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News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 23, 2023
Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen said 'there is more work to be done to ensure that all Canadians have access to quality, affordable housing,' in a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation press release from Nov. 22. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 23, 2023
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 23, 2023
Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen said 'there is more work to be done to ensure that all Canadians have access to quality, affordable housing,' in a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation press release from Nov. 22. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 18, 2023
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the Liberal government 'will not hesitate to adjust measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 18, 2023
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 18, 2023
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the Liberal government 'will not hesitate to adjust measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 16, 2023
The Liberal government held public consultations between Nov. 16 and Dec. 16, 2022, to gather input for development of a pan-Canadian school food policy. Families Minister Karina Gould said that 'too many children at school are trying to learn on empty stomachs,' in an Employment and Social Development Canada press release from Nov. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 16, 2023
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 16, 2023
The Liberal government held public consultations between Nov. 16 and Dec. 16, 2022, to gather input for development of a pan-Canadian school food policy. Families Minister Karina Gould said that 'too many children at school are trying to learn on empty stomachs,' in an Employment and Social Development Canada press release from Nov. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 9, 2023
Tourism and Associate Finance Minister Randy Boissonnault said Ottawa's top priority in this year's budget is 'to support Canadians who need it most, and to increase Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity,' in a Finance Canada press release on Dec. 14. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 9, 2023
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | January 9, 2023
Tourism and Associate Finance Minister Randy Boissonnault said Ottawa's top priority in this year's budget is 'to support Canadians who need it most, and to increase Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity,' in a Finance Canada press release on Dec. 14. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 28, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne said the Liberal government is 'cementing Canada’s leadership in the EV supply chain' in a Dec. 5 press release announcing the opening of a General Motors Canada electric-vehicle manufacturing plant in Ontario. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 28, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 28, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne said the Liberal government is 'cementing Canada’s leadership in the EV supply chain' in a Dec. 5 press release announcing the opening of a General Motors Canada electric-vehicle manufacturing plant in Ontario. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 26, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the opening of pre-budget consultations on Dec. 14. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 26, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 26, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the opening of pre-budget consultations on Dec. 14. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 19, 2022
Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger released a proposal for changes to the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct on Nov. 25. The House Ethics Committee will study these proposed changes in 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 19, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 19, 2022
Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Bélanger released a proposal for changes to the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct on Nov. 25. The House Ethics Committee will study these proposed changes in 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 12, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said that 'the fight against climate change has reached our doorstep,' in a press release accompanying the release of Canada's National Adaptation Strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 12, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 12, 2022
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said that 'the fight against climate change has reached our doorstep,' in a press release accompanying the release of Canada's National Adaptation Strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 7, 2022
In June, Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal said investments in northern infrastructure, defence capabilities and enhanced threat monitoring will benefit all inhabitants of Canada's northern communities. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 7, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 7, 2022
In June, Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal said investments in northern infrastructure, defence capabilities and enhanced threat monitoring will benefit all inhabitants of Canada's northern communities. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE, JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 5, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears before the Public Order Emergency Commission at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Nov. 25, 2022, to provide testimony about the Freedom Convoy occupation and the government's invocation of the Emergencies Act. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE, JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 5, 2022
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE, JESSE CNOCKAERT | December 5, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears before the Public Order Emergency Commission at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Nov. 25, 2022, to provide testimony about the Freedom Convoy occupation and the government's invocation of the Emergencies Act. 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 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
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 23, 2022
Defence Minister Anita Anand has previously said there are 'a number of tangible items' the Liberal government is undertaking related to recruitment and retention within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 23, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 23, 2022
Defence Minister Anita Anand has previously said there are 'a number of tangible items' the Liberal government is undertaking related to recruitment and retention within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 21, 2022
Housing, Diversity and Inclusion Minister Ahmed Hussen, pictured in a Hill scrum, said, 'Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,' in an Infrastructure Canada press release on Nov. 15, in response to a report on chronic homelessness released by Auditor General Karen Hogan earlier that day. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 21, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 21, 2022
Housing, Diversity and Inclusion Minister Ahmed Hussen, pictured in a Hill scrum, said, 'Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,' in an Infrastructure Canada press release on Nov. 15, in response to a report on chronic homelessness released by Auditor General Karen Hogan earlier that day. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 14, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, pictured on the Hill on Oct. 26, 2022, said ensuring that Canadians receive essential goods has been a 'top priority' for the Liberal government, in a Transport Canada press release from Oct. 6. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 14, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 14, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, pictured on the Hill on Oct. 26, 2022, said ensuring that Canadians receive essential goods has been a 'top priority' for the Liberal government, in a Transport Canada press release from Oct. 6. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather questioned Meta representatives during a Heritage Committee meeting on Oct. 28, in regards to a threat by the platform to block sharing of news content in Canada if Bill C-18 is passed without amendments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
Liberal MP Anthony Housefather questioned Meta representatives during a Heritage Committee meeting on Oct. 28, in regards to a threat by the platform to block sharing of news content in Canada if Bill C-18 is passed without amendments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez told the House Heritage Committee in June that Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, is 'about the obligations of platforms, not users,' and that the government has 'no intention of regulating what people post online.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | November 7, 2022
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez told the House Heritage Committee in June that Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, is 'about the obligations of platforms, not users,' and that the government has 'no intention of regulating what people post online.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 31, 2022
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez introduced Bill C-18, the Online News Act, on April 5. He told the House Heritage Committee on Oct. 21 that he was 'ready to listen' about possible amendments to the controversial bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 31, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 31, 2022
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez introduced Bill C-18, the Online News Act, on April 5. He told the House Heritage Committee on Oct. 21 that he was 'ready to listen' about possible amendments to the controversial bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 26, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne announced an investment of $80-million towards the creation of the Cyber Security Innovation Network on Feb. 17, intended to help address the shortage of cyber security workers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 26, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 26, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne announced an investment of $80-million towards the creation of the Cyber Security Innovation Network on Feb. 17, intended to help address the shortage of cyber security workers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 24, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said the Liberal government is delivering on a promise to support Canadians most affected by inflation, following the passing of Bill C-30 on Oct. 18, which will double the Goods and Services Tax credit for six months. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 24, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 24, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said the Liberal government is delivering on a promise to support Canadians most affected by inflation, following the passing of Bill C-30 on Oct. 18, which will double the Goods and Services Tax credit for six months. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 19, 2022
On Oct. 4, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund, which will provide up to $300-million over two years to help those affected by the storm and to support long-term recovery efforts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 19, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 19, 2022
On Oct. 4, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund, which will provide up to $300-million over two years to help those affected by the storm and to support long-term recovery efforts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 17, 2022
Minister of Innovation François-Philippe Champagne announced more than $85-million for 76 grants through the College and Community Innovation program on Oct. 14, with the goal of supporting research and development at post-secondary educational institutions across Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 17, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | October 17, 2022
Minister of Innovation François-Philippe Champagne announced more than $85-million for 76 grants through the College and Community Innovation program on Oct. 14, with the goal of supporting research and development at post-secondary educational institutions across Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 28, 2022
Since he assumed the throne after the Sept. 8 death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III should fulfill the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action 45 and repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, say Indigenous leaders and MPs. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 28, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 28, 2022
Since he assumed the throne after the Sept. 8 death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III should fulfill the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action 45 and repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, say Indigenous leaders and MPs. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 21, 2022
Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu announced on April 19 more than $56-million in combined federal and Ontario provincial funding for projects to bring high-speed Internet access to households in rural northern and southwestern Ontario, as well as in First Nations communities. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 21, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 21, 2022
Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu announced on April 19 more than $56-million in combined federal and Ontario provincial funding for projects to bring high-speed Internet access to households in rural northern and southwestern Ontario, as well as in First Nations communities. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that legislation intended to address affordability and the cost of living would be a top priority for his government in the fall, according to a statement from the Prime Minister's Office on Sept. 13. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that legislation intended to address affordability and the cost of living would be a top priority for his government in the fall, according to a statement from the Prime Minister's Office on Sept. 13. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly, then-serving as minister of Economic Development, said in a statement on May 4, 2021 that the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link project will deliver clean energy to communities and businesses currently reliant on diesel in Nunavut's Kivalliq region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 19, 2022
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly, then-serving as minister of Economic Development, said in a statement on May 4, 2021 that the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link project will deliver clean energy to communities and businesses currently reliant on diesel in Nunavut's Kivalliq region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced on April 29 that biotechnology company Moderna will build a manufacturing facility in Quebec with the capacity to produce up to 100 million mRNA vaccine doses annually, as part of the federal government's biomanufacturing and life sciences strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced on April 29 that biotechnology company Moderna will build a manufacturing facility in Quebec with the capacity to produce up to 100 million mRNA vaccine doses annually, as part of the federal government's biomanufacturing and life sciences strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced new regulations on Sept. 8. intended to provide clarity around issues such as cost coverage and deadlines to refund travellers in situations where flights are cancelled or delayed for reasons outside an air carrier’s control. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | September 12, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced new regulations on Sept. 8. intended to provide clarity around issues such as cost coverage and deadlines to refund travellers in situations where flights are cancelled or delayed for reasons outside an air carrier’s control. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 31, 2022
Filomena Tassi and Helena Jaczek swapped roles in a small cabinet shuffle on Aug. 31, with Jaczek moving into the large procurement portfolio and Tassi taking over responsibility for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 31, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 31, 2022
Filomena Tassi and Helena Jaczek swapped roles in a small cabinet shuffle on Aug. 31, with Jaczek moving into the large procurement portfolio and Tassi taking over responsibility for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 30, 2022
Housing and Diversity Minister Ahmed Hussen recently announced the suspension of a $133,000 government contract with the Community Media Advocacy Centre in response to 'antisemitic and xenophobic' comments posted on social media by a senior consultant for the organization. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 30, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 30, 2022
Housing and Diversity Minister Ahmed Hussen recently announced the suspension of a $133,000 government contract with the Community Media Advocacy Centre in response to 'antisemitic and xenophobic' comments posted on social media by a senior consultant for the organization. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said that the delays at airports are 'frustratingly unacceptable,' during an appearance before the House Transport committee on Aug. 19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said that the delays at airports are 'frustratingly unacceptable,' during an appearance before the House Transport committee on Aug. 19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a plan on Aug. 18 to fund more surgeries performed at private clinics as a way to relieve pressure on Ontario's health-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 29, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a plan on Aug. 18 to fund more surgeries performed at private clinics as a way to relieve pressure on Ontario's health-care system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 22, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said during his throne speech on Aug. 9 that the proposed Highway 413 project would 'bring real relief to the most congested transportation corridor in North America.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 22, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 22, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said during his throne speech on Aug. 9 that the proposed Highway 413 project would 'bring real relief to the most congested transportation corridor in North America.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 17, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne called on telecommunication companies to develop a plan within 60 days for mitigating the impact of future network outages.
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 17, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 17, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne called on telecommunication companies to develop a plan within 60 days for mitigating the impact of future network outages.
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 15, 2022
Liberal MP Francis Drouin, left, Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin, and Conservative MP Randy Hoback were the MPs who appeared in the most communication reports in federal lobbying in the first six months of 2022, outside of cabinet members. The Hill Times file photo and handouts
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 15, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 15, 2022
Liberal MP Francis Drouin, left, Liberal MP Julie Dabrusin, and Conservative MP Randy Hoback were the MPs who appeared in the most communication reports in federal lobbying in the first six months of 2022, outside of cabinet members. The Hill Times file photo and handouts
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 14, 2022
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced a $1.6-million investment on July 4 towards an Alberta-based technology development company to help develop a technology to produce high-efficiency fertilizers made with organic carbon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 14, 2022
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | August 14, 2022
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced a $1.6-million investment on July 4 towards an Alberta-based technology development company to help develop a technology to produce high-efficiency fertilizers made with organic carbon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade