the release of the auditor general's report on the ArriveCan application. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | February 12, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc and Public Services and Procurement Minister Jean-Yves Duclos speak with reporters in the House of Commons foyer on Feb. 12, 2024, following the release of the auditor general's report on the ArriveCan application. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities Kamal Khera and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Arif Virani made the announcement today in front of a large crowd of their colleagues. 'The Building Community Resiliency Call to Action will help ensure that we can all be part of a solution,' said Khera. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 30, 2024
Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities Kamal Khera and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Arif Virani made the announcement today in front of a large crowd of their colleagues. 'The Building Community Resiliency Call to Action will help ensure that we can all be part of a solution,' said Khera. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien, pictured delivering a keynote address at the Canada School of the Public Service Prime Ministers Series event in March 2020, turns 90 on Jan. 11, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 10, 2024
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien, pictured delivering a keynote address at the Canada School of the Public Service Prime Ministers Series event in March 2020, turns 90 on Jan. 11, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Newly appointed Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon speaks with reporters outside Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, 2024, after being sworn into role, which he will cover while Karina Gould is on parental leave. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 8, 2024
Newly appointed Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon speaks with reporters outside Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, 2024, after being sworn into role, which he will cover while Karina Gould is on parental leave. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the 2023 Conservative Party of Canada policy convention in Quebec City on Sept. 8, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 19, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 19, 2023
Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the 2023 Conservative Party of Canada policy convention in Quebec City on Sept. 8, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
House of Commons Speaker Greg Fergus appears before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs meeting on Dec. 11, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 11, 2023
House of Commons Speaker Greg Fergus appears before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs meeting on Dec. 11, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Minster of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks with NDP MP Daniel Blaikie, his party's finance critic, before her appearance at the House of Commons Finance committee on Dec. 7, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 7, 2023
Minster of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks with NDP MP Daniel Blaikie, his party's finance critic, before her appearance at the House of Commons Finance committee on Dec. 7, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Ministers François-Philippe Champagne, left, Chrystia Freeland, and Sean Fraser speak with reporters at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Nov. 28, 2023, about the rollout of the government’s fall economic statement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 28, 2023
Ministers François-Philippe Champagne, left, Chrystia Freeland, and Sean Fraser speak with reporters at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Nov. 28, 2023, about the rollout of the government’s fall economic statement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP Finance critic Daniel Blaikie speaks with reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Nov. 20, 2023, before Question Period—a day in advance of the government’s fall economic statement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 20, 2023
NDP Finance critic Daniel Blaikie speaks with reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Nov. 20, 2023, before Question Period—a day in advance of the government’s fall economic statement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Gloria Hooper, the Silver Cross mother for 2023, arrives at the the National War Memorial in Ottawa for the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Hooper's son, Sapper Christopher Holopina, was killed on July 4, 1996, while serving with the Canadian Forces in Bosnia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 11, 2023
Gloria Hooper, the Silver Cross mother for 2023, arrives at the the National War Memorial in Ottawa for the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. Hooper's son, Sapper Christopher Holopina, was killed on July 4, 1996, while serving with the Canadian Forces in Bosnia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Nov. 11, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 11, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Nov. 11, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Unifor national president Lana Payne speaks at a press conference in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 9, 2023, ahead of the tabling of anti-scab legislation Bill C-58. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 9, 2023
Unifor national president Lana Payne speaks at a press conference in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 9, 2023, ahead of the tabling of anti-scab legislation Bill C-58. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters in advance of the Liberal caucus meeting on Nov. 8, 2023, during which he calls for an humanitarian pause of the war in Gaza and comments on the rising hate against Jews and Muslims: 'This is not who we are as Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 8, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters in advance of the Liberal caucus meeting on Nov. 8, 2023, during which he calls for an humanitarian pause of the war in Gaza and comments on the rising hate against Jews and Muslims: 'This is not who we are as Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Green Party MP Mike Morrice speaks with reporters in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 7, 2023, in response to the environment commissioner audit tabled in the House earlier in the day that found the Liberal government will miss its 2030 emissions targets. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Green Party MP Mike Morrice speaks with reporters in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 7, 2023, in response to the environment commissioner audit tabled in the House earlier in the day that found the Liberal government will miss its 2030 emissions targets. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 1, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters as he arrives for the Liberal caucus meeting in West Block on Nov. 1, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 1, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 1, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters as he arrives for the Liberal caucus meeting in West Block on Nov. 1, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 31, 2023
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, and Treasury Board President Anita Anand hold a press conference in the National Press Theatre on Oct. 31, 2023. Freeland said she would meet on Friday with her provincial and territorial counterparts regarding the possibility of Alberta withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 31, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 31, 2023
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, and Treasury Board President Anita Anand hold a press conference in the National Press Theatre on Oct. 31, 2023. Freeland said she would meet on Friday with her provincial and territorial counterparts regarding the possibility of Alberta withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 24, 2023
National Defence Minister Bill Blair speaks with reporters before the Liberal cabinet meeting in West Block on Oct. 24, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 24, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 24, 2023
National Defence Minister Bill Blair speaks with reporters before the Liberal cabinet meeting in West Block on Oct. 24, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
CARICOM Secretary General Carla Natalie Barnett, left, Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attend a working session on Access to Finance and Global Financial Architecture Reform at the CARICOM-Canada summit in Ottawa on Oct. 18, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | October 18, 2023
CARICOM Secretary General Carla Natalie Barnett, left, Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attend a working session on Access to Finance and Global Financial Architecture Reform at the CARICOM-Canada summit in Ottawa on Oct. 18, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
President of Ukraine Volodomyr Zelenskyy speaks at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Sir John A. Macdonald building in Ottawa on Sept. 22, 2023. Canada made a multi-year commitment to provide steady support to Ukraine, and the two signed a modernized trade deal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | September 22, 2023
President of Ukraine Volodomyr Zelenskyy speaks at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Sir John A. Macdonald building in Ottawa on Sept. 22, 2023. Canada made a multi-year commitment to provide steady support to Ukraine, and the two signed a modernized trade deal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Rob Batherson, president of the Conservative Party of Canada, speaks during the opening ceremony at the Conservative Party of Canada policy convention in Quebec City on Sept. 7, 2023, against a backdrop that reads 'Common sense convention.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | September 8, 2023
Rob Batherson, president of the Conservative Party of Canada, speaks during the opening ceremony at the Conservative Party of Canada policy convention in Quebec City on Sept. 7, 2023, against a backdrop that reads 'Common sense convention.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | September 5, 2023
Freedom Convoy organizer Tamara Lich leaves the provincial courthouse in Ottawa on Sept. 5, 2023. Lich and co-accused Chris Barber stand trial for a number of offences including mischief, obstructing police, counselling others to commit mischief, and intimidation in connection to their involvement with the 2022 Freedom Convoy occupation of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | September 5, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | September 5, 2023
Freedom Convoy organizer Tamara Lich leaves the provincial courthouse in Ottawa on Sept. 5, 2023. Lich and co-accused Chris Barber stand trial for a number of offences including mischief, obstructing police, counselling others to commit mischief, and intimidation in connection to their involvement with the 2022 Freedom Convoy occupation of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre hosts a press conference outside West Block on Aug. 21, 2023, while the Liberal cabinet meets in PEI. Poilievre called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop having meetings about housing and to start building. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | August 21, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | August 21, 2023
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre hosts a press conference outside West Block on Aug. 21, 2023, while the Liberal cabinet meets in PEI. Poilievre called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop having meetings about housing and to start building. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Green Party leader Elizabeth May holds a press conference in West Block on Aug. 18, 2023, to speak about her examination of documents related to David Johnston’s report on foreign election interference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | August 18, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | August 18, 2023
Green Party leader Elizabeth May holds a press conference in West Block on Aug. 18, 2023, to speak about her examination of documents related to David Johnston’s report on foreign election interference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre appears for a press conference in front of West Block on Tuesday, Aug. 1, without his usual glasses. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | August 1, 2023
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre appears for a press conference in front of West Block on Tuesday, Aug. 1, without his usual glasses. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | July 28, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters outside Rideau Hall after shuffling his cabinet on July 26, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | July 28, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | July 28, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters outside Rideau Hall after shuffling his cabinet on July 26, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan is once again under heightened pressure to pass back-to-work legislation for striking port workers in British Columbia, after the workers' union gave notice that they would be returning to the picket line this coming weekend. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | July 19, 2023
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan is once again under heightened pressure to pass back-to-work legislation for striking port workers in British Columbia, after the workers' union gave notice that they would be returning to the picket line this coming weekend. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez holds a press conference at the Sir John A. Macdonald building on July 5, 2023, where he took questions about Bill C-18, the Online News Act. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | July 6, 2023
Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez holds a press conference at the Sir John A. Macdonald building on July 5, 2023, where he took questions about Bill C-18, the Online News Act. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The stairs to the House of Commons foyer at the Members’ entrance is pictured during a media tour of the Centre Block rehabilitation project on June 22, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The stairs to the House of Commons foyer at the Members’ entrance is pictured during a media tour of the Centre Block rehabilitation project on June 22, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade