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Nunavut artist Bart Hanna, left, reveals his new sculpture that will live in West Block with House Speaker Geoff Regan on April 8. The Hill Times photograph by Samantha Wright Allen
Nunavut artist Bart Hanna, left, reveals his new sculpture that will live in West Block with House Speaker Geoff Regan on April 8. The Hill Times photograph by Samantha Wright Allen
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | January 3, 2019
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, pictured last year, is in Vancouver today to make an announcement about support for pre-arrival services. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | January 3, 2019
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | January 3, 2019
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, pictured last year, is in Vancouver today to make an announcement about support for pre-arrival services. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 19, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's department is set to release the Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada at 11 a.m. today. Mr. Morneau is pictured at the House Trade Committee on Oct. 16. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 19, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 19, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's department is set to release the Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada at 11 a.m. today. Mr. Morneau is pictured at the House Trade Committee on Oct. 16. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 12, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the official opening of the 17th Francophonie summit in Yerevan, Armenia, on Thursday. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau’s Twitter
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 12, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 12, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the official opening of the 17th Francophonie summit in Yerevan, Armenia, on Thursday. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau’s Twitter
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2018
Winston Chen first worked in Taiwan’s Ottawa office from 1992 to 1996, and returned June 4 to lead it. Photograph courtesy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2018
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2018
Winston Chen first worked in Taiwan’s Ottawa office from 1992 to 1996, and returned June 4 to lead it. Photograph courtesy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada
Former Conservative MPs Wai Young, left, and Mike Wallace, middle, are joining NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, right, on the mayoral campaign trail this summer in B.C. and Ontario. The Hill Times file photographs and photograph by Shruti Shekar
Former Conservative MPs Wai Young, left, and Mike Wallace, middle, are joining NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, right, on the mayoral campaign trail this summer in B.C. and Ontario. The Hill Times file photographs and photograph by Shruti Shekar
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | May 4, 2018
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is speaking at a Calgary Chamber of Commerce lunch before heading north to Red Deer to give a speech at Alberta's United Conservative Party annual general meeting today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | May 4, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | May 4, 2018
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is speaking at a Calgary Chamber of Commerce lunch before heading north to Red Deer to give a speech at Alberta's United Conservative Party annual general meeting today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 20, 2018
Falling on a Friday with expected decent weather (at least compared to lately), organizers are preparing for a crowd of up to 20,000 weed enthusiasts to take their haze to the Hill today during the annual 4/20 rally. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 20, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 20, 2018
Falling on a Friday with expected decent weather (at least compared to lately), organizers are preparing for a crowd of up to 20,000 weed enthusiasts to take their haze to the Hill today during the annual 4/20 rally. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2018
The UNHCR's Paul Stromberg, left, is seen touring Britain's Prince Charles through a refugee camp for Syrians in Jordan in March 2013. Mr. Stromberg visited Canada in February as head of the UN refugee agency's donor relations to speak to officials about how Canada can support its budget needs. Photograph courtesy of UNHCR
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2018
The UNHCR's Paul Stromberg, left, is seen touring Britain's Prince Charles through a refugee camp for Syrians in Jordan in March 2013. Mr. Stromberg visited Canada in February as head of the UN refugee agency's donor relations to speak to officials about how Canada can support its budget needs. Photograph courtesy of UNHCR
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | March 23, 2018
Government Whip Pablo Rodríguez, centre right, and Government House Leader Bardish Chagger are questioned by reporters in the House of Commons foyer during more than 20 hours of votes, which began the evening of March 22 and ran through the night into the next afternoon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | March 23, 2018
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | March 23, 2018
Government Whip Pablo Rodríguez, centre right, and Government House Leader Bardish Chagger are questioned by reporters in the House of Commons foyer during more than 20 hours of votes, which began the evening of March 22 and ran through the night into the next afternoon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | November 15, 2017
MP Marilyn Gladu participates in a funny debate at the annual Travers Debates in Ottawa on Oct. 18. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | November 15, 2017
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE, SHRUTI SHEKAR | November 15, 2017
MP Marilyn Gladu participates in a funny debate at the annual Travers Debates in Ottawa on Oct. 18. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 23, 2017
House Speaker Geoff Regan, above, speaks during the first open Board of Internal Economy meeting Oct. 19, which he chaired. House chief financial officer Daniel Paquette, below left, told MPs House expenses went up in 2016-17, while Public Services and Procurement Canada's Rob Wright, below right, updated MPs on Hill construction projects. Screenshots courtesy of ParlVu
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 23, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 23, 2017
House Speaker Geoff Regan, above, speaks during the first open Board of Internal Economy meeting Oct. 19, which he chaired. House chief financial officer Daniel Paquette, below left, told MPs House expenses went up in 2016-17, while Public Services and Procurement Canada's Rob Wright, below right, updated MPs on Hill construction projects. Screenshots courtesy of ParlVu
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 18, 2017
CEO and president of the Chamber of Commerce Perrin Beatty, pictured last month, said Oct. 16 'The government’s revised package is still not perfect, but is more balanced.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 18, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 18, 2017
CEO and president of the Chamber of Commerce Perrin Beatty, pictured last month, said Oct. 16 'The government’s revised package is still not perfect, but is more balanced.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With 43 straight years in Parliament, Newfoundland Senator George Baker was until his retirement this week the Parliamentarian with the most years of continuous service, according to Library of Parliament statistics. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
With 43 straight years in Parliament, Newfoundland Senator George Baker was until his retirement this week the Parliamentarian with the most years of continuous service, according to Library of Parliament statistics. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | August 16, 2017
Pictured are candidates, from second from left, Niki Ashton, Charlie Angus, Guy Caron, and Jagmeet Singh, at a United Steelworkers debate in June in Toronto. Peter Julian, far left, was a candidate but dropped out of the race in July. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | August 16, 2017
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | August 16, 2017
Pictured are candidates, from second from left, Niki Ashton, Charlie Angus, Guy Caron, and Jagmeet Singh, at a United Steelworkers debate in June in Toronto. Peter Julian, far left, was a candidate but dropped out of the race in July. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2017
Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne, left, is set to talk trade deals in Toronto, while Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, right, is scheduled to make a funding announcement in Brantford, Ont. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 8, 2017
Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne, left, is set to talk trade deals in Toronto, while Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, right, is scheduled to make a funding announcement in Brantford, Ont. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 4, 2017
Vancouver Centre Liberal MP Hedy Fry, far right, plays around with her team members who have been cutting, measuring, and duct-taping up a storm this week to create their costumes for the Vancouver Pride Parade on Aug. 6. Photograph courtesy of Hedy Fry's Twitter
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 4, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 4, 2017
Vancouver Centre Liberal MP Hedy Fry, far right, plays around with her team members who have been cutting, measuring, and duct-taping up a storm this week to create their costumes for the Vancouver Pride Parade on Aug. 6. Photograph courtesy of Hedy Fry's Twitter
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 3, 2017
A massive dead right whale is towed near Norway, P.E.I., on June 28. Necropsies, animal autopsies, have been performed on several of the dead endangered whales to understand how they died. Photograph courtesy of Fisheries & Oceans Canada
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 3, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | August 3, 2017
A massive dead right whale is towed near Norway, P.E.I., on June 28. Necropsies, animal autopsies, have been performed on several of the dead endangered whales to understand how they died. Photograph courtesy of Fisheries & Oceans Canada
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 20, 2017
Since his May 27 victory, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has picked his senior staff and is now set to name his House leadership team Thursday. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 20, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 20, 2017
Since his May 27 victory, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has picked his senior staff and is now set to name his House leadership team Thursday. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 14, 2017
After introducing Canada’s next governor general Thursday in the Senate foyer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is off to Rhode Island today to meet with five state governors and sit down with the U.S. vice president. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 14, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 14, 2017
After introducing Canada’s next governor general Thursday in the Senate foyer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is off to Rhode Island today to meet with five state governors and sit down with the U.S. vice president. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 13, 2017
The federal government is expected to announce Thursday astronaut Julie Payette will be the next governor general, replacing David Johnston. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 13, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | July 13, 2017
The federal government is expected to announce Thursday astronaut Julie Payette will be the next governor general, replacing David Johnston. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 7, 2017
Bloc Québécois MPs hold a press conference on Parliament Hill on June 7 to express their support for former acting leader Rhéal Fortin, pictured at the podium. From left, Monique Pauzé, Mr. Fortin, Gabriel Ste-Marie, Michel Boudrias, Simon Marcil, and Louis Plamondon. Luc Thériault is hidden behind Ms. Pauzé. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 7, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 7, 2017
Bloc Québécois MPs hold a press conference on Parliament Hill on June 7 to express their support for former acting leader Rhéal Fortin, pictured at the podium. From left, Monique Pauzé, Mr. Fortin, Gabriel Ste-Marie, Michel Boudrias, Simon Marcil, and Louis Plamondon. Luc Thériault is hidden behind Ms. Pauzé. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
Scott Allan Orr is one of two winners of a national carillon composition competition put on by Canada’s Parliament to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation and the Centre Block Peace Tower’s 90th anniversary in 2017. He's pictured at the Peace Tower carillon on June 5. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
Scott Allan Orr is one of two winners of a national carillon composition competition put on by Canada’s Parliament to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation and the Centre Block Peace Tower’s 90th anniversary in 2017. He's pictured at the Peace Tower carillon on June 5. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 2, 2017
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to visit Canada June 5 to 9. Rick Bajornas photograph courtesy of the UN
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 2, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | June 2, 2017
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to visit Canada June 5 to 9. Rick Bajornas photograph courtesy of the UN
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | May 19, 2017
Bob Zimmer, centre, has endorsed Andrew Scheer in the Conservative leadership race. Mr. Scheer has the second-most caucus endorsements, after Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | May 19, 2017
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | May 19, 2017
Bob Zimmer, centre, has endorsed Andrew Scheer in the Conservative leadership race. Mr. Scheer has the second-most caucus endorsements, after Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY ALLY FOSTER, KRISTEN SHANE | April 26, 2017
Businessman and television personality Kevin O'Leary has jumped ship on the Conservative leadership race with less than a month to go before the May 27 vote. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY ALLY FOSTER, KRISTEN SHANE | April 26, 2017
News | BY ALLY FOSTER, KRISTEN SHANE | April 26, 2017
Businessman and television personality Kevin O'Leary has jumped ship on the Conservative leadership race with less than a month to go before the May 27 vote. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
Marina Nemat—an author, former political prisoner in Iran, and chair of PEN Canada’s Writers in Exile Committee—says she'd like PEN to work with the federal government to quickly identify and process threatened journalists and their families for resettlement. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
Marina Nemat—an author, former political prisoner in Iran, and chair of PEN Canada’s Writers in Exile Committee—says she'd like PEN to work with the federal government to quickly identify and process threatened journalists and their families for resettlement. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO, KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
The House Public Accounts Committee will hear from Auditor General of Canada Michael Ferguson, left, and Department of National Defence deputy minister John Forster, right, on both May 1 and 3 about Mr. Ferguson's fall 2016 report chapters related to DND. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO, KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO, KRISTEN SHANE | April 19, 2017
The House Public Accounts Committee will hear from Auditor General of Canada Michael Ferguson, left, and Department of National Defence deputy minister John Forster, right, on both May 1 and 3 about Mr. Ferguson's fall 2016 report chapters related to DND. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 8, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 8, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 8, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | March 1, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 22, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 22, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 22, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
Liberal MPs Raj Grewal and Mark Gerretsen, seated, chat alongside Conservative MPs Kelly McCauley and Ramez Ayoub at a Government Operations Committee meeting last summer. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
Liberal MPs Raj Grewal and Mark Gerretsen, seated, chat alongside Conservative MPs Kelly McCauley and Ramez Ayoub at a Government Operations Committee meeting last summer. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | February 15, 2017
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | February 8, 2017
Well-wishers hold signs at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Dec. 9, 2015 to greet Syrian refugees. Photograph courtesy of Domnic Santiago from Flickr
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | February 8, 2017
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | February 8, 2017
Well-wishers hold signs at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Dec. 9, 2015 to greet Syrian refugees. Photograph courtesy of Domnic Santiago from Flickr
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | November 23, 2016
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, pictured in Ottawa Nov. 10, says she's made a point of reaching out to opposition Parliamentarians. 'Good ideas don’t come from one party only.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | November 23, 2016
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | November 23, 2016
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, pictured in Ottawa Nov. 10, says she's made a point of reaching out to opposition Parliamentarians. 'Good ideas don’t come from one party only.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
'We are ready to call all the Arab and Muslim countries to vote for Canada, if Canada recognized Palestine,' says Palestinian Chief Representative Nabil Maarouf, referring to political recognition that would come from a diplomatic status upgrade. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
'We are ready to call all the Arab and Muslim countries to vote for Canada, if Canada recognized Palestine,' says Palestinian Chief Representative Nabil Maarouf, referring to political recognition that would come from a diplomatic status upgrade. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
NDP MP Jenny Kwan battled a cold while also eating the bare minimum to get through her days last week. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
News | BY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
NDP MP Jenny Kwan battled a cold while also eating the bare minimum to get through her days last week. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
Transport Minister Marc Garneau is under a lot of pressure to lift foreign ownership caps to help discount carriers take flight in Canada. But Canada’s big airlines say any change should be reciprocal with the United States. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | October 26, 2016
Transport Minister Marc Garneau is under a lot of pressure to lift foreign ownership caps to help discount carriers take flight in Canada. But Canada’s big airlines say any change should be reciprocal with the United States. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | September 21, 2016
Guests at the Mexican ambassador's national day celebration dance the night away, including, from left, the ambassador's wife, Katya Anaya de la Fuente, and EU Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | September 21, 2016
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH, KRISTEN SHANE | September 21, 2016
Guests at the Mexican ambassador's national day celebration dance the night away, including, from left, the ambassador's wife, Katya Anaya de la Fuente, and EU Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx. The Hill Times photograph by Chelsea Nash
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 19, 2016
A self-described 'parliamentary nerd,' one of Liberal MP Greg Fergus's favourite Hill spots is the 'reading nook' in the Library of Parliament. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 19, 2016
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 19, 2016
A self-described 'parliamentary nerd,' one of Liberal MP Greg Fergus's favourite Hill spots is the 'reading nook' in the Library of Parliament. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
A number of social groups exist to help heads of mission and their families learn more about and enjoy their time in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
A number of social groups exist to help heads of mission and their families learn more about and enjoy their time in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
In 2015, the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery had about 350 full-time members and 30 press-support members. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
In 2015, the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery had about 350 full-time members and 30 press-support members. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
Mexican Ambassador Agustín García-López Loaeza greets Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji at a reception the Mexican Embassy hosted earlier this year. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | September 14, 2016
Mexican Ambassador Agustín García-López Loaeza greets Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji at a reception the Mexican Embassy hosted earlier this year. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | September 7, 2016
University of Toronto researchers have digitized the debates of the House of Commons going back to 1901. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | September 7, 2016
News | BY KRISTEN SHANE | September 7, 2016
University of Toronto researchers have digitized the debates of the House of Commons going back to 1901. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | August 31, 2016
Former PM Joe Clark, Global Affairs Canada ADM Graham Shantz, and Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah toast at the Indonesian independence day reception on Aug. 24. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY KRISTEN SHANE | August 31, 2016