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News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 21, 2024
ISG Senator Raymonde Saint-Germain gave a notice on June 20 of her plan to introduce a motion this fall calling on the Senate Ethics Committee to study Senators' sponsored travel. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 21, 2024
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 21, 2024
ISG Senator Raymonde Saint-Germain gave a notice on June 20 of her plan to introduce a motion this fall calling on the Senate Ethics Committee to study Senators' sponsored travel. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Freedom Convoy spokesperson Derek Noonan pictured at a previous press conference on Parliament Hill, beside Chris Dacey. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Freedom Convoy spokesperson Derek Noonan pictured at a previous press conference on Parliament Hill, beside Chris Dacey. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CAMERON MOSER | June 20, 2024
Internationally educated health-care professionals face many challenges: cultural differences, language hurdles, limited professional networks, and psycho-social challenges that come along with not being able to practice, writes Cameron Moser.   Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY CAMERON MOSER | June 20, 2024
Opinion | BY CAMERON MOSER | June 20, 2024
Internationally educated health-care professionals face many challenges: cultural differences, language hurdles, limited professional networks, and psycho-social challenges that come along with not being able to practice, writes Cameron Moser.   Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 20, 2024
American interests and U.S. President Joe Biden’s political future both now require the war to stop, and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, to relinquish power, writes Gwynne Dyer. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 20, 2024
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | June 20, 2024
American interests and U.S. President Joe Biden’s political future both now require the war to stop, and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, to relinquish power, writes Gwynne Dyer. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia
The Senate Speaker’s Parade, pictured on Feb. 6, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Senate Speaker’s Parade, pictured on Feb. 6, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada's Health Minister Mark Holland, pictured recently on the Hill, is the minister responsible for the Pest Management Regulatory Agency. The federal government has just weakened a program to monitor pesticides in Canada’s environment, write Beatrice Olivastri, Fe de Leon, and Laura Bowman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada's Health Minister Mark Holland, pictured recently on the Hill, is the minister responsible for the Pest Management Regulatory Agency. The federal government has just weakened a program to monitor pesticides in Canada’s environment, write Beatrice Olivastri, Fe de Leon, and Laura Bowman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MADISON SAVILOW | June 19, 2024
Biomimicry—the term used for engineered solutions that draw inspiration from nature—offers a path forward. While nature alone might not suffice to address all of the waste we've generated, engineered solutions that mimic and speed up organic or inorganic natural processes can play a crucial role, writes Madison Savilow. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY MADISON SAVILOW | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY MADISON SAVILOW | June 19, 2024
Biomimicry—the term used for engineered solutions that draw inspiration from nature—offers a path forward. While nature alone might not suffice to address all of the waste we've generated, engineered solutions that mimic and speed up organic or inorganic natural processes can play a crucial role, writes Madison Savilow. Image courtesy of Pixabay
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Defence Minister Bill Blair has been subject to four federal court cases ordering compliance with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard's orders related to the release of information. Two of the cases have been discontinued after DND turned over requested data. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Defence Minister Bill Blair has been subject to four federal court cases ordering compliance with Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard's orders related to the release of information. Two of the cases have been discontinued after DND turned over requested data. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY IAN CULBERT, NATALIE BRENDER | June 19, 2024
Last month, Addictions and Mental Health Minister Ya'ara Saks announced Ottawa had approved the B.C. government's request to recriminalize the use of illicit drugs in public spaces. On their own, measures like decriminalization cannot be expected to change large-scale trends, write Ian Culbert and Natalie Brender. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY IAN CULBERT, NATALIE BRENDER | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY IAN CULBERT, NATALIE BRENDER | June 19, 2024
Last month, Addictions and Mental Health Minister Ya'ara Saks announced Ottawa had approved the B.C. government's request to recriminalize the use of illicit drugs in public spaces. On their own, measures like decriminalization cannot be expected to change large-scale trends, write Ian Culbert and Natalie Brender. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | June 19, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre’s decision to avoid the necessary security clearance to obtain a deeper briefing on foreign interference is a sign of the degradation of collegiality between Members of Parliament, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | June 19, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre’s decision to avoid the necessary security clearance to obtain a deeper briefing on foreign interference is a sign of the degradation of collegiality between Members of Parliament, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Shifting responsibility to the Foreign Interference Commission to parse the headline-grabbing report from the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, chaired by Liberal MP David McGuinty, is an inadequate solution, according to national security observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
News | BY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Shifting responsibility to the Foreign Interference Commission to parse the headline-grabbing report from the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, chaired by Liberal MP David McGuinty, is an inadequate solution, according to national security observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 19, 2024
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu tabled the First Nations Clean Water Act on Dec. 11, 2023. The bill will spend the summer break awaiting committee study. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | June 19, 2024
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu tabled the First Nations Clean Water Act on Dec. 11, 2023. The bill will spend the summer break awaiting committee study. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LOUISE SMITH, SHENAZ KERMALLI | June 19, 2024
There is extensive documentation of the IHRA definition being used to curb academic freedom by silencing, erasing, dehumanizing, and defaming Palestinians and their allies, write Louise Smith and Shenaz Kermalli. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LOUISE SMITH, SHENAZ KERMALLI | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY LOUISE SMITH, SHENAZ KERMALLI | June 19, 2024
There is extensive documentation of the IHRA definition being used to curb academic freedom by silencing, erasing, dehumanizing, and defaming Palestinians and their allies, write Louise Smith and Shenaz Kermalli. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
A recent survey suggests the angry mood of voters is the most notable feature as half the world’s population holds elections in 2024, writes Les Whittington. Unsplash photograph by Yogendra Singh
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY LES WHITTINGTON | June 19, 2024
A recent survey suggests the angry mood of voters is the most notable feature as half the world’s population holds elections in 2024, writes Les Whittington. Unsplash photograph by Yogendra Singh
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Uruguayan deputy foreign minister Nicolás Albertoni was in Ottawa last week to meet with Canadian officials and parliamentarians. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | June 19, 2024
Uruguayan deputy foreign minister Nicolás Albertoni was in Ottawa last week to meet with Canadian officials and parliamentarians. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LIBERAL MP JAIME BATTISTE | June 19, 2024
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 7, 2023. Consensus is always difficult when it comes to defining status, but perhaps we can start with the premise of recognizing that our First Nations chiefs and councils should be a part of the process, writes Jaime Battiste. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LIBERAL MP JAIME BATTISTE | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY LIBERAL MP JAIME BATTISTE | June 19, 2024
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 7, 2023. Consensus is always difficult when it comes to defining status, but perhaps we can start with the premise of recognizing that our First Nations chiefs and councils should be a part of the process, writes Jaime Battiste. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Will Toronto–St. Paul's, Ont., remain a safe Liberal seat? Everyone will find out on Monday, June 24, when voters cast their ballots in a byelection to fill the seat of longtime former MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Can Pac Swire
Will Toronto–St. Paul's, Ont., remain a safe Liberal seat? Everyone will find out on Monday, June 24, when voters cast their ballots in a byelection to fill the seat of longtime former MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Can Pac Swire
Opinion | BY MéLANIE RICHER | June 19, 2024
Remember who you’re ultimately speaking to, and to speak to them in a way they understand—and in the world of what they believe to be possible, writes Mélanie Richer. Unsplash photograph by Volodymyr Hryshchenko
Opinion | BY MéLANIE RICHER | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY MéLANIE RICHER | June 19, 2024
Remember who you’re ultimately speaking to, and to speak to them in a way they understand—and in the world of what they believe to be possible, writes Mélanie Richer. Unsplash photograph by Volodymyr Hryshchenko
Opinion | BY JENNIFER ROBSON | June 19, 2024
Staffers will play a really important role in the values and ethics that govern how new tech tools like AI are used in our politics, writes Jennifer Robson. Unsplash photograph by Andrea De Santis
Opinion | BY JENNIFER ROBSON | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY JENNIFER ROBSON | June 19, 2024
Staffers will play a really important role in the values and ethics that govern how new tech tools like AI are used in our politics, writes Jennifer Robson. Unsplash photograph by Andrea De Santis
Opinion | BY KATHERINE KOOSTACHIN | June 19, 2024
Katherine Koostachin’s path as a political staffer began in the environment minister’s office, and culminated in a role in the Prime Minister’s Office where she advised on Indigenous policy and litigation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KATHERINE KOOSTACHIN | June 19, 2024
Opinion | BY KATHERINE KOOSTACHIN | June 19, 2024
Katherine Koostachin’s path as a political staffer began in the environment minister’s office, and culminated in a role in the Prime Minister’s Office where she advised on Indigenous policy and litigation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon speaks with reporters before the Liberal cabinet meeting on June 18, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon speaks with reporters before the Liberal cabinet meeting on June 18, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh have all filed notices of appeal in a B.C. court case about how their parties use voters' data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | June 17, 2024
The parties of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh have all filed notices of appeal in a B.C. court case about how their parties use voters' data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | June 17, 2024
Former U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft recently added her voice to the chorus calling for Canada to hit the two per cent NATO target. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY SCOTT TAYLOR | June 17, 2024
Former U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft recently added her voice to the chorus calling for Canada to hit the two per cent NATO target. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY HUSSEIN ALIDINA | June 17, 2024
Southern resident killer whales continue to have their critical habitat degraded with increasing levels of noise pollution from the continued growth in shipping traffic from industrial projects in the Salish Sea, writes Hussein Alidina. Photograph courtesy of NOAA National Ocean Service/Flickr
Opinion | BY HUSSEIN ALIDINA | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY HUSSEIN ALIDINA | June 17, 2024
Southern resident killer whales continue to have their critical habitat degraded with increasing levels of noise pollution from the continued growth in shipping traffic from industrial projects in the Salish Sea, writes Hussein Alidina. Photograph courtesy of NOAA National Ocean Service/Flickr
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has his work cut out for him this week as he tries to coax certain government bills across the finish line. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has his work cut out for him this week as he tries to coax certain government bills across the finish line. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Public Service Alliance of Canada members, as well as other federal and national union members, protested outside Treasury Board's headquarters last week in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Lapointe
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Public Service Alliance of Canada members, as well as other federal and national union members, protested outside Treasury Board's headquarters last week in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Mike Lapointe
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | June 17, 2024
All Donald Trump, pictured in this illustration, now has to do is win the 2024 presidential election and he can wipe his own slate clean, as he has promised to do for the J6 rioters who have been sent to prison for their crimes, writes columnist Michael Harris. Illustration courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY MICHAEL HARRIS | June 17, 2024
All Donald Trump, pictured in this illustration, now has to do is win the 2024 presidential election and he can wipe his own slate clean, as he has promised to do for the J6 rioters who have been sent to prison for their crimes, writes columnist Michael Harris. Illustration courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May told reporters last week that 'There is no list of MPs who have shown disloyalty to Canada,' but said one former unnamed MP was a willing tool of Beijing. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY SUSAN RILEY | June 17, 2024
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May told reporters last week that 'There is no list of MPs who have shown disloyalty to Canada,' but said one former unnamed MP was a willing tool of Beijing. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | June 17, 2024
Donald Trumpat a rally in Florence, Arizona, on Jan. 17, 2022. Columnist Gerry Nicholls says there’s still one variable out there that could stop Trump’s campaign in its tracks if he’s jailed before the next election. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | June 17, 2024
Opinion | BY GERRY NICHOLLS | June 17, 2024
Donald Trumpat a rally in Florence, Arizona, on Jan. 17, 2022. Columnist Gerry Nicholls says there’s still one variable out there that could stop Trump’s campaign in its tracks if he’s jailed before the next election. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Gage Skidmore
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Two new books: History Has Made Us Friends, and Voting Online are out. Book cover images courtesy of McGill-Queen's University Press
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | June 17, 2024
Two new books: History Has Made Us Friends, and Voting Online are out. Book cover images courtesy of McGill-Queen's University Press
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
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Opinion | June 17, 2024
Opinion | June 17, 2024
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The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, National Capital branch, will host a learning event exploring the new era of hybrid work, a human-centred approach to leadership, and the role that leaders play in the public service. Panelists include Christiane Fox, deputy clerk of the PCO, pictured, and Sarah Smith, Ernst and Young. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade