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FeatureBY STUART BENSON | January 27, 2023
Organizer George Wamala, director of regulatory and government affairs at RBC, left; Brooklyn Mattison, senior adviser at RBC; Anthony Koch, strategist; and Anaida Poilievre, wife of Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre, at 'The Dance for Her' Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser at Métropolitain Brasserie on January 16, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Munster
FeatureBY STUART BENSON | January 27, 2023
FeatureBY STUART BENSON | January 27, 2023
Organizer George Wamala, director of regulatory and government affairs at RBC, left; Brooklyn Mattison, senior adviser at RBC; Anthony Koch, strategist; and Anaida Poilievre, wife of Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre, at 'The Dance for Her' Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser at Métropolitain Brasserie on January 16, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Munster
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 27, 2023
On Jan. 26, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem announced the central bank was hiking its trend-setting interest rate by a quarter point to 4.5 per cent. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 27, 2023
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 27, 2023
On Jan. 26, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem announced the central bank was hiking its trend-setting interest rate by a quarter point to 4.5 per cent. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 27, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand and Chief of Defence Staff Wayne Eyre announced yesterday that Canada will send four of its battle tanks to Ukraine. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 27, 2023
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 27, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand and Chief of Defence Staff Wayne Eyre announced yesterday that Canada will send four of its battle tanks to Ukraine. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 26, 2023
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Tourism Minister Randy Boissonnault have both had a recent change in status for their chiefs of staff. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 26, 2023
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 26, 2023
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Tourism Minister Randy Boissonnault have both had a recent change in status for their chiefs of staff. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 26, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand and Chief of Defence Staff Wayne Eyre announce on Jan. 26, 2023, the government’s plan to send four Leopard 2 tanks and training staff to the allied effort aiding Ukraine’s fight against the Russian invasion. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 26, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 26, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand and Chief of Defence Staff Wayne Eyre announce on Jan. 26, 2023, the government’s plan to send four Leopard 2 tanks and training staff to the allied effort aiding Ukraine’s fight against the Russian invasion. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | January 26, 2023
U.S. Soldiers move an M1 Abrams tank to the firing line to test fire its weapons during operations in Kuwait in May 2021. The United States is talking of about sending 30 M1s, and along other country donations there aren't many coming to Ukraine, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | January 26, 2023
Opinion | BY GWYNNE DYER | January 26, 2023
U.S. Soldiers move an M1 Abrams tank to the firing line to test fire its weapons during operations in Kuwait in May 2021. The United States is talking of about sending 30 M1s, and along other country donations there aren't many coming to Ukraine, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 26, 2023
Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories. Photograph by Gawain, courtesy of Flickr
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 26, 2023
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 26, 2023
Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories. Photograph by Gawain, courtesy of Flickr
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 25, 2023
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem announces on Jan. 25, 2023, an interest rate hike of 25 basis points, bringing it to 4.5 per cent from 4.25 per cent. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 25, 2023
FeatureBY ANDREW MEADE | January 25, 2023
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem announces on Jan. 25, 2023, an interest rate hike of 25 basis points, bringing it to 4.5 per cent from 4.25 per cent. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 25, 2023
Government House Leader Mark Holland said 'we can disagree about the substance of a bill and have disagreements on how we’re going to vote, but that shouldn’t get us into extended tactics of obstruction,' which he said the Conservatives used 'for about a good year.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 25, 2023
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 25, 2023
Government House Leader Mark Holland said 'we can disagree about the substance of a bill and have disagreements on how we’re going to vote, but that shouldn’t get us into extended tactics of obstruction,' which he said the Conservatives used 'for about a good year.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY RABIA KHEDR | January 25, 2023
Recent increases to provincial disability support programs has put very little real money into the hands of people with disabilities to pay for their basic needs like hygiene products and over the counter pain medications. Most increases don’t even match inflation, writes Rabia Khedr. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY RABIA KHEDR | January 25, 2023
Opinion | BY RABIA KHEDR | January 25, 2023
Recent increases to provincial disability support programs has put very little real money into the hands of people with disabilities to pay for their basic needs like hygiene products and over the counter pain medications. Most increases don’t even match inflation, writes Rabia Khedr. Image courtesy of Pixabay
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 25, 2023
Vicky Eatrides, who worked for over a decade at the Competition Bureau of Canada, began her five-year term as the chair and CEO of the CRTC on Jan. 5. Photograph courtesy of CRTC
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 25, 2023
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 25, 2023
Vicky Eatrides, who worked for over a decade at the Competition Bureau of Canada, began her five-year term as the chair and CEO of the CRTC on Jan. 5. Photograph courtesy of CRTC
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | January 25, 2023
Asad Wali, whose roles on Parliament Hill included that of director of communications in the office of then-Tory leader Jean Charest, had the skills, talent, and blazing personality to play on the big stage, writes Tim Powers. Photograph courtesy of Daniel Nowlan
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | January 25, 2023
Opinion | BY TIM POWERS | January 25, 2023
Asad Wali, whose roles on Parliament Hill included that of director of communications in the office of then-Tory leader Jean Charest, had the skills, talent, and blazing personality to play on the big stage, writes Tim Powers. Photograph courtesy of Daniel Nowlan
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 25, 2023
Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s thinking about submitting a reference question to the Supreme Court of Canada about the use of the notwithstanding clause. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 25, 2023
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 25, 2023
Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s thinking about submitting a reference question to the Supreme Court of Canada about the use of the notwithstanding clause. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 25, 2023
Ecuadorian Ambassador Carlos Játiva says he wants to see a trade deal completed with Canada as 'soon as possible.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 25, 2023
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 25, 2023
Ecuadorian Ambassador Carlos Játiva says he wants to see a trade deal completed with Canada as 'soon as possible.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | January 25, 2023
This might be an opportunity for Canadians to have a serious conversation about alcohol and its impact on our health, writes Andrew Caddell. Unsplash photograph by Kelsey Chance
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | January 25, 2023
Opinion | BY ANDREW CADDELL | January 25, 2023
This might be an opportunity for Canadians to have a serious conversation about alcohol and its impact on our health, writes Andrew Caddell. Unsplash photograph by Kelsey Chance
Opinion | January 25, 2023
Opinion | January 25, 2023
Opinion | January 25, 2023
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 25, 2023
MPs from across party lines, including Liberal Jenna Sudds, left, Conservative Melissa Lantsman, and New Democrat Alexandre Boulerice have announced political sponsorships of Iranians. The individual sponsored by Boulerice—Dariush Mirshahi—has since been released on parole. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 25, 2023
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 25, 2023
MPs from across party lines, including Liberal Jenna Sudds, left, Conservative Melissa Lantsman, and New Democrat Alexandre Boulerice have announced political sponsorships of Iranians. The individual sponsored by Boulerice—Dariush Mirshahi—has since been released on parole. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | January 25, 2023
Canada is one of the few major jurisdictions that has not moved to end the harm of forced silencing in sexual misconduct settlements, writes Kathleen Finlay. Pexels photograph by Kat Smith
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | January 25, 2023
Opinion | BY KATHLEEN FINLAY | January 25, 2023
Canada is one of the few major jurisdictions that has not moved to end the harm of forced silencing in sexual misconduct settlements, writes Kathleen Finlay. Pexels photograph by Kat Smith
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 24, 2023
The 12 MPs and five Senators assigned to the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament have not gotten together since 2019, for reasons no one can explain. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 24, 2023
News | BY NEIL MOSS | January 24, 2023
The 12 MPs and five Senators assigned to the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament have not gotten together since 2019, for reasons no one can explain. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 24, 2023
Liberal MP Michael Coteau, a former Ontario MPP and cabinet minister, says Premier Doug Ford’s proposed changes to health care in Ontario would create a two-tier health system that would give residents with high income at an advantage. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 24, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 24, 2023
Liberal MP Michael Coteau, a former Ontario MPP and cabinet minister, says Premier Doug Ford’s proposed changes to health care in Ontario would create a two-tier health system that would give residents with high income at an advantage. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 24, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his cabinet retreat in Hamilton today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 24, 2023
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 24, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his cabinet retreat in Hamilton today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY RAFFI SARKISSIAN | January 23, 2023
Demonstrators participate in the Artsakh Freedom Protest on George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey in October 2020. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/ Hrag Vartanian
Opinion | BY RAFFI SARKISSIAN | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY RAFFI SARKISSIAN | January 23, 2023
Demonstrators participate in the Artsakh Freedom Protest on George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey in October 2020. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/ Hrag Vartanian
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 23, 2023
International Trade Minister Mary Ng participates in a press conference in Ottawa on Dec. 2, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 23, 2023
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 23, 2023
International Trade Minister Mary Ng participates in a press conference in Ottawa on Dec. 2, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEFF MORRISON | January 23, 2023
Travellers pass through the arrivals gate at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport on Nov. 28, 2022. Despite the fact that recent delays were caused by extreme weather, which no passenger protection regulations could prevent, it is nonetheless a welcome opportunity to revisit the APPR, writes Jeff Morrison. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEFF MORRISON | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY JEFF MORRISON | January 23, 2023
Travellers pass through the arrivals gate at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport on Nov. 28, 2022. Despite the fact that recent delays were caused by extreme weather, which no passenger protection regulations could prevent, it is nonetheless a welcome opportunity to revisit the APPR, writes Jeff Morrison. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
Wayne Easter, former veteran Liberal cabinet minister and MP, says cabinet ministers should stop taking orders from the Centre, or the PMO. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
Wayne Easter, former veteran Liberal cabinet minister and MP, says cabinet ministers should stop taking orders from the Centre, or the PMO. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | January 23, 2023
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation last week from the top job after six years in office. A new Labour Party leader will be elected by the caucus on Feb. 7. Ardern said she was burned out from the brutal job. Ardern sustained attacks on her character and threats against her life. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY ROSE LEMAY | January 23, 2023
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation last week from the top job after six years in office. A new Labour Party leader will be elected by the caucus on Feb. 7. Ardern said she was burned out from the brutal job. Ardern sustained attacks on her character and threats against her life. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
Conservative MP Candice Bergen, left, is expected to step down from her seat in the coming weeks. To succeed her, Branden Leslie, third from left, a former Hill staffer, has already launched his nomination campaign. Former Conservative MP Lawrence Toet, second from left, and Réjeanne Caron, right, are also considering to run in this contest. The Hill Times file photograph and photographs courtesy of House of Commons, Branden Leslie and twitter.
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 23, 2023
Conservative MP Candice Bergen, left, is expected to step down from her seat in the coming weeks. To succeed her, Branden Leslie, third from left, a former Hill staffer, has already launched his nomination campaign. Former Conservative MP Lawrence Toet, second from left, and Réjeanne Caron, right, are also considering to run in this contest. The Hill Times file photograph and photographs courtesy of House of Commons, Branden Leslie and twitter.
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 KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here on Jan. 12 in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre, is hosting a cabinet retreat in Hamilton, Ont. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | January 23, 2023
News | BY KEVIN PHILIPUPILLAI | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here on Jan. 12 in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre, is hosting a cabinet retreat in Hamilton, Ont. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
Clerk of the Privy Council Janice Charette, left, and former Clerks Michael Wernick and Mel Cappe. Cappe says deputy minister retreats are structured and organized by the Clerk, who relies on a group of officials from the senior personnel secretariat to think about what's needed to be addressed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photographs
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
Clerk of the Privy Council Janice Charette, left, and former Clerks Michael Wernick and Mel Cappe. Cappe says deputy minister retreats are structured and organized by the Clerk, who relies on a group of officials from the senior personnel secretariat to think about what's needed to be addressed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photographs
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | January 23, 2023
In a new policy brief for the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School for Public Policy at the University of Regina, Peter Nicholson has set out a proposal for what would amount to a radical change in how health care is financed in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY DAVID CRANE | January 23, 2023
In a new policy brief for the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School for Public Policy at the University of Regina, Peter Nicholson has set out a proposal for what would amount to a radical change in how health care is financed in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 23, 2023
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien, who turned 89 on Jan. 11, was prime minister from 1993 to 2003. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 23, 2023
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | January 23, 2023
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien, who turned 89 on Jan. 11, was prime minister from 1993 to 2003. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. The Libs will hold national convention in Ottawa in May. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 23, 2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill. The Libs will hold national convention in Ottawa in May. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | January 23, 2023
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured Oct. 18, 2022, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | January 23, 2023
Opinion | January 23, 2023
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured Oct. 18, 2022, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill at a Liberal national caucus meeting on Nov. 30, 2022, will hold a cabinet retreat in Hamilton, Ont., Jan. 23-25, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Hill at a Liberal national caucus meeting on Nov. 30, 2022, will hold a cabinet retreat in Hamilton, Ont., Jan. 23-25, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | January 23, 2023
In Canada, there is a hierarchy of victims, where many conservative politicians and journalists are concerned, and people of colour are at the very bottom of it, writes Sarah Singh of Brampton, Ont. Pexels.com
Opinion | January 23, 2023
Opinion | January 23, 2023
In Canada, there is a hierarchy of victims, where many conservative politicians and journalists are concerned, and people of colour are at the very bottom of it, writes Sarah Singh of Brampton, Ont. Pexels.com
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 22, 2023
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre leaves a scrum on the Hill where he took five questions. Conservative strategist Yaroslav Baran says the chill some journalists feel from Poilievre should not come as a complete shock since 'the tenor of a lot of that criticism' reveals that 'many do not like him.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 22, 2023
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | January 22, 2023
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre leaves a scrum on the Hill where he took five questions. Conservative strategist Yaroslav Baran says the chill some journalists feel from Poilievre should not come as a complete shock since 'the tenor of a lot of that criticism' reveals that 'many do not like him.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 20, 2023
In announcements on Jan. 11 and Jan. 16, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the province was open to a deal on health transfers that would place federal strings on funding, and that Ontario plans to invest more in private health care delivery. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 20, 2023
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | January 20, 2023
In announcements on Jan. 11 and Jan. 16, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the province was open to a deal on health transfers that would place federal strings on funding, and that Ontario plans to invest more in private health care delivery. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 20, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand will get a front-row seat to a debate over supplying tanks to Ukraine at a summit in Germany today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 20, 2023
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | January 20, 2023
Defence Minister Anita Anand will get a front-row seat to a debate over supplying tanks to Ukraine at a summit in Germany today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 19, 2023
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks with media before a Liberal caucus meeting in the West Block on Oct. 26, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 19, 2023
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | January 19, 2023
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks with media before a Liberal caucus meeting in the West Block on Oct. 26, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade