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Christina Leadlay

Christina Leadlay is the associate editor of both Power & Influence magazine and Parliament Now.

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
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 5, 2024
Then-Canadian Medical Association president and current CSG Senator Gigi Osler, left, with then-NDP MP Georgina Jolibois who received the award for Best Represents Constituents at the 2018 Parliamentarian of the Year Awards. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 5, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 5, 2024
Then-Canadian Medical Association president and current CSG Senator Gigi Osler, left, with then-NDP MP Georgina Jolibois who received the award for Best Represents Constituents at the 2018 Parliamentarian of the Year Awards. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 29, 2024
The second season of the award-winning podcast Queer Legends drops June 1, with eight episodes on the LGBT Purge. Image courtesy of Shawn Dearn
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 29, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 29, 2024
The second season of the award-winning podcast Queer Legends drops June 1, with eight episodes on the LGBT Purge. Image courtesy of Shawn Dearn
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 22, 2024
Lithuanian Ambassador Darius Skusevičius, pictured at one of the eight marathons he's run while in Canada, will be joining other diplomats and political types at the Ottawa Race Weekend on May 25-26. Photograph courtesy of Darius Skusevičius
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 22, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 22, 2024
Lithuanian Ambassador Darius Skusevičius, pictured at one of the eight marathons he's run while in Canada, will be joining other diplomats and political types at the Ottawa Race Weekend on May 25-26. Photograph courtesy of Darius Skusevičius
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2024
Former Liberal cabinet minister Jim Peterson died on May 10, at the age of 82. He is being remembered across party lines and levels of government as a big-hearted 'gentleman.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2024
Former Liberal cabinet minister Jim Peterson died on May 10, at the age of 82. He is being remembered across party lines and levels of government as a big-hearted 'gentleman.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 8, 2024
After 30 years with the Canadian Press, James McCarten announced May 3 was his last day. He is relocating in Toronto to work for Manulife. Photograph courtesy of LinkedIn
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 8, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 8, 2024
After 30 years with the Canadian Press, James McCarten announced May 3 was his last day. He is relocating in Toronto to work for Manulife. Photograph courtesy of LinkedIn
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 1, 2024
Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi, front left, NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen, Liberal MP Terry Beech and NDP MP Peter Julian were among the participants at the 2023 Christie Lake Kids Parliamentary Basketball Tournament. Christie Lake Kids photograph by Amy MacDonald
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 1, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 1, 2024
Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi, front left, NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen, Liberal MP Terry Beech and NDP MP Peter Julian were among the participants at the 2023 Christie Lake Kids Parliamentary Basketball Tournament. Christie Lake Kids photograph by Amy MacDonald
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 24, 2024
Louise Blais, top left, Peter Donolo, right, and Jeremy Kinsman co-host The Red Passport, a new podcast produced by the Canadian International Council. Photographs courtesy of the Canadian International Council
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 24, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 24, 2024
Louise Blais, top left, Peter Donolo, right, and Jeremy Kinsman co-host The Red Passport, a new podcast produced by the Canadian International Council. Photographs courtesy of the Canadian International Council
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 17, 2024
Recovering reporters Kathleen Harris, left, Theo Argitis, and Bea Vongdouangchanh, all now at Compass Rose Group, have launched an economics and policy news platform, Means and Ways. The Hill Times photograph by Stuart Benson and Hill Times file photographs
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 17, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 17, 2024
Recovering reporters Kathleen Harris, left, Theo Argitis, and Bea Vongdouangchanh, all now at Compass Rose Group, have launched an economics and policy news platform, Means and Ways. The Hill Times photograph by Stuart Benson and Hill Times file photographs
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 10, 2024
On May 12, the lawn in front of Centre Block will transform into a giant chess board with people representing the game pieces as 'live' chess comes to Parliament. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 10, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 10, 2024
On May 12, the lawn in front of Centre Block will transform into a giant chess board with people representing the game pieces as 'live' chess comes to Parliament. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 3, 2024
Bloc MP Denis Trudel plays a band manager in Hey Major's new video for Le Comble. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 3, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 3, 2024
Bloc MP Denis Trudel plays a band manager in Hey Major's new video for Le Comble. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 27, 2024
Canada's chief statistician Anil Arora is retiring on March 31 after a 36-year career in the public service. Photograph courtesy of Statistics Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 27, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 27, 2024
Canada's chief statistician Anil Arora is retiring on March 31 after a 36-year career in the public service. Photograph courtesy of Statistics Canada
Late prime minister Brian Mulroney’s casket is carried from the Sir John A. Macdonald Building to a waiting hearse in Ottawa on March 20, 2024, after lying-in-state. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Late prime minister Brian Mulroney’s casket is carried from the Sir John A. Macdonald Building to a waiting hearse in Ottawa on March 20, 2024, after lying-in-state. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 20, 2024
The five finalists vying for the Writers' Trust of Canada $25,000 prize are, from left: Rob Goodman, Benjamin Perrin, Donald J. Savoie, Astra Taylor, and John Vaillant. Photographs courtesy of The Writers' Trust of Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 20, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 20, 2024
The five finalists vying for the Writers' Trust of Canada $25,000 prize are, from left: Rob Goodman, Benjamin Perrin, Donald J. Savoie, Astra Taylor, and John Vaillant. Photographs courtesy of The Writers' Trust of Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 13, 2024
CBC host David Cochrane, left, and CTV host Vassy Kapelos and their respective political programs are both up for Canadian Screen Awards, which will be handed out in May. The Hill Times photographs by Cynthia Münster and Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 13, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 13, 2024
CBC host David Cochrane, left, and CTV host Vassy Kapelos and their respective political programs are both up for Canadian Screen Awards, which will be handed out in May. The Hill Times photographs by Cynthia Münster and Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 6, 2024
Then-Northwest Territories MP Wally Firth, left, and then-NDP leader David Lewis, in an undated photograph. Firth died on March 2, aged 89. Photograph courtesy of Jacqulyn McIntyre
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 6, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | March 6, 2024
Then-Northwest Territories MP Wally Firth, left, and then-NDP leader David Lewis, in an undated photograph. Firth died on March 2, aged 89. Photograph courtesy of Jacqulyn McIntyre
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
U.S. Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar, left, Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie, and the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance's Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 22. Photograph courtesy of Business Wire
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
U.S. Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar, left, Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie, and the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance's Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 22. Photograph courtesy of Business Wire
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
Author and CSG Senator David Adams Richards in a still from the film The Geographies of DAR, directed by Monique LeBlanc. Image courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
Author and CSG Senator David Adams Richards in a still from the film The Geographies of DAR, directed by Monique LeBlanc. Image courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
Then-Conservative MP Daryl Kramp, left, his wife Carol Ann Kramp, and then-Conservative MPs Brian Jean and Sylvie Boucher at the party's 2008 convention. Daryl Kramp died on Feb. 8. The Hill Times file photograph
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
Then-Conservative MP Daryl Kramp, left, his wife Carol Ann Kramp, and then-Conservative MPs Brian Jean and Sylvie Boucher at the party's 2008 convention. Daryl Kramp died on Feb. 8. The Hill Times file photograph
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, the Dominican Republic's ambassador to Canada. Dannenberg died suddenly on Dec. 23 in Montreal. Photograph courtesy of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, the Dominican Republic's ambassador to Canada. Dannenberg died suddenly on Dec. 23 in Montreal. Photograph courtesy of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
On Jan. 15, food prices at the parliamentary cafés increased by 12 per cent, the Speaker's Office has confirmed. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
On Jan. 15, food prices at the parliamentary cafés increased by 12 per cent, the Speaker's Office has confirmed. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the Liberal caucus at its winter retreat in the West Block on Jan. 27, 2023. This year's meeting runs from Jan. 24-26 in the same location. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the Liberal caucus at its winter retreat in the West Block on Jan. 27, 2023. This year's meeting runs from Jan. 24-26 in the same location. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson will give a keynote address touching on her experiences as a child refugee, broadcaster, and public servant at Carleton University on Jan. 20 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jessica Bruno
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson will give a keynote address touching on her experiences as a child refugee, broadcaster, and public servant at Carleton University on Jan. 20 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jessica Bruno
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon was sworn into his new role at Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, filling in until the end of July for Liberal colleague Karina Gould, who is expecting her second child this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon was sworn into his new role at Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, filling in until the end of July for Liberal colleague Karina Gould, who is expecting her second child this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 18, 2023
She Dared to Succeed: A Biography of the Honourable Marie-P. Charette-Poulin by Fred Langan, and published by the University of Ottawa Press, 2023. Photograph courtesy of the University of Ottawa Press
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 18, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 18, 2023
She Dared to Succeed: A Biography of the Honourable Marie-P. Charette-Poulin by Fred Langan, and published by the University of Ottawa Press, 2023. Photograph courtesy of the University of Ottawa Press
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
Since 2019, Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, left, has presented a funny political version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas on the last sitting day in the House, a tradition he picked up from former Liberal MP Roger Cuzner, who is now a Senator. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
Since 2019, Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, left, has presented a funny political version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas on the last sitting day in the House, a tradition he picked up from former Liberal MP Roger Cuzner, who is now a Senator. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
A Senate committee is considering the merits of having the Chamber pay for Senators’ social media subscriptions. Unsplash photograph by Julian Christ
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
A Senate committee is considering the merits of having the Chamber pay for Senators’ social media subscriptions. Unsplash photograph by Julian Christ
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
Conservative MP Raquel Dancho welcomed new baby Elizabeth on Nov. 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
Conservative MP Raquel Dancho welcomed new baby Elizabeth on Nov. 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, second from right, received an award at the Canadian Science Policy Conference on Nov. 15. Mehrdad Hariri, CEO of the Canadian Science Policy Conference, left, fellow Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield, and House Speaker Greg Fergus were in attendance. Photograph courtesy of Kirsty Duncan's office
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, second from right, received an award at the Canadian Science Policy Conference on Nov. 15. Mehrdad Hariri, CEO of the Canadian Science Policy Conference, left, fellow Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield, and House Speaker Greg Fergus were in attendance. Photograph courtesy of Kirsty Duncan's office
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
Longtime political journalist Denis Ferland, who covered federal politics with Radio-Canada for 21 years, has died at the age of 66. Screenshot courtesy of CBC/Radio-Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
Longtime political journalist Denis Ferland, who covered federal politics with Radio-Canada for 21 years, has died at the age of 66. Screenshot courtesy of CBC/Radio-Canada
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
Skip, Rachel Homan; Third, Emma Miskew; Second, Joanne Courtney; and lead, Lisa Weagle. Photograph courtesy of Team Homan
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
Skip, Rachel Homan; Third, Emma Miskew; Second, Joanne Courtney; and lead, Lisa Weagle. Photograph courtesy of Team Homan
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2017
'It was a huge upset and no one expected that I would win,' Rona Ambrose says of her first election to the riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove, Alta. in 2004. The Hill Times file photo
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2017
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | May 15, 2017
'It was a huge upset and no one expected that I would win,' Rona Ambrose says of her first election to the riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove, Alta. in 2004. The Hill Times file photo
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 19, 2017
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly is tasked with hosting the 365-day sesquicentennial fête. P&I photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 19, 2017
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | April 19, 2017
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly is tasked with hosting the 365-day sesquicentennial fête. P&I photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 8, 2017
On Parliament Hill, the most relied-on political staffers have desks in 50 Wellington, the Langevin Block. P&I photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 8, 2017
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 8, 2017
On Parliament Hill, the most relied-on political staffers have desks in 50 Wellington, the Langevin Block. P&I photograph by Andrew Meade