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FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 3, 2022
Justice Minister David Lametti arrives at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 23, 2022, to provide testimony about the winter 2022 Freedom Convoy occupation of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 3, 2022
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | December 3, 2022
Justice Minister David Lametti arrives at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 23, 2022, to provide testimony about the winter 2022 Freedom Convoy occupation of Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 2, 2022
On Nov. 29, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith introduced her much-anticipated Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 2, 2022
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 2, 2022
On Nov. 29, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith introduced her much-anticipated Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 2, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here flanked by cabinet and caucus colleagues on Nov. 22, will play host in Montreal this month for a major UN conference on biodiversity. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 2, 2022
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 2, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here flanked by cabinet and caucus colleagues on Nov. 22, will play host in Montreal this month for a major UN conference on biodiversity. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JANE MCARTHUR | December 1, 2022
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault, pictured on Nov. 22 alongside Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan. A modernized CEPA is our best defence against current-day threats such as air pollution, the plastic crisis, endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the products we use every day and ongoing colonization, writes Jane E. McArthur. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JANE MCARTHUR | December 1, 2022
Opinion | BY JANE MCARTHUR | December 1, 2022
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault, pictured on Nov. 22 alongside Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan. A modernized CEPA is our best defence against current-day threats such as air pollution, the plastic crisis, endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the products we use every day and ongoing colonization, writes Jane E. McArthur. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Kelemen Quartet—consisting of Barnabás Kelemen (violin), Vashti Hunter (cello), Katalin Kokas (viola), and Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin)—headlined the event. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Kelemen Quartet—consisting of Barnabás Kelemen (violin), Vashti Hunter (cello), Katalin Kokas (viola), and Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin)—headlined the event. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
IRPP president and CEO Jennifer Ditchburn and Cardus co-founder Ray Pennings. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
IRPP president and CEO Jennifer Ditchburn and Cardus co-founder Ray Pennings. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | December 1, 2022
To avoid potential political disaster, Chinese President Xi Jinping has to eat humble pie and import several billion doses of highly effective mRNA vaccines, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | December 1, 2022
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | December 1, 2022
To avoid potential political disaster, Chinese President Xi Jinping has to eat humble pie and import several billion doses of highly effective mRNA vaccines, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 1, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 30, will visit London, Ont., today for an announcement about dental care for children. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 1, 2022
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | December 1, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here in the House of Commons foyer on Nov. 30, will visit London, Ont., today for an announcement about dental care for children. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY AMIR ATTARAN, GIB VAN ERT | November 30, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in the House of Commons foyer before Question Period on Nov. 29. The Government of Canada should introduce, and Parliament enact, the Notwithstanding Act, designed to end wanton abuses of the notwithstanding clause, write Amir Attaran and Gib van Ert.
Opinion | BY AMIR ATTARAN, GIB VAN ERT | November 30, 2022
Opinion | BY AMIR ATTARAN, GIB VAN ERT | November 30, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in the House of Commons foyer before Question Period on Nov. 29. The Government of Canada should introduce, and Parliament enact, the Notwithstanding Act, designed to end wanton abuses of the notwithstanding clause, write Amir Attaran and Gib van Ert.
FeatureBY STUART BENSON | November 30, 2022
Tahreem Mahmoor, senior policy analyst IRCC, left, Mélanie Cousineau, Environment Canada, and Todd Scanlan, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada at The Institute of the Public Administration of Canada's (IPAC) National Capital Region group's 'Demystifying Federal Central Agencies' on Nov. 28, at the 3 Brewers Sparks in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Stuart Benson
FeatureBY STUART BENSON | November 30, 2022
FeatureBY STUART BENSON | November 30, 2022
Tahreem Mahmoor, senior policy analyst IRCC, left, Mélanie Cousineau, Environment Canada, and Todd Scanlan, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada at The Institute of the Public Administration of Canada's (IPAC) National Capital Region group's 'Demystifying Federal Central Agencies' on Nov. 28, at the 3 Brewers Sparks in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Stuart Benson
Opinion | BY MICHAEL FENN | November 30, 2022
Infrastructure Minister Dominic LeBlanc, pictured on Nov. 22. The federal government has historically been reluctant to pledge long-term federal revenues to the municipal sector, whether through programs or directly, writes Michael Fenn. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MICHAEL FENN | November 30, 2022
Opinion | BY MICHAEL FENN | November 30, 2022
Infrastructure Minister Dominic LeBlanc, pictured on Nov. 22. The federal government has historically been reluctant to pledge long-term federal revenues to the municipal sector, whether through programs or directly, writes Michael Fenn. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | November 30, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau testifies at the Public Order Emergency Commission on Nov. 25. The federal government was left with no option but to use emergency powers as a last-resort tactic to move the truckers who clearly had no intention of voluntarily doing so, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | November 30, 2022
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | November 30, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau testifies at the Public Order Emergency Commission on Nov. 25. The federal government was left with no option but to use emergency powers as a last-resort tactic to move the truckers who clearly had no intention of voluntarily doing so, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 30, 2022
Statistics Canada will release Census data today on changes to Canada's labour force. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 30, 2022
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 30, 2022
Statistics Canada will release Census data today on changes to Canada's labour force. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 30, 2022
The Government Relations Institute of Canada hosted a panel on diversity in government relations on Nov. 25. Among the participants were Liberal MP Greg Fergus, left, Tiéoulé Traoré of IBM Canada, and Bunmi Adeoye, senior vice-president of Proof Strategies. The Hill Times photograph by Jesse Cnockaert
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 30, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 30, 2022
The Government Relations Institute of Canada hosted a panel on diversity in government relations on Nov. 25. Among the participants were Liberal MP Greg Fergus, left, Tiéoulé Traoré of IBM Canada, and Bunmi Adeoye, senior vice-president of Proof Strategies. The Hill Times photograph by Jesse Cnockaert
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin's, right, sabre rattling on nuclear threats has brought little focus on nuclear disarmament from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, say experts. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin's, right, sabre rattling on nuclear threats has brought little focus on nuclear disarmament from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, say experts. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy on Nov. 27, which includes a pledge to bolster diplomatic capacity in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy on Nov. 27, which includes a pledge to bolster diplomatic capacity in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | November 30, 2022
Government House Leader Mark Holland says starting government bills in the Senate allows the Liberals 'to maximize our efficiency of moving the most legislation forward.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | November 30, 2022
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | November 30, 2022
Government House Leader Mark Holland says starting government bills in the Senate allows the Liberals 'to maximize our efficiency of moving the most legislation forward.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LISA MCLAUGHLIN | November 30, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault will host delegates at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montreal from Dec. 7-19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LISA MCLAUGHLIN | November 30, 2022
Opinion | BY LISA MCLAUGHLIN | November 30, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault will host delegates at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montreal from Dec. 7-19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 29, 2022
Treasury Board President Mona Fortier announced on Nov. 29, 2022, the Liberals would launch a review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, which governs whistleblower protection in the public service. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 29, 2022
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | November 29, 2022
Treasury Board President Mona Fortier announced on Nov. 29, 2022, the Liberals would launch a review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, which governs whistleblower protection in the public service. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | November 29, 2022
Treasury Board President Mona Fortier tabled the second supplementary estimates for 2022-23 on Nov. 17, laying out plans to add $25.8-billion in new spending, bringing the total so far this year to $433-billion. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | November 29, 2022
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | November 29, 2022
Treasury Board President Mona Fortier tabled the second supplementary estimates for 2022-23 on Nov. 17, laying out plans to add $25.8-billion in new spending, bringing the total so far this year to $433-billion. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KAREN PROUD | November 28, 2022
The fertilizer sector contributes more than $23-billion to the economy and employs more than 73,000 people across the supply chain, writes Karen Proud. Pixabay photograph by Kurt Bouda
Opinion | BY KAREN PROUD | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY KAREN PROUD | November 28, 2022
The fertilizer sector contributes more than $23-billion to the economy and employs more than 73,000 people across the supply chain, writes Karen Proud. Pixabay photograph by Kurt Bouda
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | November 28, 2022
Once a prisoner, 75-year-old Anwar Ibrahim is now Malyasia’s new prime minister. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | November 28, 2022
Once a prisoner, 75-year-old Anwar Ibrahim is now Malyasia’s new prime minister. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 28, 2022
Michael Wernick served as the clerk of the Privy Council, the top executive in Canada's public service, before his retirement in 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 28, 2022
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | November 28, 2022
Michael Wernick served as the clerk of the Privy Council, the top executive in Canada's public service, before his retirement in 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 28, 2022
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s, centre, proposed idea of a two-tier health system and Donald Trump’s, right, candidacy for the Republican Party presidential nomination are giving openings to the left-of-centre parties to campaign against Pierre Poilievre, left, in the next election, says pollster Greg Lyle. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of Flickr
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 28, 2022
News | BY ABBAS RANA | November 28, 2022
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s, centre, proposed idea of a two-tier health system and Donald Trump’s, right, candidacy for the Republican Party presidential nomination are giving openings to the left-of-centre parties to campaign against Pierre Poilievre, left, in the next election, says pollster Greg Lyle. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | November 28, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's video titled 'Everything feels broken' was posted on YouTube on Nov. 20, and had 165,716 views last week. The video, filmed in Vancouver, has attracted criticism for his take on Vancouver's opioid and tent city problem. Image courtesy of Pierre Poilievre's YouTube
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | November 28, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's video titled 'Everything feels broken' was posted on YouTube on Nov. 20, and had 165,716 views last week. The video, filmed in Vancouver, has attracted criticism for his take on Vancouver's opioid and tent city problem. Image courtesy of Pierre Poilievre's YouTube
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
Police patrol Wellington Street on Feb. 12, 2022 as the Freedom Convoy’s occupation of downtown Ottawa entered its third weekend. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
Police patrol Wellington Street on Feb. 12, 2022 as the Freedom Convoy’s occupation of downtown Ottawa entered its third weekend. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Justice Paul Rouleau looks on as Brendan Miller, counsel representing Freedom Corp., questions a witness at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 22, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Justice Paul Rouleau looks on as Brendan Miller, counsel representing Freedom Corp., questions a witness at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 22, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 28, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra released the Liberal government’s aviation climate action plan on Sept. 27, which set a target of net-zero emissions for Canada’s aviation sector by 2050. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 28, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 28, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra released the Liberal government’s aviation climate action plan on Sept. 27, which set a target of net-zero emissions for Canada’s aviation sector by 2050. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | November 28, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured on Nov. 16, 2022, at the G20 in Bali, Indonesia. Xi chided Trudeau for 'leaked' discussions to the newspapers. Screen capture image courtesy of CBCNN
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | November 28, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured on Nov. 16, 2022, at the G20 in Bali, Indonesia. Xi chided Trudeau for 'leaked' discussions to the newspapers. Screen capture image courtesy of CBCNN
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | November 28, 2022
Participants in the National Truth and Reconciliation Day ceremonies, pictured Sept. 30, 2022, walking down Wellington Street in Ottawa. Belonging to a community must be set by that community with grace, not with an externally-imposed status card, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | November 28, 2022
Participants in the National Truth and Reconciliation Day ceremonies, pictured Sept. 30, 2022, walking down Wellington Street in Ottawa. Belonging to a community must be set by that community with grace, not with an externally-imposed status card, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | November 28, 2022
Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne is scouring the world, from Japan and South Korea, to the United States and Germany, offering foreign corporations billions of dollars in subsidies to come and build the next economy for us. But he is building a branch-plant economy where the decision-making powers rest in foreign head offices. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | November 28, 2022
Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne is scouring the world, from Japan and South Korea, to the United States and Germany, offering foreign corporations billions of dollars in subsidies to come and build the next economy for us. But he is building a branch-plant economy where the decision-making powers rest in foreign head offices. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
Terry Fox, pictured running on his tour, had one leg amputated due to cancer. He tried to run across Canada, but after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres, he had to end his run. His efforts cost him his life, but his worldwide legacy lives on. He was 22 when he died. The annual Terry Fox Run, first started in 1981. Photograph courtesy Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 28, 2022
Terry Fox, pictured running on his tour, had one leg amputated due to cancer. He tried to run across Canada, but after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres, he had to end his run. His efforts cost him his life, but his worldwide legacy lives on. He was 22 when he died. The annual Terry Fox Run, first started in 1981. Photograph courtesy Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY SUZANNE KEARNS AND PAUL PARKER | November 28, 2022
To advance new technologies from the research lab to the flight line, Canada must foster cross-sector collaborations that build on the relative strengths of our government, academic, and industry organizations, write Suzanne Kearns and Paul Parker of the University of Waterloo. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY SUZANNE KEARNS AND PAUL PARKER | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SUZANNE KEARNS AND PAUL PARKER | November 28, 2022
To advance new technologies from the research lab to the flight line, Canada must foster cross-sector collaborations that build on the relative strengths of our government, academic, and industry organizations, write Suzanne Kearns and Paul Parker of the University of Waterloo. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY MIKE MUELLER | November 28, 2022
There are tremendous opportunities should Canada leverage our strengths and focus efforts through an organized, coordinated approach ensuring alignment across the country when it comes to innovation, writes Mike Mueller, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY MIKE MUELLER | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY MIKE MUELLER | November 28, 2022
There are tremendous opportunities should Canada leverage our strengths and focus efforts through an organized, coordinated approach ensuring alignment across the country when it comes to innovation, writes Mike Mueller, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, pictured Jan. 7, 2008, receiving an honorary doctorate of laws from Vancouver Island University. I, like many, was shocked and disappointed following the news that Turpel-Lafond, previously a well-regarded activist, was not who she purported to be, writes Independent Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, pictured Jan. 7, 2008, receiving an honorary doctorate of laws from Vancouver Island University. I, like many, was shocked and disappointed following the news that Turpel-Lafond, previously a well-regarded activist, was not who she purported to be, writes Independent Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY MIKE GREENLEY | November 28, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured recently on the Hill. Investing in the space economy results in advances in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics that cascade to other sectors, like advanced manufacturing, writes Mike Greenley, CEO of MDA. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MIKE GREENLEY | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY MIKE GREENLEY | November 28, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured recently on the Hill. Investing in the space economy results in advances in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics that cascade to other sectors, like advanced manufacturing, writes Mike Greenley, CEO of MDA. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARYSE HARVEY | November 28, 2022
Investing in the work and capabilities of small- and medium-enterprises will yield long-term benefits for the aerospace industry and the broader Canadian economy, writes Maryse Harvey. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY MARYSE HARVEY | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY MARYSE HARVEY | November 28, 2022
Investing in the work and capabilities of small- and medium-enterprises will yield long-term benefits for the aerospace industry and the broader Canadian economy, writes Maryse Harvey. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LANA PAYNE | November 28, 2022
Canada’s aerospace workers have the potential to build everything Canada’s industry needs—whether its filling civil aviation transportation needs or national defence and security, writes Lana Payne, national president of Unifor. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LANA PAYNE | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY LANA PAYNE | November 28, 2022
Canada’s aerospace workers have the potential to build everything Canada’s industry needs—whether its filling civil aviation transportation needs or national defence and security, writes Lana Payne, national president of Unifor. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay