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Jacquie LaRocque

Jacquie LaRocque is principal of Compass Rose Group, a public affairs collective in Ottawa. She is a former senior adviser to a Liberal minister of international trade, a former public servant, and she has been involved in the mental health community in various capacities for much of the past decade, and is a registered lobbyist for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada.

Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | March 9, 2023
Quebec Senator Dennis Dawson retired from the Senate on Feb. 9, after 45 years in national public affairs. He was first elected as an MP in 1977 at the age 27, and was appointed to the Upper Chamber by prime minister Paul Martin in 2005. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | March 9, 2023
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | March 9, 2023
Quebec Senator Dennis Dawson retired from the Senate on Feb. 9, after 45 years in national public affairs. He was first elected as an MP in 1977 at the age 27, and was appointed to the Upper Chamber by prime minister Paul Martin in 2005. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | December 29, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Green Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | December 29, 2022
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | December 29, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Green Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 23, 2022
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, pictured June 2, 2022, on the Hill. Liberals campaigned to make parental leave more inclusive for some families, extending a full year's leave to parents pursuing adoption, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 23, 2022
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 23, 2022
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, pictured June 2, 2022, on the Hill. Liberals campaigned to make parental leave more inclusive for some families, extending a full year's leave to parents pursuing adoption, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 29, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured during a media availability after the swearing in of his cabinet for the 44th Parliament in the Sir John A. Macdonald building in Ottawa on Oct. 26, 2021. To the prime minister’s credit, every one of his cabinets since has remained gender-balanced, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 29, 2021
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 29, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured during a media availability after the swearing in of his cabinet for the 44th Parliament in the Sir John A. Macdonald building in Ottawa on Oct. 26, 2021. To the prime minister’s credit, every one of his cabinets since has remained gender-balanced, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 26, 2021
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured April 19, on her way to West Block to deliver her first budget ever. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 26, 2021
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 26, 2021
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured April 19, on her way to West Block to deliver her first budget ever. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | September 21, 2020
Hill life: Hill staffers, pictured Sept. 18, 2018, in Centre Block, which is now closed for renovations. A lot has changed over the last 15 years in politics, but a lot of things haven't. The hours are still long and the pressure is still high, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | September 21, 2020
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | September 21, 2020
Hill life: Hill staffers, pictured Sept. 18, 2018, in Centre Block, which is now closed for renovations. A lot has changed over the last 15 years in politics, but a lot of things haven't. The hours are still long and the pressure is still high, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 7, 2019
Mental health has been elevated to a national issue, but the reality on the ground for someone in need of immediate support is a daunting wait for life-saving therapy if you can even find somewhere to go, writes Jacquie LaRocque. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 7, 2019
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | October 7, 2019
Mental health has been elevated to a national issue, but the reality on the ground for someone in need of immediate support is a daunting wait for life-saving therapy if you can even find somewhere to go, writes Jacquie LaRocque. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 29, 2018
Small Business Minister Mary Ng, who grew up in a small, family business, has said she knows from experience that small business owners are often too busy to think about accessing a new, faraway market, writes Jacquie LaRocque of Compass Rose Group. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 29, 2018
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 29, 2018
Small Business Minister Mary Ng, who grew up in a small, family business, has said she knows from experience that small business owners are often too busy to think about accessing a new, faraway market, writes Jacquie LaRocque of Compass Rose Group. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | May 7, 2018
Gord Brown, pictured at last year's Manning Networking Centre Conference with Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai. His time in Parliament was a testimony to the importance that a collegial, undogmatic style can bring to politics and government, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | May 7, 2018
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | May 7, 2018
Gord Brown, pictured at last year's Manning Networking Centre Conference with Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai. His time in Parliament was a testimony to the importance that a collegial, undogmatic style can bring to politics and government, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 22, 2017
The Trudeau government is unveiling its National Housing Strategy on Nov. 22. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 22, 2017
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | November 22, 2017
The Trudeau government is unveiling its National Housing Strategy on Nov. 22. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | February 20, 2017
In this new normal, it’s safe to assume the PMO’s Canada-U.S. war room is managing the committees’ trips to the U.S. and that Andrew Leslie, pictured, is playing a big role too. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | February 20, 2017
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | February 20, 2017
In this new normal, it’s safe to assume the PMO’s Canada-U.S. war room is managing the committees’ trips to the U.S. and that Andrew Leslie, pictured, is playing a big role too. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 20, 2016
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 20, 2016
Opinion | BY JACQUIE LAROCQUE | April 20, 2016