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News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 28, 2021
The Liberals and the Conservatives saw the most defeated incumbents this election. Conservative incumbents Kerry Diotte, top left, Alice Wong, Nelly Shin, Bob Saroya, and Leona Alleslev, and Liberal incumbents Lenore Zann, above left, Brenda Shanahan, and Bernadette Jordan. Photographs courtesy of Twitter, Facebook
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 28, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 28, 2021
The Liberals and the Conservatives saw the most defeated incumbents this election. Conservative incumbents Kerry Diotte, top left, Alice Wong, Nelly Shin, Bob Saroya, and Leona Alleslev, and Liberal incumbents Lenore Zann, above left, Brenda Shanahan, and Bernadette Jordan. Photographs courtesy of Twitter, Facebook
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 20, 2021
Elizabeth Gray-Smith and Jim Armour are organizing this year's virtual Politics and the Pen fundraiser for the Writers' Trust of Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 20, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 20, 2021
Elizabeth Gray-Smith and Jim Armour are organizing this year's virtual Politics and the Pen fundraiser for the Writers' Trust of Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 16, 2021
Canada needs ‘to have a little less overheated rhetoric about the state of our democracy or the state of the law and more precision and focus about what specifically needs to be changed,’ says Michael Wernick, the former clerk of the Privy Council, who gave his thoughts on reforming the access-to-information system during a Sept. 14 debate. The Hill Times file photo
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 16, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 16, 2021
Canada needs ‘to have a little less overheated rhetoric about the state of our democracy or the state of the law and more precision and focus about what specifically needs to be changed,’ says Michael Wernick, the former clerk of the Privy Council, who gave his thoughts on reforming the access-to-information system during a Sept. 14 debate. The Hill Times file photo
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 13, 2021
Green Party candidate Angela Keller-Herzog, left, Liberal Yasir Naqvi, and New Democrat Angella MacEwen are among those looking to succeed Liberal cabinet minister Catherine McKenna in Ottawa Centre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 13, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 13, 2021
Green Party candidate Angela Keller-Herzog, left, Liberal Yasir Naqvi, and New Democrat Angella MacEwen are among those looking to succeed Liberal cabinet minister Catherine McKenna in Ottawa Centre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 2, 2021
Almost two dozen former MPs are running again this election. From top left: Liberal candidates Randy Boissonault and John Aldag; NDP candidates Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Tracey Ramsey, and Wayne Stetski; Liberal candidate Doug Eyolfson, and Conservative candidates Costas Menegakis and Alupa Clarke. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia, Andrew Meade, Jake Wright; courtesy of Twitter, Facebook
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 2, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 2, 2021
Almost two dozen former MPs are running again this election. From top left: Liberal candidates Randy Boissonault and John Aldag; NDP candidates Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Tracey Ramsey, and Wayne Stetski; Liberal candidate Doug Eyolfson, and Conservative candidates Costas Menegakis and Alupa Clarke. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia, Andrew Meade, Jake Wright; courtesy of Twitter, Facebook
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 1, 2021
Canadian Politics is Boring is co-hosted by two Halifax-based creatives, Rhys Waters and Jesse Harley, as they try to navigate Canadian politics and the 2021 campaign. Photograph courtesy of Rhys Waters
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 1, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | September 1, 2021
Canadian Politics is Boring is co-hosted by two Halifax-based creatives, Rhys Waters and Jesse Harley, as they try to navigate Canadian politics and the 2021 campaign. Photograph courtesy of Rhys Waters
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 30, 2021
Environmental activist Clayton Thomas-Müller published a book titled Life in the City of Dirty Water. Screenshot courtesy of McNally Robinson Booksellers & Allen Lane
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 30, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 30, 2021
Environmental activist Clayton Thomas-Müller published a book titled Life in the City of Dirty Water. Screenshot courtesy of McNally Robinson Booksellers & Allen Lane
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 26, 2021
Independent Senator Donna Dasko wrote a letter to all party leaders urging them to focus on nominating more women in 'stronghold' ridings. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 26, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 26, 2021
Independent Senator Donna Dasko wrote a letter to all party leaders urging them to focus on nominating more women in 'stronghold' ridings. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 23, 2021
Phil White, who retired in June as Dominion sculptor, puts the finishing touches on a Canada 150 stained glass design destined for the Hall of Honour in Centre Block in 2017. Photograph courtesy of Public Services and Procurement Canada
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 23, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 23, 2021
Phil White, who retired in June as Dominion sculptor, puts the finishing touches on a Canada 150 stained glass design destined for the Hall of Honour in Centre Block in 2017. Photograph courtesy of Public Services and Procurement Canada
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 16, 2021
Independent Senator Patrick Brazeau's report takes an in-depth look at the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 16, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 16, 2021
Independent Senator Patrick Brazeau's report takes an in-depth look at the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 3, 2021
The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, which included Senators Wanda Thomas Bernard, left, Salma Ataullahjan, and Kim Pate, conducted a study into the human rights of federally sentenced persons. Photographs courtesy of Senator Bernards office, Senate of Canada and Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 3, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 3, 2021
The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, which included Senators Wanda Thomas Bernard, left, Salma Ataullahjan, and Kim Pate, conducted a study into the human rights of federally sentenced persons. Photographs courtesy of Senator Bernards office, Senate of Canada and Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 2, 2021
Michael Wernick, pictured before the House Justice Committee on March 6, 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 2, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | August 2, 2021
Michael Wernick, pictured before the House Justice Committee on March 6, 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 22, 2021
Senator Judith Keating attending Senators Swearing-in Ceremony on January 31 courtesy of the Senate.
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 22, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 22, 2021
Senator Judith Keating attending Senators Swearing-in Ceremony on January 31 courtesy of the Senate.
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 20, 2021
Study period at a Roman Catholic Indian Residential School in Fort Resolution in the Northwest Territories. Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya says in the territory alone, more than 100 proposals have been filed to aid in the search for children buried at former residential schools. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 20, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 20, 2021
Study period at a Roman Catholic Indian Residential School in Fort Resolution in the Northwest Territories. Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya says in the territory alone, more than 100 proposals have been filed to aid in the search for children buried at former residential schools. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 19, 2021
The Prime Minister's Office and Privy Council Office, located at 20 Wellington St. in downtown Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 19, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 19, 2021
The Prime Minister's Office and Privy Council Office, located at 20 Wellington St. in downtown Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed says the issue is complex and there is 'a cascading effect of runaway costs associated with accessing market foods' for the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed says the issue is complex and there is 'a cascading effect of runaway costs associated with accessing market foods' for the region. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
Liberal MP Will Amos, pictured on Sept. 30, 2016, at the Jamie Anderson fundraiser bash at the Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield, Que. Mr. Amos is returning to his duties after taking a leave following a pair of embarrassing incidents. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 12, 2021
Liberal MP Will Amos, pictured on Sept. 30, 2016, at the Jamie Anderson fundraiser bash at the Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield, Que. Mr. Amos is returning to his duties after taking a leave following a pair of embarrassing incidents. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 8, 2021
Christie Mountain fire at Penticton, B.C., from August 2020. B.C. MPs, like the NDP's Richard Cannings, who live in the hot zones, say they have their bags packed and ready to evacuate at a moment's notice as rising temperatures threaten to spark more and more wildfires in the province. Photograph courtesy of Richard Cannings
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 8, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 8, 2021
Christie Mountain fire at Penticton, B.C., from August 2020. B.C. MPs, like the NDP's Richard Cannings, who live in the hot zones, say they have their bags packed and ready to evacuate at a moment's notice as rising temperatures threaten to spark more and more wildfires in the province. Photograph courtesy of Richard Cannings
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 7, 2021
Meet the new GG: Mary Simon was announced as Canada's first-ever Indigenous governor general on July 6. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 7, 2021
FeatureBY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 7, 2021
Meet the new GG: Mary Simon was announced as Canada's first-ever Indigenous governor general on July 6. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 5, 2021
In a June 15 farewell speech, NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, centre, says she was racially profiled by Hill security. Independent Sen. Wanda Thomas Bernard, left, says security guards should receive more training, while former Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, right, says it's an example of 'willful ignorance.' The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Photograph courtesy of Wanda Thomas Bernard
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 5, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | July 5, 2021
In a June 15 farewell speech, NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, centre, says she was racially profiled by Hill security. Independent Sen. Wanda Thomas Bernard, left, says security guards should receive more training, while former Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, right, says it's an example of 'willful ignorance.' The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Photograph courtesy of Wanda Thomas Bernard
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 30, 2021
Dozens gathered near Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a June 3, 2021, event to honour the 215 children whose remains were found on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in B.C. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 30, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 30, 2021
Dozens gathered near Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a June 3, 2021, event to honour the 215 children whose remains were found on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in B.C. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 24, 2021
The 215 pairs of shoes, pictured June 3, 2021, placed on Parliament Hill in honour of the estimated 215 children whose remains were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 24, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 24, 2021
The 215 pairs of shoes, pictured June 3, 2021, placed on Parliament Hill in honour of the estimated 215 children whose remains were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY NEIL MOSS, ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 23, 2021
Liberal MP Jenica Atwin joined her new party on June 10 following disagreements with Green Leader Annamie Paul. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS, ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 23, 2021
News | BY NEIL MOSS, ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 23, 2021
Liberal MP Jenica Atwin joined her new party on June 10 following disagreements with Green Leader Annamie Paul. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 18, 2021
On June 15 Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard released her office's 2020-21 annual report. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 18, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 18, 2021
On June 15 Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard released her office's 2020-21 annual report. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 16, 2021
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, pictured June 15, 2021, delivering her farewell speech remotely to the House of Commons. Screen capture images: courtesy of House of Commons
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 16, 2021
News | BY ZAINAB AL-MEHDAR | June 16, 2021
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, pictured June 15, 2021, delivering her farewell speech remotely to the House of Commons. Screen capture images: courtesy of House of Commons