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News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin's, right, sabre rattling on nuclear threats has brought little focus on nuclear disarmament from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, say experts. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin's, right, sabre rattling on nuclear threats has brought little focus on nuclear disarmament from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, say experts. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy on Nov. 27, which includes a pledge to bolster diplomatic capacity in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 30, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy on Nov. 27, which includes a pledge to bolster diplomatic capacity in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 28, 2022
On Nov. 27, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced the long-anticipated five-year strategy, which touched on five strategic objectives, including peace and security, trade and investment, and Canada being and 'active and engaged partner' in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 28, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 28, 2022
On Nov. 27, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced the long-anticipated five-year strategy, which touched on five strategic objectives, including peace and security, trade and investment, and Canada being and 'active and engaged partner' in the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 23, 2022
Liberal MP Sameer Zuberi, left, and Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe attended the International Uyghur Forum on Nov. 9-10 in Brussels. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 23, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 23, 2022
Liberal MP Sameer Zuberi, left, and Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe attended the International Uyghur Forum on Nov. 9-10 in Brussels. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
With a divided Congress expected, Canada will have to build links across party lines to defend its interests in Washington and around the United States, say experts. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
With a divided Congress expected, Canada will have to build links across party lines to defend its interests in Washington and around the United States, say experts. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan appeared before the Senate Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committee on Nov. 3 for its study on Canada's foreign service. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 16, 2022
International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan appeared before the Senate Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committee on Nov. 3 for its study on Canada's foreign service. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 9, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre still has to build his brand in Newfoundland and Labrador, says political scientist Alex Marland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 9, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 9, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre still has to build his brand in Newfoundland and Labrador, says political scientist Alex Marland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 8, 2022
Liberal MP David McGuinty has chaired the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians since its creation in 2017. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 8, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 8, 2022
Liberal MP David McGuinty has chaired the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians since its creation in 2017. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 2, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, have a new partner with whom to conclude a free trade pact now that new U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has come to power. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 2, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 2, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, have a new partner with whom to conclude a free trade pact now that new U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has come to power. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 1, 2022
The House Defence Committee agreed to invite Defence Minister Anita Anand to appear in camera to discuss NORAD modernization. The invitation has yet to be received, according to the minister's office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 1, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 1, 2022
The House Defence Committee agreed to invite Defence Minister Anita Anand to appear in camera to discuss NORAD modernization. The invitation has yet to be received, according to the minister's office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
In a speech at the Brookings Institution earlier this month, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland trumpeted a new vision of the world with greater engagement between allies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
In a speech at the Brookings Institution earlier this month, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland trumpeted a new vision of the world with greater engagement between allies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
Liberal MP Emmanuel Dubourg, right, says he has been in contact with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, left, regarding the situation in Haiti. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 26, 2022
Liberal MP Emmanuel Dubourg, right, says he has been in contact with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, left, regarding the situation in Haiti. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
A CF-18 Hornet aircraft at Thule Air Base in Greenland in March 2021. With added questions over Arctic security, there are also questions about what role Canada will play in European Arctic security, especially as Finland and Sweden look to join NATO. Photograph courtesy of Canadian Armed Forces/Master Corporal Gary Calvé
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
A CF-18 Hornet aircraft at Thule Air Base in Greenland in March 2021. With added questions over Arctic security, there are also questions about what role Canada will play in European Arctic security, especially as Finland and Sweden look to join NATO. Photograph courtesy of Canadian Armed Forces/Master Corporal Gary Calvé
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
RCMP officers gather outside the Turkish Embassy in 2018 amid a protest during the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
RCMP officers gather outside the Turkish Embassy in 2018 amid a protest during the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
Tsuruga, Japan, Mayor Takanobu Fuchikami was in Ottawa sharing the story of his port city's contribution to the rescue of thousands of Jewish people during the Holocaust. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 19, 2022
Tsuruga, Japan, Mayor Takanobu Fuchikami was in Ottawa sharing the story of his port city's contribution to the rescue of thousands of Jewish people during the Holocaust. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
Mexico's Tourism Minister Miguel Torruco Marqués was in Ottawa last week to meet with Canadian counterpart Randy Boissonnault and Global Affairs officials. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
Mexico's Tourism Minister Miguel Torruco Marqués was in Ottawa last week to meet with Canadian counterpart Randy Boissonnault and Global Affairs officials. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
For Ambassador Michel Miraillet, pictured in his office at the French Embassy on Oct. 6, this posting is his third time as an ambassador, following assignments in the United Arab Emirates and Brazil. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | October 12, 2022
For Ambassador Michel Miraillet, pictured in his office at the French Embassy on Oct. 6, this posting is his third time as an ambassador, following assignments in the United Arab Emirates and Brazil. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 11, 2022
Local Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi and a community group are fighting to protect Lazy Bay Commons from becoming a diplomatic precinct. The Hill Times photograph by Neil Moss
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 11, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 11, 2022
Local Liberal MP Yasir Naqvi and a community group are fighting to protect Lazy Bay Commons from becoming a diplomatic precinct. The Hill Times photograph by Neil Moss
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
Of the more than 1,000 cabinet orders that have been adopted so far in 2022, the Privy Council Office has kept 26 of them secret. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
Of the more than 1,000 cabinet orders that have been adopted so far in 2022, the Privy Council Office has kept 26 of them secret. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, left, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino voted in support of listing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity in 2018, but have been silent on why a listing has not taken place. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | October 5, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, left, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino voted in support of listing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity in 2018, but have been silent on why a listing has not taken place. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
NDP MP Heather McPherson, pictured speaking with Liberal MP Robert Oliphant on Sept. 26, has been calling on the government to be more transparent about its sanctions on Russia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
NDP MP Heather McPherson, pictured speaking with Liberal MP Robert Oliphant on Sept. 26, has been calling on the government to be more transparent about its sanctions on Russia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
Cuban Ambassador Héctor Igarza Cabrera has previously served as Havana's top diplomat in France, Congo, and Liberia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
Cuban Ambassador Héctor Igarza Cabrera has previously served as Havana's top diplomat in France, Congo, and Liberia. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar says it would be 'much better' for the government to introduce a bill to amend its anti-terrorism laws instead of a Senate or private member's bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 28, 2022
Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar says it would be 'much better' for the government to introduce a bill to amend its anti-terrorism laws instead of a Senate or private member's bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre had little to say about foreign policy during his seven-month party leadership campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre had little to say about foreign policy during his seven-month party leadership campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng has frequently proclaimed that trade talks with the U.K. will not yield increased access to Canada's supply-managed dairy sector. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 21, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng has frequently proclaimed that trade talks with the U.K. will not yield increased access to Canada's supply-managed dairy sector. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 14, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced a review of Canada's foreign service in May. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 14, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 14, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced a review of Canada's foreign service in May. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre left out some of his more charged political taglines in his victory speech on Sept. 10 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, but that doesn't mean the core message has shifted, say observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre left out some of his more charged political taglines in his victory speech on Sept. 10 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, but that doesn't mean the core message has shifted, say observers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 11, 2022
Veteran Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, pictured on Sept. 10, 2022, with his wife Anaida Poilievre, shortly after winning the party's leadership on the first ballot with 68.15 per cent of the points. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 11, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS, STUART BENSON | September 11, 2022
Veteran Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, pictured on Sept. 10, 2022, with his wife Anaida Poilievre, shortly after winning the party's leadership on the first ballot with 68.15 per cent of the points. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
Pakistani High Commissioner Zaheer Janjua says the 'floods of biblical proportions' show the 'clear and present danger' of climate change. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
Pakistani High Commissioner Zaheer Janjua says the 'floods of biblical proportions' show the 'clear and present danger' of climate change. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
MPs across the ideological spectrum, including Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, far left, Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, Liberal MP Sameer Zuberi, second from right, and NDP MP Heather McPherson, are hoping a UN report on China’s persecution of Uyghurs leads to an increased response to the situation from Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, centre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 7, 2022
MPs across the ideological spectrum, including Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, far left, Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, Liberal MP Sameer Zuberi, second from right, and NDP MP Heather McPherson, are hoping a UN report on China’s persecution of Uyghurs leads to an increased response to the situation from Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, centre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 6, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng launched a Chapter 10 dispute under CUSMA on Aug. 29 against the U.S.'s countervailing tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 6, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | September 6, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng launched a Chapter 10 dispute under CUSMA on Aug. 29 against the U.S.'s countervailing tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
Defence Minister Anita Anand has announced expansions and extensions of Canadian military deployments in response to Russia's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, but they have come with little parliamentary consultation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
Defence Minister Anita Anand has announced expansions and extensions of Canadian military deployments in response to Russia's Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, but they have come with little parliamentary consultation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, right, and Swedish Ambassador Urban Ahlin pose in front of a group of fans donning his jersey at the Swedish ambassador's residence on Aug. 25. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 31, 2022
Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson, right, and Swedish Ambassador Urban Ahlin pose in front of a group of fans donning his jersey at the Swedish ambassador's residence on Aug. 25. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Taiwanese representative Winston Wen-yi Chen is departing Canada after his third posting in the country. He has led the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ottawa since 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Taiwanese representative Winston Wen-yi Chen is departing Canada after his third posting in the country. He has led the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Ottawa since 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, appointed Anita Neville as Manitoba's new lieutenant-governor on Aug. 15. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photograph
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, appointed Anita Neville as Manitoba's new lieutenant-governor on Aug. 15. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photograph
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly has announced more than a dozen new heads of mission in the last month, but none have included the long-vacant post in China. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 24, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly has announced more than a dozen new heads of mission in the last month, but none have included the long-vacant post in China. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
Liberal MP Judy Sgro, chair of the Canada-Taiwan Friendship Group, says a visit of Canadian Parliamentarians to Taiwan is in the works. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
Liberal MP Judy Sgro, chair of the Canada-Taiwan Friendship Group, says a visit of Canadian Parliamentarians to Taiwan is in the works. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng is expected to speak with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal next week ahead of the fourth round of trade negotiations, which are scheduled for next month in India. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 17, 2022
International Trade Minister Mary Ng is expected to speak with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal next week ahead of the fourth round of trade negotiations, which are scheduled for next month in India. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
Chinese Ambassador Cong Peiwu says it is up to the United States to de-escalate tensions after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
Chinese Ambassador Cong Peiwu says it is up to the United States to de-escalate tensions after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
High Commissioner Khalilur Rahman says Justice Minister David Lametti, left, and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, right, should be meeting with their Bangladeshi counterparts about the Nur Chowdhury extradition case. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 10, 2022
High Commissioner Khalilur Rahman says Justice Minister David Lametti, left, and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, right, should be meeting with their Bangladeshi counterparts about the Nur Chowdhury extradition case. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022
A spokesperson for Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured, says IRCC processed 'over 93 per cent' of applications it received prior to the start of the AIDS conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022
A spokesperson for Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, pictured, says IRCC processed 'over 93 per cent' of applications it received prior to the start of the AIDS conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced in June that she intends to appoint a special envoy for Myanmar and the Rohingya. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022
News | BY NEIL MOSS | August 3, 2022