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FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 12, 2024
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says it's his job to tell working-class Canadians that Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is lying to them. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 12, 2024
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 12, 2024
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says it's his job to tell working-class Canadians that Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is lying to them. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 12, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a keynote address at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa on April 11. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | April 11, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the Hill on March 20, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | April 11, 2024
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | April 11, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the Hill on March 20, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KEVIN LYNCH AND PAUL DEEGAN | April 11, 2024
Paul Martin, left, Michael Wilson, Rona Ambrose, Brian Tobin, Frank McKenna, and Navdeep Bains. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright, Andrew Meade, file photograph, and one handout
Opinion | BY KEVIN LYNCH AND PAUL DEEGAN | April 11, 2024
Opinion | BY KEVIN LYNCH AND PAUL DEEGAN | April 11, 2024
Paul Martin, left, Michael Wilson, Rona Ambrose, Brian Tobin, Frank McKenna, and Navdeep Bains. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright, Andrew Meade, file photograph, and one handout
Deputy Auditor General Andrew Hayes at the House Standing Committee on Public Accounts as it continues to study the ArriveCan app on Jan. 25, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Deputy Auditor General Andrew Hayes at the House Standing Committee on Public Accounts as it continues to study the ArriveCan app on Jan. 25, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will deliver a speech to the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will deliver a speech to the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
List | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
The West Block building, current home of the House of Commons, on Aug. 2, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
List | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
List | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
The West Block building, current home of the House of Commons, on Aug. 2, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY FRANCINE TRUDEAU | April 10, 2024
Health Minister Mark Holland is responsible for the government's dental care plan. As the plan is rolled out, this is a great time to reflect on the key role oral health care plays in all aspects of life, writes Francine Trudeau. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY FRANCINE TRUDEAU | April 10, 2024
Opinion | BY FRANCINE TRUDEAU | April 10, 2024
Health Minister Mark Holland is responsible for the government's dental care plan. As the plan is rolled out, this is a great time to reflect on the key role oral health care plays in all aspects of life, writes Francine Trudeau. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
There are recent director-level changes in the offices of both Women, Gender Equality, and Youth Minister Marci Ien, left, and Veterans Affairs Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
There are recent director-level changes in the offices of both Women, Gender Equality, and Youth Minister Marci Ien, left, and Veterans Affairs Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | April 10, 2024
A ceasefire would almost certainly involve the collapse of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right coalition government, leaving him exposed to conviction in the corruption trial currently paused by the war. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | April 10, 2024
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | April 10, 2024
A ceasefire would almost certainly involve the collapse of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right coalition government, leaving him exposed to conviction in the corruption trial currently paused by the war. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | April 10, 2024
Veterans Affairs Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, left, Defence Minister Bill Blair, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland released the defence policy update at CFB Trenton on April 8. Screenshot courtesy of CPAC
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | April 10, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | April 10, 2024
Veterans Affairs Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, left, Defence Minister Bill Blair, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland released the defence policy update at CFB Trenton on April 8. Screenshot courtesy of CPAC
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | April 10, 2024
Left to his own devices, Ontario Premier Doug Ford seems inclined to ignore the problem of domestic violence, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | April 10, 2024
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | April 10, 2024
Left to his own devices, Ontario Premier Doug Ford seems inclined to ignore the problem of domestic violence, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen. The Canadian government has committed more than $165-million in humanitarian funding to Sudan and its neighbouring countries affected by the crisis, but there is still much more to be done, write the heads of four international aid organizations. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen. The Canadian government has committed more than $165-million in humanitarian funding to Sudan and its neighbouring countries affected by the crisis, but there is still much more to be done, write the heads of four international aid organizations. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, Bloc MP Marilène Gill, and Sport Minister and Liberal MP Carla Qualtrough were the top three highest-spending MPs during the first three quarters of 2023-24. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | April 10, 2024
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, Bloc MP Marilène Gill, and Sport Minister and Liberal MP Carla Qualtrough were the top three highest-spending MPs during the first three quarters of 2023-24. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, left, will speak at Canada Strong and Free’s annual networking conference, while NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will deliver remarks at the Broadbent Institute's annual Progress Summit, both of which run April 10-12 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, left, will speak at Canada Strong and Free’s annual networking conference, while NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will deliver remarks at the Broadbent Institute's annual Progress Summit, both of which run April 10-12 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 9, 2024
Late on Tuesday, Foreign Interference Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue decided to recall CSIS director David Vigneault for further testimony. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 9, 2024
News | BY CHELSEA NASH | April 9, 2024
Late on Tuesday, Foreign Interference Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue decided to recall CSIS director David Vigneault for further testimony. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Katie Telford, the prime minister's chief of staff, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Katie Telford, the prime minister's chief of staff, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP MPs Heather McPherson, front left, and Peter Julian, front right, along with other members of the community, gathered on Parliament Hill on April 8, 2024, to observe the solar eclipse. The Hill Times photograph by Charelle Evelyn
FeatureBY CHARELLE EVELYN | April 8, 2024
NDP MPs Heather McPherson, front left, and Peter Julian, front right, along with other members of the community, gathered on Parliament Hill on April 8, 2024, to observe the solar eclipse. The Hill Times photograph by Charelle Evelyn
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | April 8, 2024
Victorious Canadians going out for a rest in May 1917 after the fighting on Vimy Ridge. Scott Taylor writes that he has long challenged the premise that Canada fighting an imperial war to aid Britain somehow reflects our independence as a nation. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | April 8, 2024
Victorious Canadians going out for a rest in May 1917 after the fighting on Vimy Ridge. Scott Taylor writes that he has long challenged the premise that Canada fighting an imperial war to aid Britain somehow reflects our independence as a nation. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Opinion | BY CATHY AMMENDOLEA | April 8, 2024
We remain hopeful that pharmacare legislation, introduced on Feb. 29 by Health Minister Mark Holland, will rekindle Canadian values of affording people access to healthcare based on need, not ability to pay, writes Cathy Ammendolea. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CATHY AMMENDOLEA | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY CATHY AMMENDOLEA | April 8, 2024
We remain hopeful that pharmacare legislation, introduced on Feb. 29 by Health Minister Mark Holland, will rekindle Canadian values of affording people access to healthcare based on need, not ability to pay, writes Cathy Ammendolea. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PASCAL CHAN | April 8, 2024
The road to a more prosperous life for Canadians is paved with strategic investments in infrastructure that improve our competitiveness and unlock our potential, writes Pascal Chan, senior director of transportation, infrastructure, and construction at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Photograph by Marc-Lautenbacher, distributed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED license
Opinion | BY PASCAL CHAN | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY PASCAL CHAN | April 8, 2024
The road to a more prosperous life for Canadians is paved with strategic investments in infrastructure that improve our competitiveness and unlock our potential, writes Pascal Chan, senior director of transportation, infrastructure, and construction at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Photograph by Marc-Lautenbacher, distributed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED license
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | April 8, 2024
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | April 8, 2024
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 8, 2024
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured March 20, 2024, addressing his national caucus on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 8, 2024
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured March 20, 2024, addressing his national caucus on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | April 8, 2024
Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada appears to be more fixated on the "wheat and steel" economy rather than the intangibles economy, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | April 8, 2024
Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada appears to be more fixated on the "wheat and steel" economy rather than the intangibles economy, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
Jenni Byrne + Associates, a company owned by Jenni Byrne, left, is the subject of a letter by NDP MPs Matthew Green, second left, and Charlie Angus, second right, to Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger, right. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
Jenni Byrne + Associates, a company owned by Jenni Byrne, left, is the subject of a letter by NDP MPs Matthew Green, second left, and Charlie Angus, second right, to Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger, right. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault announced a $5.5-million call for proposals to fund projects in flood mapping science, hydrologic prediction, and climate adaptation on Sept. 21, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | April 8, 2024
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault announced a $5.5-million call for proposals to fund projects in flood mapping science, hydrologic prediction, and climate adaptation on Sept. 21, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says provincial premiers calling for changes to the carbon tax are 'playing politics.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says provincial premiers calling for changes to the carbon tax are 'playing politics.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY RYAN NESS | April 8, 2024
Coquihalla Highway 5 in British Columbia was closed to regular vehicle traffic on Nov. 14, 2021, due to damage caused by an atmospheric river, but permanent repairs were completed by November 2023. Photograph courtesy of Flickr.com, distributed under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED license
Opinion | BY RYAN NESS | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY RYAN NESS | April 8, 2024
Coquihalla Highway 5 in British Columbia was closed to regular vehicle traffic on Nov. 14, 2021, due to damage caused by an atmospheric river, but permanent repairs were completed by November 2023. Photograph courtesy of Flickr.com, distributed under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED license
Opinion | BY KERRY BLACK | April 8, 2024
On Dec. 1, 2023, Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez announced the creation of the Green Shipping Corridor Program, intended to help decarbonize the marine sector in major shipping areas along the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and Canada’s east and west coasts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KERRY BLACK | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY KERRY BLACK | April 8, 2024
On Dec. 1, 2023, Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez announced the creation of the Green Shipping Corridor Program, intended to help decarbonize the marine sector in major shipping areas along the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and Canada’s east and west coasts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Record-breaking high water levels in Lake Ontario in 2017 had a number of negative effects on Ports Toronto's operations and assets including localized flooding at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, write Dr. Muntasir Billah and Dr. Ranjan Datta. Photograph courtesy of Flickr.com, distributed under a CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED license
Record-breaking high water levels in Lake Ontario in 2017 had a number of negative effects on Ports Toronto's operations and assets including localized flooding at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, write Dr. Muntasir Billah and Dr. Ranjan Datta. Photograph courtesy of Flickr.com, distributed under a CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED license
Opinion | BY HAORUI WU | April 8, 2024
The 2023 wildfire season was marked as the most destructive in Canadian history, writes Dr. Haorui Wu, the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Resilience and an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University. Photograph contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2023], processed by Pierre Markuse, and originally posted to https://flickr.com/photos/24998770@N07/52874954105. Shared under a cc-by-2.0 license
Opinion | BY HAORUI WU | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY HAORUI WU | April 8, 2024
The 2023 wildfire season was marked as the most destructive in Canadian history, writes Dr. Haorui Wu, the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Resilience and an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University. Photograph contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2023], processed by Pierre Markuse, and originally posted to https://flickr.com/photos/24998770@N07/52874954105. Shared under a cc-by-2.0 license
Opinion | BY HOSSEIN BONAKDARI | April 8, 2024
Emergency Preparedness Minister Harjit Sajjan co-chaired a meeting of federal, provincial, and territorial ministers in Ottawa on Feb. 21 to discuss progress on the work to build resilience across Canada for future emergencies, focusing on prevention and mitigation initiatives. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY HOSSEIN BONAKDARI | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY HOSSEIN BONAKDARI | April 8, 2024
Emergency Preparedness Minister Harjit Sajjan co-chaired a meeting of federal, provincial, and territorial ministers in Ottawa on Feb. 21 to discuss progress on the work to build resilience across Canada for future emergencies, focusing on prevention and mitigation initiatives. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
All levels of government must plan and budget not only for new infrastructure, but also for the maintenance of the existing stock over its entire lifecycle, writes Matti Siemiatycki, professor of Geography and Planning, and director of the Infrastructure Institute at the University of Toronto. Photograph courtesy of PXHere
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
Opinion | BY MATTI SIEMIATYCKI | April 8, 2024
All levels of government must plan and budget not only for new infrastructure, but also for the maintenance of the existing stock over its entire lifecycle, writes Matti Siemiatycki, professor of Geography and Planning, and director of the Infrastructure Insti