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Mulroney comes out ahead with nine Conservative caucus endorsements in Ontario PC leadership race

News|By Emily Haws
Progressive Conservative leadership candidates Caroline Mulroney, Christine Elliott, and Patrick Brown are grabbing the endorsements of several prominent Ontario Conservative MPs, but there seems to be less love for former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford…
News|By Abbas Rana 1:26 AM ET
The sexual harassment allegations levelled against Alberta MP Darshan Kang by a female constituency staffer have been “partially substantiated" by a third-party investigator retained by the House of Commons, The Hill Times has learned. The ruling…
The Senate is buckling down on its review of its harassment policy as the #MeToo movement sweeps through the halls of Parliament—though the head of the group in charge of the overhaul says the timing…
New leader Jagmeet Singh will have to live up to his promise to boldly dig deeper into social democratic values or he'll risk alienating NDP grassroots as the party tries to create distance from the Liberal…
It is always enjoyable to stay in touch with former foreign ministry colleagues in my "retryment.” Like “Godwin's Law” of the internet, or any discussion of United States politics that leads to Donald Trump, it…
The facts are in. And the evidence proves provinces with female premiers have the fastest-growing economies. No wait, that's not it. Bigger provinces grow faster. Or maybe it's that provinces whose names end in vowels…
Opinion|Gar Pardy
OTTAWA—The ongoing saga of our modern Phoenix, seemingly similar to mythical bird that rose from the ashes, brings much angst and no delight to those who toil for the government of Canada. The modern Phoenix…
Opinion|Scott Taylor
OTTAWA—On Feb. 15, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan emerged from a NATO conference in Brussels and hinted that Canada would be willing to support the alliance’s request for an expanded training role in Iraq. Sajjan could…
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News|By Emily Haws
The Department of National Defence and other departments providing services to active and retired members of the Armed Forces are taking up a sizeable chunk of the $4-billion in extra spending the Liberals have put…
Kosovo is at “a crossroads” 10 years after the former Serbian province declared its independence, says Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld, who was on the ground to witness the celebration in the new country's capital city…
News|By Shruti Shekar
Dozens of industry groups are dispatching executives to every round of the NAFTA renegotiation, and using texts, emails, and phone calls to try to talk to Canada's negotiating leads about what is being discussed with…
Patrick Brown, who in a dramatic move re-entered the Ontario leadership late Friday afternoon, is receiving strong support from all corners of the political world since publicly re-emerging to challenge the sexual harassment allegations that…
News|By Abbas Rana
All the federal political parties say they take sexual harassment “seriously,” but none will say what disciplinary action they would take against an MP found guilty of it. “We take sexual harassment allegations very seriously,…
Some Liberal MPs say they're frustrated the party leadership did not share the political strategy with the caucus on why the government was so adamant on keeping the new controversial reproductive rights clause in the…
The government’s new Impact Assessment Act includes hundreds of pages detailing changes to the environmental assessment process in Canada, but keeps ultimate power over approving natural resource projects in the hands of the federal environment…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould were right to speak out after the verdict in the Gerald Stanley trial, say Liberal and NDP Parliamentarians, who believe the government and Parliament have to…
The NDP isn’t currently investigating the specific harassment allegations against former NDP MP Peter Stoffer, but it says it's looking into how such complaints were, are now and will be handled, something strategist Robin Sears…
New Democrats agreed they want their party to demand a national inquiry into the “gross miscarriage of justice” in Colten Boushie’s shooting death and the RCMP’s handling of the case as well as confront sexual…
NDP members elected a new party president on the last day of the party’s 2018 policy convention, with former Hill staffer Mathieu Vick being elevated to the role after garnering roughly 83 per cent of…
In the waning hours of the NDP policy convention’s second day dozens of delegates stood in silence with hands raised holding posters proclaiming “Free Palestine” as they protested what some called a “watered down” resolution…
With more than 1,800 New Democrats gathered in Ottawa to debate and help shape future party policies, NDP strategist and former national director Karl Bélanger says a top priority this weekend is to “galvanize” members…
The NDP's approach to anti-harassment was the first policy to earn mention at its convention in Ottawa on Friday—despite not being slated on the floor—with outgoing president Marit Stiles apologizing to party members who had…
New Democrats from across Canada dove into policy debate on day one of the party's convention in Ottawa on Friday, the last chance before the 2019 election for members to have a say on future platform…
News|By Emily Haws
Unions making up the vast majority of the federal public service presented a list of demands to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a letter released publicly Friday morning to mark the second anniversary of the…
A lawyer representing the family of slain Indigenous man Colten Boushie says he has had no communication with the office of Conservative leader Andrew Scheer during the family's ongoing visit to Ottawa, but the family…
News|By Emily Haws
As Finance Canada is in the midst of its review of the Bank Act, observers are saying the rules need to better accommodate the emerging financial technology sector—known as “fintech”—and bring banking regulations into the…
As Ottawa becomes more embroiled in the anti-sexual harassment #MeToo movement, the New Democrats are renewing their call for the federal government to codify its support for having more women involved in politics as elected…
As NDP governments in Alberta and British Columbia feud over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline, NDP MPs are treading a tight line in trying to support both provincial counterparts while also vocally in favour of…
Four months into Jagmeet Singh’s leadership, the NDP is ramping up its fundraising machine with an “aggressive” goal to raise $9-million—double 2017’s haul, which still left the party lagging far behind the Conservatives and Liberals.…
The NDP’s largest-ever policy convention comes to Ottawa this weekend as delegates grapple with the party’s response to recent harassment allegations levelled at an MP and former MP. At least one delegate-driven resolution to strengthen…
The expansive portfolio handed to Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains has already earned him the moniker the "minister of everything." After all, the Mississauga, Ont., MP is tasked with not only shepherding…
News|By Shruti Shekar
Female former MPs say the current approach the government and federal parties are taking to deal with the Hill's harassment and the sexual misconduct problem is far better than during their tenure when issues were…

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