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Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | December 5, 2022
Justin Trudeau seemed to be his most authentic self while testifying at the Public Order Emergency Commission on Nov. 25—and it worked. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | December 5, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | December 5, 2022
Justin Trudeau seemed to be his most authentic self while testifying at the Public Order Emergency Commission on Nov. 25—and it worked. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 30, 2022
Those who tuned in to the six-week Public Order Emergency Commission’s public hearings were treated to an unprecedented level of government transparency. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 30, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 30, 2022
Those who tuned in to the six-week Public Order Emergency Commission’s public hearings were treated to an unprecedented level of government transparency. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 28, 2022
Newly-elected Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured the last time he talked to media on Parliament Hill, on Sept. 13, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 28, 2022
Newly-elected Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured the last time he talked to media on Parliament Hill, on Sept. 13, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 23, 2022
Members of Parliament seated in the House of Commons during a December 2019 orientation session. As we enter the end-of-year final push, considered choices should be made about how Parliament’s limited resources are being used—because something’s got to give. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 23, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 23, 2022
Members of Parliament seated in the House of Commons during a December 2019 orientation session. As we enter the end-of-year final push, considered choices should be made about how Parliament’s limited resources are being used—because something’s got to give. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 21, 2022
At the G20 summit in Indonesia on Nov. 16, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, tried to tell Justin Trudeau off for the topics of their prior meeting having been "leaked" to the press. Screenshot courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 21, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 21, 2022
At the G20 summit in Indonesia on Nov. 16, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, tried to tell Justin Trudeau off for the topics of their prior meeting having been "leaked" to the press. Screenshot courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 16, 2022
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is leading the Canadian delegation at COP27 in Egypt. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 16, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 16, 2022
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault is leading the Canadian delegation at COP27 in Egypt. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 14, 2022
Social media companies like Twitter, Facebook, and others have long used the defence of being mere vehicles for communication—as if they were the postal service, or a phone company, but they are much more actively involved in the spread of information than they might claim. Photograph courtesy of Pixelkult on Pixabay
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 14, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 14, 2022
Social media companies like Twitter, Facebook, and others have long used the defence of being mere vehicles for communication—as if they were the postal service, or a phone company, but they are much more actively involved in the spread of information than they might claim. Photograph courtesy of Pixelkult on Pixabay
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 9, 2022
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos confirmed on Nov. 7 that the federal government is willing to increase health-care transfers to the provinces and territories as long as they agree to there being strings attached to the money. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 9, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 9, 2022
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos confirmed on Nov. 7 that the federal government is willing to increase health-care transfers to the provinces and territories as long as they agree to there being strings attached to the money. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 7, 2022
Freedom Convoy organizers Keith Wilson, left, Tamara Lich, Chris Barber, Tom Marazzo and counsel Eva Chipiuk, pictured on Nov. 2, 2022, walking to the Public Emergency Order Commission at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 7, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 7, 2022
Freedom Convoy organizers Keith Wilson, left, Tamara Lich, Chris Barber, Tom Marazzo and counsel Eva Chipiuk, pictured on Nov. 2, 2022, walking to the Public Emergency Order Commission at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 2, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters gather outside the provincial courthouse in Ottawa on June 15 to celebrate the release of Tyson Billings, also known as Freedom George. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 2, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | November 2, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters gather outside the provincial courthouse in Ottawa on June 15 to celebrate the release of Tyson Billings, also known as Freedom George. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 31, 2022
An Elections Ontario sign at a polling station in Ottawa during the 2022 provincial election, which saw a record low voter turnout. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 31, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 31, 2022
An Elections Ontario sign at a polling station in Ottawa during the 2022 provincial election, which saw a record low voter turnout. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 26, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's reluctance to appear before the Public Order Emergency Commission is part of a troubling pattern. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 26, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 26, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's reluctance to appear before the Public Order Emergency Commission is part of a troubling pattern. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 24, 2022
Outgoing Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson testifies at the Public Order Emergency Commission about the city's handling of the Freedom Convoy in January and February of this year. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 24, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 24, 2022
Outgoing Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson testifies at the Public Order Emergency Commission about the city's handling of the Freedom Convoy in January and February of this year. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 19, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland should do some remedial reading about intent versus impact. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 19, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 19, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland should do some remedial reading about intent versus impact. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 17, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre and Alberta Premier Danielle Smith. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 17, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 17, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre and Alberta Premier Danielle Smith. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 12, 2022
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is among those expected to testify at a public inquiry into the invocation of the Emergencies Act. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 12, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 12, 2022
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is among those expected to testify at a public inquiry into the invocation of the Emergencies Act. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 10, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre had a particularly nasty exchange last week in Question Period. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 10, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 10, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre had a particularly nasty exchange last week in Question Period. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 5, 2022
Hockey Canada's interim board chair Andrea Skinner appeared before the House Heritage Committee on Oct. 4. Screenshot courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 5, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | October 5, 2022
Hockey Canada's interim board chair Andrea Skinner appeared before the House Heritage Committee on Oct. 4. Screenshot courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 28, 2022
King Charles, pictured in Ottawa with Queen Consort Camilla on May 18, should be willing to listen and act when an official ask comes for a royal proclamation in the name of reconciliation. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 28, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 28, 2022
King Charles, pictured in Ottawa with Queen Consort Camilla on May 18, should be willing to listen and act when an official ask comes for a royal proclamation in the name of reconciliation. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 26, 2022
Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, called for freelance reporter Dale Smith to be removed from the Parliamentary Press Gallery after Smith tweeted, ‘Genuis tries to include lyrics from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in his question, and I cannot adequately tell you how lame it is. When horses are this lame, you shoot them.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 26, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 26, 2022
Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, called for freelance reporter Dale Smith to be removed from the Parliamentary Press Gallery after Smith tweeted, ‘Genuis tries to include lyrics from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in his question, and I cannot adequately tell you how lame it is. When horses are this lame, you shoot them.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 21, 2022
Government House leader Mark Holland speaks with reporters at a press conference in the West Block on Sept. 20, ahead of the House’s fall sitting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 21, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 21, 2022
Government House leader Mark Holland speaks with reporters at a press conference in the West Block on Sept. 20, ahead of the House’s fall sitting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 19, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured last week on the Hill. He turned his run-in with Global News' chief political correspondent David Akin into a fundraiser for the Conservative Party. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 19, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 19, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured last week on the Hill. He turned his run-in with Global News' chief political correspondent David Akin into a fundraiser for the Conservative Party. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 14, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet announced their affordability plan in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sept. 13. Screenshot courtesy of CPAC
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 14, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 14, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet announced their affordability plan in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sept. 13. Screenshot courtesy of CPAC
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 12, 2022
Queen Elizabeth and prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, left, pictured April 17, 1982, signing Canada's Constitution. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Flickr
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 12, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 12, 2022
Queen Elizabeth and prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, left, pictured April 17, 1982, signing Canada's Constitution. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Flickr
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 7, 2022
After an ugly leadership race, the next Conservative Party leader will have a big task of proving they can bring people together. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 7, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 7, 2022
After an ugly leadership race, the next Conservative Party leader will have a big task of proving they can bring people together. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 5, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 5, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | September 5, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 31, 2022
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather has been speaking out against a decision made by his government to fund an anti-racism project staffed by someone who has made anti-Semitic remarks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 31, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 31, 2022
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather has been speaking out against a decision made by his government to fund an anti-racism project staffed by someone who has made anti-Semitic remarks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 29, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he wants to 'deliver health care in a different fashion,' and offer private delivery of public health care. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 29, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 29, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he wants to 'deliver health care in a different fashion,' and offer private delivery of public health care. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 24, 2022
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre answers a question during a leadership debate held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa on May 5. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 24, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 24, 2022
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre answers a question during a leadership debate held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa on May 5. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 22, 2022
The rhetoric coming from those who wish to target journalists for doing their jobs is becoming more brazen.  Photograph courtesy of Aleksander Razumny Nordgarden Rødner/Flickr
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 22, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 22, 2022
The rhetoric coming from those who wish to target journalists for doing their jobs is becoming more brazen.  Photograph courtesy of Aleksander Razumny Nordgarden Rødner/Flickr
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 17, 2022
During an Aug. 15 press conference, NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan, pictured in Ottawa in 2018, said the Canadian government would have blood on its hands if it didn’t move to quickly help Afghans who once helped Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 17, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 17, 2022
During an Aug. 15 press conference, NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan, pictured in Ottawa in 2018, said the Canadian government would have blood on its hands if it didn’t move to quickly help Afghans who once helped Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 15, 2022
Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery pictured in 2019. It's time to stand united against the threats and harassment facing the media. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 15, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 15, 2022
Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery pictured in 2019. It's time to stand united against the threats and harassment facing the media. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 10, 2022
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, has expressed little patience for delay in the delivery of commitments made in the supply-and-confidence deal with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 10, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 10, 2022
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, has expressed little patience for delay in the delivery of commitments made in the supply-and-confidence deal with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 8, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured two weeks ago with Lone Oak Brewery Pub staff in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 8, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 8, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured two weeks ago with Lone Oak Brewery Pub staff in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 3, 2022
Pope Francis was received by Governor General Mary Simon at the Citadelle in Québec City on July 27. Screenshot courtesy of CBC News
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 3, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 3, 2022
Pope Francis was received by Governor General Mary Simon at the Citadelle in Québec City on July 27. Screenshot courtesy of CBC News
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 1, 2022
Canada's Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge, centre, appears at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on July 26, 2022, with Michel Ruest, Senior Director, Programs, Sport Canada Branch, left, and Deputy Minister of Heritage Isabelle Mondou to answer questions about the investigation of sexual misconduct scandal plaguing Hockey Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 1, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | August 1, 2022
Canada's Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge, centre, appears at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on July 26, 2022, with Michel Ruest, Senior Director, Programs, Sport Canada Branch, left, and Deputy Minister of Heritage Isabelle Mondou to answer questions about the investigation of sexual misconduct scandal plaguing Hockey Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 27, 2022
Tourists walk past sprinklers on the Parliament Hill lawn on July 21, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 27, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 27, 2022
Tourists walk past sprinklers on the Parliament Hill lawn on July 21, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 25, 2022
All federal parties need to take urgent actions now to fix the intra-party election processes, or they will lose further credibility. If the parties cannot hold free and transparent elections internally, they should do themselves a favour and let Elections Canada take over. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 25, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 25, 2022
All federal parties need to take urgent actions now to fix the intra-party election processes, or they will lose further credibility. If the parties cannot hold free and transparent elections internally, they should do themselves a favour and let Elections Canada take over. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 20, 2022
A Via Rail train sits in Ottawa's station during an event to unveil the new fleet of Siemens trains replacing old ones on the Québec City-Windsor corridor on Nov. 30, 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 20, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 20, 2022
A Via Rail train sits in Ottawa's station during an event to unveil the new fleet of Siemens trains replacing old ones on the Québec City-Windsor corridor on Nov. 30, 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 18, 2022
Conservative MPs Pierre Polievre, left, and Leslyn Lewis, former Quebec premier Jean Charest, former Ontario MPP Roman Baber, and Conservative MP Scott Aitchison are in the running to become the next federal Conservative leader. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handouts
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 18, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 18, 2022
Conservative MPs Pierre Polievre, left, and Leslyn Lewis, former Quebec premier Jean Charest, former Ontario MPP Roman Baber, and Conservative MP Scott Aitchison are in the running to become the next federal Conservative leader. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handouts
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 13, 2022
Case in point: Innovation, Science, and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne is pictured on Jan. 12, 2021, during a live stream of a virtual cabinet shuffle. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 13, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 13, 2022
Case in point: Innovation, Science, and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne is pictured on Jan. 12, 2021, during a live stream of a virtual cabinet shuffle. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 11, 2022
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 11, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 11, 2022
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 6, 2022
Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould Minister Karina Gould is in charge of the Canadian passport file. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 6, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 6, 2022
Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould Minister Karina Gould is in charge of the Canadian passport file. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 4, 2022
MPs and Senators, pictured in the House of Commons Chamber for Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's video address to a special joint session of Parliament on March 15, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 4, 2022
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | July 4, 2022
MPs and Senators, pictured in the House of Commons Chamber for Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's video address to a special joint session of Parliament on March 15, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia