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Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is executive editor at The Hill Times. He writes and edits The Hill Times' daily subscriber newsletter, Politics This Morning, and hosts and produces its weekly podcast, The Hot Room. Mazereeuw has covered politics and policy for The Hill Times and its sister publications since 2012, and has dug deep into legislation, the Senate, international trade, lobbying, politics, and more. Send your news tips to pmazereeuw@hilltimes.com.

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's budget implementation bill will be debated for hours this morning, afternoon, and evening in the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's budget implementation bill will be debated for hours this morning, afternoon, and evening in the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre might have been across the country from one another on Thursday, but they each still managed to muster up some partisanship. Screenshots courtesy of CPAC
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre might have been across the country from one another on Thursday, but they each still managed to muster up some partisanship. Screenshots courtesy of CPAC
Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard will testify before a House committee today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard will testify before a House committee today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
MPs on the House Public Accounts Committee are scheduled to question CBSA president Erin O'Gorman about the ArriveCan scandal again today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
MPs on the House Public Accounts Committee are scheduled to question CBSA president Erin O'Gorman about the ArriveCan scandal again today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has proposed a motion to fast-track the progression of Bill C-64 through the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon has proposed a motion to fast-track the progression of Bill C-64 through the House. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Service of Alliance president Chris Aylward and other civil service union leaders will hold a press conference on Parliament Hill today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Service of Alliance president Chris Aylward and other civil service union leaders will hold a press conference on Parliament Hill today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured addressing the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa in 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured addressing the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa in 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue will release her first report on the impact of foreign interference in the 2019 and 2021 elections today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue will release her first report on the impact of foreign interference in the 2019 and 2021 elections today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada's Ambassador to the U.S., Kirsten Hillman, speaking to U.S. Ambassador David Cohen in Canada last year. Hillman is helping the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to build bridges with U.S. powerbrokers in Washington today. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Canada's Ambassador to the U.S., Kirsten Hillman, speaking to U.S. Ambassador David Cohen in Canada last year. Hillman is helping the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to build bridges with U.S. powerbrokers in Washington today. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
MPs will wrap up their debate on Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's annual budget, and hold a vote on it this evening. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
MPs will wrap up their debate on Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's annual budget, and hold a vote on it this evening. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
At least five different groups are courting MPs on and around Parliament today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
At least five different groups are courting MPs on and around Parliament today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is using two tax credits to reward Honda Canada for building a new electric vehicle factory in Ontario. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is using two tax credits to reward Honda Canada for building a new electric vehicle factory in Ontario. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A handful of ministers will hold public events to talk about budget spending on electric vehicles today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A handful of ministers will hold public events to talk about budget spending on electric vehicles today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 24, 2024
Jane Philpott, the former federal health minister and current dean of health sciences at Queen's University, spoke to The Hill Times about how to fix Canada's ailing family health systems. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 24, 2024
FeatureBY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 24, 2024
Jane Philpott, the former federal health minister and current dean of health sciences at Queen's University, spoke to The Hill Times about how to fix Canada's ailing family health systems. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international agreement on plastic pollution began yesterday and runs until April 29. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international agreement on plastic pollution began yesterday and runs until April 29. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Defence Minister Bill Blair is in Northwest Territories this week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Defence Minister Bill Blair is in Northwest Territories this week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The West Block. Canada's Parliament is looking for a new poet laureate. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The West Block. Canada's Parliament is looking for a new poet laureate. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Christie Freeland will kick off the debate on their budget in the House today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Christie Freeland will kick off the debate on their budget in the House today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The view of the House of Commons Chamber from the bar. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The view of the House of Commons Chamber from the bar. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present her government's annual budget today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present her government's annual budget today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is delivering a speech this morning at the Canada Strong and Free Conference in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is delivering a speech this morning at the Canada Strong and Free Conference in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 11, 2024
NDP MP Don Davies, Independent MP Han Dong, Independent Senator Paul Massicotte, Conservative Senator Victor Oh, and Liberal MP Majid Jowhari met with Chinese officials in Beijing at the end of March. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia; photograph courtesy of Twitter
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 11, 2024
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | April 11, 2024
NDP MP Don Davies, Independent MP Han Dong, Independent Senator Paul Massicotte, Conservative Senator Victor Oh, and Liberal MP Majid Jowhari met with Chinese officials in Beijing at the end of March. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia; photograph courtesy of Twitter
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will deliver a speech to the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will deliver a speech to the Canada Strong and Free Network conference in Ottawa today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission this afternoon in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission this afternoon in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Katie Telford, the prime minister's chief of staff, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Katie Telford, the prime minister's chief of staff, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
Defence Minister Bill Blair will announce the details of an updated defence policy today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Defence Minister Bill Blair will announce the details of an updated defence policy today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has promised billions more for initiatives meant to increase the supply of housing in her forthcoming budget. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has promised billions more for initiatives meant to increase the supply of housing in her forthcoming budget. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Dan Rogers, the deputy chief of foreign signals intelligence at the Communications Security Establishment, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Dan Rogers, the deputy chief of foreign signals intelligence at the Communications Security Establishment, will testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole is expected to testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole is expected to testify before the Foreign Interference Commission today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is aiming to stretch his budget PR as far as possible this spring. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is aiming to stretch his budget PR as far as possible this spring. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will testify virtually before a House committee today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will testify virtually before a House committee today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Parliamentarians are holding meetings in China this week as part of a trip organized by the Canada-China Legislative Association.
Parliamentarians are holding meetings in China this week as part of a trip organized by the Canada-China Legislative Association.
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | March 25, 2024
The ridings represented by Liberal MPs Charles Sousa, top left, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, Salma Zahid, George Chahal, and Shafqat Ali; Conservative MPs Melissa Lantsman, above left, Ed Fast, Glen Motz, Michael Barrett, and Anna Roberts raised the largest amounts of money in their respective parties in 2022. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Stuart Benson, Sam Garcia, and courtesy of Facebook
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | March 25, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | March 25, 2024
The ridings represented by Liberal MPs Charles Sousa, top left, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, Salma Zahid, George Chahal, and Shafqat Ali; Conservative MPs Melissa Lantsman, above left, Ed Fast, Glen Motz, Michael Barrett, and Anna Roberts raised the largest amounts of money in their respective parties in 2022. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Stuart Benson, Sam Garcia, and courtesy of Facebook
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu is sponsoring the bill up for debate in the House today, C-38. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu is sponsoring the bill up for debate in the House today, C-38. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former ethics commissioner Mario Dion will testify about his ruling that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated ethics law amid the SNC-Lavalin scandal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former ethics commissioner Mario Dion will testify about his ruling that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated ethics law amid the SNC-Lavalin scandal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Gary Anandasangaree is one of eight ministers who will appear before parliamentary committees today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Gary Anandasangaree is one of eight ministers who will appear before parliamentary committees today. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade