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Steven Chaplin

Steven Chaplin is a former senior legal counsel in the Office of the House Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel.

Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 29, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters are pictured through the O’Connor gates to Parliament Hill on Feb. 2, 2022. It is somewhat perplexing that Parliamentarians are being forced to examine what were clearly policing failures through a parliamentary security lens, writes Steven Chaplin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 29, 2022
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 29, 2022
Freedom Convoy supporters are pictured through the O’Connor gates to Parliament Hill on Feb. 2, 2022. It is somewhat perplexing that Parliamentarians are being forced to examine what were clearly policing failures through a parliamentary security lens, writes Steven Chaplin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 23, 2021
Iain Stewart, president of the Public Health Agency of Canada, pictured on June 21, 2021, before the House of Commons where he was publicly chastised by House Speaker Anthony Rota for failing to release documents related to the firing of two scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. Screen capture image: courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 23, 2021
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | June 23, 2021
Iain Stewart, president of the Public Health Agency of Canada, pictured on June 21, 2021, before the House of Commons where he was publicly chastised by House Speaker Anthony Rota for failing to release documents related to the firing of two scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. Screen capture image: courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | March 24, 2021
Craig Kielburger, centre, and Marc Kielburger, right, the founders of WE Charity, and their legal counsel William McDowell, left, pictured speaking remotely before the House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee on March 15, 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | March 24, 2021
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | March 24, 2021
Craig Kielburger, centre, and Marc Kielburger, right, the founders of WE Charity, and their legal counsel William McDowell, left, pictured speaking remotely before the House Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee on March 15, 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | November 23, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Nov. 6, 2020, on the Hill. It should also not be forgotten that at any time the opposition can bring a motion of non-confidence in the government, whether the government wants it or not, writes Steven Chaplin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | November 23, 2020
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | November 23, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Nov. 6, 2020, on the Hill. It should also not be forgotten that at any time the opposition can bring a motion of non-confidence in the government, whether the government wants it or not, writes Steven Chaplin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | April 20, 2020
The House of Commons Speaker's Parade, pictured on April 11, 20202, opening up the emergency House sitting to pass the government's $73-billion wage subsidy bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | April 20, 2020
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | April 20, 2020
The House of Commons Speaker's Parade, pictured on April 11, 20202, opening up the emergency House sitting to pass the government's $73-billion wage subsidy bill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | July 23, 2018
Every employee is entitled to fair and equitable terms of employment that provide a harassment-free workplace with terms and conditions of employment that also provides them with dignity and respect both as employees and as individuals. Establishing such employment relationships at the House of Commons has unique challenges that require careful balancing that takes into account a number of factors that make the mere application of employment regimes for most employment relationships difficult, if not impossible, writes Steve Chaplin. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | July 23, 2018
Opinion | BY STEVEN CHAPLIN | July 23, 2018
Every employee is entitled to fair and equitable terms of employment that provide a harassment-free workplace with terms and conditions of employment that also provides them with dignity and respect both as employees and as individuals. Establishing such employment relationships at the House of Commons has unique challenges that require careful balancing that takes into account a number of factors that make the mere application of employment regimes for most employment relationships difficult, if not impossible, writes Steve Chaplin. The Hill Times file photograph