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Opinion | BY KETTY NIVYABANDI | June 17, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller has argued that immigration detention in federal prisons would only be used for a 'very small' and 'high risk' segment of the population. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KETTY NIVYABANDI | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY KETTY NIVYABANDI | June 17, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller has argued that immigration detention in federal prisons would only be used for a 'very small' and 'high risk' segment of the population. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 17, 2024
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, left, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Gary Anandasangaree, and Immigration Minister Marc Miller have all had communications staff moves in recent weeks. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 17, 2024
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 17, 2024
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, left, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Gary Anandasangaree, and Immigration Minister Marc Miller have all had communications staff moves in recent weeks. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh have all filed notices of appeal in a B.C. court case about how their parties use voters' data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh have all filed notices of appeal in a B.C. court case about how their parties use voters' data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, left, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. May said aspects of Canada's election process are vulnerable 'through lack of enforcement, lack of rigour, [and] lack of oversight.' Singh said he will continue to push for more transparency and wants to get to the bottom of foreign interference threats to Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, left, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. May said aspects of Canada's election process are vulnerable 'through lack of enforcement, lack of rigour, [and] lack of oversight.' Singh said he will continue to push for more transparency and wants to get to the bottom of foreign interference threats to Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 17, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc told a House committee that it would be illegal to release names from the parliamentary foreign activity report, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 17, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc told a House committee that it would be illegal to release names from the parliamentary foreign activity report, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has his work cut out for him this week as he tries to coax certain government bills across the finish line. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has his work cut out for him this week as he tries to coax certain government bills across the finish line. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-70, Countering Foreign Interference Act, in the House on May 6. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | June 17, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-70, Countering Foreign Interference Act, in the House on May 6. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Bernadette Betchi, who has joined the Black Class Action Lawsuit in the Federal Court of Canada and is employed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission, left, Nicholas Marcus Thompson, executive director of the Black Class Action Secretariat, and Nathan Prier, president of the Canadian Association of Professional Employees. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Lapointe
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Bernadette Betchi, who has joined the Black Class Action Lawsuit in the Federal Court of Canada and is employed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission, left, Nicholas Marcus Thompson, executive director of the Black Class Action Secretariat, and Nathan Prier, president of the Canadian Association of Professional Employees. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Lapointe
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May told reporters last week that 'There is no list of MPs who have shown disloyalty to Canada,' but said one former unnamed MP was a willing tool of Beijing. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May told reporters last week that 'There is no list of MPs who have shown disloyalty to Canada,' but said one former unnamed MP was a willing tool of Beijing. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, National Capital branch, will host a learning event exploring the new era of hybrid work, a human-centred approach to leadership, and the role that leaders play in the public service. Panelists include Christiane Fox, deputy clerk of the PCO, pictured, and Sarah Smith, Ernst and Young. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, National Capital branch, will host a learning event exploring the new era of hybrid work, a human-centred approach to leadership, and the role that leaders play in the public service. Panelists include Christiane Fox, deputy clerk of the PCO, pictured, and Sarah Smith, Ernst and Young. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Konrad von Finckenstein tabled two annual reports to Parliament yesterday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Konrad von Finckenstein tabled two annual reports to Parliament yesterday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PAUL DUFOUR | June 13, 2024
Mona Nemer, Canada’s chief science adviser, took part in a panel of five female chief science advisers in Ottawa earlier this month, writes Paul Dufour. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PAUL DUFOUR | June 13, 2024
Opinion | BY PAUL DUFOUR | June 13, 2024
Mona Nemer, Canada’s chief science adviser, took part in a panel of five female chief science advisers in Ottawa earlier this month, writes Paul Dufour. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh addresses the media on June 13, 2024, after reading the unredacted report by the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh addresses the media on June 13, 2024, after reading the unredacted report by the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 13, 2024
Using the conditions surrounding the Great Wars as a present-day comparison, the logic goes that the West must vanquish the Russians now in Ukraine, or else President Vladimir Putin will try to conquer the world, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 13, 2024
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 13, 2024
Using the conditions surrounding the Great Wars as a present-day comparison, the logic goes that the West must vanquish the Russians now in Ukraine, or else President Vladimir Putin will try to conquer the world, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 13, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government forced the Conservatives to take a position on the capital gains tax by keeping the policy out of the budget implementation bill, and putting it to a vote in the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 13, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 13, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government forced the Conservatives to take a position on the capital gains tax by keeping the policy out of the budget implementation bill, and putting it to a vote in the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Italy for a meeting of G7 leaders. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Italy for a meeting of G7 leaders. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | June 12, 2024
A generative compassion approach by the federal government would require that every department, agency, and commission undergo a strategic review of its compassion agenda, and develop a set of compassion policies suited to the needs of stakeholders, writes Kathleen Finlay. Pexels photograph by Engin Akyurt
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | June 12, 2024
A generative compassion approach by the federal government would require that every department, agency, and commission undergo a strategic review of its compassion agenda, and develop a set of compassion policies suited to the needs of stakeholders, writes Kathleen Finlay. Pexels photograph by Engin Akyurt
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault. Ottawa’s Climate Science 2050 report makes not a single mention of geoengineering, write Burgess Langshaw Power and Juan Moreno-Cruz. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault. Ottawa’s Climate Science 2050 report makes not a single mention of geoengineering, write Burgess Langshaw Power and Juan Moreno-Cruz. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY HéLèNE SABOURIN | June 12, 2024
Failing to include OTs as eligible for Canada’s Student Loan forgiveness program works against ensuring access to quality health-care services in rural and remote communities that most Canadians take for granted, writes Hélène Sabourin. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY HéLèNE SABOURIN | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY HéLèNE SABOURIN | June 12, 2024
Failing to include OTs as eligible for Canada’s Student Loan forgiveness program works against ensuring access to quality health-care services in rural and remote communities that most Canadians take for granted, writes Hélène Sabourin. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 12, 2024
French President Emmanuel Macron, pictured on the Hill on June 7, 2018, called national elections in France for the end of this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 12, 2024
French President Emmanuel Macron, pictured on the Hill on June 7, 2018, called national elections in France for the end of this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc's foreign interference bill is expected to come up for debate in the House today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc's foreign interference bill is expected to come up for debate in the House today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ERICA IFILL | June 12, 2024
Europe is falling apart, threatening western hegemonic liberal democratic structures, policies, and values, writes Erica Ifill. Photograph courtesy of the European Parliament/Flickr
Opinion | BY ERICA IFILL | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY ERICA IFILL | June 12, 2024
Europe is falling apart, threatening western hegemonic liberal democratic structures, policies, and values, writes Erica Ifill. Photograph courtesy of the European Parliament/Flickr
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | June 12, 2024
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s direction on the changes to the capital gains tax structure is facile at best, and deliberately divisive at worst, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | June 12, 2024
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s direction on the changes to the capital gains tax structure is facile at best, and deliberately divisive at worst, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 12, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, and his fellow G7 leaders face a challenging situation at this week’s leaders’ summit Italy, writes Les Whittington. White House photograph by Adam Schultz
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 12, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, and his fellow G7 leaders face a challenging situation at this week’s leaders’ summit Italy, writes Les Whittington. White House photograph by Adam Schultz
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 12, 2024
Former trade negotiator Steve Verheul says it is 'very unlikely' that the CUSMA review in 2026 will lead to the deal expiring 10 years later. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 12, 2024
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 12, 2024
Former trade negotiator Steve Verheul says it is 'very unlikely' that the CUSMA review in 2026 will lead to the deal expiring 10 years later. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Liberal MP Emmanuel Dubourg chairs the House Veterans Affairs Committee, which will table its report on the experiences of Canadian women veterans and then hold an afternoon press conference on Wednesday, June 12. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Liberal MP Emmanuel Dubourg chairs the House Veterans Affairs Committee, which will table its report on the experiences of Canadian women veterans and then hold an afternoon press conference on Wednesday, June 12. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW ELLIOTT | June 12, 2024
Posting season is hectic, and relocating under the benevolent watch of the federal government is an experience that harkens back to the plot of a movie, writes Andrew Elliott. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY ANDREW ELLIOTT | June 12, 2024
Opinion | BY ANDREW ELLIOTT | June 12, 2024
Posting season is hectic, and relocating under the benevolent watch of the federal government is an experience that harkens back to the plot of a movie, writes Andrew Elliott. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | June 12, 2024
Opinion | June 12, 2024
Opinion | June 12, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 12, 2024
Conservative Senator Victor Oh, left, pictured with U.S. Ambassador David Cohen and his wife Rhonda, on July 4, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 12, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 12, 2024
Conservative Senator Victor Oh, left, pictured with U.S. Ambassador David Cohen and his wife Rhonda, on July 4, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | June 12, 2024
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Opinion | June 12, 2024
Opinion | June 12, 2024
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News | BY IREM KOCA | June 11, 2024
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says the various reviews conducted of the cleantech agency―including the Auditor General's report―have revealed 'serious weaknesses in SDTC's governance, prompting a new delivery approach to government support for the cleantech sector.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IREM KOCA | June 11, 2024
News | BY IREM KOCA | June 11, 2024
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says the various reviews conducted of the cleantech agency―including the Auditor General's report―have revealed 'serious weaknesses in SDTC's governance, prompting a new delivery approach to government support for the cleantech sector.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Immigration Minister Marc Miller's Bill C-71 is similar in substance to Conservative Senator Yonah Martin's Bill S-245, which the House has already examined. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Immigration Minister Marc Miller's Bill C-71 is similar in substance to Conservative Senator Yonah Martin's Bill S-245, which the House has already examined. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY TORI CRESS, RICHARD BROOKS | June 10, 2024
For Indigenous Peoples, banks’ investment in fossil fuel development means funding climate chaos, displacement, deforestation, poisonous water, and the further colonization of our bodies, minds, and homelands, write Tori Cress and Richard Brooks. Pexels photograph by Markus Spiske
Opinion | BY TORI CRESS, RICHARD BROOKS | June 10, 2024
Opinion | BY TORI CRESS, RICHARD BROOKS | June 10, 2024
For Indigenous Peoples, banks’ investment in fossil fuel development means funding climate chaos, displacement, deforestation, poisonous water, and the further colonization of our bodies, minds, and homelands, write Tori Cress and Richard Brooks. Pexels photograph by Markus Spiske