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Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Justice Paul Rouleau looks on as Brendan Miller, counsel representing Freedom Corp., questions a witness at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 22, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 28, 2022
Justice Paul Rouleau looks on as Brendan Miller, counsel representing Freedom Corp., questions a witness at the Public Emergency Order Commission on Nov. 22, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 21, 2022
Frosty exchange: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was confronted by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Nov. 15 in Bali, Indonesia, at the G20 Summit. Screen capture image courtesy of CBCNN
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 21, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 21, 2022
Frosty exchange: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was confronted by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Nov. 15 in Bali, Indonesia, at the G20 Summit. Screen capture image courtesy of CBCNN
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured in the Commons foyer on Sept. 13, 2022, the last time he talked to the Hill media. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 14, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 14, 2022
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured in the Commons foyer on Sept. 13, 2022, the last time he talked to the Hill media. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 7, 2022
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser, pictured recently on the Hill, said last week, 'Look, folks, it’s simple to me. Canada needs more people.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 7, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | November 7, 2022
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser, pictured recently on the Hill, said last week, 'Look, folks, it’s simple to me. Canada needs more people.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 31, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 31, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 31, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 24, 2022
British Prime Minister Liz Truss, pictured, tendered her resignation after pressure from her Conservative caucus, and now the Brits are facing a fifth Conservative leadership in six years. In British Columbia’s case, current Premier John Horgan has enjoyed longevity of leadership, but the B.C. NDP caucus have all but coronated the next leader. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 24, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 24, 2022
British Prime Minister Liz Truss, pictured, tendered her resignation after pressure from her Conservative caucus, and now the Brits are facing a fifth Conservative leadership in six years. In British Columbia’s case, current Premier John Horgan has enjoyed longevity of leadership, but the B.C. NDP caucus have all but coronated the next leader. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 17, 2022
New Alberta Premier Danielle Smith may be able to harness the power of conservatism in Alberta to win, but given the missteps of her first few days in office, that seems unlikely, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 17, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 17, 2022
New Alberta Premier Danielle Smith may be able to harness the power of conservatism in Alberta to win, but given the missteps of her first few days in office, that seems unlikely, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times file photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 10, 2022
Scott Smith, president of Hockey Canada, pictured on July 27, 2022, speaking with reporters after appearing before the House Canadian Heritage Committee to answer questions about the investigation of sexual misconduct scandal plaguing Hockey Canada. The Hill Times Photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 10, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | October 10, 2022
Scott Smith, president of Hockey Canada, pictured on July 27, 2022, speaking with reporters after appearing before the House Canadian Heritage Committee to answer questions about the investigation of sexual misconduct scandal plaguing Hockey Canada. The Hill Times Photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 26, 2022
Charles and Camilla, pictured in Ottawa on May 18, 2022, touring the ByWard Market on their royal visit. King Charles III will no longer be involved in the kind of public policy pronouncements that characterized his work as a prince. But his foresight, vision, and capacity to care for those least able to care for themselves is a good sign of the kind of reign he might have, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 26, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 26, 2022
Charles and Camilla, pictured in Ottawa on May 18, 2022, touring the ByWard Market on their royal visit. King Charles III will no longer be involved in the kind of public policy pronouncements that characterized his work as a prince. But his foresight, vision, and capacity to care for those least able to care for themselves is a good sign of the kind of reign he might have, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 19, 2022
Eric Duncan, Luc Berthold, Pierre Paul-Hus, Andrew Scheer, Melissa Landsman, Pierre Poilievre, Tim Uppal, Kerri-Lynne Findlay, Chris Warkentin, and Jake Stewart, pictured outside the West Block on the Hill. Image courtesy of Pierre Poilievre's Twitter
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 19, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 19, 2022
Eric Duncan, Luc Berthold, Pierre Paul-Hus, Andrew Scheer, Melissa Landsman, Pierre Poilievre, Tim Uppal, Kerri-Lynne Findlay, Chris Warkentin, and Jake Stewart, pictured outside the West Block on the Hill. Image courtesy of Pierre Poilievre's Twitter
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 12, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa on Aug. 31, 2022, has carved out a tremendous personal legacy in the areas of Indigenous reconciliation and the battle to lift kids out of poverty. Unfortunately, people don’t vote for what happened yesterday. They vote on what will happen tomorrow. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 12, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 12, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa on Aug. 31, 2022, has carved out a tremendous personal legacy in the areas of Indigenous reconciliation and the battle to lift kids out of poverty. Unfortunately, people don’t vote for what happened yesterday. They vote on what will happen tomorrow. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 5, 2022
It may be a little rich for politicians who specialize in division to disavow the traitorous and misogynistic claims of an Albertan couple attacking Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 5, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | September 5, 2022
It may be a little rich for politicians who specialize in division to disavow the traitorous and misogynistic claims of an Albertan couple attacking Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 29, 2022
Michael Chong's last effort to give Parliamentarians more power resulted in the ouster of his former leader, Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 29, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 29, 2022
Michael Chong's last effort to give Parliamentarians more power resulted in the ouster of his former leader, Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 22, 2022
Members of the parliamentary press gallery. In light of the treatment of women journalists, perhaps media needs an Equal Voice, suggests columnist Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 22, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 22, 2022
Members of the parliamentary press gallery. In light of the treatment of women journalists, perhaps media needs an Equal Voice, suggests columnist Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 15, 2022
Doug Ford, pictured, has promised to review all options in tackling health-care problems. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 15, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 15, 2022
Doug Ford, pictured, has promised to review all options in tackling health-care problems. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 8, 2022
Jean Charest, pictured on May 5, 2022, at the Conservative party of Canada’s first leadership debate, held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa. Charest stands the best chance of all Tory candidates of defeating the current government. He is seen as capable, moderate, and appeals to those in the centre who have kept the Tories out of power for years, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 8, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 8, 2022
Jean Charest, pictured on May 5, 2022, at the Conservative party of Canada’s first leadership debate, held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa. Charest stands the best chance of all Tory candidates of defeating the current government. He is seen as capable, moderate, and appeals to those in the centre who have kept the Tories out of power for years, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 1, 2022
First Nations people, pictured July 25, 2022, reacting to Pope Francis' official apology at the former site of the Ermineskin Residential School in Maskwacîs, Alta. The Pope visited Canada and officially apologized to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit for the Catholic Church's role in running the residential schools in Canada for more than 100 years. Photograph courtesy of Prime Minister's Office/Adam Scotti
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 1, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | August 1, 2022
First Nations people, pictured July 25, 2022, reacting to Pope Francis' official apology at the former site of the Ermineskin Residential School in Maskwacîs, Alta. The Pope visited Canada and officially apologized to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit for the Catholic Church's role in running the residential schools in Canada for more than 100 years. Photograph courtesy of Prime Minister's Office/Adam Scotti
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 25, 2022
Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, left, is making the sovereignty issue a centrepiece of her campaign. According to a Léger poll published last week, Smith is running a few points behind Brian Jean, centre, former Wildrose Party leader who was behind the ousting of Kenney. Rob Anderson is leading the Free Alberta Strategy. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright and photograph courtesy of Rob Anderson
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 25, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 25, 2022
Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, left, is making the sovereignty issue a centrepiece of her campaign. According to a Léger poll published last week, Smith is running a few points behind Brian Jean, centre, former Wildrose Party leader who was behind the ousting of Kenney. Rob Anderson is leading the Free Alberta Strategy. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright and photograph courtesy of Rob Anderson
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 18, 2022
Federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge, pictured May 11, 2022, ordered a forensic audit into Hockey Canada last month after it was revealed the organization settled a lawsuit with a woman claiming sexual assault by eight members of the 2018 world junior hockey team. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 18, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 18, 2022
Federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge, pictured May 11, 2022, ordered a forensic audit into Hockey Canada last month after it was revealed the organization settled a lawsuit with a woman claiming sexual assault by eight members of the 2018 world junior hockey team. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 11, 2022
One can only assume that the cleavage between the former Progressive Conservatives and Reformers will only grow as a result of last week’s bizarre firing of Conservative Party leadership candidate Patrick Brown, writes Sheila Copps. Screenshot courtesy of CBC News
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 11, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 11, 2022
One can only assume that the cleavage between the former Progressive Conservatives and Reformers will only grow as a result of last week’s bizarre firing of Conservative Party leadership candidate Patrick Brown, writes Sheila Copps. Screenshot courtesy of CBC News
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 4, 2022
Freedom Convoy leader Tamara Lich, pictured Jan. 30, 2022, on Wellington Street. Lich was released from prison in March after she agreed to bail conditions which prevented her from inciting another illegal occupation. But her lawyer confirmed she was arrested two weeks ago in Medicine Hat, Alta., for allegedly violating bail conditions. Meanwhile, political parties battle to share the spotlight with Lich, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 4, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | July 4, 2022
Freedom Convoy leader Tamara Lich, pictured Jan. 30, 2022, on Wellington Street. Lich was released from prison in March after she agreed to bail conditions which prevented her from inciting another illegal occupation. But her lawyer confirmed she was arrested two weeks ago in Medicine Hat, Alta., for allegedly violating bail conditions. Meanwhile, political parties battle to share the spotlight with Lich, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 27, 2022
Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre, pictured May 5, 2022, at the Conservative Party leaders' debate held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 27, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 27, 2022
Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre, pictured May 5, 2022, at the Conservative Party leaders' debate held at the Canada Strong and Free Network’s conference in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 20, 2022
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, who represents Calgary-Nose Hill, Alta., pictured Sept. 30, 2020, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 20, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 20, 2022
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, who represents Calgary-Nose Hill, Alta., pictured Sept. 30, 2020, on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 13, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, pictured May 16, 2022, on the Hill, has been working double overtime, trying to ensure that security and airport screening hires are made and trained quickly. He announced the hiring of 865 more screening employees, who must go through training before they are fully operational. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 13, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 13, 2022
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, pictured May 16, 2022, on the Hill, has been working double overtime, trying to ensure that security and airport screening hires are made and trained quickly. He announced the hiring of 865 more screening employees, who must go through training before they are fully operational. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 6, 2022
Queen Elizabeth, pictured Nov. 12, 2015. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee should be a time of celebration. After 70 years as monarch, Queen Elizabeth is much admired and beloved, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 6, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | June 6, 2022
Queen Elizabeth, pictured Nov. 12, 2015. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee should be a time of celebration. After 70 years as monarch, Queen Elizabeth is much admired and beloved, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 30, 2022
Conservative leadership candidates pictured from top left and clockwise: Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest, Patrick Brown, Scott Aitchison, Roman Baber, and Leslyn Lewis. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and handouts
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 30, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 30, 2022
Conservative leadership candidates pictured from top left and clockwise: Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest, Patrick Brown, Scott Aitchison, Roman Baber, and Leslyn Lewis. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and handouts
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 23, 2022
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, pictured May 5, 2022, in Ottawa at the Canada Strong and Free Network's conference, eked out a bare majority in a party vote on his leadership, only to be forced out by advisers’ pressure last week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 23, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 23, 2022
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, pictured May 5, 2022, in Ottawa at the Canada Strong and Free Network's conference, eked out a bare majority in a party vote on his leadership, only to be forced out by advisers’ pressure last week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 16, 2022
According to TVO's Steve Paikin, Doug Ford, pictured on Parliament Hill in 2019, will be the first premier in 50 years not to do an interview with him. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 16, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 16, 2022
According to TVO's Steve Paikin, Doug Ford, pictured on Parliament Hill in 2019, will be the first premier in 50 years not to do an interview with him. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 9, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on March 22, 2022, on the Hill. The prime minister said that the government is looking at a regulatory amendment to the Canada Health Act to guarantee a woman’s universal right to reproductive choice. No time limit has been put on the move but one thing is certain: the amendment will force the Conservative Party to take a solid position on the issue once and for all, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 9, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 9, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on March 22, 2022, on the Hill. The prime minister said that the government is looking at a regulatory amendment to the Canada Health Act to guarantee a woman’s universal right to reproductive choice. No time limit has been put on the move but one thing is certain: the amendment will force the Conservative Party to take a solid position on the issue once and for all, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 2, 2022
Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan and Tourism Minister Randy Boissonnault and Liberal MP Rob Oliphant were among those commenting on the federal government's decision last week. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 2, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | May 2, 2022
Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan and Tourism Minister Randy Boissonnault and Liberal MP Rob Oliphant were among those commenting on the federal government's decision last week. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 25, 2022
Dynamic duo: Monique Bégin and Judy Erola, pictured on April 17, 2019, a party to celebrate the patriation of the Constitution, held in the new Senate Building. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 25, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 25, 2022
Dynamic duo: Monique Bégin and Judy Erola, pictured on April 17, 2019, a party to celebrate the patriation of the Constitution, held in the new Senate Building. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 11, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured April 6, 2022, after buying her budget-day shoes at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 11, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 11, 2022
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured April 6, 2022, after buying her budget-day shoes at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 4, 2022
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller, pictured on the Hill Jan. 4, 2022. For the first time in the history of Canada, it feels as though we have a real chance at reconciliation, writes Sheila Copps, a former Jean Chrétien-era cabinet minister. The Hill Times photgraph by Andew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 4, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 4, 2022
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller, pictured on the Hill Jan. 4, 2022. For the first time in the history of Canada, it feels as though we have a real chance at reconciliation, writes Sheila Copps, a former Jean Chrétien-era cabinet minister. The Hill Times photgraph by Andew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 28, 2022
New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured on Nov. 14, 2019, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa at his West Block office. In a minority, there is always an open question about when the government might fall, but this has been replaced by a road map of aggressive social programs that will dominate public discourse, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 28, 2022
New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured on Nov. 14, 2019, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa at his West Block office. In a minority, there is always an open question about when the government might fall, but this has been replaced by a road map of aggressive social programs that will dominate public discourse, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 21, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be into a provincial election in less than two months, smack in the middle of a national Conservative leadership race. Federal and provincial parties are separate, but the voting public sees them all as a single, homogenous mass, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 21, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 21, 2022
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be into a provincial election in less than two months, smack in the middle of a national Conservative leadership race. Federal and provincial parties are separate, but the voting public sees them all as a single, homogenous mass, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 14, 2022
Stephen Harper, left, and Jean Charest pictured together in 2009. The Conservative party's leadership race is a fight for its future, with True Blue Tories and Red Tories in opposing camps. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 14, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 14, 2022
Stephen Harper, left, and Jean Charest pictured together in 2009. The Conservative party's leadership race is a fight for its future, with True Blue Tories and Red Tories in opposing camps. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 7, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden, picture Jan. 18, 2020, is a political survivor. But that comes with its own challenges. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 7, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | March 7, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden, picture Jan. 18, 2020, is a political survivor. But that comes with its own challenges. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 28, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, who is Ukrainian-Canadian, speaks during a press conference at the Sir John A. Macdonald building on Feb. 24, 2022, to react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands behind her. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 28, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, left, who is Ukrainian-Canadian, speaks during a press conference at the Sir John A. Macdonald building on Feb. 24, 2022, to react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands behind her. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 21, 2022
Police arrest a man on Wellington Street on Feb. 17, 2022, during the Freedom convoy’s occupation of downtown Ottawa enters the third week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 21, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 21, 2022
Police arrest a man on Wellington Street on Feb. 17, 2022, during the Freedom convoy’s occupation of downtown Ottawa enters the third week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 14, 2022
A truck parked on Metcalfe Street in Ottawa. COVID is something we all have to learn to live with. Those who have protected ourselves by multiple vaccinations have already experienced newfound freedoms. The unvaccinated are pretty much prisoners of their own personal bad choices. But they don’t see it that way, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 14, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 14, 2022
A truck parked on Metcalfe Street in Ottawa. COVID is something we all have to learn to live with. Those who have protected ourselves by multiple vaccinations have already experienced newfound freedoms. The unvaccinated are pretty much prisoners of their own personal bad choices. But they don’t see it that way, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 7, 2022
Erin O'Toole may have left the helm of the Conservative Party of Canada with a roadmap to victory in his farewell speech: listen to the other side, and embrace diversity. Will they heed his message? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 7, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 7, 2022
Erin O'Toole may have left the helm of the Conservative Party of Canada with a roadmap to victory in his farewell speech: listen to the other side, and embrace diversity. Will they heed his message? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 31, 2022
Conservatives have thrown their support behind the anti-vaxx truckers including former leader Andrew Scheer, deputy leader Candice Bergen, leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis, and outspoken critics Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handout
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 31, 2022
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | January 31, 2022