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Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2022
The contenders: Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest, Leslyn Lewis, and Patrick Brown are all running for the federal Conservative leadership, which will be decided on Sept. 10, still six months away. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia, file photo, and handouts
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2022
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2022
The contenders: Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest, Leslyn Lewis, and Patrick Brown are all running for the federal Conservative leadership, which will be decided on Sept. 10, still six months away. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia, file photo, and handouts
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 4, 2021
Justin Trudeau, Erin O'Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Yves-François Blanchet, Annamie Paul, and Maxime Bernier. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 4, 2021
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 4, 2021
Justin Trudeau, Erin O'Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Yves-François Blanchet, Annamie Paul, and Maxime Bernier. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 31, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the bottom of the stairs descending from West Block, now the seat of the House of Commons, to Wellington Street on May 4. Once Parliament rises for the summer in late June, it may not sit again until an election has been held, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 31, 2021
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 31, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the bottom of the stairs descending from West Block, now the seat of the House of Commons, to Wellington Street on May 4. Once Parliament rises for the summer in late June, it may not sit again until an election has been held, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | February 11, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Jan. 26, 2021, holding that day's press conference on the COVID-19 situation outside the Rideau Cottage in Ottawa. At the federal level, we have an opposition that jumps between minimizing the pandemic, and ridiculing prevention measures, to holding the government’s feet to the fire on vaccines and rollout strategies. Provincially, we have a number of premiers that got up Christmas morning and unwrapped a lovely 'incompetent federal vaccine acquisition' narrative that served to completely eclipse the fact that they could not have distributed any more vaccines anyway because, seriously, who could have seen the need for a rollout strategy coming, writes Joe Jordan.
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | February 11, 2021
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | February 11, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Jan. 26, 2021, holding that day's press conference on the COVID-19 situation outside the Rideau Cottage in Ottawa. At the federal level, we have an opposition that jumps between minimizing the pandemic, and ridiculing prevention measures, to holding the government’s feet to the fire on vaccines and rollout strategies. Provincially, we have a number of premiers that got up Christmas morning and unwrapped a lovely 'incompetent federal vaccine acquisition' narrative that served to completely eclipse the fact that they could not have distributed any more vaccines anyway because, seriously, who could have seen the need for a rollout strategy coming, writes Joe Jordan.
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 21, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 15, 2020, arriving for last week's two-day cabinet retreat in Ottawa before Parliament resumes this week. The Liberals hold the most cards and I put them in the 'want-a-fall-election-but-don’t-want-to-be-seen-as-wanting-one,' writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 21, 2020
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 21, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 15, 2020, arriving for last week's two-day cabinet retreat in Ottawa before Parliament resumes this week. The Liberals hold the most cards and I put them in the 'want-a-fall-election-but-don’t-want-to-be-seen-as-wanting-one,' writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 13, 2020
The West Block has been empty since the House adjourned because of the global pandemic. I would humbly suggest that the House leadership approach this virtual sitting of the House incrementally, with the end result being some hybrid solution involving the use of technology and a healthy dose of Standing Order flexibility, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 13, 2020
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 13, 2020
The West Block has been empty since the House adjourned because of the global pandemic. I would humbly suggest that the House leadership approach this virtual sitting of the House incrementally, with the end result being some hybrid solution involving the use of technology and a healthy dose of Standing Order flexibility, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 6, 2020
As the Member of Parliament, you will be dealing with tragedy, dealing with confusion and dealing with unfairness, but find some balance by looking for resilience, looking for ingenuity and looking for kindness. Through this crisis, your constituents will make you proud to be their Member of Parliament. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 6, 2020
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | April 6, 2020
As the Member of Parliament, you will be dealing with tragedy, dealing with confusion and dealing with unfairness, but find some balance by looking for resilience, looking for ingenuity and looking for kindness. Through this crisis, your constituents will make you proud to be their Member of Parliament. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 28, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 28, 2019
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 28, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 7, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 27, 2019, in Montreal at a climate change protest, along with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Tourism Minister Melanie Joly, Liberal candidate Steven Guilbeault, and Liberal MP Angelo Icono. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 7, 2019
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | October 7, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 27, 2019, in Montreal at a climate change protest, along with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Tourism Minister Melanie Joly, Liberal candidate Steven Guilbeault, and Liberal MP Angelo Icono. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 23, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 15, 2019, campaigning for Liberal MP Kim Rudd in Northumberland-Peterborough South, Ont. In this campaign, the Liberals are both the 'pitcher of record' and the frontrunner. Simply trying to repeat what worked in 2015 will not end well for them. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 23, 2019
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 23, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 15, 2019, campaigning for Liberal MP Kim Rudd in Northumberland-Peterborough South, Ont. In this campaign, the Liberals are both the 'pitcher of record' and the frontrunner. Simply trying to repeat what worked in 2015 will not end well for them. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | June 10, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals currently hold 177 seats and can only afford to lose eight seats before drifting across into minority territory. They are facing several challenges, including the resignation of a high number of incumbents, some high-profile issues that are increasing public backlash and the need to adjust their overall mindset and strategy to that of the hunted, as opposed to the hunter. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | June 10, 2019
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | June 10, 2019
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals currently hold 177 seats and can only afford to lose eight seats before drifting across into minority territory. They are facing several challenges, including the resignation of a high number of incumbents, some high-profile issues that are increasing public backlash and the need to adjust their overall mindset and strategy to that of the hunted, as opposed to the hunter. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 17, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The Liberals are probably enjoying the chaos on either side, but they get complacent at their peril, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 17, 2018
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 17, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The Liberals are probably enjoying the chaos on either side, but they get complacent at their peril, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 7, 2018
One of the aspects of public life that does not get enough attention is the constant compromises that must be made and it is easy to rationalize a work ethic that leaves little time for family. Although Gord worked at making time, his sudden and tragic passing has robbed his family of his post-political life and my heart goes out to them. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 7, 2018
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | May 7, 2018
One of the aspects of public life that does not get enough attention is the constant compromises that must be made and it is easy to rationalize a work ethic that leaves little time for family. Although Gord worked at making time, his sudden and tragic passing has robbed his family of his post-political life and my heart goes out to them. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 18, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured at Ottawa's gay pride parade on Aug. 27, 2017. The government's challenge will be what it manages to actually accomplish before the reckoning on Oct. 21, 2019, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 18, 2017
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | September 18, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured at Ottawa's gay pride parade on Aug. 27, 2017. The government's challenge will be what it manages to actually accomplish before the reckoning on Oct. 21, 2019, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | January 30, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent cabinet shuffle and subsequent parliamentary secretary shuffle were significant because hard decisions were made, which is a particularly good sign for a progressive administration with an activist agenda, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | January 30, 2017
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | January 30, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent cabinet shuffle and subsequent parliamentary secretary shuffle were significant because hard decisions were made, which is a particularly good sign for a progressive administration with an activist agenda, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY JOE JORDAN | September 19, 2016
Rookie MPs such as Robert-Falcon Ouellette are now approaching their second years in office and expectations are rising, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY JOE JORDAN | September 19, 2016
FeatureBY JOE JORDAN | September 19, 2016
Rookie MPs such as Robert-Falcon Ouellette are now approaching their second years in office and expectations are rising, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | July 11, 2016
Senators on the National Security Committee, pictured in this file photo. Already sensitive to 'trained seal' comparisons, an independently acting Senate could further reinforce the analogy and the Prime Minister’s Office and House leadership will have to be extremely careful as they manage this element, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | July 11, 2016
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | July 11, 2016
Senators on the National Security Committee, pictured in this file photo. Already sensitive to 'trained seal' comparisons, an independently acting Senate could further reinforce the analogy and the Prime Minister’s Office and House leadership will have to be extremely careful as they manage this element, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2016
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2016
Opinion | BY JOE JORDAN | March 21, 2016