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Pierre Cyr

Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 29, 2021
The count of special ballots from national, international, Canadian Forces, and incarcerated electors on Sept. 20, 2021, at the Elections Canada Distribution Centre in Ottawa. The average voter turnout for the past eight federal elections (including this one) dating back to 2000 is just over 62 per cent—that puts 2021 voter turnout right on par with the average, writes Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 29, 2021
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 29, 2021
The count of special ballots from national, international, Canadian Forces, and incarcerated electors on Sept. 20, 2021, at the Elections Canada Distribution Centre in Ottawa. The average voter turnout for the past eight federal elections (including this one) dating back to 2000 is just over 62 per cent—that puts 2021 voter turnout right on par with the average, writes Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 13, 2021
Justin Trudeau's, left, Liberals and Erin O'Toole's Conservative have the strongest organizations overall, but both continue to have significant regional gaps, writes Pierre Cyr. Jagmeet Singh's NDP has resorted to TikTok and food trucks to create buzz and distract Canadians from an obvious truth—many of their ground campaigns are but a name on a ballot. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 13, 2021
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 13, 2021
Justin Trudeau's, left, Liberals and Erin O'Toole's Conservative have the strongest organizations overall, but both continue to have significant regional gaps, writes Pierre Cyr. Jagmeet Singh's NDP has resorted to TikTok and food trucks to create buzz and distract Canadians from an obvious truth—many of their ground campaigns are but a name on a ballot. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 6, 2021
From left: Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and NDP Jagmeet Singh. The approaches and themes to these three party platforms are important to understand, particularly in the tight two-way race between the Liberals and Tories that we are seeing today, writes Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 6, 2021
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 6, 2021
From left: Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and NDP Jagmeet Singh. The approaches and themes to these three party platforms are important to understand, particularly in the tight two-way race between the Liberals and Tories that we are seeing today, writes Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 22, 2021
Given the current standing of the Liberal Party in the polls, the political cannibalism occurring in other parties, and most importantly our pandemic reality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may be tempted to request a shorter writ period this time around. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 22, 2021
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 22, 2021
Given the current standing of the Liberal Party in the polls, the political cannibalism occurring in other parties, and most importantly our pandemic reality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may be tempted to request a shorter writ period this time around. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | May 12, 2021
Immunodeficient patients are more vulnerable, even in non-pandemic times, and it’s a no-brainer to prioritize them for vaccines, writes Pierre Cyr, pulling from his experience with a rare neuromuscular disorder and working in federal and provincial public health policy. Pexels photograph by Gustavo Fring
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | May 12, 2021
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | May 12, 2021
Immunodeficient patients are more vulnerable, even in non-pandemic times, and it’s a no-brainer to prioritize them for vaccines, writes Pierre Cyr, pulling from his experience with a rare neuromuscular disorder and working in federal and provincial public health policy. Pexels photograph by Gustavo Fring
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 30, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presides over a minority Parliament. His government has done its steady best to try and make a minority Parliament function during the pandemic, says Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 30, 2020
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | September 30, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presides over a minority Parliament. His government has done its steady best to try and make a minority Parliament function during the pandemic, says Pierre Cyr. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | August 19, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of international students still do not know if they can come to Canada in a couple of weeks to start their studies.  Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | August 19, 2020
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | August 19, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of international students still do not know if they can come to Canada in a couple of weeks to start their studies.  Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | June 4, 2020
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured in the West Block Chamber on May 13 for a special COVID-19 committee meeting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | June 4, 2020
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | June 4, 2020
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured in the West Block Chamber on May 13 for a special COVID-19 committee meeting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 15, 2019
Prime minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on June 17, 2019, in Ottawa with his director of communications Kate Purchase and chief of staff Katie Telford. Pierre Cyr says the late Ted Sorensen, principal secretary and confidant to former U.S. president John F. Kennedy, had some of the best advice for success in politics: never forget your privileged role, treat the office that you represent with seriousness, but for god’s sake do not forget where you come from, and have some humour. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 15, 2019
Opinion | BY PIERRE CYR | July 15, 2019
Prime minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on June 17, 2019, in Ottawa with his director of communications Kate Purchase and chief of staff Katie Telford. Pierre Cyr says the late Ted Sorensen, principal secretary and confidant to former U.S. president John F. Kennedy, had some of the best advice for success in politics: never forget your privileged role, treat the office that you represent with seriousness, but for god’s sake do not forget where you come from, and have some humour. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade