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News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 16, 2022
Rashid Ismailov, left, pictured in 2017, will likely pursue a policy of more centralized, top down and state-controlled internet governance; Doreen Bogdan-Martin, right, pictured in 2016, will continue the policy of multi-stakeholder, decentralized internet: experts. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 16, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 16, 2022
Rashid Ismailov, left, pictured in 2017, will likely pursue a policy of more centralized, top down and state-controlled internet governance; Doreen Bogdan-Martin, right, pictured in 2016, will continue the policy of multi-stakeholder, decentralized internet: experts. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 2, 2022
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, pictured in 2021, said that Belarusian society is turning away from Russia and wants to pursue its independent destiny. Raigo Pajula/Estonian Foreign Ministry photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 2, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 2, 2022
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, pictured in 2021, said that Belarusian society is turning away from Russia and wants to pursue its independent destiny. Raigo Pajula/Estonian Foreign Ministry photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 1, 2022
Jean Charest, pictured May 5. In his online pitch to supporters on May 31, he offered ways to improve Canadian immigration system and health-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 1, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | June 1, 2022
Jean Charest, pictured May 5. In his online pitch to supporters on May 31, he offered ways to improve Canadian immigration system and health-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 31, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a slew of new anti-gun measures, including a 'freeze' on buying of new handguns and stiffer sentences for gun crimes on Monday, May 30, 2022, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 31, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 31, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a slew of new anti-gun measures, including a 'freeze' on buying of new handguns and stiffer sentences for gun crimes on Monday, May 30, 2022, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 27, 2022
Liberal MP Jim Carr, chair of the House Public Safety and National Security Committee, said that the testimony the committee has received on Russian disinformation has been 'controversial and current and important.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 27, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 27, 2022
Liberal MP Jim Carr, chair of the House Public Safety and National Security Committee, said that the testimony the committee has received on Russian disinformation has been 'controversial and current and important.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 25, 2022
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre has embraced cryptocurrency as a part of his campaign for Tory leadership, and blamed the government and the Bank of Canada for 'printing money' and weakening the Canadian dollar. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 25, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 25, 2022
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre has embraced cryptocurrency as a part of his campaign for Tory leadership, and blamed the government and the Bank of Canada for 'printing money' and weakening the Canadian dollar. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 19, 2022
Canadian nuclear disarmament advocates argue that Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a demonstration of the need to abolish nuclear weapons. Cesar Jaramillo, left, executive director at Project Ploughshares; Jennifer Allen Simons, founder and president of the Simons Foundation Canada and a nuclear disarmament advocate; and Ernie Regehr, chair of the Steering Committee of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 19, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 19, 2022
Canadian nuclear disarmament advocates argue that Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a demonstration of the need to abolish nuclear weapons. Cesar Jaramillo, left, executive director at Project Ploughshares; Jennifer Allen Simons, founder and president of the Simons Foundation Canada and a nuclear disarmament advocate; and Ernie Regehr, chair of the Steering Committee of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 16, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured May 5, 2022, says Canada supports the rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 16, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 16, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured May 5, 2022, says Canada supports the rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 12, 2022
Canadian experts and former diplomats offered their views about Canada's role in the Middle East. Left to right: Ferry de Kerckhove, Canada's former ambassador to Egypt; Peggy Mason, former Canadian ambassador for disarmament to the UN; moderator David Carment, professor of international affairs at Carleton University; Miloud Chennoufi, chair of the department of defence studies at Canadian Forces College; Gordon Venner, former assistant deputy minister for the Middle East and Afghanistan; and, pictured on screen, Ulric Shannon, former Canadian ambassador to Iraq. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 12, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 12, 2022
Canadian experts and former diplomats offered their views about Canada's role in the Middle East. Left to right: Ferry de Kerckhove, Canada's former ambassador to Egypt; Peggy Mason, former Canadian ambassador for disarmament to the UN; moderator David Carment, professor of international affairs at Carleton University; Miloud Chennoufi, chair of the department of defence studies at Canadian Forces College; Gordon Venner, former assistant deputy minister for the Middle East and Afghanistan; and, pictured on screen, Ulric Shannon, former Canadian ambassador to Iraq. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 11, 2022
Bill S-7, which would allow border officers to search personal electronic devices and would impose a new legal test that determines when they can do so, has been introduced in the Senate, but Sen. Paula Simons says the bar isn't set high enough. Photograph courtesy of Paula Simons’ office and Unsplash photograph by Chris Ried
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 11, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 11, 2022
Bill S-7, which would allow border officers to search personal electronic devices and would impose a new legal test that determines when they can do so, has been introduced in the Senate, but Sen. Paula Simons says the bar isn't set high enough. Photograph courtesy of Paula Simons’ office and Unsplash photograph by Chris Ried
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
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Forty-three states, including Canada, have referred the situation in Ukraine to the International Criminal Court, which may eventually indict Russian President Vladimir Putin, pictured, and his closest confederates, and seek to prosecute them. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 9, 2022
Forty-three states, including Canada, have referred the situation in Ukraine to the International Criminal Court, which may eventually indict Russian President Vladimir Putin, pictured, and his closest confederates, and seek to prosecute them. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 7, 2022
Tony Clement, left, Conservative MP Raquel Dancho, Alberta Minister of Children's Services Rebecca Schulz, and Conservative MP Melissa Lantsman, pictured on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the three-day Canada Strong and Free Networking Conference in Ottawa. The panel the three women headlined was titled, 'Lessons from Conservatives' New School: How Conservatives Can be a 50% +1 Movement.' It was moderated by Clement. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 7, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 7, 2022
Tony Clement, left, Conservative MP Raquel Dancho, Alberta Minister of Children's Services Rebecca Schulz, and Conservative MP Melissa Lantsman, pictured on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the three-day Canada Strong and Free Networking Conference in Ottawa. The panel the three women headlined was titled, 'Lessons from Conservatives' New School: How Conservatives Can be a 50% +1 Movement.' It was moderated by Clement. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Jamil Jivani, pictured right on the screen, and Roby Soave, left on the screen, debate regulating big tech. The panel was moderated by former Harper-era cabinet minister Tony Clement. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Jamil Jivani, pictured right on the screen, and Roby Soave, left on the screen, debate regulating big tech. The panel was moderated by former Harper-era cabinet minister Tony Clement. The Hill Times photograph by Dennis Kovtun
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Former premier of Ontario Mike Harris, from left, and former Reform Party leader Preston Manning appear on a May 6 panel on 'the state of the federation,' moderated by Crestview Strategy’s Ginny Roth at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Former premier of Ontario Mike Harris, from left, and former Reform Party leader Preston Manning appear on a May 6 panel on 'the state of the federation,' moderated by Crestview Strategy’s Ginny Roth at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Conservative leadership frontrunners Pierre Poilievre, right, and Quebec premier Jean Charest had a few fiery exchanges during the first unofficial debate at Shaw Centre on May 5. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
News | BY DENNIS KOVTUN | May 6, 2022
Conservative leadership frontrunners Pierre Poilievre, right, and Quebec premier Jean Charest had a few fiery exchanges during the first unofficial debate at Shaw Centre on May 5. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade