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On April 11, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster and the Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa hosted leaders in industry, ocean technology, community, and the public sector to discuss the prioritization of the ocean sector. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Health Minister Mark Holland has suggested the national pharmacare plan would initially cost about $1.5-billion annually, but that depends on the scope and pace of those bilateral agreements, writes Chris Bonnett. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Families of Sisters in Spirit vigil on Parliament Hill in 2017. Meanwhile, the Danger Cats, a so-called comedy troop whose shows have been cancelled across Canada, makes fun of the Pickton murders. It’s disgusting to make fun of the real risks to Indigenous women, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s myriad pre-budget announcements since the end of March haven’t immediately appeared to move the needle in his party’s favour, writes Tim Powers. Screenshot courtesy of CPAC
Victorious Canadians going out for a rest in May 1917 after the fighting on Vimy Ridge. Scott Taylor writes that he has long challenged the premise that Canada fighting an imperial war to aid Britain somehow reflects our independence as a nation. Photograph courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre, pictured March 20, 2024, addressing his national caucus on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The oilsands in Fort McMurray, Alta. The delivery of federal climate measures has been so bungled and half-hearted that the fact-free enemies of climate action—various premiers, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre—are winning the communications war, writes Susan Riley. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada appears to be more fixated on the "wheat and steel" economy rather than the intangibles economy, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
A ceasefire would almost certainly involve the collapse of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right coalition government, leaving him exposed to conviction in the corruption trial currently paused by the war. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons