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FeatureBY BEATRICE PAEZ | September 27, 2021
Desmond Cole: 'That responsibility falls to our media, and to our political class, who are overwhelmingly white, and who insist on devaluing Black life in Canada, by telling activist Black people that we don’t have a cause. That we’re being too loud. That we’re emulating what we see in the United States, but that it’s not really happening here.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY BEATRICE PAEZ | September 27, 2021
FeatureBY BEATRICE PAEZ | September 27, 2021
Desmond Cole: 'That responsibility falls to our media, and to our political class, who are overwhelmingly white, and who insist on devaluing Black life in Canada, by telling activist Black people that we don’t have a cause. That we’re being too loud. That we’re emulating what we see in the United States, but that it’s not really happening here.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed back against suggestions from Conservatives that the government's legal filing in the dispute over the fate of the Line 5 pipeline represented an admission that its lobbying of the Biden administration had failed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed back against suggestions from Conservatives that the government's legal filing in the dispute over the fate of the Line 5 pipeline represented an admission that its lobbying of the Biden administration had failed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 11, 2021
Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignan, pictured May 11, 2021, says she will be ‘working very closely’ with former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour, assigned to review the military's handling of complaints, to ensure that her recommendations are adopted even before her yearlong study is finished. Screen capture via ParlVu
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 11, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 11, 2021
Lt.-Gen. Jennie Carignan, pictured May 11, 2021, says she will be ‘working very closely’ with former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour, assigned to review the military's handling of complaints, to ensure that her recommendations are adopted even before her yearlong study is finished. Screen capture via ParlVu
Justice Minister David Lametti and Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault are being asked to testify on the Bill C-10 this week, as the Heritage Committee pauses its clause-by-clause study of the legislation. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Justice Minister David Lametti and Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault are being asked to testify on the Bill C-10 this week, as the Heritage Committee pauses its clause-by-clause study of the legislation. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured with Dr. Theresa Tam, says Canadians should take the first vaccine that is available to them as buyer's remorse sets in for some AstraZeneca recipients. Ms. Hajdu herself received an AstraZeneca jab late last month when she became eligible. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured with Dr. Theresa Tam, says Canadians should take the first vaccine that is available to them as buyer's remorse sets in for some AstraZeneca recipients. Ms. Hajdu herself received an AstraZeneca jab late last month when she became eligible. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 7, 2021
Chief of staff to the prime minister Katie Telford, pictured May 7, 2021, says she 'was troubled' that the probe couldn't move forward without more information. Screen capture via ParlVu
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 7, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 7, 2021
Chief of staff to the prime minister Katie Telford, pictured May 7, 2021, says she 'was troubled' that the probe couldn't move forward without more information. Screen capture via ParlVu
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff Katie Telford has agreed to testify before the Defence Committee over the government's handling of a misconduct allegation against now-former chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff Katie Telford has agreed to testify before the Defence Committee over the government's handling of a misconduct allegation against now-former chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 6, 2021
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Leader Annamie Paul all saw an increase in money raised in the first few months of 2021 compared to the same period year prior. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 6, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 6, 2021
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Leader Annamie Paul all saw an increase in money raised in the first few months of 2021 compared to the same period year prior. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 4, 2021
International Trade Minister Mary Ng received a letter from environmental groups calling on her to align Export Development Canada's mandate with the government's climate ambitions to reduce dependency on fossil fuel, both internationally and domestically. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 4, 2021
Opinion | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | May 4, 2021
International Trade Minister Mary Ng received a letter from environmental groups calling on her to align Export Development Canada's mandate with the government's climate ambitions to reduce dependency on fossil fuel, both internationally and domestically. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing calls to fire his longtime chief of staff Katie Telford, pictured, over how his office handled the allegation against now-retired chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing calls to fire his longtime chief of staff Katie Telford, pictured, over how his office handled the allegation against now-retired chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the government has tapped former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour to oversee the review of the military's handling of sexual misconduct. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the government has tapped former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour to oversee the review of the military's handling of sexual misconduct. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 29, 2021
Census Day kicks off May 3, the day when more than 15 million households will start to receive a yellow envelope to take survey. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 29, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 29, 2021
Census Day kicks off May 3, the day when more than 15 million households will start to receive a yellow envelope to take survey. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ, PALAK MANGAT | April 28, 2021
Liberal MP John McKay, left, NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen, and Liberal strategist Amanda Alvaro, centre right, all say the leaking of a nude image of Liberal MP Will Amos, far right, should not have happened. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, photograph courtesy of CBC News' YouTube, photograph courtesy of Will Amos' Twitter
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ, PALAK MANGAT | April 28, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ, PALAK MANGAT | April 28, 2021
Liberal MP John McKay, left, NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen, and Liberal strategist Amanda Alvaro, centre right, all say the leaking of a nude image of Liberal MP Will Amos, far right, should not have happened. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, photograph courtesy of CBC News' YouTube, photograph courtesy of Will Amos' Twitter
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 27, 2021, says the government is sending $10-million to the Canadian Red Cross' counterpart in India as the country grapples with the explosive spread of the coronavirus. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 27, 2021, says the government is sending $10-million to the Canadian Red Cross' counterpart in India as the country grapples with the explosive spread of the coronavirus. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been among those pressing U.S. President Joe Biden to share the stockpile of AstraZeneca doses with countries like Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, Flickr photograph by JLHervàs
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been among those pressing U.S. President Joe Biden to share the stockpile of AstraZeneca doses with countries like Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, Flickr photograph by JLHervàs
Procurement Minister Anita Anand says she's been working the phones with her U.S. counterparts about sending more AstraZeneca doses to Canada. U.S. regulatory authorities have yet to approve that vaccine, but have a stockpile ready for use. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Procurement Minister Anita Anand says she's been working the phones with her U.S. counterparts about sending more AstraZeneca doses to Canada. U.S. regulatory authorities have yet to approve that vaccine, but have a stockpile ready for use. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 23, 2021
Former PMO aide Elder Marques, pictured April 23, says the prime minister couldn’t have gotten involved in overseeing follow-through on an investigation, even if he had known about the allegations. Screen capture via CPAC
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 23, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 23, 2021
Former PMO aide Elder Marques, pictured April 23, says the prime minister couldn’t have gotten involved in overseeing follow-through on an investigation, even if he had known about the allegations. Screen capture via CPAC
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 21, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be joining 39 other leaders, including China’s Xi Jinping, who represent the world’s largest emitters at the U.S.-hosted summit, which starts Thursday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 21, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 21, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be joining 39 other leaders, including China’s Xi Jinping, who represent the world’s largest emitters at the U.S.-hosted summit, which starts Thursday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 19, and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland hold a copy of their 2021 budget, which calls for $101.4-billion in new funding over three years. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 19, and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland hold a copy of their 2021 budget, which calls for $101.4-billion in new funding over three years. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
'After 50 years of talking about it and fighting for it, we’re finally going to get it done,' says Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland of the feds' plan to establish a national child-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
'After 50 years of talking about it and fighting for it, we’re finally going to get it done,' says Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland of the feds' plan to establish a national child-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 16, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed ambivalence around the use of vaccine passports, saying they raise concerns around 'equity.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 16, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 16, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed ambivalence around the use of vaccine passports, saying they raise concerns around 'equity.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole unveiled a climate proposal that calls for a substantially lower price on carbon at $20 per tonne, which would rise to $50 per tonne by 2030. The Liberals have set theirs to gradually increase each year, eventually reaching $170 per tonne by 2030. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole unveiled a climate proposal that calls for a substantially lower price on carbon at $20 per tonne, which would rise to $50 per tonne by 2030. The Liberals have set theirs to gradually increase each year, eventually reaching $170 per tonne by 2030. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 15, 2021
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan's office disputes the addition of the feds' wage subsidy to the group's tally of subsidies to the oil and gas sector. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 15, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 15, 2021
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan's office disputes the addition of the feds' wage subsidy to the group's tally of subsidies to the oil and gas sector. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 10, 2021
Associate Finance Minister Mona Fortier served as co-chair of the Liberals' 2021 policy convention. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 10, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 10, 2021
Associate Finance Minister Mona Fortier served as co-chair of the Liberals' 2021 policy convention. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 9, 2021
Liberal MP Greg Fergus, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen, Justice Minister David Lametti, and Trade Minister Mary Ng were part of a panel discussion April 9 on systemic racism at the Liberal Party convention. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 9, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 9, 2021
Liberal MP Greg Fergus, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen, Justice Minister David Lametti, and Trade Minister Mary Ng were part of a panel discussion April 9 on systemic racism at the Liberal Party convention. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 8, 2021
Alexandra Morton says she has wanted to leave the fight behind ages ago, but is unable to extricate herself. 'When you look at this planet, and you're in a position where I am, where I know so much, I just really can't let it go,' she says. Photograph courtesy of Penguin Random House/Sea Shepherd
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 8, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 8, 2021
Alexandra Morton says she has wanted to leave the fight behind ages ago, but is unable to extricate herself. 'When you look at this planet, and you're in a position where I am, where I know so much, I just really can't let it go,' she says. Photograph courtesy of Penguin Random House/Sea Shepherd
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 6, 2021
Former PCO clerk Michael Wernick says his office was unable to press forward with the probe into the allegations against now-retired chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance because they did not have enough information. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 6, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 6, 2021
Former PCO clerk Michael Wernick says his office was unable to press forward with the probe into the allegations against now-retired chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance because they did not have enough information. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former PCO clerk Michael Wernick is expected to testify before the Defence Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former PCO clerk Michael Wernick is expected to testify before the Defence Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, pictured in October 2020, faces calls to work with Justice Minister David Lametti and their provincial counterparts to send a unified message that hate crimes have no place in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, pictured in October 2020, faces calls to work with Justice Minister David Lametti and their provincial counterparts to send a unified message that hate crimes have no place in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 1, 2021
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, left, saw his popularity dip, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's party enjoyed favourable polling numbers. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 1, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | April 1, 2021
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, left, saw his popularity dip, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's party enjoyed favourable polling numbers. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 30, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is expected to receive five million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. Overall, through the vaccine deals signed, including for those yet to be approved, Canada has ordered up to 400 million doses. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 30, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 30, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is expected to receive five million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. Overall, through the vaccine deals signed, including for those yet to be approved, Canada has ordered up to 400 million doses. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, pictured Feb. 19, 2021, during an appearance before the Health Committee, leads the feds' National Advisory Committee on Immunization, which recommends that the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 be suspended for use for people under 55. Screen capture via ParlVu
Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, pictured Feb. 19, 2021, during an appearance before the Health Committee, leads the feds' National Advisory Committee on Immunization, which recommends that the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 be suspended for use for people under 55. Screen capture via ParlVu
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 29, 2021
Facebook Canada's Kevin Chan, pictured May 28, 2019, talking to reporters in Ottawa after appearing before the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 29, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 29, 2021
Facebook Canada's Kevin Chan, pictured May 28, 2019, talking to reporters in Ottawa after appearing before the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez informed Conservatives' Chris Warkentin he would be subbing in for the PM's policy director, saying 'calling staff to testify at committee is at odds with the long-standing principle of ministerial responsibility.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez informed Conservatives' Chris Warkentin he would be subbing in for the PM's policy director, saying 'calling staff to testify at committee is at odds with the long-standing principle of ministerial responsibility.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 26, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, scored a major political victory on the climate file with the Supreme Court ruling, over Erin O'Toole's Conservatives, who are rallying behind a pledge to repeal the carbon-pricing regime. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 26, 2021
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | March 26, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, scored a major political victory on the climate file with the Supreme Court ruling, over Erin O'Toole's Conservatives, who are rallying behind a pledge to repeal the carbon-pricing regime. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade