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FeatureBY JESSE CNOCKAERT | March 14, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne was the most lobbied cabinet minister in 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY JESSE CNOCKAERT | March 14, 2022
FeatureBY JESSE CNOCKAERT | March 14, 2022
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne was the most lobbied cabinet minister in 2021. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Pictured front centre and clockwise, Chrystia Freeland, centre, Mélanie Joly, Jagmeet Singh, Theresa Tam, Pierre Poilievre, Yves-François Blanchet, Jonathan Wilkinson, Anita Anand, Justin Trudeau, Steven Guilbeault, Erin O'Toole, Katie Telford, and Jean-Yves Duclos. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia/ illustration by Serena Masonde
Pictured front centre and clockwise, Chrystia Freeland, centre, Mélanie Joly, Jagmeet Singh, Theresa Tam, Pierre Poilievre, Yves-François Blanchet, Jonathan Wilkinson, Anita Anand, Justin Trudeau, Steven Guilbeault, Erin O'Toole, Katie Telford, and Jean-Yves Duclos. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia/ illustration by Serena Masonde
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 20, 2021
Defence Minister Anita Anand, who was previously the public services and procurement minister prior to the September election, was named the most valuable politician, according to The Hill Times' 23rd Annual All Politics Poll. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finished second on the list, followed by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 20, 2021
News | BY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 20, 2021
Defence Minister Anita Anand, who was previously the public services and procurement minister prior to the September election, was named the most valuable politician, according to The Hill Times' 23rd Annual All Politics Poll. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finished second on the list, followed by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ALICE CHEN | June 23, 2021
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, left, took the top spot in several categories including best public speaker. Second place in that category was Liberal MP Sean Fraser, while third went to Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ALICE CHEN | June 23, 2021
News | BY ALICE CHEN | June 23, 2021
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, left, took the top spot in several categories including best public speaker. Second place in that category was Liberal MP Sean Fraser, while third went to Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Dec. 7, 2020, and his government have taken an outsized role in the lives of Canadians, thanks to an unprecedented level of spending in response to the pandemic. The record level of spending has also been accompanied by a rise in lobbying activity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Dec. 7, 2020, and his government have taken an outsized role in the lives of Canadians, thanks to an unprecedented level of spending in response to the pandemic. The record level of spending has also been accompanied by a rise in lobbying activity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Public health officials, who have long operated below the public’s (and the media’s) radar, are recent additions to the list that features politicians, media, and other political influencers. The Hill Times photographs
Public health officials, who have long operated below the public’s (and the media’s) radar, are recent additions to the list that features politicians, media, and other political influencers. The Hill Times photographs
FeatureBY KATE MALLOY | December 21, 2020
FeatureBY KATE MALLOY | December 21, 2020
FeatureBY KATE MALLOY | December 21, 2020
Opinion | February 24, 2020
Opinion | February 24, 2020
Opinion | February 24, 2020
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | December 17, 2018
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was named the most valuable politician, according to The Hill Times' 22nd Annual All Politics Poll. Also on the short list are Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier, and Conservative MPs Michelle Rempel and Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | December 17, 2018
News | BY BEATRICE PAEZ | December 17, 2018
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was named the most valuable politician, according to The Hill Times' 22nd Annual All Politics Poll. Also on the short list are Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier, and Conservative MPs Michelle Rempel and Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 17, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, left, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland were named the most influential ministers in cabinet in the The Hill Times’ 26th annual Politically Savvy Survey. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 17, 2018
FeatureBY NEIL MOSS | September 17, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, left, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland were named the most influential ministers in cabinet in the The Hill Times’ 26th annual Politically Savvy Survey. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY EMILY HAWS | January 8, 2018
Pictured top left to right, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts, PMO chief of staff Katie Telford, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, PCO's Matthew Mendelsohn, PCO Clerk Michael Wernick, and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY EMILY HAWS | January 8, 2018
News | BY EMILY HAWS | January 8, 2018
Pictured top left to right, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts, PMO chief of staff Katie Telford, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, PCO's Matthew Mendelsohn, PCO Clerk Michael Wernick, and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY JOLSON LIM | December 18, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer were voted the top three most valuable politicians in Ottawa in this year's All Politics Poll. The Hill Times file photographs
News | BY JOLSON LIM | December 18, 2017
News | BY JOLSON LIM | December 18, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer were voted the top three most valuable politicians in Ottawa in this year's All Politics Poll. The Hill Times file photographs
News | BY MARCO VIGLIOTTI | December 18, 2017
Onetime Liberal cabinet minister and hockey legend Ken Dryden says his newest book on head injuries in hockey isn't about raising awareness, but rather a call to action about the need to eliminate hits to the head in the sport. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY MARCO VIGLIOTTI | December 18, 2017
News | BY MARCO VIGLIOTTI | December 18, 2017
Onetime Liberal cabinet minister and hockey legend Ken Dryden says his newest book on head injuries in hockey isn't about raising awareness, but rather a call to action about the need to eliminate hits to the head in the sport. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | September 20, 2017
PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts, director of communications Kate Purchase, and chief of staff Katie Telford check their smartphones during an announcement by the PM on July 13. The Hill Times file photograph
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | September 20, 2017
FeatureBY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | September 20, 2017
PMO principal secretary Gerald Butts, director of communications Kate Purchase, and chief of staff Katie Telford check their smartphones during an announcement by the PM on July 13. The Hill Times file photograph
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | August 2, 2017
Rosemary Barton was one of four CBC journalists named on Aug. 1 to host its nightly flagship broadcast, The National. The CBC says it will have more to say about who the next host of CBC's Power & Politics will be following Ms. Barton's departure. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | August 2, 2017
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | August 2, 2017
Rosemary Barton was one of four CBC journalists named on Aug. 1 to host its nightly flagship broadcast, The National. The CBC says it will have more to say about who the next host of CBC's Power & Politics will be following Ms. Barton's departure. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
Skip, Rachel Homan; Third, Emma Miskew; Second, Joanne Courtney; and lead, Lisa Weagle. Photograph courtesy of Team Homan
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
News | BY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | June 28, 2017
Skip, Rachel Homan; Third, Emma Miskew; Second, Joanne Courtney; and lead, Lisa Weagle. Photograph courtesy of Team Homan
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | June 28, 2017
Facebook lets advertisers pick and choose demographics and locations with precision, and send their message out through a platform with millions of active users every day. The whole process is automated; advertisers can design and launch their Facebook ad campaign without ever speaking to a Facebook employee. Photograph courtesy of the White House by Lawrence Jackson
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | June 28, 2017
News | BY PETER MAZEREEUW | June 28, 2017
Facebook lets advertisers pick and choose demographics and locations with precision, and send their message out through a platform with millions of active users every day. The whole process is automated; advertisers can design and launch their Facebook ad campaign without ever speaking to a Facebook employee. Photograph courtesy of the White House by Lawrence Jackson
News | BY MARTHA ILBOUDO | June 28, 2017
'We love that we’re world-renowned; we love that we’re respected for the products that we make and they are stunningly beautiful and—in circulation coins—useful as well,' says Mint CEO Sandra Hanington. P&I photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY MARTHA ILBOUDO | June 28, 2017
News | BY MARTHA ILBOUDO | June 28, 2017
'We love that we’re world-renowned; we love that we’re respected for the products that we make and they are stunningly beautiful and—in circulation coins—useful as well,' says Mint CEO Sandra Hanington. P&I photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | June 28, 2017
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | June 28, 2017
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | June 28, 2017
News | BY ASHA HINGORANI | June 28, 2017
Canada's domestic wine industry helps support more than 37,000 jobs and is motivation for more than 3.7 million tourists visiting Canadian wineries each year.
News | BY ASHA HINGORANI | June 28, 2017
News | BY ASHA HINGORANI | June 28, 2017
Canada's domestic wine industry helps support more than 37,000 jobs and is motivation for more than 3.7 million tourists visiting Canadian wineries each year.
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
Kamal Al-Solaylee is a Yemeni-born journalist, professor at Ryerson University, and the author of award-winning 'Brown: What being brown in the world today means (to everyone)' Photograph courtesy of Gary Gould
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
Kamal Al-Solaylee is a Yemeni-born journalist, professor at Ryerson University, and the author of award-winning 'Brown: What being brown in the world today means (to everyone)' Photograph courtesy of Gary Gould
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 28, 2017
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 28, 2017
News | BY SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN | June 28, 2017
News | June 28, 2017
P&I illustration by Anthony Jenkins
News | June 28, 2017
News | June 28, 2017
P&I illustration by Anthony Jenkins
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | June 28, 2017
Susan Aglukark was the first Inuk artist to win a Juno and a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement. Photograph courtesy of Susan Aglukark
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | June 28, 2017
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | June 28, 2017
Susan Aglukark was the first Inuk artist to win a Juno and a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement. Photograph courtesy of Susan Aglukark
News | BY JOHN BORROWS | June 28, 2017
We will be a much stronger nation when indigenous precedent, authority, standards, criteria, processes, and principles are recognized as part of the law of this land, writes law professor John Borrows. P&I photograph courtesy of UVic and the Royal BC Museum and Archives
News | BY JOHN BORROWS | June 28, 2017
News | BY JOHN BORROWS | June 28, 2017
We will be a much stronger nation when indigenous precedent, authority, standards, criteria, processes, and principles are recognized as part of the law of this land, writes law professor John Borrows. P&I photograph courtesy of UVic and the Royal BC Museum and Archives
News | BY DALE SMITH | June 28, 2017
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is one of Canada’s defining documents, and encapsulates Canadian values. Image courtesy of the Canadian Department of Justice
News | BY DALE SMITH | June 28, 2017
News | BY DALE SMITH | June 28, 2017
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is one of Canada’s defining documents, and encapsulates Canadian values. Image courtesy of the Canadian Department of Justice
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 28, 2017
The Canadian ministry in 1945, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first cabinet after the 2015 general election. Photographs courtesy of Library and Archives Canada by Paul Horsdal and Jake Wright
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 28, 2017
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | June 28, 2017
The Canadian ministry in 1945, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first cabinet after the 2015 general election. Photographs courtesy of Library and Archives Canada by Paul Horsdal and Jake Wright
News | BY CHARELLE EVELYN | June 28, 2017
James Weisgerber was profiled in the book 'They Desire a Better Country: The Order of Canada in 50 Stories' which features some of the Canadians who have been awarded the Order of Canada. Photograph courtesy of ‘They Desire a Better Country’ taken by Colin Boyd Shafer
News | BY CHARELLE EVELYN | June 28, 2017
News | BY CHARELLE EVELYN | June 28, 2017
James Weisgerber was profiled in the book 'They Desire a Better Country: The Order of Canada in 50 Stories' which features some of the Canadians who have been awarded the Order of Canada. Photograph courtesy of ‘They Desire a Better Country’ taken by Colin Boyd Shafer
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 28, 2017
Bruce Schollie holds his Parliament Hill flag from Centre Block, which he waited 11 years to receive. P&I photograph by Bruce Schollie
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 28, 2017
News | BY CHRISTOPHER GULY | June 28, 2017
Bruce Schollie holds his Parliament Hill flag from Centre Block, which he waited 11 years to receive. P&I photograph by Bruce Schollie
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
The new Canadian History Hall uses theatrical lighting, clean design principles and bright colours with pieces that can be interacted-with and touched. P&I photograph by Ally Foster
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | June 28, 2017
The new Canadian History Hall uses theatrical lighting, clean design principles and bright colours with pieces that can be interacted-with and touched. P&I photograph by Ally Foster
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | June 28, 2017
For Canada’s 150th year, P&I spoke with Liberal insiders, politicos, and policy experts to consider how Canada could look markedly different in 2167 as a result of some policy changes the current prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is undertaking. Photograph courtesy of Adam Scotti
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | June 28, 2017
News | BY RACHEL AIELLO | June 28, 2017
For Canada’s 150th year, P&I spoke with Liberal insiders, politicos, and policy experts to consider how Canada could look markedly different in 2167 as a result of some policy changes the current prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is undertaking. Photograph courtesy of Adam Scotti
FeatureBY CHRISTOPHER GULY | May 29, 2017
Evan Solomon pictured at last year's Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala fundraiser to clean up the Ottawa River, which he will host again this year, on May 31. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHRISTOPHER GULY | May 29, 2017
FeatureBY CHRISTOPHER GULY | May 29, 2017
Evan Solomon pictured at last year's Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala fundraiser to clean up the Ottawa River, which he will host again this year, on May 31. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | May 8, 2017
From top to bottom, left to right: Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, NDP MP Nathan Cullen, Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Conservative MP Matt Jeneroux, Health Minister Jane Philpott, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Sam Garcia
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | May 8, 2017
News | BY LAURA RYCKEWAERT | May 8, 2017
From top to bottom, left to right: Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, NDP MP Nathan Cullen, Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Conservative MP Matt Jeneroux, Health Minister Jane Philpott, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Sam Garcia
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | April 19, 2017
The newly renovated Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. P&I photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | April 19, 2017
News | BY ALLY FOSTER | April 19, 2017
The newly renovated Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. P&I photograph by Jake Wright
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | April 19, 2017
P&I spoke to four MPs and their spouses about what it’s like when you haven’t seen your partner for more than a week—or sometimes longer—but can turn on CPAC and watch them in action. Clockwise, from left: Kelly Doherty and Conservative MP Todd Doherty; Howard Stiff and his wife, NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson; Christian Mongrain-Theriault and wife, NDP MP Christine Moore; and Stelios Doussis, with husband, Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan. Provided photos.
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | April 19, 2017
News | BY SHRUTI SHEKAR | April 19, 2017
P&I spoke to four MPs and their spouses about what it’s like when you haven’t seen your partner for more than a week—or sometimes longer—but can turn on CPAC and watch them in action. Clockwise, from left: Kelly Doherty and Conservative MP Todd Doherty; Howard Stiff and his wife, NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson; Christian Mongrain-Theriault and wife, NDP MP Christine Moore; and Stelios Doussis, with husband, Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan. Provided photos.
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | April 19, 2017
P&I photographs by Louis Marmelo and Andrew Meade
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | April 19, 2017
News | BY KATIE SCHULTZ | April 19, 2017
P&I photographs by Louis Marmelo and Andrew Meade