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News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 23, 2023
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, left, Quebec Premier François Legault, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Smith looks to face off against Trudeau in the upcoming Alberta election, say political observers. Meanwhile, federal-provincial relations are quickly deteriorating. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 23, 2023
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 23, 2023
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, left, Quebec Premier François Legault, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Smith looks to face off against Trudeau in the upcoming Alberta election, say political observers. Meanwhile, federal-provincial relations are quickly deteriorating. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 18, 2023
The House Government Operations and Estimates Committee plans to call Dominic Barton to appear as a witness, as it undertakes a study on the Liberal government's relationship with McKinsey and Company—for which Barton was global managing director between 2009 and 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 18, 2023
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 18, 2023
The House Government Operations and Estimates Committee plans to call Dominic Barton to appear as a witness, as it undertakes a study on the Liberal government's relationship with McKinsey and Company—for which Barton was global managing director between 2009 and 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 12, 2023
U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured here on the Hill on Dec. 8, 2016, when he was vice-president to president Barack Obama, will make his first official visit to Canada in March. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 12, 2023
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 12, 2023
U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured here on the Hill on Dec. 8, 2016, when he was vice-president to president Barack Obama, will make his first official visit to Canada in March. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
In a letter to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured scrumming with reporters on the Hill at the end of 2022, NDP MP Jenny Kwan voiced her concern about Afghan refugees in Pakistan. She has yet to receive a reply, she said. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
In a letter to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured scrumming with reporters on the Hill at the end of 2022, NDP MP Jenny Kwan voiced her concern about Afghan refugees in Pakistan. She has yet to receive a reply, she said. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
The group Canadians United Against Hate graded each of the federal party leaders on their efforts to fight hate and defend human rights in 2022: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (D), Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre (F), Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet (F), and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (C-). The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | January 9, 2023
The group Canadians United Against Hate graded each of the federal party leaders on their efforts to fight hate and defend human rights in 2022: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (D), Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre (F), Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet (F), and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (C-). The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 26, 2022
Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted a record year for immigration processing in 2022, but four experts in the field—including immigration lawyers and academics—criticized the department for a lack of transparency and inconsistency in the way it applies policies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 26, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 26, 2022
Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted a record year for immigration processing in 2022, but four experts in the field—including immigration lawyers and academics—criticized the department for a lack of transparency and inconsistency in the way it applies policies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | December 19, 2022
Pierre Poilievre, Justin Trudeau, and Chrystia Freeland all topped both the most valuable and least valuable politicians lists, while Liberal backbencher Nathaniel Erskine-Smith won an honourable mention as the only backbencher to garner votes. The Hill Times photographs
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | December 19, 2022
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | December 19, 2022
Pierre Poilievre, Justin Trudeau, and Chrystia Freeland all topped both the most valuable and least valuable politicians lists, while Liberal backbencher Nathaniel Erskine-Smith won an honourable mention as the only backbencher to garner votes. The Hill Times photographs
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 11, 2022
On Dec. 5, four Canadian universities published Canada’s Food Price Report 2023, which predicts food prices will continue to rise between five and seven per cent in 2023, with the cost of vegetables, dairy, and meat rising the most. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 11, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 11, 2022
On Dec. 5, four Canadian universities published Canada’s Food Price Report 2023, which predicts food prices will continue to rise between five and seven per cent in 2023, with the cost of vegetables, dairy, and meat rising the most. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 1, 2022
The winning side: At the Nov. 30 Munk Debate, American journalist Matt Taibbi, left, and U.K-based author Douglas Murray argued for the motion 'Be it resolved, don't trust mainstream media.' They won the debate. Screenshot courtesy of Munk Debates
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 1, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | December 1, 2022
The winning side: At the Nov. 30 Munk Debate, American journalist Matt Taibbi, left, and U.K-based author Douglas Murray argued for the motion 'Be it resolved, don't trust mainstream media.' They won the debate. Screenshot courtesy of Munk Debates
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 CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | November 14, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters carry and wear "F*ck Trudeau" flags along Metcalfe Street on Feb. 12, 2022. Over the last five to seven years, hate and harassment have spread into relatively obscure constituencies, and MPs are now facing this all the time. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | November 14, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | November 14, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters carry and wear "F*ck Trudeau" flags along Metcalfe Street on Feb. 12, 2022. Over the last five to seven years, hate and harassment have spread into relatively obscure constituencies, and MPs are now facing this all the time. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 7, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with his security detail on Wellington Street on Sept. 26, 2022. The RCMP is currently experiencing a shortage of special officers in its protection unit. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 7, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | November 7, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with his security detail on Wellington Street on Sept. 26, 2022. The RCMP is currently experiencing a shortage of special officers in its protection unit. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | October 31, 2022
Some of the MPs that have experienced hate and harassment. Clockwise from top left: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, NDP MP Jenny Kwan, NDP MP Charlie Angus, Liberal MP Arielle Kayabaga, Liberal MP Judy Sgro, Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi, Independent MP Kevin Vuong, and Liberal MP Jenica Atwin. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photographs
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | October 31, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, MIKE LAPOINTE | October 31, 2022
Some of the MPs that have experienced hate and harassment. Clockwise from top left: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, NDP MP Jenny Kwan, NDP MP Charlie Angus, Liberal MP Arielle Kayabaga, Liberal MP Judy Sgro, Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi, Independent MP Kevin Vuong, and Liberal MP Jenica Atwin. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photographs
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 17, 2022
Some green space behind the Canadian Museum of History, where a portion of the ancient ossuary likely would have been. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 17, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 17, 2022
Some green space behind the Canadian Museum of History, where a portion of the ancient ossuary likely would have been. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 10, 2022
The construction of the original Parliament Buildings in 1865. Sand used in the mortar for these buildings was sourced from the site of an ancient Algonquin burial ground. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 10, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 10, 2022
The construction of the original Parliament Buildings in 1865. Sand used in the mortar for these buildings was sourced from the site of an ancient Algonquin burial ground. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 3, 2022
New Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre only took two questions from reporters at his first media availability as leader on Sept. 14, but only did so after Global News reporter David Akin interrupted his statement to ask why he planned to take no questions—something Akin later apologized for having done. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 3, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | October 3, 2022
New Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre only took two questions from reporters at his first media availability as leader on Sept. 14, but only did so after Global News reporter David Akin interrupted his statement to ask why he planned to take no questions—something Akin later apologized for having done. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
NDP MP Lori Idlout, who represents Nunavut, says her constituents in the North are dealing with untenable housing situations, including taking shifts sleeping on beds, living with cracks in the floor, and black mould. While Statistics Canada census data shows the share of Indigenous people living in crowded dwellings and in houses in need of major repairs is slowly declining, it's not showing improvement in the North. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
NDP MP Lori Idlout, who represents Nunavut, says her constituents in the North are dealing with untenable housing situations, including taking shifts sleeping on beds, living with cracks in the floor, and black mould. While Statistics Canada census data shows the share of Indigenous people living in crowded dwellings and in houses in need of major repairs is slowly declining, it's not showing improvement in the North. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The 'real culprit' for political divisiveness in the country right now is the pandemic itself, says political observer David McLaughlin. The political centre isn't holding anymore, so the political parties on both sides are being much more vocal. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 26, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The 'real culprit' for political divisiveness in the country right now is the pandemic itself, says political observer David McLaughlin. The political centre isn't holding anymore, so the political parties on both sides are being much more vocal. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
Buckle up: Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, left, and new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. Political insiders are expecting hard-hitting exchanges between the Liberals and the Conservatives in the daily Question Period and on social media starting this fall. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA, CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
Buckle up: Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, left, and new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. Political insiders are expecting hard-hitting exchanges between the Liberals and the Conservatives in the daily Question Period and on social media starting this fall. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. NDP House Leader Peter Julian says the NDP caucus will be 'relentlessly focused on people' this fall session. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | September 19, 2022
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. NDP House Leader Peter Julian says the NDP caucus will be 'relentlessly focused on people' this fall session. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 10, 2022
Events like the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot, pictured, and the overturning of Roe v. Wade demonstrate the fragility of American democracy, experts say, and warn that Canada must prepare itself for the worst case scenarios: the fall of American democracy or even a civil war. Brett Davis photograph courtesy of Flickr
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 10, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 10, 2022
Events like the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot, pictured, and the overturning of Roe v. Wade demonstrate the fragility of American democracy, experts say, and warn that Canada must prepare itself for the worst case scenarios: the fall of American democracy or even a civil war. Brett Davis photograph courtesy of Flickr
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 4, 2022
Hundreds gather on Parliament Hill to protest Indigenous issues during the gathering of the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa on Dec. 4, 2018. The AFN will host its Annual General Assembly in Vancouver on July 5-7. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 4, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 4, 2022
Hundreds gather on Parliament Hill to protest Indigenous issues during the gathering of the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa on Dec. 4, 2018. The AFN will host its Annual General Assembly in Vancouver on July 5-7. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 3, 2022
Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured here between testimony at the Special Committee on Afghanistan, had his work cut out for him when he took over the file—his first cabinet appointment—in October 2021. The pressure has only increased since then. The Hill Times Photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 3, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | July 3, 2022
Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured here between testimony at the Special Committee on Afghanistan, had his work cut out for him when he took over the file—his first cabinet appointment—in October 2021. The pressure has only increased since then. The Hill Times Photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 27, 2022
AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald was suspended with pay on June 17 after she spoke out publicly about what she considers 'fictitious attacks' against her by AFN staff. In a June 17 statement, she described being locked out of her email and finding out about her suspension through the media. The statement referenced these events as 'a seemingly staged coup.' Photograph courtesy of Laura Barrios
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 27, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 27, 2022
AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald was suspended with pay on June 17 after she spoke out publicly about what she considers 'fictitious attacks' against her by AFN staff. In a June 17 statement, she described being locked out of her email and finding out about her suspension through the media. The statement referenced these events as 'a seemingly staged coup.' Photograph courtesy of Laura Barrios
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 CHELSEA NASH | June 12, 2022
The damage in Lytton, B.C., as seen in a photo posted by MP Brad Vis to Facebook on March 1, 2022. 'Eight [months] later, with debris removal barely begun, Lytton residents are exasperated at the pace of the rebuild. Lytton deserves better and we continue to work with all levels of government to move this recovery forward,' he wrote. Photograph courtesy of Brad Vis
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 12, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 12, 2022
The damage in Lytton, B.C., as seen in a photo posted by MP Brad Vis to Facebook on March 1, 2022. 'Eight [months] later, with debris removal barely begun, Lytton residents are exasperated at the pace of the rebuild. Lytton deserves better and we continue to work with all levels of government to move this recovery forward,' he wrote. Photograph courtesy of Brad Vis
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 5, 2022
From left, Innu Senator Michéle Audette, Mi'kmaq lawyer Pam Palmater, Ojibwe journalist Tanya Talaga, and Indigenous advocate Rose LeMay say they all want to see abusers from the residential schools and those who enabled them held criminally responsible for their actions. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and courtesy of the Senate of Canada
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 5, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | June 5, 2022
From left, Innu Senator Michéle Audette, Mi'kmaq lawyer Pam Palmater, Ojibwe journalist Tanya Talaga, and Indigenous advocate Rose LeMay say they all want to see abusers from the residential schools and those who enabled them held criminally responsible for their actions. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and courtesy of the Senate of Canada
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2022
Former Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour takes part in a press conference on May 30, 2022, to speak about the release of the final report of the Independent External Comprehensive Review into Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2022
Former Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour takes part in a press conference on May 30, 2022, to speak about the release of the final report of the Independent External Comprehensive Review into Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 29, 2022
An immigrant with a rough childhood, Conservative MP Jasraj Singh Hallan is now dedicated to helping youth in his community and immigrants and refugees to Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 29, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 29, 2022
An immigrant with a rough childhood, Conservative MP Jasraj Singh Hallan is now dedicated to helping youth in his community and immigrants and refugees to Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 23, 2022
Liberal MPs Arielle Kayabaga, left, and Greg Fergus, right, are the current and former chairs of the Liberal Black Caucus, respectively. Both said they would like to see more action taken by their government to combat hate and racism in Canada. Photograph courtesy of the Liberal Party of Canada and The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 23, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | May 23, 2022
Liberal MPs Arielle Kayabaga, left, and Greg Fergus, right, are the current and former chairs of the Liberal Black Caucus, respectively. Both said they would like to see more action taken by their government to combat hate and racism in Canada. Photograph courtesy of the Liberal Party of Canada and The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Conservative House Leader John Brassard, right, is accusing the NDP of giving the Liberals an 'audience, not an opposition,' meanwhile NDP House leader Peter Julian, left, says the Conservatives are blocking legislation. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Conservative House Leader John Brassard, right, is accusing the NDP of giving the Liberals an 'audience, not an opposition,' meanwhile NDP House leader Peter Julian, left, says the Conservatives are blocking legislation. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Ukraine's Ambassador-designate to Canada, Yulia Kovaliv, pictured here at the World Press Freedom Canada luncheon in Ottawa on May 3, has said the heavy weapons Canada has supplied Ukraine have 'made a difference' on the ground, but also said financial and military aid 'must increase and urgently flow to Ukraine, as the war unfolds.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Ukraine's Ambassador-designate to Canada, Yulia Kovaliv, pictured here at the World Press Freedom Canada luncheon in Ottawa on May 3, has said the heavy weapons Canada has supplied Ukraine have 'made a difference' on the ground, but also said financial and military aid 'must increase and urgently flow to Ukraine, as the war unfolds.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Women's March on January 21, 2017, didn't just take place in Washington, D.C. Women gathered around the world in protest of Donald Trump's first day in office, including in Ottawa—a scene from which is pictured here. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade